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. www.neprcc.org
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, Farfish403@aol.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.friendsofpennypackpark.org
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@Radissonphila.com
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.
Northwood Academy Charter School Board