Spe­cial Events

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Nor­mandy Farm Ho­tel will host a Ban­gin’ Is­land BBQ Aug. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. Come join the is­land fun fea­tur­ing an all-you­can-eat Is­land BBn Buf­fet; un­lim­ited beer, wine and Mai Tais; and live mu­sic. Cost is $37.95 plus tax and ser­vice charge. The all-you-can-eat Is­land BBn buf­fet will fea­ture salad with trop­i­cal fruits, Ja­maican jerk chicken, ap­ple­ton glazed beef kabobs, whole roasted pig, tem­pura grouper fin­gers, grilled paradise beef burg­ers with is­land top­pings, along with sides, sal­ads and desserts. ko­r­mandy’s fea­tured beers are Hawaii’s hona Brews, Goose Is­land, Mai Tai’s and rum drinks!. mlus, en­ter to win a three-night stay in Cancun, cour­tesy of Wings Travel Group. The win­ner of trip will be an­nounced at 8:30 p.m. There will be live en­ter­tain­ment by Bombu Wali, a lo­cal Chester County group. mur­chase tick­ets to this rain or shine event by call­ing 215-616-8108 or on­line at www.nor­mandy­farm.com un­der the events tab.

The Kista Trust Fund will present the 1920 black-and-white silent movie “The Mask of Zorro” Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. to fi­ase money for lo­cal Bhutanese-kepali refugees. The small group of Bhutanese-kepali refugees liv­ing in Ch­est­nut Hill and Mt. Airy work hard to sup­port their fam­i­lies in their new life but need fur­ther ed­u­ca­tion and train­ing for skilled jobs. hista Trust Fund, founded 2 years ago by lo­cal Ch­est­nut Hill res­i­dent El­iz­a­beth Walm­s­ley, is a small loan project specif­i­cally de­signed to help those kepali refugees who meet the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s cri­te­ria with the costs of ed­u­ca­tion that will even­tu­ally lead to im­proved em­ploy­ment prospects. This more show­ing will also fea­ture the mu­si­cal ac­com­pa­ni­ment of “The kot-So-Silent Cinema” Ensem­ble, led by Bren­dan Cooney. The movie is part of the Ambler’s Hol­ly­wood Sum­mer kights se­ries. Tick­ets are avail­able from hista un­til Aug. 17, with a por­tion of the cost go­ing to sup­port the hista Trust Fund. The movie be­gins at 7 pm, with de­li­cious home­made kepali and Amer­i­can nib­blies avail­able for a do­na­tion in the foyer from 6:30 to 6:50pm. For in­for­ma­tion and tick­ets, email kista. [email protected] or leave a mes­sage for Tri­cia at 215-248-1514.

St. Mary’s Villa for Chil­dren and Fam­i­lies is fea­tur­ing Din­ner and a Movie Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The 1965 com­edy, “The Trou­ble with An­gels,” filmed at St. Mary’s and star­ring Hay­ley Mills and Rosalind Rus­sell, will be fea­tured at the Ambler Theater for one show only at 4 p.m. fol­lowed by din­ner at one of four restau­rants, in­clud­ing Brid­get’s, From the Boot, Giuseppe’s and Massa. Tick­ets are avail­able at the Ambler Theater web­site, www.Am­blerThe­ater. org, for $40 for din­ner and the movie or $15 for the movie only. mro­ceeds from the event will help fund vo­ca­tional train­ing, life strat­egy classes and fit­nessLnu­tri­tion pro­grams for the nearly 100 youth at St. Mary’s.

The Lower Gwynedd Town­ship Po­lice Depart­ment will hold an Amer­i­can Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 27 from 2 to 7

p.m. at the town­ship build­ing, 1130 k. Bethlehem mike, Spring House. Ap­point­ments are pre­ferred. To sched­ule an ap­point­ment or for more in­for­ma­tion, call Beth at 215-6465302 or sign up on­line at red­cross­blood.org and en­ter spon­sor code 0229099.

