River Ward events for the week of October 16

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

‘Spook­tacu­lar’ at Camp­bell Square

Join in on a Hal­loween cos­tume parade and trick-or-treat­ing in the park. The bash will run from noon to 2 p.m. on Sat­urday, Oct. 19. Light re­fresh­ments will be for sale. Check the Friends of Camp­bell Square Face­book page after 5 p.m. on event dates for rain info. ••

Ap­ple­bee’s flap­jack fun­draiser

The Pol­ish Amer­ic­an Cul­tur­al Mu­seum on Wal­nut Street will spon­sor a break­fast at Ap­ple­beer’s, 2535 Castor Ave., on Sat­urday, Oct. 19, between 8 and 10 a.m. Cost is $7 per per­son. For more in­form­a­tion, all Theresa Ro­manowski, 215-922-1700. ••

Liberty Lands Fall Fest

Come out to Liberty Lands, 926 N. Amer­ic­an St., on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. for the 15th an­nu­al Fall Fest­iv­al. This fest­iv­al fea­tures a hayride, a chil­dren’s cos­tume parade, a moon-bounce, pump­kin paint­ing, food, bever­ages, and more. ••

St. Joachim raffle

Court St. Fran­cis De Sales #2617, Cath­ol­ic Daugh­ters of the Amer­icas, presents the “Tricky Trays” bas­ket raffle on Oct. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church St. Cost for adults is $4, $2 for chil­dren. ••

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 story time will be held the first Wed­nes­day of the month at 10:30 a.m. 

The Ba­sic Eng­lish Con­ver­sa­tion Group start­ing Sat­urday, Oct. 19 from 3 to 4 p.m., will be held every Sat­urday. For more in­form­a­tion, con­tact Sheila or Jerry 215-685-9992. •• 

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket Sat­urday, Oct. 19, at Kon­rad Square, Tulip and Dauph­in streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. To rent a space, call Vicky at 215-426-9654. ••

St. Anne’s ‘Coach Bingo’

The last St. Anne’s Coach Bingo, on Sept. 7, was a great suc­cess. The bag for the last game re­tailed at $899. For $30 ad­mis­sion, en­joy snacks, cof­fee and cake while you play bingo for Coach bags. 

The next Coach Bingo will be Oct. 19, at Mem­ph­is and Tuck­er streets. Con­tact Theresa Stahl at puff­mom­ma3@msn.com for more in­form­a­tion.  ••

Great Fishtown Spelling Bee

The 12th an­nu­al Great Fishtown Spelling Bee is set for Fri­day, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m., at Shissler Rec. Cen­ter. The com­pet­i­tion is open to stu­dents from grades 2-8.  As al­ways, the com­pet­i­tion is free and open to any stu­dent from any school in Phil­adelphia. ••

Girl Scouts haunted house

The Girl Scouts and Ad­vis­ory Coun­cil in­vite you to walk through their “Haunted House” at Frank Glav­in Play­ground, 2600 West­mo­re­land St. 

The Haunted House will be open Fri­day, Oct. 25 and Sat­urday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $3. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-9898. ••

Penn Treaty Park flea mar­ket

En­joy a flea mar­ket in the park on Sat­urday, Oct. 26, at Delaware and Columbia av­en­ues, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your own table, and send a check for $15 made out to “The Taman­end Fund” to Bar­bara More­head, 2171 E. Let­terly St., Phila., PA, 19125, or call for more in­form­a­tion, 215-425-0393. ••

Hal­loween beef-and-beer

Help out the Fishtown Bells un­der-10 girls’ soc­cer team. Join the team for a beef-and-beer on Sat­urday, Oct. 26, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Ukrain­i­an Club, 847 N. Frank­lin St. 

A $25 ad­mis­sion price in­cludes a full buf­fet, draft beer, a DJ, 50/50 raffle and auc­tions. See any Fishtown Bells par­ent for tick­ets, for call Colleen Cain at 215-806-0840, or TJ Far­rell at 267-496-9068. ••

Penn Treaty Hal­loween Hoedown

Join the Friends of Penn Treaty Park on Oct. 26, at noon, for the an­nu­al Hal­loween Hoedown in the park, fea­tur­ing Phil­adelphia’s largest free pump­kin patch, games, face paint­ing, mu­sic, fun and oth­er sur­prises. ••

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 re­cently dur­ing a rob­bery. The fun­draiser will take place 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. ••

St. Anne’s all-class re­union

Join St. Anne’s Re­union Com­mit­tee for an af­ter­noon of mu­sic, dan­cing, a buf­fet and an open bar on Sat­urday, Nov. 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. 

The re­union will be held at The Cot­tage Green, 9001 Ashton Rd. Tick­ets are $50, and must be pur­chased by Sat., Oct. 19.  To pur­chase tick­ets, please con­tact Nelli Ho­hen­stein at 215-634-4665, or nel­lieh307@com­cast.net. ••  

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 the par­ish hall, 4415 Al­mond St. The event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fri­day, and 4 to 9 p.m. on Sat­urday. ••

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. ••

St. Anne’s bingo 

En­joy a smoke-free bingo game in the St. Anne’s so­cial hall with a full kit­chen pre­par­ing foods for your en­joy­ment. There are two pro­gress­ive jack­pots each week. Those jack­pots are both cur­rently $1,199. 

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. ••

Kids’ bas­ket­ball clin­ics

Once again, Jen Ricco-Mc­Cook is run­ning bas­ket­ball clin­ics for boys and girls ages 7 to 13.  Group clin­ics will run Monday nights be­gin­ning Oct. 7 for 4 Mondays in a row at Co­hox Rec. from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Cost is $5 per ses­sion or $15 for all 4.  

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

Kens­ing­ton Co-op mar­ket­place

Kens­ing­ton Com­munity Food Co-op runs a food mar­ket­place every second and fourth Tues­day of the month, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Circle of Hope (2nd floor), at 2009 Frank­ford Ave.  

A se­lec­tion of or­gan­ic, loc­ally grown pro­duce, and dry grains, beans and spices are offered. You don’t have to be a mem­ber of KCFC to shop at the mar­ket­place. For more in­form­a­tion, go to kcfc.coop. ••

WE CAN­NOT 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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