Coming Up in Frankford 2/11 to 3/9/2012

  • Meet the Authors CJ and Chafik Waddy
    When – Wed, February 15, 4pm – 5pm
    Where – Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Meet the Authors…CJ and Chafik Waddy, local creators of U Noo Tito, Boy Hero, says No to Strangers will share their story at the Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm. The father-son author-illustrator team from the Frankford section of the city will appear in costumed character, and children and their grown-ups are invited to participate in a read-aloud session. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing. Call 215-685-1473 for more information.
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting
    When – Tue, February 21, 8:30am – 10:00am
    Where – Aria Health, 2nd floor conference room (map)
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, February 21, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Northeast –  Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, February 23, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Aria Hospital’s Frankford Campus (4900 Frankford Avenue) in the 2nd floor meeting room. Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Understanding your credit report is the first step to improving your finances. As such, this will be the first in a series of workshops hosted by the N.E. EPIC Stakeholders to help residents take control of their finances. bt Chris Rhametulla, Pathways PA Want to find out what’s going on with the Mural Arts Project in Frankford. Come out and here about what’s going on with the project and what’s to come. Also, this is another opportunity for YOU to give input on the project. by Netanel Eliezer, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts
  • College Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) Workshop
    When – Sun, February 26, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom Street (map)
    Description – In the Frankford Computer Lab experts will be available to help you fill out this form. See the Gazette for detailed information. http://frankfordgazette.com/wp1/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/FAFSA-Flyer-02262012.pdf
  • Tree Tender Meet and Greet
    When – Tue, February 28, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
    Where – LaSalle University Music Room, 1900 West Olney Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19141 (map)
    Description – The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) wants to support your tree planting efforts! TTF is committed to supporting Tree Tenders groups because planting trees improves and protects our watershed. We’re hosting a Meet & Greet where you can mingle and share ideas with other Tree Tenders in the TTF Watershed. This is a great opportunity to network and learn more about environmental improvement efforts in your watershed. The brief program will include speakers from TTF and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. A light dinner will be served. Learn more about TTF’s efforts at www.ttfwatershed.org. Please RSVP to Steph at steph@ttfwatershed.org or 215-844-8100 by February 21, 2012.
  • Small Business Banking Counseling
    When – Wed, February 29, 12pm – 4pm
    Where – Third Federal Bank Building, 4625 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Whether you are just starting your business or have been at work for years, get all of your finance questions answered.A representative from the Small Business Administration will be in attendance. Be sure to bring your credit questions too. Contact Michell Feldman at 215-743-6580 with questions or to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, March 1, 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, March 4, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Battle of Pea Ridge by Dick Simpson