Around South Philly 6-11-2015


Photo 1: Well-attended Masses helped The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, 1166 S. Broad St., to celebrate its patron’s feast day May 22.

Photo 2: Passyunk Passeggiata marked its second week of offering late-night shopping and dining experiences June 3.

Photo 3: Twelve bars and restaurants helped to make May 30’s Craft Beer Day along East Passyunk Avenue a thrilling 13-hour experience.

Photo 4: The American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., served strawberry cake and offered crafts, face painting and guided gallery tours as part of Saturday’s National Day.

Photo 5: The next day, Filitalia International, 1834 E. Passyunk Ave., presented La Festa Della Repubblica, Italian National Day, along East Passyunk Avenue.

Photo 6: Jefferson University’s Methodist Hospital, 2301 S. Broad St., with help from Captain America and Elsa, among others, received beautiful weather for Saturday’s 27th Annual Health Expo.

Photo 7: 186th District state Rep. Jordan Harris stopped by Stephen Girard Elementary School, 1800 Snyder Ave., June 4 to inspect tote bags that the students made. Ultimo Coffee, 1900 S. 15th St., will sell the items Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to raise funds for arts classes for the learners. SPR

Photos Provided by Rev. Dan McLaughlin, Emily Catalano, Anthony Sortino, The American Swedish Historical Museum, Joseph F. Marino, Joseph Myers and Jessica Gould