Bri Barton and two children gardening at Hannah House

2nd Saturdays* Garden Workday/History Tours**

Garden Workday: 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...

Jupiter and four of its moons

RAIN DATE: Astronomy Night – PhilaScience Fest

Rain Date: Saturday, April 29, 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...

Mother and daughter at a telescope

Astronomy Night – PhilaScience Fest

Rain Date: Saturday, April 29, 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...

MLK Day of Service

Come help clean up the burial ground, enjoy a fire with good company, and share readings from Dr. Kings letters and sermons.

Autumn Tree Planting

Autumn Tree Planting Day

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...

Back to School in Fairhill

At Julia deBurgos School, HFH reading buddies have started to read with K-3 children. New volunteer Faith Watson of Chestnut Hill says of her first day, “It was great....

Harvest

Orchard Harvest Festival

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...

Boathouse Party 2016, in Review

The annual Boathouse Party for HFH is one of our favorite events. It gives us a chance to gather with friends in celebration of the things that we have...

Annual Boathouse Benefit

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....

Second Saturdays: Garden With Us!

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...

Second Saturdays: Garden with Us!

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...

Summer Festival

Second Saturdays: 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...

Kids in the garden

Second Saturdays: Garden with Us!

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...

Kids in the garden

Demonstration Day: Working in Urban Soils

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...

Astronomy Night

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...

Tree Planting in Fair HIll

Spring Tree Planting

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...

Help us build raised beds!

Spring Garden Opening Day

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...

Women’s History Tour with Vashti Dubois

  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...

The winner of last year's essay contest

Black History Month 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...