Ex­er­cise your brain, legs and more at these healthy events

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - FIT FRIDAY -

BRAIN FIT­NESS IN ME­DIA

When: Fri­day from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Me­dia-Up­per Prov­i­dence Li­brary, 1 E. Front St.

More De­tails: The li­brary will host an in­for­ma­tional fair with re­sources to help keep the brain healthy as you age. The event will in­clude brain healthy food and train­ing games and more. The pro­gram is free but pre-regis­tra­tion is re­quired to get lunch. For more in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/brain­fit­ness-for-healthy-ag­ing-fairby-sur­rey-ser­vices-tick­ets28244846095?aff=ebapi.

OPEN SPACE RUNS IN COATESVILLE

When: Sat­ur­day at 11 a.m. Where: Ch­esLen Pre­serve, 1199 Can­nery Road

More De­tails: Par­tic­i­pants can run for na­ture with the 3rd An­nual Ch­esLen Chase for Open Space. The event in­cludes a 10K, 5K and 2-mile fun run or walk. The course in­cludes open fields, hills, wood­lands and more. For more in­for­ma­tion and regis­tra­tion prices, visit nat­lands.org/ event/ches­len­chase2016.

ZUMBA CLASSES IN NORTH COVEN­TRY

When: Var­i­ous days and times Where: Coven­try Mall, 351 W. Schuylkill Road More De­tails: The Beyond Fun Fit­ness stu­dio of­fers sev­eral va­ri­eties of the fit­ness dance craze Zumba in­clud­ing classes for kids and seniors. Zumba Gold classes for those with lim­ited mo­bil­ity are $2 at 9 a.m. Mon­days and at 11:30 a.m. Fri­days. For more in­for­ma­tion about the stu­dio and up­com­ing classes, visit the web­site www.be­yond­fun­fit­ness.com.

PUMP­KIN RUN IN OAKS

When: Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Lower Perkiomen Val­ley Park, 101 New Mill Road More De­tails: The 5K and 1-mile fun run is or­ga­nized by the Penn­syl­va­nia Tourette Syn­drome Al­liance. All 5K par­tic­i­pants will re­ceive an at­trac­tions pass for the Shock­to­ber­fest. The cost for the 5K is $20 and the 1-mile run is $10. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.pat­sainc.org/Newsand-Events/ Pump­kin­run.aspx.

DIN­ING WITH DI­A­BETES IN LEESPORT

When: Class be­gins Nov. 2 Where: Berks County Agri­cul­tural Cen­ter, 1238 County Wel­fare Road More De­tails: This six-week pro­gram is for adults with type 2 di­a­betes or pre-di­a­betes as well as their fam­i­lies. The classes will in­clude meal plan­ning, recipes, phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity and more. The ses­sion will be­gin Nov. 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. but the regis­tra­tion dead­line is Oct. 28. The cost is $15 per in­di­vid­ual. To find out more, call 610-3781327 or visit ex­ten­sion.psu.edu/ health/di­a­betes.

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