Adult Programs


Genealogy 101 – #2128
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Building
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline:May 13, 2022
Want to know more about your family roots but don’t know where to start? Elizabeth (Betty) Sustello, longtime Berks Genealogical Society member and current chair of the Society’s Publicity Committee, will inform us how to get started, what resources are available and how to use them in searching your family’s ancestry.

 

Balance & Functionality for the Active Aging – #2131
Date: Thursday, May 26 – June 30, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Building
Cost: $65.00
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: May 23, 2022
Quality of life is directly related to our health, especially our movement freedom. This class will aim to improve the quality of movement and strength in each joint as well as our overall total body movement capabilities. Come to class ready to move and leave feeling years younger!

 

Garden Insects – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly – #2132
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022
Time:1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Building
Cost:FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: June 1, 2022
Garden insects – the good, the bad and how to tell the difference. Join Penn State Master Gardeners for this informative program on the insects in our gardens. Learn how to encourage beneficial insects to stay and how to get rid of the destructive ones. ID handouts provided.

 


Summer Tree ID Walk – #2130

Date:Tuesday, June 7,  2022
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: June 3, 2022
Enjoy a summer evening stroll in the park and discover trees with Naturalist Kathy Grim. Learn how to identify trees and learn interesting historical and Native American uses for trees – which tree makes the best canoes, furniture, bows, arrow shafts, tea and more.

 


Rain Barrels – Information and Construction – #2129

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: LenOak Park Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: June 8, 2022

Rain barrels capture rain water to water gardens and lawns, save on water bills, reduce demand on water treatment, limit erosion and storm water runoff. A rain barrel reduces your water footprint and helps recharge rivers, lakes and aquifers. Instruction and hardware provided to build your own valuable rain barrel.


Nature Journaling –  #2133
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park Large Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: June 17, 2022
Start a life-long and creative habit; open a world of discovery and beauty; improve your writing, artistic and observation skills. Join author and educator Annette Garber to learn how to stop, look, breathe and create. Bring a notebook and pen.

 

Citizen Science: Water Quality – #2134
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park, Large Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: July 15, 2022

Every day we are affected by water quality. Join Penn State Berks Master Watershed Stewards to learn about surface and ground water, pollution pathways and how to know if our water is healthy. Join us to investigate and test Cacoosing Creek. Water quality is important because we all live downstream.

 


Intro to Tai Chi – #2135

Date: Wednesdays, August 3 – 31, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Building
Cost: $45.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: July 27, 2022
This introductory class will cover the basic movements of the ancient art of Tai Chi. Discover improved balance and coordination by practicing gentle, slow-motion exercises with experienced instructor Jan Gyomber.

 

Tai Chi – Level 2 – #2136
Date: Wednesdays, August 3 – 31, 2022
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Building
Cost: $45.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: July 27, 2022
Join experienced instructor Jan Gyomber and expand your knowledge of Tai Chi as you learn new movements to continue improving your balance and coordination. It’s the perfect way to prepare your body for the outdoor activities you will be doing this fall!

 

Yoga and Nature Walk – #2137
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Shiloh Hills Environmental Center
Cost: $17.50
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: September 9, 2022

Together we will mindfully explore Shiloh Hills Park. This is a great way to unplug for a few hours and enjoy one of the many parks in the Township. Program includes pre-hike stretch, guided hike and 30-minute guided yoga practice with full body relaxation at the end.