The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - FEA­TURES -

nec­tions be­tween liv­ing be­ings. Listen to a Na­tive Amer­i­can story, learn how the Na­tive Amer­i­cans lived on the land, and make a craft to cel­e­brate the sea­son. Meet in the Salt Wing. This pro­gram is ap­pro­pri­ate for chil­dren ages three and up ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. The cost is $5.00 per child. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. To pre-reg­is­ter please call Nor­ris­town Farm Park (610) 270-0215 or email: rk­ing2@ mont­ Bobby Natal­ini Jr. was from East Nor­ri­ton and at­tended Nor­ris­town Area High School. Af­ter be­ing di­ag­nosed with os­teosar­coma, a type of bone cancer, Bobby re­ceived mul­ti­ple blood trans­fu­sions. The blood he re­ceived from anony­mous donors granted him more time with fam­ily and friends dur­ing his three year bat­tle with the dis­ease. Bobby passed away in 2002, just 2 months be­fore his 18th birth­day. For the past 15 years, the Natal­ini Fam­ily has been host­ing a blood drive in honor of Bobby the day be­fore Thanks­giv­ing. Join us this year as we cel­e­brate Bobby with the 16th An­nual Blood drive in his honor at St. Ti­tus Church, 3006 Keen­wood Road, East Nor­ri­ton, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. of Christ 927 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown (cor­ner of Grace St. & N. Franklin St.). From 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the church’s Fel­low­ship Hall. There will be 13Pro­fes­sional Crafters sell­ing Gift Ideas; doll cloth­ing; Christ­mas or­na­ments; orig­i­nal jew­elry; home­made dog treats; wooden items; etc. There will be plants; raf­fle bas­kets with the win­ners picked at 1:30 p.m. (no need to be present to win). Nice items on the “White Ele­phant Ta­ble”. The bazaar fea­tures de­li­cious home­made baked goods such as cakes, pies, cup­cakes and can­dies. There will be a variety of cook­ies, in our “Cookie Walk” where you can choose your se­lec­tion and pay by the pound at $8. There will be break­fast sand­wiches; beef bar-bque; hot dogs; home­made soups to eat in or to take out. Mark your cal­en­dar to join us in Fel­low­ship Hall on Satur­day, Dec. 8th for “Break­fast with Santa” by do­na­tion from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Bring your cam­era for photo op­por­tu­ni­ties. p.m. prior to the day of the com­pe­ti­tion. DE­SIGNER BAG BINGO Satur­day, Dec. 1: The Nor­ris­town Maen­ner-Chor Club Ladies Aux­il­iary Presents DE­SIGNER BAG BINGO at the Nor­ris­town Maen­ner-Chor Club, 920 Haws Ave, Nor­ris­town, PA 19401. Doors Open at 12:00noon. BINGO be­gins at 1 pm. Cost is $25 to play Reg­u­lar BINGO. Spe­cials Avail­able 3 / $5.00 Jack­pot BINGO: Cover All 3/ $5.00. Raf­fles and 50⁄50 will be avail­able. Ad­vanced Ticket Sales $25. At The Door $30. Bev­er­ages will be avail­able for sale. NO out­side al­co­hol! This is a NON-SMOK­ING event. For ad­vanced ticket sales or for more in­for­ma­tion please call: Joy 610-476-1614 or Michelle 610-342-7161 FREE HEALTH SCREEN­INGS First Sun­days of the month: Free health screen­ings at St. Pa­trick Church hall, DeKalb and Chest­nut streets, Nor­ris­town, from noon to 3. The fac­ulty and stu­dents from St. Joseph’s Univer­sity In­sti­tute for bioethics, the Sis­ters of Mercy Health Ser­vices and many oth­ers have been key play­ers in help­ing our parish with this im­por­tant out­reach as we have ex­panded the ser­vices pro­vided. Sev­eral of our own parish­ioners have been trained as health pro­mot­ers and do the screen­ing with the help of oth­ers. We are con­tin­u­ing to ex­pand the range of ser­vices to in­clude re­fer­rals to clin­ics. The goals of this ef­fort are to in­crease med­i­cal knowl­edge and care, to save lives and to en­able bet­ter use of hospi­tal re­sources. The fo­cus is on the un­der­served pop­u­la­tions near us, but we welcome all parish­ioners to come see what’s hap­pen­ing and see if there may be a role for you. The next screen­ing is sched­uled for De­cem­ber 2. SPE­CIAL OLYMPICS OF MONT­GOMERY COUNTY FALL TOUR­NA­MENTS Dec. 2: County Bowl­ing Touran­ment, Lim­er­ick Bowl, 653 W Ridge Pike, Lim­er­ick Dec., 2018: Glen­side Ro­tary Spe­cial Ath­letes Vol­ley­ball Tour­na­ment, Bryn Athyn Church School, 600 Tom­lin­son Road, Bryn Athyn BI-MONTHLY BINGO NIGHT Fri­day, Dec. 14: Open to the Gen­eral Pub­lic -- Nov 09, 2018, Cash Prizes & Re­fresh­ments, Doors Open at 6 PM at which time the food is avail­able be­fore the start of Play at 7 PM. Where: Nor­ris­town Cedar Club, 810 W. Germantown Pike, East Nor­ri­ton, Call for in­for­ma­tion 610-6311594. Plenty of park­ing with lights and pleas­ant ac­com­mo­da­tion. Come early, space is fill­ing up with over 90 at­tend­ing each bingo. BINGO EV­ERY WED­NES­DAY: Pre­sen­ta­tion Bingo will be held EV­ERY Wed­nes­day. Doors open at 5p.m. with food avail­able for pur­chase and the games be­gin at 6:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $10 for boards and $15for pa­per. Please join us at Pre­sen­ta­tion of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1564 Al­len­town Road Lans­dale. For more in­for­ma­tion please leave a mes­sage at 215-3629599 and we will re­turn the call from a cell phone num­ber. LIT­ER­ACY COUN­CIL OF NOR­RIS­TOWN Are you look­ing for a mean­ing­ful vol­un­teer ex­pe­ri­ence, which will im­pact the lives of adult learn­ers and their fam­i­lies? If so, LCN needs you! LCN matches adult vol­un­teer tu­tors with other adults need­ing help with read­ing, writ­ing, math, GED prepa­ra­tion or English as a Sec­ond Lan­guage (ESL). Vol­un­teer tu­tors at­tend a 1.5 hour Ori­en­ta­tion and 12-hour Tu­tor Train­ing Work­shop be­fore be­ing matched with a stu­dent. The pair is then ex­pected to meet at a pub­lic place twice weekly for 1.5 hours per ses­sion for a min­i­mum of six months or un­til the stu­dent goal is met. The next Ori­en­ta­tion will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 PM on Jan­uary 16, 2019. For more de­tails call 610-292-8515 or visit our web­site: www.Lc­ Deer Re­sis­tant Gar­den­ing: The

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