Get Out: Five Things to Do This Weekend
Patch's weekly guide to weekend events.
You're more than welcome to go for a walk in the woods this weekend. But you can also volunteer at Ned Wolf Park or St. Michael's Church, attend an event at the Wyck Historic House and Garden or go to a good brunch at Geechee Girl.
Take a look below for more information.
Ned Wolf Park Cleanup
Where/When: At Ned Wolf Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Why Go: Because anyone who wants to participate can help clean up the park as a part of this city-wide clean up event. Children are welcome to help as well.
Volunteer at St. Michael’s Free Community Meal
Where/When: From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Saturday.
Why Go: Because this weekly free community meal always needs volunteers and donors.
Pricing: Free, for more information call 215-848-0199
Horses and History
Where/When: From 1 to 3 p.m. along the orange trail between Kitchen’s Lane and Mt. Airy Avenue.
Why Go: This three mile hike on a rugged trail, as a part of the Friends of the Wissahickon’s Trail Ambassador Walks, will be hosted by Diane Garvey.
“From Dirt to Dinner Plate: Agriculture Today”
Where/When: At the Wyck Historic House and Garden from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Why Go: Because if you’ve ever wondered about the journey from seed to your dinner plate, this is the event to attend. This program was put together with the help of Philadelphia University and The Food Trust.
Pricing: Free, but registration required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 215-848-1690.
Where/When: One option is Geechee Girl Rice Café from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: There are daily specials including a soup of the day, as well as appetizers. Entrée options include pancakes, a southern style breakfast, or, for those looking for lunch, fish and chicken dishes.
Pricing: Entrees range from $8.50 to $17.50