Apr. 25- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Prom Gown Giveaway at Greater Bible Way Temple Inc., 1461 N. 52nd St, 3-7 p.m. Fashion show, safety education. Donations accepted. To donate (215) 879-6615.
Apr. 25- Fundraiser for Sierra Thomas-Street at Chris’s Jazz Café, 1421 Sansom St., 5-7 p.m. Donations $50. For info Tim Cooper (215) 850-0251.
Apr. 25- Historical Site Cigar & Wine Tasting for State Rep. John Taylor at Colonial Dames of Phila., 1030 Latimer St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. For info (215) 545-2244.
Apr. 25- PCU-PAC, Michael McAllister, William Brennan & Mike Driscoll host Fundraiser for Judge Kenneth Powell at 1600 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Patrons $1,000, $500 Friends, $250 Supporters. For info Judy Camiel (610) 668-1730.
Apr. 25- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Town Hall Mtg. on state legislation at Wolcoff Audit., Roxborough Mem. Hosp., 5800 Ridge Ave., 7 p.m. For info (215) 482-8726.
Apr. 26- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson hosts Job Fair at Phila. Navy Yard, Bldg. 101, Su. 330, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 50 hiring employers. Free shuttle buses from Broad & Oregon along Marconi Park. For info (215) 686-3412.
Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Prom Gown Giveaway at Greater Bible Way Temple Inc., 1461 N. 52nd St, 3-7 p.m. Safety education. Donations accepted. To donate (215) 879-6615.
Apr. 26- S.W. Phila. District Services and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec. Ctr., 50th & Chester Ave., 6-9 p.m. For info Louis Wilson (215) 275-8296.
Apr. 27- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Prom Gown Giveaway at Greater Bible Way Temple Inc., 1461 N. 52nd St, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fashion show, safety education. Donations accepted. To donate (215) 879-6615.
Apr. 27- Anne Brown’s 40B Ward Democrats present candidates’ lunch at William P. Roche Post, 64th & Paschall Ave., 12-3 p.m. Donation $50.
Apr. 27- Ducky Birts hosts annual Health Fair & Gospelrama at Mt. Zion Baptist Ch., 3600 N, Broad St., 12-5 p.m.
Apr. 27- Rhythm & Blues Dinner Dance Fundraiser for Traffic Court candidate Lewis Harris, Jr., Wharton Centre Gym, 1712 N. 22nd St., 7-11 p.m. Dinner and music. $25 payable at door. For info (215) 651-4757 or (267) 340-5908.
Apr. 27- 10th Ward hosts Spring Fling at Platinum Grill, 7719 Crittenden St., 2-5 p.m. Tickets $30. For info Isabella Fitzgerald (215) 429-8051.
Apr. 29- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Town Hall Mtg. on state legislation at Cardozo Audit., Brith Sholom Ho., 3939 Conshohocken Ave., 10 a.m. For info (215) 482-8726.
Apr. 29- Former Sheriff Barbara A. Deeley, Mark Lopez and Bob & Winnie Clowry host fundraiser for Congressman Robert Brady at Winnie’s LeBus Manayunk, 4266 Main St., 5:30-7 p.m. Tickets $100. For info and sponsorships call Barbara Deeley. (215) 906-0339 or Mark Lopez (215) 208-4400.
Apr. 29- Kevin Price and Democratic 2nd Ward host Buddy Cianfrani Night at Saigon Maxim, 6th & Washington Shopping Mall, 6:30 pm. Candidates invited.
Apr. 29- 6th Dist. Councilman Bob Henon hosts Council & City Budget Hearing at Abraham Lincoln HS, 3201 Ryan Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Phila. residents wishing testify should call (215) 686-3407. Written testimony may also be submitted by email to Folasade.Olanipekun-Lewis@phila.gov.
Apr. 30- City budget hearings for public testimony at City Hall, Council Chamber, Rm. 400, 10 a.m.-12 m. and 1-4 p.m.
Apr. 30- Dennis M. Powell hosts Fundraiser for Judge Kenneth Powell at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30-7 p.m. Patron $500m, Friend $2350, Supporter $125. For info Judy Camiel (610) 668-1730.
