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Friday October 7, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Adult Slow Flow Yoga - Adult Slow Flow Yoga
Learn to combine breathing, flowing postures and meditation in this gentle, but deep approach to Vinyasa yoga. Yoga poses are linked to breath to help reveal body awareness, inner strength and easeful opening. *Participants should bring a yoga mat.
 
Saturday October 8, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14) - Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14)
Dive into the world of crime scene investigation and forensic science with a “real-life” crime scene investigator and forensic scientist. Learn about the preservation of physical evidence, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprint identification, components of blood and importance of blood splatter, “blueprint” of life (DNA), gunshot residue, chromatography and ink analysis, and hair and fiber analysis.  Will you be able to solve the crime?
 
Sunday October 9, 2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Tuesday October 11, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Beginner’s T'ai Chi Chih® (Non-Martial Art) - Beginner’s T'ai Chi Chih® (Non-Martial Art) - FULL
T'ai Chi Chih is a gentle, mindful, moving meditation with many health benefits that may be taught seated as well as standing. This particular form is adopted by UCLA for research, demonstrating its effect on increasing immunity, improving sleep quality, and decreasing the symptoms of depression. It is widely accepted that T'ai Chi improves balance and lowers high blood pressure. Because of its effectiveness this moving meditation has recently been written about in The New York Times, AARP National Magazine, and many other publications. Learning T'ai Chi Chih would be an excellent way to commit to improving your health and increasing your happiness now.   Great for beginners and seniors.Instructor: Siobhan Hutchinson, MA Holistic Health
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Antiques Appraisal - Antiques Appraisal
How much is that old piece of furniture or painting really worth? Find out at our Antiques Appraisal show. Each attendee is invited to bring two items to be appraised by Bill D’Anjolell, President of the Bucks County Antiques Dealers Association and Vice-President of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers Association among other associations. A copy of his book “My Antiques Journey” is also included with your registration. The book sells for $24.95 on Amazon & local bookshops. Enjoy a fun-filled evening of appraisals and discussion.NOTE: No jewelry or guns will be appraised.
 
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu Advanced
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
Wednesday October 12, 2022
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Senior Fitness - Senior Fitness
A great safe workout where you will use light weights and bands to increase muscle strength. Chairs are used to maintain balance.  Great music that you will recognize. Come join the fun with a gentle workout and fun moves! (For active older adults). *Please bring your own 1-5 pound weights to class.Instructor: Harriett Simon
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Asian Cuisine - Asian Cuisine
Expand your culinary expertise with different flavors from the Far East in a fun and informative atmosphere.  Learn how to make delicious dishes from Asia in this hands-on cooking class taught step by step. Every session will have different menu. *A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.Instructor: Amelia Chong 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Learn to Draw: Young Artists! (Ages 8-15) - Learn to Draw - Young Artists! (ages 8-15)
For the beginner and the more advanced artist! The goal of this class is to improve drawing techniques through individual instruction at each student’s individual pace. Different topics will be covered each session!*Please bring to class: 18 x 24 sketchpad, colored pencils, two or more charcoal pencils, drawing pencils and an eraser. A portable easel or drawing board is optional.Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View*All levels welcome!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Learn to Draw: Adult Drawing & Sketching (Ages 16+) - Learn to Draw - Adult Drawing & Sketching (ages 16+)
It’s never too late to start or practice something you love! In this class, participants will focus on perspective, form, modeling and more. All levels are welcome! *Please bring to class: 18 x 24 sketchpad, colored pencils, two or more charcoal pencils, drawing pencils and an eraser. A portable easel or drawing board is optional.Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View *All levels welcome!
 
Thursday October 13, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers! (ages 3-5) - Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers!
Twirl your way to becoming a dancing prince or princess! Young ballet dancers will learn basic ballet positions, acro and how to move their bodies gracefully as they dance to their favorite songs. Ballet attire is not required but great fun!  Instructor: Kelli Robbins
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Breathing 101 – NEW! - Breathing 101
We take 20-30,000 breaths a day. How we breathe can impact our emotions, psychology, blood pressure, digestion, and overall health. This educational class will explain the mechanics of breathing and how to improve the mechanics of breathing to better your health. Participants will be given exercises and recommendations to improve their respiration patterns.Instructor: Amy Morris, M.S., P.T.Location: Township Building
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Understanding the Basics of Wills, Powers of Attorney & Probating an Estate - Understanding the Basics of Wills, Powers of Attorney & Probating an Estate
Learn the basics of a simple Will, what the terms mean, how to probate a Will and what happens if there isn’t a Will.  Learn about Durable Powers of Attorney & Living Wills.  Taught by an attorney with 30+ year’s experience. Instructor: Anne Porter, Esq.
 
Friday October 14, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Adult Slow Flow Yoga - Adult Slow Flow Yoga
Learn to combine breathing, flowing postures and meditation in this gentle, but deep approach to Vinyasa yoga. Yoga poses are linked to breath to help reveal body awareness, inner strength and easeful opening. *Participants should bring a yoga mat.
 
Saturday October 15, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14) - Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14)
Dive into the world of crime scene investigation and forensic science with a “real-life” crime scene investigator and forensic scientist. Learn about the preservation of physical evidence, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprint identification, components of blood and importance of blood splatter, “blueprint” of life (DNA), gunshot residue, chromatography and ink analysis, and hair and fiber analysis.  Will you be able to solve the crime?
 
Sunday October 16, 2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pokemon Card Class for Advanced Level (ages 7-12) - Pokemon Card Class for Advanced Level (ages 7-12)
This class is being offered for more advanced Pokemon TCG players, who are ready to battle. They should be familiar with playing the Pokemon TCG! We will be playing in tournament style timed matches, so please make sure your deck is ready to go. We will also be learning new strategies to approach the game and strengthen our decks. AUTHENTIC Pokemon booster packs will be awarded as prizes for each winner, of each match. Don’t forget to bring your deck, dice, coin and damage counters! Playing mats and additional supplies will be provided at class to use. Pack a snack and drink.*$15 material fee due to instructor at the start of class
 
Tuesday October 18, 2022
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cold Process Soap Making for Beginners - Cold Process Soap Making for Beginners
Learn how to make your own soap from start to finish. This class focuses on the beginner soap maker, no prior soap making experience is required. The soap making process taught is Cold Process, Thermal Heat/Room Temperature technique.  You will make a batch of soap to take home with you! * A $25 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Venessa Phipps,Certified Soap Maker & Teacher, owner DeGanya Aromatics
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Beginner’s T'ai Chi Chih® (Non-Martial Art) - Beginner’s T'ai Chi Chih® (Non-Martial Art) - FULL
T'ai Chi Chih is a gentle, mindful, moving meditation with many health benefits that may be taught seated as well as standing. This particular form is adopted by UCLA for research, demonstrating its effect on increasing immunity, improving sleep quality, and decreasing the symptoms of depression. It is widely accepted that T'ai Chi improves balance and lowers high blood pressure. Because of its effectiveness this moving meditation has recently been written about in The New York Times, AARP National Magazine, and many other publications. Learning T'ai Chi Chih would be an excellent way to commit to improving your health and increasing your happiness now.   Great for beginners and seniors.Instructor: Siobhan Hutchinson, MA Holistic Health
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu Advanced
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
Wednesday October 19, 2022
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Senior Fitness - Senior Fitness - FULL
A great safe workout where you will use light weights and bands to increase muscle strength. Chairs are used to maintain balance.  Great music that you will recognize. Come join the fun with a gentle workout and fun moves! (For active older adults). *Please bring your own 1-5 pound weights to class.Instructor: Harriett Simon
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Learn to Draw: Young Artists! (Ages 8-15) - Learn to Draw - Young Artists! (ages 8-15)
For the beginner and the more advanced artist! The goal of this class is to improve drawing techniques through individual instruction at each student’s individual pace. Different topics will be covered each session!*Please bring to class: 18 x 24 sketchpad, colored pencils, two or more charcoal pencils, drawing pencils and an eraser. A portable easel or drawing board is optional.Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View*All levels welcome!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Learn to Draw: Adult Drawing & Sketching (Ages 16+) - Learn to Draw - Adult Drawing & Sketching (ages 16+)
It’s never too late to start or practice something you love! In this class, participants will focus on perspective, form, modeling and more. All levels are welcome! *Please bring to class: 18 x 24 sketchpad, colored pencils, two or more charcoal pencils, drawing pencils and an eraser. A portable easel or drawing board is optional.Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View *All levels welcome!
 
