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Sunday Fun Days

June 20 @ 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, 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

with prizes!

Sunday, August 8th

Special events: 

 

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

Zumba

Nature scavenger hunts

Featured plants:

  • Mint and Giumi berries
  • Sunflowers

Details

Date:
June 20
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Farm at Awbury
6336 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA