Coming Up in Frankford 4/7 to 5/4/2012

  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, April 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – K & A’s SECOND STORY MEN Allen M Hornblum Author “Confessions of a Second Story Man – Junior Kripplebauer and the K & A Gang” The legendary Kensington & Allegheny “second story” men of the 1950-70’s were nationally known for their “art of burglary” – from Boca Raton to Bar Harbor. NE Philly’s own Allen M Hornblum reveals the challenges that come with writing a book about these notorious Kensingtonians.
  • Learning Express Library Workshop
    When – Thu, April 12, 3:45pm – 4:45pm
    Where – Free Library – 4645 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19124
    Description – Teens – Come find out how you can practice for your college entrance tests on the Free Library web site.  See Gazette for details:  http://gloomyhappy.wpengine.com/2012/04/05/satact-workshop/
  • Town Hall Meeting
    When – Thu, April 12, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – 15th District Police Captain Frank Bachmayer
  • Mayors cleanup in Overington Park
    When – Sat, April 14, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Lieper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – We will be getting our flower beds in order, cleaning up any graffiti, leaf trash, etc. We can use all the help we can get, so tell everyone to come out and help us get ready for the summer season. We will also be honoring the Frankford High JROTC that day.
  • Mayor’s 5th Annual Spring Cleanup
    When – Sat, April 14, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Kickoff at 2nd Baptist Church, 1800 Meadow Street (map)
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting
    When – Tue, April 17, 8:30am – 10:00am
    Where – Aria Health, 2nd floor conference room (map)
  • Imagining Frankford
    When – Tue, April 17, 5:30pm – 7pm
    Where – Campbell AME Church, 1657 Kinsey St.  You are invited to collaborate on the creation of the mural designs for Frankford.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, April 17, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Celebration of Haitian Culture through literacy, music and art
    When – Fri, April 20, 10am – 11am
    Where – Henry R. Edmunds School (map)
  • Imagining Frankford
    When – Sat., April 21, 1pm – 2:30pm  Where – Campbell AME Church, 1657 Kinsey St.  You are invited to collaborate on the creation of the mural designs for Frankford.
  • Learn Internet Basics
    When – Tue, April 24, 12pm – 1:30pm
    Where – Frankford CDC – 490 Griscom St. Phila. PA 19124
    Description – See the Gazette for details:  http://gloomyhappy.wpengine.com/2012/04/05/learning-internet-basics/
  • Learn Internet Basics
    When – Tue, April 25, 12pm – 1:30pm
    Where – Frankford CDC – 490 Griscom St. Phila. PA 19124  Description – See the Gazette for details:  http://gloomyhappy.wpengine.com/2012/04/05/learning-internet-basics/
  • Learn Internet Basics
    When – Tue, April 26, 11:30am – 1pm
    Where – Frankford CDC – 490 Griscom St. Phila. PA 19124  Description – See the Gazette for details:  http://gloomyhappy.wpengine.com/2012/04/05/learning-internet-basics/
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, April 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.
  • Friends of Wissinoming Park Flea Market
    When – Sat, April 28, 8am – 3pm
    Where – Wissinoming Park
    Description – Vendors $15 per space, call 215-743-6179
  • 15th Police District Gun Buy Back

    When – Sat, April 28, 8:30am – 1pm
    Where – St. Joachim Parish, O’Kane Room, 1527 Church St. Phila. PA 19124
    Description – $50 food store gift certificate
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Wed, May 2, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St. Phila. PA 19124
    Description  – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, May 3, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124