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Coming Up in Frankford 10/6 to 11/2/2012

  • From Grief To Gratefulness — A Mother’s Journey – Sat, October 6, 9am – 2pm, 1628 E. Church St., Have you lost a loved one? Come be an eyewitness to a mother’s journey from grief to gratefulness in this interactive, comforting, inspirational and transformational workshop. The five stages of grief which are unique for everyone will be discussed. Continental Breakfast & Lunch Served. RSVP By going to this Link: Or CALLING Tracey Ragsdale-Mabrey @ 215.360.3283
  • 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
  • Friends of the Frankford Branch of the Free Library – Tue, October 16, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Frankford Library Meeting Room
  • 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
  • Friends of Overington Park Falls Festival – Sat, October 20, 10am – 1pm, Overington Park, Leiper and Orthodox Sts., Costume Parade, pumpkin patch, games, candy, puppets. Rain date October 27th.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Tue, October 23, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • PSA 1 Meeting – Wed, October 24, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital 4900 FRANKFORD AVE
  • Free Digital Photography Workshop – Fri, October 26, 1pm – 4pm, Frankford CDC, 4900 Griscom St., Celebrate Philly Photo Day. Take a free digital photography workshop followed by a tour of Frankford. Submit one of your pictures to be displayed through Philly Photo Day’s unique exhibition. Call 215-743-6580 to register.
  • Haunted History Tour – Sat, October 27, 4pm – 6pm, Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St., Join the Frankford CDC on our Second Annual haunted history tour. $6.00 admission fee. Refreshments served before the tour. Parking available at Frankford Friends Meeting. Contact Michell Feldman for more information or to reserve your tickets today. 215-743-6580
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, October 30, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Friends Hospital, 4641 Roosevelt Blvd., Domestic Violence
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, November 1, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue