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Civic As­so­ci­a­tion Meet­ings

• The Manayunk Neigh­bor­hood Coun­cil will next meet Wed­nes­day, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Venice Is­land Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter,7 Lock St. Manayunk.

• The Cen­tral Roxborough Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Thurs­day, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Lev­er­ing­ton Pres­by­te­rian Church, 6301 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.

• The Wis­sahick on Neigh­bors Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Mon­day, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Pil­grim Church, 3158 Ter­race St., Manayunk.

• The Ridge Park Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Fifth District Po­lice Sta­tion, 6666 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.

• The Up­per Roxborough Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Wed­nes­day, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at Roxborough Pres­by­te­rian Church, 8230 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.

• The Wis­sahick on In­ter­ested Cit­i­zens As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Wed­nes­day, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at North­ern Chil­dren’s Ser­vices, 5301 Ridge Ave., Wis­sahickon.

• The East Falls Com­mu­nity Coun­cil will next meet Mon­day, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at East Falls Pres­by­te­rian Church, 3800 Vaux St., East Falls.

• East Falls For­ward will next meet Thurs­day, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the BuLog­ics build­ing, 3721 Mid­vale Ave., East Falls.

“A House With No Walls”

Old Academy Play­ers will present “A House With No Walls” writ­ten by the award-win­ing play­wright Thomas Gib­bons.

Show dates are Sept. 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24.

Show­times are Fri­days and Satur­days at 8 p.m. and Sun­days at 2 p.m.

Old Academy Play­ers is lo­cated at 3544 In­dian Queen Lane in East Falls.

For in­for­ma­tion and tick­ets, call 215-843-1109 or visit olda­cade­my­play­

Rum­mage Sale

Saint Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church in Ch­est­nut Hill will hold its an­nual Rum­mage Sale. Col­lec­tion oc­curs in the Par­ish Hall at Saint Paul’s Church, lo­cated at 22. E Ch­est­nut Hill Ave., Ch­est­nut Hill, Sept. 9 from9 a.m. un­til 3 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $2 at the door. In ad­di­tion to the Satur­day Sale, a Rum­mage Pre-Sale even­twill be held Sept. 8 from6 to 9 p.m., when shop­pers can peruse and buy items in all de­part­ments. Light snacks and drinks will be served, and ad­mis­sion is $15 at the door. The net pro­ceeds the sale each year are dis­trib­uted in the form of out­reach grants to non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tions fight­ing hunger and home­less­ness in the area. For more de­tails, con­tact the church of­fice at 215242-2055 or email­wlauher@stpaulschest­

9⁄11 Prayer Vigil

The 21st Ward Vet­er­ans As­so­ci­a­tion will hold ob­ser­vance for the 16th an­niver­sary of the at­tacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at a prayer vigil at the memo­rial in Gor­gas Park, 6300 Ridge Ave., Roxborough, at 6 p.m. Mon­day, Sept. 11.

This Ser­vice of Re­mem­brance with can­dle­light vigil, spon­sored by the 21st Ward Vet­er­ans As­so­ci­a­tion, is a time for the com­mu­nity to unite in prayer and to show support for each other.

Clergy and lay per­son­nel of churches and syn­a­gogues have been in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in the ser­vice with prayers for the in­no­cents who were mur­dered and the fam­i­lies they left be­hind, as well as re­mem­brances of the heroes. There will be a recita­tion of the Lord’s Prayer.

Mil­i­tary men and women, past and present, will be ac­knowl­edged for their com­mit­ment and sac­ri­fice to sus­tain­ing the free­dom we en­joy as Amer­i­cans.

Fol­low­ing this years’ Ser­vice of Re­mem­brance, The Hooli­gans, a Philadel­phi­abased Celtic Ir­ish folk/rock band, will per­form. All clergy and lay per­son­nel who want to par­tic­i­pate are asked to con­tact Bruce F. Hoff­man prior to the event at 215 4838486, 267-304-5787 or brucefhoff­

Roxborough Male Chorus

All men who love to sing are in­vited to the first re­hearsal of the Roxborough Male Chorus Mon­day evening, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Lev­er­ing­ton Pres­by­te­rian Church, 6301 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.

There is free park­ing in the church park­ing lot and on the street.

The open house will be an op­por­tu­nity for prospec­tive mem­bers to en­joy some re­fresh­ments, sing a few fa­vorite songs with the chorus and chat with its mem­bers.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Pres­i­dent Alan Ankeny at alan419g@com­ or 215-753-0203.

Town Hall Meet­ing

State Rep. Pamela A. De Lis­sio will host her 67th Town Hall meet­ing Thurs­day, Sept. 14.

The Town Hall will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the sec­ond floor com­mu­nity room at the Bala Cyn­wyd Li­brary, 131 Old Lan­caster Road.

Town Hall meet­ings pro­vide op­por­tu­ni­ties for di­a­logue from con­stituents on a va­ri­ety of top­ics that are be- ing con­sid­ered by the state House. At the Sept. 14 meet­ing, dis­cus­sion will fo­cus on the state bud­get and the on­go­ing work to pass a rev­enue pack­age to support the spend­ing plan pre­vi­ously adopted for the cur­rent fis­cal year.

Fall StrEAT Food Fes­ti­val

The Fall StrEAT Food Fes­ti­val will re­turn to Manayunk Thurs­day, Sept. 14, from5 to 10 p.m. with more than 70 dif­fer­ent food ven­dors along Main Street.

Main Street will be closed to ve­hi­cle traf­fic for this rainor-shine event, giv­ing vis­i­tors of all ages an op­por­tu­nity to stroll through the neigh­bor­hood and in­dulge in some food truck cuisine.

In ad­di­tion to food trucks, vis­i­tors can en­joy three stages with live mu­sic play­ing all day lo­cated at Shurs Lane, Green Lane and Cot­ton Street.

Aside from driv­ing to Main Street, event co­or­di­na­tors en­cour­age at­ten­dees to con­sider other forms of trans­porta­tion like SEPTA, taxis, Uber, Lyft and rid­ing or walk­ing to Manayunk via the Cir­cuit Trails.

Day Trip

The Roxborough-Manayunk Li­on­ess Club will hold a day trip to Shady Maple Smor­gas­bord and Shops Satur­day, Sept. 30.

Cost is $50 for the bus and lunch and in­cludes shop­ping at the 40,000-square-foot store of unique gifts, dry goods store, farm­ers mar­ket and bak­ery.

All pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit lo­cal char­i­ties.

For tick­ets, con­tact Bar­bara Scha­ef­fer 215-920-4182 or Marie Cun­ning­ham 215482-7212.


The Class of 1967 of Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary school will hold its 50th re­union Satur­day, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. at The Great Amer­i­can Pub in Con­shohocken. Cost is $35 per per­son. If you were part of this class and are in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing, email ihm67@com­ or call 215-646-4572 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

Miles For Mi­graine

The fifth an­nual Miles for Mi­graine walk and run will be held Oct. 7 be­gin­ning at 8:30 a.m. in Wis­sahickon Park.

The two-mile walk and 5K/10K run will raise funds to help in­crease pub­lic aware­ness about headache dis­ease and the need to fund headache dis­ease re­search.

The walk and two runs will take place along For­bid­den Drive at Val­ley Green at 120North­west­ern Ave., Philadel­phia.

here also will be a scav­enger hunt for all ages, with prizes given to par­tic­i­pants.

A post­walk/run break­fast will be held at Whitemarsh Val­ley Coun­try Club.

Registration costs $40 with a $5 dis­count for those un­der 18, and early registration dis­counts are avail­able through Sept. 14.

The post walk/run break­fast at Whitemarsh Val­ley Coun­try Club is $18 per per­son or free for those who raise at least $125.

Par­tic­i­pants may pick up their event pack­ets at Philly Run­ner Oct. 6 from noon to 6 p.m. at 3621Wal­nut St., Philadel­phia. Day-of-event pr­ereg­is­tra­tion will be­gin on­site at 7 a.m.

Awards will be given out to the top male and fe­male walk­ers and run­ners and top fundrais­ers. All par­tic­i­pants will re­ceive a T-shirt and fin­ish­ing medal.

This timed event will be held rain or shine.

Visit miles­formi­, con­tact Shirley Kes­sel at shirley@miles­formi­ or call 484-534-8786 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Friends Help­ing Friends Day

The Roxborough-Manayunk Li­on­ess Club is of­fer­ing passes to Boscov’s Friends Help­ing Friends Day Oct. 17.

