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Coming Up in Frankford

  • 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
  • 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 – ind 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.
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meet and Greet
    When – Wed, February 23, 12pm – 2pm
    Where – Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom Street (map)
    Description – Annual Membership Drive. To kick off our efforts, we are holding a meet and greet event for prospective members at Frankford CDC’s offices on 4900 Griscom Street, between noon and 2:00pm on February 23rd. We hope you will be able to join us on the 23rd – and that you will be able to bring along at least one potential member. In that vein, we also hope you will bring along at least one prospective member to our next general meeting.
  • 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
    Where2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)