PRCG to meet
The Port Richmond Community Group will meet tomorrow, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m., at Our Lady Help of Christians Church hall basement, Allegheny Avenue at Gaul Street.
NKCDC will present a neighborhood improvement plan, which will utilize newly obtained grant money to help the neighborhood. PGW will discuss a home rebate program, and Parks and Recreation will accept maintenance requests for all local playgrounds.
SEPTA will also discuss updates about the I-95 improvement project. Email email@example.com with questions. ••
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. ••
Recycle with the Girl Scouts
Save your aluminum cans for drop off on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Ed Sullivan Recycle Center, on 3361 Edgemont St. (between Ontario and Westmorland Sts.) from 10 a.m. to noon.
Just drive up with your recyclables and the girls will come and take them out of your car for you. Proceeds will help funding for special service projects planned by the girls. ••
NKCDC green resources meeting
The NKCDC will be sharing green resources and event information with neighbors at a special event at Blessed Virgin Mary Nativity Church, 2535 E. Allegheny Ave., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
The meeting will be followed a meet and greet at Syrenka Luncheonette (3173 Richmond St.) at 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Heather McCool at email@example.com or 215-427-0350, ext. 103. ••
Bridesburg private police meeting
An informational meeting regarding the Pennsylvania Private Police, LLC, will be hosted by Christopher Rodriguez, on Monday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Bridesburg Presbyterian Church social hall, 2770 Pratt St. ••
Konrad Square flea market
The Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market on Saturday Nov. 30 , at Konrad Square, Tulip and Dauphins streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone interested in renting a space should call Vicky 215-426-9654. ••
Emmanuel Church auction
Emanuel United Church of Christ “ticket in basket” auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30. The church is located at 2628 Fillmore Street (off Thompson) in Bridesburg.
Doors open at 11 a.m., drawing at 12:30 p.m. Food available for purchase. Admission is $4. ••
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
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.
Men’s softball team sign-ups are also happening at the Rec. Center. Teams only wanted for Spring/Summer 2014 sign-ups in wooden bat league, possibly going to single wall bat. For more information, call Dan at 215-604-6004. ••
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. ••
LSH classes in Fishtown
Lutheran Settlement House, 1340 Frankford Ave., has announced its weekly class schedule: Active Plus (dancercise) with Rita, Mondays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., $3. Thai Chi with Milton McGriff, Wednesdays, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., $3. Line dancing with Arnie, Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., $3. For more information, call LSH at 215-426-8610. ••
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