Thursday October 20, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Posture/Alignment 101 – NEW! - Posture/Alignment 101
What is good posture and how does our posture impact our health? Join Physical Therapist Amy Morris to learn about optimal alignment, and how changing our posture can improve how we feel and look.Instructor: Amy Morris, M.S., P.T.Location: Township Building
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers! (ages 3-5) - Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers!
Twirl your way to becoming a dancing prince or princess! Young ballet dancers will learn basic ballet positions, acro and how to move their bodies gracefully as they dance to their favorite songs. Ballet attire is not required but great fun!  Instructor: Kelli Robbins
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tae Kwon Do (ages 6-18) - Tae Kwon Do (10-Week Session)
The benefits of Tae Kwon Do instruction are endless! Participants learn and develop all of the techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, and proper falls.  Sensei John McDonald helps his students learn discipline, respect, self control and gain confidence - all while getting a great workout!Instructor: John McDonald, 4th degree black belt
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Acrylic Pouring (Ages 7 to Adult) - Acrylic Pouring - Flip Cup - Halloween
Acrylic paint pouring is a form of abstract painting using fluid acrylic paints. You don’t apply the paint with a brush but use gravity to move the paint by pouring, puddling, and dripping onto your canvas. It’s a lot of fun and a great way to spark your creative energy! DRESS FOR A MESS! Acrylic paint does stain, so please dress accordingly. Paintings will remain at the Parks and Recreation Building in order to dry. They can be picked up the week after class.* Ages 7 - 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Friday October 21, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Adult Slow Flow Yoga - Adult Slow Flow Yoga
Learn to combine breathing, flowing postures and meditation in this gentle, but deep approach to Vinyasa yoga. Yoga poses are linked to breath to help reveal body awareness, inner strength and easeful opening. *Participants should bring a yoga mat.
 
Saturday October 22, 2022
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Saturday Morning Art Series with Miss Leigh (ages 7+) - Coco Creations
In these art class series, students will create art projects geared around popular themes. Students will explore a different medium and a new drawing assignment or challenge each class. Ice breaker games and positive peer reviews will be included as time permits.Students must be able to use scissors independently. This series uses glue guns.Please be aware some materials may contain allergens such as wheat and/or other foods.  If your child has allergies, please inform the instructor prior to registration.Instructor: Leigh Ferello
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14) - Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14)
Dive into the world of crime scene investigation and forensic science with a “real-life” crime scene investigator and forensic scientist. Learn about the preservation of physical evidence, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprint identification, components of blood and importance of blood splatter, “blueprint” of life (DNA), gunshot residue, chromatography and ink analysis, and hair and fiber analysis.  Will you be able to solve the crime?
 
Sunday October 23, 2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Monday October 24, 2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Halloween Cupcake Wars (ages 8-12) - Halloween Cupcake Wars (ages 8-12)
You’ve seen the show, now experience it for yourself! Kids will be working in teams to create a Halloween themed cupcake display. Each group will choose from a variety of flavors for their cupcakes, frostings and other special ingredients.  Proper measuring techniques and baking tips for success will be taught. Groups will be judged on taste and presentation of their cupcakes in a friendly atmosphere. Gather your friends for a day of fun!  Space is limited, so register early. *VERY IMPORTANT Please indicate any allergies when registering.* A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.Instructor: Linda Welles
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Trick-or-Treat One-Day Art Workshop - October 24 - Trick-or-Treat One Day Art Workshop (ages 7-11)
Candy and Halloween inspirations combine to form one great workshop! Ice breaker games will be played as time permits and students will engage in positive peer reviews. Students must be able to use scissors independently. Projects include gummy spider watercolor, candy wrapper oil pastel & monster candy corn colored pencil drawing. This class does not use actual food
 
