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.crescentvilleumc.com ••
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.facebook.com/ParkwoodFarmMarket ••
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 firstname.lastname@example.org ••