Updated Feb. 9

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Feb. 10- Ward Leader Bobby Henon hosts 65th Ward Party at Maggie’s Waterfront Café, 9247 N. Delaware Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $40. Checks payable to “Friends of the 65th Ward,” 9209 Torresdale Ave., Phila., PA 19114. For info: John Donohoe (267) 334-3775.

Feb. 10- S.W. Phila. Dist. Services & Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell present African American History Month at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th & Chester Ave., 6-8:30 p.m. Free dinner and admission. For info: Marcus Sharp, coordinator (267) 237-4283; Mike Ross, president (484) 250-9055.

Feb. 13- Union League hosts Lincoln Day at 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln reads Gettysburg Address outside 12 m., Lunch 12:30 p.m., Parade to Independence Hall ceremony follows.

Feb. 13- Lt. Gov. Mike Stack & State Sen. Sharif Street attend Pathways to Pardons Opportunity Fair at Dobbins HS, 2150 W. Lehigh Ave., starting 5 p.m.

Feb. 13- Phila. Democratic Progressive Coalition hosts “How to Run for Local Office & Win – W. Philly Edition”” at Mt. Carmel Baptist Ch., 5732 Race St., 7-8:30 p.m. Free

Feb. 14- 53rd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Petition Party at Nick’s Roast Beef, 2212 Cottman Ave., Banquet Rm., rear, 7 p.m. Light refreshments. Donations $100. For info: Janice Sulman (215) 470-7542.

Feb. 15- 5th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Dinner Fundraiser for candidates at Meatballs & More, 214 South St., 7 p.m. Candidates’ admission $100. Checks payable to “5th Ward Democratic Executive Committee.”

Feb. 16- Sherman Toppin is hosted Kickoff & Petition-Signing Party at Philly Platinum Grill in Market Sq. Mall, 7719 Crittenden St., 6-8 p.m. Contribution levels $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Payable to “Committee to Elect Sherman Toppin for Judge,” 1800 JFK Blvd., Su. 300, Phila., PA 19103 or at door. For info: (215) 564-3600 or vote@ToppinForJudge.com.

Feb. 16- Phila. Democratic Progressive Committee hosts “How to Run for Local Office & Win – N. Philly Edition” at Dobbins HS, 2150 W. Lehigh Ave., 6 p.m.

Feb. 16- 58th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Mtg. at 1247 Southampton Rd., 7 p.m. Candidates invited to bring petitions. For info: Skip Montell (267) 444-7945 or Jim Donnelly (610) 360-5682.

Feb. 17- 44th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Evening of Jazz & Petition Party at Danny Banquet Ha., 50th & Market Sts. Featuring Napoleon Black Redeemed & 61st St. Band. Tickets $150. Checks payable to “Ward 44” RSVP: (215) 429-4819 by Feb. 13.

Feb. 17- 33rd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Sweetheart Dance Fundraiser at Juniata G.C., 1391 E. Cayuga St., 7-12 p.m. Parking, dancing, beer, wine, soda. Tickets $35, 2 for $60. For info: (215) 370-3689.

Feb. 18- State Rep. Angel Cruz and 7th Ward Democratic Committee host Candidates Fundraiser/Petition Party at Salsa, 2126 E. Lehigh Ave., 7-10 p.m. Friends $50, Candidates $100. Checks payable to “7th Ward.” For info: José Giral (267) 228-7231 or elections215@gmail.com.

Feb. 18- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 9:30 a.m.-12 m. Meet & greet community members, voter petition-signing. Refreshments. Candidates’ donation $50, checks payable to “42nd Democratic Ward,” P.O. Box 24419, Phila., PA 19120. Send checks + info by Feb. 4. RSVP: Elaine Tomlin Elaine.Tomlin@verizon.net or (267) 496-5662.

Feb.18- 9th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser/Petition-Signing Party at 7165 Bar & Lounge, 7165 Germantown Ave., 7-10 p.m. Tickets $60, Host level $100, Sponsor level $250. For info: (215) 917-4410.

Feb. 21- Phila. Democratic Progressive Committee hosts Candidate Petition Party at Field Ho., 1150 Filbert St., 6-8 p.m.

Feb. 22- Public Record hosts Who’s Who Night honoring Councilman James Tayoun at Sheet Metal Workers Ha., 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30 p.m. Congressman Bob Brady, others speak. Buffet, premium bar, hors d’oeuvres. Tickets $40, 4 for $140. For tickets: (215) 755-2000, ext. 7 or events@cityandstatepa.com.

strong>Feb. 22- Phila. Democratic Progressive Committee hosts “How to Run for Political Office – S. Philly Edition” at St. Barnabas Ch., 1814 Wharton St., 6-7:30 p.m.

strong>Feb. 22- Green Party elects New City Committee at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St. (near Girard Ave.) 7 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. The meeting open to the public with no admission charge. For more info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

strong>Feb. 23- Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts Mardi Gras Celebration at Scarpetta Restaurant, 210 W. Rittenhouse Sq., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250 up. Checks payable to “Committee to Elect Mike Stack,” PO Box 292, Newtown, PA 18940. For info: (215) 893-4281.

strong>Feb. 23- State Rep. Jim Roebuck celebrates his Birthday Bash at Warmdaddy’s, 1400 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Jazz, soul food & fun. RSVP: Bonnie Squires (610) 329-6826.

strong>Feb. 23- Commissioner Al Schmidt holds Fundraiser at Firefighters’ Union Ha., 415 N. 5th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Open bar, catering from Paesano’s. Contributions $100. Payable to “Friends of Al Schmidt,” P.O. Box 18538, Phila., PA 19129.

Feb. 23- State Rep. John Taylor hosts Mtg. on Saving Lives with Narcan at St. Anne’s Ha., 2328 E. Lehigh Ave., 2nd fl., 6-8 p.m. Free. Must be 16 years or older. RSVP: (215) 708-3139.

Feb. 24- Friends of 56th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser & Petition-Signing Party at FOP Lodge 5 Ha., 11630 Caroline Rd., 7-11 p.m. Tickets $50, Candidates $125. Checks payable to “Friends of 56th Ward.” RSVP: John Sabatina, 7720 Castor Ave., 2nd fl., Phila., PA 19152. For info: (215) 742-8600.

Feb. 25- Octavius Catto Day is honored at 6th & Lombard Sts., 10 a.m.; then at Union League for Lunch and Awards. Tickets $35. For info: (215) 204-5452.

Feb. 25- 32nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Petition Party at Mander Plg., 33rd & Diamond Sts., 2-5 p.m. For info: Bernard Lopez (215) 317-9232 or email Blop21457@gmail.com for candidates.

Feb. 25- State Sen. Anthony Williams celebrates 60th Birthday at Hilton City Line, 4100 City Line Ave., 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Various contribution levels. For info: 267) 888-4165.

Feb. 28- State Sen. John Sabatina Hosts Mardi Gras Reception at Ladder 15, 1528 Sansom St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $150, Friends $250, Hosts $500, Sponsors, $1,000. For info: (215) 821-7606 or re.elect.johnsabatina@gmail.com

Mar. 1- Phila. Council AFL-CIO PAC/COPE hosts Fundraiser at Art Bar, Sonesta Hotel, 1800 Market St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Mayor Jim Kenney. Tickets $250. For info: Danny Bauder (215) 410-1517.

Mar. 3- Spirit of Port Luncheon honors Eugene Mattioni at Hilton at Penn’s Landing, 201 S. Columbus Blvd., 11:30 a.m. For info: Christine (215) 940-9900, ext. 104.

Mar. 3- Jim Donnelly hosts the 58th Ward Democratic Committee’s St. Patrick’s Day Bash at Knowlton Mansion, 931 Rhawn St., 7-11 p.m. Special guest Lt. Gov. Mike Stack. Food, drink, live music. Tickets $50/person, Candidates $100. RSVP: Jim Donnelly (610) 360-5682 or Skip Montell (267) 444-7945.

Mar. 9- Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Young Professionals $100, Supporters $250, Sponsors $500. Payable to “The Green Fund,” P.O. Box 4984, Phila., PA 19119 or www.dereksgreen.com/contribute. RSVP: Kelly Bauer kbauer1122@gmail.com.

Mar. 9- So. Phila. Business Ass’n honors 2017 Persons of the Year at Galdo’s Catering, 20th & Moyamensing Ave. For info: Gaeton Tavella (215) 868 5502. Honorees Daniel Rendine, Esq., Dawn Retallick Rhodes, Dorette Rota Jackson and Vincent DeFino, Esq.

Mar. 10- Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward Democrats’ St. Patrick’s Day Bash at Paddy Whacks, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $40. Food, drink, music. Candidates $100.

Mar. 11- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 12th Dist. Police, 6448 Woodland Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Free.

Mar. 12- St. Patrick’s Day Parade marches, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Mar. 16- Republican 57th Ward hosts St. Patrick’s Day Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 6-9 p.m. All you can eat & drink. Tickets $40.

Mar. 29- Women for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts Ruby Red Reception at Enterprise Business Ctr. 4545 Market St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. For info: Taylor (267) 671-7208 or blondellonline@gmail.com.

Mar. 30- Councilman Bill Greenlee Birthday celebration at Plays and Players Theater, 1714 Delancey Place, Rittenhouse Sq., 5:30 pm. $200 ticket, friend $500 and Supporter $1,000. RSVP John Brady 267-432 4254.

Apr. 27- Committee to Re-elect Rep. John Taylor hosts annual Historical Site Cigar & Wine Tasting at Colonial Dames of Phila., 1630 Latimer St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250. Sponsorships available.

Apr. 30- Crisis Intervention Network Reunion Committee hosts Trip to Nat’l Mus. of African American History & Culture, Washington, D.C. Bus leaves Progress Plaza 10 a.m. Tickets $48. For info: Mike Reed (215) 796-5499.

Jun.11-12- Indigenous Muslim Sisters hosts Nat’l Reunion at Int’l Ho., 3701 Chestnut St. Tickets $50. For info and tickets: Aisha (443) 851-9212, Saeedah (215) 828-1969, Majeedah (215) 778-2748, Ayesha (979) 319-2983.

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