BHS meeting tonight
The next meeting of the Bridesburg Historical Society will be held tonight 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. ••
PennDOT’s Bridesburg meeting
PennDOT will host an open house regarding I-95 improvements that will affect the neighborhood. This meeting will take place on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bridesburg Boys and Girls Club, 2901 Bridge St. ••
Bus service for Senior Expo
Rep. John Taylor will have bus service available for his Senior Expo on Friday, Oct. 11, which will be held at the Cohocksink Recreation Center, Cedar and Cambria Streets, 10 a.m. to noon.
The bus service will begin at the Juniata Senior Center, L and Sedgely streets, at 9:30 a.m.; Our Ladies of Port Richmond, E. Allegheny Avenue and E. Thompson Street, at 9:50 a.m.; and St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2608 E. Cumberland St., at 10 a.m. The bus will return everyone at 11:30 a.m. ••
October’s Second Saturday
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. ••
NKCDC fall cleanup
Help your local civic associations and NKCDC tidy up the neighborhood Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Neighborhood Fall Cleanup. There will be a free BBQ afterwards for all volunteers.
Come to the meet-up spot nearest you: Fishtown Neighbors Association, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave (Fishtown Rec. Center); Somerset Neighbors for Better Living, Frankford and Tusculum; East Kensington Neighbors Association;Coral & York (Leotah’s Café); Olde Richmond Civic Association, Belgrade and Lehigh.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Rosser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-427-0350, ext. 119. email@example.com••
Yoga in Campbell Square
Enjoy yoga in Campbell Square, Belgrade Street and Allegheny Avenue, at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 12. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Visit www.breathingonrichmond.com for more information, or call 215-370-5362. ••
Flea market in Powers Park
The Friends of Powers Park are having a flea market on Saturday Oct. 12, beginning at 7 a.m. (rain date Sunday Oct. 13). Tables are $15 in advance, $20 the day of the event.
To get spaces visit the Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St. (at Indiana Ave) and ask for Jerry. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
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. ••
FNA Zoning to meet
Join neighbors at the Fishtown Rec. Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 15 beginning at 6:45, for zoning meeting. 1115 Crease St., 1347-51 Front St., and 1312-20 Eyre St. will be discussed. All Fishtown residents are eligible to vote. ull;•
Events at Richmond Library
The Richmond Library presents a basic English conversation group on Saturdays beginning Oct. 19, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. There will also be a book sale along with the Friends of Powers Park Flea market on Saturday, Oct. 12, beginning at 7 a.m. ••
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 email@example.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 Morehouse, 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, 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 Towne 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. ••