- Northwood Town Watch
When – Sat, May 19, 9am – 10amWhere – Knights of Columbus, 5323 Oxford Avenue (map)Description – New members invited to sign up if you missed the first meeting last Tuesday.
- 15th District PDAC Community Day
When – Sat, May 19, 10am – 2pm
Where – Frankford and Cottman Aves.
- Perennial Plant Sale
When – Sat, May 19, 10am – 1pmWhere – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)Description – We will be planting our flower beds, seeding the beds and giving away seed packs to our volunteers. We are also having a perennial plant sale at the same time in the park. We will be selling plants gathered by our members, the Frankford Garden Club, and anyone else who would like to donate their overflow of plants. As we get closer I might have more information on what plants are available.
- Summer Camp Expo
When – Sat, May 19, 2:00pm – 3:30pmWhere – Gambrel Recreation Center – 4800 block of Ditman Street (map)Description – PhillyRising will be hosting a Summer Camp Expo at Gambrell Rec Center.The expo is an opportunity for parents to find out about summer camp providers in their neighborhood. It is provided as a service to the public; there is no cost to providers for hosting a table and no cost to residents to attend.
- JAMES GALWAY
When – Mon, May 21, 4pm – 5pmWhere – Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave (map)Description – JAMES GALWAY will bring his reptilian friends to the Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave on Monday May 21, 2012 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come and see Mr. Galway’s snakes, lizards and other reptiles, ask him questions, and even hold a snake if you want! Free, fascinating and fun for the whole family. Call 215-685-1473 or email baxterb@library
.phila.gov for more information.
- PSA 1
When – Tue, May 22, 7pm – 7pmWhere – FRANKFORD HOSPITAL / 2ND FL CONFERENCE ROOM (4900 FKD AVE) (map)Description – PSA 1 PROGRESS, CONCERNS, ACTION PLAN
- Discover the history and process of paper making
When – Wed, May 23, 4pm – 5pmWhere – Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave (map)Description – Discover the history and process of paper making and try it yourself at the Frankford Branch of the Free Library. Presenter Richard Aldorasi is an artist, educator, and founder of the Philadelphia Handmade Paper Company. Free; recommended for ages 12 and up. Call 215-685-1473 or email baxterb@library
.phila.gov for more information.
- Filling in the Blanks and Connecting the Dots
When – Wednesday, May 30, 2012Where – Campbell AME and 2nd Baptist Churches (map)Description – First Annual Frankford Freedom Fighters Event
- Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
When – Thu, May 31, 5:30pm – 7:30pmWhere – 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.
- Frankford Youth Rally Sponsored by NE EPIC Stakeholders
When – Fri, June 1, 10am – 3pmWhere – Large and Wakeling St. (map)Description – Food, Games and performances – Healthy relationships, violence prevention, health and wellness, HIV/AIDS awareness, drug and alcohol awareness, summer youth employment, college resources
- Health Fair
When – Fri, June 1, 11am – 2pm
Where – Aria Health Parking Lot
- Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
When – Sun, June 3, 12pm – 5pmWhere – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: With the 71st PV at the Angle at Gettysburg by Dan Cashin
- Friends of the library meeting
When – Wed, June 6, 5:30pm – 6:30pmWhere – Frankford Branch Library Meeting Room (map)Description – Topics to be covered will include the book sale, and summer programs
- Friends of Overington Park
When – Wed, June 6, 7pm – 8pmWhere – Overington Park – Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)Description – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone. If it is raining that day then the meeting will be held at the Frankford Historical Society.
When – Thu, June 7, 3:45pm – 4:30pmWhere – Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. (map)Description – Listen to, create,critique and share your words. Presenter: Jaamil Kosko, founder, Philadiction. Ages 12 and up. 215-685-1473 or baxterb@freelib
rary.org to register
- Frankford Civic Association Meeting
When – Thu, June 7, 7pm – 8pm
Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124
- Community Planning Meeting
When – Tue, June 12, 6:30pm – 8:00pmWhere – St. Martin of Tours School, 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. (map)Description – Review input from the first community meeting. Hear draft recommendations for the plan.Work with City Planning Commission staff to determine future development scenarios.
- Historical Society of Frankford program
When – Tue, June 12, 7:30pm – 9:00pmWhere – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – SPRING TEA – FLAGS OF THE CONFEDERACY PHILADELPHIA FLAG DAY ASSOCIATION – Michael C Axelrod, Vice President – Frankford provided more recruits for the Civil War than any other town of its size in America. Learn more about this “War Between the States” through a display and presentation of Flags of the Confederacy. This is our traditional Spring Tea, so bring refreshments to share.