Coming Up in Frankford 2/25 to 3/23/2012

  • College Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) Workshop
    When – Sun, February 26, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom Street (map)
    Description – In the Frankford Computer Lab experts will be available to help you fill out this form. See the Gazette for detailed information. http://frankfordgazette.com/wp1/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/FAFSA-Flyer-02262012.pdf
  • Tree Tender Meet and Greet
    When – Tue, February 28, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
    Where – LaSalle University Music Room, 1900 West Olney Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19141 (map)
    Description – The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) wants to support your tree planting efforts! TTF is committed to supporting Tree Tenders groups because planting trees improves and protects our watershed. We’re hosting a Meet & Greet where you can mingle and share ideas with other Tree Tenders in the TTF Watershed. This is a great opportunity to network and learn more about environmental improvement efforts in your watershed. The brief program will include speakers from TTF and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. A light dinner will be served. Learn more about TTF’s efforts at www.ttfwatershed.org. Please RSVP to Steph at steph@ttfwatershed.org or 215-844-8100 by February 21, 2012.
  • Small Business Banking Counseling
    When – Wed, February 29, 12pm – 4pm
    Where – Third Federal Bank Building, 4625 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Whether you are just starting your business or have been at work for years, get all of your finance questions answered.  A representative from the Small Business Administration will be in attendance. Be sure to bring your credit questions too. Contact Michelle Feldman at 215-743-6580 with questions or to sign up. Space is limited.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, March 1, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
  • Philadelphia Police C.H.E.E.R.S. Saturday Morning Program
    When – Sat, March 3, 9am – 1pm
    Where – Aria Health Frankford Campus 2nd floor meeting room (map)
    Description – The Community Health Enrichment Empowerment Resource Services (C.H.E.E.R.S.) Program for 2012 begins on March 3, 2012 and runs for 8 Saturdays. This is a Program run by Police Officers and designed to positively impact the youth (Students Ages 8-17) of our City. The program is a collaboration of efforts and resources of community based organizations, speakers, police officers and residents, in order to give our youth the necessary tools to create brighter futures and better communities. The following is the information on the C.H.E.E.R.S. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, March 4, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Battle of Pea Ridge by Dick Simpson
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Wed, March 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.
  • Philadelphia Police C.H.E.E.R.S. Saturday Morning Program
    When – Sat, March 10, 9am – 1pm
    Where – Aria Health Frankford Campus 2nd floor meeting room (map)
    Description – The Community Health Enrichment Empowerment Resource Services (C.H.E.E.R.S.) Program for 2012 begins on March 3, 2012 and runs for 8 Saturdays. This is a Program run by Police Officers and designed to positively impact the youth (Students Ages 8-17) of our City. The program is a collaboration of efforts and resources of community based organizations, speakers, police officers and residents, in order to give our youth the necessary tools to create brighter futures and better communities. The following is the information on the C.H.E.E.R.S. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
  • Saint Patrick’s Day Party
    When – Sat, March 10, 6pm – Sun, March 11, 12am
    Where – St. Joachim’s Fitzmaurice Hall, 1527 Church St. (map)
    Description – St. Joachim Alumni Association presents a St. Patrick’s Day Party. Fun, Games, raffles, live music, BYOB, beer provided, buffet dinner. $25 per person, $45 per couple. Tickets from Ed Miranda 267-882-5201. See flyer in the Gazette.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, March 13, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – ANNUAL MEETING – Includes behind-the-scenes tour.
  • Philadelphia Police C.H.E.E.R.S. Saturday Morning Program
    When – Sat, March 17, 9am – 1pm
    Where – Aria Health Frankford Campus 2nd floor meeting room (map)
  • Trees for Frankford Workshop
    When – Mon, March 19, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
    Where – Frankford Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue (map)
    Description – Learn about the Tree Philly campaign and yard tree give away
  • Kindergarten Registration Panel
    When – Tue, March 20, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Avenue (map)
    Description – Do you have questions about getting your child ready for Kindergarten? For parents/guardians of children who will be five years old by 9/1/2012. email RSVP to learn@ccisnephila.com
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, March 20, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, March 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.