Friday, December 1First Friday Arts
On the first Friday of each month-—year round-—the neighborhood's galleries, studios, shops, bars and restaurants open their doors for an eclectic exhibition of the local arts and music scene. First Friday is an opportunity to sample the diverse businesses and artists that make this community unique. Visit www.frankfordavearts.org for listings.
Saturday, December 2First-Time Homebuyer Workshop
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
A four-hour workshop at Coral Street Arts House or the Kensington Storefront with PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) lenders, realtor insurance agents, home inspection agents and other housing experts. Learn more and register here.
Monday, December 4SNBL Monthly Meeting
Somerset Neighbors for Better Living discuss community concerns, news and events. This month at Firm Hope Baptist Church, 2313 East Auburn Street, Philadelphia. More info
Wednesday, December 6Environmental Health Workshop
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join NKCDC, EPA, and the Clean Air Council to learn about environmental health hazards in our neighborhood, and what actions you can take to protect the health of you and your family.
Wednesday, December 6, 3-5 p.m.
Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.PROPAC Monthly Meeting
Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic (PROPAC) discuss zoning, crime and other community issues at Columbia Social Club, 3529 Almond Street., Philadelphia. Learn more.
Thursday, December 7Harrowgate Civic Association meeting
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Updates from the neighborhood, Friends of Harrowgate Park and 24th District Police. Heitzman Recreation Center 3631 Amber St. Learn more.
Wednesday, December 13NKCDC Office Hours at Firm Hope
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join NKCDC at Firm Hope Baptist Church, (2313 E Auburn St., Philadelphia) for rent & property tax rebate applications, housing counseling referrals, job postings, youth activities, local food pantry referrals and connecting with other NKCDC and city resources.Huntingdon Emerald weekly cleanup
Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.EKNA Zoning Meeting
Join your East Kensington neighbors at Circle of Hope (2009 Frankford Avenue) to vote on plans for local development. Community votes serve as recommendations to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Saturday, December 16Friends of Harrowgate Park
Every third Saturday at Trinity Recovery House, 3317 Kensington Ave, 19134.
Monday, December 18EKNA Monthly Meeting
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The East Kensington Neighbors Association meets monthly, usually at Philadelphia Brewing Company, 2440 Frankford Avenue. Meet neighbors, enjoy a beer on the house and participate in the positive changes in the neighborhood. Learn more.
Wednesday, December 20Huntingdon Emerald weekly cleanup
Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.FNA Monthly Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Fishtown Neighbors Association around beautification, events, neighborhood news, safety, and zoning at the monthly membership meeting at Fishtown Rec Center, 1202 East Montgomery Avenue. Learn more.
Tuesday, December 26"Kensington Storefront" Community Advisory Meeting
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Be part of planning for the Porch Light community space. Meet at the space itself: 2774 Kensington Avenue. Your ideas and input will make the storefront beneficial to the whole community. Learn more.
Wednesday, December 27Huntingdon Emerald weekly cleanup
Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.