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River Wards events for the week of April 25

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One Book Preschool Storytime

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host a special storytime with Ms. Megan featuring My Cousin Momo by Zachariah Ohora, the 2018 One Book, Every Young Child selection on Tuesday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. For more details, visit paonebook.org.

Fight for the 177th

The Veterans Boxers Association, 2733 E. Clearfield St., will host Fight for the 177th, a 177th state representative debate, on Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. All candidates have been invited. Free and open to the Public. Cash bar with drink specials will be available. For info, VBA Vice President Fred Druding, Jr. at 215–221–2374.

Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun, free storytime for young independent movers. For children ages 12 months to 24 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Pajamas optional.

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime on Thursday, April 26 2018 at 11:00 a.m. and 19 at 2:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 28, at 11 a.m. Bring your little one for free lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. For children ages birth to 12 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment.

Construction Club

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will hold its Construction Club on Friday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m. Build with Legos, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws & Connectors, and more. All ages welcome. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

Night at the races

St. Anne’s Parish will host a Night at the Race on Saturday, April 28 in the social hall, Memphis and Tucker streets. Festivities begin at 6 p.m., first race begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes roast beef sandwiches, hot dogs, salad, soda and water. Event is BYOB. Tickets are available at the door or at the rectory. For more details, call 215–739–4590.

Nutrition and Family Cooking

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host a two-part series, Nutrition and Family Cooking, focused on healthy and affordable cooking for families on Saturdays, April 28 and May 5, at noon. This free, two-hour program is sponsored by the Culinary Literacy Center. For more details, visit freelibrary.org/cook. RSVP is strongly encouraged, space is limited. For details, call 215–685–9992.

Home run derby

The city Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a Junior Home Run Derby on Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at Ryan Howard Field, at 9th Street and Hunting Park Avenue. Boys and girls will be divided into 12-and-under and 14-and-under age divisions.There is no fee to compete. Winners will advance to regional competitions, with regional winners advancing to the national finals, held during Major League Baseball’s all-star week. To register or for more information, contact Bri’Ana Hawkins at 215–685–1240 or briana.hawkins@phila.gov.

Golf outing

Friends of St. George will host its 7th annual Golf Outing and Banquet on Sunday, April 29, at 9 a.m. Event is shotgun start and cost is $100 per person. Prizes, food, beverages and banquet included with all homemade food and desserts after golf at St George Hall. For details, contact Mike at 215–806–3425 or Sean at 856–297–6630. Business sponsorships available. Donations welcome.

Yoga

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St. will hold Yoga for Adults on Monday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For details, call 215–685–9992.

FNA zoning meeting

Fishtown Neighbors Association will hold a zoning meeting on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. at Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave. Voting will take place on a proposal for the creation of four lots from three existing and the erection of four attached single family houses with roof deck, roof deck access structures and accessory garage-front parking at 2316–22 E Fletcher St. All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote. Please bring proof of residence or business ownership in the form of a driver’s license or a photo ID and a lease, utility bill or recent piece of mail addressed to your home.

Mother and Daughter Banquet

The Bridesburg Historical Society will hold the Mother and Daughter Banquet for all women of the community. The banquet established the Bridesburg Presbyterian Church, will be held on Wednesday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Fran Lee Caterers, 4556 Almond St. Cost is $22 for adults and $10 for children 7 years of age and younger. Please make your reservations no later than April 24th. For details, call Barbara at 215–870–3819.

Flea market

A flea market will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St. Proceeds benefit the Bridesburg United Methodist Church. For details, call 267–738–5414.

Flea market

The Friend of Konrad Square will host a flea market on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Konrad Square, Tulip and Dauphin streets. Anyone interested in renting a space should call Vicky at 215–426–9654.

Riverfront North Yoga Series

In collaboration with a local yoga instructor , Riverfront North Partnership (formerly DRCC), will host a Yoga by the Riverfront class in Pulaski Park in Port Richmond on Sunday, May 6, at 11 a.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at yogaatpulaski.eventbrite.com. For more details, call 215–425–8350 or email info@riverfrontnorth.org.

