Coming Up in Frankford 4/27 to 5/24/2013

Sat Apr 27, 2013

8am    Healthy Trails 5k walk and run

Where: Friends Hospital

Description:

The inaugural Healthy Trails 5K run/walk in the Tookany/Tacony Creek Park will be

held on April 27th, 2013 with the start and finish line on the Friends Hospital Campus. This event will also mark the dedication of the new urban trail linking the Philadelphia park system  together. http://healthytrails5k.com/

 

10am    Clean Up Day Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery

Where: 930 Adams Avenue

Description:

The Friends of Greenwood Cemetery is sponsoring the Clean-up ofhistoric Knights

of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery on Saturday, April 27,2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. TheFriends of Greenwood is a 501(c)3 charitable organization entirelystaffed by volunteers dedicated to the preservation of the cemetery’sgrounds, records and the historical buildings. Whether you have familyburied in the cemetery, love

history, or are a resident of thecommunity, we need your help. Even if you can only help for an hourthat’s great, every little bit helps. Bring gloves, wheel barrows, andrakes and wear

sturdy shoes. We will be picking up branches from thestorms, raking leaves, picking up trash, trimming, etc. Call FOG at215-533-2967 for more information. If you can’t make it then we arealso looking for volunteers for May 4.

 

Sun Apr 28, 2013

 

3pm    Frankford Chargers 45th Annual Awards Banquet Where: Romanos Caterering, 1523 E. Wingohocking St. Description:

Tickets $20 on sale at Gambrel Recreation Center Tues, Wed, Thursday from 6:

30PM to 8:00PM. Last date for tickets is April 19th.

 

3pm    Spring into Spring with Iqraa Cafe Where: Iqraa Cafe, 4663 Frankford Ave. Description:

Healthy eating, smoothies and an assortment of great vendors. For further

information call 215-288-8081.

 

Tue Apr 30, 2013

 

8am    Senior Breakfast

Where: Aria Health, Frankford – 2nd floor conference room

Description:

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.

 

Wed May 1, 2013

 

6pm    Citizens Engagement Academy

Where: St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.

Description: Week 2, Community Safety – Town Watch Integrated Services

 

7pm    Friends of Overington Park Where: – Overington Park, by the tool shed Description:

–  Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and

pleasant place for everyone.

 

 

Thu May 2, 2013

 

7pm    Frankford Civic Association Meeting

Where:

–  2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124

 

Sat May 4, 2013

 

11am    Frankford Murals Paint Day

Where: St. Mark’s Church,

Description: This is the last opportunity for residents to make history and paint the murals.

 

Sun May 5, 2013

 

12pm    Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House Where: 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 Description:

Presentation at 1:30 PM: GAR Decorations Day Traditions and Customs by Dr Andy

Waskie

 

Wed May 8, 2013

 

6pm    Citizens Engagement Academy

Where: St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.

Description: Week 3 – Nuisance Properties, District Attorney’s Office

 

Thu May 9, 2013

 

7pm    Neighborhood Advisory Council Meeting

Where: 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.

 

Fri May 10, 2013

 

10am    Cookology Class

Where: Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.

Description:

A certified Dietitian will be whipping up some delicious, nutritious treats, for all to sample!

 

Sat May 11, 2013

 

All day    Love your park day

Where: Wissinoming Park

Description: Cleanup and planting day.

 

10am    Annual Day-Before Mother’s Day Plant Sale Where: Frankford Library, 4634 Frankford Ave Description:

In front of the Frankford Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library – Great Prices for

Great Plants from a local family-owned NJ nursery, All proceeds go to support the Frankford Garden Club

 

Tue May 14, 2013

 

7pm    PSA 1 Meeting

Where: 4900 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia., Pa

Description: Lt. Burton/ Frankford Hospital 2nd Fl.

 

 

7:30pm    Historical Society of Frankford program Where: 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 Description:

Penn’s Landing: Philadelphia’s Lost Waterfront by Harry Kyriakodis, Author and

Historian.

 

Wed May 15, 2013

 

6pm    Citizens Engagement Academy

Where: St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.

Description: Week 4 – Sanitation Responsibilities, Streets Department S.W.E.E.P. Division

 

Sat May 18, 2013

 

10am    2nd Annual perennial sale

Where: Overington Park

 

Mon May 20, 2013

 

1pm    Movie Matinee

Where: Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.

Description:

You pick it, we play it! Popcorn and beverages served . For more info, contact Jim at 215-831-2926

 

Tue May 21, 2013

 

7pm    Northwood Civic Association Meeting

Where: St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.

 

Wed May 22, 2013

 

6pm    Citizens Engagement Academy

Where: St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.

Description: Week 5 – Clean Ups, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services

 

Thu May 23, 2013

 

1pm    Nutrition Bingo

Where: Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.

Description: Always a big event! Please contact Elizabeth for more info at 215-831-2926

 

Fri May 24, 2013

 

11am    Senior Fair

Where: Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.

Description:

Come join our huge Senior Fair sponsored by the Office of State Rep James Clay

Jr.. We are having a BBQ and live entertainment, with over twenty community and health providers present to provide information and perform screenings for Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and other health aliments.