Updated March 17th

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Mar. 17-         Judge Jimmy Lynn hosts St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast at Plough & Stars, 2nd St. above Chestnut St., 7:30 a.m. Traditional Irish breakfast, music, dancing, songs, poetry, stories. Be ready with your party piece! Tickets $25, students $20. RSVP Alison Krajewski (215) 783-3709 or judgejimmy@comcast.net.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood sponsors SEPTA Senior Key Photo Day at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, 1939 W. Venango St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Mar. 17-         32nd Ward Democrats host Candidates Night at 25th & Norris Sts. Candidates $100. For info Gary Williams (215) 317-9232.

Mar. 18-         Phila. Intellectual disAbility Services holds Brighter Futures Awards at Phila. Downtown Sheraton Hotel, 210 N. 17th St. Luncheon. Councilman Derek Green presents citation. For info Wendy Williams (215) 685-4680.

Mar. 18-         Elaine Tomlin hosts Democratic 42nd Ward Candidates Night Out at Concilio Ballrm., 141 E. Hunting Pk. Ave., 6-10 p.m. Evening attire, music, food, dancing, cash bar, DJ Shawn. Donation $25 ($30 at door). For info Michele Rhett (8756) 361-3102 or Shantey Lindsay (215) 205-8061.

Mar. 18-         Councilman David Oh invites all to Fundraiser in support of Special Forces Ass’n, at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd., 6:30-9 p.m. Major speakers! $5 event ticket. $250 VIP reception. Send checks to “Special Forces Ass’n”, c/o Councilman David Oh, Rm. 319 City Hall, Phila., PA 19107.

Mar. 18-         State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg is hosted Chili Cookoff at 3118 Englewood St., 7-10 p.m. GOP celebrity chefs. Donations $35. For info David Lynn (215) 333-3753 or David@DAL-Services.com.

Mar. 19-         Pentecostal Clergy of Phila. celebrates Prayer Breakfast Chestnut Hill Ch., 1159 E. Chelten Ave., 8:30 a.m. Keynote speakers: Pastor Elvin Ezekiel, US Senate candidate Joe Sestak and Congressman Chaka Fattah. Donation $30. For info Bishop Leonard C. Goins (215) 991-9830 or (215) 738-9739.

Mar. 19-         Grands as Parents hosts “From Motown to Uptown Cabaret” at Barber’s Ha., Broad & Oxford Sts., 9 p.m. BYOB. Setups available.

Mar. 19-         Libertarian party of Penna. Holds Convention at Renaissance Phila. Airport Hotel, 500 Stevens Dr. Electing delegates to Nat’l Convention. Presidential debate 7:340 p.m. For info Nick Frollini (800) 774-4487.

Mar. 24-         State Sen. Larry Farnese hosts Senior Expo at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free health screenings, refreshments and light lunch. Seating limited. RSVP by Mar. 17 (215) 952-3121.

Mar. 24-         Phila. Public Record names Council President Darrell Clarke “Public Servant of the Year” at Galdo’s Entertainment Complex, 20th St. & Moyamensing Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $50, tables $450. For info John David (267) 259-6654.

Mar. 25-         Democratic Women of Phila. host Fish Fry at Champagne Cafe, 21 E. Chelten Ave., 4:30-9 p.m. Tickets $12. For info Yvonne L. Sawyer (267) 229-8507.

Mar. 27-         South St. Headhouse Dist. celebrates 85th Anniversary of Phila. Easter Promenade, starting 12:30 p.m.

Mar. 29-         Mt. Hebron Bapt. Ch. Presents Community Day at 1415 Wharton St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free clothing, food and items giveaway; lunch also. Sponsored by the Missionary Ministry. For info (215) 336-8163.

Mar. 29-         Association of US Army, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support & Cpl. Michael J. Crescenza Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr. host Vietnam War Commemoration Program at Southampton-Armory, 2700 Southampton Rd., 3 p.m. Every Vietnam War veteran in attendance will be personally recognized by current US service members and community members. Purple Heart recipient Lt. Gen. Jerry Sinn, Ret., keynotes as a “tunnel rat” and a leader of a Rome Plow team. Free and open to public.

Mar. 30-         Phila. Young Democrats host Kickoff Happy Hour at Field House, 1150 Filbert St., 5-9 p.m.

Mar. 30-         Spring Reception supports Councilman Mark Squilla at Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsor Levels: Gold $5,000, Silver $2,500, Bronze $1,000. Tickets $100. Ward Leaders free. Contributions online MarkSquilla.org. or checks payable to “Squilla for Council”, P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. RSVP with guest names to Brittany@lperrygroup.com

Mar. 31-         Montco Democratic Area 4 hosts Scholarship & Dinner Dance Fundraising at Community Music Sch., 775 W. Main St., Trappe, Pa., 6:30-10 p.m. Tickets $75, Couples $125, Committee people $530. Mail checks to “Area 4 Democratic Committee”, Box 285, Worcester, PA 19490.

