Members of the Mayfair Civic Association must be real believers that good fences make good neighbors.
“I think I was born with a rolling pin in my hand,” I declared as I wielded the instrument of flat destruction across the pizza dough, flattening the lump into one, very thin cover for a Stromboli extraordinaire. We were making a Stromboli — my sister-in-law, Denise, and me. It would be our family’s last visit to Atlanta to see Nanny, my husband’s mother, who was in at-home hospice at Denise’s house. Denise wanted to learn how to make Stromboli. But who can do that without a rolling pin? A previous phone conversation had disclosed that we would be without that necessary tool, so I brought mine along on our trip from Philadelphia.
When the annual AIDS Walk Philly takes place this Sunday, Oct. 20, Robb Reichard of Wissinoming will be there — just as he’s been every year since his first walk in 1988.
GETAWAY TRAVEL CLUB Oct. 10. “Broadway Now and Forever” at the American Theatre. $68 includes lunch at Shady Maples. $71 for guests. 215-698-8762. ALSO: Nov. 10. “Sugar Babies” at the Ritz Theater. $69 includes brunch buffet at the Coastline Restaurant. $73 for guests. 215-698-8762.
G.E. RETIREES Oct 5 to 12. Caribbean cruise on Oasis of the Seas, sailing from Ft. Lauderdale. Prices from $1,399, include $75 per cabin shipboard credit. 610-892-1166.
GIBBONS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Sept. 28. New York. Package includes transportation, free time, the new musical “Kinky Boots” and dinner in New York. 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863.
HOLY INNOCENTS CHURCH Sept. 22. Feast of San Gennaro, New York City. $40, includes bus and Mass at the National Shrine of San Gennaro. Bus leaves Holy Innocents Church at 8:30 a.m. 215-535-8597, 215-535-1510.
HOLY REDEEMER VILLAGE Sept. 16 to 20. Pine Dude Ranch. $384 per person, double occupancy or $484 single, includes bus, meals, cocktail party, entertainment and more. 215-947-3542.
MAKIN’ MEMORIES WITH KAYE & MATERNITY BVM SENIORS Sept. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Lancaster. $92, includes “Menopause, the Musical.” 215-342-5038.