Coming Up in Frankford 4/13 to 5/10/2013

  • City Wide Cleanup – Sat, April 13, 9am – 12pm, Gambrel Recreation Center, Margaret and Ditman Sts. – Volunteers needed. Call 215-685-1243 to register
  • Mayor’s Cleanup at Wilmot Park – Sat, April 13, 10am – 1pm, Wilmot Park, Mulberry & Meadow St. – Supplies will be provided for volunteers and refreshments will be served. Call 215-535-1093 x191 for more information.
  • Philly Spring Cleanup at Overington Park – Sat, April 13, 10am – 1pm,  Overington Park, Orthodox and Leiper Sts. – Please come and join the Friends of Overington Park on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10am to 1pm for our Spring Clean Up. Overington Park is located at 4600 Leiper St. Come out to enjoy the park, bring a friend and meet new friends. We’d love to see you there!
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, April 16, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • PSA 1 Meeting – Tue, April 16, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 4900 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Spring Tea -Sun, April 21, 11:30am – 2:30pm, St. Joachim Church Hall, 1527 Church St.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, April 22, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Citizens Engagement Academy – Wed, April 24, 6pm – 8pm, St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave. – 8 Week course designed to help those who serve in a leadership role in their neighborhoods, or have an interest in becoming active, learn more about local government and gain ideas to make their neighborhood stronger.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, April 25, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • Spring into Spring with Iqraa Cafe – Sun, April 28, 3pm – 8pm, Iqraa Cafe, 4663 Frankford Ave. Healthy eating, smoothies and an assortment of great vendors. For further information call 215-288-8081.
  • Healthy Trails 5k walk and run – Sat, April 27, 8am – 12pm, Friends Hospital – The inaugural Healthy Trails 5K run/walk in the Tookany/Tacony Creek Park will be held on April 27th, 2013 with the start and finish line on the Friends Hospital Campus. This event will also mark the dedication of the new urban trail linking the Philadelphia park system together. http://healthytrails5k.com/
  • Frankford Chargers 45th Annual Awards Banquet – Sun, April 28, 3pm – 6pm Romanos Catering, 1523 E. Wingohocking St. – Tickets $20 on sale at Gambrel Recreation Center Tues, Wed, Thursday from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. Last date for tickets is April 19th.
  • Spring into Spring with Iqraa Cafe – Sun, April 28, 3pm – 8pm, Iqraa Cafe, 4663 Frankford Ave. – Healthy eating, smoothies and an assortment of great vendors. For further information call 215-288-8081.
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, April 30, 8am – 10am, Aria Health, Frankford – 2nd floor conference room – It’s time to take charge of your health and wellness! Aria will provide our community seniors with monthly insightful tips and information on issues that are directly affection you and your health needs. Breakfast will be provided free of charge. To reserve your seat call 1-877-808-2742.
  • Citizens Engagement Academy – Wed, May 1, 6pm – 7pm, St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave. – 8 Week course designed to help those who serve in a leadership role in their neighborhoods, or have an interest in becoming active, learn more about local government and gain ideas to make their neighborhood stronger.
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, May 1, 7pm – 8pm, Overington Park, by the tool shed, Orthodox and Leiper Streets – Come out and discuss our park and what we an do to make it a safe and pleasant place for everyone.
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, May 2, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd floor conference room, Aria Health, 4900 Frankford Avenue
  • Frankford Murals Paint Day – Sat, May 4, 11am – 2pm, St. Mark’s Church – This is the last opportunity for residents to make history and paint the murals.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, May 5, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM: GAR Decorations Day Traditions and Customs by Dr Andy Waskie
  • Citizens Engagement Academy – Wed, May 8, 6pm – 8pm, St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Council Meeting – Thu, May 9, 7pm – 8pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St
  • jimRsmiley

    I love that there’s a 5K along the Tookany Creek.