Coming Up in Frankford 10/29 to 11/26/2011

  • Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Event
    When – Sat, October 29, 12pm – 3pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)
  • Womrath Park Community Update Meeting
    When – Wed, November 2, 12:15pm – 1:15pm
    Where – Womrath Park: at Adams Ave, Frankford Ave and Kensington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)

    Description – Womrath Park will be the site of a green stormwater management project led by the Philadelphia Water Department in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Beautiful new gardens will collect rainwater and allow it to filter into the ground instead of overloading the city’s sewer system. This project will beautify the park and improve the quality of Philadelphia’s waterway. Bring a lunch and join us for an update on the design plans for Womrath Park and a tour of the site. If the weather is bad, we will be meeting at St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 4442-4444 Frankford Ave.

  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, November 3, 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, November 6, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Reminiscences of John F Reynolds by Kate Reynolds Landis Arlene Harris
  • Frankford Special Services District Quarterly Board Meeting
    When – Mon, November 7, 8:30am – 9:30am
    Where – St. Mark’s Church (Griscom St Entrance) (map)
    Description – All meetings are open to the public.
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Wed, 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.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, November 8, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description- HORACE W. CASTOR The Frankford Architect with the White Boutonnière Richard Brent Castor Learn of the life and accomplishments of Horace W. Castor, a Frankford-born, world-renowned architect as presented by his great, great grandson. Twelve generations of the Castor family just celebrated 275 years in America.
  • Captain’s Town Hall Meeting
    When – Thu, November 10, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Griscom and Church Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: St. Joachims
  • Engaging Communities
    When – Sat, November 12, 9am – 4pm
    Where – Temple University (map)
    Description – Center for Public Interest Journalism day long event, Jim will sit on a panel discussing audience-building with other editors of local news operations
  • Overington Park Cleanup and PAWS Animal Cleanup
    When – Sat, November 12, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – Park cleanup day and PAWS low cost animal clinic
  • St. Joachim Alumni Association Installation Mass
    When – Sat, November 12, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
    Where – St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church Street, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – The Saint Joachim Alumni Association is celebrating its installation with a Mass on Saturday November 12, at 4:30pm. The mass will be held at St. Joachim Church located at 1527 Church Street. After Mass there will be a gathering in the Parish Hall to celebrate and officially register Alumni. Light Refreshments will be served. Please inform other Alumni and friends of the Parish.
  • Celebrate America Recycles Day With the Frankford CDC
    When – Tue, November 15, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4900 Griscom Street, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Handing out blue recycling bins and signing people up for Philadelphia Recycling Rewards program.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, November 15, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • PSA Area 2 Meeting (North of Bridge street)
    When – Wed, November 16, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 3501 Levick Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: St. Timothy’s Agenda: PSA
  • PSA Area 1 Meeting (South of Bridge Street)
    When – Tue, November 22, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: Frankford Hospital – 2nd Floor Agenda: PSA 1 Progress, Concerns and Action Plan
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, November 24, 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.