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There are plenty of opportunities to embrace your creativity, culture and kindness this fall. Check out the exciting and entertaining events coming to the NE.

Craft fair at Delaire Landing

Delaire Landing, at 9355 State Road, is hosting a craft and home fair in its recreation center on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All proceeds will go to the March of Dimes, through Gianna’s Gang.

The public is welcome.

For more information, email jafineberg@yahoo.com ••

Art classes offered at KleinLife

KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., is offering a new five-week mosaics art class for active and maturing adults beginning on Monday, Oct. 23, from 12:45 to 2 p.m.

The public is invited to participate along with members.

The classes will run on five successive Mondays.

The class is open to everyone from those with no previous art experience working with mosaics to those who are totally familiar with the art form. Cost for the series, including materials, is $25.

To register, contact Shelley Geltzer at 215–698–7300, Ext. 129 or sgeltzer@kleinlife.org ••

Activities at Frankford Library

Frankford Library, 4634 Frankford Ave., welcomes teenagers and adults to use its computers to brush up on their computer skills on the following Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Oct. 16, 23 and 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27; and Dec. 4, 11 and 18.

The library also invites people to visit for help with their resumes on the following Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 30; and Dec. 7, 14 and 21. Call 215–685–1473. ••

Dinner next week at PPH

The Philadelphia Protestant Home Auxiliary will sponsor a pork and sauerkraut dinner on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m.

The event will also feature a bake table.

Tickets cost $12.50.

Proceeds benefit benevolent care at the Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. in Lawndale. ••

Franklin Towne holding Designer Bag Bingo

Franklin Towne Charter High School will be sponsoring a Designer Bag Bingo on Friday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.

Prizes will be given for Best Costume and Best Decorated Table.

Tickets are available for $40 each or $350 for a table of 10. Call Dee at 215–289–5000. ••

Comedy night to benefit firefighter widows

Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., will host a comedy show on Friday, Oct. 20.

Tickets cost $15. Dinner will be available for purchase prior to the show. There will be a cash bar.

A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the Philadelphia firefighters union’s widows fund.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Showtime is at 8:30.

The show will feature The Legendary Wid, Ed McGonigal and John Kensil.

For tickets or more information, go to eventbrite.com/e/comedy-night-at-pub-the-legendary-wid-ed-mcgonigal-john-kensil-tickets-37050767844 ••

Patriot Tour at Merriam

The Patriot Tour will come to the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St., on Friday, Oct. 20.

The event will feature retired U.S. Navy SEALs Marcus Luttrell and David Goggins; Taya Kyle, widow of U.S. Navy sniper Chris Kyle; and retired Army Capt. Chad Fleming.

Tickets are $45, $65 and $85, with limited VIP tickets available for $225. VIP tickets include a meet and greet and photo with all four speakers, as well as signed copies of American Wife and Lone Survivor.

Military members, veterans and first responders will receive an exclusive discount on tickets by using a special code when they purchase tickets at the box office or at Ticketmaster.com

For more information, visit PatriotTour.com or the PatriotTourUSA page on Facebook.

To volunteer or sponsor the tour, email kala@patriottour.com ••

KleinLife sponsoring trips

KleinLife is sponsoring four upcoming trips.

There will be a trip to New York to see the musical Dear Evan Hansen on Sunday, Oct. 22.

A second trip to Broadway is planned for Sunday, Nov. 19, to see the new musical The Band’s Visit at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Registration deadline is Oct. 20.

Then it’s off to Resorts Casino in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The trip includes a ticket to a performance by the Jersey Tenors, $10 in slot dollars and roundtrip motorcoach transportation. Deadline for registration is Nov. 20.

Next, there will be a visit to the Terracotta Warriors Exhibit at the Franklin Institute at 20th and the Parkway in Center City on Thursday, Dec. 14.

For additional details and reservations and to receive a free Travel With KleinLife brochure, contact Andrea Kimelheim at 215–698–7300, Ext. 176 or akimelheim@kleinlife.org ••

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