Coming Up in Frankford 9/1 to 8/28/2012

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, September 2, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Presentation at 1:30 PM: Stealing a Locomotive: The Andrews Raid and the ‘General” by Dr Sid Copel
  • Frankford Farmers Market – Tue, September 4, 2pm – 6pm, Frankford Transportation Center, Bridge St. and Frankford Ave.
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wednesday, September 5, 2012 – Overington Park – Orthodox Streets, 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.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, September 6, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
  • Baroque Music Ensemble – Fri, September 7, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church St., The young, dynamic, Washington D.C. -based baroque music trio, Corda Nova, takes audiences on a journey to late 17th & 18th Century Germany, where music was composed in the stylus fantasticus manner to showcase technical prowess with improvisational spirit. They perform works by several German and Austrian composers who composed in this intriguing style, including Schmelzer, Biber, Erlebach, Krieger, and Kuhnel.Performing will be: Edmond Chan ▪ Baroque Violin Amy Domingues ▪ Viola da Gamba Anthony Harvey ▪ Theorbo/Baroque Lute Tickets $10.00
  • Second Saturday Arts Festival – Sat, September 8, 11am – 3pm, Frankford Ave. and Paul Street
  • Multi Cultural Fair – Back to School Giveaway – Sat, September 8, Noon – 4pm, Pathway Evangelistic Church Frankford Ave. and Harrison St., Different cultural groups represented from different countries and also doing the back to school give away.
  • Frankford Farmers Market – Tue, September 11 2pm – 6pm, Frankford Transportation Center, Bridge St. and Frankford Ave.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, September 11, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St.,, Join the Historical Society of Frankford in remembering the life and works of Philadelphia’s prolific architect, Frank H Furness — recognized by the American Institute of Architects as one of this nation’s ten greatest architects — as we offer our own ceremonial eulogy for his contributions to Philadelphia and the nation. We will be joined by Frankford’s GAR Museum and Library, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and others as we acknowledge his service as a Rush’s Lancer, his receipt of a Congressional Medal of Honor, and other lesser known aspects of his life. Of 800 structures built from his designs, only 200 survive today. Northeast Philadelphia is fortunate to have two of these — the Mortuary Chapel of Mt Sinai Cemetery, 1901 Bridge Street (http://mtsinaicemetery.org/history.html), and the Knowlton Mansion, Furness’ only remaining country house, at 8001 Verree Road (http://www.conroycatering.com/docs/km_travel.html).
  • Movie Night in the Park – Fri, September 14, 8pm – 10pm, Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts., From the Friends of Overington Park and the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders: “PUSS & BOOTS” Showing at: Overington Park, 4600 block of Leiper St. and 1300 block of Orthodox St. Show Time: Friday September 14, 2012 at 8PM Bring your blanket or chair and your family and friends to enjoy Movie Night In The Park.
  • Hope4Philly – Sat, September 15, 11am – 3pm, Harding Middle School, 4700 Torresdale Ave., Hope4Philly is a nonprofit organization which consists of a network of organizations, churches, and community services across the greater Philadelphia area focused on bring hope and healing to the at-risk families and communities in our region. This is accomplished through outreach events and coordinated efforts. At each outreach site there will be resources provided that offer a hand up, not just a hand out.
  • Frankford Farmers Market – Tue, September 18 2pm – 6pm, Frankford Transportation Center, Bridge St. and Frankford Ave.
  • Northwood Town Watch Meeting – Tue, September 18, 6:30pm – 7:00pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Pratt St. and Castor Ave.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, September 18, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Back to School Event – Thu, September 20, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, Boys and Girls Club, 1709 Kinsey Street, Back to school event/supply drive with Coca-Cola
  • Historic Homes and Sites of Frankford Virtual Walking Tour – Sun, September 23, 2:00pm – 4:30pm, 1507 Orthodox St, Take a virtual tour of Frankford in the Society’s newest publication “Historic Homes & Sites of Frankford” through a presentation and exhibition. Learn of our efforts to secure a listing on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places for this area’s oldest house.
  • Frankford Farmers Market – Tue, September 25 2pm – 6pm, Frankford Transportation Center, Bridge St. and Frankford Ave.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Tue, September 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, September 27, 5:30pm – 7:30pm,