The Palmyra Community Center Program Board has something for everyone. From wellness yoga, Lego building, theater games, playing the piano and stage club to art, chess and dungeon and dragons, the community center provides residents with monthly and weekly events to attend.
According to its website, PCCPB is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen lives by engaging the community in a nourishing, educational and welcoming environment. It strives to provide the community with a place where everyone has access to information and be a place where family and children of all ages can participate. The organization has recently released its fall programming schedule.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23 and Nov. 20, the community center will be hosting its monthly book club meeting between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. A variety of themes, genres and age levels will be read. Each month’s book selection will be posted on the organization’s website and Facebook. The event will be hosted by Nancy Fort, the librarian and manager at the Riverton Free Library. Register online at www.palmyracommunitycenter.com/events/monthly-book-club-730-830pm/.
Dungeons & Dragons
The Palmyra Community Center will be hosting its Dungeons and Dragons game play on Friday, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 between 7 and 9 p.m. The event is for all ages, and players will create characters used for a campaign. Dungeons and Dragons is a pen and paper rolling playing game as the player steps into the character of fantastical hero to explore magical worlds with amazing adventures. This season is perfect for those who have played before for a fresh start and new players wanting to be introduced to the game.
The event will be hosted by Dungeon Master Rob Haines. The event is free for all. Register at www.palmyracommunitycenter.com/events/monthly-dungeon-dragons-game-play-fridays-7-9pm/.
TOTs movement is a class designed to give kids between the ages of 8 months and 4 years their first glimmer of movement, music, rhythm and dance. Children will march, jump, leap, experiment with instruments and props while learning body awareness, coordination, listening skills and self-confidence along the way. Each month will feature a new theme. Oct. 28 will be Halloween themed, Nov. 28 will be harvest and Dec. 16 will be winter. The event will be held between 10 to 10:45 a.m. and will be instructed by Linda Slowiski. Register at www.palmyracommunitycenter.com/events/monthly-tots-movement/.
African American Women Mental and Emotional Health Support Group
On Tuesday, Oct. 15 and Nov. 19 between 7 and 8:30 p.m., the community center will host a safe and comfortable space for all women of African descent to express their daily life stressors as well as successes. Women will be encouraged to share information about emotional and mental health, community resources, thoughts, feelings and experiences being a African American woman. The event will be hosted by Sheena L Davis, a licensed clinical social worker with 13 years of experience working with individuals living with mental health illness.
Youth Draw: Discover Color
On Thursdays between Oct. 10 and Nov. 21, the community center will be holding a youth draw class where color will be explored through lessons and various materials to create a personal color journal. Basic drawing skills and composition will be used. The event will be held between 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 7 to 14. No experience is needed as step-by-step instructions will be provided. Class fee is $30 for residents and $35 for non-residents. Register at www.palmyracommunitycenter.com/events/youth-draw/.
Instructor Jill Croft will host wellness yoga sessions on Sundays between 9 to 10 a.m. for seven weeks starting Oct. 6 to Nov. 24. Take time for the mind, body and soul. The class fee for residents will be $40 and $45 for non-residents. Register at www.palmyracommunitycenter.com/events/wellness-yoga-jill-croft-sundays-9-10am/.
Mini Lego Build
For ages 5 to 12 years old on Tuesdays between 4 and 5 p.m., the community center will be holding mini Lego build sessions. Legos will be provided. Parents are encouraged to come at the end of class to view and hear about the creations. Class fee for residents is $25 and $30 for non-residents. Register at www.palmyracommunitycenter.com/events/2-mini-lego-build-ages-5-12-tuesday-4-5-pm-mini-session-1/.