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The St. Hubert Alumnae Association will host its annual craft fair on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be handcrafted items, baked goods, confections and food. The school is at 7320 Torresdale Ave. Access the cafeteria at either the Bleigh Avenue or Ditman Street entrances. Email shalumnaecraftshow@gmail.com. ••

Free haircuts for veterans

State Sen. Jimmy Dillon invites veterans to join him for a free haircut and some refreshments this Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Torresdale Boys Club, 4500 Linden Ave. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Call Connie at 215-695-1020 to secure your spot. ••

Charity dinner and dancing

The Leigh Leckerman Foundation will hold its annual charity dinner and dance party on Friday, Oct. 27, at Brookside Manor, 50 Bustleton Pike in Feasterville, from 7-11 p.m. There will be a performance by the Dirty Dance Band. Tickets cost $80, and there will be raffle baskets. Sponsorships are available. Proceeds will benefit the foundation, which assists those in need of financial support for substance use disorder treatment, aftercare and sober housing. For more information, call 215-377-1034 or visit leighshelp.org. ••

Greater Bustleton Civic League to meet

The all-volunteer Greater Bustleton Civic League is alive and active and will hold its monthly, open meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the community room of American Heritage Credit Union, 2060 Red Lion Road. New members are welcome. Email gbustletoncl@gmail.com or call 215-676-6890. ••

Santucci’s closes on Cottman

Philomena Santucci’s Square Pizza, 4010 Cottman Ave., closed Sunday after 30 years in business. Employees have been offered jobs at the Warminster or Hatfield locations. The business plans to open more locations in Bucks and Montgomery counties. ••

Bingo at Christ the King

The Christ the King Men’s Association is sponsoring bingo on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Christ the King Parish Hall, 3252 Chesterfield Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., with first call at 7. The cost is $20 per person, which includes 10 bingo cards. Additional cards, daubers, beer, wine, soft drinks and bagged snacks will be available for purchase. There will also be a 50/50. Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and refreshments. Children are welcome. Call George Fallon at 215-519-5320. ••

Luncheon, entertainment

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will be hosting its opening luncheon meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m. There will be a salmon meal and assorted desserts. Marcus Chaney, a song and dance performer, will entertain. The cost is $36. Send your checks to CSS payable to Sisterhood. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Sign up for golf outing

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce will hold its 101st annual Directors Cup Golf Challenge on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at North Hills Country Club, 99 Station Ave. in Glenside. Registration will be at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon, a shotgun start at 1 p.m., cocktail hour at 5 and dinner at 6. The cost is $400 for individual golfers, or $200 for dinner only. Sponsorships are available. Checks can be made payable to Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and mailed to 2068 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115. ••

Rummage sale

Presentation BVM will host a rummage sale on Friday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at its church hall, Woodland Avenue and Old Soldiers Road, Cheltenham. Call 215-379-1364. ••

Learn about diabetes

KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., will host a free six-week diabetes-management workshop for people 60 or older with diabetes or caring for someone who has the disease. Workshops are scheduled for Tuesdays, Oct. 24 and 31 and Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The public is invited to join with members. To register and for additional information, contact Inna Gulko at 215-698-7300, Ext. 195 or igulko@kleinlife.org. ••

Free pet adoption

Doll 10 Beauty is partnering with Women’s Animal Center, 3839 Richlieu Road in Bensalem, for the fifth annual Dolls for Paws, a free pet adoption event on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be coloring activities for children, food and complimentary refreshments. All adoption fees for dogs, cats and small domestic animals will be fully covered by Doll 10 Beauty. There will be spaying or neutering, vaccinations, microchip, discounted veterinary services with 20% off first annual physical exam and adoption gift bags. Go to www.womensanimalcenter.org. ••

Honor Vietnam War casualties

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 266 will be holding its annual candlelight name reading at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Front and Spruce streets, on Oct. 21 at noon. The public is invited to honor and remember the 648 military service members from Philadelphia who died in the Vietnam War. New members are welcome. Email linedog716@yahoo.com or call 215-722-3518. ••

