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The Cen­tral Sch­wenk­felder Church in Worces­ter will hold an old-fash­ioned Coun­try Fair Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. An an­nual event since 1951, the fair will be held on the his­toric farm prop­erty at 2111 Val­ley Forge Road, Lans­dale (Worces­ter Town­ship), ad­ja­cent to the church. The event will fea­ture per­for­mances, food, an an­tique and clas­sic car show, hayrides, face-paint­ing and games for chil­dren. A live auc­tion will be held at 11 a.m. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, FDOO WKH &KURFK RI­fiFH DW 610584-4480 or visit www.cen­tralschwenk­felder.com.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales, has an­nounced the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

The Thrift Shop at St. Peter’s is now fea­tur­ing new mer­chan­dise for sum­mer. Store hours are Wed­nes­days from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Satur­days from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop is lo­cated at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales. Do­na­tions of small house­hold items, books, linens and women’s and chil­dren’s cloth­ing are ac­cepted dur­ing store hours. All pro­ceeds are do­nated to lo­cal char­i­ties. IRUQGDWLRQ, D QRQSRR­fiW 501(c)3 or­ga­ni­za­tion that EHQH­fiWV 1RRWK 3HQQ VWUGHQWV. Reg­is­tra­tion and lunch pro­vided by Texas Road­house be­gins at 11:45 a.m., fol­lowed by a shot­gun start at 1 p.m. An awards cer­e­mony will take place at 6 p.m. and will in­clude a buf­fet from PineCrest Coun­try Club, RDIflH SRLZHV DQG DWDRGV IRR the golfers who par­tic­i­pated in the event. In ad­di­tion, there will be mul­ti­ple op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­di­vid­ual golfers to win prizes throughout the day through hole-in-one con­tests, clos­est to the pin con­tests, long­est drive con­tests and putting con­tests. A fee of $120 per golfer in­cludes greens fees, golf cart, lunch, awards, din­ner and prizes. In­di­vid­u­als of all skill lev­els are en­cour­aged to sign up a four­some for a day of golf, or sign up as an in­di­vid­ual and the foun­da­tion will cre­ate a team. For those un­able to golf on that day, there are also many spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able. Ma­jor spon­sor­ships be­gin at $3,000, fol­lowed by spon­sor­ships of $1,000, $500, $250 and $100. Busi­nesses and or­ga­ni­za­tions can also SRRVLGH D JLIW FHRWL­fiFDWH(V) or a do­nated gift for the raf­flH DW WKH DWDRGV FHRHPRQY. Give­away items are also needed for gift bags for golfers that day. Vol­un­teers are also needed throughout the day to help NPSD Ed­u­ca­tional Foun­da­tion trus­tees with reg­is­tra­tion, serv­ing lunch, su­per­vis­ing con­test holes and var­i­ous other re­spon­si­bil­i­ties that en­sure the event will run smoothly. To re­serve a spot in a four­some, to reg­is­ter a four­some of your own or to in­quire about spon­sor­ship or vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties, contact 215-8531021 RR fiQNFO@QSHQQ.RRJ.

The 24th an­nual Lans­dale Fes­ti­val of the Arts will be held Aug. 25 in Memo­rial Park, E. Main Street, Lans­dale. The fes­ti­val is open to the pub­lic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fea­tures ex­hibits of fiQH DRWV DQG KDQGPDGH FRDIWV. The Wal­nut Street Cham­ber Trio will per­form from 10 a.m. to noon; the Eric Min­tel nuar­tet will per­form from noon to 2 p.m.; Peter Bruck­ner will present Story Telling & Puppetry at 2:45 p.m. In case of in­clement weather, the fes­ti­val will move in­doors to Pen­ndale Mid­dle School at Church Road and Penn Street.

The Men­non­ite Her­itage Cen­ter will spon­sor a bus tour to Kansas and Ok­la­hama fea­tur­ing Men­non­ite and Na­tive

Amer­i­can his­tory Sept. 11 to 19. Tour guides will be Dan Lapp and Ray Hacker along with his­to­ri­ans John Sharp and Jim Juhnke, who will join the group in Kansas and Ok­la­homa. The tour fee of $1,395 per dou­ble room ($1,350 mem­bers) or $1,695 for sin­gle room ($1,675 mem­ber) in­cludes lodg­ing for eight nights, eight break­fasts, three dinners, all ad­mis­sion fees and guide ser­vices. Dead­line for reg­is­tra­tion is July 1 with a de­posit of $500 per per­son. The bal­ance of the reg­is­tra­tion is due Aug. 15. The fee is not re­fund­able, but it is trans­fer­able for a fu­ture bus tour. For ques­tions, call 215256-3020 or email info@ mhep.org.

Phi­l­abun­dance, the re­gion’s largest hunger re­lief or­ga­ni­za­tion, is hold­ing its an­nual Share the Har­vest pro­gram through Sept. 22. Phi­l­abun­dance is ask­ing gar­den­ers to do­nate their ex­tra pro­duce to help neigh­bors in need. Gar­den­ers who have not planted yet are en­cour­aged to sow an ex­tra row ded­i­cated to do­nat­ing to help their neigh­bors who can­not af­ford fresh pro­duce. Share the Har­vest en­cour­ages home gar­den­ers to grow fruits and veg­eta­bles or col­lect any sur­plus pro­duce from their har­vest and do­nate to Phi­l­abun­dance to fiJKW KunJHU Ln WKH DHODwDUH Val­ley. Phi­l­abun­dance will ac­cept pro­duce do­na­tions on Satur­days from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Rhoads Gar­den, 570 DeKalb Pike, North Wales. Each week, the pro­duce col­lected from lo­cal gar­den­ers will go to nearby food pantries in the community of the site. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.phi­l­abun­dance. org.

Manna on Main Street will hold a 5k race and 1-mile fun run Oct. 20. The event will sup­port Manna, a Lans­dale-based food pantry and soup kitchen serv­ing more than 20,000 meals each year. The course is a new 5k route in Lans­dale, start­ing and end­ing at Knapp El­e­men­tary School.

Community mem­bers are in­vited to join run­ners af­ter the race for a pan­cake break­fast and shop­ping cart chal­lenge. On­line reg­is­tra­tion is avail­able through Ac­tive. com by search­ing for Manna on Main Street. Race in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www. man­naon­main.org/news/5krace. For more in­for­ma­tion, please contact Race Chair, Ni­had Kaiserud­din, at Ni­hadAK@ya­hoo.com. No pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence is needed. The cost for the four ses­sions is $35 ($30 for mem­bers). The fee in­cludes a ba­sic diatonic har­mon­ica with brass reeds. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. For in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, visit www.mhep.org, email info@mhep.org or call 215256-3020.

• Learn the tradition of grain paint­ing wood: Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn­ing to grain paint a soft­wood 5 x 7 pic­ture frame and a small doc­u­ment box (sup­plied for the work­shop) us­ing acrylic glazes. Fee: $55 ($50 for mem­bers), plus a ma­te­ri­als fee of $40.

• Cro­chet rag rug work­shop: Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Textile artist Cathy Het­z­necker will teach par­tic­i­pants to make a cro­cheted rag rug, us­ing old and new fab­ric. Fee: $55 ($50 for mem­bers), plus a ma­te­ri­als fee of $6.

• Rug hook­ing work­shop: Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. De­signer and teacher Cindy Ir­win will teach par­tic­i­pants how to hook onto a wool back­ground and how to con­struct a bag with an in­ter­nal frame and then at­tach feet to the bag. Fee: $55 ($50 for mem­bers). Par­tic­i­pants can choose a large bag kit for $85 or a small bag kit for $63.

The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main St., Lans­dale, is of­fer­ing the fol­low­ing classes and work­shops:

• Arthri­tis Sup­port Group — The Arthri­tis Sup­port Group, spon­sored by the NPVNA, meets 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the third Fri­day of each month at The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main Street, Lans­dale. The pro­gram is free and open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact The PEAK Cen­ter at 215-362-7432.

• Farm­ers’ Mar­ket Nu­tri­tion Pro­gram — The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main St., Lans­dale, will be a dis­tri­bu­tion site for Farm­ers’ Mar­ket Nu­tri­tion Coupons. Coupons are avail­able to par­tic­i­pants who are res­i­dents of Mont­gomery County, 60 + years of age, whose in­come does not ex­ceed $20,036 or $26,955 for a cou­ple. Coupons will be dis­trib­uted 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays, and 2-3 p.m. on Thursdays. Proof of age is re­quired.

• Acu­pres­sure and seated head, neck and shoul­der mas­sages are of­fered at The PEAK Cen­ter on a monthly ba­sis. The cost for each treat­ment is $15 for 15 min­utes and $25 for 30 min­utes. Ap­point­ments can be made at The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main Street, Lans­dale, 215362-7432.

• Glu­cose Clinic: Bayada Nurses spon­sors free glu­cose test­ing on the fourth Tues­day of each month at The PEAK Cen­ter. Fast­ing is not re­quired, but it is best to limit your break­fast in­take. This is a free ser­vice of­fered to the community 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main Street, Lans­dale, tele­phone, 215-362-7432. Sept. 15 and Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the North Penn VNA build­ing, 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive, in Lans­dale. Shots are free for adults who use Medi­care B as their pri­mary health in­sur­ance or for those with a tra­di­tional health in­sur­ance plan with de­ductibles. Medi­care and in­sur­ance cards must be pre­sented to re­ceive the vac­cine at no cost. All oth­ers will be charged $25 for the flu YDFFLnH DnG $50 IRU WKH pneu­mo­nia vac­cine, payable in cash or by check. Ap­point­ments are nec­es­sary. Please call 215-855-6191 to re­serve your time.

The North Penn United Way, whose ser­vice area cov­ers the North Penn and In­dian Val­ley com­mu­ni­ties, has part­nered with Fam­i­lyWize to pro­vide a no-cost, dis­count drug card pro­gram to any­one who re­quires the use of pre­scrip­tion drugs. The cards can be used by ev­ery­one in the community – those with and with­out in­sur­ance (in­clud­ing Med­i­caid and Medi­care). Fam­i­lyWize cards are easy to use and easy to ob­tain. Lo­cal par­tic­i­pat­ing phar­ma­cies in­clude: CVS, Wal­Mart, Rite Aid, Wal­greens, Eck­erd, Lan­dis Su­per­mar­ket, SrPERVALr, Gi­ant, Tar­get, Skip­pack Phar­macy, Weis Mar­kets, CPS Phar­macy, Rann Phar­macy, Costco and Ever­green. Ask your lo­cal phar­ma­cist about the pro­gram, or contact Steve McG­lynn at the North Penn rnited Way at 215-855-3002 or sm­cg­lynn@npuw.org for more in­for­ma­tion about the pro­gram. A printable ver­sion of the card, a list of par­tic­i­pat­ing phar­ma­cies and pre­scrip­tion drug prices can also be found at www. Fam­i­lyWize.org.

The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion has launched its Home-Based Chronic Care Man­age­ment pro­gram, which tar­gets pa­tients with at least one of six chronic ill­nesses – CHF, COPD, hy­per­ten­sion, CAD, di­a­betes and asthma – to re­ceive in­di­vid­u­al­ized care plans and coach­ing within the home care episode. The pro­gram is unique in that upon dis­charge, home-based CCM pa­tients tran­si­tion to the community-based Chronic Care Man­age­ment pro­gram where they meet one-onone with an RN-coach for six to eight weeks for ad­di­tional sup­port and coach­ing. Pa­tients with chronic con­di­tions who are not home­bound can en­ter di­rectly into the com­mu­ni­ty­based pro­gram and meet with an RN-coach for six to eight weeks. Cur­rently, the community-based pro­gram is free of charge. Peo­ple who suf­fer from one or more of the chronic ill­nesses listed above who are look­ing to make a change in the way they man­age their ill­ness, can en­roll in the free NPVNA community-based pro­gram by call­ing 215-855-7343.

Aer­o­bic classes for women are of­fered weekly, Mon­days and Fri­days from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. att the Soud­er­ton Men­non­ite Church in the Fel­low­ship Hall En­trance on West Ch­est­nut Street. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215393-6754.

The Well­ness Community At The Anne McCouch Cen­ter (1000 W. Main St., Lans­dale, 215-393-9105) will host the fol­low­ing spe­cial events:

ON­GO­ING WEEKLY PRO­GRAMS

• Be­gin­ners Tai Chi: 6:30 – 7 p.m.

• In­ter­me­di­ate Tai Chi: 7 – 7:30 p.m.

Doylestown Hospi­tal is of­fer­ing the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• Mon­day Night Cof­fee Talks, the very pop­u­lar nights out for women, are back. Call 215-345-2121 to reg­is­ter.

Ex­pe­ri­ence your True Self through Sahaja Yoga Med­i­ta­tion — Free classes ev­ery Satur­day 2: 30 to 4: 30 p. m. at Lans­dale Parks and Re­cre­ation Build­ing 660 Lans­dale Ave ( at 7th St), Lans­dale, 19446 For more in­for­ma­tion: 215- 361- 7137 or info@ syn­orth­penn. org

The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main St., Lans­dale, of­fers free health- re­lated pro­grams for adults 55 years of age and older. In­for­ma­tion: 215- 3627432.

• “Healthy Liv­ing,” a weight con­trol pro­gram, is held Thursdays at 2 p.m.

• Tai Chi classes are of­fered Mon­days at 5 p.m., the cost is $25 for a six week ses­sion and Yoga is of­fered Mon­days at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $30 for a six week ses­sion.

The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion hosts events. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215855- 6191.

Cen­tral Mont­gomery Med­i­cal Cen­ter, 100 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive, Lans­dale, will host Sahaja Yoga Med­i­ta­tion classes ev­ery Satur­day from noon to 1: 30 p. m. in Class­room A. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215361- 7137.

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