Abington announces fall Community Connection programming

August 08, 2019

Join Penn State Abington for the fall Community Connection program series. These courses are taught by Penn State-approved instructors and are designed for community members age 50-plus. Register today!

A history of the Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies have a rich and colorful history. This discussion will cover the players, the ballparks, and the wins and losses of the beloved team. 

Date: Friday, Sept. 20

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $20



Stress management & living well

Presented by Shragher Chiropractic. Explore how stress impacts the body and what can be done to mitigate those stressors. Learn simple techniques to discreetly manage stress in the moment.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 3

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $20 includes lunch



Start-up entrepreneurship

Discover entrepreneurship and learn how to start your dream business. In three sessions, we will explore different types of businesses and what starting each type entails. 

Dates: Fridays, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, and Oct. 18

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $50 for the three-part series



Essential oils 101

Learn the basics of using essential oils.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 16

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $20



"How Not to Lose Your Shirt" (and other assets!)

Pennsylvania law may force you to pay for your parents’ long-term care. Plan to avoid that and other hits to your hard-earned assets with this workshop. 

Date: Thursday, Nov. 7

Time: 6 to 8 p.m. 

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $20



First aid and CPR for seniors

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 13

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $20



"Your Will and Beyond"

This informative seminar will provide tips and insight on planning and preparing for the future.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 5

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Location: Penn State Abington @611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $20



"Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia"

Author Irene Levy Baker will discuss her book, "Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia." She will share some of her stories plus reveal how to get reservations at the city's trendiest restaurants, where to find the city’s secret speakeasies, how to taste grilled goat, and more. Book included with ticket. 

Date: Sunday, Dec. 8

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Location: 112 Woodland Building, Penn State Abington, 1600 Woodland Road, Abington, Pennsylvania

Cost: $30, includes book

About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible, and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st century public higher education within a world-class research university. With nearly 4,000 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 21 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer honors program, NCAA Division III athletics, and more.

Last Updated August 08, 2019