Coming Up in Frankford

  • The Overington House’s 10th anniversary Celebration
    When – Sat, October 24, 6pm – 10pm
    Where – QUAKER CITY YACHT CLUB, 7101 N. Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19135 (map)
    Description – The Overington House’s 10th anniversary Celebration will be held at the QUAKER CITY YACHT CLUB DATE: OCT. 24, 2009 TIME: 6:00 TO 10:00 PM PRICE: $30.00 A PERSON OR TABLE OF 8 FOR YOUR GROUP $200.00 ADVANCE SALE TICKETS Make your check payable to: Overington House Inc. Call Ann Mason 215-535-7680 for tickets Featuring guest speaker: Beatriz Vieira, Vice President for Community Impact THE PHILADELPHIA FOUNDATION THE POWER OF ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES Enjoy free beer and food, cash bar, raffles, and fun.
  • Overington Park Craft Fair and Fall Fest
    When – Sun, October 25, 10am – 2pm
    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.
  • Truancy Workshop
    When – Thu, October 29, 10:00am – 11:30am
    Where – Frankford High School, IMC Room (Library) (map)
    Description – Did you know that three unexcused absences is truancy? Come learn the ABCs of truancy: • The truancy process levels. • Where a parent can seek help. • How to improve your child’s grades. • And more…… When: Thursday, October 29, 2009 Where: Frankford High School, IMC Room (Library) 5000 Oxford Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19124 Time: Session I: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or Session II: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. RSVP: Patricia O. Green, Parent and Community Ombudsman (215) 537-2519 Extension 1343 Email: pgreen@philasd.org
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, November 5, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Frankford Hospital – 2nd floor conference room (map)
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, November 8, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Civil War Santa Claus Kevin Rawlins
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, November 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – FRANKFORD AVENUE The Nation’s Newest National Historic Trail “Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route W3R-PA” Robert Selig, PhD National Historian W3R-USA Tuesday, November 10, 2009 7:30 pm HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF FRANKFORD Frankford Avenue is a newly-designated NPS National Historic Trail, part of the 685 miles of French (Rochambeau) & American (Washington) campsites from Newport RI to Yorktown VA, where a decisive victory securing American Independence was forged. Dr Selig, Nat’l W3R-USA Historian, has researched those sites & activities along Frankford Ave, & will discuss his publication and the possibilities for marking our NE Phila/Frankford Ave route. Also, The Color Guards of the Philadelphia-Continental Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, will perform a flag processional in uniform FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact W3R-PA cameo99@netzero.net 215-365-5550 The Historical Society of Frankford 1507 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 215-743-6030 www.frankfordhistoricalsociety.org Light Refreshments Served.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, November 17, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Italian Style Family Dinner
    When – Wed, November 18, 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!