Coming Up in Frankford 11/30 to 12/27/2013

  • Services at St. James -Sat, November 30, 6pm – 7pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.- Saturdays at 6:00 pm: Prayer Service Sundays at 9:00 am: Traditional Service Sundays at 10:30 am: Contemporary Service
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House –  Sun, December 1, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: “A Short History of the 90 Day gunboats built in Philadelphia during Civil War” by Kurt Schweighauser
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, December 4, 7pm – 8pm, Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St.
  • Trim-a-tree party -Thu, December 5, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, December 5, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor
  • Indoor Flea Market/Christmas Bazaar – Sat, December 7, 9am – 2pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Christmas will be here before you know it. Come join the fun! We have 6 foot tables available for rent for only $15.00! Bring the kids for Breakfast with Santa, only $3.00 for kids and $5.00 for adults! Try your luck; we will be raffling off several gift cards and items to help with your shopping! Space is limited; please contact Karen at 215-831-2926 by November 29, 2013 for table rentals or with any questions.
  • Christmas Bazaar -Sat, December 7, 10am – 4pm, Second Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St. – Massage table, homemade baked goods, candles, food, fun and fellowship. Vendor tables $10 call 215-533-6222 for further information.
  • Live Nativity Pageant -Sat, December 7, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Services at St. James – Sat, December 7, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.- Saturdays Prayer Service at 6:00 pm, Sundays Traditional Service at 9:00 am, Sundays Contemporary Service at 10:30 am
  • Annual Trip to Longwood Gardens – Sat, December 7, 2:00pm – 8:30pm, Departs from Wissinoming Park, Cheltenham Ave Parking lot – The bus will depart from Longwood Gardens at 7:00 PM to return to Wissinoming at 8:30. Ticket Prices: $15 for Frankford Garden Club Members $25 for General Public – Contact Janet Bernstein (267) 982-9620 or Johnnie Mae Parker (215-537-0145) for more information.
  • Services at St. James -Sat, December 7, 6pm – 7pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.- Saturdays at 6:00 pm: Prayer Service Sundays at 9:00 am: Traditional Service Sundays at 10:30 am: Contemporary Service
  • Live Nativity Pageant -Sun, December 8, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Holiday Craft Workshop -Mon, December 9, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Come make some beautiful Holiday decorations for your home and tree. Cost $1.00
  • Movie Matinee -Mon, December 9, 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
  • Wreath-making workshop -Tue, December 10, 3pm – 4pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave.- Make a festive wreath to decorate your home for the holidays. Workshop is free and all materials are provided – please preregister so we have enough to go around. Instructor Pamela Thomas has conducted many workshops, on a variety of topics for other organizations.To preregister: call 215-685-1473 or email baxterb@freelibrary.org
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, December 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St. – FIGHTING FIRE IN FRANKFORD – Philadelphia’s Fireman’s Hall Museum – Jack Wright View some of the Society’s Library and Museum collections of fire fighting artifacts from Frankford’s long-gone volunteer fire companies (first in 1793). Fire historian Jack Wright will introduce the Fireman’s Hall Museum collections, located in a 1902 firehouse at 2nd/Arch.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting -Thu, December 12, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Verizon Bingo -Fri, December 13, 12:45pm – 2:00pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.- Great prizes to win! 50 cents per card.
  • Beef ‘n Beer Fundraiser for St. Joachim Vatican Appeal -Fri, December 13, 7pm – 11pm, Philadelphia Ballroom, 2029 Hornig Rd. – Tickets $30 for further information contact: Pat Smiley 215-537-0659, Pete Specos 267-738-3103 or Florence Stanowski 215-680-3930
  • Drama Presentation “A Season of Love” -Fri, December 13, 7pm – 10pm, Second Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St. – Free will offering. (also o 12/14 at 6PM)
  • Services at St. James -Sat, December 14, 6pm – 7pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.- Saturdays at 6:00 pm: Prayer Service Sundays at 9:00 am: Traditional Service Sundays at 10:30 am: Contemporary Service
  • Traditional Service -Sun, December 15, 9am – 10am, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Fundraiser Luncheon -Sun, December 15, 12:00pm – 1:30pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Presentation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” -Sun, December 15, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St. (again at 8:30PM)
  • Community Candlelight Service -Sun, December 15, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting -Tue, December 17, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Dance Movement Therapy Class -Wed, December 18, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.- Come join this hot new program! Free of charge
  • PSA 1 Meeting -Thu, December 19, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 4900 Frankford Ave.
  • Cookology -Fri, December 20, 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.
  • Services at St. James – Sat, December 21, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St. – Saturdays Prayer Service at 6:00 pm, Sundays Traditional Service at 9:00 am, Sundays Contemporary Service at 10:30 am
  • Movie Matinee -Mon, December 23, 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
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, December 23, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Traditional Service -Tue, December 24, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Contemporary Festival Family Service -Tue, December 24, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St.
  • Basketball Tournament -Dec 26 – 27, 2013, Northeast Frankford Boys and Girls Club, 1709 Kinsey St.- State Representative James Clay Jr. and the Concerned Citizens for a Better Frankford will sponsor a Basketball Tournament to be held on December 26-27, 2013 for 9-12, & 13-15 Boys and Girls. Call 215 251 0380 to register.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, December 26, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street