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Program for preschoolers

Katharine Drexel Library, 11099 Knights Road, will host Movement Adventure on Thursday, April 4, at 10:30 a.m. Move through a story with actions, exercise, dance and yoga. Dramatic and pretend play will keep little ones engaged, while giving them a workout for the body and mind. For preschoolers ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult. Call 215-685-9383. ••

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2 upcoming trips

The Maternity BVM Seniors Group has two upcoming trips. The group will attend a tribute to the Platters at the Tropicana in Atlantic City on Monday, June 17. The cost is $70. The group will travel to Lancaster on Thursday, Dec. 12, for a luncheon and the show Joy to the World at the American Music Theatre. For information on both trips, call 215-338-9141. ••

Trophy shop moves

Keystone Recognition, a trophies and awards business, has relocated from Bustleton to Bucks County. The company, founded in 1986 by John Scarpello, had been at 1921 Grant Ave. until the recent move to 237 York Road in Warminster. ••

Sports hall of famers announced

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2024 inductees.

The inductees will be A.W. Tillinghast (golf), Alice Putnam Willetts (lacrosse), Andy Talley (football), Angelo Cataldi (Legacy of Excellence), Brendan Hansen (swimming), Chase Utley (baseball), Cheryl Reeve (basketball), Eddie Stanky (baseball), George Benton (boxing), Jameer Nelson (basketball), Joan (Moore) Gnat (gymnastics), Lurline Jones (Lifetime Commitment), Paul Westhead (basketball), Rod Brind’Amour (hockey) and Ryan Howard (baseball).

Career profiles on the inductees can be found at www.phillyhall.org/media_kit.pdf

The induction ceremony and reception will be Thursday, Nov. 7, at Live! Casino & Hotel Event Center in South Philadelphia. The ceremony is open to the public. For information and registration, visit https://www.philadelphiasportshalloffame.org ••

Info on health directives

National Healthcare Decisions Day is Tuesday, April 16. Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus, 7600 Central Ave., will hand out information in its main lobby from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nurse practitioner Dana Pieretti and staff chaplain Monica Kolb will present information on preparing an advance directive, such as a living will and power of attorney, and will be available to answer questions. ••

History lecture in Frankford

The Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St., welcomes everyone to a lecture on Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. Gail McCormick will speak on Charity, Change, and Community: Frankford’s Swedenborgians and Their Circle, 1817-1971. The first volume of McCormick’s book will be available for purchase, and a related exhibit will open in the Historical Society of Frankford’s gallery that evening. The address will be broadcast simultaneously on Facebook and YouTube. ••

Somerton Civic to meet

Somerton Civic Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at the Walker Lodge of the I.O.O.F. at 1290 Southampton Road. Pennsylvania Game Commission representatives will discuss plans for land that the Commission acquired recently at 2651 Southampton Road. ••

St. Hubert headed to A.C.

St. Hubert will hold its ninth annual summer fun day trip on Monday, June 17. A bus will depart the school, 7320 Torresdale Ave., at 8:45 a.m. and arrive back about 9 p.m. There will be a one-hour ride on an Atlantic City-based cruise ship and a four-hour stay at Resorts Casino, with $15 back in slot cash and a $15 food voucher. There will be a sit-down dinner and complimentary wine tasting at Tomasello Winery. The cost is $115, due by May 1. Contact Mary Clifford at 267-231-7367 or mclifford@huberts.org. ••

Rummage sale on April 13

Prince of Peace Church, Colgate and Comly streets, will hold an indoor rummage sale on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be new and used clothing, household items and toys, along with some $5-a-bag tables. All are welcome. ••

8th PDAC bingo

The 8th Police District Advisory Council will hold a bingo on Saturday, April 6, from 6-10 p.m., at St. Martha church hall, 11321 Academy Road. BYOB. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Call Jen Malazita at 215-939-2569. ••

Variety dinner show on April 26

Ristorante Denicola will present Joey C’s Variety Dinner Show on Friday, April 26. There will be a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by the show at 8. Joey C will play the music of Frank Sinatra, while Robert Cabella and Angelo Capone will perform as Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, respectively. Tickets cost $75, which includes taxes and gratuities. BYOB. Ristorante Denicola is at 130 Almshouse Road, Suite 405, in the Mallard Creek Shopping Center, in Richboro. For tickets, call Theresa at 215-452-2337. ••

