Coming Up in Frankford 9/20 to 10/17/2014

  • Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser – Sat, September 20, 8am – 10am,  2535 Castor Ave. – “Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 is holding an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, September 20th from 8-10 a.m. 2535 Castor Avenue. $8.00 adults $5.00 children. If you bring a non-perishable food item, you will be put in a special drawing.” Thank you, Tina Dambach-Vice Regent 215-288-3941
  • Hope4PhillyConvoy of Hope –Sat, September 20, 11am – 5pm – We serve guests of honor–in dozens of communities throughout the world–by providing them with free groceries, health and dental screenings, haircuts, family portraits, meals and much more.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, September 22, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Frankford Parks Group – Tue, September 23, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St.
  • Registration for Girl Scout and Tot soccer for kids ages – Thu, September 25, 5:30pm – 8:30pm,  Simpson Recreation Center, 1010 Arrott St – call us at 215-685-1223 or email us at simpsonrecctr@hotmail.com for more information
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, September 25, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting – Thu, September 25, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 4900 Frankford Ave – Captain McCloskey will attend
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing – Sun, September 28, 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.
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, September 30, 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.
  • CRAFTS WITH PAM – Basic Sewing – Tue, September 30, 2:30pm – 4:00pm,  Frankford Neighborhood Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue – Come learn essential stitches and how to use them for creative projects as well as keeping your clothes looking great. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own needle and thread. Instructor Pamela Thomas has conducted many workshops, on a variety of topics, for the library and other organizations. Preregister to save a spot! Call 215-685-1473, or e-mail baxterb@freelibrary.org
  • Nature’s Hidden Surprises – Wed, October 1, 9:30am – 11:00am,  Tacony Creek Park, I and Ramona – Themed nature walk with TTF environmental educator Judith Gratz
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, October 2, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, October 5, 12pm – 5pm,  4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Robert Hicks – Civil War Medicine
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, October 9, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, October 14, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St. – “LIFE is a LARK at WILLOW GROVE PARK” David B Rowland, President, Old York Road Historical Society The Willow Grove Park of 1896,with its music pavilion, boating, picnic grove and amusements—including some legendary roller coasters—was very different from the Park of the 1950s-70s with rocket ships, aliens, a bowling alley, and “Six Gun Territory.” The Park was demolished in 1981 to make way for a Mall. Come out; learn more!
  • Friends of Overington Park – Tue, October 21, 7pm – 8pm – We will meet in the park in fair weather and at 1500 Orthodox St. , the Friends Meeting House, in bad weather or cold months.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, October 21, 7pm – 8pm,  St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing – Sun, October 26, 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.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, October 27, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, October 28, 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, October 28, 6:30pm – 7:30pm,  CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, October 30, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street