Designer bag bingo

Saint Laurentius School will host a Designer Bag Bingo fundraiser in the Holy Name of Jesus Church Hall, 701 Gaul St., on Friday, May 11. Doors open at 6 p.m.; first game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30. Event is BYOB and BYOS (snacks). Please call the school at 215–423–8834.

Penn Treaty Park events

Friends of Penn Treaty Park will have free Mother’s Day flowers available on Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m. A flea market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 per table. Make checks out to Tamanend Fund ℅ Barbara Morehead and mail to 2171 E. Letterly St. For details, call Barbara at 215–425–0393.

Flea market

St. Michael’s Church, Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street, will hold a flea market on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor space available for $20. Must bring own table. Snack bar will be open and sponsored by church staff. No food vendors allowed. For details, call Pat Walder at 215–425–6190.

North Catholic 50th reunion

The 50th reunion for Northeast Catholic High School’s class of 1968 will be held on June 8, from 7 to 11 p.m., at Allied Trade Glaciers Hall, 2980 Southampton Road. Tickets cost $40 per person and include a buffet, four-hour open bar and DJ VinnyRo. All couples welcome. For tickets, contact Joe Murphy at 215–840–8018 or jmurf8018@gmail.com; Bill Bunting at 609–405–0538 or wbunting66@yahoo.com; or Paul Rotondi at 215–379–1134 or protondi61@gmail.com.

Flag Disposal Event

The members of Bridesburg Lawton VFW Post #2 and the Boy Scouts of Troop 120 will hold a disposal ceremony for damaged, dirty, or discarded American Flags outside of the VFW Post 2, 4638 Richmond St., on Saturday, June 9, at 11 a.m. Fellow veterans, friends, and neighbors are invited to attend the ceremony. American flags can be dropped off at the VFW Post 2 Canteen. For details, call 215–537–0187.

Flea market

St. Valentine’s Parish, 2330 Margaret St., will host a flea market on June 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many specialty items available for purchase. Golabki, pierogi, hot dogs will be sold. Parking available. For details, call 267–640–7340 or 215–535–4978.

Pancake breakfast

The Bridesburg-Lawton VFW Post 2,4638 Richmond St., will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets available at the Post or can be purchased at the door.

All Saints Nashville senior trip

Join All Saints for a taste of Country Christmas at The Grand Ole Opry from Saturday, Dec. 8, to Wednesday, Dec. 18.TO THE GRAND OLE OPRY. $725 double includes four breakfasts, four dinners, two nights in Virginia, two nights at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, a show at The Ryman Theater, admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and deluxe motor coach transportation. All taxes and gratuities included. For more details, call Ann at 215–533–3984.

Sunday worship

St. Valentine’s Parish, 2330 Margaret St., invites everyone to worship with the parish for Mass on Sundays, at 9:30 a.m. For details, call 215 535 4978.

Juniata Park Older Adult Center

JPOAC, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave, seeks new members adults 55 and older. The center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Offerings include an exercise program, art classes, guest speakers, hot and cold lunch program, bingo and much more. For more details, call 215–685–1490.

Post 821 membership

American Legion Auxiliary Post 821, 4404 Salmon St., would like to invite women who are qualified to join the post. Individuals must have a blood relative who is now serving or did serve in the military to join. Yearly dues are $15. For details, please call Dolores T. Volz, president, American Legion Post 821, at 215–288–4312. The legion would also like to invite men and women who have served in the military and or sons of military personnel. For details, call Commander William J. Volz at 215–288–4312.

Flea market

The Roosevelt Mall Flea Market, Roosevelt Boulevard and Cottman Avenue, will return on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors currently being accepted. No new item vendors and food vendors must register in advance. Vendor set up from 5 to 8 a.m. For more details, call 215–625–3532.

Kirtan class

MotherHeart Yoga Sangha, 2359 E. Susquehanna St., welcomes you to take part in MotherHeart Kirtan. Kirtan is a vocal means to connect with spirit and open the heart. Style is call and response singing of mantra and sound. Kirtan takes place every second Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Event starts at 7:30 p.m., ends at 8:30 p.m. Donation-based event. For details, email motherheartkirtan@gmail.com.

Bridesburg Rec Center zumba

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., will hold adult zumba every Monday and Wednesday, from 7 to 8 p.m. Room is air-conditioned. Cost is $4.

Bridesburg bows and banners

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., has Bridesburg banners and police, fireman, breast cancer and color bows available for purchase any weekday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Cost is $3.50 each. Proceeds benefit the children’s activities.

Bridesburg Food Pantry donations

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., is collecting items for the Bridesburg Food Pantry. Nonperishable food and clothing can be dropped off at the rec center on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Supplies needed

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., is in need of supplies for its programs. Paper of any size, type and color; office supplies; first aid supplies; and used toys and games are being accepted. Items can be dropped off at the rec center on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Adaire Chess Club

The Adaire Chess Club, founded and run by Friends of Adaire board member Stefan Zajic, meets Mondays after school. Each week, 15–30 students of all grades meet to play chess, solve puzzles, learn tactics and strategy and to have fun. For more details, please email Zajic at szajic@gmail.com.

Women self-defense classes

Women self-defense classes will be held at Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave., on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class. Course certification available. Classes are held on the third and fourth Tuesdays of every month. For details, call (862) 371–4455 or (215) 685–9885 or email gmtrrobinson45@gmail.com.

Support group

Lost parents and family members group meets every third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Cione Recreation Center, Lehigh and Aramingo avenues. Anyone who is suffering from the loss of a loved one, friend or whoever is welcome.

Nutrition assistance for seniors

Residents 60 and older who are disabled and have low to modest income may be eligible for SNAP benefits. If you are single and your income is less than $1,962 a month, or less than $2,656 a month for a couple, you may qualify. There is no limit on how much a senior has in savings and checking accounts. For assistance in completing an application, schedule an appointment with the social service coordinator at St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., (215) 426–9799.

Bingo at Ukrainian Cathedral

Bingo will be held at the Ukrainian Cathedral, 801 N. 8th St., on every Monday and Friday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. Private parking lot on premises. For details, call (215) 839–8103.

Bingo at St. Anne’s Center

St. Anne’s Senior Community Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., offers bingo on Mondays and Thursdays. Bingo supplies are on sale at 11 a.m. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. Bingo will begin at 12:30 p.m. Registration required for lunch. Free parking is available. CCT transportation is offered for members 65 and up. For details, call (215) 426–9799.

Senior exercise classes

Exercise classes for people 50 and older will be offered at St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St. Class schedule will be Enhance-Fitness on Mondays at 12:30 p.m., Thursdays at 11 a.m., and Fridays, at 10:30 a.m., Chair Yoga on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. (except the second Tuesday of each month), and Tai Chi on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Creative art classes

St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., is offering creative workshops for individuals ages 50 and older. Clay Creations will be held on Fridays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Creating with the Color Wheel, an interactive painting class with Michael Secor, will be held on Tuesdays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Registration required. For details, call (215) 426–9799.

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Tigers signups

The Port Richmond Tigers are now holding sign ups for baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 7 to 18. There are limited players per team. Sign up at the Clubhouse, Chatham and Ann streets, Monday through Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more details, call Tom Mack at 215–275–8838.

Bridesburg Tot Rec

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., is accepting information for its 2018–2019 Tot Rec program. Children must be 3 or 4 as of Sept. 1. The 4-year-old program will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from noon to 2:40 p.m. The 3-year-old program will be held on Thursdays and Fridays, from noon to 2:40 p.m. Toddler Time for 2 year olds will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, from noon to 2 p.m. If interested, call the rec at 215–685–1247 and leave your name and address to receive information in March.

A&W programs

Glavin, “A & W,” Playground, Almond and Westmoreland streets, will hold Improv Comedy Basics workshops on Thursdays, from 7 to 8 p.m. Classes are drop-in and fee is $5. Cash is accepted. For details, call 215–685–9898 or email glavinaw@gmail.com.

Cione programs

Cione Playground, 2600 Aramingo Ave., will hold Music and Movement classes for ages 3 and older on Saturdays, at 10 a.m. until May. Classes are free. Tot Recreation registration will be held on Tuesday, April 10, and Wednesday, April 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. The program will run Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children must be 3 years old and potty trained to the program. There is a $20 non-refundable registration fee. Check or money order only accepted and made out to Cione Advisory Council. For more details, call 215–685–9880.

