ACT LOCALLY: GRID’S Round-up of local events and newsy bits

Image via yosimusic.com8/10 XPN Kids Corner Concert-Yosi & The Superdads

Come out to the Morria Arboretum tonight at 6:30p.m. to watch your kids rock out (you may find yourself tapping along) to Yosi & The Superdads, an award-winning band that sings fun-loving songs about worms, dinosaurs, chicken noodle soup and much more!

Thurs., Aug 10, 6:30-7:30p.m. at 100 E. Northwestern Ave., For more information

8/13 Family Paddling

Try your hand at canoing this Saturday at Wind Dance Pond, just a short hike from the Schuylkill Center. Learn the basics of paddling, how to steer and what to do if you boat capsizes.

Sat., Aug 13, 9a.m.-12p.m. $20-$30 at 8480 Hagy’s Mill Rd. to register call 215-482-7300 or email scee@schuylkillcenter.org 

8/13 Kimberton Whole Foods Community Day

Celebrate 25-years of Kimberton Whole Foods with their first-ever community day. Enjoy a free cold dessert and kids can participate in Taste Mania workshop.

Sat. Aug 13, 12-4p.m. at the Kimberton, Downingtown, Ottsville and Douglassville locations, For more information

8/13 Brunch for a Cause and Produce Market

Support Seeds for Learning, an urban farm and entrepreneurship initiative to increase food access and education, at a brunch this Saturday at Cafe Estelle. The brunch will be prepared by Chef Marshall Green and feature produce from the farm. All proceeds benefit Seeds for Learning.

Sat., Aug 13, 9a.m.-4p.m. at Cafe Estelle 444 N. 4th St., For more information

8/13 Pesto Festival & Salsa Soiree

Enjoy the tastes of summer at Hillside Farm in Media this Saturday evening. Local food, games, live music, dancing, and farm tours will be available all evening. Proceeds from the night go to Greener Partners educational programming. Don’t forget to enter your homemade creation in the salsa contest!

Sat., Aug 13, 4-8p.m. 111 Elwyn Rd. Media, For more information