Coming Up in Frankford

  • Frankford Friends School Spring Fair
    When – Sat, May 14, 10am – 3pm
    Where – Frankford Friends School, Orthodox and Penn Streets (map)
    Description – Frankford Friends will be holding their Spring Fair this Saturday, May 14th, from 10AM to 3PM. Also at 11:30 AM, there will be a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new middle school building.
  • 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.  “The Arboretum is a museum of living plants from trees to annuals, that thrive in the Delaware Valley, complete with labels.  Come and see what you could be growing in your yard! “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.

  • Frankford Business & Professional Association Meeting
    When – Tue, May 24, 12pm – 2pm
    Where- Northeast Treatment Center, 4625 Frankford Avenue (map)

    Description- Frankford Business & Professional Association meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 24th from 12n to 2p at Northeast Treatment Centers (4625 Frankford Avenue, in the main room of the Recovery Support Center located on the lower floor). Tom Conway from the Managing Director’s office will be speaking about the City’s Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP), and Juan Vila from the Food Trust will be on hand to discuss their Healthy Corner Store Network.

  • 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)
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, June 5, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Story of the American Flag Dr. Jeffrey Kohn, MD