Aug. 19: Backpack & School Supply Giveaway
Dreading Back to School Shopping?
The 6300 Germantown Avenue Business Alliance is excited to invite Philly families to our 14th Annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway! We'll be giving away backpacks filled with school supplies to elementary, middle, and high school students until we run out.
Who: Mt. Airy & Germantown K-12 students and their families & caregivers
When: 10 AM, Saturday, August 19, 2023
Where: The Concord School, 6308 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144 (map)
There will also be treats and fun educational activities for the kids, including exploring our 18th century schoolhouse and making their own books!
Hands-on Book-Making Workshop
Taught by Artist in Residence Cassandra Gunkel, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30am
Hand-made books can fuel a love for writing and reading. Most kids love writing and illustrating their own stories. This short book-making activity is mess free and for all ages. All supplies provided.
Cassandra Gunkel is a cultural historian and artist whose practice invariably involves both community and teaching. As an artist she is multi-faceted, working in fibers, printmaking, photography, and book arts.
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