Wildwood days in June
The Lutheran Settlement House Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Wildwood from June 5-9.
The cost is $650 and includes round-trip transportation; four nights at Oceanfront Hotel; four full breakfasts and dinners; a visit to historic Smithville and Cape May; and a dolphin watch cruise.
The trip is for people 55 and older. Contact Geneva Scafe at email@example.com or 215-426-8610, Ext. 1206. ••
Flea market on Saturday
Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 801 N. Franklin St. (at Brown Street), will host a flea market on Saturdays, June 3 and 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays, June 4 and 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Items on sale will include clothes, toys, housewares, tools and collectibles. ••
Go see Mamma Mia!
The Star Players, of the city Department of Parks and Recreation, will present Mamma Mia! from June 2-4 at 7 p.m. at Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock St. in Manayunk. Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Group rates are available. Tickets are available at Holmesburg Recreation Center, 4500 Rhawn St., or on Venmo @TheStarplayers. For more information, contact director Bill Arthur at 215-685-8714 or Starplayers2013@gmail.com. ••
Adult and teen programs at Richmond Library
Crochet Circle, for adults of all experience, will meet at Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., on Wednesdays, May 31 and June 7, 14, 21 and 28, at 4 p.m. Call 215-685-9992.
Teen Tuesday takes place on Tuesdays at 1 p.m., from June 20 to Aug. 8. Spook yourself and some friends with a scary movie and pizza. For ages 12 and up. ••
Children’s programs at Richmond Library
Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., is offering children’s programs.
Preschool Storytime and Play Group will meet on Wednesdays, May 31 and June 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m. Join Ms. Meghan for stories, songs and fun for ages 4 and under with caregivers. Stay after Storytime to play. Siblings welcome.
Animal Champions Summer Kickoff will be on Tuesday, June 6, at 4 p.m. Meet live animals from the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium and learn about the adaptations that help them thrive. All ages welcome.
Read, Baby, Read Storytime and Play Group will meet on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. on June 8, 15, 22 and 29. Join Ms. Meghan for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces for babies with caregivers. Stay after Storytime to play. Siblings welcome.
Friday Fun will take place on Fridays at 2 p.m. from June 23 to Aug. 18. Stop in every Friday for a new activity. Do crafts and science experiments, play games, build with LEGO bricks and more.
Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program is in session Mondays through Thursdays from 3-6 p.m. and Fridays from 3-5 p.m., through June 30. LEAP is a free, drop-in afterschool program that offers homework help and activities for students in grades K-12 every day after school.
Call 215-685-9992. ••
Programs at Richmond Library
A Chess Club will meet on Mondays, from 4-6 p.m., on June 5, 12 and 26 at Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St. Learn and improve your chess playing skills. Beginners are welcome, chess boards included.
The Dalí String Quartet will perform on Tuesday, June 13, at 1 p.m. Experience the rhythms and sounds of Latin America and your favorite classics. Dance along during this free 45-minute family concert. Designed for audience members of all ages with no registration required. ••
Northeast Catholic High School Class of ‘73 will hold its 50th reunion on June 1, from 6-10 p.m., at Brookside Manor, 50 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville. Tickets cost $73, payable to NC-73 Reunion. Mail to Mike Kaiser, 14014 Napier St., Philadelphia, PA 19116. Cost includes appetizers, full buffet, dessert and open bar. ••
Bingo 3 times a week
The Ukrainian Cathedral, at Brown and Franklin streets, hosts bingo every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Games start at 6:30. Call 215-829-8103. ••
Alternative rock band coming to Rivers
Everclear, an alternative rock band that emerged in the ’90s, has announced a fall headlining tour featuring special guests The Ataris and The Pink Spiders. The bands will perform at Rivers Casino on Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets for The Event Center show start at $34.
Led by vocalist, guitarist and founder Art Alexakis, the quartet, who celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2022, has also revealed a live album, Live at The Whisky a Go Go, recorded during last year’s anniversary tour, is set to be released on Sept. 8.
