River Ward events for the week of September 5

With fall just around the corner, the River Wards are alive again with meet­ings, trips, and com­munity events. We've got the com­pre­hens­ive list.

Port Rich­mond Ti­gers news

Last call for “tot soc­cer,” for girls and boys ages 4 to 6. Sign up by Sept. 7 at the club­house, 2423 E. Ann St.

Tick­ets are also on sale for the Ti­gers’ 2012 an­nu­al sports ban­quet. It will be held Thursday, Sept 20 at 6 p.m. at the “Cas­bah,” at Thompson and Tioga streets.

Eli­gibile play­ers are free but must get a tick­et. $15 for adults, $12 for non-play­ing chil­dren. Every­one at­tend­ing must have a tick­et by Fri­day, Sept. 14. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at the club­house Monday through Fri­day, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more in­form­a­tion call Tom Mack at 215-275-8838. ••

Fishtown Neigh­bors As­so­ci­ation zon­ing meet­ing

Tues­day, Septem­ber 11, at 7 p.m., re­gard­ing Canal Street North at Penn Treaty Vil­lage: a pro­pos­al for a loc­al dis­til­lery, bowl­ing al­ley, con­cert ven­ue, coun­try and west­ern bar, res­taur­ant, re­tail out­let, and over 300 sur­face park­ing spaces. This meet­ing will be held at First Pres­by­teri­an Church of Kens­ing­ton 418 E. Gir­ard Ave.  All res­id­ents of Fishtown are eli­gible to vote; bring ID. ••

Ladies of Port Rich­mond fun­draiser

Ap­ple­bee’s at 2535-37 Castor Ave. will host a flap­jack fun­draiser break­fast to sup­port the Ladies of Port Rich­mond. Cost is $7 per per­son. Sat­urday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more in­form­a­tion con­tact Mary Lou at 215-427-3222. ••

Brides­burg flea mar­ket

Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist Church will hold a flea mar­ket and craft fair Sat­urday, Sept. 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4601 Rich­mond St. Spaces are $15, call Car­ol at 267-738-5414 for de­tails. ••

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. ••

Frank­lin Towne Charter pan­cake break­fast

Help sup­port the athet­lics de­part­ment at the 2nd an­nu­al pan­cake break­fast on Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. un­til noon. The event will take place at Frank­lin Towne Charter High School in the  Frank­lin Towne Activ­ity Cen­ter, 5301 Ta­cony St. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for chil­dren un­der 3. Baked goods and raffle prizes will also be avail­able. ••

Ma­ter Dol­orosa bus trip

Cel­eb­rate the Feast of San Gen­naro with Ma­ter Dol­orosa Church with a bus trip to New York City. The trip will take place on Septem­ber 16.

Bus de­parts from the church, 1676 Ru­an St., at 8:30 a.m. The bus leaves New York City at 4:30 p.m. Tick­ets are $40, for re­ser­va­tions call the rect­ory at 215-535-4036 or call Lou at 215-285-2067.

The par­ish will also cel­eb­rate the Feast Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the church. ••

FACT mem­ber­ship meet­ing

Monday, Septem­ber 10 at 7 p.m. at Holy Name of Je­sus Church, 701 Gaul St. Guest Speak­er: State Sen­at­or Larry Farnese. Find out the up­dated plans for I-95; re­fresh­ments will be served. ••

Cione Play­ground activ­it­ies

Cione Play­ground is of­fer­ing vari­ous activ­it­ies start­ing in the fall, in­clud­ing: an after school pro­gram for chil­dren in kinder­garten through sixth grade; tum­bling and gym­nastics for ages 3 ½ and up; “Pee-Wee” soc­cer for ages 4 to 6; arts and crafts; “Tot Rec” for ages 3 1/2 to 5, and bi­cycle polo.

For spe­cif­ic in­form­a­tion, dates and times call 215-685-9880. Cione is loc­ated at Ara­mingo and Le­high av­en­ues. ••

Stick­ball tour­na­ment

The Friends of Stok­ley Play­ground will host the 8th an­nu­al stick­ball and wash­er tour­na­ment at Stok­ley Play­ground on Sat­urday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9. For more info call Chris Coglan, 267-228-3224; Mike Fasone, 215-768-8085 or Tom Mack, 215-275-8838. ••

Frank Glav­in pro­grams

Frank Glav­in Play­ground, at 2600 West­mo­re­land St., will be hold­ing re­gis­tra­tion for its dance, tum­bling, Zumba, and yoga pro­grams on Thurs., Sept. 6, from 7 to 8 p.m. $20 due at re­gis­tra­tion.  Oth­er activ­it­ies: Girl Scouts, Tae-Kwon-Do, com­pet­it­ive dance in­struc­tion and tot soc­cer. Info. avail­able night-of.

The Frank Glav­in fall flea mar­ket will be Sat­urday, 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 West­mor­land streets on a first- come, first-serve basis. No food vendors. ••

Penn Treaty Park fun­draiser

On Fri­day, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m., The Friends of Penn Treaty Park will host the “Cham­pagne in the Park” fun­draiser at the park. Tick­ets are $35 in ad­vance or $45 day-of. Make checks pay­able to “Friends of Penn Treaty Park” and mail to: Win Ake­ley, 1210 Marl­bor­ough St., Phil­adelphia, PA 19125. ••

LSH happy hour

Luther­an Set­tle­ment House at 1400 Frank­ford Ave. is host­ing “Happy Hour in The Garden” Fri­day, Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Stop by for some live jazz from Stand­ard Time.

Phil­adelphia Mo­bile Food As­so­ci­ation will have a num­ber of food trucks avail­able. Art by the LSH’s seni­ors will be on sale. Beer will be avail­able for a sug­ges­ted dona­tion of $5. Pro­ceeds to sup­port LSH seni­or ser­vices. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on Sept. 8 and 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 Re­cre­ation cen­ter activ­it­ies

Be­gin­ning in the fall, the rec. cen­ter, at 4625 Rich­mond St., is of­fer­ing: an after-school pro­gram, ages K-6th grade; “tots” and preschool af­ter­noon classes; Zumba on Mondays and Thursdays start­ing Sept. 24; ceram­ics and scrap­book­ing classes; a ladies’ bowl­ing league; tum­bling and gym­nastics and tap, jazz and bal­let classes.

For start dates, in­form­a­tion, costs and oth­er info. about any classes, call the rec. cen­ter at 215-685-1247. ••

Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety to meet

The next meet­ing of the Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety will be held on Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 12, at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints’ Mari­an Hall, on the north­w­est corner of  Ed­ge­mont and Bucki­us streets. 

Bring some piece of mem­or­ab­il­ia or a vin­tage pho­to­graph from your fam­ily his­tory, along with any story you may have about it. Re­fresh­ments will be served. For in­form­a­tion, call 215-535-3828. ••

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. ••

Fall sea­son at Luther­an Set­tle­ment House

Join the Luther­an Set­tle­ment House seni­ors on Tues­day, Septem­ber 18 at 1 p.m. for the start of their fall sea­son. En­ter­tain­er John Had­field will provide en­ter­tain­ment.  Come early at 11:30 for lunch.  You must re­serve a lunch by Monday, Septem­ber 10. Call Peggy at 215-426-8610x206 for more in­form­a­tion. ••

You can reach at star@bsmphilly.com.

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