Sign up for Resurrection Bowling League
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 on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Anyone interested in bowling can call Joe Gessner at 215-725-3556 or Kathy Pearce at 215-802-6912. ••
Thrift shop reopening on Sunday
The Classroom Thrift Shop, 4301 Tyson Ave., sponsored by the women of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, will reopen on Sunday, Sept. 1, fully restocked with fall and winter merchandise.
The hours are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 215-624-9130. ••
Reading tutors needed
The AARP Foundation Experience Corps will hold an information session on Friday, Aug. 30, at 9:30 a.m. at 1500 John F. Kennedy Blvd., third-floor conference (2 Penn Center). The public is invited to learn about volunteer opportunities to tutor and mentor kindergarten through grade three students who need literacy support with reading in Philadelphia.
The program is open to people 50 and older who have a high school diploma or GED. The benefits include AmeriCorps opportunities, training and monthly stipends. RSVP to Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email email@example.com. ••
Senior bowlers needed
Pennypack Senior Bowling League is looking for new members. The league bowls Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Thunderbird Lanes, 3075 Holme Ave., starting Sept. 3.
The league is mixed, and members are 50 and older.
For more information, contact Dan Sperber at 267-446-0159 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
Schoolbag giveaway on Sept. 6
Star of Hope Baptist Church, 7212 Keystone St., will host its annual back-to-school schoolbag giveaway on Sept. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The evening will include door prizes, giveaways, T-shirts, music, food, games and the Good Word.
Call 215-332-8320. ••
Learn NE history next Wednesday
The Northeast Philadelphia History Network will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. at Pennepack Baptist Church, 8732 Krewstown Road.
Archivist/historian Jack McCarthy will speak on historical highlights of the Northeast. ••
St. Hubert offering STEAM
St. Hubert High School will launch a STEAM curriculum in the 2019-20 academic year.
The Archdiocesan Educational Fund has awarded the school a one-year grant of $3,500 to provide its faculty with the professional development content and training that will equip them for success in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics curriculum. ••
Barks and Brunch event is Sunday
Nick’s Roast Beef, 4501 Woodhaven Road, will host Barks and Brunch 2 this Sunday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes $5 Bloody Marys, $10 bottomless mimosas and lunch buffet.
A percentage of sales will be donated to Philadoptables, a nonprofit that helps Philadelphia’s homeless animals and promotes lifesaving efforts.
Dogs are invited to come and enjoy the day on the outside patio.
Philadoptables is also planning its second annual Pup Crawl on Sept. 14. The event is held in Old City and includes barhopping, with proceeds going to help dogs and cats.
For details on both events, visit Philadoptables.org. ••
Fall Festival and Corn Roast announced
St. Andrew’s In the Field, 500 Somerton Ave., will host its annual Fall Festival and Corn Roast on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 and 7, from 4 to 8 p.m.
The event will include a flea market, raffle baskets, bake table and craft tables. There will also be hot dogs, burgers and funnel cake along with roasted corn. ••
Friends of Ryerss flea market on Sept. 14
The Friends of Ryerss will sponsor a flea market on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Burholme Park, on the roadway behind the golf range, 7370 Central Ave. The cost for vendors is $20 in pre-registration and $25 on the day of flea market. Vendors must bring their own table. Checks can be dropped off at Ryerss Museum & Library on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or mailed to Friends of Ryerss, 7370 Central Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111.
The rain date is Sept. 15.
Call 215-685-0599 or go to email@example.com. ••
Holmesburg Community Day on Sept. 7
The Holmesburg Recreation Center Advisory Board and Holmesburg Civic Association will sponsor Holmesburg Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, 4500 Rhawn St.
The event will take place rain or shine.
There will be appearances by WXPN’s Kathy O’Connell and the fire department, performances, entertainment, face painting, balloon sculpture, characters, food, refreshments, door prizes and voting machine demonstrations.
Call 215-685-8714. ••
Lecture on ‘death railway’
Learn about the Bridge on the River Kwai and 600 other bridges on the 258-mile “death railway,” including stories of courage and heroism, on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. The lecture will be presented by Walt Lafty.
Admission is free. No registration is required. ••
Order a Vietnam Veterans memorial paver
The deadline is Sept. 5 to order a 12-inch by 12-inch granite paver to benefit maintenance of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Front and Spruce streets. The cost is $400.
The site honors the 648 Philadelphians who died in the Vietnam War.
The pavers include four lines of text with 21 units per line.
The public is invited to a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at the memorial.
For more information, contact Sandy Bukowski at 267-253-2965 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
Concert to be held on Sept. 8
The Meiravi Quartet will perform on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 4 p.m., at the Wayne Presbyterian Church, located at Wayne and Lancaster avenues, in Wayne.
The concert is free.
For further information, go to waynepres.org/music or call 610-688-8700. ••
Local church to host block party
Grace Community Bible Church, 648 Knorr St. (at Oxford Avenue) in Lawndale, will hold its sixth annual block party on Saturday, Sept. 7, from noon to 3 p.m.
There will be free food, snacks, games and prizes, and an appearance by the 2nd Police District.
Call 215-745-2799. ••
Volunteer drivers needed
Northeast NORC needs volunteer drivers for local deliveries to homebound seniors one day a week.
Delivery times vary.
Call Marlene at 215-320-0351. ••
Holy Innocents plans trip to AC
Holy Innocents is planning a trip to the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City on Thursday, Oct. 3.
A bus will depart L Street and Hunting Park Avenue at 9 a.m. The bus will depart the Tropicana at 4:30 p.m.
The cost is $30, and is due by Sept. 23. Riders will receive $25 in slot cash.
To reserve a seat, call Cindy at 215-535-2740. ••
Check out City Rhythm Orchestra
The Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave., will host a concert by the City Rhythm Orchestra on Friday, Sept. 20, from 7-9 p.m.
The concert is free.
Visitors are asked to bring a lawn chair. ••
Party at End of SummerFest
Redemption Lutheran Church, 8001 Bustleton Ave. (at Rhawn Street), will host an End of SummerFest on Sunday, Sept. 15, from noon to 4 p.m.
There will be free food, games, prizes, face painting, moonbounce, dunk tank, community table and activities.
Call 215-342-2085. ••