Northeast Times

Events (September 12, 2012)


Thursday, Sept. 13



Adult Paint­ing Classes Re­sur­rec­tion Re­gion­al Cath­ol­ic School, Cottman Av­en­ue and Shelmire Street. 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.

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.

Book Sale East Chel­ten­ham Free Lib­rary, Row­land Com­munity Cen­ter, Myrtle and Elm av­en­ues. 7 to 8:45 p.m. Con­tin­ues Sept. 14, 1 to 4:45 p.m. and Sept. 15, 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of the East Chel­ten­ham Free Lib­rary. 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.

Fatima Holy Hour for World Peace St. Bern­ard Church, 7341 Cot­tage St. Sponsored by the Phil­adelphia Arch­dioces­an Di­vi­sion of the World Apostolate of Fatima. 7 p.m.

Girls’ Night Out/Breast Can­cer Aware­ness Event Hol­ly­wood Tans Tremont, 2534 Welsh Road. En­joy com­pli­ment­ary food, drinks and spa/beauty ser­vices. Lead­ing well­ness pro­fes­sion­als will be on hand. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-671-0325.

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

Open House and Sem­in­ar for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Fea­tures lunch, tours, a sem­in­ar presen­ted by Life’s Cel­eb­ra­tions on Medi­care, Medi­caid, vet­er­an’s af­fairs and more. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Seni­or Health & Well­ness Fair Har­mony Place As­sisted Liv­ing, 8420 Roosevelt Blvd. Free screen­ings, hand mas­sages and in­form­a­tion on health ser­vices will be  avail­able. 1 to 4 p.m. 215-708-2200.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers 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 Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.

Yoga May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 10 a.m. $5 per class. 215-683-1994.


Burholme Com­munity Town Watch and Civic As­so­ci­ation United Meth­od­ist Church of the Re­deem­er, Cottman and Lawndale av­en­ues. 7 p.m. 215-722-4901.

Girl Scouts Im­manuel Luther­an School, 1015 Cottman Ave. Open to girls in grades one to 12. Thursdays. 7 p.m.

Liv­ing in My Genes Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Wo­men’s Health­Care at Southamp­ton, 42 Second Street Pike, Southamp­ton. Wo­men and men who may have a ge­net­ic risk for can­cer can share their con­cerns and ex­plore is­sues sur­round­ing screen­ing and pre­vent­at­ive care. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-934-7323.

North­east Phil­adelphia Ra­dio Con­trol Club Wood­haven Cen­ter, 2900 Southamp­ton Road. 7:30 p.m.

PA Fish Cul­tur­ist As­so­ci­ation Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rising Sun Av­en­ue and Comly Street. Group meets the second Thursday. 7:30 p.m. 1-856-428-1431, Far­

Ta­cony Town Watch Inc. and Holmes­burg Town Watch Dis­ston Baptist Church, near the in­ter­sec­tion of Tor­res­dale Av­en­ue and Dis­ston Street. 7 p.m.

Fri­day, Sept. 14


Chef’s Lunch­eon Spe­cial for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Fea­tures fresh grilled ve­get­able salad. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. daily. 215-831-2926.

Nature Walk Oak­land Cemetery, Adams and Ra­mona av­en­ues. Dr. Dav­id He­witt, a bot­an­ist from the Academy of Nat­ur­al Sci­ences, will lead the walk. Meet at 3 p.m.

Pre-Re­viv­al Pray­er Walk Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Holmes­burg, 8101 Er­drick St. 7 p.m. Pray­er and wor­ship at 8 p.m. in the sanc­tu­ary. Also on Sept. 21 and 28. 215-624-8869.

Screen­ing of “Puss & Boots” Over­ing­ton Park, 4600 block of Leiper Street (Frank­ford). Hos­ted by Friends of Over­ing­ton Park and the North­east EPIC Stake­hold­ers. Bring blankets and chairs. Light re­fresh­ments. 8 p.m.

Seni­or Fair Penn Crisp gym, 9151 Academy Road. Rep­res­ent­at­ives from state, loc­al and fed­er­al agen­cies will be on hand with in­form­a­tion on free, low-cost pro­grams for eli­gible seni­ors. Door prizes and light re­fresh­ments avail­able. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Zumba Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Fri­days through Oct. 26. Mem­bers $1, non-mem­bers $2. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.



An­cient Or­der of Hi­ber­ni­ans (AOH) Div. 17 AOH 88, Bustleton Av­en­ue north of Philmont Av­en­ue. 8 p.m. 215-632-2040.

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, Sept. 15


Amici Op­era Com­pany Per­form­ance of “King Lear” Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church, 8118 Frank­ford Ave. Also on Sept. 21. 7 p.m. $25 at the door; $22 seni­ors and ad­vance pur­chase; $15 stu­dents; $10 chil­dren 12 and young­er. 215-224-0257.

Dance and Gym­nastics Re­gis­tra­tion Jun­od Play­ground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Suit­able for chil­dren age 3 and older. 10 a.m. to noon, or by phone through Oc­to­ber. 215-685-9396.

Drive One 4UR School St. Hubert High School park­ing lot, Bleigh Av­en­ue en­trance. Test drive a new Ford vehicle and Ford Mo­tor Co. and Dun­phy Ford will donate $20 to the school. Par­ti­cipants must be age 18 or older with a val­id driver’s li­cense. One eli­gible driver per first 300 house­holds can par­ti­cip­ate. In­cludes re­fresh­ments, sale of school mer­chand­ise, raffles and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To donate a raffle item, call 215-518-9938 or e-mail

Doubt Night: Ask­ing the Hard Ques­tions North­east Com­munity Church, 3300 Tyson Ave. En­joy pizza and a safe place to ask hard ques­tions about God, Chris­tian­ity and faith. Free. 5 p.m. 215-677-1089.

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 and magazine table. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-934-PARK, www.friend­sof­pennypack­

Garden­ing at Glen Fo­erd 5001 Grant Ave. Vo­lun­teers are needed for a few hours of dead­head­ing, weed­ing and trim­ming in the rose gar­dens. Bring gloves, clip­pers and wa­ter. Time and inf.: 215-632-5330.

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

Jolly Ro­ger Pub May­fair Street Hockey League Alumni Game Tor­res­dale Boys Club, Linden Av­en­ue and Jack­son Street. The pub­lic is in­vited. Spe­cial guest Bob “The Hound” Kelly will drop the ce­re­mo­ni­al first ball. 1 p.m. 215-352-3109

Or­leans Tech­nic­al In­sti­tute Open House 2770 Red Li­on Road. Vis­it­ors can learn about the three main ca­reer train­ing pro­grams offered at the school: build­ing trades, court re­port­ing and hu­man ser­vices. 10 a.m. to noon. 215-728-4700.

Safe Sit­ter Course Holy Re­deem­er Child Care Cen­ter, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Con­tin­ues Sept. 16, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Boys and girls ages 11 to 13 will learn about child de­vel­op­ment, age-ap­pro­pri­ate activ­it­ies and lifesav­ing skills. Stu­dents must pass a prac­tic­al and writ­ten test to com­plete the pro­gram. $40 for two-day pro­gram. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Shred­ding Event Re­pub­lic Bank, Cottman and Frank­ford av­en­ues. In­cludes activ­it­ies for the kids. Meet state Rep. Kev­in Boyle and his staff and get in­form­a­tion on the ser­vices avail­able through his of­fices. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ta­cony His­tory Day Parade and Dis­ston Fest­iv­al Parade be­gins at Heller­man Street and Tor­res­dale Av­en­ue at 11 a.m. and ends at Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. Parade fea­tures string bands, vet­er­ans’ posts, Boy Scouts, ser­vice and sports or­gan­iz­a­tions, and more. This year’s grand mar­shal is Charlie Gracie. Fest­iv­al takes place at the rec cen­ter from noon to 4 p.m. with food, games, kid­die rides, ex­hib­it of loc­al his­tory, live en­ter­tain­ment and more. 215-338-8790.

