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Sunday Fun Days

October 3 @ 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, October 17th

 This Sunday’s special events:

• LIVE MUSIC Presented by the Philadelphia Blues Society

1:00 – 2:30 PM : Blues Music Workshop

2:30 – 4:00 PM : Blues Music Jam Session

• FOOD

1:00 – 4:00 PM : Blues-inspired jambalaya and biscuits, soups, ciders, teas, and more!  Vegetarian and meat options available

• ART

Seed inspiration: admire a collection of seeds, learn what plants they come from, which ones are edible, and which ones to make art with.

Celebrate Fall with a leaf art project led by Maria Giancola. Select fallen leaves, learn to identify them, trace them, and combine them. Take home a found-art collage.

• SCIENCE

Planting Project: learn to plant and care for houseplants. Soil, pot, plants and instruction provided.

Sir Michael’s Science will dazzle you into loving to learn about science by making giant bubbles, slime and other fun science based party tricks.

• MOVEMENT

3:00 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!

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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 and workshops

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

Blues Music Workshop with the Philly Blues Society

Stormwater Demonstrations and Freshwater Mussel Exhibit, part of the Delaware River Festival

Live Music curated by Andre and Will, featuring Verbosity, Andre Saunders, Richie Duran, Koser, & Seraiah Nicole

Art vendors and local makers selling paintings, jewelry, clothes, and more

 Featured plants:

  • Mint and Giumi berries
  • Sunflowers
  • Shiso
  • Lavender

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Farm at Awbury
6336 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA