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Calendar (August 18, 2011)

Friday, Aug. 19

EVENTS

American Red Cross Blood Drive ARIA Health, Torresdale Campus, Mansion House, 10800 Knights Road. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1–800-RED CROSS.

Arts and Crafts Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Suitable for ages 5 to 12. Fridays. 7 p.m. $25 per month. 215–685–1242. Also at: Russo Park Playground, 7321 Torresdale Ave. For ages 8 and older. Fridays. 7 p.m. 215–685–8747.

Belly Dancing Classes for Adults and Children Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. 267–475–7005.

Bible Club Grace Bible Church, Big A Pavilion at Pollock Playground, Ashton Road, north of Holme Circle. Fun games, snacks and more for children 8 to 12. Fridays. 7 p.m. 215–934–6625.

Bingo for Adults Resurrection of Our Lord school hall, 2020 Shelmire Ave. Snacks available. Doors open at 7 p.m. Games start at 7:30 p.m. First and third Friday of every month. 215–219–5525.

Counseling with the Rabbi Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Rabbi Berliner will share concerns, problems or issues. Fridays at 9:45 a.m. (by appointment). 215–698–7300.

Friday Night Specials for Kids American Legion Playground, 6201 Torresdale Ave. $10 per child, includes food, drink, arts and crafts, movie, bingo, etc. 6 to 8 p.m. First and third Friday of the month. 215–685–8733.

Karate Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Adults, children (4 and older) and families are welcome. Fridays. 5:15 p.m. 215–613–1070.

Let’s Talk with Norma Tabas House, 2101 Strahle St. Fridays. 1 p.m. 215–745–3127.

Lunch with the Rabbi Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Join Rabbi Berliner at her tisch as she offers her own version of soul food. Sign up in advance for lunch. Fridays. 11:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Martial Arts Class for Children Holmesburg Recreation Center, Ditman and Rhawn streets. Suitable for ages 5 to 12. Fridays and Mondays. $5 per class. 6 to 9 p.m. 215–290–2527.

Scrabble Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Novices and experts are welcome. Fridays. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 215–685–0547.

Shotocon Karate Michael Palmer Playground, Thornton and Comly roads. Suitable for children in first grade to adult. Parent/child combos invited. $5 registration fee. $35 per month. Fridays. 6:30 p.m. 215–685–0371.

Shuffleboard Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays. 2:30 to 4 p.m. The board is available to all members at various times. 215–685–0576.

SilverSneakers Muscular Strength Training Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays at 8:30 a.m. Also on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. $2 per class if not covered by your insurance. 215–685–0576. More at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Appropriate for older adults who are unfamiliar with exercise as well as those who are fit and active. Fridays at 9:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. 215–698–7300.

Storytelling Campfire Pennypack Environmental Center, 8600 Verree Road. Free. 7:30 p.m. 215–685–0470.

Texas Hold’em Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Also on Tuesdays at the same times. 215–685–0576.

Zumba Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Monday and Friday. $7 per class. Bring a towel and refillable bottle. 7 to 8 p.m. 215–685–1242. More at: Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Latin dance workout. $10 per class. Fridays. 6:30 p.m. 215–356–2280. Also at: En Pointe Dance Studio, 3114 Willits Road. Fridays. 7 p.m. 215–856–7100.

MEETINGS

Narcotics Anonymous 12-Step Group Somerton United Methodist Church, Wesley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Fridays. 1 and 8 p.m. 215–673–2745.

Overeaters Anonymous Bustleton Library, Bustleton Avenue and Verree Road. Location is handicapped accessible. 10:30 a.m. Fridays. 215–674–4418.

Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers Country Club Restaurant, 1717 Cottman Ave. Fridays at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast. 215–887–9990.

Widow and Widower Support Group Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays. Free. 10 a.m. 215–685–0576.

Saturday, Aug. 20

EVENTS

Comedy Showcase Northeast Philly Comedy Cabaret, Ramada Hotel, 11580 Roosevelt Blvd. Features Simply Dee and other comics. $15 admission. 9 p.m. 215–676–5653.

