The health and safety of the individuals we serve, our staff and their families are our number one priority. The Coronavirus Crisis has impacted all of our lives. We will be using our website, email, and social media to provide updates as needed. Keeping in contact is important as the situation has been rapidly evolving.

Horizon House will continue to offer ESSENTIAL life-sustaining services to people we serve, while adhering to CDC guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Together we will make a difference. Stay informed... be safe!

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Activities To Help You Stay Connected And Entertained

 

 

 

  1. Watch the Philadelphia Orchestra perform: BeethovenNOW: Symphonies 5 & 6
  2. Zoo School Live! Enjoy a live broadcast from Elmwood Park Zoo’s Education Team each weekday at 11 am! They’ll be presenting different lessons featuring members of the zoo’s Animal Ambassador collection, as well as taking your questions.
  3. Franklin Institute-Interactive Activities from our “Your Brain Exhibit”
  4. BROWSE PHILLY’S RENOWNED ART COLLECTIONS- It’s nothing like the real thing, but you can browse collections at most major art museums in Philadelphia, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Barnes Foundation, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the National Museum of Jewish American History. NMAJH also offers downloadable lessons for young students and historical videos for patrons on its Facebook page.
  5. EXPLORE THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION-The Museum of the American Revolution invites folks to explore its collection with a host of free digital resources—a great opportunity for students stuck at home. You can take a digital museum tour featuring cool 360-degree panoramic footage, go on a virtual field trip or delve into excerpts from recent books about the Revolutionary War via the museum’s carefully curated Read the Revolution archives.
  6. Films such as “The Invisible Man,” “The Hunt” and “Emma,” all of which are currently playing in theaters, available to rent on demand services such as Comcast , Sky, Apple and Amazon. Consumers will be able to rent the films for $19.99 per film for 48 hours. DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls World Tour” will be also on demand starting on April 10. Click Here to see 14 Movies Now Streaming Early.
  7. Cooking at home in the time of Coronavirus? Here are some great recipes and cooking resources from Bon Appetit  to help get you through!
  8. Fitness studios are live-streaming workout classes for free during the Coronavirus outbreak
  9. The 22 Best Online Games to Play With Friends During the Coronavirus Outbreak
  10. 30 Books and Series to Read While Social Distancing
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Fun Activities For The Family

 

  1. Scholastic has you covered with FREE engaging online resources and activities from #ScholasticLearnAtHome 
  2. Cosmic Kids Yoga is a YouTube channel that will encourage your little one get up and get moving while teaching them mindfulness and relaxation.
  3. Here is a great resource to share with your team, family and friends. This is the Mommy Poppins Philadelphia link but it also covers a lot of major cities. For all ages! 
  4. Register for the Zoom Meeting presentation on “Children and Families as Digital Creators and Storytellers”  presented by NAEYC’s Technology and Young Children Interest Forum on March 30, 2020 at 6PM ET  
  5. PBS KIDS Play and Learn Science App – Includes hands on science projects with everyday materials, along with online science games and explorations  
  6. Games, Videos, Brain Boosters and More (National Geographic Kids)
  7.  Family Play Plans (TRUCE)  Free Online Books for Young Children (Wakelet)
  8. Gain access to Virtual tours of Mars  
  9. US Space & Rocket Center (Huntsville, Alabama) on Youtube
  10. Complete Schoolhouse Rock Series on YouTube School House Rock TV1 
Monday, March 23, 2020

Ideas & Free Activities To Do While Social Distancing

 

  1. Philadelphia Zoo launches livestream series called ‘philly Zoo at 2” weekdays.  
  2. Monterey Bay Aquarium offers from 10am-10pm pacific time live cam to watch Sharks, Jellyfish, bird watch. Visit a great California destination from your home TV. It is definitely relaxing watching the beautiful creatures swim by. 
  3. Metropolitan Opera offers live stream at 730 each night on the company’s website. 
  4. Take in a local concert performance. Classical music lovers can enjoy recent Philadelphia Orchestra performances through Amazon or iTunes. The Curtis Institute is also streaming recent Curtis on Tour shows online. Check the Curtis calendar for more. 
  5. ComedySportz, Philadelphia’s longest-running show, is back with a FREE improv comedy match for our Loyal Fans. To gain the livestream info, just register for the event and you will receive the link. 
  6. Follow Park Rangers on a virtual tour of National Parks of hidden worlds 
  7. The YMCA has launched an online community program…YMCA 360 . Stay active from home with Yoga, Boot Camp and low impact courses for seniors.
  8. Milk Street Online Cooking School has opened up its online cooking classes for free through April 30.
  9. Explore your artistic side with artist Mo Willems live “lunch doodle” classes on the Kennedy Center’s YouTube channel weekdays at 1 p.m.
  10. Learn to type, improve your speed and accuracy at LearntoType.com. Great for kids too.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Horizon House 28th Annual Golf Outing

 

To register, sponsor the outing or purchase ad space in our ad booklet online Click Here!

 

 

If you would like to submit your registration in the mail Click The Forms below to print the PDF versions!

 

Registration Form                 Sponsorship Form                 Ad Form

           

 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Our Year In Review

 

 

Horizon House had a remarkable run in 2019. We accomplished so much. Friendships flourished, new connections were developed and our organization thrived. We thank you for supporting the men and women Horizon House serves. Whether you attended our exciting events, sponsored us, donated money, items or your time we truly appreciate each and every one of you. When we work together we can change the world. Once again, thank you for a great 2019 and here’s to an even better 2020! Click the video to see if you can spot yourself in our recap of 2019!