River Ward events for the week of September 19

Stay on top of what's go­ing on in your neigh­bor­hood.

PRW­CAN to meet

The next meet­ing of the Port Rich­mond West Com­munity Ac­tion net­work will be Thurs., Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Mem­ph­is Street Academy Charter School (formerly J.P. Jones Middle School) at 2950 Mem­ph­is St.

The group will dis­cuss the state’s Voter ID law and hear from city rep­res­ent­at­ives and the elec­tion watch­dog group, The Com­mit­tee of Sev­enty. Come and bring a friend or neigh­bor! ••

Flea mar­ket and craft show

To be held at the Amer­ic­an Le­gion Post 821 at 4404 Sal­mon St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat­urday, Sept. 22. A space is $10, with table is $15. Call Bill or Dolores at 215-288-4312. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on Sept. 22 at Kon­rad Square, at Tulip and Dauph­in streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Any­one in­ter­ested in rent­ing a space should call Vicky at 215-426-9654. ••

Brides­burg ho­agie sale

Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist Church, at 2717 Kirk­bride St., will host a ho­agie sale on Sept. 22 from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m.

Ho­agies are eat-in or takeout. Eat-in will con­sist of a ho­agie, dessert and bever­age of your choice for $5, and a ho­agie alone will be $3 for an Amer­ic­an, and $3.50 for ham and cheese or tur­key and cheese. To place your or­der call Joan at 215-941-8873. ••

Church yard sale

Free Church of St. John, at 3089 Em­er­ald St., will have a yard sale Sat­urday, Sept. 22 from noon un­til 3 p.m. Vendor table rent­al avail­able for $15. Con­tact Je­sus Reyes at 215-425-2933 or Flo Stepney at 215-397-0420. ••

Rizzo PAL signups

The Rizzo PAL Cen­ter is of­fer­ing in­struc­tion­al bas­ket­ball for boys and girls ages 5 to 8, girls’ in-house bas­ket­ball for ages 9 to 12, and a wiffle­ball league for boys ages 9 to 12. 

Signups are Monday  through Thursday, Sept. 24, 25, 26, and 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Rizzo PAL, 2524 E. Clear­field St. The Rizzo PAL Girls Pos­it­ive Im­ages Pro­gram for ages 10 to 17 will have a re­gis­tra­tion night on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

For more in­form­a­tion on any Rizzo PAL pro­gram, please con­tact Of­ficer Ernie, Rizzo PAL Dir­ect­or at 215-426-6583. ••

SKCP elec­tions

On Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m., at the SKCP of­fice at 1301 N. 2nd St., the South Kens­ing­ton Com­munity Part­ners (SKCP) will hold its Neigh­bor­hood Ad­vis­ory Com­mit­tee (NAC) Elec­tions.

The group is cur­rently look­ing for neigh­bors to serve on the elec­tion com­mit­tee, which over­sees this elec­tion pro­cess, as well as those who are in­ter­ested in run­ning for the Neigh­bor­hood Ad­vis­ory Com­mit­tee.

For a de­scrip­tion of the Elec­tion Com­mit­tee and the NAC vis­it southkens­ing­ton­com­munity.org.

For more info., email Lauren at llynch@southkens­ing­ton­com­munity.org or call the SKCP of­fice at 215-427-3463. ••

PRO­PAC and PRTW to meet

PRO­PAC (Port Rich­mond on Patrol and Civic) and PRTW (Port Rich­mond Town Watch) will re­sume monthly meet­ings be­gin­ning Tues­day, Septem­ber 25th.  All meet­ings will be­gin at 7 p.m. at Samuel’s Re­cre­ation Cen­ter at Gaul and Tioga streets.

Dur­ing the Septem­ber meet­ing there will be a rep­res­ent­at­ive from the 24th Po­lice Dis­trict to go over crime stat­ist­ics for the area. The group will also ac­cept nom­in­a­tions for PRO­PAC board mem­bers, cre­ate a Port Rich­mond Me­mori­al Day parade com­mit­tee and take ap­plic­a­tions for a free street tree. ••

St. Adal­bert’s seni­or club

The club is spon­sor­ing a Sept. 25 trip to the Show­boat Casino in At­lantic City.

Cost is $25 with $20 in slot play as a bo­nus. Call Jo K. at 215-739-6669. Bus de­parts at 10 a.m. in front of the church, 3270 E. Thompson St. ••

Co­hox dance re­gis­tra­tion

Co­hox Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, at 2901 Ce­dar St., will of­fer be­gin­ner’s tap and bal­let, youth tap, youth Ir­ish dance, youth hip-hop, and adult tap dance classes be­gin­ning Oc­to­ber 1.

Re­gis­tra­tion is Thurs., Sept. 27 from 6:30 to 7:30. Re­gis­tra­tion fee is $25. Any ques­tions please con­tact 215-685-9884. ••

Frank Glav­in flea mar­ket

The play­ground’s flea mar­ket will be Sat., Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Set-up space is $10 to be paid that morn­ing. Set-up is along Al­mond and West­mo­re­land streets on a first- come, first-serve basis. ••

Of Myth­ic Pro­por­tions fun­draiser

B. Someday Pro­duc­tions presents the first an­nu­al fun­draiser for its Bar­ry­more Award-win­ning theatre out­reach pro­gram, Of  Myth­ic Pro­por­tions, on Sat­urday, Septem­ber 29, 6 to 10 p.m. at Mi­chael’s Dec­or­at­ors, 2210 Frank­ford Ave.

Cost is $25, which in­cludes food, beer and wine. Key­note speak­er will be Deputy May­or Richard Negrin. ••

Cel­eb­rat­ing Fath­er Daniel Mori­ar­ity

The Rev. Daniel Mori­ar­ity has been serving the Port Rich­mond par­ish of Nativ­ity of the Blessed Vir­gin Mary for 25 years.

Join with him at the cel­eb­rat­ory Mass in his hon­or on Septem­ber 30 at noon, at Nativ­ity BVM Church, Al­legheny Av­en­ue and Bel­grade Street.

There will be light re­fresh­ments fol­low­ing the Mass at Our Lady Help of Chris­ti­ans Church hall, at Al­legheny Av­en­ue and Gaul Street.  ••

Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter craft fair

This craft fair and flea mar­ket will be held Sat., Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. un­til 1 p.m. at the rec. cen­ter, 4601 Rich­mond St.

Spaces are $15; call 267-738-5414. ••

Luther­an Set­tle­ment House trip

Join with friends from Luther­an Set­tle­ment House and The 5 & 1 Club on a trip to the Pinegrove Dude Ranch situ­ated in the pic­tur­esque foot­hills of the Cat­skill Moun­tains. Spend five days and four nights from Oc­to­ber 8 to Oc­to­ber 12 where all sorts of good­ies await you.

In­cluded in the trip are four break­fasts, four lunches, four din­ners plus bus trans­port­a­tion. En­ter­tain­ment nightly. Free snacks, a daily Bloody Mary hour be­fore lunch along with a daily cock­tail hour.

En­joy horse­back rid­ing, wag­on rides, in­door and out­door heated swim­ming pools, mini golf and oth­er sport activ­it­ies. All this and more for $410. Call Dolly Ma­jka at 215-847-8069 for more in­form­a­tion and to re­serve a spot. •• 

John J. Taylor’s Seni­or Expo

State Rep. John Taylor’s Seni­or Expo will be held Fri­day, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Co­hock­sink Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Ce­dar and Cam­bria streets. The expo is a free, one-stop in­form­a­tion fair for seni­ors and their fam­il­ies. Door prizes will be awar­ded all day.

Ex­pect to see rep­res­ent­at­ives from the Phil­adelphia Po­lice De­part­ment, PECO, in­sur­ance com­pan­ies, med­ic­al com­pan­ies, vet­er­an agen­cies and many oth­ers.

Blood pres­sure and cho­les­ter­ol tests will also be avail­able, plus free mas­sages. Trans­port­a­tion will be avail­able throughout the dis­trict; for more info please call 215-425-0901 or 215-744-2600. ••

Walk­ing Fish classes

Com­ing up are two ses­sions of act­ing classes at Walk­ing Fish Theatre. Fun with Act­ing, a be­gin­ner’s act­ing class for kids ages 7 to 10 and Act­ing for Teens, for ages 11 to 17.

Both start Sat­urday, Oc­to­ber 13 and go un­til Sat­urday, Novem­ber 17 at Walk­ing Fish Theatre, 2509 Frank­ford Ave.

Times for Fun with Act­ing: 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Times for Act­ing for Teens: 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Cost is $60 for six weeks. For more de­tails or to sign up for classes call 215-427-WALK or email info@bsomeday.org. ••

You can reach at star@bsmphilly.com.

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