Boutique party and sale
Adorn Boutique at 1314 Frankford Ave. will host a Valentine’s Day themed boutique party and sale on Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. Refreshments and hors d’oeuves will be served. The sale will include 25 percent off any one item and free gifts for single women. ••
Volunteer on the farm
Greensgrow Farms is holding a volunteer day on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Volunteers are invited to help with winter projects such as cleaning up the property, working on the cutting garden and beds, cleaning and sharpening tools, starting winter pruning tasks and setting up for opening day. Greensgrow will provide lunch. Bring work gloves and dress for dirty work. Sign up at greensgrow.org. ••
80’s cover band
80’s cover band One Above will play at Anthony’s Cafe, 319 E. Girard Ave. in Fishtown, on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. The kitchen will be open and there will be a drink special. ••
24th Police District town hall meeting
The 24th Police District monthly Town Hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.
Officers will announce the arrival of new Commanding Officer Captain Daniel O’Connor, who was promoted to the rank of Captain on Jan. 31 and assigned as the commanding officer of the 24th Police District. The meeting will be held at the 24th Police District, Courtroom A, 3901 Whitaker Ave. ••
FNA zoning meeting
The Fishtown Neighbors Association is holding a community meeting Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave.
Residents of Fishtown will be eligible to vote on a proposal for four single-family homes with off-street parking at 1367-73 Crease St. Bring proof of residence or business ownership in the form of a driver’s license or a photo ID and a lease, utility bill or recent piece of mail addressed to your home or business. ••
Business card exchange
The Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors will host a monthly mixer on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Ave.
The event is open to all GPAR members and their guests. There will be happy hour drink specials, complimentary appetizers and giveaways. Bring your business cards and any promotional materials. For more information and to RSVP, contact Donna LePera at Donna@gpar.org. ••
Richmond library events
Registered dietician Stephanie Perez will give a free nutrition lesson and cooking demonstration for adults on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m.
Preschool storytime is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. This program is intended for children from 1 to 4 years old and their caregivers. Siblings are always welcome. Daycares should call for separate appointments.
Perez is holding a Kids Cook Monday program on Monday, Feb. 24, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Stop in the library at 2987 Almond St. and see Sheila to sign up. ••
Juice sampling and
“Juice Girl” Christine Patton will give a free lecture on juicing and cleansing at Greensgrow farmstand on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn about detoxing and energizing juices that you can make with your C.S.A. share or farmstand goodies. ••
The candle lady
St. Anne’s will hold a weekly fundraising event on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 2508 Sepviva St.
The fundraiser features the largest candle selection in the Philadelphia area.
For more information, call St. Anne’s rectory at 215-739-4590. ••
St. Anne’s will host this event every Sunday at the church’s social hall at Memphis and Tucket Streets. Doors open at 4 p.m. and games begin at 6 p.m. There are two jackpot prizes totaling over $3,000. This is a smoke-free event with a full kitchen that prepares homemade food. For more information, call 215-739-4590. ••
Romeo & Juliet in space
B. Someday Productions of Kensington/Fishtown announced a co-production with Light Thief Productions of “Romeo & Juliet in Space: A Space Opera Burlesque in Space!” on February 12, 13, 14 and 15 at 9 p.m.
Tickets are $18. The performance will take place at Walking Fish Theatre located at 2509 Frankford Ave. For more information contact Michelle Pauls of B. Someday Productions at 215-427-9255 or email@example.com. ••
Free tax preparation
Concilio will host free tax preparation on Wednesday, Feb. 12 and every other Wednesday in February in collaboration with the Ceiba Coalition.
Families with incomes of less than $52,000 per year can maximize their tax returns with free expert tax preparation, through the Earned Income Tax Credit, child care expenses, and other allowable expenses.
The Housing Program will also help eligible people with property tax and rent rebates, property tax relief, energy assistance and more. To register for an appointment, call Concilio at 215-627-3100.
South Kensington Community Partners and Finanta will also sponsor free tax preparation on Friday, Feb. 14, and all other Fridays in February, at 1301 N. 2nd St. Call 215-427-3463 to make an appointment. ••
Spring break rock camp
Registration is now open for Rock to the Future’s weeklong Rock Camp from April 14-18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Each day, campers age 9 to 17 will receive a group instrumental lesson, a creative workshop and band practice.
Over the course of the week, campers will write an original song with their band and perform live at the end of the week for family, friends and the community.
Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary.
Camp will take place at 2139 E. Cumberland St.
The cost of the program is $250 with an early bird discount. Payment plans are available with a down payment of $100.
All proceeds benefit Rock to the Future.
For more information, contact the program director at josh@RockToTheFuturePhilly.org. ••
Girl Scout cookies
Daisy troop 9958 and Brownie troop 9890 will be selling girl scout cookies on Monday nights in February at Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave., from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. ••
KCFC membership meeting
Kensington Community Food Co-op will host their first meeting of the year on Saturday, March 8, at noon at Circle of Hope, 2007 Frankford Ave.
They will be sharing vital information about KCFC and the latest on the progress toward opening a member-owned grocery store.
The meeting is open to the public. ••
Craft classes in Kensington
Arts and crafts classes for adults are being offered in the Studio at Beacon on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Open studio format means you may come anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 to participate.
Free and open to all adults. Materials, snacks, and lively conversation provided.
Beacon is located at 2364 E. Cumberland Street.
For more information, visit thewordatbeacon.org or call 215-423-6216. ••
Mother of Divine Grace Bible study and group sessions
On Wed. evenings through March 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mother of Divine Grace Parish will be conducting a Bible study. The theme will be “Women of the New Testament.” The cost of this study is $12.
For more information, call the rectory at 215-739-0353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. ••