Events

2018 Movies Under the Stars

Friday(s) August 3, 10, 17, and 24
The Water Tower Recreation Center Field, 209 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia PA, 19118
Food trucks Arrive at 7:00 pm; Film Starts at 8:00 pm., FREE EVENT

Unfortunately due to inclement weather we have postposed our movie this evening, Beauty and the Beast, to a future date. As soon as we know the date we will post it on our website and on social media. We will see you next week 8/10 for The Princess Bride!

August 3 - Film: Beauty & the Beast (2017) PG; Food Truck: Pitrucci Pizza
August 10 -Film: The Princess Bride (1987) PG; Food Truck: Grilly Cheese, and Milk+Sugar
August 17 - Film: Wonder Woman (2017) PG-13; Food Truck: Mama's Meatballs & More
August 24 - Film: The Greatest Showman (2017) PG; Food/Beverages, Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club Snack Bar

The neighborhood drive in movie theater experience is reinvented and perfect for those lazy summer nights. We show popular films on the lawn of the Water Tower Recreation Center projected from a 28 foot screen. Bring your family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs. CHCA members can visit us at our membership tent to pick up a complimentary treat and a drink. Each week we will start the fun at 7:00 p.m., by having a Philadelphia food truck set up to sell delicious treats, entrees, beverages and sandwiches. Come early and enjoy a picnic before the film begins at 8:00 p.m.

The Water Tower Recreation Center is located at 209 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118
If it rains the film will be cancelled.

Committee Chair: Christopher Padova


Learn more about becoming a sponsor of our popular events–Pastorius Park Concerts, Holiday House Tour, Hoops Madness Basketball Tournament and more! View our sponsorship brochure.

2018 Pastorius Park Concerts

Wednesday(s), 7:30 p.m., June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25
Pastorius Park is located off of Millman Street and West Hartwell Lane (view map). 
If a show is rained out, it will take place at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Cherokee Campus, 8000 Cherokee Street, Girls Lower School Auditorium. Attendees may park in the Laurel Parking Lot across from the entrance, along Cherokee Street, Willow Grove Avenue, and the Gold Lot and Senior parking lot. See online map.

This is the longest running outdoor concert series in Philadelphia and takes place amongst the backdrop of one of Chestnut Hill’s most majestic areas. Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy the music. The concerts are supported by both the Chestnut Hill Community Association and Chestnut Hill Hospital. We are also grateful to our individual concert and concession sponsors..

FREE EVENT
Schedule of performers:

Concert Series Sponsor

Chestnut Hill Hospital

We are also grateful to our individual concert sponsors.

Toubab Krewe
June 13 - Toubab Krewe Afro-California rock n’ roll fusion
Concert sponsored by 4 Paws Insurance
4 Paws Insurance


The Jasper String Quartet 
June 20 - The Jasper String Quartet Virtuoso string quartet
Concert Sponsored by One West
One West
 
Zydeco a-go-go
XPN Welcomes June 27 - Zydeco a-go-go  A spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music
Concert Sponsored by Chestnut Hill Hotel and Market at the Fareway
Chestnut Hill Hotel and Market at the Fareway

Runa
July 11 - RUNA Irish super group
Concert Sponsored by Merrill Lynch The Nottingham-Goodman Group
Merrill Lynch The Nottingham-Goodman Group

The Luke Carlos O'Reilly Quintet
July 18 - The Luke Carlos O’Reilly Quintet featuring Vocalist Shenel Johns pianist. organist. composer. educator.

Ben Arnold
XPN Welcomes July 25 - Ben Arnold Sleek, soulful singer songwriter
Concert Sponsored by Kismet Cowork
Kismet Cowork
 
Committee Chair: Julie Byrne
Email our office at info@chestnuthill.org if you would like to volunteer.

 

2018 Movies Under the Stars

Friday(s) August 3, 10, 17, and 24
The Water Tower Recreation Center Field, 209 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia PA, 19118
Food trucks Arrive at 7:00 pm; Film Starts at 8:00 pm., FREE EVENT

We will make a decision at 2pm regarding the weather. If rain is expected the movie night unfortunately be cancelled .

August 3 - Film: Beauty & the Beast (2017) PG; Food Truck: Pitrucci Pizza
August 10 -Film: The Princess Bride (1987) PG; Food Truck: Grilly Cheese
August 17 - Film: Wonder Woman (2017) PG-13; Food Truck TBA
August 24 - Film: The Greatest Showman (2017) PG; Food Truck TBA

The neighborhood drive in movie theater experience is reinvented and perfect for those lazy summer nights. We show popular films on the lawn of the Water Tower Recreation Center projected from a 28 foot screen. Bring your family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs. CHCA members can visit us at our membership tent to pick up a complimentary treat and a drink. Each week we will start the fun at 7:00 p.m., by having a Philadelphia food truck set up to sell delicious treats, entrees, beverages and sandwiches. Come early and enjoy a picnic before the film begins at 8:00 p.m.

The Water Tower Recreation Center is located at 209 East Hartwell Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118
If it rains the film will be cancelled.

Committee Chair: Christopher Padova


Annual Membership Meeting 

June or July 2018 TBD
Wissahickon Inn / 498 W. Springfield Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

This meeting is our warm welcome for every CHCA member. This event also represents an opportunity for the community association, The LOCAL and the Community Fund to offer their state of the organization addresses.
Circle of Trees Tree Lighting Ceremony

2018 Circle of Lights Holiday Gathering and Tree Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, November 17, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Avenue

The lighting of the Art Museum and Christmas trees mark the start of the holiday season. Enjoy hot chocolate, cider and cookies, music, goodie bags for the kids, and a visit from Santa who arrives on an antique fire truck.

Committee Chair: Lindsey D’Angelo  





Holiday House Tour 201725th Annual Chestnut Hill Christmas-Holiday House Tour

Saturday, December 8
Holiday season is a time to relive cherished traditions, and for Chestnut Hill, there is no better tradition than spending a day enjoying the Christmas-Holiday House tour.

Committee Chair: TBD







 


2018 Chestnut Hill Community Holiday ParadeChestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 16
Rex Avenue to Southampton Avenue (Market on the Fareway)

We brought back a long-standing Chestnut Hill tradition in 2012 which contributes to our village atmosphere. Families line Germantown Avenue to wave to the marchers in our Annual Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade. We welcome teams, scouts, and musical groups to help us celebrate!

Committee Chair: Brien Tilley