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February Events

Thursday, February 1

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, February 2

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, February 3

First-Time Homebuyer Workshop

A four-hour workshop at Coral Street Arts House with PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) lenders, realtor insurance agents, home inspection agents and other housing experts. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, February 7

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, February 8

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.

Wednesday, February 14

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.

Thursday, February 15

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.

Saturday, February 17

Friends of Harrowgate Park
10:00 am

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

Wednesday, February 21

Community Design Workshop
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Memphis Street Academy at 2950 Memphis Street
Do you think the old industrial properties around the Lehigh viaduct could be used in a better way? We need your help! Together we'll reimagine these spaces for community needs. Ideas at this Workshop will go into designs and a final report for neighborhood use. 30 participants will receive $25 for their time. Contact: Andrew Goodman, agoodman@nkcdc.org

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.

Thursday, February 22

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.

Monday, February 26

Housing and Finances in the Creative Economy
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join NKCDC for a conversation on housing resources available to artists and musicians in Philadelphia. Come learn about:

• Utilities assistance
• How to build your credit
• Buying a home
• Providing proof of income

This informal workshop will be tailored towards the specific needs of those in the creative sector. More info here.

Tuesday, February 27

"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, February 28

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.