Northeast Times

Events (November 14, 2012)

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Thursday, Nov. 15

 

EVENTS

 

AARP Driver Safety Re­fresh­er Pro­gram Vil­lages at Pine Val­ley club­house, 8540 Ver­ree Road. De­signed to help drivers age 50 and older im­prove their skills and pre­vent traffic ac­ci­dents. Bring a copy of your driver’s li­cense and com­ple­tion cer­ti­fic­ate from a pre­vi­ous two-day class. Mem­bers $12, non-mem­bers $14. Vet­er­ans and their de­pend­ents may at­tend free dur­ing Novem­ber. 6 to 10 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Adult Paint­ing Classes Re­sur­rec­tion Re­gion­al Cath­ol­ic School, Castor and Shelmire av­en­ues. Be­gin­ners and more ex­per­i­enced stu­dents will re­ceive in­di­vidu­al­ized in­struc­tions in their choice of me­dia. Ten-week ses­sions avail­able Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. or Fri­days from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost and inf.: 215-742-1127.

A.M. Jump Start Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Thursdays. $4.50 per class drop-in fee. 7:15 to 8 a.m. 215-612-4576.

Bari­at­ric Sur­gery In­form­a­tion Ses­sion Mercy Sur­gery of­fice, Naz­areth Hos­pit­al Phys­i­cian Of­fice Build­ing, Suite 205, 2701 Holme Ave. Also on Dec. 20. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Re­gister. 1-855-537-7968.

Bingo Cannstat­ter Volks­fest Ver­ein, 9130 Academy Road. Sponsored by Die Al­ten Her­ren des Cannstat­ters. Thursdays. Doors open at 5 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. 215-332-0121, 215-673-7734.

Body Blast with Barb Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Thursdays. $6 per class drop-in fee. 5:30 to 6:25 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Book Sale East Chel­ten­ham Free Lib­rary, Row­land Com­munity Cen­ter, Myrtle and Elm av­en­ues, East Chel­ten­ham. 7 to 8:45 p.m. Con­tin­ues Nov. 16, 1 to 4:45 p.m. and Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. 215-379-2077.

Car­dio Cir­cuit May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 11 a.m. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 215-683-1994.

Car­dio Sculpt with Ket­tle­bell Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Thursdays. $6 per class drop-in fee. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Crime Pre­ven­tion Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. A po­lice of­ficer will dis­cuss ways to pro­tect your­self, fam­ily and home. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Ger­man Prot­est­ant Ser­vice Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 11 a.m. 215-697-8000.

Girl Scouts Im­manuel Luther­an School, 1015 Cottman Ave. For girls in grades one to 12. Thursdays. 7 p.m. E-mail as­lla@aol.com for more in­form­a­tion.

Health Sem­in­ar Chel­ten­ham Friends Meet­ing­house, Jeanes Hos­pit­al cam­pus, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. Presen­ted through the hos­pit­al’s Com­munity Classroom Pro­gram. Top­ic: Stroke aware­ness, pre­ven­tion and treat­ment: Are you at risk for a stroke? Light re­fresh­ments. Free. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4861.

Kar­ate Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Thursdays. 8 to 9 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

Knit­ting Club Mitchell Play­ground, 3700 White­hall Lane (be­hind Han­cock Demon­stra­tion School). Learn to knit or learn some new skills. All ages in­vited. $5 per class. Thursdays. 6 to 8 p.m. 215-685-9394.

Mixed Me­dia Art Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-831-2926.

Pilox­ing Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Thursdays. $3 per class drop-in fee. 9 to 10 a.m. 215-612-4576. Also at: May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 215-683-1994.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Class Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8000.

Wii Bowl­ing Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-831-2926.

Yoga Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Thursdays. $6 per class drop-in fee. 7:35 to 8:35 p.m. 215-612-4576. Also at: May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 10 a.m. $5 per class. 215-683-1994.

 

MEET­INGS

 

Busi­ness Net­work In­ter­na­tion­al (BNI), NE Phil­adelphia Net­work­er Chapter Cot­tage Green, 9001 Ashton Road. Net­work­ing meet­ing held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vis­it­ors in­vited. The only charge is the cost of your meal. Thursdays. 215-864-0500.

Nicot­ine An­onym­ous Paul’s Run, 9896 Bustleton Ave. This is a 12-step sup­port pro­gram for those who want to stop us­ing nicot­ine. Thursdays. 4:30 p.m. 215-939-6491.

Nor­mandy Civic As­so­ci­ation Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. 7 p.m.

North­east Phil­adelphia Cham­ber of Com­merce Break­fast Meet­ing Amer­ic­an Paradigm Schools, 4300 Ta­cony St. 8:30 a.m. Re­gister. 215-332-3400.

Unite, Inc. Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor phys­i­cians’ lounge, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Group provides grief sup­port fol­low­ing the loss of a baby, in­clud­ing mis­car­riage, ec­top­ic preg­nancy, still­birth and in­fant death. 7 to 9 p.m. Re­gister. 215-643-3344.

Up­per Holmes­burg Civic As­so­ci­ation St. Domin­ic’s Mari­an Hall, 8532 Frank­ford Ave. 7 p.m.

 

Fri­day, Nov. 16

 

EVENTS

 

Adult Belly Dan­cing Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Fri­days. 7 to 8 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Bal­let for Adults Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Fri­days. 6 to 7:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Bingo Amer­ic­an Le­gion Post 366, 7976 Ox­ford Ave. Re­fresh­ments are avail­able. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit vet­er­ans’ needs. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-728-9412.

Bingo for Kids Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6700 Cot­tage St. $5. Chil­dren re­ceive a slice of pizza and drink. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also on Dec. 7 and Dec. 21. 215-685-8753.

Bok­wa Group Ex­er­cise Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. High-en­ergy car­dio class where par­ti­cipants dance the al­pha­bet and sweat the di­gits. Fri­days, 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m. 215-613-1070.

Cha­ris­mat­ic Heal­ing Mass St. Martha Church, 11301 Academy Road. Pray­er and praise at 6:45 p.m., liturgy at 7:15 p.m. Sponsored by North Vi­cari­ate Pray­er Com­munit­ies. 215-637-5441.

Jazz and Hip-Hop Classes Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Suit­able for ages 6 to 9. Fri­days. 4 to 5:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.

North­east Philly Com­edy Cab­aret Ra­mada Hotel, 11580 Roosevelt Blvd. Fea­tures Mike Ca­sey. Also on Nov. 17. 9 p.m. $15 ad­mis­sion. Re­ser­va­tions re­com­men­ded. 215-676-5653.

Tur­key Bingo Arch­bish­op Ry­an High School, 11201 Academy Road. Be­ne­fits the march­ing band. $12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Games be­gin at 7:30 p.m. Con­ces­sions will be sold.

Zumba Class Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Fri­days through Nov. 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. Mem­bers $1, non-mem­bers $2. 215-831-2926.

 

MEET­ING

 

High­er Liberty Group for Men 4716 Tyson Ave. This is a City Church of Phil­adelphia Min­istry. Pro­gram is for men who hun­ger for a real ex­per­i­ence with a real God. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-695-0531, 215-331-7575.

 

Sat­urday, Nov. 17

 

EVENTS

 

AAA Seni­or Ba­sic and Re­fresh­er De­fens­ive Driv­ing Course Great­er Phil­adelphia Re­alty School, 7725 Castor Ave. Re­fresh­er course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., ba­sic class from 9 a.m. to ap­prox­im­ately 4 p.m. Ba­sic course costs $25 for mem­bers, $30 for non-mem­bers; re­fresh­er course costs $19 for mem­bers, $24 for non-mem­bers. A dis­count is avail­able for couples. Also Dec. 1 and Dec. 15. 1-877-457-0711.

Bal­let Classes Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Ages 6 to 12 at 9 a.m.; ages 13 to 18 at 10:30 a.m. 267-475-7005.

Be­gin­ner Yoga Class St. Luke’s Par­ish hall, 1946 Welsh Road. Stu­dents must bring their own yoga mat. $10 drop-in fee. 10 to 11:15 a.m. 267-738-8393

Brownies Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for girls in first and second grades. Sat­urdays. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-685-8734.

Ca­reer Coun­sel­ing Work­shop Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity, Cam­pus Cen­ter room 115, 9801 Frank­ford Ave. The work­shop, de­signed to help adults seek­ing em­ploy­ment, cov­ers in­ter­view­ing skills, re­sume and cov­er let­ter writ­ing and ca­reer coach­ing. $25 cash. Light re­fresh­ments served. 10:30 a.m. Also on Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 267-341-3224.

Christ­mas Stop & Shop Beth­esda United Meth­od­ist Church, 2820 E. Ven­ango St. Lunch avail­able. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friends of Pennypack Park Re­cyc­ling Ab­ra­ham Lin­coln High School, Ry­an Av­en­ue park­ing lot. All pa­per products, in­clud­ing card­board, alu­min­um cans, cloth­ing, print­er cart­ridges, cell phones and pack­ing pea­nuts are ac­cep­ted. Vis­it the free book table. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-934-PARK.

Gym­nastics Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for ages 5 to 8. Sat­urdays. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 215-685-8734.

In­fant Mas­sage Class Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor con­fer­ence room 4/5, 1648 Hunt­ing­ton Pike, Mead­ow­brook. In­fant mas­sage can help par­ent-in­fant bond­ing, ease col­ic, en­hance sleep, stim­u­late brain de­vel­op­ment and in­crease cir­cu­la­tion. Par­ents and ba­bies at­tend to­geth­er. $20. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Love Your Park Day Cleanup Friends Hos­pit­al, 4641 Roosevelt Blvd. Cleanup equip­ment and light re­fresh­ments provided. Hos­ted by Tookany/Ta­cony-Frank­ford Wa­ter­shed Part­ner­ship, Inc. Vo­lun­teers are needed. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Re­gister. 215-844-8100, Alix@ttfwa­ter­shed.org

Melvina’s Dance Class Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Sat­urdays. Ages 10 to 16 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; adults and seni­ors from 3 to 4 p.m. 215-685-8734.

 “Pennsylvania Hands” Ex­hib­it, Slideshow and Re­cep­tion North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. 2 p.m. Sally Wien­er Grotta leads the slideshow dis­cus­sion about “Pennsylvania Hands,” shar­ing stor­ies of the re­mark­able people she en­countered through the pro­ject. Ad­di­tion­al pho­tos of ar­tis­ans at work will be in­cluded. The ex­hib­it will be on dis­play through Dec. 1. 215-685-0500.

Pilox­ing Be­ne­fit Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. $10, in­cludes high-en­ergy fit­ness fun for a cause plus a SPIN golden raffle tick­et. 1 to 2 p.m. 215-698-3012.

Shrimp Night Amer­ic­an Le­gion Post 821, 4404 Sal­mon St. $30, also in­cludes open bar and disc jockey. 7 to 11 p.m. Call for tick­ets. 215-744-6764, 215-637-4243.

Stretch and Tumble Classes Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Ages 13 to 18 at noon; ages 2-1/2 to 4 at 1 p.m. 215-475-7005.

Strictly Tone Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Sat­urdays. $4.50 per class drop-in fee. 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. 215-612-4576.

The Art of Bon­sai Pennsylvania Hor­ti­cul­tur­al So­ci­ety Mead­ow­brook Farm, 1633 Wash­ing­ton Lane, Mead­ow­brook. Hor­ti­cul­tur­ist Bern­ard Pet­tit will in­spire par­ti­cipants to try their hand at this an­cient art, and dis­cuss ba­sic bon­sai prin­ciples such as in­tent, design, tools and tech­niques. 10 a.m. to noon. www.mead­ow­brook­farm.org

The Chor­is­ters Con­cert Up­per Dub­lin Luther­an Church, 411 Susque­hanna Road, Am­bler. Con­cert fea­tures Ger­man Ro­man­ti­cism fo­cus­ing on chor­al “lieder.” Adults $25, seni­or cit­izens $20, $10 col­lege/high school stu­dents, chil­dren are free. 7:30 p.m. Tick­ets avail­able in ad­vance or at the door. 215-542-7871.

Winter Cloth­ing Giveaway Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rising Sun Av­en­ue and Comly Street. Hos­ted by the Tzu Chi Found­a­tion. Gently used winter cloth­ing will be dis­trib­uted to the needy from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. First come, first served. 215-685-0597, 215-627-1915.

 

BAZAAR/CRAFT SHOWS

 

All Saints Church, Rhawn­hurst 1812 Lo­ney St. Hol­i­day bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-342-6310.

Ben­s­alem High School 4319 Hul­meville Road, Ben­s­alem. Craft fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Brides­burg Pres­by­teri­an Church 2770 Pratt St. Christ­mas bazaar, craft show and Secret Santa Shoppe. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 267-601-5503.

St. Timothy Luther­an Church 7965 Fill­more St. Christ­mas bazaar and flea mar­ket. Fea­tures house­hold items, jew­elry, crafts, baked goods and more. Homemade soup and sand­wiches will be sold. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-745-4453.

Wissi­nom­ing United Meth­od­ist Church 4419 Comly St. Christ­mas bazaar. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-289-5957.

 

Sunday, Nov. 18

 

EVENTS

 

15th An­nu­al Tur­key Bowl Beef-and-Beer Re­union Chick­ie’s & Pete’s, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd. Hos­ted by North­east Cath­ol­ic Alumni As­so­ci­ation. $30, in­cludes draft beer, soda, wine and buf­fet. 1 to 4 p.m. Tick­ets: 215-543-1051.

Com­munity Thanks­giv­ing Ser­vice St. James Cath­ol­ic Church, 8320 Brook­side Road, Elkins Park. Hos­ted by Chel­ten­ham Area Multi-Faith Coun­cil. Choirs from di­verse faith tra­di­tions will provide mu­sic. Sign-in­ter­preted for the hear­ing im­paired. The pub­lic is in­vited. 4 p.m.

Ha­nukkah Bazaar Politz Hebrew Academy, 9225 Old Bustleton Ave. Noon to 5 p.m. 215-725-8844.

Hymn Sing Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Mus­cu­lar Strength & Range of Move­ment Class with Cor­rine Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. 9:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Pi­l­ates Sculpt & Tone Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Sundays, 11 a.m. to noon and Tues­days, 6 to 7 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

Toy Train Meet and Sale Plumb­ers’ Uni­on Hall, 2791 Southamp­ton Road. Fea­tures op­er­at­ing toy train lay­outs and dis­play of vin­tage tin­plate toy trains. $5 per fam­ily. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 856-608-9265, 610-872-3309.

 

MEET­INGS

 

Jew­ish War Vet­er­ans Post 98 Casino Deli Res­taur­ant, 2425 Welsh Road. Any man or wo­man who served in the mil­it­ary is eli­gible to join. The group was ori­gin­ally based in South Phil­adelphia. As­so­ci­ate mem­bers also in­vited. Meets third Sunday of each month. 10 a.m. 215-332-5047, 215-969-6700, Ext. 212.

North­east Philly for Peace & Justice Med­ic­al Mis­sions Sis­ters, 8400 Pine Road. Pot luck sup­per at 6 p.m. Meet­ing be­gins at 7 p.m. Meets the third Sunday. 215-338-8420.

 

Monday, Nov. 19

 

EVENTS

 

Ac­ryl­ic Paint­ing Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1400 Cottman Ave. Suit­able for teens to adults. Mondays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215-728-7328.

Bal­let and Tap Classes Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Ages 5 to 8 at 4 p.m.; ages 2-1/2 to 4 at 5:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Be­gin­ner Bridge Game/Tu­tori­al St. Leo Church rect­ory, Key­stone Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. Free. Mondays. 7 p.m. 215-333-0340.

