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The V.I.A. Au­di­to­rium of the Health & Well­ness Cen­ter, 847 Eas­ton Road, War­ring­ton, will of­fer the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• A Mem­ory En­hance­ment Train­ing pro­gram will be held May 14, 21 and 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is an in­no­va­tive pro­gram for adults age 40 and over who wish to im­prove or main­tain their mem­ory abil­ity and ad­dress age-re­lated con­cerns. The course is de­signed to help im­prove mem­ory and dis­cuss fac­tors that af­fect mem­ory. Not in­tended for peo­ple with Alzheimer’s dis­ease or other forms of de­men­tia. This is a li­censed pro­gram of the UCLA Cen­ter on Ag­ing and is pre­sented by fa­cil­i­ta­tors from the PEAK Cen­ter of Lans­dale. The fee is $45. Reg­is­ter on­line at www. dh.org or call 215-345-2121.

Lans­dale’s Depart­ment of Parks and Recre­ation is part­ner­ing with Viva Com­mu­nity Fit­ness to ofIHU yRuWK DnG DGuOW fiWnHVV classes. Classes sched­uled in­clude Yoga/Pi­lates and Zumba. 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 flu VKRW. 1RUWK 3Hnn 9LVLWing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion still KDV flu (Ln­fluHnzD) VKRWV 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, FOHDnLnJV, fiOOLnJV, VHDODnWV,

ex­trac­tions, den­ture adMuVWPHnWV DnG GHnWurH fiWt­ings, and are 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-NP-SMILES or 1-877-466-7764 or visit www.npvna.org.

The PEAK Cen­ter, 1292 Al­len­town Road, Towa­mencin, of­fers free 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.

TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly), a nRnSrR­fiW wHLJKW ORss sXS­port or­ga­ni­za­tion, has es­tab­lished a new chap­ter. Weekly meet­ings will be held at the North Penn and In­dian Val­ley YMCAs Wed­nes­days at 10 a.m. and at the Lans­dale branch Wed­nes­days at 5:30 p.m. Vis­i­tors are wel­come to atWHnG WKHLr firVW PHHWLng IrHH of charge. Mem­ber­ship is $28 per year plus nom­i­nal chap­ter fees. For more in­for­ma­tion on TOPS, visit www. tops.org.

The Well­ness Com­mu­nity At The Anne McCouch Cen­ter (1000 W. Main St., Lans­dale, 215-393-9105) will host the fol­low­ing spe­cial events:

ON­GO­ING WEEKLY PRO­GRAMS

• Be­gin­ners Tai Chi: 6:30 to 7 p.m.

• In­ter­me­di­ate Tai Chi: 7 to 7:30 p.m. 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. elets as well as a se­lec­tion of hot and cold en­trees. $8 for Adults, $7 for se­niors, $5 for chil­dren ages 5 to 12. $FWLYH GuWy firH, SROLFH, PLOL­tary and chil­dren un­der 5 eat free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-368-3044 or info@ kofC4396.org.

The Chal­font Fire Com­pany Aux­il­iary, 301 N. Main St., Chal­font, will be sell­ing turkey hoa­gies May 18 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Hoa­gies are $5.50 each. Ad­vanced or­ders ac­cepted at 215-822-2251.

Men­non­ite Her­itage Cen­ter, 565 Yoder Road, Har­leysville, will be host­ing the fol­low­ing events:

• Monthly Craft Night where you can bring what­ever craft/art form that you en­joy and share a creative evening of craft and con­ver­sa­tion. Craft Night wLOO EH KHOG WKH firsW 7KXrs­day of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free of charge and no regis­tra­tion is needed. Bring your pro­ject and a snack to share. In the event of in­clement weather is fore­cast, please call 215256-3020 or check the web­site www.mhep.org for can­cel­la­tion no­tices.

Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity ReStore, 533 Foundry Road, West Nor­ri­ton, is open Wed­nes­days and Fri­days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Satur­days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., sell­ing Fur­ni­ture, ODPSV, OLgKWLng fixWurHV, SDLnW, WLOH, flRRrLng DnG PuFK more. Do­na­tions are ac­cepted at the ReStore un­til 15 min­utes be­fore clos­ing. To sched­ule a pick-up for do­nated items, call 610-6313149. Restore vol­un­teers are also needed and train­ing/ori­en­ta­tion is pro­vided.

Heart­land Hospice is look­ing for car­ing and ded­i­cated peo­ple with an in­ter­est in serv­ing ter­mi­nally ill pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in the greater Philadel­phia area. Vol­un­teer classes are DYDLODEOH WR fiW HDFK SHrVRn’V sched­ule. Please call 610941-6700 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Are you vi­sion im­paired or blind and would like to try your hand at knit­ting, cro­chet­ing, weav­ing, or other crafts? Come join us in our “Stitches of /RYH” SrR­grDP Rn WKH firVW and third Thurs­day of each month, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ses­sions are held at the Mont­gomery County As­so­ci­a­tion for the Blind (MCAB), 212 N. Main St., WKLrG flRRr, 1RrWK :DOHV, Pa. Vol­un­teers are also wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion you may con­tact MCAB at 215-661-9800.

Holy Redeemer Home­Care and Hospice seeks com­pas­sion­ate and emo­tion­ally ma­ture vol­un­teers to pro­vide sup­port to lo­cal hospice pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in Bucks, Mont­gomery and Philadel­phia

have day­time avail­abil­ity. Hospice pa­tient care vol­un­teers visit with pa­tients in their homes or nurs­ing fa­cil­i­ties once a week for two to three hours. They pro­vide emo­tional sup­port and com­pan­ion­ship to pa­tients and fam­ily mem­bers, as­sist with errands or pro­vide respite for care­givers. Be­reave­ment vol­un­teers sup­port the fam­i­lies of hospice pa­tients fol­low­ing the loss of a loved one, while ad­min­is­tra­tive vol­un­teers as­sist with typ­ing, PDLOLnJV DnG/RU fiOLnJ. HRVpice care work­ers pro­vide a great ser­vice to fam­i­lies and loved ones of hospice pa­tients. Many vol­un­teers also re­port a great deal of per­sonal sat­is­fac­tion as a re­sult of their ser­vices. Pa­tient care and be­reave­ment vol­un­teers com­plete an ap­pli­ca­tion and at­tend an 18-hour vol­un­teer train­ing pro­gram that cov­ers the med­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal and spir­i­tual as­pects of hospice vol­un­teer­ing. Day and evening train­ing pro­grams are of­fered. To sign up for vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties in Penn­syl­va­nia, con­tact Holy Redeemer Vol­un­teer Co­or­di­na­tor Jean Fran­cis at 215698-3737 or email jfran­cis@ holyre­deemer.com.

The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion’s Meals on Wheels pro­gram is look­ing for vol­un­teers to pack or de­liver meals to WKe eOGeUOy DnG Ln­fiUPeG. Meals are packed and de­liv­ered morn­ings, Mon­day through Fri­day. You can vol­un­teer for as many days per week or month as you would like. Pack­ag­ing meals re­quires ap­prox­i­mately 2-1/2 hours of your time each day and in­volves mak­ing sand­wiches, pack­ag­ing food into in­di­vid­ual serv­ing con­tain­ers and pack­ing cool­ers with the meals. De­liv­er­ing meals re­quires ap­prox­i­mately 90 min­utes of your time each day and in­volves load­ing cool­ers into your car and de­liv­er­ing a route of ap­prox­i­mately 10 to 15 stops. The Meals on Wheels pro­gram is also in need of emer­gency, win­ter-weather vol­un­teers to pack and de­liver meals in bad weather. North Penn VNA is lo­cated at 51 Medi- cal Cam­pus Drive in Lans­dale and de­liv­ers meals in the Lans­dale, North Wales and Blue Bell ar­eas. For more in­for­ma­tion or to vol­un­teer, please call Brid­get, North Penn VNA Meals on Wheels co­or­di­na­tor, at 215855-6016.

Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment Cell­phone Re­cy­cling Pro­gram — We are now ac­cept­ing used cell phones. Please drop off your used cell phone at UG Fire KRuVH - 660 GDU­fiHOG AYH, West Point, Tues­day night be­tween 6 and 7 p.m. or dur­ing Hoagie sale – 2nd Satur­day of ev­ery month.

The Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment is look­ing for vol­un­teers — While it may sur­prise you to learn WKDW fiUH SURWHFWLRn LV SUR­vided in Up­per Gwynedd by 50 vol­un­teers who re­ceive no com­pen­sa­tion at all, this is the norm, not the ex­cep­tion. Ap­prox­i­mately 97 perFHnW RI WKH fiUH FRPSDnLHV in the Com­mon­wealth are vol­un­teer. We are look­ing IRU fiUH­fiJKWHUV, TuLFN UHsponse med­i­cal per­son­nel, MunLRU fiUH­fiJKHUV, VSHFLDO fiUH po­lice, and ac­tive mem­bers that can help at fundraisers and take care of ad­min­is­tra­tive du­ties. To vol­un­teer visit our web­site at www.ugfd. org or stop by any Tues­day night.

The Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment is al­ways look­ing for cars to Ee GRnDWeG WR WKe fiUe Gepart­ment. If you have an old car that you are look­ing to sell or dis­pose of, why not do­nate it to the fiUH GHSDUWPHnW? YRuU WDxd­e­ductible do­na­tion goes a ORnJ wDy DnG KHOSV WKH fiUVW re­spon­ders get valu­able train­ing. Th­ese ve­hi­cles are needed to keep up our train­ing and skills in au­to­mo­bile ex­tri­ca­tion. You can even watch as the mem­bers turn your old car into scrap, all in the name of good train­ing. All we need from you is your ve­hi­cle and ti­tle, and we take care of the rest. If your ve­hi­cle is older than 10 years, a ti­tle is not needed. A do­na­tion re­ceipt will be pro­vided to you. Call 267-228-5949 for more in­for­ma­tion.

U.S. Coast Guard Aux­il­iary Flotilla 2-4 seeks new mem­bers. Great op­por­tu­nity to broaden boat­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. In­for­ma­tion: 215-9690266 (Stan Mo­rantz). girls ages 3 up through the sixth grade each Wed­nes­day night dur­ing the school year. Come join hun­dreds of other chil­dren each week as they par­tic­i­pate in a small group time, a chapel time and a one-of-akind game time. Club runs from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Min­i­mal cost in­volved. Please con­tact Pas­tor John at 215368-4444 (x110) for more in­for­ma­tion.

GLUOV DnG BRyV fURP fiUVW to 12th grade are in­vited to join a chap­ter of the Chil­dren of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion. C.A.R. pro­vides op­por­tu­ni­ties for a child to de­velop a love of, and a re­spect for, our coun­try. The National So­ci­ety of the Chil­dren of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion, founded in 1895, is the old­est pa­tri­otic or­ga­ni­za­tion for youths in our county. Mem­ber­ship is open to all chil­dren 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 be­ing planned for all ages. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Stephanie at SSeely00@com­cast.net or Linn at DAR_news@ver­i­zon.net.

The North Penn YMCA, Lans­dale Branch, 608 E. Main St., Lans­dale, hosts events for chil­dren. In­for­ma­tion: 215- 368- 1601.

• The North Penn YMCA will host a School’s Out Pro­gram, where chil­dren will be trans­ported to the YMCA from area schools for be­fore and af­ter school care. Chil­dren will en­joy ac­tiv­i­ties like swim­ming, art and PuVLF, fiWnHVV UHDGLnHVV, com­puter lab, spe­cial gym pro­grams and the “Read­ing Nook.” Space is limited. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the num­ber above, ext. 232.

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