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.
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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.