Coming Up in Frankford 1/17 to 2/13/2015

 

  • Satellite Office of State Rep. John Taylor -Every Thursday, 5pm – 7pm,  Simpson Playground, 1010 Arrott St. – Open to the public to meet Rep. Taylor or a member of his staff to discuss whatever issue is on your mind.
  • Live Music -Every Saturday 7pm – 10pm – Great Awakenings Cafe, 1466 E Cheltenham Ave.
  • Children’s Story and Craft Hour – Every Thursday  10am – 11am – Great Awakenings Cafe, 1466 E Cheltenham Ave.
  • Community Bible Study -Every Wednesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Great Awakenings Cafe, 1466 E Cheltenham Ave.
  • Cookie Booth Sale – Sat, January 17, 11am – 2pm, Simpson Recreation Center, 1010 Arrott Street – Come Out and Support Simpson Recreation Center.
  • Kids Zumba Party – Sat, January 17, 12pm – 1pm, Simpson Recreation Center 1010 Arrott Street – Simpson Recreation Center is hosting a Kids Zumba Party on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 12-1:00 p.m. with light refreshments from 1-1:30 the cost is $5.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.
  • Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day Breakfast – Mon, January 19, 9am – 12pm, Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter, Penn and Church Sts
  • Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King –Tue, January 20, 12pm – 2pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Avenue – We’ll explore the life of MLK, eat great food, and have live entertainment for the event. Free of charge
  • How to Find Your Life’s Work – Tue, January 20, 3pm – 4pm, Frankford Neighborhood Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue – Have you been looking for work forever? Do you already have resumes circulating everywhere? Are you wondering what else you can do? Catherine Carter, certified homeopath and wellness coach at Continuum Wellness, will help you find ways to discover the work you were meant to do and to turn your passions into a livelihood that works for you! This free program is designed for adults. To register, call 215-685-1474, email baxterb@freelibrary.org or stop into the library.
  • Friends of Overington Park  – Tue, January 20, 2015, 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, January 20, 2015, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street – AGENDA: City of Philadelphia, Streets Dept. Rep. Quality of Life Issues OLD BUSINESS NEW BUSINESS Bring a Neighbor!!! Northwood, a Beautiful place to Live and Work!
  • Healthy Habits Demonstrations –Thu, January 22, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave – Come join us for our healthy habits demonstrations on Thursday, January 8th and Thursday, January 22nd, both from 1:30pm – 2:30pm. Our case worker will be cooking up some healthy foods and discussing the benefits of each ingredient. Free of charge event.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, January 22, 2015, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting – Thu, January 22, 2015, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Health Frankford Campus, 4900 Frankford
  • Spiritual Journeys Class –Mon, January 26, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Come join us for our Spiritual Journeys class on Monday, January 26th from 10:00am – 11:00am. A class for the mind, body, and spirit. Free of charge
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, January 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.
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, January 27, 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!
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, February 1, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia – Presentation at 1:30 PM
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, February 5, 7pm – 8pm, St. Mark Church 4442 Frankford Avenue – use side entrance off parking lot
  • Sweetheart Coffee House, Fri, February 6, 6pm – 9pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Castor Ave. and Pratt St. – St. James Lutheran church will be hosting a free Sweetheart Coffee House. There will be live music from the St. James Praise Band, karaoke, open-mic, raffles, silent auction, and refreshments. Child care, which includes special activities for ages 2-12, is available for a small fee. The refreshments will be provided by Chef Larry of the Dining Car Restaurant. Please come and join us for a fun filled evening for the whole family. Doors will open at 6:00. For information, please call 215-743-1828 or check out our web page at www.stjamesphilly.com.
  • Valentine’s Day Crafting with Flowers – Tue, February 10, 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Frankford Neighborhood Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue – Pamela Thomas, crafts workshop leader, and Janet Bernstein from the Frankford Garden Club will help you make your Valentine’s Day beautiful with –Flower Arrangements for your Valentine – Demo: How to make a fascinator for your hair – Free workshop designed for adults – All materials supplied. To save your spot, call 215-685-1474, email baxterb@freelibrary.org , or stop in the library.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting –Thu, February 12, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Friends of Overington Park –Tue, February 17, 7pm – 8pmWe 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, February 17, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street – AGENDA: City of Philadelphia, Streets Dept. Rep. Quality of Life Issues OLD BUSINESS NEW BUSINESS Bring a Neighbor!!! Northwood, a Beautiful place to Live and Work!
  • SNOW TUBING – Saturday, Feb 21, 2015, McIlvain Playground – Join us for SNOW TUBING on Saturday, February 21st. Spring Mountain. $20.00 per person includes bus transportation and refreshments. Register at McIlvain or contact 215-685-1228. Great Deal for the entire family.
  • Sounds of Joy –Sun, February 22, 3pm – 5pm, Campbell AME Church, 1657 Kinsey Street – Campbell AME Church presents Sounds of Joy in concert. Doors open at 3:00 PM, concert begins at 3:30 PM. Donation $10, kids 12 and under $5.
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, February 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.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, February 26, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting – Thu, February 26, 7pm – 8pm, Location to be determined at January meeting