The concert is part of the Rivers Casino upcoming entertainment lineup, which is scheduled as follows:
• June 3: Cage Wars 58
• June 16 and 17: Jeffrey Osborne
• July 8: Thunder From Down Under
• July 14: Jonathan Butler and Gerald Albright
• July 28: Strictly Sinatra Presents: The Rat Pack
• July 29: The Stylistics
• Aug. 5: Marcus Miller
• Aug. 18: Sergio Mendes
For tickets and more information, visit RiversCasino.com/Philadelphia. ••
Trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan
The Polish American Cultural Center Museum volunteers are sponsoring a 7-day, 6-night trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan from July 9-15. The trip consists of a ferry ride to Mackinac Island, two nights at the Grand Hotel, a horse-drawn carriage ride and visits to Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, the Henry Ford Museum and the National Shrine of the Cross in the Woods. The price includes bus transportation, hotels, six breakfasts, six dinners, a buffet luncheon at the Grand Hotel, admission to all attractions, baggage handling, taxes and gratuities. Call Theresa Romanowski at 215-813-2780 or 215-922-1700. ••
Starr Bus Charter and Tours will hold its first Solo Traveler event on Tuesday, June 6, from 3-5 p.m. at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. Representatives from KleinLife, along with Starr’s owners and staff, including travel advisers and tour directors, will help solo travelers learn about trips and make connections with other solo travelers. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about Starr’s 2023 vacations, get a sneak peek at 2024 trips, enjoy light refreshments and win prizes. The event is free.
The next solo trip will be to Corning, New York on July 26-27 and will feature visits to the Corning Museum of Glass and the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. Travelers will explore 35 centuries of glass artistry, experience hands-on glass making, see historic aircraft and meet the craftsmen that restore them. There will be a buffet dinner and overnight hotel accommodations as well as a scenic boat ride on Seneca Lake.
Call 609-587-0626. ••
Events at Fillmore
The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St., will hold a number of upcoming events.
KayCyy has announced his summer international headline tour, the WHO ELSE?! Tour, produced by Live Nation, which includes a stop at the Foundry at the Fillmore on June 21. Tickets are at whoiskaycyy.com.
Please Don’t Destroy, the comedy trio from Saturday Night Live, will embark on its first live sketch comedy tour, kicking off at the Fillmore on Friday, June 23. Tickets are at livenation.com.
Rema will make a stop on July 16. Tickets are available at heisrema.com.
Comedian, actor and radio host Corey Holcomb announced his upcoming The Book of Coreythians Chapter 1 Tour. The 11-show run includes a stop at the Fillmore on Friday, Sept. 8. Tickets are available at livenation.com.
Lil Yachty has announced a 39-stop global tour in support of his most recent album Let’s Start Here. Produced by Live Nation and Bose, The Field Trip Tour includes a stop at the Fillmore on Sunday, Sept. 24. For more information and ticket purchasing, visit fieldtriptour.com.
British stand-up Russell Howard will return to the U.S., specifically the east coast, for a fall tour. Howard will perform at the Fillmore on Wednesday, Oct. 11. For ticket information, go to russell-howard.co.uk.
Comedienne Michelle Wolf will bring her It’s Great to be Here tour to the Fillmore on Thursday, Oct. 19. Tickets are available at MichelleIsAWolf.com.
Musical artist 6LACK will perform at the Fillmore on Nov. 16. For more information, visit vipnation.com.
Toosii announced a summer U.S. headline tour, in support of his debut album, NAUJOUR. The Toosii: NAUJOUR TOUR, which will be produced by Live Nation, will include a show at the Fillmore on Aug. 22. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com. ••
Lane closure on Frankford Avenue
The Philadelphia Water Department is undertaking utility construction on Frankford Avenue.
Through Wednesday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a weekday lane closure is scheduled on Frankford Avenue between Lehigh Avenue and Somerset Street.
All scheduled activities are weather dependent. ••
The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a fully escorted Holy Lands & Aegean Majesty cruise that will sail Oct. 6-17, 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. ••
Cruise the Mediterranean
Norwegian Cruise Line will host a Mediterranean cruise from Rome to Venice on Oct. 10-19. The trip is all inclusive with round-trip airfare, a beverage package, all meals, three specialty dinners, taxes, transfers and all gratuities. The cost for a balcony sea view cabin is $3,511 per person. For more information, contact Fillmore Travel’s Kevin Fries at 215-498-8294 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
South Phila. HS class of ‘68 reunion
The South Philadelphia High School Class of 1968 will hold its 55th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 21, 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]. ••