Get your free shades at the Shore
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.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill distributed Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to various volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District.
BENSALEM SENIOR CITIZENS’ ASSOCIATION July 14. USO Tour. $87 includes luncheon, transportation, taxes and tips. 215-742-3898, 215-884-3820.
Children ages 8-12 are invited to sign up for the free Philly Play summer camp, which starts on Monday, July 7. The Philly Play initiative is led by City Councilman Bobby Henon.
The Frankford Civic Association, which routinely meets on the first Thursday of the month, has pushed its July session to the second Thursday, July 10. Members will gather in the second-floor meeting room of Aria Health’s Frankford campus, 4900 Franford Ave. at 7 p.m.
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.
Bitsy wants a new playmate
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.