See what events are happening in your neighborhood in the Northeast Times’ Around Town section.
Brews at Burholme event is Saturday
Burholme Park Golf Center and Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company will host upcoming days of family fun at the Brews at Burholme at the golf center, 401 Cottman Ave.
Future Brews at Burholme events are set for noon to 6 p.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 25, Sept. 22 and Oct. 20.
There will be discounts, including $1 off mini-golf. Draft beers will be available, and the golf range, arcade, batting cages and golf center café will be open. A portion of the proceeds will go directly back to Burholme Park.
For more information, visit the Brews at Burholme Facebook event page. ••
Meet Merrill at Philadelphia Protestant Home
The public is invited to a live taping of the Pro Football Report on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Philadelphia Protestant Home social hall, 6500 Tabor Ave.
The show is hosted by Merrill Reese. He will be joined by former Eagles wide receiver Harold Carmichael. The show will be broadcast on Aug. 30 from 4 to 5 p.m. on 610-AM and Aug. 31 from 6 to 7 p.m. on 1490-AM. There will be refreshments, raffles and photo and autograph opportunities.
The taping will be shown on Facebook Live on the WBCB sports page.
Call 215–697–8006 or visit pphfamily.org ••
Zumba class Saturday in Frankford
The Frankford Fitness Series will offer a zumba class on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Frankford Pause Park, 4667 Paul St.
Participants are asked to bring their own mats. ••
LeCompt in concert on Aug. 22
The Pennypack Park Music Festival will continue on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. with a performance by LeCompt.
Concerts take place at the Ed Kelly Amphitheater, near the park entrance at Welsh Road and Cresco Avenue. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.
The final concert will feature Think Pink Floyd, a tribute to Pink Floyd, on Sept. 5.
For more information, visit pennypack.org ••
Tartaglione holding community picnic
State Sen. Tina Tartaglione will hold a community picnic on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fox Chase Recreation Center, 7901 Ridgeway St.
The picnic will feature free refreshments, child fingerprinting from the Philadelphia Police Department, a DJ and back-to-school giveaways. Call 215–533–0440. ••
Register to perform in local show
The Actors’ Group, in association with the city Department of Parks and Recreation, will host auditions for The Best Of Broadway 4.
Registration will be held on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Fox Chase Recreation Center, 7901 Ridgeway St. The program fee is $150, $140 for the second family member and $100 for the third family member. Registration is open to ages 6 to adult.
Auditions will take place Sept. 12. Show dates are Nov. 16–18 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.
Call 267–984–0321, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit theactorsgroup.org ••
Block party to be held on Saturday
CityReach Church will present a back-to-school block party on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the 6700 and 6800 blocks of Torresdale Ave.
The day will include food, music, backpacks, a dunk tank and a bouncy house. ••
Learn about Lyme disease
State Rep. Thomas Murt will hold will hold a community discussion on the impact of climate change on the growth of Lyme disease in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania has nearly 40 percent of all Lyme disease cases in the country.
The meeting will be held on Monday, Aug. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Hatboro Community Church, 730 Preston Lane in Hatboro.
For information, call Murt’s office at 215–674–3755. ••
School supplies giveaway in Holmesburg
Holmesburg Baptist Church, 7927 Frankford Ave., will be distributing school supplies on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 215–338–1775. ••
Allstate collecting school supplies
Philadelphia-area Allstate agency owners and the National Liberty Museum are calling on area residents to help students and teachers start the school year off right by donating supplies to benefit public schools.
The campaign runs through Thursday, Aug. 23.
Needed items include spiral notebooks, blue or black pens, №2 pencils, washable markers and glue.
Supplies can be dropped off at the following Allstate locations: Anthony Anzideo, 3112 Willits Road; Keith Brogan, 7955 Castor Ave.; Jim Carney, 6530 Rising Sun Ave.; Joe Mathew, 8001 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 210; Brian McQuoid, 12040 Bustleton Ave.; Sal Patitucci, 7810 Castor Ave.; Jared Taylor, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 153; James Victor, 6441 Frankford Ave.; Jonathan Wright, 9967 Bustleton Ave. ••
Ukrainian Folk Festival is Sunday
The 27th annual Ukrainian Folk Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 26, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Ukrainian American Sport Center, at County Line and Lower State roads in Horsham.
The event will feature vendors and Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods, historical reenactments and arts and crafts.
Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students 15 and older and free for kids under 15. Parking is free.
For more information, call 267–664–3857 or visit tryzub.org ••
Road work on Philmont Avenue
Weekday and weeknight lane restrictions are scheduled on Philmont Avenue, from Byberry Road to the Bucks County, through early September.
Work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for resurfacing operations. ••
German festival to be held Sunday
The Danube Swabian Association, 1277 Southampton Road, will be holding its annual German Heritage Festival on Sunday, Aug. 26, from noon to 6 p.m.
Activities will include soccer games, folk dancing, German music, German food and children’s games.
For more information, call Fred at 215–722–4253. ••
Tuesday night league seeks bowlers
Resurrection Bowling League is looking for male and female bowlers, individuals and teams.
The league bowls on Tuesdays at 8:15 p.m. at Thunderbird Lanes, 3075 Holme Ave.
League play begins Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Anyone interested in bowling can call Joe Gessner at 215–725–3556 or Kathy Pearce at 215–802–6912. ••
Clothing drive to benefit cancer care
The Marlyn Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a clothing drive on Sept. 22 at 604 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, from 9 a.m. to noon.