Car­dio High In­tens­ity Train­ing Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Mondays, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. and Wed­nes­days, 6 to 7 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

Car­dio Tone Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Mondays. $6 per class drop-in fee. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Car­mella Tot Re­cre­ation Pro­gram Car­mella Tot Re­cre­ation Preschool, 2150 Wakeling St. This is a learn and play preschool pro­gram for ages 3 to 5. Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. $100 per month plus a one-time re­gis­tra­tion fee of $15. 215-685-1235.

Chair Yoga Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Mondays. $3.50 per class drop-in fee. 6:30 to 7 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Com­puter Class for Be­gin­ners May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Mondays. $3 per class. 10 a.m. 215-683-1994.

Dance Classes Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Tap and bal­let avail­able for girls ages 5 and older. $20 for the month is due at re­gis­tra­tion. Time and inf.: 215-685-1242. Also at: Ta­cony/May­fair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friend­ship St. Offered by Miss Susan’s En­ter­tain­ment & Dance. Bal­let, tap, jazz/hip hop and more avail­able for ages 3 and older. Time and inf.: 215-335-3232, 267-257-9494.

Dy­nam­ic and Iso­met­ric Strength­en­ing Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Mondays, 6 to 7 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

Health Sem­in­ar Chel­ten­ham Friends Meet­ing­house, Jeanes Hos­pit­al cam­pus, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. The Jeanes Arth­rit­is Group presents “Drug Ther­apy and Arth­rit­ic Con­di­tions.” Free. Light re­fresh­ments. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4861.

Nu­tri­tion and Cook­ing Pro­gram Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. Adults can learn about healthy eat­ing, easy meals, good and bad fat, main­tain­ing a healthy weight and more. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-353-3235.

Pride of Erin School of Ir­ish Dance Classes LAOH Club, Rhawn Street and Frank­ford Av­en­ue. Step dan­cing, 7 to 8 p.m., $7; ceili, 8 to 9 p.m., $7, or both classes for $10. Mondays. 215-206-3662.

Tot Preschool with Miss Biddy Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for ages 3 to 5. Mondays, Wed­nes­days and Thursdays through May from 9 to 11:30 a.m. 215-685-8734.

Zumba Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Mondays. $6 per class drop-in fee. 7:05 to 8:05 p.m. 215-612-4576. Also at: Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6700 Cot­tage St. Mondays and Tues­days. $5 per class. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-8753.

 

MEET­INGS

 

Ad­dic­tion Sup­port Group for Fam­il­ies St. Leo con­vent, back door, Tulip Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. 7 p.m.

Friends of Holmes­burg Branch Lib­rary 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Learn about lib­rary activ­it­ies and com­munity pro­grams. New mem­bers wel­come. 6:30 to 8 p.m. 215-685-8756.

Mary Moth­er of Cap­tives Cath­ol­ic So­cial Ser­vices, second floor, 7340 Jack­son St. Sup­port group is for those with a loved in pris­on. Pen Pals are needed. 7 p.m. 215-698-7656.

May­fair Civic As­so­ci­ation May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. 7p.m. 215-292-3926.

North­wood Academy Charter School Board At the school, 4621 Castor Ave. 5 p.m.

St. Chris­toph­er Seni­or Club Holy Fam­ily hall (un­der the church), 13301 Proc­tor Road. New mem­bers are in­vited. Meets the first and third Monday. 9:30 a.m. 215-673-4366.

Take Back Your Neigh­bor­hood Group Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. 7 p.m. 215-205-2167.

The Com­pas­sion­ate Friends Amer­ic­an Her­it­age Fed­er­al Cred­it Uni­on, 2068 Red Li­on Road. Group is for fam­ily mem­bers griev­ing the death of a child, re­gard­less of age or cause. 7 p.m. 215-396-0460.

 

Tues­day, Nov. 20

 

EVENTS

 

AARP Driver Safety Stand­ard Pro­gram Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette, com­munity room, 8580 Ver­ree Road. De­signed to help drivers age 50 and older im­prove their skills and pre­vent traffic ac­ci­dents. Con­tin­ues Nov. 21. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At­tend­ance both days is re­quired to re­ceive a com­ple­tion cer­ti­fic­ate. Mem­bers $12, non-mem­bers $14. Vet­er­ans and their de­pend­ents may at­tend free dur­ing Novem­ber. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Bingo Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Every Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day. 12:45 p.m. 215-831-2926.

