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Around the Neighborhood: March 22nd, 2022

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St. Hubert will hold its summer fun day trip on June 21.

REUNIONS

HIGH SCHOOLS

• Archbishop Ryan — Class of 1972. 50th reunion. Friday, June 10. 7-11 p.m. Philadelphia Ballroom, 2014 Hornig Road. 215-632-1144.

• Archbishop Wood — Class of 1971. April 9. The Bucks Club, 2600 York Road, Jamison. $75, includes buffet, DJ and photographer. Cash bar. Greg Volm: NVolm@comcast.net.

• Father Judge — Class of 1987. Saturday, April 2. FOP Lodge 5. Kevin Huckel: khuckel@fatherjudge.com.

• Father Judge — Class of 1972. Saturday, April 30. Father Judge High School. Kevin Huckel: khuckel@fatherjudge.com.

• Father Judge — Class of 1962. Sunday, Sept. 11. Ashburner Inn. Kevin Huckel: khuckel@fatherjudge.com.

• North Catholic — Class of 1970. Saturday, March 26. 7-11 p.m. Sprinkler Fitters Emerald Room, 14004 McNulty Road. $70 per person. Buffet dinner, open bar, music. Jim Kelly: 215-808-4227 or John Peteraf: 215-342-7335.

• North Catholic — Class of 1972. 50th anniversary reunion. Steve Cardullo: scardullo@comcast.net or John Garson: gronski45@verizon.net.

• Northeast — Class of 1974. Class No. 133. Avi (Allan) Adelman: Avi@PhotographerOnBoard.com. More information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/northeast1974reunion.

• St. Joseph’s Prep – Classes of 1970, ‘71 and ‘72. June 3-5. 215-978-1950.

• St. Maria Goretti – Class of 1970 Sunday, April 24. 12:30 p.m (check-in) and from 1 to 5 p.m. at Penns Landing Caterers. Facebook page: St Maria Goretti Class of 1970 Philadelphia PA. Send contact information to SMG1970s50th@yahoo.com.

• South Philadelphia — Class of 1968. 55th reunion. Oct. 21, 2023. Noon to 4 p.m. Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water St. $60. Buffet dinner, open bar. Arleen Liberi [609-922-2419], Maria Leati [856-287-3734] or Stephen Michielli [267-252-2740].

OTHER REUNIONS

Navy Reunions

• Visit HullNumber.com for a listing of reunions. The site is a free service enabling Navy shipmates to renew old friendships. There are currently more than 8,700 Navy ship, submarine and air squadron personnel rosters listed.

St. Hubert day trip

St. Hubert will hold its seventh annual summer fun day trip on Tuesday, June 21. There will be a one-hour ride on a cruise ship, followed by a four-hour stay at Resorts casino, with $10 back in slot cash. The day will end at the Tomasello winery for a sitdown dinner and complimentary wine tasting.

A bus will depart St. Hubert at 8:45 a.m. and arrive back at about 9 p.m. The cost is $90, due by May 15. Contact Mary Clifford at 267-231-7367 or mclifford@huberts.org.

Quiz Show Fun: Yesteryear’s Big Hitters

Journalist, author and broadcaster Ed Eisen will host Quiz Show Fun: Yesteryear’s Big Hitters, a quiz show about the big stars of radio, television and the silver screen, on April 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Redeemer Health Lafayette, 8500 Verree Road. A complimentary lunch and tours of Lafayette’s senior living apartments will follow the presentation. To register, visit https://www.redeemerhealth.org/RegisterQuizShow or call 800-818-4747.

Sign up for senior softball

Philadelphia Senior Softball League is looking for experienced players for their 58 and over league. The season starts mid-April and runs through September. There are about 30 games along with playoffs. No games are played in July. Games are played Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. at Crispin Field, Holme and Convent avenues.

For more information, call Jim Wilson at 609-636-1702 or Marty King at 215-698-0009.

Craft fair on April 3

The Villages of Pine Valley will host a craft fair on Sunday, April 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its clubhouse, 900 Pine Valley Blvd. There will be homemade candy, jewelry, wreaths, candles and more.

Learn about travel

A presentation showcasing the new travel partnership between KleinLife and Starr Tours will be held at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Wednesday, March 30, beginning at 11:30 a.m. For additional information, call 215-698-7300 or visit www.kleinlife.org.

Sisterhood meeting April 5

The Sisterhood of Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, will be hosting a general meeting on Tuesday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Cathryn Miller-Wilson, HIAS Pennsylvania executive director. Sisterhood members may arrive at 7 p.m. Call 215-677-1600.

South Phila. HS class of ‘68 reunion

The South Philadelphia High School Class of 1968 will hold its 55th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water St. Tickets cost $60 and include buffet dinner and open bar. For tickets and more information, call Arleen Liberi [609-922-2419], Maria Leati [856-287-3734] or Stephen Michielli [267-252-2740].

Upcoming cruises

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a cruise to Charleston and Bermuda, June 2-12, on the Celebrity Summit, sailing from Cape Liberty, in North Jersey. Rates range from $1,577 to $2,387 per person, double occupancy.

Meanwhile, a fully escorted Holy Lands & Aegean Majesty cruise will sail Oct. 6-17, 2023, featuring 10 ports-of-call. Rates, including airfare, range from $4,198 to $7,998 per person, double occupancy.

Call 215-788-9408 for information and reservations.

Clothing drive for charity

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a clothing drive on Saturday, April 23. The event will be held at 604 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring your gently used clothing, accessories, books and small trinkets in bags or boxed for pick-up. The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care.

Activities offered

Tabas KleinLife Apartments, 2101 Strahle St., hosts a chess club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12:45 p.m. in its community room.

Exercise takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Bingo is played from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Call 215-745-3127.

Charity fashion show

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a fashion show – Couture For The Cure – on Sunday, May 1 at the Sheraton Bucks County, 400 Oxford Valley Road, Langhorne. The cost is $55 and includes full-course lunch and show. There will be raffles, boutiques and jewelry and craft vendors. BOC Productions will present Fashions from Marlene’s of Collingswood, New Jersey. Doors open at 10 a.m. for shopping. Call Lorraine at 610-277-3631 for tickets. This event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care.

Donate blood

The Men’s Club of the Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, is holding a blood drive being run by the American Red Cross on Sunday, May 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Call 215-677-1600.

North class of ‘70 reunion

North Catholic’s Class of 1970 will hold a reunion on Saturday, March 26, from 7-11 p.m. at Sprinkler Fitters Emerald Room, 14004 McNulty Road. The cost is $70 per person and includes a buffet dinner, open bar and music. For more information, call Jim Kelly at 215-808-4227, John Peteraf at 215-342-7335, Tom at 609-685-2491 or Jim Doc at 484-576-0381.

Dance party Sunday

West Catholic Girls’ Alumnae Association will hold a Motown Dance Party on Sunday, March 27, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Oaks Ballroom in Glenolden. There will be a sitdown luncheon, cash bar and coffee station. Make your check for $35 payable to WCGAA and mail it with your menu choice [Chicken Francaise  or Eggplant Parmigiana, vegetarian as well as gluten free] no later than March 19 to Denise Ware, 353 Wenonah Ave., Mantua, NJ 08051. For more information, email Rhubarb48@aol.com.

Oldies but goodies

The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, the Sisterhood, the Men’s Club and the Chaverim announce a joint Zoom program scheduled for Thursday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m.  The program is Top Songs of the ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s and Beyond. Charlie D will emcee the evening. The cost is $25 and open to all. There will also be a 50/50 – $5 for one chance or $10 for 3 chances. Send payment and email address to the synagogue office, 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115. The link for the program will be sent out a few days prior to the event. For details, call 215-677-1600.

