Northeast Times

Events (November 21, 2012)

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Thursday, Nov. 22

 

 

EVENT

North Cath­ol­ic “Forever Fal­cons” Thanks­giv­ing Day Mass Ma­ter Dol­orosa Church, 1676 Ru­an St. 9 a.m.

 

Fri­day, Nov. 23

 

EVENTS

 

Adult Belly Dan­cing Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Fri­days. 7 to 8 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.

Black Fri­day Bas­ket­ball Clin­ic Fath­er Judge High School, Fox Gym and Mitchell Ath­let­ic Cen­ter, 3301 Solly Ave. In­struc­tion, sta­tions, com­pet­i­tion and games for boys and girls in first through eighth grades. $30. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. stait@father­judge.com or 267-259-2647 (cell).

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.

North­east Philly Com­edy Cab­aret Ra­mada Hotel, 11580 Roosevelt Blvd. Fea­tures Tim Grill. Also on Nov. 24. 9 p.m. $15 ad­mis­sion. Re­ser­va­tions re­com­men­ded. 215-676-5653.

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. 24

 

EVENTS

 

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.

Chel­ten Hills Mod­el Rail­road Club Open House 8000 Old York Road (Route 611), Elkins Park. The pub­lic is in­vited to view the HO-scale op­er­at­ing mod­el rail­road from noon to 4 p.m. Free. Dona­tions ap­pre­ci­ated. Also on Nov. 25. 215-673-3977, 215-635-9747.

Chinese Auc­tion Brides­burg Emanuel United Church of Christ, 2628 Fill­more St. Doors open at 11 a.m. Auc­tion be­gins at 12:30 p.m. Re­fresh­ments will be sold. Tick­ets cost $3 at the door.

Friends of Pennypack Park Cleanup Rhawn Street and Lex­ing­ton Av­en­ue. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. www.balford.com/fopp

Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware Tour 5001 Grant Ave. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. $10, $9 for stu­dents and seni­ors (age 65 and older). 215-632-5330.

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

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.

Mys­tery Din­ner Theat­er Brides­burg Pres­by­teri­an Church, 2770 Pratt St. the Brides­burg Pres­by­teri­an Play­ers present “Murder at the Pie Auc­tion.” Adults $20, chil­dren un­der age 12 cost $12. Price in­cludes din­ner of homemade lasagna. 6 p.m. Re­ser­va­tions are re­quired. 215-870-3819.

Night at the Races St. An­selm hall, 12600 Dunks Ferry Road. Sponsored by AOH Div. 17. You must be 21 or older to at­tend. $20, in­cludes food, beer and DJ. 7:30 to 11 p.m.

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.

 

CRAFT SHOW

 

Tor­res­dale Branch Lib­rary 3079 Holme Ave. Craft show. Sponsored by Friends of Tor­res­dale Lib­rary. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 215-464-8461.

 

Sunday, Nov. 25

 

EVENTS

 

Christ­mas Con­cert St. Timothy Luther­an Church, 7965 Fill­more St. The com­munity is in­vited to en­joy Christ­mas mu­sic sung by three pro­fes­sion­al sing­ers. Free. 3 p.m. 215-745-4453.

Eagle Scout Court of Hon­or St. Cecil­ia Church, 535 Rhawn St. Patrick Breslin will be re­cog­nized for earn­ing the rank of Eagle Scout. Court of Hon­or be­gins with Boy Scout Troop 290 at­tend­ing the 12:30 p.m. Mass. Form­al ce­re­mony fol­lows in the school aud­it­or­i­um.

Hol­i­day Con­cert St. Al­bert the Great Church, 212 Welsh Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. En­joy tra­di­tion­al and new hol­i­day fa­vor­ites per­formed by the Phil­adelphia Boys Choir & Chor­ale. Adults $15, first child costs $10, ad­di­tion­al chil­dren ad­mit­ted free. 3 to 5 p.m. 215-947-0241, carkam­i2@aol.com

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.

