Community Events

Spring walk, 5K and laughter yoga at these upcoming healthy events

SPRINGTIME WALK IN LOWER POTTSGROVE

When: Saturday at 9 a.m.

Where: SunnyBrook Ballroom, 50 Sunnybrook Road

More Details: The community is invited to join a 1-mile morning walk. Participants will meet inside the ballroom then head outside as group for the walk. The Pottstown NAACP and Fit for Life are organizing the walk. If there’s inclement weather, then the outdoor walk will be cancelled. For more information, visit the Facebook event page at bit.ly/2nwt8BW or call 610-850-0282.

BOOK IT 5K IN NETHER PROVIDENCE

When: Saturday at 9 a.m.

Where: Helen Kate Furness Free Library, 100 N. Providence Road

More Details: The 5K run and walk event starts from the Helen Kate Furness Library then travels uphill to the Swarthmore Public Library. All proceeds from the race benefit both libraries. The cost to register is $35. Same-day registration begins 8 a.m. on Saturday. For more information and to register online, visit bit.ly/2nz6FTo.

PICKLEBALL IN PHOENIXVILLE

When: Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Phoenixville Civic Center, 123 Main St.

More Details: The open gym event will have varied skill levels. The center provides the nets, balls and paddles. There is a $5 fee to cover the cost of renting the gym. For more information, visit the meetup page at bit.ly/2okUo50.

ADAPTIVE YOGA IN READING

When: Monday at 6 p.m.

Where: Kula Kamala Foundation & Ashram, 17 Basket Road

More Details: The adaptive yoga class is designed for those with illnesses or injuries. The yoga can be done on the floor or in a chair. For more information, visit bit.ly/2okMzMz.

LAUGHTER YOGA IN HARLEYSVILLE

When: April, 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 9 a.m.

Where: Encore Experiences, 312 Alumni Avenue

More Details: The class is about laughing for health, happiness and fun. Laughter exercises will be combined with deep yoga breathing. No yoga mats are required. The cost is a suggested $5 donation. For more information, visit bit.ly/2oelHRI or call 215-256-6900.

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