Coming Up in Frankford 11/24 to 12/21/2012

  • St. Joachim Parish is sponsoring a bus trip to Lancaster PA – Sat, November 24, 8am – 5pm, leaves from parish parking lot on Griscom St, St. Joachim Parish,1527 Church St. is sponsoring a bus trip to Lancaster PA. on Saturday November 24, 2012. Round trip motor coach transportation, time for shopping and browsing at the Rockvale Outlets (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM) Full course lunch buffet at Shady Maple Smorgasbord with additional time for shopping. Bus leaves from parish parking lot on Griscom St at 8:00 AM. Cost $65.00 per person includes bus & lunch). Full Payment due by October 21st, 2012.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, November 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, November 27, 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.
  • PSA 1 Meeting – Tue, November 27, 7pm – 7pm, 4900 FRANKFORD AVE ,PHILA,PA, Police meeting with residents, PSA MEETING Agenda: 1500 Womrath Street: narcotics sales Bridge Street Cafe: narcotics sales and disorderly crowds Frankford and Foulkrod Sts: narcotics sales and dis0rderly crowds 4700 Griscom Street: narcotics sales and shootings 900 Foulkrod: illegal parking
  • Martial Arts Workshop: An Introduction to Aikido – Wed, November 28, 5:00pm – 6:15pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue, Aikido is an ancient Japanese martial art, or Budo, that embodies fluid, spherical rotational movements. Participants will learn basic techniques and see demonstrations of aikido in action. The workshop is free and all ages are welcome. Adults and parents or guardians of minors must sign a waiver to participate in the exercises. Waivers will be available in the library. Those without signed waivers may watch the workshop but may not participate. Registration is recommended in person, by phone (215-685-1473) or email baxterb@freelibrary.org. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Frankford Library. The Friends will be on hand to provide information on joining and supporting the library.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, November 29, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • “ME, I Say NOOO To Strangers Because Tito Does” Talent Show and Fundraiser – Fri, November 30, 6pm – 8pm, Frankford High School Oxford Avenue & Wakeling Street Philadelphia, PA 19124, This event is to raise awareness and money for the Say NOOO To Strangers Foundation for Missing Children. The talent show is open for children ages 5 -13.
  • Christmas Bazaar – Sat, December 1, 10am – 4pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St., Food, Fun & Fellowship and a Special Guest Appearance. Vendor tables $10 – Vendor Agreement Form required, (First Come First Serve) Call 215-779-3745 for more information
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, December 2, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Presentation at 1:30 PM: Victorian Christmas by Jane Peters-Estes
  • Create Your Own Holiday Wreath – Wed, December 5, 3pm – 4pm, Frankford Branch, Free Library of Philadelphia, Get Creative! All materials are provided. Instructor Pamela Thomas has conducted many workshops on a variety of topics for other organizations. Register to save your spot; 215-685-1473 or baxterb@freelibrary.org
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, December 5, 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.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, December 6, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue
  • Crusade by Bishop Edgar Shaw – Thu, December 6, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, Word of Faith Evangelistic Church, 1400 Orthodox St, BISHOP EDGAR SHAW – MINISTRIES and CRUSADE, PRESENTS A CRUSADE. December 6th & 7th 2012 7:30 P.M. Bishop Edgar Shaw, Crusade Preacher. INDOOR CRUSADE, Theme – Get Ready MATTHEW 24:44
  • Take Me to the King – Fri, December 7, 7pm – 10pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St., An SBC Drama Ministry Production – FREE WILL OFFERING – Also on 12/8 from 5 to 8PM
  • A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols – Sun, December 9, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, ST. MARK’S CHURCH, FRANKFORD 4442 Frankford Avenue, Carillon recital at 1:30; Organ preludes at 1:45 Reception follows the Service, Off-street parking available; handicapped accessible. Participating: The Parish Choir of the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, Paoli Richard Zuch, conductor Readers and clergy from St. Mark’s and Church of the Good Samaritan
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, December 11, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St., Holiday Tea, N.E. HALL OF FAME, HONORING PAST and 2012 INDUCTEES, Learn about the 2012 NE Hall of Fame inductees, including Frank Shuman (Solar Power) and Leon Sullivan (OIC), and meet/greet former and current ones, including representatives from some of the area’s historic churches. This is our members’ traditional Holiday Tea, so bring desserts or tea sandwiches to share. Refreshments served. Members free; Others $5.00 1507 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 www.frankfordhistoricalsociety.org
  • Holiday Craft Market – Sat, December 16, 1:30pm – 6:30pm, St. Marks Church, 4442 Frankford Ave., Flying Kite and Philly Swap present a Holiday Craft Market featuring art, crafty vendors, DIY tables & Gift Wrapping, Live Music
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting – Tue, December 18, 8:30am – 10:00am, Aria Health, 2nd floor conference room
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, December 18, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street