One Book Preschool Storytime

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host a special storytime with Ms. Megan featuring My Cousin Momo by Zachariah Ohora, the 2018 One Book, Every Young Child selection on Tuesday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. For more details, visit paonebook.org.

Fight for the 177th

The Veterans Boxers Association, 2733 E. Clearfield St., will host Fight for the 177th, a 177th state representative debate, on Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. All candidates have been invited. Free and open to the Public. Cash bar with drink specials will be available. For info, VBA Vice President Fred Druding, Jr. at 215–221–2374.

Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun, free storytime for young independent movers. For children ages 12 months to 24 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Pajamas optional.

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime on Thursday, April 26 2018 at 11:00 a.m. and 19 at 2:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 28, at 11 a.m. Bring your little one for free lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. For children ages birth to 12 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment.

Construction Club

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will hold its Construction Club on Friday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m. Build with Legos, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws & Connectors, and more. All ages welcome. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

Night at the races

St. Anne’s Parish will host a Night at the Race on Saturday, April 28 in the social hall, Memphis and Tucker streets. Festivities begin at 6 p.m., first race begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes roast beef sandwiches, hot dogs, salad, soda and water. Event is BYOB. Tickets are available at the door or at the rectory. For more details, call 215–739–4590.

Nutrition and Family Cooking

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., will host a two-part series, Nutrition and Family Cooking, focused on healthy and affordable cooking for families on Saturdays, April 28 and May 5, at noon. This free, two-hour program is sponsored by the Culinary Literacy Center. For more details, visit freelibrary.org/cook. RSVP is strongly encouraged, space is limited. For details, call 215–685–9992.

Home run derby

The city Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a Junior Home Run Derby on Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at Ryan Howard Field, at 9th Street and Hunting Park Avenue. Boys and girls will be divided into 12-and-under and 14-and-under age divisions.There is no fee to compete. Winners will advance to regional competitions, with regional winners advancing to the national finals, held during Major League Baseball’s all-star week. To register or for more information, contact Bri’Ana Hawkins at 215–685–1240 or briana.hawkins@phila.gov.

Golf outing

Friends of St. George will host its 7th annual Golf Outing and Banquet on Sunday, April 29, at 9 a.m. Event is shotgun start and cost is $100 per person. Prizes, food, beverages and banquet included with all homemade food and desserts after golf at St George Hall. For details, contact Mike at 215–806–3425 or Sean at 856–297–6630. Business sponsorships available. Donations welcome.

Yoga

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St. will hold Yoga for Adults on Monday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. Beginners welcome. For details, call 215–685–9992.

FNA zoning meeting

Fishtown Neighbors Association will hold a zoning meeting on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. at Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave. Voting will take place on a proposal for the creation of four lots from three existing and the erection of four attached single family houses with roof deck, roof deck access structures and accessory garage-front parking at 2316–22 E Fletcher St. All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote. Please bring proof of residence or business ownership in the form of a driver’s license or a photo ID and a lease, utility bill or recent piece of mail addressed to your home.

Mother and Daughter Banquet

The Bridesburg Historical Society will hold the Mother and Daughter Banquet for all women of the community. The banquet established the Bridesburg Presbyterian Church, will be held on Wednesday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Fran Lee Caterers, 4556 Almond St. Cost is $22 for adults and $10 for children 7 years of age and younger. Please make your reservations no later than April 24th. For details, call Barbara at 215–870–3819.

Flea market

A flea market will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St. Proceeds benefit the Bridesburg United Methodist Church. For details, call 267–738–5414.

Flea market

The Friend of Konrad Square will host a flea market on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Konrad Square, Tulip and Dauphin streets. Anyone interested in renting a space should call Vicky at 215–426–9654.

Riverfront North Yoga Series

In collaboration with a local yoga instructor , Riverfront North Partnership (formerly DRCC), will host a Yoga by the Riverfront class in Pulaski Park in Port Richmond on Sunday, May 6, at 11 a.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at yogaatpulaski.eventbrite.com. For more details, call 215–425–8350 or email info@riverfrontnorth.org.

