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Coming Up in Frankford 10/15 to 11/11/2011

  • Police Advisory Commission Meeting
    When – Mon, October 17, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Gambrel Recreation Center, 4800 Ditman St, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Join us at 6pm on Monday October 17th for our monthly meeting in the 15th Police District at the Gambrell Recreation Center, 4800 Ditman St, Philadelphia, PA 19124. The Commission will conduct its monthly business meeting at 6pm, and take comments and questions from the public beginning at 7pm.
  • 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, 8pm – 10pm
    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.
  • Hedge Street Park Cleanup
    When – Sat, October 22, 10am – 1pm
    Where- Hedge Street Park, 4600 Hedge St. (map)
    Description – We were not able to get a team of volunteers and equipment for Philly Cares Day so the success of this cleanup will solely depend on community participation. We are looking to get 40 volunteers for this event.
    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

  • Friends of the Frankford Library Open House
    When – Wed, October 26, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
    Where – Free Library of Philadelphia, Frankford Branch 4634 Frankford Ave. (map)
    Description – Find out about after-school homework help, check out job-hunting resources on the computer and learn how you can become a Friend of your local library. Free; all are welcome; light refreshments will be served. 215-685-1473 for more information.
  • 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)
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Tue, November 1, 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, November 3, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, November 6, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Reminiscences of John F Reynolds by Kate Reynolds Landis Arlene Harris
  • Frankford Special Services District Quarterly Board Meeting
    When – Mon, November 7, 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, November 8, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where- 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description- HORACE W. CASTOR The Frankford Architect with the White Boutonnière Richard Brent Castor Learn of the life and accomplishments of Horace W. Castor, a Frankford-born, world-renowned architect as presented by his great, great grandson. Twelve generations of the Castor family just celebrated 275 years in America.