Current Programs: Palmyra Community Center Spring 2017

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Lego Class: Ages 5-9 Wednesdays 7-8:15pm- 4/12-6/7 8 weeks NO Class: 4/19  ROOM: Lounge

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.Instructor: Christine Young

Class Fee: Palmyra Residents $40 Non-Residents $45


Yoga Flow All Levels: Tuesdays 7-8pm – 4/25- 5/30 6 weeks ROOM: Lounge

Join us for an all levels Vinyasa Yoga Flow linking breathe and movement as you flow from pose to pose. You will awaken your strength, energy and flexibility in a relaxed atmosphere. Your practice will leave you feeling energized and calm. Please bring a mat and drink. Children ages 6+ are welcome!!! No prior Yoga experience necessary. Instructor: Katie Martin

Class Fee: Palmyra Residents $30 Non Residents $35 or Drop In: Residents $6 Non $7


Youth Draw: Ages 7-14 Thursdays 4-5pm 4/6 -6/1 (7 weeks) NO CLASS 4/20

Weekly lessons in the basics of drawing, perspective and composition. Instructions for all levels and adjusted for each child’s skill level. No experience needed as step-by-step or more advanced techniques provided. ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED IN CLASS FEE PLUS A SKETCHBOOK TO ENCOURAGE DRAWING AT ANYTIME! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Instructor: Lee Stoner

Class Fee: Palmyra Residents $40 Non Residents $45 Includes Sketch Book!


Draw: Ages 14- Adults Thursdays 7-9pm 4/6-6/1 (7 weeks) NO CLASS 4/20 Get a night out and an opportunity to exercise your drawing interests with a new still life set-up each week. This is a non-instructional class for all artistic levels so bring your own materials or use some of ours! Feel free to drop in or attend every class, no registration required. Host: Lee Stoner

Class Fee: Donation to Food Pantry or $5


Wellness Yoga With Jill CroftSundays 9-10am – 4/9- 6/4 7 weeks No Class 4/16 or 5/28    

Take some time for the mind, body and soul.

Class Fee: Palmyra Residents $40 Non Residents: $45 or Drop In Residents $6 Non $7


Music & Me Movement: Mondays 10-10:45 am – 4/10-5/22 6 weeks No Class 4/17    

ROOM: Lounge

Develop your child’s ear for music, by making music and playing fun singing games. Parent/Caregiver Participation required. Instructor: Deb Vanneman

Class Fee: Donation to Food Pantry or $5


Spotlighters Age 7-12 Monday 3:15 -4:15pm 4/10-5/22 6 weeks No Class: 4/17

MORE Spotlighters!!! Acting, singing, mime, movement, Improvisation to build cooperation, creativity, and problem solving skills. Short performance 5/22 evening. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Instructor: Deb Vanneman

Class Fee: Residents $35 Non Residents $40


Intro to Spotlighters  Age 5-6 Monday 4:15 -5:15pm 4/10-5/22 6 weeks No Class 4/17    

A fun class for young thespians to spark their imaginations and learn the basics of theater via games and activities.  Short performance 5/22 evening. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Instructor: Deb Vanneman

Class Fee: Residents $35 Non Residents $40


Learn to Play Piano Mondays 7-8pm 6 weeks 4/10-5/22 No Class 4/17    

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. Short performance 5/22 evening. Registration required limited space! Instructor: Jessica Goldsmicht

Class Fee: Resident $30 Non Residents $35


Chess Club Ages 9 and Up Wednesday 3-4pm 4/12-5/24 (6 weeks) NO CLASS 4/24

New and experienced players will play for fun the game of chess. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Cost: Free to residents with a donation to our local food pantry. Non-residents $20 for 6 week session


PCCPB Spotlight Showcase: Spotlighters and Piano Show: Monday May 22th Times at: 6:30-8pm


Photo Walk: Sunday April 23th 6-8pm (Rain date 4/30) A walk around the downtown area with your camera in hand all while learning how to take better photographs.  You’ll learn how to take control of you camera and create with purpose all while learning about composition, depth, creative use of color and how to get great exposure just to name just a few. Most importantly, we’ll have a fun practical experience! Come out and enjoy all there is to be photographed in our great town. DSLR camera suggested Registration is required. Instructor: Eric Stoner; CanonUSA.

Class Fee: Residents $25 Non Resident $30


 Art Show: Friday May 5th 7-9pm The Art Show will showcase our centers programs, Palmyra local artwork and Charles Street and HPHS student work for your viewing pleasure or purchase. Sign Up for a family painting project with Canvas Mixers! See website for more information and register for Art project (limited spaces) or to show your artwork. Please come



Join us for a variety of programs that make you feel good on the first Friday of the Month! Donations to Food Pantry welcomed!

Friday April 7th Quick Healthy Dinner Options. 7:30-8:30 pm Presented by the owners of Fresh Produce of Palmyra You can still buy, prepare and eat healthy even when you are busy! Suggestions and tips for easy healthy dinner options.

Friday May 5th Spring Art Show 7-9pm

Friday June 2rd: 7:30-9pm “Beyond the Shore: Opening the World of Travel to You”

Are you tired of going to the Jersey shore for vacation every year? Do you want to venture out and see the world and not know where to start?  This practical talk is designed for the beginner as well as seasoned traveler to give you realistic ideas of where and how to travel. Presenters Johanna & Steve Green, owners of Palmyra’s own Mayfair Travel, will share their travel expertise with you on different travel styles, destinations, lodging options, unique experiences, and even packing tips.  Come out and enjoy a fun evening of international food, pictures, discussion, and end with a chance to pick our local travel gurus’ brains in a Q&A session.


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