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Food distribution at Bridesburg Rec Center

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St., through Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, will distribute complimentary boxes of food to families in the community on Wednesdays, from noon to 3 p.m.

Boxes will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and individuals are asked to take one per family.

For more details, visit the Bridesburg Recreation Center Facebook page. ••

 

RTTF one-on-one support

Rock to the Future is offering free, virtual one-on-one support for children in grades 1 through 12. 

Academic and music support is available.

To register, visit rocktothefuture.org/getsupport.

For more details, email juliana@rocktothefuture.org or call 215-302-9633. ••

 

FNA beautification committee meeting

Fishtown Neighbors Association will hold its beautification committee meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Topics will include neighborhood projects such as trash clean-ups, monarch waystations, expanding the feed the fish program and various public art projects.

To sign up for the meeting, visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtQjsvOLseF3GyOqPIHL5WkE9Mdg9KGj7bHtznU3RIkhQkjA/viewform?usp=sf_link.

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

 

Port Richmond birthday festival

The Port Richmond Happy Birthday festival will be held on Sunday, March 21, from 1 to 6 p.m., in the parking lot at Thompson and Tioga streets.

The event will feature more than 100 vendors, food, drinks and music.

For more details and to become a vendor, email Melissa@statestreetevents.org. ••

 

AOH and LAOH 87 St. Patrick’s Day stroll

AOH and LAOH Division 87 will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, March 14, in Port Richmond.

The day will begin with Mass at St. George Parish, 2700 E. Venango St. Masks must be worn.

A motorcycle escort featuring music, Engine 81 and St. Patrick will start at 9:15 a.m. at St. George and stroll through the neighborhood, with a pass at Campbell Square.

Goodies will be given out, and nonperishable food and monetary donations will be collected for St. Joan of Arc Food Bank. ••

 

Portside Arts Center virtual art classes

Portside Arts Center, 2531 E. Lehigh Ave., is offering virtual classes.

Available classes include Recycle Remix for ages 4 to 6 on Saturdays, from 10 to 11 a.m.; 

Animals Around The World for ages 4 to 6 on Sundays, from 10 to 11 a.m.; Art Around The World for ages 7 to 9 on Saturdays, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Classes cost $10 each.

Refer a friend and get one class free using code referafriend in checkout.

Refer a friend out of state and get two classes free.

For more details, call 215-427-1514 or visit www.portsideartscenter.org. ••

 

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