Entertainment at Parx

Parx Casino is offering the following upcoming entertainment:

April 4: Joe Conklin’s Comedy Night, with John Pizzi and Peaches Rodriquez; April 5: Buddy Guy; April 6: Nick Swardson; April 12: Anthony Rodia; April 13: Vietnamese Show – Spring of Love; April 18: Joe Conklin’s Comedy Night, with Joey Kola and Gary Delena; April 20: Psychic Matt Fraser; April 27: Andrew Dice Clay; May 11: Tracy Morgan; May 17: Femmes of Rock; May 18: Sebastian Bach; May 31: Reik; June 1: Joss Stone; June 14: Almost Queen, a tribute to Queen; June 21: Corinne Bailey Rae; July 13: Clay Walker; Aug. 3: Tyler Henry, The Hollywood Medium; Aug. 10: Dylan Scott; Sept. 7: Australian Pink Floyd; Nov. 21: Aaron Lewis; and Nov. 23: Steve Trevino. ••

Donate blood

The American Red Cross is encouraging people to donate blood.

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.

Other dates are April 4, 2-7 p.m., Our Lady of Calvary, 11024 Knights Road; April 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jefferson Torresdale Hospital Church, 10800 Knights Road; April 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Heritage Federal Credit Union, 2060 Red Lion Road; and April 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aviation Institute of Maintenance, 3001 Grant Ave.

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

History fair at Cannstatter’s

Friends of Northeast Philadelphia History will present the Northeast Philadelphia History Fair on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Admission is free. All are welcome. There will be historic displays, presentations on local history, books, prints, photographs and other historical items. ••

2 free programs at Holy Family

Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Ave., will host Using the RAP Strategy to Think Positively on Wednesday, April 3, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Education and Technology Center, room 411.

Struggles in the Spiritual Life, part of the Spiritual Book Discussion Series, will take place on Thursday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the campus chapel.

Register at www.holyfamily.edu/familycenter, 267-341-3305 or familycenter@holyfamily.edu. ••

Car show, flea market

United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd, 10901 Calera Road, will host a spring fling car show and flea market on April 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The rain date is April 20. Show cars are free. There will be food, trophies and a DJ. The cost for flea market vendors is $25. To reserve a space, call Rosemarie at 215-868-5304. ••

Vendors/crafters wanted

St. Hubert Parent Association will host a vendor/craft fair on Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost per table is $20 and a $20 value product donation. Venmo payment to @st-hubert-pa or mail to St. Hubert High School, 7320 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136. For more information, email Sheila Picinich at s.picinich@olcalvaryschool.org or Sandy Vaughan at sacoleman@philasd.org. ••

Events at Ryerss

Ryerss Museum & Library, 7370 Central Ave., in Burholme Park, will host the following programs in April:

Friday, April 5, 1-3 p.m. (Genealogy Group); Saturday, April 6, 1-3 p.m. (Watercolor Workshop with Lucy Roehm, for adults, registration required); Sunday, April 7, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (Book Talk: Final Touchstones by Linda Romanowski); Friday, April 12, 1-3 p.m. (Fibercraft Friends); Saturday, April 13, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (Storytime); Sunday, April 14, 1-3 p.m. (afternoon tea with Mary Ann); Friday, April 19, 1-3 p.m. (Book Club).

Call 215-685-0599 or visit ryerssmuseum.org. ••

Preschool storytime

Katharine Drexel Library, 11099 Knights Road, will host preschool storytime on Thursdays, April 11 and 25, at 10:30 a.m. There will be stories, songs and fingerplays. Storytime is for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Call 215-685-9383. ••

Yoga classes

Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, will offer Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra classes on Fridays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., through April 12. The cost is $15 per class, which will be led by Tiffany Cooper. Call 215-934-6206. ••

A group for moms

A Sacred Mother’s Circle will meet at Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, on Wednesdays, through April 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $20 per class. Call 215-934-6206. ••

Pancake breakfast

Corp. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 366, 7976 Oxford Ave., will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 7, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $8 and includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, tater tots, coffee, tea and orange juice. ••

