Northwest Calendar

Aug. 30 — Yoga at the Library

Join us for an hour-long, weekly yoga class which will offer participants a judgment free space for gentle movement, quiet meditation and guided breath work. Our aim will be to decrease perceived levels of stress, and increase overall well being. This class is recommended for all ages and backgrounds, no yoga experience is necessary. Please bring your own yoga mat (and block, if you use one) and wear comfy clothing. You can work from a chair, or the floor. Our teacher, Meredith Jacoby has been teaching since 1999 and currently teaches at Magu Yoga in Mt. Airy. The class is scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Lovett Memorial Library, 6945 Germantown Ave.

Aug. 30 — Moonlight Movies

Once again, Mt. Airy CDC and Trolley Car Diner have teamed up for family-friendly film nights in the neighborhood. Through September, they will anchor the last weekend of the month with fine selections out of Hollywood, this year with a theme of “The Animal Kingdom.” For Friday night shows, join us in the park—Lovett Park (6945 Germantown Ave.) and Pleasant Playground (6757 Chew Ave.)—at 6:30pm for story time and food trucks. Movies begin at sunset. On Saturdays, head to Trolley Car Diner (7619 Germantown Ave.) early for dinner, but save room for ice cream because the Shoppe will be open. Likewise, movies will start at sundown. Friday Aug. 30 features Dumbo (2019) at Pleasant Playground. Friday Sept. 27 features Avengers: Endgame (2019) at Lovett Park

Aug. 31 — Back to School Drive

The 14th Police District is excited to offer support to the families and young people in our community as they prepare for another school year. The drive is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location is the 14th Police District Headquarters, 43 West Haines St. in Germantown.

Aug. 31 — Free clothing, furniture giveaway

The free clothing and furniture giveaway is scheduled from Noon to 4 p.m. at the lot on the 6200 block of Chew and Belfield. The initiative is supported by Councilwoman Cindy Bass, State Rep. Stephen Kinsey, State Sen. Art Haywood and State Rep. Chris Rabb. For more information call the Rev. C.H. Williams at (215) 849-8021.

Sept. 22 — Keystone State Boychoir & Pa Girlchoir

Keystone State Boychoir and Pennsylvania Girlchoir are excited to bring the gift of song to the Roxborough community! Join us for Sunday in the Park, a FREE performance at Gorgas Park. Keystone State Boychoir and Pennsylvania Girlchoir are part of Commonwealth Youthchoirs, a nonprofit children’s choral organization of almost 800 youth, whose home is in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, where we strive to not only be a part of the community, but to enrich the neighborhood through song and access to the arts for its youth. This event is presented by the City’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative.

Contact Johann Calhoun at or call at (215) 893-5739

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