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Coming Up in Frankford 8/17 to 9/13/2013

Posted on 15 August 2013 by Gil

  • Old Heads Softball Game -Saturday, Aug 17, 2013, Gambrel Recreation Center
  • Deni Playground Cleanup and Community Day – Sat, August 17, 9am – 2pm, Deni Playground – 1400 block of Church St. – Sponsored by Ray of Hope and PhillyRising. Cleanup starts at 9AM. At noon, there will be information tables from Philadelphia agencies and local neighborhood organizations.
  • Jam 2013 – Sat, August 17, 11am – 12pm,  Carmella Skate Park, Torresdale and Wakeling – Another major sporting event is coming to Whitehall at the Carmella Skate Park. The 3rd event in the Jam 2013 series will be held at Whitehall. Hundreds of people pass by that park at Torresdale and Wakeling every day, never realizing that those kids skating around in there are serious.
  • Crazy Praise Dance Showcase and Health Fair – Sat, August 17, 2pm – 8pm, The Baptist Worship Center, 4790 James Street – Join Health Partners for its 4th Crazy Praise Dance Showcase and Health Fair on Aug. 17, 2013. The Crazy Praise Dance Showcase will feature Grammy Award-winning artists Mary Mary, some of Philadelphia’s most talented praise dancers and an exciting announcement from Health Partners. The Health Fair will include complimentary health screenings and information on Health Partners’ Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Plus, there will be family fun activities like face painting, games, a children’s fun zone, giveaways and a special appearance by the Health Partners mascot, Ms. Roo the Kangaroo. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Health Fair 5:00 p.m. – Doors open for the Showcase – PRIORITY SEATING FOR TICKET HOLDERS WHO ATTEND HEALTH FAIR. 6:00 p.m. – Showcase Begins
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, August 20, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • PSA 1 Meeting – Thu, August 22, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital 4900 Frankford Ave.
  • St. James Coffee House – Sat, August 24, 7pm – 9pm,  St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St. – We will provide an open microphone and a relaxed, welcoming space for artistic and spiritual expression. Attendees are invited to enjoy and /or perform music, poetry, comedy, dance, and other performance arts (Secular or Sacred). A drum set and amps will be available for use. Individuals and groups who wish to participate may walk-in and sign up that evening or schedule timeslots in advance. Slots will be filled at a first come, first serve basis. Coffee and other refreshments will be provided for a nominal fee. All are welcome to attend and a donation will be accepted at the door. For more information, or to sign-up, please call the church office at 215.743.1828 and leave a message, email to and specify “St James Coffee House” in the subject line, or sign up to the St. James Seraphim Band Facebook page by requesting to be added via
  • Isaiah Thomsa second annual basketball camp – Mon, August 26, 8:30am – 4:00pm,  Gambrel Recreation Center, Ditman and Wakeling – August 26 through 30th. Boys and Girls 7 to 17. You can register by email at or text to 267-897-4803.
  • Spiritual Exploration – Mon, August 26, 10:00am – 11:30am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Please join us for our “Spiritual Exploration” class.  This is a new and very popular event, so take advantage of this wonderful experience. Please contact Jim at 215-831-2926 for more info.
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, August 26, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave – Please join us for Movie Matinee Monday. You pick it, we play it! Popcorn and beverages served . For more info, contact Jim at 215-831-2926
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, August 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, August 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.
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, August 27, 11:45am – 12:45pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Come celebrate your birthday! We have a monthly birthday party. Join us for cake, ice cream, lunch, and live entertainment!
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, August 29, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, September 1, 12pm – 5pmWhere4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: “Stealing a Locomotive” The Andrews Raid and the ‘General’ by Dr. Sid Copel
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, September 4, 7pm – 8pm, Overington Park, by the tool shed
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, September 5, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue.
  • Concert and Stroke Awareness Seminar –  Sat, September 7, 12pm – 5pm, Campell AME Church, 1657 Kinsey St. – Sponsored by Aria Healthcare featuring CAMPBELL’S GOSPEL MASS CHOIR CAMPBELL’S GOD’S CREATION YOUTH CHOIR and others.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Council Meeting – Thu, September 12, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.

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