FRIENDS OF HIGH SCHOOL PARK

Events & News

Summer Artist Series Returns

Summer Artist Series Returns

This summer there will be 3 artists working within the park each offering workshops, culminating in a final installation and presentation of their work. Rhonda Hershey Ike- Nesting @earthartyoga (IG) Artist "Walk & Talk"...

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Summer Music Series!

Summer Music Series!

Our Summer Music Series is back in the Park with the "kickoff" at our Plant Sale! Bring chairs, blankets, a picnic, and enjoy the beautiful outdoors as you listen to all these local musicians! Sunday, June 4th, 11:30 am- Jayla Jones, cellist, Friday, June 9th, 6:30 pm...

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Plant Sale

Plant Sale

Sunday, June 4th from 11am - 3pm Join us for a lovely Sunday in the Park and purchase a variety of Native Plants grown in our Nursery! (In addition, there will be herbs and other perennials), Come chat with us at the "Ask the Experts" table!  We will have information...

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High School Park Workday Weekends 2023

Come and be part of taking care of High School Park right in the center of Elkins Park, PA! We will be doing the usual pulling & cutting the invasives, caring for the gardens, picking up trash and tending the nursery on the weekends… But this year we are also...

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Great Backyard Bird Count!

Join local birders in High School Park on Sunday, February 19th from 9:00am - 10:30am.  No experience necessary!  Just come walk around the Park with us and help us observe the avian life of the Park.  Bring binoculars, if you have them, and dress for the weather!

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Welcome New Board Members!

The board of Friends of High School Park is delighted to welcome new members Michael Landis, Tammra Banner, Keith Snodgrass, and Ava Adames. We are grateful to community members who volunteer to help shepherd our organization from year to year. We also want to thank...

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MLK Day of Service Sunday, January 15th 1-3pm

Volunteering starts early this year with the MLK Day of Service on Sunday, January 11th from 1-3pm.  Bring your favorite clippers and gloves and let's get started with clearing the invasive weeds in preparation for our new renovation project on the side of the meadow!...

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2023 Winter Warm-Up Online Auction

Our Winter Fundraiser "Winter Warm-Up On-Line Silent Auction" will go live Sunday, January 29th at 5pm through Saturday, February 11th at 10pm.  Join in and help us reach our fundraising goal and bid on all kinds of items...vacation rentals, theater tickets, artwork,...

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Past Events

The Last Workday Weekend of 2022!

Saturday, November 19th and Sunday November 20th are the last scheduled workdays for 2022.  Come help put the park to sleep for the winter season (10am - 12 noon).  Rake and shred the fallen leaves, clear the stairs, clean the tools, collect the broken branches and...

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“Plant Parts”  Sunday, October 23, 2022,  11-12noon

“Plant Parts” Sunday, October 23, 2022, 11-12noon

Join our Friends from Briar Bush for our Kids' Program "Plant Parts"; all ages are welcome!  Meet at the Shed inside High School Park a little before 11am. Tickets are $10, pay as you arrive.  Register here Become a junior botanist as you observe and examine the basic...

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Fairy House Week

Fairy House Hunt Sign Up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050f4faea822a2fe3-fairy Fairy House Making Sign Up: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/8050f4faea822a2fe3-fairy1

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Costumed Dog Parade – BARKtoberfest

Barktoberfest is planned for October 31, 2021. If you have a dog prepared to parade with the hopes for the annual trophy, meet at the shed at 3:45pm before the parade at 4pm. There will also be refreshments for all!  Entry is free, but donations are encouraged.  We...

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 CREATIVE LOOK ON PLASTIC POLLUTION

CREATIVE LOOK ON PLASTIC POLLUTION JUNE 6 - JUNE 12 Germantown Friends School's C.O.R.A.L. (Conserving Oceans, Reefs, and Aquatic Life) CLUB will present an outdoor art installation along Tookany Creek in High School Park entitled A CREATIVE LOOK ON PLASTIC POLLUTION....

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