Fall festival in Lawncrest

Prince of Peace Church, 6001 Colgate St. (at Comly Street), is having an indoor fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be a flea market, baked goods, chances sold for gift baskets and homemade soups and lunch available. All are welcome. ••

Rhawnhurst Civic to meet

The next monthly meeting of the Rhawnhurst Civic Association will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., at Pelbano Playground, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Community relations officers from the 2nd and 7th police districts have been invited. There will be a presentation from Alex Doty, director of the Parks & Rec Heroes Fund, who will discuss funding and programs for Pelbano and local parks. There will also be a discussion about upcoming zoning issues and Zoom zoning meetings. ••

Attend Junod Playground rededication

The public is invited to attend the 50th anniversary rededication ceremony of Jim Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road (at Mechanicsville Road), on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. Junod, a Father Judge graduate, was a community leader, active parishioner at St. Anselm Church and athletic organizer who lived on Medford Road in Parkwood. He died in 1970 at age 30. The charitable Jim Junod Lodge was formed to honor his memory and great community works. ••

Car wash for charity

The third annual Haunted Car Wash will take place on Oct. 27-28, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Pit Stop Car Wash, 820 Cottman Ave. The cost is $25 per car (cash only). All proceeds will benefit Fox Chase Cancer Center. ••

Save at Boscov’s

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is partnering with Boscov’s “Friends Helping Friends” on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at all Boscov’s locations, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. The group is selling a shopping pass for $5, which can represent savings of up to 25% off purchases. Call Shirley at 215-530-6637 to purchase shopping passes. The profits of the event will be donated to Fox Chase Cancer Center to support cancer research and compassionate patient care. ••

Boscov’s savings

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim is partnering with Boscov’s “Friends Helping Friends” on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at all Boscov’s locations, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. The Sisterhood is selling a shopping pass for $5, which can represent savings of up to 25% off purchases. Call 215-677-1600 to purchase shopping passes. ••

Events at Ryerss

Ryerss Museum & Library, 7370 Central Ave., in Burholme Park, will host several events in October.

The schedule is: Friday, Oct. 20., 1-3 p.m. (Book Club: The Dictionary of Lost Words); Friday, Oct. 27, 1-3 p.m. (Fibercraft Friends); and Saturday, Oct. 28, 1-3 p.m. (Wizards and Witches Party). ••

Local opera shows

Amici Opera Company will present Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, 1128 Cottman Ave.

United Methodist Church of the Redeemer will host a performance of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m.

Madame Butterfly will also be performed on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at La Piovra Trattoria, 7901 High School Road, Elkins Park. The show and 3-course dinner cost $54.95. For a reservation, call 215-606-3800.

For more information, call 215-224-0257 or visit the Amici Opera Company page on Facebook. ••

Benefits of plant-based nutrition

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus, Cheltenham Friends Meetinghouse (7600 Central Ave.) will host The Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. Dr. Briana Walters, a Temple clinical dietitian, will describe all the benefits of plant-based nutrition and provide some suggestions for recipes that incorporate this healthier alternative so people can work these foods into their everyday diet. To register, call 215-728-4861 or email Rosemarie.Schlegel@tuhs.temple.edu. ••

Shabbat dinner, service

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will host a traditional Shabbat dinner on Friday, Oct. 20. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m., followed by Shabbat services at 7:45 and an Oneg. The cost is $25 per person. RSVP to the synagogue office at 215-677-1600. Mail checks payable to CSS to the above address. ••

Third Thursday in Tacony

Tacony Community Development Corporation will hold its final Third Thursday event on Oct. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot at 6846 Torresdale Ave. (at Longshore Avenue). The free event will feature a food truck, live music, produce and bread for sale, quality vendors, activities for the entire family and information tables from elected officials and local organizations. ••

Historic graveyard tours

All Saints’ Church, 9601 Frankford Ave., will hold historic graveyard tours and an all-you-can-eat soup dinner on Saturday, Oct. 21. Graveyard tours will take place at 1 and 3 p.m. and will focus on the Biddle family of Andalusia, as 35 members of this historic local dynasty are buried in the graveyard. Costumed history committee volunteers will lead the tours. The soup dinner will go from 2-5 p.m. and will feature 10 different homemade soups, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. There will be a raffle prize table providing chances to win gift baskets and gift certificates from local businesses. Tickets are available the day of the event and can be purchased for either event for $7. A combination ticket will be available for those wishing to participate in both events for $12. Parking is free and available in the rear parking lot off Eden Street. Call 215-637-8787. ••

