Coming Up in Frankford

  • Mayor’s clean-up in Overington Park
    When – Sat, April 2, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)
    Description – On Saturday April 2, 2011 from 10 am to 1 pm Friends of Overington Park will be getting our park in shape for spring. We need your help! Come out and join us cutting in two new flower beds, cleaning up established ones, mulching and composting our 16 new trees (being planted by PHS during the next month), erecting fencing around the trees, and general clean-up. There will be refreshment for all who help out. Tools, bags and and gloves will be supplied. Come out and meet your neighbors, see our 1200 daffodils in bloom, they are starting to break through the ground already. Spring is coming, get outside and enjoy Overington Park. You can make a difference beautifying our park! Thanks for your help, Friends of Overington Park
  • Spring Tea at St. Joachim Parish
    When – Sun, April 3, 12pm – 3pm
    Where – St. Joachim Parish, 1527 Church St. (map)
    Description – Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas is hosting a Spring Tea at St. Joachim Parish, 1527 Church St. on Sunday, April 3, 2011 from Noon to 3 P.M. Tickets are $15.00 in advance only. Includes teas, refreshments, and Harp Music. Call Barbara 215-535-0580.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, April 3, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Outbreak of Civil War & Philadelphia – First troops to the Front Dr. Andy Waskie
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, April 7, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • Historical Society of Frankford Program
    When – Tue, April 12, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – PROGRAM: Come out, meet the producer, and learn of the background and research done to develop this exciting PHILADELPHIA HISTORY FILM SERIES. Producer SAM KATZ will introduce and facilitate a discussion of this documentary – the PILOT in this enlightening series. Philadelphia residents will have the opportunity to give feedback, make suggestions, and learn more about their city in this face-to-face presentation, hosted by State Representative TONY PAYTON, Jr. Northeast Philadelphia has played a major role in the history of Philadelphia. The Historical Society of Frankford has been collecting, preserving, and presenting the history of Northeast Philadelphia, with Frankford as its historic gateway, for over 100 years. Those in attendance will get an insider’s look at artifacts from the Society’s Library and Museum Collections integral to Philadelphia’s history and development.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, April 19, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, April 28, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Aria Hospital’s Frankford Campus (4900 Frankford Avenue) in the 2nd floor meeting room. 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.