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Events (November 28, 2012)

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Thursday, Nov. 29

 

EVENTS

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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

 

8th Dis­trict Cap­tains Town Hall 8th Po­lice Dis­trict, Red Li­on and Academy roads. This is an open for­um meet­ing. 6 p.m.

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.

Philly Rising Cres­centville United Meth­od­ist Church, Sen­t­ner Street and Has­brook Av­en­ue. Manny Cit­ron, the North­east co­ordin­at­or will ex­plain what Philly Rising is about and its im­port­ance to the neigh­bor­hood. Sponsored by Cres­centville United Meth­od­ist Wo­men’s As­so­ci­ation. Re­fresh­ments served. The pub­lic is in­vited. 6:30 p.m.

 

Fri­day, Nov. 30

 

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.

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.

“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 Little Mer­maid, Jr.” Per­form­ances Fox Chase School, Rhawn and Ridge­way streets. Per­formed by The Act­ors’ Group in as­so­ci­ation with Phil­adelphia Parks & Re­cre­ation. Con­tin­ues Dec. 1, 7 and 8. All per­form­ances are at 7:30 p.m. Adults $9, chil­dren $6. Tick­ets are avail­able at the door. 215-742-7753.

“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.

Zumba Class Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. 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, 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.

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

Break­fasts with Santa Beth­esda Church, 808 Red Li­on Road. Chil­dren $1, adults $4. 9:30 a.m. Re­ser­va­tions sug­ges­ted. 215-404-3131. Also at: Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Adults and chil­dren over age 3 cost $12, chil­dren 2 and young­er cost $6. In­cludes meet­ing with Santa on ar­rival, hot break­fast and hol­i­day activ­it­ies. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Re­ser­va­tions re­quired. 215-698-3012.

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 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.

Christ­mas Event for Chil­dren Me­mori­al Church of St. Luke’s, 1946 Welsh Road. Fea­tures crafts and games. $5 per child. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Re­gister. 267-475-3190.

Com­munity Hol­i­day Din­ner Good Shep­herd Luther­an Church, 7234 Er­drick St. Event in­cludes a birth­day party for Je­sus. Free. 2 to 7 p.m. 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.

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

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.

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.

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, 2228 Cottman 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.

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.

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 SHOWS

 

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.

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

St. Mi­chael’s Luther­an Church Trenton Av­en­ue and Cum­ber­land Street. Christ­mas bazaar. Fea­tures baked goods, Santa’s work­shop, raffles, good­ie tables and more. Food will be avail­able. Spaces $20. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-423-0792.

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

 

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.

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

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.

Gour­met Brunch and Pro­gram Con­greg­a­tions of Shaare Shamay­im, 9768 Ver­ree Road. Con­greg­ant Kurt Her­man will talk of 50 chil­dren brought out of Aus­tria dur­ing the Holo­caust. Oth­er sur­viv­ors of the Holo­caust will be re­cog­nized. Con­greg­ants, fam­ily and friends are in­vited. Hos­ted by the syn­agogue and its Empty Nesters Group. 10:30 a.m. $15. Re­ser­va­tions are re­quired. 215-676-4082. Fol­low­ing brunch, at ap­prox­im­ately 11:45 a.m., a film on this or­deal will be shown. The pub­lic is in­vited. A dona­tion would be ap­pre­ci­ated.

Grand Army of the Re­pub­lic Civil War Mu­seum and Lib­rary Open House and Pro­gram 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

Jew­ish Men’s Club An­nu­al Man of the Year Din­ner Con­greg­a­tion Adath Je­shur­un, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Steve Dav­idoff will be honored for his many ac­com­plish­ments at the Middle At­lantic Re­gion (MAR) Fed­er­a­tion of Jew­ish Men’s Club an­nu­al awards din­ner. Call for time and in­form­a­tion. 215-635-6611.

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

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.

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, Dec. 3

 

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.

Christ­mas & Grief Talk Ma­ter Dol­orosa Church, Paul and Ru­an streets. The Rev. Joseph Leg­giere will give a talk on “Get­ting through Christ­mas after the loss of a loved one.” There will be time for ques­tions. Park­ing is avail­able across from the church. 7 p.m. 215-535-4036.

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.

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

 

Mar­ine Corps League, Pfc. Ray­mond F. Dewey De­tach­ment Rising Sun VFW, 6850 Mar­tins Mill Road. 7:30 p.m. 215-342-3820.

Par­ents Es­tranged from their Adult Chil­dren Amer­ic­an Her­it­age Fed­er­al Cred­it Uni­on, 2068 Red Li­on Road. Time and info: 215-860-7655.

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.

