Community Calendar

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August Events

Wednesday, August 2

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, August 3

Farm to Families pick-up
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Summer location: NKCDC Garden Center, 1825 Frankford Avenue. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street. Learn more.

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.

Friday, August 4

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, August 5

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, August 7

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, August 9

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.

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.

Thursday, August 10

Farm to Families pick-up
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Summer location: NKCDC Garden Center, 1825 Frankford Avenue. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street. Learn more.

Tuesday, August 15

First-Time Homebuyer Workshop
4:00 pm - 8:00 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.

Thursday, August 17

Farm to Families pick-up
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Summer location: NKCDC Garden Center, 1825 Frankford Avenue. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street. Learn more.

Tuesday, August 22

"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.

Thursday, August 24

Farm to Families pick-up
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Summer location: NKCDC Garden Center, 1825 Frankford Avenue. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street. Learn more.

Thursday, August 31

Farm to Families pick-up
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Summer location: NKCDC Garden Center, 1825 Frankford Avenue. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street. Learn more.