Date­book Notes

North Penn Life - - DATEBOOK -

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@mont­gomerynews.com. No phone calls.

• Re­spon­si­ble Poli­cies for An­i­mals: Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. For ages 13 and up. Learn about changes needed for DOO DnLPDOs WR OHDG IuO­fiOOLnJ lives.

• Mak­ing Pow­er­ful Pre­sen­ta­tions: Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. Sign up at the li­brary for the work­shop, of­fered by Alv­ina Peat.

• Am­a­teur Ra­dio: Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. Call 610-5175074 for de­tails.

• Bet­ter Health Skin Care: Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. Learn how to take bet­ter care of your skin.

• Crib­bage: Tuesdays 1 p.m.

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

• Knit­ting/Cro­chet Club: 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.

• Stitch and Chat: Fri­days at 1 p.m. MOVIES: • Fri­day Night Movies: Show­time is 6 p.m. Oct. 12: “Snow White and the Hunts­man” (PG-13, 127 min­utes); Oct. 19: “The Avengers” (PG-13, 143 min­utes); Oct. 26: “Alvin and the Chip­munks meet Franken­stein” (G, 78 min­utes), movie to be­gin af­ter cos­tume con­test at about 6:30. KIDS’ COR­NER: • Lit­tle Builders’ Club: Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Chil­dren of all ages wel­come.

• Miss Lisa’s Fam­ily Sto­ry­time: For chil­dren ages 2 to 5. Par­ents and sib­lings are wel­come. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.; Fri­days at 11:30 a.m.

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

• Ki­wa­nis Sto­ry­time: De­bra Hawk, a mem­ber of the Lans­dale Ki­wa­nis Club,

at will read sto­ries and com­plete fun ac­tiv­i­ties with the kids. Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m. The theme is “Hal­loween.”

• Free Math Help: Mon­days at 4 p.m. Free tu­tor­ing in ba­sic math for students.

• Free Tu­tor­ing by Youth Lit: The Amer­i­can Youth 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. youth­lit.org. BOOK GROUPS: • Book Dis­cus­sion Group: Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion will be a reader’s choice.

• Men’s Book Dis­cus­sion: Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is “Lusi­ta­nia” by Diana Pre­ston. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • First Fri­day Used Book Sale: Oct. 5 from 4 to 9 p.m. $ YDULHWy RI fiFWLRn, nRn­fiF­tion and chil­dren’s hard­back and pa­per­back books and movies.

• Fes­ti­val of Books: Oct. 6 at 10:30 a.m. Books at 40 to 60 per­cent dis­count for ba­bies, chil­dren and youth. Pre­sented by the Peace Project/Kids for Peace.

• Ok­to­ber­fest: Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Whites Road Park. Fourth an­nual Ok­to­ber­fest with an LnWHUnDWLRnDO flDLU. 0usLF, dance, beer gar­den, food, games, crafts, etc.

• Meet the Au­thor and Artist: Oct. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Il­lus­tra­tor Brigida Mi­chop­u­los shows how she cre­ates her art­work and about the book “Suf­fer the Chil­dren: Grow­ing Up in Italy Dur­ing WWII; Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. Mi- chop­u­los and au­thor Donato DeSi­mone will dis­cuss the book.

• Hal­loween Cos­tume Party: Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. Come join the parade around the li­brary and see if you can win the prize for best cos­tume!

• Cloth­ing Col­lec­tion Drive: Through Nov. 9. Ready to clean out your clos­ets? Do­nate to a good cause - Cra­dles to Crayons. Look for the card­board box at the li­brary. Check the list of needed items at cradlestocrayons. org/ philadel­phia. Lo­cal Brownie Troop #71525 is co­or­di­nat­ing!

PRO- over­see­ing and help en­gi­neer Lego cre­ations. No fee. Lego do­na­tions wel­come. Lim­ited to chil­dren in third grade and up!

FAM­ILY DAY GRAMS: Sto­ry­times: • Pa­jama Party Story Hour: Oct. 10, 17 and 24 (Hal­loween theme) at 6:30 p.m. Mrs. Pfeil, for­mer li­brar­ian at St. Rose El­e­men­tary School, will read books for kids at spe­cial evening story times. Chil­dren are wel­come to come ready for bed!

• Who Let the Dogs In?: Oct. 13 and 27 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Chil­dren will read to a trained ther­apy dog. Sign-up re­quired.

• Spe­cial Needs Story Time: Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Chil­dren with spe­cial needs (all ages) 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.

• Makin’ Mu­sic: Oct. 24, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. Ex­pe­ri­ence Rockin’ Rhythms at this mu­sic en­rich­ment pro­gram. All are wel­come.

