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Wil­liam Jeanes Me­mo­rial Li­brary

The Wil­liam Jeanes Me­mo­rial Li­brary is open at 4051 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill. Visit www.jeanes­li­brary.org or call 610-8280441 for in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter for pro­grams. ON­GO­ING EVENTS: • Books ’n Babes Story Time: Feb. 25 at 11:15 a.m. Ba­bies up to about 18 months and their care­givers are in­vited for a half-hour of songs, move­ment and books. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for this free event. Thank you to the Friends of the Li­brary for pro­vid­ing funds for sto­ry­time ex­penses.

• Gen­tle Vinyasa Yoga: Feb. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Gen­tle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga prac­tice fo­cus­ing on align­ment of each asana and mind­ful se­quenc­ing of yoga poses. This bal­anced yoga class will in­clude asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided med­i­ta­tion. This class is for ex­pe­ri­enced yo­gis, beginners or those in­ter­ested in a gen­tle, mind­ful prac­tice. Par­tic­i­pants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class. The cost is $5 per class, which can be paid the day of the class, or in ad­vance.

• Tales for Tots: Feb. 26 at 10:15 a.m. and Feb. 27 at 11:15 a.m. Three- and 4-year-olds are in­vited with a care­giver for sto­ries, songs, fin­ger plays and a craft with Miss Linda and her pup­pet, Lucy. Reg­is­tra­tion is not nec­es­sary for this free sto­ry­time. Thank you to the Friends of the Li­brary for pro­vid­ing funds for sto­ry­time ex­penses.

• Mother Goose Sto­ry­time: Feb. 26 at 11:15 a.m., and Feb. 27 at 10:15 a.m. Mother Goose sto­ry­time, for chil­dren from about 18 to 36 months, is taught by “Miss Linda.” There will be sto­ries, songs and rhymes. Plan about 45 min­utes for sto­ry­time and bring your li­brary card to take books home with you, too. Reg­is­tra­tion is not re­quired for this free ac­tiv­ity. Thank you to the Friends of the Li­brary for pro­vid­ing funds for sto­ry­time ex­penses.

• Mahjong Play­ers: Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m. Mahjong Play­ers meet each Wed­nes­day evening in the Gray Mat­ter Cor­ner. New play­ers are wel­come. This pro­gram is free. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired.

• Read­ing Romp: Feb. 27 at 1:30 p.m. Read­ing Romp, a sto­ry­time for preschool­ers from about 3 to 5 years old, is taught by Mrs. Linda Doll. There will be sto­ries, songs and rhymes fol­lowed by a cool craft. Plan about 45 min­utes for story time and bring your li­brary card to take li­brary ma­te­ri­als home with you, too. Reg­is­tra­tion is not re­quired for this free ac­tiv­ity. Thank you to the Friends of the Li­brary for pro­vid­ing funds for sto­ry­time ex­penses.

• Ex­plor­ing Spir­i­tu­al­ity: Feb. 25 at 6:30. A 4 week course with a fee of $30 for the se­ries payable at the first class. The class is led by a psy­chic who be­lieves we all have some psy­chic abil­i­ties and can work to open up more if we wish. The first week’s dis­cus­sion will cen­ter on Heaven and Earth, past lives, life charts, spirit guides, karma, and an­gels. The sec­ond week’s topics will be “The Se­cret,” zo­diac and birth­days, co­in­ci­dence, prayers and mir­a­cles. Week 3 fo­cuses on psy­chic abil­i­ties, medi­ums, as­tral trav­els, dreams, life force in all things and chakras. The fi­nal fourth week’s topics are Earth, the great ex­per­i­ment, Lei lines, en­ergy places, sa­cred sights, haunted places, the grid, ghosts and spir­its. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired in ad­vance for this se­ries.

• Let’s Read Math: Feb. 28 and Mar. 7, 14 at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Chil­dren ages 3-5 are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in this spe­cial six-week story time ses­sion. The story time re­volves around one pic­ture book that pre­sents a math con­cept. Chil­dren learn a math skill through the book and fun ac­tiv­i­ties. Please sign up for each in­di­vid­ual week that will work for your fam­ily. You are not re­quired to at­tend ev­ery class. The class is free due to the sup­port of the Friends of the Li­brary. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for this free event.

