Coming Up in Frankford 10/20 to 11/16/2012

  • Friends of Overington Park Falls Festival – Sat, October 20, 10am – 1pm, Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts., Costume Parade, pumpkin patch, games, candy, puppets. Rain date October 27th.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, October 22, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • PSA 1 Meeting – Wed, October 24, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital 4900 FRANKFORD AVE
  • Free Digital Photography Workshop – Fri, October 26, 1pm – 4pm, Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom St., Celebrate Philly Photo Day. Take a free digital photography workshop followed by a tour of Frankford. Submit one of your pictures to be displayed through Philly Photo Day’s unique exhibition. Call 215-743-6580 to register.
  • Haunted History Tour – Sat, October 27, 4pm – 6pm, Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St., Join the Frankford CDC on our Second Annual haunted history tour. $6.00 admission fee. Refreshments served before the tour. Parking available at Frankford Friends Meeting. Contact Michell Feldman for more information or to reserve your tickets today. 215-743-6580
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, October 30, 8am – 10am, Aria Health, Frankford – 2nd floor conference room, It’s time to take charge of your health and wellness! Aria will provide our community seniors with monthly insightful tips and information on issues that are directly affection you and your health needs. Breakfast will be provided free of charge. To reserve your seat call 1-877-808-2742.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, October 30, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Friends Hospital, 4641 Roosevelt Blvd., Domestic Violence
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, November 1, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, November 4, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Presentation at 1:30 PM: Civil War Era breweries of Philadelphia by Rich Wagner
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, November 7, 7pm – 8pm, – Historical Society of Frankford at 1507 Orthodox Street, – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone
  • Flying Kite on the Ground – Opening Reception – Thu, November 8, 5pm – 8pm, St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave., Come see local artists multimedia works, live entertainment and light refreshments inside one of the most amazing churches in Philadelphia. Free to the public. Curated by Ellen Bonnet. Interested Frankford artists should email feedback@flyingkitemedia.com.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, November 13, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA, HOLMESBURG PRISON: ACRES OF SKIN, Allen M Hornblum Author “Confessions of a Second Story Man – Junior Kripplebauer and the K & A Gang” Join the author of “Acres of Skin” as he shares the challenges of researching a story of national significance about human exploitation in the name of medical science at NE Philadelphia’s former Holmesburg Prison. A subject of the experiments will offer an insider’s look at the prison.