River Ward events for the week of Jan. 30

Stay up to date on your neigh­bor­hood’s events with our “Around the Neigh­bor­hoods” cal­en­dar.

No­tice of pub­lic meet­ing in 19125
2666 Am­ber St. and 2063-69 E. Let­terly St. in the 19125 zip code, a.k.a. “Let­terly Green,” which are city-owned prop­er­ties, are be­ing con­sidered for sale. The of­fice of Coun­cil­man Mark Squilla (D-1st dist.) has asked for com­munity in­put – a pub­lic meet­ing will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Cor­al Street Arts House, 2446 Cor­al St., to dis­cuss if the com­munity sup­ports this sale. Email zon­ing@ekna.org with ques­tions. ••

Ti­gers’ poker tour­na­ment
The Port Rich­mond Ti­gers will spon­sor a Texas hold ’em tour­na­ment Sat­urday, Jan. 26, at the Pol­ish Amer­ic­an Club, Al­legheny Av­en­ue at Rich­mond Street. Tour­na­ment at 7 p.m., re­gis­tra­tion at 6. The buy-in is $30. Call Tom Mack at 215-275-8838. ••

MDG fun­draiser
Moth­er of Di­vine Grace will host a flap­jack fun­draiser at Ap­ple­bee’s, Castor Av­en­ue at Bel­grade Street, on Sat­urday, Jan. 26, from 8 un­til 10 a.m. Call Patty Peter­man at 215-219-4703. ••

‘Band Night’ at MDG
Moth­er of Di­vine Grace Church, Cam­bria and Thompson streets, presents “The Ex­cep­tions,” as part of its “band night,” Jan. 26, 8 p.m. to mid­night. To pur­chase $30 tick­ets, con­tact Frank at 267-408-4926.••

Ti­ger’s tot bas­ket­ball
Port Rich­mond Ti­gers’ tot bas­ket­ball signups will be­gin Monday, Jan. 28. Girls and boys ages 4 to 6 are wel­come. Sign up at the Ti­gers’ club­house, Chath­am and Ann streets, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. ••

Cel­eb­rate with St. Anne’s
St. Anne’s church, 2328 E. Le­high Ave., signed an agree­ment with Vil­lan­ova Uni­versity to di­git­ize  its cemetery re­cords. Vis­it Feb. 10 for a Mass and cel­eb­ra­tion be­gin­ning at 10:30 a.m. Call 215-207-1892.

FACT to meet
Fishtown Ac­tion (FACT) will hold its monthly mem­ber­ship meet­ing on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at Holy Name Church Hall, 701 Gaul St., at Gaul and Hewson streets. ••

Wooden bat soft­ball at Brides­burg Rec.
Sign up now for the men’s wooden-bat soft­ball league. Max num­ber of play­ers per team is 25. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-1247 or 533-6448, or vis­it the Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter at 4625 Rich­mond St., at the corner of Rich­mond and Bucki­us streets. ••

Brides­burg Rec. winter classes
This winter, the Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter is of­fer­ing a wide range of adult activ­it­ies, in­clud­ing: Zumba classes on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sat­urday morn­ings; ceram­ics on Tues­days from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; scrap­book­ing on Wed­nes­days from 6:30 to 9 p.m.; a ladies’ bowl­ing league on Tues­days at 9 a.m. at Erie Lanes, 1300 E. Erie Ave. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-1247. ••

Rizzo PAL sports sign-ups
The PAL, 2524 E. Clear­field St. is of­fer­ing free bas­ket­ball for boys 9 to 13; Nerf soc­cer for boys and girls 6 to 8; and soc­cer for girls 9 to 12. Re­gister through Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4 to 8 p.m. For in­form­a­tion, con­tact of­ficer Ernie Rehr at 215-426-6583. ••

Yoga at St. Mi­chael’s
Yoga classes are be­ing offered at St. Mi­chael’s Church, Trenton Av­en­ue and Cum­ber­land Street, on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. The cost is $5; pay as you go. For more in­form­a­tion, call Marge at 610-996-7331. ••

Cook-off and brew con­test
On Feb. 10, from noon to 6 p.m., en­joy an end­less sup­ply of homemade chili and home brewed ale. Fif­teen dol­lars will get you in the door. Home brew­ers and chili cooks will be com­pet­ing for brag­ging rights. To sign up, vis­it phil­ly­h­bc.org/win­ters-warm­ers/. This event will take place at the Crane Arts Build­ing’s Gray Space, 1400 N. Amer­ic­an St. ••

Monkiewicz chil­dren classes
Monkiewicz Play­ground’s “Tot Re­cre­ation” is hav­ing open re­gis­tra­tion for the fall classes in 2013 and 2014. Con­tact Mrs. Debbie at 215-989-1330. Monkiewicz is loc­ated at 3201 Rich­mond St. ••

If you’d like to see your event lis­ted in Star, email all de­tails and in­form­a­tion at least two weeks be­fore the event to star@bsmphilly.com.

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