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Tent Time Story Time is back!

Tent Time Story Time is back!

Drop by anytime between 11am-1pm to enjoy the outdoors with the kiddos. For fun, we'll have a few tent-like canopies set-up in the park, where we'll read stories and provide coloring pages. In addition, we'll set out a couple of lawn games, and welcome low-key...

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Artist “Walk & Talk”, August 2024

Artist “Walk & Talk”, August 2024

Laurie Beck-Peterson The Aftermath Thursday, August 8, 2024, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Description: The Aftermath is a site specific sculpture that uses cyanotype and remnant wood pieces from recently felled trees along the paths of High School Park. The project intends to...

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Artist “Walk & Talk”, July 2024

Artist “Walk & Talk”, July 2024

Rebecca Schultz A World in Our Streams: Sculptural Habitat for Macroinvertebrates Thursday, July 18, 2024, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Description: A World in Our Streams is a mixed media sculpture installed in Tookany Creek to both provide habitat for, and raise awareness...

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2024 Spring-Summer Music Series

2024 Spring-Summer Music Series

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2PM Jayla Jones | CLASSICAL CELLO SUNDAY, MAY 12, 1:30PM Caitlyn Deviney | SINGER SONGWRITER SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 6PM Valentina Sounds | FEMALE VOCAL TRIO SATURDAY, JULY 13, 6PM Rift | PHISH TRIBUTE BAND SATURDAY, JULY 27, 6PM Ken Ulansey & Dave...

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FHSP Book Club

FHSP Book Club

Book Club begins again on September 18th! Wednesday evening, September 18th at 7:00pm Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century by Justin Martin Meeting will be at the home of Caryl Levin, 9222 Stratford Avenue, Elkins...

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Past Events

Artist “Walk & Talk”-June

Artist “Walk & Talk”-June

Gabrielle Joella "Pollinator Sculptures". Artist "Walk & Talk" Thursday, June 6th from 5:30-7:30pm Join Gabrielle as she walks through the park describing the creative process for her art, reminding us of the beneficial effect that we can choose to have on the...

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Arts in the Park Volunteers!

Arts in the Park Volunteers!

Calling all Volunteers to help at Arts in the Park!  We need helpers to set-up & clean-up, for kids' craft activities, for the bake sale & Commissioners' BBQ, for the new Pollinator activities and "greeters"!  Use the link below to register and Thank You!...

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Mother’s Day Herb Sale and Concert, Sunday, May 12th

Mother’s Day Herb Sale and Concert, Sunday, May 12th

Come celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, May 12th, with an afternoon concert in the Park and an Herb Sale! Pre-order your herbs here from a selection of Lavender, Cilantro, Dill, Thai & Sweet Basil, Rosemary, Oregano & Parsley!  Pick up is between 1:00 and...

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Fairy House Scavenger Hunt

Fairy House Scavenger Hunt

Fairy House Hunt - Cultivating a Sense of Wonder  Saturday, April 20, 2024  2-4pm Children of all ages can roam the park, looking for fairy houses while learning about the different ecosystems in the 11 acres of High School Park Registration is required:

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Open Call: Outdoor Installation Art 2024

Open Call: Outdoor Installation Art 2024

APPLY HERE Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2024 Friends of High School Park is looking for submissions for our 2024 Summer Outdoor Art Series. Proposals for ephemeral or temporarily installed outdoor works of art should consider how the work engages with local ecosystems....

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Arts in the Park 2024!

Arts in the Park 2024!

Arts in the Park, June 9th from 11-4pm Arts in the Park is a one-day arts festival sponsored by Friends of High School Park, and held in High School Park in the heart of Elkins Park, PA .  Arts in the Park was created in 1995 to bring together many of our local...

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Winter Warm-Up Online Silent Auction

Winter Warm-Up Online Silent Auction

The 2024 Winter Warm-Up Online Auction goes live on January 27th, and  will be open for bidding  January 27-February 11, 2024. More items will be added throughout the auction, keep watching for that perfect gift and help FHSP reach our goal of $12,000!  Winners will...

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2023 Annual Appeal

2023 Annual Appeal

The Year's End Annual Appeal 2023 Whether we are on individual rambles, with families & pets in tow, or when we are together as a community for a summer concert, bird watching, stargazing, or enjoying our annual Arts in the Park festival, we all enjoy the precious...

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Halloween Doggie Costume Parade

Halloween Doggie Costume Parade

Join us for our annual Halloween Doggie Costume Parade on Sunday, October 29th at 1pm!  Gather at the park at 1 and the parade will begin at 1:30pm.  Prizes, treats and fun for all! (Humans in costume welcome)

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