- JOB FAIR
When – Sat, March 24, 9am – 12pmWhere – 4256 Paul Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19124 (map)Description – Can you “C” yourself at Sankofa? Caring, Called, Competent, Convinced, Conscious, Creative, Character Rich, Culturally Responsive, Community Minded—- Certified teachers needed in the following areas: Elementary and Special Education Teachers Secondary Content teachers including Math, Science, English, and Social Studies
- How to Divide and Transplant Garden Perennials
When – Sat, March 24, 10am – 12pmWhere – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Street (map)Description – How to Divide and Transplant Garden Perennials –. Tools and gloves will be provided.
- What is a Watershed?
When – Mon, March 26, 5:30pm – 6:30pmWhere – Frankford Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue (map)Description – Find out about city projects and plans for Frankford Creek. Speaker: Stephanie Clymer, Community Liason for the Tookany/Tacony/
Frankford Watershed Partnership.
- Frankford Parks Group Meeting
When – Mon, March 26, 6pm – 7pmWhere – 2nd Baptist Church, 1800 Meadow Street, Phila, Pa. 19124 (map)Description – We have a lot to discuss on our agenda so please make it out to our first meeting for the year.
- Renters and Home Owners Insurance Seminar
When – Wed, March 28, 6pm – 7pmWhere – First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School 4300 Tacony St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT’S COVERED BY YOUR HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE POLICY? See flyer in the Gazette.
- Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
When – Thu, March 29, 5:30pm – 7:30pmWhere – Aria Hospital’s Frankford Campus (4900 Frankford Avenue) in the 2nd floor meeting room. Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – Chris Rhametulla is coming back this month to talk about budgeting and money management. In addition to getting our finances straight, Dennis Lee from City Commissioner Stephanie Singer’s office will be joining us to talk about the importance of voting and how we can organize and get folks from our community engaged in the process. Jessica Paist from CORA Services, will also be giving a short presentation about youth gambling prevention programs.
- PSA Area 1 Meeting
When – Fri, March 30, 7pm – 8pmWhere – 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (map)Description – Location: Frankford Hospital – 2nd Floor Conference Room Agenda: PSA 1 Progress, Concerns and Action Plan
- Northeast EPIC mini summit
When – Sat, March 31, 10am – 1pmWhere – Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School, 4256 Paul Street (map)Description – The 2012 Northeast Health and Economic Development Summit was formed out of a partnership between three of our Faith Based Organizations (Campbell AME Church, Second Baptist Church, and Faith Assembly of God), and our representatives from our elected official offices, (Councilwoman Maria D. Quinones Sanchez and State Representative Tony Payton Jr.) to address the issues of hunger, health and economic opportunities in our neighborhood. CORA’s Northeast EPIC Stakeholder group was awarded a grant to feed the hungry. The grant will be distributed amongst the three faith based groups to provide groceries to families in our area. Pastor Richard Smith, will be our keynote speaker and will be addressing the issues of hunger in our community and the supply demand for our local pantries. A representative from Councilwoman Sanchez’ office will be speaking about local economic opportunities on Frankford Avenue and throughout the neighborhood.
- Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
When – Sun, April 1, 12pm – 5pmWhere – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: The Gettysburg Conspiracy by Will Hutchinson
- Community Planning Meeting Philly2035
When – Tue, April 3, 6pm – 8pmWhere – Friends Hospital (map)Description – Philadelphia203
- Friends of Overington Park
When – Wed, April 4, 7pm – 8pmWhere – Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St. (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, April 5, 7pm – 8pmWhere – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
- Historical Society of Frankford program
When – Tue, April 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pmWhere – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)Description – K & A’s SECOND STORY MEN Allen M Hornblum Author “Confessions of a Second Story Man – Junior Kripplebauer and the K & A Gang” The legendary Kensington & Allegheny “second story” men of the 1950-70’s were nationally known for their “art of burglary” – from Boca Raton to Bar Harbor. NE Philly’s own Allen M Hornblum reveals the challenges that come with writing a book about these notorious Kensingtonians.
- Town Hall Meeting
When – Thu, April 12, 7pm – 8pmWhere – Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue (map)Description – 15th District Police Captain Frank Bachmayer
- Mayors cleanup in Overington Park
When – Sat, April 14, 10am – 1pmWhere – Overington Park, Lieper and Orthodox Sts. (map)Description – We will be getting our flower beds in order, cleaning up any graffiti, leaf trash, etc. We can use all the help we can get, so tell everyone to come out and help us get ready for the summer season. We will also be honoring the Frankford High JROTC that day.
- Mayor’s 5th Annual Spring Cleanup
When – Sat, April 14, 10am – 1pmWhere – Kickoff at 2nd Baptist Church, 1800 Meadow Street (map)
- Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting
When – Tue, April 17, 8:30am – 10:00amWhere – Aria Health, 2nd floor conference room (map)
- Northwood Civic Association Meeting
When – Tue, April 17, 7pm – 8pmWhere – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
- Celebration of Haitian Culture through literacy, music and art
When – Fri, April 20, 10am – 11amWhere – Henry R. Edmunds School (map)