 

Monday, Nov. 26

 

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 2-1/2 to 5 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.

Friends and Fam­ily CPR Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, fourth floor edu­ca­tion room, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. This class, in­ten­ded for par­ents, fam­ily and friends, provides ba­sic in­struc­tion in CPR. It is not a cer­ti­fy­ing or cre­den­tial­ing course. $55. 7 to 10 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

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.

 

MEET­ING

 

North­east Fibromy­al­gia/CFS Sup­port Group Beth­esda Pres­by­teri­an Church, 808 Red Li­on Road (use back en­trance). The Rev. Jew­el Lee Her­der will dis­cuss “My Story: Find­ing spir­itu­al strength in the struggle.” 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. 215-393-3493.

 

Tues­day, Nov. 27

 

EVENTS

 

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

Birth­day Party Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Cel­eb­rate with cake, ice cream and en­ter­tain­ment. 11:45 a.m. 215-831-2926.

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

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. 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 267-341-3224.

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.

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.

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

Health Pro­gram for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Help­ing Hand Home Health will present in­form­a­tion on stroke signs and its symp­toms. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

His­tory Lec­ture Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Top­ic: “Up the Lazy River: His­tor­ic es­tates in North­east Phil­adelphia.” Mem­bers $4, non-mem­bers $6. 6:30 p.m. 215-632-5330.

Joint Re­place­ment Sem­in­ar Jeanes Hos­pit­al, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. Learn about the be­ne­fits of total joint re­place­ment, what can be ex­pec­ted in the hos­pit­al and after dis­charge and take a tour of the or­tho­paed­ic unit. 6 p.m. Also on Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. and Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4818.

Nu­tri­tion Bingo Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Sponsored by Gl­end­ale Up­town Home. En­joy tasty, healthy fun at 1 p.m. 215-831-2926.

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.

Pizza and Pray­er Pro­vin­cial­ate of the Sis­ters of the Holy Re­deem­er, 521 More­don Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Single Cath­ol­ic wo­men in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about re­li­gious life are in­vited for din­ner and pray­er. 6 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-914-4109.

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.

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.

 

MEET­ING

 

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.

 

Wed­nes­day, Nov. 28

 

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.

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

Game Af­ter­noon St. Leo Con­vent, Tulip Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. Enter through the rear door. Com­munity mem­bers age 30 and older are in­vited. Free. 1 p.m.

Lec­ture Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette, 8580 Ver­ree Rd. Fea­tures Linda Keyn­on in a por­tray­al of Ju­lia Child. Presen­ted by Ver­reeville His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety. Free. 7:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-214-2822.

Mar­tial Arts Work­shop: An In­tro­duc­tion to Aikido Frank­ford Branch Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Par­ti­cipants of all ages will learn ba­sic tech­niques and see demon­stra­tions of aikido in ac­tion. Par­ents or guard­i­ans of minors must sign a waiver to par­ti­cip­ate. Those without signed waivers may watch, but not par­ti­cip­ate. Waivers avail­able at the lib­rary. Sponsored by Friends of Frank­ford Lib­rary. 5 to 6:15 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-1473 or e-mail bax­terb@freel­ib­rary.org

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

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.

 

MEET­INGS

 

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.

Great­er Bustleton Civic League Amer­ic­an Her­it­age Fed­er­al Cred­it Uni­on, 2060 Red Li­on Road. 7 p.m.

 

Thursday, Nov. 29

 

EVENTS

 

Ad­vent Bible Study St. Leo Rect­ory, Key­stone Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. Held four con­sec­ut­ive Thursdays through Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. 215-333-0340.

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.

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

Ha­nukkah Bazaar Gratz Col­lege, 7605 Old York Road, Mel­rose Park. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 215-635-7300, Ext. 100.

Health Sem­in­ar Chel­ten­ham Friends Meet­ing­house, Jeanes Hos­pit­al cam­pus, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. “Fa­cial Aging, Fa­cial Re­ju­ven­a­tion: Secrets re­vealed” will be presen­ted by An­drew New­man, MD. 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.

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

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

“White Christ­mas” Per­form­ances McBride Hall, St. Kath­er­ine of Si­ena Par­ish, 9700 Frank­ford Ave. Per­formed by the Si­ena Play­ers. 7:30 p.m. Con­tin­ues Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1 at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 6, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. $10 in ad­vance, $12 at the door. 215-284-8680.

Yoga Classes Pi­car­i­ello Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 10811 Calera Road. Suit­able for all levels. Bring a yoga mat. Thursdays. $8 drop-in fee or $20 for four weeks. 6:50 to 8:15 p.m. 267-738-8393. Also at: Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Sat­urdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070.

 

Fri­day, Nov. 30

 

EVENTS

 

Christ­mas Cook­ie Din­ner Bingo Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. Hos­ted by the Wo­men’s Club of Lawn­crest. $21. Fea­tures door prizes plus bas­kets of cheer, food and tombola. Tick­ets must be pur­chased in ad­vance. Doors open at 6 p.m. Din­ner served at 6:30 p.m. 215-510-6318, 215-342-8418.

Com­munity Bingo Im­macu­late Mary Home, 2990 Holme Ave. 6 p.m.

Flower Ar­ran­ging Class Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Bring a fa­vor­ite mug and scis­sors. $5. 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-1242.

“The Wiz­ard of Oz” Per­form­ances Arch­bish­op Ry­an High School, 11201 Academy Road. 7:30 p.m. Con­tin­ues Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. Seni­ors and chil­dren age 12 and young­er $8, gen­er­al ad­mis­sion $10. 215-637-1800.

 

Sat­urday, Dec. 1

 

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. 15. 1-877-457-0711.

Break­fast with Santa Beth­esda Church, 808 Red Li­on Road. Chil­dren $1, adults $4. 9:30 a.m. Re­ser­va­tions sug­ges­ted. 215-404-3131.

Ca­reer Pre­par­a­tion Work­shop for Fed­er­al and Private Sec­tor Jobs Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity, 9801 Frank­ford Ave. Co-presen­ted through the Ca­reer Ser­vices Of­fice at Holy Fam­ily and cer­ti­fied ca­reer coun­selors at Vet­er­ans­Voca­tions.org. 10:30 a.m. $60. Free to Holy Fam­ily alumni. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion is re­quired. 267-341-3224.

Com­munity Hol­i­day Din­ner Good Shep­herd Luther­an Church, 7234 Er­drick St. Free. 2 to 7 p.m., with a birth­day party for Je­sus. 215-332-4110.

Con­ser­va­tion/Res­tor­a­tion Pro­jects in the Pennypack Hos­ted by Phil­adelphia Parks and Re­cre­ation and Friends of Pennypack Park. Vo­lun­teers are needed. Com­munity ser­vice hours are avail­able. Loc­a­tions vary. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 215-685-0119.

Lunch with Santa John­son Me­mori­al United Meth­od­ist Church, 3117 Long­shore Ave. Lunch and photo with Santa costs $10 per child. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pet pho­tos with Santa from 2 to 3 p.m., $10 each. Tick­ets avail­able at the door.

Shab­bat Pro­gram for Chil­dren with Spe­cial Needs Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. Monthly pro­gram is for spe­cial-needs chil­dren, their par­ents and sib­lings, and fea­tures a theme con­nec­ted to the Jew­ish hol­i­days and sens­ory-mo­tor activ­it­ies. 10 a.m. 215-886-8000.

Shawna’s House Teen Chat Room Group Ment­or­ing Ses­sion North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228­Cottman Ave. Boys and girls ages 13 to 18 can dis­cuss teen top­ics with peers and adult ment­ors. Free. 2 to 4:30 p.m. 267-685-6176.

Vic­tori­an Tea with Fath­er Christ­mas Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Fea­tures hol­i­day-themed activ­it­ies, in­clud­ing a storyteller, car­ol­ing, tea with light lunch and a vis­it with Fath­er Christ­mas. 11 a.m. $25 per per­son. Tick­ets must be pur­chased in ad­vance. 215-632-5330.

 

BAZAARS/CRAFT FAIRS

 

Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist Church 2717 Kirk­bride St. Hol­i­day bazaar, craft fair and soup sale. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pho­tos with Santa from 10 a.m. to noon. Pre­orders for takeout soup re­ques­ted. 267-738-5414.

Frank­lin Towne Charter High School gym, 5601 Ta­cony St. (Ar­sen­al Busi­ness Cen­ter). Craft/bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces avail­able. 267-847-218.

Holy Nativ­ity Church 205 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Rockledge. Christ­mas bazaar. Fea­tures crafts, Secret Santa shop, lunch with Santa, lunch and more. 10 to 3 p.m.

Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette 8580 Ver­ree Road. Hol­i­day bazaar. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-214-2822.

St. Luke’s Church 1946 Welsh Road. Christ­mas craft fair. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-969-3645.

Second Baptist Church, Frank­ford 1801 Mead­ow St. An­nu­al Trust­ee Aide Christ­mas bazaar. Fea­tures vendors, pic­tures with Santa, gifts for kids, food, fun and fel­low­ship. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables $10. 215-779-3745.

 

Sunday, Dec. 2

 

EVENTS

 

Adult Bingo Re­sur­rec­tion of Our Lord, 2000 Shelmire Ave. Doors open at 1 p.m. Games be­gin at 1:30 p.m. Re­fresh­ments will be sold.

Ad­vent Re­treat Day Pro­vin­cial­ate of the Sis­ters of the Holy Re­deem­er, 521 More­don Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Single Cath­ol­ic wo­men between the ages of 18 and 35 are in­vited for a day of re­flec­tion, in­clud­ing pray­er and com­munity with the sis­ters. Lunch and re­fresh­ments provided. Free. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Re­gister. 215-914-4109.

Break­fast with Santa Ma­ter Dol­orosa Church Hall, 1676 Ru­an St. Break­fast fol­lows the 9 a.m. Mass. Adults $5, chil­dren age 12 and young­er $3. Tick­ets sold after all Masses and at the door. Pic­tures with Santa Cost $5.

Celt­ic Con­cert Em­manuel Re­sur­rec­tion Church, 8201 Frank­ford Ave. Charlie Zahm per­forms in con­cert at 7 p.m. $10. Re­fresh­ments will be served. 215-624-8520.

Grand Army of the Re­pub­lic Civil War Mu­seum and Lib­rary Pro­gram and Open House 4278 Griscom St. Open from noon to 4 p.m. Today’s pro­gram, “Christ­mas at the Front: Tales from the Mu­seum Col­lec­tion,” will be presen­ted at 1:30 p.m. Free. The pub­lic is in­vited. 215-673-1688, www.gar­muslib.org

Phil­adelphia Boys Choir Per­form­ance Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. The choir will present sounds of the sea­son. Co-sponsored with St. Kath­er­ine of Si­ena Par­ish and All Saints Epis­copal Church. Fest­iv­it­ies in­clude a wine and hors d’oeuvres re­cep­tion and tour of the man­sion in its hol­i­day splendor. $35 per per­son. 2 p.m. Ad­mis­sion must be paid in ad­vance. 215-632-5330.

 

VENDOR ALERT

 

Frank­lin Towne Charter Ele­ment­ary School gym, 4259 Rich­mond St. Dec. 8. Craft/bazaar. Spaces $25. Inf.: 267-847-0218.

Ta­cony Academy Charter School 1330 Rhawn St. Dec. 8. Winter bazaar. Vendor spaces $20. Inf.: 215-439-4857.

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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