Plaque to memorialize drowning victim
An effort is under way to raise money for a plaque to memorialize Brandon Boyle, the 13-year-old boy who died in the Pennypack Creek in Bustleton on July 1.
The plaque would be placed in the park as a tribute to Brandon, who lived in Bell’s Corner.
Money can be donated at www.gofundme.com/BrandonBoyle ••
Performance of tragic opera is Saturday
The Amici Opera Company is presenting Donizetti’s Maria de Rudenz on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m. at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, at 1128 Cottman Ave.
For ticket information, call 215-224-0257. ••
Baptist church to host holiday event Sunday
Star of Hope Baptist Church, 7212-28 Keystone St. in Tacony, will host a Community Trunk or Treat for all youths and their chaperones on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. The afternoon will include free snacks, car trunks loaded with candy, games, face painting, fun activities and a special presentation by the church’s drama ministry. For information, call 215-332-8320 or 215-333-2289, or email firstname.lastname@example.org ••
Judge has program for young wrestlers
Junior Crusaders Wresting will have sign-ups on Oct. 28, 29 and 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m at the Mitchell Center, located behind Father Judge High School. The cost is $65 per wrestler.
For information, call 267-977-3032 or email email@example.com ••
History fair at Holy Family
The Friends of Northeast Philadelphia History, in conjunction with the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail, will be presenting the Northeast Philadelphia History Fair at Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Historic books and maps will be on display.
Community groups and re-enactors are encouraged to participate. A revolutionary-era children’s performance and other historic presentations will be performed. For information, call 215-624-6614, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nephillyhistory.com ••