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September Events

Friday, September 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.

NKCDC Happy Hour
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet neighbors, friends and NKCDC staff at our mostly-monthly First Friday gathering. We hit a different local bar or restaurant every month, so check Facebook for updates.

Saturday, September 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.

Wednesday, September 6

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, September 7

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

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street, Philadelphia. Learn more.

Monday, September 11

SNBL Monthly Meeting
6:30 pm

Somerset Neighbors for Better Living discuss community concerns, news and events at their monthly meeting. This month at Rock Ministries, 2755 Kensington Ave, Philadelphia. More info

Sustainable 19125 & 19134 Green Guide Meeting
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An open house! Come by to see what "sustainable stuff" is happening in the neighborhood. Information on how to get trees, rain barrels or recycling bins. Help to make the 19125 and 19134 the greenest zip codes in Philadelphia. Learn more here.

Wednesday, September 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.

Thursday, September 14

Food demonstrations at Farm to Families
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free food demonstrations and treats at the NKCDC Garden Center (1825 Frankford Avenue) from the Mobile Teaching Kitchen of Vetri Community Partnership. Learn more about Farm to Families here.

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

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street, Philadelphia. Learn more.

Saturday, September 16

Friends of Harrowgate Park
10:00 am

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

Monday, September 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.

Tuesday, September 19

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.

Wednesday, September 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.

Thursday, September 21

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

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street, Philadelphia. Learn more.

Tuesday, September 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, September 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.

Thursday, September 28

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

Pick up & place orders for boxes of fresh fruits & vegetables. Winter location: Shissler Recreation Center, 1800 Blair Street, Philadelphia. Learn more.