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Com­mu­nity Events

Pan­cake Break­fast: Chel­tenham Troop 22 will hold a pan­cake break­fast Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon at Ber­achah Church, 400 Ash­bourne Road, Chel­tenham. The break­fast will fea­ture pan­cakes, saudage, orange juice, milk, desserts and more. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for chil­dren un­der 12. Funds raised will sup­ports the troop’s goal of at­tend­ing Sum­mit Bech­tel Re­serve. For tick­ets, con­tact Gail at 215-512-3866 or Gailchase1@com­cast.net or Jerry at 267-249-9167 or Czech910@aol.com. Tick­ets also will be avail­able at the door.

Old York Road Symphony Per­for­mance: The Old York Road Symphony will open its 86th sea­son with a con­cert Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. at Abing­ton Ju­nior High School, 2056 Susque­hanna Road, Abing­ton. Vi­o­lin­ist Ti­mothy Chooi will per­form Tchaikovsky’s vi­o­lin con­certo. Also on the pro­gram is Dvo­rak’s Symphony No. 7. Tick­ets are $18 adults, $15 se­nior and $5 stu­dents. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pur­chase tick­ets, call 215-641-6739 or visit oyrs.tick­etleap.com.

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.

Town Square Cleanup: Join the Jenk­in­town Bor­ough En­vi­ron­men­tal Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee in Town Square to help re­move weeds/poi­son ivy, pick up lit­ter and tidy up the Town Square Nov. 4 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feel free to bring trash bags, gloves and brooms. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact An­dra Minio at min­ioan­dra@gmail.com or Adri­enne Redd at adri­enne@ redd.com.

Bike Montco Work­shop: The Mont­gomery County Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will of­fer a free pub­lic work­shop on Bike Montco: The Bi­cy­cle Plan for Mont­gomery County Nov. 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Abing­ton Town­ship Build­ing, 1176 Old York Road, Abing­ton. The work­shop will fo­cus on how mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties can em­bark on prac­ti­cal and strate­gic projects to im­prove bi­cy­cle mo­bil­ity and safety in their own com­mu­ni­ties. Par­tic­i­pants will have an op­por­tu­nity to ask ques­tions and dis­cuss how to make bi­cy­cling more ap­peal­ing in their town.

Hol­i­day Bazaar: Ry­dal Park, 1515 The Fair­way, Ry­dal, will hold a hol­i­day bazaar Nov. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will fea­ture a silent auc­tion, jew­elry, hand­bags, baked goods, puz­zles and games, hol­i­day items, plants and more. Veterans Trib­ute: The South­east­ern Penn­syl­va­nia Cold War His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will spon­sor the fifth annual veterans trib­ute Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Fuge, 780 Fal­con Cir­cle, Warmin­ster. The Doylestown Civil Air Pa­trol Com­pos­ite Squadron 907 will open the event with a Pre­sen­ta­tion of Col­ors, fol­lowed by an in­vo­ca­tion by for­mer Naval Air De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter alum­nus Aris Pasles. The key­note pre­sen­ta­tion will be from James McComb, a Viet­nam vet­eran who served as a ra­dio op­er­a­tor as­signed to the 1st Marine Air Wing west of Khe Sanh. His book, “More Than Names on a Wall,” com­mem­o­rates the 136 Bucks County lives lost while serv­ing dur­ing the Viet­nam War. McComb will also hold a book sign­ing im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing his re­marks. Ar­ti­facts from the Naval Air De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter, in­clud­ing items re­lated to cen­trifuge re­search, and other var­i­ous items of his­tor­i­cal in­ter­est, in­clud­ing air­craft mod­els, Viet­nam-era ra­dio equip­ment and dis­plays by the Warmin­ster His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, Warmin­ster Li­brary, Wings of Free­dom Avi­a­tion Mu­seum, Bucks County Elder Law and oth­ers will be dis­played dur­ing the event. Light fare, in­clud­ing desserts and drinks, will be pro­vided. The Veterans Trib­ute is free and open to the pub­lic. Kristall­nacht — We Will Never For­get: Old York Road Tem­ple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton, will present a spe­cial com­mem­o­ra­tion of Kristall­nacht: We Will Never For­get Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The event will re­mem­ber the 80th an­niver­sary of Kristall­nacht, the so-called “Night of the Bro­ken Glass” — the be­gin­ning of the Holo­caust. The Old York Road Tem­ple-Beth Am remembrance will take the form of a Read­ers The­ater the­atri­cal pre­sen­ta­tion, plus orig­i­nal mu­sic that will paint a pic­ture of the way it was be­fore Kristall­nacht. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit oyrt­betham.org.

