Date­book Notes

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The dead­line for Date­book is noon Wed­nes­day two weeks be­fore the de­sired pub­li­ca­tion date. Only dated events lo­cal to this news­pa­per will be listed. In­for­ma­tion should in­clude event, date, time, ap­pli­ca­ble fees and an in­for­ma­tion tele­phone num­ber that may be pub­lished. Send to gazette@ mont g o mer y n e ws . c o m. No phone calls.

• Socrates Café — cer­ti­fied in­struc­tor. SponMon­days at 7 p.m. Dis­sored by the Arthri­tis cuss is­sues or ideas choFoun­da­tion. sen by vote of the group. • Movie Mati­nees —

• Chess Club — Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Wed­nes­days at 7 p.m. All • Adult Book Dis­cusare wel­come. If a child sion: The theme for this at­tend­ing, par­ent must sea­son’s Book Dis­cusstay. sions is “Books Made

• Yoga — Mon­days Into Movies.” through Oct. 29 at 1:30 • Wis­sahickon Valp.m. with Kathy Too­ley; ley Pub­lic Li­brary in $35 for eight weeks; $8/ Blue Bell is reach­ing drop in. out to Lower Gwynedd

• Tai Chi II — MonTown­ship with spe­cial days through Oct. 29 pro­grams. The li­brary at 3 p.m. with Dr. Kurt is com­ing to the LowFin­deisen; $35 for eight er Gwynedd Town­ship weeks; $8/drop in. build­ing, 1130 North

• Tai Chi I — Mon­days Bethlehem Pike, Spring through Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. House. Chris Kalb, a with Dr. Kurt Fin­deisen; cer­ti­fied ar­borist and $35 for eight weeks; $8/ parks su­per­in­ten­dent drop in. for Lower Gwynedd

• Arthri­tis Ex­er­cise Town­ship, will present Pro­gram — Fri­days at a pro­gram on prun­ing, 3 p.m. Reg­is­ter for one tree care and pre­seror more classes. Led by va­tion and pre­par­ing your home land­scape for the fall and win­ter Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. in the Lower Gwynedd Town­ship build­ing. Kalb is the sec­ond speaker in the new monthly Speaker Se­ries pre­sented by the Wis­sahickon Val­ley Pub­lic Li­brary on the sec­ond Thurs­day of each month at 2 p.m. The pro­gram is open to all res­i­dents of the town­ship and sur­round­ing ar­eas. Dr. Shel­don Wein­traub will dis­cuss Dr. Barnes, the man and the art col­lec­tor, how he built his world fa­mous art col­lec­tion Dec. 13 at 2 p.m.. For ei­ther pro­gram, call the town­ship to reg­is­ter at 215-646-5302 or call the li­brary at 215643-1320 or visit www. wvpl.org.

• Bill Wine, KYW movie critic, presents “Based on the Book: Best­seller Cinema”: Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Wine dis­cusses the psy­cho­log­i­cal dif­fer­ences be­tween read­ing the book and watch­ing the movie ver­sion. He an­a­lyzes the way clas­sic and mod­ern nov­els have been trans­lated into films. He also deals with the movies that bombed! Au­di­ences are en­cour­aged to bring their opin­ions, mem­o­ries and ques­tions. This pre­sen­ta­tion is a pro­gram of the Penn­syl­va­nia Hu­man­i­ties Coun­cil sup­ported in part by Na­tional En­dow­ment for the Hu­man­i­ties.

• Michael Morsch, ex­ec­u­tive ed­i­tor of Mont­gomery Me­dia: Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. Morsch is the au­thor of “Danc­ing in My Un­der­wear: The Sound­track of My Life,” a mem­oir about grow­ing up in the Mid­west, mu­sic of the 1960s and ‘70s and in­ter­views with fa­mous mu­si­cians.

CHIL­DREN’S PRO­GRAMS:

• Miss Michelle’s Story Times: Mon­days at 10:30 a.m., Wed­nes­days at 4:30 p.m. and Fri­days at 10:30 a.m.

TWEEN AND TEEN PRO­GRAMS:

• Col­lege Plan­ning Work­shops com­ing in Oc­to­ber. Email youth@ wvpl.org for dates.

Wis­sahickon Val­ley Pub­lic Li­brary, Ambler Branch, 209 Race St., Ambler. ADULT PRO­GRAMS: • Bead­ing Group —

First and third Mon­days at 1 p.m.

