Updated Apr. 7th

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Apr. 7-            Asian-American Symposium on Housing at Convention Center, Rm. 103ABC, 12th & Arch Sts., 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

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 to (215) 877-7772 or citizensforhughes@gmail.com.

Apr. 7-            State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Roxborough Reception at Tavern on Ridge, 6080 Ridge Ave., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $50 and $35. RSVP (215) 383-2823.

Apr. 7-            State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Fundraiser at Grey Lodge Pub, 6235 Frankford Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts $2,500, VIPs $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friend. $250. Checks payable to “Pennsylvanians for Rep. Cohen”, 105 Cliffwood Rd., Phila., PA 19115. RSVP mmacohen1@verizon.net or (215) 375-4307.

Apr. 7-            City Commissioner Lisa Deeley hosts Fundraiser at Penna. 6, 114 S. 12th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts $2,900, Sponsors $1,500, VIPs $500, Friends $250. RSVP badeeley@gmail.com.

Apr. 7-            African American United Fund & others host Candidate Forum at 2231 N. Broad St., 6-8 p.m. Addressing gentrification, housing, jobs, economic development & caregivers. For info Linda Richardson (215) 236-1878.

Apr. 7-            State Rep. Maria Donatucci hosts Fundraiser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 1520 Packer Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Support levels $125, $250, $500.

Apr. 8-            Laborers’ District Council hosts Fundraiser for congressional candidate Dwight Evans at 665 N. Broad St., 5th floor.  8:30-10 a.m. Gold $5,000, Silver $2,500, Bronze $1,000. RSVP Dione dfrith@ldcphilly.org.

Apr. 8-            State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts Senior Fair at Mann Older Adult Ctr., 3201 N. 5th St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pubic-benefit info, health screenings, safety tips. English and Spanish. For info (215) 457-5281.

Apr. 8-            Albert C. Littlepage, president of Pt. Breeze Community Network, plus 36th and 48th Ward Democrats, host Candidate Forum at Audenried Charter Sch., 3301 Tasker St., 6-8 p.m. Candidates RSVP (214) 334-4430 or (267) 457-5658 or (267) 240-1855. Not a debate forum.

Apr. 8-            Committee persons invited to rally for Stephen Zappala for Attorney General at Galdo’s Entertainment Complex, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., 6 p.m. Committee people free, others $l50.

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-            40 different law-enforcement agencies seek minority candidates at Bright Hope Baptist Ch., 1602 N. 12th St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For info PO Kenneth Scott (215) 227-8555.

Apr. 9-            Sheriff Jewell Williams hosts 16th Ward Candidates Meeting at Winchester Rec Ctr., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For info Alberta Williams (267) 687-7197.

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

Apr. 10-          John Dougherty & Phila. Organized Labor host All Star Labor Classic Basketball, benefiting cerebral palsy, at New Foundations CS, 8001 Torresdale Ave., 10:30 a.m.

Apr. 11-          Democratic City Committee hosts Jefferson-Jackson Celebration, Sheet Metal Workers Ha., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $150.

Apr. 12-          6th Ward Democrats host Meeting at Angela Court, 4400 Fairmount Ave., 6:30 p.m. Candidates welcome. For info (267) 679-6379.

Apr. 13-         State Rep candidate Sean Stevens hosts Fundraiser at Pagano’s Market & Bar, 2001 Market St., 2-5 p.m. Friends $25, Hosts $75. Tickets at door or online www.electseanstevens.com.

Apr. 13-          State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Birthday Fundraiser at Estia Restaurant, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP by Apr. 10 Repdawkins179@gmail.com.

Apr. 14-          Connected Women host Political Power & Networking Hour at Columbia N. YMCA, 1400 N. Broad St., 6 p.m. Free and open to public.

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. 14-          32nd Ward Democrats host Candidates Night at Ch. of the Advocate, 18th & Diamond Sts., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Public invited. For info (215) 317-9232.

Apr. 14-          S. Phila. Tea Party Patriots meet at Prudential Bank, 19th & Oregon Ave., 7-9 p.m. Parking in rear. For info Rita Anderson (215) 462-6631.

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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.com 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 $5000 – Committee

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 Chancellor St., 5-7 p.m. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250. RSVP Evan Seltzer (215) 901-8271 or eseltzer@katiemcginty.com.

Apr. 15-16-     Congregation Rodeph Shalom marks 40th anniversary of Phila. Mus. of Jewish Art. For info Carol Perloff (215) 627-6747, ext. 420.

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-          Cedarbrook Civic Ass’n hosts 2nd Congressional Dist. Candidates Forum at St. Raymond of Penaforte Ch., 1350 E. Vernon Rd., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Apr. 16-          ODAAT’s Mel Wells leads Anti Violence Coalition on Show You Care March from Sullivan Progress Plaza, 1501 N. Broad St., starting 11 a.m.  Heads south to City Hall.  For info (215) 226-7880.

Apr. 16-          10th Ward Democrats host Spring Fling at Platinum Grill, 7719 Crittenden St., 2-5 p.m. Tickets $30. For info Ward Leader Isabella Fitzgerald (215) 429-8051.

Apr. 16-       35th Ward and 55th Ward Democrats host Shrimp/Beef & Beer Night at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-11 p.m. Sponsors $1,000; Supporters $500. Tickets $50.

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. 17-          Fishtown Neighbors Ass’n hosts Chili Cookoff at Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St.

Apr. 18-    Phila. Legislative Black Caucus hosts Seminar regarding rights of state barber and cosmetology licensing applicants  at Clara Muhammad School, 4700 Wyalusing Av., 6 to 8 pm.

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-          State Rep. Donna Bullock is hosted Reception at Bellevue, 200 S. Broad St., Su. 400, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friends $50, Supporters $100, Partners $500, Sponsors $1,000. Checks payable to “Friends of Donna Bullock”. For info (267) 239-3532 or info@donnabullock195.com.

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

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, 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.

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.

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 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 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. 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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