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Christmas bazaar on Saturday

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Christ the King Church, 3205 Chesterfield Road, will hold a Christmas bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be pictures with Santa and games for adults and children.

Prizes will include an autographed Eagles football, a laptop, an iPad, an Apple Watch and a trip to Disney. ••

Nature and history walk on Sunday

Friends of Pennypack Park will hold its monthly nature and history walk on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m.

The walk will be at Pennypack on the Delaware, on State Road, just south of Rhawn Street.

The rain date is Nov..25.

Call 215-934-PARK. ••

John Birch Society meeting Tuesday

The John Birch Society will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, Rhawn and Ditman streets.

A video, Constitutional Economics, Constitutional Money, will be shown as part of The Constitution Is The Solution series.

Refreshments will be served. ••

Broadway show at PPH

The Actors’ Group will present four performances of Best of Broadway 4 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home; 6401 Martins Mill Road.

Show times are 7 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 18.

Tickets cost $10 for adults or $8 for children. Group rates are available.

Call 267-984-0321 or visit ••

Donate to food drive

Houseman Recreation Center, 5091 Summerdale Ave., will conduct a Thanksgiving food drive through Nov. 19. The public is invited to drop off non-perishable food. For more information, call Kirk Foster at 215-685-1240. ••

Bariatric session at Nazareth

Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave., will host a free event to help weight-loss surgery patients achieve healthy lifestyles.

Nazareth seeks to help improve and maintain the overall health of bariatric surgery patients.

The hospital will host a bariatric information session on Friday, Nov. 16, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

To register or for more information, visit ••

Workshop on Boulevard

A workshop on the future of travel along Roosevelt Boulevard will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at American Heritage Federal Credit Union, 2068 Red Lion Road,

For information, visit ••

Night at the Races on Saturday

St. Bartholomew will host a Night At The Races/Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 17, at its parish hall, 5560 Harbison Ave.

The cost is $25 and includes food, beer and wine. It’s also a BYOB event. Doors open at 6 p.m. The first race will be at 7 p.m. ••

Christmas festival at All Saints

All Saints Church, 1811 Loney St. in Rhawnhurst, will host its annual Christmas Holiday Festival on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be pictures with Santa Claus, handcrafted gifts, a “white elephant” sale and cakes and food for purchase. ••

NESTco meeting on Thursday afternoon

The Northeast Services Team (NESTco) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. at City Reach Christian Church, 6814 Torresdale Ave.

The meeting will include reports on the past year’s activities and an opportunity for members to vote on the organization’s board, which will begin serving in January 2019.

NESTco is a coalition of organizations serving neighborhoods in the Northeast focused on helping residents live safe, healthy, productive lives. ••

Local synagogue celebrating anniversary

Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, the oldest synagogue in the Northeast, will hold a 93rd anniversary celebration on Sunday, Nov. 18, at noon at the Victorian Room, 12273 Townsend Road.

All past and present members and friends are invited.

Entertainment will be by Night and Day.

For more information, call 215-725-2002 or 215-969-5346. ••

Paint party slated for Sunday

RSVP Philadelphia will host a “Painting With A Purpose” benefit on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Painting With A Twist, located at the Grant One Shopping Plaza, 9475 Roosevelt Blvd.

The public is invited to participate.

Price, including all art supplies and light snacks and soft drinks, will be $35 per person.

Call 215-677-2097 or visit ••

Senior Fair on Saturday

State Rep. Jared Solomon will hold a Senior Fair on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Thomas Orthodox Church, 1009 Unruh Ave.

There will be state and local government resources, representatives from hospitals and insurance companies, local businesses, senior homes, light refreshments, free flu shots, blood pressure screenings, giveaways and a drop-off area for expired medication.

Call 215-342-6340. ••

Jeanes community grant applications due

The Anna T. Jeanes Foundation, which supports Jeanes Hospital, is accepting applications for its 2019 community grants program.

Grants are awarded annually to provide funding for projects that promote the health and wellness of communities in the hospital’s service areas. Criteria include a project’s merit, community impact and the availability of funds.

The grants will range from $500 to $2,500 each.

Applications are due Friday, Nov. 16. Funds must be used from Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2019.

Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply, and must provide a copy of their tax exemption letter from the Internal Revenue Service and a completed W-9 form.

Organizations applying for grants must be located in one of the following ZIP codes: 19012, 19027, 19111, 19115, 19120, 19149, 19152, 19006, 19046, 19095, 19114, 19116, 19124, 19126, 19135, 19136, and 19154. Projects receiving funding must take place within these ZIP codes.

For additional information about the Jeanes Hospital Community Grants Program, or to request an application form, contact Rosemarie Schlegel at 215-728-2131 or ••

St. Anselm class of ‘78 celebrating

St. Anselm Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Curran’s Irish Pub, 6900 State Road.

The cost is $50.

The price includes three entrees and open bar.

For details, email Kate (Gallagher) Morris at or pay by Venmo at Kate_Morris_21 ••

Benefit jazz brunch on Saturday

The Marlyn Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a jazz brunch at Bella Tori at the Mansion, 321 S. Bellevue Ave., in Langhorne, on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The cost is $45 per person and includes food, a silent art auction and entertainment by Cabin Jazz All-Stars Band.

For tickets, call 215-742-2703.

The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care at Fox Chase Cancer Center. ••

Doc joins dermatology practice

Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners welcome Dr. Jason Schoenfeld to its newest office at 9501 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 506, where he joins Dr. Barry Abraham.

Schoenfeld is accepting new patients of all ages.

After attaining his undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware, Schoenfeld attended Jefferson Medical College. He completed his dermatology training at both Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital followed by a fully accredited fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
Upon completion of his residency, Schoenfeld was accepted into the one-year Fellowship Program in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology at the Dermatologic SurgiCenter, where he received advanced training in skin cancer surgery, reconstruction and state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures.

To schedule a full-body skin exam with Schoenfeld, call 215-676-7200. ••

Winner chosen in meatball contest

Theresa Colosimo was the winner of the recent Tacony Mayfair Sons of Italy Lodge 447 meatball competition.

The runners-up were Walter Curran and Karan Beumont.

Organizers plan to make the competition an annual event. ••

New pizza and steak shop at Roosevelt Mall

Pat’s Pizza & Steaks opened recently in Roosevelt Mall, in the former home of Jim’s Steaks.

The emphasis will be on service and quality food, such as the company’s classic pizza recipe and new and improved Philly cheesesteak.

The company, established in 1974, has more than 60 locations in four states. ••

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