CHIL­DREN’S PRO­GRAMS:

• Miss Michelle’s Story Time — Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. tion of School Re­tirees will hold its Fall Lun­cheon Nov. 1 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wil­liam Penn Inn, Route 202 and Sum­ney­town Pike, Lower Gwynedd. RSVP by Oct. 29. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-646-4269.

Big Broth­ers Big Sis­ters South­east­ern PA is host­ing Vol­un­teer Ori­en­ta­tion Ses­sions about how to be­come a Big Brother or Big Sis­ter Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. and Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. The Vol­un­teer Ori­en­ta­tion Ses­sions are manda­tory for all po­ten­tial vol­un­teers. All of the Vol­un­teer Ori­en­ta­tion Ses­sions will take place at 530 DeKalb St., Nor­ris­town. To RSVP or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-7909200. Big Broth­ers Big Sis­ters South­east­ern PA (BBBS SEPA) has more than 1,000 chil­dren on the wait­ing list for a men­tor. By vol­un­teer­ing just a few hours a month as a Big Brother or Big Sis­ter, you can make a dif­fer­ence in the life of a child. BBBS SEPA is the lead­ing donor and vol­un­teer sup­ported one-to-one youth men­tor­ing pro­gram in the state. We need peo­ple who can spend time, not money, with chil­dren in need of pos­i­tive role mod­els.

LeTip Of Blue Bell holds weekly meet­ings ev­ery Thurs­day at 7 a.m. at Man­u­fac­tur­ers’ Coun­try Club in Dresher. LeTip of Blue Bell is an ac­tive and suc­cess­ful busi­ness net­work­ing group founded un­der the prin­ci­ples of LeTip In­ter­na­tional Inc. LeTip of Blue Bell’s mis­sion is to pro­vide mean­ing­ful and suc­cess­ful busi­ness leads. LeTip of Blue Bell mem­bers pride our­selves on hold­ing all of our mem­bers to ex­act­ing stan­dards of com­pe­tence and ser­vice. nu­ite sim­ply, we are the best of the best. Our mem­bers, all of whom are ac­com­plished and re­spected in their given ar­eas of busi­ness, work to­gether to build each oth­ers busi­nesses and in­crease the bot­tom line. Mem­bers in­tro­duce one an­other to new clients and cus­tomers who need a spe­cific ser­vice and are ex­pect­ing a call from a LeTip mem­ber who can pro­vide that ser­vice. This chap­ter serves as your sales force, bring­ing new busi­ness to you! No more cold call­ing, just warm leads. To learn more, visit www.letip­blue­bell.com. 8802.

The Com­mu­ni­cat­ing Arts Pro­duc­tion Group of Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege is chal­leng­ing teams of lo­cal film­mak­ers to make a five-minute film in five days. The chal­lenge is open to film­mak­ers of all skill lev­els. The com­pe­ti­tion be­gins with a kick­off event in the Col­lege’s Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m., and it con­cludes Oct. 30. A screening of the com­pleted films will be held Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Ambler Theater, 108 E. But­ler Ave., Ambler. The screening is free and open to the pub­lic. At the kick­off event, teams will be ran­domly as­signed a film genre. They will also be given a line of di­a­logue and a prop that must be in­cor­po­rated into the body of their films, as well as a theme that they can in­ter­pret any way they wish. Teams will then have un­til 7 p.m. Oct. 30 to write, shoot, edit, score and de­liver films to the com­pe­ti­tion drop-off site. The best film will re­ceive a top prize of $500, and smaller prizes will be awarded in a va­ri­ety of cat­e­gories. The en­try fee is $25 perteam. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, email five­day­film­fes­ti­val@gmail.com or visit www.five­day­film­fes­ti­val. com.

The Blue Bell Rotary will hold its seventh an­nual Chefs of the Burbs event Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Blue Bell Coun­try Club. A great way to taste culi­nary trea­sures and so­cial­ize with tal­ented chefs from some of the area’s finest restau­rants, all while en­joy­ing live mu­sic, a silent auc­tion and a spir­ited live auc­tion. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity of Mont­gomery County. Cost: $70/per­son. Cost in­cludes hearty ap­pe­tiz­ers, beer and wine and mu­sic. You can pur­chase tick­ets on­line or by con­tact­ing Kim Tobin at ktobi n@ habit a t montco. org or 610-278-7710.

