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Coming Up in Frankford 11/12 to 12/09/2011

  • 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
  • Love Your Park Day at Overington Park
    When – Sat, November 12, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – PAWS will be there for our second Mini Veterinarian Clinc ($15 for vaccinations, coupons etc) so Bring you Dogs or Cats, Fall Cleanup, Our annual “Tropical Bulb Training” as we dig up the Canna bulbs and prep them for storage for next Spring, Our annual “Put Your Garden to Bed Training” for our perennial flower beds, Tasty Fall Refreshments for Volunteers
  • 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.
  • Rain Barrel Workshop
    When – Mon, November 14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
    Where – Frankford Free Library – 4634 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Speakers: Aaron Slater, Energy Coordinating Agency Julie Slavet, Exec Director, Tookany/Tacony All who attend will be able to apply for a free rain barrel which will be manufactured, delivered, and installed for free by the folks at ECA (Energy Coordinating Agency) who are partnered with PWD for this Green.
  • 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)
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, December 4, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Civil War Era Music from the Front at Christmas Time Gleim’s Band
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Wed, December 7, 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.