Adult Programs

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.

 

Fall Braided Wreath – #2183

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $21.50 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: September 19, 2022

Decorating your space with simple and versatile decorations such as Cotton Nautical Rope makes the process of transforming a space from drab to fab not only easy but also fun! You will braid your own wreath and then personalize it with fall decorations.


Autumn Leaf ID Stroll – #2184

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park – Large Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: September 22, 2022

Join Naturalist Kathy Grim for an “Autumn Tree ID Stroll”. We’ll discuss the changing seasons, trees, their colorful leaves and how to identify common and some not so common, Pennsylvania trees. Leaf guides are provided.

 

Nature Journaling in Autumn– #2185

Date: Tuesday,September 27, 2022
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park – Large Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: September 26, 2022

Start a life-long and creative habit; open a world of discovery and beauty; improve your observation, writing and artistic skills. Join author and educator Annette Garber to learn how to stop, look, breathe and create. Notebook provided.

 

Yoga for an Agile Body & Mind – #2186

Date:  Thursdays, September 29th through November 3, 2022
Time:  10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Location  Township Administration Bldg.
Cost:  $63.00 per person
Ages:  18+
Registration deadline:  September 22, 2022

This EXTREMELY gentle (seated) class will move at a slow pace and be designed specifically for the needs of the participants while meeting our bodies and minds where they are on any given day. Yoga improves balance and mobility and can also ease back pain, relieve depression, reduce blood pressure and ease tension.

 

Autumn Photography – #2200

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022
Time:  6:00 – 8:00 p.m..
Location  Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $24.00 per person
Ages:  18+
Registration deadline:  October 3, 2022

Broad landscapes or close-ups – gain new insight into photographing nature with expert photographer Valerie Hoffman. Learn new skills and valuable tips to capture nature at its best and most sublime. Bring your own camera or if your phone is your camera, bring that too. For beginners to experienced photographers.

Identifying Fraud and Scams – Daytime Session – #2187

Date:  Friday, October 14, 2022
Time:  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Location  Township Administration Bldg.
Cost:  FREE
Ages:  18+
Registration deadline:  October 11, 2022

Join the Spring Township Police Department for this informative session on how to recognize common types of phone and internet scams and what to do if you fall victim to one.  Includes free refreshments.



Living Well with Diabetes – #2189

Date: Mondays, October 17 through November 21, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 60+
Registration deadline: October 11, 2022

This program focuses on helping the individual living with diabetes to better manage their disease through monitoring, physical activity, healthy eating, coping skills and strategies for daily living, relaxation techniques and working with the health care system. Program is recognized and supported by the American Diabetes Association.

 

Identifying Fraud and Scams -Evening Session – #2188

Date:  Tuesday,  October 18, 2022
Time:  7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location  Township Administration Bldg.
Cost:  FREE
Ages:  18+
Registration deadline:  October 11, 2022

Join the Spring Township Police Department for this informative session on how to recognize common types of phone and internet scams and what to do if you fall victim to one.

 


Mesh Pumpkin Wreath – #2191

Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $22.50 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: October 17, 2022

 

Using poly deco mesh, you will create a Pumpkin Wreath to decorate that special space in your home this fall! This wreath is simple and easy to make. Have fun and personalize it to make it your own!

 

 

A Matter of Balance – #2190

Date: Wednesdays, October 26 through December 14, 2022
Time: 1:00 –3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 60+
Registration deadline: October 12, 2022

Instructors from Berks Encore will help you to reduce the fear of falling through fall prevention education and management. Participants will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make home modifications to reduce falls and learn low impact targeted exercises to increase strength and balance. Ages 60+


Christmas Tree Gnome – #2192

Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $22.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: November 28, 2022

It’s time for another DIY holiday craft! Come and learn to create this adorable Christmas Tree Gnome with supplies from our local stores. With 3 weeks between this class and Christmas, you’ll still have time to take what you’ve learned and create more gnomes to give as gifts this year!

 



Wellness Wednesday Series

Wellness Wednesdays – Nutrition – #2194

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: September 21, 2022

Explore how the nutrients in food provide energy and vitality. Ann Wellock, RDN, LDN from Tower Health will focus on easy options to add high nutrient content foods to your every-day selections. Topics include: Anti-oxidant properties; Protein and protein alternative; Hail to Kale for fiber, vitamins and minerals; Hearty and Healthy ideas for the Fall season.

 

Wellness Wednesdays – Fall Prevention – #2196

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: October 5, 2022

One in four Americans age 65+ falls every year, but that doesn’t mean it is a normal part of the aging process. Join Jennifer Barney, Injury Prevention Outreach Coordinator from Reading Hospital Trauma Center in a discussion on why older people fall and to how to prevent it.

Wellness Wednesdays – Advanced Directives – #2197

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: October 12, 2022

It is important for your physician to know what type of medical care you would or would not want.  An Advanced Directive (or Living Will) is a document that helps outline your wishes.  In this session we will review the importance of having an Advanced Directive and how you can complete one.

 

Wellness Wednesdays – “Saving Strokes” – #2198

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: October 19, 2022

Come play a round of miniature golf with the staff from the Reading Hospital Stroke Center while learning about stroke prevention, identification and treatment! A stroke can happen at any age and affects nearly 600,000 people a year. 80% of strokes are preventable – join us to learn how!