Current Programs: Palmyra Community Center Program Board Summer 2017

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Learn To Play Piano: All Ages Tuesday 7-8pm June 27th-August 15thst 6 weeks

No class 7/4 & 7/25

Instructor Jessica Goldsmidt

Group lessons will give beginners of all ages a fun and informal opportunity to learn the basics of playing piano. Students will learn how to read sheet music, proper technique and music theory. Keyboards provided

Class Fee: Resident $30 Non Residents $45


Summer Spotlighters Ages 6-12 Monday 7-8:30pm June 26th-July 31st 6 weeks

Theater group for boys & girls; enjoy vocals, choreography, acting, costumes and set design with the lovable characters from The Little Mermaid! A perfect summer theme leading up to a performance on 7/31 8pm. Students will enjoy NEW instructors Eric Robinson (recent PHS alumni) and Kaya Robinson bringing their energy and talent to our young actors.


Class Fee: Residents $45 Non Residents $50                      


Improv for Teens Ages 12-18 Tuesday 7-8:30pm June 27th-August 8st 6 weeks

No Class 7/4

These classes introduce the basics of improvisation through fun games and exercises. Develop communication skills, self-confidence, and stage presence all while laughing and having a great time. Instructor Sue Taney has a BA in Theatre Arts/Psychology and an MA in Early Childhood Education. She’s a teacher by day and an improv instructor and performer at night.

Class Fee: Residents $45 Non Residents $50


Lego Class: Ages 5-10 Wednesdays 7-8:15pm- June 28th – August 2nd 6 weeks

Beginning engineers with Legos that work in teams or on their own, to complete each week’s challenge. The challenge will be revealed at the session. Legos will be provided. Please do not bring your own Legos. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED SPACE IS LIMITED

Instructor: Christine Young

Class Fee: Palmyra Residents $35 Non-Residents $40


Art Lab Ages 6-14 Thursdays 7-8:15pm June 29th –August 3rd 6 weeks

Each week a new GUEST Instructor and project to take home! Join local teachers; CSS Ms. Hoffeckor, Mrs. Kate Johnson and Renee Callazo. PHS Lisa Jablonski and Youth Draw Instructor Lee Stoner. Register for the whole session or just pay for the classes your kids attend!

~~~Perfect to drop the kids off and browse the Palmyra Farmers Market~~~

Class Instructor and Art Project:

6/29 Kate Johnson – Gelli Plate

7/6 Renee Callazo – Wood Flag

7/13 Renee Hoffeckor –Recycling Materials Craft

7/20 Renee Hoffeckor -Recycling Materials Craft (continue last weeks or start fresh)

7/27 Lisa Jablonski – Custom Personalized Shopping Bags

8/3 Lee Stoner- Family Tree

Registration is required to provide materials

Check Facebook for any available Drop-In slots!

Class Fee For Session: Residents $40 Non Residents $45

Per Class Fee: $10 Non Residents: $15


Programs that make you feel good on the first Friday of the Month! Donations to Bread of Life Food Pantry welcomed, collection baskets at the Community Center.


Friday July 7th 7-8:30pm Rowan Guitar Ensemble. Local Palmyra Musician and Instructor with long time students. James Schneider jamesdjango@msn.com


First Friday: August: 4th Natural Solutions for Better Health: Learn ways to restart and increase energy with nutrient-rich foods everyday. Answer questions such as processed food vs. whole food, what’s the difference and mental exercise that increases happiness. Master Nutritionist Sean Inselberg Jocelyn Flay Nutritional Wellness Center 1 Cinnaminson Avenue Palmyra, NJ 08065 856-499-2160


Quite often our local food pantry will let us know what they are in need of and we do our best to get the word out. We thought we would kick it up a notch! You can now donate food to the pantry at Borough Hall, M-F 8:30-4:30. The basket is located right inside the main doors. Look for our Facebook posts and messages on Instagram to see what the pantry needs. Currently the Pantry is need of toiletries, sugar, coffee, creamers and snacks. If you are headed to the Community Center you can bring your donations there as well, the bucket is in the lobby.


The Community Center has teamed up with the Borough of Palmyra, the War Memorial Committee and the Girl Scouts to help collect worn American Flags for proper disposal. Please bring your flags to the lobby of Borough Hall M-F, 8:30-4:30PM.

Community Garden – Join in on the fun of our community garden.  Contact Borough of Palmyra at 856-829-610 for more information.

Potential Programs

Below is list of programs we would like to present to the Community.  Feel free to email us any of your own ideas or let us know you have a class you would like to offer.


  • Bone Marrow Drive
  • Health
  • Get Fit – Exercise Classes
  • Home Repair Classes
  • How to pick a college
  • Language Lessons
  • LVA Classes
  • Meditation
  • Movie Night
  • Concerts
  • Music for Toddlers
  • Toddlers
  • Cooking, Baking
  • Craft Making
  • Cribbage Club
  • Book Club
  • Chess Club
  • Sewing, Knitting, Quilting
  • Tai Chi
  • Travel Club
  • Write Direction Homework Club
  • Environmental Seminars
  • ESL Classes
  • Science Enrichment – Flight
  • Education & Fun
  • Resume Writing / Career Transitioning / Job Hunting Support
  • Retirement Planning
  • SAT Tutoring
  • Students – Teens
  • Computer Training