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Cal­en­dar Notes

The dead­line for the Community Cal­en­dar 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 Community Cal­en­dar, The Colo­nial, 290 Com­merce Drive, Fort Wash­ing­ton, PA 19034; fax to 215-643-9475; email the­colo­nial@mont­


Reg­is­tra­tion is now open for fall classes at the Great- er Nor­ris­town Art League. Both day and evening classes are avail­able for be­gin­ning to ex­pe­ri­enced artists in a va­ri­ety of me­dia. Satur­day chil­dren’s classes are also avail­able. The Art League is lo­cated at 800 W. Ger­man­town Pike, East Norriton. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit or call 610-5393393.

The Greater Nor­ris­town Art League and Al­ter Care, the owner of the Ein­stein Mont­gomery Med­i­cal Arts Build­ing, lo­cated be­hind Ein­stein Hospi­tal, have teamed up to present a dis­play of art­work in the build­ing’s hall­way ev­ery six months. The pre­miere re­cep­tion for the cur­rent show will be Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Art­work may be for sale. Artists cur­rently dis­play­ing are GNAL mem­bers Dan Alder­fer, Fran Barone, Frank Bat­son, Jo Ann Cook­sey Bono, Ann Bren­nan, Pa­trice DeVir­gilis, Lauren Dad­dona, Cathy Gry­giel, Tom Le­bish, Jim McFar­lane, Nancy Mold­of­sky, Carol Sal­ter, Lor­raine Sier­chio, Mary Jo Szczur, Doug Twed­dale, Su­san­nah Hart Thomer, Martin Wigg and Arnold Win­kler. GNAL’s web­site is


BMI Busters at Greater Ply­mouth Community Cen­ter. This award-win­ning four-week pro­gram is de­signed to help your chilGrHN fiJHW FHLOGHRRG REHVLWy. Through the use of weight train­ing, car­dio­vas­cu­lar ex­er­cise and nu­tri­tional in­for­ma­tion, your child will lose ZHLJHW DNG JDLN FRN­fiGHNFH. Each child will be weighed weekly and given prizes based on weight lost. Nu­tri­tion will be dis­cussed once a week; top­ics will in­clude healthy snack choices and por­tion con­trol. Oc­ca­sion­ally, healthy food sam­ples will be given out for chil­dren to try. In this pro­gram, kids will be us­ing the Ac­tive Zone equip­ment and other var­i­ous ex­er­cise equip­ment. Ages: 7 to 14. Of­fered Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days Oct. 22 to Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days Nov. 26 to Dec. 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Price: non-res­i­dent: $80; non-res­i­dent with pass: $65; res­i­dent: $60; res­i­dent with pass: $50. For de­tailed in­for­ma­tion, visit www. ply­mouth­com­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter. org. Reg­is­ter by vis­it­ing the Community Cen­ter at 2910 Jolly Road, Ply­mouth Meet­ing or by call­ing 610-2774312. The Community Cen­ter ac­cepts pay­ment by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Dis­cover.

Kid’s Ex­er­cise Ex­press at Greater Ply­mouth Community Cen­ter. Get your kids mov­ing with this quick, safe and ef­fec­tive work­out! This is a 30-minute work­out de­signed to keep your kids mov­ing for all 30 min­utes! Ac­tive Zone equip­ment will be used along with spe­cial sta­tions us­ing medicine balls, sta­bil­ity balls, jump ropes, bal­ance boards and much more! Tues­day and Thursdays from Nov. 6 to Dec. 6 (no class Nov. 22) Ages 7 to 9 from 6 to 6:30 p.m.; ages 10 to 14 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Price: non-res­i­dent: $50; non-res­i­dent with pass: $41; res­i­dent: $41; res­i­dent with pass: $36. For de­tailed in­for­ma­tion, visit www.

ply­mouth­com­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter. org. Reg­is­ter by vis­it­ing the Community Cen­ter at 2910 Jolly Road, Ply­mouth Meet­ing or by call­ing 610-2TT4312. The Community Cen­ter ac­cepts pay­ment by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Dis­cover.

