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Coming Up in Frankford 1/25 to 2/21/2014

  • Womrath Artist Meeting – Mon, January 27, 6pm – 7pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street – Destination Frankford welcomes all members of the Frankford community to a public meeting. The five Destination Frankford Womrath Park Sculpture finalists, chosen by a jury of project administrators, arts professionals, and representatives of the Frankford community from 100 applicants, will present their proposals for the park’s new public artwork. Jake Beckman (Philadelphia,), Pete Beeman (Brooklyn, NY), Jim Gallucci (Greensboro, NC), Robert Roesch (Philadelphia), and Christine Rojek (Chicago, IL) were chosen on the basis of their past work and artist statements by the Destination Frankford selection jury to complete a design for a gateway sculpture in Womrath Park. Each artist will show images of their proposal and will entertain questions from the audience. Ian Litwin (Project Manager), Marsha Moss (Public Art Consultant), and Leslie Kaufman (Art Director) will be on hand to answer any additional questions.One artist will be chosen by the jury to fabricate and install the winning project, expected to be completed in November, 2014. A light dinner will be provided, and those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP to Leslie Kaufman at by January 22. This will be the only opportunity to see the final proposals before the selection is made, so make sure you are a part of this exciting event!
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, January 27, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, January 28, 8am – 10am, Aria Health, Frankford – 2nd floor cafeteria – Aria will provide our community seniors with monthly, insightful tips and information on issues that are directly affecting you and your health. Breakfast will be provided free of charge. To reserve your seat call 1-877-808-2742 and then press 2.
  • Monthly Birthday Party – Tue, January 28, 11:45am – 12:45pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave – Come celebrate your birthday! We have a monthly birthday party. Join us for cake, ice cream, lunch, and live entertainment! Free of charge
  • Frankford Parks Group – Tue, January 28, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, January 30, 2014, 5:30pm – 7:30pm,  2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • Grand Army of the Republic Museum Open House – Sun, February 2, 12pm – 5pm,  4278 Griscom Street – Presentation at 1:30 PM
  • Friends of Overington Park – Wed, February 5, 7pm – 8pm,  Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting – Thu, February 6, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor
  • Soup and Salad Supper – Sun, February 9, 3pm – 6pm, St. Joachim Church, 1527 Church Street – CDA Court St. Francis De Sales #2617 invites you to come in out of the cold for our Soup and Salad Supper. Enjoy a buffet with a variety of hot, homemade soups, hearty bread and rolls, salad, and delicious desserts along with fun, family entertainment. Adults $8.00, Children $4.00. Bring canned goods for our food cupboard and receive a free raffle ticket.
  • Frankford PhillyRising Community Meeting – Mon, February 10, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia 4634 Frankford Avenue
  • PSA1 Meeting – Wed, February 12, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, February 13, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, February 18, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.