Anti-looting legislation

In the wake of recent rampant and violent looting in Philadelphia that caused significant property damage and loss, House Republicans unveiled a package of anti-looting legislation that will increase penalties on looters, put additional teeth in juvenile curfews, crack down on social media coordination of looting and enhance penalties for those looting state property, including liquor stores.

Noting the increase of looting over the last several years, particularly under the cover of otherwise peaceful and lawful civil protests, Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) will introduce legislation to create a specific criminal penalty for looting.

“It has become clear with events over the last several years that looting itself is a premeditated and often coordinated crime committed with purpose and intent. It is time our criminal laws reflect this type of behavior and the state specifically criminalize looting to deter future planning and incidents of looting,” White said. “Criminalizing looting specifically will give law enforcement and prosecutors more tools to get looters off the streets and proactively deter looting incidents.” ••

Troops for boys and girls

BSA Scout Troop 367 meets in Trainer Hall, 13301 Proctor Road (at Napier Street), every Monday from 7 to 8:15 p.m. There are troops for both girls and boys from age 10 to 18. For more information, email Packtroop367@aol.com. ••

Violence prevention at Nazareth

Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic and The Lincoln Center for Family and Youth announced a collaboration to implement the Violence Intervention and Prevention Program, funded by a $2.5 million grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. The program will come to Nazareth Hospital in the coming weeks. The VIPP aims to tackle the issues of gun and group violence plaguing the region by providing resources to those affected by violence, reducing traumatic stress and future violence involvement and creating safer communities by breaking the cycle of violence. The data-driven approach, backed by evidence, will help target the program effectively, making an impact in the lives of those affected by violence. With a focus on hospital- and community-linked violence intervention strategies, the community-based, trauma-informed VIPP will be modeled after an evidence-based program, where trained violence intervention specialists provide immediate response to individuals experiencing gun and other forms of community violence, conduct clinical crisis assessments, provide short-term therapy and case management and refer individuals and families to social safety net providers in the community for long-term support.

To learn more about the Violence Intervention and Prevention Program, visit https://thelincolncenter.com/vipp/. ••

Attend Knights at the Races

Knights of Columbus Father Ryan Council #5036 (which is made up of Resurrection, St. Cecilia and Maternity BVM parishioners) will be holding a Knights at the Races Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 7-11 p.m. (doors open at 6) at the St. Cecilia Church auditorium, 535 Rhawn St. Those who attend can bet on video-recorded horse races and play other games of chance. People can buy a horse and name it for $5, and you don’t have to be present to win. Bets on a horse at the event start as low as $2. The $35 ticket price includes a catered dinner and soft drinks. The event is BYO, and you must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets and horse sales end Oct. 28. Tickets can be purchased at http://donorbox.org/events/486678. Proceeds benefit Council #5036 and its ladies’ auxiliary group. For more information, call 215-495-7310. ••

Activities in Tacony

The Tacony Community Development Corporation, Tacony Library and Tacony LAB Community Arts Center will hold a series of free “Fall for Tacony” activities for all ages throughout October.

An Oct. 28 celebration will include a costume contest (registration required) at Tacony Library (6742 Torresdale Ave.) from noon to 2:30 p.m. and a Halloween parade from the library to the Jack Costello (6846 Torresdale Ave.), where an old-fashioned Halloween carnival will continue until 5 p.m. The carnival will include free games with prizes, a food truck, art activities, a play area and candy giveaways.

“We’re excited to partner with the library and LAB to bring a whole month of events to the neighborhood,” said Georgeanne Huff-Labovitz, CDC board president and owner of Marie Huff Hairdressing.

