Datebook

North Penn Life - - DATEBOOK -

May 1, chil­dren who will be en­ter­ing grades two through six in the fall can be reg­is­tered for Glax­oSmithK­line’s Science in the Sum­mer: Dis­cover the World of Ge­net­ics. The class will be held July 8 and 9. Regis­tra­tion must be com­pleted in per­son and Ls RSHn Rn D fiUsW-FRPH, fiUsWserved ba­sis un­til classes are fiOOHG.

• Im­prove your mem­ory May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

• Take shape of your life: May 30 at 6:30 p.m. Cer­ti­fiHG KHDOWK FRDFK FORss CUDLJ will dis­cuss how you can make small, daily changes to ini­ti­ate per­ma­nent weight loss and im­proved health.

• Free blood pres­sure screen­ing May 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

• Bal­loon Magic: May 29 from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Bal­loon artist gosh Mati­soff is com­ing back for an­other bal­loon work­shop. Come to learn how to make bal­loon an­i­mals. Cost: $15/per­son. For tick­ets, con­tact Kurt at Kurt’s Magic World at 215528-9488.

• RSVP of Mont­gomery County is of­fer­ing free, FRn­fiGHnWLDO 0HGLFDUH LnIRUPDWLRn WR EHnH­fiFLDULHV and their fam­i­lies June 10 at 7 p.m. In­for­ma­tion about Medi­care health care op­tions and pre­scrip­tion drug plans will be avail­able. To re­serve a space, please call 610-834-1040, ext. 20 and leave a mes­sage stat­ing your name and that you will at­tend. vour call will not be re­turned. www.north­walesli­brary.org. The li­brary is open Mon­day and Thurs­day, 1 to 9 p.m.; Tues­day and Wed­nes­day, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri­day, 1 to 5 p.m.; Satur­day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. KIDS’ PRO­GRAMS: • Story Hour: Tues­days at 10 a.m and Thurs­days at 2 p.m.

• Lego Club: This new club will meet each Thurs­day af­ter­noon from 4 to 5 p.m. The North Penn 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!

• Science in the Sum­mer: July 8 to 11. Regis­tra­tion will be­gin May 1 for this Glax­oSmithK­line spon­sored Ge­net­ics pro­gram. Stu­dents who have com­pleted grades 1 or 2 are Level 1 and stu­dents who have com­pleted grades 3, 4 or 5 are Level 2. Four classes will be of­fered: Level 1, 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Level 2, 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m; Level 1, 2 to 2:45 p.m. and Level 2, 3:15 to 4 p.m. Stu­dents must at­tend all four ses­sions.

• Baby’s First Book: A gift of lit­er­acy from the Li­brary, spon­sored by Friends of the North Wales Li­brary. The Penn­syl­va­nia One Book Ev­ery voung Child 2013 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. Please stop by or call the Li­brary with the name and birth date of any new baby in your house­hold.

• Col­lege Prep Night: May 22 at 7:30 p.m. For stu­dents and par­ents.

PRO-

TEEN CLUB: Ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m:

ADULT GRAMS:

• Down­ton Abbey: Mon­days at 2 p.m.

• Adults Dis­cuss Books: One Tues­day evening each month, 7 to 9 p.m. at the li­brary! Books are avail­able for $10 each: May 21 “Mid­dle­sex” by Jef­frey Eu­genides. June 18 “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzger­ald. July 30 “The Paris Wife” by Paul McLain (Note Date Change).

• Tai Chi for Arthri­tis: Sign up now for Level 2 classes be­gin­ning May 6 at 10 a.m. and May 9 at 5:45 p.m. A new Level 1 (6 hour) Satur­day class will be of­fered May 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At­tend­ing a work­shop is a pre­req­ui­site to join an on­go­ing class. Cur­rent par­tic­i­pants are wel­come to at­tend to re­view and deepen their prac­tice. The cost for the class is $15. Bring your lunch and wa­ter. Snack and tea pro­vided. This is a safe, easy-to-learn ex­er­cise class that in­creases vi­tal­ity, men­tal clar­ity and calms the spirit. No ex­pe­ri­ence or spe­cial equip­ment needed. Wear com­fort­able cloth­ing and shoes. Taught Ey D FHUWL­fiHG LQVWUuFWRU.

CLUBS WITH NO FEES:

• Bridge Group: Each Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon from 1 to 3 p.m. For ex­pe­ri­enced bridge play­ers.

• Teen Club (ages 12 and up): Wed­nes­days from 7:30 to 8:30 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 NQLWWHUV Ey WKH fiUH­place each Tues­day be­gin­ning at 10 a.m.

• Mahjong Group — Join the gang each Tues­day af­ter­noon be­gin­ning at 12:30 p.m. in the main li­brary.

• Blood Pres­sure Screen­ing: Fourth Tues­day af­ter­noon of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. No ap­point­ment or fee. The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will of­fer free blood pres­sure screen­ings. New day and time: Be­gin­ning May 16 the screen­ing will also be of­fered the third Thurs­day of each month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

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

• Mex­i­can Train Domi­noes — Play­ers of all abil­i­ties are wel­come to play ev­ery Thurs­day 1 to 4 p.m. SPE­CIAL EVENTS: • Sa­lute Amer­ica! May 23 at 4 p.m. For ages 5 and up.

• 19 May 19 Used Book Sale May from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bag of Books Sale. Bar­gain Prices: $2.00 hard­back/$1.00 pa­per­back.

• ,GHnWLWy WKHIW, VFDPV, fi­nan­cial preda­tors: May 29 be­gin­ning at 2 p.m. Come ex­pe­ri­ence an over­view of LGHQWLWy WKHIW, VFDPV DQG fi­nan­cial preda­tors; their im­pacts, preven­tion mea­sures and re­cov­ery steps. No fee. Sign up re­quired.

• Red Cross Blood Drive: June 10 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the com­mu­nity rooms.

• Beef n’ Beer: Au­gust 3 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Up­per Gwynedd Fire­house. All SURFHHGV EHQH­fiW WKH )ULHQGV of the Li­brary. Tick­ets $25 in ad­vance, $35 at the door. Sign up by call­ing or stop­ping in the li­brary.

• RSVP AP­PRISE: Fourth Tues­day of each month from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Medi­care Coun­selors are trained by the State Health In­sur­ance As­sis­tance Pro­gram. All coun­sel­ing is IUHH & FRQ­fiGHQWLDO. 0HHWings can be in­di­vid­ual or in groups. Call 610-834-1040 Ext. 46 with ques­tions or to sched­ule an ap­point­ment.

• Red­ner’s Save-A-Tape Pro­gram: Pick up a free cus­tomer card at Red­ner’s and join the Save-a-Tape Pro­gram. Af­ter your card is reg­is­tered, drop your reg­is­ter re­ceipts at the li­brary cir­cu­la­tion desk. We’ll take care of the rest. This pro­gram pro­vides a cash re­bate to the li­brary based on sales. Your card must be pre­sented at time of pur­chase for the Li­brary to re­ceive the cash re­bate.

• 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 VKHHW IRU yRuU VSHFL­fiF GH- vice, 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 SuUFKDVLQJ 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.

Book, DVD and puz­zle do­na­tions needed for the li­brary sale May 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a bake and plant sale.

Bag of Books Sale: May 19. FUNDRAIS­ING: • 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: 7KH OLEUDUy wLOO EHQH­fiW IURP 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 215-699-TIRE (8473) or email pointser­vicectr@gmail.com.

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

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