Coming Up in Frankford 4/12 to 5/9/2014

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, April 13, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: *Ken Milano – Kensington Know-Nothing Riots – 1844
  • Frankford PhillyRising Community Meeting – Mon, April 14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia 4634 Frankford Avenue
  • Dance Movement Therapy Class -Tue, April 15, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Please join us for our Dance Movement Therapy Classes. Come join this hot new program!
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting -Tue, April 15, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • House Democratic Policy Committee Meeting on Recovery Houses – Thu, April 17, 9am – 12pm, Simpson Playground, Castor Ave. and Arrott St – Public meeting to get community input about the impact of recovery and boarding houses.
  • RECLAIM | Dumpster Divers – Apr 19, 2014, @ the corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street – Philadelphia’s Dumpster Divers are well known for their commitment to making art from what others would perceive as junk. Seeing the possibilities in trash and other under-utilized resources, they bring a new awareness to the concept of “upcycling” as they transform discarded materials into creative new art forms.  Receptions & block party on the 19th.
  • Destination Frankford Gallery Inaugural Block Party – Sat, April 19, 2pm – 5pm, @ the corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street | MFL to Margaret-Orthodox – What’s a Festival without good food? Come check out Delicias Arepas on April 19th from 2-5 at the Destination Frankford Festival on the 4600 block of Paul Street. http://www.deliciasarepas.com/
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, April 21, 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. Free of charge
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting – Tue, April 22, 12pm – 2pm, Aria Hospital Conference Room, 4900 Frankford Ave – Join us for lunch – Guest Speakers: Michael Piper, Office of Property Assessment; Robin Kohles, Community Design Collaborative; Phillip Bib-Semple, Philadelphia Water Department
  • Frankford Parks Group – Tue, April 22, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, April 24, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting – Thu, April 24, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 4900 Frankford Ave
  • Rep. James Clay’s community Day – Sat, April 26, 10am – 4pm, Glading Memorial Presbyterian Church 1267 E. Cheltenham Ave.
  • RECLAIM | Dumpster Divers – Apr 26, 2014, @ the corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street – Philadelphia’s Dumpster Divers are well known for their commitment to making art from what others would perceive as junk. Seeing the possibilities in trash and other under-utilized resources, they bring a new awareness to the concept of “upcycling” as they transform discarded materials into creative new art forms.  Receptions & block party on the 19th.
  • Caring for your personal Photograph collections -Sat, April 26, 2pm – 4pm, Historical Society of Frankford, Orthodox Street – An introductory workshop to show you how to handle, store and display your images Receive samples of conservation materials. Cost: $15.00 for members $20.00 for non-members Space is limited. Please RSVP Susan Couvreur email couvreur@verizon.net phone 215 288 6697 Light refreshment served after.
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing – Sun, April 27, 11am – 4pm, St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Avenue – Philly Faith in Action was brings the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Drexel University with their mobile medical center to St Marks for rapid HIV and hepatitis C testing, counseling and follow up care. They will be here the 2nd Saturday of every month.
  • Annual Spring Tea – Sun, April 27, 11:30am – 2:30pm,  St. Joachim Church Hall, 1527 Church St – $18 for adult tickets. $10 for children 12 and under.Call Mary Moretz (215) 850-1975 or Deana Teixeira (215) 288-8168 for tickets until April 13th. No tickets at the door.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, April 28, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast -Tue, April 29, 8am – 10am, Aria Health, Frankford – 2nd floor cafeteria – Aria will provide our community seniors with monthly, insightful tips and information on issues that are directly affecting you and your health. Breakfast will be provided free of charge. To reserve your seat call 1-877-808-2742 and then press 2.
  • Dance Movement Therapy Class -Tue, April 29, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Please join us for our Dance Movement Therapy Classes. Come join this hot new program!
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, April 29, 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!
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, May 1, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor
  • Edmunds Students at Starboard Side Art Gallery – Fri, May 2, 6pm – 8pm,  Starboard Side Art Gallery, 2531 E Lehigh Ave – 6th, 7th and 8th art students from Arts and Sciences Charter School.display their art. Free and open to the public.
  • RECLAIM | Dumpster Divers –  Sat, May 3, 12pm – 5pm, @ the corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street – Philadelphia’s Dumpster Divers are well known for their commitment to making art from what others would perceive as junk. Seeing the possibilities in trash and other under-utilized resources, they bring a new awareness to the concept of “upcycling” as they transform discarded materials into creative new art forms.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, May 4, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Jerry Carrier – John Hay, Lincoln’s Secretary
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, May 7, 7pm – 8pm
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, May 8, 7pm – 8pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.