Coming Up in Frankford 9/8 to 10/5/2012

  • Health and Spiritual Fair – Sat, September 8, 10am – 2pm, Campbell AME Church, 1657 Kinsey St., Sponsored by the men of Campbell AME church: Fun, Fellowship, Food and Free Health Screenings
  • 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.
  • Catagenesis Opening Reception – Sun, September 9, 2pm – 5pm, Globe Dye Works, 4500 Worth St., Stop by the opening reception on Sunday, September 9th, from 2:00p to 5:00p. Catering by Birchtree Catering, wine courtesy of the Consul General of Israel in Philadelphia, cheese courtesy of the Government of Canada. Meet the artists, sponsors, and former and present owners of Globe Dye Works.
  • 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).
  • Nature Walk – Fri, September 14, 3pm – 5pm, Oakland Cemetery, Adams and Ramona Avenues, Dr. David Hewitt, Botanist, from the Academy of Natural Science is leading a nature walk. Meet at Oakland Cemetery Entrance at Adams and Ramona Avenues Philadelphia, PA 19124
  • 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.
  • Catagenesis Art Exhibit – Sat and Sun through October, 12pm – 5pm, Globe Dye Works, 4501 Worth Street, Join Philadelphia Sculptors and Globe Dye Works (4500 Worth St) for Catagenesis, 15 site specific installations!
  • 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
  • Harding Middle School Back to School Night – Thu, September 20, 5:30PM  – 7:00pm, 2000 Wakeling Street
  • 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
  • PSA1 Meeting – Wed, September 26, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, Area of Frankford south of Bridge Street
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, September 27, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Art Under The Trees event at Overington Park – Sat, September 29, 10am – 1pm, Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts., Come out and enjoy our annual Art Under The Trees event at Overington Park, 4600 block Leiper St. and 1300 block Orthodox St. Saturday September 29, 2012 from 10am to 1pm. There will be art contests, prizes and fun packed games for everyone to enjoy. Hope to see you there!
  • Frankford Friends New Building Dedication – Sat, September 29, 1pm – 5pm, Frankford Friends, Orthodox and Penn Sts., Very special event to to dedicate our new building in honor of Margaret (“Madge”) Passmore Trickey! The event will begin with Meeting for Worship in the Meetinghouse and proceed to the new building for refreshments, celebration, and SQUARE DANCING! all ages welcome * no charge * no dancing experience necessary * casual attire
  • Friends of Overington Park – Tue, October 2, 7pm – 8pm, CORA Neuman Center at 1000 Orthodox Street
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, October 4, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124