Athletic, Educational and Cultural Events for the Community

The Independence Township Community Center Board is looking at many cultural, educational and athletic events to be held at the community center. Activities for all ages and interests are being investigated. Have an interest or want to teach a class, let us know through the township office.

Previously held events are described below.

The board is excited about the breadth of activities that can be offered at the Community Center and invites all township residents to join in the fun.

2017 Events to date:

Pickle Ball
Introduction : March 16 (7-9 PM) and pickleball
arch 17 (2-4 PM)
Open Gym:  Fridays (6- 8 PM) in April and  May

Pickle Ball is a court game, similar to tennis, played with a whiffle ball and oversized Ping-Pong paddles  — and a lot of fun!

For open gyms, please wear gym shoes.  Open to residents 12 and over (under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).

Gardening Seminar:
Pollinators in Your Garden

Saturday May 19
butterfly and zinnia

Master Gardener Allison Yeckel led this seminar, imparted great information and fielded many questions from area residents.

Pollinators play a crucial role in flowering plant reproduction and in the production of most fruits and vegetables. It is important to have food sources for all stages of a pollinator’s life. Allison will look at the different host plants that attract pollinators and how to grow those plants for your garden.

Avella Business Expo: Saturday February 24 2018

Business Expo 2018        Business Expo 2018 vendors

The initial community center event was the Avella Business Expo on Saturday February 24.

45 area businesses showcased their enterprises at the Expo.  Businesses networked with  one another and alliances were formed.  Area residents chatted with business owners,  planned projects and purchased local wares.  Thanks to everyone for a great day.