Event Submissions: To add an event to the community calendar, email event info to email@example.com. Calendar entries should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the desired print date. Additions to the calendar are made on a space-available basis.
Abington Township Public Library
Information: Abington Free Library is located at 1030 Old York Road, Abington. For more information, call 215-885-5180 ext. 28, or visit the library’s website, www.abingtonfreelibrary.org.
Socrates Cafe: This club meets every second Wednesday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Genealogical Society: Old York Road Genealogical Society meets every second Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:45 p.m.
Book Discussion Group: Daytime Book Discussion Group meets every first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. Computer classes: Abington Free Library offers a one-hour class, one-onone with a volunteer computer aide, tailored to a person’s need. The class could cover basic computer skills, the internet, iPad, email, Microsoft Word or Excel. By appointment only; call 215-885-5180 ext. 28.
Used books: BookCellar used book hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come by and browse through our extensive collection. We are located in the lower level of the Abington Free Library. All our books, movies and music are for sale at bargain prices. BookCellar books are also sold on Amazon. Due to a high volume of book donations (a good thing!), donations will now be accepted at the circulation desk on Wednesdays to Saturdays only.
Decaffeinated and Unwired: Come to the Abington Free Library for “Decaffeinated and Unwired” and talk with decaf coffee and new friends every fourth Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome!
Sunday’s NYT Crossword Puzzle: Every Monday morning at 10:30 a.m., join us at a table in the South end of the library. Feel free to bring a cup of coffee, your neighbor or best friend, a pencil or pen (although we’ll supply them, too), even your half-finished puzzle from yesterday. Puzzling aloud is highly recommended. Drop-in event, no registration.
Teen Creative Writing Club: The Abington Township Public Library will host a Teen Creative Writing Club for ages 12 to 18 the first Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 p.m. Hone your creative writing skills through fun prompts and exercises. Share your work and get feedback. Register at the Information Desk, call 215-8855180 ext. 13, email AskAbington@gmail.com or visit abingtonfreelibrary.org.
Computer Tutors: Meet with a computer tutor for one hour at the library. Get help with internet, tablets, smartphones, programs or any other miscellaneous computer questions you may have. Contact the Information Desk at 215-885-5180 ext. 13 to make an appointment.
Finals Study Day: Sunday, June 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. Feeling stressed about finals? Come study at the library. We’ll have snacks, therapy dogs and more stress-busting activities. Stay for as little or as long as you’d like. Register online at abingtonfreelibrary.org or call 215-885-5180 ext. 13.
The Q Crew: Monday, June 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. LGBTQ+ teens and allies, aged between 13 and 18, are invited to join the Q Crew. Discuss the past, present and future of LGBTQ+ issues with friends in a safe space. Register at the Information Desk or online at abingtonfreelibrary.org. Abington READS!: June 25 to July 24. Children in grades K-3 practice reading over the summer, and teens in grades seven to 12 get service hours by helping children with reading skills. Registration is open. Choose a session: Mondays at 6 or 7 p.m. or Tuesdays at 6 or 7 p.m. Register online: for teens, bit.ly/abgreadsteen18 and children, bit.ly/abgreadschild18.
East Cheltenham Free Library
Information: 400 Myrtle Ave., Cheltenham; 215-379-2077
Toddler class: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. This class teaches creative expression, social skills, listening comprehension, sign language and the foundations of reading and math through stories, songs and finger plays. For ages birth to 3. Preschool Class: Preschool Class takes place Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. This class helps children develop kindergarten readiness skills by teaching concepts such as the days of the week, letters, counting, rhyming words, weather, colors and shapes. The class also features stories, music and movement activities and a craft. For ages 3 to 5.
Elkins Park Library
Information: 563 Church Road, Elkins Park; 215-635-5000
Teensy Tales Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, music, rhymes and games for babies through age 2. Once Upon a Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, music and a craft for ages 3 to 5.
Introduction to the Digital Media Lab: Thursdays at 1 p.m. Get an introduction to everything you can do in the Digital Media Lab. The Digital Media Lab has conversion kits for slides, VHS cassettes, vinyl records, cassettes and two scanners. Each of the two stations also provides access to the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom and Premiere Pro. Registration required.
Used Book Sale: The Friends of the Elkins Park Free Library will hold its Summer Blowout Half-Price Used Book Sale June 8 from 1 to 5:45 p.m., June 9 from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., June 10 from 1 to 3:45 p.m., June 11 from 2 to 8 p.m. and June 12 to 14 from 2 to 5:45 p.m. The bag sale will be held June 15 from 1 to 5:45 p.m., June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., June 17 from 1 to 3:45 p.m., June 18 from 2 to 8 p.m., June 19 from 2 to 5:45 p.m. and June 20 from 2 to 8 p.m. The sale includes loads of DVDs, children’s books, coffee-table books and Judaica. For more information, call 215-635-5000.
Information: 215 S. Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-885-0455
Toddler Storytime: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes and songs for ages 1 to 2.
Preschool Storytime: Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs and a craft for ages 3 to 5.
English Language and Civics Classes: Saturdays at 10 a.m. For adult English language-learners seeking U.S. citizenship.
Horsham Township Library
Information: 435 Babylon Road Horsham; 215-443-2609; horshamlibrary.org
Library Café: There are more than 2,000 books on sale at the library café’ with titles changing almost daily. Stop by, get a cup of coffee and a book or two anytime at your favorite library.
Huntingdon Valley Library
Information: 625 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley; 215-947-5138; hvlibrary.org.
Library Knitting: Knitters of all ages and experience levels are welcome to join us Mondays from 3 to 5 p.m. Library Yoga: Held every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the community room. Adults are invited to our ongoing, drop-in introductory yoga classes with certified instructor Theresa Landolfi. Each drop-in class is $7.
Friends of the Library: Friends of the Huntingdon Valley Library meets the first Thursday of the month at 12:30 p.m. Check the library website for details.
Board of Trustees: Board of Trustees meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited.
Friday Movies: New releases shown every Friday at 11 a.m.
Le Mott Free Library
Information: 7420 Sycamore Ave., La Mott; 215-635-4419 STEM Engineering Day: Wednesdays at 3 to 5 p.m. Build anything you can imagine with Magna-Tiles and Lincoln Logs. Ages 3 and up.
Roslyn Branch Library
Information: 2412 Avondale Ave., Roslyn; 215-886-9818 Stitch and Chat: Fridays at 1 p.m. Bring your own handiwork or use our materials. No registration necessary.
Lego Club: Every Saturday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. No registration necessary. Computer Tutoring: Be tutored on Saturdays 11:30 a.m. and Mondays at 1:30 p.m. Registration is necessary.
Roslyn READS!: June 25 to Aug. 6. CChildren in grades K-3 practice reading over the summer, and teens in grades seven to 12 get service hours by helping children with reading skills. Registration is open. Choose from one-hour sessions: Mondays at 1:30 or 6:30 p.m. Register online: for teens, http://bit.ly/RReadTeen and Children, http://bit.ly/RReadsChild.
Southampton Free Library
Information: 947 Street Road, Southampton; 215-322-1415 Endowment: The Southampton Free Library recently began a Capital and Endowment Campaign to raise $575,000 for the modernization and refurbishing of the library and to enhance and expand programming for both children and adults. For information or to make a pledge or contribution, contact Library Director Kim Ingram at 215-3221415 ext. 100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activities in the Morning — Action Karate: June 9 at 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-plus. Come learn confidence, focus and the benefits of martial arts with some basic karate moves.
Activities in the Morning — Action Karate for Seniors: June 9 at 11 a.m. Learn some basic martial arts moves just for seniors.
Evening Book Club: June 12 at 6:45 p.m. The club is reading “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett.
Teen Board Game Club: June 12, 19 and 26 from 5 to 6 p.m. Come socialize and play fun, challenging board games with your friends. Walk-ins welcome. Tea with the BBC: June 13 at 2 p.m. Come watch the first episodes of “Agatha Raisin” while enjoying tea and scones. Register on our online calendar as space is limited.
Board Games for Grownups: June 13 and 27 at 6 p.m. All experience levels are welcome to join. The event will feature some new board games, including Kodama, Imagine, Double Feature, One Night Ultimate Alien, Ex Libris, Who is the Traitor, Salem and 5 Minute Dungeon.
STEAM Story Hour — Coding: June 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn the basics of coding with the newest technology. Children will have a chance to try out Cubetto, Code-a-Pillar and Beebots. This program is for ages 3-plus. Younger siblings are welcome to observe. Register online.
Friday Movie Matinee: June 15 at 2 p.m. Join us for a screening of “Wonder.” Light refreshments will be served.
Weekend Walks Southampton History Walk: June 16 at 9 a.m. Join us as we explore the history of Southampton. We will walk from the library down Street Road to Second Street Pike then down to Knowles Road past the train station. Learn the history of some of the sites you go past every day.
Libraries Rock! Summer Quest Kickoff: June 16. Join the library as it kicks off its summer programs. Open to all ages unless otherwise noted. The event will feature an interactive story walk, lawn games, Libraries Rock and So Do Dinosaurs, Interactive Dinosaur Dig, Read to Casey the Border Collie, lunch, family board games and sign up for Summer Quest for a chance to win raffle prizes.
Read to the Dogs: June 16 at 11:30 a.m. and June 19 at 11:15 a.m. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to a new four-legged friend. These programs are all ages. Register if you know you can attend. Walkins welcome if not full.
Music and Motion with Ms. Nancy: June 19 at 10:30 a.m. Ages birth and up are invited to sing, dance and move with Ms. Nancy, a professional music teacher experienced in parentchild music programs. This is a walk-in program until full. Summer Story Hour: Tuesdays, June 19 to Aug. 7, and Fridays, June 22 to Aug. 10, at 10:30 a.m. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, create crafts and play with educational toys. All ages welcome to this walk-in program. Jeopardy! : June 20 at 2 p.m. and June 21 at 7 p.m. Try your luck and match wits with your friends and neighbors.
Block Party: June 21 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All ages are invited to play with blocks and toys at this walk-in program.
Color Your Way to Serenity: June 21 at 1 p.m. Color your way to serenity at the adult coloring program. Enjoy tea and treats. Friday Movie Matinee, Darkest Hour: June 22 at 2 p.m. Join the library for a screening of “Darkest Hour.” Light refreshments will be served.
Learn about the Seeing Eye Organization: June 23 at 10:30 a.m. Come learn about The Seeing Eye organization.
Super Saturday: June 23 at 2 p.m. Enjoy snacks and a free screening of “Black Panther” (PG-13). No registration required. Beat the Heat with Essential Oils: June 26 at 6:30 p.m. Megan Koppel returns to teach the best ways to use essential oils for making natural insect and tick repellents, soothing summer skin, cooling off,and first aid. Create your own essential oil blend to start using at home right away. Recommended ages: adults and teens.
Art in the Afternoon— Summer Totes: June 28 at 1:30 p.m. Teens and adults are invited to try out different art mediums. Paint and decorate your own summer tote. Try out pointillism or just freestyle. All supplies will be provided.
Friday Movie Matinee: June 29 at 2 p.m. Come join us for a screening of “Murder on the Orient Express.” Light refreshments will be served.
Weekend Walks Pennypack Trail and Pennypack Ecological Trust: June 30 at 9 a.m. Join the library as we start on the Pennypack Trail from the Byberry Road Trail head and then branch off into the Pennypack Ecological Trust. Total distance will be around 3 miles. Meet either at the library parking lot at 8:30a.m. to caravan to trailhead or at Byberry Road Trailhead parking lot, 1750 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley.
Jazzfun with Strength & Grace Academy: June 30 at 10:30 a.m. Jazzfun is a modern take on Jazzersize.The last 15 minutes of the class, we will be stretching and working out our core for an added bonus. Make sure to bring your yoga mats, water and a towel and get ready to sweat.
Upper Moreland Free Public Library
Information: The Upper Moreland Free Public Library is located at 109 Park Ave., Willow Grove, across from the Willow Grove Shopping Center. For more information about library programs and services, call 215-659-0741 or visituppermorelandlibrary.org.
Writers’ Group: Held on the second Saturday of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All writers — amateurs, professionals, scribblers or typists — are invited to join this new group for thoughtful discussions of the writing process and craft, exercises and prompts to generate ideas, and critique workshops of the groups’ writing. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Evening Book Discussion: The Upper Moreland Public Library holds monthly book discussion meeting for anyone who wants thoughtful discussion with great people. The Evening Book Discussion Group meets the fourth or last Wednesday of every month from 7 to 8:15 p.m. These events are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.
Third Thursday Theater: The Third Thursday Theater film series takes place on the third Thursday of every month at 1:30 p.m. for viewings of contemporary award-nominated and award-winning movies. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Visit our website at www.uppermorelandlibrary.org for film titles.
Sunday Cinema: The Upper Moreland Free Public Library’s Sunday Cinema film series continues on the third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. Sunday Cinema gives adults the opportunity to watch outstanding foreign and independent films, followed with a discussion led by Dr. Maurizio Giammarco. No registration is required for this event. Daytime Book Discussion Group: The Upper Moreland Free Public Library is pleased to announce that the Daytime Book Discussion Group will continue meeting in the Library Community Room from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact the library for assistance in ordering a copy of the book. Preschool Stories: All children 3 to 5 are welcome for stories and a coloring project at our Preschool Stories, Mondays at 1:30 p.m.
Sleepy Stories @ Sundown:
On Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Sleepy Stories @ Sundown features gentle stories geared to sending kids ages 4 to 7 off to sleep peacefully. PJs and stuffed animals welcome!
Toddler Story Times: Children 18 to 36 months can enjoy stories, songs and activities at either of our Toddler Story Times on Tuesdays at 10 or 11 a.m. Stories & Science: Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Children 24 to 36 months explore simple science concepts like sound, color & magnetism with toddler-friendly stories followed by a simple science experiment at Stories & Science.
Babies and Books: Caregivers and infants ages birth to 18 months learn and grow with Babies and Books on Wednesdays at 10 a.m, or at the Babies and Books: Early Edition, Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
ESL Discussion Group: The Upper Moreland Free Public Library invites all English as a Second Language learners to a twicemonthly ESL discussion group. On the first and third Wednesdays of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., library staff will lead an informal discussion paired with exercises for participants to practice English conversation, increase their fluency and meet other English language learners. This program is free and open to the public. Participants need not be a resident to attend the discussion.
Action Stories: Kids of all ages will leap, catch, stretch and move at Action Stories every week on Thursdays at 10:45 a.m. Young Artists: On Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m., school-age children will experience different art mediums each week through a self-directed activity that will allow them to explore & develop their creative thinking at Young Artists.
Yoga Story Time: Held on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 4 and their care-givers are encouraged to stretch their imaginations at Yoga Story Time, a program of stories, gentle exercise, and fun. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Medicare Counseling Sessions: Upper Moreland Free Public Library has teamed up with RSVP of Montgomery County to offer Medicare counseling sessions for seniors with questions about their coverage. On select Mondays, the library will host a specially trained volunteer from RSVP’s Apprise program who can answer questions in an objective, easy-to-understand manner. Anyone who needs more information about their coverage, from those just becoming eligible to those who are having problems with their plans, can get answers to help them make informed decisions about the next step. To schedule an appointment, call 215-659-0741. This program is free and open to all participants.
Great Jenkintown Photo Scavenger Hunt: The Great Jenkintown Photo Scavenger Hunt will be held June 8 to 10. Participants will scour the borough, following clues to photograph and post on the “Photograph Jenkintown” group Facebook page. Local merchants will offer gift cards to participants who gather the most likes for their photos. The scavenger hunter who solves all clues and posts their photos, collecting the most number of likes, will win the “Supreme Scavenger” trophy. The award ceremony will be held at the Upper Crust Pizza and Grill, 314 Old York Road, June 16 at 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or questions, contact Jon Adams at email@example.com or 215-720-8899.
Opioid Crisis Community Resource Forum: State Rep. Steve McCarter, D-154, and the Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol will host an Opioid Crisis Community Resource Forum June 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Commons Great Room at Arcadia University, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, to share information, conversation and community around the addiction crisis. To RSVP, contact McCarter’s office at 215-5725210 or email RepMcCarter@pahouse.net.
Old York Road Garden Club Meeting: The Old York Road Garden Club will hold a meeting June 14 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 444 Old York Road, Jenkintown. The meeting, “Attracting the Hummingbird to Your Garden,” will be presented by Glen Ashton, grounds manager of Meadowbrook Farm. The event is free. Visitors are welcome to come at 11:30 a.m. for a mini flower show. Salad, dessert and tea will be provided. Community Wine Walk: The Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, will host a Community Wine Walk June 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Piazza in Jenkintown. Enjoy an evening of wine tastings, hors d’oeuvres, live music and celebration. Enjoy wine tastings from local wineries and appetizers provided by host businesses throughout the evening. A dessert buffet will be offered from 8 to 9 p.m. at the Uptown at the Piazza. Musical entertainment will feature the School of Rock Fort Washington, Bethlehem & Sad Patrick, the Settlement Music School Jazz Band, Ed Foley and Bill Shannon. Some of the wineries will include Cardinal Hollow Winery, Stone & Key Cellars and Vivat Alfa Winery. All participants will receive a wine glass, wine bag, wrist band and map. Wine will be available for purchase. Wine lanyards may be purchased to provide free hands while walking, eating and listening. Attendees must be 21 years or older to participate. Reservations are required. Cost: $25/pregistration, $30 day of. For more information and to register, visit emccc.org or call the chamber at 215-887-5122. “Unnecessary Farce”: Village Players of Hatboro will stage “Unnecessary Farce” through June 16, with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances at 2 p.m. at the Village Players of Hatboro theater, 401 Jefferson Ave., Hatboro. Single tickets are $15. For more information, visit TheVillagePlayers.com or call 215-675-6774.
Living History at Graeme Park: Spend Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, learning about the life and times of the children of Graeme Park. Visitors will participate in colonial childhood games that theme children might have played during their summers at Graeme Park, as well as learn about the skills that all proper children needed to know as young ladies and gentlemen. A presentation on growing up at Graeme Park will be held at 2 p.m. Tours of the Keith House will be offered at noon, 12:30 and 1 p.m. and following the presentation (approximately 2:30 p.m.). Regular house tour admission of $6/general, $5/senior (65-plus) and $3/youth (3-11) will be charged. This program is being presented by the Friends of Graeme Park, with the cooperation of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Graeme Park is located at 859 County Line Rd. in Horsham. Call 215-343-0965 for details.
Golf Tournament: The Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia (CSCGP) at Gilda’s Club will host its 20th annual golf tournament June 18 at Commonwealth National Golf Club in Horsham. This event raises more than $50,000 annually to support the free programs for local men, women and children affected by cancer. The day will start at 11 a.m. with registration and lunch with a shotgun start at noon. Raffles and auction items will be available. An on-course lunch including a hotdog and burger bar, open cocktail bar, gourmet dinner and an awards ceremony will round out the day of golfing. This event is open to the public. Tickets are $295 per golfer or $1,175 for a foursome. Dinner-only option is also available for $75. Register at cancersupportphiladelphia.org/ golf or via Kathy O’Mara at 215441-3290 ext. 104.
Hatboro YMCA Water Safety Lessons: The Hatboro Area YMCA will offer free water safety instruction to both members and the community-at-large June 18 to 22. A typical session will include exercises to help kids adjust to being in water, useful skill sets people can use if they unexpectedly find themselves in the water, specific safety topics like helping others and fun activities to reinforce skills. Registration is open and required; space is limited. Members may register online. Non-members should register at the YMCA Welcome Center, 440 S. York Road, Hatboro. For more information, call 215-674-4545.
Opera Program: Maturing and senior adults who are opera buffs or those just wanting to learn more about this cultural classical venue are invited to participate in KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (Z’’l) and Alma Elias Center’s special eight-session program focusing on three comic operas at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park, starting July 5 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The public is invited. Cost for the program is $70 per person for members and $75 person to the general public. For addition information, contact Gail Korostoff at 215-635-5244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ukrainian Folk Festival: The 27th annual Ukrainian Folk
Festival will be held Aug. 26 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Ukrainian American Sport Center — Tryzub, County Line and Lower State roads, Horsham. Enjoy an outdoor summer stage concert and show (1:30 to 4:30 p.m.), a public social dance (4:30 to 8 p.m.), homemade Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, standard picnic fare, kid’s fun area, vendors grove, Ukrainian arts and crafts displays and bazaar, refreshments and live re-enactments from Ukrainian history and Ukrainian hospitality. Admission (open to general public): $15; $10 students; kids under 15 free. Free parking. For more information, call 267-664-3857 or visit tryzub.org.
A Window to the Soul: Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, will present Nishan Yardumian’s Biblical Art exhibition through Nov. 4 featuring paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn painter and fine arts instructor illustrating our shared human experiences as spiritual beings. Donations accepted. For more information, call 267-502-2990 or visit GlencairnMuseum.org.
The Millbrook Historical Society:
The Amy B. Yerks Museum and Archives, freshly renovated, is open every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at the Hatboro Baptist Church, 32 N. York Road, Hatboro. Walk-ins welcomed. Information: 215957-1877; millbrooksociety@ gmail.com; millbrooksociety.org. Outreach Office Hours: State Rep. Thomas Murt, R-152, will hold special outreach office hours in Huntingdon Valley and Upper Dublin. On the third Thursday of each month, Murt and a member of his staff will be at the Huntingdon Valley Library, 625 Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley, from 10 to 11 a.m. Also on the third Thursday of the month, Murt and a member of his staff will be at the Upper Dublin Public Library, 805 Loch Alsh Ave. in Fort Washington, from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Unheard Angels: This support group is being held for women who have experienced or are currently struggling with infertility, miscarriage, adoption and fostering issues. The group meets every other Monday evening (the first and third Monday of each month) at 7 p.m. at Lehman Memorial Church, 300 S. York Road, Hatboro, in Room 308. Call 215764-9407 for more information. Support Group for Parents of
Autistic Children: A series of support meetings for parents of children with autism have been scheduled throughout the fall and winter. Parents and caregivers of children on the autism spectrum disorder are invited to the meetings, which will take place at the Speech-Language Institute of Salus University, to share their experiences. There will be a new topic covered each week and snacks and refreshments will be provided to the group. Those interested in joining the group can contact the Speech-Language Institute for more information at salusuhealth.com/SpeechLanguage-Institute/Contact-Us/ Join-a-Support-Group.aspx. Stuttering Support Group: A series of support meetings for people who stutter, their family and friends and those who wish to learn more about stuttering have been scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. at the SpeechLanguage Institute (SLI) of Salus University, 8380 Old York Road, Suite 2100, Elkins Park. As a chapter member of the National Stuttering Association, SLI provides a safe environment for individuals to share their personal experiences and techniques. Various topics will be covered each week as well as a chance for group discussion. The sessions are led and facilitated by clinical educator Shelley Slot, MS, CCCSLP
and two speech-language pathology students Rachael Borman ’18 and Julia Kessel ’18. Their mission in creating the group is let those who stutter know that they are not alone. For information on joining the group and upcoming meeting dates, contact the Speech-Language Institute at 215-780-3150 or SLInstitute@salus.edu or visit salusuhealth.com/SpeechLanguage-Institute/Contact-Us/ Join-a-Support-Group.aspx. Bereavement Support Group: A free bereavement support group for friends and family will be held on alternative Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Luke the Evangelist, Chapel House, 2330 Fairhill Aven., Glenside. Sponsored by: William R. May Funeral Home Inc. Facilitated by Deborah K. Gawthrop, a certified grief management specialist. For information, call 215-624-8190 or email dgawthropcnlt@verizon. net.
Alzheimer’s Support Group: Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7809 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Groups provide education, emotional support and opportunities to share and problem solve with others caring for a family member or friend with Alzheimer’s, dementia or related disorders. Learn more about these conditions and find helpful resources. Be with others who understand and share similar challenges. Free. Registration not required though RSVPs are welcome. Participants can attend whenever they are able. For more information, contact 215-964-7684.
