Coming Up in Frankford 12/30/2011 to 1/26/2012

  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, January 5, 2012, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • Effective Job Search Strategies Workshop
    When – Fri, January 6, 2012, 10:30am – 12:30pm
    Where – Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 4634 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Begin the New Year by learning faster and better ways to achieve your job and career goals! Job seekers are invited to attend a free workshop on Effective Job Search Strategies. Evelyn Cunningham of JEVS Human Services will present techniques for developing short and long term career plans and finding a job. During the second half of the workshop, participants will have a chance to explore The Career Gateway, JEVS online job and career resource. To register, call 215-685-1473 during library hours or email
  • Mayor Nutter, PhillyRising to Open Computer Center
    When – Fri, January 6, 2012, 12pm – 1pm
    Where – Frankford Community Development Corporation, 4900 Griscom Street (map)
    Description – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the PhillyRising Collaborative will open a new computer center at Frankford CDC. The computer center will be open to the public and is scheduled to host a free FAFSA and tax filing workshop on February 26, 2012.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, January 8, 2012, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: First-person ‘Living History’ presentation of Mrs Elizabeth E Hutter by Kerry Bryan
  • Financial Aid Application Workshop
    When – Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012
    Where – Frankford High School (map)
    Description – This workshop will assist parents and students in completing the FASFA application.
  • Meet Your Elected Official Night
    When – Fri, January 13, 2012, 4pm – 6pm
    Where – Brightside Academy, 1627 Meadow St. (map)
    Description – This event provides an opportunity for our parents to meet local legislators. We already have a confirmation from Rep. Tony Payton and are waiting confirmation from other officials for the area. This event will also feature a photo exhibit by our older children themed “What would you do to change your community?”, the children will present this to the legislators in attendance.
  • 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration
    When – Mon, January 16, 2012, 9am – 11am
    Where – Sankofa Freedom Academy, 4256 Paul Street (map)
    Description – The Breakfast Celebration is a Youth event focused around Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the goals and aspirations of the Civil Rights movements with included equitable work, pay, peaceable assembly and desegregation. The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors is a non-profit organization working to improve relations among the diverse economic, racial and ethnic groups in Frankford, while promoting volunteerism and community coalition building. For Information or to Volunteer CONTACT: Jennifer Powell-Folks at (215) 744-9170
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, January 17, 2012, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Frankford Community Development Corporation Public Meeting
    When – Thu, January 19, 2012, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Ave. 2nd floor conference room (map)
    Description – Frankford CDC staff and board will discuss 2011 accomplishments and plans for 2012.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, January 26, 2012, 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.