Mission BBQ honoring Vietnam vets

National Vietnam Veterans Day is Tuesday, March 29. Mission BBQ, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd, is offering a free sandwich for Vietnam War veterans. As always, the national anthem will be played at noon.

Tea time

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation will be presenting its 25th anniversary tea on Sunday, April 24, from 2-4 p.m., at its headquarters at 321 Cedar St., Bristol Borough. Ticket price is $22 per person. Tea fare will include brewed tea, assorted tea sandwiches, scones and pastries. Reservation deadline is April 8. Call 215-788-9408.

Synagogue gala in May

Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, 4301 Tyson  Ave., the oldest synagogue in the Northeast, will be celebrating its 97th anniversary with a gala on Sunday, May 22, at the Bensalem Country Club. All present and past members and friends are invited. Call 215-969-5346.

Father Judge reunions

Three Father Judge graduating classes will be holding reunions this year.

The Class of 1987 will hold its 35-year reunion at FOP Lodge 5 on Saturday, April 2.

The Class of 1972 will hold its 50-year reunion at Father Judge on Saturday, April 30.

The Class of 1962 will hold its 60-year reunion at the Ashburner Inn on Sunday, Sept. 11.

For more information, email Kevin Huckel at khuckel@fatherjudge.com.

Upcoming bus trip

The Marlyn Chakov Fein Chapter, Fox Chase Cancer Center is running a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, May 14, to see the Broadway production of The Music Man. The cost is $345, which includes orchestra seating and round-trip motor coach. Bus leaves from 604 Township Line Road, Cheltenham. Call Harriet at 215-969-8366 for tickets. The event supports cancer research and compassionate patient care.

History presentation in Bristol

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation, 321 Cedar St., in Bristol Borough, will present The History of Burlington Island on Sunday, March 27, at  2 p.m. The presentation will be given by Judy Gauntt, president and founder of the Friends of Burlington Island. Light refreshment will be served at the conclusion of the program. Advance reservations are required at 215-788-9408. COVID-19 vaccinations and masks are requested. A donation of $4/adult is requested; no charge for students.

1970 Goretti reunion rescheduled for April 24

St. Maria Goretti Class of 1970’s 50 (+2) reunion will be held on April 24. Postponed because of COVID, it will be a celebration of those born in 1952 who will also turn Classy 70 this year. The event is from 1-5 p.m. with a 12:30 p.m. check-in at Penns Landing Caterers at 1301 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. For more information, check the Facebook page: St Maria Goretti Class of 1970 Philadelphia PA. Send contact information to SMG1970s50th@yahoo.com to ensure you receive an invitation.

Tickets available for Southern Class of 1976 reunion

The South Philadelphia High School Class of 1976 will hold its 45th reunion on March 18 at the Lazaretto Ballroom, located at 99 Wanamaker Ave. in Essington, from 7-11 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, contact the Class of 1976 reunion coordinators Michele T. at impizazz143@gmail.com or 267-971-4386 or contact Maria S. at mshonesty747@aol.com or 215-463-3215. Tickets are $50 per person.

Luncheon and military salute

The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a bus trip to Spring Lake, New Jersey, on Wednesday, May 25, featuring a luncheon and a Memorial Day Armed Services Salute at Doolan’s Shore Club. All-inclusive price is $128 per person. For details and reservations, call 215-788-9043. Reservations close on April 4.

Flea market for Ukraine

Maritime Charter High School, 2700 E. Huntingdon St., will host Flea Market for Ukraine on Thursday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rain date is Thursday, March 31.

All proceeds will go toward Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

Trip to Atlantic City

Holy Innocents will hold a trip to Tropicana Casino on Thursday, April 21. A bus will depart L Street and Hunting Park Avenue at 9 a.m., and leave the Tropicana at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $35, due by April 14. There will be $20 in slot cash. For information and to reserve a seat, call Cindy at 215-535-2740.

Bridesburg Rec Summer Camp

Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4601 Richmond St., will hold summer camp registration beginning Wednesday, March 30, at 7 p.m.

