Friday, January 17, 2014

Whats happening in Tacony


There will be a blood drive on Saturday 1/18/14 at the Masonic Lodge - 4400 Magee Street  from 10:00 to 3:00  go to REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG and go to donor signup.  We need the support and its for a good cause.

NE Quality of Life Coalitions next general meeting is 1/23/14 at 7:00 pm at Our Lady of Consolation school hall - Edmund Street entrance.  They will be reviewing to zoning issues on Torresdale Ave.

Disston Advisory Council and Dorsey Advisory Council are sponsoring a National Day of Service Community Clean up on 1/20/14 - 10:00 am at Dorsey- 6501 Hegerman and Disston- 4510 Disston.
Call to register 215-685-8750 or 215-685-8734.  Lets work together to keep our neighborhood looking good.

There is a new coffee shop opening soon @ Princeton & Hegerman-  Cafe' Express.  When we have an opening date we will inform you.

The Tacony Civic will be holding Nominations for President, Treasurer and Secretary at the next general meeting in March, elections will be held in May.

The War Monument located in Keystone park has been undergoing renovations.  The NEQOL Coalition has had it cleaned, painted and the bricks replaced.  They are currently working with the Oxely Post on replacing the plaque naming the 18 soldiers from Tacony that gave their lives fighting in World War I.  A rededication ceremony is planned tentatively for April 19.  It would be a tribute to those boys, our neighborhood and the people who worked on bringing this monument back to have a good turnout, so mark your calendars.

The Tacony Civic Association, is looking for volunteers to help out on their different committees.


St. Leos is having FREE BINGO on Wednesday 1/22/14 in the convent.  Come out and have some fun.  All are welcome

Line Dance Party Ta­cony/May­fair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friend­ship St. Johnny Tocco line dance party presen­ted by Miss Susan’s En­ter­tain­ment and Dance. Fri­days. $5. 7 to 11 p.m. 215-335-3232.

Bingo St. Jos­aphat, Dis­ston and Dit­man streets. Modays and Fri­days. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Games be­gin at 7 p.m. Kit­chen on premises. 215-338-1125.

St Mary Magdalen Community Service-  Holy Innocents Church  7001 Tulip Street  214-624-1144 2nd & 4th Sundays 10:30 am

Holy Innocents Church- Concert of Dedication  Sunday  1/19/14  4:00 pm  7001 Torresdale Ave  215-624-1144

Holy Innocents Church-  Mid Winter Cabaret-  FREE (Donations Welcome)  Sunday 2/16/14 
4:00 pm    7001 Torresdale Ave  215-624-1144

Theo­logy on Tap Grey Lodge Pub, 6235 Frank­ford Ave. Join Pas­tor Dana for dis­cus­sion in­clud­ing the Bible, Beer, and what’s on your mind. Mondays. 7 p.m.


Arts and Crafts Class for Chil­dren Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6700 Cot­tage St. Sat­urdays. First month and re­gis­tra­tion is $25, then $20 per month. 11 a.m. to noon. 215-685-8753

Brownies Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for girls in first and second grades. Sat­urdays. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-685-8734.

Gym­nastics Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for ages 5 to 8. Sat­urdays. $5. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 215-685-8734.

Melvina’s Dance Class Dorsey Play­ground, 6501 He­ger­man St. Sat­urdays. Ages 10 to 16 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; adults and seni­ors from 3 to 4 p.m. 215-685-8734

Be­gin­ner Bridge Game/Tu­tori­al St. Leo Church rect­ory, Key­stone Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. Free. Mondays. 7 p.m. 215-333-0340

Adult Mar­tial Arts Classes Max My­ers Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1601 Heller­man St. Classes held Tues­day and Fri­day even­ings and Sat­urday af­ter­noons. $45 per month. Call for time and inf.: 215-685-1242

Ceram­ic Classes Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4423 Long­shore Ave. Tues­days and Thursdays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-335-1163

Zumba Max My­ers Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1601 Heller­man St. Taught by a li­censed Zumba in­struct­or. Tues­days and Wed­nes­days. 7:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-1242. Also at: Jun­od Play­ground, 3301 Mech­an­ic­sville Road. $5. Tues­days and Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215-685-9396.

YOGA- Holy Innocents Church  7001 Torresdale Ave  Mondays & Thursdays 7:30 & Saturday 8:00 am   $ 7 per class   215-624-1144

Reiki Healing  FREE  Wed Jan, 22 7:30 to 9:00-  Normally held the 4th Wed of each month

TACONYS ORGANIZATIONS Need new members and Donations to keep up the work we are doing in our community. 
Tacony Civic Association-
Tacony Historical Society-
Tacony Town Watch-
Tacony CDC-
NE Quality of Life Coalition-

You can also follow the above organizations on Facebook

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