Events (May 30, 2012)


Fri­day, June 1


Chil­dren’s Crisis Treat­ment Cen­ter  13th an­nu­al roundup.  West­ern-themed event. 7 p.m. cock­tails, main event 8 p.m. to mid­night. Gen­er­al ad­mis­sion tick­ets $300; cur­rent mem­bers $125; pre­ferred seat­ing $500. Loc­a­tion in­form­a­tion and to pur­chase tick­ets: www.phil­ or con­tact Jo­hanna Torres 215-496-0707, Ext 1137, or Jo­hanna.torres@cctck­

Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter Sum­mer Bas­ket­ball League 6000 Rising Sun Ave. Runs through Aug. 10. Ages 4 to 6 play on Thursday even­ings; ages 7 to 9 play on Monday even­ings and ages 10 to 12 play on Wed­nes­day even­ings.  Games are out­side or in­side, de­pend­ing on weath­er. $25 for ages 4 to 6, $35 for ages 7 to 10. 215-685-0597.

Free Fri­day night con­cert series The Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation of Phil­adelphia. 7 p.m. 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Fri­day’s Child will play oldies and clas­sic rock mu­sic. Food and re­fresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase. 215-722-4253.

Sat­urday, June 2


Fox Chase Lib­rary Book Sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. Also an out­door craft show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fox Chase Lib­rary. 215-685-0547.

Thun­der­bird Lanes Bowl­ing Fund-raiser 9 p.m. to mid­night. Wil­lits Road and Holme Av­en­ue. Be­ne­fits the Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter’s Ju­ly 4 fire­works cel­eb­ra­tion. Tick­ets $30 ($25 in ad­vance) or $125 per lane for up to six bowl­ers. Ad­mis­sion in­cludes shoe rent­al, pizza and drinks. 215-651-8470.

 Straw­berry Fest­iv­al Car Show Holy Nativ­ity Epis­copal Church, Church Road and Hunt­ing­don Pike, Rockledge. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain Date: June 3, 12 to 4 p.m. Entry info call Carl Si­wek 215-379-0452. Fee (check pay­able to Holy Nativ­ity Church); $5 non judged, $10 pre-re­gistered, $15 day of show. Mail check to Carl Si­wek, 231 Church Road, Jen­k­in­town, PA 19046. Baked goods, dona­tions gladly ac­cep­ted, soda and bottled wa­ter.

Po­lice Of­ficer Gary Sker­ski Me­mori­al Golf Out­ing 8 a.m., Byrne Golf Course, 9500 Le­on St. Best-ball format. $85 per per­son; also raffle, si­lent auc­tion and bar­be­cue. Info: Of­ficer John Mar­low, 267-688-9997 or 215-685-8696; Gary Ro­man, 215-688-1531.

Tick­et Pic­nic St. Martha’s Par­ish, 11301 Academy Road. Com­bin­a­tion Chinese, si­lent and live auc­tion. Pre­view 6 p.m., auc­tion starts at 7 p.m. Food and drinks will be served. Tick­ets bought in ad­vance are $15, $20 at the door. Each ad­vance tick­et pur­chase in­cludes 10 free tick­ets for Chinese auc­tion. 215-632-3720.


Can­cer Sup­port Com­munity Mind-Body ap­proaches to well­ness for people im­pacted by can­cer. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Loc­a­tion and more in­form­a­tion: 215-879-7733.


Im­manuel Luther­an School 1013 Cottman Ave. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. In­door/out­door. No rain date. $20 per table. 215-828-1782.

Le­high Baptist Church 934 Al­bur­ger Ave. Space $20, or two for $30. 215-495-9684.

Saint Luke’s Church 1946 Welsh Road. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date, June 9.  Spaces $15 in ad­vance, $20 at the door.  Call 215-969-3645.

Somer­ton United Meth­od­ist Church 13073 Bustleton Ave. 9 a.m. to noon. In­side church aud­it­or­i­um, rain or shine. Used cloth­ing, etc. bake sale.

Ta­cony Academy Charter School  Rain date June 16. E-mail rpur­ or call the school at 215-742-5100.

United Meth­od­ist Church of Hunt­ing­don Val­ley Hunt­ing­don Pike and By­berry Road. 215-947-7961. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 3


Ben­s­alem Seni­or Cit­izens As­so­ci­ation Coun­try Mu­sic Fest Noon to 4 p.m. Tick­ets $5 ad­vance, $8 at door, 1850 By­berry Road. 215-638-7720.

Pic­nic Danu­bia, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, chil­dren $5, fam­ily $40.

Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation Me­mori­al Mass 10:15 a.m. pro­ces­sion, 10:30 Mass, St. Peter Up­per Church, Fifth Street and Gir­ard Av­en­ue. Din­ner at Danube Swa­bi­an 1 p.m., 1227 Southamp­ton Road. Re­ser­va­tions: 267-880-8676. 

Mass Our Lady of Ransom Church, 6701 Cal­vert St. Mass of Thanks­giv­ing at 11 a.m. for soon-to-close par­ish school. All are in­vited. Re­fresh­ments and tours. 215-332-6166.

50th An­niversary Cel­eb­ra­tion Con­greg­a­tions of Shaare Shamay­im, 9768 Ver­ree Road. 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment provided by Broad­way Sings.  215-677-1600.

Monday, June 4


Can­cer Sup­port Com­munity Sup­port group for young wo­men with breast can­cer. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Loc­a­tion and more in­form­a­tion: 215-879-7733.


Cre­at­ing Beau­ti­ful Or­na­ment­al Con­tain­ers 101 Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-632-5330. Hands-on class, bring your garden­ing gloves and con­tain­er to plant and take home. Pre­pay­ment and re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. $25 mem­ber, $35 non-mem­ber.

YMCA Splash Week Through June 8. Free wa­ter safety les­sons. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. Emily Bend­er, 215-632-0100 or e-mail ebend­er@philay­

Tues­day, June 5


15th Po­lice Dis­trict Town Meet­ing  Holmes­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rhawn and Dit­man streets. 7 p.m. 215-686-3150.

Lawn­crest Com­munity As­so­ci­ation St. Wil­li­am’s So­cial Hall. 7 p.m. City Coun­cil­man Bobby Hen­on will dis­cuss ab­sent­ee land­lords. 215-342-5642.

Wed­nes­day, June 6


Naz­areth Hos­pit­al  Found­a­tion’s An­nu­al Golf Clas­sic Tor­res­dale Frank­ford Coun­try Club. In­cludes lunch, golf and din­ner re­cep­tion. Con­tact Naz­areth Hos­pit­al Found­a­tion at 215-335-6159 for in­form­a­tion and time.


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