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.
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.