May. 31-         State Rep. John Taylor hosts Mtg. on Drug Addiction & the Family Taylor at St. Anne’s Social Ha., 2nd fl., Memphis & E. Tucker Sts. next to church, 7-9 p.m. Free.

Apr. 1-            Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Serv. Host Candidates Night at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8:30 p.m. Free food, sample voting machines. For info Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599 or swpds@aol.com.

Apr. 2-            United Republican Cl. hosts Shrimp Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., 7-11 p.m. Tickets $30. For info David Lynn (215) 333-3753.

Apr. 3-            State Rep. John Taylor hosts Fundraiser at Smoky Pint, 2549 Orthodox St., 4-10 p.m. Free food & beer, 4-6 p.m. Tickets $40. To purchase http://smokeypint.bpt.me.

Apr. 5-            State Rep candidate Jim Pio is hosted Fundraiser at Café Michelangelo, 11901 Bustleton Ave., 6 p.m. Patrons $125, Supporters $500, Hosts #$1,000, Vice Chairs $10,000. Checks payable to “Pio for PA”. For tickets (215) 356-3092 or RCC 215-561-0650.

Apr. 5-7-         Penna. AFL-CIO holds Convention at Sheraton Downtown Hotel, 17th & Race Sts. Schedule is subject to change. Tuesday 9:30 a.m.-12 m., Wednesday 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m.-12 m. AFL-CIO/COPE Honorees dinner Wednesday evening. Honorees: Harry Lombardo, Transport Workers Union of America; Michael Barnes, Int’l Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 8; Patrick Eiding, Phila. Council AFL-CIO; and Ryan Boyer, LDC.

Apr. 9-            Spring Cleanup in Chinatown, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Register and meet at 10th St. Plaza, 10th & Vine Sts. For info Betsy Lee (215) 922-2156.

Apr. 9-            Councilman Derek Green honors Opening of Jaden’s Voice autism-services office at 5548 Chestnut St., 12-3 p.m. For info info@jadensvoice.org.

Apr. 16-          Green Party holds Presidential Caucus at Ethical Humanist Soc., 1906 S. Rittenhouse Sq., 10:30 a.m. Registered Green Party members from S.E. Penna. cast secret ballots. For info (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Apr. 16-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Medallion Scholarship Banquet & Health Screenings at 3801 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6 p.m. Also marking Ducky’s 80th Birthday. Tickets $100, couples $150. Black tie optional. For info (215) 242-1220.

Apr. 23-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Autism Expo at St. William Parish, 6238 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch provided. RSVP Deb Whittingham (215) 342-2167.

Apr. 24-          Barbershop Talk Human Family Day Foundation hosts Human Family Day Celebration at Union Baptist Ch., 1910 Fitzwater St., 3-7 p.m. For info (215) 879-9935.

Apr. 26-          Primary Election Day. Don’t forget to vote.

Apr. 27-          African American Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Meeting and Awards Gala, 5 to 8 pm, First District Plaza, 3801 Market St. Ticket $100.

May 6-            State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Health Fair for 201st Legislative Dist. at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

May 6-            50th Anniversary Celebration of Phila. Chinatown Development Corp. at Nat’l Constitution Ctr. For info (215) 922-6156.

May 13-15—Lebanese folk festival sponsored by St. Maron’s Church, great Middle Eastern and American food, refreshments soft and hard. Live entertainment. Free admission, family fun. For info call 215 389-2000, On Ellsworth Street, between 10th and 11th. Friday from 5 pm to midnight, Saturday and Sunday, from noon to midnight.

May 19-          Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts Spring Fling, at 1st Troop Phila. City Calvary Armory, 22 S. 23rd St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250. Flower sponsor $5,000 and Blossom Sponsor $2500. Make checks out to Committee to Elect Mike Stack, PO Box 292, Newtown, PA 18940. RSVP with guest names to Brittany@lperrygroup.com.

May 21-          Preakness at the Piazza for Preakness Stakes at The Piazza, N. Front St., 5-9:30 p.m. Benefits Nat’l Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jun. 13-          CATCH holds Golf Classic benefiting Community Scholarship Fund at Old York Rd. C.C., Spring House, Pa. Registration 8 a.m., shotgun 10 a.m., 19th Hole Barbecue, silent auction & awards 3 p.m. For info (215) 735-7435 or visit on line CATCHinc.com.

Jul. 26-           Weeklong Democratic National Convention.

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