Updated March 24th

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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 “tunnel rat” and leader of 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-         RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo hosts veterans job fair at Lincoln Financial Field, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free.

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.

Mar. 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.

Mar. 31-Nicetown CDC/NAC presents “Who Speaks For Our Children, 6 to 8 pm , James Logan School, 1700 Lindley Av.  Attending are Mayor Jim Kenney and Council members Cindy Bass and David Oh.

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. 4-            65th Ward Democrats host Meeting at Ashburner Inn. 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info Colleen (215) 500-0617.

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. 7-            State Sen. Vincent Hughes hosts Spring Reception at Clef Cl., 738 S. Broad St., 5-7 p.m. Sponsors $2,500, Supporters $1,000, Friends $500. RSVP by Apr. 2 (215) 877-7772 or citizensfor hughes@gmail.com.

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. 10-          State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Paper Shredding at 9-11 a.m.

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. 14-          State Senate candidate Kevin Boyle is hosted Reception at FOP Lodge, 11630 Caroline Rd., 6-8 p.m. $35 – Guests $35, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info vcram@voteboyle.com.

Apr. 15-          Mayor Jim Kenney addresses Greater N.E. Phila. Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Union League G.C., Frankford & Grant, 11:30 a.m. Tickets $40. For info (215) 332-3400.information, please email vcram@voteboyle.comTo Contribute Online go to http://votekevinboyle.com/donate/

Contributions can be made payable to “Friends of Kevin Boyle” and may be presented at the door or mailed to 14200 Bustleton Avenue, Unit 1, Philadelphia, PA 19116

For more information, please email vcram@voteboyle.com
$5000 – Committee

To Contribute Online go to http://votekevinboyle.com/donate/

Contributions can be made payable to “Friends of Kevin Boyle” and may be presented at the door or mailed to 14200 Bustleton Avenue, Unit 1, Philadelphia, PA 19116

For more information, please email vcram@voteboyle.com

Apr. 15-          43rd Ward Democrats host Candidates Night at A Lounge, 4210 Macalester St., 5-9 p.m.

Apr. 15-          Senate candidate Katie McGinty is hosted Reception by Wade Albert, Sherrie Cohen & Malcolm Kenyatta at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancelor St., 5-7 p.m. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250. RSVP Evan Seltzer (215) 901-8271 or eseltzer@katiemcginty.com.

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. 17-          PCA hosts Community Resource Ctr. for Vietnamese Seniors at Saigon Maxim Restaurant, 612 Washington Ave., 2-6 p.m. Information in English and Vietnamese. Dinner, entertainment and raffles/giveaway items. For info Sung Young Yun (215) 282-6523 or syun@pcaphl.org.

Apr. 19-          Republican City Committee hosts Spring Cocktail Party at Waterfall Rm. 2015 S. Water St., 6-8 p.m. Tickets $125. RSVP by Apr. 12. Checks payable to “Phila. Republican City Committee”. Mail to Mike Cibik, 1500 Walnut St., Su. 900, Phila., PA 19102.

Apr. 20-          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. 21-          Ward Leader Bill Pettigrew hosts “Give Petttigrew the Boot” fundraiser to replace his leadership of three wards and take on job as GOP Fund raising Chairman at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Food, open bar, entertainment, special bartenders and guests. Tickets $40.

Apr. 21-13th Anniversary Mothers in Charge gala at Penn’s Landing Caterers, Reed Street and Christopher Columbus Blvd. $100 includes cocktail hour from 5 to 6 pm. $75ticket includes dinner, dancing Gala from 6 pm.

Apr. 22-          Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts Old School Dance Party at The View, 800 N. Broad St., 6-11 p.m. MC Doug Harrison, WDAS. Free hors d’oeuvres. Contributions payable to “Friends of Blondell Reynolds Brown”, memo “Old School Dance Party 2016”. For info Pandora (609) 472-1351.

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.

Apr. 28-          State Rep. John Taylor is hosted Historic Site Cigar & Wine Tasting at Colonial Dames, 1630 Latimer St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Team Taylor Co-Chair $10,000, Host $5,000, Benefactor $2,500, Patron $1,000, Individual $250. For info (215) 545-2244 or jct.uta@att.net.

Apr. 28-          Ports of Phila. Maritime Soc. honors Kevin Castagnola, Ex. Dir. and CEO of South Jersey Port Corp., as Maritime Person of Year at 81st annual dinner at Cescaphé, 923 N. 2nd St.

Apr.30-Youth Summer Job Fair hosted by Mayor’s Office of Youth Commission, 1755 N. 1`3th St., noon to 5 pm. For more info contact Rachel Abbott at 215-686-2159.

May 6-            Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee holds Contest & Open House at Training Facility, 10401 Decatur Rd., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Competition in 5 categories. Also trade show exhibits, family fun day. For info (215) 824-2300.

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) 922-6156.6 pm. Community Service Award to David L. Cohen of Comcast. Featured speaker Sister Mary Scullion.

May 13-15-     St. Maron’s Ch. sponsors Lebanese folk festival on Ellsworth St. between 10th and 11th Sts., Friday 5 p.m.-midnight, Saturday and Sunday noon to midnight. Great Middle Eastern and American food, refreshments soft and hard. Live entertainment. Free admission, family fun. For info (215) 389-2000,

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.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or wbrown@pahouse.net.

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