• Fri­day Story Hour: All ages are in­vited each Fri­day from 2 to 3 p.m. in the li­brary. TEEN PRO­GRAMS: • Teen Club — Ev­ery Wed­nes­day in Oc­to­ber from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. En­joy a good book, movie or game with friends. Ask at the cir­cu­la­tion desk about check­ing out an eReader loaded with book choices. Oct. 10: Game Night; Oct. 17: Movie Night (Corps Bride), starts at 6 p.m.; Oct. 24: Game Night. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Snap Shot PA: Oct. 15. Li­braries throughout the state will take pic­tures and col­lect in­for­ma­tion about what hap­pened dur­ing their day as a snap­shop of what their or­ga­ni­za­tion does for peo­ple who use them. No reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

• Adults Dis­cuss Books: One Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $10 each. Oct. 16: “The Shoe­maker’s Wife:” A Novel by Adri­ana Tri­giani; Nov. 20: “The Se­cret Daugh­ter,” by Shilpi-So­maya-Gowda.

• Wii Bowl­ing for Adults: First and third Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon at 2 p.m. Next date: Oct. 17.

• Movie Time: Oct. 22: “Bird­song”; Nov. 26: “The Help.”

• AARP Driver Safety Class­room Course: Nov. 27 and 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. For driv­ers 50+. Learn proven strate­gies to help main­tain yRuU FRn­fiGHnFH EHKLnG WKH wheel, and get a great dis­count on your car in­sur­ance. Free to mil­i­tary vet­er­ans and their de­pen­dents. Oth­ers wel­come for a fee of $12 for AARP mem­bers, $14 for non-AARP mem­bers.

• Amer­i­can Sign Lan­guage: Ev­ery Thurs­day through Nov. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call 610-6040450.

• 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 fiUsW-FRPH, fiUsW-sHUYHG EDsLs.

CLUBS WITH NO FEES:

• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pat­tern and come join WKH NnLWWHUs Ey WKH fiUHSODFH each Tues­day be­gin­ning at 10 a.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: • 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 Veg­eta­bles (pres­sure can­ning).

• 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, Kin­dles, tablets, iPods, iPhones and an­droids. Ask at the cir­cu­la­tion desk for an in­struc­tion sheet for your spe­cific de­vice, all you need is a cur­rent li­brary card! Hav­ing trou­ble get­ting started? Stop by the li­brary any Mon­day af­ter 5 p.m. for one-on-one help.

• Blood Pres­sure Screening — 1 to 2 p.m. fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month. The NP Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screening at the Li­brary. No ap­point­ment or fee. FUNDRAIS­ING: • Book, Bake and Plant Sale: Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come to find ex­cel­lent reads, tasty home baked treats and fall mums from Mr. Ott of Meng Road Green­house. All pro­ceeds go to the North Wales Area Li­brary. Book do­na­tions are still be­ing ac­cepted (no dic­tionar­ies or text­books, please!). The sale will be open un­til Oct. 13.

• Bike Ride: Oct. 20. Adults and chil­dren over 8 years are in­vited to join a 7.1 mile bi­cy­cle ride through North Wales and Up­per Gwynedd. Par­tic­i­pants are asked to col­lect pledges of $1 for ev­ery mile they ride, or pay a $10 reg­is­tra­tion fee. Ride be­gins at 9 a.m. Reg­is­tra­tion forms are avail­able at the li­brary.

• High Tea at the Li­brary: Nov. 10 at noon. The lun­cheon in­cludes soup, tea sand­wiches, desserts, the Queen’s Di­a­mond Ju­bilee Tea and en­ter­tain­ment. Fee: $25.

• Adopt-A-Brick — For $100, an en­graved brick will be in­stalled at the Vet­er­ans 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 ben­e­fit from the pro­ceeds of 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 (8473) or email pointser­vicectr@ gmail. com. Val­ley Forge Road, Lans­dale. The cost is $2.50 per per­son per ses­sion. In­for­ma­tion: 610-275-7614 or 215368-7359.

• Weekly round dance lessons will be held from 7: 30 p. m. to 9: 30 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 215- 997- 7688.

Dance classes at the PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main St. Lans­dale: Ball­room dance classes: Learn the ba­sics of the fox trot, cha cha, jit­ter­bug and waltz. Be­gin­ners ball­room: Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. In­ter­me­di­ate ball­room: Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Be­gin­ners line danc­ing: Thursdays, 12:30-1 p.m. Line danc­ing: Thursdays, 1 p.m. Tap danc­ing: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Cost is $24 for sixweek ses­sions. Call 215362-7432 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 cen­ter hosts tal­ented re­gional per­form­ing artists one Fri­day af­ter­noon per month. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-3627432.

• The cen­ter hosts evening dances for adults 55 years of age and older the sec­ond Fri­day of each month from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The evening in­cludes a live band. Tick­ets are $8 per per­son and can be pur­chased at the door.

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