Ply­mouth Town­ship Park and Re­cre­ation will be con­duct­ing Af­ter School Sports at Ridge Park on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days and at Ply­mouth El­e­men­tary on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Soc­cer, hockey and other games will be played for fun. This pro­gram will be held in the schools’ gym­na­si­ums, so please dress the chil­dren ap­pro­pri­ately. Classes will not be held on days when school is closed or will be clos­ing early. The pro­gram time is 3:35 to 5 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Shawn at 610-2TT-4312 or visit www.theg­ Greater Ply­mouth Community Cen­ter, 2910 Jolly Road, Ply­mouth Meet­ing, PA 19462.


The Mont­gomery County Vol­un­teer Fire Po­lice As­so­ci­a­tion will meet Oct. 13 at T p.m. at Han­cock Sta­tion, 2TE 820 W. Airy St., Nor­ris­town. See map on mont­ Con­gress­man Pat Mee­han will be our speaker. Re­fresh­ments will EH VHUVHG. $OO fiUH SROLFH DUH wel­come to at­tend.

The Philadel­phia Chap­ter of the In­sti­tute of Man­age­ment Con­sul­tants will host for break­fast, net­work­ing and a “Buzz Ses­sion” dis­cus­sion on “Rec­og­niz­ing & Tack­ling Eth­i­cal Is­sues in Con­sult­ing” Nov. 9 from T:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Ply­mouth Coun­try Club, 888 Ply­mouth Road, Ply­mouth Meet­ing. This topic will be pre­sented by Mark Haas, pres­i­dent of re­search and or­ga­ni­za­tion man­age­ment of Wash­ing­ton, D. C., and past na­tional board­cChair and CEO of IMC USA. This ses­sion ad­dresses what a con­sul­tant needs to know — and be — to lever­age his or her rep­u­ta­tion for in­tegrity. In ad­di­tion to re­view­ing re­cent con­sult­ing eth­i­cal fail­ures and their fall­out, we will cover when it is ap­pro­pri­ate to raise eth­i­cal is­sues and when dis­cre­tion can be dan­ger­ous. Reg­is­ter for this event at http:// www. im­cusa. org/ events. Cost: mem­bers $19 (mem­bers must lo­gin to the mem­bers area at­ to get the mem­ber price); non-mem­bers: $29.

Spe­cial Events

The Whitemarsh Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion will hold its Pump­kin Fes­ti­val Oct. 13 from noon to 5 p.m. at Ply­mouth Whitemarsh High School’s Vic­tory Field fea­tur­ing face paint­ing, pump­kin dec­o­rat­ing, pony rides, cup­cake dec­o­rat­ing and much more. (Rain date: Oct. 14). For more in­for­ma­tion, contact 484-843-4T35. Ven­dors wel­come.

Habi­tat Restora­tion Vol­un­teer Op­por­tu­nity: Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. at Nor­ris­town Farm Park, Bar­ley Sheaf Drive and Ger­man­town Pike, East Norriton. Help plant seedlings and the seeds of na­tive plant species in ar­eas where in­va­sive plants have been re­moved. We need your help! Please bring hand trow­els and work gloves. Ages: adults and chil­dren ages 9-plus. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 610-2T0-0215.

A “Spe­cial Event in Cel­e­bra­tion of Our Heroes: 9HWHrDnV, FLrH­fiJhWHrV DnG 3ROLFH 2IfiFHrV RI MRnW­gomery and Delaware Coun­ties” will be held Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. at the Wash­ing­ton Fire Com­pany, 36 W. Elm St., Con­shohocken. The event, a beef and beer, is be­ing hosted by Charles Gehret, can­di­date for state Se­nate, 1Tth Dis­trict. Spe­cial guests will in­clude David Chris­tian, Amer­ica’s youngest and most highly GHFRUDWHG RI­fiFHU IURP WKH Viet­nam War, and David Bellavia, most dec­o­rated com­bat vet­eran of the Iraq war. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Judy Camiel at 610668-1T30.

Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege will hold three community nights this fall in its sta­teof-the-art ob­ser­va­tory and ob­ser­va­tion deck: Oct. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Nov. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., weather per­mit­ting. The ob­ser­va­tory LV ORFDWHG RN WKH WKLUG flRRU of the Col­lege’s Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter, Cen­tral Cam­pus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-641-6460. Community 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 LWVHOI. 7KURUJK D fiEHU NHW­work, im­ages can be down­loaded for fur­ther study and com­par­i­son and can be used in on­line cour­ses.

The in­au­gu­ral Run 2 -LOO’V HRuVH 5. WR EHnH­fiW Jill Just Wants 2 Help will be held Oct. 21 at Colo­nial El­e­men­tary School in Ply­mouth Meet­ing. It is an event for se­ri­ous run­ners, week­end ath­letes and fam­i­lies out for a morn­ing of fun. The nonSUR­fiW RUJDNLZDWLRN -LOO -UVW Wants 2 Help (JJW2H) was cre­ated in mem­ory of Jil­lian Siegel, who lost her bat­tle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in 2008 at the age of 20. JJW2H, es­tab­lished by Jill’s fam­ily, is ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing as­sis­tance to fam­i­lies with chil­dren and young adults un­der­go­ing can­cer treat­ment. The 5K will help to fund Jill’s House — a place for fam­i­lies to stay while their chil­dren re­ceive care in the hospi­tal. Run 2 Jill’s House will be­gin at 9 a.m., with fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing face paint­ing, bal­loon an­i­mals and mu­sic, sched­uled be­tween T:30 and 10:30 am. An awards cer­e­mony di­rectly fol­low­ing the race will rec­og­nize IRU WKH fiUVW PDOH DNG IHPDOH “CDNFHU :DUULRUV” WR fiNLVK the race — in­di­vid­u­als who have con­quered or are cur­rently bat­tling can­cer. Par­tic­i­pants can visit to reg­is­ter or reg­is­ter on site the morn­ing of the event be­gin­ning at T a.m. The cost of ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion prior to Oct. 19 is $25, and $30 on the day of the event. Ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing reg­is­tra­tion costs for teams, fam­i­lies and chil­dren un­der 12, as well as team fundrais­ing op­tions, is avail­able on the web­site. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing event spon­sor­ship or race reg­is­tra­tion, contact Jen­nifer Peter- kin at 610-348=5081 or Jen­nifer@mmevent­de­

Scare­crow Mak­ing: Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. at at Nor­ris­town Farm Park, Bar­ley Sheaf Drive and Ger­man­town Pike, East Norriton.M ake your Hal­loween scare­crow with us. We’ll have a con­test (with sev­eral cat­e­gories) to see whose is best. Do­nate your scare­crow to our Parkin-the-Dark night hike, or take it home. Bring clothes and a hat for your scare­crow. Ages: 5 to adults Cost $5 per scare­crow. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 610-2T0-0215.

The Ac­quired Brain In­jury Net­work will hold an Open House at its new EaJOHvLOOH RI­fiFH 2FW. 24 from 5 to T p.m. Fam­i­lies, sur­vivors and community friends are wel­come. Please come and en­joy light re­fresh­ments and our dis­play of brochures, the “2012 Brain In­jury Note­book,” brain mod­els and books on brain in­jury. The RI­fiFH LV ORFDWHG LN 6ULWH ( RI the Fam­ily Ser­vices Build­ing at 3125 Ridge Pike, EagOHVLOOH. 8VH WKH fiUVW-flRRU HN­trance on the right side of the build­ing. To reg­is­ter, contact Joyce at 484-T51-5244 or abi­nas­sis­

The Whitemarsh En­camp­ment at Hope Lodge will be held Nov. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come to the 31st an­nual Whitemarsh En­camp­ment Re-en­act­ment and cel­e­brate the time in 1TTT 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 is lo­cated at 553 S. Bethlehem Pike in Fort Wash­ing­ton. There is free on-site park­ing, and food is avail­able. Ad­mis­sion is $T for adults; $5 for se­niors and youth/students; and chil­dren ages 5 and un­der are free. There is also a spe­cial fam­ily rate of $20 per car. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit: www.ushis­

Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege will hold ca­reer fairs at its CenWrDO &DPSuV, 340 DH.DOE 3LNH, BOuH BHOO, IrRP 11:30 D.P. WR 1:30 S.P. 1Rv. 13 and Dec. 5. The ca­reer fairs are free of charge and are open to the pub­lic and will fea­ture up to 15 area busi­nesses 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 Nov. 13 fair, which will be held in the Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter Atrium. Busi­nesses and or­ga­ni­za­tions that wish to par­tic­i­pate in the ca­reer fairs can reg­is­ter at http://tinyurl. com/MC3JobFairReg or by con­tact­ing Cindy Cer­ruti in WKH 2IfiFH RI CDUHHU 6HUVLFHV at 610-T18-1802 or ccer­


The Se­nior Adult Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­ter of Mont­gomery County, lo­cated at 536 Ge­orge St., Nor­ris­town, of­fers the fol­low­ing pro­grams. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 610-2T5-1960.

• Adult day ser­vices are avail­able, with a full day of ac­tiv­i­ties, lunch and snacks pro­vided. The ser­vices are an al­ter­na­tive to nurs­ing home care and a way to pro­vide rest to care­givers. For

more in­for­ma­tion, call Larry Reed at 610-2T5-1960.

• Vol­un­teer driv­ers are needed for the Meals on Wheels pro­gram. Vol­un­teers can help once a week or once a month. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Larry Reed at 610-2T5-1960.

• SAAC’s Fifth Av­enue Bou­tique is open Mon­day through Fri­day, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

MONTCO SAAC of­fers the fol­low­ing classes:

• In­vest­ments: Oct. 16 at 10:30 a.m. The Montco SAAC will host an in­for­ma­tive sem­i­nar on your in­vest­ments and how you can make your money work for you.

• Liv­ing withe Vi­sion Loss: Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. Juleann Lieber­man, di­rec­tor of Ew2C Foun­da­tion, will present in­for­ma­tion on liv­ing with vi­sion loss and strate­gies and tools for ev­ery­day liv­ing. Liber­man has firV-WKDnG HxSHrLHnFH Ln OLYing with vi­sion loss, as she is vis­ually impared her­self.

• BDnN AI­fiOLDWLon 6HPL­nar: Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Owen Wooten, of Na­tional Penn Bank, will present a sem­i­nar on ways to use your EDnN DI­fiOLDWLRn PRrH HIIHF­tively.

• Nurs­ing Home In­for­ma­tion: Oct. 24 at 10:30 a.m. Did you ever won­der how you would be able to sup­port your­self or a loved one in a nurs­ing home? Lawyer Jeremy Clarke will present in­for­ma­tion on this topic.

• Sil­ver Sneak­ers with Lau­rie: Ev­ery Mon­day and Wed­nes­day at 1 p.m.

• Dance class: Ev­ery Mon­day at 10:30 a.m.

• voga with Lau­rie: Ev­ery Tues­day at 10:30 a.m.

• Line Danc­ing: Ev­ery Thurs­day at 10:30 a.m.

• Zumba: Ev­ery Fri­day at 10:30 a.m.

Classes are held at 536 Ge­orge Street, Nor­ris­town. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Su­san Ed­gren or Pat Macken­zie at 610-2T5-1960.

Sixty Plus or Mi­nus Se­niors Club. Re­tirees are in­vited to be­come part of the 60 Plus or Mi­nus Se­niors Club at Christ’s Lutheran Church, T00 E. Penn­syl­va­nia Ave., Ore­land. Good food,de­li­cious desserts, and friendly peo­ple, make for a pleas­ant time. Monthly meet­ings are held the sec­ond Thurs­day of each month at 12:15 p.m. Please join us in the start of our 28th year. For In­for­ma­tion call Christ’s Lutheran Church at 215-8884612.


The Mont­gomery County Health Depart­ment, in con­junc­tion with the Mont­gomery County Depart­ment of Pub­lic Safety, will be con­duct­ing one drive-thru flu FOLnLF Ior Dny MonW­gomery County res­i­dent age 6 months and older. There will also be six walkLn FoPPunLWy flu VLWHV. The shots are free for Mont­gomery County res­i­dents. Oct. 13: DrLYH-WKru flu FOLnLF DW Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Group Weight Loss Class, OHG Ey FHrWL­fiHG KROLVtic health coun­selor Amanda 5LzzR ZLOO EH KHOG Rn WKH firVW and third Wed­nes­day of each month from T to 8:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church of Wyn­d­moor, 801 E. Wil­low Grove Ave., Wyn­d­moor. The class is $T5 per month. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-680-019T.

Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal of­fers the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• Di­a­betes Ed­u­ca­tion Class. Wed­nes­days noon – 2 p.m. Li­brary, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia If you have been di­ag­nosed with di­a­betes, pre-di­a­betes or ges­ta­tional di­a­betes, ed­u­ca­tion and care­ful man­age­ment can help en­sure that you live well. Join 6uVDn 3LHrFH, FHrWL­fiHG GLDEHtes ed­u­ca­tor, for small-group dis­cus­sions about di­a­betes­re­lated is­sues in­clud­ing diet, med­i­ca­tions, stress, phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity and more! Free. • Fit­ness classes: Ex­er­cise at Aer­o­bics, Etc. 2nJRLnJ HxHrFLVH FODVVHV IRr se­niors. The First Pres­byterLDn CKurFK Ln 6SrLnJ­fiHOG, Mill Road and Bethlehem Pike, Flour­town. Se­nior Circle mem­bers re­ceive prizes for par­tic­i­pa­tion. In­formed con­sents and waivers must be signed prior to par­tic­i­pa­tion in the classes. Call 215-3565500 for more in­for­ma­tion, Rr WR rHJLVWHr. 7KH firVW FODVV is free.

Golden voga: A Breath­ing, 6WrHWFKLnJ DnG 5HODxDWLRn Class. Fri­days, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Lea Au­di­to­rium, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. , Philadel­phia Reg­is­tra­tion for four classes at a time re­quired. Golden yoga is clas­si­cal yoga, adapted by the SKY Foun­da­tion, to ac­com­mo­date those who KDYH GLI­fiFuOWy JHWWLnJ uS DnG GRZn IrRP WKH flRRr. 7KH pro­gram in­cludes pos­tures, ErHDWKLnJ, rHODxDWLRn DnG med­i­ta­tion tech­niques, all per­formed while sit­ting in a chair and stand­ing. In­struc­tor Bar­bara Le­vitt has been teach­ing yoga for the past 30 years and has even taught peo­ple in their nineties. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call 215-24T-3029. Cost: $20 for 4 classes per month.

Tai Chi. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Chapel, Mont­gomery Re­hab Cen­ter. 8601 Sten­ton Av- enue, Wyn­d­moor. Classes, for the novice or be­gin­ner/ in­ter­me­di­ate stu­dent, are de­signed to im­prove bal­ance, power, pos­ture, co­or­di­na­tion, flHxLELOLWy DnG PHnWDO IRFuV. Slow, gen­tle move­ments are PRGL­fiHG WR PRVW HYHryRnH’V abil­i­ties. For more in­for­ma­tion or to sign up for a free in­tro­duc­tory class, call 215233-9004. Cost: $T per class/ paid monthly. • Sup­port groups: Weight Loss Sup­port Group. Last Wed­nes­day of each month, T - 8 p.m. Main Level Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia Join us each month for an evening of ed­u­ca­tion, VuSSRrW DnG OLYHOy HxFKDnJH of in­for­ma­tion and ideas to help achieve your weight loss goals. Top­ics in­clude life VWyOH PRGL­fiFDWLRn, nuWrLWLRn DnG HxHrFLVH. GuHVW VSHDNHrV SrRYLGH HxSHrW DGYLFH Rn re­lated top­ics. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215-T53-2000.

For Women Who Grieve. Sec­ond Tues­day of the month, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Women’s Cen­ter, 8811 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. For most women, the loss of their spouse or loved one is in­tensely per­sonal and over­whelm­ing. Their life is for­ever changed, yet they DrH HxSHFWHG WR EH WKH VDPH. Achiev­ing bal­ance and in­de­pen­dence is a con­stant strug­gle. For Women Who Grieve, fa­cil­i­tated by Bar­bara A. Penny, a lo­cal at­tor­ney and ad­vo­cate who lost her hus­band to can­cer 13 years ago will pro­vide emo­tional sup­port and the tools to move for­ward. Ad­di­tion­ally, Bar­bara will pro­vide the op­por­tu­nity for par­tic­i­pants to talk openly in an in­ti­mate set­ting about life af­ter this life-al­ter­ing event. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, call 215-260-1268.

