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Two events in Mayfair this Saturday

The May­fair Busi­ness As­so­ci­ation, the May­fair Civic As­so­ci­ation and the May­fair Com­munity De­vel­op­ment Cor­por­a­tion will be or­gan­iz­ing two big events on Sat­urday, May 17.

The sixth an­nu­al May­fair Fallen Her­oes 5K Run & Walk will be held rain or shine. The event will be held in memory of Fire Capt. John Taylor, who died in a Port Rich­mond fire in 2004. To re­gister or for more in­form­a­tion, go to www.may­fair­run.com

The cost is $20 in ad­vance or $25 on the day of the run/walk. Sign-ups will be taken un­til Fri­day, May 16, at Bel­lal­isa Hair Stu­dio, 3530 Cottman Ave.

Re­gis­tra­tion on the day of the run/walk will go from 7:30 to 8:20 a.m. at May­fair Me­mori­al Play­ground, Row­land Av­en­ue and Vista Street. The run/walk will be­gin at 8:30.

Pro­ceeds will go to Hero Thrill Show Inc., which provides col­lege schol­ar­ships to the chil­dren of Phil­adelphia po­lice of­ficers and fire­fight­ers killed in the line of duty, and to May­fair Me­mori­al Play­ground.

Later that day will be the May­fair May Fair, also held rain or shine. Most of the activ­it­ies will take place along Frank­ford Av­en­ue, from Cottman Av­en­ue to Bleigh Av­en­ue. High­lights will in­clude live mu­sic, mil­it­ary vehicles, car­ni­val games, prizes, giveaways, side­walk sales, craft vendors and a dunk tank sponsored by May­fair Town Watch.

For more in­form­a­tion, vis­it www.may­fair­biz.com

Mean­while, the May­fair Farm­ers Mar­ket is open every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frank­ford and Ry­an av­en­ues. The mar­ket will also be open every third Thursday night from June 19 through Oc­to­ber. The night will fea­ture live mu­sic.

The May­fair Busi­ness As­so­ci­ation will meet again on Thursday, Ju­ly 10, at 10 a.m. at the May­fair CDC, at 2990 St. Vin­cent St. ••

You can reach at twaring@bsmphilly.com.

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