Franny Lou's Porch : Weekly Newsletter, 5/10
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This Week at Franny Lou's ...

Just in! We just received our first batch of compostable gloves! Next up, compostable stickers for our bottles. We're glad to be one step closer to producing less waste!

Mondays  Traditional West African Drum and Dance Classes  6 - 8 PM, Weekly
Check out our new classes by scrolling down a bit and reading up! We're super excited about sharing this with you!

Wednesday, 5/11  Happy Day Wednesday  All Day, Once a Week
This month every Wednesday, we will be celebrating elders over 60! If that's you, come on in and receive $1 off a pot of tea or 25% off any latte. We love y'all <3

Wednesday, 5/11  EARLY CLOSING  4PM
Our store closes early for a Tribe Member Meeting!

In the Neighborhood

Tuesday, 5/10  Derby Preview Party with NKCDC  6 - 9 PM
@ Front Street Cafe, 1253 N. Front St.
Derby season is officially kicking off with this party and you're invited to take part in the festivities! Join for food, drinks, and few sculpture previews. 

Wednesday, 5/11  Lullaby Music Session  6:15 – 7 PM
@ Minnow Lane, 2029 Frankford Ave.
Come enjoy a acoustic wind down session every 2nd Wednesday of the month.  A different musician joins each week. For ages 3 mo - 3 yrs. More info here.  The "Final Days of Pregnancy & Newborn Care" workshop Parts 1 and 2 will be on Monday, 5/16 and 5/23, 6 - 8 PM.

Thursday, 5/12  Birth Movie Screening  6 - 9 PM
@ City Sprouts, 2124 E. Dakota St.
Join the good folk at City Sprouts for a screening of "Heads Up: The Art of Vaginal Breech Birth". All are welcome. The film discusses how women lost the option of birthing breech babies vaginally in a hospital setting and why it's important for women to have that choice back; the film will be followed by a general discussion. 

Friday, 5/13   Philly Bloco's Spring Dance Party  8 PM
@ World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.
Our neighbors and friends will be jamming out at their annual spring dance party - with plenty of drums music and good vibes! Check them out on Facebook.

Saturday, 5/14  Taino Cultural Workshop  12:30 - 2:30 PM
@ Circle of Hope, 2007 Frankford Ave
4th in the Taino Cultural Workshop Series is this workshop on Taino Language and Food. 

Saturday, 5/14  Printmaker’s Blues: Introduction of Cyanotypes   12 - 2 PM
@ Second State Press, Crane Arts Bldg, 1400 N. American St.
For kids ages 5 and up; more details here

Monday, 5/16  EKNA Monthly Meeting  6:30 PM
@ Philly Brewing Co., Martha & Hagert Sts
Learn about what's going on in our neighborhood and be part of the discussion. 
Around Town / Outdoors

Wednesday, 5/11  Nature Preschool Open House  6:30 - 7:30 PM
@ Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.
Learn more about Nature Preschool, a progressive nature-based program for children ages 3 – 5. Read more.

Friday, 5/13  PA Black Homeschooling Families Group  11 AM - Noon
@ Coleman Library Germantown
We'd love to see you there!
Traditional West African Drum & Dance Classes! 

Join us for all new classes hosted at Franny Lou's on Mondays! From 6-7pm we host a West African drum class with Jay Beck, and from 7-8pm we host a West African dance class with Blew Kind! $10 per class. Some drums provided, but bring your own if you have one... beginners welcome, no experience necessary. Drummers from the first class stay and drum for the dance class. 

/ /   Our Weekly Specials   \ \


Bacon Chive Cream Cheese 
try on a sandwich with apple slices!

The Pro-Redistribution Sandwich
hardboiled egg - cheddar
tomato - fresh greens

... is back!

Apricot Crumble Bars
 - made in house by our amazing chef! - 

Homemade Apple Bread
 - also made at Franny's - 



Jacques Ellul Latte
vanilla - hazelnut
milk - espresso

Lenape Tea Latte
    chickory root - milk
coffee altnernative

Black Tea Lemonade
black tea
lemonade concentrate

- bottled & chilled - 
Support - Local - Business is a new, local and independent Internet Service Provider. They are just Internet (no phone or TV service), without the hassles of the big guys (no annual contracts, no extra fees or taxes, and no data caps). A minimum of 25 Mbps up & down is available for $50 per month. They currently provide service in the Riverwards (NoLibs, Fishtown, Kensington, Port Richmond) and West towards Temple University, with more neighborhoods on the way. They live in the neighborhood and support community organizations like the Kensington Community Food Co-Op, and Friends of Adaire School. If you've wanted an Internet option, now is your chance to Just Say No to Big Wire. Check out their write-up in local Spirit News!
It's wild edible morel mushroom season! Check out this article for tips on finding and gathering these elusive beauties.

Franny Lou's Porch
2400 Coral Street
(corner of York Street)
Philadelphia PA 19125

Come by and bring the family!

Store Hours
Monday – Friday 7am-6pm
Sat 8am-6pm : Sun 8am-4pm

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