Northeast Times

River Wards events for the week of July 24

Keep up on what's go­ing on around your neigh­bor­hoods with our guide. 

SKCP to meet to­night

The South Kens­ing­ton Com­munity Part­ners will host a com­munity zon­ing meet­ing to­night, Ju­ly 24, be­gin­ning at 6:30 p.m., at 1301 N. 2nd. St.

The group will dis­cuss a vari­ance re­view of 1853 N. 2nd St. at that time. At 7 p.m., 1300-22 Paleth­orp St. will be dis­cussed, along with 1208 N. 5th St. at 7:30, and 1201 Ger­man­town Ave. at 8 p.m. All voters must bring proof of res­id­ence. 

Com­munity Zon­ing Meet­ings are typ­ic­ally held on the third Wed­nes­day of the month. If you are in­ter­ested in serving on the Zon­ing Com­mit­tee, call 215-427-3463. ••

St. Anne’s pro­duce vouch­ers 

St. Anne’s Seni­or Cen­ter has been dis­trib­ut­ing pro­duce vouch­ers through the Seni­or Farm­ers’ Mar­ket Nu­tri­tion Pro­gram (SFM­NP.) Seni­ors will re­ceive four $5 vouch­ers that will be val­id un­til Novem­ber 30, 2013.  Your last chance to pick up vouch­ers is between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. today. Please con­tact 215-426-9799 for in­form­a­tion. ••

Port Rich­mond Com­munity Group to meet

On Thursday, Ju­ly 25 at 7 p.m., join the PRCG at Our Lady Help of Chris­ti­ans church hall, Al­legheny Av­en­ue and Gaul Street, for the monthly meet­ing. The group will dis­cuss and vote on the Kin­tock Group mov­ing its headquar­ters to 2121 Wheat­sheaf Lane, as well as zon­ing is­sues at 3011 Witte St. and 2036 Castor Ave. John Taylor and Marc Collazzo will be in at­tend­ance. Email prcghelp@aol.com with ques­tions. ••

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. For more in­form­a­tion, call Tom Mack at 215-275-8838. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on Ju­ly 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. ••

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. ••

2nd Street Fest­iv­al in Au­gust

Join neigh­bors in North­ern Liber­ties for the an­nu­al 2nd Street Fest­iv­al on Au­gust 4, between Green and Ger­man­town av­en­ues on 2nd Street, from noon un­til 10 p.m. 

The event fea­tures res­taur­ants and beer gar­dens, crafts, kids’ pro­grams, work­shops, green ini­ti­at­ives, and mu­sic­al acts on four stages.

The event is free, but this year the fest­iv­al is de­b­ut­ing a “Friends of the 2nd Street” tick­et op­tion, which will in­clude open bar and food op­tions, meet-and-greet with head­lining mu­sic­al artists, a spe­cial VIP view­ing tent, a 2nd Street good­ie bag, and more. For more in­form­a­tion and VIP tick­ets, vis­it 2nd­st­fest­iv­al.org. ••

River Wards Crime­watch night out

The River­wards Crime­watch will be par­ti­cip­at­ing in a na­tion­al night out for a crime free 19125 on Tues­day, Au­gust 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Het­zell Field in Fishtown, at Columbia and Thompson streets. 

The event will fea­ture rep­res­ent­at­ives from the 26th Po­lice Dis­trict, as well as food trucks, kids’ activ­it­ies, mu­sic, wa­ter ice, giveaways, Sa­fe­Cam re­gis­tra­tion, bi­cycle re­gis­tra­tion, and in­form­a­tion on oth­er safety meas­ures. ••  

Penn Treaty Park events

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. Also, on Aug. 15, in the park, Walk­ing Fish Theatre will host the Fam­ily Theatre Series, at 6 p.m. ••  

St. Anne’s ‘Shore Thing’

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

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. ••

Fairhill Square Park farm­er’s mar­ket

On Tues­days through Oc­to­ber, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Fairhill Square Park, 4th Street and Le­high Av­en­ue, en­joy a weekly farm­er’s mar­ket. 

Scoop up fresh, af­ford­able fruits and ve­get­ables and take part in dif­fer­ent free activ­it­ies each week, in­clud­ing cook­ing demon­stra­tions, chil­dren’s games, Zumba classes, face paint­ers, per­form­ances and more. Presen­ted by the Wo­men’s Com­munity Re­vital­iz­a­tion Pro­ject. ••

Help out your 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. ••

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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