North Catholic communion breakfast

The Northeast Catholic High School Alumni Association will hold its 93rd anniversary Communion Breakfast and Mass on Sunday, April 7, at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Mass will be at 8:30 a.m., followed by breakfast. The speakers will be sports comedian Joe Conklin and Karen Hepp, of Fox 29 news. Tickets cost $30. Call 215-543-1053. ••

Brazilian music

Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave., will host a Brazilian Adventure Drumming and Singing program on Monday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. Call 215-685-8756. ••

Learn about Water Dept. work

The Philadelphia Water Department is inviting residents to learn about the Water Revitalization Plan, a 25-year initiative to upgrade and strengthen the city’s drinking water infrastructure. A local session is Tuesday, April 9, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center (during the Holmesburg Civic Association meeting), 4500 Rhawn St. ••

Trip to Hindu temple

The Chaverim of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, is planning a trip on Sunday, April 7, to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a Hindu temple located in Robbinsville, New Jersey. The cost is $10. Lunch is on your own following the tour. All will meet at CSS at 9:30 a.m. and carpool to the temple. Make your checks out to CSS, attention Cultural Trip, and mail to the address above. Call Lynn at 215-677-1600. ••

Healthcare symposium

The Holy Family University School of Nursing & Health Sciences will present Be Informed : A Wise Way to Excel in Your Healthcare Journey on Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Education and Technology Center auditorium (9801 Frankford Ave.). The free event is presented for those interested in the healthcare field, and registration is required. Nursing Continuing Education Credits will be awarded for eligible participants. Tricia Nichols, patient experience director at Jefferson Health-North, will serve as the keynote speaker. To register, call 215-673-7700. ••

Support for Parkinson’s

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus will host a Parkinson’s Disease Support Group on the second Wednesday of every other month, beginning on April 10. The meetings will take place from 5-6 p.m. at the Cheltenham Friends Meetinghouse, 7604 Central Ave. The group is led by nurse practitioner June Ro and attended by guest speakers, patients and caregivers.

The guest speakers are Dr. Willard Kasoff, a neurosurgeon (April 10); occupational therapist Diana Parkinson (June 12); Dr. Nancy Minniti, a neuropsychologist (Aug. 14); Dr. Molly Cincotta, a neurologist (Oct. 9); and social worker Luisa Enriquez (Dec. 11).

To register, contact June Ro at 215-707-2619 or Jungyoon.Ro@tuhs.temple.edu. ••

Photography exhibit

Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, will present Mohegan: Whence Light Comes into the Soul, a photography exhibit and artist talk, on Sunday, April 7, from 2-4 p.m. The recommended donation is $25. Call 215-934-6206 or visit cranaleith.org. ••

Explore journey of immigrant

Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, will present Spring Book Circle Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora on Thursdays, April 11, 18 and 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per session. The book is the journey of a young Salvadoran boy making his way to the United States. Call 215-934-6206 or visit cranaleith.org. ••

Watch solar eclipse at Glen Foerd

The public is invited to Glen Foerd, 5001 Grant Ave., for a solar eclipse viewing party on Monday, April 8, from noon to 4:30 p.m. The eclipse is expected to start at 2:08 p.m., reach maximum coverage at 3:23 and complete its path at 4:35. The party will feature a discussion on the science behind solar eclipses, and attendees will be able to create homemade eclipse viewers and are asked to bring their own shoeboxes and/or empty Pringles cans (or similar objects) to turn into viewers. Tickets are free with registration at glenfoerd.org/events. ••

Solar eclipse party

Redemption Lutheran Church, 8001 Bustleton Ave. (at Rhawn Street), will host a solar eclipse party on April 8, from 2-4 p.m. There will be snacks, educational information and glasses to view the eclipse at 3:23. All are welcome. ••

Bethel to speak locally

Police Commissioner Kevin Bethel will speak on Sunday, April 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Politz Hebrew Academy, 9225 Old Bustleton Ave. ••

Hear about Frankford history

The Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St., invites the public to a lecture, book launch and exhibit on Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. Gail Rodgers McCormick, a retired history librarian/archivist, will present an overview on her decades-long research on Frankford. Her Charity, Change and Community: Frankford’s Swedenborgians and Their Circle, Volume I: 1817-1875 will be for sale. ••

