River Ward events for the week of May 29

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Mu­sic­al at Brides­burg Rec. Cen­ter

Com­pany B presents “Don’t Stop Be­liev­ing.” Tick­ets: $7. Shows are Thursday through Sat­urday, May 30 through June 1, at 7 p.m., with a 2 p.m. mat­in­ee on Sunday, June 2. Loc­a­tion: Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4625 Rich­mond St. For fur­ther in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-1247. ••

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. For in­form­a­tion, vis­it mdgitali­an­fest­iv­al.org. ••

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. ••

Palmer Cemtery con­ser­va­tion pro­gram

The Sav­ing Hal­lowed Ground or­gan­iz­a­tion is part­ner­ing with Palmer Cemetery and St. Lauren­ti­us School for a joint con­ser­va­tion pro­gram. Join in on Sat­urday, June 1, in the cemetery for a day of con­ser­va­tion work­shops. Work­shop I will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Work­shop II will run from 1 to 3 p.m., with lunch and re­fresh­ments at noon. ••

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.  ••

PRO­PAC and PRTW to meet

PRO­PAC (Port Rich­mond on Patrol and Civic) and PRTW (Port Rich­mond Town Watch) will hold its monthly meet­ing on Thursday, June 6th. All meet­ings be­gin at 7pm at Samuel’s Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Gaul & Tioga Streets. There will be a zon­ing is­sue and present­a­tion plus an up­date on the old ware­house at Rich­mond and Schiller. ••

St. George Par­ish sum­mer bazaar

The St. George An­nu­al Bazaar will be held June 6, 7, and 8 and 13, 14, 15, Thursday through Sat­urday both weeks, be­gin­ning each night at 7 p.m. and run­ning through the even­ing.

Homemade foods will be avail­able, with kit­chen spe­cials each night and a beer garden. Mum­mers will be join­ing the fest­iv­it­ies for Alumni Night on June 7, with DJs play­ing on vari­ous nights. Loc­a­tion: Saint George’s Par­ish, 2700 E. Ven­ango St. ••

New homeown­ers cel­eb­rated at NK­CDC

As a part of Neigh­bor­Works Amer­ica Week 2013, NK­CDC is hold­ing free work­shops and giv­ing out new homeown­er sup­plies at a New Homeown­er­ship Cel­eb­ra­tion on Fri­day, June 7 from 3 to 7 p.m. at NK­CDC Garden Cen­ter, 1825 Frank­ford Ave.

Work­shops run from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. and in­clude Fin­an­cial Lit­er­acy 101, Small Home Re­pairs, Plan­ning your Garden and In­tro to Rain Bar­rels. Light re­fresh­ments will be provided. Con­tact Lor­ie with ques­tions at at lstevens@nk­cdc.org, 215-427-0350, ext. 117. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket on Sat­urdays

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on the fol­low­ing Sat­urdays: 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. ••

Vendy Awards at Penn Treaty Park

The Vendy Awards will take place on Sat­urday, June 8, from 2 to 6 p.m. in Penn Treaty Park. The best street food vendors in the city will com­pete in a cook-off. Tick­ets are $55, $35 for kids. Pro­ceeds go to The Food Trust. For tick­ets and oth­er in­form­a­tion, vis­it phillyvendys.event­brite.com. ••

Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety to meet

The next meet­ing of the Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety will be held on Wed­nes­day, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Mari­an Hall, on the north­w­est corner of Ed­ge­mont and Bucki­us streets.

Teresa Pyott will take you on “An Ol­fact­ory Tour of Olde Brides­burg.” Join in on re­mem­ber­ing what it was like to live in an in­dus­tri­al neigh­bor­hood, en­dur­ing the smells and smogs of yes­teryear. For in­form­a­tion, call 215-535-3828. ••

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 a present­a­tion of 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. ••

The 3rd An­nu­al Fishtown Men’s Soft­ball Clas­sic

All Former Fishtown A.C. soft­ball league play­ers are in­vited to the 3rd An­nu­al Fishtown Soft­ball Clas­sic on Sat­urday, June 15, from noon un­til 7 p.m. at Het­zell’s Field, Thompson Street and Columbia Av­en­ue. The cost is $25 per play­er, which in­cludes a game shirt, food, and drink.

There will be two games, the first for the 50 and over guys, fol­lowed by the 30 to 49 year-olds. After the game, there will be a block party at An­thony’s Caf&ea­cute;. To par­ti­cip­ate, con­tact Greg Fox at 215-301-9858.••

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 aut­ismmo­m207@com­cast.net for tick­ets and/or more info. Tick­ets are also sold at the door. ••

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. ••

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