- Historical Society of Frankford program
When – Tue, October 13, 7:30pm – 9:00pmWhere – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – PLAYING CARDS and the AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Presented by Patricia Coyne. Learn of the evolution and role of playing cards in prompting the American Revolution and enjoy an annotated display of playing cards from last century. Following this brief program and display, attendees will be invited to view some of the cards in the Historical Society of Frankford’s collection, and share their own, personal playing card decks and stories.
- Overington Park Craft Fair and Fall Fest
When – Sat, October 17, 9am – 1pmWhere – Overington Park, Leiper St and Orthodox St. (map)Description – Craft fair/ flea market. $5.00 per space, The Frankford Garden Club will be doing a bulb planting demonstration and answering your garden questions. We are also having face painting, a pumpkin patch, and other kid activities. Please come out and take a look, join your neighbors for our Friends Of Overington Park Fall Fest. (rain date of Oct. 24)
- Frankford Friends School Fall Open House
When – Sat, October 17, 11am – 1pmWhere – 1500 Orthodox Street , Philadelphia , PA 19124 (map)Description – Looking for a quality, affordable, private education. . . Frankford Friends School invites you to their fall Open House October 6, 2009-Frankford Friends School cordially invites you to attend an Open House on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 11:00 am at 1500 Orthodox Street , Philadelphia , PA 19124 . Stop in to meet current teachers, talk with students, tour the facility and learn more about taking advantage of an excellent, affordable educational experience that will enhance and nurture your child’s experience. Frankford Friends School , pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, has been at its present historic, urban location since 1833. It provides a quality, affordable Quaker-based education, offering small classes with a strong academic base. Frankford Friends School has a rich history of providing an educational opportunity in a private setting as well as giving your children an experience that will truly make a difference in their lives. We place a high priority on providing foreign language exposure in Spanish through all grade levels. We focus on speaking and interacting in the language, developing vocabulary and grammar as the grades progress. Other classes taught include physical education, computer, art, music and handbells. For more information about our curriculum, open houses, events, etc. please call the school office at 215.533.5368 or visit our website www.frankfordfriendsschool.org.
- St. Joachim’s annual Tricky Trays
When – Sun, October 18, 11:30am – 3:00pmWhere – St. Joachim’s Church, 1527 Church Street, Phila., PA 19124 (map)Description – St. Joachim’s Church located at 1527 Church Street, Phila., PA 19124 is having their annual Tricky Trays (A Giant Tombola) event on Sunday, October 18, 2009 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM. on Fitzmaurice Hall. Adults are $3.00 and children (4 yrs. to 12 yrs.) are $2.00, this cost includes either a Hot Dog or Chili. Any questions, please call 215-535-0580. Join us for an afternoon of fun!
- Innaugural Induction Ceremoines for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame
When – Sun, October 18, 1pm – 3pmWhere – Holy Family University (map)Description – The Inaugural Induction Ceremonies for the Northeast Hall of Fame will be held at Holy Family University Perzel Building.
- Historical Society’s CENTER FOR NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA HISTORY’s “History Day”
When – Sun, October 18, 1pm – 5pmWhere – Holy Family University in the plaza between the Perzel Building and the Library. (map)Description – Historical Society’s CENTER FOR NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA HISTORY’s “History Day” is fast approaching. Various Northeast neighborhood, historical, and cultural groups will be setting up exhibits on their history at Holy Family University in the plaza between the Perzel Building and the Library.
- Northwood Civic Association Meeting
When – Tue, October 20, 7pm – 8pmWhere – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
- Italian Style Family Dinner
When – Wed, October 21, 4:30pm – 8:00pmWhere – St. Joachim’s Church, 1527 Church Street, Phila., PA 19124 (map)Description – MARK YOUR CALENDAR Every Third Wednesday from September thru May Italian Style Family Dinner The Dinners will be served from 4:30 PM to 8 PM in Fitzmaurice Hall Take-out will be available. COST: $8.00 for Adults, $4.00 for Children. Come Join us!