Neighborhood Gatherings 5-19-2016


Christ Church South Philly holds a “Fosterware” Party 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 24 at the church, 229 Moore St. to increase awareness of Foster Care Awareness Month and receive questions potential parents may have.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., holds a QOTA 6 to 9 p.m. May 25 at Palladino’s, 1934 E. Passyunk Ave. 215-336-1455.

Friends of Hawthorne Park welcome Jazz Bridge to the park with a performance 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 19; and hold a Monthly Meeting 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 22 at the park (bring a chair!).

Friends of Kirkbride Elementary holds “A Night Out for Kirkbride” fundraiser 6 to 9 p.m. May 20 at Industrious Office, 230 S. Broad St. (17th Floor) with cocktails, food, and auctions. Tickets: $30-$40.

Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, 1417 Wharton St., holds a Clothing, Items and Food Giveaway 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 24. Free for all, lunch will be served. 215-336-8163.

Newbold Civic Association holds a General Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 25 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St.

Pizzeria Pesto, 1925 S. Broad St., holds a fundraiser for the Friends of Boy Scout Troop 147 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 24 with 10 percent of the day’s proceeds benefiting the 101-year-old group, dine-in or take-out. Contact Chris Menna: 267-250-2335 or

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., holds a General Meeting 7:30 to 9 p.m. May 19 at Whetstone Tavern, 700 S. Fifth St.; recommends the Old Swedes Flea Market 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 at the church, 916 S. Swanson St.; and QVK9 hosts a Canine Carnival noon to 4 p.m. May 22 at Mario Lanza Park, 200 Catharine St. 215-339-0975.

Sacred Heart of Jesus holds a Flea Market 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 (Raindate is June 4) at the church, 1404 S. Third St. Call Debbie: 267-861-0654 for a table ($20).

South Broad Street Neighborhood Assocation holds a “Bingo For a Cleaner Broad Street” 5 to 9 p.m. May 19 at 1903 S. Broad St., Second floor. Tickets: $25 for three cards, $5 each additional card.

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., holds its Triangles Summer Music Series Kick Off 6 to 8 p.m. May 19 at the Grays Ferry Triangle, S. 23rd St. and Grays Ferry Ave. 215-732-8446. ■