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Coming Up in Frankford 11/5 to 12/1/2011

  • Share Your Experiences of Frankford
    When – Sat, November 5, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    Where – Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom St. (map)
    Description – Share Your Experiences of Frankford to be recorded on video. Contact us now to sign up. Netanel Portier 215-685-0725 or email
  • 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.
  • Frankford Action Plan follow-up
    When – Mon, November 7, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Ave. 2nd floor conference room (map)
    Description – PhillyRising will be hosting a Frankford Action Plan follow-up meeting on Monday, November 7th from 6pm – 8pm in the Frankford Hospital 2nd floor conference room. This meeting is a public forum to review the action items presented in the DRAFT Action Plan. I’ve already receive some good feedback and look forward to getting more community input.
  • 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.
  • Captain’s Town Hall Meeting
    When – Thu, November 10, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Griscom and Church Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: St. Joachims
  • Engaging Communities
    When – Sat, November 12, 9am – 4pm
    Where – Temple University (map)
    Description – Center for Public Interest Journalism day long event, Jim will sit on a panel discussing audience-building with other editors of local news operations
  • Overington Park Cleanup and PAWS Animal Cleanup
    When – Sat, November 12, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – Park cleanup day and PAWS low cost animal clinic
  • St. Joachim Alumni Association Installation Mass
    When – Sat, November 12, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
    Where – St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church Street, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – The Saint Joachim Alumni Association is celebrating its installation with a Mass on Saturday November 12, at 4:30pm. The mass will be held at St. Joachim Church located at 1527 Church Street. After Mass there will be a gathering in the Parish Hall to celebrate and officially register Alumni. Light Refreshments will be served. Please inform other Alumni and friends of the Parish.
  • Celebrate America Recycles Day With the Frankford CDC
    When – Tue, November 15, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4900 Griscom Street, Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Handing out blue recycling bins and signing people up for Philadelphia Recycling Rewards program.
  • Share Your Experiences of Frankford
    When – Tue, November 15, 2pm – 6pm
    Where – Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom St. (map)
    Description – Share Your Experiences of Frankford to be recorded on video. Contact us now to sign up. Netanel Portier 215-685-0725 or email
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, November 15, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • PSA Area 2 Meeting
    When – Wed, November 16, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 3501 Levick Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: St. Timothy’s Agenda: PSA
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, November 17, 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.
  • Day of Service and Flag Raising Ceremony
    When – Fri, November 18, 10am – 12pm
    Where – Wilmot Park, 1801 Meadow Street (map)
    Description – On November 18, 2011, in collaboration with the Honeywell Corporation, and Post 224, The Frankford Parks group will be hosting a day of service and flag raising ceremony at Wilmot Park (1801 Meadow Street) from 10am until 12pm. We would also like to include some of the JROTC students from Frankford High School for the service event and the flag raising ceremony. Unfortunately, we couldn’t get the event done on Veteran’s Day, however, we would hope that in the future, our park would be the home for an Annual Frankford Veteran’s Day Flag Raising Ceremony. I hope that you all will join us in the park to recognize our veterans!
  • PSA Area 1 Meeting
    When – Tue, November 22, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)
    Description – Location: Frankford Hospital – 2nd Floor Agenda: PSA 1 Progress, Concerns and Action Plan
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, December 1, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)