Coming Up in Frankford 5/3 to 5/30/2014

  • 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
  • Sing-along – Mon, May 5, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Please join us for a sing-along with our talented piano player Maria. Free of charge
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, May 6, 7pm – 8pm – This is a change for MAY.  Friends of Overington Park will hold their May meeting at 7:00PM on Tuesday May 6 at the shed in Overington Park unless it rains.  In case of rain, the meeting will be held at the Friends Meeting House at 1500 Orthodox St.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, May 8, 7pm – 8pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • RECLAIM | Dumpster Divers –  Sat, May 10, 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.
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, May 12, 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 PhillyRising Community Meeting – Mon, May 12, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia 4634 Frankford Avenue
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, May 13, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St. – Who is Sybilla Righton Masters? Find out from Torben Jenk, Historian.
  • Dance Movement Therapy Class – Wed, May 14, 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!
  • Cookology Class – WhenFri, May 16, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Please join us for our cookology class on Friday, A certified Dietitian will be whipping up some delicious, nutritious treats for all to sample! A very popular, free of charge event.
  • Flea Market – Sat, May 17, 9am – 2pm,  Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave – The spring season has finally arrived! Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center will be hosting an indoor/outdoor Flea Market. We have 6 foot tables available for rent for only $15.00! We will have a variety of gift cards to raffle off as well! Space is limited; please contact Karen at 215-831-2926 by May 12th for table rentals or with any questions.
  • Perennial Plant Sale –Sat, May 17, 10am – 1pm, Overington Park, Leiper and Overington Sts. – Love your park day. Perennial plant sale, planting flower beds and trees! Refreshments and Tee shirts for volunteers.
  • RECLAIM | Dumpster Divers –  Sat, May 17, 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.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, May 20, 7pm – 8pm,  St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Factory on Focus – Philadelphia Museum of Art – Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway – Philadelphia Museum of Art will focus on the craft of Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory’s teenage Apprentices. Engage with apprentices in interactive boatbuilding activities. Talk with Factory One Design architect Antonio Dias and hear his thoughts on how boats inspire. See one of the completed Factory One Designs in the Grand Stair Hall, and seek out the Thomas Eakins painting featuring the direct descendant to our very own boat. Open to STAMP Pass students beginning at 3:30pm. Evening activities begin with a short program at 5:30pm.
  • PSA1 Meeting – Thu, May 22, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital
  • REDISCOVER | Photography – Sat, May 24, 12pm – 5pm, @ the corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street | MFL to Margaret-Orthodox – Seven local photographers will use their cameras to explore Philadelphia’s urban terrain, concentrating on less visited locations and new perspectives of familiar imagery. Using personal viewpoints, they draw attention to small moments, ambiguous settings, and underlying beauty that might be overlooked by the casual viewer.
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing – Sun, May 25, 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.
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, May 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. Free of charge
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, May 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast -Tue, May 27, 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 –Wed, May 28, 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 – Wed, May 28, 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, May 29, 5:30pm – 7:30pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street