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Frankford Pause Park

Come join us for a season of events in Frankford Pause Park.

Frankford Pause Playlist
Curated and hosted by Queen Jo
FREE 5:30 – 8:00 PM
* Thursday, September 8th: Feese, T Marie, Problem Child
* Thursday, September 15th: Essence Natay, RaeDianz, Kara
* Thursday, September 22nd: Frenchie, Mariah Geez, Seriah Nicole.
* Thursday, September 29th: Sing Kriss, Solomon, Nadir
* Thursday, October 6th: Taylor Kelly, Kingsley, JacqCon
* Thursday, October 13th:  Reef The Lost Cauze, Aime, Joie Kathos

Reel Fun Fridays
Outdoor movie nights
FREE 7:00 PM
* Friday, September 16th, Encanto
* Friday, October 14th, Ghostbusters (1984)

Community Resource Day
Adult and family resources
FREE 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
* Saturday, October 15th

Paint. Pause. Sip.
ARTrageous Brush and Flow
Tickets $17
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
* Wednesday, September 14th
* Wednesday, October 12th

Bachata Dance Class
Controla Dance Academy
FREE 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
* Friday, September 9th
* Friday, September 23rd
* Friday, September 30th
* Friday, October 7th

Food Truck Fridays
Pay as you go. Details can be found at frankfordcdc.org.
* Friday, September 9th
* Friday, September 16th
* Friday, September 23rd
* Friday, September 30th
* Friday, October 7th
* Friday, October 14th

Frankford Street Festival
Pay as you go.
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
* Saturday, October 22nd

visit frankfordcdc.org for more info

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Come Preview the Frankford Pause Park Design Updates

Join the Frankford CDC and Hinge Collective as we unveil the design updates for Frankford Pause 2.0!

Wednesday, September 11
6 – 7:30 PM
4671 Paul Street

  • Food will be served.
  • Learn about our observation and engagement process
  • See the new proposed design improvements
  • Provide feedback on proposed improvements
  • Learn about upcoming programming and ways to get involved
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Frankford CDC Call for Artists

The Frankford Community Development Corporation (Frankford CDC), and Destination Frankford, recently announced the Frankford Pause, a pop-up park that will be used as an outdoor performance space for visual artists, musicians, and group performers, will be coming to Frankford Avenue and Paul Street across from the Market Frankford Line’s Margaret Orthodox Station. Performance in Public Spaces (PPS) is an initiative that provides grant money for artists and art organizations to cover all costs associated with presenting performances in select parks and plazas across the city.

 Opening Spring 2015, Frankford Pause will serve as a venue for gatherings, provide a social space along the Frankford Avenue corridor, and will include a performance stage, open lawn, and vegetable garden. Its design will utilize vibrant colors and sound activated lighting as an interactive art environment, and create a one-of-a-kind experience unique to Frankford.

 Kimberly Washington, Executive Director says, “We are excited to re-energize Frankford through this newly created program. Our goal is to create an environment where every facet of the neighborhood can thrive, including businesses, neighborhood residents, transient shoppers and artist.” FCDC will hold an open call for artists from all genres to apply. Grants range from $500.00 to $3,000.00.

 Applications and all required attachments must be submitted online or delivered to the City’s Office of Arts Culture and Creative Economy, located in City Hall, Room 116, by 5:00 pm on December 1, 2014. Applicants must include a letter of support from the Frankford CDC. To view or download the guidelines click here.  For applications and instructions click here. 

Contact:

Monica Parrilla 
Commercial Corridor Manager 
(215) 743-6581 
m.parrilla.fcdc@gmail.com

Kriston Johnson

Assistant Commercial Corridor Manager
(215) 743-6581 
Krisjohn215@gmail.com