River Ward events for the week of September 25

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings in your neigh­bor­hood with our guide.

PRCG to meet

Join the Port Rich­mond Com­munity Group on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m., at Our Lady Help of Chris­ti­ans’ church hall, at Al­legheny Av­en­ue at Gaul St. There will be zon­ing is­sues presen­ted for com­munity vote. Email ques­tions to prcghelp@aol.com ••

Rizzo PAL signups 

The Rizzo PAL Cen­ter is of­fer­ing in­struc­tion­al bas­ket­ball for boys and girls ages 6-8, and girls’ in-house bas­ket­ball for ages 9-12. Also, a wiffle­ball league for boys ages 9-13. Sign-ups are Tues­day through Thursday, Sept. 25 and 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. 

The Rizzo PAL Girls’ Pos­it­ive Im­ages Pro­gram, for ages 10-17, will have a re­gis­tra­tion night on Monday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m. For more in­form­a­tion, con­tact Of­ficer Ernie at 215-426-6583. ••

Fall Fest at Greens­grow

Join Subaru and Greens­grow Farms for a cel­eb­ra­tion of loc­al food, crafts and farm fun. Sample loc­al food, en­joy live mu­sic, vote in the chili com­pet­i­tion, en­joy vari­ous crafts and vendors, vis­it the farm­er’s mar­ket and bring the kids. 

Check out greens­grow.org/event/6th-an­nu­al-subaru-fall-fest­iv­al-at-greens­grow-farms/ for more in­form­a­tion. Loc­a­tion: Greens­grow Farms, 2501 E. Cum­ber­land St., on Sat­urday, Sept. 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ••

Loc­als to per­form ‘Any­thing Goes’

Jar­del Drama (Jar­del Re­cre­ation­al Cen­ter, 1500 Cottman Ave.) presents the Cole Port­er Mu­sic­al, “Any­thing Goes,” on Fri­day, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., Sat­urday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. 

All tick­ets are $10. The dir­ect­or as well as sev­er­al per­formers are Port Rich­mond loc­als. Tick­ets can be pur­chased by con­tact­ing Jar­del Drama at jar­del­drama@gmail.com. ••

Day of ser­vice at Hack­ett

Join Vil­lan­ova, Friends of Hack­ett and Land Stew­ards, LLC at Hack­ett Ele­ment­ary School on Sat­urday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a day of ser­vice. Help plant, weed, rake, etc. RS­VP to info@friend­sof­hack­ett.org. Vil­lan­ova will provide lunch for all vo­lun­teers that RS­VP. 

Also, give your in­put to help design the new Hack­ett school yard on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Mi­chael’s Luther­an Church, 2139 E. Cum­ber­land St. ••

Scrip­ture study at M.D.G.

The top­ic of Moth­er of Di­vine Grace’s fall scrip­ture study will be “wo­men of the Old Test­a­ment.” Join in on this 10-week study on Wed­nes­day nights from to­night through Dec. 11, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cost of the study is $12. Call 215-739-0353 to join. ••

St. John Can­ti­us car­ni­val

Join neigh­bors and pa­rish­ion­ers from today through Sat­urday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the an­nu­al church car­ni­val. The car­ni­val will also run on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. En­joy amuse­ment rides, games, chances and food at the church, 4415 Al­mond St. ••

Yoga in Camp­bell Square

En­joy yoga in Camp­bell Square, Bel­grade Street and Al­legheny Av­en­ue, at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Vis­it www.breathin­gon­rich­mond.com for more in­form­a­tion, or call 215-370-5362. ••

Brides­burg Rec. Cen­ter flea mar­ket

On Oct. 5, the Brides­burg Coun­cil of Churches will hold a flea mar­ket at the Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces are $15, bring your own table. Rain or shine. Re­fresh­ments will be sold, and Rite Aid will have flu shots avail­able. To re­serve a table space, call Car­ol at 267-738-5414. ••

FNA Zon­ing to meet

The Fishtown Neigh­bors As­so­ci­ation will dis­cuss zon­ing is­sues at its meet­ing on Tues­day, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. 

Is­sues up for dis­cus­sion: 2304 Mer­cer St., a pro­pos­al for an off-street park­ing space; and 1335-37 Frank­ford Ave., a pro­pos­al for a caf&ea­cute;, bakery and dis­til­lery in an in­dus­tri­al build­ing. The meet­ing will take place at the Fishtown Rec. Cen­ter, 1202 E Mont­gomery Ave. ••

PRO­PAC and PRTW to meet

Port Rich­mond on Patrol and Civic and Port Rich­mond Town Watch will meet on Oct. 3, at Columbia So­cial Club, 3529 Al­mond St., at 6:30 p.m. Zon­ing is­sues at 2983 Rich­mond St., as well as the PennDOT I-95 Re­vive pro­ject, are on the agenda. ••

‘Bless­ing of the An­im­als’ 

St. Mi­chael’s Luther­an Church will be of­fer­ing a “Bless­ing of the An­im­als” wor­ship ser­vice on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. 

Leashed pets or pets in a con­tain­er can be brought to the church for bless­ing dur­ing this ser­vice. 

Loc­a­tion: St. Mi­chael’s Luther­an Church, Trenton Av­en­ue and Cum­ber­land Street. ••

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. ••

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. ••

Pro­grams at Frank Glav­in

Re­gis­tra­tions for all pro­grams are now be­ing ac­cep­ted. En­roll in in­sruc­tion for chil­dren ages 3 and up in tap, jazz bal­let and tum­bling; Tae-Kwon-Do for ages 5 and older, and Zumba for ages 16 and older. 

There are also spots open for Girl Scouts, ages K-grade 12. The After School Cares pro­gram fol­lows the Cath­ol­ic school sched­ule for all grades, from 3 to 6 p.m. For in­form­a­tion about all pro­grams, call 215-685-9898. ••

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. Funds will be used for the pur­chase of bingo at St. Anne’s so­cial hall, which is op­er­ated by ded­ic­ated vo­lun­teers. Con­tact Theresa Stahl at puff­mom­ma3@msn.com for more in­form­a­tion.  ••

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. ••

St. Anne’s all-class re­union

Join St. Anne’s alumni for an af­ter­noon of mu­sic, dan­cing, a buf­fet and an open bar with class­mates, fam­ily friends and neigh­bors 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 nel­lieh307@com­cast.net. ••  

Send your event de­tails to star@bsmphilly.com, or 2512 Met­ro­pol­it­an Dr., Tre­vose, PA, 19053. We can not guar­an­tee every sub­mit­ted event will run.

You can reach at mjamison@bsmphilly.com.

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