Thursday, Sept. 6
American Red Cross Blood Drive SPIN/Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Appointments are preferred. Noon to 5 p.m. 215-698-3060.
Auditions for “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Fox Chase Recreation Center gym, 7901 Ridgeway St. Presented by the Actors’ Group in association with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. Open to youth ages six to 18. 6 to 9:30 p.m. Also on Sept. 8 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Program fee is $85. Visit www.theactorsgroup.org for more information.
Cardio Circuit Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. 11 a.m. $3 if not a Silver Sneakers member. 215-683-1994.
Jewish Community Senior Resource Fair Miriam and Robert Rieder House, 10102 Jamison Ave. Learn about the services available to seniors from Jewish organizations in the community. Presented by JRAid, JEVS Human Services and Federation Housing, Inc. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 610-660-0190.
Mah Jongg Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abington. 7 p.m. Bring your card. 215-886-8000.
Mixed Media Art Program Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. Register. 215-831-2926.
Program for Seniors Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance will provide information on the importance of having a life insurance policy and the services it offers. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.
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 Class 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.
Girl Scouts Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1015 Cottman Ave. For girls in grades one to 12. Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Sisterhood of the Congregations of Ner Zedek 7520 Bustleton Ave. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Meeting begins at 1 p.m.
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, Sept. 7
Corda Nova Baroque Music Ensemble Performance St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church St. Tickets cost $10 and are available at the rectory office or at the door. 7:30 p.m. Parking is available in the parish lot at 4315 Griscom St. 215-535-0580.
Fall Festival and Corn Roast St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 500 Somerton Ave. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Enjoy food, games, crafts, flea market and more. Continues Sept. 8 from 5 to 10 p.m. 215-673-5938.
Zumba Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Fridays through Oct. 26. Members $1, non-members $2. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Holy Redeemer Lafayette, 8580 Verree Road. 10:30 a.m. Register. 1-800-818-4747.
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. 8
AAA Senior Defensive Driving Basic and Refresher Courses Greater Philadelphia Realty School, 7725 Castor Ave. Refresher course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., basic course starts at 4 p.m. Refresher course is $19 for members, $24 for non-members; basic course is $25 for members, $30 for non-members; couples discount is $40 for members, $50 for non-members. 1-877-457-0711 or visit AAA.com/DriverTraining.
Barbecue and Outdoor Movie Night Seven Mile Road Church, 525 Welsh Road. Barbecue at 6:30 p.m. Animation movie, title to be announced, at 7:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 267-341-8316.
Basic Computer Class with Translation in Hindi Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Hands-on class meets in the computer lab. Funded with Federal Library Service Technology Act funds. Also Sept. 29. Space is limited. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register at the third floor reference desk one-half hour before the class. 215-685-0525.
Children’s Craft Day Memorial Church of St. Luke, 1946 Welsh Road. $5, includes games and crafts. There will also be a bake sale. 1 to 4 p.m. Register. 267-475-3190.
Health & Temperance Weekend Boulevard Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 8441 Roosevelt Blvd. The free event, geared towards educating inquiring minds on how to care for their bodies naturally to ensure optimal health and longevity, begins at 11 a.m. Vegetarian lunch at 1 p.m. Continues Sunday, Sept. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a vegetarian cooking demonstration. 215-635-4271.
Mayfair School and Mayfair Memorial Playgrounds Cleanup Volunteers should report to Mayfair School Playground on Princeton Avenue at 8:30 a.m. for instructions. Cleaning supplies and refreshments will be provided. Hosted by Mayfair Civic Association’s cleanup committee. E-mail email@example.com for more information.
Understanding Grief Workshop Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice, 12265 Townsend Road. All those who recently experienced the death of a loved one are invited. 10 a.m. Register. 215-856-1093.
AARP Philadelphia Protestant Home, Fountain multi-purpose room, 6500 Tabor Ave. Danish, donuts, coffee and tea available for $1. Noon. 215-697-8000.
CRAFT FAIR/FLEA MARKETS
Bridesburg Recreation Center 4601 Richmond St. Craft fair/flea market. Hosted by Bridesburg United Methodist Church. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 267-738-5414.
Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association 900 E. Howell St. Flea market. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-756-7292.
River’s Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 9501 State Road. Flea market. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date Sept. 15. 215-632-5700.
Sunday, Sept. 9
Barbeque on the Delaware Quaker City Yacht Club, Princeton Avenue at the river. Sponsored by the Joe McCloskey Charitable Fund. $30, includes beer, food, door prizes and live music. Bring your chairs and enjoy the river and music. 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets: 856-461-7720, 267-671-7597, 215-983-8505.
Introductory Remarks and Trip Congregation B’nai Israel-Ohev Zedek, 8201 Castor Ave. Dr. Moshe Bernstein, a leading expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls, gives introductory remarks about the scrolls at 5 p.m. A trip to the Franklin Institute to see the scrolls follows. $50. Advance reservations required. 215-725-5097.
