At the Park this Week and Next!

by Kate Galer on May 18, 2015

Well, we all had a great time at our 5th Birthday Party on Saturday and the weather held out until right after 7 PM! Some thank yous are in order! Thanks to the Board of the Friends of Linwood Park – Colleen Johnson, Dan Gale, Leigh Cohen, Anastasia Frandsen, Greg Reif, Sadie Clifford, Jill Timberlake, Pam Edmonds, Mandy Brindle, Harriet Ruffin, Alana Phinney and honorary member, Chris Leswing, for all pitching in to organize and run the fun. These are your neighbors who volunteer to make the park so great!

Thank you also to Six:Eight Community of Faith, for the face painting; Firinji for donating food and time, Studio 1200 DJ Academy for offering up one of their excellent student DJs; Hummingbird Yoga and Massage for a mini yoga class and chair massage; Ardmore Music Hall for offering drink coupons; Hykel’s Bar and Grille for donating platters of hoagies; and to all who donated for the bake sale!

Coming up this Week and Next:

  • Sunrise Yoga with Mandy: Thursday morning from 6-7 AM. 10.00 suggested donation. 50% of proceeds go to the Friends of Linwood Park
  • Community Dance Class with Alana – 7 PM on Friday. Great exercise and fun. FREE.
  • Bike, Scooter Decorating for the Ardmore Memorial Day Parade – 4- 5 PM on Sunday the 24th. Come decorate your wheeled vehicle to be a part of the Friends of Linwood contingent in the Ardmore Memorial Day Parade on Monday! We will have some decorations but feel free to bring some to share! FREE
  • Ardmore Memorial Day Parade – Monday the 25th – meet at 10 AM at the firehouse on Greenfield and be a part of the parade! FREE
  • Mindful Movements with Gabi – 7-7:30 on Tuesday the 26th. All levels strengthening exercises practice control and mindfulness. FREE
  • Chair Massage with Lynn from Hummingbird – 7:30 – 8:30PM. Unwind at the end of the day with a wonderful massage. 10.00 suggested donation with 50% of the proceeds benefitting the Friends of Linwood Park!
  • Weeding Coffee Hour – 9-10 AM on Saturday the 30th. Come on out and help keep the park weed free without the use of herbicides or pesticides. No experience necessary, kids welcome. Coffee and breakfast snack provided!

Hope to see you in the Park!

Kate Galer
President

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We are an all volunteer 501( c)3 that relies on donations big and small to maintain, improve, and offer programming in the Park.

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5th Birthday Party is Saturday May 16th!!

by Kate Galer on May 11, 2015

It is Linwood Park’s 5th Birthday Party!

This Saturday, May 16th from 4-7 PM we will be partying in the park at Linwood and Athens in Ardmore. Come on out and join in the fun! Check out our schedule of events:

  • Face Painting with Six:Eight Community Of Faith: all afternoon
  • Music by DJs from Studio 1200: 4-6 pm
  • Lawn Games: egg toss, three legged race,  golf,wheel barrow race and more, 4:30-5:30.
  • Nest Building: Come on out and help us build a big nest in the back of the park, 5:30-6:30
  • Mini Yoga Class with Maureen Berry: 5:30-6:30 Hummingbird Yoga and Massage will be leading a 30-minute class focused on teaching a series of movements and poses known as “Sun Salutation A.” This series is a common element of many yoga classes, making it an excellent introduction for those who may be new to yoga. Maureen will offer lots of instruction, as well as modifications and options, to make the series accessible to all. (Suggested $5 donation.)
  • Chair Massage with Lynn Owens: 6:00- 7:00 Hummingbird Yoga will be offering 10-minute chair massages sessions immediately following their Mini Yoga Class. Ease into your evening with a relaxing neck and shoulder massage, hand and wrist massage, back massage, or even scalp and temple massage. Let Lynn’s healing hands work their magic on whatever ails you. (Suggested $10 donation.)
  • Bake Sale with assorted goodies, most $1 or so, or bring a nonperishable food item for Ardmore Food Pantry and get your baked good for FREE!
  • Special coupon for 3.00 off your first drink for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band/Lee Fields show at The Ardmore Music Hall that eve!!
  • Plant Walk with Chris Leswing
  • Fırınjı with Fruzis! And more!

Bring a picnic dinner and drinks! But be sure to save some fun for the show at Ardmore Music Hall that eve!
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