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.bigdaddyproductions1.com 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.smsmusic.org 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.philadelphiafutures.org/step-up-to-college-guide ••