A Summer Of Fun Events Kicks Off In August Wilson Park

June 23, 2017 by Lauryn Stalter

Whether you're 8 months or 80 years, there's a summer full of fun/free/fantastic events coming your way. New this year, we're excited to announce the Elsie and Henry Hillman Summer Program, a full calendar of events for August Wilson Park held alongside our many community partners.

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FAMILY FUN | KIDS 4 - 9 AND THEIR ADULTS

Every Monday - Wednesday, July 10 - August 16
10 - 11:30AM
Three times a week, kids ages 4 to 9 and their adults can visit the park for age-appropriate activities that they can do together. Activities follow weekly themes that encourage parents, grandparents, caregivers and kids to explore their park. Themes include: Gardens, birds, insects, water, clouds, and science.
Plan on bringing more than five kids? Please let us know by calling 412-586-4576.
>> Find the event listing here.

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ART IN THE PARK | OLDER ADULTS

Every Thursday, July 13 - August 17
9 - 10:30AM
If you're a park pal who is 50+, join us weekly for this creative and social get-together. We'll supply the materials and inspiration, you supply the talent (no judgement will be made on talent... trust us).
>> Find the event listing here.

VOLUNTEER SWEEPS | ALL AGES

July 15, July 25, August 22, September 26, October 21
Various times
Volunteers keep parks growing strong. Join us as a volunteer and we'll provide the tools, gloves, and training to care for your August Wilson Park. Volunteer events that take place in the evenings may also include learning opportunities, plant giveaways, and picnics.
>> Registration is required. Click here to register. 

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KICKOFF CELEBRATION

Saturday, July 8 
2 - 4PM
Start off a season of free happenings at August Wilson Park with us! Bring the whole family out for festivities including yard games, live animal demonstrations, craft-making, and refreshments. 
>> Find the event listing here. 

 We'll see you this summer in August Wilson Park!

Neighborhood and Community Parks, Volunteers and EcoStewards, August Wilson Park, Kids and Families