Apr. 30- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Town Hall Mtg. on state legislation at Teletorium, Mandeville Ha., St Joseph’s U., 5600 City Ave., 7 p.m. For info (215) 482-8726.
May 2- PFCU hosts fundraiser for judicial candidate Anne Marie Coyle at PFCU, 1600 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $100, $250, $500. For info (215) 462-3200.
May 2- Fundraiser for Judge Kenneth J. Powell, Jr. hosted by Archer Greiner PC at 1 Liberty Place, 1650 Market St., 32nd floor, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For info Judy Camiel (610) 304-0471 or (610) 668-1730.
May 2- 37th Ward hosts Candidate Night at St. Mark’s Ch., 924 W. Cambria St. (at Germantown Ave.), 6-7 p.m.
May 2- 7th Ward and 51st State PAC host Candidates and Friends Night at Isla Verde, 2725 N. American St., 6 p.m. For info Carol Evangelista (215) 360-1524.
May 3- Contest & Open House sponsored by Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee at its Training Facilities, 10401 Decatur Rd., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Family fun. For info Charles T. Brock (215) 824-2300.
May 3- AOH 25 hosts “Day Of The Rope” dinner at Ironworkers’ Ha., 11600 Norcom Rd., 7-11 p.m. Honorees include Bill Taylor, Labor Leader Of The Year; Joseph Cleary, Lifetime Achievement Award; and Joe Mullin, Hibernian Of The Year. 4 Open bar, buffet dinner. Tickets $50.
May 4- Democratic 6th Ward holds Candidates Mtg. at St. Ignatius Nursing Ho., 4400 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m. For info Phyllis Boggs (215) 877-6096.
May 4- Fundraiser for Sierra Thomas-Street at Pleasures on the Ridge, 2154 Ridge Ave., 4-7 p.m. Donations $20. For info Tim Cooper (215) 850-0251.
May 5- Friends of Marian Tasco host Jazz Brunch at The View, 800 N. Broad St., 1- 4 p.m. Live music, bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Tickets $65. For info (215) 437-3294.
May 5- Judge Kenneth J. Powell Jr. Fundraiser at home of Brian & Sandy Powell, 8440 Ardleigh Street (one block east of Germantown Avenue), 3-7 p.m. Light appetizers, beverages, beer and drinks. Rain date May 19. For info Judy Camiel (610) 668-1730.
May 5- Donna DeRose For Traffic Court Fundraiser at Polish American Citizens Harmonia Club, 2404 Orthodox St. Shrimp, beef and beer. Tickets $35.
May 7- Republican City Committee holds Primary Election gala at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd, 5 p.m. Tickets $125. For info (215) 561-0650.
May 7- James B. Shaw hosts fundraiser for Judge Kenneth J. Powell, Jr. at Orpheus Club, 254 S. Van Pelt St., 5:30-7:30 pm. For info Judy Camiel (610) 304-0471 or (610) 668-1730.
May 8- Elite Donors Wine & Cheese Fundraiser for Traffic Ct. candidate Lewis Harris, Jr., 1218 Chestnut St., Su. 2901, 6-8:30 p.m. Donations $100, $200, $300.
May 8- Germantown Republican Club celebrates V-E Day at Chestnut 7 Restaurant, 8201 Germantown Ave., 7-9 p.m. Key speaker is Verne Rider, former veterans’ congressional liaison. For info firstname.lastname@example.org
May 9- 21st Ward GOP hosts Fundraiser at Finnigan’s Wake, 3rd & Spring Garden Sts., 6-9 p.m. Wine, beer, food and friends. Tickets $40. For info Walt Vogler (215) 482-2834.
May 10- City Controller Forum sponsored by Greater N.E. Phila. Chamber of Commerce at Wesley Enhanced Living, 8401 E. Roosevelt Blvd., 8:30 a.m. All candidates invited. $10 at door. (215) 332-3400.
May 10- Fish or Chicken Fry sponsored by Beth & Mike Pender, 13th Ward committeeman, at Lou & Choo’s Lounge,21st & Hunting Park. Also marking Beth’s “pre retirement” celebration, 5-10 p.m. Donation $10. Benefiting 3800 Block N. 16th St.
