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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Farmwalk at Pierce College - April 22, 2007

Get the family, friends and neighbors together for Pierce College’s famous Farmwalk, coming Sunday, April 22, 2007 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk back to a simpler time on the green pastures and country roads of the farm, open to the public only one day a year.

Animals, animals and more animals wait to greet you at Pierce College, plus activities, displays, games and music. Delicious barbeque food at reasonable prices brought to you by Northridge Kiwanis Club members. Flowers, face-painting, a petting-zoo, hayrides -- there’s nothing else like Farmwalk.

The popular live band SIMPLY MARIE AND HER CANYON COUNTRY COWBOYS returns for their fourth year at the all-day festivities.

Where else can you find:

Sheep Shearing * Wool Spinning * Cow Milking * Play KowChip Bingo! * Clydesdale horse * Petting Zoo * Create your own project: a visor, fan, etc. * Exotic Animal Displays * Live Bee Display * Horse Activities including roping * Bullwhip Exhibition * Live Music * Large Farm and Plant Equipment * Tons and tons of Animals

Check out our beautiful Equestrian Center
Firefighters with Fire Engines you can climb in
Fire Dept. & Forestry Division
California Women for Agriculture
Nature Canyon walks overlooking our city
Various Educational Displays
Agriculture & Animal Science Class information
Barbecued Hot Dogs and Hamburgers at old time prices

Everyone can enjoy Pierce College’s Farmwalk, from toddlers through active seniors. Remember to wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats & and cameras.

A $5 donation is requested per adult, which supports the farm. Children under 12 play free. Please note that only physical assistance dogs are permitted due to livestock.

Want to play KowChip Bingo? A $5 ticket represents a temporary deed for a small section of a field. Three cows will enter the field. Whoever owns the section of land where the cows do their “business” wins. Prizes are $1,000 for the first plop, $500 for the second and $250 for the third. To purchase KowChip Bingo tickets, go to www.kowchipbingo.com. You can also buy KowChip bingo cards from Pierce’s Vicki Michaelson at 818-710-4253. She can fill you in on more information about the Pierce Farmwalk.

Come to the Victory at Mason entrance of Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. Parking is Free. Join the fun at FARMWALK!

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