Coming Up in Frankford

  • Overington Park CleanupNext Week In Frankford
    When-Sat, July 25, 10am – 1pm
    Where-Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)
    Description-I know this is short notice but we are having a small clean up this Sat. morning from 10 till 1 in Overington Park. We will need help weeding and mulching the trees and flower beds. There will be some kind of refreshments for the people who show up and put in some work. Anything time you can give would be helpful! I know it’ summer and your busy , but if you could stop by, we would love it. Thanks for you support and help, Friends of Overington Park.
  • Bake sale/crafts/yardsale at Overington House
    When-Sat, July 25, 11am – 3pm
    Where-Overington St. and Griscom St. (map)
    Description-We are praying for good weather! 11 am to 3 pm Saturday. Home made empanadas, baked goods, and other delicious food prepared by hand with care. Beverages and hot dogs available. Handmade crafts and jewelry for sale, some made by the children living at Overington house. New and gently used clothing for sale (women’s and children’s) Help support the families at Overington House while getting bargains to take home to your family! 100% of proceeds go directly to helping the families at Overington House. Overington House is located at 1528-30 Overington St 19124 (Behind the Frankford Library) To volunteer or to learn more about Overington House go to www.overingtonhouse.org .
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When-Sun, August 2, 12pm – 5pm
    Where-4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description-From Ft Sumter to Appomattox: General Samuel W. Crawford Presented by Mr. Rich Wagner.
  • Community discussion on the potential use of the historic Benjamin Rush house
    When-Mon, August 3, 6pm – 8pm
    Where-Medical Office Building at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in the third floor conference room (map)
    Description-Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery will host a community discussion on the potential use of the historic house. As you know, the house has been inhabitable for many years however; under new ownership the cemetery has plans to renovate and restore the house. Please see www.kpgreenwoodcemetery.org for the full details. The guest facilitator will be Ann Barton Brown. Ms. Brown brings a wealth of knowledge, including thirty-five years experience as a curator, collections manager, strategic planner and fundraiser for museums and non profit arts and community organizations. With your input we hope to determine the most effective use of the house, not only for the cemetery but for the community as well. Therefore, your participation is greatly appreciated. The meeting will be held in the Medical Office Building at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in the third floor conference room on August 3rd from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. If you have any questions please call 215-533-2967.
  • National Night Out
    When-Tue, August 4, 8pm – Wed, August 5, 12am
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When-Thu, August 6, 7pm – 8pm
    Where-Frankford Hospital – 2nd floor conference room (map)