Con­shohocken Free

Li­brary

The Con­shohocken Free Li­brary, 301 Fayette St. For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter for pro­grams call 610-825-1656. The li­brary will present the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• Af­ter School Flower Bas­kets: Feb. 26 Drop in any time be­tween 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. to make a spe­cial flower bas­ket to take home! Call 610-825-1656 to reg­is­ter.

• Friends’ Book Sale: March 1, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Browse our large collection of books for the whole fam­ily! Spon­sored by the Friends of the Con­shohocken Li­brary.

• Ba­bies at the Li­brary: March 4 at 10:00 a.m. Sto­ries, songs, and fun for in­fants up to 2-years-old. Story time is limited to 16 chil­dren, so please call 610825-1656 to re­serve your child’s spot in ad­vance on Mon­day af­ter 12 pm.

• Early Mu­sic En­rich­ment Pro­gram: The Mu­sic Train­ing Cen­ter of Con­shohocken will present early mu­sic en­rich­ment pro­grams for chil­dren ages 0-5. From 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., we in­vite 0-4 year-olds to come to the li­brary for MTC’s in­tro­duc­tion to their FirstNotes & Bingo Kids classes, and from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m., MTC will present a de­mon- stra­tion of their pri­vate PreK mu­sic lessons for chil­dren ages 3-5!

• Preschool Story Time: 10:30 a.m. Join Miss Lor­raine for sto­ries and fun for ages 2-5. Call 610-8251656 to reg­is­ter.

• Book Sale: First Satur­day of ev­ery month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spon­sored by the Friends of the Con­shohocken Li­brary, hun­dreds of books will be for sale!

• Medi­care Coun­sel­ing: Do you have ques­tions about your Medi­care’s Open En­roll­ment? You can re­serve a spot for a one-on-one ap­point­ment with an Ap­prise Medi­care Coun­selor. Call (610) 825-1656 to re­serve your per­sonal ap­point­ment time.

Lower Prov­i­dence Com­mu­nity Li­brary

Lower Prov­i­dence Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 50 Park­lane Drive, Ea­gleville (610-666-6640), pre­sents the fol­low­ing pro­grams:

• Evening of mu­sic from The Great Amer­i­can Song­book per­formed by singer­gui­tarist Jim Cuth­bert on Wed­nes­day, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. Songs from Bing Crosby, Tony Ben­nett and Dean Martin. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quested. Please email lpli­brary@mclinc.org, call 610666-6640, ext. 0, or stop by the li­brary circulation desk.

• Card-mak­ing Class: Feb. 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Par­tic­i­pants will de­sign and cre­ate three greet­ing cards. The class is pre­sented by Jill Hil­liard, an in­de­pen­dent Stampin’Up! demon­stra­tor. Class size is limited, reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired.

Meet­ings & Lec­tures

Mor­ris Ar­bore­tum Pre­sents the Klein En­dowed Lec­ture, “Vic­to­ria, the Se­duc­tress: Meet Her Aquatic Majesty,” Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Ar­bore­tum, 100 East North­west­ern Av­enue in the Chest­nut Hill sec­tion of Philadel­phia. Join the au­thor, Dr. To­masz Aniśko, Long­wood Gar­dens’ cu­ra­tor of plants, to hear about many ex­quis­ite qual­i­ties of this re­mark­able plant and to get to know Her Aquatic Majesty per­son­ally, while shar­ing his sto­ries about his plant-col­lect­ing ex­pe­di­tions around the world. For non­mem­bers, this lec­ture is free with Ar­bore­tum ad­mis­sion. Reser­va­tions are re­quired and space is limited, so please reg­is­ter for the lec­ture at www.mor­ris­ar­bore­tum. org un­der Ed­u­ca­tion, or call 215- 247-5777 ext. 125.

A Black His­tory Month Lec­ture at Chest­nut Hill Col­lege will dis­cuss Catholic So­cial Thought, Black The­ol­ogy and Civil Rights in Amer­ica on Feb. 26 at 7:00 p.m.in the East Par­lor, St. Joseph Hall, 9601 Ger­man­town Av­enue, Phila- del­phia. Lawrence Lit­tle, Ph.D., as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor of African Amer­i­can his­tory at Vil­lanova Univer­sity, will ex­am­ine Catholic par­tic­i­pa­tion in the Civil Rights Move­ment, the in­ter­sec­tion of Catholic so­cial thought and black the­ol­ogy, and the con­tin­ued util­ity of Catholic so­cial thought in the strug­gle against racism. Free and open to the pub­lic. Call 215753-3664 for more de­tails.

