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Forest Hills Playground

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3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States

April 2012

Forest Hills Playground Spring Cleaning

April 29, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States

Rescheduled due to rain on 4/22. Nolan the Magician is back as well. Please show your love for your neighborhood park by bringing your rakes, brooms, gloves and enthusiasm to help clean sidewalks, throw away debris and broken toys, and level the mulch. We'll also be sprucing up some of the benches with new paint. We'll have some child-sized gloves and tools - so don't leave the little ones at home. This year we have a special treat - NOLAN…

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June 2013

Forest Hills Playground cleanup

June 9, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Friends of Forest Hills Playground (FoFHP) will be hosting a park clean-up on Sunday, June 9th from 9:30 AM-Noon. Bring your rakes, brooms and other equipment to help spruce-up our park while enjoying coffee and morning treats with other Forest Hills families. We’ll have some cleaning supplies available too. In addition to having the kids help with clean-up efforts, we’re providing them with an extra special treat – a musical performance by Kimberly Harris of FUNdamentals of Music and Movement.…

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October 2014

Halloween party at Forest Hills playground

October 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Come see the beautiful new Forest Hills playground and kick-off the Halloween celebration a few days early. The kids will enjoy magic show, crafts and the costume parade. Plus, a bake sale and raffle will raise money for an "imagination station." More details to come.

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Halloween party at Forest Hills Playground

October 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Mayor Vincent Gray will be kicking off the annual Halloween Party at Forest Hills playground with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony! Witchy the Witchy is performing her spooktacular magic act. There will be lots of arts and crafts and games for the little ones, and a bake sale and coffee. Friends of Forest Hills Playground is seeking volunteers to help out with the bake sale, craft table and t-shirt sales. If you can spare 30 minutes of your time, the assistance…

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March 2015

Easter egg hunt@Forest Hills playground

March 28, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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The community is invited to two Easter egg hunts being held at the Forest Hills playground. The host is All Nations DC, an Anglican church that meets Sundays at the Capital Memorial Church on Chesapeake Street, just to the east of the playground. The egg hunts will begin at 11 a.m. sharp on both days: Saturday, March 28th and Saturday, April 4th. Here's the event's web page: allnationsdc.org/events/easter-egg-hunt

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July 2015

Free concert at Forest Hills Park

July 31, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass will perform. Bring the family and a picnic and enjoy! Details here: https://www.foresthillsconnection.com/news/next-forest-hills-picnic-in-the-park-concert-is-july-31st/

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August 2015

‘Picnic in the Park’ concert at Forest Hills Park

August 28, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Featuring the music of Downwire and an appearance by the Armand's Pizza truck!

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October 2015

Halloween Party@FH Playground

October 25, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Party goes from 10 a.m. until noon, the Armand's Pizza truck will serve from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Details here: https://www.foresthillsconnection.com/news/youre-invited-forest-hills-playgrounds-halloween-party-oct-25/

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July 2016

Picnic in the Park & Free Concert

July 29, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Big Hillbilly Bluegrass band! Click here to learn more

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August 2016

Picnic in the Park & Free Concert

August 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Marsha and the Positrons play a free all-ages show. Click here to learn more

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April 2017

Forest Hills Playground community cleanup

April 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Forest Hills Playground is due for some spring cleaning. Friends of Forest Hills Playground is organizing the April 8th cleanup event. Who to bring: All ages welcome. Community service hours available for teens. What to bring: Brooms, rakes, gloves and extras of each if you have them. To sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084badae2fa64-forest1

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June 2017

Summer concert @ Forest Hills Park

June 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Friends of Forest Hills Playground is excited to announce the 3rd annual Fridays/Picnic in the Park concert series starts THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017 with our returning performer and neighbor: Marsha and the Positrons www.marshaandthepositrons.com These free, all-ages shows are on the final Fridays of the summer months starting at 5:30. The live performances will begin at 6 p.m. at the Forest Hills Park ampthitheater. VOLUNTEERS are welcome and NECESSARY. This series' success depends on your help. Please consider signing…

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October 2017

Coffee at Forest Hills Playground

October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Friends of Forest Hills Playground is hosting a meet-and-greet with hot coffee (for the grownups) and cold cider (for the kids). Meet some of the board members, tell us about them vision for the park, learn how you can volunteer and consider signing up for a membership to support events like the October 22nd Halloween Spooktacular!

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November 2017

Halloween Spooktacular @ Forest Hills Playground (rain date)

November 5, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Check facebook.com/ForestHillsPlayground for weather updates. It's the Forest Hills party of the year! For decades, Friends of Forest Hills Playground has hosted a Halloween bash. This year's Spooktacular includes a story corner, face painting, balloon artist, a Halloween songs dance party, bake sale and costume parade. 100% of bake sale proceeds and donations support playground improvements and programming like the popular summer concert series.

