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River Wards events for the week of May 8

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Inaugural Youth Bri Tri registration

Registration is now open for the Inaugural Youth Bri Tri, which will be held Saturday, June 29, at the Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4600 Richmond St.

Cost is $10 per child, and each age group has a 100-participant capacity. Group 1 is 5–7, Group 2 is 8–10, and Group 3 is 11–13. Tentative start times are 8:30 a.m. for Group 1, 9:30 a.m. for Group 2 and 10:30 a.m. for Group 3. Event starts at the pool. ••

Last call for Tigers T-ball

Boys and girls ages 3 to are invited to register for Tigers T-ball. For more details, call Tom Mack at 215–275–8838. ••

Tigers Mother’s Day raffle

The Port Richmond Tigers will raffle off a PA Lottery $5 roll of scratch-offs.

Drawing will be on Saturday, May 11, at Cohox Playground, Ann and Cambria streets, after Skills Day.

Drawing will be shown on Tigers Facebook Live.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through any baseball or softball player, at the Clubhouse, or by calling Tom Mack at 215–275–8838. ••

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Travel with North alums on Saturday

The Northeast Catholic Alumni Association is sponsoring a trip to Baltimore on Saturday, May 11.

A bus will depart the alumni house at Rhawn and Fairfield streets at 8:30 a.m. and arrive back at 8:30 p.m.

The day includes a ticket to the National Aquarium at 11 a.m. and a sit-down late lunch/early dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe at 2 p.m.

There will be about three hours of free time before the bus departs the Inner Harbor at 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $110.

For more information, call the alumni office at 215–543–1051. ••

Spring Show program ad space available

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St., has space available in its Spring Show program for ads.

Cost is $20 for a quarter-page, $25 for a half-page and $45 for a full page. All donations are tax deductible.

Show is Monday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 21. Deadline for ads is Tuesday, May 14.

For more details, call 215–685–1247 or 215–533–6448. ••

FNA zoning meeting

The Fishtown Neighbors Association will hold a zoning meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 E. Montgomery Ave.

Voting will take place on two projects, including a proposal for a two-story rear yard addition to an existing two-story single family house at 608 Miller St.; refusal is for rear yard depth; and a proposal for three dwelling units in a mixed-used commercial CMX-2 zoning district at 2360 E. Susquehanna Ave. Refusals include minimum lot area for three dwelling units and lack of ground floor commercial.

All residents and business owners in Fishtown are eligible to vote. 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.

For more details, visit www.fishtown.org/zoning. ••

Tumbling and Gymnastics demonstration

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4600 Richmond St., will host a tumbling and gymnastics demonstration on Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m.

Everyone is welcome. ••

Bingo at St. Michael’s

St. Michael’s Church, Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street, will host bingo on Saturday, May 18, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Doors open at noon. Packages are $20 and include lunch.

Seating is limited. ••

A&W flea market

A flea market will be held at Frank Glavin “A&W” Playground, Almond and Westmoreland streets, on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost is $10 per table, which will be collected the day of the event. No food vendors permitted. Setup on a first-come, first-serve basis.

No rain date is scheduled. ••

Bethesda multifamily flea market

Bethesda Methodist Church, 2820 E. Venango St., will host a multifamily, outdoor flea market on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hot dogs will be available for purchase. ••

Flea market at LSH

The Lutheran Settlement House, 1340 Frankford Ave., will host a flea market on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature food, music, art, lightly used items and hand-made crafts. Programming for individuals 55 and older featuring boxed lunch on a first-come, first-serve basis will be included.

Vendors welcome and are asked to donate one item to the flea market’s raffle. All proceeds from the raffle and the cost to vendors will benefit LSH senior center.

Cost for vendors is $15 with table provided for senior center members, $30 with table provided for all other vendors, or $20 bring a table for all other vendors.

For more details, contact Meg Finley at mfinley@lshphilly.org or 215–426–8610, Ext. 1204. ••

LOPR annual Breast Cancer Walk

The Ladies of Port Richmond will host its 15th annual Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, May 19, at 10 a.m. at Samuel Recreation Center, 3539 Gaul St.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $30 to preregister or $35 the day of the event.

Shirt pickup and preregistration will take place on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at Samuel Recreation Center. Preregistration also available on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon at 3160 Cedar St. Call MaryLou at 215–427–3222 to schedule.

Registration and pledge forms are available online at LadiesOfPortRichmond.com, Marie’s Hair Salon, Port Richmond Savings and Misnik’s Deli.

For more details, visit Ladies of Port Richmond on Facebook. ••

Bridesburg Rec Spring Show

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4600 Richmond St., will hold its Dance and Tumbling Spring Show on Monday, May 20, and Tuesday May 21, at 7 p.m.

Admission is $3. ••

St. Hubert going to AC

St. Hubert High School will hold a trip on June 18.

A bus will depart the school, at Torresdale and Cottman avenues, at 8:45 a.m. A 50–50 and lottery basket drawing will take place.

There will be a one-hour ride on a cruise ship in Atlantic City.

Next will be a four-hour stay at Resorts Casino, with $25 back in slot cash.

The day will end with a sit-down dinner and wine at Tomasello Winery in Hammonton.

The bus will arrive back at the school at about 9 p.m.

The cost is $80, which must be paid in full by May 15.

To reserve a seat, contact Mary Clifford at 267–231–7367 or mclifford@huberts.org ••

Help build POW/MIA monument

The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is looking for a few good benefactors to donate granite for the construction of a POW/MIA monument at Penn’s Landing.

The PVVM Fund is about three-quarters of the way toward the $126,000 needed to build the national monument. The design, by architect Doug Seiler, will feature individually cut pieces of granite arranged to look like a stockade of a POW camp.

Construction should be completed by national POW/MIA Day on Sept. 20, 2019.

To learn more about the monument and the memorial or to make individual contributions, visit pvvm.org or the fund’s Facebook page. For more information about the granite campaign, contact Jim Curry at 215–574–9200 or jim@ownersrepinc.net ••

Bridesburg Food Pantry

Nonperishable food and clothing donations for the needy in the neighborhood are being accepted at Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4600 Richmond St.

Donations can be dropped off at the rec weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ••

Toddler Time at Bridesburg Rec

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St., will offer Toddler Time programs in September.

Toddler Time (2) will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or noon to 2 p.m. Pre School (3) will be held on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:50 to 11:30 a.m. or noon to 2:40 p.m. Pre K (4) will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:50 to 11:30 a.m. or noon to 2:40 p.m. Child must be age for class as of Sept. 1.

For more details, call 215–685–1247 or 215–533–6448. ••

Rock music summer program

The nonprofit Share the Spotlight welcomes musicians in grades six through 12 to its tuition-free summer rock music program.

The program will meet twice a week through June and July and perform an end-of-the-season show in a professional venue.

For more details, email sharethespotlightinfo@gmail.com or call 917–575–9638. ••

Bridesburg Rec Center summer camp registration

Registration for summer camp at Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St., is now open.

There will be two encampments, which will run four weeks each. Encampments include early, day and extended camps.

The first encampment will run from Monday, June 17, to Friday, July 12. The second encampment will run from Monday, July 15, to Friday, Aug. 9.

All fees must be paid in full at registration. Cost is $110 for each early camp and $200 for each day and extended camps.

For more details, call Miss Jackie at 215–685–1247 or 215–533–6448. ••

Adult zumba at Bridesburg Rec Center

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St., offers adult zumba on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Room is air conditioned.

Walk-ins are welcome. Cost is $4. ••

Call for nonperishable and clothing items donations

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St., is collecting nonperishable food and clothing for the needy in the neighborhood.

Donations can be dropped off at the rec center weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For details, call Miss Jackie at 215–685–1247. ••

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