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Coming Up in Frankford

These are the events for the next four weeks in Frankford:

  • Sunday, August 28th, Hurricane Irene
  • Frankford Parks Group Meeting
    When – Mon, August 29, 6pm – 7pm
    Where – 2nd Baptist Church, Meadow and Mulberry Sts. (map)
    Description – We will be discussing taking on another project for improvements to Hedge Street park.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, September 4, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Gettysburg, Tom Huntington
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Tue, September 6, 7pm – 8pm
    Where- Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts – near the playground (map)
    Description – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone.
  • Concerned Citizens of Northwood Meeting
    When – Thu, September 8, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Simpson Playground – Orthodox St. (map)
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, September 8, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • Frankford Second Saturday Festival
    When – Sat, September 10, 12pm – 5pm
    Where- 4700 block of 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 Special Services District Quarterly Board Meeting
    When – Mon, September 12, 8:30am – 9:30am
    Where – St. Mark’s Church (Griscom St Entrance) (map)
    Description – All meetings are open to the public.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, September 13, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • Presentation on proposed changes to the zoning code
    When – Thu, September 15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
    Where- Aria Health, Frankford (map)
    Description- The Frankford CDC will be hosting a presentation on proposed changes to the zoning code on Thursday, September 15th at 6:30p at Frankford ARIA Hospital. We hope you can attend!
  • Hope 4 Philly
    When – Saturday, Sep 17, 2011
    Where- Field next to Harding Middle School (Corner of Margaret and Ditman). (map)
    Description – The 2011 Hope 4 Philly Event will be held on Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at the field next to Harding Middle School (Corner of Margaret and Ditman). Hope 4 Philly is sponsored by the Convoy of Hope which is affiliated with the Faith Assembly of God Church located right here in Frankford. I am encouraging you all to donate or find out how you can volunteer for this event. The church provided, free groceries, haircuts, health screenings, and school supplies to over 3000 families last year and they are expecting over 5000 families this year. The Northeast EPIC will be contributing to this event by collecting backpacks and school supplies for 1500 students. To find out how you can contribute to this event please visit, or if you would like to donate a backpack or some school supplies please contact Kim Washington.
  • Art Under the Trees
    When – Sat, September 17, 12n – 3pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)
    Description – Friends of Overington Park will host it’s Second Annual ‘Art Under the Trees’ event on Saturday September 17th from 12 to 3pm. There will be a children’s Chalk Art Contest, with prizes, Tree Identifying and Mapping for kids and adults who want to join in, Leaf related art projects and games, and refreshments! Please come out and join in the fun!
    The park is looking great this summer so there is lots of inspiration to get your artistic juices flowing. We found out over this summer that our trees date back to the Civil War era. We need to get them on the map. Can you guess what tree stood watch during 1861? Come out and find the answers. Hope to see you there!
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, September 20, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, September 22, 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.