Coming Up in Frankford 4/4 to 5/1/2015

  • 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.
  • Keep the Faith in Frankford – Every Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:00pmSt Mark’s Church Frankford, 4442 Frankford Avenue
  • 8th Annual Lewis Family Egghunt –Sat, April 4, 2pm – 6pm, Simpson Recreation Center, 1010 Arrott Street – FREE for all kids. Games, food, egghunt, gifts and prizes – To RSVP for your child or to volunteer/donate go to www.lewisfamilyegghunt.com or call Sonya at 267-902-2258
  • Egg’citing Easter Day Event –Sun, April 5, 12pm – 3pm, Glading Memorial Presbyterian, 1267 East Cheltenham Avenue – Egg hunt, refreshments. See flier on gazette: http://frankfordgazette.com/2015/03/26/eggciting-easter-day-event
  • Easter Egg Hunt – Sun, April 5, 1pm – 2pm, Ditman and Wakeling – Committeewoman KAT Hardy, Is having an Easter egg hunt for the kids on Easter Sunday, In the park where we have the OLDHEAD game. Looking for help with eggs, And adults to hide them, lol. Awards for the most eggs found and a surprise stop by from the Easter Bunny. Come on out bring the kids take photos with the Easter Bunny and just have a great time bringing back some oldschool Easter Sunday Fun. ALL KIDS ARE. WELCOME TO HUNT, just bring something to put your eggs in. SEE YOU THERE. PETER COTTONTAIL
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, April 5, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM
  • iPAD Lessons – Wed, April 8, 10am – 11am, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Avenue – Come experience the power of technology taught simply! A very informative, free of charge event, also 4/15, 22, 29
  • Frankford NAC Election – Tue, April 7, 9am – 3pm, Northeast Treatment Center, 4625 Frankford Avenue
  • Frankford NAC Election – Tue, April 7, 1pm – 6pm, Turning Points for Children’s FAWN Food Pantry, 4346 Frankford Avenue
  • Frankford NAC Election – Tue, April 7, 3pm – 6pm, McIlvain Recreation Center, 5200 Penn Street
  • Frankford NAC Election – Tue, April 7, 5pm – 7pm, Frankford Community Development Corporation, 4900 Griscom Street
  • FAFSA Information Session – Tue, April 7, 7pm – 9pm, Northeast Frankford Boys and Girls Club, 1709 Kinsey Street – Free Application for Federal Student Aid – Rep. Jason Dawkins sponsoring this meeting to find out how to keep your college education affordable.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, April 9, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Volunteer Banquet/Celebration – Fri, April 10, 11:30am – 1:30pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Avenue – Festive meal and Live entertainment included. Free of charge
  • Overington Park Cleanup – Sat, April 11, 10am – 1pm, Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox St – We need help in the park this Saturday April 11th from 10 till 1. We need to clean out our flower beds, rake up the leaves along Leiper St. and get our park in shape for Spring! We will also be installing our new Bulletin Board.
  • Historical Society of Frankford Program – Tue, April 14, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St, Philadelphia – 18th CENTURY DOMESTIC MEDICINE Nicole Salomone, Medical Historian/Lecturer /Author. Late 18th Century domestic medicines could include folk remedies, family tales, Indian lore, homegrown herbs, patent medicines and local concoctions of inconsistent efficacy. Until the founding of Frankford Hospital in 1903, area residents resorted to some creative cures. Join Medical Historian Nicole Salomone for this lecture/display.
  • Cookology Class – Fri, April 17, 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.
  • 3rd Annual Healthy Trails 5k run/walk – Sun, April 19, 8am – 10am, Friends Hospital, 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard – The third annual Healthy Trails 5k run/walk in Tacony Creek Park will start and finish on the Friends Hospital campus. This event is on a fully paved, stroller and pet friendly trail. Bring the whole family! CONTACT: Robin Irizarry robin@ttfwatershed.org/215.744.1853 Registration opens: Friday, March 6 at 12 p.m.
  • 5th Annual Spring Tea – Sun, April 19, 11:30am – 2:30pm, St Joachim’s Church, 1527 Church Street
  • Friends of Overington Park –Tue,  April 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, April 21, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street
  • PSA1 meeting – Thurs April 23, 7PM – Aria Hospital, 4900 Frankford Avenue
  • Frankford Chargers 47th Annual Awards Banquet – Sun, April 26, 3pm – 6pm, Romano’s Catering, 1523 East Wingohocking Street – Tickets only in advance at Gambrel Recreation Center on Monday, Wednesday or Friday 6 to 730PM. $25. Ticket sales end April 6th.
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, April 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.
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, April 28, 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!
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group, Thu, April 30, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street