Jul
26
Fri
Co-op Summer Olympics – First Events @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Us for Opening Day of Co-op Summer Olympics!

Join us on Friday July 26th for Opening Day of the Summer Olympic Games! Test your stacking skills in the Produce Stacking Challenge where you can show off your precision and balance. Then, conquer our Balancing Act Obstacle Course, where speed and agility will help you become the champion. Finally, put your taste buds to the test in our Blind Taste Test challenge and see how well you can identify a variety of fruits, vegetables, and spices. Come participate in these activities for a chance at glory and to win gold, silver and bronze prizes!

 

Aug
2
Fri
Co-op Summer Olympics – Event 2 @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for Co-op Summer Olympics!

Join us on Friday August 2nd for more Summer Olympic Games at the Co-op! Pop in for an Ice Cream Sandwich Tasting, where you can sample delicious varieties of Nightingale ice cream sandwiches and vote for your favorite. Then, race against the clock in our Corn Shucking Contest to see how many corn cobs you can shuck within the allotted time. Finally, put your knowledge to the test in our Herb Identification challenge, where you’ll identify as many herbs as possible by smell or taste within a time limit. Come participate in these activities for a chance at glory and to win gold, silver, and bronze prizes!

First Friday – Experimenting in Paint by Doris Martin @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for First Friday!

Join us on Friday, August 2nd for the First Friday opening of Experimenting in Paint by Doris Martin

These paintings, created across several years, have finally been resolved in 2024, after lengthy consideration, reflection, and experimentation. As a whole, they demonstrate a range of perspectives and approaches including abstractions and figurative pieces.

Explore the captivating blend of acrylic on canvas and hardboard in Doris Martin’s latest collection.

Join us on Friday in the café to meet the artist, see her photography, and enjoy light refreshments from the store!

Aug
3
Sat
Creative Mending Class @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a Creative Mending Class!

Join us on Saturday, August 3rd, for an exciting, beginner-friendly class led by amateur sewist and Friendly City Team Member, Delaney Blomstrom! Learn how to refresh and personalize your wardrobe through various creative mending techniques that will repair and transform your clothes. Don’t miss out on this fun and educational event!

All materials provided, but please bring an article of clothing you wish to mend. 

Aug
9
Fri
Co-op Summer Olympics – Final Event @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the last Co-op Summer Olympic Event!

Join us on Friday August 9th for the last event of the Summer Olympic Games! Dive into a Watermelon Eating Contest, where competitors race to devour as much watermelon as possible in a timed challenge. Come join the fun and compete for glory and the chance to win gold, silver, and bronze prizes!

Aug
10
Sat
The Native Plant Series: Autumn Allure & Winter Wonders Class @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Autumn Allure & Winter Wonders
Date: Saturday, August 10th 

The summer may be drawing to an end, but the seasonal splendor is far from over! Join us for the last class in The Native Plant Series to learn what hardy plants bloom and fruit throughout the autumn and winter months and how to continue the seasonality of your own garden. Participants will get a chance to win a free habitat pack! (Habitat Packs include 15 native perennial quarts that thrive in a particular condition like Dry Sun, Dry Shade, or Wet Sun. We take the guesswork out of picking plants for your yard!) 

Audience: For those who want to continue their gardening and natural understanding throughout the year.

Topics Covered:
-About The Natural Garden
-Late season plant identification
-Why autumn and winter plants are so important
-How to maintain your garden in winter

Cost:$10/$5 for Owners

Class size will be limited so sign up soon. Your registration/payment secures your spot in the class. Register and pay on the events page of our website, in person at the co-op, or with your Co-Go online order. Owners receive a $5 discount, as always. We hope to see you there!

Check out our events calendar to see all of the classes in the Native Plant Series! One class will be offered from 10:30am-11:30am on the second Saturday of each month from April-August. Sign up for the series here.

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For paid classes, checkout will be completed through PayPal.