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A EHNHfiW FRNFHUW IRU Community Housing Services will be performed by the Souderton Alumni Men’s Chorus, Jon Leight, director, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 125 N. Main Street, North Wales. Community Services have been helping domestic violence, homeless and near-homeless individuals for over 28 years. Freewill offering. Visit www. UCCnorthwales.org for more information. dren who are descendants of patriots of the American Revolution. Let your child see history come alive through the eyes of their Revolutionary War Ancestor. Monthly meetings and activities are planned for all ages. For more information please write to SSeely00@ comcast.net
Do you have a fear of public speaking? Blue Bell Toastmasters Club can 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 fee: $5. For more info, visit www.bbtoast.org.
The LeTip Chapter of Gwynedd, meets every Tuesday at 7:16 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 how LeTip will benefit your business. LeTip of Lansdale meets every Thursday from 7:01 to 8:31 a.m. at Franconi’s Restaurant, 1200 Welsh Road in North Wales. Please contact Elena Sickles at 610-222-4205 for more information about our chapter.
AMBUCS (American Business Clubs) is a national non-profit charitable association 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! You’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 10:30 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 month at 8 p.m. at the firehall, 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 (part of Doylestown Presbyte-
rian Church), 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 7:30 to 9:30 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 http://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. Information: 215-489-6120 ext. 3 (Maura Farrell). a 42” plasma Ts and an ereader.
• The Thrift Shop at St. Peter’s is open for business. 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.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale, invites the community, along with their pets, to the annual Blessing of the Animals service Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. This worship service is an outdoor service, weather permitting.
The Church of the Holy Spirit, at the corner of Sumneytown Pike and Barndt Road, Harlyesville, will hold the following events:
• Jazz and Joe concert: Oct. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. Concert will feature the Alan Segal nuartet, along with coffee and snacks. For more information, call the church at 215-234-8020.
• Pulled Pork and Apple Bake: Oct. 13 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per adult, $6 for children under 12. Takeout is available. Get tickets at the door or call the church at 215-234-8020 or email administrator@ churchoftheholyspirit.us.
Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church, 837 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, will hold a Rummage Sale Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The church will also hold a Bag Sale Oct. 13 from 8 to 11 a.m. Gently used items for sale will include clothing for all the family, accessories, books, linens, small household items, costume jewelry, games and toys. For more information, call 215-699-9159.
Lansdale United Methodist Church will hold its Fall Rummage Sale Oct. 12 from 1 to 7 p.m. and Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All items will be half price on Saturday. Household items/ linens, books, DsD’s, CD’s, games/puzzles, holiday decorations, electronics, clothing, jewelry and furniture will be available. The event will be held at the church at 300 N. Broad Street, Lansdale. Call 215-855-8364 or visit www.lansdale-umc.org for more information.
• The church will host a Taize Prayer Service Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. A light dinner will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m., cost by donation. Reservations are required for the dinner. Please call 215-8558364. All are welcome.
St. John’s United Church of Christ, 500 West Main Street, Lansdale, will celebrate the 25th season of its Artist Series Oct. 14 with Bronze and Brass. Music for four trumpets will be played by David Disalentino, Alan Malachowski, Peter Neu, and David Orehowsky. St. Peter’s Belles, a handbell choir from St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in North Wales, under the direction of Liz Grebe, will perform music from their recent tour to Germany. The concert begins at 4 p.m. While there is no admission charge for this St. John’s Artist Series concert, there will be a freewill offering. For more information and directions to the church, visit the church’s web site at www.st-johnsucc.org or call the church at 215-855-5489.
please mage Sale Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main Street, Lansdale. The sale will take place in Hyson Hall. Admission is free. Items for sale will include gently-used children’s clothing, toys, equipment (high chairs, toddler beds/cribs and baby swings) and fall/ winter seasonal wear. No strollers permitted inside the hall. For more information or questions regarding the rummage sale, please go to our Facebook page at facebook. com/ kidsrummagesale, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
County Line Landscape Nursery will host their annual Smashing Pumpkins to Smash Hunger event Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 S.P. 7KH HYHQW EHQHfiWV 7KH Shepherd’s Shelf Food Cupboard in Kulpsville, which assists local people to put a nutritious meal on the table for their families. Come out for seasonal food, chocolate tastings and free hot dogs. Customers can also pick out pumpkins at a discounted price. For more information, visit www.countylinenursery.net or call 215-723-8956.
The Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association will hold the Green Ribbon Trail Race Oct. 7 at 9:30 a.m. The race, sponsored by the North Wales Running Company, is ideal for all level of trail runners. 7KH fiYH-PLOH ORRS FRUUVH begins and ends at the rpper Gwynedd Township Park in North Wales. Register today at www.wvwa.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.
The third annual Green Halloween Festival will be held Oct. 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Macy’s Court, Montgomery Mall. The event will feature a costume contest, NLGV DFWLYLWLHV, UDIflH SULZHV and giveaways. sisit facebook.com/greenhalloweenphiladelphia for more information.
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The Wounded Warriors Dodgeball Tournament will be held Nov. 3 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Indian salley Family vMCA, 890 Maple Avenue, Harleysville. The tournament is hosted in honor of the men and women who have served our country. 50 percent of the proceeds will go to the Wounded Warriors Foundation, which provides assis- tance to veterans injured in combat. Sign up as a team or individually.