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Doylestown Hospi­tal, lo­cated at 595 W. State St., Doylestown, will of­fer the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• Build­ing the Fam­ily: Feb. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Chil­dren’s Vil­lage on the grounds of the hospi­tal. This monthly group for teen par­ents and their chil­dren dis­cusses topics rel­e­vant to par­ent­ing and in­tro­duces meth­ods and re­sources es­sen­tial to rais­ing healthy young chil­dren and DFKLHVLQJ VHOI-VUI­fiFLHQFY.

The group is spon­sored by Child, Home and Com­mu­nity, Inc., a com­mu­nity part­ner. The pro­gram is free. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired, call 215-348-9770 for in­for­ma­tion.

• Adult Loss of Par­ent Group: Feb. 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The group is open to any­one who has had a loss in the past 13 months. This group will com­bine group sup­port with ed­u­ca­tional in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing loss and grief. The group is open to newly be­reaved in­di­vid­u­als and will pro­vide op­por­tu­ni­ties for those griev­ing a re­cent loss to gain in­sights, dis­cuss cop­ing strate­gies, DNG fiNG VuSSRUW ZKHN FRSing. For more in­for­ma­tion, in­clud­ing lo­ca­tion, and to reg­is­ter, con­tact Karyn Arnold, Be­reave­ment Co­or­di­na­tor, at 215-345-2838. The group is free.

Hospice of North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion is look­ing for vol­un­teers will­ing to share of their time, tal­ents and heart to be­come a hospice vol­un­teer. North Penn VNA will hold vol­un­teer train­ing ses­sions Feb. 2 and 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To reg­is­ter, please visit the North Penn VNA web­site at www.npvna. orgLHospiceVol­un­teer. htm to print the vol­un­teer ap­pli­ca­tion, or con­tact Bill Gar­ri­son, Hospice Vol­un­teer Co­or­di­na­tor, at 215-8558297 ext. 133 for more in­for­ma­tion or to have an ap­pli­ca­tion mailed to you.

Lans­dale’s De­part­ment of Parks and Recre­ation is part­ner­ing with Viva Com­mu­nity Fit­ness to ofIHr yRXtK DnG DGXOt fit­nHVV classes. Classes sched­uled in­clude Yo­gaLPi­lates and wumba. Classes will be held in the Parks and Recre­ation Build­ing, 660 Lans­dale Ave., Lans­dale. For com­plete course de­scrip­tion, fee, and reg­is­tra­tion form, visit the de­part­ment’s web site at www.lans­dale.org or call 215-361-8353.

North Penn VNA re­minds area res­i­dents that it is not too late to get your flX VKRt. 1RrtK 3Hnn 9LVLt­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion still KDV flX (Ln­flXHnzD) VKRtV avail­able. Shots are free for adults who use Medi­care B as their pri­mary health in­surance. Medi­care cards must be pre­sented to re­ceive the vac­cine at no cost. All oth­ers will be charged $25, payable in cash or by check. A re­ceipt will be pro­vided so you may ob­tain re­im­burse­ment from your in­surance com­pany. Please call 215855-6191 to sched­ule a time that is con­ve­nient for you to UHFHLYH yRuU flu VKRW.

Ex­pe­ri­ence your True Self through Sahaja Yoga Med­i­ta­tion: Free classes ev­ery Satur­day 2: 30 to 4: 30 p. m. at Lans­dale Parks and Recre­ation Build­ing 660 Lans­dale Ave ( at 7th St), Lans­dale, 19446 For more in­for­ma­tion: 215- 361- 7137 or info@ syn­orth­penn. org

