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Civic Association Meetings
• The Manayunk Neighborhood Council will next meet Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center,7 Lock St. Manayunk.
• The Central Roxborough Civic Association will next meet Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Leverington Presbyterian Church, 6301 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.
• The Upper Roxborough Civic Association will next meet Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Roxborough Presbyterian Church, 8230 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.
• The Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association will next meet Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at Northern Children’s Services, 5301 Ridge Ave., Wissahickon.
• The East Falls Community Council will next meet Monday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at East Falls Presbyterian Church, 3800 Vaux St., East Falls.
• The Wissahickon Neighbors Civic Association will next meet Monday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Church, 3158 Terrace St., Manayunk.
• The Ridge Park Civic Association will next meet Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Fifth District Police Station, 6666 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.
Designer Bag Bingo
The Roxborough-Manayunk Lioness Club will hold Designer Bag Bingo Sunday, Nov. 5, from2 to 5 p.m. at Fr. Sullivan Hall, IHM.
Tickets are $30 and include desert, coffee and water.
All proceeds will benefit local charities.
For tickets, contact Nancy Rounbehler 267-210-9036 or Liz Mahan 215-356-7213.
APPRISE Counselor Sessions
State. Rep. Pamela DeLissio, D-194, will offer several sessions with an AP- PRISE counselor in her district office through the fall open enrollment period for Medicare, which takes place through Dec. 7.
APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program designed to help older Pennsylvanians with Medicare. Counselors are specially trained staff and volunteers who can answer questions about Medicare and provide senior citizens with objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicaid and longterm care insurance.
The sessions are scheduled for: Wednesdays, Nov. 8 and 22 and Dec. 6, from10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Interested constituents should call to make a free half-hour appointment by calling DeLissio’s office at 215-482-8726.
Roxborough Memorial Hospital Governing Board Meeting
Members of the community are invited to attend an open meeting of the Rox- borough Memorial Hospital Governing Board Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Wolcodd Auditorium at the hospital, 5800 Ridge Ave., Roxborough.
There will be an opportunity for questions, and discussion will be available at the conclusion of this meeting of the board.
Hidden Histories of the Wissahickon
“Hidden Histories of the Wissahickon,” a gallery exhibition of selected photographs from the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s archives illustrating the long and varied history of Wissahickon Valley Park, will be on display at the Friends of the Wissahickon offices, 40 W .Evergreen Ave., Suite 108, Chestnut Hill.
The exhibit will be open to the public weekdays during normal hours through early 2018.
For more information, visit fow.org or chconservancy.org.
Senior Citizens Dinner
Join your neighbors every Wednesday evening from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roxborough Memorial Hospital Cafeteria for a $5meal and a visit with friends.
Job Corps is the nation’s leading career technical training program for out of school youth ages 16 to 24. Whether you have graduated or dropped out of high school, this no- cost, government-funded program can assist you with learning a technical trade in construction, health care, auto repair or culinary arts
Orientations are held Tuesdays at the Career Link office, 5847 Germantown Ave., Germantown. Arrive by 9 a.m. Parents should accompany minors under age 18, and all parents are welcome to attend.
For more information, call at 215-985-2319.
Journey’s Way Programs
Journey’s Way, Resources & Programs for People 55+, a division of Intercommunity Action Inc., invites community members to celebrate October at the Center at Journey’s Way, 403 Rector St.
It offers a wide range of programs for personal growth, fitness, education, creative expression and volunteering, plus information, resources and social services if needed. Participants can get a ride if they are 65-plus and lunch if they are 60-plus (optional suggested donations for both). Journey’s Way strives to keep prices affordable; many services are free of charge.
• Beginners tap dancing on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.
• Get assistance with LIHEAP and MEDICARE — just call for an appointment.
• Check out the Next Chapter discussion group and share the challenges and joys of aging Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m.
For further information, call 215- 487-1750 ext. 1101.