Updated July 14th

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Jul. 14- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Business Lunch at Dornsife Ctr., 3509 Spring Garden St., 1:30 p.m. RSVP: (215) 879-6615.

Jul. 14- Rev. Paul “Earthquake” Moore sponsors Unity Walk for Peace, starting 70th & Woodland to 65th & Woodland, 6:30 p.m.

Jul. 16- Councilwoman Cherelle Parker & State Rep. Tonyelle Cook-Artis seek volunteers for Wadsworth Ave. Cleanup, 1500 & 1600 blocks. 9 a.m.-12 m. Light refreshments. To volunteer: (215) 242-7300.

Jul. 16- State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts Community Health Fair, at Fairhill Pk., corner of W. Lehigh Ave. & N. 4th St., 12-2 p.m. Free.

Jul. 16- Congressman Bob Brady hosts Brady Bunch Party at Westy’s Irish Pub, 101 E. Walnut St., N. Wildwood, N.J., starting 3-7 p.m. For info: (215) 241-7805.

Jul. 16- Bastille Day is celebrated at Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave. Reenactment of storming of Bastille with 3,000 Tastykakes flung out to crowd.

Jul. 17- City Commissioner Lisa Deeley hosts Birthday Beach Brunch at Keenan’s Irish Pub, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Donation $100. RSVP: Lisa Deeley (215) 332-8456.

Jul. 17- Jazz Festival at Saunders Pk. Greene, 39th & Powelton Ave., 12:15-5:30 p.m.

Jul. 17- Aldridk Gessa-Lang, Adam Lang & Gary Summerfield host Gathering to Thank Phila. Police Dept. at 24th/25th Dists., 5901 Whitaker Ave., 2 p.m.

Jul. 18- Councilwoman Cindy Bass. Rep. Stephen Kinsey, and Nicetown Community Partners host Music in Stenton Pk., 4600 N. 16th St., this Monday and every Monday through Aug. 16, 6-8 p.m.; every Wednesday, Oldies Nights in Vernon Pk., 5800 Germantown Ave., 5:30-8:30 p.m.; and every Friday from July 15 to Aug. l2, Praise in the with St. John Evangelistic Ch., Gregory School of Music & Barrett Advisory Council at Barrett Plg., 8th & Duncannon St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 685-9182,

Jul. 20- Brith Sholom hosts Veterans’ Fair at3839 Conshohocken Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Jul. 20- Democratic candidate for US Senate Katie McGinty is hosted Reception at home of Jules Zacher & Yvonne Cooke, 2133 S. James St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $250 and up. RSVP: Evan Selzer (215) 901-8271.

Jul. 23- State Rep. John Taylor hosts 177th Dist. Beach Ball at Casey’s on Third, 301 New York Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J., 2-6 p.m. Domestic beer, wine and buffet. Tickets $40.

Jul. 23- Glaziers’ Union Day is hosted at Keenan’s Peggy’s Crab Shack, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J.

Jul. 24- Afro-LatinX Mixer is hosted at African American Museum, 701 Arch St., 4-7 p.m. Celebrating DNC kickoff plus 40th anniversary. Tickets complimentary with RSVP to Museum.

Jul. 24- Committee of 70 hosts Girls & Boys on the Bus at Pipeline Philly, 30 S. 15th St., 15th fl., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $35, Students $15.

Jul. 25-28- Democratic National Convention.

Jul 26- Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. hosts luncheon featuring Dr. Denise Spellberg, American scholar of Islamic history at City Hall Caucus Rm., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Donation $65. For info: (267) 713-8663.

Jul. 26- DNC Dim Sum 2016 Event hosts AAPI delegates at Ocean City Restaurant, 234 N. 9th St., 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Jul. 26- City & State hosts “Cheesesteak vs. Cheesecake: a New York-Philly Food Fight” at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 2:30-4:30 p.m. Co-hosts: Congress Members Brendan Boyle and Carolyn Maloney. Panel samples the 2 cities’ most-celebrated dishes. To sponsor: David Alpher dalpher@cityandstatepa.com.

Jul. 26- Summer GOP Forum at Alma Mater, 7165 Germantown Ave., starting 6 p.m. Including State Sen. Scott Wagner, Montco Commissioner Joe Gale, Councilman David Oh and Abington Twp. Commissioner Dennis Zappone. Free. RSVP: RepublicanUrbanIssues.Eventbrite.com.

Jul. 27- Americans for Democratic Action commemorate 1948 Civil Rights Plank at African American Museum, 401 Arch St., 2-4 p.m. Featured guest is Congressman John Lewis. Tickets limited, register online: ada.ticketleap.com.

Jul. 27- DNC and special guests to be announced at reception honoring Mayor Jim Kenney at Popi’s Italian Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St., VIP reception 6-7 p.m., general reception 7-8 p.m. General reception tickets $500. For info, RSVP: (215) 893-4281.

Aug. 2- 46th Ward Leader Jannie Blackwell celebrates annual Night Out at home, Melville & Locust Sts.; 34th Ward’s Kathy Huggins celebrates at Dewey & Race Sts., 6 p.m.

Aug. 6- Local 22 Firefighters host at Keenan’s, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J.

Aug. 6- Boys to Men from Dust to Industry discuss Tawheed – the true meaning of Oneness at Phila. Masjid, 47th & Wyalusing Ave., 4 p.m. Special message from over 12 imams. For info: Wali Hamid (267) 984-0340 and Faruq Ahmad (267) 755-8624.

Aug. 2- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell hosts 46th Ward National Night Out celebration from 6 pm at Melville & Locust Sts., starting 6 p.m.

Aug. 2-   Kathy Huggins & 34th Ward mark National Night Out at Dewey & Race Sts., starting 7 p.m.

Aug. 7- We Feed Homeless Black Tie gala, featuring Kelly Price and DJ Jazzy Joe Annual Black Tile Gala at Wanamaker Bldg., Crystal Tea Rm., 5-10 p.m. Tickets $125 For info: (215) 764-5688.

Aug. 12- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Summer Soirée at Keenan’s Pub, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J. 7-10 p.m. Gen. Adm. $30. Sponsorships $1,000, $2,500, $5,000. For info: Brittany (215) 893-4281.

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.

Aug. 13- Local 98 hosts Down Under Party at Keenan’s Patio, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J., 3-7 p.m.

Aug. 14- Gas Workers Local 686 is hosted at Keenan’s, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J., 4-8 p.m.

Aug.  20- 47th Ward Leader George Brooks hosts Comedy Crab & Shrimp Fest to Baltimore, lve. at Progress Plaza, Broad & Oxford Sts. 1 p.m., return 11 p.m. Tickets $167. Includes round-trip deluxe motor coach, free lunch en route, all-you-can-eat fried shrimp, steamed crabs, buffet, all-you-can-drink premium bar, comedy show, music & dancing! For info: (215) 235-2235 or (267) 971-5703.

Aug. 20- Kathy Huggins hosts 34th Ward Block Party at Dewey & Race Sts.

Aug. 20- Operating Engineers host Summer Day at Shore for members at Keenan’s Cabana, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., N. Wildwood, N.J., 3-7 p.m.

Sep. 10- Sheet Metal Workers host membership picnic at Clementon L. Pk., N.J, for membership and their families.

Sep. 27- Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333Oct. 8- USS John Murtha is commissioned at Penn’s Landing, 10 a.m.

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