The In­sti­tute for Re­li­gion and Sci­ence Pre­sents Lec­ture on Need for Al­liances in Sci­ence and Re­li­gion at Chest­nut Hill Col­lege Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Com­mon­wealth Chateau, Su­gar­Loaf Hill cam­pus. Scott F. Gil­bert, Ph.D., the Howard A. Sch­nei­der­man Pro­fes­sor of Bi­ol­ogy at Swarth­more Col­lege, will dis­cuss how sci­en­tific and re­li­gious world­views are both pred­i­cated on the ex­pe­ri­ence of won­der. Free and open to the pub­lic. Call 215-753-3664 for more de­tails.

A Town Hall Meet­ing with state Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mary Jo Da­ley will be held March 4, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Daniel W. Dowling Amer­i­can Legion Post #769, 351 W. Maple St., Am­bler.

Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion for Ac­tive and Re­tired Federal Em­ploy­ees (NARFE) Chap­ter #372 will hold its reg­u­larly sched­uled monthly lun­cheon meet­ing on March 5, at 1:00 p.m., at Ray’s Diner, 14 E. Ger­man­town Pike, East Nor­ri­ton. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 610-382-2752.

Com­mu­nity Ad­vi­sory Group will meet with the EPA to dis­cuss the on­go­ing is­sues of cleanup of the BoRit As­bestos Su­per­fund Site on March 5, at 6:30 p.m., at the Up­per Dublin Town­ship build­ing, 801 Ft Wash­ing Ave. The next meet­ing will be on April 2nd with additional meet­ings sched­uled on even months. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Diane Mor­gan, Co-Chair of BoRit CAG, at 215-646-9330.

Mont­gomery County Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s Spring 2014 “Is­sues and In­sights” will be dis­cussing the var­i­ous as­pects and im­pacts of World War I, in the Sci­ence Cen­ter Au­di­to­rium 213, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. It will fea­ture three pro­grams: “World War I in Per­spec­tive” on March 5, “World War I and the Cre­ative Arts (Hu­man­i­ties) on March 19 and “Some LongTerm Con­se­quences of World War I” on April 2, all from 12:30-2:30 p.m. These pro­grams are free and open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Dr. Thomas Kol­sky at 215-641-6380 or tkol­sky@mc3.edu.

Mont­gomery County Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s 2014 Pres­i­den­tial Sym­po­sium will fea­ture an­ti­hate crimes ac­tivist and civil rights ad­vo­cate Judy Shep­ard on March 27, from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. in the Sci­ence Cen­ter The­ater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. The com­mu­nity is in­vited to come and hear Judy Shep­ard, the mother of Matthew Shep­ard who was the vic­tim of a fa­tal anti-gay hate crime, speak about how to make schools, work­places and com­mu­ni­ties safe and ac­cept­ing places for ev­ery­one. The lec­ture is free, but tick­ets are re­quired. For tick­ets, call 215-641-6518 or visit mc3.edu/arts/livel­yarts.

Jef­fer­son Univer­sity School of Nurs­ing Stu­dents, who are serv­ing their practicum in Pub­lic Health Nurs­ing at Foulke­ways at Gwynedd, will present the fol­low­ing lec­tures:

“Your Body, Your Health, Your Vi­ta­mins”: Thurs­day, Feb. 13; Foulke­ways Au­di­to­rium

“Stay On Your Feet: Fall Preven­tion”:Fri­day, Feb. 21; Foulke­ways Games Room

All lec­tures are open to the pub­lic and held from 12:301:30 p.m.

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. Quite 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.

Sixty Plus or Mi­nus Se­niors Club meets the sec­ond Thurs­day of each month at 12:15 p.m. Re­tirees are in­vited to be­come part of the 60 Plus or Mi­nus Se­niors Club at Christ’s Lutheran Church, 700 E. Penn­syl­va­nia Ave., Ore­land. Good food, de­li­cious desserts and friendly people make for a pleas­ant time. For in­for­ma­tion, call Christ’s Lutheran Church at 215-886-4612.

The Montco Se­nior Con­cert Choir meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 9:30 a.m. at the United Church of Christ, West Mar­shall and No­ble streets, Nor­ris­town. Any­one in­ter­ested in sign­ing and bring­ing the joy of mu­sic to oth­ers is wel­come. You must be 55 years or older. If in­ter­ested, call John Ben­der at 610-279-1579.

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