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TREE LIGHTING AND ORNAMENT CONTEST Sunday, November 29 Start Time – 5:00 PM The Pilgrim Gardens/Aronimink Civic Association will be holding the 45th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, November 29th at 5:00 PM at the Pilgrim Gardens Traffic Circle (RAIN or SHINE). There will also be an Ornament Contest for children up to age 14. Please drop off ornaments from 1 to 2 PM on Sunday, November 29th at the Upper Darby Senior Center located at Dermond Circle. Participants of the Ornament Contest must be current members of the PGA Civic Association. Any questions, please call Lee Jordan at (610) 256-0237 (Rain194@comcast.net) or Amy Santora (610) 955-7975 (Asantora109@hotmail.com).
FREE WINTER CONCERT Havertown Choristers on Monday, November 30, 8:00 PM at Haverford High School
CHRISTMAS SHOW AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Wednesday, December 2, 8:45 AM departure Cost is $130. Call (610) 461-0443 or email email@example.com.
WOMEN’S RETREAT DAY St. Joseph Church, Collingdale Saturday December 5th - 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Cost is $20. RSVP by December 1st by calling Mary Carney at (610) 586-1520.
WINE AND WREATH MAKING St. Joseph, Collingdale Saturday, December 5th, after 4:30 PM Mass Cost is $25. RSVP by December 1st by calling Mary Carney at (610) 586-1520.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Sacred Heart, Clifton Heights Saturday, December 5th - 10 AM to 6 PM For more information, please call (610) 623-0409.
UPPER DARBY HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT ST. DOT’S On Friday, December 11th at 7:30 PM, please join us once again for a most enjoyable concert performed by the Upper Darby High School Orchestra and Choir.
ST. DOROTHY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM Please plan on joining us and maybe catching the Christmas spirit at our school Christmas Program which will be held on Thursday, December 17th at 7:00 PM.
ST. DOT’S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TRIVIA NIGHT The Athletic Association Annual Trivia Night has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 16, 2016. Please contact Ed Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CYO BASKETBALL Any high school boy interested in playing CYO basketball, please contact Joe Sullivan at email@example.com.
ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS The Ancient Order of Hibernians of Havertown seeks new members. The AOH is an Irish Catholic fraternal organization dedicated to friendship, unity, and Christian charity. For info, contact Tip Bradin at (610) 449-0276 or visit www.aohdenniskelly.com.
PRENDIE CLASS OF 1966 50TH REUNION Yes! It’s our 50th Class Reunion. Please contact Dottie Bracken Evangelista at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEEKING CLASSMATES FROM ST. DOT’S CLASS OF 1955 Seeking Classmates from St. Dot’s Class of 1955 for a 60th Reunion. Contact Peter DiBona at (302) 652-4501 or email@example.com; or Pat McMahon Magee at (610) 544-0157 or Pmagee01@hotmail.com.
ST. ANDREW ALL CLASS REUNION Celebrating 100 Years as a Parish, Friday, November 27, 2015 at Springfield Country Club. Visit us at www.saintandrewschool.com.
MONSIGNOR BONNER MOTHERS CLUB Christmas at Longwood Gardens, Sunday, December 13. Cost $90, for more information, please call Marie at (610) 532-8190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAIN LINE SINGLES DINNER CLUB We gather to share common interests and dine together twice a month. For more information, please call Barb at (610) 896-6542.
AID FOR FRIENDS Aid for Friends is in need of a Volunteer Evaluator for Delaware County to assess the needs of individuals who would like to receive meals. This task involves receiving referrals and visiting the referred person in their home to assess their needs, then either approving or rejecting their eligibility to become an AFF client/friend based on our criteria. You can do the assessments on your own schedule. We provide training, and Aid for Friends staff is always available to you. Also you pick the area or township that you feel comfortable serving. This volunteer position is critical to our ability to serve those in dire need in Delaware County. If you are interested in helping our ministry to the needy homebound by volunteering for this very important position, please call Lynn Trombetta at (215) 464-2224 or email email@example.com.
HELP DOCUMENT CATHOLIC HISTORY With the endorsement of Archbishop Chaput, History Making Productions (HMP) is producing a series called Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia which will be broadcast on our local ABC affiliate during the week of the World Meeting of Families - Philadelphia.
HMP is interested in identifying and possibly using photographs and home movies that might include any of the following: Archbishop Prendergast, Cardinals Dougherty, O’Hara, Krol; Pope John Paul II’s visit to Philadelphia in 1979; sacred ceremonies including celebrations of a Mass, baptisms, confirmations, weddings, funerals; ethnic and community festivals and celebrations of Saints; Catholic community events involving senior citizens, Catholic Youth Organizations; images of well-known Catholic Philadelphians; and related materials.
If you own and can find these types of photographic or film/video materials and might be willing to share it with the producers of the documentary, please contact them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (267) 324-5381. All materials will be returned.
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR The Little Sisters of the Poor need volunteers to serve 2 hours a week changing the bed linens of the residents of the Holy Family home in Philadelphia. Please call (215) 729-5153 and ask for Sister Veronica if you are able to give service to this wonderful home.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MERCY FITZGERALD The Spiritual Care Department at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is hoping and praying for a few volunteers to minister to our patients. We need people to visit our patients, offer prayer and the Holy Eucharist. We need volunteers on Mondays and weekends for about 2 hours. Please call Nancy at (610) 237-4760. Thank you.