River Wards events for the week of August 7

Keep up with what's go­ing on in your neigh­bor­hood with our guide.   

Liberti church Teen Arts Camp

Teen­agers from the River Wards have cre­ated works of art throughout the month of Ju­ly at liberti church east’s arts camp, and will ex­hib­it their work in the show­case, “Char­ac­ter Ef­fect,” which will be on dis­play through Au­gust in the Artspace Liberti gal­lery space, at 2424 E. York St. 

Join liberti church at the gal­lery be­fore and after Sunday ser­vices through Au­gust, from 10 a.m. to noon. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host flea mar­kets on Aug. 10 and 24, at Kon­rad Square, 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. ••

Port Rich­mond’s Second Sat­urdays

The kick­off of the free Port Rich­mond event, Second Sat­urdays, will take place on Sat­urday, Aug. 10, from 5 to 9 p.m., on Rich­mond Street between Al­legheny and E. Clear­field St. 

The event, sponsored by Sweets & Treats, 3138 Rich­mond St., will fea­ture live mu­sic from De­pend­ent and This Duo, a clas­sic car show — if you have a clas­sic car you’d like to show off, email portrich­mond­phl@gmail.com — and food from Port Rich­mond’s own The Tot Cart, Gigi & Big R, the Kami food truck and Krak­us Mar­ket.

Donna’s Bar will provide a Pol­ish beer gardent, and oth­er beer will be provided by Har­poon Brew­ery and Phil­adelphia Brew­ing Com­pany.

Oth­ers par­ti­cip­at­ing in­clude: Port Rich­mond Books, Breath­ing Room Yoga Stu­dio, Grandma’s Candle Castle, Kash­er Kreations, Trophy Bikes and more. Find more in­form­a­tion at portrich­mond­phl.org, and fol­low on Twit­ter: @portrich­mond­phl. ••

Penn Treaty Park movie night

The Friends of Penn Treaty Park res­ched­uled the rained-out Ju­ly show­ing of “The Amaz­ing Spider Man” for Fri­day, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. in the park. ••  

St. Anne’s ‘Shore Thing’

Join the St. Anne’s par­ish com­munity on Aug.17, from 2 to 6 p.m., for the 11th an­nu­al Shore Thing at Light­house Pointe, 5101 Shaw­crest Ave. in Wild­wood, N.J. All pro­ceeds be­ne­fit St. Anne church, which needs re­pairs. 

Tick­ets are $30 per per­son and in­clude beer, wine and soda. Ad­vanced pur­chas­ing is en­cour­aged. To pur­chase tick­ets con­tact Theresa Stahl, 215-425-3219 or email puff­mom­ma3@msn.com. ••

LSH garden party

Luther­an Set­tle­ment House’s Com­munity Edu­ca­tion Pro­gram’s two year an­niversary party will be held on Thursday, Aug.15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the LSH garden and seni­or cen­ter. 

The party is in cel­eb­ra­tion of two suc­cess­ful years of the vo­lun­teer tu­tor­ing pro­ject. Please join LSH, 1340 Frank­ford Ave., in ap­pre­ci­ation of all its hard-work­ing tu­tors. Any­one in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about the pro­gram and how to get in­volved is wel­come to at­tend the party. Please call Tyler at 215-426-8610, ext. 223, or email at tbush@luther­anset­tle­ment.org. ull;•

Fam­ily Theatre Series at Penn Treaty Park

B. Someday Pro­duc­tions, which calls The Walk­ing Fish Theatre home, is proud to an­nounce an out­door per­form­ance of The Fam­ily Theatre Series on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6 p.m., at Penn Treaty Park. 

The Fam­ily Theatre Series is an in­ter­act­ive, lit­er­at­ure-based per­form­ance pro­gram for chil­dren ages 2 to 7, and their care­givers. This event is free. Call 215-427-9255 for more in­form­a­tion. The park is loc­ated at 1341 N. Delaware Ave. ••

Sug­ar­House Sum­mer Food Truck Series 

The Sug­ar­House Casino and Phil­adelphia Mo­bile Food As­so­ci­ation have teamed up again this year for the con­tinu­ation of their Sum­mer Food Truck Series. 