There will be two encampments each running three weeks. Each session will offer early, day and extended options.

Camp is for youth in kindergarten through sixth grade as of September 2022.

Cost is $90 for early camp, $300 for day camp and $150 for extended camp.

First encampment will run from Tuesday, July 5 to Friday, July 22.

Second encampment will run Monday, July 22 to Friday, Aug. 12.

All fees must be paid in full at registration.

For more details, contact Miss Jackie at 215-685-1247 or 215-533-6448.

Portside Arts Center classes at Cherry Street Pier

Portside Arts Center at Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Columbus Blvd., will host kids and adult classes.

Children’s Saturday class will be held on Saturdays, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The class is for ages 4 to 10. Cost is $15 per class or four classes for $55.

Teen Portfolio Building Workshop will be held on Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for ages 11 to 17.

Cost is $20 per class or four for $70.

Draw What You Feel Teen Workshops will be held on Saturday, April 2 and 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. for ages 11 to 17. Cost is $25 or $40 for both.

Family Art Night will be held every first Friday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for all ages. Cost is $25 per family.

Stained Glass Adult class will be held on Wednesdays, from April 27 to May 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $295.

Portside on the Pier Summer Arts Camp will be held from June 27 from Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, for ages 6 to 10. Cost is $200 per week.

For more details or to enroll, visit www.portsideartscenter.org.

Samuel Rec Summer Camp

Samuel Recreation Center, 3549 Gaul St., will hold summer camp registration beginning Monday, April 4.

Registration will be available online; a link will be posted on the Samuel Rec Center Facebook page.

Camp is for children ages 6 to 12 and will run from Tuesday, July 5 to Friday, Aug. 12.

Cost is $600 and is due in two installments.

Camp includes daily breakfast and lunch, daily swimming, arts and crafts, sports, guest speakers and one trip per week.

For more details, email Jamie Miller at Jamie.Miller@phila.gov.

Penn Treaty scholarship donations

Friends of Penn Treaty School and Fishtown Neighbors Associations are raising funds for the second annual Penn Treaty Neighborhood Scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded to two seniors graduating from Penn Treaty School, 600 E. Thompson St., and support their post-high school education goals with an award of up to $5,000 each.

The organizations are working to raise $10,000 this year.

Applications for scholarships are due April 8 and winners will be announced on or before April 25.

Recipients will be honored at the FNA June general membership meeting on Wednesday, June 15.

To donate or for more details, visit fishtown.nationbuilder.com/penn_treaty_scholarship_2022.

Flea market

A flea market will be held at Almond and Cumberland streets, behind First Class Daycare, in the parking lot every Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vendors are needed.

For a space, call Vicky at 215-426-9654 or Colleen at 267-393-5997.

Flea market at Roosevelt Mall

The Roosevelt Mall Flea Market will run outdoors in the parking lot at 2445 Cottman Ave., every Sunday from April through November, including Easter Sunday. The market runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 150 vendors will be on hand featuring new and used items, household goods, electronics and all types of general merchandise. One parking space is $30. Bring your own tables. There is plenty of free parking. For reservations, call 215-625-FLEA (3532).

Portside Arts Center upcoming classes

Portside Arts Center, 2531 E. Lehigh Ave., is offering classes for kids and adults.

After school arts program is held Monday through Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m., for youth in pre-k through fifth grade. Cost is $350 per month.

Beginner Upholstery adult classes will be held on Saturdays, from May 7 to June 11, from noon to 5 p.m.; Tuesdays, from May 3 to July 5, from 6 to 9 p.m.; and Thursdays, from May 5 to July 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $450.

Summer Arts Camp will be held June 20 to Aug. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, for ages 4 to 13. Cost is $350 per week.

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

Indoor flea market open

A new indoor flea market will be open weekends through March at the Roosevelt Mall, 2329 Cottman Ave., next to Rainbow.

Indoor spaces are $50.

For more information, visit PhilaFleaMarkets.org.

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