The pass is used Oct. 17 and en­ti­tles you to an ad­di­tional 25 per­cent off for­most pur­chases over and above the sale price of an item.

All pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit lo­cal char­i­ties.

For passes, con­tact El­iz­a­beth Capella at 215-673-5096.

De­signer Bag Bingo

The Roxborough-Manayunk Li­on­ess Club will hold De­signer Bag Bingo Sun­day, Nov. 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Fr. Sul­li­van Hall, IHM.

Tick­ets are $35 and in­clude desert, cof­fee and wa­ter ll pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit lo­cal char­i­ties. For tick­ets, con­tact Nancy Roun­behler 267-210-9036 or Liz Ma­han 215-356-7213.

Sun­day Lit­er­acy Program

The Free Li­brary of Philadel­phia will pilot a Sun­day Lit­er­acy Program at 11 li­braries

This program is in­tended to of­fer ad­di­tional help to stu­dents strug­gling to read in first through third grades. Con­tin­u­ing through­out the school year, each li­brary host­ing a Sun­day Lit­er­acy Program will have two ses­sions for stu­dents. Each ses­sion will be run by a teacher and will in­clude the fol­low­ing el­e­ments: read aloud, in­de­pen­dent read­ing, lit­er­acy games and writ­ing.

Registration is re­quired to par­tic­i­pate, but fam­i­lies can reg­is­ter on their first visit. Par­tic­i­pants should plan to ar­rive at the be­gin­ning of one of the ses­sions.

Ses­sion 1will be held from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Ses­sion 2 will be held from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Par­tic­i­pat­ing li­braries in­clude the An­dorra Li­brary, 705 E. Cathe­dral Road, Roxborough; the Joseph E. Cole­man North­west Re­gional Li­brary, 68 W. Chel­ten Ave., Ger­man­town; and the West Oak Lane Li­brary, 2000 Wash­ing­ton Lane, West Oak Lane.

The Sun­day Lit­er­acy Program is part of Read by Fourth, a city­wide ef­fort of more than 100 or­ga­ni­za­tions con­vened and man­aged by the Free Li­brary that aims to ma­jorly in­crease the num­ber of stu­dents in Philadel­phia en­ter­ing the fourth grade at read­ing level by 2020.

Se­nior Cit­i­zens Din­ner

Join your neigh­bors ev­ery Wed­nes­day evening from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roxborough Memo­rial Hos­pi­tal Cafe­te­ria for a $5meal and a visit with friends.

Job Corps

Job Corps is the na­tion’s lead­ing ca­reer tech­ni­cal train­ing program for out of school youth ages 16 to 24. Whether you have grad­u­ated or dropped out of high school, this no-cost, gov­ern­ment-funded program can as­sist you with learn­ing a tech­ni­cal trade in con­struc­tion, health care, auto re­pair or culi­nary arts

Ori­en­ta­tions are held Tues­days at the Ca­reer Link of­fice, 5847 Ger­man­town Ave., Ger­man­town. Ar­rive by 9 a.m. Par­ents should ac­com­pany mi­nors un­der age 18, and all par­ents are wel­come to at­tend.

For­more in­for­ma­tion, call at 215-985-2319.

Jour­ney’s Way Pro­grams

Jour­ney’s Way, Re­sources & Pro­grams for Peo­ple 55+, a di­vi­sion of In­ter­com­mu­nity. Ac­tion Inc., in­vites com­mu­nity mem­bers to cel­e­brate Oc­to­ber at the Cen­ter at Jour­ney’s Way, 403 Rec­tor St.

It of­fers a wide range of pro­grams for per­sonal growth, fit­ness, ed­u­ca­tion, cre­ative ex­pres­sion and vol­un­teer­ing, plus in­for­ma­tion, re­sources and so­cial ser­vices if needed. Par­tic­i­pants can get a ride if they are 65plus and lunch if they are 60plus (op­tional sug­gested dona­tions for both). Jour­ney’s Way strives to keep prices af­ford­able; many ser­vices are free of charge. Pro­grams: • Be­gin­ners tap danc­ing on Wed­nes­days at 3:30 p.m.

• Get as­sis­tance with LIHEAP and MEDI­CARE — just call for an ap­point­ment.

