Art & Music
Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, will be hosting the following events:
• Learn how to craft beautiful handmade paper August 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Instructor Libby Musselman, an art instructor at Penn siew Christian School and papermaker, will lead the class in creating handmade paper with unique looks and textures. While the paper is being pressed, class participants will also make a small ERRN RU FDUG wLWK finLVKHG handcrafted paper. Class fee is A67 (includes materials). Class size limited. Pre-registration required. For more info call 215-256-3020 or email email@example.com. Web site: www.mhep.org.
• Enjoy weaving a market basket Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop will be led by basket maker Karen Wychok. Participants will weave a medium-sized market basket made from a combination of reed, ash and oak materials. The basket will be woven of reed with oak handles and runners. The rims will be made of pre-bent reed. This basket will appeal to both the beginner as well as the experienced weaver. Class size limited. preregistration required. Class fee A95 (includes materials). For more info call 215-256-3020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.mhep.org.
• Learn how to featherstitch a patchwork Christmas stocking Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Led by artist Lynn Sommer, participants will learn the art of featherstitching on a pre-sewn velveteen and satin Christmas stocking top. Apply your Rwn flDLU WR yRuU VWRFNLnJ; add a name and date to personalize it for a gift or grandchild. Lynn learned the art from her grandmother who made over 100 crazy patch Christmas stockings during her 102 years. Workshop fee is A90 (includes materials). Class size limited. Pre-registration required. Class fee A95 (includes materials). For more info call 215-256-3020 or e-mail email@example.com. Web site: www.mhep.org.
• Painting a Pennsylvania German Box Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In this workshop, led by artisan Jim King, participants will paint a colorful document box with tulip and star motifs in the folk art manner of the Pennsylvania Germans. Preregistration is required as participation is limited. The workshop fee is A55 (A50 for members), plus a materials fee of A45. No refunds are given unless a workshop LV FDnFHOHG IRU LnVuIfiFLHnW enrollment. To register, go to www.mhep.org; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Mennonite Heritage Center at 215-256-3020.
• 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 7KuUVday 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.
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. Morris ooad, Blue Bell, PA 19422) A15 members, includes full buffet breakfast. Join us for a networking program at Normandy Farm Hotel every Thursday morning for breakfast, business news, informative speakers and plenty of networking. The cost includes a full breakfast buffet. Copies of the business cards will be made available to those who would like them.
GLUOV DnG ERyV IURP fiUVW to 12th grade are invited to join the Towamencin Chapter of the Children of the American Revolution. C.A.o. 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 oevolution, 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 oevolution. Let your child see history come alive through the eyes of their oevolutionary 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 ooute 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: A5. 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 ooad 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 oestaurant, 1200 Welsh ooad 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 sisiting Nurse Association, 51 Medical Campus Drive, Lansdale. For more information, call Kathleen Fitzgerald at 215855-8296.
ThH FLUHfiJhWHUV AuxLliary 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 S.P. DW WKH firHKDOO, 2700 Walnut Street, ColMarch For more information, call Carol at 215-361-9620.
Single Volunteers of Bucks County meets every third Tuesday HYHnLnJ DW 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 RI WhH APHULFDn AVVRFLDtion of University Women meets the third Tuesday of HDFK PRnWK IrRP 7:30 WR 9:30 p.m. at the North Penn High School District Educational Service Center, Church ooad and Hancock Street, Lansdale. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 215-368-9665 or visit http://aauwlansdale.org.
P5O-A&T, 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: 215489-6120 ext. 3 (Maura Farrell). Store hours are Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 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.