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January 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Martin Luther King Jr. mural from the Philadelphia Mural Arts program

Join us for a day of celebration and remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Fairhill, North Philadelphia.  We'll gather to volunteer and then remember the man and his legacy…

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February 2016

Black History Month Essay Contest

February 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Universal Hagar Church, 2050 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States
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The winner of last year's essay contest

This educational project encourages local students to learn about the great reformers who are buried in their neighborhood and to honor their contributions by sharing their stories with the…

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March 2016

Women’s History Tour with Vashti Dubois

March 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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  In the early part of the last century, Historic Fair Hill was the site of a yearly pilgrimage of women. Two of the five organizers of the Seneca Falls Conference on…

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April 2016

Spring Tree Planting

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Tree Planting in Fair HIll

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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Spring Garden Opening Day

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Help us build raised beds!

Join us for the launch of the gardening season! Come help us clean up from winter, prepare gardens, and plant early vegetables and flowers. This will be a great event as…

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Astronomy Night

April 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Astronomy Night

Rain Date: Saturday, April 23, 7:30 - 9:30pm In partnership with the Franklin Institute, this stargazing event is a family-friendly chance to learn more about our night skies. While…

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Demonstration Day: Working in Urban Soils

April 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hannah House Gardens, 922 Auburn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Kids in the garden

In collaboration with FarmPhilly and the Department of Parks and Recreation, our Garden Manager Bri Barton will be explaining how you can healthily grow produce in the city. She'll…

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May 2016

Second Saturdays: Garden with Us!

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Kids in the garden

Every Second Saturday this summer, join us in the gardens! This is a family-friendly event, so bring your kids to garden or just to play. Workday: 10-2 Open hours: 9-3…

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June 2016

Second Saturdays: Family Garden Day

June 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Gardening

Join us for a gardening lesson, and take home vegetable plants to grow all summer! No gardening experience necessary.

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July 2016

Second Saturdays: Summer Festival

July 23, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Summer Festival

This is one of our favorite events! Our annual Summer Festival is a vibrant, joyful occasion to come together as a community and enjoy our outdoor space. We'll have…

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August 2016

Second Saturdays: Garden with Us!

August 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Every Second Saturday this summer, join us in the gardens! We'll be tending to the beds, planting new flowers and veggies, weeding, mulching, and more. No experience necessary; we'll…

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September 2016

Second Saturdays: Garden With Us!

September 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Every Second Saturday this season, join us in the gardens! We'll be tending to the beds, planting new flowers and veggies, weeding, mulching, and more. No experience necessary; we'll…

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Annual Boathouse Benefit

September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boathouse Row, 1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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Every year we host an event along the Schuylkill River with a local speaker, food prepared by our youth group with the vegetables they've grown, and other local refreshments.…

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October 2016

Orchard Harvest Festival

October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Fair Hill, 2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Harvest

Together with Historic Germantown and the Philadelphia Orchard Project, this is a celebration of the year's bounty. Along with a celebration of our harvest, it's also our commitment to…

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