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Coming Up in Frankford 3/8 to 4/4/2014

  • Crayons for Haiti Fundraiser -Sat, March 8, 5pm – 7pm, Sankofa freedom Academy Charter School, 4290 Penn Street, 19124
    You Are Invited To Attend Crayons for Haiti Cultural Fundraiser at Sankofa Freedom Academy Crayons for Haiti is raising money to facilitate our Pilgrimage to Haiti. Join us in Celebrating building new relationships toward progress. The Afro Caribbean Cultural Arts Assembly offering poetry, rhythm and folkloric dances from Haitian Traditions Sankofa Students will perform a rhythm and dance performance Salute My Product will share a bit of our Haitian story with Rap Kreyol Tickets are a $20 donation payable to Crayons for Haiti. Good Food, Good Vibes and Good Times for All…
  • Frankford PhillyRising Community Meeting -Mon, March 10, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia 4634 Frankford Avenue
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, March 11, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St. – ANNUAL MEETING,“Behind the Scenes” Tour, Members’ POSTCARD COLLECTIONS
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, March 13, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St. – There are no properties that are up for zoning this month; however, we do have have something on the agenda for that night. Hakim Mubarak from Councilwoman’s office and Ian Litwin from the City’s Planning Commission will be there to talk about new changes in the Zoning codes that could possibly affect the Frankford area. These changes will not be done without people in the area to provide them with their concerns and input.
  • Northwood Civic Association Meeting – Tue, March 18, 7pm – 8pm, St. James Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street.
  • Ready Set Work -Wed, March 19, 4pm – 7pm, Frankford Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library 4634 Frankford Ave. – Sponsored by State Rep James Clay
  • Healthy Steps for Older Adults Fall Prevention Program – Thu, March 20, 9:00am – 2:30pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave, – We will run and educational seminar and physical tests to see if members may be at risk of falling. Pizza and refreshments will be offered at 1:30pm to all who participate. Don’t miss out on this very important program. No cost.
  • Frankford Garden Club – Mon, March 24, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Wissinoming Park Playground
  • Senior Breakfast – Tue, March 25, 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.
  • Frankford Parks Group – Tue, March 25, 6pm – 7pm, CDC Building, 4900 Griscom St.
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, March 27, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • PSA1 Meeting -Thu, March 27, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Health Frankford Campus
  • Alumni Reunion Dinner Dance at HR Edmunds – Fri, March 28, 7pm – 10pm, H R Edmunds School, 1197 Haworth Street – Tickets Cost $30.00 All proceeds to benefit the Student Activities Fund. For more information and to buy tickets please contact: Barbara Mayer at or Nicolette Richter at You may also call the school office at 215-537-2520
  • Friends of Overington Park -Wed, April 2, 7pm – 8pm, Friends meeting house, 1500 Orthodox Street
  • Frankford Civic Association Meeting -Thu, April 3, 7pm – 8pm, Aria Hospital, 2nd floor