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All large group events postponed until Public Health Department advises.

 

Ongoing programs for individual and family groups are listed in our events calendar below.

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September 2019

Second Saturdays at HFH

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the struggle for justice in Philadelphia. After your tour you…

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October 2019

Revolutionary Germantown Field Hospital

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
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Four young boys pose with their costume bandages

In honor of The Battle of Germantown, our partner Historic Germantown stages a yearly reenactment on the battle’s anniversary. The grounds of Cliveden are transformed by over a hundred Revolutionary War re-enaction actors in…

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Second Saturdays at HFH

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the struggle for justice in Philadelphia. After your tour you…

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Harvest Festival

October 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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November 2019

Fall Street Tree Planting with PHS

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Volunteers helped us plant eight new trees

In partnership with Tree Tenders of PA Horticultural Society, HFH organizes shade tree planting in the Fairhill neighborhood. Tenants or homeowners sign up to care for a tree on…

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December 2019

**CANCELLED** Christmas Star Lighting

December 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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UPDATE SATURDAY 12/14 - STAR LIGHTING IS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN   Join us for this FREE family event!   We'll have a bonfire with marshmallow roast, hot chocolate,…

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January 2020

MLK Day of Service

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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MLK Day of Service is a way to celebrate the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King. We'll be cleaning up the burial ground, roasting marshmallows, reading Dr. King's sermons…

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February 2020

Black History Month Tour

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free

Black history month tour of Underground Railroad Mural and Female Anti Slavery Mural.  Also visit the graves of great abolitionists Robert and Harriet Purvis,  Lucretia and James Mott.

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March 2020

Women’s History Essay Contest Event

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St John Memorial Church
Free

Women’s History Essay contest event.  Hear wining essays from Fairhill schoolchildren and see performance of new play about Lucretia and James Mott, Frederick Douglas by the Beacon Theater productions.…

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April 2020

Garden Opening Day

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Join us for the first day in the gardens! Dress appropriately for the weather, bring gloves if you have them - we'll see you there!

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Star Party of the Franklin Institute Science Festival

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free
Visitors pointing at the sky

See the Moons of Jupiter and Rings of Saturn through 8” telescopes.   In partnership with the Franklin Institute. https://www.fi.edu/psf    

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Fairhill Tree Tenders Planting Day

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free

Help plant trees around the neighborhood.  Meet at the burial ground, bring gloves if you have them.

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May 2020

POSTPONED – Second Saturday – Gardening and History tours

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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POSTPONED UNTIL STAY AT HOME ORDER IS LIFTED.   Come to Historic Fair Hill for a tour of six great wall murals telling 300 years of stories of the…

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June 2020

POSTPONED – 100th Anniversary Performance of “Under the Bonnet”

June 13
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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POSTPONED UNTIL STAY AT HOME ORDER IS LIFTED.   100th Anniversary performance of "Under the Bonnet”, a world premiere play about Lucretia and James Mott, Frederick Douglas. From abolition…

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July 2020

POSTPONED – Youth Farm stand begins

July 2
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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POSTPONED UNTIL STAY AT HOME ORDER IS LIFTED.   Purchase the harvested crops from the youth farm program at HFH Burial Ground.

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