update April 17th

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Apr. 24-        State Sen. Larry Farnese’s SB 1095 anti-SLAPP legislation faces hearing at Phila. Bar Ass’n, 1101 Market St., 9:30 a.m. “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” are used against civic organizations, individuals and various groups to deter them from speaking out on a public issue.

Apr. 24-        State Sen. Shirley Kitchen hosts Higher Learning: College Access Fair at Temple’s Howard Gittis Student Ctr., 13th St. & Montgomery Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Reps from schools, workshops on testing, applying & financial aid. Free. For info (215 227-6161.

Apr. 24-        Phila. FCU PAC hosts Fundraiser for State Sen. Mike Stack at 1600 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Gold $5,000, Silver $2,500, Bronze $1,000, Friend $100. RSVP Lindsey (267) 275-2120 or LPerryConsulting@gmail.com.

Apr. 24-        Former Welterweight Boxing Champ and 2-time Boxing Hall of Fame inductee “Rockin” Rodney Moore’s “Fight To Learn” Program Youth Charity hosts Dinner Banquet to support at-risk children at UFCW Local 1776, 3031 Walton Rd., Bldg. A, Plymouth Mtg., Pa., 6-9 p.m. Tickets[J1]  $25. For info (215) 514-8748.

Apr. 24-        37th Democratic Ward hosts Candidates night at Warnock Village, 2850 Germantown Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

Apr. 25-        13th Ward Democrats hold Fish or Chicken Fry at Lou & Choo’s, 21st & Hunting Pk. Ave3., 5-9 p.m. $10. For info Chris Carn (267) 269-4608.

Apr. 26-        10th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Spring Fling at Platinum Grill, 7719 Crittenden St., 2-5 p.m. For info Isabella Fitzgerald (215) 429-8051.

Apr. 26-        Ducky Birts Fdn. hosts Medallion Scholarship Banquet at 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. $100, two for $150. For info (215) 242-1220 or (215) 605-7102.

Apr. 26-        Taste of Philly featuring Northeast food vendors benefits Cavalry Athletic Ass’n at Calvary Fieldhouse, 4330 Deerpath La., 8-11 p.m. Tickets $30. For info cavalryaa@verizon.net. Tickets available at door.

Apr. 29-        Reception honors Councilman James F. Kenney at Galdo’s Catering, 1933 Moyamensing Ave., 5:30-7:30 pm. Tickets $100. Sponsorships available. RSVP Lindsey LPerryConsulting@gmail.com or (267) 275-2120.

Apr. 29-        Philly Labor.com Union Leader Meet & Greet for IATSE 8 President Michael Barnes at DC 21, 2980 Southampton Rd., 6-8 p.m.

Apr. 30-        Health Partners holds Community Outreach Office Grand Opening at 826 E. Allegheny Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ceremony 11:30 a.m. Rain or Shine. RSVP (215) 967-4514.

May 1-           Matt Myers hosts Democratic 39-B Ward Spring Fundraiser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 1500 Packer Ave. Tickets $50. For info Matt (215) 467-4643.

May 1-           State Sen. Larry Farnese hosts Senior Health Luncheon, at Neumann Senior Housing, 1601 E. Palmer St., 10 a.m. to 12 m.

May 1-           John O’Conner and Hon. Ron Donatucci host reception for State Sen. Mike Stack for Lt. Gov. Campaign at Racquet Club, 215 S. 16th  St., 5:30 p.m.

May 1-           Historical Site Cigar and Wine Tasting for State Rep. John Taylor at Colonial Dames of Phila., 1630 Latimer St., 5:30-7 p.m. Co-Chairs Salvatore M. DeBunda, Esq. and Robert B. Asher. Tickets $250. For info (215) 545-2244.

May 2-           Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee holds annual Contest & Open House at Training Facility, 10401 Decatur Rd., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Five categories. Chosen graduating apprentices compete in general carpenter, interior finish carpenter, floor layer, mill/cabinetmaker and millwright. Many exhibitors. Bring family! For info (215) 824-2300.

May 2-           Fundraiser for councilmanic candidate Matt Wolfe at United Republican Club, 3156 Frankford Ave., 7-10 p.m. Light snacks, cash bar. Tickets $25.

May 3-           Adam Lang’s 29th GOP Ward Spring Into Summer BB, 2111 Master St., 3-6 p.m.

May 3-4-       State Rep. Mike O’Brien holds free Document Shredding at Penn’s Landing Festival Pier, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

May 4-           Overbrook HS Classes of 1954, January and June, hold Reunion at Bala G.C., 2200 Belmont Ave., 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Theme: “Taste of Philadelphia”. RSVP OverbrookHS@aol.com for January class or mel.gerstein@gmail.com for June class.

May 4-           Friends of Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco host 17th annual Jazz Brunch, 1 to 4 pm, at The View, 8th floor, 800 N. Broad St. Entertainment with Rob Henderson Group and Vocalist Michael Andrews. Brunch Buffet with Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Wine. Contribution $65. RSVP by April 23. Call  Jalila Brown or Nedia Ralston at 215-437-3294, Ext. 209.

May 5-           Democratic City Committee hosts Jefferson-Jackson Cocktail Party at Sheet Metal Workers Ha., 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $150. For info (215) 241 7800.

May 6-           Police & Fire Memorial Service at Franklin Sq. Pk., 6th & Race Sts., 12 m. All invited.

May 7-           Greater N.E. Phila. Chamber of Commerce holds “Business Is Blooming” Expo at Holy Family Univ., Frankford & Grant Aves., 12:30 p.m. for luncheon, expo 2-6 p.m. Luncheon keynote speaker 6ABC news anchor Matt O’Donnell. Special appearance by Flyers center Bill Clement. 100 vendors and nonprofits. Expo free, luncheon $35 for GNPCC members, $50 nonmembers. For info (215) 332-3400.

May 8-           Self Help Movement hosts Tribute Reception for Field of Recovery at Pen Ryn Belle Voir Manor, 1601 State Rd., Bensalem, Pa. Program ads available; respond by Apr. 24. For info Robert Dellavella (215) 992-6710.

May 10-         State Rep. Michelle Brownlee hosts Mother’s Day programs at her office, 2839 W. Girard Ave., 12-3 p.m. Food, entertainment, giveaways. For info (215) 684-3738.

May 13-         Republican City Committee hosts Spring Cocktail Party at Swan Caterers, Water & Snyder Sts., 5:30-8 p.m. Free parking. Tickets $125. For further levels and other info (215) 389-8888, (215-561-0650) or www.phillygip.com.

May 14-         State Rep. Pam DeLissio holds Town Hall meeting at Wolcoff Audit., Roxborough Mem. Hosp., 5800 Ridge Ave., 7 p.m.

May 15-         1st Dist. Police Advisory Council Banquet at Galdo’s, 20th & Moyamensing Ave., 5-9 p.m. For info Russell Shoemaker, Sr., (267) 597-7154.

May 16-         Sheriff Jewell Williams hosts Democratic 16th Ward Fundraiser at Lou & Choo’s, 21st & Hunting Pk. Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $10. For info Randy (215) 609-5876.

May 17-         5K Run & Walk honors Capt. John Taylor around Pennypack Pk., Lincoln HS & Mayfair, starting at Mayfair Plg., Rowland Ave. & Vista St., starting 7:30 a.m. Prereg $20, $25 Race Day.

May 20-         Election Day!

May 31-         75th Anniversary gala luncheon of Nat’l Historical Marian Anderson Museum and Society at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.



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