Menopause Sup­port Group. 7:30 S.P. 0HGLFDO 2IfiFH Build­ing, Suite 40, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. Sup­port­ive ther­apy and ed­u­ca­tion ses­sion. We’ll ad­dress is­sues such as menopause, body im­age, re­la­tion­ships, ca­reer and en­joy­ment. Fa­cil­i­tated by Lisa Lam­bert, M.D., and Nancy Pol­lack, M.S. Cost: $15 per ses­sion. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215482-0408.

Ad­vanced Can­cer Sup­port Group – New Group! Sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month, 10:30 a.m. – noon. Con­fer­ence Room 109, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. , Philadel­phia. This new monthly group for peo­ple with any type of can­cer that has re­curred, is metastatic, or ad­vanced is an op­por­tu­nity to dis­cuss the stresses, changes and chal­lenges that such a di­ag­no­sis may bring. The group is fa­cil­i­tated by Lori Cur­tis, M.S.W. Please call the Can­cer Re­source Cen­ter at 215-248-804T to reg­is­ter.

Man to Man Prostate Can­cer Sup­port Group. Third Tues­day of the month, 5:30 – T p.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia Man to Man is an ed­u­ca­tion and sup­port group for men di­ag­nosed with prostate can­cer, whether newly di­ag­nosed, in or post­treat­ment, spon­sored by the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety. Spouses and part­ners wel­come. Please call the Can­cer Re­source Cen­ter at 215-248804T to reg­is­ter.

Breast Can­cer Net­work­ing Group. Fourth Tues­day of the month, 5:30 – T p.m. Women’s Cen­ter, 8811 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. A sup­port and ed­u­ca­tional group for women di­ag­nosed with breast can­cer that are re­ceiv­ing cur­rently treat­ment or are deal­ing with sur­vivor­ship is­sues. Group is fa­cil­i­tated by Linda Simmons, C.R.N.P., and Lori Cur­tis, M.S.W. Call the Can­cer Re­source Pro­gram, 215-248-804T, to let us know you’ll at­tend.

Care­giver Sup­port Pro­gram. First Thurs­day of the month, 5:30 – T p.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. Care­givers for peo­ple with can­cer face chal­lenges as they try to sup­port and as­sist their loved ones, and also bal­ance other as­pects of their lives. This monthly se­ries, spon­sored and pre­sented in part­ner­ship with Key­stone Care, will teach care­givers how to com­mu­ni­cate with the health care team, fam­ily and IrLHnGV; finG PHDnLnJ Ln WKH FDrHJLYHr HxSHrLHnFH; PDnDJH GLI­fiFuOW VLWuDWLRnV (H.J., le­gal mat­ters and ad­vanced ill­ness and un­der­stand the im­por­tance of self-care). Call the Can­cer Re­source Pro­gram, 215-248-804T, to let us know you’ll at­tend.

Grief Sup­port Group for adults who have lost a spouse or part­ner to can­cer. Sec­ond Thurs­day of the month, 5 – 6:30 p.m. Con­fer­ence Room 109, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., Philadel­phia. When peo­ple lose some­one im­por­tant to them, they go through a nor­mal process called griev­ing which can help in ac­cept­ing and un­der­stand­ing their loss. Griev­ing in­volves feel­ing many dif­fer­ent emo­tions over time, all of which help the per­son come to terms with the loss of a loved one. This group pro­vides a safe, car­ing place to un­der­VWDnG DnG VKDrH HxSHrLHnFHV and feel­ings for per­sons who are fac­ing liv­ing alone, someWLPHV IRr WKH firVW WLPH Ln GH­cades. Group is fa­cil­i­tated by Lori Cur­tis, M.S.W., L.S.W., on­col­ogy so­cial worker. Please call 215-248-8930 if you want to at­tend.

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