Northeast Times

Events (April 10, 2013)

Thursday, April 11

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Ba­sic First Aid Train­ing Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $50, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 267-298-8235. 

Book Sale East Chel­ten­ham Free Lib­rary, Row­land Com­munity Cen­ter, Myrtle and Elm av­en­ues. Hos­ted by Friends group. 7 to 8:45 p.m. Con­tin­ues April 12, 1 to 4:45 p.m. and April 13, 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. 215-379-2077.  

Car­dio Sculpt with Ket­tle­bell Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. $6 per class drop-in fee. 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. 215-612-4576. 

Com­puter Class North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays from 1:30 to 4 p.m. 215-685-0576. 

Heal­ing Ex­er­cise Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Free. 10:40 a.m. 215-698-7300. 

Kar­ate Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Thursdays and Fri­days. 8 to 9 p.m. $10 per class. 215-613-1070. 

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

Pilox­ing Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m. $10 per class drop-in fee. 215-613-1070. 

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. $3. 9 a.m. 215-612-4576. Also at: May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. 9:30 a.m. $3. 215-683-1994. 

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Man­or lower level, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8000. 

“The Li­on King” Per­form­ances Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Presen­ted by NCC Chil­dren’s Theat­er. Also on April 12. $5. 6 to 8 p.m. 215-613-1070. 

“To Scam or Not to Scam” Per­form­ances North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, Bustleton and Solly av­en­ues. Mem­bers of the cen­ter’s drama club will sing, dance and act as part of the vari­ety show. The pro­gram will help edu­cate seni­ors on how to avoid scams. 12:45 p.m. Also on April 12 at 9:30 a.m. Free ad­mis­sion, dona­tions will be ac­cep­ted. 215-685-0577. 

Youth Kar­ate Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Thursdays. 7:15 p.m. $10 drop-in fee. 215-613-1070. 

Yoga May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. 10 a.m. $5. 215-683-1994. Also at: Pi­car­i­ello Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 10811 Calera Road. Bring a mat. $20 per month. 6:50 p.m. 267-738-8393. 

MEET­INGS

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

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. 7:30 p.m. 1-856-428-1431. 

Fri­day, April 12

EVENTS

“Alice in Won­der­land Jr.” Per­form­ances Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Cottman Av­en­ue and Pen­n­way Street. 7 p.m. Pro­duc­tion is a fam­ily-friendly mu­sic­al for all ages. Con­tin­ues April 13 at 7 p.m. and April 14 at 2 p.m. Adults $8, chil­dren ages 10 and young­er $4. 215-685-0596, Jar­del­Drama@gmail.com

Amer­ic­an Red Cross CPR, First Aid and Fire Safety Train­ing Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $90, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 4 p.m. Re­gister. 267-298-8235. 

Bingo Amer­ic­an Le­gion Post 366, 7976 Ox­ford Ave. Re­fresh­ments are avail­able. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit vet­er­ans’ needs. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-728-9412. Also at: St. Jos­aphat, Dis­ston and Dit­man streets. Games also played Mondays and Wed­nes­days. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Games be­gin at 7 p.m. Kit­chen on premises. 215-338-1125. 

Blood Pres­sure Screen­ings Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Aria Health stu­dent nurses will per­form screen­ings at 9 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

Cooko­logy Boot Camp Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. A cer­ti­fied di­eti­tian will whip up treats for all to sample. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

Danny Craige Found­a­tion Spring Fling Northamp­ton Coun­try Club, Route 332, New­town-Rich­boro Road, Rich­boro. Be­ne­fits St. Mar­tin of Tours and St. Bede par­ishes. $35, in­cludes full din­ner, dessert, live mu­sic, beer and wine. Cash bar avail­able for drinks. 8 p.m. to mid­night. 267-228-1524. 

Dir­ec­ted Re­treat Week­end Moth­er Bon­iface Spir­itu­al­ity Cen­ter, 3501 Solly Ave. Be­gins to­night at 7 p.m. and con­cludes Sunday with din­ner at noon. Par­ti­cipants will have time for pray­er, daily Mass and a meet­ing daily with a spir­itu­al dir­ect­or. Re­gister. 267-350-1830. 

Sab­bath Ser­vice/Lunch/Pi­ano Play­ing Klein JCC Ta­bas House Satel­lite, 2101 Strahle St. Fri­days. Noon. 215-745-3127. 

Shuffle­board North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fri­days from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Board avail­able to mem­bers at oth­er times. 215-685-0576. 

Tibetan Buddhist Sand Man­dala Glen­cairn Mu­seum, 1001 Cathed­ral Road, Bryn Athyn. Wit­ness the step-by-step cre­ation of a tra­di­tion­al sand man­dala (sand paint­ing) by Ven­er­able Losang Samten, the first Buddhist giv­en per­mis­sion by the Dalai Lama to make man­dalas in the west. Also April 13 and 14, 20 and 21. 1 to 4:30 p.m. 267-502-2600. 

Sat­urday, April 13

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Emer­gency Re­sponse Train­ing (First Re­spon­der) Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $200, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 11 a.m. Re­gister. 267-298-8235. 

Amici Op­era Com­pany Per­form­ance Holy Nativ­ity  Church, 205 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Rockledge (enter on Jar­rett Av­en­ue). Biz­et’s “Car­men” will be staged. $25. 4 p.m. 215-224-0257. 

Cleanup Over­ing­ton Park, 4600 Leiper St. Join Friends of Over­ing­ton Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a spring clean­ing in the park. 

Crafty Kids Ry­erss Mu­seum and Lib­rary, Burholme Park, 7370 Cent­ral Ave. 1 to 2:30 p.m. 

Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware Tour 5001 Grant Ave. $10 per per­son, $9 for stu­dents and seni­ors (65 or older). 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 215-632-5330. 

Gym­nastics Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for ages 5 to 8. Sat­urdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-8734.

LEGO Club Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Use the lib­rary’s LE­G­Os to cre­ate your own design or fol­low the theme of the month. All cre­ations will be pos­ted on the lib­rary’s Face­book page. 1:30 p.m. 215-685-0549. 

Lil’ An­gels Kids Con­sign­ment Sale and Com­munity Event Park­wood Youth Or­gan­iz­a­tion, 3301 Mech­an­ic­sville Road. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Con­tin­ues April 14, 8 a.m. to noon, with 50 per­cent off most items. Bag sale (Sunday only) from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. 

Melvina’s Dance Class Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Sat­urdays. Ages 10 to 16 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; adults and seni­ors from 3 to 4 p.m. 215-685-8734. 

Mommy and Me Art Class 7213 Frank­ford Ave. Par­ents and chil­dren age 3 and older are in­vited. $60 per month plus a $10 sup­ply fee. Sat­urdays. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Re­gister. 215-681-5293. 

Mr. Pa­gan’s Read­ing Club for Boys North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Boys ages 9 to 12 are in­vited to listen to and talk about fun, in­ter­est­ing, ex­cit­ing or scary books just for boys. A fun activ­ity will also be held. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-0522. 

Pa­per Air­plane Work­shop Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Chil­dren ages 7 and older can join Mr. McK­night and learn the ba­sics of aero­dy­nam­ics and why some pa­per air­planes fly bet­ter than oth­ers. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-0549

Philly Spring Cleanup Join mem­bers of Take Back Your Neigh­bor­hood at Max My­ers Re­cre­ation Cen­ter play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. at 9 a.m. for pro­ject as­sign­ments and in­form­a­tion. Ad­di­tion­al sites to be cleaned in­clude the 6300-6900 blocks of Castor Av­en­ue and 6600-6900 blocks of Bustleton Av­en­ue. 917-539-7566.

R.A.D. Book Club Tor­res­dale Lib­rary, 3079 Holme Ave. Books, crafts, snacks and com­munity ser­vice for third- to sev­enth-graders with a “kid­die corner” for young­er chil­dren. Sponsored by Friends of Tor­res­dale Lib­rary. 1 to 3 p.m. 215-685-0494. 

Slug­gers­ville Cham­pi­ons Base­ball Clin­ic 9490 Blue Grass Road. Event is for chil­dren of any age with dis­ab­il­it­ies that in­hib­it them from par­ti­cip­at­ing in or­gan­ized sports. Pro­fes­sion­al in­struc­tion, lunch and T-shirts provided. The Phil­lie Phanat­ic will put in a sur­prise ap­pear­ance. Free. 9 a.m. to noon. E-mail            phil­abluesox@gmail.com to re­gister.

Sow Your But­ter­fly Garden Now Pro­gram In­sect­ari­um, 8046 Frank­ford Ave. Learn how to at­tract col­or­ful but­ter­flies to your yard. In­cluded with gen­er­al ad­mis­sion. 1 p.m. 215-335-9500. 

Sum­mer Day Camp Re­gis­tra­tion Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Camp is for chil­dren ages 4 (potty trained) to 12. Each two-week en­camp­ment costs $125 per child. Noon to 2 p.m. 215-685-1242. 