Free YMCA Membership: The Hatboro YMCA, 440 S. York Road, is offering free one-year memberships to area seventhgraders. This membership will provide fun and fitness opportunities. To get involved, seventh-graders just need to bring proof of their class status — a student ID card, class roster, class schedule or report card. They also need to bring a parent or guardian with them when they sign up. For more information, call the Y at 215-674-4545.
Tai Chi: Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, 2955 Edge Hill Road, Huntingdon Valley, offers tai chi Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. and Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Lauren Steele at 215-657-0830 or lsteele@ pennypacktrust.org.
Yoga: Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, 2955 Edge Hill Road, Huntingdon Valley, offers light-to-moderate yoga on Wednesdays from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and advanced level yoga on Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Lori Voltmer at 215-2648653
or email@example.com. Nicotine Anonymous Meeting: Free quit smoking 12-Step program meets every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Library, 654 N. Easton Road, Glenside, in support of people working to recover from nicotine addiction. All are welcome. Info: nicotineanonymous.org.
CHADD: Elkins Park Area CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) will hold the following at Einstein at Elkins Medical Center. For more information on CHADD or ADHD, call Claire Noyes at 215-779-6656 or www. chadd.net/249.
Parent Support Group: First Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Adult Support Group: Third Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Gilda’s: Gilda’s Club Delaware Valley, 200 Kirk Road, Warminster, will hold the following:
Kid Support Group: Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Program is for children 4 to 12 who have cancer in their lives.
Become a Member: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m.
Living with Cancer Support Group: Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Living With Loss: Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Family & Friends Support Group: Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Life After the Death of a Spouse Networking: First Tuesday on the month.
Life After the Death of a Parent Networking: Second Wednesday.
Healthy Eating Support Group: Mondays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Metastatic Cancer Support Group: Last Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon. Call to register.
Health Living Support Group: Fourth Friday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Blue Sage Restaurant on Second Street Pike. Wellness Group Meetings: Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Gilda’s Railway & Ice Cream: Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Members from the Bristol Railroad Society will run G-scale trains on an outdoor track. Information: 215-441-3290 or www. gildasclubdelval.org. Montessori: The Montessori School offers beginners classes in TaiJi and Qigong Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tai Chi will help you develop better balance, more flexibility and coordination. Your breath will become deeper and more even. You’ll learn how to find and release your body’s tensions. Your everyday movements will become more efficient and you will feel better and have more energy to face the day. The
school is located at 1710 Jarrettown Road, Dresher. To register or for more information, call 215-572-9189.
Alzheimer’s Support Group: Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7809 Old York Road, Elkins Park. The group will help provide emotional, educational and social support. The group also helps caregivers develop problem-solving strategies, maintaining their own personal, physical and emotional health as well as optimally caring for the person with dementia. Free. For more information, contact 215-964-7684.
Live & Learn Meetings: Glenside United Church of Christ will host Live & Learn meetings every first and third Tuesday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the church library, 2160 Wharton Road, Glenside. The meetings will include lunch, a TED talk and lively discussion. Bring a bag lunch, and drinks will be provided. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact the church at 215-887-1819 or visit glensideucc.org.
Glenside Kiwanis: Glenside Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the North Hill VFW Post 2519 Jenkintown, Road, Glenside. For more information, call 215-758-9839 or email GlensideKiwanis@aol. com. Chess: Join the chess club at KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (z’’l) And Alma Elias Center. Active adults, 60-years and older, who are interested in learning how or want to play chess against a competitive rival are invited to join the chess club at the KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (z’’l) And Alma Elias Center, 7763 Old York Road in Elkins Park on Tuesdays from 10:15 a.m. to noon. The chess club is free to the public. Anyone interested in joining the chess club at the KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (z’’l) And Alma Elias Center, may contact Dayna Glantz, program director, at 215-635-5244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Membership information also is available. Bucks Mont Art League: The Bucks Mont Art League meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ben Wilson Senior Center, 580 Delmont Ave., Warminster. Speakers, members’ shows and exhibits are available to members. Guests welcome. Affinity Toastmasters of Hatboro: The Affinity Toastmasters of Hatboro meet the first and third Thursday of the month from noon to p.m. at Upper Moreland Library, 109 Park Ave. Willow Grove. Public speaking made fun. Visitors welcome.