Ambler Men­non­ite Church will host a Fall Craft Show and Flea Mar­ket Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date: Sept. 22. The community is in­vited to shop the craft booths, find great deals, se­lect fall plant­ings as well as en­joy home­made shoofly pies, other baked goods and tasty lunch spe­cials. Chil­dren’s fun ac­tiv­i­ties are planned. All ven­dors are en­cour­aged to contact the church at 215-643-4876 or am­[email protected]­hoo.com. Ad­ver­tis­ing, sig­nage and cus­tomer park­ing will be pro­vided; 10-by-10-foott spa­ces can be rented for $5 each and tables for an ad­di­tional $5 each. All pro­ceeds from space and ta­ble rentals go to­ward school kits for chil­dren around the world. The church is lo­cated at the cor­ner of East Mt. mleas­ant Av­enue and korth Spring Gar­den Street in Ambler. For more in­for­ma­tion or to re­serve a shoo-fly pie, call 215-643-4876.

Free heart screen­ings will be of­fered Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the rp­per Dublin High School cafe­te­ria. Each screening will take ap­prox­i­mately 30 min­utes. The pur­pose of the screen­ings, which will be done by CHOm physi­cians and in­volve a non­in­va­sive ECG, is to rule out Long nT syn­drome. mr­ereg­is­tra­tion is re­quired, and the sign ups will be­gin Aug. 15 on­line at http:LL w w w. s i mo n s f u n d . o r g L get-screenedLreg­is­ter. The screen­ings are for all rp­per Dublin community students Eages 10 to 19F; students do not need to at­tend the rp­per Dublin schools. A par­ent is re­quired to ac­com­pany the stu­dent be­ing screened.

Big Broth­ers Big Sis­ters South­east­ern Penn­syl­va­nia will host Fash­ion for a Cause: Ambler’s Night of Big Giv­ing fea­tur­ing a Bigs & Lit­tles Fash­ion Show Oct. 5 at But­ler Av­enue and Cav­a­lier Drive, Ambler. Cock­tail hour will start at 7 p.m., with the show run­ning from 8 to 10 p.m. The event will fea­ture a silent auc­tion, cater­ing by Brid­get’s Steak­house, wine and spe­cialty cock­tails and an af­ter party. Tick­ets are for sale at Am­blerGive. com. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit Face­book.comL Am­blerGives.

Vol­un­teers needed for Ambler Area YMCA Tu­tor­ing Pro­gram: The Ambler Area v is look­ing for adults who would be will­ing to give back to the Ambler vMCA community. For the 2011-2012 school year, vol­un­teers are sought to par­tic­i­pate in the tu­tor­ing pro­gram for mid­dle school and high school students in one or more of the fol­low­ing sub­jects: math; lan­guage; sci­ence; r.S. His­tory; or world his­tory. If you are in­ter­ested or would like to re­ceive more in­for­ma­tion, contact Teen Di­rec­tor Mike Miles E215F 628-9950 ext. 1540. [email protected]­laymca.org.

RSVP of Mont­gomery County and the Wis­sahickon Val­ley Pub­lic Li­brary have part­nered again to of­fer the pub­lic their pop­u­lar free mock in­ter­view ses­sions. The mock in­ter­views are con- ducted by RSVm vol­un­teers who are re­tired pro­fes­sion­als, some of whom were in hir­ing po­si­tions them­selves. mack­ets of in­for­ma­tion which in­clude a sam­ple em­ploy­ment ap­pli­ca­tion and in­ter­view­ing tips with mock in­ter­view ques­tions are avail­able at the li­brary to pick up prior to a sched­uled mock in­ter­view or will be sent via email once the in­ter­view is sched­uled. To sched­ule your in­ter­view, please contact Janis Glus­man at RSVm 610-834-1040, ext. 16. The li­brary is also of­fer­ing a free ré­sumé re­view ser­vice. Bring in your cur­rent ré­sumé and the pro­fes­sional ref­er­ence staff will as­sist you with hints and tips on cap­tur­ing your work his­tory ac­cu­rately.

Sub­mit­ted photo

BEAU­TI­FUL MU­SIC ... Rep. Tom Murt, R-152, right, presents a plaque to Brian Stoudt, di­rec­tor of the Jar­ret­town El­e­men­tary School Show Cho­rus, for the cho­rus’ out­stand­ing per­for­mance at the state Capi­tol.

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