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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.

Glen­side Li­brary

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 in­gramk@buck­slib.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.

Com­mu­nity Events

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 jon­big­pa­paadams@gmail.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 gko­rostoff@kleinlife.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.

Com­mu­nity

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.

Health

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 loreli4@com­cast.net. 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.

Meet­ings

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 dglantz@kleinlife.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.

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