At the Movies: ‘Bridesmaids’ not the typical wedding flick

Bridesmaids is another entry in the “weddings make women act crazy” movie genre. However, unlike many of the others, it’s actually very entertaining and not filled with clichés. If you’ve seen any Judd Apatow movie (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, etc.) and thought it needed a female version, Bridesmaids is that movie (Apatow is listed …

Trips, May 19, 2011 edition

CORA SERVICES May 20. Phillies vs. Texas Rangers. $40, includes bus and ticket on top level, first base line. 215-701-2524, pcampellone@coraservices.org JEANES HOSPITAL AUXILIARY June 22. Allenberry Playhouse. $89, includes transportation, full-course luncheon buffet and “Hello Dolly.” Payment due by May 20. 215-379-4686. FRANKFORD GARDEN CLUB May 21. Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College. Unusual tropical …

Religious events, May 19, 2011 edition

All Saints Episcopal Church, Rhawnhurst, 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school for children at 10 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org All Saints Episcopal Church, Torresdale, 9601 Frankford Ave. Liturgy of Word & Eucharist celebrated …

Casino trips, May 19, 2011 edition

St. Jerome’s Seniors (JEMS) May 20. Mohegan Sun. $32, includes $32 slot bucks and full luncheon. Departure inf.: 215-338-3787, 215-743-1035, 215-333-2785. Marlyn Fein Chapter of Fox Chase Cancer Center May 22. Resorts. $27, includes bus, 42nd Street and $5 coin return. Proceeds benefit patient care and research. Departure inf.: 215-886-2413, 215-913-9237, 215-885-2215. Seniors on the …

A call to cut the cuts

“They want to cut us down to a skeleton crew,” Forrest teacher Spencer Glass says of school district officials. The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers believes that the proposed state budget undermines eight consecutive years of gains on student standardized testing. In addition, the union argues, the cuts will slash vital educational programs. The PFT, which …