Neighborhood gatherings 1-29-2015


3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Police Service Area 2 Meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Mummers Museum, 1100 S. Second St.; a Captain’s Townhall Meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at the District; and a Police Service Area 1 Meeting 6:30 p.m. at the Santore Library, 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-3030.

Bella Vista Neighbors Association holds a General membership meeting with a guest from the Philadelphia City Planning Commission 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Palumbo Rec Center, 700 S. Ninth St. 215-627-0057.

Dickinson Square West Civic Association holds a Finance Committee Meeting 7-8 p.m. Feb. 2 (e-mail for meeting location); and a Volunteer Meeting 7-7:45 p.m. Feb. 3 at Mt. Moriah Church, 410 Wharton St.

Friends of Mifflin Square Park hold a Community Meeting 6-7 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia, 2418 S. Seventh St. 215-704-7466.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition holds a zoning meeting 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Hawthorne Culture Center, 1200 Carpenter St.; and a Hawthorne Cultural Center Advisory Council Meeting 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Cultural Center. 215-735-1225.

Marconi Older Adult Center, 2433 S. 15th St., hosts Enhance Fitness 9 a.m. (Free), Learn to crotchet or knit 10:30 a.m. (Free), and Musical Rockers 1 p.m. (Free) Jan. 29; Zumba class 9:30 a.m. ($4), iPad experience 10 am. (Free) and Pokeno 1 p.m. ($1) Jan. 30; Morning Stretch 9 a.m. (Free), a Heart Program 10 a.m. (Free), and iPad experience 10 am. (Free) Feb. 2; EnhanceFitness 9 a.m. (Free) and Theater Group 1 p.m. (Free) Feb. 3; and a Next Chapter Discussion 10 a.m. (Free) and Relaxation 11:30 a.m. (Free) Feb. 4. 215-717-1971.

Mario Lanza Museum is holding a Mario Lanza Birthday Remembrance noon-3 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Museum, 712 Montrose St. 215-238-9691.

Nar-Anon Family Group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Epiphany of Our Lord Church, 1121 Jackson St. 215-334-1035.

National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia holds a 2015 World Meeting of Families meeting 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Shrine’s Friary, 1166 S. Broad St. R.S.V.P. to Deborah, 215-546-8333 ext.12 or,

Newbold Neighbors Association, hosts a Night Out with Newbold 8-10 p.m. Jan. 30 at American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; a Neighborhood Walk 7-8 p.m. Feb. 3 (e-mail for details); and a Community Outreach Committee Meeting 6:30- 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 (location TBD, e-mail for details).

Passyunk Square Civic Association holds a Language Exchange Open Table 7-9 p.m. Jan. 29 at Plaza Garibaldi, 935 Washington Ave.; and a General Meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 3 at Annunciation BVM Church Hall, 1511 S. 10th St. (Dickinson St. entrance).

Philadelphia Refugee Mental Health Collaborative hosts drop-in homework help and enrichment programs focusing on literacy and English language skills 3:30-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Bhutanese American Organizaion-Philadelphia (BAO-P), 1927 S. Seventh St. They also call on volunteers to help – contact volunteer coordinator Amanda Beardall at

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., recommends Baby and Toddler Storytimes 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Jan. 27 at the Charles Santore Library, 932 S. Seventh St. 215-339-0975.

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., recommends a Community Rally regarding Black Lives Matter 5-7 p.m. Jan. 31 at Ebenezer SDA Church, 1437 Christian St.; a Triangles Cleanup 10-11 a.m. Feb. 1 at South and 23rd streets; a Stanton Community Partners Meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the school, 1700 Christian St.; and a Friends of Julian Abele Park Meeting 7-8 p.m. Feb. 3 at the SOSNA office. 215-732-8446.

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