Around Town

Sabatina senior expo on Friday

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. will hold a senior expo on Friday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard).

Residents of the 5th Senatorial District are invited to meet with representatives from state agencies and community organizations that will be present. Among them will be the Pennsylvania Lottery, the Department of Revenue, American Red Cross, various hospitals and many other health and housing organizations.

For more information, call 215-695-1020. ••

Normandy group to host bag bingo

The Normandy Civic Association will host a bingo for bags event on Saturday, Oct. 12, at St. Martha’s Hall, 11301 Academy Road, at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $35 and there will be a 50/50, great raffles and door prizes. There will be 15 rounds of bingo and pizza, soda and snacks will be provided.

For more information, call 267-312-1791. ••

Smash a Dallas Cowboys car

Dunphy Ford, 7700 Frankford Ave., will be holding a Dallas Cowboys Car Smash on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The cost is $5 for three swings of a sledgehammer. The day will also include face painting, free hot dogs and soft drinks, special pricing on all vehicles, a basket auction and a 50/50. During a similar event in 2014, a forklift dropped the car.

All proceeds will go to the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Survivors Fund and the Franklin Towne Charter High School cheerleaders. ••

Clothing drive on Saturday

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a clothing drive on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The event will be held at 604 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, from 9 a.m. to noon.

People are asked to bring gently used clothing, accessories, books and small trinkets in bags or boxed for pick-up. The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care. ••

Star Players present Joseph

The Star Players, based at Holmesburg Recreation Center, will be presenting three upcoming productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

The show features adult and child actors, along with a cameo by state Rep. Joe Hohenstein.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. from Oct. 11-13 at Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock St., in Manayunk.

Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 215-685-8714 or email starplayers2013@gmail.com. ••

World B. Free at health office opening

Oak Street Health – Roosevelt, 2311 Cottman Ave., will host a grand opening on Friday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m.

There will be refreshments, prizes and free autographed basketballs from World B. Free.

Call 215-392-9677. ••

SPIN fundraiser on Sunday

The Special People In Northeast Inc. Boo & Brew 5K and 1-mile fun run/walk/roll will take place Sunday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. at Neshaminy State Park, 3401 State Road, Bensalem.

Registration and costume judging will open at 9:30 a.m. An after party is set for 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, 909 Ray Ave., Croydon. It will feature a bounce house, crafts, games, awards and food trucks.

The cost for the 5K is $35, or $15 for kids ages 6-16. The cost is $50 for the 5K and after party.

More information is at tinyurl.com/boobrew2019. ••

John Birch Society to meet Tuesday

The John Birch Society will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, Rhawn and Ditman streets. There will be presentations on The Real Face of the EU and USMCA-What Are They Not Telling Us. Refreshments will be served.

The motto of the John Birch Society is “Less Government, More Responsibility and – With God’s Help – A Better World.” ••

Battle of the Bulge lecture

Learn about the importance of the World War II Battle of the Bulge at a lecture on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave.

The lecture is free. No registration is required. ••

Container gardening event

Learn about container gardening with edible plants on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave.

The event is presented by Master Gardeners of Penn State. Admission is free. No registration is required. ••

Designer Bag Bingo on Sunday

St. Bernard Church will sponsor a designer bag bingo on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.

The cost is $40 and includes a buffet, beer, wine, soda and 11 games of bingo. There will also be raffle baskets, including gifts for men, and a 50/50.

To buy tickets, call Mary or Joan at 215-333-0446 or email sbsecretary@aol.com. ••

GW class of ‘69 celebrating

The George Washington High School class of 1969 will be celebrating its 50th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Washington Crossing Inn, 1295 General Washington Memorial Blvd., in Washington Crossing.

The cost is $95. There will be dinner, a DJ and a cash bar. For more information, go to gwhs69philly.com. ••

Tribute to Sinatra dinner show

Joey C will perform a Tribute to Sinatra Dinner Show on Thursday, Nov. 14, at La Casa Di Lucia, 14425 Bustleton Ave. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. The show is at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost $37 and include dinner, tax and gratuity. There is a cash bar available.

Tickets will be sold at the restaurant. For more information, call 215-677-6111.

For information, call 215-317-7675 or visit JoeyCSinatra.com. ••

Craft and home fair on Nov. 2

Delaire Landing is hosting a craft and home fair on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the Superheroes Project for preemie babies.

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

Concert to be held at St. William

The St. William Concert Series will continue on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. with a performance by classical guitarist Charles Mokotoff.

The concert will take place at the church, 6200 Rising Sun Ave. Free parking will be available in the lot across the street. There will be free will offering, with refreshments to follow. ••