Tuesday October 25, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Halloween Parade (ages 3-6) - Halloween Parade
Come take your little monsters and goblins, princesses and pirates around the Township complex for a Halloween Parade! We will visit the Police, Emergency Services, Public Works, Administration, Codes & Zoning, Parks and Recreation, and the Tax office. While on our parade we will be trick or treating so bring a bag for your goodies! The Halloween Parade is a FREE event sponsored by the Newtown Business Commons! This is a Township event, non-resident spots will be limited.Location: Newtown Township Administration Building Parking Lot*This event is free, but Pre-Registration is required!Newtown Township Parks & Recreation will follow all CDC, PA State, & Bucks County Health Department guidelines at the time of this event. Due to COVID-19, the Halloween parade is subject to change.  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Numerology- What Does Your Name Mean? – NEW! - Numerology- What Does Your Name Mean?
Learn a fun way to work with Names and Numbers to discover what they represent and their energetic attractions.  See for yourself whether they reveal your true characteristics or your friends.  Numerology traces back to the Babylonians and Pythagoras, but you need not be good at math!  Bring some paper or a notebook and a pen.  Sense of humor is a must!Instructor: Siobhan Hutchinson, MA Holistic HealthLocation: Township Building
 
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu Advanced
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
Wednesday October 26, 2022
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Senior Fitness - Senior Fitness - FULL
A great safe workout where you will use light weights and bands to increase muscle strength. Chairs are used to maintain balance.  Great music that you will recognize. Come join the fun with a gentle workout and fun moves! (For active older adults). *Please bring your own 1-5 pound weights to class.Instructor: Harriett Simon
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Savvy Social Security Planning - Savvy Social Security Planning
State of the Union with Social Security Solvency. This class will cover the following topics: how is my benefit calculated and how can I make it grow, understanding all of the rules of the road (ages, COLAs, etc.), whether to delay social security or not, understanding the nuances of spousal benefits, divorce benefits, widow benefits, how to maximize the amount that social security will pay, and understanding the tax ramifications of social security.Instructor: Jeffrey Beyer
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Caulking 101 - Caulking 101
Caulking is a must do tasks for many areas of your home. This guide and the video lessons show you exactly what tools, caulk type and how to caulk for bathtubs, windows, doors, and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own caulk gun to practice with the instructor.
 
Thursday October 27, 2022
9:45 AM - 10:25 AM    Super Soccer Stars (ages 12-24 months, 2-3, 6-10) - Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3) THURSDAY
Super Soccer Stars - Parent & Me (ages 12-24 months)Parent & Me offers a pre-soccer movement class that will encourage your toddler to use their lower and upper body more effectively in order to improve balance, overall coordination, and kicking abilities.  Using these skills as they grow, they will develop the tools necessary to begin playing soccer.  Mimi and Pepe (our puppet friends!) will help you stretch, sing, run, kick and play! Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3) At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curricula and educational class themes use positive reinforcement, and a low child-to-coach ratio, to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate, while having endless fun! *Parent participation is requiredSuper Soccer Stars (ages 6-8, 8-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player. Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be! *Shin guards recommended* 
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers! (ages 3-5) - Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers!
Twirl your way to becoming a dancing prince or princess! Young ballet dancers will learn basic ballet positions, acro and how to move their bodies gracefully as they dance to their favorite songs. Ballet attire is not required but great fun!  Instructor: Kelli Robbins
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Posture/Alignment 101 – NEW! - Posture/Alignment 101
What is good posture and how does our posture impact our health? Join Physical Therapist Amy Morris to learn about optimal alignment, and how changing our posture can improve how we feel and look.Instructor: Amy Morris, M.S., P.T.Location: Township Building
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Color-Changing Potions Class (Ages 8 to Adult) - Color-Changing Potions Class (Ages 8 to Adult)
Were you mystified seeing wizards and witches make Polyjuice Potions, love potions and liquid luck? You now have the chance to create and decorate your own color-changing potion bottles! These bottles are a cool sensory experience; while we don’t have eye of newt or toe of frog, we have a lot of sparkle, color and tons more fun. They make great props for your Halloween table, your desk or bookshelf. These also make great gifts for the fantasy fan in your life. You will leave with 3 bottles of your own color-changing potions.*These potions are not to ingest and are for decoration only!**A $10 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.Instructor: Annie Marcelino
 
Friday October 28, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Adult Slow Flow Yoga - Adult Slow Flow Yoga
Learn to combine breathing, flowing postures and meditation in this gentle, but deep approach to Vinyasa yoga. Yoga poses are linked to breath to help reveal body awareness, inner strength and easeful opening. *Participants should bring a yoga mat.
 