World Child­hood Found­a­tion Be­ne­fit Ra­dis­son Hotel Phil­adelphia North­east, Roosevelt Boulevard and Lin­coln High­way. $20. Fea­tures live loc­al bands, con­ces­sion stands, raffles and more. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. 267-525-4006 or e-mail Meghan.Burghardt@Ra­dis­son­

Yoga and Wine Tast­ing Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Gentle yoga at 11:30 a.m., wine tast­ing fol­lows. Mem­bers $35, non-mem­bers $40. Pre-pay­ment and re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. 215-632-5330.

Zum­ba­thon Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit the Jill O’Bri­en Me­mori­al Fund, a schol­ar­ship fund for the NCC sum­mer camp pro­gram. Sug­ges­ted dona­tion is $10. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-698-3012. 


Arch­bish­op Ry­an High School front park­ing lot, 11201 Academy Road. Hos­ted by the march­ing band. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 267-334-5064.

Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette Re­tire­ment Com­munity 8580 Ver­ree Road. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-214-2834.

Sunday, Sept. 16


AOH-LAOH Div. 17 Man/Wo­man of the Year Awards Danu­bia, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Frank Kelly and Kathy Blair will be honored. $30. 4 to 8 p.m. 267-228-4040, 215-632-2040.

Chil­dren’s Fest­iv­al Day St. Leo Church, 6658 Key­stone St. Fea­tures Moon Bounce, face paint­ing, craft table, games, food and prizes. $5. 1 to 6 p.m. 215-333-0340.

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

Reiki Share At a loc­a­tion on the 6200 block of Rising Sun Ave. Any­one with a Reiki cer­ti­fic­ate may at­tend. People who would like a heal­ing ses­sion are in­vited. $20. 2 to 4 p.m. 215-742-2998.


South Phil­adelphia Post 98, Jew­ish War Vet­er­ans Casino Deli, 2425 Welsh Road. Mem­ber­ship is open to any man or wo­man who served in the mil­it­ary. As­so­ci­ate mem­bers also wel­come. 10 a.m. 215-332-5047, 215-969-6700, Ext. 212 (leave mes­sage).

Monday, Sept. 17


Dance Classes 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.

Ma­ter Dol­orosa Feast Day Cel­eb­ra­tion Be­gins at 7 p.m. in the church, 1676 Ru­an St. Friends, fam­ily, neigh­bors and ex-pa­rish­ion­ers are in­vited. Itali­an wa­ter ice and pret­zels fol­low in the church hall. 215-535-4036.


May­fair Civic As­so­ci­ation May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Fea­tures a vot­ing ma­chine demon­stra­tion. 7 p.m. 215-292-3926.

Ta­cony Me­mori­al Amer­ic­an Le­gion Aux­il­i­ary Unit 735 7163 He­ger­man St. Meet­ing in­cludes in­stall­a­tion of of­ficers and sale of 110 Club chances. 6:30 p.m.

Tues­day, Sept. 18


AARP Stand­ard Driver Safety Pro­gram Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette, Re­deem­er com­munity room, 8580 Ver­ree Road. Two-part class con­tin­ues Sept. 19. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Must at­tend both days. Mem­bers with AARP card $12, non-mem­bers $14. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, at­ri­um and aud­it­or­i­um, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 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.

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

Pennypack Seni­or Bowl­ing League Thun­der­bird Lanes, 3081 Holme Ave. Tues­days. 10:30 a.m. 215-333-4764.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers 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, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.

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


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 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Lawn­crest Com­munity As­so­ci­ation St. Wil­li­am par­ish hall, Rob­bins Av­en­ue and Argyle Street. Guest speak­ers in­clude con­gres­sion­al can­did­ate Joe Rooney and rep­res­ent­at­ives from Ta­cony Academy Charter School. 7 p.m. 215-342-5642.

Lin­coln Cul­tur­al As­so­ci­ation Beth­esda Pres­by­teri­an Church, 808 Red Li­on Road. The pub­lic is in­vited. En­ter­tain­ment fea­tures Carlton Wil­lis. Noon. 215-673-1688.

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

North­east Tea Party Pat­ri­ots Smoke Eat­ers, Frank­ford Av­en­ue and Shef­field Street. 7 p.m.

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