Dance Classes Michael Palmer Playground, Thornton and Comly roads. Co-ed tap and ballet available for ages 3–9 on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. $5 registration. $35 per month. 215–685–0371. More at: Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Ballet and jazz are available. $30 per month. Saturdays. Ages 3 to 5 at noon.; ages 6 to 8 at 1 p.m. 215–683–1975. Another at: Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Classes available in jazz, tap, ballet and creative rhythm. Child must be a member. 215–632–0100. And at: Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. For boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Saturdays. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215–685–1226. More at: Officer Robert Hayes Memorial Playground, Roosevelt Boulevard and Conwell Avenue. Tap for ages 6 and younger, jazz for ages 7 and older. Time: 215–685–0376. Also at: Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. For ages 3 to 14. $25 per month. 10 a.m. to noon. 215–685–1235.

English for Speakers of Other Languages Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Saturdays. Introductory level at 10 a.m.; advanced level (adults) at 11:30 a.m. 215–685–0377.

Friends of Pennypack Park Recycling Lincoln High School, Ryan Avenue parking lot. Rain or shine. Bring all paper products, including cardboard, aluminum cans and Nos. 1 through 7 plastics with lids removed. Printer cartridges, cell phones, crayons, household batteries, packing peanuts and bubble wrap are also accepted. No glass or steel cans accepted. Visit the free book and magazine table. 9 a.m. to noon. 215–934-PARK.

Gardening at Glen Foerd 5001 Grant Ave. Volunteers are needed for deadheading, weeding and trimming in the rose gardens. Bring water, gloves and clippers. 9 a.m. 215–632–5330.

Philadelphia Spirit Travel Softball Tryouts Tryouts for 10U and 12U will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and for 14U from 9 to 11 a.m. at Delaware River fields, 7979 State Road. Also, tryouts for 16U, 16/18U Elite and 18U Gold take place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Keystone fields, 6500 Keystone St. Registration for all ages begins 30 minutes prior to tryout start time. Tryouts will also be held on Aug. 21. 215–499–4888 (Cell).

Poets on the Porch Ryerss Museum and Library, Burholme Park, 7370 Central Ave. Presented by Fox Chase Reading Series. 1 p.m. Bring a porch chair and enjoy an afternoon of verse.

Solly Stable Open House and Picnic 1140 Solly Ave. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Will be held rain or shine. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215–901–5793.

Wiffle Ball Tournament and Beer-and-Beer Fund- raiser Parkwood Recreation Center, 3301 Mechanicsville Road. Tournament takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $30 entry fee per player includes T-shirt, food and drinks at the field. Beef-and-beer featuring the Sensational Soul Cruisers will be held at Paddy Whacks Pub, 2711 Comly Road from 6 to 11 p.m. $30. Proceeds benefit the Officer John Pawlowski Scholarship Fund. 267–767–1758, 267–495–6127.

MEETINGS

Cocaine Anonymous 7328 Castor Ave., second floor, above Lee’s Hoagie House. Midnight to 1:30 a.m. 215–333–7798.

International Prayer Warriors Somerton United Methodist Church, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Group meets the third Saturday of every month. 6 p.m. 215–673–2481.

Narcotics Anonymous Somerton United Methodist Church, Wesley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Saturdays. 7 p.m. 215–673–2745.

Philadelphia Police Explorers Philadelphia Police Academy, 8501 State Road. Program is for ages 14 to 20 who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Saturdays. 10 a.m. www.ppdonline.org (Click on Explorers link).

FLEA MARKETS

Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke 7200 Castor Ave. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215–745–8922.

St. Helena Church 6161 N. Fifth St., along the sidewalk. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215–317–9168.

Sunday, Aug. 21

EVENTS

Philadelphia Spirit Travel Softball Tryouts Tryouts for 10U and 12U will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and for 14U from 9 to 11 a.m. at Delaware River fields, 7979 State Road. Also, tryouts for 16U, 16/18U Elite and 18U Gold takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Keystone fields, 6500 Keystone St. Registration for all ages begins 30 minutes prior to tryout start time. 215–499–4888 (Cell).

