Hanukkah begins next week, and Christmas is just two weeks away. Many Jews and Christians are looking forward to a nice meal with loved ones and the exchanging of gifts.
Thursday, December 11
Nov. 3 through 16
Santa is coming to Holmesburg Library
The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded its 2014 Tacony Youth Grant Award to the St. John Neumann Youth Group, based at Our Lady of Consolation Parish. The grant was for $1,000. It was presented to Michael Hogan Jr., the group founder and director. The ceremony took place at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39 hall, at 7229 Tulip St. For information, visit www.jcmcccftacony.org
Thursday, December 4
You don’t have to go far to rock through the holidays. Two special concerts of rock ’n’ roll Christmas songs will be presented this Saturday and Sunday at Settlement Music School, 3745 Clarendon Ave., and a third performance is slated for Dec. 23 at the Bristol Riverside Theater.
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 held its annual breakfast for the families of police officers killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Thanksgiving is over, and the holiday shopping season is underway.
Maya is magnificent