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Up­com­ing Events at Or Hadash: 190 Camp Hill Rd., Fort Wash­ing­ton, mA 19034. For in­for­ma­tion and direc­tions, call 215-2830276 or visit All pro­grams are free and open to the pub­lic.

• “Back to Shul” BBQ and Open House: Sept. 7. 6 p.m.: Tot Shab­bat and Open House; 6:30 p.m.: BBn Eveg­gie op­tions avail­ableF; 7:30 p.m.: In­ter­gen­er­a­tional Erev Shab­bat ser­vice and Open House. This event is free with ad­vance reser­va­tions. RSVm by Sept. 4 to Lori Rubin, pro­gram co­or­di­na­tor, by email­ing pro­ or call­ing 215407-0992.

• “7hH GaWHV aUH &ORVing,” a play by Merle Field, and Seli­chot Ser­vice: Sept. 8. 8 p.m.: live per­for­mance to be fol­lowed by dis­cus­sion; 9:30 p.m.: Seli­chot Ser­vice in an­tici- pa­tion of High Holy Days; 10 p.m.: dessert and re­cep­tion. Join us at Or Hadash for a pow­er­ful and mov­ing pre­sen­ta­tion of this ac­claimed play that ex­plores the themes of loy­alty, iden­tity, be­trayal, re­pen­tance and for­give­ness. This event is free with free of charge and open to the community. Ave in Ambler will hold the fol­low­ing events:

• The Tech­nol­ogy Puz­zle: A Three-Part Se­ries Aug. 10, 17 and 24 at 12:30 p.m. mart I: Tech­nol­ogy: This ses­sion cov-

at 10 a.m. Are you vis­ually impared? mar­tially? Legally? Do you know about the ser­vices avail­able to you? Robin me­ter­son, a rep­re­sen­ta­tive from the Mont­gomery County As­so­ci­a­tion of the Blind, will share in­for­ma­tion use­ful to you or some­one you know.

• Tai Chi ev­ery Mon­day and Thurs­day at 11 a.m.

• Yoga is ev­ery Tues­day at 1 p.m. and Fri­day at 10:30 a.m.

• Strength and bal­ance train­ing ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 10 a.m.

• Arm­chair Aer­o­bics is held ev­ery Mon­day at 10 a.m.

• Gourmet Weight Wise ev­ery Thurs­day at 12:30.

• Fit­ness Cen­ter and Pool Room open daily 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Boomer U will hold the fol­low­ing events. Boomer r is lo­cated at 45 For­est Ave., Ambler. Reg­is­tra­tion & pay­ment is re­quired for all events: 215-619-8863.

• Pi­lates Class is held Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at 9:30 a.m. First class is free; please bring a mat. For in­for­ma­tion call 610291-5376.

• Ask the Hair­dresser: Sept. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m. Have you ever wanted a knowl­edge­able and ob­jec­tive sec­ond opin­ion about your hair but didn’t know who to ask? Did you ever won­der if your color andL or style are right for your face shape, tex­ture of hair ers ter­mi­nol­ogy. mart II: Vis­it­ing mop­u­lar Web­sites: Leanr to nav­i­gate sites such as Google, Ama­zon, nVCL HSk, Ckk and eBay. mart III: heep­ing in Touch: heep in Touch with Twit­ter, Face­book and Skype.

• Mont­gomery County As­so­ci­a­tion of the Blind: Aug. 20 or even abil­ity to style? kow is the time to find those things out and more. Our in­struc­tor has 19 years ex­pe­ri­ence, a sa­lon in Ambler and keeps cur­rent on the new­est tech­niques in style and color. She is look­ing for­ward to shar­ing her knowl­edge and ex­per­tise with you. Fee: $8. Reg­is­ter by Sept. 5.

