River Wards events for the week of Sept. 11

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Out­door film at Penn Treaty Park

A fam­ily film screen­ing will be held at Penn Treaty Park on Fri­day, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. “The Amaz­ing Spider Man” will be shown. Penn Treaty Park is loc­ated at Delaware Av­en­ue and Marl­bor­ough Street. •• 

Le­high Av­en­ue Arts Fest­iv­al

The sixth an­nu­al Le­high Av­en­ue Arts Fest­iv­al will take place Sat­urday, Sept. 14 from noon to 8 p.m. The fest­iv­al is Port­side Arts Cen­ter’s biggest schol­ar­ship fun­drais­ing event of the year.  

En­joy arts and crafts vendors, loc­al food trucks, live mu­sic, raffles and more. The event will take place on the 2400 block of E. Le­high Ave. vis­it le­highav­en­uearts­fest­iv­al.org for more in­form­a­tion. ••

Port Rich­mond Second Sat­urday

The next Port Rich­mond Second Sat­urdays event will take place on Sept. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the 3100 block of Rich­mond Street. This com­munity street fest­iv­al will fea­ture food trucks, loc­al per­formers, mu­sic, a clas­sic car show, as well as ar­tis­an vendors from our loc­ally owned small busi­nesses. Cecily Tyn­an, met­eor­o­lo­gist from 6ABC/WPVI Tele­vi­sion sta­tion, will be our spe­cial guest pos­ing for pho­tos and sign­ing auto­graphs.

Activ­it­ies will be loc­ated on the re­vital­ized Rich­mond Street from Al­legheny Av­en­ue to E. Clear­field St. Vis­it the event on Face­book at www.face­book.com/portrich­mond­second­sat­urdays for more de­tails on per­formers and vendors that will be at the event. ••

Neigh­bor­hood FORK bike tour

Join a group of your neigh­bors for a free bike ride that high­lights neigh­bor­hood de­vel­op­ment and his­tory, helps new cyc­lists get com­fort­able bik­ing, and ex­poses you to some of the awe­some new and old busi­nesses in our neigh­bor­hood.     

Meet at noon at the Wil­li­am Penn Statue in Penn Treaty Park to vis­it Leo­tah’s Place Cof­fee­house, Phil­adelphia Sculp­ture Gym, the Le­high Av­en­ue Arts Fest­iv­al, and the Green Rock Tav­ern. For more in­form­a­tion, con­tact Henry Py­att at hpy­att@nk­cdc.org or 215-427-0350, ext. 124.  ••

Beth­esda United penny party

Beth­esda United Meth­od­ist church is hav­ing a penny party on Sat­urday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Doors open at noon. Sixty tick­ets are $5, in­cludes cof­fee, tea and cake. Ho­agies and soda will be sold. Church ad­dress: 2820 E. Ven­ango St., 215-739-7399. ••

Frank­lin Towne Charter pan­cake break­fast

The 3rd An­nu­al Pan­cake Break­fast in sup­port of Frank­lin Towne Charter High School’s Ath­let­ics De­part­ment will be held on Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for chil­dren un­der 3 years old. Loc­a­tion: Frank­lin Towne Activ­ity Cen­ter, 5301 Ta­cony St. •• 

FNA zon­ing meet­ing

Join the Fishtown Neigh­bors As­so­ci­ation for a zon­ing meet­ing on Tues­day, Sept. 17 for dis­cus­sions on: 241 E. Thompson St., at 7 p..m., and 1523-27 Frank­ford Ave., at 7:30 p.m. The meet­ing will take place as al­ways at the Fishtown Rec. Cen­ter, 1202 E. Mont­gomery Ave. All res­id­ents of Fishtown are eli­gible to vote. Please bring proof of res­id­ence or busi­ness own­er­ship. •• 

Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety to meet

The next free meet­ing of the Brides­burg His­tor­ic­al So­ci­ety will be held on Wed­nes­day, Sept.18, at 7:30 p.m. in Mari­on Hall on the north­w­est corner of Bucki­us and Ed­ge­mont Streets. Speak­er: Ken­neth W. Mil­ano, loc­al his­tor­i­an and au­thor of “Phil­adelphia Nat­iv­ist Ri­ots: Ir­ish Kens­ing­ton Erupts.” •• 

FABA to meet

After a sum­mer break, the Fishtown Area Busi­ness As­so­ci­ation (FABA) will re­sume hold­ing gen­er­al monthly meet­ings on the third Wed­nes­day of every month. The next gen­er­al meet­ing will be on Wed­nes­day, Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Hyper­ion Bank, 199 West Gir­ard Ave. Re­serve your spot at fabameet.event­brite.com or by call­ing 215-901-6036. To join FABA or sign up for the e-news­let­ter, vis­it fishtown­busi­ness.org. ••

St. Anne’s Seni­or Cen­ter Open House  

St. Anne’s will be host­ing an open house at 2607 E. Cum­ber­land St. on Wed­nes­day, Sept.18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and en­joy the fun and fest­iv­it­ies in cel­eb­ra­tion of Seni­or Cen­ter Month. Activ­it­ies will be sched­uled throughout the morn­ing in­clud­ing: craft demon­stra­tions, “make & take” craft sale, door prizes, Tai Chi, nu­tri­tion talk, and free  blood pres­sure screen­ings. Loc­al his­tor­i­an Ken­neth W.  Mil­ano will give a talk on the his­tory of St. Anne’s Par­ish. Re­ser­va­tions are re­quired if at­tend­ing for lunch. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-426-9799. ••

24th Po­lice Dis­trict Golf Out­ing

The 24th Po­lice Dis­trict Ad­vis­ory Coun­cil is hold­ing its first an­nu­al golf out­ing at the Ju­ni­ata Golf Course on Fri­day, Sept. 20, with a shot­gun start at 10 a.m. Pro­ceeds will go to­ward pro­mot­ing pro­grams that make the neigh­bor­hood a bet­ter and safer place to live. Entry fee is $75, in­cludes golf cart, green fees, light break­fast and lunch. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. Loc­a­tion: Ju­ni­ata Golf Course, 1391 E. Cay­uga St. To re­gister, con­tact Pat Healey at 215-426-8851 or John Ra­jca at 267-304-2993. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

The Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket on Sept. 21, at Kon­rad Square, Tulip and Dauph­in streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be flea mar­kets on Oct. 5 and 19. Any­one in­ter­ested in rent­ing a space should call Vicky at 215-426-9654. ••

Frank Glav­in Play­ground up­dates

Glav­in is ac­cept­ing ap­plic­a­tions for grade school stu­dents to be en­rolled in the “After School Cares” pro­gram. It is also of­fer­ing Zumba classes on Tues­day even­ings from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $4 per class, pay­able on the night of in­struc­tion. The next flea mar­ket is planned for Sat­urday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A dona­tion of $10 per set-up will be col­lec­ted day of event.  Vendors must sup­ply their own table. For more in­form­a­tion about these pro­grams, con­tact Mrs. Geri, 215-685-9898. ••

Port Rich­mond Cross­Fit char­ity event

Cross­Fit Renais­sance, 3668 Sal­mon St., will be host­ing a char­ity event on Sat­urday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. A workout and a BBQ will be held, with all pro­ceeds go­ing to Steve’s Club, an or­gan­iz­a­tion that helps young­er kids get off the streets through fit­ness. For more in­form­a­tion, con­tact 215-760-5795. ••

Civil War me­mori­al un­veil­ing

On Sunday, Sept. 29, a monu­ment will be ded­ic­ated to the memory of the Will­ingmyre broth­ers, five Fishtown men who all fought in the Civil War. Two of the broth­ers died while fight­ing in the war for the Uni­on. The monu­ment will be un­veiled at Palmer Cemetery, at Mem­ph­is and Palmer Streets. For more in­form­a­tion, email jk­ings­mill@palmercemetery­fishtown.com. ••

Port Rich­mond Ti­gers signups

Last call for the Ti­gers Tot Soc­cer signups — for boys and girls 4 to 6, sign up Monday through Fri­day from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ti­gers Club­house, Chath­am and Ann streets, or call Tom Mack at 215-275-8838. ••

You can reach at mjamison@bsmphilly.com.

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