Around town events, Part II (May 22, 2013)

Little Flower, Holy Fam­ily form al­li­ance

Little Flower Cath­ol­ic High School for Girls and Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity on May 16 entered in­to a part­ner­ship that will that provide Little Flower stu­dents with the op­por­tun­ity to earn col­lege and high school cred­its to­geth­er.

Little Flower stu­dents who gradu­ate with a 2.5 GPA or high­er are eli­gible for ad­mis­sion to Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity with ap­plic­a­tion fees waived.  

Teach­ers, ad­min­is­trat­ors, staff and em­ploy­ees of Little Flower Cath­ol­ic High School for Girls are also able to en­roll in Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity un­der­gradu­ate and gradu­ate courses, as well as de­gree pro­grams, with waived ad­mis­sion fees and op­por­tun­it­ies for grants. ••

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 are 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) non-profit or­gan­iz­a­tion that provides as­sist­ance to mil­it­ary fam­il­ies throughout the state. PA Wounded War­ri­ors was foun­ded by Maj. Gen. 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 thru PayP­al at www.big­daddypro­duc­tion­ by click­ing on the Up­com­ing Events tab. ••

Set­tle­ment Mu­sic School open house is June 8

Set­tle­ment Mu­sic School’s An­nu­al Open House – where pro­spect­ive stu­dents get to try out in­stru­ments, talk to teach­ers about spe­cif­ic in­struc­tion, par­ti­cip­ate in demon­stra­tions and sign up for sum­mer camps and fall les­sons – will oc­cur Sat­urday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at all six branches.

New adult classes such as Adult Rock Band and World Rhythms Work­shop will be fea­tured along with two brand-new of­fer­ings for preschool­ers — Chil­dren’s Mu­sic Play­shop, a mu­sic class for par­ents and chil­dren ages 6 months to 3 years, and Kal­eido­scope Plus, an af­ter­school pro­gram for ages 3 through 3rd grade that mir­rors Set­tle­ment’s award-win­ning pre-school pro­gram, which pre­pares chil­dren for kinder­garten through an arts-in­teg­rated pro­gram.

Unique sum­mer camps will also be show­cased, like the PECO Sum­mer Jam Camp for as­pir­ing rock stars, Sum­mer Dance Camp and Sum­mer Cham­ber Mu­sic Camp.

The open houses will fea­ture nu­mer­ous stu­dent and fac­ulty mu­sic and dance per­form­ances, per­cus­sion and jazz work­shops, the chance to try out a chil­dren’s mu­sic work­shop and there will be a “Cello-bra­tion” at the Wyn­nefield and Wil­low Grove branch with mu­sic per­formed on many types and sizes of cel­los. 

Vis­it www.sms­ for spe­cif­ic in­form­a­tion or call the branch nearest you. Set­tle­ment’s North­east branch is at 3745 Clar­en­don Ave. (at Knights Road). The phone num­ber is 215-320-2620. ••

Free video of­fers col­lege ad­vice

Phil­adelphia Fu­tures has re­leased the 23rd an­nu­al edi­tion of Step Up to Col­lege and Ca­reers: Phil­adelphia’s Guide to the Col­lege Pre­par­a­tion, Ap­plic­a­tion, Ad­mis­sions & Fin­an­cial Aid

Schools, or­gan­iz­a­tions and fam­il­ies can ob­tain a free copy by call­ing 215-790-1666, Ext. 420. A ver­sion is also avail­able at www.phil­adelphi­afu­­lege-guide ••

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