Update April 25th

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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 germantownrepublicanclub@gmail.com
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.

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One Response to Update April 25th

  1. Candidates-night update for the May 2013 primary.

    X-Offenders for Community Empowerment are inviting you to attend our exciting forum. It is very important to us and everyone in our community,
    especially all formerly incarcerated and convicted people.

    Its location is the African American United Fund, 2231 N. Broad Street. It will run 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    “WORK THE PROCESS, DON’T LET THE PROCESS WORK YOU!” Let’s continue what President Obama has started. That is, if you do not ACTIVELY participate in elections, your interest will not be heard or considered.

    We are 350,000 strong as formerly convicted people. Why are we having political and legal problems? Come out and be a part of this movement for equal civil and human rights.

    For additional information contact Wayne Jacobs (c) 215-668-8477 or (o) 267-325-0335.

    Our Voter Education Committee Members: African American United Fund, Grand’s As Parents, Institute for the Development of African American Youth, Frator Heru Institute, Entertainment & Development Corporation, Men United for a Better Philadelphia, Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia and Greater Caucus of the I.C.W.A.D.

    Baba Bob Shipman
    May 1, 2013 at 9:37 am

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