Category Archives: Activities

Grandparents Day Celebration!

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FREE Summer Concert Series

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Meet the Artist Opening Reception

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Sip & Sit: Rightsizing – How to Contain the Clutter

Join us! Wednesday, April 5, 2017 5-5:30 PM Wine & Cheese 5:30-5:30 PM Presentation  Pattison Hemmerly of Moving Solutions discusses how to “rightsize” and declutter while still preserving your treasured memories.  She will introduce practical tips to help you simplify the downsizing process and reduce clutter in your home.

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The Hickman Presents: Estate Planning and Why

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Guest Speaker: Callie Janoff, Program Director of Aging Resources Consultation and Help

Join us on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm as we gather to discuss the needs of aging f/Friends and learn from the experiences of Callie Janoff, who with others in NYYM (New York Yearly Meeting), created the ARCH program in response to this concern. The ARCH program seeks…

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The Hickman Expansion Update Week of June 27

Demolition of Sharpless-Hall continues. The building is approximately 80% down The contractor continues to remove debris from the site as well as keeping separate piles for recycling The remaining above ground structure will be removed and most of the debris will be trucked off site Once the building is down the…

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A ‘Wholistic’ Approach to Aging Well

By Pamela Leland, PhD A new employee recently asked me what was the most pressing issue that we faced as an organization that serves Elders here in West Chester. She was surprised by my response as she assumed it would be our current building project – which is, indeed, a…

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The Miracle Benefits of Walking

By Pam Leland, PhD   Fresh Air. Sunshine. Essential to our well-being. And so easy to get … simply by taking a walk. Walking may be one of the easiest, simplest – and least-appreciated – ways to maintain our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health as we age. A couple…

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2016 Summer Concert Series

Please join us for our annual Summer Concert Series. All shows start at 6:30 pm on the Hickman patio and are open to the public. Wednesday, June 8: West Chester Swing Kings Wednesday, July 13: Good Foot Wednesday, August 10: West Chester Concert Band  

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“Friends and the Gospel of Thomas”: A Discussion Series with Tom Woodward

Please join us at The Hickman for a weekly three-part discussion series on the Gospel of Thomas, beginning on Sunday, February 28 from 2-4 pm. The discussion continues on March 6 and March 13, at the same time. Each session will be led by former Westtown teacher and Goshen Meeting…

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Share The Love With Our February Food Drive to benefit the Chester County Food Bank

Please share the love this month by helping The Hickman as we compete in a food drive to benefit the Chester County Food Bank. Please bring your non-perishable donations to 400 North Walnut Street by February 29. Let’s go Team Hickman!

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Community Sale on January 22 & 23 from 8 am-1 pm

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Hickman Summer Concert Series and Block Party Dates

We are pleased to share the lineup for The Hickman’s 2015 Summer Concert Series: Wednesday, June 10: The Swing Kings, from  6:30-7:30 pm (rain date is Thursday, June 11) Wednesday, August 12: The West Chester Band, from 6:30-7:30 pm (rain date is Thursday, August 13) Both of these events are…

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Three exciting events in May at The Hickman

On Friday, May 1st, we are participating in the West Chester Chamber of Commerce Gallery Walk with an exhibit featuring paintings by the Borough’s own Philip Jamison and Jean Yoder from 5 to 9 pm, including a meet-the-artists reception: On Saturday, May 2nd, we will host a book reading and…

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