Jazz fundraiser for Grumblethorpe youth program packs Germantown Ave. club [gallery]

On Saturday night, the 7165 Lounge on Germantown Avenue played host to the 5th Annual Jazz Event to benefit Grumblethorpe, a Germantown home on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Tickets for the dinner and jazz event, held from 6 to 10 p.m., went for $75 (with a $35 tag to just attend the show).

Proceeds from the event, which drew a sizable crowd, were earmarked for Grumblethorpe‘s youth-education programs.

“Grumblethorpe’s education program serves children from the John B. Kelly School, John Wister School, De Paul Catholic School, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Germantown Friends, and Green Street Friends, and Penn Charter and others,” a press release about the event stated.

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“Using the Grumblethorpe Historic Site as their classroom,” it continued, “elementary school students learn history, horticulture, science and math through hands-on activities that support the academic curriculum.”

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