May 11- State Rep. Michelle Brownlee hosts Pre-Mother’s Day Celebration at her office, 2839 W. Girard Ave., 12-3 p.m. For info (215) 684-3738.
May 11- Ward 40A Democratic Club hosts Beef & Beer at Italo-American Bocci Social Club, 2001 Point Breeze Ave., 7-11 p.m. Donation $50.
May 13- Democratic City Committee Jefferson Jackson Cocktail Party at Sheet Metal Ha., 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $150. For info (215) 241-7804.
May 14- Fundraiser for Common Pleas Court Judge Kenneth J. Powell, Jr. hosted by attorneys George Bochetto and Gavin Lenz at 1524 Locust St., 6-8 p.m. For info Judy Camiel (610) 668-1730.
May 14- Fundraiser for DA candidate Danny Alvarez at Paddy Whacks, 2nd & South Sts., 8:30-11:30 p.m. For the young and young at heart. Beer, wine, roast beef and meatballs. Tickets $40, Students $25.
May 15- Firefighter Hero Plaque Dedication honoring Laddermen Gilloway and Paxon from Truck 2 and Hosemen Fischer and Murray from Engine 21 at Ladder 02’s Station, 4th & Arch St., 11 a.m. Followed by luncheon at station.
May 15- Friends host Fundraiser for 63rd Ward Committeeman John Duffy at Cottage Green, 9001 Ashton Rd, 6-10 p.m. Will defray new housing costs following stroke. Tickets $50. For info Linda Gaynor (267) 257-7414. Checks payable to Friends of John Duffy, 8932 Alicia St., Phila., PA 19115.
May 16- District Attorney R. Seth Williams and 2nd Chance Foundation host 2nd All Faiths Prayer for Peace Breakfast at 1st District Plaza, Grand Ballrm., 3801 Market St., 8 a.m. Ticket $25. Keynote speaker is Bishop Keith W. Reed, Sr., Pastor Sharon Baptist Ch. For info call (215) 792-4158.
May 16- Fish or Chicken Fry hosted by Friends of Councilwoman Cindy Bass, at Lou & Choo’s, 2101 W. Hunting Park Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $15. Make checks payable to Friends of Cindy Bass.
May 17- 33rd Ward Progressive Democrats hold Fundraiser, Juniata G.C., 1391 Cayuga St., 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Tickets $30.00, 2 for $50. For info Donna Aument (215) 370-3689.
May 18- Asian American Heritage Festival at Franklin Square Park, 6th & Race Sts., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.
May 18- Rhythm & Blues Dinner Dance Fundraiser for Traffic Ct. candidate Lewis Harris, Jr. at Wharton Centre Gym, 1712 N. 22nd St., 7-11 p.m. Dinner and music. $25 payable at door. For info (215) 651-4757 or (267) 340-5908.
May 18- Streets Dept. will host its Household Hazardous Drop-off at the Dept.’s 1st Highway Yard, 4800 Parkside Ave. Residents may drop off materials 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
May 19- Annual Democrats of Oak Lane Team annual Mother’s Day Breakfast at Oak Lane Diner, 6528 N. Broad St., 9 a.m.-12 m. First 100 mothers over age of 50 receive free breakfast and gift. Meet and greet primary candidates endorsed by Democrats of Oak Lane Team.
May 21- Primary Election Day.
May 22- Campaign Kickoff for Brendan Boyle for Congress at FOP Heroes Ballrm., 11630 Caroline Rd., special reception 5 p.m., celebration 6-8 p.m. Mail contributions to Citizens for Boyle, 1101 Morefield Pl., Phila., PA 19115. RSVP (267) 334-3677.
Jun. 14-16- Annual St. Maron’s Lebanese Cultural Festival on Ellsworth St. between 10th and 11th. Free. For info (215) 389-2000.
Aug. 17- 47th Ward Leader George Brooks hosts deluxe coach trip to Baltimore Crab Fest in Inner Harbor. All you can eat of crabs, shrimp & buffet and open bar. Tickets $150. Leave from Broad & Oxford Progress Plaza, 1 p.m.