Coming Up in Frankford

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House When – Sun, March 7, 12pm – 5pmWhere – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map) Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Highlights of Civil War Medicine: The Men and Women who Served (Who they Were and What they did) Lesley Wood
  • Historical Society of Frankford program When – Tue, March 9, 7:30pm – 9:00pm  Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)  Description – ANNUAL MEETING and PRESIDENT’S “BEHIND THE SCENES” TOUR — Come out and learn what has been done this past year at your historical society, as the annual report and financial review are presented. Your ideas are important — so tell us what activities you would like to see — and how you plan to get involved to make these happen. Then, enjoy a rare, behind the scenes tour of our 1930’s building and vast museum and library collections by our president. Don’t miss it! BYLAWS (Constitution rev March 1995) CHANGES TO BE VOTED: Board of Directors: Article IV-Section 1: Change from “comprised of 15 persons” to “comprised of not less than 7 and not more than 15.” Board of Directors: Article IV-Section 6: Change from “Eight directors shall constitute a quorum…” to “51% of the directors shall constitute a quorum.”
  • Aria Health – Frankford Campus Hosts Preventive Health & Wellness When – Wed, March 10, 10am – 2pm  Where – Frankford Campus – Wakeling Building, (map)  Description –  To help chart your preventive health and wellness goals as we look forward to the spring season, Aria Health’s Frankford Campus will host a FREE open house at its Wakeling Building. Highlights of the event will include health screenings, wellness exhibits and healthy lifestyle information. We hope you can join us! Featured Aria Health Education Resources: • Dr. Anthony J. Abbruzzi, Internal Medicine • Aria Health Center Clinic Services • Diabetes Self-Management Program – “Meet the Diabetes Educators” • Aria Health Nutrition Center – “Ask the Dietitian” and Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening • Health Partners – Resources on Community Education • Kidz Partners – Resources on Community Education Healthy Lifestyle Information: • Adult Vaccination/Preventive Screening Schedules • Smoking Cessation Resources • Diabetes • Nutrition • Cholesterol • Hypertension Health Screenings: • Cholesterol • Blood Pressure • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting When – Tue, March 16, 7pm – 8pm  Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Italian Style Family Dinner WhenSat, March 20, 4:30pm – 8:00pm  Where – 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!
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting When – Thu, April 1, 7pm – 8pm – WhereFrankford Hospital – 2nd floor conference room (map)