The Gwynedd-Mercy Col­lege Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment As­so­ci­a­tion will present “At­tack of the Jacks” Oct. 25 to 27. Students, fac­ulty and staff will carve dozens of jack-o’-lanterns from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first two nights. The fi­nal night will be a view­ing gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. at the out­door bas­ket­ball courts be­hind The Grif­fin Com­plex. The event is free, but do­na­tions are wel­come and the pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Can­cer Fund of Amer­ica Inc. Light re­fresh­ments will be served. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Alysia Tor­res at tor­res.a@gmc. edu.

The Crim­i­nal Jus­tice So­ci­ety at Tem­ple Univer­sity Ambler will hold Op­er­a­tion Safe Trickor-Treat Oct. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Tem­ple Univer­sity Ambler, 580 Meet­ing­house Road, Ambler. Trick-or-treat­ing for chil­dren and par­ents should be a care­free time of fun. The Crim­i­nal Jus­tice So­ci­ety will host “Op­er­a­tion Safe Trick-or-Treat,” a hol­i­day event de­signed to pro­vide area chil­dren and par­ents with a safe and fun at­mos­phere for Hal­loween trick-or-treat­ing. Op­er­a­tion Safe Trick-or­Treat will in­clude face paint­ing, pump­kin carv­ing, games, re­fresh­ments and, of course, Hal­loween candy! This event is free and open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact tuc69606@ tem­ple.edu or 267-4688108.

The Ambler Area YMCA will hold a spooky night of games, prizes and fun for teens and tweens ages 10 to 17 Oct. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Come dressed in your best Hal­loween cos­tume and hang out with other kids. The event will fea­ture a Haunted Trail, arts and crafts, gym games, bob­bing for ap­ples and a cos­tume con­test. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Nate Pugh, Teen Outreach Di­rec­tor, at 215628-9950 ext. 1540 or n p u g h @ p h i l a y mca. o r g . Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. The event is open to the community.

Tem­ple Si­nai’s Sis­ter­hood will hold its third an­nual Royal Rum­mage Sale Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Get ready for bar­gains, spe­cials and some re­ally good pick­ings of clothes, house wares, shoes, kids stuff, jew­elry and so much more. The sale will be held at Tem­ple Si­nai, 1401 Limekiln Pike, Dresher. Mer­chan­dise on sale will in­clude cloth­ing, ladies and men’s shoes and ac­ces­sories, small fur­ni­ture, home fur­nish­ing dé­cor and house­hold items, jew­elry, small ap­pli­ances, sport­ing goods, toys, linens, knick knacks and an­tiques. All items will be in good work­ing con­di­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit tsi­nai.org or call 215-643-6510.

The Pump­kin Show at The High­lands Man­sion & Gar­dens will take place Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The show will fea­ture ar­tis­ti­cally carved pump­kins by mas­ter carvers Haldy Gif­ford, Ellen Glendin­ning and friends. The High­lands is lo­cated at Route 73 and Sheaff Lane, Fort Wash­ing­ton. Ad­mis­sion: $15 non-Mem­bers per car; $10 HHS mem­bers per car. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit The High­lands His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, a non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that ex­ists to ed­u­cate our community about the his­tory and evo­lu­tion of a coun­try es­tate. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-641-2687 or visit www.high­land­shis­tor­i­cal.org.

Up­per Dublin Parks and Re­cre­ation will present Ghosts, Goblins and Witches Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Fort Wash­ing­ton Fire Com­pany, 1245 Fort Wash­ing­ton Ave., Fort Wash­ing­ton. For ages 1 to 9. Hal­loween cos­tumes op­tional. Cost: $7 res­i­dent/$12 non-res­i­dent in ad­vance; $12 at door.