Boys’ Hip-Hop and Tum­bling Classes Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Suit­able for ages 3 to 14. Tues­days. 6 to 7 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Com­puter As­sist­ance Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Tues­days at 2 p.m. One-on-one ses­sions also honored by ap­point­ment. 215-831-2926.

Cub Scout Pack 160 Im­manuel Luther­an Church, 1013 Cottman Ave. Fam­ily-ori­ented pro­gram is de­signed for boys ages 7 to 10. Tues­days. 7 p.m. 215-783-6405.

Din­ner and Bingo Con­greg­a­tions of Shaare Shamay­im, 9768 Ver­ree Road. Hos­ted by the Sis­ter­hood. 6 p.m. Re­ser­va­tions needed. 215-677-1600.

ESL Classes Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. Tues­days and Thursdays. 6 to 8 p.m. 215-353-3235. 

Fin­an­cial Man­age­ment Pro­gram Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. The course on per­son­al fin­an­cial man­age­ment con­tin­ues Tues­days through Dec. 4. $10 per ses­sion. 7 to 9 p.m. Re­gister. 215-353-3235.

GED Classes Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. Tues­days and Thursdays. 5 to 8 p.m. 215-353-3235. 

Gentle Yoga Class Holy Re­deem­er Health & Fit­ness Cen­ter, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Eight week in­tro­duct­ory class is held on Tues­days and costs $45. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware Tour 5001 Grant Ave. $10, stu­dents and seni­ors (age 65 and older) $9. Held the third Tues­day of the month. 7 p.m. 215-632-5330.

Great­er Phil­adelphia Chor­ale Prac­tice Ses­sions St. Jerome church hall, 8100 Col­fax St. New mem­bers are in­vited. Tues­days. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-745-4695, www.gp­chor­ale.com

Pi­l­ates with a Kick Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Tues­days. 6 to 6:45 p.m. $4.50 per class drop-in fee. 215-612-4576.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Tues­days. 9 a.m. $3 per class drop-in fee. 215-612-4576. Also at: May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Tues­days. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Class Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8000.

Snacks by the Pound in­Home Shop­ping Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Foun­tain Room, 6500 Tabor Ave. Par­tial pro­ceeds be­ne­fit PPH. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Step Up with Ket­tle­bell Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Tues­days. $4.50 per class drop-in fee. 6:50 to 7:35 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Tai Chi May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Tues­days. 10 a.m. 215-683-1994.

Yoga Holy Re­deem­er Health & Fit­ness Cen­ter, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Eight-week Tues­day pro­gram costs $45. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747. Also at: Lack­man Play­ground, 1101 Bart­lett St. Class is for all levels. Bring a yoga mat. $5 per class. Tues­days. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-971-0404.

Zumba Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Tues­days, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. and Wed­nes­days, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

 

MEET­INGS

 

An­ger Man­age­ment Groups for Teens Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suit­able for boys and girls ages 13 to 17. Tues­days. 6 p.m. Ap­point­ments: 215-537-5367.

Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor con­fer­ence room 1, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Group is for those griev­ing the loss of a fam­ily mem­ber or friend. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Lawn­crest Com­munity As­so­ci­ation St. Wil­li­am par­ish hall, Argyle and Rob­bins streets. 7 p.m. 215-342-5642.

Lin­coln Cul­tur­al As­so­ci­ation Beth­esda Pres­by­teri­an Church, 808 Red Li­on Road. En­ter­tain­ment provided by song styl­ist Freyda Thomas. Re­fresh­ments avail­able. Noon. The pub­lic is in­vited. 215-673-1688.

Men’s Only Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Home­Care of­fice, 12265 Town­send Road. Group of­fers men an op­por­tun­ity to un­der­stand their ex­per­i­ence and sup­port one an­oth­er. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Re­gister. 215-856-1215.

