Community Events

Self-defense, gardening, art walk and more at these upcoming healthy events

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ART WALK IN BOYERTOWN

When: Today from 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Boyertown

More Details: The community is invited to walk through historic Boyertown during the Fourth Friday Art Walk. Each month, small businesses will feature local artists, poets, musicians and more. Residents can walk the area to see the featured entertainment and for refreshments. For more information on specific venues participating this month, go to the website visitboyertownpa.com/word/events.

GARDENING IN PHOENIXVILLE

When: Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Where: Phoenixville Farmer’s Market, 200 Mill St.

More Details: People will learn about certified organic growing practices for vegetables, herbs and flowers from a professional. Participants should with questions and will take home a seeded pot to plant in their own garden. For more information, visit the Facebook event page at bit.ly/2poWq70.

ZUMBATHON IN DREXEL HILL

When: Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Be More Wellness, 4035 Garrett Road

More Details: The community dance fitness event will raise money for the Herbalife Family Foundation which helps children receive healthy food and nutrition education. The tickets are $10 each and include an energy drink. There will also be door prizes. For more information, visit Facebook event page at bit.ly/2poPhnb.

SELF-DEFENSE IN SOUDERTON

When: Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m.

Where: Mark Cashatt’s Taekwon-Do School, 665 Forman Road, Building 2, Suite 205

More Details: The free self-defense class is open to all citizens age 16 and up. For more information and to register, call 215-721-1839 or email cashattTKD@gmail.com.

DIABETES EDUCATION IN POTTSTOWN

When: Class series begins May 9

Where: Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, 1600 E. High St.

More Details: The Dining with Diabetes program is for adults with type 2 diabetes and their families or caregivers. The class series will include education on the actual disease, nutrition and exercise. The series begins on May 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $25. For more information and to register, visit bit.ly/2p6Dppi or call 610-489-4315.

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