Around Town

Chinese celebration on Sunday

The Northeast Philadelphia Chinese Association will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Sunday, March 10, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave.

The event will feature cultural performances such as yoga dance, a costume show, opera, singing and kung fu.

The rain date is March 24.

To RSVP or for more information, call 267-225-4628 or visit nepca.us ••

History meeting on Quaker women

The Northeast Philadelphia History Network will meet on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at Pennepack Baptist Church, 8732 Krewstown Road.

The topic will be Quaker Women of the 17th Century. The speaker will be Sarah Rudich, director of institutional advancement at Pennsbury Manor. ••

Flea market at St. Dominic’s

St. Dominic’s Catholic Daughters are holding a flea market on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marian Hall, 8532 Frankford Ave.

The day will include home baked goods, food and lottery tickets for sale. ••

Apply to become crossing guard

The Philadelphia Police Department is hiring school crossing guards. In response to the crossing guard shortage in the Northeast, City Councilman Brian O’Neill is encouraging local residents to apply.

The application process runs through March 22. There will not be a written test, but preference will be given to Philadelphia residents, veterans and legacy and bilingual applicants.

For information or for assistance with the online application, call or visit O’Neill’s offices at 7522 Castor Ave. (215-685-0438); 432 Rhawn St. (215-685-6431); FOP Lodge 5 headquarters, 11630 Caroline Road (215-437-9167); Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street, above the 7th Police District (215-685-0432); City Hall (215-686-3422). ••

Edison alums lunching on March 13

The Thomas A. Edison High School Alumni and Friends Association will hold a luncheon on Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. at Michael’s Restaurant, 3340 Street Road in Bensalem.

The cost is $30. Memorabilia will be available. Alums are welcome to bring a friend.

Proceeds go to student book awards.

Call/text 215-588-9717 or email g1311@aol.com ••

“Ghost” hosting sports trivia 

The Pennsylvania SPCA is teaming with Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere to host Philly Sports Trivia at the Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St. in Fishtown, on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m.

The trivia will center around the Flyers, Phillies, Eagles and 76ers. It will be hosted by WIP’s Al Morganti. Tickets cost $20.

For $75, guests can attend a meet and greet with Gostisbehere from 6 to 7 p.m. The fee includes food, two drinks and prime seating.

 A happy hour will go from 6 to 7 p.m. and include drink specials and raffles. All proceeds will benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA. For tickets and information, go to punchlinephilly.com ••

Father Judge presents Godspell

The Father Judge High School theater arts department will present Godspell from March 7-10 in the school auditorium, 3301 Solly Ave. Show times are 7 p.m. on March 7-9 and 2 p.m. on March 10.

Ticket prices are $8 in advance. At the door, tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children.

Doors open 30 minutes early. 

For advance tickets, call Anne Marie at 215-338-9494, Ext. 1128. ••

Day trip to Broadway scheduled

The Travel with KleinLife series offers a one-day excursion to Broadway on Sunday, March 10, to enjoy The Cher Show.

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 ••

Vendors and bingo on March 24

Redemption Lutheran Church, 8001 Bustleton Ave. (at Rhawn Street), is hosting vendor bingo on Sunday, March 24.

Vendor shopping starts at 1 p.m., and bingo begins at 2 p.m.

The event is a fundraiser for the ministries of the church as well as Rhawnhurst Turning Point.

Tickets cost $25. There will be 10 rounds of bingo, each with a prize from a vendor. 

Admission also includes snacks and an entry to the grand prize raffle.

Guests are welcome to bring their own wine and beer.

To reserve tickets or for more information, call 215-342-2085 or visit redemptionphiladelphia.org ••

Primerano in concert March 24

John Primerano will be in concert on Sunday, March 24, in the Tiffany Diner Restaurant banquet room, 9010 Roosevelt Blvd.

Dinner is at 5 p.m., with the show to follow.

The cost is $35, which includes tax and tip.

Call 215-677-1843 or visit johnprimerano.com ••

Register for Maternity BVM

Maternity BVM Catholic School will hold registration for the 2019-20 academic year for new and returning families on Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21, from 9 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall, 9322 Old Bustleton Ave.

For more information, call 215-908-3329. ••

Concert March 17 at St. William

The St. William Sunday Concert Series will continue on March 17 at 2 p.m. at the church, 6200 Rising Sun Ave.

The program will feature Constantia, a group from Holy Angels Parish that will perform a variety of pieces.

There will be a freewill offering for admission.  Light refreshments will follow the concert. 

Free parking will be available on the street and in the MaST II lot across from the church. ••

Ballet coming to Penn Charter

Metropolitan Ballet Company will host guest artists from the San Francisco Ballet’s trainee program for Variations/Collaborations, An Evening of Dance and Music on Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at Penn Charter’s Kurtz Center, 3000 W. School House Lane.

The program will also feature collaborations with Settlement Music School.

Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For information, call 215-663-1665 or visit metropolitanballetcompany.org ••

Garden talk radio show on WWDB

Joey and Holly Baird announced the upcoming third season of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show, a garden talk radio show WWDB (860 AM).

The show will run on Sundays from 7 to 8 a.m. from March 10 to Oct. 27. Listeners are free to call in anytime during the show. ••