North­east Tea Party Pat­ri­ots Smoke Eat­ers, Frank­ford Av­en­ue and Shef­field Street. Meets the third Tues­day of each month. 7 p.m.

North­wood Civic As­so­ci­ation St. James Luther­an Church, Castor Av­en­ue and Pratt Street. Dis­trict At­tor­ney Seth Wil­li­ams is the group’s guest. 7 p.m. 215-856-3310.

 

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 21

 

EVENTS

 

Aer­obics Class Mitchell Play­ground, 3700 White­hall Lane (be­hind Han­cock Demon­stra­tion School). Space is lim­ited. Wed­nes­days. $5 per class. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 215-685-9394.

Be­gin­ner Span­ish Class May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. $5. Wed­nes­days. 1 p.m. 215-683-1994.

Big Top Story Time Bustleton Branch Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Suit­able for chil­dren ages 2-1/2 to 4. Wed­nes­days. 10:30 to 11 a.m. 215-685-0472.

Bingo Pel­bano Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Bustleton and Solly av­en­ues (use ramp en­trance on Solly Av­en­ue). Join the Rhawn­hurst Seni­or Cit­izens Bingo Club for those 55 and older every Wed­nes­day. 10:30 a.m. 215-742-9928.

Car­dio Blast Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Wed­nes­days. $6 per class drop-in fee. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Ex­tra Boutique on Wheels in­Home Shop­ping Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Foun­tain Room, 6500 Tabor Ave. Par­tial pro­ceeds be­ne­fit PPH. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Free Mid­week Pick-Me-Up Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Wed­nes­days. Noon to 12:30 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Medi­care In­form­a­tion Ses­sion U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s dis­trict of­fice, 7219 Frank­ford Ave. Rep­res­ent­at­ive from AP­PRISE, Pennsylvania’s free health in­sur­ance coun­sel­ing pro­gram, will aid seni­ors dur­ing the Medi­care open en­roll­ment peri­od. Ap­point­ments avail­able from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for ap­point­ment. 215-517-6572.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Tai Chi Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Tap Classes Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Suit­able for ages 12 to 18. Wed­nes­days. 6 to 7 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Tone with Tina Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Wed­nes­days. $3.50 per class drop-in fee. 6:35 to 7:05 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Weight-Loss Sem­in­ar Phys­i­cians Weight Loss Cen­ter, 10012 Sand­mey­er Lane. Free. Wed­nes­days. 6:45 p.m. 215-969-2526.

Yoga Stretch May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Wed­nes­days. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.

Zumba Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Wed­nes­days. $6 per class drop-in fee. 7:10 to 8:10 p.m. 215-612-4576.

 

MEET­ING

An­ger Man­age­ment Groups for Chil­dren Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suit­able for boys and girls ages 7 to 12. Wed­nes­days. 6 p.m. Ap­point­ments: 215-537-5367.

 

Thursday, Nov. 22

 

Happy Thanks­giv­ing to our read­ers!

 

VENDOR ALERT

 

Tor­res­dale Branch Lib­rary 3079 Holme Ave. Nov. 24. Craft show. Sponsored by Friends of Tor­res­dale Lib­rary. Spaces $25. Inf.: 215-464-8461.

Gratz Col­lege 7605 Old York Road, Mel­rose Park. Nov. 29. Ha­nukkah bazaar. Vendor space avail­able. Inf.: 215-635-7300, Ext. 100.

Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist Church 2717 Kirk­bride St. Dec. 1. Hol­i­day bazaar, craft fair and soup sale. Pre­orders for soup re­ques­ted. Tables $15. Inf.: 267-738-5414.

Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette 8580 Ver­ree Road. Dec. 1. Hol­i­day bazaar. Vendor spaces $25. Inf.: 215-214-2822.

St. Luke’s Church 1946 Welsh Road. Dec. 1. Christ­mas craft fair. Spaces $20. Inf.: 215-969-3645.

Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Dec. 15. In­door flea mar­ket/Christ­mas bazaar. Tables $15. Re­serve by Dec. 5. 215-831-2926.

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