Updated May 5th

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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-          State Sen. Larry Farnese hosts Town Hall Mtg. with Center City Residents Association, Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 S., 18th, 7 to 8 pm.

May 12-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Business Owners’ Breakfast at Indigo Bleu, 3870 Lancaster Ave., 9 a.m. Helping owners and startups navigate government regs, also financial info. Free but RSVP required vbrownpahouse.net or (215) 879-6615.

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-      Self  Help Movement’s third annual Reception, Knowlton Mansion, 8001 Veree Rd., 6-10 p.m. Honorees Mayor Jim Kenney and Plumbers Local 690 Business Mgr. John Kane. Tickets $125.

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-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Older Adults Month Luncheon at Presbyterian Residence Complex, 2000 S. 58th St., 12-2 p.m. For Presbyterian residents. For info (215) 748-6712

May 13-15-     St. Maron’s Ch. sponsors Lebanese folk festival on Ellsworth St. between 10th & 11th Sts., Friday 5-12 p.m., 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 13-           World Falun Gong Day.

May 14-          Vendors Row Festival on Woodland Ave. from 48th to 58th St.,12-8 p.m.

May 16-          S. Phila. Tea Party Patriots host Meeting at Prudential Bank, 19th & Oregon Ave., 7-9 p.m. Ample parking in rear.

May 18-          PATH offers free wellness/depression screenings at 33rd & Dauphin Sts., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Check website www.pathcenter.org. For info Felice Srolis (215) 728-4563.

May 20-         State Rep candidate Jim Pio is hosted Jammin’ with Jimmy Fundraiser at Curran’s  Irish Inn, 6900 State Rd., starting 6 p.m. Tickets $40.

May 21-          2016 Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run has raised over $50,000 for families of police and fire personnel killed in line of duty. This year honoring memory of Lt. Robert Neary. For details www.Mayfairrun.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 4 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 22-          Golf Benefit for St. Ann’s Parish, Juniata G.C., 1391 E. Cayuga St., Registration 8:30 a.m., Shotgun 9 a.m. $80 per person, foursome $320. All-day burgers, hot dogs, awards, beverages, and luncheon. For info (215) 739-4590.

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.

May 25-         State Rep candidate Bill Pounds is hosted Fundraiser at Kildare’s, 4417 Main St., 6-9 p.m. 3-hour open bar and Hors d’oeuvres. Tickets $55, couples $90. Tickets available at door.

May 26-          Lt. Gov. Mike Stack is hosted Reception at Tai Lake Restaurant, 134 N. 10th St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,500, $1,500, Tickets $100. Checks payable to “Committee to Elect Mike Stack”, P.O. Box 292, Newtown, Pa. 18940. For info (215) 893-4281 or Lindsey@lperrygroup.com.

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 Pkwy., 6-8 p.m.

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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