Become a summer lifeguard

City Councilman Brian O’Neill announced that the Parks and Recreation Department is hiring summer lifeguards. Interested applicants must be 16 years or older to work as a lifeguard. To be considered for a position, you must also pass a lifeguard screening given by a water safety instructor and complete a lifeguard certification course at the Lincoln High School pool. Pay starts at $16 per hour and lifeguards can make up to $18 per hour based on prior experience. Lifeguards typically work 35 hours per week from June through August. Parks and Rec is also  offering free training for those who want to be a lifeguard. Apply by April 15 to receive a $1,000 end-of-season bonus. For more information, call O’Neill’s office at 215-686-3422. ••

No fee for therapeutic fishing

State Rep. Ed Neilson, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said he is thankful to his Senate colleagues for passing Senate Bill 146, which would allow for veterans in therapeutic programs to fish without paying a registration fee. Under the bill, individuals participating in therapeutic angling programs sponsored by established service groups will be eligible for an exemption from fishing fees. Neilson authored House Bill 1108, companion legislation to S.B. 146, which would create a specific license exemption for participants in organized therapeutic fishing activities. S.B. 146 was signed by Gov. Josh Shapiro.

“Fishing is used as a therapeutic activity by healthcare professionals for a wide array of physical and mental health issues,” Neilson said. “Fishing and outdoors are not only an important part of Pennsylvania’s economy, but they can be used as a valuable tool to help Pennsylvanians with health issues find a therapeutic way to heal.” ••

History-themed bus trip

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a bus trip to the historic Village of Roebling and historic Bordentown on Thursday, April 11. The itinerary will include a docent-led tour of the Roebling Museum and a leisurely walking tour of the Village, established in 1905 by Charles G. Roebling as a complete self-sustaining community for the workers of the Roebling Steel Mill, followed by lunch at the Old Town Pub in Bordentown and a visit to Point Breeze, the former estate of Joseph Bonaparte. The all-inclusive cost is $125. For a flyer and reservation form, call 215-788-2106. ••

Vendors wanted

A flea market will take place on May 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pennypack Woods Community Center, 8724 Crispin St. Vendor tables cost $25. Call 215-331-5828. ••

Ryan performing musical

Archbishop Ryan Music Theater will present three performances of the musical comedy whodunit Curtains. Show times will be 7 p.m. on April 19-20 and 1 p.m. on April 21. Curtains tells the story of a musical-loving detective who tries to solve the murder of a leading lady in 1959 Boston. For ticket information, call 215-637-1800. ••

Midget wrestling on Thursday

The MicroMania Midget Wrestling Tour will come to Xfinity Live, 11th Street and Pattison Avenue, on Thursday, April 4. Doors open at 6 p.m. Matches start at 7. All ages are welcome, but must be 21 to drink. Tickets start at $25. Go to micromaniatour.com. ••

Debate over judicial nominee

A group of Democratic state and local elected officials issued a statement urging the U.S. Senate to move forward with considering President Joe Biden’s nominee, Adeel Mangi, to the Philadelphia-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. If confirmed, Mangi would become the first Muslim American to serve on a federal appeals court.

Issuing the statement were state Reps. Tarik Khan, Arvind Venkat, Patty Kim and Jason Dawkins, state Sens. Nikil Saval and Sharif Street, Montgomery County Commissioner Neil Makhija and City Councilwoman Nina Ahmad.

They wrote, “Mr. Mangi is an excellent candidate and highly qualified individual whose nomination is now at risk due to a right-wing smear campaign tainted with Islamophobic rhetoric and outright lies. We are extremely disturbed that the nomination of a highly qualified judicial nominee would be in doubt because of the fact he is Muslim.”

Mangi will likely not be confirmed, as Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto are opposed.

Some law enforcement groups are also opposed, citing Mangi’s affiliation with the Alliance of Families for Justice, a prison reform organization that has advocated for the release of some cop killers. ••

Bingo at Loudenslager

Corp. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 366, 7976 Oxford Ave., is offering community bingo every second and fourth Friday evenings. Doors open at 6 p.m. There are dollar hot dogs and free popcorn and refreshments. ••

Theater show and lunch trip

The Lincoln Culture Association will take a bus trip on April 24 to see Daniel at Sight & Sound, a theater in Lancaster County. The group will visit Kitchen Kettle Village and have lunch at Shady Maple. The cost is $160. Call 215-676-5423. ••

