FNA updates/Meet the Neighbors
The Fishtown Neighbors Association’s June general membership meeting (previously scheduled for Thursday, June 20) is cancelled to encourage attendance at the FNA’s “Meet the Neighbors” event the next day, on Friday, June 21.
Join your Fishtown neighbors from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Garden Center, at Berks Street and Frankford Avenue. There is a suggested donation of $10 for drinks, food, raffles and more. ••
Book launch for local author
Kenneth W. Milano, author of “The Philadelphia Natavist Riots: Irish Kensington Erupts,” will host a talk and book signing on Thursday, June 20, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at St. Michael’s church, 2nd and Jefferson streets. The launch is sponsored by the church and History Press.
There will be an organ concert and a tour of the church and cemetery. Light refreshments will be available after the talk at Gallagher Hall in the basement of the church. Contact: Kenneth W. Milano, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 215-317-6466. ••
Port Richmond Tigers’ Flapjack Day
The Port Richmond Tigers are hosting a flapjack breakfast at Applebee’s in Port Richmond, 2535 Castor Ave., on Saturday, June 22 from 8 to 10 a.m. Come support your neighborhood kids.
Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for kids, for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and a beverage. For tickets or information call Tom Mack, 215-275-8838. ••
Cabaret fundraiser at Walking Fish
The Walking Fish Theatre is holding a season-ending cabaret fundraiser on Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include beverages. Performances include cabaret singing, burlesque numbers, comedy, classical musicians and more. Raffle will be held. Location: The Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Ave. For more information, call 215-427-9255 or email email@example.com. ••
Flapjack fundraiser for Autism Speaks
Come help support Autism Speaks and eat unlimited pancakes at the same time. Adults cost $7, kids cost $5. This fundraiser will take place on Saturday, June 22, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 2501 Aramingo Ave. Enjoy unlimited pancakes, link sausage and a beverage.
There will also be raffles and a 50/50. If you are interested, please call Billie Suarez at 215-796-5524, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets and/or more info. Tickets are also sold at the door. ••
Konrad Square flea market
The Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market on June 22 at 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. ••
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. This class begins Monday, June 24 for the summer season. ••
Liberti church kids’ camp
Liberti church east will be hosting its sixth annual kids’ camp, “Life Nights,” four days of fun evenings where kids (6-12 years old) can come to liberti to do a craft, play a game, and do other activities.
Life Nights will be Tuesday, June 25 through Friday, June 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. at liberti church east, 2424 E. York St. (entrance on Gordon St.). RSVP by calling 267-908-3625 and leave a message or go to www.libertichurcheast.org/rsvp. ••
Kids summer programs at Bridesburg Rec
Kinder Kamp begins June 25 for boys and girls aged 2, 3, and 4 years old as of Sept. 1, 2013. Camp is from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Cost: $110 for two four-week sessions.
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. ••
Music marathon at St. Jude’s
A charitable live music marathon will be held to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 151 W. Lehigh Ave., on Sunday, June 30, from 12 noon to 12 midnight. For information, contact Victor at 215-303-1279. ••
Fishtown Windowbox Contest
The 2013 Eva Rubin Memorial Window Box and Planter Contest is here. Sponsored by the FNA Beautification Committee, the Window Box and Planter Contest rewards Fishtown residents for their contributions to a greener city and gives them a chance to compete for prizes.
The entry deadline is June 30. Find nomination forms at fishtown.org. ••
June programs at the Fishtown Library
The library, 1217 E. Montgomery Ave., is holding several events throughout June. On Thursday, June 20, from 4:15 to 6 p.m., enjoy the movie “Tangled.” For school-age students.
On Monday, June 24, from 2 to 3 p.m., visit the library for a basic yoga class for teens. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. For teenagers entering grades 7-12.
On Tuesday, June 25 from 2 to 3 p.m., join the library as it starts off its summer reading program with the Phillie Phanatic. Meet the Phanatic, sign up for summer reading, and enjoy prizes and special treats.
Pictures with the Phanatic will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, please stop by, or call 215-685-9990. ••
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. ••
Hancock Rec. summer day camp
Hancock Recreation Center is currently accepting applications for its Summer Day Camp 2013, for ages 5 to 12. Camp will begin Monday, July 1 through August 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Games, arts and crafts, weekly trips, swimming and much more will be available. Registration fee is $25, and the full six-week camp is $150.
Camp must be paid in full prior to start. Money orders only please. Hancock is located at 147 W. Master St. Come in or call 215-685-9886/9877or email email@example.com. ••
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