• Quakertown Farmers Market will hold a Small Business Open House 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in Department #353A.
The open house will focus on reaching out to individuals interested in starting their own business or people with a small business who are looking to expand. Personnel will be on hand Saturday with information on what is needed to start a retail or restaurant business as well as rent space at the market.
Information: www.QuakertownFarmersMkt.com or 215-536-4115.
• Jean Keeler, Grand siew Hospital’s president and chief executive officer, will speak on “Grand View Hospital: A Century Strong & Well into the Future,” Thursday, Feb. 28, at a joint meeting of the Pennridge Chamber of Commerce and Indian salley Chamber of Commerce at Indian salley Country Club, 650 Bergey Road in Franconia.
She will talk about Grand siew’s current services and envisioned changes, as well the predicted impact of the Affordable Care Act.
Networking will be 11:30 a.m. to noon; luncheon at noon. Fee: $20 for Chamber members; $35 non-members. Registration deadline is Feb. 22.
Information or to register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 215723-9472.
Fee: $8. To register: www. pearlsbuck.org/communityeducation. Information: email@example.com or 215-249-0100 ext. 172.
• Former Philadelphia bagles safety Brian Dawkins will be the speaker for Indian Creek Foundation’s 2013 Celebrity bvent fundraiser, which will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Calvary Church, 820 Route 113 in Hilltown.
A variety of ticket options are available. Tickets or information: www.indcreek. org or 267-203-1500 ext. 307. Tickets are also available at Indian Creek Foundation, 420 Cowpath Road in Franconia. AARP. Information or to register: 215-453-4300.
•“Schwenkfelders and their Languages” will be the topic 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Fall Lecture Series at Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg.
Admission is free. Information: www.schwenkfelder. com, info@schwenkfelder. com or 215-679-3103.
•A Printed Textile Quilt/ Printed Textiles family craft workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg.
Make a small hand-carved block print, then use the block to make a printed textile piece. Participants will also make a collective piece featuring a print from all participants in the class.
Fee: $10 for adults; $5 for youth participants. Register by Feb. 9. Information or to register: www.schwenkfelder. com or 215-679-3103.