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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 firstname.lastname@example.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. ••
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. ••
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