Updated Apr. 21st

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Apr. 21-          Ward Leader Bill Pettigrew hosts “Give Petttigrew the Boot” fundraiser to replace his ward leadership and take on job as GOP fundraising 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-          Mothers in Charge hosts Anniversary Gala at Penn’s Landing Caterers, Reed St. & Columbus Blvd. $100 ticket includes cocktail hour 5-6 p.m.; $75 ticket includes dinner, dancing from 6 p.m.

Apr. 21-          Phila. Chapter NOW holds Spring Fundraiser & Awards Ceremony at Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., 6-8 p.m. Honoring Deputy Mayor Nina Ahmad, Anne Gemmell & Diane Foglizzo.

Apr. 21–         Get out vote rally for Congressman Chaka Fattah and Stephen Zappala, Pegasus Hall, 5534 Pulaski Av., 6 to 8 pm.

Apr. 22-          Sheriff Jewell Williams hosts 16th Ward Fundraiser at Lou & Choo’s, 21st St. & Hunting Pk. Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $10. For info Alberta Williams (267) 687-7197.

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. 22-          Day of Rope Dinner honors Labor Leaders at Elevator Constructors Ha., 12273 Townsend Rd., 7 p.m. Tickets $50. For info Brian Coleman (215) 779-1330 or Tom Dooley (267) 248-5512.

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. 23-          Turkish Delight! Puts Spotlight on Children at Penn Mus., 33rd & Spruce Sts., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Event coincides with Turkey’s National Sovereignty Day and Children’s Day. For info Pam Kosty (215) 898-4045.

Apr. 23-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts 190th Legislative Dist. Spring Fling at Smith Memorial Plg., 3400 Reservoir Dr., near 33rd & Oxford Sts., 4-6 p.m. Free to public. Bring folding chairs. For info (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 23-          Republican convention delegate candidate Aldridk Gessa hosts Rally at 2111 Master St., 4-6 p.m. For info adamlang@29thwardgop.org or (215) 279-8351.

Apr. 24-          Irish Easter Uprising is remembered at Irish Memorial, Dock & Front Sts., 10 a.m. March to Independence Ha. For flag-raising.

Apr. 24-         St. John Baptist Ch. marks 185th Anniversary at 13th & Market Sts., 11 a.m. Mass officiated by Archbishop Charles Chaput, followed by Street Festival marking successful renovation of church tower and bells. Mummers, Jazz band, block party.

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 holds Annual Meeting & Awards Gala at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 5-8 p.m. Tickets $100.

Apr. 27-          Jobs with Justice Labor Law Reception hosts Evening with Councilwoman Helen Gym at Willig, Williams & Davidson, 1825 Walnut St., 25th fl., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $75. For info director@phillyjwj.org.

Apr. 27-          Kol Tzedek Synagogue holds Labor Seder at Calvary Center, 81 S. 48th St., 6-9 p.m.

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-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at BOP Restaurant, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests Brett Celek, players & cheerleaders. Hail Mary Pass $2,500, Touchdown $1,000, Field Goal $500, General Admission $100. RSVP Brittany@lperrygroup.com, for info (215) 893-4281.

Apr. 28-          Ports of Phila. Maritime Soc. honors Kevin Castagnola, Exec. 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-          Mayor’s Office of Youth Commission hosts Youth Summer Job Fair at 1755 N. 13th St., 12-5 p.m. For info Rachel Abbott (215) 686-2159.

Apr. 30-          Allegheny Avenue Arts Festival-Gospelrama at Zion Baptist church, 3600 N. Broad St., 4-7 p.m. Founded by Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music and neighborhood organizations. Free will offering. For info (215) 430-0435.

Apr. 30-          Cambodian New Year Celebration at Hilton Phila. City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 6-12 p.m. Tickets $65. For info Cambodian Fdn., (215) 324-4070.

May 1-            St. Anne’s Parish hosts Golf Benefit at Juniata G.C., 1391 E. Cayuga St., registration 8:30 a.m. For info Meg Graham (267) 255-7711, Nellie Hohenstein (215) 634-4665 or Theresa Stahl (215) 425-3219.

May 3-        Germantown Republican Club sponsors Lincoln Day Dinner at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m. Tickets $65. Booster listing in program $5.  Speaker Councilman Alfred W. Taubenberger. Reservations must be paid by Apr. 26. Reduced parking rate at Midtown Garage, 1415 Sansom St.

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-            Victim/Witness Services of S. Phila. hosts Spring Fundraiser/Silent Auction at Fleisher Art Mem., 719 Catherine St., starting 6 p.m. Ticket $50. For info www.vwssp.org.

May 6-            50th Anniversary Celebration of Phila. Chinatown Development Corp. at Nat’l Constitution Ctr., 525 Arch St., 6 p.m. Community Service Award to David L. Cohen of Comcast. Featured speaker Sister Mary Scullion. For info (215) 922-6156.

May 6-            Councilman David Oh hosts Fundraiser & Victory Party at 1925, 111 S. 17th St, 6-8 p.m. Special guests suburban County Commissioners. Contribution levels $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Checks payable to “Citizens for David Oh”, 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143. Contributions accepted at door.

May 6-            UNICO hosts Spring Fundraiser at Galdo’s Entertainment Complex, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., 7 p.m. Donations $40. Honoring Humanitarian of Year Fr. Nicholas F. Martorano.

May 12-          Spring Reception is hosted for Councilman Derek Green at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $250. Checks payable to “The Green Fund”, P.O. Box 4984, Phila., PA 19119. Mayor Jim Kenney and Council President Darrell Clarke will be in attendance. For info Kelly Bauer (610) 217-3751 or kbauer1122@gmail.com.

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-          Chapel of the Four Chaplains hosts POW-MIA Nat’l Chair of Honor Program at Navy Yard, 1201 Constitution Ave., Bldg. 649, 11 a.m. For info (215) 218-1943.

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 2-              Consul General of Italy Andrea Canepari Hosts Italian National Day with official Italian decoration going to Congressman Bob Brady at Phila. Museum of Art, 2600 Ben Franklin Parkway, 6 to 8 pm.

Jun.2 -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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