Main Line Symphony Orchestra Per­for­mance: The Main Line Symphony Orchestra will per­form Nov. 11 at 7:15 p.m. at Re­form Con­gre­ga­tion Ke­ne­seth Is­rael, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park. The pro­gram will be pre­ceded by an op­tional Ital­ian din­ner at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $30 if pur­chased by Nov. 6; $35 at the door. Stu­dents through age 23 are free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-887-8700.

Empty Bowls Din­ner: The 25th annual Empty Bowl Ben­e­fit Din­ner will held Nov. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Ar­ca­dia Univer­sity, 450 S. Eas­ton Road, Glen­side. Empty Bowls is an in­ter­na­tional grass­roots ef­fort to fight hunger with a sim­ple premise: groups and in­di­vid­u­als cre­ate hand­crafted bowls and in­vite the com­mu­nity to select a bowl at a com­mu­nity din­ner of soup and bread. Din­ers make a cash do­na­tion for the bowl and keep the bowl as a re­minder of the many peo­ple through­out the world who do not have food to fill their bowls. The money raised is do­nated to or­ga­ni­za­tions work­ing to end hunger and food in­se­cu­rity. Many artists, school and com­mu­nity groups are con­tribut­ing bowls, which will be filled with soups and desserts do­nated by area busi­nesses, restau­rants and in­di­vid­u­als from Ar­ca­dia Univer­sity and the sur­round­ing com­mu­nity. All of pro­ceeds will be shared be­tween two agen­cies whose mis­sion is to ad­dress poverty and hunger: Philadel­phia In­ter­faith Hos­pi­tal­ity Net­work and Rise Against Hunger. Student tick­ets are $12, and non-student tick­ets are $15. Tick­ets are avail­able at 215-572-4000 or ar­ca­dia.edu/emp­ty­bowl. Learn­ing To Con­trol Your Di­a­betes: The KleinLife Mont­gomery County Dr. Gabriel (Z”L) and Alma Elias Cen­ter, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park, will of­fer a com­pli­men­tary six-part work­shop se­ries ti­tled “Learn­ing To Con­trol Your Di­a­betes” Thursdays, Nov. 13 to Dec. 18, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. The work­shop is for adults cov­ered by Medi­care who suf­fer from di­a­betes. The pro­gram is be­ing spon­sored by EDC, Qual­ity Im­prove­ment Or­ga­ni­za­tions and Qual­ity In­sights. Any­one in­ter­ested can reg­is­ter by con­tact­ing Gail Korostoff, pro­gram di­rec­tor for the cen­ter, at 215-635-5244 or gko­rostoff@kleinlife.org.

Old York Road Gar­den Club Meet­ing: Old York Road Gar­den Club will meet Nov. 15 at Grace Pres­by­te­rian Church, 444 Old York Road, Jenk­in­town. Lorie M. Hayes, di­rec­tor of ur­ban forests with Philadel­phia Parks and Re­cre­ation, will present on “Win­ning Com­bi­na­tions, Green­ing Through­out the Year.” Vis­i­tors are free and wel­come to come early at 11:30 a.m. for a mini-flower show and bring a sand­wich; salad, dessert and tea will be pro­vided. 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 catand­son@aol.com or Rob Climaldi at rclimaldi@gmail.com. “Cin­derella”: Metropoli­tan Bal­let Com­pany will open its 2018-19 sea­son with a pro­duc­tion of the clas­sic chil­dren’s sto­ry­book bal­let “Cin­derella” Nov. 17 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at Abing­ton Friends School’s Josephine Muller Au­di­to­rium, 575 Wash­ing­ton Lane, Jenk­in­town. Tick­ets are $15 in ad­vance or $20 at the door. To pur­chase tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion, visit metropoli­tan­bal­let­com­pany.

org or call 215-663-1665.

Art Show: Old York Road Tem­pleBeth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton, will hold a show and sale of Rhoda Ryba’s art­work, “Fire To Light Up The Night,” Nov. 27 through Dec. 6. an artist’s re­cep­tion and in­for­mal pro­gram with re­marks by Ryba will be held Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. The art show hon­ors Beth Am’s more than 70 years of ser­vice to the com­mu­nity. A por­tion of all sales will go to sup­port the syn­a­gogue. All are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit oyrt­betham.org. Hol­i­day Con­cert: Bucks Mont Cen­ten­nial Singers will hold a hol­i­day con­cert, “Let There Be Peace On Earth,” Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. at Log Col­lege Mid­dle School, 730 Nor­ris­town Road, Warmin­ster. The pro­gram will in­clude choral se­lec­tions, Han­nukah songs, tra­di­tional and sec­u­lar Christ­mas songs and spir­i­tu­als. There will be a visit from Santa, a sing-a-long, raf­fle bas­kets and a cookie buf­fet. The con­cert is free, with donations ac­cepted after the con­cert. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit cen­ten­ni­alsinger­swarmin­ster.com. Freezer 5K: Hor­sham Town­ship’s sev­enth annual Freezer 5K Run & Fam­ily Fun Walk will be held Dec. 9 along the Hor­sham Power Line Trail. The fun walk will start at 9.45 a.m., fol­lowed by the 5K at 10 a.m. The 5K race will be pro­fes­sion­ally chip timed and ends at the Simmons Ele­men­tary School in Hor­sham. Awards will be made to the male and fe­male top three in 10 age cat­e­gories. Reg­is­tra­tion is $30 at Freez­er5K.com, by mail or in per­son at Hor­sham Parks & Re­cre­ation, 955 Hor­sham Road, Hor­sham PA 19044. Late reg­is­tra­tion on site day of the race will be $35. Checks should be payable to Hor­sham Town­ship. Dis­counts are avail­able for groups of 10 or more. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit Hor­sham Town­ship Parks and Re­cre­ation and the St. Vin­cent de Paul Food Bank. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mark Hud­son at 215-643-3131 ext. 238 or mhud­son@hor­sham.org.

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-on-one 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 215-885-5180 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.

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.

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 lan­guage­learn­ers 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; 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 215-322-1415 ext. 100 or email in­gramk@ buck­slib.org. Ge­neal­ogy Work­shop: First Wed­nes­day of the month at 10:30 a.m. Su­san Koel­ble, a pro­fes­sional ge­neal­o­gist, will lead a work­shop on ge­nealog­i­cal re­search and as­sist at­ten­dees with their own re­search. Reg­is­ter at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org or call 215322-1415.

Tea with the BBC: Se­cond Wed­nes­day of the month at 2 p.m. Come watch a BBC TV mys­tery while en­joy­ing tea and scones. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org or by call­ing 215-322-1415.

Color Your Way to Seren­ity: First and third Thurs­day of the month at 1 p.m. Color your way to seren­ity at an adult col­or­ing pro­gram.

Lit­tle Ex­plor­ers: Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. This is a guardian/child bond­ing pro­gram. Ex­plore dif­fer­ent sci­ence sta­tions at your own pace. Play with ed­u­ca­tional toys and learn to­gether. Rec­om­mended for preschool to first grade. Week­end Walks Pen­ny­pack Trail: Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. This week­end walk will take place on the Pen­ny­pack Trail. Meet at 10 a.m. at By­berry Road Trail­head, 1750 By­berry Road, Huntingdon Val­ley, or in the li­brary park­ing lot at 9:30 a.m. Cur­tain Calls – “The Queen’s Mir­ror”: Nov. 3 at 10:30 a.m. En­joy this in­ter­ac­tive com­edy where Queen Dan­de­lion learns a valu­able les­son about in­ner beauty. Au­di­ence mem­bers will have the op­por­tu­nity to par­tic­i­pate and act out roles to help tell the story. This pro­gram is rec­om­mended preschool to sixth grade. Reg­is­ter at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org. Cur­tain Calls: Scenes from Clas­si­cal Come­dies: Nov. 3 at noon. Cur­tain Call Theatre Co. will present scenes from clas­si­cal come­dies. En­joy high­lights from An­ton Chekhov’s “Mar­riage Pro­posal” and Os­car Wilde’s “The Im­por­tance of Be­ing Earnest,” as well as other clas­sic plays. Mu­sic and Mo­tion with Two of a Kind: Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Join David or Jenny from Two of a Kind for sto­ries, rhythm, danc­ing and mu­sic. This pro­gram is walk-in un­til space filled and for ages birth and up.

