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    Trips: October 22, 2014

    Men’s Club of The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Nov. 5. New York City. $35 includes transportation, tip and seaport cruise. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and leaves New York at 5:30 p.m. 215-346-2302.


    Trips: October 15, 2014

    ST. WILLIAM SENIORS CITIZENS GROUP Pine Grove Resort Dude Ranch. Oct. 12-17. $415. All-inclusive, includes transportation, meals, drinks, snacks, entertainment and social activities. 215-725-5697. More: American Music Theater Christmas show Joy to the World. Nov. 6. $89. Buffet luncheon at Shady Maple. Transportation included. 215-725-5697.


    Trips: October 8, 2014

    JOHNNY TOCCO’S DANCERS Oct. 11. Riviera Maya, Mexico. $1,540 for a 7-day all inclusive vacation. 610-322-2986 or email musicman@johnnytocco.com.


    Trips: October 1, 2014

    TEMPLE MENORAH KENESETH CHAI Oct. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Lancaster. $64 includes dinner, a show and transportation. 215-725-2002 or 215-941-8145.


    Trick or treat

    When it comes to shooting pool, Archbishop Ryan graduate Steve Markle certainly has some tricks up his sleeve.

    For most people, playing pool doesn’t venture far beyond horsing around in dimly-lit dive bars and smoke-filled taprooms. 


    Trips: September 24, 2014

    SONS OF ITALY Sept. 25. Lancaster County. The cost is $125 and includes a stop at Kitchen Kettle Village, lunch at Plain and Fancy, and a ticket to Moses and Sight and Sound Theater. 215-676-1910.


    Gilbert Gottfried to appear at Helium Comedy Club this weekend

    At the age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City, and after a few short years became known as “the comedian’s comedian.”


    Returning to his roots

    Northeast native Steve Pacek is back to his old stomping grounds, appearing at the Theatre Horizon.

    His parents lived only three blocks from each other on Shelmire Street in the Northeast. They met, married, and ultimately produced a son, Steve Pacek, who has gone on to accomplish much in the world of the theater.


    Trips: May 7, 2014

    CELTIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF BRISTOL May 12. New York City. $85 includes bus trip to the 9/11 memorial, St. Paul’s Chapel, the Irish Hunger Memorial, and lunch at Ryan McGuire’s Irish Restaurant. 215-788-5232.