Pilates Sculpt & Tone Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels. $8 per class. Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. 215–613–1070.

Total Teen Exercise Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. Class is a blend of legs and Abs/Pilates. Sundays. 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. 215–335–0870.

MEETINGS

Friendship Singles Club The group for ages 50 and older will gather at 3 p.m. for a dinner meeting. Call for location and details. 215–969–7167.

Gam-Anon and Gamblers Anonymous Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave. Twelve-step program for family and friends of compulsive gamblers. Sundays. 7 p.m. Hot line: 1–888–213–3945.

Incest Survivors Frankford Memorial United Methodist Church, 1300 Dyre St. Enter on Oakland Street. Sundays. 9:30 a.m. 215–848–3830.

Overeaters Anonymous 12-Step Group Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave., second floor, conference room 1. Sundays. 10:30 a.m. 215–745–9661.

FLEA MARKET

Moss Athletic Association 5700 Torresdale Ave. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 267–303–9620.

Monday, Aug. 22

EVENTS

Acrylic Art Class Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Mondays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215–728–7328.

Adult and Senior Aerobics Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. Low-impact exercise class for seniors at 6 p.m. Free. Cardio/abs for adult men and women at 7 p.m. Mondays. 215–685–1235.

Adult Ceramics Russo Park Playground, 7321 Torresdale Ave. Mondays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215–685–8747.

Advanced Beginners Hebrew Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. 9:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Aerobics Classes Holy Redeemer Health & Fitness Center, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. Held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.; and Saturday at 9 a.m. 215–938–5712.

American Red Cross Blood Drive St. William Parish Hall, 6200 Rising Sun Ave. 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. 1–800-RED CROSS.

Arts & Crafts and Ceramics Roosevelt Playground, 6455 Walker St. Class is suitable for ages 5 to adult. Mondays. $12 per month. 6:30 to 8 p.m. 215–685–8754.

Arts & Crafts for Children Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. For ages 6 to 10. $1 per class. 6 p.m. Mondays. 215–685–9396.

Ball Fusion Exercise Class Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. Pilates-esque exercise ball workout. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Time and inf.: 215–335–0870.

Beginners Yoga Class Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. Bring a yoga mat. $5 per class. Drop-ins welcome. Mondays. 7 to 8 p.m. Register. 215–685–1487, 267–467–9277.

Boot Camp Workout Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. Bring sneakers and a towel. Members $3, non-members $5. 7 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Cardio-Ballet Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Participants can gain muscle control, balance and flexibility by performing basic jumps and dances. Mondays. Drop-ins $8. 6 p.m. 215–613–1070.

Cardio Kickboxing for Women Roosevelt Playground, 6455 Walker St. Learn self-defense skills while burning calories. $25 per month. Mondays and Wednesdays. 8:15 p.m. 215–685–8754.

Computer Classes Juniata Park Older Adult Center, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Eight-week Monday class costs $80. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 215–685–1490. Also at: John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. $3 per class. Mondays. 11 a.m. 215–331–7120.

Current Events Discussion Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. 215–685–0576.

Dance Aerobics Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:05 p.m. 215–632–0100.

Dance and Gymnastics Classes Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Monday through Thursday and Saturday. Suitable for ages 3 and older. $90 per year. Time and inf.: 215–685–9396.

Dance Classes Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Tap/ballet combo for ages 3–5 at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. 215–685–0596. Also at: Disston School, Knorr and Gillespie streets. Tap, ballet and jazz are offered. Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. 215–685–8750.

Deep-Water Power Class Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Call for times and inf.: 215–632–0100.

Fitness Swimmer Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Mondays at 7:45 p.m. $40. 215–632–0100.

Guitar and Drum Lessons Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Classes offered for children and adults Monday and Wednesday evenings. $15 per class. 215–683–1975.

Gymnastics Lackman Playground, 1101 Bartlett St. Co-ed program for tots to age 16. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 5:30 p.m. 215–685–0370.

Intermediate Conversational Hebrew Class Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. 12:30 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Irish Dance Classes Vogt Recreation Center, 6700 Cottage St. Three payments of $35. Costume fees not included. Mondays. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 215–685–8753. Also at: Carmella Playground, Tulip and Wakeling streets. For ages 6 to 12. $20 per month plus $10 registration fee. Mondays. 7 to 8 p.m. 215–685–1235.

Jewish Life and Culture Discussion Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Karate Fitzpatrick Playground, Academy and Torrey roads. Class for ages 5 and older meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. $45 per month. 215–685–9395.

Knitting Circle Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. This is not a teaching class, but a chance for people of similar interest to gather and share their skills in a comfortable social setting. All ages welcome. Mondays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215–698–3012.

Library Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. A librarian will be available every Monday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Little Picassos Arts and Crafts Classes Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. For ages 4 to 9. Mondays. 6:15 to 7 p.m. 215–335–0870.

Low Impact Aquacise Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. 215–632–0100.

Martial Arts Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Children 8 and older from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. $25. Adults (18 and older) 6 to 7 p.m. $35. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 215–685–1242.

Open Floor Poetry Readings American Legion Playground, 6201 Torresdale Ave. For ages 14 and older. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215–685–8733.

Preschool Program Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. For children 3 to 5. (Must be potty trained.) Monday, Wednesday and Friday. $70 per month plus one-time registration fee of $15. 9 a.m. to noon. 215–685–1235.

Reminiscing Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Let’s remember when. Mondays. 12:15 p.m. 215–698–7300.

SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. Free. 1 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Tae Kwon Do Dorsey Playground, 4800 Hegerman St. Suitable for ages 4 and older. $35 per month. Mondays and Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215–685–8734.

Tumbling for Children Picariello Playground, Red Lion and Calera roads. Suitable for ages 4 and older at all levels. $10 registration. Class fees will be collected in three installments. Time and cost: 215–685–9393.

MEETINGS

Addictions Group Life Victory Church, 7501 Frankford Ave. Meeting is open to those battling all forms of addictions and struggles. Mondays at 7 p.m. 215–331–7500.

Al-Anon New Beginnings Johnson Memorial Methodist Church, 3117 Longshore Ave. (second floor Rainbow room). An AFG District 1 beginners meeting also takes place in the Gospel room. Mondays. 7:30 p.m.

Anger Management Group for Children Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Mondays. 6 p.m. 215–537–5367.

Fox Chase Art Group Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. New members invited. Participants can work in any medium. There are no restrictions as to level of experience. Free. Mondays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215–335–9042.

New Visions Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. This is a support and education group for people with low vision and vision impairments. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Overeaters Anonymous Elkins Park Hospital/Moss Rehab, 60 E. Township Line Road, room G-3, Elkins Park. This location is handicapped accessible. Mondays. 8 p.m. 215–674–4418.

St. Dominic Seniors Marian Hall, 8513 Frankford Ave. New members invited. Group meets Mondays. 10 a.m. 215–335–0929.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

EVENTS

AARP Driver Safety Program Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Class size is limited. 4:30 to 9 p.m. Pre-registration is required. 215–676–0898.

Associated Services for the Blind (ASB) Program Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Representatives will share information about the services the organization provides. 10 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Bingo Far Northeast Senior Citizen Center, 12601 Townsend Road. Tuesdays. Noon. 215–673–7734. More at: Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 12:45 p.m. 215–831–2926.

Business Counseling Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Hosted by SCORE, counselors to small businesses. Free, one-hour one-on-one sessions can be scheduled for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Register. 215–231–9880.

Celtic Concert Philadelphia Protestant Home, social hall, 6500 Tabor Road. Features the Celtic Irish band Runa. 2:30 p.m. 215–697–8000.

Family Movie Night Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Outdoor screening of Despicable Me begins at nightfall. Meet state Rep. Brendan F. Boyle and his staff. Bring picnic supplies, lawn chairs and blankets.

Joint Replacement Surgery Seminar Jeanes Hospital, 7600 Central Ave. The benefits of total joint replacement and what can be expected in the hospital and after discharge will be discussed. A question-and-answer period will also be held. 6 p.m. Register. 215–728–4818.

Knitting Nook Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Tuesdays. All levels welcome. 12:30 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Line Dance Lessons Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. Tuesdays. $7 per class. 7 p.m. 215–335–3232.

