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Special Events



Alverthorpe Park Annual Egg Hunt
Search for eggs! Meet the Bunny! Alverthorpe Park is the location for the annual Egg Hunt. This FREE event is offered to Abington Township residents from Pre-K through 4th grade.

Location: Alverthorpe Park
Ages: Preschool - 4th Grade
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 (Rain or shine)
Time: 10:00 AM SHARP
Cost: FREE

Babysitting Workshop
This course provides teens with the skills to care for youngsters. Upon completion of the course, teens will receive a Red Cross Certification Card. First Aid, creative play, resume development and professionalism will be some of the topics covered.

Participants must attend the entire course, pass the evaluations and show maturity. Please bring a pen and a lunch/snack/drink.

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages: 11 - 15 years old
Date: Class 1 - November 21, 2015 or Class 2 - March 12, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: $57 R / $65 NR

Please note date on registration.

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop
Come join us in the holiday spirit! This children’s only workshop will allow children ages 4-12 to decorate their own pre-made gingerbread house. Perfect as a holiday gift or decoration. We supply the materials, you supply the creativity!!!

(Please note: Gingerbread Houses may contain traces of nuts and/or FDA food colorants. Houses are for decorative purposes only and not intended for consumption).

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages: 4-12 years old
Date: Friday, December 4, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Cost: $17 per child

Registration Deadline: Monday, 11/23

Note: Children ages 4-6 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

MAD SCIENCE: Earth’s Amazing Wonders & Crazy Chemistry

Join us for a fun-filled day of science experiments and cool projects. In this 1 day Mad Science Class, children will have tons of fun mixing up potions and experimenting with all kinds of chemical reactions! Our young chemists will create exothermic reactions, and make their own sidewalk chalk and crystal gardens to take home. They will also get a chance to investigate the basics of Rocks, Minerals, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes! During the experience children will make and take home a string of ultra violet beads and a colorful layered sedimentary tube. They will also take home rocks and minerals that they’ll discover while “panning for gems”!

Come get Rockin’ at this full day of Mad Science Fun!!!

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages: 7-11 years old
Date: January 18th, 2016 (Abington School District is closed)
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: $ 72 per person
Please pack a brown bag lunch, snack, and drink.






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