Italian Festival Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Princeton Avenue and Tulip Street. Mass at 11 a.m. will be followed by a street procession of the saints. Festival runs from 1 to 7 p.m. Features Italian food and novelties, live music, dancers, rides and more.
Men’s Club of Congregations Shaare Shamayim Brunch At the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road. Guest speaker Herb Kauffman will discuss American Jews in the Civil War. $5, includes lox and bagel brunch, dessert and coffee. The public is invited. 10 a.m. Call for reservations. 215-676-7486.
Tai Chi Classes Burholme Park, Cottman and Central avenues. Free. Only 20 students will be accepted. 8 a.m. For more information, call 215-554-8404. Enroll at www.simplifiedtaichichuan.com
Parents of Estranged Adult Children Support Group The group holds its first meeting at 11 a.m. Information on location and more is available at meet-up.com, enter Parents of Estranged Adult Children.
Monday, Sept. 10
Alzheimer’s Association Workshop Frankford Branch Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. Presented by Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Free. Open to patients, caregivers and others touched by the disease. Today’s topic is “Know the 10 Signs.” 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 215-685-1473.
Book Discussion Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. “Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson will be reviewed. Hosted by the synagogue’s Sisterhood. The public is invited. 8 p.m. 215-635-6611.
Computer Training and Lab Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Learn computer basics or get assistance with software. 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215-353-3235.
Dance Classes Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. Classes for ages 3 and older are available in ballet, tap, jazz/hip hop, creative rhythm and more. Provided by Miss Susan’s Entertainment & Dance. Times and info.: 215-335-3232, 267-257-9494.
Riverfront Tai Chi Classes Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Ten-week class for beginners costs $120 for members, $150 for non-members. Class will move into the tent after daylight savings time and during inclement weather. Limited to 15 participants. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Register. 215-632-5330.
Sing Along Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-831-2926.
Smart Money Workshop Frankford Branch Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. Learn techniques for meeting expenses, saving and staying out of debt during “Budgeting Basics” with Sharon Curry. Free. 5:30 p.m. Refreshments available. 215-685-1473.
Trim-A-Weight Weight Management Program Holy Redeemer Health & Fitness Center, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. Continues Mondays through Nov. 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. $299 per person. Register. 1-800-818-4747.
Drizin-Weiss Auxiliary Casino Deli, 2425 Welsh Road. Lunch at noon; meeting begins at 1 p.m. 215-464-2828.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
Bingo Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 12:45 p.m. 215-831-2926.
Book Sale East Cheltenham Free Library, Rowland Community Center, Myrtle and Elm avenues. 7 to 8:45 p.m. Continues Sept. 12 and 13, 7 to 8:45 p.m.; 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.
Creating Positive Mealtimes for Your Family Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Discussion includes which healthy foods to feed your family, how to manage weight challenges and what to do with picky eaters. 6:30 to 8:30. 215-353-3235.
ESL Classes Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 6 to 8 p.m. 215-353-3235.
Flea Market Philadelphia Protestant Home, social hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. Sponsored by Women’s Auxiliary. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-697-8000.
GED Classes Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5 to 8 p.m. 215-353-3235.
Joint Replacement Surgery Seminar Jeanes Hospital, 7600 Central Ave. Learn about the benefits of total joint replacement, what to expect in the hospital and after discharge. 11 a.m. Pre-register. 215-728-4818.
Pennypack Senior Bowling League Thunderbird Lanes, 3081 Holme Ave. Tuesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-333-4764, Mary@TheYoungfellow.com
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, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.
Smart Money Workshop Frankford Branch Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. Learn how to make the most of coupon offers from stores and websites during “Extreme Couponing” with Pam Thomas. Free. 10:30 a.m. Refreshments available. 215-685-1473.
Tai Chi Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Tuesdays. 10 a.m. 215-683-1994.
CARES Support Group Charles A. and Betty Bott Cancer Center at Holy Redeemer Hospital, first floor, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. Program is for all cancer patients, their caregivers and families. 7 p.m. Register. 1-800-818-4747.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 6 Salvation Army, 5830 Rising Sun Ave. Women veterans are invited to join. Free life membership is available for disabled veterans 80 and older. Meets the second Tuesday. 1 p.m. 215-676-9211.
Holmesburg Civic Association Holmesburg Recreation Center, Rhawn and Ditman streets. 7:15 p.m. 215-332-6781.
Sisterhood of Shaare Shamayim At the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Rabbi Jean Claude Klein will discuss his career as a Rabbi at 8:30 p.m. 215-677-1600.
Survivors of Suicide Aria Hospital, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Group is for those who lost a loved one to suicide. 7:30 p.m. 215-545-2242.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
Beginner Spanish Class Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. $5. Wednesdays. 1 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Pennypack Park Music Festival Bandshell near the park entrance at Cresco Avenue and Welsh Road. Features Simply the Best, a Tina Turner review. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 7 to 9:30 p.m. This is the season finale. 215-574-2100.
