Around town: June 25, 2014

EPIC to meet June 26

North­east EPIC Stake­hold­ers, which last month hos­ted a pro­gram on ju­ven­ile crime and the ju­ven­ile justice sys­tem, will be fea­tur­ing in­form­a­tion about lit­ter-re­duc­tion pro­grams, neigh­bor­hood cleanups and new city san­it­a­tion reg­u­la­tions at its Thursday, June 26, ses­sion at the Second Baptist Church of Frank­ford, Mul­berry and Mead­ow streets.

There are some changes in the city’s regs, said EPIC co­ordin­at­or Nafisah Lewis. “There are things you can and can’t do,” she said. ••

Holmes­burg Lib­rary hap­pen­ings

Holmes­burg Lib­rary, at 7810 Frank­ford Ave. (at Har­tel Av­en­ue), has a num­ber of up­com­ing events, all sponsored by the Friends of Holmes­burg Lib­rary.

On Wed­nes­day, June 25, the Schuylkill Cen­ter’s wild­life re­hab­il­it­a­tion clin­ic staff will bring live rap­tors to the lib­rary at 6:30 p.m. The pro­gram is for kids 5 and older.

On Monday, June 30, there will be a pho­to­graphy work­shop from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The ses­sion is de­signed for di­git­al cam­er­as.

On Tues­days from Ju­ly 1 through Aug. 5, there will be pro­grams for kids 12 and older from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Activ­it­ies in­clude “Name That Tune,” cake dec­or­at­ing, a movie, a Lego work­shop, Wii games, a pizza party and raffles. Re­fresh­ments will be provided.

On Thursdays in Ju­ly, school-age kids are wel­come to make crafts at 3 p.m.

To re­gister or for more in­form­a­tion, call 215-685-8756. ••

Drama and mu­sic camp

Cres­centville United Meth­od­ist Church, at 412 E. Sen­t­ner St., will host a mu­sic and drama camp from Ju­ly 6-11. The camp will meet each night from 7-9 p.m. It is open to kids in kinder­garten through re­cent eighth-grade gradu­ates.

Par­ti­cipants will learn and per­form a chil­dren’s mu­sic­al. There will be Bible stor­ies, T-shirts, crafts, songs and snacks. Re­gis­tra­tion is $5.

For in­form­a­tion, call 215-745-7115 or vis­it www.cres­centvil­ ••

Park­wood Farm­ers’ Mar­ket is now open Sat­urdays

The Park­wood Farm­ers’ Mar­ket will be open Sat­urdays through the end of Oc­to­ber from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the park­ing lot of the Third Re­formed Pres­by­teri­an Church, 3024 By­berry Road.

The mar­ket’s vendors in­clude: 

• Dav­id­son’s Mush­rooms of Ken­nett Square, Pa.; 

• Broad Wing Farm of Mor­gan­town, Pa.,  which sells baby squash, red and golden beets, sug­ar snap peas, gar­lic scapes, Swiss chard, spin­ach, broc­coli, kales of many kinds, spring salad mix, cil­antro, dill, pars­ley and oth­er greens.

• The Mc­Cann Farm of Mon­ro­eville, N.J., which is of­fer­ing zuc­chini, yel­low squash, cu­cum­bers, lettuce, peas, cher­ries, chard, spin­ach and spring mix. 

• Mar­ket Day Canele’ of Phil­adelphia, which is selling canele, sea­son­al tarts, and roas­ted cof­fee beans.

• Wild Flour Bakery of North­east Philly.

• Am­ar­anth Glu­ten-Free Bakery out of Lan­caster County.

The mar­ket has a Face­book page: www.face­­wood­Farm­Mar­ket ••

Who wants to parade?

Phil­ad­opt­ables is look­ing for people to march in Phil­adelphia’s Ju­ly 4 parade.

The group will as­sign in­di­vidu­als to walk with avail­able pets from Phil­adelphia’s An­im­al Care and Con­trol.

Vo­lun­teers must be 18 or older. They will march from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..

To sign up, email di­ana@phil­ad­opt­ ••

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