Frox will cel­e­brate the open­ing of its new Ambler lo­ca­tion with a

Grand Open­ing Party and Fash­ion Show Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at the store, lo­cated at 28 N. Main St., Ambler. Dur­ing the last 10 years, Frox has be­come a pop­u­lar spot for women of all ages who are look­ing for the right com­bi­na­tion of cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories that go from work to week­end to a night out in Perkasie, Bucks County. The Grand Open­ing cel­e­bra­tion with be­gin at 7 p.m. with a Cock­tail Party, in­clud­ing cham­pagne and but­lered hors d’ouerves. Mod­els will min­gle dur­ing the cock­tail party, show­ing off the sea­son’s hottest jack­ets, tops, jeans, dresses and jew­elry. The fiUVW 25 SHRSOH WR DWWHnG the Grand Open­ing Party and Fash­ion Show will re­ceive an ex­clu­sive Frox JLIW EDJ fiOOHG wLWK JRRGies. Ev­ery­one will have the op­por­tu­nity to take ad­van­tage of fab­u­lous spe­cials on all fall fash­ions. Space is lim­ited. To re­serve your VSRW, FDOO 215-258-3570 (Perkasie store) or 267460-8275 ($PEOHU VWRUH).

Fort Wash­ing­ton Fire Com­pany will host its an­nual Flea Mar­ket Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WKH fiUHKRuVH, 1245 )RUW Washign­ton Ave., Fort Wash­ing­ton. Spa­ces/tables DvDLODEOH. 0RUH WKDn 50 ven­dors — and both tables and spa­ces in rain or shine — in an in­door set­ting. Tables are $24, and spa­ces are $20. The kitchen is open and we of­fer a wide va­ri­ety of de­li­cious home­made items in­clud­ing soup, sand­wiches — and be sure to check out the fab­u­lous bake ta­ble! Fri­day evening setup is avail­able for those not-so-early-birds who rent WDEOHV. CDOO 215-646-2555 DnG SUHVV 2SWLRn #5 WR leave a mes­sage. A mem­ber of the Fire Com­pany’s Women’s Aux­il­iary will call you back.

The Whitemarsh En­camp­ment at Hope Lodge will be held Nov. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CRPH WR WKH 31VW Dn­nuDO Whitemarsh En­camp­ment Re-en­act­ment and cel­e­brate the time in 1777 when Gen. Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton and the Con­ti­nen­tal Army were camped in the Mont­gomery County hills, prior to mov­ing west to Val­ley Forge for the win­ter. See mil­i­tary demon­stra­tions and skir­mishes. En­joy sut­lers with pe­riod re­pro­duc­tions and colo­nial crafts. Learn about hearth cook­ing. Tour the Hope Lodge man­sion and much more. Hope Lodge LV ORFDWHG DW 553 6. BHWKle­hem Pike, Fort Wash­ing­ton. There is free on-site park­ing, and food is avail­able. Ad­mis­sion is $7 for DGuOWV; $5 IRU VHnLRUV DnG youth/students; and chilGUHn DJHV 5 DnG unGHU DUH free. There is also a spe­cial fam­ily rate of $20 per car. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.ushis­tory.org/hope.

The Penn­syl­va­nia/Delaware Chap­ter of the ASLA will present a scree­bing of WKH fiOP “:RPHn Ln WKH Dirt” Nov. 7 at the Ambler Theater, 108 E. But­ler Ave., Ambler. Meet and greet: 7 S.P.; fiOP VFUHHnLnJ: 7:30 p.m. Cost: ASLA mem­bers: IUHH; nRn-PHPEHUV: $5. “Women in the Dirt” was awarded Best Doc­u­men­tary at the 2011 Cal­i­for­nia Film Awards in San Diego. :RPHn DUH Ln­fluHnFLnJ WKH pro­fes­sion of land­scape ar­chi­tec­ture more to­day than ever be­fore. “Women in the Dirt” high­lights the work of seven award-win­ning women who have made WKHLU PDUN Ln WKH fiHOG: 0LD Lehrer, An­drea Cochran, Ch­eryl Bar­ton, Is­abelle Greene, Katherine Spitz, Pamela Palmer and Lauren Me­len­dez. Though each has a unique body of work, their con­cerns over­lap in the realm of sus­tain­abil­ity and en­dur­ing de­sign. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.padeasla.org.

Up­per Dublin High SFKRRO wLOO SUHVHnW “7KH 25th An­nual Put­nam County Spell­ing Bee” Nov. 7 to 10 DW 7:30 S.P. Ln WKH new black box fa­cil­ity at the high school. This Tony Award-win­ning mu­si­cal il­lus­trates the sto­ries of six ec­cen­tric mid­dle school-age spell­ing bee com­peti­tors vy­ing for the ti­tle of Spell­ing Bee Cham­pion. Each quirky con­tes­tant not only strives to dif­fer­en­ti­ate them­selves from their fam­ily, but to com­bat the of­ten trou­ble­some road­blocks of ado­les­cence. Along the way, some of them come to re­al­ize that win­ning is not ev­ery­thing and los­ing does not nec­es­sar­ily make you a loser. This heart­warm­ing story will leave you laugh­ing, cry­ing and spell­ing your way out of WKH WKHDWHU. “7KH 25WK $nnual Put­nam County Spell­ing Bee” has mu­sic and lyrics by Wil­liam Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin, con­cep­tion by Re­becca Feld­man and orig­i­nal di­rec­tion by James Lap­ine. The pro­duc­tion is di­rected by Deb­bie Thomp­son, with mu­sic di­rec­tion by Nathaniel Arnold and chore­og­ra­phy by Heather Gaf­fin. 7LFNHWV DUH EHLnJ VROG at a gen­eral ad­mis­sion price of $10 and are avail­able for pur­chase at the door.

The Up­per Dublin School Dis­trict will host a Fam­ily Night for Par­ents and Chil­dren of the Ti­tle I Read­ing and Math Pro­gram with Dr. Ch­eryl 0DOfi 1Rv. 8 IURP 6:30 WR 7:30 S.P. DW 7KRPDV )LWzwa­ter El­e­men­tary School, 30 6FKRRO /DnH, :LOORw Grove. For in­for­ma­tion, FDOO 0DOfi DW 215-643-8800 ext. 8989.

Ambler Church of the Brethren will host a coffeehouse Nov. 9 DW 7:30 p.m. fea­tur­ing a cel­e­bra­tion of life in song and speech with lo­cal singer Rick Den­zien plus Wis­sahickon Val­ley Wa­ter­shed As­so­ci­a­tion’s Bob Adams. Den­zien is a singer-song­writer, mu­si­cian, artist, pro­ducer and erst­while philoso­pher with song­writ­ing that has blos­somed into “full sea­son” with his new re­lease, “R A D I A T E.” Adams is di­rec­tor of stew­ard­ship of the Wis­sahickon Val­ley Wa­ter­shed As­so­ci­a­tion. Adams or­ga­nizes restora­tion ac­tiv­i­ties in the Wis­sahickon Val­ley to re­move in­va­sive plants, main­tain trails and plant na­tive trees and shrubs. He also is re­spon­si­ble for the WVWA’s land preser­va­tion pro­gram. The FKuUFK LV ORFDWHG DW 351 (. But­ler Ave., Ambler. Park­ing is be­hind the build­ing in the church lot. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church DW 215-646-1190. RHIUHVK­ments will be served, and the event is free. Do­na­tions are ap­pre­ci­ated.

The Eastern Cen­ter for Arts and Tech­nol­ogy (EASTERN) Foun­da­tion wLOO KROG LWV fiIWK Dn­nuDO Foun­da­tion Fundraiser Nov. 9 IURP 6 WR 8:30 S.P. at EASTERN’s cam­pus, 3075 7HUwRRG RRDG, :LOlow Grove. Tick­ets are $30 SHU SHUVRnRU $50 SHU cou­ple. Silent and live auc­tions will be the main event, with live mu­sic per­formed by Mojo and the Helper Mon­keys (www. helper­mon­key­mu­sic.com), and will fea­ture a va­ri­ety of ap­pe­tiz­ers and desserts pre­pared and served by EASTERN’s Culi­nary Arts students. To pur­chase tick­ets, visit the EASTERN Foun­da­tion web­site at www. east­ech.org/home/east­ern­foun­da­tion/ to down­load the in­vi­ta­tion and re­sponse card. Items for auc­tion in­clude Bed and Break­fast and shore get-aways; sport­ing event tick­ets and au­to­graphed mem­o­ra­bilia; sa­lon and res­tau­rant gift FHUWL­fiFDWHV; D P$ 6WDWH CDSi­tol Tour and lun­cheon with state Rep. Thomas Murt; art­work; stained glass; and much more. Ser­vices per­formed by EASTERN’s ca­reer and tech­ni­cal pro­grams will also be avail­able, such as car de­tail­ing, a 10-point au­to­mo­bile check and Thanks­giv­ing dinners for pick-up. If you can­not at­tend the auc­tion, but would like to make a con­tri­bu­tion to the EASTERN Foun­da­tion schol­ar­ship fund, please send a check or money or­der made payable to “EASTERN Foun­da­tion” to EASTERN at 3075 7HUwRRG RRDG, :LOlow Grove, PA 19090. The EASTERN Foun­da­tion ex­ists to en­cour­age students in the pur­suit of ca­reer am­bi­tions that were de­vel­oped and strength­ened by at­tend­ing EASTERN. The Foun­da­tion does this by re­ward­ing stu­dent suc­cess and achieve­ment through schol­ar­ships and awards which are pre­sented in May at our an­nual Awards Night.