Tree­P­hilly Yard Tree Giveaway Pennypack En­vir­on­ment­al Cen­ter, 8600 Ver­ree Road. This is a tree plant­ing ini­ti­at­ive from Phil­adelphia Parks & Re­cre­ation in part­ner­ship with Wells Fargo and Fair­mount Park Con­servancy. 1 to 3 p.m. Re­gister for a free tree. 215-683-0217. 

MEET­INGS

Aut­ism Sup­port Group North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary meet­ing room, 2228 Cottman Ave. New group will meet once a month. Pro­viders, care­takers and guard­i­ans are in­vited to dis­cuss and take part in present­a­tions and in­form­a­tion con­cern­ing those on The Aut­ism Spec­trum. 1 to 2:30 p.m. 215-685-0522. 

Friends of Ry­erss Mu­seum and Lib­rary At Ry­erss, Burholme Park, 7370 Cent­ral Ave. 10 a.m. friend­so­fry­erss@ya­hoo.com 

FLEA MAR­KETS/VENDOR EVENT

Arch­bish­op Ry­an High School 11201 Academy Road. Flea mar­ket. Sponsored by Arch­bish­op Ry­an March­ing Raid­ers. 7 a.m. to noon. 267-334-5064. 

Fox Chase Farm Swen­son Arts & Tech High School sec­ond­ary cam­pus, 8500 Pine Road. Flea mar­ket. Time: 215-728-5008. 

Fox Chase School Yard 500 Rhawn St. Flea mar­ket. Set-up be­gins at 7:30 a.m. and must be com­pleted pri­or to 8:15 a.m. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit Fox-Rok Ath­let­ic As­so­ci­ation. Rain date April 14. www.foxrok­fleamar­ket@aol.com

Ab­ra­ham Lin­coln High School 3201 Ry­an Ave. In­door/out­door flea mar­ket. Be­ne­fits seni­or awards and schol­ar­ships. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-571-9696. 

Ma­ter­nity B.V.M. 9220 Old Bustleton Ave. Flea mar­ket. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date April 20. 215-868-6371.

Nav­al In­vent­ory Con­trol Point 700 Rob­bins Ave. Out­door flea mar­ket and craft sale. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter 10980 Nor­com Road. In­door/out­door vendor show and sale. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-698-3012. 

St. Al­bert the Great 212 Welsh Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. In­door flea mar­ket. Sponsored by Knights of Colum­bus. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables avail­able. 215-677-1147. 

Sunday, April 14

EVENTS

Bring-a-Friend Mass and Pasta Sup­per Ma­ter Dol­orosa Church, Paul and Ru­an streets. Mass at 11:15 a.m. will be fol­lowed by sup­per in the church hall. Adults $10, chil­dren ages 6 to 12 $6, chil­dren un­der age  6 are free. Tick­ets avail­able at the rect­ory or at the door. 215-535-4036. 

Half-price Cloth­ing Sale Classroom Thrift Shop, 4301 Tyson Ave. Sponsored by the Wo­men of Temple Men­orah Kene­seth Chai. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Con­tin­ues April 15 and 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

SPIN’S Pos­sib­il­it­ies in the Park 5K Race Drum­mond In­dus­tri­al Park sur­round­ing SPIN’s Drum­mond Road cam­pus. Re­gis­tra­tion at 6:45 a.m. at 10501 Drum­mond Road. Race starts at 8 a.m., the 1-mile fun run/walk/roll starts at 8:05 a.m. The day ends with fam­ily activ­it­ies, games and food trucks. Adult re­gis­tra­tion $30, chil­dren, ages 12 and young­er $15. Re­gister at www.spi­ninc.org/5k

VA Be­ne­fits Present­a­tion Wood River Vil­lage, 3200 Ben­s­alem Blvd., Ben­s­alem. Top­ics to be dis­cussed in­clude “How to qual­i­fy” and “What pro­grams are avail­able.” Presen­ted by a rep­res­ent­at­ive from U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick’s of­fice. The pub­lic is in­vited. 2 p.m. 215-741-3030. 

Wo­men’s Fel­low­ship Tea Cres­centville United Meth­od­ist Church, 412 Sen­t­ner St. Re­min­isce about the grand old days of Wil­low Grove Park with Dav­id Row­land of the Old York Road His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety. A turn of the cen­tury fash­ion show will also be presen­ted. 2 p.m. $8 in ad­vance, $10 at the door. 215-745-7115. 

