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Events (May 23, 2012)

Saturday, May 26


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Friends of the Pennypack, Monthly Cleanup 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sandy Run (Ryan and Sandyford Avenues.

Sunday, May 27


Honoring Our Military Old York Road Temple ñ Beth Am 971 Old York Road. Honor those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and those who have served by calling them to the Torah during the Shavuot Service. 10 a.m. 215–886–8000.

Memorial Concert Calvary Memorial Church, 7200 Roosevelt Blvd.,presents “May We Never Forget,” featuring the church choir. 6 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29


Open House for Graduating High School Seniors Orleans Technical Institute 2770 Red Lion Road. Open house for high school seniors and families at 6 p.m. and on May 31, at 6 p.m. Event will help those who are soon to graduate to discover post-secondary training opportunities this fall at Orleans, training in air conditioning, refrigeration, electricity, carpentry, building maintenance and plumbing and heating. 215–728–4733 or register for open house at www.orleanstech.edu/register


Cancer Support Community ñ Food for Living Well. People impacted by cancer. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by May 28 at 215–879–7733.

Wednesday, May 30


Friends of Lawncrest Library Paperbacks and Audio-Visual Sale in library patio area. Noon to 5 p.m.


Mayfair Business Association general meeting. 9 a.m., 7300 Frankford Ave. 215–708–1426.

Thursday, May 31


Bridesburg Recreation Center Company B 2012 presents Spread the Love Around, 4625 Richmond St. 7 p.m. Also June 1, 7 p.m., June 2, 7 p.m. and June 3, 2 p.m. Tickets $7 (available in advance or at door). 215–685–1247.

Proper Diets and Lifestyle Expo Presented by state Rep. Mark Cohenís office. 1 to 4 p.m. St. Williams Parish Hall, 6200 Rising Sun Ave. Food demo and tasting 2:30 to 4 p.m. Cost of sampling $5 on first come first served basis. Info: Donna Konrad, 215–745–5456 or Sonya Thomas, 215–200–6144.

Thursday, May 31


Cancer Support Community ñ Kids Support for Parents Only ñ For location and more information, RSVP by May 29 at 215–879–7733. Talking with your school age children about cancer 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 1


Summer Basketball League Runs through Aug. 10. Ages 4 to 6 play on Thursday evenings; ages 7 to 9 play on Monday evenings and ages 10 to 12 play on Wednesday evenings. Games are play outside as well as inside depending on weather. Cost is $25 for ages 4 to 6 and $35 for ages 7 to 10. Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave. 215–685–0597.

The Danube Swabian Association of Philadelphia Free Friday night concert series 7 p.m. 1277 Southampton Road. Fridayís Child will play oldies and classic rock music. Food and refreshments available for purchase. 215–722–4253.

Saturday, June 2


Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. Also an outdoor craft show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fox Chase Library. Info: 215–685–0547.

Bowling Fund-raiser, 9 p.m. to midnight, Thunderbird Lanes, Willits Road and Holme Avenue. Benefits the Lawncrest Recreation Centerís July 4 fireworks celebration. Tickets $30 ($25 in advance) or $125 per lane for up to six bowlers. Admission includes shoe rental, pizza and drinks. Info: 215–651–8470.

Police Officer Gary Skerski Memorial Golf Outing, 8 a.m., Byrne Golf Course, 9500 Leon St. Best-ball format. $85 per person; also raffle, silent auction and barbecue. Info: Officer John Marlow, 267–688–9997 or 215–685–8696; Gary Roman, 215–688–1531.

Ticket Picnic St. Marthaís Parish, 11301 Academy Road. Combination Chinese, Silent & Live Auction. Preview 6 p.m., auction starts at 7 p.m. Food and drinks will be served. Tickets bought in advance are $15, $20 at the door. Each advance ticket purchase includes 10 free tickets for Chinese auction. Info: 215–632–3720.


Cancer Support Community Mind-Body approaches to wellness for people impacted by cancer. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location and more information: 215–879–7733.

Sunday, June 3


Picnic Danubia, 1277 Southampton Road. 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, children $5, family $40.

Monday, June 4


Cancer Support Community Support group for young women with breast cancer. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 215–879–7733 for location and more information.


Immanuel Lutheran School 1013 Cottman Ave. June 2, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Indoor/outdoor. No rain date. $20 per table. Money due May 25. 215–828–1782.

Lehigh Baptist Church, 934 Alburger Ave., June 2. Space $20, or two for $30. 215–495–9684.

St. Lukes Church, 1946 Welsh Road. June 2. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date, June 9. Spaces $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 215–969–3645.

Tacony Academy Charter School June 2. Rain date June 16. E-mail rpurchas@ap-schools.org or call the school at 215–742–5100.

United Methodist Church of Huntingdon Valley, Huntingdon Pike and Byberry Road. 215–947–7961. Flea Market, June 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Abraham Lincoln High School 3201 Ryan Ave., enter off of Rowland Avenue. June 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces $15. Bring your own table. Sponsored by the Home and School Association. Proceeds benefit an award at graduation in honor of Will Wilkinson who passed away last May trying to save a friend from drowning. 215–335–5653, Ext. 1520.

Auumption BVM Church, 1900 Meadowbrook Ave. Feasterville, Flea market. June 9, 7 to 11 a.m., $15 cost of table. To reserve table call 215–364–2435.

Holy Redeemer Village 1551 Huntingdon Pike. June 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces $20. 215–938–0469.

Wissinoming United Methodist Church, 4419 Comly St. Flea market, June 9, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., table $10. Info: 215–289–5957.

Peace Lutheran Church, 3900 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem. Flea market/strawberry festival, June 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 single space, $25 double space, call 215–638–1815 for more info.

Holy Redeemer Lafayette (outdoors), June 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $25 a space. 215–214–2822.

Tacony Civic Flea Market, Disston Park, 6900 Keystone St., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 23. No rain date. Spaces $10. Info: 215–338–2575 or taconycivic@gmail.com

Whitehall Baptist Church, 3541 Avalon St. June 23, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for info on spaces: 215–969–3836. ••

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