Rising Sun Plaza, at 5675 Rising Sun Ave. in Crescentville, recently honored the winners of the annual Ed Cutler Memorial My Mom/Dad is the Greatest Essay Contest.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill distributed Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to various volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District.
Gov. Tom Corbett last week signed into law House Bill 198, the Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program, sponsored by state Rep. Ed Neilson.
The legendary Charlie Gracie will be in concert on Thursday, July 10, at Disston Recreation Center, at 4510 Disston St. in Tacony. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with a performance by Ramona Jane.
St. Anne’s Senior Center July 8. Resorts Casino. $30 or $25 for members includes transportation and a slot play package. 215-426-9799.
Thursday, July 3
Get your free shades at the Shore
An Alex’s Lemonade Stand will be set up on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts, at 8902 Frankford Ave. in Holmesburg.
GOLDEN FRIENDS Phillies games June 26, July 24, August 20 and Sept. 13 from $42 to $57. More: June 28. Crab feast and Riverboat. $92 includes all you can eat crab and refreshments. More: Aug. 9. Delaware Park. Buffet, horse racing and $25 slot play. $55. Leaves 10:45 a.m. More: Sept. 20 to 27. New England and Canada cruise. $1,275 includes taxes, baggage, and transportation. 215-335-2287.
Loathing in Tacony: Members of the East Coast Knights of the True Invisible Empire hold a recruiting rally in front of the Tacony Library Branch on Torresdale Avenue. Police had to shield the recruiters — who want to promote a white Christian way of life — after residents in the neighborhood gathered with reactions of anger and disgust. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTOS