Date­book Notes

North Penn Life - - Datebook -

The dead­line for aate­book is noon Tues­day two weeks be­fore the de­sired publi­ca­tion date. lnly 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 menn Life aate­book, cLo Mont­gomery News­pa­pers, 290 Com­merce arive, Fort Washington, mA N90P4; fax to 2N5-64P-9475; email npcblife@mont­gomerynews.com. No phone calls.

• Homeschool­ers’ Get To­gether: Jan. 8 from N0:P0 a.m. to noon.

• Psy­chic Devel­op­ment Group: Jan. 12 at N p.m. Are you psy­chic? Want to finG RuW? 6LJn uS DW www. meetup.com (en­ter Lans­dale’s zip code, N9446). Cost: $5.

• Lans­dale Cam­era Club: Jan. 14 at 6:P0 p.m.

• Philadel­phia Tea Party Pa­tri­ots: Jan. 15 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. AIM droup es­pouses three core val­ues: fiVFDO UHVSRnVLELOLWy, FRnVWL­tu­tional lim­ited government and free mar­kets.

• Na­tional Al­liance on Men­tal Ill­ness (NAMI): Jan. 16 at 6:45 p.m. A peer­run sup­port group. Con­nec­tion groups are for and run by peo­ple who live with men­tal ill­ness. Fa­cil­i­ta­tors are trained; many are cer­ti­fiHG SHHU VSHFLDOLVWV.

• Na­tional MS Op­ti­mists Sup­port Group: Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.

• Amaz­ing Moms-Nurs­ing/New Mom Sup­port Group: Jan. 23 at NN:P0 a.m. Sup­port­ive group of moms gather to dis­cuss nurs­ing and rais­ing ba­bies.

• Ama­teur Ra­dio: Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. Call 6N0-5N75074 for de­tails.

• MOMS Club: Jan. 28 at N0:N5 a.m.

• Magic in Mo­tion: Jan. 29 at 6:P0 p.m. Join ma­gi­cian Jim Seaver to learn the hum­ming­bird card trick that puts magic in mo­tion. Tick­ets are $N5. Kits will be avail­able for $20 or $N0 with ticket in ad­vance. Call Kurts Magic World at 2N5-5289488 for more in­for­ma­tion.

• Crib­bage: Mon­days at N p.m.

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

• Knit­ting/Cro­chet Club: Wed­nes­days at 4:P0 p.m. Begin­ners, novices, who­ever – if you’re look­ing for a nice way to re­lax and so­cial- ize, bring a cur­rent project or a skein of yarn and nee­dles to start.

• WRAP Well­ness Re­cov­ery Ac­tion Plan Group: Wed­nes­days at N:P0 p.m.

• Knit­ting/Cro­chet­ing Group: Wed­nes­days at 4:P0 p.m.

• Stitch and Chat: Fri­days at N p.m. BOOK GROUPS: • Book Dis­cus­sion Group: Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion will be “The aevil in the White City” by Erik Lar­son.

• Men’s Book Dis­cus­sion: Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is J.o.o. Tolkien’s “The Hob­bit.” MOVIES: • Fri­day Night Movies: Show­time is 6 p.m. un­less oth­er­wise noted. Dec. 28: “Mada­gas­car P: Europe’s Most Wanted” (md, 9P min­utes); Jan. 11: “Brave” (mdNP, 9P min­utes); Jan. 18: “The ldd Life of Ti­mothy dreen” (md, N05 min­utes). KIDS’ COR­NER: • Miss Lisa’s Fam­ily Sto­ry­time: For chil­dren ages 2 to 5. mar­ents and sib­lings are wel­come. Jan. 17 and 31 at N0:P0 a.m.; Jan. 18 at NN:P0 a.m.

• Miss Lisa’s In­fant Sto­ry­time: Jan. 18 at N0:P0 a.m. For chil­dren un­der 2 and their par­entsL­care­givers.

• Math Mon­days: 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 N to 5 who need help with read­ing. Tu­tor­ing is pro­vided by trained vol­un­teers. Tu­tors will work with your child af­ter school for P0 min­utes per week, usu­ally Fri­day af­ter­noons be­tween 4 and 5:P0. lther times may be avail­able. mlease sign up us­ing the form avail­able at the li­brary. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www. youth­lit.org. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • New Year’s at Noon: Dec. 31 at NN a.m. Kids! mar­ents! drand­par­ents! Join us as we “oing in the New Year” at noon! The party starts at NN a.m. with the movie, “oudolph’s Shiny New Year.” Snacks and noise­mak­ers will be pro­vided.

• First Fri­day Used Book Sale: Jan. 4 at 4 p.m. Come VKRS IRU D YDULHWy RI fiFWLRn, nRn-fiFWLRn DnG FKLOGUHn’V books. Mu­sic and movies are also avail­able at great prices!

• Tak­ing the Pres­sure Off Blood Pres­sure: Jan. 10 at N2:P0 p.m. Join an oN and a nu­tri­tion­ist to learn to make nu­tri­tious food choices and de­ci­pher food la­bels. Free screen­ings and med­i­ca­tion dis­cus­sions.

• Bag­pipes: Mu­sic and His­tory: Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. En­joy a fun hour of bag­pipe his­tory and mu­sic. Find out how bag­pipes work and how to play them.

• Model Train Dis­play: Jan. 25 and 26. Come see a dis­play in the Com­mu­nity ooom, pre­sented by the North menn S daugers.

• Friends of the Lans­dale Pub­lic Li­brary: Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. p.m. All ages wel­come.

• Who Let the Dogs In?: Dec. 22 from N0:P0 to NN:P0 a.m. Chil­dren can sign up to read to a trained ther­apy dog. Sign-up re­quired.

• Baby’s First Book: A gift of lit­er­acy from the Li­brary spon­sored by First Ni­a­gara, the mA lne Book Ev­ery Young Child 20N2 se­lec­tion, “Stop Snor­ing, Bernard!,” is pre­sented to each baby born to a li­brary pa­tron. This statewide ef­fort en­cour­ages adults to share and talk about books and sto­ries with chil­dren. mlease stop by or call the li­brary with the 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 menn High School Key Club will be over­see­ing and help en­gi­neer Lego creations. No fee. Lego do­na­tions wel­come. Lim­ited to chil­dren in third grade and up!

FAM­ILY DAY PRO­GRAMS: ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Tai Chi for Arthri­tis: Ev­ery Thurs­day at N0 a.m. be­gin­ning Jan. 10. A safe, easy-to-learn ex­er­cise class that in­creases vi­tal­ity, men­tal clar­ity and calms the spirit. Cost: $5 per class.

• Adults Dis­cuss Books: lne Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $N0 each. Next meet­ing: Jan. 15 (“Lit­tle Bee” by Chris Cleave)

• Mak­ing Pow­er­ful Pre­sen­ta­tions: Jan. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. Learn to make pre­sen­ta­tions that grab hold of your lis­tener’s at­ten­tion, max­i­mize un­der­stand­ing and re­ten­tion of the topic and turn pas­sive lis­ten­ers into in­volved par­tic­i­pants. The pre­sen­ta­tion is free. oegis­ter at rpeatP@aol.com or at the cir­cu­la­tion desk. Light re­fresh­ments served.

• AARP Driver Safety Class­room Course: Feb. 26 and 27 from N2:P0 to 4 p.m. oegis­ter early for this pop­u­lar 2-day, 8-hour class. $N2 for AAom mem­bers and $N4 for non-AAom mem­bers. Make checks payable to AAom.

CLUBS WITH NO FEES:

• Teen Club (ages 12 and up): Wed­nes­days from 7:P0 to 8:P0 p.m. En­joy a good book, movie or game with friends. Check out our Face­book page by search­ing North Wales Teen Book Club and like us to re­ceive up­dates and re­minders.

• Knit One, Purl Two Club — Bring your yarn and pat­tern and come join WKH NnLWWHUV Ey WKH fiUHSODFH each Tues­day be­gin­ning at N0 a.m.

• Mahjong Group — Join the gang each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at N2:P0 p.m. in the main li­brary.

• Blood Pres­sure Screen­ing: Fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month from N to 2 p.m. No ap­point­ment or fee. The North menn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screen­ings.

• Wii Bowl­ing for Adults: Sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon at 2 p.m.

• Mex­i­can Train Domi­noes — mlay­ers of all abil­i­ties are wel­come to play ev­ery Thurs­day N to 4 p.m. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • 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, imods, imhones 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 any Mon­day af­ter 5 p.m. for one-on-one help.

• Honor the vic­tims of Sandy Hook Ele­men­tary School: Help the li­brary re­mem­ber those that lost their OLYHV Ey SuUFKDVLnJ D fiUVW­grade level book to add to the li­brary shelves. In­side each book will be a spe­cial mes­sage with the im­age of an an­gel, the name of a vic­tim, and, if re­quested, the name of the fam­ily who is do­nat­ing the book in their me­mory. A do­na­tion of $15 will pur­chase the book and per­son­al­ized book­plate.

• Downton Abbey: Feb. 4 through March 25. Want to see what all the chat­ter is about? Come to the li­brary com­mu­nity rooms each Mon­day for about an hour per ses­sion of sea­son one episodes. Sign up and choose your time to view: 2 or 5 p.m.

• Cel­e­brate the Ir­ish: March 18 at 7 p.m. Lo­cal mu­si­cian Doug Buehler will ex­plain the his­tory of and how the bag­pipes work, then will play mu­sic. Try the bag­pipes your­self! Cost: FREE! FUNDRAIS­ING: • 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 EHnH­fiW IURP WKH SURFHHGV 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 kWAL. Ar­range­ments will be made to tow your ve­hi­cle, if nec­es­sary, at no cost to you. Call Point Ser­vice Cen­ter at 215699-TIRE E8473F or email pointser­vicectr@ gmail. com.

• En­ter­tain­ment Books: Get your dis­count coupon book and sup­port the li­brary. Cost: $30.

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