Coming Up in Frankfprd 6/7 to 7/4/2014

  • 5th Annual Multi Cultural Affair – Sat, June 7, 12pm – 5pm, Gambrel Recreation Center – 1900 Wakeling St – Kids Zone, Story Telling, Health Screenings, African Dance Ensemble, Face Painting, Poetry, Food, Raffles
  • REDISCOVER | Photography –Sat, June 7, 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.
  • 2nd Baptist Church 145th Anniversary –Sun, June 8, 11am – 12pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Pentecost in the Park – Sun, June 8, 12:00pm – 1:30pm, Wissinoming Park – Cheltenham Ave. between Frankford Ave. and Charles St. – Worship with the Praise Team from St. James Lutheran Church. Bring a picnic lunch. Games for the kids. Hot dog fund raiser sale.
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, June 9, 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
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, June 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St. – The Grand Army of the Republic Library and Museum presented by Hugh Boyle
  • Dance Movement Therapy Class – Wed, June 11, 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!
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, June 12, 7pm – 8pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Classic Tones Chorus – Fri, June 13, 10am – 11am,  Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.- Come join us as we welcome in the Classic Tones Chorus on June 13th from 10:00am – 11:00am to listen to their exciting performance. No cost.
  • REDISCOVER | Photography –Sat, June 14, 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.
  • Art Workshop – TRASH IS SIMPLY A FAILURE OF IMAGINATION! – Sat, June 14, 12:30pm – 2:30pm,  Tookany/Tacony – Frankford Watershed Partnership at the Globe Dye Works, 4500 Worth Street- Participants will be provided with tools and salvaged materials, primarily obsolete laptop computers and will be instructed as to how to use the tools to take apart the laptops in order to repurpose them. Each participant will be given an old wooden cigar box that will be decorated with the computer parts. After the boxes are “trash-blinged” they can hold materials from recycling for uses the new artist sees fit in the future. A primary goal in these events is to give people a lifetime of permission to play with trash and recycling. Ideas for creative reuse of the boxes will be suggested during the workshop. Workshop Leader: Neil Benson Tools and materials provided by instructor: screwdrivers, hot glue guns, other miscellaneous tools, cigar boxes, computer parts Open to: Ages 6 – 80; families preferred so adults can assist children, maximum of 12 children or 20 adults, or combination TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOPS, contact Leslie Kaufman at lesliekaufman@verizon.net. Registrations will be accepted until two days before the designated workshop. There are a limited number of slots, so register early to make sure you get a seat!
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, June 17, 7pm – 8pm,  St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • REDISCOVER | Photography –Sat, June 21, 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.
  • Frankford CDC Fundraiser – Sat, June 21, 2pm – 6pm, 1315 Arrott Street
  • Movie Matinee – Mon, June 23, 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, June 23, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Senior Breakfast -Tue, June 24, 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.
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, June 24, 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!
  • Dance Movement Therapy Class – Wed, June 25, 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!
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, June 26, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • Cookology Class – Fri, June 27, 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.
  • Frankford Community Health Fair – Sat, June 28, 1pm – 4pm,  Aria Health Parking Lot, 4900 Frankford Ave.
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing – Sun, June 29, 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.
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, July 2, 7pm – 8pm – In Overington Park by the tool shed