Fairplex Weekend Recap: Out and about with Fairplex

December 14, 2015

It was another busy weekend at Fairplex! We had events happening all over campus and we spent some time with the community too. Here’s what went down:

pomona police department santa cop party

Santa Cop Party: The Pomona Police Department hosted their annual Santa Cop party this weekend. We have spent the last few weeks helping to prepare for the event by collecting and sorting toys for the families who attended. We also brought Thummer, the LA County Fair mascot, out to the event to say hello to all the guests. We had a blast! 

holiday half marathon pomonaPhoto Credit: @tamarathoner

Holiday Half Marathon: The annual Holiday Half Marathon took over the campus this weekend. Hundreds of runners (dressed in all manner of festive attire!) enjoyed the Kool n’ Fit Festival and made the 13.1 mile trek through and around Fairplex!

learning centers at fairplex farm compost

Compost, Vermiculture & School Gardens Workshop: The Learning Centers at Fairplex hosted a gardening workshop at The Farm on Saturday. Attendees received their own compost and worm bins and learned best practices from Curtis Thomsen from the LA County Smart Gardening Program led the workshop. 

See what’s happening next at Fairplex on our Events page, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more photos and videos. Happy Monday!

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