Bus trip to Lancaster County

St. William Travel is planning a trip to Lancaster County on June 20. There will be a Magic & Wonder Theater show, buffet lunch at Shady Maple, round trip by motorcoach, with all taxes and gratuities included. The costs $120. Bus departs from Gloria Dei Estates, 1304 Rhawn St., at 9:15 a.m. and returns 6:15 p.m. Check or money order payable to St. William Travel can be sent c/o 206 Benner St., Philadelphia, PA 19111. Call 215-745-7199. ••

Yard sale April 27

The Villages at Pine Valley will host a yard sale on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 900 Pine Valley Blvd. (between Verree and Pine roads). The yard sale is throughout the development (Easy Street, Penny Lane, Ernest Way and Tyler Court). Use the Verree Road main entrance located near CORA Services or the Pine Road entrance. Street parking is limited, but parking is available at the clubhouse. Rain date is Sunday, April 28. ••

2 senior trips

St. Katherine of Siena Primrose senior club is running two trips.

The first trip will be on Tuesday, May 14, to Lancaster to see Mystery, a variety magic show featuring illusionist John Brett Myers, at Magic & Wonder Theater. The cost is $130 and includes a buffet lunch at Miller’s restaurant.

The second trip will be on Friday, June 21, to Shawnee Playhouse for a sit-down luncheon and the musical My Fair Lady. The cost is $110.

Call Catherine Murphy at 215-919-4399 for reservations. ••

Support police survivors lunch

FOP Lodge 5 will host a luncheon for all families of Philadelphia police officers killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, May 1. To offset the costs associated with the event, money is raised through an ad book form. Donations are tax deductible.

The cost is $700 for the back cover, $600 for the inside cover, $500 for the center page, $450 for a full page and $400 for a half-page.

Advertisements can be emailed to shawthorn@fop5.org.

Forms, along with checks or money orders payable to FOP Survivors’ Fund, are due by April 5. They can be sent to Samantha Hawthorn, FOP Lodge 5/Ad Sponsor, 11630 Caroline Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154.

The annual Survivors’ Fund event will be held at the FOP, 11630 Caroline Road, on Saturday, May 18, from 3-7 p.m.

For more information, call Samantha Hawthorn at 215-629-3602. ••

Trip to winery

St. Hilary Travels is going to Tomasello Winery on Sunday, May 19, for the Totally Tenors Opera Gala featuring arias, songs, contemporary classics and a meal consisting of salad, soup, bread, butter, entrée and dessert. A motorcoach will depart at 12:30 p.m. at Verree Road and Solly Avenue and return at about 7 or 7:30. The cost is $120, payable by April 9 with check or money order to St. Hilary Travels, Attn: Trips, 820 Susquehanna Road, Rydal, PA 19046. ••

Sign up for senior softball

The Philadelphia Senior Softball League is looking for experienced players for its 68-and-over and 58-and-over leagues. The 58-plus teams play Tuesdays and Thursdays. The 68-plus teams play Mondays and Fridays. All games start at 10 a.m. and are played at Crispin Fields, at Holme and Convent avenues. Games start mid-April and run till the end of September. No games in July. For the 58-plus league, call Mike Bojanowski at 215-801-4869. For the 68-plus league, call Marty King at 215-409-5021. ••

Sign up for St. Cecilia run

The second annual St. Cecilia School Legacy Run will take place on Saturday, April 20. The event is a 5K run/1-mile walk that raises money for a scholarship fund that benefits students at St. Cecilia who have a parent who is an alum of St. Cecilia or St. William. Sign up at https://runningintheusa.com/details/137457. ••

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. Call Commander Israel Wolmark at 215-725-0630 if you would like to join the post. ••

Ryan ’74 reunion

The Archbishop Ryan High School Class of 1974 will celebrate its 50th reunion on Friday, May 31, from 7-11 p.m., at the Southampton Room, 2980 Southampton Road. For tickets or more information, go to https://www.arhs.me/update ••

Free tax preparation

People who need help preparing their federal income tax return can take advantage of the free assistance program offered by KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. The program will run through April 12 and is available to everyone with incomes of up to $73,000 whether filing single or joint returns. Call 215-698-7300, Ext. 194 to make an appointment. Have all of your tax information, including last year’s federal tax return, W-2, 1099 and real estate tax bill. ••

