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Coming Up in Frankford

  • Frankford Friends School Fall Open HouseNext Week In Frankford
    When – Sat, October 17, 11am – 1pm
    Where – 1500 Orthodox Street , Philadelphia , PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Looking for a quality, affordable, private education. . . Frankford Friends School invites you to their fall Open House October 6, 2009-Frankford Friends School cordially invites you to attend an Open House on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 11:00 am at 1500 Orthodox Street , Philadelphia , PA 19124 . Stop in to meet current teachers, talk with students, tour the facility and learn more about taking advantage of an excellent, affordable educational experience that will enhance and nurture your child’s experience. Frankford Friends School , pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, has been at its present historic, urban location since 1833. It provides a quality, affordable Quaker-based education, offering small classes with a strong academic base. Frankford Friends School has a rich history of providing an educational opportunity in a private setting as well as giving your children an experience that will truly make a difference in their lives. We place a high priority on providing foreign language exposure in Spanish through all grade levels. We focus on speaking and interacting in the language, developing vocabulary and grammar as the grades progress. Other classes taught include physical education, computer, art, music and handbells. For more information about our curriculum, open houses, events, etc. please call the school office at 215.533.5368 or visit our website
  • St. Joachim’s annual Tricky Trays
    When – Sun, October 18, 11:30am – 3:00pm
    Where – St. Joachim’s Church, 1527 Church Street, Phila., PA 19124 (map)
    Description – St. Joachim’s Church located at 1527 Church Street, Phila., PA 19124 is having their annual Tricky Trays (A Giant Tombola) event on Sunday, October 18, 2009 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM. on Fitzmaurice Hall. Adults are $3.00 and children (4 yrs. to 12 yrs.) are $2.00, this cost includes either a Hot Dog or Chili. Any questions, please call 215-535-0580. Join us for an afternoon of fun!
  • Historical Society’s CENTER FOR NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA HISTORY’s “History Day”
    When – Sun, October 18, 1pm – 5pm
    Where – Holy Family University in the plaza between the Perzel Building and the Library. (map)
    Description – Historical Society’s CENTER FOR NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA HISTORY’s “History Day” is fast approaching. Various Northeast neighborhood, historical, and cultural groups will be setting up exhibits on their history at Holy Family University in the plaza between the Perzel Building and the Library.
  • Innaugural Induction Ceremoines for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame
    WhenSun, October 18, 1pm – 3pm
    Where – Holy Family University (map)
    Description – The Inaugural Induction Ceremonies for the Northeast Hall of Fame will be held at Holy Family University Perzel Building.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, October 20, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
    Description – ELECTION NOTICE It’s election time. Nominations will be accepted for President, Vice President and the Board of Directors. If necessary, an election committee will be appointed. Nominees must have been paid members as of August 31, 2009. GUEST SPEAKERS Michael Untermeyer. Mr. Untermeyer is the Republican candidate for Philadelphia District Attorney. Cancer Treatment Centers of America. We will receive an update on the progress of the cemetery restoration/hospital expansion project.
  • Italian Style Family Dinner
    When – Wed, October 21, 4:30pm – 8:00pm
    Where – St. Joachim’s Church, 1527 Church Street, Phila., PA 19124 (map)
    Description – MARK YOUR CALENDAR Every Third Wednesday from September thru May Italian Style Family Dinner The Dinners will be served from 4:30 PM to 8 PM in Fitzmaurice Hall Take-out will be available. COST: $8.00 for Adults, $4.00 for Children. Come Join us!
  • Overington Park Craft Fair and Fall Fest
    When – Sat, October 24, 9am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper St and Orthodox St. (map)
    Description – Craft fair/ flea market. $5.00 per space, The Frankford Garden Club will be doing a bulb planting demonstration and answering your garden questions. We are also having face painting, a pumpkin patch, and other kid activities. Please come out and take a look, join your neighbors for our Friends Of Overington Park Fall Fest. (rain date of Oct. 24)
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, November 5, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Frankford Hospital – 2nd floor conference room (map)