20th Anniversary Partnership Festival



Join us for a Partnership Festival in Celebration of the Netter Center’s 20th Anniversary

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 1:30-5:30 PM 


Sayre High School, 5800 Walnut Street  (Enter on Spruce Street, between 58th and 59th Streets)


As a continuation of its 20th Anniversary Celebration, on the afternoon of Thursday, May 2, 2013, the Netter Center will host a Partnership Festival at Sayre High School.  This celebration of University-Assisted Community School partnerships will engage West Philadelphia children, youth, and families, as well as Penn students, staff and faculty, and special guests.  The Partnership Festival will combine existing spring event traditions – particularly Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Eat to Live Festival and Community School Student Partnerships' Field Day – with new activities to create a fun and engaging afternoon for all involved.  Activities to include relays and sports, healthy food demonstrations, educational games, youth performances such as drumline and dance teams, and more!  


Click here to volunteer for the Festival!



Free health and wellness resources.


Learn about Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Five Healthy Habits:

  1. Eat a Rainbow
  2. Eat Whole Grains
  3. Read Labels
  4. Drink Water
  5. Be Physically Active


Watch student performances:

  • Drumming
  • Cheerleading
  • Step Team


And more!

  • Potato Sack Races
  • Hula Hoop Contests
  • Jumprope Tournament
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Arts & Crafts


This event is open to the community.  Children and youth under 18 (who are not already being chaperoned by Netter Center staff) must be accompanied by an adult.


Contact for More Info: Rita Hodges @ Netter Center, 215-898-4097 or ritaa@upenn.edu