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Coming Up in Frankford 3/15 to 4/11/2014

  • The Sankofa History Project (TSHP) -Sat, March 15, 10am – 2pm, Sankofa Freedom Academy Upper School 4290 Penn Street at the corner of Church Street (former St. Joachim School) – 1st Annual Event Martin Luther King & Black History Month Highlighting Women’s History Month Brunch & Much/Meet & Greet the candidates afterward Voter Registration
  • Friends of the Frankford Library -Tue, March 18, 3:30pm – 4:45pm, Frankford Library Meeting Room
  • 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.
  • Frankford Gazette in Print will be distributed -Wed, March 26, 9am – 12pm, Various locations in Frankford
  • Northeast Philadelphia EPIC Stakeholders Group – Thu, March 27, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street
  • Turning Points Parent Cafe -Thu, March 27, 6pm – 8pm, St James Lutheran Church, Castor Avenue – Turning Points is dedicated to helping teach families how to be stronger and how to participate in making the community stronger. While parents meet in the Social Hall, any children that come with them will spend time in our preschool areas with trained volunteers from Turning Points.
  • 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
  • Historical Society of Frankford program – Tue, April 8, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, 1507 Orthodox St – FIGHTING FIRES IN FRANKFORD (FROM HORSES TO HORSEPOWER: PHILADELPHIA BUREAU OF FIRE 1871–1923) Presentation by Jack Wright, Historian, Philadelphia Fire Department View some of the Society’s collections of fire fighting artifacts from this area’s long-gone volunteer fire companies (first in 1793). Fire historian Jack Wright will describe the early years (1871–1923) of the “Philadelphia Bureau of Fire” and share information on the Fireman’s Hall Museum, situated in a historic 1902 firehouse at 2nd & Arch Street.
  • Neighborhood Advisory Committee Meeting – Thu, April 10, 7pm – 8pm, 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow St.
  • Senior Spring Fling – Fri, April 11, 10am – 3pm, Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center 4744 Frankford Ave. – Sponsored by State Rep James Clay