3rd Police District, 1300 S. 11th St., holds an emergency preparedness seminar 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Holiday Inn, 900 Packer Ave. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd.
17th Police District, 20th and Federal streets, will accept names for Thanksgiving baskets until noon Nov. 1. 215-686-3170. phillypolice.com/districts/17th.
Capitolo Playground Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. Nov. 7. 900 Federal St. 215-685-1883. facebook.com/capitoloplayground.
Chew Playground Advisory Council meets 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1. 1800 Washington Ave.
Columbus Square Park Advisory Council hosts TreePhilly’s yard tree giveaway 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28; children’s pottery 6 p.m. and adult pottery 7 p.m. Thursdays; Zumba 6:30 p.m. Mondays; yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays . Columbus Square Rec Center, 1200 Wharton St. 215-685-1890. firstname.lastname@example.org. columbussquarepark.org.
Dickinson Narrows Civic Association holds its zoning meeting 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and green meeting 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Dickinson Square Park, 1600 E. Moyamensing Ave. P.O. Box 63891. email@example.com. dickinsonnarrows.org.
DiSilvestro Playground hosts Tai-Chi 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 1701 S. 15th St. 215-685-1598.
Diversified Community Services, 1529 S. 22nd St., holds a committee election 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Dixon House, 1920 S. 20th St. 215-336-5505. firstname.lastname@example.org. dcsphila.org.
East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association and Town Watch meets 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at its office, 1729 S. 11th St. email@example.com. epcrossing.org.
Friends of Cianfrani Park meets 7 p.m. Nov. 6. 721 S. Eighth St., or Palumbo Rec Center, 700 S. Ninth St . firstname.lastname@example.org. cianfranipark.com.
Friends of Dickinson Square Park hosts cleanups 9 a.m. Saturdays. 1600 E. Moyamensing Ave. email@example.com. dickinsonsquare.org.
Friends of Jefferson Square Park hosts a cleanup 9 a.m. Oct. 27. 300 Washington Ave. jeffersonsquarepark.org.
Friends of Julian Abele Park, 22nd and Carpenter streets, meets 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at SOSNA, 1901 Christian St. julianabelepark.org.
Lower Moyamensing Civic Association holds its zoning and planning meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Fumo Family Branch, 2437 S. Broad St. P.O. Box 37522. firstname.lastname@example.org. lomophilly.org.
Murphy Rec Center, 300 Shunk St., holds ceramic classes 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays ($3 plus ceramic piece). 300 Shunk St. 215-685-1874. murphyrec.com.
Newbold Civic Association meets 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Guerin Rec Center, 2201 S. 16th St. email@example.com. newboldcivic.org.
Newbold Neighbors Association holds its zoning meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St.; meets 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at South Philly Branch, 1700 S. Broad St.; and holds its clean and green meeting 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at DiSilvestro Playground, 1701 S. 15th St. P.O. Box 54891. firstname.lastname@example.org. newboldneighbors.org.
Passyunk Gardens, 829 Wharton St., hosts a fall party 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and is open 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays. email@example.com. passyunk.org.
Passyunk Square Civic Association holds its Fall Big Sweep Up Clean Up Day 10 a.m. Oct. 27 on Sixth, Seventh and Eighth streets between Ellsworth and Tasker streets; its Education Committee advocacy day 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at Circle of Hope, 1125 S. Broad St. (pscaeducationadvocacy.eventbrite.com); and meets 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6. P.O. Box 18052. firstname.lastname@example.org. passyunk.org.