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Sunday workday in Forest Hill Park

The Friends of Forest Hill Park asked that I pass this along. We will be spreading mulch and removing ivy in the Old Azalea Garden area. Those who know where the pyramid in the Old Azalea Garden is can come directly there. Others meet at the Stone House on Sunday, 2/26 at 2 p.m. Bring […]

Great Backyard bird Count on Feb. 17

Join Friends of Forest Hill Park for the Great Backyard Bird Count in Forest Hill Park on Friday, February 17. During this annual event we will identify and count species seen in the park and report our results to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Celebrate Halloween Howl With Hounds

Halloween Howl, our very own doggie Halloween costume extravaganza is happening on Sunday, October 30th, from 1 to 2p.m. on the lawn beside the Stone House in Forest Hill Park. You’ll find laughs, easy mingling with great neighbors and the most incredible dogs.

Vendors Needed for Sunday in the Park

From Vanessa (aka Sweet Cheeks) more details on being a vendor for Sunday in the Park. The key point, is you need to act ASAP so they can get the permit from the city. Friends of Forest Hill Park is doing, again this year, “Sunday in the Park.” All proceeds go to help the Friends […]

Virginia Invasive Plant Removal Day!

I wish I wrote this but Sally Kannemeyer gets all the credit: Saturday, May 7th, is the official Virginia Invasive Plant Removal Day! All park and garden weekend warriors, your orders are to come to Forest Hill Park on Saturday, May 7th to fight against the encroaching invaders that are taking our trees hostage and […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet on Wednesday

The Friends of Forest Hill Park is having a spring meeting this Wednesday, April 27th at 7pm in the Stone House in Forest Hill Park. Lots to discuss on the agenda: upcoming signature events; the Wright master plan for the park; removal of invasive plants & vines in the park; and education opportunities by getting […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet Tonight

If you use the park you should join Friends of Forest Hill Park tonight at 7:00 at the Stone House, located, you guessed it in Forest Hill Park. Not sure what’s on the agenda tonight but most likely ramping up for Spring/Summer events and other goodies.

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meeting Rescheduled

Due to the inclement weather tonight’s meeting of the Friends of Forest Hill Park has been rescheduled until January 31st, 7pm, at the Stone House.

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet Tomorrow

Friends of Forest Hill Park are scheduled to meet tomorrow (Wednesday)  Jan. 31st at 7 p.m. at the Stone House. If you haven’t done it already be sure and check out their new website, it is a vast improvement over the previous site.

Friends of Forest Hill Park Launch New Website

The Friends of Forest Hill Park launched a new website and it’s looking good. Sections of the site include; About the Park, Recreation, Environment, Calendar, Become a Friend, Donate, Contact Us. The site is sure to be great asset as it grows and people turn to it as a resource for the park. The mission […]

Forest Hill Park Projects Update

Recieved word on two projects in Forest Hill Park. One is the ongoing path repair and the other is some work to get rid of invasive plants. First up the path work. City contractors are working on the access road pedestrian trail north of the dam at Forest Hill Lake to repair damage that dates […]

Halloween Howl Canine Costume Parade

This Halloween from 1 – 3 p.m. the Friends of Forest Hill Park are holding a Canine Costume Parade with prizes for the best costume. Bring your costumed pooch to the circular drive in front of the Stone House on October 31st to take part in the fun. No fee for entry, but donations will […]

Reedy Creek Watershed Tours

On October 24th, The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Friends of Forest Hill Park, and the Reedy Creek Coalition will sponsor a tour of the Reedy Creek watershed. The tour will provide the public with an overview of the Reedy Creek watershed and an introduction to the community conservation efforts promoted by these organizations to […]

Request for Forest Hill Park Flora and Fauna Photos

David Hathcock is looking for pictures of wildlife and wild flowers captured on film in Forest Hill Park. The pictures would be used either on the Friends of Forest Hill Park website or perhaps in postcards/calendars. Some great examples of flower pictures can be found on the Friends of Forest Hill Facebook page. Credit would […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meeting Tomorrow

The quarterly meeting of the Friends of Forest Hill Park is at the Stone House tomorrow Tuesday, September 28 from 7pm – 8pm. The meetings are always informative and a great way to get involved with what is going on in the park.

Composter Raffle at Farmers Market on Saturday

Do you want to be more environmentally friendly? Now is your chance. Stop by the Friends of Forest Hill Park‘s table at the South of the James Market on Saturday, July 11 and buy a raffle ticket ($1.00 or 6/$5.00) to win a Solarcone composter. This composter is an easy-to-use tool which helps dispose of […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet on Tuesday

The Friends of Forest Hill Park will have a meeting on Tuesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the Stone House. We will discuss ongoing landscaping projects, introduce opportunities for volunteering, meet the new Junior Board, and hear all about Sunday in the Park.

Friends of Forest Hill Park News

The Friends of Forest Hill Park Facebook page has been busy with the updates. We have already reported on the trail closures and the Harvey Memorial Bridge. There are two items we haven’t covered yet. Update on new lights around lake: the old lights have all been removed. Work is underway installing new cable. The […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet Tuesday

A jam packed agenda with something for everyone. The meeting is tomorrow Tuesday, September 29, at 7:00 p.m. at the Stone House in Forest Hill Park.

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meeting Agenda

The next regular meeting of the Friends of Forest Hill Park will be Tuesday, September 29, at 7:00 p.m. at the Stone House in Forest Hill Park . Items that will be on the agenda for this meeting include: Update on Lake Restoration Project Final Report on 2009 Sunday in the Park with Friends Update […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet Tuesday

The next regular meeting of the Friends of Forest Hill Park will be held Tuesday, June 30, at 7 p.m., in the Stone House. Come find out more about what’s going on and how you can participate. Here’s a little about what’s going on in the park: The old Stone House is getting improvements, including […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Meet Tonight

The next meeting of the Friends of Forest Hill Park will be held on Tuesday, March 31, at 7:00 p.m. at the Stone House. Topics will include the Reedy Creek Coalition’s watershed project, the Patrick Henry Charter School and its planned use of the park, and the lake restoration project. We will also be signing […]

Friends of Forest Hill Park Agenda for March

On Tuesday, March 31 the Friends of Forest Hill Park will meet to discuss some of the exciting events that are happening at the park. I say some because this is the tip of the iceberg. On the agenda we have the Reedy Creek project, Patrick Henry Charter School and its use of the park, […]

The Sign, again

Tomorrow’s Style Weekly again features the controversy over the Forest Hill Park sign. As of December 17th, the sign had been “repaired and returned, and fences between two neighborhood booster groups [Forest Hill Neighborhood Association and Friends of Forest Hill Park] have been mended.” On a similar note, I understand one of the topics being […]

The Sign

A couple weeks ago, a brief discussion about the Forest Hill Park sign came up in the comments to another post. Today’s Style Weekly takes a look at the ongoing saga involving Friends of Forest Hill Park, the Forest Hill Neighborhood Association and Custom Ornamental Iron.