Coming Up in Frankford

  • “Pressure Cooker” opening at the Ritz at the Bourse
    When-Fri, June 12, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Where-On Fourth Street between Market and Chestnut, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (map)
    Description-Documentary of the Culinary Arts Academy at Frankford High School. See Ritz web site for show times.
  • LEWIS FAMILY HOSTS ALEX’S LEMONADE STAND DURING LEMONADE DAYS
    When-Fri, June 12, 3pm – 6pm
    Where-1900 ORTHODOX STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 (Lot with Black Walnut Tree upon it) (map)

    Description-The Lewis family will host their 2nd Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand as part of the National Lemonade Days weekend on beginning Friday, June 12th, 13th, 14th, 2009 from 3pm-6pm, 1900 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Strawberry Festival and Flea Market
    When-Sat, June 13, 8:30am – 2:00pm
    Where-Frankford Memorial United Methodist Church, Oxford and Dyre Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description-Frankford Memorial United Methodist Church will be holding a Strawberry Festival and Flea Market on Saturday, June 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It will feature Kid’s Craft table, music, a raffle, and food (Burgers, Hot Dogs, Strawberries & Ice Cream, and much, much more!). Location: Side yard of the church at Oxford and Dyre Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19124.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When-Tue, June 16, 7pm – 8pm
    Where-St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Overington House Bake Sale
    When-Sat, June 20, 8am – 3pm
    Where-Overington House – 1528 Overington St, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    DescriptionBake sale
  • Super multi family multi block yard sale
    When-Sat, June 20, 8am – 3pm
    Where-4600 block od Griscom St Arrott to Orthodox and 1500 block Overington St. (map)
    Description-Super multi family multi block yard sales spots available! Fee: free for residents of block or $5.00 donation requested to benefit Overington House Inc. for non resident spacees first come first serve. Special features: 50-50 raffle, FCDC Festival at Overington Park going on at Lieper and Orthodox on this date, hack sack demonstration, face painting, close to El, Arrott St terminal, voter registration table, business card exchange table, free item table and more things will be added by then. Items for sale include new and used items, clothing, shoes, appliances, plants, used furniture, toys, books and other variety of items. Any other blocks interested in joining in feel free!
  • Frankford Festival
    When-Sat, June 20, 11am – 4pm
    Where-Overington Park, Leiper St. and Orthodox St. (map)
    Description-Moonbounce, Dunk Tank (Featuring Representative Tony J. Payton, District 179 as the target) Petting zoo Rock Climbing Wall (Army National Guard) Face painting contest (St. James Church) T-shirt stamping and painting contest Northeast Philly Idol contest Gardening Demonstration (Frankford Garden Club) Gardening Hands-on activity Flea Market – Friends of Overington Park
  • Gambrel’s Wet & Wild Summer Splash Off
    When-Fri, June 26, 12pm – 4pm
    Where-Gambrel Recreation Center, 1900 Wakeling St. Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description-Office of Councilwoman Maria D. Quinones Sanchez & Gambrel’s Advisory Council invites you to Gambrel’s Wet & Wild Summer Splash Off Councilwoman Sanchez and other community residents celebrate the Grand Opening of Gambrel’s brand new Playground and Spray Park! Food, Fun and Games for Everyone! See what activities and programs your recreation center has in your community. Highlights – ribon cutting of Playground & Spray Park – Face painting – Potato Sack Race For more information call Jason Dawkins at 267-992-0729
  • Word of Faith Christian Center Annual Fair
    When-Sat, June 27, 12pm – 3pm
    Where-Word of Faith Christian Center, 4355 Paul St. Phila. 19124 (map)
    Description-Word of Faith Christian Center, will hold their annual fair on Saturday June 27th from noon to 3:00 PM at the church at 4355 Paul St. Phila. 19124 Basketball tournament, children’s play/skit, face painting, dunk tank,(State Rep. Tony Payton, or a representative), will be inside, moon bounce for younger children, aerobics instruction, Health& wellness tips presented by physicians from a local hospital for children, and adults, children’s dental information. “Jewels” the clown will entertain, as well as a local drill team, and a Latin musical group. Gospel rap will be performed by our very own “100 FOLD” group.Gently used clothing for all will be given away. Food will include hot dogs, pretzels, water ice, bottled water. The event is totally free of charge. All are welcome.