Next week in Frankford

  • Neighborhood Parenting Program
    When-Sat, May 10, 9am – 2pm
    Where-Garden State Discovery Museum (map)
    Description-The Neighborhood Parenting Program is sponsoring a Free Bus Trip to The Garden State Discovery Museum on Saturday, May 10th, 2008 from 9 am to 2 pm for parents and their young children. The Garden State Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum for young children. It offers fifteen larger-than-life, kid powered interactive exhibit areas. You’ll be able to get inside of a gigantic bubble, scale a rock climbing wall, bandage a wounded teddy bear, whip up a pretend exotic meal at the Discovery Diner or build a two-story house! Space is limited. First come, first served! Pack a brown bag lunch to eat there for you and your children. The Neighborhood Parenting Program, a part of Frankford Group Ministry, provides parenting classes, trips and activities for parents and their children age 12 and under. We are located at 4620 Griscom St., Philadelphia, PA 19124. In Person registration required, please contact Rebecca Daniel at 215-744-2990 x212.
  • Frankford Garden club plant sale

    When-Sat, May 10, 10am – 2pm
    Where-in front of the Frankford Library (map)
    Description-Frankford Garden club is holding a plant sale in front of the Frankford library on Sat. May 10. 2008, from 10am to 2pm. We are hoping to catch those mother’s day shoppers with beautiful plants for Mom or any gardener ready to kick off the planting season.

  • Nurturing Parenting Classes

    When-Tue, May 13, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where-SPIN FRANKFORD, 1642 Orthodox Street (map)
    Description-Sponsored by Frankford Group Ministry’s Neighborhood Parenting Program Location: SPIN FRANKFORD 1642 Orthodox Street (Corner of Paul & Orthodox Sts.) Date/Time: Beginning Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM Give yourself a chance to become a better parent and it will change your (and your child’s) life! This 5-week class will focus on effective discipline, building your child’s self-esteem, coping with parental anger and how we nurture ourselves and our children. A light dinner will be served. Free on-site child care available. For more information or to register, please contact Rebecca Daniel at (215) 744-2990 ext. 212

  • Program Historical Society of Frankford 

    When-Tue, May 13, 7pm – 8pm
    Where-1507 Orthodox Street Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description-A History of Frankford Friends School and Quakers in Frankford by William C. Kashatus Dr. Kashatus, an alumnus of Frankford Friends School, is a will known author, historian and educator who has written and lectured widely on Quaker history. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please call 215-743-6030 Sponsored in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Humanities Council

  • Flea Market

    When-Sat, May 17, 10am – 2pm
    Where-St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description-Flea Market silent auction Good used household items vendor spaces available $10.00 each tables $5.00 Reservations or spaces may be made thourgh my 10th call J. Lewis at 215-338-6940 for table reservations and information

  • Ninth Annual Frankford Festival

    When-Sat, May 17, 11am – 4pm
    Where-Frankford Avenue and Orthodox Street (map)
    Description-Come and join the fun located at Frankford Avenue and Orthodox Street. The festival provides a full day of family fun activities. Businesses interested in setting up a table call Theresa at (215) 743-6580 or email mainst5reetcoordinator@yahoo.com Performances: New Frankford Community Y drill team, Second Hand Change, Sparrow, Tomoney Irish Dancers, Butch Ballard Trio Followed by Frankford Poster Contest winners