Coming Up in Frankford 9/15 to 10/12/2012

  • 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 Garden Club Trip to Morris Arboretum – Mon, September 24, 9:00am – 2:30pm, Wissinoming Park parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue , 9:00 AM: meet at Wissinoming Park parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue; 1:30 PM: leave Morris Arboretum. Tickets are $12.00 per person; Frankford Garden Club members pay $5.00. Ticket price includes transportation, admission and a guided tour or you may explore on your own. Bring lunch or purchase on site. To reserve a space on the bus call Johnnie Mae Parker, 215-537-0145, or Charlie Bugg, 215-535-8316.
  • 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, Ove – rington 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
  • Fall Festival Family Dinner – Sat, October 6, 5:30pm – 9:00pm, St. Joachim R. C. Church, 1527 Church St., “St. Joachim R. C. Church, 1527 Church St., 19124, is hosting a Fall Festival Family Dinner on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9 PM. There will be food, music, and raffles. Cost is $15.00 for Adults and $7.00 for Children 12 and under. Off street parking is available.” Tickets available in advance at the Rectory Office or pay at the door.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, October 7, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Presentation at 1:30 PM: Colonel McCarter, the Fighting Parson of the 93rd Penna Regiment by Rev. Joe DiPaolo
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, October 9, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St.,