Coming Up in Frankford

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, November 7, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM:‘Meet Captain Percival Drayton, U.S. Navy’ – [Jack Lieberman, Captain USN (ret.) ] Drayton was South Carolina born from a wealthy Plantation family and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He exemplifies the dilemma that Southern Unionists faced when he opposed his own brother Thomas, a Confederate General in battle at Port Royal Sound on November 7, 1861.
  • Frankford Special Services District Board Meeting
    When – Mon, November 8, 8:30am – 9:30am
    Where – St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave, Griscom Street entrance. (map)
    Description – Open to the public
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, November 9, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – VETERAN GUARD, 3rd REGIMENT INFANTRY The Veteran Guard, Third Regiment Infantry, National Guard of PA, the Historical and Ceremonial Unit of the National Guard of PA, was established in 1747 by Benjamin Franklin, serving as the first organized military unit in PA and the beginning of both the State Militia and National Guard. This historic unit maintains its headquarters in NE Phila at the PA National Guard Armory. The members of its Color Guard, attired in authentic circa 1812 uniforms, will share its history and present its United States Flag-folding ceremony. Veterans and non-veterans alike are invited, as are all area VFW & American Legion Post members.
  • Turkey Bingo
    When – Sat, November 13, 5pm – 9pm
    Where – St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church St. Philadelphia (map)
    Description – Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 is hosting a Turkey Bingo at St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church St. Philadelphia on Saturday November 13, 2010 from 5PM to 9PM. Cost of admission is $20.00 and includes bingo cards, hot dog, chip, drink, and cake, and door prize ticket. We will also have baskets to raffle, 50-50, and additional food for purchase. If you bring a non-perishable food item for our food cupboard, you get a free raffle ticket. For information call St. Joachim 215-535-0580
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, November 16, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Frankford Parks Group
    When – Mon, November 22, 6pm – 7pm
    Where – Second Baptist Church – 1801 Meadow St. Phila. PA 19124 (map)
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, November 25, 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.
    When – Fri, November 26, 7pm – Sat, November 27, 12am
    Where – Colleen’s at the Savoy Caterers, 1444 Rt. 73 North, Pennsauken, NJ 08110 (map)
    Description – Calling all graduates! Come and enjoy an evening of fun and reminiscing with fellow grads of the Red, Blue and Gold on Friday, November 26th, 2010 at Colleen’s at the Savoy Caterers, 1444 Rt. 73 North, Pennsauken, NJ 08110, 856-317-1000. Enjoy dinner, dancing and live music featuring the “FM Band.” GROUPS OF 10+ ORDER TICKETS NOW!! DON’T WAIT!! The cost is $60.00/person. Price includes cost of history/program book. Open seating, Cash Bar. (When purchasing multiple tickets for a table of special friends, please attach their names & graduation year to the order form.) Visit our website at to download an order form now. For more information: Terry Tobin Treasurer 215-331-3644
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, December 2, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)