Date­book Notes

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The dead­line for Date­book is noon Tues­day two weeks be­fore the de­sired pub­li­ca­tion date. Only dated events lo­cal to this news­pa­per will be listed. In­for­ma­tion should in­clude event, date, time, ap­pli­ca­ble fees and an in­for­ma­tion tele­phone num­ber that may be pub­lished. Send to North Penn Life Date­book, c/o Mont­gomery News­pa­pers, 290 Com­merce Drive, Fort Wash­ing­ton, PA 19034; fax to 215-643-9475; email npcblife@mont­ No phone calls.

• Psy­chic De­vel­op­ment Group: Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. Sign up at www.meetup. com (en­ter zip code 19446F. Cost: $5.

• In­tro­duc­tion to Crib­bage: Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. Come learn the rules, ter­mi­nol­ogy and ba­sic strate­gies of crib­bage.

• Chess Club: Sept. 15 at 10:30 a.m.

• The Grail Move­ment of Amer­ica: Sept. 15 at 12:30 p.m. Learn about and study Abd-ru-shin’s work, “In the Light of Truth.”

• MOMS Club: Sept. 17 at 10:15 a.m.

• Cam­era Club: Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.

• Philadel­phia Tea Party Pa­tri­ots: Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

• Na­tional Al­liance on Men­tal Ill­ness (NAMI): Sept. 19 at 6:45 p.m. A peer­run sup­port group.

• Na­tional MS Op­ti­mists Sup­port Group: Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

• Work­ing in the United States: Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. This class is for im­mi­grants to the United States who are in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about the cul­tural as­pects of work­ing in the United States. To reg­is­ter, call 610209-3135 or email com­mu­ni­cate­with­ease@ com­cast. net.

• How Healthy Are You? Know Your Num­bers: Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. Free health screen­ings (blood pres­sure and other mea­sure- mentsF from noon to 1 p.m. To reg­is­ter, call 215-4812204. Class size is lim­ited.

• Am­a­teur Ra­dio: Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Call 610-5175074 for de­tails.

• Free Math Help: Mon­days at 4 p.m. Free tu­tor­ing for students in grades 7 to 12 in any math sub­ject.

• Mex­i­can Train Domi­noes: Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

• Knit and Cro­chet with Judy: Wed­nes­days at 4:30 p.m. Be­gin­ners, novices, who­ever – if you’re look­ing for a nice way to re­lax and so­cial­ize, bring a cur­rent project or a skein of yarn and nee­dles to start.

• WRAP Well­ness Re­cov­ery Ac­tion Plan Group: Wed­nes­days at 1:30 p.m.

• Knit­ting/Cro­chet­ing Group: Wed­nes­days at 4:30 p.m.

• Cro­chet­ing Group: Fri­days at 1 p.m. MOVIES: • Fri­day Movie Mati­nees: Show­time is 2 p.m. Aug. 24: “The Iron Gi­ant” (PG, 86 min­utesF; Aug. 31: “Trea­sure Planet (PG, 95 min­utesF.

• Fri­day Night Movies: Show­time is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14: “The Hunger Games” (PG-13, 142 min­utesF; Sept. 21: “The Lucky One” (PG13, 101 min­utesF; Sept. 28: “The Pi­rates! Band of Mis­fiWs (3G, 88 PLnuWHs). KIDS’ COR­NER: • Ki­wa­nis Sto­ry­time: De­bra Hawk, a mem­ber of the Lans­dale hi­wa­nis Club, will read sto­ries and com­plete fun ac­tiv­i­ties with the kids. Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m.; the theme is camp­ing; Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m.; the theme is “Mup­pets.”

• Home­school­ers’ Get To­gether: Sept. 4 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

• Lit­tle Builders’ Club: Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. Chil­dren of all ages wel­come.

• Make Your Own Sur­vival Strap: Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. Come learn how to make a sur­vival wrist­band us­ing para­chute cord. Sign up at the li­brary. Cost: $3.

• Miss Lisa’s Fam­ily Sto­ry­time: For chil­dren ages 2 to 5. Par­ents and sib­lings are wel­come. Sept. 20 and 27: 10:30 a.m.; Sept. 21 and 28: 11:30 a.m.

• Miss Lisa’s In­fant Sto­ry­time: Sept. 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m. For chil­dren un­der 2 and their par­ents/care­givers.

• Math Tu­tor­ing: Mon­days from 4 to 6 p.m. Free tu­tor­ing in any math sub­ject for students up to grade 12.

• Free Tu­tor­ing by Youth Lit: The Amer­i­can vouth Lit­er­acy Foun­da­tion is of­fer­ing tu­tor­ing to chil­dren in grades 1 to 5 who need help with read­ing. Tu­tor­ing is pro­vided by trained vol­un­teers. Tu­tors will work with your child af­ter school for 30 min­utes per week, usu­ally Fri­day af­ter­noons be­tween 4 and 5:30. Other times may be avail­able. Please sign up us­ing the form avail­able at the li­brary. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www. youth­ BOOK GROUPS: • Men’s Book Dis­cus­sion: Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is “Riders of the Pur­ple Sage” by wane Grey.

• Book Dis­cus­sion Group: Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is “Tara Road” by Maeve Binchy. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • Cel­e­brate Founders Day: Aug. 25. North Penn S Gaugers model train dis­play at the li­brary; li­brary com­put­ers open to all; ex­tended hours at the li­brary, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Amer­i­can Red Cross blood drive: Aug. 30 from 2 to 7 p.m.

• First Fri­day Used Book Sale: Sept. 7 from 4 to 9 S.P. $ YDULHWy RI fiFWLRn, nRn­fiFWLRn DnG FKLOGUHn’s hard­back and pa­per­back books and movies.

• Trivia Night: Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Third an­nual beef and beer trivia con­test. Which team will win?

• Ok­to­ber­fest: Oct. 6 Fourth an­nual Ok­to­ber­fest ZLWK Dn LnWHUnDWLRnDO flDLU. Mu­sic, dance, beer gar­den, food, games, crafts, etc. name and birth date of any new baby in your house­hold.

• Lego Club — This new club will meet each Thurs­day af­ter­noon from 4 to 5 p.m. The North Penn High School hey Club will be over­see­ing and help en­gi­neer Lego cre­ations. No fee. Lego do­na­tions wel­come.


• Fi­nal Day Party: Cat’s Pa­jama’s Mu­sic Pro­gram — Aug. 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sto­ry­times: • Fri­day Story Hour — All ages wel­come. Aug. 24 and 31 from 2 to 3 p.m. Also, visit the Up­per Gwynedd Gazebo for story hour each Fri­day in Au­gust at 11 a.m.

• Tues­day Story Hour — Spon­sored by Tar­get. Ages 3-6 are in­vited to at­tend Aug. 28 from 10 to 11 a.m.

• Our Lit­tle Book­worms — Toddlers (12 months to 3 yearsF meet on sev­eral Tues­day each month at 10 a.m. for 30 min­utes of sto­ry­time. Up­com­ing meet­ing: Aug. 28.

• Spe­cial Needs Story Time — Chil­dren with spe­cial needs (all agesF and sib­lings are wel­come to at­tend. The sto­ries and mu­sic will be geared to­ward ages 2 to 6 and the en­vi­ron­ment will be sen­sory friendly. The pro­gram will be held the sec­ond Tues­day morn­ing of each month from 10 to 10:30 in the li­brary community rooms. TEEN PRO­GRAMS: • Teen Club — Ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. En­joy a good book, talk about it and have treats! No fee. Please stop by the cir­cu­la­tion desk to reg­is­ter and pick up a copy of the book for dis­cus­sion. Ages 12 and up. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Cre­at­ing a Health­ier


• Knit One, Purl Two Mem­ory: Brain Games - Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. Pre­sented by Patricia Anasiewicz, RN, MSN, Community Health Outreach nurse at Abing­ton Health/Lans­dale Hospi­tal. Bring a bagged lunch. Reser­va­tions re­quired. No fee. Call 215-481-2204.

• Adults Dis­cuss Books — One Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $10 each.

• De­tect­ing Women Book Dis­cus­sion Pro­gram — This PA Hu­man­i­ties Coun­cil spon­sored pro­gram will be held in the li­brary community rooms from 1 to 3 p.m. No fee; books pro­vided on a fiUVW-FRPH, fiUVW-VHUVHG EDVLV. Club — Bring your yarn and pat­tern and come join WKH NQLWWHUV EY WKH fiUHSODFH each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at 2 p.m.

• Mex­i­can Train Domi­noes — Play­ers of all abil­i­ties are wel­come to play ev­ery Thurs­day 1 to 4 p.m.

• Mahjong Group — Join the gang each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at 12:30 p.m. in the main li­brary. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • Meet the Au­thor: Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Carol Po­lis, au­thor of “The Lady is a Champ” will be host­ing a book talk, QCA ses­sion and sign­ing of her newly pub­lished book. Copies avail­able for $20 each.

• Beth Miller, mas­ter food pre­server with the Mont­gomery County Ex­ten­sion Ser­vice, will show a DVD about the top­ics listed and host a ques­tio­nand-an­swer pe­riod from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15: Can­ning segeta­bles (pres­sure can­ningF.

• Get a new eReader or Smart­phone? Li­brary eBooks and au­dio­books for these de­vices are avail­able for free through the li­brary! Books are com­pat­i­ble with all Nooks, hin­dles, tablets, iPods, iPhones and an­droids. Ask at the cir­cu­la­tion desk for an in­struc­tion VKHHW IRU YRUU VSHFL­fiF GHvice, all you need is a cur­rent li­brary card! Hav­ing trou­ble get­ting started? Stop by the li­brary any­time from 7 to 9 p.m. on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month for oneon-one help.

• Blood Pres­sure Screening — 1 to 2 p.m. fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month. The NP sisit­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screening at the Li­brary. No ap­point­ment or fee. FUNDRAIS­ING: • Golf Out­ing — Join us for the fourth an­nual Golf Clas­sic at Limekiln Golf Club Sept. 28. Con­tri­bu­tions of prizes, give­aways or ser­vices for the event are wel­come. 11 a.m. shot­gun start. $125 per golfer or $400 per four­some. Call about spon­sor­ship pos­si­bil­i­ties. Premier spon­sor: North Wales Wa­ter Author­ity.

• Adopt-A-Brick — For $100, an en­graved brick will be in­stalled at the seter­ans Memo­rial Flag Pole. Or­der forms avail­able at the li­brary.

• By­ers Choice — Sto­ry­Teller is avail­able for sale at the li­brary. $70/each plus $10 if ship­ping is needed.

• Do­nate your car to the North Wales Area Li­brary — The li­brary will EHQH­fiW IURP WKH SURFHHGV RI the sale or sal­vage of your ve­hi­cle and your do­na­tion is tax de­ductable. Contact Point Ser­vice Cen­ter and tell them you want to do­nate your ve­hi­cle to the NWAL. Ar­range­ments will be made to tow your ve­hi­cle, if nec­es­sary, at no cost to you. Call Point Ser­vice Cen­ter at 215699-TIRE (8473F or email pointser­ dance class will be held weekly from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 1020 sal­ley Forge Road, Lans­dale. The cost is $2.50 per per­son per ses­sion. In­for­ma­tion: 610-275-7614 or 215-368-7359.

• Weekly round dance lessons will be held from 7: 30 p. m. to 9: 30 p. m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 1020 sal­ley Forge Road, Lans­dale. The cost is $ 5 per cou­ple per ses­sion.

North Penn Lodge No. 1979 will host coun­try line danc­ing on Tuesdays and swing danc­ing on Wed­nes­days at the North Penn ELhS, 2737 Trew­ing­town Rd., ColMarch Be­gin­ners’ lessons start at 7 p.m. The cost is $8. For more in­for­ma­tion call Dave at 215997-7688.

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