Community Events

Bike giveaways, carnival games and more in these upcoming events

Healthy Upcoming Events

OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL IN PHOENIXVILLE 

When: Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Fisher Park located at 100 Newhall St.

More Details: Play pickleball outside at the park tennis courts. Nets, balls and paddles will be provided. There will be various level players. The fee is $5. For more information, visitwww.meetup.com/sportsnfun/events/231542856.

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SAUCONY MILE RUN IN LIMERICK

When: Begins Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Limerick Airport located at 50 Airport Road

More Details: Kids and adults can enjoy a one-mile run down the airport runway. Registration will take place at the Airport Picnic Grove from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The Chester County Running Store is organizing the event. The cost is $20 for adults and $8 for kids. For more information, visitrunsignup.com/Race/PA/Pottstown/TheSauconyMile.

FREE BIKE GIVEAWAYS IN POTTSTOWN

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Lincoln Elementary School located at 461 N. York St.

More Details: As part of the Pottstown Police Athletic League Bike Rodeo, free bikes will be given to the first 100 Pottstown 3rd and 4th graders that complete a challenge during the event which includes writing an essay and doing a fun run. There will also be free food, games, and music for the whole community to enjoy. For more information, visit sahpottstown.com/event/bike-rodeo-event-with-pottstown-police-athletic-league.

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CARNIVAL GAMES IN SANATOGA

When: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Beulah Land Swim Club located at 2675 E. High St.

More Details: Sanatoga Ridge Community is hosting the public event. There will be carnival games, balloon art, an inflatable obstacle course, moon bounces and more. For more information, call 610-326-6282.

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CLIMB OUT OF DARKNESS IN COLLEGEVILLE

When: Saturday at 11 a.m.

Where: Perkiomen Valley Park located at 101 Mill Road

More Details: The event is held on or near the longest day of the year annually to bring awareness on mood and anxiety disorders. Participants of Saturday’s trail hike will meet at the parking lots when you first turn off of Egypt Road. To register, visit www.crowdrise.com/carolespeers-COTD206/fundraiser/carolespeers. For more information, contact Carole Speers at 609-553-7982 or at the email climboutpa@gmail.com.

BIRDSBORO QUARRY NIGHT RAPPELLING

When: Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Meeting at Rita’s Water Ice located at 101 E. Main St.

More Details: This group is open to first timers and experienced individuals. There will be a safety briefing and a release form will need to be signed. Then there will be hike to the cliffs followed by rappelling with step by step instruction. Bring water, snacks and sun block. The cost is $20. For more information, visit www.meetup.com/pennsylvania-adventures-and-events/events/230268685.

LEARN TO LUNGE IN SPRINGFIELD

When: Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Strength for Life located at 1440 Wallingford Road

More Details: Learn the correct and safe way to do lunges without hurting the knees. Weight training is broken down into simple concepts that can be applied at home or in the gym. Wear sneakers and workout gear. The price is $10 per person. For more information, visit www.meetup.com/springfield-introduction-to-weight-training-meetup/events/231353383 or call 484-441-6126.

CANNING DEMO IN COLLEGEVILLE

When: Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Montgomery County Extension Office located at 1015 Bridge Road

More Details: Penn State Extension is hosting several home food preservation workshops. Wednesday’s demo will be about pressure canning for tomatoes. The session is $30 per person. It included canning info, step by step instructions, and a take home canning project. Wear comfortable clothing and bring an apron. Register online at extension.psu.edu/food/preservation/courses/home-food-preservation. For more information, call 610-489-4315.

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