Art & Mu­sic

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

• A Tra­di­tional Oil Paint­ing Work­shop: Tues­days,

and the con­trol of val­ues and color. The to­tal work­shop fee for the six weeks is $240 ($215 mem­bers). Pre regis­tra­tion is re­quired. A list of sup­plies needed for the class will be fur­nished upon regis­tra­tion. To reg­is­ter for the work­shop, go to www.mhep. org, email info@mhep.org or call 215-256-3020.

North Penn Arts Al­liance Artists to show at the Mor­gan Log House, 850 Weikel Road, Lans­dale: Space in­side the Mor­gan Log House will be used to dis­play the works of the mem­bers of the North Penn Arts Al­liance. From April to Oc­to­ber, in­di­vid­ual artists will have their works on dis­play in­side this unique his­toric struc­ture. The dis­play­ing artists of the North Penn Arts Al­liance will dis­play works de­pict­ing his­tor­i­cal land­scapes. Each month, an in­di­vid­ual mem­ber will have the op­por­tu­nity to dis­play their art­works ei­ther two-di­men­sional or WKUHH-GLPHnVLRnDO. 7KH fiUVW artist to show his work will be Ed Kane April 1 to 29. For more in­for­ma­tion on Art at the Mor­gan, please con­tact the Mor­gan Log House at 215-368-2480 or the North Penn Arts Al­liance at 215-393-9110. 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 benH­fiW yRuU EuVLnHVV. /H7LS RI 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.

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 FLUH­figKWHUV 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 PRnWK DW 8 S.P. DW WKH fiUHhall, 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 Pres­by­te­rian 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). male spy Ly­dia Dar­row, War Gar­dens, Flag rais­ing and re­tir­ing cer­e­monies, ex­hibits of let­ters, di­aries, jour­nals, pho­to­graphs, post­cards and more. The event is free and open to the pub­lic. Do­na­tions greatly ap­pre­ci­ated to sup­port fu­ture ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams of the Mor­gan Log House. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.Mor­gan­Log­House.org or call 215-3682480. of the Health & Well­ness Cen­ter, 847 Eas­ton Road, War­ring­ton, will of­fer the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• “Look­ing Your Best: An Over­view of Plas­tic Surgery” May 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Plas­tic Sur­geon Scott D. Chapin, MD, will dis­cuss ques­tions to ask when con­sid­er­ing a pro­ce­dure. This is a free pro­gram. To reg­is­ter, visit www.dh.org or call 215-345-2121.

• A Mem­ory En­hance­ment Train­ing pro­gram will be held May 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 GHnWuUH 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 nRnSUR­fiW wHLJKW ORVV VXS­port 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 WKHLU fiUVW PHHWLNJ IUHH 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. for­ma­tion 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. 7:30 S.P. DW WKH +DW­fiHOG Fire Com­pany Ban­quet Hall. So­ci­ety Pres­i­dent Larry Stevens will present the pro­gram, fea­tur­ing a slideshow pre­sen­ta­tion with pho­to­graphs de­pict­ing sub­jects UHODWLNJ WR +DW­fiHOG +LVWRUy. This pro­gram is free. Re­fresh­ments will be served.

Towa­mencin Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany Car­ni­val wLOO EH KHOG Rn WKH fiUH com­pany grounds, 1590 Bus­tard Road, Kulpsville, June 4 to 7 at 6 to 10 p.m. and June 8 from 3 to 10 p.m. Three ride spe­cials will be fea­tured at the car­ni­val. From June 4 to 7 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. there will be a $20 pay-one-price ride spe­cial. The car­ni­val will fea­ture daily food, games and rides. Pro­ceeds from the car­ni­val wLOO EHNH­fiW 7RwDPHNFLN Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany.

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 fiUVW 7KXUV­day 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, OLJKWLNJ fixWUUHV, SDLNW, WLOH, flR­RULNJ 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 SHUVRN’V sched­ule. Please call 610-9416700 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” SURJUDP RN WKH fiUVW 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., WKLUG flRRU, 1RUWK :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 coun­ties. Vol­un­teers may also as­sist with pet ther­apy and ad­min­is­tra­tive work within the hospice depart­ment and are re­quested to 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. +RVpice 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.

Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment Cell­phone Re­cy­cling Pro­gram — We are now ac­cept­ing used cell phones. Please drop off your used cell phone at UG Fire house - 660 Garfield Ave, 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.

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