The Greater North Penn Dental Ini­tia­tive at North Penn VNA pro­vides dental ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als, chil­dren, fam­i­lies and se­niors who do not have dental in­surance. Ser­vices in­clude ex­ams, x-rays, clean­ings, fiOOLNGV, VHDODNWV, HxWUDF­tions, den­ture ad­just­ments DNG GHNWuUH fiWWLNGV, DNG DUH pro­vided by li­censed den­tists and dental as­sis­tants. Pa­tients must live in the North Penn, Wis­sahickon or Soud­er­ton school dis­tricts to be el­i­gi­ble for care. Pay­ment for ser­vices is based on a slid­ing scale sys­tem that con­sid­ers house­hold in­come and house­hold size. The Greater North Penn Dental Ini­tia­tive is lo­cated at the North Penn VNA build­ing at 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive in Lans­dale. Call for your ap­point­ment at 1-877-GO-NPSMILES or 1-877-466-7764 or visit www.npvna.org.

The PEAK Cen­ter, 1292 Al­len­town Road, 7RwDPHnFLn ( 1E: AD- D5E66!), RIIHrV IrHH health- re­lated pro­grams for adults 55 years of age and older. In­for­ma­tion: 215- 362- 7432.

• 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.

• Arthri­tis Sup­port Group — The Arthri­tis Sup­port Group, spon­sored by the NPVNA, meets 10:30-11:30 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, 60H years of age, whose in­come does not ex­ceed $20,036 or $26,955 for a cou­ple. Coupons will be dis­trib­uted 1011 a.m. on Tues­days, and 2-3 p.m. on Thurs­days. Proof of age is re­quired.

• 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 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact The PEAK Cen­ter, 315 W. Main Street, Lans­dale, tele­phone, 215-362-7432.

• “Healthy Liv­ing,” a weight con­trol pro­gram, is held Thurs­days at 2 p.m.

• Tai Chi classes are of­fered Mon­days at 5 p.m., the cost is $25 for a six week ses­sion and Yoga is of­fered Mon­days at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $30 for a six week ses­sion.

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• Begin­ners Tai Chi: 6:30 to 7 p.m.

• In­ter­me­di­ate Tai Chi: 7 to 7:30 p.m. of Parks and Recre­ation has shared the fol­low­ing an­nounce­ments:

• 3yVDnNy (8NrDLnLDn EDVtHr EJJV): MDrFK 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1 to 5 p.m. Two work­shops will be of­fered. Learn to cre­ate beau­ti­ful Easter eggs us­ing the in­ter­est­ing cus­tom of Pysanky. The work­shops will be held at the Recre­ation Build­ing, 660 Lans­dale Ave. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion on feels and reg­is­tra­tion, call 215-361-8353 or visit www. Lans­dale.org, and click on the Parks & Recre­ation sec­tion.

• Artists & Crafters :Dn­tHG: Fine artists and crafters have un­til April 22 to sub­mit sam­ples of their work for ju­ry­ing for ac­cep­tance into the 25th an­nual Lans­dale Fes­ti­val of the Arts, to be held Aug. 24. Pho­to­graphs, slides andLor ac­tual pieces may be submitted for jury. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Lans­dale De­part­ment of Parks and Recre­ation at 215-361-8352 or visit www.lans­dale.org.

• Lans­dale Book­ing Bands for Sum­mer: Bands in­ter­ested in re­ceiv­ing con­sid­er­a­tion for in­clu­sion in the 31st An­nual White’s Road Park

Con­cert Se­ries andLor the Mu­sic On Main Street Lunchtime Con­cert Se­ries are asked to sub­mit a demo tape, bi­o­graph­i­cal in­for­ma­tion and sug­gested fee to the Lans­dale De­part­ment of Parks and Recre­ation, One Vine Street, Lans­dale, PA, 19446 or by email to jgrubb@lans­dale. org. The De­part­ment is in­ter­ested in work­ing with bands play­ing any of the fol­low­ing types of mu­sic: big band swing, marches and show tunes, jazz, coun­try, blue­grass, clas­si­cal, blues, pop and con­tem­po­rary. Ad­di­tion­ally, the de­part­ment would like to hear from Chil­dren’s en­ter­tain­ers for the “Chil­dren’s Night Out” pro­gram in White’s Road Park.

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