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Sunday Fun Days

August 1 @ 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, September 26th

This Sunday’s special events: 

• 1 – 4 PM: Blues Music Workshop

with the Philly Blues Society

Learn all about the Blues! All ages, all abilities. Free.

• 1 – 4 PM: Philly Forests Farm Stand

Produce for sale, as fresh as it gets!  with the Farm at Awbury’s own Jasmine Thompson

• 1 – 4 PM: Getting Started with Fabric Collage

Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers member Sheryl Kessler will be teaching this free workshop

Registration required – click here for more information

• 1 – 4 PM: Planting projects, nature scavenger hunts, and more!

• 3 PM: Kids Karate

with Action Karate

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, and performance of “Billy Goats Gruff”

Kids’ Martial Arts with Action Karate

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

The Free Library of Philadelphia Summer Reading Finale

Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers demonstrations

Performances 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

“Wingo-WHAT?” Poetry & Water Workshop with Trapeta B. Mayson and the Philadelphia Water Department

Educational Games for Kids with the TTF Watershed Partnership’s Creekmobile

 Waterway Stewardship lessons with the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewardship Program

Brunch at the Farm with Chef Gail and Julian

A Quiet Day on the Farm, with mindfulness, nature observation, and wellness

Produce Sale & Farm Tours with Jasmine Thompson of Philly Forests

Herbal Tea Tasting & Conversation with Darius Lantz from Coffee After Dark

Make-and-Take Activities with Chef Gail

Monarch Butterfly Release with Julie Kring

“How to Draw a Goat” with Barbara Katus

Flatbelly Veg Food Truck

Cyanotype Photograms with Kirstin Brug, part of the 20/20 Photo Fest

 Leaf Print Workshop with S(tree)twork and the Futurefarmers

Weaving with Nature with Julie Kring

African Dance Class with Peaches

 Featured plants:

  • Mint and Giumi berries
  • Sunflowers
  • Shiso
  • Lavender

Details

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

Venue

The Farm at Awbury
6336 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA