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Civic As­so­ci­a­tion Meet­ings

• The Manayunk Neigh­bor­hood Coun­cil will next meet Wed­nes­day, Dec. 6, 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, Dec. 7, at 7:30p.m. at Lev­er­ing­ton Pres­by­te­rian Church, 6301 Ridge Ave., Roxbor­ough. • The East Falls Com­mu­nity Coun­cil will next meet Mon­day, Dec. 11, at 7p.m. at East Falls Pres­by­te­rian Church, 3800Vaux St., East Falls. • The Wis­sahickon Neigh­bors Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Mon­day, Dec. 11, at 7:30p.m. at Pil­grim Church, 3158Ter­race St., Manayunk. • The Ridge Park Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Tues­day, Dec. 12, at 7p.m. at the Fifth Dis­trict Po­lice Sta­tion, 6666Ridge Ave., Roxbor­ough. • The Up­per Roxbor­ough Civic As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Wed­nes­day, Dec. 13, at 6:30p.m. at Roxbor­ough Pres­by­te­rian Church, 8230 Ridge Ave., Roxbor­ough. • The Wis­sahickon In­ter­ested Cit­i­zens As­so­ci­a­tion will next meet Wed­nes­day, Dec. 13, at 7p.m. at North­ern Chil­dren’s Ser­vices, 5301 Ridge Ave., Wis­sahickon.

APPRISE Coun­selor Ses­sions

State. Rep. Pamela DeLis­sio, D-194, will of­fer sev­eral ses­sions with an APPRISE 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 long-term care in­surance. The ses­sions are sched­uled for: Wed­nes­days, Nov. 22 and Dec. 6, from 10a.m. to 1p.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 Board­Meet­ing

Mem­bers of the com­mu­nity are in­vited to at­tend an open meet­ing of the Roxbor­ough Me­mo­rial Hospi­tal Gov­ern­ing Board Tues­day, Nov. 28, at 5p.m. in the Wol­codd Au­di­to­rium at the hospi­tal, 5800Ridge 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 theWis­sahickon

“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, 40W. 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 chcon­ser­vancy. org.

Se­nior Cit­i­zens Din­ner

Join your neigh­bors every Wed­nes­day evening from 4 to 6p.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 no­cost, 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, 5847Ger­man­town Ave., Ger­man­town. Ar­rive by 9a.m. Par­ents should ac­com­pany mi­nors un­der age 18, and all par­ents are wel­come to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, call at 215-985-2319.

Jour­ney’sWay 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, 403Rec­tor 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. Pro­grams: • Be­gin­ners tap danc­ing on Wed­nes­days at 3:30p.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 1to 2p.m. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, call 215-487-1750ext. 1101.

An­dorra Li­brary Pro­grams

In­for­ma­tion: The An­dorra branch of the Free Li­brary of Philadel­phia is lo­cated at 705E Cathe­dral Road, Roxbor­ough. The li­brary is open from 10a.m. to 6p.m. Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­day; noon to 8p.m. Tues­days and Thurs­days; and 1 to 5p.m. Sun­days. For­more in­for­ma­tion, visit lib­www. freel­i­­ca­tions/ an­dorra-li­brary. Preschool Sto­ry­time: The An­dorra li­brary hosts a reg­u­lar drop-in preschool sto­ry­time onWed­nes­day morn­ings at 10:30a.m.

Kids Yoga: Thurs­days at 4:45p.m. Stretch, bend and pose with us. Wear com­fort­able cloth­ing (and if you hap­pen to have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it). For school-age kids.

LEGO Club: Work on the build­ing as­sign­ment, check out a project in one of our many Lego books or let your imag­i­na­tion soar and build a cre­ation all your own on Fri­days from 3:45to 4:45p.m. For school-age chil­dren (the youngest chil­dren should be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult).

Morris Ar­bore­tum Events

In­for­ma­tion: The Morris Ar­bore­tum of the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia is lo­cated at 100E. North­west­ern Ave.

in the Chest­nut Hill sec­tion of Philadel­phia. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit mor­ris­ar­bore­

Lec­ture Se­ries: The Morris Ar­bore­tum Lec­ture Se­ries re­turns this fall with top­ics that are about more than gar­den­ing, but with a com­mon thread that con­nects us to our nat­u­ral, green world. For the next lec­ture, join Robert Peck, se­nior fel­lowof the Acad­emy of Nat­u­ral Sci­ences in Philadel­phia and au­thor of a new book, “The Nat­u­ral His­tory of Ed­ward Lear,” Nov. 15at 2 p.m. for his talk, The Nat­u­ral His­tory of Ed­ward Lear. This lec­ture is be­ing pre­sented in part­ner­ship with the Am­bler Theater and will be held at the Am­bler The­atre, 108 E. But­ler Ave., Am­bler. The lec­ture se­ries will con­clude Dec. 7at 2p.m. with Joan Maloof, ecol­o­gist, au­thor and pro­fes­sor emer­i­tus of Sal­is­bury Univer­sity, with The Liv­ing For­est: New Knowl­edge about the For­est and New Ideas About How to Save It. The Morris Ar­bore­tum Lec­ture se­ries talk in De­cem­ber will be held at Morris Ar­bore­tum’s Wi­dener Vis­i­tor Cen­ter. The cost for each lec­ture is $15 for ar­bore­tum mem­bers and $20for non-mem­bers, which in­cludes ad­mis­sion to the gar­den for the De­cem­ber talk. Ad­vanced reg­is­tra­tion and pay­ment are re­quired. Call 215-247-5777ext. 125 or ed­u­ca­tion@mor­ris­ar­bore­ to make a reser­va­tion.

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