- Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
When-Sun, Jun 1, 12pm – 5pmWhere-4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description-Presentation at 1:30 PM: Civil War History Presentation! – FREE & Open to the public! Philadelphia Civil War History Presentation: ‘Lincoln’s Great Central Fair’ By noted Sanitary Fair historian: Mike Wunsch G.A.R. Civil War Museum & Library Presents: First Sunday Historical Program Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 1:30PM G.A.R. Civil War Museum & Library 4278 Griscom St. Philadelphia, PA 19124 215-289-6484 www.garmuslib.org For details: contact: Eric Schmincke ar 215-284-6484
Open house Antiques Roadshow Meets PhiladelphiaWhen-Sun, Jun 1, 1pm – 4pmWhere-1507 Orthodox Street Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description-The Historical Society of Frankford invites folks to bring their antiques and heirlooms to be appraised by the world renowned auctioneer and appraiser Barry Slosberg on Sunday June 1 from 1 to 4PM. Appraisals are $7 per items with a 3 item limit. Visitors are asked to leave fire arms, coins and stamps at home. Proceeds will benefit the society, which has been preserving and presenting the history of Northeast Philadelphia since 1905. Call 215-743-6030 for more information.
Youth RallyWhen-Fri, Jun 6, 10am – 2pmWhere-Frankford Memorial Stagium (map)Description-Steve Blackburn, director of Frankford Family Support Services, announced that the agency will hold its annual youth rally on Friday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frankford Memorial Stadium. The event will include a picnic and workshops to promote summer safety. Frankford Family Support Services, based at 4509 Frankford Ave., offers parenting education and after-school programs and works to discourage truancy.