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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 or chcon­ser­

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

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.

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