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Riverward upcoming events for this week, June 20

PAL selling Phillies tickets

The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia and the Junior Baseball Federation celebrate their 64th year of partnership in raising funds to support inner-city youth by making Phillies tickets available for purchase.

40 percent of each ticket purchase is donated back to PAL. Tickets can be purchased at: PAL Headquarters, 2524 E. Clearfield St.

Buy tickets for the following games: Monday, August 6, vs. Braves, 7:05 p.m.; Wednesday, August 22, vs. Reds, 7:05 p.m.; Thursday, August 23 vs. Reds, 7:05 p.m.; Wednesday, September 12, vs. Marlins, 4:05 p.m.; Tuesday, September 25 vs. Nationals, 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $30 Each

If you have any questions, call Sandy Harris at 215–291–9000, ext. 105. ••

Walking Fish shows

B. Someday Productions presents the final show of its season, Suburban Motel — two plays in repertory. The plays, Featuring Loretta and The End of Civilization will play through June 30 at the Walking Fish Theatre.

Specific show dates and times listed online at www.walkingfishtheatre.com. Ticket prices are $20 for a single show and $30 for both. Walking Fish Theatre is located at 2509 Frankford Ave. Tickets can be purchased online at no extra charge, or at the door. ••

AMS movement classes

Angler Movement Studio is offering classes in basic movement for both adults and children, as well as adult classes in African dance, ballet, Pilates, kickboxing, stretch, Tai Chi, and more. AMS will offer continuous six-week sessions that can be paid for in advance ($80), or any class can be taken on a per class basis for a drop in rate of $15.

Drop in for classes at the studio, 1550 E. Montgomery Ave., and visit the studio online and view a class schedule at www.anglermovementarts.com. ••

Bingo at LSH

The Lutheran Settlement House, at Frankford Avenue and Master Street, will host bingo on Friday, June 22.

A special lunch will be for sale at 11:30 a.m.

The $7 admission includes five lap cards and a free chance on the door prize.

For more information and to reserve a spot in the game, call Mary at 215–426–8610 x202. Septa Routes 5 and 25 stop at the front door of LSH. ••

Shopping trip to Lancaster

Join the LSH Seniors for a trip to the Lancaster Outlets and lunch at Good “N” Plenty on Friday, June 29. Bus leaves at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. Cost, including lunch, is $45. Call Peggy at 215–426–8610 x 206 for more information. ••

Konrad Square flea market

Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market Saturday June 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Konrad Square at Tulip and Dauphin Streets. To rent a space call Vicky at 215–426–9654. ••

Port Richmond West CAN to meet

The next meeting of Port Richmond West CAN will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at Firm Hope Baptist Church at 2313 E. Auburn St. (Agate and Auburn Streets).

The CAN will be joined by the Women’s Community Revitalization Project, City Planner David Fecteau and new L&I Commissioner Carlton Williams, as well as representatives of the Take Back Vacant Land coalition. For info., email PortRichmondWestCAN@Gmail.com or call 267.650.6168. ••

Join St. Anne’s choir

The music program at St. Anne’s Church, located at 2328 E. Lehigh Ave., is looking for choral singers to join the church’s festival choir. The choir will sing at the Solemn Closing of the Novena to St. Anne on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m.

The choir rehearses on Wednesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Anne’s. For more information, contact Nick at pignataro.nick@gmail.com or call 732–865–0585. ••

Tioga Heights flea market

On June 23, Tioga Heights Christian Church will hold a flea market and cake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The church is located at 3530 G St. Rent a space for $10 with your own table’ $15 with a church table. Set-up begins at 9 a.m. Contact John for info. at 215–739–6262. ••

First Presbyterian Church flea market

First Presbyterian Church, at 418 Girard Ave., will hold a flea market on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come early for the best selections! A light lunch will be available at noon. Everyone is welcome. ••

Monkiewicz events

Monkiewicz Playground is having open registration for summer camps for children ages 3 1/2 to 11.

Camps run through August 10, and after care is available. Monkiewicz also has a few spaces in its fall Tot Rec. program for ages 2 1/2 to 4 1/2.

For more information call Mrs. Debbie at 215–989–1330. ••

Frank Glavin playground dance workshop

Broadway Dance is “steppin’” to the Frank Glavin playground, at 2600 E. Westmoreland St. this summer, with a special dance workshop patterned to Broadway performances.

This eight-week instructional program will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. from June 20 through August 15 (no class July 4).

The course is designed for those 10 years old and older.

Program cost is $50. Students should have tap or jazz shoes and water. Class size will be limited, so registration in advance is required. Please contact the office at 215–685–9898. ••

Behind the screens

Teens, explore the exciting world of how movies are made! Learn about the magic behind filmmaking with hands-on creative projects. Please come into the Richmond Library at 2987 Almond St. to register for this six-week series of film education. The program will take place on the following Thursdays: July 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more information, please contact the librarian at 215–685–9992. ••

Teen conference

The “My Life, My Future,” 10th-annual Teen Conference 2012 will be held Thursday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temple University Howard Gittis Student Center, 1755 N. 13th St.

The conference will celebrate 10 years of encouraging, enlightening and empowering youth with awesome speakers.

Discussion topics range from self-esteem to relationship violence to building a successful future. There will also be great entertainment and plenty of giveaways.

Lunch is provided. Space is limited; teens can register at www.ysiphilly.org; look for the event listing on the webpage for the registration form. Open to all teenagers. For questions, contact 215–222–3262 ext. 64 or teenconference@ysiphila.org. ••

Vietnam Memorial tours

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Front and Spruce streets, free educational guided tours are being offered by the PVVM Fund.

The 25th anniversary will be celebrated on October 26 and 27. Interested parties can contact VEAPDD214@gmail.com to schedule trips for September or October or spring of next year.

Limited time slots are on a first-come, first-served basis. Certified teachers are on-hand, along with local Vietnam veterans to offer an insightful and interactive program to enhance understanding of this period in our country’s history.

Additional information about this and other Veterans’ issues can be viewed at www.PVVM.org or www.VVA266.org. ••

PRCG to meet

Port Richmond Community Group will meet on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at the Our Lady Help of Christians church hall, on Allegheny Avenue at Gaul Street.

Guests will include Hon. John Taylor, who will provide neighborhood updates, Mark Collazzo, Esq., and Councilman-at-Large David Oh, who will discuss a job creation plan. Forms are available to address quality of life issues. Complaint forms will be provided and forwarded to proper agencies. Please bring exact address. For info. email PRCGhelp@aol.com. ••

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