Coming Up in Frankford

  • Gun Buy Back
    When – Sat, May 7, 10am – 2pm
    Where – 2nd Baptist Church, Meadow and Mulberry Sts. (map)
    Description – $50 Shop Rite give certificate to turn in your guns. Limit one certificate per family.
  • Frankford Garden Club Annual Day-Before-Mother’s Day Plant Sale
    When – Sat, May 7, 10am – 1pm
    Where- Frankford Library at corner of Frankford Ave & Overington Street (map)
    Description- In front of the Frankford Library at corner of Frankford Ave & Overington Street Frankford Garden Club, Annual Day-Before-Mother’s Day Plant Sale.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, May 10, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, May 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – NE’s HARRY GOLD & ATOMIC ESPIONAGE Allen M Hornblum Author: “The Invisible Harry Gold: The Man Who Gave the Soviets the Atomic Bomb” Did you know that a crucial actor in the most disastrous case of espionage in the history of the world lived among us and within living memory? Noted author Hornblum shares the history-making story of NE Phila’s Harry Gold.
  • Concerned Citizens of Northwood Meeting
    When – Thu, May 12, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Simpson Playground – Orthodox St. (map)
  • Youth Activity Focus Group Meeting
    When – Thu, May 12, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 5000 Frankford Avenue, 2nd floor (map)
    Description – We hear you Frankford. PhillyRising will be hosting a series of focus group meetings with a special emphasis on the quality of life issues that you expressed were most important in your community. We would like to hear your ideas as to ways to improve the Frankford community and develop a plan of action.
  • 15th District Police Advisory Council Community Day
    When – Sat, May 14, 10am – 2pm
    Where – 3500 Ryan Avenue (map)
  • Frankford Garden Club
    When – Sat, May 14, 10am – 1pm
    Where- Overington Park, Orthodox and Leiper Streets (map)
    Description- Frankford Garden Club will volunteer with the Friends of Overington Park – planting seeds, perennials, shrubs.
  • Infrastructure Focus Group Meeting
    When – Thu, May 19, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 5000 Frankford Avenue, 2nd floor (map)
    Description – We hear you Frankford. PhillyRising will be hosting a series of focus group meetings with a special emphasis on the quality of life issues that you expressed were most important in your community. We would like to hear your ideas as to ways to improve the Frankford community and develop a plan of action.
  • Frankford Garden Club Trip to Scott Arboretum
    WhenSat, May 21, 10:00am – 4:30pm
    Where – Wissinoming Park Rec Center Parking lot on Cheltenham Ave between Frankford Ave and Charles St. (map)

    Description – The Frankford Garden Club invites you to come along on our trip to Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College on Saturday, May 21st. Along with the Gardens to tour, Scott Arboretum is holding an “Unusual Tropical and Annuals Plant Sale” selling hard to find plants. Experts will be there to advise. We will meet our Yellow School Bus at 10am at the Wissinoming Park Rec Center Parking lot on Cheltenham Ave between Frankford Ave and Charles St. We will leave the Gardens at 3:30, so we should be back home by 4:30pm. We will be eating outside, so bring picnic food! The Garden Club will supply the paper goods and beverages.

  • PSA Area 1 Meeting
    When – Tue, May 24, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: Frankford Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Landlord/Tenant Rights Focus Group Meeting
    When – Wed, May 25, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 5000 Frankford Avenue, 2nd floor (map)
    Description – We hear you Frankford. PhillyRising will be hosting a series of focus group meetings with a special emphasis on the quality of life issues that you expressed were most important in your community. We would like to hear your ideas as to ways to improve the Frankford community and develop a plan of action.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, May 26, 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.
  • Economic Development Focus Group Meeting
    When – Wed, June 1, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, 2nd floor (map)
    Description – We hear you Frankford. PhillyRising will be hosting a series of focus group meetings with a special emphasis on the quality of life issues that you expressed were most important in your community. We would like to hear your ideas as to ways to improve the Frankford community and develop a plan of action.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, June 2, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)