Bridesburg Historical Society tonight
The next meeting of the Bridesburg Historical Society will be tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Marian Hall on the northwest corner of Edgemont and Buckius Streets. The guest speaker will be a representative from Glen Foerd Mansion. Admission is free. ••
Konrad Square flea market
The Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market on Nov. 16, at Konrad Square, Tulip and Dauphin streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. To rent a space call 215-426-9654. ••
Feed the birds in Penn Treaty Park
On Saturday, Nov. 16, the 331st anniversary of the peace treaty made between Chief Tamanend and William Penn will be celebrated at 11 a.m. At 10 a.m., the Friends of Penn Treaty Park will be holding the “Feed the Birds for Thanksgiving” event. Please bring food for birds. ••
St. Anne’s Christmas Bazaar
St. Anne’s will host a holiday craft and Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held on the second floor in the Social Hall, Memphis and Tucker streets.
There will be many vendors, plus games for children and homemade food. Tables are still available for $25. To reserve a table, call Karen 215-634-6138. ••
Girls Scouts at Glavin events
The Girl Scouts will serve up pancakes at an Applebees’ Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 17, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebees on Castor and Gaul streets. Cost: $7 per person. Tickets are available at the Glavin Playground, 2600 E Westmoreland St.
The Girl Scouts are also holding a recycling collection date on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Ed Sullivan Recycle Center, on 3361 Edgemont St. (between Ontario and Westmoreland Sts.) from 10:00 a.m. to noon. ••
SKCP talks Obamacare
Come and hear from three organizations about how to get insurance through the Affordable Care Act on Monday, Nov. 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Concilio, 705 N. Franklin St. ••
Events at Richmond Library
Kids Cook, a lesson on healthy eating, on Monday, Nov. 18, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mommy and Me, a storybook reading, on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 10:30 a.m. Preschool storytime will be the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. ••
FNA Zoning to meet
On Tuesday Nov. 19, the committee will meet to discuss: at 6:30 p.m., 529 E. Girard Ave., a proposal for an awning/sign for a business. At 7 p.m., 1311 Frankford Ave., a proposal for a commercial retail space. At 7:30 p.m. - 534-36 Cabot St., a proposal for a single-family home with off-street parking. The meeting will take place at the Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave. Bring proof of Fishtown residence. ••
Sons of Italy Ladies Night
The Sons of Italy in Port Richmond will hold its second annual Ladies Night on Thursday Nov. 21. Cost $5 in advance, which includes a glass of wine and snacks. For more info or to ask about working as a vendor, call or email Gina at 215-634-2553 and firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
Magic show at Richmond Library
The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Port Richmond branch invites all to an afternoon of magic with The Amazing Magi. Show to be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 3:30 p.m. For more information, please call 215-686-9992. The library is located at 2987 Almond St. ••
LOPR trip to Lancaster
The Ladies of Port Richmond will take a trip to the American Music Theatre in Lancaster to see The First Noel Christmas on Saturday, Nov. 30. Cost of tickets is $100 for adults, $70 for children 11 to 17, and $60 for children under 10. The group will depart at 9:30 a.m. from Cambell Square. For reservations, call Mary Lou Leuters, 215-427-3222. ••
Operation Santa Claus beef and beer
On Saturday, Nov. 30, from 8 p.m. until midnight, join friends at St. Anne’s Hall at Memphis and Tucker streets for food, beer, DJ, auction and more, all included in the $25 ticket price. This is a BYOB event. For tickets or to make a donation, call George Post at 215-817-1324. ••
Christmas toy sale
The Free Church of St. John, 3091 Emerald St., will have a Christmas toy sale on Saturday, Nov. 30, from noon until 3 p.m. Bargains galore, mark your calendars. If you need more information, call Lauren Gibson at 312-213-4463. ••
Wreaths Across Palmer
Please support “Wreaths Across Palmer” on Dec. 14 by helping honor veterans buried in Palmer Cemetery. Visit waa.convio.net/goto/wreathsacrosspalmer before Nov. 30 to donate.
Wreaths Across America is a national nonprofit that honors deceased veterans by laying a wreath on graves. The Dec. 14 event is rain or shine. For more info., email email@example.com. ••
Chance drive for a Santa visit
Tickets are on sale now for a chance drive to win a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. To get your tickets, visit St. Anne’s Parish Church, 2328 E Lehigh Ave. Tickets are $5 each or $10 for three.
The Clauses will visit on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the church or by calling 215-739-4590. Benefits St. Anne’s Development Fund. ••
Beef-and-beer for St. Joachim
A fundraiser is being held to support St. Joachim Parish’s appeal to the Vatican to be reopened. The beef and beer will be held on Friday, Dec. 13 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Philadelphia Ballroom, at 2014 Hornig Road. Tickets: $30. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets, contact Patricia Smiley, at 215-520-5616, Pete Specos, at 267-738-3103 or David Harris, at 267-226-0225. ••
Bridesburg Rec. Christmas drive
Through the Aid for Friends Christmas 2013 drive, items for senior shut-ins are currently being collected at the Bridesburg Recreation Center.
Suggested items include toiletries, clothes, household items, and cash. Contact Miss Jackie at 215-685-1247. ••
Classes at Bridesburg Rec.
Zumba classes are being held Mondays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Zumba Toning is on Wednesdays. Cost: $4 per class. Scrapbooking class is Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 per class. Ladies’ Bowling League meets Tuesdays at Erie Lanes at 9 a.m. Cost: $10. For more information, call 215-685-1247.
Cione Rec Center
The Cione after school program now has openings. The program is for boys and girls age 5 to 12. It runs from 2:30 to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday from now until Memorial Day in May.
The program includes homework help, arts and crafts, activities, snacks etc. For more information, call Cione at 215-685-9880 or stop by Aramingo and Lehigh Avenues. ••
LIHEAP program at NKCDC
If you qualify for the Low-Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP), stop by NKCDC. Walk-in appointments are available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 2515 Frankford Ave.
Household income limits apply. For more information, call 215-427-0350. ••
Christmas Carols in Penn Treaty Park
On Saturday, December 14, at 2 p.m., the singing of Christmas Carols will take place at Penn Treaty Park. Children are encouraged to bring handmade ornaments to decorate the Christmas tree. ••
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