Orchard Artworks, Tomlinson Road, Bryn Athyn, will hold the following:
• Ornaments and Adornments, a group show featuring the work of member artists, who designed and crafted special holiday ornaments through December.
• New Year, New Art, a group show featuring new work by member artists will run Jan. 6 to 27.
Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays,, 1 to 4 p.m.
Information: 215-947-9882 or www.orchardartworks.org.
Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington, will hold the following:
• Preschool Pajama Parties will take place Jan. 9, Feb. 6, March 6 and April 10 at 7 p.m. The free 45-minute programs will feature stories, songs and simple crafts.
• Winter Story Times will take place Mondays and Tuesdays, Jan. 14 through Feb. 18. Monday time is 10:30 to 11 a.m. for 5-year-olds; and Tuesday times is 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for 2-year-olds.
• Toddler Story Times will take place Wednesdays, Jan. 23 to Feb. 13 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for ages 1 to 2.
• Drop-in Story Times for children and their caregivers take place Thursdays from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Readers from the Jenkintown Kiwanis Club will present the program.
Information: 215-8855180; www.abingtonfreelibrary.org.
East Cheltenham Free Library, 400 Myrtle Ave., Cheltenham, will hold the following:
• Book Sale will take place Jan. 8, 9 and 10 from 7 to 8:45 p.m.; Jan. 11 from 1 to 4:45 p.m.; and Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. All proceeds ben- HfiW WKH OLEUDUy.
Roslyn Branch Library, 2412 Avondale Ave., Roslyn, will present the following events:
• Pajama Parties will take place Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and March 11 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. 6WRULHV, VRnJV, finJHUSODyV DnG crafts will be featured. Registration begins Jan. 3.
• Preschool Story Times will begin Jan. 28 and run through March 28. Story times for ages 3 to 6 will take place Mondays at 1:30 p.m.; and times for ages 2 to 3 will take place Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Information: 215-8869818; abingtonfreelibrary.org.
Upper Moreland Free Public Library, 109 Park Ave., Willow Grove, will hold the following:
• Action Stories for All Ages takes place Mondays at 2 p.m. Leap, catch stretch and move during this story time program.
• Toddler Story Times for ages 18 to 36 months takes place Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
• Babies and Books story time for caregivers and infants ages 6 to 18 months takes place Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
• Preschool Story Time for children ages 3 to 5 takes place Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Program features stories and a themed craft or coloring project.
• Kids Crafts takes place Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for school-age children.
• Young Explorers program for ages 24 to 36 months takes place Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.
• Monday Night Knitter’s Group takes place every Monday from 7 to 8:45 p.m. All are welcome. Bring yarn and needles and progress through simple projects with instruction from Lisa, the group leader.
Information: 215-659-0741 or www.uppermorelandlibrary.org.
Abington Memorial Hospital will hold the following:
Information: 215-4812204 or www.amh.org.
Elkins Park Area CHADD (Children and $GuOWV wLWK $WWHnWLRn DHficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) will hold the following:
• Why Socials Skills Are More Important Than Academic Achievement for Persons With ADHD will take place Jan. 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The presentation will help those understand why developing “social cognition” — the ability to think in a social context and apply social skills relevant to the situation — is more important for success in life than academic achievement. A new model for addressing the social skills needs of children with ADHD will also be described.
All programs take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Einstein at Elkins Park Hospital. For more information on CHADD or ADHD, call Claire Noyes at 215-7796656 or www.chadd.net/249.
Gilda’s Club at Abington Memorial Hospital will hold the following:
• My Spouse Has Cancer support group for men and women with partners and spouses living with cancer meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Garden Training Room, located on the JURunG flRRU RI WKH :LGHnHU Building.
To register or for more information: 215-481-6700 or www.gildasclubdelval.org.
Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley, 200 Kirk Road, Warminster, will hold the following:
• Become a Member meets every Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m.
• Kid Support Group meets Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Program is for children 4 to 12 who have cancer in their lives.
• New Member Meeting takes place every Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m.
• Living with Cancer Support Group meets every Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m.
• Living With Loss meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
• Family & Friends Support Group meets every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
• Life After the Death of a Spouse Networking will PHHW WKH fiUVW 7uHVGDy Rn WKH month.
• Life After the Death of a Parent Networking will meet the second Wednesday.
• Healthy Eating Support Group meets Mondays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
• Wellness Group Meetings take place Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
• Gilda’s Railway & Ice Cream takes place Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Members from the Bristol Railroad Society will run G-scale trains on an outdoor track.
Information: 215-4413290 or www.gildasclubdelval.org.
Holy Redeemer Health System will hold the following:
• Getting Through the Holiday Bereavement Support Group will take place Saturday, Jan. 12 and 19, March 9, May 11, July 13 and Sept. 14 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. 215-856-1306.
Information: 1-800-8184747; www.holyredeemer. com.
People Understanding Parkinson’s (PUPS) meets the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the community room at Super Giant, 315 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. For more information or to RSVP, call Lorna at 215542-2931.
Old York Road Symphony will hold its next concert Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. at Abington Junior High School with its annual Young Artists Concert. Local violinistss Carolyn Semes, Austin Berman and Amy Semes will perform. Tickets are A18 for adults, A15 for seniors and A5 for students. For more information, call 215782-1718 or www.oldyorkroadsymphony.org.
Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concert Series at the Cheltenham Center Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Road, will host the followLnJ EHnHfiW FRnFHUWV:
• Paula Johns will perform Feb. 6.
• Nimrod Speaks will perform March 6.
• Denise Montana peform April 3.
• Kitty Mayo will perform May 1.
All concerts take place from 7;30 to 9 p.m. The Jazz Bridge project provides funding to assist with health care costs of musicians. Cost is A10 fro adults and A5 for students with ID. For more information, call 215-3794660 or visit www.cheltenhamarts.org.
Debtors Anonymous Meetings take place Saturday mornings from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1333 Old Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley. More directions and information, call Alan at 215239-5152.
Common Bond Support Group for widowed and divorced adults over 50 meets WKH fiUVW 6unGDy RI WKH PRnWK from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 505 N. York Road, Hatboro. Orientation for new members takes place at 2 p.m. Next discussion will take place Dec. 2. Everyone is asked to bring two questions. Reservations are required. From more information, call 215675-3947 or 215-918-3376.
People Understanding Parkinson’s (PUPS) meets the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the community room at Super Giant, 315 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. For more information or to RSVP, call Lorna at 215-542-2931.
TLA Widows and Widowers will hold the following:
• General Meetings take place second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Street Road, near Bustleton Avenue in Feasterville.
• Reach Out Meetings take place second Tuesday of the month from 7 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s.
Wyncote Audubon Society will hold the following trips:
• Bucks County’s Peace Valley Park Jan. 5 at 8:30 a.m. at the Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 Chapman Road, Doylestown. Group will observe winter waterfowl.
• Cape May, N.J., Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m. Location to be announced on WAS web page the week of trip depending on the weather forecast and current bird sightings. Dress for the weather and bring lunch and scopes if available. From meeting location group will head off in search of what is around.
The Wyncote Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society that has 1,600 members and spans Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County.
For more information, visit www.wyncoteaudubon. org.