We will be open Sunday, May 14th, from 10am-3pm for Mother's Day Brunch. Keep it simple and down to earth this year. Take Mom for brunch, grap a cup of La Colombe Coffee and a walk along the Wissahickon Creek! We're expecting great weather for next Sunday! If Mom can't make it here on Mother's Day, … Continue reading Mother’s Day at The Cedars House
Mother Nature is dragging her heels but our Spring cleaning is done and The Cedars House has reopened! Please take notice of our new Sunday hours! We encourage everyone to #OptOutside and enjoy all the Wissahickon Trail has to offer! Although the Park Curfew has been lifted and the ice and snow is melting, there are a … Continue reading Spring Hours & Park Safety
The Cedars House will be open 7am-11am on Thanksgiving morning for the 24th Annual Turkey Trot! Twenty–four years ago, James J. Maguire, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Philadelphia Insurance Companies and his family initiated the Turkey Trot to benefit the people of Face to Face. What began as a family fun run has grown into … Continue reading 24th Annual Turkey Trot
Hungry Education's Fall Session II Pre-C classes are now open for registration! These Mommy/Daddy and me classes introduce food to children ages 2.5-4 through movement, music, and storytelling. We explore food in a no-pressure setting through sensory-based activities and make a snack in each class. Perfect for picky eaters! Classes will be held at The Cedars House … Continue reading Hungry Education at The Cedars House!
We had a spectacular Labor Day in the Park! Now that summer is winding down and school is back in session, The Cedars House says good bye to extended hours and returns to being open 8-3 daily. We would like to welcome new and returning students at Chestnut Hill College. Show your ID at The Cedars … Continue reading Fall & Winter Hours
A·mer·i·ca·na (əˌmeriˈkänə) The style Americana refers to artifacts, or a collection of artifacts, related to the history, geography, folklore and cultural heritage of the United States. This summer, The Cedars House is proud to be hosting an oil-on-canvas collection from painter, Carlisle Nostrame. For years, she has been know for her amazing ability to bring families intricate pet portrait … Continue reading Americana Collection by Carlisle Nostrame
Susan Windle’s writing circles are carefully structured for listening,writing and sharing. Susan brings poetry from many sources to guide writers into the deeper places. The surrounding woods add their voices. As weather permits, group members spend time outdoors with the Wissahickon creek, rocks, and trees—to hear the songs and garner the wisdom of this special … Continue reading Wissahickon Writing Circles
Local students have provided a wonderful gift to the community at the Cedars House in the form of expressive art pieces via the outstanding organization, Fresh Artists! Founded in 2008, Fresh Artists is a national award-winning nonprofit that empowers young lives through art by engaging vulnerable children as full partners in philanthropy, by widely exhibiting … Continue reading Fresh Artists at the Cedars House!