Coming Up in Frankford 8/24 to 9/20/2013

  • 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 Jeweloftrades@msn.com 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 https://www.facebook.com/groups/St.JamesSeraphimBand/.
  • Isaiah Thomas 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 izt102@gmail.com 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. – Brendan Boyle, Pennsylvania Representative for the 170th Legislative District – Philadelphia and Montgomery counties, will be speaking.
  • 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.
  • Open House Party – Thu, September 12, 10am – 2pm,  Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Please join us for our Open House Party on Sept. 12th in collaboration with the Office of State Rep. James Clay Jr. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, live entertainment, and valuable information all being offered at this great event!
  • Neighborhood Advisory Council Meeting – Thu, September 12, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Mater Dolorosa Feast Day Mass – Sat, September 14, 4pm – 6pm,  Celebrate the feast day of Our Mother of Sorrows. Light refreshments to follow in the church hall.
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, September 16, 12:30pm – 3:00pm,  Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – You pick it, we play it! Popcorn and beverages served. For more info, contact Jim at 215-831-2926
  • Podiatrist Dr. Steven Schutzbank – Tue, September 17, 12pm – 2pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Podiatrist Dr. Steven Schutzbank will be coming to the center on Sept. 17th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm to present on the topic of proper foot care. He will then be clipping participant’s toe nails. All seniors are urged to attend this no appointment needed event! Please bring proof of current health insurance.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, September 17, 7pm – 8pm,  St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Town Hall Meeting on recovery houses – Thu, September 19, 6pm – 8pm,  Aria Hospital
  • Flea Market – Sat, September 21, 8am – 1pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave and Pratt Streets – Come to buy or come to sell. Space with our table $15.00. Space with your table $10.00. Any addition table will be $5.00 per table. Proceeds benefit St. James Church. To reserve a space, please call the church office at 215-743-1828.