Thursday, March 12, 2015

Spring on the Mountain

Goodbye Winter…Hello Spring!


Winter is a magical time at High Point State Park, but we are happy see spring paint the mountain green once again. The Friends of High Point State Park have many exciting events planned for this upcoming season. Please consider joining us in celebrating the season of renewal.


Please renew your Friends of High Point State Park membership today! 


If you are new to our organization, joining the Friends of High Point State Park is a great way to show your support for your favorite place, High Point State Park. Memberships are available at individual, family, benefactor, and business sponsor levels. Click here for a membership form.

Spring Friends of High Point State Park Meeting
Please join us for our spring meeting on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 1 pm in the High Point State Park Interpretive Center. The Friends of HPSP meets only three times a year – this is your opportunity to learn how to become more involved in our activities. Members and prospective volunteers are always welcome. All Friends of High Point State Park meetings are open to anyone interested in attending. Please email friendshpsp@gmail.com for more information on volunteering or attending a meeting.

Earth Hour Observation (Lights out on Monument)
On the evening of March 28, the Friends of High Point State Park are again participating in Earth Hour. The lights on the monument will be turned off for the ENTIRE NIGHT in honor of Earth Hour. 

Earth Hour 2015 will take place on Saturday, March 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm (local time). This Earth Hour, we challenge you to go beyond the hour. After you flip the switch and the lights back on, think about what else you can do to make a difference. Together our actions add up. Go to www.earthhour.org for more information on how to participate in this year’s event from your home or place of business.


Zumba on the Mountain – NEW FOR 2015!
Join the Friends of High Point State Park for a Zumba class on the mountain! Come celebrate Earth Day with our first Zumba on the Mountain class Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am in the High Point State Park Interpretive Center. Learn more about Zumba on the Mountain by visiting our calendar page or click here.


3rd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic - REGISTER TODAY!
Families with children ages 2 through 10 years old, and their favorite teddy bears, are invited to the Friends of High Point State Park 3rd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic on Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 1 pm to 3 pm in the HPSP Interpretive Center. Registration is required for this program. Learn more about the Teddy Bear Picnic by visiting our calendar page or click here.




2nd Annual Lake Clean Up
Help keep High Point State Park beautiful! Join us as we clean up trash along the shores and in the waters of Lake Marcia, Steenykill, and Sawmill on Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Learn more about the Lake Clean Up by visiting our calendar page or click here.







Yoga on the Mountain
Come enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. All levels of experience are welcome. Classes will take place once a month May through October. The first class of the 2015 season will take place Friday, May 15, at 6:30 pm in the High Point State Park Interpretive Center. Visit our Yoga on the Mountain page for more details and the entire 2015 schedule or click here

See you on the mountain!


Sunday, March 1, 2015

Spring Meeting Postponed

Due to impending winter weather, the Friends of High Point State Park spring meeting scheduled for today, March 1, has been postponed.

The meeting will instead take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 1 pm in the HPSP Interpretive Center.

Thank you for your support. We hope to see you on the mountain soon!