River Wards events for the week of Jan. 9

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FNA zoning meeting

Fishtown Neighbors Association will hold a zoning meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave.

There will be voting on two projects, including a proposal for a semi-detached, single-family dwelling with two off-street parking spaces at 1241–43 E. Berks St. and a proposal for a sit-down and take-out restaurant at 1425 Frankford Ave.

All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote. Please bring proof of residence or business ownership. For more details, visit fishtown.org/zoning. ••

2019 planning meeting

Friends of Campbell Square will host its 2019 planning meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Villagio Pizza and Cafe, 2533 E. Clearfield St.

Campbell Square will celebrate 125 years serving the people of Port Richmond this year. Please bring all ideas and enthusiasm for this year’s events.

For more details, visit Friends of Campbell Square Facebook page. ••

Rizzo PAL dance program

Signups and first practice for the Rizzo PAL Dance Program will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the center, Belgrade and Clearfield streets.

Practice will end at 8 p.m. Program is for girls ages 10 to 8.

For more details, contact Officer Ernie at 215–426–6583. ••

Office warming with Joe Hohenstein

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein will hold an office warming open house on Saturday, Jan. 12, from noon to 3 p.m. at his Bridesburg office, 4725 Richmond St.

Refreshments and resources will be provided. Bring your neighbors to celebrate an afternoon of fun in the community. ••

Rizzo PAL basketball awards

The instructional basketball girls versus parents game will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. Awards ceremony will follow the game

The instructional basketball boys versus parents game will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. Awards ceremony will follow the game.

Both games will be held at Rizzo PAL Center, Belgrade and Clearfield streets. ••

Programming at the Richmond Library

Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., is offering free programming to the public.

Preschool Storytime will be held on Tuesdays, Jan. 8 and 15, at 10:30 a.m.

Join Miss Meghan for stories, songs and activities. Recommended for children ages 4 and under and their caregivers. Groups must schedule their own visit.

Preschool Playtime will be held on Tuesdays, Jan. 8 and 15, at 11 a.m.

Come play, learn and get to know each other in our preschool area. Recommended for children 4 and under and their caregivers.

Read, Baby, Read: Little Movers Dance Party will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m.

Dance! Groove! Play! Have fun and encourage language skills using songs, instruments, stories and body movements. For ages 0–2 with caregiver.

Read, Baby, Read: My First Storytime will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m.

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces.

Suggested ages 0–1, with caregiver.

Read, Baby, Read: Little Friends Play Group will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 11:30 a.m.

Stay after storytime, play, and make some new friends.

Ages 0–2 and all family members welcome.

Construction Club will be held on Friday, Jan. 11, at 3:30 p.m.

Build with Lego, MagnaTiles, KEVA Planks, straws, connectors and more.

Water/River History will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 11 a.m.

Discover how Philadelphia’s water system works. Learn how we are connected to our rivers, including past and present infrastructure that brings us clean, safe water every day.

Lecture by Fairmount Water Works.

English as a Second Language classes will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Free ESL class for adults.

Yoga for beginners will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, at 6:15 p.m.

Join us for beginner yoga for adults. Donations accepted.

Snowy Day Science will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m.

Celebrate the season with snowy stories and a cool science experiment.

For children and families.

Read, Baby, Read: Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m.

Dance, wiggle and sing along in the fun storytime for young independent movers. Pajamas optional.

Suggested ages 9 months to 2 years with caregiver.

Read, Baby, Read Storytime will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m.

Join staff for a special Saturday edition of Read, Baby, Read storytime — for ages 0 to 2 with caregiver. Don’t forget to ask us about Winter Reading.