Northeast Times

River Wards events for the week of July 10

Check out our events cal­en­dars for all the latest hap­pen­ings in your neigh­bor­hood, in­clud­ing sports for kids, high school re­unions, com­puter classes and more.

Fishtown soc­cer try­outs

The Fishtown Amer­ic­ans U-8 soc­cer team will have try­outs on the fol­low­ing dates: Ju­ly 10, 15 and 17 at 6:30 p.m. each night, at Shissler Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1800 Blair St. All are en­cour­aged to at­tend all try­out dates. 

A man­dat­ory of two try­outs are re­quired to be con­sidered for the team. Play­ers are re­quired to bring a size four soc­cer ball filled with air, and an ample sup­ply of wa­ter. For info., call Bry­an Sul­li­van, 267-250-3847. ••

FNA hosts Penn Treaty prin­cip­al

Join the Fishtown Neigh­bors As­so­ci­ation for its Ju­ly gen­er­al mem­ber­ship meet­ing on Thursday, Ju­ly 18 at 7 p.m., at the Fishtown Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1202 E. Mont­gomery Ave. The FNA will be joined by Sam How­ell, prin­cip­al of Penn Treaty School, which is ex­pand­ing from a middle school to a 6-12 grade school this Septem­ber. 

Prin­cip­al How­ell will ex­plain a few of the ways they are con­sid­er­ing the im­pact of these changes on the blocks sur­round­ing the school. The group will also be joined by one of the lib­rar­i­ans from the loc­al lib­rary. FNA meet­ings take place on the third Thursday of every month. ••

The 25th an­nu­al Sean Daily Tour­na­ment

The Port Rich­mond Ti­gers will spon­sor the 25th an­nu­al Sean Daily Me­mori­al Sports Tour­na­ment on Fri­day, Sat­urday and Sunday, Ju­ly 26, 27 and 28. Fea­tured events will in­clude men’s and wo­men’s soft­ball, bas­ket­ball, soc­cer (all ages) and wo­men’s vol­ley­ball. 

All events will take place at Co­hox play­ground, Ce­dar and Ann streets. Teams must re­gister by Ju­ly 19. For more in­form­a­tion, call Tom Mack at 215-275-8838. ••

St. Anne’s ‘Shore Thing’

Join the St. Anne’s par­ish com­munity Au­gust 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. ••

St. Anne’s re­union

The St. Anne’s re­union com­mit­tee an­nounces a “save the date” of Novem­ber 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Cot­tage Green, 9001 Ashton Rd. This is an all-class, all-par­ish neigh­bor­hood re­union. 

Tick­ets are $50 per per­son, and in­clude din­ner, an open bar and dan­cing. To pur­chase tick­ets con­tact Theresa Stahl, 215-425-3219 or email puff­mom­ma3@msn.com. The com­mit­tee hopes you’ll help get the word out. Lim­ited seat­ing avail­able. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on two Sat­urdays, Ju­ly 13 and 27, 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. There will also be flea mar­kets Au­gust 10 and 24. ••

Zumba at Brides­burg Rec.

En­joy a Zumba workout class for adults at the Brides­burg Rec., 4625 Rich­mond St., on Monday, Wed­nes­days and Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. The cost is $4 per class in an air-con­di­tioned room. ••

Kids sum­mer pro­grams at Brides­burg Rec.

Day camp/ex­ten­ded camp for boys and girls, kinder­garten through 6th grade (young­er than 12), will be offered from Monday, Ju­ly 22 to Fri­day, Au­gust 16, Monday through Fri­day. 

Day camp: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cost: $180. Ex­ten­ded camp; 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., cost: $180. For fur­ther in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-1247. ••

Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist con­cert

Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist Church, 2717 Kirk­bride St. (between Rich­mond and Thompson streets) will host a sum­mer con­cert and din­ner on Sat­urday, Ju­ly 20 from 6:30 p.m. un­til clos­ing.  

