The deadline for Datebook is noon Wednesday two weeks before the desired publication date. Only dated events local to this newspaper will be listed. Information should include event, date, time, applicable fees and an information telephone number that may be published. Send to [email protected] montgomerynews.com. No phone calls. special programs starting this October. The library is coming to the Lower Gwynedd Township building, 1130 North Bethlehem Pike, Spring House, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. The library is bringing the Philadelphia Museum of Art program “Shipwrecks & Rescues At Sea” with paintings by Winslow Homer presented by Art Museum speaker and docent Margaret McGreal. McGreal will be showing the program using the museum’s Art Store database and projecting it onto WKH nHw flDWVFUHHn GLVSODyV in the board of supervisors VHFRnG-flRRU PHHWLnJ URRP. The art presentation focuses on American images of rescue at sea. It explains the tradition of depicting disasters at sea from the 17th century through the mid-19th century. The display then shifts to the “Hope and Heartache” section, focusing on the aftermath for those waiting on shore and the resulting good news that “They’re Saved! They’re Saved.” The program is free and open to the public. Call the township to register at 215-646-5302 or call the library to register at 215-643-1320. Monthly programs continue Nov. 8 and Dec. 13.
• 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 GHDOV 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 Mont- gomery Media: Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 29 at 2 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.
The Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University Ambler will hold a town meeting Rn flRRG PLWLJDWLRn DnG storm-water management in Ambler area watersheds Oct. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Ambler, 4 S. Ridge Ave., Ambler. The Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University Ambler is developing a stormwater management plan for three urban watersheds in the Borough of Ambler and Whitpain and Upper Dublin townships. The plan will identify and prioritize storm-water improvements to mitigate water quality and flRRGLnJ LVVuHV WKDW WKH Punicipalities have faced for many years. The center invites all residents, business RwnHUV DnG PunLFLSDO RIficials within the watersheds — Rose salley, Honey Run/ Stuart Farm and Tannery 5un — WR VKDUH WKHLU flRRGing experiences. Flooding information collected during the meeting will be used in the storm-water management project that the center has undertaken, which has been funded by the U.S. EPA, local municipalities and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. To learn more about the project, visit amblerwatersheds.wordpress. com.For information, email [email protected]ple.edu or call 267-468-8314. starting at 9:30 p.m. The restaurant is BvOB. There is no corkage fee or cover charge. Guests are welcome to come for dinner and stay for the festivities. No cover. Music will be outside under the covered patio, rain or shine. For dinner reservations, call 215-591-9777. No reservations needed for musical event. Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets for lawn seating.
The Fall Bazaar at Normandy Farms Estates, Morris Road and Twin Silo Drive, Blue Bell, will be held Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many items for sale at bargain prices. Luncheon available. Everyone welcome.
Brandywine Assisted Living at Dresher Estates will host a free Community Shredding Event Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Shred Patrol will be on hand to provide a safe and secure way to destroy documents. There is a maximum of three boxes per person. This event is a free service compliments of Brandywine Assisted Living at Dresher Estates, 1405 North Limekiln Pike. For information, call Dresher Estates at 215-591-4000. Refreshments will be served.
The Fort Washington Fire Company No. 1 will hold the inaugural Hotfoot 8.8 race Oct. 13 at 9 a.m. at teh Fort Washington Fire Company, 1245 Fort Washington Ave., Fort Washington. The event will feature an 8.8-kilometer race, an 8.8-mile race and a half-mile kid’s fun run. For each race, male and female winners and master winners, plus the top WKUHH PDOH DnG IHPDOH finLVKers in each age group will receive awards. There will be D VSHFLDO DwDUG IRU WKH fiUVW male and female responder in each race. There will also be a competition for teams of fiYH RU PRUH HPHUJHnFy UH- sponders. Registration is $40 for adults and $15 for kids, and registration is open until the day of the race. Proceeds EHnHfiW WKH )RUW :DVKLnJWRn Fire Company Active Workers Association. There will be refreshments, tech shirts, a DJ, door prizes and more. sisit actsportsmanagement for full details. To register, visit active.com or pretzelcitysports.com.
