Coming Up in Frankford 9/22 to 10/19/2012

  • Historic Homes and Sites of Frankford Virtual Walking Tour – Sun, September 23, 2:00pm – 4:30pm, 1507 Orthodox St, Take a virtual tour of Frankford in the Society’s newest publication “Historic Homes & Sites of Frankford” through a presentation and exhibition. Learn of our efforts to secure a listing on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places for this area’s oldest house.
  • Frankford Garden Club Trip to Morris Arboretum – Mon, September 24, 9:00am – 2:30pm, Wissinoming Park parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue , 9:00 AM: meet at Wissinoming Park parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue; 1:30 PM: leave Morris Arboretum. Tickets are $12.00 per person; Frankford Garden Club members pay $5.00. Ticket price includes transportation, admission and a guided tour or you may explore on your own. Bring lunch or purchase on site. To reserve a space on the bus call Johnnie Mae Parker, 215-537-0145, or Charlie Bugg, 215-535-8316.
  • Frankford Farmers Market – Tue, September 25 2pm – 6pm, Frankford Transportation Center, Bridge St. and Frankford Ave.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Tue, September 25, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • PSA1 Meeting – Wed, September 26, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, Area of Frankford south of Bridge Street
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, September 27, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Art Under The Trees event at Overington Park – Sat, September 29, 10am – 1pm, Ove – rington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts., Come out and enjoy our annual Art Under The Trees event at Overington Park, 4600 block Leiper St. and 1300 block Orthodox St. Saturday September 29, 2012 from 10am to 1pm. There will be art contests, prizes and fun packed games for everyone to enjoy. Hope to see you there!
  • Frankford Friends New Building Dedication – Sat, September 29, 1pm – 5pm, Frankford Friends, Orthodox and Penn Sts., Very special event to to dedicate our new building in honor of Margaret (“Madge”) Passmore Trickey! The event will begin with Meeting for Worship in the Meetinghouse and proceed to the new building for refreshments, celebration, and SQUARE DANCING! all ages welcome * no charge * no dancing experience necessary * casual attire
  • Friends of Overington Park – Tue, October 2, 7pm – 8pm, CORA Neuman Center at 1000 Orthodox Street
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, October 4, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124
  • Fall Festival Family Dinner – Sat, October 6, 5:30pm – 9:00pm, St. Joachim R. C. Church, 1527 Church St., “St. Joachim R. C. Church, 1527 Church St., 19124, is hosting a Fall Festival Family Dinner on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9 PM. There will be food, music, and raffles. Cost is $15.00 for Adults and $7.00 for Children 12 and under. Off street parking is available.” Tickets available in advance at the Rectory Office or pay at the door.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, October 7, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Presentation at 1:30 PM: Colonel McCarter, the Fighting Parson of the 93rd Penna Regiment by Rev. Joe DiPaolo
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, October 9, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St. Take a virtual tour of Frankford in the Society’s newest publication “Historic Homes & Sites of Frankford” through a presentation and exhibition. Learn of our efforts to secure a listing on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places for this area’s oldest house. Free copies for all.
  • Frankford Garden Club Trip to Nemours Mansion and Gardens – Sat, October 13, 10am – 4pm, Wissinoming Park parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue, 10 AM: meet at Wissinoming Park parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue; 3 PM: leave Nemours Mansion. Tickets are $15.00 per person; Frankford Garden Club members pay $10.00. Ticket price includes transportation and a guided tour of the mansion and grounds. Space is limited. To make a reservation call Linda, 215-253-9776. Nemours Mansion is a 300-acre du Pont estate built in the late 18th century French style.
  • Meet the Artist: Emma Gardner – Sat, October 13, 12pm – 5pm, B102 Gallery, Globe Dye Works, 4500 Worth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124, Twelve New Paintings: High Altitude Roller Derby Taking Back the Fishnet – Exhibition runs October 13th to November 4th, Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 5PM
  • Northwood Town Watch Meeting – Tue, October 16, 6:30pm – 7:00pm, St. James Lutheran Church, Pratt St. and Castor Ave.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, October 16, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting – Wed, October 17, 8:30am – 10:00am, Aria Health, 2nd floor conference room