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Coming Up in Frankford

  • Frankford Parks Meet and Greet
    When – Sat, June 11, 11am – 4pm
    Where- 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 – 5pm
    Where- 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 for further details.
  • FORE! Cleaner Streams: Clean the Creek and Play Golf
    When – Mon, June 13, 9am – 12pm
    Where- Juniata Golf Course, 1391 East Cayuga Street Philadelphia 19124 (map)
    Description- TTF is teaming up with the Philadelphia Water Department, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Juniata Golf Course to clean up the portion of the Frankford Creek that runs through the course. Come out to pick up trash, have lunch and enjoy a discounted entrance fee to the course as thanks for your hard work! CONTACT: Ashley Schmid at
  • Academy of Natural Sciences Coming to Overington Park
    When – Mon, June 13, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Where – Leiper & Orthodox Streets (map)
    Description – The Friends of Overington Park invite you to meet with Dr. David Hewitt on June 13th at 2:30 PM in Overington Park ( .. 1300 block of Orthodox St). Dr Hewitt is a Botanist at the Academy of Natural Sciences here in Philadelphia. His interests include urban and suburban ecology, especially in eastern North America. He will help us to establish the age of the magnificent Copper Beech that is in our Park. We look forward to hearing a short overview of the natural history of the area, as well as identifying other older trees. Have you ever wondered what the landscape looked like when settlers moved out from Philadelphia? This discussion could clarify some of those questions. Light refreshments to follow the park walk-about.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, June 14, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
    Where – 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
  • Wilmot Park Grand Opening
    When – Sat, June 18, 12pm – 3pm
    Where – Mulberry and Meadow Streets (map)
    Description – Renovations are complete and its time for a grand opening day. Bring the family for a good time.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, June 21, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, June 23, 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.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, July 3, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: With the 71st Pennsylvania at the Angle at Gettysburg Dan Cashin
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Tue, July 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.