Donate clothes

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a clothing drive on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at 604 Township Line Road, Cheltenham. Bring your gently used clothing, accessories, books and small trinkets in bags or boxed for pick-up. The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care at Fox Chase Cancer Center. ••

Charity fashion show

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a fashion show, Couture For The Cure, on Sunday, May 5, at Spring Mill Manor, 171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland. The cost is $68 and includes full-course lunch and fashion show. There will be raffles, boutiques and jewelry and craft vendors. BOC Productions will present Fashions from Marlene’s of Collingswood, New Jersey. Doors open at 10 a.m. for shopping. Lunch will start at 12:30 p.m. Call Lorraine at 610-277-3631 for tickets. The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care at Fox Chase Cancer Center. ••

Millbrook Civic to meet

Millbrook Civic Association will meet on April 30, at 7 p.m., at the Calvary Athletic Association clubhouse, 4330 Deerpath Lane. Future meetings will be on June 25, Sept. 24, Oct. 29 and Nov. 26. For more information, email millbrookcivic@verizon.net ••

Trip to Glencairn

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim will visit Glencairn Museum, in Bryn Athyn, on Wednesday, May 1, at 10:15 a.m. There will be a video and tour. The cost is $18, payable to CSS Sisterhood and mailed to 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115. Include your name, email address and phone number. ••

Happy birthday, Torresdale Library

Torresdale Library, 3079 Holme Ave., will celebrate its 52nd birthday on Saturday, April 20. There will be preschool storytime at 10:30 a.m.; airbrush tattoos from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; live animals from the Center for Aquatic Sciences at noon; and the band Minas performing The Beatles in Bossa at 2:30. Light refreshments will be provided by Friends of Torresdale Library. ••

Clothing drive

The Bustleton Bengals, President Street and Conwell Avenue, will hold a clothing drive and “more” on Saturday, April 13, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Among items accepted are men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and shoes, accessories, household items and toys. All donations must be in a tied trash bag. Call Chris Tarducci at 215-906-8179 for possible pick-up. ••

Annual tea in Bristol

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation will be hosting its annual tea on Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 p.m., at its headquarters at 321 Cedar St., Bristol Borough. Ticket price is $35. Tea fare will include assorted sandwiches, scones, pastries and brewed tea. Feature attractions will be an art exhibition by several members of the Artists of Bristol and musical selections by local keyboard virtuoso Francis X. Danis. Reservations will be accepted at 215-788-9408. Deadline is April 14. ••

Bus trip and lunch

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a bus trip on Friday, June 21, to the Morris Arboretum & Gardens and “Cliveden,” a National Trust Historic Site and the site of the 1777 Battle of Germantown. A 3-course luncheon will be served at Brittingham’s of Lafayette Hill. The all-inclusive cost is $150. For a flyer and reservation form, call 215-788-9408. Reservations close on April 17. ••

Recovery resource fair

Holy Family University, 9801 Frankford Ave., will host its second annual Collegiate Recovery Event Program and Resource Fair on Saturday, May 4. The free event is open to the public and will be held in the Campus Center gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Faculty member Patrick McElwaine will serve as the keynote speaker, presenting Dear Recovery, You Saved My Life at 11:30 a.m. Nicholas Emeigh, the associate executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Bucks County, will moderate a panel discussion, featuring area addiction and recovery experts. Area centers dedicated to addiction and mental health counseling will offer information and resources. ••

Tumor support group

Fox Chase Cancer Center’s neuroendocrine tumor support group will meet on April 17, from 4-5 p.m. This is an open group for people diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors who are receiving treatment. Interested patients should email Anjali Albanese at Anjali.Albanese@fccc.edu or Mark Itzen at Mark.Itzen@fccc.edu for a link to participate. ••

Support Michael Strange Foundation

The public is invited to attend two events held by the Michael Strange Foundation. On June 15, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at American Legion Post, 9151 Old Newtown Road, there will be a live band, food and music. On June 16, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Parx horse racing track, third floor, Gold Star families will be on hand. Requested donations for each event are $40 per person. U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Michael Strange, a Wissinoming native and 2004 North Catholic graduate, died in 2011 of wounds caused when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was aboard crashed in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. He was 25. ••

Musical show in June

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will present John Monforto’s The Man of Many Faces, on Sunday, June 2. Lunch will be at 2 p.m., followed by the performance at 3:30. Monforto is a singer, actor, impressionist, comedian, writer and emcee. The cost is $54, payable to CSS and mailed to the office at the above address. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Liberian dinner at All Saints

All Saints Episcopal Church, 1811 Loney St., will host an authentic Liberian dinner on April 27, from 4 to 8 p.m. The cost is $10. All are welcome. •• 

Penny party at All Saints

All Saints Episcopal Church, 1811 Loney St., will host its annual penny party on May 4, from 2-6 p.m. Refreshments will be for sale, and bingo is $1 a game. ••

Free jazz concerts

Glen Foerd, 5001 Grant Ave., will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with free concerts in April. The schedule is Saturday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, at 11:30 a.m.; and Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. Donations are welcome. Registration is required. Visit www.glenfoerd.org/events or call 215-632-5501, Ext. 17. ••

Book discussion at library

Bustleton Library, 10199 Bustleton Ave., will host Book Discussion: True Biz on Thursday, May 2, at 11 a.m. True Biz, this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, is a novel following students of the fictional River Valley School for the Deaf. Free copies of the book to keep are available to pick up at the library. Call 215-685-0472 or stop by to claim your copy. ••

Bingo at Christ the King

The Christ the King Men’s Association will sponsor bingo on Saturday, April 20 in the CTK parish hall, 3252 Chesterfield Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., with first call at 7. The cost is $20 per person. Beer, wine, soft drinks and bagged snacks will be available for sale. Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and refreshments. There will also be a 50-50. For tickets, call George Fallon at 215-519-5320. ••

Clothing Drive at CTK

The Christ the King Men’s Association will hold a clothing drive on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the CTK parish hall, 3252 Chesterfield Road. Items that will be accepted are men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; belts, hats, scarves, handbags and gloves; towels, blankets, bedsheets, pillows, quilts, comforters and curtains; small toys; and footwear. For more information, call George Fallon at 215-519-5320. ••

Attend anniversary celebration

Women’s Animal Center, 3839 Richlieu Road in Bensalem, is holding a free open house and 155th anniversary celebration on Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is invited to learn about community programs, pet adoptions, an accredited veterinary hospital and dog training. There will be dog treat decorating for the adoptable shelter pets, themed raffle baskets, Story Tails Read to a Shelter Pet, storytime and book sales/signing with author Ricky Dean, Dog Licensing and Safety courtesy of the Bucks County Treasurer’s Office, Amigurumi by Alonna crochet creations and pet services by Laurel Hill. ••

Photo class at library

Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave., will present Photography that Matters to You on Tuesday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. The class will teach you the basics of photography so that you can capture what matters to you. The class teaches users how to handle camera or cellphones. Call 215-685-8756. ••

Learn about Bess Myerson

Learn about the life of Bess Myerson, the only Jewish Miss America, at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Sisterhood’s High Tea, on Thursday, May 9, at 1 p.m. at 9768 Verree Road.  The afternoon will begin with a luncheon that includes high tea sandwiches and a variety of desserts. Maxine Goldman will present the program. Send your check for $36, made out to CSS Sisterhood, with High Tea on the memo line, to the CSS office at the address above. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Holistic approach to creativity

Cranaleith Spiritual Center will present Spiritual Practices for Creative Fulfillment on Tuesdays, April 23 and 30 and May 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $75 for the online series. Call 215-934-6206 or visit cranaleith.org. ••

Celebrate Yiddish

Kim Reddin Yiddish with Maxine Goldman is a joint venture program by Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia and Congregations of Shaare Shamayim. The group’s next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. at CSS, 9768 Verree Road. A light snack will be served. Call 215-677-1600. ••

Importance of exercise

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus, Cheltenham Friends Meetinghouse, 7604 Central Ave., will host Which Exercise is Best on Wednesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. Physical therapist Lynda Devlin, will discuss the importance of engaging in a physically active lifestyle and how it can benefit adults, including older adults. To register, call 215-728-4861 or email Rosemarie.Schlegel@tuhs.temple.edu. ••

Passover barbecue

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will hold its annual Passover barbecue on Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. Cost for adults is $28 per person. The menu is chicken, hot dogs, chips, salad, gefilte fish, fruit, cake and more. Call the CSS office, 215-677-1600, for further details or to make your reservations. ••

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