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Coming Up in Frankford 4/28 to 5/26/2012

  • Friends of Wissinoming Flea Market
    When – Sat, April 28, 8am – 3pm
    Where – Wissinoming Park (map)
    Description – Vendors $15 per space, call 215-743-6179
  • 15th Police District Gun Buy Back
    When – Sat, April 28, 8:30am – 1:00pm
    Where – St. Joachim Parish, O’Kane Room, 1527 Church St. Phila. PA 19124 (map)
    Description$50 food store gift certificate
  • Frankford Parks Group Meeting
    When – Mon, April 30, 6pm – 7pm
    Where – 2nd Baptist Church (map)
    Description – Stephanie Clymer from the TTF Watershed Project will be joining us to talk about what a watershed is, the important role that Frankford plays in developing a watershed in the city and different volunteer opportunities with TTF. We will also be signing folks up for the Love Your Park Week events in East Frankford on May 12th – May19th
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Wed, May 2, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone. If it is raining that day then the meeting will be held at the Frankford Historical Society.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, May 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, May 6, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: Exhibits a collection of Civil War Swords by Jim Mccoy of the Union League
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, May 8, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – The NATURAL HISTORY of FRANKFORD – Dr David Hewitt, ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES – An important aspect of an area’s history is its natural history. Take a look at Frankford’s urban ecology through the eyes of this Academy of Natural Sciences Botanist.
  • Garden Club’s Annual Day-Before-Mother’s Day Plant Sale
    When – Sat, May 12, 9am – 10am
    Where – In front of the Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave, (map)
    Description – Once again, it is time for the Frankford Garden Club’s Annual Day-Before-Mother’s Day Plant Sale! Come early if you want the best pickings! We will have Hanging Baskets for $12 4packs and flats of marigolds, impatiens, coleus, and more potted Geraniums, Patio Tomatoes and more These are great plants, grown by a local family-owned nursery, for great, low prices! Frankford Garden Club members will be on hand to answer questions and offer gardening advice. All proceeds benefit the Frankford Garden Club
  • Circle of Honor Rededication
    When – Sat, May 12, 12pm – 2pm
    Where – Cedar Hill Cemetery (map)
    Description – There will be a rededication ceremony for 33 newly installed Federal military gravestones for the Union veterans buried in the “Circle of Honor” surrounding the monument. This is the culmination of phase 1 with the repair, cleaning, sealing, and preservation of the monument itself designated as phase 2.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, May 15, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. (map)
  • Home – buyer and Seller Seminar
    When – Thu, May 17, 6pm – 8pm
    Where – Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom Street (map)
    Description – What to pay for a new home. Financing options, credit repair and more. Call 215-743-6580 to sign up. Sponsored by Century21 Advantage Gold
  • PSA 2
    When – Thu, May 17, 7pm – 7pm
    Description – PSA 2
  • Perennial Plant Sale
    When – Sat, May 19, 10am – 1pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – We will be planting our flower beds, seeding the beds and giving away seed packs to our volunteers. We are also having a perennial plant sale at the same time in the park. We will be selling plants gathered by our members, the Frankford Garden Club, and anyone else who would like to donate their overflow of plants. As we get closer I might have more information on what plants are available.
  • PSA 1
    When – Tue, May 22, 7pm – 7pm