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Virtual fundraiser for RHD

The human services nonprofit Resources for Human Development will hold a virtual Philly Pours fundraiser on June 23 at 6 p.m.

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The sixth annual event will feature an interactive mixology class.

Tickets will include everything needed to make three top-of-the-line beverages. A private virtual link will be sent to guests so they can follow step-by-step instructions live with master mixologist Nate Rogers.

Philly Pours benefits RHD’s mission to support people with person-centered programs addressing behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, addiction recovery, children and families and homeless people.

The cost is $75. Visit phillypours.com.

For more information on RHD, go to Http://www.rhd.org. ••

Refugee day at Max Myers

On Sunday, June 20, from 5 to 7 p.m., the Philadelphia Regional Refugee Providers’ Collaborative, a coalition of refugee resettlement and post resettlement service providers, will present a World Refugee event at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

There will be a recreational soccer tournament for kids and adults, art, information tables and a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

To volunteer, sign up at https://signup.com/go/QMGeMxb. ••

Meeting on Pelbano renovation

City Councilman Brian O’Neill is hosting the city Department of Parks and Recreation and Rebuild for a site meeting to discuss plans and get community feedback for a total renovation of Pelbano Playground.

The meeting will be Monday, June 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Pelbano, 8101 Bustleton Ave.

The rain date is June 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. ••

Trip to Tropicana

Holy Innocents Parish is sponsoring a trip to the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City on Wednesday, July 21.

A bus will depart L Street and Hunting Park Avenue at 9 a.m. and leave the casino at 4:30 p.m.

The cost is $35, due by July 10. There will be $20 in slot cash.

COVID restrictions apply.

Call Cindy at 215-535-2740. ••

St. Leo Church, before the fire. TIMES FILE PHOTO

Mass Saturday at St. Leo

Archbishop Nelson Pérez will be the main celebrant of a Mass of Remembrance for the former St. Leo the Great Church building, which was destroyed in an arson fire in May.

The Mass will be on Saturday, June 19, at 11 a.m. at 6658 Keystone St. It will take place outside, across the street from where the church originally stood. All are welcome to join former pastors and priests, the Sisters of St. Joseph, former parishioners and Tacony residents to remember the church and its importance in the life of the community.

The Mass will be livestreamed at the following link below for those who are unable to attend in person on the Walter J. Meyers Funeral Home website:


The organizing committee is led by the former parishioners of St. Leo Church, graduates of St. Leo School, the Tacony Civic Association and Councilman Bobby Henon. ••

Online bariatric session

Nazareth Hospital will hold its next free bariatric information session for those interested in learning more about surgery options at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Nazareth’s bariatric surgeons and discover how Nazareth can help patients address their weight-loss goals.

If you cannot attend this month’s session, Nazareth is hosting one per month throughout 2021. To register for an online information session or learn more about bariatric weight-loss surgery at Nazareth, call 215-335-2090. ••

Virtual beef and beer

The Men’s Club of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim will host a virtual beef and beer on Wednesday, June 16, at 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $18 per person.

The guest will be Inquirer sports columnist Mike Sielski.

Call 215-677-1600. ••

Donate medical supplies

The Frankford Northeast Philadelphia Rotary Club and Holy Family University will sponsor a drive-by collection of medical supplies that will be shipped by Project CURE (Commission on Urgent Relief and Equipment) to countries around the world where adequate medical supplies are not available for proper intervention, wound-care and other health recovery support.

The event will take place on Thursday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., outside of the Campus Center at Holy Family, 9801 Frankford Ave.

For a list of acceptable supplies, visit: https://tinyurl.com/s7npn4ps.

Donors will have the option of completing a form requesting tax deductible documentation. No used or contaminated supplies. ••

Food event at Arsenal

BLDG39, a new indoor/outdoor event venue, has opened at the Frankford Arsenal Business Center, 5401 Tacony St.

BLDG39 is hosting Food Love Collaboration dinners on the third Thursday of every month. The community is invited.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. The next event is Thursday, June 17, and will feature food and beverages from Mom-Mom’s Kitchen, Have A Ball, Pink’s Cold Treats and Stateside Vodka.

The cost is $60. Seatings are available at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

For tickets, visit https://bldg39-at-the-arsenal.ticketleap.com/bldg39-dinner-series/. ••

St. Hubert food truck BYOB

Alumnae, students, future St. Hubert High School pupils, families and friends are invited to the first Bambies Summer Blastoff.

The event will take place on Saturday, June 19, from 6 to 10 p.m.

There will be a BYOB food truck event at Kubbie’s Corner in Bridesburg.

Twenty-five percent of all food truck sales will be donated to the school.

All ages are welcome, but you must be 21 to drink (no hard liquor).

Kubbie’s Corner is located at 2900 Orthodox St.

There will be T-shirt sales, a 50/50 and raffle baskets, with all proceeds to benefit the St. Hubert Faculty Scholarship Fund. ••

Recycling bucket giveaway

City Councilman Brian O’Neill will hold a recycling bucket giveaway on Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the FOP, 11630 Caroline Road. ••

Ryan holding music theater camp

Archbishop Ryan High School will host a music theater summer camp for kids in fourth to sixth grades from June 28 to July 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The cost for the five-week camp and show Willy Wonka is $625.

For more information, email camp director Kim Williams at kwilliams@arhs.org. ••

Register for KleinLife summer camp

Registration is open for the 2021 summer day camp at KleinLife, located at 10100 Jamison Ave. Camp will run from June 21 to Aug. 13.

Camp will be offered in four age-related segments: the lower camp, grades k to 3; Maccabi boys sports program, grades 4 to 7; senior girls, grades 4 to 7; and the CIT program for grades 8 and 9. There also is a special-needs program for all children.

Camp hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Camp offers air-conditioned facilities including a hardwood gym and indoor pool, sports clinics and games led by Olympic champion Mariya Ryemyen, playground climbing wall and outdoor fields for sports leagues.

Activities include arts and crafts, instructional and free swimming, music and dancing, robotics, plus special entertainment and shows. Three healthy homemade meals also will be included every day.

Costs for summer camp are (lower camp, Maccabi and senior girls) $1,800 per camper for eight weeks; $1,500 per camper for six weeks; $1,000 per camper for four weeks; and $250 per camper for one week. For CIT camp, it’s $1,200 per camper for eight weeks, $900 per camper for six weeks, $700 per camper for four weeks and $150 per camper for one week.

For additional information, contact Colleen Lane at 215-698-7300, Ext. 112 or clane@kleinlife.org. ••

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