There will be eight food trucks and two sweets trucks parked in the Sug­ar­House park­ing lot from 6 p.m. un­til 10 p.m. every third Thursday of the month through Septem­ber. Please dir­ect any ques­tions to Brit­ney Nor­man bnor­man@sug­ar­house­casino.com or Dan Pen­nachi­etti, dan@phil­lymfa.com. ••

Dance show­case and health fair in Brides­burg

Join Health Part­ners for its fourth an­nu­al “Crazy Praise Dance Show­case” and health fair on Aug. 17.  The Crazy Praise Dance Show­case will fea­ture Grammy Award-win­ning artists Mary Mary, some of Phil­adelphia’s most tal­en­ted praise dan­cers and an ex­cit­ing an­nounce­ment from Health Part­ners.  

The Health Fair will in­clude com­pli­ment­ary health screen­ings and in­form­a­tion on Health Part­ners’ Chil­dren’s Health In­sur­ance Pro­gram (CHIP). Plus, there will be fam­ily fun activ­it­ies like face paint­ing, games, a chil­dren’s fun zone, giveaways and a spe­cial ap­pear­ance by the Health Part­ners mas­cot, Ms. Roo the Kangaroo. 

The health fair will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., doors open for the show­case at 5 p.m. and the show­case be­gins at 6 p.m. The event will take place at The Baptist Wor­ship Cen­ter, 4790 James St.  ••

Help out loc­al Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts at Glav­in Play­ground are ex­cited to be at­tend­ing the Dis­ney World Youth Edu­ca­tion­al Series learn­ing pro­gram in June 2014. The Par­ent Com­mit­tee is co­ordin­at­ing fun­drais­ing events for the trip throughout the up­com­ing year.  

For now, the Scouts are ask­ing the com­munity to save alu­min­um cans and oth­er re­cyc­lable metals start­ing now through Sat­urday, Au­gust 17. Take your cans to Sul­li­van Re­cyc­ling, 3361 Ed­ge­mont St., and men­tion that your re­cyc­lables are for the Girl Scout fun­draiser at Glav­in Playgound. 

On Sat­urday, Au­gust 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the Girl Scouts will be avail­able at Sul­li­van Re­cyc­ling to ac­cept items. A per­cent­age of all the funds raised will be ear­marked to give to the Ron­ald Mc­Don­ald House at St. Chris­toph­er’s Hos­pit­al, and to the Mus­cu­lar Dys­trophy As­so­ci­ation.

To re­quest alu­min­um and met­al pick-up at stores, bars, etc., leave a mes­sage at 215-739-6456. The Girl Scouts will also be selling $1 candy bars door-to­door every Tues­day even­ing in Au­gust between 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ••

St. Anne’s ex­er­cise classes

St. Anne’s Seni­or Cen­ter, 2607 E. Cum­ber­land St. will of­fer the fol­low­ing ex­er­cise classes: Tai Chi every Wed­nes­day at 10 a.m., and “En­hance Fit­ness” every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Please call 215-426-9799 for ad­di­tion­al in­form­a­tion. ••

Car­mella Play­ground Preschool signups 

Car­mella Play­ground Preschool, 2150 Wakeling St., is now ac­cept­ing re­gis­tra­tions for chil­dren ages 3 to 5. Car­mella Preschool is open Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to noon, at a cost of $100 per month. For more in­form­a­tion, please call 215-685-1235. ••

Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter events

The re­cre­ation cen­ter, 4625 Rich­mond St., will hold a flea mar­ket on Tues­day, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m. All pro­ceeds be­ne­fit the cen­ter’s chil­dren’s activ­it­ies. 

The cen­ter also has two open­ings for its “Tod­dler Time” classes, for boys and girls, af­ter­noon classes only. If in­ter­ested, call the cen­ter week­days between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., at 215-685-1247.  ••

To sub­mit your event list­ing to Star, email star@bsmphilly.com with all event de­tails; mail to: 53 Had­don­field Rd., Ste. 306, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002; or fax to 856-667-0298. We can­not guar­an­tee every sub­mit­ted event will be lis­ted. We re­serve ther right to edit sub­mis­sions.

You can reach at mjamison@bsmphilly.com.

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