River Ward events for the week of October 30

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

Liberti church Hal­loween party

On Hal­loween night, liberti church east will open its doors at 2424 E. York St. for kids and fam­il­ies to en­joy games, pump­kin paint­ing, a photo booth (with photo sent later) and tons of candy. This fam­ily-friendly part lasts from 6 to 9 p.m. and everything is free and open to the pub­lic. Enter at the en­trance on Gor­don Street. Come by and join in the Hal­loween fun.

Kens­ing­ton 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. 

Big events in­clude 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. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on two Sat­urdays, Nov. 2 and 16, at Kon­rad Square, Tulip and Dauph­in streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. To rent a space call 215-426-9654. ••

FACT to meet

Fishtown Ac­tion’s monthly mem­ber­ship meet­ing will take place Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., at Holy Name of Je­sus Church Hall. 

Guest speak­ers will in­clude Eliza­beth Ros­ar­io from Pub­lic Health Man­age­ment Corp., who will ex­plain how to sign up for health­care be­ne­fits through the Af­ford­able Care Act. Leigh Whi­taker from Sug­ar­House will speak about the ex­pan­sion of the casino. ••

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. We hope to see you there. ••

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. ••

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. ••

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 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. ••

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.  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. For more info, vis­it www.neigh­bor­hood­par­ent­ing.org, email teri­ram­say@com­cast.net or call Teri Ram­say at 267-693-7016. ••

St. Anne’s bingo 

En-joy a smoke-free bingo game in the St. Anne’s so-cial hall with a full kit-chen. There are two pro-gress-ive jack-pots each week. The total prizes awar-ded each week are over $3,000. 

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

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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