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Sunday Fun Days
June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021
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
Questions? Please contact Grace Wicks at email@example.com.
Sunday, August 1st
This Sunday’s special events:
• 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Demonstration: Spinning Yarn and Weaving on a Loom
with the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers
Watch yarn being spun, try your hand at weaving, and learn what plants dye fabric!
• 2:00 PM – Featured Plant: Shiso
led by Awbury Food Forest steward Jeannie Gerth
Activities include harvesting, cooking demonstration, and taste testing. Participants can take home shiso and recipes.
• Ongoing: Nature Scavenger Hunts
Sunday, August 8th
• Philly Goat Project meet and greet
Goats will be available for meet and greet, walks, and hugs!
• 2:00 – 4:00 PM – LIVE MUSIC, Storytelling, and a Play
The Free Library of Philadelphia Summer Reading Finale!
Featuring Germantown’s famous poet / drummer / storyteller Karen Smith & friends
Watch Philly Goat Project goats perform their play “Billy Goats Gruff”
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
Afrovibes Wellness Class with Rasaq
Enviroscape 3D water ecology demonstrations with Let’s Go Outdoors
Activities with Black Girls with Green Thumbs
Soil Demonstration with Jasmine Thompson of Philly Forests
Nature scavenger hunts
- Mint and Giumi berries