Coming Up in Frankford 1/31 to 2/27/2015

 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spiritual Journeys Class –Mon, February 9, 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
  • 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.
  • Brownfields Meeting – Wed, February 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School, 1840 Torresdale Avenue – The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) invites you to a community meeting to review and comment on preliminary ideas for guiding the reuse of brownfields in Bridesburg and areas near the Frankford Creek in Frankford, Juniata Park, and Port Richmond. In Frankford this refers to the old Edgewater Dyeing & Finishing Co.at 4080 Frankford Avenue.
  • Healthy Habits Demonstrations – Thu, February 12, 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.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting –Thu, February 12, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Soup and Salad Supper – Sun, February 15, 3pm – 6pm, St Joachim’s Church, 1527 Church Street – CDA Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 invites you to our Soup and Salad Supper on Sunday, February 15, 2015, 3-6 PM. Enjoy a buffet with a variety of hot, homemade soups, hearty bread and rolls, salad, and delicious desserts along with fun, family entertainment and raffles. Adults $8.00, Children $4.00. Bring canned soup or other nonperishable goods for our food cupboard and receive a free raffle ticket. for info call 215-288-3941.
  • 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!
  • Cookology Class – Fri, February 20, 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.
  • 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.
  • Spiritual Journeys Class – Mon, February 23, 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, 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.
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, February 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!
  • Healthy Habits Demonstrations –Thu, February 26, 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, February 26, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting – Thu, February 26, 7pm – 8pmAria Hospital, 4900 Frankford Ave.