Kensington Community Food Co-op member drive
KCFC is starting a “60 in 60” campaign to get 60 new members in 60 days, to reach 400 members by Dec. 1 and help the co-op open a new grocery store.
Big events include: a Happy Hour tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bottle Bar East, 1308 Frankford Ave. The bar will donate $1 from each drink sale; a meet and greet at Pizza Brain/Little Baby’s, 2311/2313 Frankford Ave., on Nov. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; an “Eat and Greet” on Nov. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Adorn Boutique, 1314 Frankford Ave. For more information, visit kcfc.coop. ••
NKCDC e-recycling event
The New Kensington Community Development Corporation at Frankford and Berks will be accepting used electronics for recycling on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. Computers, cell phones, batteries and other appliances will be accepted. Contact Heather McCool for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org; 215-427-0350, ext.103. ••
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. ••
Vietnam Vets Candle Ceremony
Vietnam Veterans of America Liberty Bell Chapter 266 will host a candlelight name-reading ceremony at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Penns Landing to honor and remember the 646 men from Philadelphia who died in Vietnam. The ceremony will take place on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m., rain or shine. ••
Halloween at Bridesburg Rec.
There will be trophies, door prizes, treats and a trombola (raffle), for boys and girls aged 10 and under. The contest will take place Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St. For more information, call 215-685-1247. ••
Penny Auction in Fishtown
Bethel Baptist Church in Fishtown will hold a penny auction on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The auction will include items such as gift cards, homemade cakes, tools, books, jewelry, Christmas decorations and more. Location: Bethel Baptist Church, 2210 E. Susquehanna Avenue. For more information, call 215-426-1909. ••
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. ••
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 Philly’s largest free pumpkin patch, games, music and other surprises. ••
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, 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. ••
Rizzo PAL wrestling signups
The Rizzo PAL Center will hold sign-ups for its wrestling program on Monday, Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Kids aged 6 to 18 from any section of Philadelphia and the suburbs can sign up. Cost: free. For more information, please contact Officer Ernie Rehr at 215-426-6583. ••
Konrad Square flea market
The Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market on Saturday, Nov. 2, 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. ••
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 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 email@example.com. ••
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. ••
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. ••
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. ••
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 consider supporting “Wreaths Across Palmer” on Dec. 14 by helping honor veterans buried in Palmer Cemetery in Fishtown. Visit waa.convio.net/goto/wreathsacrosspalmer before Nov. 30 to make a contribution.
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 information 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, at 2328 E Lehigh Ave. in Kensington. Tickets are $5 each or $10 for three.
The Clauses will visit the lucky winner on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the rectory, at the church after services on Sundays, or by calling 215-739-4590. Benefits St. Anne’s Development Fund. ••
St. Anne’s bingo
Enjoy a smoke-free bingo game in the St. Anne’s social hall with a full kitchen. There are two progressive jackpots 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. ••
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. Team clinics can also be arranged. For further information please call or email, 267-325-1416, email@example.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. For more information, go to kcfc.coop. ••
Computer classes at LSH
Lutheran Settlement House is now offering free computer classes. Beginner classes are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursdays, intermediate classes are from 12 to 3 p.m., and the “Job Readiness” class is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.
Each class is free. Please call 215-426-8610 for more information. Location: 1340 Frankford Ave. ••
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.
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