Coming Up in Frankford

  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, March 31, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Aria Hospital’s Frankford Campus (4900 Frankford Avenue) in the 2nd floor meeting room. Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – John Farrell the Deputy Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia will be our keynote speaker.  He will be giving a presentation on the Philly Rising program.  A representative from the Utility Emergency Services Fund will also be presenting information about their utility grant program which residents can take advantage of as a supplement to the LIHEAP grant.  Also, Renata Peralta from the Mayor’s Office of Education will give a presentation on the City’s new Graduation Coach campaign.
  • Mayor’s clean-up in Overington Park
    When – Sat, April 2, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)
    Description – On Saturday April 2, 2011 from 10 am to 1 pm Friends of Overington Park will be getting our park in shape for spring. We need your help! Come out and join us cutting in two new flower beds, cleaning up established ones, mulching and composting our 16 new trees (being planted by PHS during the next month), erecting fencing around the trees, and general clean-up. There will be refreshment for all who help out. Tools, bags and and gloves will be supplied. Come out and meet your neighbors, see our 1200 daffodils in bloom, they are starting to break through the ground already. Spring is coming, get outside and enjoy Overington Park. You can make a difference beautifying our park! Thanks for your help, Friends of Overington Park
  • Spring Tea at St. Joachim Parish
    When – Sat, April 2, 12pm – 3pm
    Where – St. Joachim Parish, 1527 Church St. (map)
    Description – Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas is hosting a Spring Tea at St. Joachim Parish, 1527 Church St. on Sunday, April 3, 2011 from Noon to 3 P.M. Tickets are $15.00 in advance only. Includes teas, refreshments, and Harp Music. Call Barbara 215-535-0580.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, April 3, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Outbreak of Civil War & Philadelphia – First troops to the Front Dr. Andy Waskie
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Tue, April 5, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – CORA Neuman Center at 1000 Orthodox Street (map)
    Description – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, April 7, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)  Vote will be taken for support of the Bridge on Adams Avenue.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, April 12, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – SCREENING OF PILOT EPISODE PHILADELPHIA: THE GREAT EXPERIMENT Producer: SAM KATZ The screening of the pilot of the PHILADELPHIA HISTORY FILM SERIES will feature an introduction and facilitated discussion by documentary producer SAM KATZ, and will be hosted by State Representative TONY PEYTON.