Designer bag bingo

Saint Laurentius School will host a Designer Bag Bingo fundraiser in the Holy Name of Jesus Church Hall, 701 Gaul St., on Friday, May 11. Doors open at 6 p.m.; first game starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30. Event is BYOB and BYOS (snacks). Please call the school at 215–423–8834.

Penn Treaty Park events

Friends of Penn Treaty Park will have free Mother’s Day flowers available on Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m. A flea market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 per table. Make checks out to Tamanend Fund ℅ Barbara Morehead and mail to 2171 E. Letterly St. For details, call Barbara at 215–425–0393.

Flea market

St. Michael’s Church, Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street, will hold a flea market on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor space available for $20. Must bring own table. Snack bar will be open and sponsored by church staff. No food vendors allowed. For details, call Pat Walder at 215–425–6190.

North Catholic 50th reunion

The 50th reunion for Northeast Catholic High School’s class of 1968 will be held on June 8, from 7 to 11 p.m., at Allied Trade Glaciers Hall, 2980 Southampton Road. Tickets cost $40 per person and include a buffet, four-hour open bar and DJ VinnyRo. All couples welcome. For tickets, contact Joe Murphy at 215–840–8018 or jmurf8018@gmail.com; Bill Bunting at 609–405–0538 or wbunting66@yahoo.com; or Paul Rotondi at 215–379–1134 or protondi61@gmail.com.

Flag Disposal Event

The members of Bridesburg Lawton VFW Post #2 and the Boy Scouts of Troop 120 will hold a disposal ceremony for damaged, dirty, or discarded American Flags outside of the VFW Post 2, 4638 Richmond St., on Saturday, June 9, at 11 a.m. Fellow veterans, friends, and neighbors are invited to attend the ceremony. American flags can be dropped off at the VFW Post 2 Canteen. For details, call 215–537–0187.

Flea market

St. Valentine’s Parish, 2330 Margaret St., will host a flea market on June 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many specialty items available for purchase. Golabki, pierogi, hot dogs will be sold. Parking available. For details, call 267–640–7340 or 215–535–4978.

Pancake breakfast

The Bridesburg-Lawton VFW Post 2,4638 Richmond St., will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets available at the Post or can be purchased at the door.

All Saints Nashville senior trip

Join All Saints for a taste of Country Christmas at The Grand Ole Opry from Saturday, Dec. 8, to Wednesday, Dec. 18.TO THE GRAND OLE OPRY. $725 double includes four breakfasts, four dinners, two nights in Virginia, two nights at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center, a show at The Ryman Theater, admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and deluxe motor coach transportation. All taxes and gratuities included. For more details, call Ann at 215–533–3984.

Sunday worship

St. Valentine’s Parish, 2330 Margaret St., invites everyone to worship with the parish for Mass on Sundays, at 9:30 a.m. For details, call 215 535 4978.

Juniata Park Older Adult Center

JPOAC, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave, seeks new members adults 55 and older. The center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Offerings include an exercise program, art classes, guest speakers, hot and cold lunch program, bingo and much more. For more details, call 215–685–1490.

Post 821 membership

American Legion Auxiliary Post 821, 4404 Salmon St., would like to invite women who are qualified to join the post. Individuals must have a blood relative who is now serving or did serve in the military to join. Yearly dues are $15. For details, please call Dolores T. Volz, president, American Legion Post 821, at 215–288–4312. The legion would also like to invite men and women who have served in the military and or sons of military personnel. For details, call Commander William J. Volz at 215–288–4312.

Flea market

The Roosevelt Mall Flea Market, Roosevelt Boulevard and Cottman Avenue, will return on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors currently being accepted. No new item vendors and food vendors must register in advance. Vendor set up from 5 to 8 a.m. For more details, call 215–625–3532.

Kirtan class

MotherHeart Yoga Sangha, 2359 E. Susquehanna St., welcomes you to take part in MotherHeart Kirtan. Kirtan is a vocal means to connect with spirit and open the heart. Style is call and response singing of mantra and sound. Kirtan takes place every second Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Event starts at 7:30 p.m., ends at 8:30 p.m. Donation-based event. For details, email motherheartkirtan@gmail.com.

Bridesburg Rec Center zumba

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., will hold adult zumba every Monday and Wednesday, from 7 to 8 p.m. Room is air-conditioned. Cost is $4.

