Around town events

Klein JCC all set to stim­u­late your mind

As part of its on­go­ing Lifelong Learn­ing series, The Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave., will be fea­tur­ing its “May Pass­port,” a new learn­ing pro­gram de­signed to stim­u­late the minds of act­ive adults, be­gin­ning on Monday, May 6.

Linda Her­sh­man, dir­ect­or of the Lifelong Learn­ing pro­gram run by the Klein JCC’s act­ive adult de­part­ment, says, “This in­ter­est­ing and in­form­at­ive series of­fers dis­cus­sions fo­cus­ing on loc­al, na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al cur­rent events, a series on fas­cin­at­ing wo­men from all walks of life and a spe­cial “At the Movies” pro­gram for those who love the cinema. It is de­signed to en­rich the mind, body and spir­it of act­ive adults.”

In ad­di­tion, the May Pass­port in­cludes a jew­elry work­shop one morn­ing. Par­ti­cipants will cre­ate neck­laces made from a Mur­ano glass piece, aug­men­ted by nat­ur­al stones, glass and pearl beds. The work­shop will be led by Joan Bey­er, former own­er of Be­dazzles, and will be held on Thursday, May 23, be­gin­ning at 9:45 a.m.

An art fest­iv­al will show­case works cre­ated by the Klein JCC’s art stu­dents in their lifelong learn­ing art classes. The art fest­iv­al will be held on Monday, May 20, from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. Guests are in­vited and re­fresh­ments will be served.

Cost for the full May Pass­port series is $35 for mem­bers and $45 for the gen­er­al pub­lic. A par­tial pass­port costs $25 for mem­bers and $35 for the gen­er­al pub­lic. In­di­vidu­al ses­sions are $7 for mem­bers and $9 for non­mem­bers. The jew­elry work­shop, which is not in­cluded in the May Pass­port fees, will be offered for $10 per per­son plus a $12 charge for ma­ter­i­als.

For more in­form­a­tion and to re­gister, con­tact Her­sh­man at 215-698-7300, ex­ten­sion 114, or e-mail lh­er­sh­man@klein­ ••

Church to host Holmes­burg job fair

The Foun­tain of Life Chris­ti­an Church will hold a Holmes­burg job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, May 15, at 7811 Frank­ford Ave.

Pas­tor Jose Aguilera said the free job fair is in­ten­ded to of­fer “a cool cup of wa­ter” called hope to those look­ing for work. Job seekers should bring a re­sume.

It is the church’s first job fair, and it is seek­ing em­ploy­ers who want to share and pro­mote their em­ploy­ment open­ings. The job fair is also a chance for em­ploy­ers to net­work with oth­er em­ploy­ers in the com­munity.

The job fair will take place in the church gym. Each em­ploy­er will be provided a table, power sup­ply and Wifi In­ter­net ac­cess. Busi­nesses that would like to par­ti­cip­ate can call the church at 215-331-3334 or e-mail ••

Former Phil­lie to sign at Ar­tis­ans’ Day

The Ar­tis­ans Or­der of Mu­tu­al Pro­tec­tion Founders Day Cel­eb­ra­tion will take place on Sunday, May 5, start­ing at noon at 8100 Roosevelt Blvd. (a block south of Solly Av­en­ue) in Rhawn­hurst.

The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend the Ar­tis­ans’ 140th an­niversary party.

Former Phil­lies catch­er Dar­ren Daulton will at­tend. Guests will have a chance to get Daulton’s auto­graph and to win signed Phil­lies mem­or­ab­il­ia from past and present stars from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

The af­ter­noon also will in­clude re­fresh­ments, a disc jockey, the Up­town String Band and loc­al mer­chants.

Foun­ded in 1873, the Ar­tis­ans provide life in­sur­ance, in­vest­ment vehicles and activ­it­ies for mem­bers.

For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-708-1000. ••

Bakers Bay Civic presents mu­sic­al May 5

Bakers Bay Civic As­so­ci­ation will host “Get­ting to Know You: A mu­sic­al con­ver­sa­tion with Jen­nie Eis­en­hower” on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m.

The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend. The con­cert will take place in the club­house at Bakers Bay, at 5100 Con­vent Lane, near State Road and Grant Av­en­ue.

Eis­en­hower will sing Broad­way stand­ards and per­son­al fa­vor­ites.

The cost is $15. After the show, there will be wine, cheeses, meats and iced tea.

Call Phyl­lis at 215-281-3718 or Roz at 215-281-9343. ••

Leg vein screen­ing at Naz­areth May 7

Naz­areth Hos­pit­al, at 2601 Holme Ave., will of­fer a free leg vein screen­ing ses­sion from 3 to 7 p.m. on May 7 in the ra­di­ation on­co­logy de­part­ment.

In­ter­ven­tion­al ra­di­olo­gists will dis­cuss varicose and spider veins and treat­ment op­tions. To re­gister, call toll-free 1-866-NAZ­ARETH. ••

OEM to of­fer work­shop for city busi­nesses

The Phil­adelphia’s Of­fice of Emer­gency Man­age­ment will con­duct a free busi­ness con­tinu­ity work­shop, “Build­ing Dis­aster Re­si­li­ent Com­munit­ies,” from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, May 13, at the Phil­adelphia Fire Academy, 5200 Pennypack St. Free park­ing, break­fast and lunch are be­ing offered. 

OEM is join­ing with the Phil­adelphia Po­lice De­part­ment, Home­land Se­cur­ity and The In­form­a­tion Tech­no­logy Dis­aster Re­source Cen­ter to help busi­ness own­ers make sure they are pre­pared for the next emer­gency.

The Bo­ston Mara­thon bomb­ings, fer­til­izer plant ex­plo­sion in Waco, Texas, and floods in Illinois are all ex­amples of why it is vi­tal that all busi­nesses pre­pare now for emer­gen­cies. Re­gis­tra­tion is re­quired by May 9. For more in­form­a­tion, email  ••

Frank­ford Garden Club to sell plants May 11

The Frank­ford Garden Club will hold its an­nu­al Day-Be­fore-Moth­ers-Day Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat­urday, May 11, in front of the Frank­ford branch of the Phil­adelphia Free Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. 

All pro­ceeds go to sup­port the Frank­ford Garden Club. ••

Wal­nut pack­ages for kids pro­gram­ming

Sub­scrip­tion pack­ages are avail­able for the 2013-14 Wal­nut Street Theatre for Kids sea­son.

The sea­son will fea­ture four mu­sic­als based on chil­dren’s books and a hol­i­day clas­sic, all geared to kids in kinder­garten through sixth grade.

The lineup con­sists of Seussic­al Jr. (Sept. 21), A Christ­mas Car­ol (Nov. 30 to Dec. 22), Al­ex­an­der Who’s Not, Not, Not, Not, Not, Not Go­ing to Move (Feb. 1, 2014), Pinka­li­cious, the Mu­sic­al (March 29, 2014) and The Mon­ster Who Ate My Peas (May 31).

Sub­scrip­tions cost $34 and $40.

For show times and more in­form­a­tion, call 215-574-3550 or go to www.wal­nut­ ••

Tick­ets for the Pops are on sale now

Sub­scrip­tions and in­di­vidu­al tick­ets are on sale for the 2013-14 sea­son of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops.

The con­certs take place Fri­days at 8 p.m. and Sat­urdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. at the Kim­mel Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts. There are ad­di­tion­al dates for the hol­i­day con­certs in Decem­ber.

The sched­ule is: Viva Phil­adelphia! (Oct. 11-13); Hol­i­day Pops (Dec. 6-21); The Sounds of Si­mon and Gar­funkel (Feb. 7-9, 2014); Mar­vin Ham­l­isch — A Mu­sic­al Trib­ute (March 14-16, 2014); The Ma­gic­al Mu­sic of John Wil­li­ams (April 4-6, 2014); and Six­ties Hits Fea­tur­ing the Midtown Men (May 16-18, 2014).

For tick­et in­form­a­tion, call 215-893-1999 or vis­it www.philly­ ••

Rock show to be­ne­fit PA Wounded War­ri­ors

The “Memory Lane Oldies Show – Rockin’ for Our War­ri­ors” to be­ne­fit the PA Wounded War­ri­ors Inc. will be per­formed on Fri­day, May 31, at Cannstat­ter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Sched­uled to ap­pear is Charlie Gracie, The Dov­ells, the Soul Sur­viv­ors, Frankie & the Fash­ions, Un­for­get­table, The An­geltones and Purple Reign.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. Tick­ets are $43 per per­son. Food and drink are avail­able, but not in­cluded in the tick­et price.

All pro­ceeds go to PA Wounded War­ri­ors Inc., a 501(C)(3) non­profit or­gan­iz­a­tion that provides as­sist­ance to mil­it­ary fam­il­ies throughout the state. PA Wounded War­ri­ors was foun­ded by Ma­jor Gen­er­al Ger­ald Sajer and his wife Helen, in 2006.

The Show will be hos­ted by Lou Cos­tello of WVLT Cruis­in’ 92.1 FM who is a Vi­et­nam vet­er­an

Tick­ets can be pur­chased in per­son at Cannstat­ter’s (215-332-0121) – ask for Ro­man or Lind­sey or by call­ing Liam Kelly at 215-343-3649 or Lou Frat­tini at 215-632-2537. Or mail a check or money or­der pay­able to: Kelly En­ter­prises, 1718 Hamp­ton Drive, Jam­is­on, PA 18929

Tick­ets can also be pur­chased on­line through PayP­al at www.big­daddypro­duc­tion­ by click­ing on the Up­com­ing Events tab. ••

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