Community Events

5K races, mini golf and trivia at these upcoming healthy events

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TRIVIA NIGHT IN UPPER POTTSGROVE

When: Today from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Althouse Arboretum, 1794 Gilbertsville Road

More Details: Test your knowledge with a variety of trivia question or just come out for a fun night with your friends. Each team of 2 to 8 friends will receive their own table. The cost is $10 per person. Their will be 10 rounds of trivia, 10 questions each, with door prizes and 50/50 raffles. There will also be light refreshments and dessert. To register, visit althousearboretum.org/?page_id=1570.

 

MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT IN POTTSTOWN

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Manatawny Green, 71 W. High St.

More Details: This tournament is for grown-ups. House rules will apply. There will be two rounds of play with a combined score. House balls and putters must be used. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The cost is $10 per person and preregistration is required. For more information, call 610-970-6607.

ETHAN’S HEART JOURNEY 5K IN POTTSTOWN

When: Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

Where: Riverfront Park, 140 College Drive

More Details: The event will benefit 6-year-old Ethan Schwartz who has a congenital heart defect. In addition to the 5K, there will be a 1-mile fun run or walk ongoing from 9:45 a.m. to noon. The cost to register is $30 and $20 for kids 12 and under. For more information, visit www.runccrs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ethans-Run-Registration-Form-Oct-2-2016-Rev-1.pdf or email j717hansen@gmail.com.

POTTSTOWN FARM OUTDOOR MARKET

When: Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 200 block of E. High St.

More Details: The Pottstown Farm & Artisan Regional Market, or FARM for short, invites the community to attend the outdoor event and buy fresh produce from vendors. The market started in May and will end Oct. 13. The market is located along the 200 block of High Street. In addition to shopping, the market also has a wellness tent, children activities and more. For more information and a list of vendors, visit www.pottstownfarm.org.

“SAVE OUR ASH” 5K IN UPPER POTTSGROVE

When: Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Parking will be at Hillside Aquatic Club/Hoffman Field, 134 W. Moyer Road

More Details: The “Save Our Ash” 5K trail run and fun walk is a fundraiser to help save the beautiful Arboretum’s ash forest from a killer invasive beetle. The cost to register is $30 for the 5K and $15 for the fun walk. For more information, visit althousearboretum.wordpress.com.

HARVEST FEST 5K IN READING

When: Saturday at 9 a.m.

Where: Vision Resource Center of Berks, 2020 Hampden Blvd.

More Details: The event will include both a 5K run at 9 a.m. and 1 ½ mile color fun run at 9:45 a.m. It’s $25 to register for the 5K and $20 to register for the color run. For more information, visit the Facebook event page www.facebook.com/events/1101328196601661 or call 610-371-8360.

FREE YOGA CLASS IN GLEN MILLS

When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where: Athleta, 501 Wilmington Pike

More Details: The free class will support the Breast Cancer Foundation since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Donations are encouraged to support the foundation. The class is for all levels and ages. Water and snacks will be provided at the event. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-with-athleta-tickets-27799581296?aff=erelexpmlt.

WEST CHESTER STOMPS CANCER 5K

When: Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Downtown area at the corner of Church and Market streets

More Details: The 7th annual 5K and 1 Mile family walk supports local families with cancer. The cost for adults to register on race day is $35 and $30 for those 14 and under. Kids five and under are free. There will be post STOMP-Fest after the race with free food, drinks, raffles and more. For more about the race, visit bringinghopehome.org/event/2016stomp or call 484-580-8395.

 

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