Bridesburg bows and banners

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., has Bridesburg banners and police, fireman, breast cancer and color bows available for purchase any weekday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Cost is $3.50 each. Proceeds benefit the children’s activities.

Bridesburg Food Pantry donations

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., is collecting items for the Bridesburg Food Pantry. Nonperishable food and clothing can be dropped off at the rec center on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Supplies needed

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., is in need of supplies for its programs. Paper of any size, type and color; office supplies; first aid supplies; and used toys and games are being accepted. Items can be dropped off at the rec center on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Adaire Chess Club

The Adaire Chess Club, founded and run by Friends of Adaire board member Stefan Zajic, meets Mondays after school. Each week, 15–30 students of all grades meet to play chess, solve puzzles, learn tactics and strategy and to have fun. For more details, please email Zajic at szajic@gmail.com.

Women self-defense classes

Women self-defense classes will be held at Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave., on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class. Course certification available. Classes are held on the third and fourth Tuesdays of every month. For details, call (862) 371–4455 or (215) 685–9885 or email gmtrrobinson45@gmail.com.

Support group

Lost parents and family members group meets every third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Cione Recreation Center, Lehigh and Aramingo avenues. Anyone who is suffering from the loss of a loved one, friend or whoever is welcome.

Nutrition assistance for seniors

Residents 60 and older who are disabled and have low to modest income may be eligible for SNAP benefits. If you are single and your income is less than $1,962 a month, or less than $2,656 a month for a couple, you may qualify. There is no limit on how much a senior has in savings and checking accounts. For assistance in completing an application, schedule an appointment with the social service coordinator at St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., (215) 426–9799.

Bingo at Ukrainian Cathedral

Bingo will be held at the Ukrainian Cathedral, 801 N. 8th St., on every Monday and Friday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. Private parking lot on premises. For details, call (215) 839–8103.

Bingo at St. Anne’s Center

St. Anne’s Senior Community Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., offers bingo on Mondays and Thursdays. Bingo supplies are on sale at 11 a.m. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. Bingo will begin at 12:30 p.m. Registration required for lunch. Free parking is available. CCT transportation is offered for members 65 and up. For details, call (215) 426–9799.

Senior exercise classes

Exercise classes for people 50 and older will be offered at St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St. Class schedule will be Enhance-Fitness on Mondays at 12:30 p.m., Thursdays at 11 a.m., and Fridays, at 10:30 a.m., Chair Yoga on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. (except the second Tuesday of each month), and Tai Chi on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Creative art classes

St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., is offering creative workshops for individuals ages 50 and older. Clay Creations will be held on Fridays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Creating with the Color Wheel, an interactive painting class with Michael Secor, will be held on Tuesdays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Registration required. For details, call (215) 426–9799.

(already ran, but could run in future)

Tigers signups

The Port Richmond Tigers are now holding sign ups for baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 7 to 18. There are limited players per team. Sign up at the Clubhouse, Chatham and Ann streets, Monday through Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more details, call Tom Mack at 215–275–8838.

Bridesburg Tot Rec

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., is accepting information for its 2018–2019 Tot Rec program. Children must be 3 or 4 as of Sept. 1. The 4-year-old program will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from noon to 2:40 p.m. The 3-year-old program will be held on Thursdays and Fridays, from noon to 2:40 p.m. Toddler Time for 2 year olds will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, from noon to 2 p.m. If interested, call the rec at 215–685–1247 and leave your name and address to receive information in March.

A&W programs

Glavin, “A & W,” Playground, Almond and Westmoreland streets, will hold Improv Comedy Basics workshops on Thursdays, from 7 to 8 p.m. Classes are drop-in and fee is $5. Cash is accepted. For details, call 215–685–9898 or email glavinaw@gmail.com.

Cione programs

Cione Playground, 2600 Aramingo Ave., will hold Music and Movement classes for ages 3 and older on Saturdays, at 10 a.m. until May. Classes are free. Tot Recreation registration will be held on Tuesday, April 10, and Wednesday, April 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. The program will run Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children must be 3 years old and potty trained to the program. There is a $20 non-refundable registration fee. Check or money order only accepted and made out to Cione Advisory Council. For more details, call 215–685–9880.

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