A calendar of events and additional information is at FallforTacony.com. ••

Events at St. James

St. James Lutheran Church, 5185 Castor Ave., will hold a Trunk or Treat on Oct. 29, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

The church will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its preschool on Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. ••

Halloween at Ryerss

The public is invited to Ryerss Museum & Library, 7370 Central Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 28, from noon to 3 p.m. for A Magic Halloween. There will be crafts, refreshments, games and costume making. ••

Parkinson’s support group

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus is offering a Parkinson’s disease support group for those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and their families. The group will meet on the second Wednesday of every other month from 6-7 p.m. at the Cheltenham Friends Meetinghouse, 7604 Central Ave. The schedule is Dec. 13 (holiday party) and Feb. 14. The group is led by nurse practitioner June Ro, and will include guest speakers. To register, contact Ro at 215-707-2619 or Jungyoon.Ro@tuhs.temple.edu. ••

Apply to become a cop

The Philadelphia Police Department is accepting applications through Nov. 12. Applicants must be at least 20 years old and have a high school diploma. The starting salary is $61,888. Call 215-683-COPS or apply at joinphillypd.com. ••

Donate blood

The American Red Cross is encouraging people to donate blood. Those who give through Nov. 9 will receive a $10 gift card to a restaurant of their choice.

The Northeast Philadelphia Blood Donation Center, 1401 Rhawn St., is open Monday-Wednesday, 11:45 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, 10:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Friday-Sunday, 7:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Donation options are on Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Holy Family University’s Campus Center, 9801 Frankford Ave.; Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at American Heritage Federal Credit Union, 2060 Red Lion Road; and Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, 3252 Chesterfield Road.

Schedule an appointment to give blood by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 800-RED CROSS. ••

New medical director

Roosevelt Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 7800 Bustleton Ave., has appointed Dr. Joby Jacob as its medical director. The 240-bed skilled nursing facility provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care. Roosevelt is undergoing a multi-million-dollar renovation and modernization, which includes an expansive, state-of-the-art rehab therapy gym. More information on the skilled nursing facility and its programming can be found at rooseveltrehab.com. ••

Donate to food drive

American Heritage Credit Union invites the community to donate food as part of its 10th annual Spirit of Giving Food Drive. All nonperishable food donations will be distributed to various food pantries and food banks throughout the region. The donations will be collected through Nov. 25 at all American Heritage branch locations. ••

Spiritual cinema, discussion

St. Luke’s will host a spiritual cinema and discussion on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in its parish hall, 1946 Welsh Road. The featured presentation will be Same Kind of Different as Me. Call 215-969-3645. ••

Fun and Treats Festival

McIlvain Playground, 5200 Penn St., will host a Fun and Treats Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival will feature a flea market, games and candy. Call 215-685-1228. ••

Wedding Crashers’ Ball

Glen Foerd’s Wedding Crashers’ Ball, an interactive wedding performance and fundraising event, will be held on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Sponsorships are available, and individual tickets are on sale. The evening will include dinner, an open bar, dancing, live music and a silent auction. Guests are encouraged to wear black tie, old wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, business attire or, in the spirit of Halloween, festive/creative costumes. Valet parking is included. There will be an optional afterparty, from 11 p.m. to midnight, in Glen Foerd’s rathskeller. Proceeds from the event will go to support Glen Foerd’s efforts to preserve its 18-acre Delaware River estate, 5001 Grant Ave., that includes seven historic structures dating from the 1850s. Tickets are $175 per person or $250, including the afterparty. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased at www.glenfoerd.org/weddingcrashersball. For more information, call 215-632-5330. ••

Motivational speaker at KleinLife

Tikvah will present motivational speaker Melissa Hopely Rice on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. Rice will discuss her personal experience with mental illness as well as those who have inspired her along the way. The event is free and open to the public. Advance reservations are required. Call 215-832-0671 or email Office@tikvahajmi.org. ••

Learn all about COPD

The Temple Lung Center is teaming up with the COPD Foundation to give local patients and caregivers an opportunity to learn from global experts in COPD about new treatments, medications, research, management and approaches for managing the disease. The patient session will take place on Monday, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, 201 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. The session is being held during the 2023 GOLD International COPD Conference, the world’s foremost conference for healthcare providers involved in managing and caring for people with COPD. Attendance is free to individuals with COPD and their caregivers. Valet parking is free. Advance registration is required. Register at goldconferenceondemand.com/patient. ••

Join the parade

The 46th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will be on Sunday, Nov. 19, from noon to 3 p.m. Homemade floats are being accepted. Anyone in seventh grade or above who volunteers to carry a banner will receive six community service hours. To participate in the parade, call 215-624-6660, email info@thanksgivingparade.org or visit thanksgivingparade.org. ••

Day dedicated to women

NBC 10 news anchor Tracy Davidson will present Lifting Your Voice, a day dedicated to women, on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Philadelphia Country Club 1601 Spring Mill Road, in Gladwyne. The guest speaker will be Jen Croneberger, an author and former recipient of the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry’s Female Business Leader of the Year. She holds a master’s degree in Sports and Performance Psychology and a Sustainable Business Strategy Certification from the Harvard Business School.

For tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lifting-your-voice-fall-2023-tickets-522147375857?aff=erelexpmlt. ••

Farm stand at Jeanes

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus has a farm stand that is open Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October. The stand is located next to parking lot C of Jeanes Campus and the Fox Chase Cancer Center Campus. Call 215-728-4861 or email Rosemarie.Schlegel@tuhs.temple.edu. ••

Fundraising luncheon

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is hosting a luncheon at Bella Tori at the Mansion, 321 S. Bellevue Ave., Langhorne, on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $58 per person and includes various foods including a salad table, hot table of entrees and vegetables and a dessert table plus entertainment. Cash bar available. For tickets, call 215-990-6067 or 215-742-2703. The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care at Fox Chase Cancer Center. ••

Trunk or Treat

Memorial Presbyterian Church of Fox Chase, 7902 Oxford Ave., will host a Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 3-5 p.m. ••

Historic Bristol Day

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation Inc. will be hosting the 47th Historic Bristol Day on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The event includes house tours and a Tea, entertainment, crafters and vendors, car show, antique boat display, walking tour, archaeological dig, children’s corner, mural arts tour, public buildings and worship sites, food court, baked goods table and free shuttle service.  This year, the Schooner North Wind, a 75-foot vessel owned by Gloucester City Sail, will offer one-hour Delaware River Cruises from the Bristol Wharf. Fee is $25 or $10 for children 12 and under. Advance reservations are recommended at https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/northwindsail/items/407978/calendar/2023/10/.

For more information, visit www.bristolhistory.org. ••

Book club meeting

The Book Club of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will host a Zoom session on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. The November book is The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker. For further information or to register for the book club, call Lynn Ratmansky at 215-677-1600. ••

Trip to Ryerss

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will be hosting a cultural trip to the Ryerss Mansion/Museum, 7370 Central Ave., on Friday, Nov. 3, at 11 a.m.  The guided tour includes first-floor family parlors, the dining room and galleries of art and artifacts. Visitors will learn about the history of the Ryerss family and be able to visit the second-floor gallery and library, accessible only by stairs. The cost for the outing is $10. There is parking behind the building. Send your checks to CSS payable to Sisterhood. Include your phone number. For further information, call the synagogue office at 215-677-1600. ••

Apply for artist residency

Glen Foerd is accepting applications for its 2023-2024 Artist-in-Residence program. The closing date for applications is Oct. 23. Glen Foerd will be accepting one regional visual artist (or artist collective) to complete a site-specific work during their residency. The selected artist will receive a stipend of $3,000 to create their works. Once selected, the Artist-in-Residence will have from Feb. 1, 2024 until Sept. 30, 2024 to complete their residency. The selected artist will create works that engage Glen Foerd’s audience and collections, which includes architecture, material culture, art and natural landscapes. The opportunity offers area artists access to Glen Foerd’s historic collections, grounds and the Delaware River. Outcomes must include a public engagement component. For application information, visit www.glenfoerd.org/artists-in-residence or email Alice Thompson at athompson@glenfoerd.org. ••

WWII program

Trish Chambers will bring the role of the women code breakers of World War II to life for seniors at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 12:45 p.m. The public is invited to join with members. Chambers will present the story of these women who were recruited from colleges and trained to work in cryptography for intelligence branches of federal agencies during the war. They worked in many roles including making and breaking codes. They listened for coded radio messages from other countries, collected names of enemy ships and commanders that were in coded forms and assisted in breaking them. Cost for the program is $3 per person. For additional information and reservations, contact Shelley Geltzer at 215-698-7300 or sgeltzer@kleinlife.org. ••

Happy anniversary

The public is invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church preschool on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 11:45 a.m. in the church social hall, Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. ••

Flea market in Crescentville

Crescentville United Methodist Church, 412 Sentner St. (at Hasbrook Avenue), will host a flea market on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be household treasures, books, toys and games, clothing, baked goods and lunch. ••

Pops performances

The No Name Pops will have its debut performance at the Kimmel Cultural Campus when it presents Let’s Groove Tonight: Motown and The Philly Sound. The performances will take place on Oct. 28 at 3 and 8 pm in Verizon Hall. Jim Gardner, former anchor of Action News, will host both concerts. Ticket prices begin at $41 and are available at www.kimmelculturalcampus.org.

Led by conductor Herb Smith, the musicians of the No Name Pops are mostly former members of The Philly POPS. Smith, a veteran trumpet player making his debut conducting in Philadelphia, has a strong connection to this music. He has performed with Lou Rawls, Gladys Knight, The Temptations and The O’Jays. Furthermore, many of the musicians performing have recorded on some of the original Sound of Philadelphia albums.

The concert will also feature three singers: Chester Gregory, who played the role of Berry Gordy in Broadway’s “Motown the Musical,” and two up-and-coming artists, Brik.Liam and Ashley Jayy.

This symphonic experience presents Motown, soul, R&B and the famous hits of the Philly Sound with classic songs by artists like The Spinners, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Gamble & Huff and The O’Jays. Some of the songs included will be “Me and Mrs. Jones” sung by Billy Paul, Gamble & Huff’s “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now,” “Hurt so Bad” recorded by Little Anthony and Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out.” ••

Holiday craft fair

Memorial Presbyterian Church of Fox Chase, 7902 Oxford Ave., is hosting a holiday craft fair on Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors can contact the church at 215-745-2844 or mpcfoxchase@gmail.com. ••

Free oldies concert

The Juke Box Legends, a vocal and musical trio performing the music of the ‘50s through the ‘80s, will perform a free community concert on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m., at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. The concert also will serve as a salute to Veterans Day. Call 215-698-7300. ••

Craft show Nov. 11-18

A farmhouse craft show will take place Nov. 11-18 at Tamanend Park, 1255 Second Street Pike, in Southampton. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be wreaths, jewelry, wood items, centerpieces, antiques, candy and baked goods. Visa and Mastercard accepted. For more information, call Nancy at 215-808-3004, visit threedcrafts.com or go to the Farmhouse Craft Show page on Facebook. ••

Food and music

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will hold a fall festive fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 12:30 p.m. There will be a hot thanksgiving feast, followed by a musical performance by Benson on Broadway. The cost is $42.50 per person. Call 215-677-1600 to make your reservation and send your payment to the above address. ••

Historical presentation

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation Inc. will be holding its annual membership meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in its headquarters at 321 Cedar St., Bristol Borough. The public is invited. No fee. A presentation entitled The African-American Presence at Pennsbury Manor: Reconstructing Individual Stories will be made by Mary Ellyn Kunz, education coordinator at the Grundy Museum. Refreshments will be served. Call 215-788-7537. ••

New business coming

National Wholesale Liquidators will be opening on Nov. 21 at 7101 Roosevelt Blvd.

The company will be moving into a former Kmart, which closed in 2019. ••

Foster pets

The nonprofit PACT for Animals is looking for people to foster pets for military members and hospital patients.

Call 610-581-4141, fill out a foster application at PACTforAnimals.org or visit the group’s Facebook page. ••

Run, walk on Veterans Day

The national nonprofit PACT for Animals will hold a 10K, 5K or 1-Mile Patriotic Pup Walk on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, either virtually or at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park, in Oaks.