Saturday October 29, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Nature Series 2022 - The Great Pumpkin
The Great PumpkinCome and experience the “Great Pumpkin”. Learn about the fruit and the parts of the plants through a pumpkin dissection. Guess the weight of the locally grown pumpkins. Discover how pumpkins can roll and participate in a race. Build a catapult using a pumpkin to launch candy corn.  Instructor: Mary Jett
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14) - Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14)
Dive into the world of crime scene investigation and forensic science with a “real-life” crime scene investigator and forensic scientist. Learn about the preservation of physical evidence, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprint identification, components of blood and importance of blood splatter, “blueprint” of life (DNA), gunshot residue, chromatography and ink analysis, and hair and fiber analysis.  Will you be able to solve the crime?
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Nature Series 2022 - The Great Pumpkin
The Great PumpkinCome and experience the “Great Pumpkin”. Learn about the fruit and the parts of the plants through a pumpkin dissection. Guess the weight of the locally grown pumpkins. Discover how pumpkins can roll and participate in a race. Build a catapult using a pumpkin to launch candy corn.  Instructor: Mary Jett
 
Sunday October 30, 2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Tuesday November 1, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Safe Functional Fitness for Spinal Instability (ages 40+) - NEW! - Safe Functional Fitness for Spinal Instability
As we age, we lose strength in the muscles that support our spine, and our spine can compress and curve. This is a safe exercise program to improve overall strength and spinal stabilization. Improved spinal stabilization will allow for spine elongation and decompression which will often reduce pain and increase tolerance to activity. This class is safe for people with kyphosis, scoliosis, and osteoporosis. The goal is to provide education to improve alignment and spinal mechanics to reduce spinal compression and pain. I will review safe postures and spinal movement to reduce scoliosis and kyphosis progression and reduce risk of spinal compression fractures. I will teach safe exercises during class to be performed at home between classes.Instructor: Amy Morris, M.S., P.T.Location: Newtown Township Administration Building$10 materials fee due to the instructor at the first class.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    After School Yoga Fun! (ages 7-12) - After School Yoga Fun!
During After School Yoga, children will learn age-appropriate yoga postures through stories, songs, and games.   They will explore mindfulness and breathing techniques to help them manage stress, anxiety and other big emotions.  Yogis will have a kind, caring and fun environment ready for them each time they enter the door.  We can’t wait to see you there! *Participants should bring a yoga matInstructor: Cara Calderone Location: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Intermediate T'ai Chi Chih ® (Non-Martial Art) - Intermediate T'ai Chi Chih ®
For those who want to distill more of the essence of T'ai Chi Chih, join us as we enter deeper into the Cosmic Rhythm.  Only for those who have taken Beginner's T'ai Chi Chih (a non-martial art), no exceptions.  Focus of this series is refinement of movements as well as full practice sessions from beginning to end of all the movements.Instructor: Siobhan Hutchinson, MA Holistic HealthLocation: Newtown Township Administration BuildingNewtown Parks & Recreation hosts not only qualified teachers, but ones who are internationally recognized.  Our T'ai Chi Chih teacher, Siobhan Hutchinson, will be hosting an INTERNATIONAL LIVE ONLINE & FREE Event on May 1st from 10-6pm. She has been invited by Founder Bill Douglas of World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day and Dr. CJ Rhoads to host with them. Videos & Pictures from around the World, interviews with Bill Douglas and renowned Teachers! Folks may register at: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/ApehQAj
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
7:35 PM - 8:35 PM    Japanese Jujitsu (ages 6-adults) - Japanese Jujitsu Advanced
Participants will learn techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Students will gain discipline, respect and self-confidence through training.Japanese Jujitsu - Advanced (ages 6+)In the advanced class, participants will expand on their techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, throws and proper falls. Advanced students MUST have green belt or higher. Instructor: Devin Williams & April SalanLocation: Newtown Township Administration Building
 
