Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Clean sweeping and 'NarBark' among Narberth's upcoming events

Narberth residents in a volunteer mood or eager to see adorable pets can look forward to two upcoming events in the borough.

Clean sweeping and 'NarBark' among Narberth's upcoming events

0 comments

Narberth residents in a volunteer mood or eager to see adorable pets can look forward to two upcoming events in the borough.

First up on Saturday, May 26, is the Narberth Civic Association's launch of "Cleen Sweep." From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., local scouts and residents of all ages will pick up their gloves and dustpans for a collaborative cleaning of downtown Narberth. 

Together, participants of the event will clean up trash, separate misguided recyclables, get rid of weeds and partake in anything else to help beautify the borough's downtown area.

Organizers and volunteers will meet at the train station circle on Haverford Avenue at 10 a.m. and will work until the afternoon, after which they will be treated to a celebratory lunch. Some of the snacks and beverages are provided by sponsors Whole Foods and Trader Joe's.

"We're very pleased that in Narberth we can now recycle plastics numbered 1 through 7, and we have a number of solar-powered trash compactors dotted around the borough," Deborah Lonsdorf, an organizer, said in a news release. "We'll also be selling organic coton bags created by the Narberth Civic Assocation to encourage folks to bring their own bags when shopping."

Click here to visit the NCA website to learn more about the event. 

The second event takes place next Friday, June 1, when the Narberth Business Assocation holds its First Friday in June Narbark Dog Parade.

According to the news release, "dog lovers from miles around dress their dogs in their silliest or finest parade costumes and strut the streets of Narberth for fun and prizes in the Narbark Dog Parade. Local celebrity judges award prizes in a variety of costume categories, from 'most original' to 'best child and dog duo.'"

The release states the event, which goes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the downtown area by Forrest and Haverford avenues, will have food, music and prizes for those who join the pet contestants in the parade. 

While supplies last, every entrant will receive a free goody bag from sponsors, which includes dry and canned food and doggy treats. 

Donations to local animal rescue foundation ARF SEPA will also be accepted at the event.

Registration is free. 

For more information on NarBark, visit the business association's website.

0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Josh Fernandez is a 2011 graduate of Temple University where he studied journalism and gender studies. He was a writer and editor for The Temple News, and has interned at Philadelphia City Paper and the Philadelphia Daily News. Josh lived in Aston, Pa. in Delaware County before moving to University City in Philadelphia.

Main Line Neighbors