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On Saturday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m., the History Committee of All Saints’ Church, Torresdale, along with members of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution, are having an unveiling ceremony of the gravestone of Lt. Benjamin Walton, the first recorded burial of the church in 1786, followed by a graveyard tour of other members of the Walton family, who descend from the first settlers in Byberry Township. Wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella in case of rain. Parking is available in the parking lot at the rear of the church, entrance via Eden Street. The tour will begin inside the church. Light refreshments will be served after the tour. All Saints’ Church is located at 9601 Frankford Ave. Call 215-637-8787. ••

Donate Halloween costumes

Anthony “Stitch” Picariello is helping to organize the eighth annual Halloween Costumes for Cancer drive. New Halloween costumes will be accepted for donation to the oncology floor at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia so the kids can pick them out and trick or treat at the hospital. Monetary donations will also be accepted. Drop off donations at Bustleton Post Office, 9925 Bustleton Ave., or Somerton Post Office, 667 Hendrix St. Deadline is Oct 10.

Register for Crusader Classic

The 19th Annual Father Judge Crusader Classic 5K will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Firefighter Lt. Robert Neary Scholarship Fund at Father Judge. Neary, class of 1970, died in 2012 when the roof of a Kensington furniture store collapsed on him as he monitored the scene at a fire at an abandoned warehouse.

The entry fee is $30. The cost is $15 for youths 18 and under. Race-day registration will take place in the Father Judge school yard beginning at 7:30 a.m. Event T-shirts will be provided to all who pre-register (and to race-day registrants while supplies last).

The race will begin at the bandshell in Pennypack Park and continue along the banks of the Pennypack Creek and finish with a lap around the Father Judge track (behind the school). Medals will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in each age group.

For more information, call 215-338-9494, Ext. 1027 or email khuckel@fatherjudge.com. ••

Register for run/walk

The St. Hubert Alumnae Association is holding its first 5K Run – 1 Mile Family Walk on Saturday, Sept. 24, in Pennypack Park. The run and walk will start and finish in the “Little City” portion of the park, on Rhawn Street near Holmehurst Avenue. Same-day registration will be open starting at 7:30 a.m. The run starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk at 9. The cost is $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the event, with T-shirts available to early registrants. Medals will be given to the top three males and females in age groups. To register for the event, to sponsor it or for more information, visit the Facebook page St. Hubert 1st Ever 5K Run/1 mile Family walk. Monetary gifts can be sent on Venmo to @SH-Alumnae or checks can be mailed to St. Hubert Alumnae Association, 7320 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136. ••

Doo wop festival at FOP

FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road, will host a doo wop festival on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 1-5 p.m., rain or shine. The event will feature an indoor dance party, some of the area’s top vocal groups and oldies radio disc jockeys. General admission is $30 and includes food, draft beer and soda. Tickets are available weekdays at the FOP front desk from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the FOP survivors fund. Call 215-629-3602. ••

Thrift shop closed Monday, Tuesday

The Classroom Thrift Shop, 4301 Tyson Ave., sponsored by the women of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26-27. The shop will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 28. Hours are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shop is closed Saturdays. Call 215-624-9130. ••

O’Neill offering property tax help

Councilman Brian O’Neill announced that the First Level Review appeal application deadline has been extended by the Office of Property Assessment from Sept. 30 to Oct. 14. O’Neill is available to help homeowners fight their 2023 assessment increase. For help filing an appeal or for questions about the assessment, call or visit one of O’Neill’s offices: Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street, above the 7th Police District (215-685-0432); FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road (215-437-9167); 7522 Castor Ave. (215-685-0438); or 432 Rhawn St. (215-685-6431). ••

Donate blood

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Friday, Sept. 30, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Nazareth Hospital – DiBello Conference Room. Go to redcrossblood.org. The sponsor keyword is Nazareth Hospital. Call 215-335-6281. ••

Time for a change

Republican congressional candidate Aaron Bashir said it’s time for a change after more than 70 years of “disastrous” Democratic control of Philadelphia. Bashir, who is challenging Rep. Brendan Boyle, said the Northeast is suffering from crimes such as homicides, catalytic converter thefts, carjackings, illegal drug use, inflation and deteriorating quality of life. So far, there have been 388 homicides this year. Bashir blames the crime on the defund the police policies of some Democrats. ••

Local congressional staffer honored

The Congressional Management Foundation announced Annamarie Feeney as one of two winners of its Democracy Awards for Staff Lifetime Achievement. Feeney is senior constituent services representative for Rep. Brendan Boyle. Feeney, who is planning to retire, previously worked for Reps. Bob Borski, Joe Hoeffel and Allyson Schwartz. ••

Basket bingo at Redemption Lutheran Church

Join Redemption Lutheran Church, 8001 Bustleton Ave., for basket bingo on Sunday Sept. 25, at 2 p.m. Baskets will be the prizes for nine rounds of bingo, with a $250 grand prize for the 10th round. Admission is $30 and gets you 10 rounds of bingo, a dauber, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 215-342-2085. ••

Rush gets big honor

The U.S. Department of Education announced that the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush High School, 11081 Knights Road, has been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School designation, for exemplary high performing, based on all student scores, student subgroup scores and graduation rates.

“Being a Blue Ribbon-designated school is an honor and should be a point of pride for the principal, teachers, students and their families at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush,” said Tony B. Watlington Sr., superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia. “I am elated to celebrate the hard work of everyone at the school. Rush is a shining example of the level of excellence that is possible for every School District of Philadelphia school.”

Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush serves more than 600 students in grades nine through 12.

“Every time I think about how hard our staff and students have worked for this, my heart flutters  and I smile from ear to ear,” said principal Latoyia Bailey. “It’s not every day that a school for the arts is also recognized for its academic excellence.” ••

Support for Krasner

Some Democrats and left-wing organizations gathered to support District Attorney Larry Krasner against an effort to impeach him in the state House of Representatives.

Al Schmidt, president and CEO of the Committee of Seventy, said, “Our representative democracy is built on the foundation that the people should elect who represents them in government. That means honoring the results of a free and fair election is a sacred responsibility, especially for those who may have preferred a different outcome. There is no doubt that Larry Krasner was elected district attorney by the voters of Philadelphia. Any effort to remove him from that elected position is at odds with the will of the voters. The Committee of Seventy stands with our fellow civic leaders in defense of our democracy.”

Other liberal groups standing with Krasner included the ACLU and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. ••

Activities at All Saints’

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Torresdale, 9601 Frankford Ave., welcomes children to attend Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. Meanwhile, a Sinatra tribute concert will take place at the church on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Come at 6 p.m. with a potluck meal offering. Also, the church’s Young at Heart group meets the first and third Thursdays of the month, at noon. Eucharist service is offered for anyone on the first Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. ••

Craft fair at Delaire

The Delaire Landing Craft and Vendor Fair will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot by the tennis courts at Delaire, 9355 State Road. The fair will benefit Kelly’s Kidz, at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. A donation of an unwrapped new toy or kids pajamas would be appreciated. ••

White votes to hold Krasner in contempt

Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) issued the following statement after the state House of Representatives voted to hold District Attorney Larry Krasner in contempt of the House by a vote of 162-38:

“As Philadelphia, my home city, is experiencing another year of historic crime and violence, District Attorney Larry Krasner has sought to blame everyone for the city’s problems but himself. My city’s streets are unsafe and there seemingly are no consequences for those who violate the law, despite the best efforts of law enforcement to lock up dangerous criminals. Today’s vote to hold Krasner in contempt shows a significant bipartisan majority of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives stands for law and order and puts a check on the district attorney’s above-the-law attitude. It is the first, and a necessary, step in ensuring Larry Krasner can no longer let his brand of woke politics wreak havoc on Philadelphians who just want to live in safe communities.”

Krasner has refused to accept a subpoena from a House committee investigating him and his office. ••

Support the Star Players

The Star Players, of the city Department of Parks and Recreation, will hold a fundraiser on Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 5-8 p.m. at Chick-fil-A, 9711 Roosevelt Blvd.

A portion of your purchase will be donated back to the Star Players, who will present Damn Yankees from Oct. 7-9 at 7 p.m. at Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock St. in Manayunk. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

For tickets, call director Bill Arthur at 215-685-8714 or visit Holmesburg Recreation Center, 4500 Rhawn St. ••

Hear about gruesome Holmesburg Prison episode

Allen Hornblum will discuss his fictional novel, Holmesburg Prison: Klondike Bake-Oven Deaths, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Holmesburg Library, Frankford and Hartel avenues.

The public is invited.

During the summer of 1938, Holmesburg Prison inmates were placed in a punishment block known as “Klondike,” where they were cooked alive for allegedly leading a food strike. ••

Car show/flea market

A car show and flea market will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd, 10901 Calera Road. Car registration is $20. Call Bob Dietrich at 267-968-2736. The cost for flea market vendors is $20. Call Rosemarie Gross at 215-868-5304.  The rain date is Oct. 2, from 1-4 p.m. ••

Dawejko fighting again at Parx

Coming on the heels of a fourth-round knockout in his Parx Casino debut, Tacony fighter Joey Dawejko (22-10-4, 13 KOs) is set to enter the ring in an eight-round bout against Terrell Jamal Woods (28-53-9, 20 KOs) of Forrest City, Arkansas, on Friday, Oct. 7.

Tickets at $50, $75 and $125 are on sale at https://www.axs.com/events/442208/xcite-fight-night-9-tickets?skin=parxcasino, Hold My Ticket Call Center at 877-466-3404, or by calling 215-364-9000. Must be 21 or older to attend. ••

Looking for crafters

The St. Cecilia Fall Festival and Craft Show will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the parish parking lot, 535 Rhawn St. The cost for crafters is $20 for a 10×10 space. Table and chair provided. Bring your own tent. Email ceciliacraftshow@aol.com. ••

Craft fair in October

There will be a craft fair at the Villages of Pine Valley Clubhouse, 900 Pine Valley Blvd., on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature homemade candy, jewelry, wreaths, candles and more. Call Kathy at 215-722-1501. ••

Wine tasting on Oct. 1

Danube Swabian Association, 1277 Southampton Road, will host a wine tasting with food pairings on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. Tickets are $40. Payment can be made by mailing a check to Danube Swabian Association or via PayPal. Call 215-673-4423 or email wine@danubeswabian.com for tickets. ••

Fringe show at Glen Foerd

Glen Foerd, 5001 Grant Ave., will host The Poison Garden as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The show is centered around a mysterious garden with an intriguing allure. Journey back in time to learn how one family inexplicably vanished nearly a century ago — and uncover the garden’s role in this strange tale. The Poison Garden will be presented on Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 7-9 p.m. Drinks will be available for purchase. The performance will be spoken in gibberish and will take place in different rooms of the Main House and will require guests to take the stairs. Tickets are $40. Call 215-632-5330 or go to www.glenfoerd.org/events/2022/9/12/poison-garden. ••

Tacony Baptist’s Pastor Johnson to be honored

Historic Tacony Baptist Church invites the public to a celebration of former Pastor Arthur Johnson Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 4 p.m. at Georgine’s restaurant in Bristol.

Johnson will be honored for his 40 years of service and dedication to the church as well as the Tacony community. The cost of the ticket is $45 per person. At the event, Johnson will receive a City Council citation. Today, Pastor Evelyn Barnes leads the church. Call the church at 215-437-7232. ••

Movies and a 5K

The Lawncrest Recreation Center Advisory Council will offer a free movie night on Thursday, Oct. 13, at dusk at the Lawncrest Recreation Center outdoor stage, 6000 Rising Sun Ave. Bring a blanket or chair.

Meanwhile, the advisory council will hold a 5K race on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $30, which includes a T-shirt and medals for winners. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Philadelphia/Lawncrest5K. ••

Take part in Thanksgiving parade

The 45th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m. The community is invited to enter homemade floats, banners or vehicles, and organizations are encouraged to march. Volunteer banner carriers will receive six hours of community service. Apply by Nov. 6 (or Oct. 28 for new banners) at thanksgivingparade.org. Donations can be made on PayPal via thanksgivingparade or on Venmo at Mhthanksgivingparade. For more information, email info@thanksgivingparade.org. ••


The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Front and Spruce streets, will host its annual name reading on Saturday, Oct. 22, at noon. Volunteers are needed to read one of (or part of) the 34 panels that honor the 648 Philadelphians killed in the Vietnam War.