The sec­ond an­nual Run­ning for Hope 5K Run/1K Fun Walk will be held Nov. 11 and will benH­fiW WKH $PHULFDn CDnFHU So­ci­ety. Or­ga­nized by four Wis­sahickon High School se­niors, the event will take place on the Wis­sahickon High School cross counWUy FRuUVH DW 521 HRuV­ton Road, Ambler. The race will be pro­fes­sion­ally timed and prizes will be awarded. Par­tic­i­pants of all ages and ex­pe­ri­ence lev­els are wel­come. On­line reg­is­tra­tion for both the walk and the run is avail­able through Nov. 10 by searchLnJ “Run­nLnJ IRU HRSH 5N” at www.ac­tive.com. Dayof reg­is­tra­tion takes place EHWwHHn 8:30 DnG 9:45 D.P. 1Rv. 11(DGuOWV: $25; students: $20). Both the walk and run be­gin at 10 a.m. that morn­ing, rain or shine. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Nick Gude at gu­denick@gmail.com.

Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege will hold community nights this fall in its state-ofthe-art ob­ser­va­tory and ob­ser­va­tion deck: Nov. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., weather per­mit­ting. The ob­ser­va­tory is lo­cated on the third flRRU RI WKH CROOHJH’V $Gvanced Tech­nol­ogy CenWHU, CHnWUDO CDPSuV, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-641-6460. CRPPunLWy nights are free of charge and are open to the pub­lic, and as­tron­omy clubs are wel­come. Students from the col­lege’s in­tro­duc­tion to as­tron­omy course vol­un­teer dur­ing the event to share their knowl­edge and as­sist vis­i­tors with us­ing the tele­scope and view­ing equip­ment. The ob­ser­va­tory and ob­ser­va­tion deck are fea­tures of the col­lege’s 60,000 square-foot Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter. The ob­ser­va­tory fea­tures a 16-inch MEADE Sch­midtCassegrain re­search-level tele­scope and a 90-mm Coron­ado tele­scope for safe ob­ser­va­tion of the sun. All of the in­stru­ments are con­trol­lable both in the class­room as well as in the ob­ser­va­tory it­self. Through D fiEHU nHWwRUN, LPDJHV can be down­loaded for fur­ther study and com­par­i­son and can be used in on­line cour­ses.

Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege will hold ca­reer fairs at its Cen­tral Cam­pus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and Dec. 5. The ca­reer fairs are free of charge and are open to the pub­lic and will fea­ture uS WR 15 DUHD EuVLnHVVHV and or­ga­ni­za­tions that are look­ing to re­cruit for part­time, full-time, tem­po­rary and sea­sonal em­ploy­ment, as well as for in­tern­ships. The fairs will be held in the Park­house Hall Atrium with the ex­cep­tion of the 1Rv. 13 IDLU, wKLFK wLOO be held in the Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter Atrium. Busi­nesses and or­ga­ni­za­tions that wish to par­tic­i­pate in the ca­reer fairs can reg­is­ter at http://tinyurl. FRP/0C3-RE)DLURHJ RU Ey con­tact­ing Cindy Cer­ruti in WKH 2IfiFH RI CDUHHU 6HUvices at 610-718-1802 or FFHUUuWL@PF3.HGu.

