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December Events

Friday, December 1

First Friday Arts
5:00 pm

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 2

First-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 4

SNBL Monthly Meeting
6:30 pm

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 6

Environmental 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.
McPherson Square Library
601 East Indiana Avenue

Learn more.

Huntingdon Emerald weekly cleanup
5:30 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday for a quick clean-up, beers and bocce at this corner park (1947 East Huntingdon Street). Rain space: 1930 East Huntingdon. More info.

Kern Street Garden tending
6:00 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.

PROPAC Monthly Meeting
7:00 pm

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 7

Harrowgate 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 13

NKCDC 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
5:30 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday for a quick clean-up, beers and bocce at this corner park (1947 East Huntingdon Street). Rain space: 1930 East Huntingdon. More info.

Kern Street Garden tending
6:00 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.

EKNA Zoning Meeting
7:00 pm

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 16

Friends of Harrowgate Park
10:00 am

Every third Saturday at Trinity Recovery House, 3317 Kensington Ave, 19134.

Monday, December 18

EKNA 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 20

Huntingdon Emerald weekly cleanup
5:30 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday for a quick clean-up, beers and bocce at this corner park (1947 East Huntingdon Street). Rain space: 1930 East Huntingdon. More info.

Kern Street Garden tending
6:00 pm

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 27

Huntingdon Emerald weekly cleanup
5:30 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday for a quick clean-up, beers and bocce at this corner park (1947 East Huntingdon Street). Rain space: 1930 East Huntingdon. More info.

Kern Street Garden tending
6:00 pm

Join Arcadia Commons every Wednesday to tend garden at 2555-2557 Kern St. More info.