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Sunday Fun Days

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Free

 SUNDAY FUN DAYS

at The Farm at Awbury Arboretum, 6336 Ardleigh Street

June 6th – October 31st 2021, every Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM

Every Sunday is a Fun Day at The Farm at Awbury Arboretum!  Free family-friendly activities every weekend: See the goats and chickens, take wellness classes, go on farm tours, and get your hands dirty in gardening workshops.  

The Farm is always free and open to walk and explore (click here to learn more about hours & admission), but on Sunday afternoons we host special activities and Awbury staff and partner organizations at The Farm to welcome you.

Cost: All evets are FREE, no registration required

Location: The Farm at Awbury ArboretumPlease park on Ardleigh Street and walk in the entrance at 6336 Ardleigh St.  Click here for maps and directions.

Questions?  Please contact Grace Wicks at thefarm@awbury.org. 

Sunday, June 20th

 Come play on the longest day!  Herbal tea, art making, farm animal visits, and more

This Sunday’s special events: 

■ Theme plant: Sunflowers!

What better plant to celebrate on the longest day of the year than Sunflowers whose heads diligently track the sun across the sky.  We will have sunflower-inspired art projects, herbal tea tasting, and seed planting at the welcome table.

■ 1:00 – 1:30 PM, WORKSHOP: Mulch Magic

with Jasmine Thompson of Philly Forests

Learn what kind of mulch is best for what kind of plants.  The workshop includes a little tour of the farm to see mulch types in action as well as a hands-on activity.  Get ideas for your home garden, and take home a small plant with it’s favorite mulch.

■ 2:30 PM, TOUR: Awbury Community Garden Tour

Led by Leo Cooper

Come see the garden, learn a little about community gardening, hear about the origins of the garden, and meet some of the gardeners.

■ 3:00, Kids Karate in the Picnic Grove

Martial Arts with Action Karate in the Picnic Grove

Upcoming Events  a few highlights, and more to come!

Sunday, July 11th: Kids Terrarium-making Workshop (free, registration is required to participate in the workshop)

More information about future Sundays coming soon!

You can expect workshops, demonstrations, live music, Wellness classes,  crafts, and more this summer and fall.  Stay tuned!

Past Sunday Fun Days have included…

Philly Goat Project meet and greets

Kids’ Martial Arts with Action Karate

The Free Library of Philadelphia Summer Reading Kick-Off and book giveaway

Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers demonstration

Performance by drummer, poet, and Germantown resident Karen Smith

Family Yoga with Sarah Charlesworth Attie

Awbury Community Garden Tour with Leo Cooper

Mulch Magic workshop with Jasmine Thompson of Philly Forests

Featured plants:

  • Mint and Giumi berries
  • Sunflowers

Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

The Farm at Awbury
6336 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA