Drama & Dance
The Laymen Playmen, Inc, is proud to announce they will be performing Music Theatre International’s classical musical comedy, The Pajama Game, for their 26th production. Auditions will be held Sept. 13 from 7-9 p.m. and Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. Auditions will be
held at Emmanuel Evangelical Congregational Church, EEC, on Lincoln Avenue and Main Street, HDWfiHOG. &RPH SUHSDUHG to sing a song and follow some dance steps. Visit www. laymenplaymen. org for forms and audition materials. For more information, call 215-368-9484. Show dates will be in February at the Lansdale United Methodist Church.
Perky Promenaders STuDrH DDnFH COuE, United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, offers dance classes and lessons. InformationW 215- 5428374 or www. perkyprom. org.
• A beginners square GDnFH FODss will be held weekly from 7W30 p.m. to 9W30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 1020 Valley Forge Road, Lansdale. The cost is $2.50 per person per session. InformationW 610-275-7614 or 215368-7359.
• WHHNOy rRunG GDnFH lessons will be held from 7W30 p.m. to 9W30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 1020 Valley 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 ELKS, 2737 Trewingtown Rd., ColMarch Beginners’ lessons start at 7 p.m. The cost is $8. For more information call Dave at 215997-7688.
DDnFH FODssHs DW WKH 3(A. CHnWHr: Ballroom dance classesW Learn the basics of the fox trot, cha cha, jitterbug and waltz. Beginners ballroomW Thursdays, 6W30 to 7W30 p.m. Intermediate ballroomW Thursdays, 5W30 to 6W30 p.m. Beginners line dancingW Thursdays, 12W30-1 p.m. Line dancingW Thursdays, 1 p.m. Tap dancingW Thursdays, 10W30 a.m. Cost is $24 for six-week sessions. Call 215-362-7432 for information and registration. Instructor John Long has been teaching ballroom, tap and line dance at many venues including the PEAK Center for over 20 years.
The PEAK Center, 315 W. Main St., Lansdale, hosts talented regional performing artists one Friday afternoon per month. For more information, call 215-362-7432.
• 7KH FHnWHr KRsWs HYHnLnJ GDnFHs IRr DGuOWs 55 years of age and older WKH sHFRnG )rLGDy of each month from 7W30 to 10W30 p.m. The evening includes a live band. Tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased at the door. run each Wednesday in September. The concerts begin at noon. Call the recreation RIfiFH DW 215-361-8353 RU visit www.lansdale.org for more information. • SHSW. 5: Craig Bickhardt • SHSW. 12: Sal Anthony • SHSW. 19: Where’s Pete • SHSW. 26: JD Malone & The Experts Revolutionary War Ancestor. Monthly meetings and activities are planned for all ages. For more information please write to SSeely00@ comcast.net
DR yRu KDYH D IHDr RI SuEOLF sSHDNLnJ? BOuH BHOO 7RDsWPDsWHrs COuE FDn help. We meet from 7 to 9 p.m., on the second and fourth Tuesday at the Marriott Courtyard, located on Route 202, directly across from the Montgomeryville Mall. Learn how to improve communication and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment. Guests are welcome. Admission feeW $5. For more info, visit www.bbtoast.org.
The PennSuburban CKDPEHr RI CRPPHrFH will hold the following events Efor reservations to any of the following, call 215-362-9200 or email info@PennSuburban.orgF
• Morning Chat at the CKDPEHr: SHSW. 6 from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Chamber’s offiFH, 34 6uVTuHKDQQD $YH., Lansdale. Morning Chat is a monthly networking opportunity for members only. The agenda will include an introduction by each attendee, followed by an unstructured hour to share ideas and pose TuHVWLRQV IRU WKH JURuS WR discuss. The Chamber will provide coffee and members are welcomed to bring a breakfast item to share. CostW FREE to members.
• Business Card ExFKDnJH: SHSW. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Shops at Blue Bell, 1750 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. CostW FREE.
• Women’s Network LunFKHRn: SHSW. 19 at Cedarbrook Country Club, 180 Penlynn Pike, Blue Bell. Guest speakerW Dr. Karen A. Stout, President, Montgomery County Community College. Sponsored by Seitz, Leatherman & Kolb LLC. Registration and networking begins at 11W30 a.m. Lunch and program from noon to 1W30 p.m. CostW $28 for members; $35 for non-members.
• 3rHSDrH WR LDunFK! A primer for starting your RZn EusLnHss: SHSW. 25 from 8 to 10W30 a.m at DeSales University, 815 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale. Learn how to create a busiQHVV SODQ, REWDLQ fiQDQFLQJ, establish the correct legal entity, marketing plan, and budget. Chamber non-members only. CostW $10.
• Business Card ExFKDnJH: SHSW. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. Hosted by The Wooden Duck, 4033 Skippack Pike, Skippack. CostW FREE.
• Are You Confused AERuW HHDOWKFDrH 5HIRrP? SHSW. 28 from 11W30 a.m. to 1W30 p.m. Luncheon and panel discussion will be held at Meadowood of Worcester, 3205 Skippack
Pike, Worcester. Presented Ey 86, $IfinLWy Ln FRnjunction with the chamber’s healthcare committee. Chamber members only; limited seating. CostW $15.
• Breakfast News Network, 7W30-8W45 a.m. at Normandy Farm Hotel E1401 Morris Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422F $15 members, includes full buffet breakfast. Join us for a networking program at Normandy Farm Hotel every Thursday morning for breakfast, business news, informative speakers and plenty of networking. The cost includes a full breakfast buffet. Copies of the business cards will be made available to those who would like them.
The LeTip Chapter of Gwynedd, meets every Tuesday at 7W16 a.m. We meet at the Clubhouse Too Diner at the corner of Sumneytown Pike & Church Road in Lansdale. LeTip is a professional business lead exchange network. Please call and join us for a meeting. Call 215-779-0723
LeTip of Lansdale is a professional networking organization with the purpose of exchanging business leads. Attend one of our breakfast meetings to learn KRw /H7LS wLOO EHnHfiW yRuU business. LeTip of Lansdale meets every Thursday from 7W01 to 8W31 a.m. at Franconi’s Restaurant, 1200 Welsh Road in North Wales. Please contact Elena Sickles at 610-2224205 for more information about our chapter.
AMBUCS (American Business Clubs) is a national nRn-SURfiW FKDULWDEOH DVVRFLDtion with a mission dedicated to creating independence for those with physical disabilities. The members of the Upper Gwynedd Chapter are involved in many projects within our community, including providing AmTrykes, therapeutic tricycles specially tailored to the needs of children with disabilities, the construction of wheelchair ramps, and the design and construction of a local playground. Members participate in Special Olympics activities and have donated many other gifts to families and organizations supporting children with special needs. If you are interested in joining, or would like additional information, please contact Barbara at 215-362-3878 or visit www. ambucs.org. Meetings are held at Trinacria Restaurant in Blue Bell at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. We’d love to have new members join us so please give us a call! vou’ll experience a great deal of satisfaction and develop a multitude of friendships as well.
The Greater North Penn Regional Collaborative Board of Directors holds public meetings the second Tuesday of each month from 10W30 a.m. to noon at the North Penn Visiting Nurse Association, 51 Medical Campus Drive, Lansdale. For more information, call Kathleen Fitzgerald at 215855-8296.
7KH )LUHfiJKWHUV AUxiliary of the Colmar Volunteer Fire Co. is looking for members. Interested participants can live in any town. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each PRnWK DW 8 S.P. DW WKH fiUHhall, 2700 Walnut Street, ColMarch For more information, call Carol at 215361-9620.
Single Volunteers of Bucks County meets every third Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Andrews Hall Epart of Doylestown Presbyterian ChurchF, 125 Mechanic Street. Parking is located on Church Street. On all other Tuesdays, the group meets at the Churchville Nature Center on Churchville Lane. The group is for singles who want to make friends while helping their community through volunteering. For more information or directions, visit www. svbucks.org.
The Lansdale Chapter of the American Association of University Women meets the third Tuesday of each month from 7W30 to 9W30 p.m. at the North Penn High School District Educational Service Center, Church Road and Hancock Street, Lansdale. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 215-368-9665 or visit httpW//aauwlansdale.org.
PRO-ACT, a volunteerbased, grassroots organization that works to reduce the stigma of drug/alcohol addiction and to ensure the availability of treatment options, hosts informational sessions. InformationW 215-489-6120 ext. 3 EMaura FarrellF.
Lansdale United Methodist Church, located at 300 North Broad Street, will host a Taize Prayer Service Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. A light dinner will be served from 6 to 6W30 p.m., cost by donation. Reservations are required for the dinner. Please call 215-855-8364. All are welcome.
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 9W30 a.m. to 4W30 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. but it is transferable for a future bus tour. For questions, call 215-256-3020 or email email@example.com.
The PEAK Center will hold the eight annual Prime Time Health Walk Sept. 13 from 10W30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fischer’s Park, 2225 Bustard Road, Lansdale. PEAK Center participants will join older adults from all over Montgomery County for a walk in the park, lunch and a Tai Chi demonstration. Wear a blue shirt or scarf for team unity. The free event is sponsored by the Montgomery County 2IfiFH RI $JLnJ DnG $GuOW Services. Call 215-362-7432 by Aug. 30 to register.
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/5k- race. For more information, please contact Race Chair, Nihad Kaiseruddin, at NihadAK@yahoo.com. Cathy Hetznecker will teach participants to make a crocheted rag rug, using old and new fabric. FeeW $55 E$50 for membersF, 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. FeeW $55 E$50 for membersF. 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 10W30-11W30 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 9W30-10W30 a.m. For more information, contact The PEAK Center, 315 W. Main Street, Lansdale, telephone, 215-362-7432.