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• Writing Workshops with Elena Santangelo — Wednesdays at 7 p.m. through Oct. 10. Learn the craft of writing, including plot, characters and themes.
• Arthritis Exercise Program — Fridays at 3 p.m. Register for one or more FODVVHV. /Hd Ey FHUWLfiHd Lnstructor. Sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation.
• Movie Matinees — Tuesdays at 2 p.m.
• Adult Book Discussion: Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett. The theme for this season’s Book Discussions is “Books Made Into Movies.”
• Michener Art Museum: Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. See new museum and new exhibits.
• Bill Wine, KYW movie critic, presents “Based on the Book: Bestseller Cinema”: Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Wine discusses the psychological differences between reading the book and watching the movie version. He analyzes the way classic and modern novels have been translated LnWR fiOPV. HH DOVR dHDOV wLWK the movies that bombed! Audiences are encouraged to bring their opinions, memories and questions. This presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council supported in part by National Endowment for the Humanities.
• Michael Morsch, executive editor of Montgomery Media: Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. Morsch is the author of “Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of My Life,” a memoir about growing up in the Midwest, music of the 1960s and ‘70s and interviews with famous musicians.
• Miss Michelle’s Story Times: Mondays at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
TWEEN AND TEEN PROGRAMS:
• College Planning Workshops coming in October. Email [email protected] org for dates.
Wissahickon Valley Public Library, Ambler Branch, 209 Race St., Ambler. ADULT PROGRAMS: • Beading Group — First and third Mondays at 1 p.m.
• Miss Michelle’s Story Time — Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. over the winter in preparation for spring planting. Materials provided, including disposable gloves. Please bring a trowel. We will be working outside in a sunny area. Wear old clothes, no jewelry or watches. Class size limited. RSVP to Roberta at 215-646-4495. certs. The church is located at Penllyn Pike and Dager Road, Spring House. For more information, call 215643-4977 or visit www.bbc4christ.org.
Upper Dublin Community Day will take place Sept. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. on the grounds of Upper Dublin High School. Activities include Antiques on Air (free appraisal of old stuff), lots of OLvH HnWHUWDLnPHnW, fiUHwRUNV display at dark, moonbounce high school open house and dedication. Only food is sold at community day and at old fashioned prices. Businesses are invited to have a table for exhibitions and information. Call Bryan Pollock or Cynthia Ferrante at 215-371-1800 or email cfer-
[email protected]soncenter.org. If you have an antique for a free appraisal, call Sandi Danaher at 215-646-4365 for a time slot.
Join the Reaping and test you survival skills by playing The UD Hunger Games at Upper Dublin Community Day Sept. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. on the Upper Dublin Township Civic Campus area on Loch Alsh Avenue in Fort Washington. The following seven Upper Dublin “Districts” are participating: UD Public Library, UD Parks & Recreation, UD Police Department, UD Code Enforcement, UD Public Works, Fort Washington Fire Company and Robbins Park Environmental Center. Test your skills as you complete the circuit. Archery at the Library booth, a “Hunger dames”-inspired craft with recycled materials at the Robbins Park booth and take aim at the Parks & Recreation booth, plus much more! det a score card, visit each participating “District” booth, complete all seven challenges and turn in your completed score card for a chance to win great prizes like a Sony eReader or children’s bicycle! All ages may participate!
St. John Lutheran Church will hold its annual Oktoberfest Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will IHDWuUH D flHD PDUKHW, D EDKH sale, children’s activities and a derman lunch. The church is located at 1802 Skippack Pike, Center Square.
State Rep. Tom Murt, R-152, the Willow Grove Chamber of Commerce, Susquehanna Bank, Burpee Seeds and Clemens Food Group will sponsor a Job Fair Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Williamson Banquets/Restaurant Facility on Route 611 and Blair Mill Road in Horsham. Representatives from accounting, administrative, banking/ finDnFH, HHDLWH FDUH, UHWDLL sales/marketing, insurance, military and employment agencies will be available. 0RUH WHDn 35 GLvHUsLfiHG employers will be on hand to discuss available positions. Attendees should bring copies of their resume and be prepared for on-site interviews. Recruiter booths are still available for companies with hiring needs. Information: www.wgjobfair.com, 217-675-7469 or [email protected]cast.net.
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 spe-