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Camp for youngsters at Holmesburg Library
Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave., will host Camp Play and Learn on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 1 to 5 p.m.
The camp is for students entering first, second or third grades. To register, call 215–685–8756. ••
Free concert Thursday in Tacony
The Tacony Civic Association summer concert series will conclude on Thursday, Aug. 31, with performances by Giana Lynn and the Civic Minded Fools.
The concert will take place at Disston Recreation Center, 4423 Longshore Ave.
Giana Lynn will be performing songs from her new release My Glass Heart. The concert starts at 7 p.m. ••
New Tacony LAB offering variety of classes
The new Tacony LAB (Learning and Arts Building) is poised to reopen to the public on Sept. 6 with a variety of free classes in photography, painting, fiber art, singing and more.
The fall offerings include Low-Tech Photography with four Wednesday sessions, 7 to 9 p.m., from Sept. 6 through 27. The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity will be held on 12 Mondays from Sept. 11 through Nov. 20, 7 to 9 p.m. Personal Resonance: A voice class for everyone will be held in four Thursday sessions from Sept. 28 through Oct. 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Tools of the Trade: Practical skills for artists and makers will feature four Wednesday sessions from Oct. 4 through Oct. 25, 7 to 9 p.m.
Also throughout the fall, the Tacony LAB will offer single-day workshops and open studio sessions on Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Workshops and open studios are presented in collaboration with the Mayfair Arts Initiative. Visit the Tacony LAB page on Facebook for details.
Registration is required for classes and multi-session workshops. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
Registration continues at Maternity BVM
Maternity BVM Elementary School, 9322 Old Bustleton Ave., is accepting registrations for the upcoming school year, which starts Sept. 6.
For a tour or more information, call 215–908–3329. ••
Senior bowlers needed on Tuesdays
The Pennypack Senior Bowling League is looking for bowlers. The league schedule starts on Sept. 5, and will continue on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Thunderbird Lanes, 3075 Holme Ave. The league welcomes men and women 50 and older.
For more information, contact Dan Sperber at 267–446–0159 or email@example.com ••
Thrift shop reopening on Sunday
The Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai Classroom Thrift Shop, 4301 Tyson Ave., will reopen on Sunday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The thrift shop will sell fall and winter clothing, household items, books and more. The shop is also open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is closed on Saturdays.
For information, call 215–624–9600. ••
Think Pink Floyd in concert at park
The Pennypack Park Concert Series will conclude on Wednesday, Sept. 6, with a performance by Think Pink Floyd, a Pink Floyd tribute band.
The concert will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Ed Kelly Amphitheater, near the park entrance at Welsh Road and Cresco Avenue. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
For more information, call 215–475–2100, visit pennypack.org or check out the concert series page on Facebook. ••
Upcoming events on the riverfront
Delaware River City Corp. will offer many community events this fall at parks along the Delaware River.
Each Thursday, Lardner’s Point Park at 5202 Levick St. will offer volunteering opportunities from 9 a.m. to noon. Activities will include gardening, trail maintenance, shoreline restoration, cleanups and more.
Yoga by the River will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. at Pulaski Park, at Allegheny and North Delaware avenues.
Boats, Beans and Beers will pop up at Pleasant Hill Park, Linden and North Delaware avenues, on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., featuring a guided kayaking tour on the river from Pleasant Hill south to Pennypack on the Delaware park, where there will be a free coffee tasting. After the return trip to Pleasant Hill, boaters will cap the day with refreshments at a nearby pub. Registration is required.
The Greenway 5k will be held on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 9 a.m., starting at Frankford Boat Launch, 5600 Tacony St. The run/walk will be held on the newly opened K&T Trail. Registration is open.
Call 215–425–8350 for information. ••
Wings ’n’ Wheels event is Sept. 9
The public is invited to the 27th annual Wings ’n’ Wheels festival to benefit Angel Flight East on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wings Field, 1501 Narcissa Road, Blue Bell. Wings ’n’ Wheels is a family-fun day of wings, wheels and aviation history including unique displays of vintage and military aircraft, new planes, classic cars and antique cars. There will be sightseeing flights, food, music and many children’s activities.
The beneficiary, Angel Flight East, facilitates free air transportation for seriously ill patients who require medical treatment far from home. The program also delivers supplies to disaster areas and reunites families in desperate times. General admission costs $8 in advance or $10 at the gate. Admission for children 10 and under costs $5. Parking is free. Call 215–358–1900 or visit angelflighteast.org ••