Jeop­ardy!: Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. Try your luck and match wits with your friends and neigh­bors. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org.

Read to Lucy the Bull­dog: Nov. 7 from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Bring your fa­vorite book or bor­row one of the li­brary’s and read to a new four-legged friend. This pro­gram is all ages and walk-in.

Fam­ily Game Night: Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. Come ex­plore the li­brary’s board game col­lec­tion and learn new board games. Story Stroll at Ta­ma­nend Park Craft Fair: Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The li­brary will be at Ta­ma­nend Park with a Story Stroll set up for all ages to en­joy. Fol­low the pages of the story “Dog’s Color­ful Day” by Emma Dodd. Mag­icCom­edy: Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Join the Mag­i­cal Gustafsons as they open with an up-tempo ver­sion of the Rin­gling Broth­ers Grand En­try while pro­duc­ing col­ored silk ban­ners and stream­ers. They will fol­low this with many tricks and au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion rou­tines. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org. ABC Story Hour: Tues­days, Nov. 13 to Dec. 17, and Fridays, Nov. 9 to Dec. 21, at 10:30 a.m. Con­tinue to learn the “ABCs” at this story hour. Chil­dren will learn about a new let­ter each week. Come lis­ten to sto­ries, cre­ate crafts, sing songs and play with ed­u­ca­tional toys. This pro­gram is for ages birth and up and walk-in.

Teen Board Game Club at Star­bucks: Nov. 13 from 5 to 6 p.m. Come so­cial­ize and play board games at Star­bucks, 707 Street Road, Southamp­ton. Walk-ins wel­come.

Evening Book Club: Nov. 13 at 6:45 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is “Ginny Moon” by Ben­jamin Lud­wig. Board Games for Grownups at Moss Mill Brew­ery: Nov. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The li­brary will host Board Games for Grownups at Moss Mill Brew­ing Co., 109 Pike Cir­cle, Unit D, Huntingdon Val­ley. Come play board games and en­joy some craft beer. The li­brary will bring board games, but at­ten­dees are wel­come to bring their own to share as well. There will be a Lover Let­ter Tour­na­ment with prizes from the li­brary. All ages wel­come. Block Party: Nov. 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All ages are in­vited to play with blocks and toys at this walkin pro­gram.

Tails Read­ing Pro­gram with the Women’s An­i­mal Cen­ter: Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. Come help so­cial­ize a friendly, adopt­able shel­ter an­i­mal by read­ing to them. While wait­ing for your turn to read, ex­plore the li­brary and make treats for the shel­ter an­i­mals. This is a walk-in pro­gram. The li­brary will be col­lect­ing donations of new and used sheets and tow­els, an­i­mal toys and an­i­mal food (both canned and dry) and mon­e­tary donations for the cen­ter through­out the month of Novem­ber. Week­end Walks Delaware Canal Tow­path: Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. The li­brary will host a walk along the Delaware Canal Tow­path to the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War Graves. Ei­ther meet at the li­brary park­ing lot at 9:30 a.m. or at Wash­ing­ton Cross­ing His­tor­i­cal Park, Thomp­sonNeely House sec­tion, 1635 River Road, New Hope, in the park­ing lot area. Mu­sic and Mo­tion with Ms. Nancy: Nov. 19 and 26 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 par­ent-child mu­sic pro­grams. This is a walk-in pro­gram un­til full. Read to Olivia: Nov. 20 from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Bring your fa­vorite book or bor­row one of the li­brary’s and read to a new four-legged friend. This pro­gram is all ages and walk-in.

Teen Board Game Club: Tues­days, Nov. 20 and

27, from 5 to 6 p.m. Come so­cial­ize and play board games. Walk-ins wel­come. Trea­sure Hunt Es­cape Room: Nov. 24 at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. and 2 and 3 p.m. This es­cape room is in­tended for el­e­men­taryage chil­dren. Reg­is­tra­tion is lim­ited to 10 chil­dren. Each child must have a par­ent or guardian in the room with them. The par­ent or guardian does not need to reg­is­ter and may ac­com­pany mul­ti­ple chil­dren. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org.

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 twice-monthly ESL dis­cus­sion group. On the first

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