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Coming Up in Frankford 5/26 to 6/22/2012

  • Filling in the Blanks and Connecting the Dots
    When – Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Where – Campbell AME and 2nd Baptist Churches (map)
    Description – First Annual Frankford Freedom Fighters Event
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group
    When – Thu, May 31, 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.
  • Frankford Youth Rally Sponsored by NE EPIC Stakeholders
    When – Fri, June 1, 10am – 3pm
    Where – Large and Wakeling St. (map)
    Description – Food, Games and performances – Healthy relationships, violence prevention, health and wellness, HIV/AIDS awareness, drug and alcohol awareness, summer youth employment, college resources
  • Health Fair
    When – Fri, June 1, 11am – 2pm

    Where – Aria Health Parking Lot

  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House
    When – Sun, June 3, 12pm – 5pm
    Where – 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – Presentation at 1:30 PM: With the 71st PV at the Angle at Gettysburg by Dan Cashin
  • Friends of the library meeting
    When – Wed, June 6, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
    Where – Frankford Branch Library Meeting Room (map)
    Description – Topics to be covered will include the book sale, and summer programs
  • Friends of Overington Park
    When – Wed, June 6, 7pm – 8pm
    Where – Overington Park – Leiper and Orthodox Streets (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.
    When – Thu, June 7, 3:45pm – 4:30pm
    Where – Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. (map)
    Description – Teens are invited to participate in a Spoken Word Workshop at the Frankford Branch of the Free Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue, on Thursday, June 3, 2012, 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM. Participants will free-write, edit, share, and listen to popular spoken-word artists. Presenter Jaamil Kosoko is a published author, performance artist and curator, and is the Co-Director of Anonymous Bodies Art Collective in Philadelphia. This workshop is free, is open to the public, and recommended for ages 12 and up. For more information, call 215-685-1473 or email
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    When – Thu, June 7, 7pm – 8pm

    Where – 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124

  • Second Annual Frankford Greening Meet and Greet
    When – Sat, June 9, 11am – 3pm
    Where – Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts. (map)
    Description – All who plant and grow in Frankford are invited to join us for live music, a salsa dip contest, pot luck picnic, and sharing our Frankford greening success stories!
  • Community Planning Meeting
    When – Tue, June 12, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
    Where – St. Martin of Tours School, 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. (map)
    Description – Review input from the first community meeting. Hear draft recommendations for the plan.Work with City Planning Commission staff to determine future development scenarios.
  • Historical Society of Frankford program
    When – Tue, June 12, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    Where – 1507 Orthodox St., Philadelphia, PA 19124 (map)
    Description – SPRING TEA – FLAGS OF THE CONFEDERACY PHILADELPHIA FLAG DAY ASSOCIATION – Michael C Axelrod, Vice President – Frankford provided more recruits for the Civil War than any other town of its size in America. Learn more about this “War Between the States” through a display and presentation of Flags of the Confederacy. This is our traditional Spring Tea, so bring refreshments to share.
  • Northwood Town Watch Meeting
    When – Tue, June 19, 6:30pm – 7:00pm

    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, Pratt St. and Castor Ave.

  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting
    When – Tue, June 19, 7pm – 8pm

    Where – St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.

  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting
    When – Wed, June 20, 8:30am – 9:30am

    Where – Aria Health, 2nd floor conference room

  • PSA 1 Meeting
    When – Wed, June 20, 7pm – 7pm
    Description – PSA 1 PROGRESS, CONCERNS, ACTION PLAN, Come meet the police who patrol Frankford South of Bridge Street