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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 three-di­men­sional. The first artist to show his work will be Ed Kane April 1 to 29. For more in­for­ma­tion on Art at the Mor­gan, please con-

tact the Mor­gan Log House at 215-368-2480 or the North Penn Arts Al­liance at 215-393-9110.

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 feeW A5. For more info, visit

The LeTip Chap­ter of Gwynedd, meets ev­ery Tues­day at 7W16 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 KRZ /H7LS ZLOO EHNH­fiW yRuR busi­ness. LeTip of Lans­dale meets ev­ery Thurs­day from 7W01 to 8W31 a.m. at Fran­coni’s Restau­rant, 1200 Welsh Road in North Wales. Please con­tact Elena Sick­les at 610222-4205 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 10W30 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 month at 8 p.m. at WKH fiRHKDOO, 2700 :DONuW Street, ColMarch For more in­for­ma­tion, call Carol at 215-361-9620.

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 7W30 to 9W30 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 httpW//aauwlans­

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. In­for­ma­tionW 215-489-6120 ext. 3 (Maura Far­rell). Peter’s is open for busi­ness. Store hours are Wed­nes­days from 9W30 a.m. to 4W30 p.m. and Satur­days from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop is lo­cated at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales. Do­na­tions of small house­hold items, books, linens and women’s and chil­dren’s cloth­ing are ac­cepted dur­ing store hours. All pro­ceeds are do­nated to lo­cal char­i­ties. the depart­ment’s web site at www.lans­ or call 215-361-8353.

North Penn VNA re­minds area res­i­dents that it is not too late to get your flu VKRW. 1RUWK PHnn 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 A25, 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 RHFHLYH yRuR flu VKRW.

Ex­pe­ri­ence your True Self through Sa­haja Yoga Med­i­ta­tion: Free classes ev­ery Satur­day 2W30 to 4W30 p. m. at Lans­dale Parks and Recre­ation Build­ing 660 Lans­dale Ave ( at 7th St), Lans­dale, 19446 For more in­for­ma­tionW 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 build- ing at 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive in Lans­dale. Call for your ap­point­ment at 1-877-GO-NP-SMILES or 1-877-466-7764 or visit

The PEAK Cen­ter, 1292 Al­len­town Road, Towa­mencin, of­fers free health- re­lated pro­grams for adults 55 years of age and older. In­for­ma­tionW 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 A15 for 15 min­utes and A25 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 10W30-11W30 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 A20,036 or A26,955 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 9W30-10W30 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 A25 for a six week ses­sion and voga is of­fered Mon­days at 6W30 p.m. and the cost is A30 for a six week ses­sion.

TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly), a nRnSUR­fiW wHLJKW ORVV VXS­port or­ga­ni­za­tion, has HVWDEOLVKHG D nHw FKDSter. Weekly meet­ings will be held at the North Penn and In­dian Val­ley vMCAs Wed­nes­days at 10 a.m. and at the Lans­dale branch Wed­nes­days at 5W30 p.m. Vis­i­tors are wel­come to atWHNG WKHLU fiUVW PHHWLNJ IUHH of charge. Mem­ber­ship is A28 per year plus nom­i­nal chap­ter fees. For more in­for­ma­tion on TOPS, visit www.

The Well­ness Com­mu­nity At The Anne McCouch Cen­ter (1000 W. Main St., Lans­dale, 215-393-9105) wLOO KRVW WKH IROORwLnJ VSH­cial events:


• Be­gin­ners Tai ChiW 6W30 to 7 p.m.

• In­ter­me­di­ate Tai ChiW 7 to 7W30 p.m. jgrubb@lans­ The Depart­ment is in­ter­ested in work­ing with bands play­ing any of the fol­low­ing types of mu­sicW 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. on pa­per pre­pared with the printed text so they will have D fiNLVKHG SLHFH VULWDEOH IRU fram­ing at the end of the class. All ma­te­ri­als (to in­clude brushes and pig­ments as well as small pal­ettes) are sup­plied by the in­struc­tor and are in­cluded in the class fee. The class is limited to ten stu­dents, and pre-regis­tra­tion is re­quired. The cost of the course is A740; A725 for mem­bers and the class fee in­cludes a daily lunch. No re­funds are given un­less the work­shop is can­celed for LNVUI­fiFLHNW HNUROOPHNW. 7R reg­is­ter, or for in­for­ma­tion, go to, email or call 215256-3020. The Her­itage Cen­ter has made ar­range­ments for lodg­ing for out-oftown guests at Peter Becker Com­mu­nity, Har­leysville and Wood­side Lodge, 150 E. Port Ave., Sch­wenksville.

• Used Book Sale do­na­tions: Good con­di­tion used books and/or rare books are be­ing ac­cepted nRw WKURXJK -XOy 11 IRU the Cen­ter’s an­nual Used Book Sale, July 18 to 20. Also needed are good con­di­tion used CDs, DVDs and puzzles. Please no text­books, phone books, mag­a­zines, Reader’s Di­gest Con­dense­dor cas­settes. For more info, call 215-2563020, email or visit

• Re­verse Glass Paint­ing Work­shop July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The work­shop will be led by folk artist San­dra Col­dren. Stu­dents will take home a paint­ing on glass ready for fram­ing in a 7-inch-by 9-inch frame (frame not in­cluded). This adult class is de­signed for all skill lev­els. Class size is limited and pre-regis­tra­tion is re­quired. Class fee is A55 (A50 for mem­bers) plus a ma­te­ri­als fee of A25. To reg­is­ter, go to, email or call 215-256-3020. No re­funds are given un­less a work­shop LV FDNFHOHG IRU LNVUI­fiFLHNW en­roll­ment.

• A class on craft­ing hand­made pa­per Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Par­ticLSDNWV FDN EULNJ flRwHU SHWals, bits of fab­ric, laces and rib­bons for their projects. Class fee is A50 for mem­bers (A55 for non-mem­bers) with a ma­te­ri­als fee of A12 for the hand­crafted pa­per for the book pro­ject. Class size is limited and pre-regis­tra­tion is re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion, or to reg­is­ter, visit or call the cen­ter at 215-256-3020.

• Monthly Craft Night wKHUH yRX FDn EULnJ wKDWever 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 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 FurNLWUUH, ODPSV, OLJKWLNJ fixWUUHV, SDLNW, WLOH, flR­RULNJ DNG much 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 GHGLFDWHG SHRSOH wLWK Dn in­ter­est in serv­ing ter­mi­nally ill pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in the greater Philadel­phia area. Vol­un­teer classes are avail­able to fiW HDFK SHUVRN’V VFKHGUOH. Please call 610-941-6700 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Are you vi­sion im­paired RU EOLnG DnG wRXOG OLNH to try your hand at knitWLnJ, FURFKHWLnJ, wHDYLnJ,

or other crafts? Come join us in our “Stitches of /RYH” SURJUDP Rn thH fiUVt and third Thurs­day of each month, from 11 a.m. to 12W30 p.m. Ses­sions are held at the Mont­gomery County As­so­ci­a­tion for the Blind (MCAB), 212 N. Main St., thLUG flRRU, 1RUth :DlHV, 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, mailLnJV DnG/RU filLnJ. 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@holyre­

The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion’s Meals on Wheels pro­gram is look­ing for vol­un­teers to pack or de­liver meals to the el­derly and Ln­fiUPHG. Meals are packed and de­liv­ered morn­ings, Mon­day through Fri­day. vou 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 : hHHlV SURJUDP LV DlVR in need of emer­gency, win­ter- weather vol­un­teers to pack and de­liver meals in bad weather. North Penn VNA is lo­cated at 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive in Lans­dale and de­liv­ers meals in the Lans­dale, 1RUth :DlHV DnG BluH Bell ar­eas. For more in­for­ma­tion or to vol­un­teer, please call Brid­get, North Penn VNA Meals Rn : hHHlV FRRUGLnDtRU, Dt 215- 855- 6016.

Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment Cell­phone Re­cy­cling Pro­gram — :H DUH nRw DFFHStLnJ used cell phones. Please drop off your used cell phone at UG Fire house - 660 GDUILHlG AYH, :HVt 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 — : hLlH Lt PDy VuUSULVH yRu to learn that fire pro­tec­tion is pro­vided in Up­per Gwynedd by 50 vol­un­teers who re­ceive no com­pen­sa­tion at all, this is the norm, not the ex­cep­tion. Ap­prox­i­mately 97 per­cent of the fire com­pa­nies in the Com­mon­wealth are YRlun­tHHU. :H DUH lRRNLnJ for fire­fight­ers, quick re­sponse med­i­cal per­son­nel, ju­nior fire­fighers, spe­cial fire 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 be do­nated to the fire depart­ment. If you have an old car that you are look­ing to sell or dis­pose of, why not do­nate it to the fire depart­ment? vour taxd­e­ductible do­na­tion goes a long way and helps the first re­spon­ders get valu­able train­ing. Th­ese ve­hi­cles are needed to keep up our train­ing and skills in au­to­mo­bile ex­tri­ca­tion. vou 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. In­for­ma­tionW 215- 969- 0266 ( Stan Mo­rantz). 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 Revo­lu­tionDUy :DU AnFHVtRU. 0Rnthly meet­ings and ac­tiv­i­ties are be­ing planned for all ages. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Stephanie at SSeely00@com­ or Linn at DAR_news@ver­i­

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

• The North Penn YMCA will host a School’s Out Pro­gram, where chil­dren will be trans­ported to the vMCA from area schools for be- fore and af­ter school care. Chil­dren will en­joy ac­tiv­i­ties like swim­ming, art and PuVLF, fit­nHVV 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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