Coming Up in Frankford

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, February 6, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Octavius V Catto Program Murray Dubin & Dan Biddle, Authors of Tasting Freedom
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, February 15, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Friends of the Frankford Branch Library Meeting
    When – Wed, February 16, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
    Where 4634 Frankford Avenue (Frankford Ave. & Overington St. (map)
    Description – The Friends of the Frankford Branch Library will meet on Wednesday February 16, 2011, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. Find out how you can support and have a say in shaping your community library. The library is located at 4634 Frankford Avenue (Frankford Ave. & Overington St.) For more information, call 215-685-1473 or email baxterb@freelibrary.org
  • Catching Rain at Womrath Park
    When – Wed, February 16, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Community Academy of Philadelphia 1100 E. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Find out about planned changes to Womrath Park. The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) Green City, Clean Waters projects use natural systems to capture stormwater – reclaiming it as a resource while reducing harmful combined sewer overflows to our streams. In Womrath Park collecting the stormwater will also help grass and trees stay healthy. The planned changes you would notice are new native plants, small stonewalls, some changes to the pathways, and new mounds and depressions in the landscape, creating a series of rain gardens. The plan for installation in Spring 2012 is not final. Join your neighbors to comment on the planned changes
  • PSA 1 Meeting
    When – Wed, February 16, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health – 2nd floor conference room (map)
    Description – Meet the police officers with your feedback. Tell them what problems you are having on your block.
  • Shared Legends and Rhythms at the Frankford Library
    When – Wed, February 23, 4pm – 5pm
    Where – 4634 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Legends and rhythm stories common to African, African American and Native American cultures, brought to life! Participants will have the opportunity to play and learn about authentic rhythm instruments. Recommended for ages 6-12 but all ages welcome. Presented by the Free Library of Philadelphia through One Book One Philadelphia at the Frankford Branch Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, February 24, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Aria Hospital’s Frankford Campus (4900 Frankford Avenue) in the 2nd floor meeting room. Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – The ultimate goal is to create a process that enhances the community’s ability to solve issues surrounding truancy, domestic violence, child safety and substance abuse.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, March 3, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)