March over to your local Community School! There’s something for everyone this month. Stop by and pick up fresh produce, take part in a fun exercise class, or sign up for a volunteer opportunity! All this, and more, is available for free throughout the city!
Please note – many previously listed events are now canceled, and more cancellations may occur.
While schools are closed, students can access meals and activities at 80 locations around the City. Learn more.
Throughout the month
What: Philabundance produce distribution at Edward Gideon school
When: Every Monday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Note – this event is canceled March 23)
Where: Edward Gideon School, 2817 W. Glenwood Ave., 19121
Pick up free, fresh fruits and vegetables provided by Philabundance. This produce distribution is held outside of the school, weather permitting.
What: Get Fit Saturdays at Murrell Dobbins CTE High School
When: Every Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Note – this event is canceled March 14 and 21)
Where: Murrell Dobbins CTE High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave., 19132
Come out to Dobbins on Get Fit Saturdays for healthy activities for the whole family. This weekly fitness-and-fun event includes tai chi, yoga, youth basketball, babysitter certification, and more! Special thanks to Health Partners Plans for supporting Zumba.
Save the date
What: First Monday at Edward Gideon School
When: Monday, March 2, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Edward Gideon School, 2817 W Glenwood Ave., 19121
Join us for this monthly free resource fair open to all. This event will include information about adult education classes, a clothing closet, job opportunities, and more! Be sure to also stop by for a performance by Philadelphia singer Jahwula!
What: Share Produce Stand at Alain Locke School
When: Wednesday, March 4, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Alain Locke School, 4550 Haverford Ave., 19104
Stop by and shop for fruits and vegetables at this affordable farm stand provided by the Share Food Program. Cash, credit, and EBT/SNAP benefits are accepted. This farm stand is sponsored by the Promise Neighborhood in partnership with the Drexel Eat Right Philly program.
What: Eat and Share Produce Stand at Richard R. Wright School
When: Friday, March 6, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Richard R. Wright School, 2700 W Dauphin St, Philadelphia, PA 19132
Stop by the Eat and Share Produce Stand for fresh, low-cost produce! This produce stand is sponsored by Eat Right Philly and the Share Food Program.
What: Share Produce Stand at James Logan School
When: Wednesday, March 11, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: James Logan School, 1700 Lindley Ave., 19141
Stop by and shop for fruits and vegetables at this affordable farm stand provided by the Share Food Program. Cash, credit, and EBT/SNAP benefits are accepted.