Screening of Paul Scott’s “Staying On” Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. 3 p.m. 215-685-0512.
SCORE Entrepreneurial Workshop Frankford Branch Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. Sponsored in partnership with the Small Business Administration and the Frankford Community Development Corp. Free. This week’s topic is “Doing Business with the Federal Government.” 2 to 4 p.m. Register. 215-685-1473.
Silver Sneakers Tai Chi Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. 215-697-8007.
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.
Jewish War Veterans Glendale Uptown Home, 7800 Bustleton Ave. Veterans from World War II to the present are invited to join the group on the second Wednesday of each month. 7:30 p.m. 215-673-6942.
Meta Friends Support Group Holy Redeemer Women’s HealthCare at Southampton, 42 Second Street Pike, Southampton. Men and women with metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer can share their experiences in a supportive environment. 6 p.m. Register. 215-934-7323.
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.
Program for Seniors Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. The center is hosting an open house with 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 and hand massages plus information on health services are available. 1 to 4 p.m. 215-708-2200.
Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, Cottman and Lawndale avenues. 7 p.m. 215-722-4901.
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.
Archbishop Ryan High School front parking lot, 11201 Academy Road. Sept. 15. Flea market. Hosted by the marching band. Spaces $20. Inf.: 267-334-5064.
Holy Redeemer Lafayette Retirement Community 8580 Verree Road. Sept. 15. Flea market. Tables $10. Inf.: 215-214-2834.
All Saints Church, Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Sept. 22. Flea market. Spaces $15. Inf.: 215-742-3687.
American Legion Post 821 4404 Salmon St. Sept. 22. Flea market and craft show. Spaces $10, with table $15. Inf.: 215-288-4312.
Disston Park 6900 Keystone St. (between Longshore Avenue and Disston Street). Sept. 22 and Oct. 20. Flea markets. Sponsored by Tacony Civic Association. Spaces $10. Inf.: 215-338-2575, firstname.lastname@example.org
Navy Depot parking lot, 700 Robbins Ave. (off Oxford Avenue). Sept. 22. Craft fair and flea market. Spaces available. Inf.: 215-697-0885.
St. Katherine of Siena parking lot, 9700 Frankford Ave. Sept. 22. Flea market. Spaces $25, with table $35. Reserve by Sept. 15. Inf.: 215-637-7548, email@example.com
Christ the King Morrell Avenue and Chesterfield Road. Sept. 23. Indoor flea market. Tables $15. Inf.: 215-632-1772.
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church 10901 Calera Road. Sept. 29. Flea market/craft show. Spaces $20 each, two for $35. Inf.: 215-632-1929, 215-875-7255.
Holy Family University 9801 Frankford Ave. Sept. 29. Flea market and fall festival. Sponsored by Students At Your Service. Spaces $15, two for $25. Inf.: 267-341-3729 or e-mail SAYS@holyfamily.edu
St. Leo the Great St. Leo/Planet Abacus parking lot, 6658 Keystone St. Sept. 29. Flea market. Tables $15, two for $25. Inf.: 215-333-0340.
Bethesda Presbyterian Church 808 Red Lion Road. Oct. 6. Flea market. Spaces $15, two for $25. Inf.: 215-464-3131 during office hours.
Bridesburg Recreation Center 4601 Richmond St. Oct. 6. Craft fair/flea market. Sponsored by the Bridesburg Council of Churches. Spaces $15. Inf.: 267-738-5414.
Memorial Church of St. Luke 1946 Welsh Road. Oct. 6. Flea market. Spaces $15 in advance, $20 day of event. Inf.: 215-969-3645.
Aria Hospital, Torresdale Campus parking garage, Knights and Red Lion roads. Oct. 13. Flea market. Hosted by Auxiliary. Spaces $20. Inf.: 215-831-2179 by Oct. 1 for reservation packet.
Memorial Presbyterian Church of Fox Chase 7902 Oxford Ave. Oct. 13. Flea market. Spaces $15, with table $20. Inf.: 215-632-1345.
New Foundation Charter School Rhawn Street and Torresdale Avenue. Oct. 13. Flea market. Spaces available. Inf.: 215-624-8100.
Tacony Branch Library 6742 Torresdale Ave. Oct. 13. Flea market. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tacony Library. Spaces $10. Inf.: 215-685-8755.
St. Hubert High School cafeteria, Bleigh Avenue and Ditman Street entrance. Oct. 27. Craft show. Hosted by Alumnae Association. Tables available. Inf.: 215-673-9850.
Bensalem High School 4319 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem. Nov. 17. Craft fair. Vendor spaces $40. E-mail BensalemCraftFair@yahoo.com for an application. ••EndFragment