The public is encouraged to bring gently used clothing, accessories, books and small trinkets in bags or boxed for pickup.
The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care. ••
History network meeting Sept. 5
The Northeast Philadelphia History Network will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. at Pennepack Baptist Church, 8732 Krewstown Road.
The topic will ne the 1918 influenza epidemic. Information will be provided by journalist Peg Quann. ••
Opera coming to Somerton
The Multicultural Arts Exchange will sponsor Opera Broadway Cabaret at Melody: Evening One — Opera Cake on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melody Restaurant, 11723 Bustleton Ave. in the Leo Mall.
People of all ages are invited.
Tickets cost $65 and include a full-course dinner. Discounts are available for groups of eight or more. It’s a BYOB event.
Call 215–673–2545. ••
Designer Bag Bingo at St. Dom
The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Auxiliary will sponsor Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Dominic’s Marian Hall, 8532 Frankford Ave.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
The cost is $40 and includes 12 rounds of bingo, a catered buffet, draft beer and wine. There will be auction baskets and a 50–50.
For more information, contact Donna Giulian at 215–820–0865 or email@example.com or Bernadette Carter at 215–815–4745 or firstname.lastname@example.org ••
Oddities Expo at Insectarium
The Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion, 8046 Frankford Ave., will host the Philadelphia Oddities Expo on Saturday, Nov. 3.
The event will feature live entertainment, music, tattoo artists, a costume contest, an oddities market, taxidermy, beer, photography, live art, food trucks and giveaways. A portion of proceeds will benefit charity.
Tickets will be available at the door.
For tickets or more information, visit the Oddities Expo on Instagram or Facebook. ••
Doo Wop Festival at FOP
The Philadelphia Doo Wop Festival will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.
Admission is $25 and includes food, draft beer and soda. Parking is free, and a shuttle bus will be available.
All proceeds benefit the FOP survivors fund.
Ten of the area’s top vocal groups will perform, and some of Philadelphia’s best oldies radio disc jockeys will be in attendance.
The event is rain or shine.
Call 215–629–3600 or visit fop5.org ••
Shaare Shamayim heading to NYC
Congregations of Shaare Shamayim’s Sisterhood is planning a trip to New York to see Once on This Island on Wednesday, Oct. 24.
The show is the story of a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world who is ready to risk it all for love.
The bus will depart from Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, at 8 a.m. Snacks will be served on the bus.
Tickets are $160. To make a reservation or for more information, call 215–677–1600. ••
Jim Cornette coming to Comic Con
Longtime professional wrestling manager Jim Cornette will be coming to Philadelphia as part of the Keystone Comic Con, held Sept. 14–16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 11th and Arch streets.
Cornette was known for holding a tennis racquet, sometimes using it on one of his wrestlers’ opponents.
For $25, wrestling fans can attend a live Jim Cornette Experience that includes watching the Midnight Express winning the NWA tag team championship from Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson at the old Philadelphia Civic Center.
They’ll also get the chance to take part in a question-and-answer session.
The VIP option includes an autographed picture, a personal question-and-answer session and a cheesesteak.
For tickets to Cornette’s appearances, visit tinyurl.com/CornyinPhilly
The celebrity lineup also includes former Philadelphia Eagles player Vince Papale, television personality Bam Margera, actress Anna Paquin and some stars of the television show The Office. The event will also feature appearances by comic book talent, an artist alley, cosplay and merchandise.
General admission, premium and super VIP tickets are available. For ticket information, a list of participants and more information, visit keystonecomiccon.com ••
Block party and car show at veterans home
The Delaware Valley Veterans Nursing Home, 2701 Southampton Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard), will be having its yearly block party and car show on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse will offer meal platters for $5. A Taste of Artistry will present canvas painting for children and adults at a cost of $10 for a pre-drawn canvas, with to-go sets also available.
The day will include carnival games and prizes, bounce houses, a clown doing balloon art, face painting, a craft fair and flea market, basket raffles, a petting zoo and disc jockey.
Spaces for crafters and vendors are available for $20.
For more information, call 215–856–2700. ••
Senior league seeks bowlers
Pennypack Senior Bowling League is seeking bowlers for its league, which begins on Sept. 4. The league bowls Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Thunderbird Lanes, 3075 Holme Ave. in Philadelphia. Members are 50 and older.
For information, contact Dan Sperber at 267–446–0159 or email@example.com ••
Older adult center to host show
The Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. in Philadelphia, will host its annual Hot Summer Nights Concert on Friday Sept. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome to bring a chair. ••
St. Martin seniors traveling
St. Martin of Tours senior citizens will be going to Wildwood, New Jersey from Sept. 9–13. Guests will enjoy five days and four nights at the Adventurer Oceanfront Inn. The cost is $486 for a double room and $625 for a single room.
For information, call Ella Ryan at 215–673–6655. ••
Little Flower class of ’68 reunion
Little Flower High School class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th reunion on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Maltese Room, 2049 Bristol Pike in Bensalem. Tickets cost $55.
Call Carol at 215–431–3852 or email LFreunion1968@gmail.com ••
Seniors plan Tennessee trip
Bridesburg All Saints Seniors will enjoy A Taste of Country Christmas in Nashville, Tennessee. The seniors will spend five days and four nights in Tennessee, from Dec. 8–12.
The trip includes Christmas Dinner with Trace Adkins, a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry and a trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The cost is $725 double occupancy.
Call 215–292–6402. ••