Updated April 28th

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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-         Asian Food and Business Expo 2016 at Convention Center, 10 am to 5 pm. www.AsianBizExpo.com. Showcase of best Asian Food Markets. Telephone 610-969-9837.

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 Cl. 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. Leslie Acosta hosts Small Business Development Expo, Esperanza Coll., 4261 N. 5th St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Event is for emerging entrepreneurs and existing small businesses. One-stop shop for services and information. To RSVP (215) 457-5281.

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. Reception and Cultural Exhibition at 6 p.m., Program and dinner at 7 pm, and dessert and Lantern Festival at Franklin Sq. at 8:30 p.m. 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 7-            Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration, 11 am to 5 m, rain or shine at Franklin Sq., 6th & Race Sts., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Rain or shine.

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 12-          Retroaction Sports presents Student Athlete Day at Dave & Buster’s, 325 N. Columbus Blvd., 5 p.m., honoring athletes from tristate area who have acquired a 3.0 GPA or better in school in addition to their Athletic achievements.  Free event. For info, Jamal green 267-978-8100.

May 12-          Republican Woman and Republican Party present Paint Night. Instructor available as well as canvas. Paints, brushes, snacks and prizes. $45. BYOB. Limited seating. Reserve your spot. PayPal@www.PhillyGOP.com or email Bill Pettigrew Philly23rd@aol.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-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Salute to Veterans memorial at Vernon Pk., 5800 Germantown Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Host of attractions, food and beverages. Veterans wishing to receive certificate must register by May 2 (215) 849-6592.

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.

May 24-          RCC hosts Cigar Night at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford. $95. Jazz trio, Hors d’oeuvres, free valet parking. Must RSVP Bill Pettigrew (215) 743-2000.

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. 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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