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Coming Up in Frankford

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, October 2, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Special Operations in the Civil War Dr Sid Copel
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Tue, October 4, 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.
  • Imagining Frankford
    When – Wed, October 5, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Denby’s Sweet Sensations, 4428 Frankford Avenue, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Master planning meeting for a new series of murals along Frankford Avenue
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, October 6, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • West Frankford Town Watch Neighborhood Cleanup
    When – Sat, October 8, 9am – 12pm
    Where – 1700 Block of Margaret Street (map)
    Description – We are doing a clean up on 10/08/11 on the 1700 block of Margaret St at the site of the old News Gleaner plant at 9:00 am. This building has been empty for some time and has become a trash dump. No one has cleaned it up in some time. We here at West Frankford town watch are doing something about it so please come out and join us to help clean up this lot.
  • Community Safety Day
    When – Sat, October 8, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Mastery Charter School Smedly Elementary, 1790 Bridge Street, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Sponsored by the 15th District PDAC (Police District Advisory Council)
  • Mastery Charter Smedley Elementary School PTA Flea Market
    When – Sat, October 8, 10am – 2pm
    Where- Wissinoming Park (map)
    Description- Contact Kathy, 215-839-2333 to reserve space, rain date 10/15/2011
  • Frankford Second Saturday Festival
    When – Sat, October 8, 12pm – 5pm
    Where- 4600 block of Frankford Avenue (map)

    Description- Come celebrate the Arts in Frankford

  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, October 11, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where- 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description- COLONIAL CIDER BREWING Frankford’s Revolution Cider, Jonathan Gradman, Brewmaster. The cider brewed in Colonial America – and today at Frankford’s Revolution Cider – was the most widely consumed beverage with meals in America. Meet with the brew master and learn of the history and brewing of this historic alcoholic libation.
  • PSA Area 2 Meeting
    When – Thu, October 13, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 3501 Levick Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: St. Timothy’s Agenda: PSA also includes area of Frankford North of Bridge Street.
  • Imagining Frankford
    When – Thu, October 13, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Where – Denby’s Sweet Sensations, 4428 Frankford Avenue, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Master planning meeting for a new series of murals along Frankford Avenue
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, October 18, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Movie Night at Overington Park
    When – Fri, October 21, 7pm – 9pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – Frankford CDC/Northeast EPIC Stakeholders/State Representative Tony Payton/& The Friends of Overington Park will be hosting a family movie night in Overington Park. Please bring your blanket./lawn chairs and family out for a night of fun. The movie Ringo will be shown. Movie time is 8pm, refreshments will be provided.
  • Gun Buy Back
    When – Sat, October 22, 10am – 2pm
    Where – St. Joachim Parish Hall, Griscom and Church Sts. (map)
    Description – Gun Buy Back sponsored by 15th Police District Advisory Council – $50 Shop Rite gift card in exchange for your guns.
    When – Sat, October 22, 4pm – 6pm
    Where – Gather at the Historical Society of Frankford 1507 Orthodox Street (map)

    Description – GET READY TO SEE FRANKFORD IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT! Admission: $6:00 adult Refreshments: Before and After the Tour Commemorative T-Shirts will be provided ONGOING GHOST PROGRAM THROUGHOUT TOUR: SOUTH JERSEY GHOST RESEARCH will offer a video presentation at the Historical Society of Frankford before, after, throughout the tour. RESERVATIONS: Frankford Community Development Corporation Michelle Feldman 215-743-6580 PARKING: Parking will be available in the Frankford Friends lot (across Orthodox Street from the Historical Society of Frankford) TOUR SITES and SPONSORS: Historical Society of Frankford, St. Marks Church, Frankford Friends School, South Jersey Ghost Research, and Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary War Route-PA

  • PSA Area 1 Meeting
    When – Wed, October 26, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: Frankford Hospital – 2nd Floor Conference Room Agenda: PSA 1 Progress, Concerns and Action Plans for Frankford South of Bridge Street.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, October 27, 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.
  • Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Event
    When – Sat, October 29, 12pm – 3pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Streets (map)