Coming Up in Frankford 8/9 to 9/5/2014

  • Community Shredding Event – Sat, August 9, 11am – 3pm, McIlvain Recreation Center, 5200 Penn Street- Free document shredding
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, August 14, 7pm – 8pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Old Heads Softball Game and Cookout – Saturday, Aug 16, 2014,  Gambrel Playground, Wakeling Street
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, August 19, 7pm – 8pm,  St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Second Annual Back-to-School Bash – Fri, August 22, 2pm – 6pm,  Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club, 1709 Kinsey St. – Free school supplies donated to the first 1,000 students in attendance. Children in attendance will receive a ticket with which they can claim their book bag filled with supplies for the upcoming school year. Then, for the remainder of the afternoon, attendees are free to enjoy as much or as little as they want of the free food and beverages, donated by local sponsors Hatfield, Herr’s Foods, H&S Bakery, J&J Snack Foods, Frankford Candy, and the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market. Attendees can also enjoy free games, music, dancing, face painting, and balloon twisting. Free parking will be located at a grass lot belonging to the Campbell AME Church on the corner of Kinsey and Hedge Streets. Fifteen minute parking for those who can only stop-by will be located on Kinsey Street directly in front of the Boys & Girls Club.
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing – Sun, August 24, 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.
  • Free BBQ for the Community – Sat, August 23, 11am – 1pm,  Christ Fellowship Christian Church, 1639 Harrison St. – Free BBQ for the Community, Come and meet the Pastor and First Lady of the Church. August 23, 2014 – Start Time 11:00A.M.- Rain date August 30 – Attend any Sunday Service @10:45 with your children and sign up to receive free School Supplies while they last.
  • Frankford Garden Club –Mon, August 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm,  Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, August 26, 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.
  • Frankford Parks Group – Tue, August 26, 6:30pm – 7:30pm,  CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St
  • Friends of Overington Park – Tue, August 26, 7pm – 8pm, In Overington Park by the tool shed
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, August 28, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting – Fri, August 29, 7pm – 8pm,  Aria Hospital 2nd floor
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, September 4, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor