Coming Up in Frankford

  • Pasta Dinner
    When – Sun, October 10, 12pm – 4pm
    Where – St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church 1527 Church Street Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – St. Joachim’s is having a Pasta Dinner on Sunday, October 10 from 12PM to 4PM. Dinners include: Pasta, meatballs or sausage, salad, rolls & butter, desserts and coffee, tea or iced tea. All this for $10 for adults, $6 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Take out is also available!
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, October 12, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – BREWERIES of FRANKFORD, KENSINGTON & BRIDESBURG Rich Wagner Master Brewers Association of the Americas www.pabreweryhistorians.tripod.com PHILADELPHIA BREWING COMPANY OKTOBERFEST LIBATIONS Raise one up for these three industrial River Wards, where breweries quenched the thirst of thousands of workers and shipped beer throughout the world. Schmidt’s and Gretz were two of the last breweries to close, while those of John Fritsch and John Grauch in Frankford never made it past prohibition. Rich Wagner has been studying the history of this area’s brewing industry and has researched brewing from colonial times to today’s craft brewing industry.
  • Frankford Community Garden Maintenance Meetup
    When – Thu, October 14, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Corner of Oxford Ave. and Foulkrod St. (map)
    Description – Gather together with your friends and neighbors to maintain and improve this garden spot in Frankford.
  • Northeast Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    When – Sun, October 17, 1pm – 2pm
    Where – Holy Family University – 9801 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – NORTHEAST HALL of FAME Holy Family University – 9801 Frankford Avenue Inductees: Benjamin Rush, Robert Purvis, Butch Ballard, Sister Mary Scullion, Special People in the NE (SPIN) Tickets $25.00 available from Holy Family University.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, October 19, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Frankford Parks Group
    When – Mon, October 25, 6pm – 7pm
    Where – Second Baptist Church – 1801 Meadow St. Phila. PA 19124 (map)
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, October 28, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Edmunds School, 1197 Haworth St. Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – The ultimate goal is to create a process that enhances the community’s ability to solve issues surrounding truancy, domestic violence, child safety and substance abuse.
  • winter clothes drive
    When – Fri, October 29, 3pm – 6pm
    Where – Overington Park 4600 Leiper St. and Wilmot Park 1800 Meadow St. (map)
    Description – We are having a winter clothes drive that will be held in two locations (Overington Park 4600 Leiper St. and Wilmot Park 1800 Meadow St.). If it rains we will move the locations to Cora’s Neumann Center 1000 Orthodox Street and to 2nd Baptist Church 1801 Meadow St. We will be giving away winter clothes and coats to needy families. The event will last from 3:00pm until 6:00pm. I have attached a flyer for the event. The partners that are responsible for this event are CORA’s EPIC Community Stakeholders and Young Professionals Group, The Frankford Recovery Coalition, The Frankford Boys and Girls Club, and Council Woman Maria Quinones` Sanchez’ office.
  • Overington Park Fall Festival
    When – Sat, October 30, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park – Orthodox and Leiper Sts, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Costume parade, pumpkin patch, games, scavenger hunt and refreshments
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Tue, November 2, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – CORA Neuman Center at 1000 Orthodox Street (map)
    Description – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone.
  • PS1 Meeting
    When – Wed, November 3, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, November 4, 7pm – 8pm
    Where2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)