Marcella Kochanska-Sembrich Female Chorus Rehearsal Associated Polish Home, 9150 Academy Road. Tuesdays. 7:30 p.m. 215–333–2383.

Martial Arts/Self-defense Classes Gifford Playground, Gifford and Tomlinson streets. Tuesday and Thursday. $40 per month, discounts available. 6:30 p.m. 215–685–0377.

Pilates Sculpt and Tone Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels. $8 per class. Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. 215–613–1070.

Poker Games Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Open, friendly games on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Preschool Story Hour Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave. Stories, rhymes and coloring for children 3–5 and accompanying adult. Programming courtesy of Friends of Holmesburg Library. 10:30 a.m. 215–685–8756.

Senior Exercise Class Wissinoming Bible Fellowship Church, 4416 Van Kirk St. Stretching and low-impact aerobics. Tuesday and Thursday. $5 for both sessions. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 215–743–2360.

SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit Juniata Park Older Adult Center, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $1. 10 a.m. 215–685–1490.

Step Aerobics Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Tuesdays, Thursdays and every other Wednesday. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215–685–1242.

Tai Chi for Seniors John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Tuesdays. $3 per class. 10 a.m. 215–331–7120.

Tae Kwon Do Chalfont Playground, Chalfont and Deerpath roads. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children’s class from 5 to 6 p.m., adult class from 6 to 7 p.m. Inf.: 215–840–8357.

Texas Hold’em Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Tuesdays. 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. 215–685–0576.

Tumbling for Children Russo Park Playground, 7321 Torresdale Ave. For children ages 5 to 9. Tuesdays. 7 to 8 p.m. 215–685–8747.

Yoga Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Suitable for adults and children 12 and older. Mondays. $5 per class. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215–685–0377. Also at: Centre for Well Being, 7880 Oxford Ave. Beginners Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., mixed levels Wednesdays at 7 p.m., and a children’s class on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Register. 215–745–4025. And at: Pelbano Playground, Bustleton and Solly avenues. $5 per class. Tuesdays. 7 to 8 p.m. 215–683–1975. More at: Juniata Park Older Adult Center, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Tuesdays-Thursdays. $1. 11 a.m. 215–685–1490.

Zumba Dance American Legion Playground, 6201 Torresdale Ave. For ages 12 and older. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 7 to 8 p.m. 215–685–8733.

MEETINGS

Al-Anon Support Groups Gloria Dei Church, 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley. For friends and relatives of those with a drinking problem. 7:30 p.m. 215–947–8200. Another at: St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hawthorne Street and Tyson Avenue. 1 p.m.

Anger Management for Men Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Tuesdays. 7 and 8 p.m. 215–537–5367.

Centering Prayer Support Group Holy Family University, College Center chapel, Grant and Frankford avenues. Tuesdays. 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215–332–9373.

Clutterers Anonymous 3501 Solly Ave. Tuesdays. 7:30 p.m. 215–335–7500.

Common Bond St. John’s Lutheran Church, 505 N. York Road, Hatboro. This is a support social group for 50+ widowed and divorced adults. Discussion topic: “Are you too old to date after loss? Dating tips.” 2 p.m. 215–675–3947.

Family Support Group Northeast Community Center MH/MR, Orleans Building, Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Avenue. For families of adults with mental illness. Tuesdays. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215–831–2854.

From Victim to Victor 7757 Frankford Ave. God’s Arrows fellowship provided for children. Tuesdays. 7:30 p.m. 215–343–8474.

Hatikvah Hadassah Delaire Landing clubhouse, 9455 State Road. New members welcome. 1 p.m. 215–917–4673.

Jardel Senior Citizen Club Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. The group meets every Tuesday. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215–379–3051.

Let’s Talk Group Discussion Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Focus is on topics relating to issues faced in life. Tuesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

EVENTS

Adult Tap Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. $10 per class. 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 215–335–3232.

Adult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 p.m. 215–725–8055.

American Red Cross Blood Drive Bethel, the Church at Franklin Mills, 903 Franklin Mills Circle. 2 to 8 p.m. 1–800-RED CROSS.

Art Therapy for Children Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. For ages 9 to 12. 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 215–537–5367.

Bollywood (India Fusion) Dance Class for Adults Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays. 267–475–7005.

Buffet-style Breakfast Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Space is limited. 9 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Ceramics for Adults Disston Recreation Center, Disston and Glenloch streets. Wednesdays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215–338–0988.

Co-ed Boxing Class for Adults and Teens Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. No experience is necessary. Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. 215–335–0870.

Core Training Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Wednesdays. Members $3, non-members $5. 7 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Glen Foerd Tours 5001 Grant Ave. Guided tours available most Wednesdays. $10, students and seniors (65 and older) $9. 11 a.m. and noon. Call first to be sure the mansion is not closed for a special event. 215–632–5330.

Jewelry Design for Adults Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. Participants will make handcrafted earrings. There is a charge for materials. Space is limited. 7 p.m. 215–685–0547.

Karate Vogt Recreation Center, Cottage Street and Unruh Avenue. Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. $75 month. 215–685–8753.

Mah Jongg Games Old York Road Temple Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abington. All ages and levels, members and non-members are invited. Continues Aug. 31, Sept. 7, 14 and 21 and Oct. 5, 12 and 26. Bring your card and set. 9 a.m. to noon. 215–886–8000.

SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Wednesdays. Non-members $3. 11 a.m. 215–331–7120. Also at: Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Move your body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses. Non-members $3 per class. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Register. 215–613–1070.

Tae Kwon Do Class Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Suitable for ages 5–14. Wednesdays and Fridays. Classes held at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. depending on age group. $50 per month includes uniform. 215–685–0377.

Tai Chi for Seniors Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. 215–685–0576.

Yoga Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. $8 per class. Wednesdays at 6 p.m. 215–613–1070.

Zumba Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. $10. 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays. 215–613–1070. And at: Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. 267–475–7005. More at: The Academy of Russian Arts, 11018 Rennard St. 4:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Drop-ins $10. 267–934–2055.

MEETINGS

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group St. Joseph’s Manor, 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. For those caring for a relative or friend with Alzheimer’s. 6 p.m. Register. 1–800–818–4747.

Bereavement Support Groups Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Wednesdays. 12:45 p.m. 215–698–7300. Also at: Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Last two Wednesdays of the month. 10 to 11 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Gam-Anon and Gamblers Anonymous St. David’s Lutheran Church, Academy Road and Linden Avenue. Programs are for those with a gambling problem, their family and friends. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Hot lines: 1–888–442–7085 (GA), 1–888–213–3945 (Gam Anon).

LeTip International Steve Stein’s Famous Deli, 9359 Krewstown Road. The chapter meets Wednesdays for business-to-business networking from 11:31 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. 1–800–675–3847.

“My Weigh” Weight-loss Support Group 11410 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. $5. Inf.: 215–947–4040.

TOPS Weight Loss Groups St. Stephen’s Church, 4201 Princeton Ave. Learn to take off pounds sensibly. Wednesdays at 9:45 a.m. 215–697–8385. Another meeting begins with weigh-in at 6:45 p.m. A short meeting follows. 215–624–6764.

Thursday, Aug. 25

EVENTS

Aquacise Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. 215–632–0100.

Arts & Crafts Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. 215–685–0576.

Art Therapy for Children Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suitable for ages 5 to 8. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215–537–5367.

Assistance for Veterans with VA Claims District Office of U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, 7219 Frankford Ave. Joseph Buckley, an accredited veteran service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will assist veterans and their families with submission of new VA claims and answer eligibility and paperwork questions. Thursdays. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call for an appointment. 215–517–6572.

Ballet Boot Camp Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Thursday. 7 to 8 p.m. 267–475–7005.

Ballroom Dance Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. $2. Thursdays. 12:30 to 2 p.m. 215–685–0576.

Bingo Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Road. Sponsored by Die Alten Herren des Cannstatters. Thursdays. Doors open at 5 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. 215–332–0121, 215–332–7103.

Chess Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. 215–685–0576. More at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Play and instruction for beginners and experienced players. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Computer Classes Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays. 1:30 to 4 p.m. 215–685–0576.

