Family Life 5K Walk/Run & 10+ Mile Bike Ride
Family Life of Penns Valley will be holding its fourth annual 5K Walk/Run. A 10+ mile bike ride has been added this year. Event is held Aug. 1 with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. Walk/Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and bike ride at 9:30 a.m. Visit www.flpv.org for more information.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy Girls Basketball Skills Camp
The goal of this instructional camp is to enhance participant skills in game fundamentals and team play. Girls entering fifth to eighth grade at all skill levels are welcome. Aug. 3-7 from 9 a.m.-noon at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy Gym, 901 Boalsburg, Pike, Boalsburg. Cost is $75. To register go to www.elipzer.com/gbc. Camp director is Brenna O’Connor, head coach of SJCA girls basketball team, who can be reached at 571-6262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welch Pool Hawaiian Night
Enjoy games, prizes and theme music at William L. Welch Community Swimming Pool, 670 Westerly Parkway, State College on Aug. 5. The “After 5 p.m.” admission rates will apply or enter free with a season pass. The pool will stay open until 9 p.m.
Community Sky / Star Watches
At SkyWatch events the public is invited to view the moon, planets and some of the brighter deep-sky objects through a variety of telescopes. These free events are co-sponsored by Central Pennsylvania Observers Club and Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority. SkyWatches are scheduled for Tom Tudek Memorial Park (meet at Pavilion No. 1) at 800 Herman Drive, State College. No advance registration is required. Date and time pending sky conditions. Aug. 7; 8-10 p.m.
Dress Up & Discover
Kids of all ages get to wear uniforms from the museum education collections at the Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg. Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic WWII or Korean War era jeep. Regular admission rates apply. Aug. 15; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Secrets of the Garden
This free program is for children with a parent, Aug. 15 at 11 a.m., at the Bellefonte Community Children’s Garden, 203 N. Allegheny St. Call 355-4174 for more information.
Music Together Free Trial Class
Our Music Together classes build on your child’s natural enthusiasm for music and movement. We’ll help you provide your child with the basic musical skills needed to enjoy school and social musical activities and to study an instrument should he or she choose to do so. For children up to age 5. Located at Oakwood Presbyterian Church, 1865 Waddle Road, State College. Call 466-3414 to register. Aug. 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25 and 27; 9:30 a.m.
Mindfulness Art and Yoga for Parents and Teens
Taking Flight Developmental Center will host a class that brings teens and their parents together to work on new understandings of roles, relationships, trust and boundaries. How parents can help support their teens in transitioning to independence and give teens a way to communicate their experiences with their parents. The yoga portion will focus on building strength, working together and slowing down. Our mindfulness section will focus on finding your wise mind, expressing emotion and thought, hearing each other’s words and conflict resolution. Our art time will further what it is like to work together while supporting one another in exploration of ideas and communicating different opinions. Classes will be held at 1981 Cato Ave., Suite 2, State College. Visit www.takingflightcenter.com for more information. Aug. 17, 18, 19, 24 and 26; 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Music Together Registration
Registration for Music Together fall session that begins Sept 8 at Oakwood Presbyterian Church, 1865 Waddle Road, State College. Visit www.musictogetherofsc.com or call 466-3414 for more information.