River Ward events for the week of October 2

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings in your neigh­bor­hood with our guide.

Scrip­ture study at M.D.G.

The top­ic of Moth­er of Di­vine Grace’s fall scrip­ture study will be “wo­men of the Old Test­a­ment.” Join in on this 10-week study on Wed­nes­day nights through Dec. 11, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $12. Call 215-739-0353 to join. ••

Loc­al artist in Dis­trict’s show

The School Dis­trict of Phil­adelphia will host its 15th an­nu­al His­pan­ic Her­it­age Month Cel­eb­ra­tion with the open­ing of an art ex­hib­it to­night, Oct. 2, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at The Edu­ca­tion Cen­ter, 440 N. Broad Street. 

One of the fea­tured artists is Juan Del­gado, a re­cent gradu­ate of Kens­ing­ton Busi­ness High School. Ques­tions can be ad­dressed to Luz­Sel­en­ia Salas, at 267-255-9726. ••

PRO­PAC and PRTW to meet

Port Rich­mond on Patrol and Civic and Port Rich­mond Town Watch will meet on Oct. 3, at Columbia So­cial Club, 3529 Al­mond St., at 6:30 p.m. Dis­cuss zon­ing is­sues at 2983 Rich­mond St., and the PennDOT I-95 Re­vive pro­ject. ••

Brides­burg Rec. flea mar­ket

On Oct. 5, the Brides­burg Coun­cil of Churches will hold a flea mar­ket at the Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces are $15, bring your own table. Rain or shine. Re­fresh­ments will be sold, and Rite Aid will have flu shots avail­able. To re­serve a table space, call Car­ol at 267-738-5414. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on Sat­urday, Oct. 5 and 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. ••

Samuel Rec. vendor fair

Vis­it Samuel Rec. Cet­ner, 3539 Gaul St., on Sat­urday, Oct. 5, for a vendor fair with 17 vendors, from noon to 3 p.m. Gift bas­ket chances and re­fresh­ments will be sold to sup­port Samuel’s un­der-8 soc­cer team. ••

Yoga in Camp­bell Square

En­joy yoga in Camp­bell Square, Bel­grade Street and Al­legheny Av­en­ue, at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 5 and Oct. 12. 

Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Vis­it www.breathin­gon­rich­mond.com for more in­form­a­tion, or call 215-370-5362. ••

Saint Ge­roge Church bingo

Saint George Church will hold its reg­u­lar monthly bingo on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the church hall, Sal­mon and Ven­ango streets. 

Come en­joy the af­ter­noon with friends. Call the church for more in­form­a­tion, 215-739-3102.  ••

‘Bless­ing of the An­im­als’ 

St. Mi­chael’s Luther­an Church will be of­fer­ing a “Bless­ing of the An­im­als” wor­ship ser­vice on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. 

Leashed pets or pets in a con­tain­er can be brought to the church for bless­ing dur­ing this ser­vice. Loc­a­tion: St. Mi­chael’s Luther­an Church, Trenton Av­en­ue and Cum­ber­land Street. ••

Con­cilio Homeown­er Work­shop

On Tues­day, Oct. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., Con­cilio will host a homeown­er­ship work­shop. The top­ics in­clude budget­ing, cred­it re­pair, mort­gage and the pur­chase pro­cess. 

Phil­adelphia res­id­ents will be po­ten­tially eli­gible for a city grant that as­sists qual­i­fied pur­chasers with their clos­ing costs. 

To re­gister for the event and to learn more, please RS­VP to Ir­ina at ir­ina.valentin@el­con­cilio.net or 21-627-3100. Loc­a­tion: Con­cilio, 705 N. Frank­lin St. •• 

Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety to meet

The next meet­ing of the Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety will be held on Wed­nes­day Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Mari­an Hall on the north­w­est corner of Bucki­us and Ed­ge­mont Streets.  

The present­a­tion will be “The Farms of Brides­burg Bor­ough - 1850.”  Ad­mis­sion is free and re­fresh­ments will be served. ••

Oc­to­ber’s Second Sat­urday in Port Rich­mond

Oc­to­ber’s Second Sat­urday in Port Rich­mond will fea­ture a pump­kin art con­test and show­case. Join in on the fun on Oct. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m., on the 3100 block of Rich­mond St., between Al­legheny Av­en­ue and Clear­field St. 

For chil­dren, bring a painted pump­kin to be show­cased on Rich­mond Street the day of the event. For adults, bring your cre­at­ively carved pump­kin to be judged in our ‘Best Pump­kin on Rich­mond St.’ con­test. 

All entries must pre-re­gister by Wed­nes­day, Oct. 9 at Sweets & Treats, 3138 Rich­mond St.  For more de­tails, vis­it www.face­book.com/portrich­mond­second­sat­urdays. ••

St. Ag­nes-St. John fest­iv­al

The Slov­ak RC Church of St. Ag­nes-St. John in­vites every­one to the cel­eb­ra­tion of its 106th an­niversary at its an­nu­al fest­iv­al on Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fourth and Brown streets. 

En­joy games, chances, food and more. For more de­tails, call the rect­ory at 215-627-0340. ••

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. Funds will be used for the pur­chase of bingo at St. Anne’s so­cial hall, which is op­er­ated by ded­ic­ated vo­lun­teers. Con­tact Theresa Stahl at puff­mom­ma3@msn.com for more in­form­a­tion.  ••

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 More­house, 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. ••

Dog ad­op­tion day at Atone­ment Church

Come check out some great dogs who need new homes as you walk First Fri­day on Oct. 4. Stop by Atone­ment Church, 1544 E. Mont­gomery Ave., be­gin­ning at 5 p.m. Get ac­quain­ted with ad­op­tion op­tions, vo­lun­teer, res­cue and ad­opt. We need pet par­ents and you need someone to love. ••

St. Anne’s all-class re­union

Join St. Anne’s Re­union Com­mit­tee for an af­ter­noon of mu­sic, dan­cing, a buf­fet and an open bar with class­mates, fam­ily friends and neigh­bors 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. ••  

Tu­tor­ing at New King­dom

Re­gis­tra­tion is now open for “The King­dom Tu­tor­ing,” a free after-school pro­gram for stu­dents in grades K - 8 at New King­dom Baptist Church, 2445 N. Mascher St. 

Par­ents must re­gister their chil­dren at the church, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays. For ad­di­tion­al in­form­a­tion, call 267-273-0431, or email thek­ing­dom­tutor­ing@gmail.com.

Send your event de­tails to star@bsmphilly.com, or 2512 Met­ro­pol­it­an Dr., Tre­vose, PA, 19053. We can not guar­an­tee every sub­mit­ted event will run.

You can reach at mjamison@bsmphilly.com.

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