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Events (August 22, 2012)

Thursday, Aug. 23

EVENTS

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American Red Cross Blood Drive Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave. 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 1–800-RED-CROSS.

Cardio Circuit Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. 11 a.m. $3 if not a Silver Sneakers member. 215–683–1994.

“Farewell to Factory Towns” Screening Old York Road Temple-Beth Am chapel, 971 Old York Road, Abington. Dr. Maynard Seider presents the documentary film at 7 p.m. A question and answer period follows. Free. 215–886–8000.

Midiri Brothers Swing Band Concert Philadelphia Protestant Home social hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 p.m. 215–697–8000.

Mixed Media Art Program Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. Register. 215–831–2926.

PA Voter ID Program for Seniors Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. The PA Voter ID Coalition will outline the information needed to vote in the upcoming election. 10 to 11 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Silver Sneakers Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. $3 if not a Silver Sneakers member. 215–683–1994.

Silver Sneakers MSROM Class Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215–697–8007.

Tacony Summer Concert Disston Recreation Center, 4510 Disston St. Free. Features Le Compt with opening act OK Chief. Sponsored by the Tacony Civic Association. Bring your own chairs. Refreshments and restrooms will be available. 6:30 p.m.

Yoga Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. 10 a.m. $5 per class. 215–683–1994.

Friday, Aug. 24

EVENTS

Family Movie Bustleton Library, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Continues Fridays through August. 2 p.m. 215–685–0472.

Open House Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, 4301 Tyson Ave. New members are invited. Tickets to the high holidays are available. 215–969–5346.

Summer Shabbat Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abington. Kabbalat service at 6 p.m. Kiddush and HaMotzi follow in the Saltzman Biblical Garden weather permitting. 215–886–8000.

MEETING

Higher Liberty Group for Men 4716 Tyson Ave. This is a City Church of Philadelphia Ministry. Program is for men who hunger for a real experience with a real God. Fridays. 7 p.m. 215–695–0531, 215–331–7575.

Saturday, Aug. 25

EVENTS

Basic Computer Class with Translation in Hindi Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Hands-on class meets in the computer lab. Funded with federal Library Service Technology Act funds. Space is limited. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register at the third floor reference desk one-half hour before the class. 215–685–0525.

Cleanup Ball field on Holme Avenue, behind Nazareth Hospital. Hosted by Friends of Pennypack Park. Wear long pants and closed-foot shoes. Volunteers are invited. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215–934-PARK.

FLEA MARKET AND CAR SHOW

Franklin Towne Elementary School 4259 Richmond St. Sponsored by Northeast Muscle Car Club and Towne Parent Association. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215–289–5000.

Sunday, Aug. 26

EVENTS

German Festival Danube Swabian Club, 1277 Southampton Road. Features German food, refreshments, folk dancing, music and soccer games played throughout the day. Gates open at 11 a.m. Admission is $5, children under 12 admitted at no charge. 267–257–3094.

Netball Game Lawncrest Recreation Center, Rising Sun Avenue and Comly Street. See Team Philadelphia vs. Cambria University, England, at noon. www.netballamerica.com

Ukrainian Folk Festival Ukrainian American Sport Center, Lower State and County Line roads, Horsham. Features Ukrainian folk art, food, song, music and dance. Admission is $15, students $10 and children under 14 are free. Noon to 8 p.m.

MEETING

Friendship Singles Club 50+ The group will hold a dinner meeting at 3 p.m. Call for location information. 215–969–7167.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

EVENTS

Bingo Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 12:45 p.m. 215–831–2926.

Birthday Celebration Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Seniors are invited for cake, ice cream and entertainment. 11:45 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Family Movie Night Fitzpatrick Playground, 12501 Torrey Road. See and outdoor screening of “Kung Fu Panda 2” at 8 p.m. Hosted by state Rep. Brendan Boyle in partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation. Bring blanket, lawn chairs and picnic supplies. Come out and meet Boyle and members of his staff.

GED Classes Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Tuesdays. 5 to 8 p.m. 215–353–3235.

Joint Replacement Surgery Seminar Jeanes Hospital, 7600 Central Ave. Learn about the benefits of total joint replacement, what to expect in the hospital and after discharge and more. 6 to 7 p.m. Register. 215–728–4818.

Pizza and Prayer Provincialate of the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer, 521 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley. Catholic women interested in learning more about religious life are invited for dinner and prayer. 6 to 7 p.m. Register. 215–914–4109.

Program for Seniors Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. The Gateway Health Literacy Program will present “Take Charge of Your Health.” 10 a.m. 215–831–2926.

Silver Sneakers Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Tuesdays. $3 if not a Silver Sneakers member. 11 a.m. 215–683–1994.

Silver Sneakers MSROM Class Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215–697–8007.

Tai Chi Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Tuesdays. 10 a.m. 215–683–1994.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

EVENTS

American Red Cross Blood Drive Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. 1 to 6 p.m. 1–800-RED CROSS.

Beginner Spanish Class Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. $5. Wednesdays. 1 p.m. 215–683–1994.

Life Coach Training Seminar At a location in the Northeast. Learn how to start a career as a life coach or enhance your existing career. 7 p.m. Register. 215–725–1995, www.lifecoachphilly.com

Movie Night Archbishop Ryan High School grounds, 11201 Academy Road. See an outdoor screening of “The Three Stooges.” Hosted by state Rep. Ed Neilson. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic supplies. Come out and meet Neilson and members of his staff. 8 p.m.

Retrospective of “The Jewel in the Crown” Series Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. The program, also known as the “Raj Quartet,” will be shown episode by episode Wednesdays through Sept. 5. 2 p.m. 215–685–0512.

Silver Sneakers Tai Chi Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. 215–697–8007.

Weight-Loss Seminar Physicians Weight Loss Center, 10012 Sandmeyer Lane. Free. Wednesdays. 6:45 p.m. 215–969–2526.

Yoga Stretch Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Wednesdays. $3 if not a Silver Sneakers member. 11 a.m. 215–683–1994.

Thursday, Aug. 30

EVENTS

Breast Health Education Program Meadows Housing, 4649 Paul St. “Passing on Wisdom” is presented by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. A breast cancer survivor, whose self-examination led her to discover her disease, will lead the discussion. Free. The public is invited. 2 to 3:30 p.m. 215–535–3010 or e-mail lburrell@wesleyenhancedliving.org

Masquerade inHome Shopping Philadelphia Protestant Home social hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Partial proceeds benefit PPH. 215–697–8000.

Silver Sneakers MSROM Class Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215–697–8007.

Friday, Aug. 31

EVENTS

Digi Foundation’s Beef-and-Beer/Concert Fund-raiser Canstatter’s Park (in the tent), 9130 Academy Road. All proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Features various entertainers and more. Tickets cost $35; ages 13 to 20 cost $20; children 12 and younger admitted free with an adult. 6 to 11 p.m. 215–332–0121, 215–983–5200.

Lancaster Farmers Market Visit Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215–698–7300.

MEETING

R.A.D. Book Club Torresdale Library, 3079 Holme Ave. This is the last summer session. School supplies for the “Good in the Neighborhood” project in support of the Drueding Center will be collected. Club is for children in grades two through nine. Sponsored by Friends of Torresdale Library. 12:30 to 2 p.m. 215–685–0494.

VENDOR ALERT

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church 500 Somerton Ave. Sept. 7 and 8. Fall festival. Crafters are needed. $20 for one night, $30 for both nights. Inf.: 215–673–5938.

Bridesburg Recreation Center 4601 Richmond St. Sept. 8. Craft fair/flea market. Hosted by Bridesburg United Methodist Church. Spaces $15. Inf.: 267–738–5414.

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association 900 E. Howell St. Sept. 8. Flea market. Vendor spaces available. Inf.: 215–756–7292.

River’s Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 9501 State Road. Sept. 8. Flea market. Vendors needed. Inf.: 215–632–5700 or e-mail activities@riversedgenursing.com

Archbishop Ryan High School front parking lot, 11201 Academy Road. Sept. 15. Flea market. Hosted by the marching band. Spaces $20. Inf.: 267–334–5064.

Holy Redeemer Lafayette Retirement Community 8580 Verree Road. Sept. 15. Flea market. Tables $10. Inf.: 215–214–2834.

All Saints Church, Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Sept. 22. Flea market. Spaces $15. Inf.: 215–742–3687.

American Legion Post 821 4404 Salmon St. Sept. 22. Flea market and craft show. Spaces $10, with table $15. Inf.: 215–288–4312.

St. Katherine of Siena parking lot, 9700 Frankford Ave. Sept. 22. Flea market. Spaces $25, with table $35. Reserve by Sept. 15. Inf.: 215–637–7548, jdeessr@verizon.net

Christ the King Morrell and Chesterfield avenues. Sept. 23. Indoor flea market. Tables $15. Inf.: 215–632–1662.

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church 10901 Calera Road. Sept. 29. Flea market/craft show. Spaces $20 each, two for $35. Inf.: 215–632–1929, 215–875–7255.

Holy Family University 9801 Frankford Ave. Sept. 29. Flea market and fall festival. Proceeds help support future community service projects of Students At Your Service (SAYS). Spaces $15 each, two for $25. Inf.: 267–341–3729 or e-mail SAYS@holyfamily.edu

Bridesburg Recreation Center 4601 Richmond St. Oct. 6. Craft fair/flea market. Sponsored by the Bridesburg Council of Churches. Spaces $15. Inf.: 267–738–5414.

Aria Hospital, Torresdale Campus parking garage, Knights and Red Lion roads. Oct. 13. Flea market. Hosted by Auxiliary. Spaces $20. Inf.: 215–831–2179 by Oct. 1 for reservation packet.

New Foundation Charter School Rhawn Street and Torresdale Avenue. Oct. 13. Flea market. Spaces available. Inf.: 215–624–8100.

St. Hubert High School cafeteria, Bleigh Avenue and Ditman street entrance. Oct. 27. Craft show. Hosted by Alumnae Association. Tables available. Inf.: 215–673–9850.

Bensalem High School 4319 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem. Nov. 17. Craft fair. Vendor spaces $40. E-mail BensalemCraftFair@yahoo.com for an application. Deadline for applications is Aug. 31. ••

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