Check the PVVM Facebook page for information on mobile wall displays in October and November. ••

Train show on Sunday

The Train Collectors Association Atlantic Division will hold its Fall Train Show and Sale on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Penns Landing Caterers (Sheet Metal Workers Union hall), 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. There will be 140 tables with a variety of vintage toy trains and repair parts for sale, test track, operating toy train layouts, kids activities and door prizes for adults and children. Admission is $5 per attendee or per family of two adults and all children 12 and under. Food is available on premises, and there is plenty of free parking. Call Bob at 610-872-3309 or visit www.ADTCA.com. ••

Fun at Glen Foerd

Glen Foerd will present live music, food, family fun activities and art on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The public is invited to bring a blanket or chairs, enjoy lawn games, roam Glen Foerd’s grounds, and explore its mansion, which will be open for free self-guided tours. Donations are appreciated but not required. Attendees are asked to register in advance at www.glenfoerd.org/events. ••

Farm stand at Jeanes

The Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus Auxiliary will hold a farm stand on Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., through October, next to parking lot C of the Jeanes and Fox Chase Cancer Center campuses. Call 215-728-2131 or email rosemarie.schlegel@tuhs.temple.edu. ••

Wedding Crashers’ Ball at Glen Foerd

Glen Foerd, 5001 Grant Ave., will host Wedding Crashers’ Ball on Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.. Everyone who attends will be wedding crashers at this interactive wedding performance and fundraising event. Glen Foerd Executive Director Ross Mitchell created the evening of comedy, love, fiascos, drama, and theater of the absurd. The ball will include a silent auction.

As the evening of Bella and Brandon’s wedding unfolds, chaos will ensue, and the wedding guests will be enlisted to help solve (or add to) the problems that arise in slapstick and physical comedy.

This is a three-hour interactive performance, and attendees are active participants and characters in the performance acting as “wedding guests.” The performance has four parts: Cocktail Reception, Ceremony, Dinner and Dancing/Farewell.

Open bar will be available prior to dinner. A cash bar will be available after dinner. Guests are requested to wear black tie, old wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, business attire or festive/creative costumes. The evening also includes an optional afterparty in Glen Foerd’s Main House Rathskeller. Valet parking is included.

Glen Foerd is seeking event sponsors, advertisers and contributors.

Tickets are $150 per person or $75 for Young Friends under 35, artists and others in the arts. Tables of eight are $1,000.

Visit www.glenfoerd.org/weddingcrashersball, call 215-632-5330 or email info@glenfoerd.org. ••

Flea market at Roosevelt Mall

The Roosevelt Mall Flea Market will run outdoors in the parking lot at 2445 Cottman Ave., every Sunday through November. The market runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 150 vendors will be on hand featuring new and used items, household goods, electronics and all types of general merchandise. One parking space is $30. Bring your own tables. There is plenty of free parking. For reservations, call 215-625-FLEA (3532). ••

Bengals collecting clothes, other items

The Bustleton Bengals will accept clothing and other items on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at President Street and Conwell Avenue.

Donations accepted are usable and wearable clothing and shoes, pocketbooks, belts, baby accessories, backpacks, hats, scarves, briefcases, gloves, blankets, sheets, curtains, tablecloths, pillows, towels, small rugs, quilts, comforters, small toys, children’s activity sets, beanie babies, rag dolls, stuffed animals, action figures, cars, trucks, airplanes, dolls, outdoor bicycles and scooters.

Donations no longer accepted are pots, pans, large toys, board games, puzzles, electrical devices, glass, VCR tapes, CDs, books, oversized or outdoor play sets and workout/exercise equipment.

All donations must be in a tied trash bag. The bengals will receive payment based on price per pound.

If you’re unable to drop off your donations, call Chris Tarducci 215-906-8179. ••

Sports Hall of Fame on Nov. 3

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame’s 2022 Class will be Inducted on Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel, 9th Street and Packer Avenue. Inductees will be the Blue Horizon, the 1983 NBA-champion 76ers, Adele Boyd, Art McNally, Charles T. Cooper, David Akers, Ed Bolden, Fredia Gibbs, Howard Eskin, Jimmy Rollins, Keith Allen, Nikki Franke, Phil Martelli, Ray Kelly, Reds Bagnell, Rollie Massimino and Susan Francia. For more information, visit https://www.philadelphiasportshalloffame.org/. ••

The Hooters are back

Joe Hand Promotions has announced the Take 2 40th anniversary tour of the Hooters. The band will play on Nov. 4-5 at 8 p.m. at the Keswick Theatre. For tickets, call 800-557-4263 or visit JoeHandPromotions.com. ••

KleinLife to honor deceased

KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., will be conducting a Yom Kippur Yizkor prayer service on Friday, Sept. 30, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited free of charge. It is a special Jewish memorial prayer to honor the deceased. As part of this year’s program, KleinLife is producing a Yizkor booklet to be available at the service. For an $18 donation, people can inscribe up to 10 names ($2 for each additional name). Checks should be made payable to KleinLife and mailed to KleinLife, Attn: Yizkor, 10100 Jamison Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19116. Deadline for submissions is Sept. 16. Names and payments may also be submitted at the KleinLife front desk. ••

Casino trip, Christmas show

Holy Innocents Parish is organizing a trip to Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City on Thursday, Dec. 1. A bus will leave L Street and Hunting Park Avenue at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $85, non-refundable, due Nov. 1.

