River Ward events for the week of November 6

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings around your com­mu­nity with our guide.


Moth­er of Di­vine Grace spa­ghetti sup­per

MDG is host­ing its an­nu­al spa­ghetti sup­per on Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2 to 6 p.m. Tick­ets are $10 for adults, $5 for chil­dren, which can be pur­chased in the school hall on Mon­mouth Street. Join your neigh­bors for an af­ter­noon of fine Itali­an din­ing. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-837-7755. 

New busi­ness open house

The Mi­chael J. Primavera In­sur­ance Agency, Inc. a Farm­er’s In­sur­ance agency, will host a new busi­ness open house at 601 Bel­grade St. on Sat­urday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free re­fresh­ments and a chance to meet neigh­bors and learn about the busi­ness. For more in­form­a­tion, call the agency at 267-428-1655. 

Fin­quita Fiesta

A fun­draiser for the farm­ers in train­ing at La Fin­quita will be held on Sat­urday, Nov. 9, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., at  436 W. Mas­ter St. Cost: $20 in ad­vance/$25 at the door for all you can drink, live mu­sic, and a warm fire. For more in­form­a­tion, vis­it lafin­quitask.word­press.com. ••

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. ••

Friends of Cione to meet

Friends of Cione will have a meet­ing on Wed., Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m., at the Cione Play­ground Build­ing, Ara­mingo and Le­high av­en­ues. Please join and share your ideas on im­prove­ments for Cione. ••

Beef-and-beer for Barb Zi­math

A beef and beer will be held on Fri­day, Nov. 8 for Bar­bara Zi­math, a Port Rich­mond wo­man as­saul­ted dur­ing a rob­bery. The fun­draiser will be from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Pol­ish Amer­ic­an String Band Hall, 2729 West­mo­re­land St. ••

Frank­lin Towne beef-and-beer

On Fri­day, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m., Frank­lin Towne Charter High School is hold­ing its an­nu­al beef and beer. There will be bas­kets for si­lent auc­tion and mul­tiple 50/50 chances. 

Tick­ets are $20 in ad­vance or $25 at the door. To get tick­ets, vis­it Frank­lin Town Charter High School, 9130 Academy Road. ••

Early Christ­mas bazaar 

Christ­mas comes early at St. John Can­ti­us on Nov. 8 and 9. En­joy games, homemade Pol­ish food, hol­i­day shop­ping and more at 4415 Al­mond St. The event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri­day, and 4 to 9 p.m. on Sat­urday. ••

Vet­er­ans Day at Camp­bell Square

A wreath-lay­ing ce­re­mony will be held by the Korean War Vet­er­ans, Chapter 38, on Monday, Nov. 11, at Camp­bell Square in Port Rich­mond, at Al­legheny Av­en­ue and Bel­grade Street, at 11 a.m. ••

Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety to meet

The next meet­ing of the Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety will be held on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 13, 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. ••

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 to buy from, plus Santa’s secret work­shop, and games for the chil­dren. The kit­chen will be selling homemade food. Tables are still avail­able for $25. To re­serve a table, call Kar­en 215-634-6138. ••

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. ••

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 glu­cano@com­cast.net. ••

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. ••

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 veap­dd214@gmail.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. ••

Kids’ bas­ket­ball clin­ics

Once again, Jen Ricco-Mc­Cook is run­ning bas­ket­ball clin­ics for boys and girls ages 7 to 13. In­di­vidu­al clin­ics will be held Monday, Thursday, and Fri­day from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Samuel Rec. 

Please call to sched­ule an in­di­vidu­al clin­ic.  Team clin­ics can also be ar­ranged.  For fur­ther in­form­a­tion please call or email, 267-325-1416, ric­coj23@aol.com. ••

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 dona­tions. For more in­form­a­tion, 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.

By My Side group events

Play­groups and play­school are offered at Atone­ment Luther­an Church, 1542 E. Mont­gomery Ave. 

There are groups and school avail­able most days of the week for chil­dren ages birth to 4 years. For more info, vis­it www.neigh­bor­hood­par­ent­ing.org, email teri­ram­say@com­cast.net or call Teri Ram­say at 267-693-7016. ••

St. Anne’s bingo 

En­joy a smoke-free bingo game in the St. Anne’s so­cial hall with a full kit-chen. There are two pro­gress­ive jack-pots each week. The total prizes awar­ded each week are over $3,000. 

Bingo runs every Sunday, with doors open­ing at 4 p.m. and games be­gin­ning at 6 p.m. Loc­ated at Mem­ph­is and Tuck­er streets. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-739-4590. ••

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. ••

WE CAN NOT GUAR­AN­TEE THAT EVERY SUB­MIT­TED EVENT WILL RUN. Send your event in­form­a­tion to star@bsmphilly.com, or 2512 Met­ro­pol­it­an Drive., Tre­vose, PA, 19053.

You can reach at mjamison@bsmphilly.com.

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