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April 2018

Forest Hills Park and Playground community cleanup

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Celebrate Earth Day weekend - by helping give our little corner of the Earth a good scrubdown! Forest Hills Park and Playground's annual spring cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 10 to noon. (Rain date: the ACTUAL Earth Day, April 22, at the same time) And there will be a park-wide litter pickup (baseball field, area by Brandywine), with Rock Creek Conservancy's help, and invasive English Ivy removal with DPR's help! Sign up here: http://publicevents.force.com/Public_Event_Signup_Page?cid=7010g000000moJz Meet at…

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June 2018

Picnic in the Park Concert @ Forest Hills Park

June 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Friends of Forest Hills Playground + The Erich Cabe Team present: Crush Funk Brass! Forest Hills Park's Picnic in the Park summer concert series begins on Saturday, June 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. (at 32nd and Chesapeake Streets, by the tennis courts). If you've seen the band perform their brand of jazz, R&B and funk at events in Van Ness, Tenleytown and around the District, you know you're in for a treat. And if you haven't - you're in…

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July 2018

Forest Hills Park community meeting

July 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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The April cleanup at Forest Hills Park drew more than 50 amazing volunteers. Planning is now under way for another volunteer event in the fall. You're invited to join park stewards for an hour-long walkthrough to identify potential projects. In April, those included rain garden cleanup, removing invasive plants, and trash removal. When: Wednesday, July 25, 6:30 to 7:30pm Where: Forest Hills Park amphitheater (32nd and Brandywine Streets NW, by the tennis courts) Who: Rock Creek Conservancy, Department of Parks…

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Picnic in the Park concert: Naked Blue

July 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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The Friends of Forest Hills Playground + The Erich Cabe Team will bring you another fun, all-ages concert on Saturday, July 28th at the Forest Hills Park amphitheater (3200 block of Brandywine Street, by the tennis courts). The duo behind Naked Blue has shared the stage with Joe Cocker, John Mayer and Aimee Mann, among other notable performers: https://www.nakedblue.com/ Get there around 5 p.m. to grab the perfect spot and buy pizza from the Armand's food truck. The music starts…

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August 2018

Picnic in the Park concert ft. Jim & Gina

August 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join Friends of Forest Hills Playground + The Erich Cabe Team for our last free, all-ages summer concert at the Forest Hills Park amphitheater (3200 block of Brandywine Street, by the tennis courts). The band is Jim and Gina (more below). They will be performing some upbeat favorites from the last few decades. Pizza sales will begin at 5pm. Armand's Pizza will be selling pizza by the slice (cash only, please). You can also preorder whole pies and salads for…

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November 2018

Halloween Spooktacular @ Forest Hills Playground

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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It’s Forest Hills Playground’s party of the year! The 2018 Spooktacular will have our favorite magician, Abracadabra Alex, who also excels at balloon-making! In addition, there's a bake sale, spooky music and facepainting (thanks to some generous folks). This is Friends of Forest Hills Playground's biggest fundraiser of the year. 100% of bake sale proceeds and donations support playground improvements and programming like the popular summer concert series. Costumes encouraged for kids and grownups - but not required! This is…

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Community Shredding Event

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Safely shred your confidential documents for free, sponsored by the Erich Cabe Team with Compass. They'll be at Forest Hills Park where 32nd Street meets Chesapeake.

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December 2018

Fall Coffee/Cleanup @ Forest Hills Park

December 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join your neighbors on Saturday, December 1 and help keep Forest Hills Park beautiful! With rakes, brooms and shovels provided by DPW, spruce up the playground at 32nd and Chesapeake Streets, and if enough volunteers show up, they'll tackle the rain gardens and the tennis and basketball courts, too. Bring gloves and bring the kids. Even the smallest can help. Bigger kids can earn community service hours from Friends of Forest Hills Playground, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that helps DPR watch…

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April 2019

Coffee & Cleanup @ Forest Hills Park

April 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Friends of Forest Hills Playground is hosting Coffee & Cleanup at the park on Saturday, April 27 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This is a kid-friendly community event. Your efforts will help beautify the park at 32nd and Chesapeake Streets and prevent trash from reaching the Rock Creek/Potomac/Chesapeake watershed. Students can earn community service credit. Some rakes, brooms and gloves will be provided, but if you have them, please bring them to ensure there will be enough to go around.…

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September 2019

End-of-Summer Concert @ Forest Hills Park

September 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Christylez Bacon, a supremely talented DC local, is the headliner. Christylez has performed for audiences of all ages and is equally comfortable at schools and on concert stages. He will take the amphitheater "stage" at 6 p.m. Here is a video of his performance a few years ago at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpG4GCm6B8A The Karin Kelliher Violin Studio is the opening act. Susan Gage Caterers and TTR Sotheby's are sponsors. Watch listservs and Forest Hills Playground on Facebook for…

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New Date: Rain garden cleanup @ Forest Hills Park

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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The rain garden next to the outdoor amphitheater has been rendered almost completely ineffective by an invasive species takeover. Two Girl Scouts have volunteered to adopt it as their Silver Award project and they will be leading a two-day cleanup effort. They and volunteers will be removing all overgrowth and invasive plants and replacing them with a variety of colorful, flowering native plants. They are seeking volunteers for a September 21st weeding day and October 21st planting day. Older kids…

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October 2019

Plant Flowers @ Forest Hills Park

October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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The final phase of a Girl Scout project: Planting colorful, flowering native plants at one of the two Forest Hills Park rain gardens. Student volunteers can earn SSL hours. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050848a4a929a6f49-silver

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Coffee & Mini Cleanup @ Forest Hills Park

October 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Pick up some of the trash that has accumulated in and around the playground, then reward yourself with coffee and treats provided by the new Friends of Forest Hills Playground board members. Meet them, share your ideas and learn some of theirs.

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December 2019

Coffee & Cleanup @ Forest Hills Park

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Forest Hills Playground, 3200 Chesapeake St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Help beautify Forest Hills Park and protect Rock Creek by cleaning up trash and invasive plants around the park and on the playground at 32nd and Chesapeake Streets, NW. Plan to join your hosts - Friends of Forest Hills Playground, DC Department of Parks and Recreation, Rock Creek Conservancy and the Erich Cabe Team - for a morning of service with your neighbors! The kid-friendly cleanup within the playground enclosure will focus on trash, leaves and sand. Adult and teen…

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