The trip includes a ticket to The Modern Gentlemen, a Christmas show, at 3 p.m.; bus transportation; $25 in slot play; and a $15 food voucher. The bus will leave the casino at 5 p.m.

To reserve your seat, call Cindy at 215-535-2740. ••

Loudenslager Auxiliary seeks members

The American Legion Post 366 Corp. Loudenslager Auxiliary honors the sacrifices of those who served the country, supporting and raising funds to help veterans, military and their families. The next meeting open to new membership is on Tuesday, Oct, 4, at 7 p.m. at Loudenslager, 7976 Oxford Ave. ••

Author at Shaare Shamayim

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim will welcome author Andrew Kane to discuss his book Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale, on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m. There will be a dessert buffet served. The cost is $36. Send your checks by Oct. 24 payable to CSS to 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Upcoming cruise

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a fully escorted Holy Lands & Aegean Majesty cruise from Oct. 6-17, 2023, visiting Israel, Cyprus, Greece, Turkey and Italy. Rates, including airfare, range from $4,298 to $8,098 per person, double occupancy. Call 215-788-9408 for information and reservations. ••

South Phila. HS class of ‘68 reunion

The South Philadelphia High School Class of 1968 will hold its 55th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water St. Tickets cost $60 and include buffet dinner and open bar. For tickets and more information, call Arleen Liberi [609-922-2419], Maria Leati [856-287-3734] or Stephen Michielli [267-252-2740]. ••

Day trip to Valley Forge, West Chester

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a “Day in Valley Forge & West Chester” on Thursday, Oct. 20. Itinerary includes a riding tour of Valley Forge National Historical Park, a three-course luncheon in West Chester and an 80-minute narrated ride on the West Chester Railroad between West Chester and the village of Glen Mills. All-inclusive cost is $127. Reservations close on Sept. 12, or earlier if demand warrants it. For information and reservations, call 215-788-9408. ••

VFW looking for members

Bustleton-Somerton/CTR1 Michael J. Strange VFW Post 6617 meets on the third Wednesday of every month at American Legion Post 810, 9151 Old Newtown Road. Meetings start at 7:30 p.m. If you are a military veteran who served in a designated combat zone, you are eligible to join the VFW. Contact Commander Israel Wolmark at 215-725-0630 if you would like to join the post. ••

Save at Boscov’s

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim announces its annual Boscov Day. On Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., you can shop in person and receive a 20-percent discount if you mention the Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Sisterhood at the checkout. The Sisterhood will receive 5% of the purchase amount. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Lunch and entertainment

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, will be hosting its opening luncheon meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. A salmon meal will be followed by professional song and dance performer Marcus Chaney. The cost is $30. Send checks to CSS payable to Sisterhood. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Learn about war general

The life and career of Gen. “Mad Anthony” Wayne, one of the most colorful and controversial heroes of the American Revolution, will be the focus of an adult learning program at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Friday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited. David Hudak will be leading the program. Cost is $6. Reserve a place at the KleinLife front desk. For further information and reservations, contact Mariya Keselman-Mekler at 215-698-7300, Ext. 185 or mkeselman@kleinlife.org. ••

Book club session

The Book Club of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim will be hosting a Zoom session on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. For further information, or to register for the book club program, call Lynn Ratmansky at the synagogue office at 215-677-1600. ••

Drivers refresher course

The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will host an AARP Drivers 2 Day Refresher Course on Monday, Nov. 7, and Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are no tests to pass, and most insurance companies provide a discount for completing the course. The cost is $20 for AARP members, or $25 for non-AARP members. There will be a small break for lunch. A dairy lunch is permitted. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Cruise the Mediterranean

Norwegian Cruise Line will host a Mediterranean cruise from Rome to Venice on Oct. 10-19, 2023. The trip is all inclusive with round-trip airfare, a beverage package, all meals, three specialty dinners, taxes, transfers and all gratuities. The cost for a balcony sea view cabin is $3,511 per person. For more information, contact Fillmore Travel’s Kevin Fries at 215-498-8294 or fkevin910@comcast.net. ••