Wednesday November 2, 2022
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Senior Fitness - Senior Fitness - FULL
A great safe workout where you will use light weights and bands to increase muscle strength. Chairs are used to maintain balance.  Great music that you will recognize. Come join the fun with a gentle workout and fun moves! (For active older adults). *Please bring your own 1-5 pound weights to class.Instructor: Harriett Simon
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Learn to Draw: Young Artists! (Ages 8-15) - Learn to Draw - Young Artists! (ages 8-15)
For the beginner and the more advanced artist! The goal of this class is to improve drawing techniques through individual instruction at each student’s individual pace. Different topics will be covered each session!*Please bring to class: 18 x 24 sketchpad, colored pencils, two or more charcoal pencils, drawing pencils and an eraser. A portable easel or drawing board is optional.Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View*All levels welcome!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Learn to Draw: Adult Drawing & Sketching (Ages 16+) - Learn to Draw - Adult Drawing & Sketching (ages 16+)
It’s never too late to start or practice something you love! In this class, participants will focus on perspective, form, modeling and more. All levels are welcome! *Please bring to class: 18 x 24 sketchpad, colored pencils, two or more charcoal pencils, drawing pencils and an eraser. A portable easel or drawing board is optional.Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View *All levels welcome!
 
Thursday November 3, 2022
9:45 AM - 10:25 AM    Super Soccer Stars (ages 12-24 months, 2-3, 6-10) - Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3) THURSDAY
Super Soccer Stars - Parent & Me (ages 12-24 months)Parent & Me offers a pre-soccer movement class that will encourage your toddler to use their lower and upper body more effectively in order to improve balance, overall coordination, and kicking abilities.  Using these skills as they grow, they will develop the tools necessary to begin playing soccer.  Mimi and Pepe (our puppet friends!) will help you stretch, sing, run, kick and play! Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3) At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curricula and educational class themes use positive reinforcement, and a low child-to-coach ratio, to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate, while having endless fun! *Parent participation is requiredSuper Soccer Stars (ages 6-8, 8-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player. Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be! *Shin guards recommended* 
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers! (ages 3-5) - Prince & Princess Ballet for Preschoolers!
Twirl your way to becoming a dancing prince or princess! Young ballet dancers will learn basic ballet positions, acro and how to move their bodies gracefully as they dance to their favorite songs. Ballet attire is not required but great fun!  Instructor: Kelli Robbins
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tae Kwon Do (ages 6-18) - Tae Kwon Do (10-Week Session)
The benefits of Tae Kwon Do instruction are endless! Participants learn and develop all of the techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, and proper falls.  Sensei John McDonald helps his students learn discipline, respect, self control and gain confidence - all while getting a great workout!Instructor: John McDonald, 4th degree black belt
 
Friday November 4, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Adult Slow Flow Yoga - Adult Slow Flow Yoga
Learn to combine breathing, flowing postures and meditation in this gentle, but deep approach to Vinyasa yoga. Yoga poses are linked to breath to help reveal body awareness, inner strength and easeful opening. *Participants should bring a yoga mat.
 
Saturday November 5, 2022
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Saturday Morning Art Series with Miss Leigh (ages 7+) - Kawaii Art
In these art class series, students will create art projects geared around popular themes. Students will explore a different medium and a new drawing assignment or challenge each class. Ice breaker games and positive peer reviews will be included as time permits.Students must be able to use scissors independently. This series uses glue guns.Please be aware some materials may contain allergens such as wheat and/or other foods.  If your child has allergies, please inform the instructor prior to registration.Instructor: Leigh Ferello
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14) - Beyond the Crime Scene Tape (ages 9-14)
Dive into the world of crime scene investigation and forensic science with a “real-life” crime scene investigator and forensic scientist. Learn about the preservation of physical evidence, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprint identification, components of blood and importance of blood splatter, “blueprint” of life (DNA), gunshot residue, chromatography and ink analysis, and hair and fiber analysis.  Will you be able to solve the crime?
 
Sunday November 6, 2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Super Scientists (ages 5-7) - Magnet Magic
Magnet Magic Enjoy discovering the wonders of magnets. Perform experiments, make crafts and play games. Find out what objects are magnetic. Do some “magic tricks” with floating magnets and paper clips. Make your own magnetic materials with Silly Putty. Test the speed of your “dog hound” in a race using magnets. Come join the Fun.Color World Do you like to make discoveries about colors? Perform experiments using M&M’s and discover the many hidden colors, create Magic Milk Fireworks and more. Make colorful crafts to brighten up your world and enjoy rainbow story time.Wild WeatherDid you know you can make your own weather? Investigate the wonders of clouds and make it "rain".  Perform experiments to make to make a “tornado” and a "hurricane". Learn about Wind Resistance and the Water Cycle too! We'll even have time for a story and art.Winter FunInvestigate the wonders of snow and perform experiments to make your own snow, a snowman and a “snowstorm” all while staying safe indoors.  Enjoy Polar Bear story time and make Polar Bear blubber. You’ll even get to participate in a “snowball launching” contest and make a Snowflake painting!*A $5.00 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of each class.
 
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM    Super Scientists (ages 5-7) - Wild Weather
Magnet Magic Enjoy discovering the wonders of magnets. Perform experiments, make crafts and play games. Find out what objects are magnetic. Do some “magic tricks” with floating magnets and paper clips. Make your own magnetic materials with Silly Putty. Test the speed of your “dog hound” in a race using magnets. Come join the Fun.Color World Do you like to make discoveries about colors? Perform experiments using M&M’s and discover the many hidden colors, create Magic Milk Fireworks and more. Make colorful crafts to brighten up your world and enjoy rainbow story time.Wild WeatherDid you know you can make your own weather? Investigate the wonders of clouds and make it "rain".  Perform experiments to make to make a “tornado” and a "hurricane". Learn about Wind Resistance and the Water Cycle too! We'll even have time for a story and art.Winter FunInvestigate the wonders of snow and perform experiments to make your own snow, a snowman and a “snowstorm” all while staying safe indoors.  Enjoy Polar Bear story time and make Polar Bear blubber. You’ll even get to participate in a “snowball launching” contest and make a Snowflake painting!*A $5.00 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of each class.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Hot Process Soap Making for Beginners - Hot Process Soap Making for Beginners
Learn how to make your own soap from start to finish. This class focuses on the beginner soap maker, no prior soap making experience is required. The soap making process taught is Hot Process using a Crock Pot. You will make a batch of soap to take home with you!  * A $25 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.Instructor: Venessa Phipps,Certified Soap Maker & Teacher, owner DeGanya Aromatics
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Pokemon Card Class for Beginners (ages 7-12) - Pokemon Card Class for Beginners (ages 7-12)
Learn how to play the Pokemon TCG and battle with your friends! In this class we will be learning how to play Pokemon the Trading Card Game. Pokemon TCG enhances kids’ math, critical thinking and reading skills. We will go over the three types of Pokemon cards needed to make a proper deck: Energy, Pokemon, and Trainer. We will also learn about how to look out for fair trades, spotting authentic cards and much more!! Fun prizes will be awarded after matches. Pack a snack and drink.Materials needed: Your Pokemon cards Folder**Each participant will be provided with a themed starter deck kit (1 rare V, basic pokemon, energy and supporter cards all needed to play the game right away) coin, dice, damage counters and container$15 materials fee due to the instructor at the beginning of class
 
Monday November 7, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Festive Bingo Stockings - Festive Bingo Stockings
Put a new spin on your holiday traditions and improve your sewing skills at the same time!  Create a fun and engaging Bingo game made with quilted stockings. In this class, you will sew five holiday stockings, one for each letter of BINGO.  The stockings are the basis for the game and can be used for any season or holiday. The stockings can be can be filled with small gifts, candies, gift cards, etc. This is a fun activity to play with family & friends and will enhance your holiday celebrations. A working knowledge of your sewing machine is required.The instructor will provide a pattern and template.  Bring your own sewing machine, scissors, and pins and the following supplies: 1 ¾ yd of two-sided pre-quilted fabric, 3 packages of wide single width bias tape, matching thread.  Bingo letters will be available for purchase in class.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Sunset Landscape Painting - Sunset Landscape Painting
This class will focus on capturing the vivid light of a sunset in oils using a photographic reference. Students will learn how to use glazing and scumbling to create optical color effects. Selecting the right brushes, semi-opaque layering and the strategic use of various color harmonies will be explored resulting in a breathtaking landscape painting. Instructor: David Rivera