State Rep. Tom Murt, R-152, will hold a walk to raise awareness of intellectual disabilities Oct. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Hatboro Baptist Church, 32 N. vork Road, Hatboro. Registration is at 10 a.m. There is no rain date scheduled. If the weather is inclement, participants should call 215-674-3755 between 9 and 9:30 a.m. the morning of the walk for cancellation information. The goal of the walk is to support and raise community awareness of individuals with disabilities. The walk will take place through downtown Hatboro and is approximately 0.6 miles. Participants will meet back at the front lawn of the church for closing remarks and light refreshments. For additional information about the walk, contact Murt’s offiFH DW 215-674-3755.
The 50th annual Jarrettown Fall Festival will be held Oct. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Jarrettown Elementary School. This year we want to encourage all Jarrettown alumni as well as the entire Upper Dublin community to help us celebrate one of Jarrettown’s most beloved traditions. There will be fun carnival games, exciting inflDWDEOH VOLGHV DnG DFWLYLWLHV, IRRG, JLIW EDVNHW UDIflHV DnG prizes. There will be the opportunity for alumni to look at old yearbooks and see how the school has changed and how it has stayed the same.
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Ambler Mennonite Church will hold a Crop Walk Oct. 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church, located at 90 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Ambler. Registration at 1 p.m.
Fort Washington Fire Company No. 1 will present its 24th annual Fort Washington Fire Prevention and Safety Expo Oct. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Upper Dublin Township Building, 801 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington. The event will feature free fun and education for all ages, including public safety demonstrations, vehicle rescues, VWRYH fiUHV, .-9 GHPRV, ODGder truck bucket rides, health VFUHHnLnJV, FKLOG LGHnWLfiFDWLRn SURJUDP, fiUH WUuFNV RI all kinds, bomb squad veKLFOH, fiUH HxWLnJuLVKHU WUDLnLnJ, fiUH KRVH WDUJHW IRU NLGV, 911 training, scavenger hunt DnG fiUHfiJKWHU FKDOOHnJH.
Montgomery County Community College will hold community nights this fall in its state-of-theart observatory and ob- servation deck: Oct. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Nov. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m., weather permitting. The observatory LV ORFDWHG Rn WKH WKLUG flRRU of the College’s Advanced Technology Center, Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. For more information, call 215-641-6460. Community nights are free of charge and are open to the public, and astronomy clubs are welcome. Students from the college’s introduction to astronomy course volunteer during the event to share their knowledge and assist visitors with using the telescope and viewing equipment. The observatory and observation deck are features of the college’s 60,000 square-foot Advanced Technology Center. The observatory features a 16-inch MEADE SchmidtCassegrain research-level telescope and a 90-mm Coronado telescope for safe observation of the sun. All of the instruments are controllable both in the classroom as well as in the observatory LWVHOI. 7KURuJK D fiEHU nHWwork, images can be downloaded for further study and comparison and can be used in online courses.
The Upper Dublin School District Planetarium will host a Community Planetarium Event and Star Party Oct. 16. Program times: 6 and 6:45 p.m. — “Moon Witch”; T:45 p.m. — “The Fall Sky.” “Moon Witch” is great for families and features a Halloween theme. “The Fall Sky” is a live presentation including a tour of the fall constellations, stars and star chart. Starting at dusk, the Bucks-
Mont Astronomical Association will be setting up telescopes on the Sandy Run 0LGGOH 6FKRRO IRRWEDOO fiHOG for everyone to use. ost: A5 per person per show. Seats are limited. The planetarium is located at Sandy Run Middle School. For more information or to reserve seats, contact Kim Small at 215-5T6-3280 ext. T241 or ks[email protected]
A community meeting about the establishment of a food co-op in Ambler will take place Oct. 18 at T p.m. at the Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. Since last January when the FRPPunLWy fiUVW JDWKHUHG to establish a co-op, much progress has been made toward opening a cooperatively-run member-owned grocery store in the Ambler area. The meeting will update the community about these advancements and discuss next steps. Speakers at the event will include Ambler Food Co-op volunteer committee members as well as a representative from CreekSide Co-op, a cooperative grocery store in Elkins Park scheduled to open its doors this fall.
The Cardinal Opportunities program will hold an orientation for volunteers Oct. 18 at Upper Dublin High School. There is still time to volunteer as a mentor to an Upper Dublin High School student who FRuOG EHnHfiW IURP KDYLnJ Dn adult friend’s guidance. If you would just like to hear more about this opportunity, you are welcome to come without committing yourself. Former mentors will be available to share their experiences of this dynamic program. By sharing your life experiences and knowledge you will help a young person make the most of their high school experience. Sponsored by the Upper Dublin Education Foundation, Cardinal Opportunities is looking for adults (25 years of age or older) interested in helping Upper Dublin High School students by serving as mentors. If you have four hours a month to spend with a student and the willingness to provide counsel, friendship and constructive examples you can help a young person achieve his or her potential. After background checks and training a mentor will be matched with a student and may provide many forms of support. To volunWHHU RU finG RuW PRUH DERuW Cardinal Opportunities, contact Leslie Nylund at 215628-9984 or Bob Danaher at 215-646-4365. You can also go to www.udef.info for more information.
The annual Foulkeways Craft Fair, sponsored by the Foulkeways Residents Association, will be held Oct. 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Foulkeways Auditorium located in the Community Center. Homemade crafts, quilts, holiday ornaments, American Girl Doll clothes, knitted items, baked goods and plants will be available, plus much, much more. Admission is free and the public is invited. Foulkeways is located at 1120 Meetinghouse Road, Gwynedd. You are urged to use the Foulkeways main entrance on Sumneytown Pike.
The Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library will hold its third annual gigantic vintage costume jewelry sale Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 2p.m. The sale will be held in the Community Room at the Upper Dublin Township Building. More than 2,400 beautiful pieces of jewelry including bracelets, rings, necklaces, earrings, pins, watches and even some unique miscellaneous items will be sold at giveaway prices, most ranging from A1 to A10. Also included will be a small assortment of special books and a small gift auction with great gifts to bid on. Please come out and support the cause and do some early holiday shopping. All proceeds from the sale benHfiW WKH OLEUDUy. 7KH )ULHnGV of Upper Dublin Public LiEUDUy LV D nRnSURfiW 501(F)(3) corporation.
Rock for Musicopia will be held Oct. 20 at T p.m. at the Fort Washington School of Rock, 425A Delaware Ave., Fort Washington. This event will feature four local teen bands: The Vitals, Andorra, The Chelsea Kills,and The Districts. Tickets are A5 at the door. All proceeds will JR WR 0uVLFRSLD, D nRnSURfiW organization dedicated to advancing school music education throughout the greater Philadelphia area. If you are not able to attend, you can still donate. Contact sfor[email protected] for more information. More information about Musicopia can be found at Musicopia. net.
The Historical Society of Whitpain will hold an Open House at the Franklinville School, 1701 Morris Road, Blue Bell, Oct. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. Children are welcome to come and write on slateboards, play period games and dress up in period clothes. Great photo-op! Come see our progress for this 1858 one-room schoolhouse.
The fourth annual “A Mother’s Wish” Casino 1LJKW EHnHfiWWLnJ WKH Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America will be held Oct. 24 at Blue Bell Country Club, 1800 Tournament Drive, Blue Bell. All proceeds for the event EHnHfiW WKH CURKn’V & CROLtis Foundation of America (CCFA) whose mission is WR finG D FuUH IRU CURKn’V disease and ulcerative colitis by funding research. For more information, contact Patty Trentini by phone at 215-591-0TT4 or by email at pattytren[email protected]cast.net. Tickets can be ordered online at http://online.ccfa.org/ amotherswish.
