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Coming Up in Frankford 5/18 to 6/14/2013

  • Frankford Friends School Spring Fair – Sat, May 18, 10:00am – 3:30pm, Frankford Friends School
  • Empower Our Youth Day – Sat, May 18, 10am – 2pm, Gambrel Playground, Ditman & Wakeling – Food, Activities, Workshops for children K-8th Grade
  • 2nd Annual Perennial Sale and Park Planting – Sat, May 18, 10am – 1pm, Overington Park, 4600 Leiper Street – The Friends of Overington Park are celebrating Spring with our Perennial Plant Sale and Park Planting. Come join us. You’re sure to find some beautiful perennial plants at can’t beat bargain prices. Maybe you would like to lend a hand with the planting of our new flower bed and mulching the park trees. As a bonus, the Friends of Overington Park are giving away seed packs.
  • Senior Fair  – Fri, May 24, 11am – 2pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.—Come join our huge Senior Fair sponsored by the Office of State Rep James Clay Jr.. We are having a BBQ and live entertainment, with over twenty community and health providers present to provide information and perform screenings for Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and other health aliments.
  • Say Nooo to Strangers Foundation March and Step Show  – Sat, May 25, 12:30pm – 4:00pm— To coincide with the National Day for Missing Children the Say Nooo to Strangers Foundation is holding a Walk to bring attention to the issue. There will be a parade with up to 25 drill teams from around the city.  Leading off the parade at Gambrel Recreation Center, 4900 block of Ditman Street, will be the Frankford High ROTC.  Following them will be the elders of Post 224 and CJ Waddy who is the founder of the Say Nooo to Strangers Foundation.  Refreshments for the kids and a performance of the song from the the Say Nooo to Strangers show.
  • Ceremony at Frankford Civil War Memorial  – Mon, May 27, 2pm – 3pm, Frankford Civil War Memorial, Cedar Hill Cemetery  – The restoration of the monument has been completed. We will be holding a re-dedication of it on Memorial Day at 2 pm. All are invited.
  • Senior Breakfast—Tue, May 28, 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.
  • Come celebrate your birthday—Tue, May 28, 11:45am – 12:45pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave.—We have a monthly birthday party. Join us for cake, ice cream, lunch, and live entertainment!
  • Citizens Engagement Academy  – Wed, May 29, 6pm – 7pm, St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.—Week 6 -Reaching Out to Neighbors, Human Relations Commission
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group—Thu, May 30, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • Roots Rock Run—Sat, June 1, 8am – 12pm, Harding Middle School, 2000 Wakeling St.—5K community walk run to support the C.H.I.C.K.S. health and wellness program for girls. Registration begins at 8am race begins at 9am. Open and free to the public. Contact Joan Todd 215-535- ext 182.
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House—Sun, June 2, 12pm – 5pm, 4278 Griscom Street—Presentation at 1:30 PM: “A Salute to Old Glory: the Story of the American Flag” by Kerry Bryan
  • Frankford Business and Professional Association Meeting—Tue, June 4, 12pm – 2pm, Aria Hospital’s second floor conference room
  • Citizens Engagement Academy—Wed, June 5, 6pm – 7pm, St. Marks Church – 4442 Frankford Ave.—Week 7 – Law Enforcement, US Attorney’s Office and Police District
  • Neighborhood Advisory Council Meeting—Thu, June 13, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.