 

Tues­day, Dec. 4

 

EVENTS

 

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

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. This a course on per­son­al fin­an­cial man­age­ment. $10. 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

“Listen­ing with an Ad­vent Ear” Pro­gram Moth­er Bon­iface Spir­itu­al­ity Cen­ter, 3501 Solly Ave. The people of the Ad­vent scrip­tures, the songs and pray­ers will come alive dur­ing the pro­gram. 7 to 9 p.m. Also Dec. 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. $15 each ses­sion, in­cludes re­fresh­ments. Re­gister. 267-350-1830/1831.

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.

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.

Little Flower High School Home and School As­so­ci­ation School aud­it­or­i­um, 1000 W. Ly­coming St. A guest speak­er from the Phil­adelphia Po­lice De­part­ment’s Heads-up Pro­gram will be in at­tend­ance. All par­ents are in­vited. Park­ing avail­able in the school’s park­ing lot. 7 p.m. 215-455-6900.

 

Wed­nes­day, Dec. 5

 

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.

Hol­i­day Bingo St. Leo Con­vent, Tulip Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. Please enter by the rear door. The pub­lic is in­vited. 7 p.m.  

Life Coach Train­ing Sem­in­ar At a loc­a­tion in the North­east. Also Dec. 12 and 19. Free. 7 p.m. Call for loc­a­tion. 215-725-1995.

Phil­lies Pub Trivia Be­ne­fit Grey Lodge, 6235 Frank­ford Ave. Event is sponsored by Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity Ath­let­ics to be­ne­fit Phil­abund­ance. Free. 8 p.m. www.phil­liesna­tion.com

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.

 

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, Dec. 6

 

EVENTS

 

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

Hol­i­day Wreath Mak­ing PHS Mead­ow­brook Farm, 1633 Wash­ing­ton Lane, Mead­ow­brook. Dur­ing this hands-on ses­sion par­ti­cipants will dec­or­ate an ever­green wreath with nat­ur­al ma­ter­i­als, pine cones, seed pods and bows. You may bring ele­ments to cus­tom­ize your own wreath. 6 to 8 p.m. Inf.: www.mead­ow­brook­farm.org

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

Mr. Dav­id’s Draw­ings, Songs and Sil­li­ness Lawn­crest Branch Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. 1:15 p.m. 215-685-0549.

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.

Tree Light­ing and Pho­tos with Santa Holmes­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rhawn and Dit­man streets. Light re­fresh­ments will be avail­able. 6 to 8 p.m.

Vendor Night St. Hubert High School, cafet­er­ia, Bleigh Av­en­ue and Dit­man Street en­trance. Hos­ted by St. Hubert Par­ents As­so­ci­ation. In ad­di­tion to many spe­cialty vendors, a pre­cious metals vendor will be on hand. 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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.

 

MEET­ING

 

TLA Rhawn­hurst Rhawn­hurst Pres­by­teri­an Church, Lor­etto Av­en­ue and Lans­ing Street. All wid­ows and wid­owers are in­vited. 7 p.m. 215-744-7838, 215-745-9119.

 

Fri­day, Dec. 7

 

EVENTS

 

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. 21. 215-685-8753.

“Coach” Bingo St. Jerome School hall, 3031 Stam­ford St. One au­then­t­ic Coach hand­bag will be awar­ded per round. Tick­ets cost $30 by ad­vance pur­chase only. Par­ti­cipants must be 21 or older to at­tend. 7 to 10 p.m. Inf.: www.St.Jerome­Coach­Bingo@hot­mail.com

Drama Club for Chil­dren Lower May­fair Play­ground, Rob­bins Av­en­ue and Hawthorne Street. Grades 1 to 5 at 4:45 p.m.; grades 6 to 8 at 5:45 p.m. $50. Re­gister. 215-685-1227.

Drama Present­a­tion Second Baptist Church, Frank­ford, 1801 Mead­ow St. “Take Me to the King” will be presen­ted by the SBC Drama Min­istry. A free-will of­fer­ing will be ac­cep­ted. 7 p.m. Also on Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. 215-533-6222.

 

MEET­ING

 

Alzheimer’s Care­givers Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette, 8580 Ver­ree Road. Learn about the dis­ease, ap­proaches to care­giv­ing, ad­vances in re­search and ad­vocacy, and share your ex­per­i­ences. 10:30 a.m. to 1230 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

 

VENDOR ALERT

 

Ab­ra­ham Lin­coln High School 3201 Row­land Ave. Dec. 8. Flea mar­ket. Hos­ted by Home and School As­so­ci­ation. No food vendors are needed. Spaces $20. Re­serve by Dec. 3. 215-571-9696.

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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