St. Jerome seniors to meet

Meetings have resumed for the St. Jerome’s Senior Group. The next meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 22, in the school hall, 3031 Stamford St. Arrive by 10 a.m., and the meeting begins promptly at 11. ••



• St. Jerome — Classes of 1971 and 1972. 50th and 51st reunions. Saturday, Oct. 8. 7-10 p.m. Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe, 9242 N. Delaware Ave. $65 in person, $75 at door. Venmo: @John-Longino. Checks: Julie Cassidy, 169 Centenary Lane, Warminster, PA 18974. Skip DiFelice (class of ‘71), skip.difelice@gmail.com, or Julie Cassidy (class of ‘72), jcass0307@gmail.com.

• St. Leo — Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Nov. 5. Ashburner Inn. www.facebook.com/events/1082440402656601.

• St. Timothy — Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Saturday, Oct. 1. 3 p.m. Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe, 9242 N. Delaware Ave. Pay as you go.


• Abraham Lincoln — Class of 1957. 65th reunion. Oct. 16. 4-8 p.m. Cannstatter’s. Joe Nonemaker: badlanding@verizon.net.

• Abraham Lincoln — Class of 1960. Oct. 16. 1-5 p.m. Brookside Manor. Betty Harrison: bharrison46@gmail.com.

• Abraham Lincoln — Classes of 1980, ‘81, ‘82 and ‘83. Oct. 28. Sprinkler Fitters union hall. Denis Ucci Luke (215-500-8766) or Patti O’Donnell Adamski (215-913-5283).

• Archbishop Ryan — Class of 1977. 45th reunion. Friday, Nov. 11. 7-11 p.m. Philadelphia Quartett Club, 1075 Southampton Road. www.arhs.me/class77reunion.

• Cardinal Dougherty — Class of 1987. 35th reunion. Saturday, Nov. 5. Plumbers Hall, 2791 Southampton Road.

• Cardinal Dougherty — Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Saturday, Nov. 12. 6-10 p.m. Phoenix Sports Club, Feasterville.

• North Catholic — Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Oct. 6. 7-11 p.m. Brookside Manor. Steve Cardullo: scardullo@comcast.net or John Garson: gronski45@verizon.net.

• North Catholic — Class of 1962. 60th reunion. Oct. 22. 1-5 p.m. Brookside Manor. Ed Baker: 215-245-1283.

• St. Hubert — Class of 2002. 20th reunion. Friday, Nov. 18. 7-11 p.m. FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road. shbambies2002@gmail.com.

• St. Joseph’s Prep — Classes of 1977, ‘82, ‘87, ‘92, ‘97, ‘02, ‘07, ‘12 and ‘17. Saturday, Oct. 8. At Prep, 1733 W. Girard Ave.

• South Philadelphia — Class of 1968. 55th reunion. Oct. 21, 2023. Noon to 4 p.m. Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water St. $60. Buffet dinner, open bar. Arleen Liberi [609-922-2419], Maria Leati [856-287-3734] or Stephen Michielli [267-252-2740].

• South Philadelphia — Class of 1965, January and June. Oct. 8. 1-5 p.m. Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. $60. Gerri Sims-Jaeger: 609-634-2830 or jaeger1947@gmail.com.

• South Philadelphia — Class of 1960. 80th Birthday Bash. Oct. 9. Noon to 4 p.m. IATSE Ballroom. Luncheon buffet, beer, wine, soft drinks and DJ Jimmy Lamb. $65. Cash bar. Giovanna Cavaliere: 215-626-7053 or Giovannacavaliere@gmail.com.

• South Philadelphia — Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Waterfall Room. Oct. 29. 6-11 p.m. $85. Open bar, DJ Frank Sisto, full buffet dinner, dessert table, cocktail hour at 6:15. David J. Wolf: howlsp@hotmail.com or 215-990-8698.

• South Philadelphia — Class of 1977. 45th reunion. Galdo’s Caterers, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. Saturday, Nov. 28. 7-11 p.m. $77 by Oct. 5. $85 after Oct. 6. Buffet dinner, premium open bar, DJ Lorenzo. Carmen Smith: 267-761-7873 or https://sphs77reunion.eventbrite.com.


Navy Reunions

• Visit HullNumber.com for a listing of reunions. The site is a free service enabling Navy shipmates to renew old friendships. There are currently more than 8,700 Navy ship, submarine and air squadron personnel rosters listed. ••

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