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Arts

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.

Li­brary

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.

Mu­sic

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.

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Sup­port Groups

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.

In­for­ma­tion: 2025.

Trips

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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.

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