The Upper Dublin Education Foundation will host “Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of My Life,” an event in its arts and lecture series, Oct. 25 at T:30 p.m. at Upper Dublin High School. Mike Morsch, author of this new book, is the executive director of Montgomery Media. The book is a memoir of Morsch’s life growing up with the music of the 196s and 19T0’s, combined with interviews with members of the Beach Boys, Olivia Newton-John, Daryl Hall and Joan Oats, Wynonna Judd and more. Special performance by singer-songwriter Dan May, along with guitarist Tom Hampton from the Dan May Band, performing songs from Three Dog Night, Doobie Brothers, Beach Boys, The Association and more. There will be special appearances by the Jarrettown Elementary Show Chorus, the Sandy Run Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade Select Chorus and the Upper Dublin High School Choir, who will sing some of the numbers. Tickets are $10 DnG SURFHHGV EHnHfiW WKH education foundation. Books and CDs available for purchase. Light refreshments served. Tickets at www. brownpapertickets.com and all district schools. Details at www.udsd.org or by calling WKH VuSHULnWHnGHnW’V RIfiFH DW 215-643-8802.
The Communicating Arts Production Group of Montgomery County Community College is challenging teams of local fiOPPDNHUV WR PDNH D fiYHPLnuWH fiOP Ln fiYH GDyV. The challenge is open to fiOPPDNHUV RI DOO VNLOO OHYHOV. The competition begins with a kickoff event in the College’s Advanced Technology Center, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, Oct. 25 at T p.m., and it concludes Oct. 30. A screening of the completed fiOPV wLOO EH KHOG 1RY. 8 DW T p.m. at the Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. The screening is free and open to the public. At the kickoff event, teams will be randomly assigned a fiOP JHnUH. 7KHy wLOO DOVR EH given a line of dialogue and a prop that must be incorporated into the body of their fiOPV, DV wHOO DV D WKHPH WKDW they can interpret any way they wish. Teams will then have until T p.m. Oct. 30 to write, shoot, edit, score and GHOLYHU fiOPV WR WKH FRPSHWLtion drop-off site. The best fiOP wLOO UHFHLYH D WRS SULzH of A500, and smaller prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. The entry fee is A25 perteam. For more information or to register, HPDLO fiYHGDy[email protected] gmail.com or visit www. fiYHGDyfiOPIHVWLYDO.FRP.
The Criminal Justice Society at Temple University Ambler will hold Operation Safe Trick-or-Treat Oct. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Temple University Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler. Trick-or-treating for children and parents should be a carefree time of fun. The Criminal Justice Society will host “Operation Safe Trickor-Treat,” a holiday event designed to provide area children and parents with a safe and fun atmosphere for Halloween trick-or-treating. Operation Safe Trickor-Treat will include face painting, pumpkin carving, build-your-own scarecrow events, games, refreshments and, of course, Halloween candy! This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact [email protected]ple.edu or 26T-468-8108.
Temple Sinai’s Sisterhood will hold its third annual Royal Rummage Sale Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Get ready for bargains, specials and some really good pickings of clothes, house wares, shoes, kids stuff, jewelry and so much more. The sale will be held at Temple Sinai, 1401 Limekiln Pike, Dresher. Merchandise on sale will include clothing, ladies and men’s shoes and accessories, small furniture, home furnishing décor and household items, jewelry, small appliances, sporting goods, toys, linens, knick knacks and antiques. All items will be in good working condition. For more information, visit tsinai.org or call 215-6436510.