• Check out the Next Chap­ter dis­cus­sion group and share the chal­lenges and joys of ag­ing Tues­days from 1 to 2 p.m.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, call 215-487-1750 ext. 1101.

An­dorra Li­brary Pro­grams

In­for­ma­tion: The An­dorra branch of the Free Li­brary of Philadel­phia is lo­cated at 705 E-Cathe­dral Road, Roxborough. The li­brary is open from 10a.m. to 6p.m. Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­day; noon to 8p.m. Tues­days and Thurs­days; and 1to 5p.m. Sun­days. For­more in­for­ma­tion, visit lib­www.freel­i­­dorra-li­brary.

Teen Tues­days: Stop by the li­brary to sign up for this out­door teen book club that will in­clude hik­ing, ex­pertly guided bird­ing walks, out­door skill build­ing and fun book dis­cus­sions. Preschool Sto­ry­time: The An­dorra li­brary hosts a reg­u­lar drop-in preschool sto­ry­time on Wed­nes­day morn­ings at 10:30a.m. LEGO Club: Work on the build­ing as­sign­ment, check out a project in one of our many Lego books or let your imag­i­na­tion soar and build a cre­ation all your own on Fri­days from 3:45to 4:45p.m. For school-age chil­dren (the youngest chil­dren should be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult). Bird­ing with the An­dorra

Li­brary: Ex­pe­ri­ence na­ture closeup with our Bird­ing Back­pack program. Pa­trons can bor­row a back­pack filled with ev­ery­thing you need to learn about the many bird species found in Philadel­phia and be­yond. Each back­pack in­cludes a pair of binoc­u­lars, a bird­ing field guide, amap of the Wis­sahick on Val­ley Park and a Bird Philly Re­source Guide. They are avail­able for a three-week loan with a li­brary card.

Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery Events

In­for­ma­tion: Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery is lo­cated at 3822Ridge Ave., East Falls. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the­lau­rel­hill­ceme­ Free park­ing is lo­cated in the lot across the street from the Gate­house. Hot Spots and Sto­ries Plots: Join Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery for an in­for­ma­tive over­view of Lau­rel Hill’s long and col­or­ful his­tory, which­will in­clude many of the mar­ble mas­ter­pieces, stun­ning views and leg­endary sto­ries. Hot Spots and Sto­ried Plots will be pre­sented monthly as part of Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery’s Fourth Fri­day and Sec­ond Satur­day tour se­ries. The walk­ing tour will take place Satur­day, Sept. 9, and Fri­day, Sept. 22, at 10a.m., de­part­ing from Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery’s Gate­house en­trance. The cost is $12/per­son, $10/stu­dents and se­niors or $9/mem­bers. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at the door or on­line at the­lau­rel­hill­ceme­

Yoga in the Ceme­tery: Find in­ner tran­quil­ity and bal­ance dur­ing a one-hour yoga ses­sion in the peace­ful back­drop of Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery, over­look­ing the Schuylkill River. Ses­sions will be led by ex­pe­ri­enced yoga in­struc­tor Emily Tara Sa­bal­baro. Please bring your own mat and wa­ter. Ses­sions will be held out­doors on the pave­ment along Mil­lion­aire’s Row. All lev­els of ex­pe­ri­ence are wel­come. Yoga in the Ceme­tery will be held ev­ery third Satur­day at 2 p.m. May through September (Sept. 16). There is a sug­gested do­na­tion of $15per per­son. Ad­vanced registration is strongly sug­gested, as space is lim­ited. Reser­va­tions can be­made on­line at the­lau­rel­hill­ceme­; walk-ins are wel­come.

Mor­ris Ar­bore­tum Events

In­for­ma­tion: The Mor­ris Ar­bore­tum of the Uni­ver­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia is lo­cated at 100E. North­west­ern Ave. in the Ch­est­nut Hill sec­tion of Philadel­phia. For more in­for­ma­tion, vis­it­mor­ris­ar­bore­ Mor­ris Ar­bore­tu­min Mo­tion — The Ki­netic Sculp­tures of Ly­man Whi­taker: Mor­ris Ar­bore­tum’s 2017ex­hibit, Mor­ris Ar­bore­tu­min Mo­tion: The Ki­netic Sculp­tures of Ly­man Whi­taker, will be fea­tured in the gar­den through Colum­bus Day, Oct. 9.

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