- Frankford Garden Club Trip to Scott Arboretum
When – Sat, May 21, 10:00am – 4:30pmWhere – Wissinoming Park Rec Center Parking lot on Cheltenham Ave between Frankford Ave and Charles St. (map)
Description – The Frankford Garden Club invites you to come along on our trip to Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College on Saturday, May 21st. Along with the Gardens to tour, Scott Arboretum is holding an “Unusual Tropical and Annuals Plant Sale” selling hard to find plants. Experts will be there to advise. We will meet our Yellow School Bus at 10am at the Wissinoming Park Rec Center Parking lot on Cheltenham Ave between Frankford Ave and Charles St. We will leave the Gardens at 3:30, so we should be back home by 4:30pm. We will be eating outside, so bring picnic food! The Garden Club will supply the paper goods and beverages.
- Frankford Business & Professional Association Meeting
When – Tue, May 24, 12pm – 2pmWhere– Northeast Treatment Center, 4625 Frankford Avenue (map)
Description– Frankford Business & Professional Association meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 24th from 12n to 2p at Northeast Treatment Centers (4625 Frankford Avenue, in the main room of the Recovery Support Center located on the lower floor). Tom Conway from the Managing Director’s office will be speaking about the City’s Community Life Improvement Program (CLIP), and Juan Vila from the Food Trust will be on hand to discuss their Healthy Corner Store Network.
- PSA Area 1 Meeting
When – Tue, May 24, 7pm – 8pmWhere – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)Description – Location: Frankford Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Room
- Landlord/Tenant Rights Focus Group Meeting
When – Wed, May 25, 7pm – 8pmWhere – Aria Helath, 5000 Frankford Avenue, 2nd floor (map)Description – We hear you Frankford. PhillyRising will be hosting a series of focus group meetings with a special emphasis on the quality of life issues that you expressed were most important in your community. We would like to hear your ideas as to ways to improve the Frankford community and develop a plan of action.
- Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
When – Thu, May 26, 5:30pm – 7:30pmWhere – 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.
- Friends of Overington Park
When – Tue, May 31, 7pm – 8pmWhere – Overington ParkDescription – We are moving up our next meeting to May 31st at 7:00 in the park! Hoping to grab a few new souls that want to stop by and be a part of the meeting. We need to gain more planning time before our big June 11th parks meet and greet.
- Economic Development Focus Group Meeting
When – Wed, June 1, 7pm – 8pmWhere – Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, 2nd floor (map)Description – We hear you Frankford. PhillyRising will be hosting a series of focus group meetings with a special emphasis on the quality of life issues that you expressed were most important in your community. We would like to hear your ideas as to ways to improve the Frankford community and develop a plan of action.
- Frankford Civic Association Meeting
WhenThu, June 2, 7pm – 8pmWhere – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
- St. Joachim School Alumni Reunion
When – Sun, June 5, 10:30am – 1:00pmWhere – St. Joachim School Alumni Reunion (map)Description – St. Joachim School is in the process or organizing an alumni association for all graduates and friends. All school alumni, former parishioners and friends are welcome. See the flier on the Frankford Gazette.
- Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
When – Sun, June 5, 12pm – 5pmWhere – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Story of the American Flag Dr. Jeffrey Kohn, MD
- Concerned Citizens of Northwood
- Frankford Parks Meet and Greet
When – Sat, June 11, 11am – 4pmWhere– Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)Description– Pot Luck picnic for anyone making a difference in Frankford parks. Live music, Salsa making competition. Come out and join us.
- Frankford Second Saturday Festival
When – Sat, June 11, 12pm – 5pmWhere– 4346 Frankford Avenue (map)Description– Come celebrate the Arts in Frankford with performances, free food and art to browse or buy, Sponsored by the Frankford CDC, Frankford Aria Hospital and Quicky Mart Expres. Go to www.frankfordcdc.com for further details.
- Historical Society of Frankford program
When – Tue, June 14, 7:00pm – 8:30pmWhere – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – ANNUAL FUNDRAISER and TEA ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR Barry S Slosberg, Auctioneer and Appraiser Have your antiques & collectibles valued by renowned Philadelphia auctioneer Barry Slosberg. Who knows, you may have a priceless treasure just waiting to be discovered! You do not need to bring an appraisal item to attend – but a sweet refreshment would be appreciated. COST: $8/item; maximum 3 items/person. * * * * * * * * * * * * * Refreshments served at all meetings. Members free; Others $5.00