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Coming Up in Frankford 10/13 to 11/9/2012

  • 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
  • Hedge Park Clean UP – Mon, October 15, 8:30am – 12:00pm, Hedge and Orthodox St., Getting the park cleaned up and ready for a major renovation project. Frankford Parks Group, NAC, EPIC and PhillyRising.
  • 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, DA Seth Williams will be attending
  • Flying Kite on the Ground – Opening Reception – Fri, October 19, 5pm – 8pm, St. Marks Church, 4442 Frankford Ave., Come see local artists multimedia works, live entertainment and light refreshments inside one of the most amazing churches in Philadelphia. Free to the public. Curated by Ellen Bonnet.  Interested Frankford artists should email
  • 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
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, November 4, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street, Presentation at 1:30 PM: Civil War Era breweries of Philadelphia by Rich Wagner
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, November 7, 7pm – 8pm, – Historical Society of Frankford at 1507 Orthodox Street, – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone