Coming Up in Frankford 10/12 to 11/8/2013

  • Bird Walk -Sat, October 12, 9am – 11am, Friends Hospital Parking Lot – There will also be a bird walk around the area at Friends Hospital. Tony Croasdale will lead the walk starting at 9AM. We will meet in the parking lot. He has binoculars for those who need them.
  • Kidfest and Family Expo – Mon, October 14, 11am – 2pm, Friends Hospital 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard, Scattergood Building Auditorium – Please join us to learn more about local businesses in our neighborhood, geared toward children. Refreshments and door prizes, Sponsored by First Home Care
  • Obamacare Information Forum – Mon, October 14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm,  By Grace Alone Frankford Fellowship, 4730 Oxford Ave. – Information about health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, October 15, 7pm, 8pmWhereSt. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Cookology Class – Fri, October 18, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – A certified Dietitian will be whipping up some delicious, nutritious treats for all to sample! A very popular, free of charge event.
  • Wilmot Park Cleanup – Sat, October 19, 10am – 2pm, Historic Wilmot Park, Mulberry and Meadow Sts – Cleanup and recycle bin give-a-way. Cleaning supplies provided. Light refreshments served.
  • Open House at Frankford Friends School – Sat, October 19, 11am – 2pm, Frankford Friends School, Penn and Orthodox Sts.
  • Friends of Overington Park Fall Festival – Sat, October 19, 12pm – 3pm, 4600 block of Leiper, 1300 block of Orthodox – Pumpkin patch, games, candy and fun
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, October 21, 12:30pm – 3:00pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – You pick it, we play it! Popcorn and beverages served. Free of charge
  • Dance Movement Therapy Classes – Wed, October 23, 10am – 11am,  Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Totally new and awesome program! Nothing like it! Free of charge.
  • Anniversary Banquet – Thu, October 24, 10am – 2pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Join us for our Anniversary Banquet. Enjoy an amazing meal and live entertainment as we celebrate our 29th Anniversary. Must contact Karen Thomas at 215-831-2926 to reserve a seat. $5.00 for members, $7 for non-members. Do not miss this huge event!
  • PSA 1 Meeting – Thu, October 24, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital 4900 Frankford Ave.
  • 16th annual Tricky Trays Basket Raffle – Sun, October 27, 11:30am – 3:00pm, St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church St. – Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 Catholic Daughters of the Americas presents 16th annual Tricky Trays Basket raffle. $4 Adults $2 Children includes trip to kitchen and 2 raffle tickets.
  • 2013 Women’s Day Breakfast – Sat, October 26, 9am – 12pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St. – Healthy menu, fellowship, praise dance – Rev. Tonya Waller guest speaker – Tickets only $5.00 – Call 215-533-6222 for information.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, October 28, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, October 29, 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.
  • Come celebrate your birthday! – Tue, October 29, 11:45am – 12:45pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – We have a monthly birthday party. Join us for cake, ice cream, lunch, and live entertainment! Free of charge
  • Frankford Parks Group –  Tue, October 29, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group -Thu, October 31, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street – Captain McCloskey and Lt. Burton are attending to report out on the recent gun violence in the area.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, November 3, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Major Longshore, Surgeon 147th PV by Blair Thron
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, November 6, 7pm – 8pm, Overington Park, by the tool shed
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, November 7, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor