SHCA Activities

The Spruce Hill Community Association hosts events throughout the year and participates in community building activities. See our page on Facebook for to update information.

Annual Halloween Tot Parade

One of the favorite activities within the neighborhood is the Annual Little Tot Halloween Parade and Party. The event is organized in a joint effort between the Spruce Hill Community Association and the neighbors on the 4200 block of Osage Avenue.

Annual Community Meeting

All West Philadelphia residents are invited to the annual meetings hosted by SHCA to listen to a guest speaker from the community, learn about the organization and participate in elections. Annual meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each November. Check our homepage in the fall for information about upcoming meetings.

May Fair

The annual May Fair, held on the Saturday before Mother’s Day in Clark Park, is the association’s main fundraiser and a neighborhood tradition. The funds are used for the SHCA Block Improvement Grants. To volunteer contact [email protected].

SHCA Center Meeting Space

The Spruce Hill Community Association (SHCA) offers its meeting space at 257 S 45th Street, Philadelphia, to the community for use free of charge. When a member is enriched by its use, we are all enriched. To learn more, click here

Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition

The Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition is a Pennsylvania non profit corporation created in 2014, directed by board of volunteers nominated by a federation of civic associations which have united to advocate on a non partisan basis for quality of life issues and, further, to share resources, best practices and economies of scale for the benefit of the Coalition and of its member organizations.

University City District Community Cleanup

Check the UCD calendar for the next community cleanup. UCD will assist University City blocks by providing trash bags, work gloves, and trash pick up.