Check-in starts at 9 a.m., followed by the run and walk at 10. There will be prizes, giveaways and appearances by John DeBella and Eagles No. 1 fan Shaun Young.

Register at https://pactforanimals.org/veterans-day-run-and-dog-walk/. ••

Trunk or Treat in Tacony

Star of Hope Baptist Church, 7212 Keystone St., will host a community trunk or treat on Oct. 29, from noon to 3:30 p.m. There will be games, pumpkins, a bouncy house and plenty of candy. Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. ••

South Phila. HS class of ‘68 reunion

The South Philadelphia High School Class of 1968 will hold its 55th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 21, 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]. ••

Casino trip to AC

Holy Innocents is sponsoring a trip to Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City on Thursday, Nov. 2. A bus will depart L Street and Hunting Park Avenue at 9:30 a.m. and will leave Tropicana at 4:45 p.m. The cost is $35, due by Oct. 23. There will be $20 in slot cash. To reserve your seat, call Cindy at 215-535-2740. ••

Yiddish group to meet

Kim Reddin Yiddish, with Maxine Goldman, will meet on Monday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road. The program is co-sponsored by Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia. A light snack will be served. For transportation, call 215-320-0351. For more information, call 215-677-1600. ••

Trip to Brooklyn

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a “Brooklyn Christmas Lights” bus trip on Thursday, Dec. 7. The itinerary includes a full-course dinner at Tommaso’s Restaurant, followed by a tour of the decorated homes in the Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge sections of Brooklyn. Cost is $172. Reservations close on Nov. 1. Call 215-788-7537. ••

Trip to Bethlehem

The Polish American Cultural Center Museum is sponsoring a trip to Bethlehem, “The Christmas City,” from Dec. 14-16. The tour includes two night accommodations at

The Windcreek Hotel and Casino; two $20 vouchers; $70 slot play; a visit to Pines Dinner Theater to see Holly Jolly Christmas, with lunch (BYOB); a tour of “The Lights on the Parkway;” a free day to gamble and shop at the outlets; a visit to the Christkindlmarkt (Christmas shopping and artisans craft markets); and round-trip motorcoach. The cost is $525 per person double occupancy or $700 single. For information and reservations, call Theresa Romanowski at 215-922-1700. ••

Vaccine shots

Representatives from Giant Pharmacy will offer flu and other vaccine shots at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited. The flu and pneumonia shots are covered by Medicare Part B, while the shingles shots, Tdap and RSV vaccinations are covered by the Medicare Part D prescription plan. To reserve an appointment, call 215-698-7300, Ext. 193. ••

St. Jerome Seniors to meet

The next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 26 in the school hall, 3031 Stamford St. Arrive by 10 a.m. Meetings begin promptly at 11. ••

Workshops at Holy Family

Holy Family University’s Family Center invites the community to its free fall workshops, which promote the “Value of Family,” during the months of October and November on the campus at Frankford and Grant avenues.

The four sessions of the “Living Fully” series will explore contemporary issues such as finding meaning and striving from life’s difficulties; exploring your creativity as a call from God; saving money with coupons – the latest updates; and reviewing common steps to protect yourself and loved ones. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Education Technology Center, Room 411.

The “Pathways to Prayer” series will examine how to understand and work through the peaks and valleys of one’s journey with the Lord. Using the book, Struggles in the Spiritual Life: Their Nature and Their Remedies, by the Rev. Timothy Gallagher, the series strives to give participants’ spiritual life a boost, help them avoid discouragement and sharpen their awareness of God’s presence, action and communication in their lives and experiences. Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon in the Campus Center Chapel, Room 104.

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with University faculty, staff and credentialed guest speakers. Register at holyfamily.edu. ••

Dining event will aid charity

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Board of Associates of Fox Chase Cancer Center, is hosting a dining-in event at Ben & Irv’s Deli, 1962 County Line Road, Huntingdon Valley, on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mention the Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter and a percentage of all proceeds will be donated to Fox Chase Cancer Center for patient care and medical research. ••

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. ••

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