The Whitemarsh Encampment at Hope Lodge will be held Nov. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come to the 31st annual Whitemarsh Encampment Re-enactment and celebrate the time in 1TTT when Gen. George Washington and the Continental Army were camped in the Montgomery County hills, prior to moving west to Valley Forge for the winter. See military demonstrations and skirmishes. Enjoy sutlers with period reproductions and colonial crafts. Learn about hearth cooking. Tour the Hope Lodge mansion and much more. Hope Lodge is located at 553 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington. There is free on-site parking, and food is available. Admission is AT for adults; A5 for seniors and youth/students; and children ages 5 and under are free. There is also a special family rate of A20 per car. For more information, visit www.ushistory.org/hope.
The Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter of the ASLA will present a screebing of WKH fiOP “:RPHn Ln WKH Dirt” Nov. 7 at the Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. Meet and greet: T S.P.; fiOP VFUHHnLnJ: 7:30 p.m. Cost: ASLA members: free; non-members: A5. “Women in the Dirt” was awarded Best Documentary at the 2011 California Film Awards in San Diego. WomHn DUH LnfluHnFLnJ WKH SURfession of landscape architecture more today than ever before. “Women in the Dirt” highlights the work of seven award-winning women who have made their mark in the fiHOG: 0LD /HKUHU, $nGUHD Cochran, Cheryl Barton, Isabelle Greene, Katherine Spitz, Pamela Palmer and Lauren Melendez. Though each has a unique body of work, their concerns overlap in the realm of sustainability and enduring design. For more information, visit www.padeasla.org.
Montgomery County Community College will hold career fairs at its Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and Dec. 5. The career fairs are free of charge and are open to the public and will feature up to 15 area businesses and organizations that are looking to recruit for parttime, full-time, temporary and seasonal employment, as well as for internships. The fairs will be held in the Parkhouse Hall Atrium with the exception of the Nov. 13 fair, which will be held in the Advanced Technology Center Atrium. Businesses and organizations that wish to participate in the career fairs can register at http://tinyurl. com/MC3JobFairReg or by contacting Cindy Cerruti in WKH 2IfiFH RI CDUHHU 6HUYLFHV at 610-T18-1802 or ccer[email protected]
Institute of Dance Artistry will produce its eighth annual dance concert, Generations: A Concert BenHfiWWLnJ WKH BH 7KH 0DWFK Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. at Montgomery County Community College. The show features performances by the studio’s youth dance companies as well as the professional staff and professional guest artists. One hundred percent of the money generated from ticket sales will be donated to Be The Match )RunGDWLRn, D nRnSURfiW RUganization that registers potential marrow donors and raises funds to help provide transplants; and Ronald McDonald House Charities that provide a “home-awayfrom-home” for families with hospitalized children and other services. Tickets are available for A20 by calling Institute of Dance Artistry at 215-628-0600, emailing [email protected]cast.net or purchasing at the door the day of the performance
Cardinal Opportunities is seeking new volunteers, with orientation for new mentors staring soon. Cardinal Opportunities is beginning its 13th year as a mentoring program for some Upper Dublin High School students who have shown academic potential and the need for additional direction. It’s not only the stuGHnWV wKR EHnHfiW IURP WKH program. The mentors also feel enriched by their interaction with the young people and each other. Now is the time to volunteer to be part of this dynamic program. By sharing your life experiences and knowledge you will help a young person make the most of their high school experience. Sponsored by the Upper Dublin Education Foundation, Cardinal Opportunities is looking for adults (25 years of age or older) interested in helping Upper Dublin High School students by serving as mentors. If you have four hours a month to spend with a student and the willingness to provide counsel, friendship and constructive examples, you can help a young person achieve his or her potential. After background checks and training, a mentor will be matched with a student, 7R YROunWHHU RU finG RuW more about Cardinal Opportunities, contact Leslie Nylund at 215-628-9984 or Bob Danaher at 215-646-4365.
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 conducted by RSVP volunteers who are retired professionals, some of whom were in hiring positions themselves. Packets 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 RSVP 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.