Super Sized Second Saturday
December 8, noon-10pm
The Avenue is taking Second Saturday up a notch for the holiday season with specials and events for all, including Our Holiday Second Saturday is the biggest of the year! In addition to great sales, free refreshments and special events at our retail shops, we will have lots of family-friendly events and entertainment throughout the day.

**11am-1pm: Pet Photos with Santa at Alphabet Garden, 1631 EPA

**11am-3pm: Toys for Tots Drive at Alphabet Garden

**11am-6pm: Crafty Balboa Holiday Craft Show with Nice Things Handmade and NRS Boutique at Neumann Goretti HS, 1736 S 10th Street

**12-4pm: Shopping Spree raffle & rrefreshments at 1904 EPA

**1-3pm: Joe King’s Strolling Christmas Trio along the Ave

**1-3pm: Photos with Santa at Alphabet Garden

**1-6pm: Travelling Wares Hurricane Sandy Benefit at Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar, 1200 EPA

**3-4pm: Hot Chocolate with Santa at Black N Brew, 1523 EPA

**6-10pm: Nice Things Handmade’s Annual Ornament Show, 1731 EPA

For details and a full list of events and specials, please visit our Facebook Event Page.

A full listing of the events and promotions can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/events/190185931069446/

Spirits & Suds with Santa on Wednesday, December 14, 5:30-11pm
Join Santa for holiday ales and merry cocktails at a dozen East Passyunk bars and restaurants, including: Adobe Cafe, Birra, The Bottle Shop, Cantina Los Caballitos, Le Virtu, Lucky 13, Paradiso, Pub on Passyunk East, South Philly Bar & Grill, Stateside, Sticks & Stones, and Stogie Joe’s. A $5 admission includes an elf or santa hat, $3 seasonal craft beers, $4 holiday cocktails and a chance to win up to $300 in gift certificates from participating restaurants!

All proceeds will benefit local needy families this holiday season through East Passyunk Crossing’s holiday giving program.

Registration will be at The Bottle Shop (1837 EPA) from 5:30-8pm. Order your tickets www.visiteastpassyunk.com 

The December 2011 EPX General Membership meeting will be held on Monday, December 5th, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Everyone is welcomed.

This month’s guest speaker is RECYCLE BANK (Philadelphia Recycles.)

The meeting will be held at the NEW EPX OFFICES 1729 S. 11th Street!

On the campus of Ss. John Neumann-Maria Goretti High School. (Previously the Convent of the Sisters of St. Joseph) The New Office is the middle building of the three located just north of the main school. Go to the gate just north of the main entrance at 11th & Moore Streets and follow the signs that read EPX!

Join EPX Co-Chair, Joseph F. Marino, and other members of the Board of Directors to welcome in the Holidays with the Tree Lighting at the Passyunk Fountain 5:30 p.m. on Thursday December 1st!   Carolers, Music and Food, curtesy of Paradiso and Le Virtu, will be followed by hours of discount shopping at all the specialty shops of East Passyunk Avenue!