Fall Coffee & Cleanup on Saturday, Dec. 7th!

Forest Hills Park and Playground could use some sprucing up. And everything we do will not only beautify the park… It’ll protect Rock Creek. The cleanup on Saturday, December 7th from 10-11:30am will be joined by our partners at the DC Department of Parks and Recreation and the Erich Cabe Team. We’ll be cleaning up […]

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It’s Spooktacular time!

The biggest Halloween party in Forest Hills returns for another year! Get ready for the 2019 Halloween Spooktacular/Fall Fest at Forest Hills Playground – 10am to noon on Saturday, November 2. We’re giving the little ones another chance to wear their Halloween costumes. Grownups too, if you’re so inclined. The thrilling and funny Abracadabra Alex […]

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Events at Forest Hills Park: Flower planting, coffee & mini cleanup, fall festival

We hope you’ll join your neighbors and Friends of Forest Hills Playground at the following events: Saturday, October 5, 9 to 11am (new date): Plant new native plants and flowers at the newly-weeded rain garden next to the Forest Hills Park amphitheater (near the Brandywine Street entrance). This a community project led by DPR and […]

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These Girl Scouts need your help!

Two Girl Scouts have adopted one of the Forest Hills Park rain gardens as their Silver Award project. They’re going to transform this weedy, overgrown mess next to the amphitheater to a functional and beautiful area, filled with native plants. While they’re at it, they’re going to teach community volunteers how to keep it that […]

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Come to our board meeting 7/24/2019

Help carry on the FOFHP legacy! The current board of Friends of Forest Hills Playground is preparing to make way for the next group of community members who will take on events planning and park maintenance oversight for the next few years. We’re holding our first transition/information meeting on Wednesday, July 24th from 7:30 to […]

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Park Cleanups

Forest Hills Playground’s last event of 2018 was the December 1 playground cleanup. More than 25 adult volunteers and more than a few kids grabbed rakes and brooms, swept up sand and leaves, picked up trash and broken toys, and gave the playground a good scrubbing. Our first event of 2019 is the spring cleanup […]

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