Have you been touched by can­cer or know someRnH wKR KDV? 7KHn finG out about the Re­lay For Life by at­tend­ing an in­for­ma­tional kick­off event Nov. 15 DW 6:30 S.P. The Re­lay For Life is a pop­u­lar event that an­nu­ally unites the community in sup­port of the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety’s mis­sion to save lives. At the kick­off, which is free of charge, past par­tic­i­pants and new­com­ers alike will be treated to a de­li­cious hoagie din­ner and to an in­for­ma­tive and in­spir­ing pro­gram. The kick­off will be held at the Amer­i­can CDnFHU 6RFLHWy RI­fiFH, 480 Nor­ris­town Road, Suite 150, BOuH BHOO. )RU PRUH in­for­ma­tion, contact Jodi BHnMDPLn DW 215-793-4097 or bjls@com­cast.net.

In­sti­tute of Dance Artistry will pro­duce its eighth an­nual dance concert, Gen­er­a­tions: A CRnFHUW BHnH­fiWWLng WKH Be The Match Foun­da­tion and Ron­ald McDon­ald House Char­i­ties 1Rv. 18 at 4 p.m. at Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege. The show fea­tures per­for­mances by the stu­dio’s youth dance com­pa­nies as well as the pro­fes­sional staff and pro­fes­sional guest artists. One hun­dred per­cent of the money gen­er­ated from ticket sales will be do­nated to Be The Match )RunGDWLRn, D nRnSUR­fiW or­ga­ni­za­tion that reg­is­ters po­ten­tial mar­row donors and raises funds to help pro­vide trans­plants; and Ron­ald McDon­ald House Char­i­ties that pro­vide a “home-away-from-home” for fam­i­lies with hos­pi­tal­ized chil­dren and other ser­vices. Tick­ets are avail­able for $20 by call­ing In­sti­tute of Dance Artistry at 215-628-0600, HPDLOLnJ idadance@com­cast.net or pur­chas­ing at the door the day of the per­for­mance

Car­di­nal Op­por­tu­ni­ties is seek­ing new vol­un­teers, with ori­en­ta­tion for new men­tors star­ing soon. Car­di­nal Op­por­tu­ni­ties is EHJLn­nLnJ LWV 13WK yHDU DV a men­tor­ing pro­gram for some Up­per Dublin High School students who have shown aca­demic po­ten­tial and the need for ad­di­tional di­rec­tion. It’s not only the VWuGHnWV wKR EHnH­fiW IURP the pro­gram. The men­tors also feel en­riched by their in­ter­ac­tion with the young peo­ple and each other. Now is the time to vol­un­teer to be part of this dy­namic pro­gram. By shar­ing your life ex­pe­ri­ences and knowl­edge you will help a young per­son make the most of their high school ex­pe­ri­ence. Spon­sored by the Up­per Dublin Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion, Car­di­nal Op­por­tu­ni­ties is look­ing for adults (25 yHDUV RI DJH RU ROGHU) in­ter­ested in help­ing Up­per Dublin High School students by serv­ing as men­tors. If you have four hours a month to spend with a stu­dent and the will­ing­ness to pro­vide coun­sel, friend­ship and con­struc­tive ex­am­ples, you can help a young per­son achieve his or her po­ten­tial. Af­ter back­ground checks and train­ing, a men­tor will be matched with a stu­dent, To vROunWHHU RU finG RuW PRUH about Car­di­nal Op­por­tu­ni­ties, contact Les­lie Ny­lund DW 215-628-9984 RU BRE DDnDKHU DW 215-646-4365.

RSVP of Mont­gomery County and the Wis- sahickon Val­ley Pub­lic Li­brary have part­nered again to of­fer the pub­lic their pop­u­lar free mock in­ter­view ses­sions. The mock in­ter­views are con­ducted by RSVP vol­un­teers who are re­tired pro­fes­sion­als, some of whom were in hir­ing po­si­tions them­selves. Pack­ets of in­for­ma­tion which in­clude a sam­ple em­ploy­ment ap­pli­ca­tion and in­ter­view­ing tips with mock in­ter­view ques­tions are avail­able at the li­brary to pick up prior to a sched­uled mock in­ter­view or will be sent via email once the in­ter­view is sched­uled. To sched­ule your in­ter­view, please contact Janis Glus­man at R69P 610-834-1040, HxW. 16. The li­brary is also of­fer­ing a free ré­sumé re­view ser­vice. Bring in your cur­rent ré­sumé and the pro­fes­sional ref­er­ence staff will as­sist you with hints and tips on cap­tur­ing your work his­tory ac­cu­rately.

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