Monday, April 15

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Fam­ily Care­giver Train­ing Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $90, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 267-298-8235. 

Bingo St. Jos­aphat, Dis­ston and Dit­man streets. Games also played Wed­nes­days and Fri­days. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Games be­gin at 7 p.m. 215-338-1125. 

Phil­adelphia Book Fest­iv­al: Au­thor Event Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Cel­eb­rate with loc­al au­thor Tom Bur­goyne, who is en­ter­ing his 25th sea­son as the Phil­lie Phanat­ic. Free. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-8756. 

Preschool Story Time Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Stor­ies, songs, move­ment, an easy craft and snack are for chil­dren ages 2 to 5 and their care­givers. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0549. 

Theo­logy on Tap North­east Gearo’s Grille, 1913 Welsh Road. Young adults in their 20s and 30s can gath­er for an even­ing of cas­u­al eat­ing, drink­ing and faith-re­lated dis­cus­sion. This week’s top­ic is “au­then­t­ic fem­in­in­ity” with Mar­ie Joseph, ex­ec­ut­ive dir­ect­or of Leg­acy of Life Found­a­tion. Cath­ol­ics and non-Cath­ol­ics, drink­ers and non-drink­ers in­vited. 7:30 p.m. 

Total Joint Re­place­ment Class Naz­areth Hos­pit­al, Mari­an Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 2601 Holme Ave. Free. 11:30 a.m. Re­gister. 215-335-6313. 

Zumba Class Lower May­fair Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rob­bins Av­en­ue and Hawthorne Street. En­joy a com­pli­ment­ary class to­night at 7 p.m. Re­gister. www.ju­li­a1.zumba.com 

MEET­INGS

North­wood Academy Charter School Board At the school, 4621 Castor Ave. 5 p.m. 

St. Chris­toph­er Seni­or Club Holy Fam­ily hall (un­der the church), 13301 Proc­tor Road. New mem­bers in­vited. 9:30 a.m. 215-673-4366. 

Take Back Your Neigh­bor­hood Group Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. 7 p.m. 215-205-2167. 

Wo­men’s Club of Lawn­crest Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home so­cial hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. 6 p.m. 215-697-8000. 

Tues­day, April 16

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blen­ded Learn­ing Stress Man­age­ment 101/First Aid Train­ing Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $75, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 267-298-8235. 

Back Pain Pro­gram Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. Hear from Dr. Kay Scan­lon, a phys­ic­al ther­ap­ist who uses the McK­en­zie meth­od to quickly, safely and ef­fi­ciently treat back pain. 1 p.m. 215-685-0547. 

Be­gin­ner Com­puter Class Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. This week’s class cov­ers e-mail. Free. 10 a.m. to noon. Pre-re­gister. 215-685-0547. 

Chat­room.com Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Pro­gram will provide teens an un­der­stand­ing of how to avoid un­safe In­ter­net situ­ations. Offered by WOAR. 4 p.m. 215-685-0549.

Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware Tour 5001 Grant Ave. $10 per per­son, $9 for stu­dents and seni­ors (65 or older). 7 p.m. 215-632-5330. 

Phil­adelphia Book Fest­iv­al: Au­thor Event Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Fea­tures au­thor Lee Fish­man who worked un­til re­cently as a lib­rar­i­an at the Free Lib­rary. Free. 1:30 p.m. 215-685-0472. 

Pilox­ing Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. $6 per class. Tues­days. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-612-4576. 

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Tues­days. $3. 9 to 10 a.m. 215-612-4576. 

Un­der­stand­ing Clin­ic­al Tri­als Dis­cus­sion Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Presen­ted by Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

MEET­INGS

Lawn­crest Com­munity As­so­ci­ation St. Wil­li­am par­ish hall, Argyle and Rob­bins streets. Doors open at 6 p.m. Meet­ing be­gins at 7 p.m. sharp. 215-342-5642. 

Lin­coln Cul­tur­al Seni­or As­so­ci­ation Beth­esda Pres­by­teri­an Church, 808 Red Li­on Road. Re­fresh­ments avail­able. En­ter­tain­ment fea­tures “A Vic­tori­an Talk” with Irene Re­it­er. Noon. The pub­lic is in­vited. 215-673-1688.

Nor­mandy Civic As­so­ci­ation Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. 7 p.m.

North­wood Civic As­so­ci­ation St. James Luther­an Church, Castor Av­en­ue and Pratt Street. 7 p.m. 215-856-3310.

Wed­nes­day, April 17

EVENTS

AD­HD Aware­ness Work­shop Ta­cony Lib­rary, 6742 Tor­res­dale Ave. This is part one of a two-part, in­ter­act­ive and edu­ca­tion­al pro­gram for adults and par­ents of chil­dren with AD­HD. Presen­ted by CHADD. Part 2 takes place on May 1. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 267-808-6458.

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blen­ded Learn­ing Er­go­nom­ic­s101 Train­ing Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $25, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 5 to 6 p.m. Re­gister. 267-298-8235. 

Arch­ery Camp Re­gis­tra­tion Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6700 Cot­tage St. Wed­nes­days. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-685-8753. 

Breast Can­cer Screen­ings Holy Re­deem­er Wo­men’s Health­Care at Southamp­ton, 45 Second Street Pike, Southamp­ton. Free. Avail­able to wo­men ages 40 and older who are un­in­sured and have not had a mam­mo­gram in the last year. 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747. 

Car­dio Sculpt with Ket­tle­bell Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. $6 per class drop-in fee. 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. 215-612-4576. 

Chair Yoga with Re­lax­a­tion Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. $4.50. 7:20 p.m. 215-612-4576. 

Cre­ate Your Own Po­etry Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. School-age chil­dren can help cel­eb­rate Po­etry Month by read­ing dif­fer­ent styles of po­etry and cre­at­ing their own. 4 p.m. 215-685-0547. 

Fath­er Judge/St. Hubert Ju­ni­or Night St. Hubert High School aud­it­or­i­um, 7320 Tor­res­dale Ave. A pan­el of col­lege ad­mis­sions of­ficers will provide in­form­a­tion and an­swer ques­tions. Sponsored by the school’s guid­ance de­part­ments. All are in­vited, but 11th grade stu­dents and their par­ents are en­cour­aged to at­tend. 7 to 9 p.m. 

Grand Open­ing and Lunch­eon RE Linc Real Es­tate Group, 2337 Philmont Ave., Suite 107, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Bring real es­tate ques­tions and con­cerns for agents, loan of­ficers and more. Free. Noon to 3 p.m. Lim­ited space. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. 215-914-0300. 

Eat Bet­ter/Move More Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Learn about healthy al­tern­at­ives to fatty foods and par­ti­cip­ate in low-im­pact ex­er­cises. Wed­nes­days. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

Free Mid­week Pick-Me-Up Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. $3.50 per class. Wed­nes­days. Noon to 12:30 p.m. 215-612-4576.

Mind­ful­ness-Based Stress Re­duc­tion Pro­gram Holy Re­deem­er Coun­sel­ing Cen­ter, 521 More­don Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. This is an in­tro­duc­tion to a be­gin­ning un­der­stand­ing of what Mind­ful­ness Prac­tices are and how it can help re­duce stress. $25. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Pa­jama Party! Tor­res­dale Lib­rary, 3079 Holme Ave. Chil­dren ages 2 to 7 with ac­com­pa­ny­ing care­giver are in­vited for stor­ies, songs and snacks with Miss Ann. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0494. 

Phil­adelphia Book Fest­iv­al: Au­thor Event Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. Au­thor Scott Flander, former Phil­adelphia Daily News re­port­er, brings the streets of West Philly      to life with his two nov­els. 7 p.m. 215-685-0547. 

Seni­or Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. North­east Vic­tims Ser­vices (NEVS) will dis­cuss the ser­vices it provides. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

Story Time Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Suit­able for ages 2-1/2 to 5. Come meet the new chil­dren’s lib­rar­i­an, Mr. John. Wed­nes­day through May 22. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0472. 

MEET­INGS

Mar­ine Corps League, All Di­vi­sions De­tach­ment Iron­work­ers Hall, 11600 Nor­com Road. New mem­bers in­vited. 7:30 p.m. 215-343-4602. 

Ox­ford Circle Chapter 1301, Na­tion­al Act­ive Re­tired Fed­er­al Em­ploy­ees North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Top­ics to be dis­cussed will be of in­terest to cur­rent and re­tired fed­er­al em­ploy­ees and their fam­il­ies. Joshua Up­in, Esq. will talk about prop­erty re­as­sess­ment in the city. Noon. 215-331-5091. 

Thursday, April 18

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Sports In­jury Pre­ven­tion for Coaches Train­ing Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. $50, in­cludes spot cer­ti­fic­a­tion. 5 to 6:30 p.m. 267-298-8235. 

Au­thor Talk Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Mark John­son dis­cusses his book “Bas­ket­ball Slave: The Andy John­son Har­lem Globe­trot­ter Story,” which provides be­hind-the-scenes tales of the early days of the Har­lem Globe­trot­ters. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0549. 

Fam­ily His­tory On­line Work­shop North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. En­joy a work­shop on gene­a­logy and fam­ily his­tory re­sources avail­able on the Free Lib­rary’s Web site and on the In­ter­net. Space is lim­ited. Please ar­rive 30 minutes early to get a re­gis­tra­tion tick­et at the ref­er­ence desk in the magazines and news­pa­pers de­part­ment. 2 p.m. 215-685-0522. 

Ger­man Prot­est­ant Ser­vice Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 11 a.m. 215-697-8000.

May­fair Art Ini­ti­at­ive Third Thursday Pro­gram Headquar­ters, 7213 Frank­ford Ave. Art­work and pho­to­graphy will be on dis­play. Re­fresh­ments served. 7 p.m. 215-941-8604.

Phil­adelphia Book Fest­iv­al: Au­thor Event Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Free. Fea­tures Kar­en Quinones Miller, au­thor of the auto­bi­o­graph­ic­al nov­el “An Angry-Ass Black Wo­man.” 3:30 p.m. 215-685-1473. 

So­cial Se­cur­ity Plan­ning Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Presen­ted the So­ci­ety of Fin­an­cial Aware­ness. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

MEET­INGS

Friends of Pennypack Park La­fay­ette-Holy Re­deem­er Cen­ter, 8580 Ver­ree Road. 7:30 p.m. 215-934-PARK.

Phil­adelphia’s First Toast­mas­ters Club Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. A min­im­um dona­tion helps with the room rent­al and re­fresh­ments. Vis­it­ors are in­vited. 7 to 9 p.m. 

Up­per Holmes­burg Civic As­so­ci­ation St. Domin­ic’s Mari­an Hall, 8532 Frank­ford Ave. 7 p.m. 

VENDOR ALERT

Gos­pel of Grace Chris­ti­an School 315 Cent­ral Ave., Chel­ten­ham. April 20. Moth­er’s Day craft/vendor show. Hand­made crafters only. Tables $15. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit the vic­tims of Hur­ricane Sandy. laur­a_steven­son84@ya­hoo.com

Louis H. Far­rell School 8300 Castor Ave. April 27. Flea mar­ket. Rain date May 4. Double cafet­er­ia table (in­side) $25, out­side space, $15, bring your own table. 267-707-4693. 

Klein JCC 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. April 28. In­door spring shop­ping spree. Spaces avail­able. 215-698-7300, Ext. 129. 

6800 block of Tor­res­dale Ave. (closed off area) May 3. First Fri­days Art Fest­iv­al. Hos­ted by Ta­cony Civic As­so­ci­ation. Artists and craft vendors are needed. 215-338-2575.

Aria Hos­pit­al, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus park­ing gar­age, Knights and Red Li­on roads. May 4. Sponsored by Aux­il­i­ary. Spaces $20. 215-831-2179. 

Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter 4601 Rich­mond St. May 4. Flea mar­ket. Spaces $15. Bring your own table. 267-738-5414. 

North­east High School 1601 Cottman Ave. May 4. Flea mar­ket. Sponsored by Home & School. Rain date May 11. Spaces $20. 215-745-1146, 215-676-0937. 

Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church 8118 Frank­ford Ave. May 11. Flea mar­ket. A rum­mage drive is also be­ing held to sup­port Ann’s At­tic. Bring second-hand items (no elec­tron­ics or cloth­ing) and non-per­ish­able food items for the church’s food cup­board and hot meal pro­gram. Spaces $10 be­fore May 8 or $15 af­ter­wards. 215-333-3155. 

Me­mori­al Pres­by­teri­an Church of Fox Chase 7902 Ox­ford Ave. May 11. Flea mar­ket. Spaces $15 or $20 with table. Rain date May 18. 215-632-1345. 

North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, Or­leans Build­ing Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Av­en­ue (next to Friends Hos­pit­al). May 18. Craft fair. Be­ne­fits Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter. Tables $20. 215-831-2926. 

Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter 6700 Cot­tage St. May 18. Out­door flea mar­ket. No food vendors needed. Spaces $5. Rain date May 25. 215-685-8753. 

Beth­esda Church 808 Red Li­on Road. June 1. Flea mar­ket. Spaces $15 or two for $25. Rain date June 8. 215-464-3131. ••

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