• Medi­care 101: Sept. 11 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. If turn­ing 65 is on the hori­zon for you, there are de­ci­sions you need to make. This pre­sen­ta­tion is for you. The ba­sics of Medi­care will be cov­ered and you’ll get an­swers to fun­da­men­tal ques­tions to pre­pare for when you’re el­i­gi­ble: How Do I nu­al­ify for Medi­care?; When Do I be­come El­i­gi­ble?; Do I have to En­roll?; What is Orig­i­nal Medi­care?; What Does Medi­care Cover?; Medi­care mart C vs Medi­care Sup­ple­men­tal; Medi­care mart D pre­scrip­tion mlans. Fee: $8. Reg­is­ter by Sept. 5.

• Su­gar Blue: Sept. 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Do you crave sug­ary snacks to give you en­ergy or to sat­isfy that sweet tooth? Have you no­ticed that in­stead of en­ergy, you end up more tired? vou may have other ef­fects, e.g. how is your weight, how do you sleep, dull skin, headaches, stressed? Join us to learn: the top ways su­gar is neg­a­tively af­fect­ing your health and hap­pi­ness, how su­gar is part of the so­lu­tion - not the prob­lem, tips to eat foods you en­joy and not de­prive your­self, how to un­der­stand how your life­style af­fects your crav­ings and your first steps to take back con­trol of your life and health. Fee: $15. Reg­is­ter by Sept. 6.

• Fit, Fun & Flex­i­ble: six Thursdays from Sept. 13 to Oct. 18 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The area’s best per­sonal trainer, the al­ways en­cour­ag­ing, fun-lovin’, high en­ergy hathi keal, is re­turn­ing to Br. FF&F is a blend of strength train­ing, core strength­en­ingLbal­ance, aer­o­bics and lots of fun. All fit­ness lev­els wel­come. Mod­i­fi­ca­tions avail­able if needed. If you’re tired of the shape you’re in, come join us. Fee: $60. Reg­is­ter by Sept. 7.

• So­cial Se­cu­rity, Re­tire­ment & You: Sept. 19 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The So­cial Se­cu­rity Ad­min­is­tra­tion is con­duct­ing a pre-re­tire­ment sem­i­nar that is open the pub­lic. This is your chance to get all your ques­tions an­swered as you plan for re­ceiv­ing ben­e­fits. Learn about your full re­tire­ment age, when to col­lect ben­e­fits, how work af­fects your ben­e­fits, en­rolling in Medi­care, fam­ily ben­e­fits and more. EThis gen­tle­man is with the SSA and we are ex­cited to have him re­turn to Boomer r. vou will not find more ac­cu­rate in­for­ma­tion any­where.F Fee: $5. Reg­is­ter by Sept. 13.

• Zumba: six Tuesdays from Sept. 25 to Oct. 20 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The lovely Lin­sey is re­turn­ing to Boomer r. wumba slo­gan is “Ditch the work­out; join the party!” It’s the fastest grow­ing dance­based fit­ness pro­gram in the coun­try. wumba is easyto-fol­low aer­o­bicL­dance moves per­formed to up­beat catchy Latin salsa and merengue mu­sic. It’s “ex­er­cise in dis­guise,” ma­jor car­dio plus ton­ing and it’s ex­hil­a­rat­ing and fun! Fee: $39. Reg­is­ter by Sept. 20.

• Eat for En­ergy: Oct. 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Do you find your­self strug­gling to have enough en­ergy to make it through the day? Do you use foods like cof­fee, choco­late or other sweet snacks to give your­self a boost at var­i­ous points throughout the day? Many of these foods give us en­ergy in the short term but ac­tu­ally drain it from our bod­ies in the long term, caus­ing yet an­other dose of caf­feine or su­gar just hours later. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to break this cy­cle once and for all? It can be done. Join in­struc­tor and holis­tic health coach Rachael mon­tillo and learn some sim­ple tips on how to eat foods and make life­style choices that will in­crease your daily en­ergy. With more en­ergy throughout the day, you can fo­cus more on what’s re­ally im­por­tant rather than count­ing the min­utes un­til your next cof­fee break. Fee: $15. Reg­is­ter by Oct. 5.

• Learn the Se­crets of LinkedIn and Face­book Power Users: Oct. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. How do you con­nect with cus­tomersL clientsLprospects on these pop­u­lar so­cial me­dia net­works? LinkedIn and Face­book busi­ness pages of­fer lots of mileage for your time in­vest­ment - if you use them smartly. Oth­er­wise, you can spend hours and not make progress with build­ing your busi­ness. In two hours, you’ll learn to max­i­mize your time spent on LinkedIn and Face­book busi­ness pages. vou’ll know the three best ways to con­nect with prospects, what to say to build trust and how to turn that trust into busi­ness. Fee: $20. Reg­is­ter by Oct. 12.

The Montes­sory School, 1701 Jar­ret­town Road, Dresher, will of­fer TaiJi and QiGong through Sept. 11 on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. TaiJi is a Chi­nese mar­tial art. The form con­sists of a se­ries of chore­ographed self-de­fense move­ments, linked to­gether and per­formed slowly. Form prac­tice de­vel­ops aware­ness of the prin­ci­pals Ebal­ance, struc­ture, re­lease of ten­sions, breath and en­er­gyF, body con­trol, fo­cus, con­cen­tra­tion and dis­ci­pline. niGong means to do qual­ity work on the en­ergy of the body. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-572-9189.

Blue Bell School of Dance, 921 Pen­l­lyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, hosts Ar­gen­tine Tango Classes and a Mi­longa dance party ev­ery Fri­day evening. Lessons start at 8:30 p.m. fol­lowed by danc­ing at 9:30 p.m. An­drew Con­way, mas­ter Ar­gen­tine Tango dancer, in­struc­tor and per­former and his part­ner Linda Chase will in­struct. All lev­els wel­come and no part­ner is needed. Re­fresh­ments will be served. Fee is $12 per per­son and in­cludes les­son and danc­ing. In­for­ma­tion: 215-634-1101 or www.amore­

The Mont­gomery Hospi­tal Med­i­cal Cen­ter will of­fer the fol­low­ing classes:

• Child­birth Ed­u­ca­tion Class — all par­ents are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate, in­clud­ing those who are de­liv­er­ing at other hos­pi­tals. For more in­for­ma­tion on ma­ter­nity ser­vices or classes, call 610-270-2020.

• CPR and First Aid Cour­ses are of­fered for be­gin­ners to ex­pe­ri­ences health care providers. Call 610-270-2313.

The Di­a­betes Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter will of­fer day and evening classes each month. Health in­sur­ance pays for di­a­betes ed­u­ca­tion classes. mr­ereg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call 610-2702301. YMCA of­fer Teen Nights, Tween Nights, teen and tween out­door ac­tiv­i­ties and trips, and clubs for teens and tweens with spe­cial needs. Area tweens ages 10 to 12 and teens ages 13 to 17 are in­vited to join other young­sters for week­end evening ac­tiv­i­ties, uBOu and Wii games, bas­ket­ball, swim­ming, danc­ing, so­cial­iza­tion and more. Teens and tweens can also be part of out­door phys­i­cally ac­tive ex­pe­ri­ences on Satur­days. Biking, hik­ing and white wa­ter raft­ing are some of the of­fer­ings. There are also up­com­ing teenLtween trips on week­ends and days off from school to area mu­se­ums, Wash­ing­ton D.C., lo­cal amuse­ment parks and the Jersey shore. Vol­un­teers are wel­come to as­sist. The cost is af­ford­able, but no one is turned away from the vMCA be­cause of an in­abil­ity to pay. For more in­for­ma­tion and dates, call Mike Miles, Teen Di­rec­tor, 215-628-9950 x1540. vou can also visit www. phi­

• Come out and join the Ambler Area YMCA’s Teen and Ju­nior Lead­ers Club. mar­tic­i­pants are given the free­dom to plan community ser­vice projects year round and truly make a dif­fer­ence in the lives of peo­ple in need. Those in Teen and Ju­nior Lead­ers also at­tend lead­er­ship re­treats all along the East Coast three times a year and meet other lead­ers who are do­ing the same great work in their re­spec­tive ar­eas. Don’t miss out on this in­spir­ing op­por­tu­nity. Teen Lead­ers, ages 13-17, meet ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Ju­nior Lead­ers, ages 10-12, will be­gin in the spring and will meet ev­ery Mon­day. For more in­for­ma­tion, contact Mike Miles, Teen Di­rec­tor, 215- 628-9950 x 1540 or mmiles@phi­

• Did you know that the

new Ambler Area YMCA holds chil­dren’s birthday par­ties at its site for mem­bers and non mem­bers as well. The Ambler v does all the work from start to fin­ish and birthday par­ties in­clude a per­son­al­ized cake, ice cream, bev­er­age and pa­per prod­ucts. mar­ties are held on Satur­day and Sun­day af­ter­noons and in­clude two party hosts to lead ac­tiv­i­ties, set-up, clean-up and as­sist with serv­ing. vou can have a Splash marty for chil­dren ages six to 12 in the new zero depth en­try pool with wa­ter slide and spray foun­tains. rp to 25 chil­dren have ex­clu­sive use of the pool area with 30 min­utes in the party room. Sports mar­ties are of­fered for kids ages four to 12 with age ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tiv­i­ties and games, and sports such as floor hockey, soc­cer, bas­ket­ball or dodge ball. Chil­dren ages three to five years of age will en­joy par­ties in the Fam­ily Ac­tive Cen­ter with use of the Moon Bounce and or­ga­nized ac­tiv­i­ties, such as para­chute play and songs. For in­for­ma­tion, 215-6289950 ext. 1583.

• YAchiev­ers YMCA Achiev­ers is a de­vel­op­men­tally based, ex­tracur­ric­u­lar, ed­u­ca­tional and team men­tor­ing pro­gram de­signed to help students in grades five through 12 pre­pare for ful­filled liveli­hoods in col­lege and be­yond. mar­tic­i­pa­tion is free and all students in this pro­gram re­ceive a free vMCA mem­ber­ship. Reg­is­tra­tion for the 2009 pro­gram be­gins now. vou do not need to be a vMCA mem­ber to uti­lize these spe­cial ser­vices. Call 215-628-9950 to reg­is­ter. your first class, email us at info@dance­and­mu­ or call 610-277-2557. For more info, visit our site at www.acade­my­of­dance­and­mu­

Ch­est­nut Hill Health Sys­tems presents the fol­low­ing Health Ed­u­ca­tion Pro­grams: FIT­NESS CLASSES • Golden Yoga: A Breath­ing, Stretch­ing and Re­lax­ation Class Fri­days, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Lea Au­di­to­rium, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. Reg­is­tra­tion for four classes at a time re­quired. Golden voga is Clas­si­cal voga, adapted by the Shv Foun­da­tion, to ac­com­mo­date those who have dif­fi­culty get­ting up and down from the floor. The pro­gram in­cludes pos­tures, breath­ing, re­lax­ation and med­i­ta­tion tech­niques, all per­formed while sit­ting in a chair and stand­ing. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215-247-3029. Cost: $20 for 4 classes per month. SUP­PORT GROUPS • Weight Loss Surgery Sup­port Group: Fourth Wed­nes­day of the month, 7-8 p.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., mhiladel­phia. Join us for a monthly get­to­gether where we’ll share in­for­ma­tion for those in­ter­ested in weight loss surgery, learn from guest speak­ers dis­cussing cur­rent news on is­sues in­clud­ing life­style mod­i­fi­ca­tion, nu­tri­tion and ex­er­cise and pro­vide on­go­ing sup­port for those who have com­pleted surgery. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215-753-2000.

• Breast Can­cer Net­work­ing Group: Fourth Tues­day of the month 5:30 – 7 p.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave., mhiladel­phia. A free, confidential sup­port group for women liv­ing with a di­ag­no­sis of breast can­cer de­signed to pro­vide a forum for shar­ing in­for­ma­tion, feel­ings and con­cerns as­so­ci­ated with breast can­cer. Fa­cil­i­tated by Tish Wake­field, LCSW, on­col­ogy So­cial Worker. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-248-8047.

• New Moms Sup­port Groups Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; contact Jea­nine O’Rourke, MSW or 2:30 – 4 p.m.; contact Su­san Schack, mh.D Vol­un­teer Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. The Cen­ter for most­par­tum De­pres­sion at Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal is pleased to of­fer two new sup­port groups to sup­port new moms. Both groups will be run by ex­pe­ri­enced men­tal health pro­fes­sion­als who re­ally “get it” when it comes to new moth­er­hood and jug­gling re­la­tion­ships, ex­tended fam­ily, workL­fam­ily bal­ance and self-care. If you are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing “new mom chal­lenges” that of­ten heighten anx­i­ety and in­volve hor­mon­ally driven de­pres­sion, join us for an in­for­ma­tive and sup­port­ive forum to con­nect with other moms. In­fants are wel­come. $30 per ses­sion Eflex­i­ble based on needF. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call Dr. Schack, 646-2652484, or Ms. o’Rourke, 215-206-2931.

• Man to Man Prostate Can­cer Sup­port Group Third Thurs­day of the month 8-9 a.m. Wil­liams Con­fer­ence Room, Ch­est­nut Hill Hospi­tal, 8835 Ger­man­town Ave. A net­work­ing group for men di­ag­nosed with prostate can­cer de­signed to pro­vide ed­u­ca­tion, sup­port and en­cour­age­ment. Spouses and part­ners wel­come. Harry M. Baer, MD, Chief, rrol­ogy Division, will host “Ask the Doc­tor.” Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 215248-8325.

Contact the Se­nior Cen­ter by phone 215-248-0180 or email Ech­se­niors@cav­tel.netF with your ques­tions about these pro­grams or any of our on-go­ing ac­tiv­i­ties and classes.

Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice seeks com­pas­sion­ate and emo­tion­ally ma­ture vol­un­teers to pro­vide sup­port to lo­cal hospice pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in Bucks, Mont­gomery and Philadel­phia coun­ties. Vol­un­teers may also as­sist with pet ther­apy and ad­min­is­tra­tive work within the hospice depart­ment and are re­quested to have day­time avail­abil­ity. Hospice pa­tient care vol­un­teers visit with pa­tients in their homes or nurs­ing fa­cil­i­ties once a week for two to three hours. They pro­vide emo­tional sup­port and com­pan­ion­ship to pa­tients and fam­ily mem­bers, as­sist with er­rands or pro­vide respite for care­givers. Be­reave­ment vol­un­teers sup­port the fam­i­lies of hospice pa­tients fol­low­ing the loss of a loved one, while ad­min­is­tra­tive vol­un­teers as­sist with typ­ing, mail­ings andLor fil­ing. Hospice care work­ers pro­vide a great ser­vice to fam­i­lies and loved ones of hospice pa­tients. Many vol­un­teers also re­port a great deal of per­sonal sat­is­fac­tion as a re­sult of their ser­vices. ma­tient care and be­reave­ment vol­un­teers com­plete an ap­pli­ca­tion and at­tend an 18-hour vol­un­teer train­ing pro­gram that cov­ers the med­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal and spir­i­tual as­pects of hospice vol­un­teer­ing. Day and evening train­ing pro­grams are of­fered. To sign up for vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties in menn­syl­va­nia, contact Holy Redeemer Vol­un­teer Co­or­di­na­tor Jean Fran­cis at 215698-3737 or email jfran­cis@holyre­ are held on Tues­day evenings at the Church of the Open Door in Fort Wash­ing­ton. Our win­ter concert with or­ches­tra kov. 25 in­cludes Mozart’s “Solemn Ves­pers,” a motet by Bach and “The Dream Isa­iah Saw” by Glenn Ru­dolph. The con­duc­tor is Mark Daugh­erty. For in­for­ma­tion, call Mar­i­lyn Bon­ner at 215-646-4497.

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