Drink N’Draw at 3rd Ward
The recently opened co-working arts space 3rd Ward is inviting community members to “Drink N’Draw,” an evening of creativity with live drawing and drinks, at 8 p.m. tonight. Location: 3rd Ward Philadelphia, 1227 N. 4th St., at Thompson Street. For more information, visit philly.3rdward.com. ••
Port Richmond Community Group to meet
On Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady Help of Christians church hall basement (on Allegheny Avenue at Gaul Street), join neighbors for the Port Richmond Community Group meeting.
State Rep. John Taylor will be present, along with a presentation by C.A.R.I.E., the Center for Advocacy, Right and Interests of the Elderly. C.A.R.I.E. will address crime against seniors.
Also present will be officer Cynthia Padua, victim assistance officer for the 24th District. Please bring your specific issues for these and any other matters. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
Walter L. Mason Federal Post 152 Memorial Day events schedule
On Saturday, May 25, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Tezzi Reitz Monument, at Aramingo Avenue and Somerset Street, post members will hold ceremonies honoring veterans at several locations. A special Mass will be held on Sunday, May 26, at 8:30 a.m. at St. George Church.
On Monday, Post 152 will host a Memorial Day ceremony beginning at 8 a.m. in the Casbah Caterers parking lot. After the ceremony, Post 152 will visit the gravesite of Port Richmond resident Louis Zerillo, then head to Bridesburg to take part in the parade at 10 a.m.
For specific locations, times and more information, call Commander Tom O’Brien at 215-327-3676. ••
Konrad Square flea market on Saturdays
The Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market on the following Saturdays: May 25, June 8 and 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. ••
Women invited to American Legion
The Woman’s Auxiliary American Legion Post 821 at 4404 Salmon St. (at Orthodox Street) in Bridesburg, is inviting women who have a blood relative who is or was a member of the military to join the post.
Yearly dues are $15. Please call Dolores T. Volz, 215-288-4312. The Legion would also like to invite men who have served in the military and or sons of military personnel. Please call Stanley Fabiszewski, at 215-289-3686. ••
Flea market at Campbell Square
Reserve a spot for a flea market to benefit The Ladies of Port Richmond and PROPAC on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, at Campbell Square (Allegheny Ave between Almond and Belgrade streets).
Spaces are $15, $20 the day of (cash only). You must bring your own table. For information, call Maureen at 215-425-3834. ••
Fishtown Action to meet
The next FACT meeting will take place on Monday June 3, at 7 p.m., at Holy Name church hall. Wendy Hamilton and Leigh Whitaker, of SugarHouse Casino, will discuss the casino’s expansion plans. ••
MDG Annual Italian Festival
The Mother of Divine Grace Parish annual Italian Festival will be held May 30 and 31, and June 1, 6, 7 and 8.
The festival begins at 4:30 p.m. each day and runs through the evening. Authentic Italian suppers available each night. Enjoy games of chance, games for the kids, gambling and a beer garden. For information, visit mdgitalianfestival.org. ••
Portside Arts Center summer camp seeks campers
The Portside Arts Center at 2531 E Lehigh Ave. (at Belgrade Street) is offering a summer program. Art projects for campers include mask making, clay projects, painting, drawing, collage, mosaic and much more. For children ages 4 to 12. For more information, visit www.portsideartscenter.org or call (215) 427-1514. ••
Penn Treaty Park events
The Friends of Penn Treaty Park invite you to Movie In The Park night on Wednesday, June 12, at 7 p.m., to see “Thunderstruck.”
This film is rated PG, so bring the entire family to this story of about a basketball star who switches talent with a klutzy 16-year-old fan. The Friends of Penn Treaty Park also invite you to the Portside Art Center’s acting students performing monologues on Friday, June 14 at 6 p.m., at Penn Treaty Park.••
Wayne Elliss Jr. horseshoe tournament
Join neighbors and friends for a horseshoe tournament benefit at Cione Field at 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Food, beer, raffle tickets and shirts will be available, with cash prized for the winning team. Contact: Amy Elliss, 267-339-1133; Wayne Elliss, Sr., 215-913-6437. ••
Richmond Library events
Science in the Summer at the Richmond Library will be held July 9 and 10. This summer’s topic is chemistry. All children must be pre-registered. Level 1 classes are for children entering grades 2-3. Level II classes are for children entering grades 4-6. This is a free program. Summer Reading at the library starts June 17. There will also be face painting on June 17 at 3 p.m. Please call 215-686-9992 for more information. ••
Youth basketball league in Kensington
Towey Recreation Center at Howard and Berks streets, in cooperation with Hancock Recreation Center at Hancock and Master, streets are hosting a youth basketball league. Games will be held Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Age groups: 14 and under, and 15 to 18. Spots available in both groups. To register, contact Towey at 215-685-9892 or Hancock at 215-685-9886. ••
American Legion Flag Retirement
The American Legion Elm Tree Post 88 is holding a flag retirement ceremony, with flea market and bake sale, on Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $8 per space. For more information, contact Marge at 215-426-6435 or Ginny at 215-425-3605. Location; Palmer Cemetery and Elm Tree post 88, 1414 E. Palmer St. ••
Lutheran Settlement House annual Wildwood trip
Sign up for the LSH seniors’ trip to Wildwood, N.J. on Sunday, June 2 until Friday, June 7. This year, the seniors will head to the Rehoboth Beach outlets via the beautiful refurbished Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The cost of the trip of the trip is $460 per person, double occupancy, or $560, single occupancy. Call Peggy at 215-426-8610, ext. 206. Payment plan is available. ••
Bridesburg Presbyterian trip to Lancaster
Bridesburg Presbyterian Church invites you on an incredible journey into the Bible at Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., on Thursday, June 27. Reserve your tickets now. Tickets: $100 for adults, $85 for teens, $70 for children. Includes transportation by motor coach, ticket to show, and all-you-can-eat buffet at Hershey Farms Restaurant. Optional $20 deposit to hold a ticket can be made. Contact Jill Elliott at 215-901-5061 to reserve a ticket. ••
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