Franny Lou's Porch : Weekly Newsletter, 5/3
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This Week at Franny Lou's ...

Wednesday, 5/4  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, 5/4  Astro Dialogue 5 - 6 PM
Join our friend Ramona and she speaks on astrology and answers questions!

Friday, 5/6  First Friday  6 - 8 PM
Join us for a special Friday - with the Beehive Design Collective! There will be two short presentations given throughout the night to walk you through two of the large-scale, intricately hand-drawn, pen and ink stories about large global issues: 6:30 - Mesoamerica Resiste and 7:15 - The True Cost of Coal. The Beehive Design Collective graphics will be displayed at Franny Lou's Porch throughout the month of May.

Sunday, 5/8  Mother's Day All Day
Mamas, get 25% off any latte! We appreciate you.

Monday, 5/9  Traditional West African Drum and Dance Classes!  6 - 8 PM
Join us for all new classes hosted at Franny Lou's! Our first class is Monday. From 6-7pm we will host a West African drum class with Jay Beck, and from 7-8pm we will host a West African dance class with Blew Kind! $10 each. 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. 

In our neighborhood ...

Tuesday, 5/3  World Press Freedom Day

Thursday, 5/5  Cinco de Mayo

Thursday, 5/5  Land Steward Field Training, Session 3  6 PM

@ Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road 
Develop your knowledge of the urban forest ecosystem in the last of this 3-part, hands-on training series. This week will demonstrate ways to site and maintain trails to protect from storm damage and limit erosion, lead by Sean Duffy, the Facilities Manager. Through hands-on session you’ll build the skills to conserve the urban forest, blaze sustainable trails, highlight natural features, and enhance experiences in the natural world. $15, RSVP here. For more info, check out the website.

Friday, 5/6  First Friday on Frankford Ave  6 - 9 PM 
Support local businesses and artists at First Fridays along Frankford Ave! Check out the official site for more. Check out the 2nd Annual H.A. Brown Art Show at Circle of Hope, and of course, Franny Lou's for a special collection. 

Saturday, 5/7  Love Your Park Week Begins  All Day
Join for a week of cleaning, greening, and celebrating Philly parks! Over 100 neighborhood Park Friends Groups will participate in the citywide Kickoff Service Day on May 7 and host dozens of fun and exciting events and activities throughout the week. More here. McPherson Square Park at 601 E Indiana Ave invites folks to volunteer to clean, green and plant.

Saturday, 5/7  Tall Trees Nature Playdate  10 AM - Noon
@ Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Bring your kids for fun and discovery in Tall Trees Nature Playscape. Nature Preschool staff will lead open-ended nature activities for parents and children. Nature does nurture, so come play, explore, and just be with your kiddos. Free. More here.

Saturday, 5/7  A Walk Through Climate Change  10 AM - Noon
@ Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
In this "Year of Climate Change", join for a walk while learning about new developments in the science and politics of this issue.  $5, RSVP. More here.
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/ /   Our Weekly Specials   \ \


squash spinach filling
 - served everyday - 

The Anti-War Sandwich
cucumber - cheddar
hummus - fresh greens

STOP Jim Crow Bars
for on-the-go mornings
peanut butter - dates
oats - agave - almonds 

Lemon Cookies
with lemon sugar glaze


Angela Davis Latte
lavender - white mocha
milk - espresso

Dalit Cry for Justice Tea Latte
    earl grey - lavender 
vanilla - milk

Black Cherry Lemonade
black cherry concentrate
lemonade concentrate

simple syrup - seltzer
- bottled & chilled - 
Chickweed. This may look like a weed but it is in fact edible! Great in salads!

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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