Din­ner will con­sist of spa­ghetti and meat­balls, tossed salad, bever­age and dessert, with the con­cert af­ter­wards. To pur­chase tick­ets, call Joan at 215-941-8873. ••

St. Adal­bert Sum­mer Bazaar

Every­one is in­vited to the St. Adal­bert par­ish bazaar on Thursday, Au­gust 1, Fri­day, Au­gust 2 and Sat­urday, Au­gust 3, be­gin­ning at 6 p.m. each night on the par­ish grounds, Al­lege­heny Av­en­ue and Thompson Street. 

Join the com­munity for fun, a flea mear­ket, Pol­ish and Ameri­an foods, dan­cing, sweets and more. On Thursday, en­joy the Pol­ish Amer­ic­an String Band. On Fri­day, the Pa­ging Samuel Band will en­ter­tain, and on Sat­urday, en­joy con­tin­ent­al Pol­ish mu­sic. The bazaar will take place rain or shine. ••

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••

Peg Mc­Cook Sports Tour­na­ment

The Mar­garet “Peg” Mc­Cook sports tour­na­ment will be held Ju­ly 19, 20, and 21 at Cione Play­ground (Le­high and Ara­mingo av­en­ues) and Co­hox Play­ground (Ce­dar and Cam­bria streets). Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit the Amer­ic­an Can­cer So­ci­ety and schol­ar­ships for stu­dents.

Events, with re­gis­tra­tion costs, in­clude men’s and wo­men’s soft­ball, bas­ket­ball and soc­cer ($125 each), youth soc­cer ($100), youth bas­ket­ball ($75), a 5K run on Ju­ly 20 ($30), and horse­shoes ($25 per throw­er). In­ter­ested teams and run­ners can con­tact Joe Mc­Cook at 267-767-9123 or Mark LaV­elle at 215-919-9373. In­ter­ested youth soc­cer teams can con­tact Jen Ricco at 267-325-1416. ••

Fall hockey at Cione Play­ground

Cione Play­ground is now tak­ing re­gis­tra­tion for the fall hockey leagues for play­ers ages 9 through 17. A $10 re­gis­tra­tion fee in­cludes a shirt, ref­er­ee and trophy fees. Both roller and foot hockey are avail­able. 

Play­ers are re­spons­ible for their own equip­ment and hel­met. Re­gis­tra­tion con­tin­ues un­til Au­gust 27 and league play will be­gin the week of Septem­ber 9. There is also an adult di­vi­sion. The team fee is $200. Cione Play­ground is loc­ated at Ara­mingo and Le­high av­en­ues. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-9880. ••

North Cath­ol­ic High re­union

The second an­nu­al North Cath­ol­ic “Norphans Day” re­union will be held at Keen­an’s Ir­ish Pub in North Wild­wood, N.J. on Sat­urday, Ju­ly 27, from 3 to 7 p.m.  Ad­mis­sion is $25 ($30 at the door) and in­cludes bottled beer, food and live en­ter­tain­ment fea­tur­ing Mas­quer­ade.  

All pro­ceeds be­ne­fit the Phil­adelphia Po­lice Sur­viv­ors Fund and the Ed White, NC Class of ‘55 Schol­ar­ship Fund.  Tick­ets can be pur­chased at Mer­cer Caf&ea­cute;, 2619 E. West­mo­re­land St., JP Tees, 2930 Rich­mond St., or by call­ing Jerry at 215-906-8496.  Come out and cel­eb­rate North Cath­ol­ic her­it­age. All are wel­come. ••

Com­puter classes at LSH

Luther­an Set­tle­ment House, 1340 Frank­ford Ave., is of­fer­ing af­ford­able com­puter classes. Classes in­clude a ba­sics class, a be­gin­ner’s class and a job read­i­ness class. Classes take place on Wed­nes­days and Thursdays at vari­ous times from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Classes are $3.75 per hour for eight hours total, with two hours per ses­sion. For spe­cif­ic dates and times and more in­form­a­tion, call 215-426-8610, ext. 223. ••

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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