a book or two anytime at your favorite library.
Huntingdon Valley Library
Information: 625 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley; 215947-5138; 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.
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.
Fall Story Hour: Tuesdays through Oct. 9 and Fridays through Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, create crafts and play with educational toys. All ages welcome. This is a walk-in program.
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.
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.
Lego Club: Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. Kids 5 to 8 try their hand at building or creative challenges. 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. Little People/Big People: Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Stories and songs for toddlers and preschoolers.
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.
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.
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.
Babies and Books: Thursdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Caregivers and infants grow and learn together.
Kidz Rock!: Thursdays from 11:30 to noon. Our all-ages music and movement storytime. 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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Valley Road Run: The 15th annual Valley Road Run will take place Oct. 7 to benefit the Breathing Room Foundation, an organization that benefits families affected by cancer. Registration is $30. Race day registration is $35 (opens at 7 a.m. on race day). Kids race registration for 0- 14-years-old is $15. The race starts at 8:30 a.m.; the walk starts at 8:40 a.m. To register, visit classy.org/ event/brf-2018-valley-road-run/ e191742.
Cheltenham High 60th Reunion: The Cheltenham High School Class of 1958 has slated its 60th reunion for Oct. 12 at Manufacturer’s Country Club, 511 Dreshertown Road, Fort Washington. The event will feature a brunch and cocktail party to begin at noon. The committee is reaching out to more than 250 graduates and former teachers. Cost is $52 per person; dress is casual. For more info, check out cheltenham58.org or call Duane Sonneborn at 609-602-8482 or Mickey Langsfeld at 215-9475097. RSVP checks can be made payable to Richard Stern and sent to 660 Hidden Pond Lane, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. Camp William Penn Museum: The Camp William Penn Museum will be open to visitors through Oct. 15 by reservation. Individuals and groups are welcome. See Civil War artifacts, and learn about Camp William Penn, which was the first and largest federal Civil War training camp for United States Colored Troops. The museum is located at 1618 Willow Ave., La Mott. Contact info: 215 885-2258 or pt@usct. org.
Multiple Sclerosis Family Festival 5K: The fall regional MS 5K Festival run/walk race competition/post awards presentation will take place Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Warminster Community Park, 350 E. Bristol Road, Warminster. This event is rain or shine. The day’s entertainment and activities will include free food all day, live DJ/MC, live unicorns/ animals, carnival games, moon bounce, contests/prizes, popular costumed characters, crafts, face painting, loads of giveaways and Halloween happenings. Free general admission and parking on premises for friends, family and other of supporters. Sign up online at runtheday.com/register/detail/4th-regional-run-forresearch-5k-run-walk.
Hatboro Area YMCA Skeleton Skurry 5K: The annual Skeleton Skurry 5K will be held Oct. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Pennypack Elementary School, 130 Spring Ave., Hatboro. Enjoy an automated CHIP-timed course through Hatboro with a fast downhill finish. Win prizes for costumes in five-year youth age increments. Proceeds will benefit the Hatboro YMCA Financial Assistance Program. For registration, visit skeletonskurry.com, by mail or in person at Hatboro Area YMCA, 440 S. York Road, Hatboro.
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.
Roman Catholic High School Reunion: The Roman Catholic High School Class of 1973 will hold its 45-year class reunion Nov. 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Washington Fire Company No. 1 Social Hall, 36 W. Elm St., Conshohocken. For more information, contact Andy Sontag at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob Climaldi at email@example.com.
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.
Bereavement Support Group: William R. May Funeral Home sponsors a bereavement support group for friends and families that meets on alternate Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Luke the Evangelist Chapel House, 2330 Fairhill Ave., Glenside. There is no fee to attend. Oct. 9: All feelings are “normal.” Oct. 23: Secondary losses. Nov. 6: Help for the holidays. Nov. 20: Hope. Dec. 4: Continuing bonds. The group is facilitated by Deborah K. Gawthrop, M.S., G.M.S., a certified grief management specialist. For more information, call 215-624-8190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Adult Sunday School: New Life Community Church, 2680 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley, welcomes the community to Adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Worship service will be 10:30 a.m. Children’s worship and nursery is provided. Information: 215-947-1880.
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel Events: The following events will be held at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park. For more information, call 215887-8700 or visit kenesethisrael.org.