Cooking Class for Kids Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. $5 per class. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Register. 215–685–9396.

Dance Classes Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Jazz for ages 9 and older offered Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215–685–0596. Also at: Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. For boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Thursdays. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register. 215–685–1226.

Exercise Class Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Free. Thursdays. 10 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Healing Exercise Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Hip-Hop Cardio Fitness Class Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Drop-ins $8 per visit. 7 p.m. Thursdays. 215–698–3012.

Hip-Hop/Jazz Class Michael Palmer Playground, Thornton and Comly roads. Co-ed class for ages 10–14 held Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. $5 registration fee. $35 per month. 215–685–0371.

Karaoke Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Free. Thursdays. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., except third Thursday. 215–685–0576.

Karate Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. For ages 4 and older. Thursdays. 5:15 p.m. 215–613–1070. Also at: Northeast Family YMCA, Carriage House, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. 215–632–0100.

Line Dancing for Adults Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. Call for time. 215–685–9396.

Midiri Brothers in Concert Philadelphia Protestant Home, social hall, 6500 Tabor Road. 7 p.m. 215–697–8000.

Movie Madness Tabas House, 2101 Strahle St. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215–745–3127.

Musical Memories Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Enjoy show tunes and jazz. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Open House Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abington. Enjoy ice cream, sweet treats and Kosher wine tasting while meeting the clergy and learning about educational programs for all ages. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 215–886–8000.

Oxford Circle Farmers’ Market Northeast Community Center, 900 E. Howell St. Sponsored by the Food Trust. SNAP/food stamps (EBT/Access cards), Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program vouchers and Philly Food Bucks accepted. Seasonal fruits and vegetables will be available Thursdays throughout the summer. 2 to 6 p.m. 215–575–0444, Ext. 167.

Painting Class Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Learn to paint landscapes, faces and abstract art. Thursdays. 1 p.m. A donation is requested. 215–831–2926.

Piloxing Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Class is a mix of pilates and boxing. Drop-ins $8. Thursdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215–613–1070.

SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. $3 per class. 11 a.m. 215–331–7120.

SilverSplash Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Free. 215–698–7300.

Total Tone Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. Learn to sculpt and contour your body. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Twelve sessions cost $60 for members, $70 for non-members. Drop-ins $7. 215–335–0870.

Wit & Wisdom Tabas House, 2101 Strahle St. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215–745–3127.

Yoga Picariello Recreation Center, Red Lion and Calera roads. The class is for all levels. Bring a yoga mat. $8 per class or $20 per four-week month. There is also a yearly registration fee. Thursdays. 6:50 to 8:15 p.m. 267–738–8393.

Zumba Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. Thursdays. 3 p.m. 215–698–7300.

MEETINGS

Al-Anon Paths to Recovery St. John’s Lutheran Church, Tyson Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Thursdays. 1 p.m.

Al-Anon Support Group Nazareth Hospital, Marian Hall, 2601 Holme Ave. For relatives and friends of those with a drinking problem. 8 p.m. Thursdays. 215–222–5244.

Anger Management for Women Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215–537–5367.

Family Support Group 6726 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by Northeast Community Center for Mental Health/Mental Retardation. For families of adults with mental illness. Thursdays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215–831–2854.

Going From We to Me Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Group is for recently widowed or divorced individuals 55 and older. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215–698–7300.

Northeast EPIC Stakeholders Aria Health, Frankford campus, 4900 Frankford Ave., second-floor conference room. The meeting will serve as a political forum for City Council and city commissioner candidates. Group meets the last Thursday of every month. 5:30 p.m. The public is invited.

Parenting Group Center for Families and Relation-ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215–537–5367.

Post-Bereavement Support Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Program is led by Joan Freedman. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215–698–7300, Ext. 147.

Friday, Aug. 26

EVENT

American Red Cross Blood Drive Eastern Regional Medical Center, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1–800-RED CROSS.

inHome Shopping Philadelphia Protestant Home, Fountain Room. Representatives from Snacks by the Pound will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 215–697–8000.

VENDOR ALERT

St. Helena Church 6161 N. Fifth St, along the sidewalk.

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