Spe­cial Events

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A community meet­ing about the es­tab­lish­ment of a food co-op in Ambler will take place Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Ambler Theater, 108 E. But­ler Ave., Ambler. Since last Jan­uary when the community fiUVW JDWKHUHG WR HVWDEOLVK D FRop, 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 Coop vol­un­teer com­mit­tee mem­bers as well as a rep­re­sen­ta­tive from Creek­Side Co-op, a co­op­er­a­tive gro­cery store in El-

kins Park sched­uled to open its doors this fall.

The Car­di­nal Op­por­tu­ni­ties pro­gram will hold an ori­en­ta­tion for vol­un­teers Oct. 18 at rp­per Dublin High School. There is still time to vol­un­teer as a men­tor to an rp­per Dublin High School VWUGHQW WKR FRUOG EHQH­fiW from hav­ing an 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 rp­per Dublin Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion, Car­di­nal Op­por­tu­ni­ties is look­ing for adults (25 years of age or older) in­ter­ested in help­ing rp­per 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. 7R YROUQWHHU RU fiQG RUW PRUH about 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 rp­per 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 $1 to $10. 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 WKH VDOH EHQH­fiW WKH OLEUDUY. The Friends of rp­per Dublin 3UEOLF /LEUDUY LV D QRQSUR­fiW 501(c)(3) cor­po­ra­tion.

Rock for Mu­si­copia will be held Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Fort Wash­ing­ton School of Rock, 425A Delaware Ave., Fort Wash­ing­ton. This event will fea­ture four lo­cal teen bands: The sitals, An­dorra, The Chelsea hills,and The Dis­tricts. Tick­ets are $5 at the door. All pro­ceeds will go to Mu­si­copia, a nonSUR­fiW RUJDQLZDWLRQ GHGLFDWHG 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 Wis­sahickon Val­ley Wa­ter­shed As­so­ci­a­tion will host a spe­cial Ghost of Henry Mum­bower event Oct. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Evans-Mum­bower Mill lo­cated near the in­ter­sec­tion of Swedes­ford and Town­ship Line roads in rp­per Gwynedd. It will be a slightly spooky but fun evening as WsWA show­cases Henry Mum­bower and his fam­ily. It is an ideal event for fam­i­lies with chil­dren over 3 years ROG. BULQJ D flDVKOLJKW DQG WHDU flDW VKRHV. 7RUUV WLOO EH of­fered ev­ery 20 min­utes and re­fresh­ments will be served. In­for­ma­tion and direc­tions can be found at http://www. wvwa.org/evan­s_mill.htm Adults: $5; Chil­dren 3 to 12: $3. Reser­va­tions re­quested. Call 215-646-8866 to make a reser­va­tion or email [email protected] wvwa.org.

Wis­sahickon High School is host­ing Wis­sahickon Fall Fest Oct. 20 from noon to 4 p.m. at the high school sta­dium. This fam­ily ori­ented fes­ti­val is a school­wide ef­fort by more than 20 clubs and teams and many ded­i­cated in­di­vid­u­als. Each par­tic­i­pat­ing club or team will con­trib­ute and run a free ac­tiv­ity for kids. This means that there will be more than 20 fun ac­tiv­i­ties for kids and their fam­i­lies as well as sev­eral at­trac­tions, in­clud­ing a large kid-friendly haunted house and a craft fair. This is a stu­dent-driven event. The pro­ceeds of this event go to the Wis­sahickon Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion, Schol­ar­ship Fund and all of the par­tic­i­pat­ing clubs.

St. John Lutheran Church will hold a free pa­per shredding event Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the church, 1802 Skip­pack Pike, Cen­tre Square. Bring your pa­pers and the pro­fes­sional pa­per-shredding com­pany will de­stroy them on the spot while you watch. There is no charge for this ser­vice, and it is open to the pub­lic.

Hen­ri­etta Latta “Benny” Evans, age 88, a res­i­dent of the Ry­dal Park Re­tire­ment Community and for­merly of Abing­ton and Ry­dal, died on Oct. 7, 2012. She was the de­voted wife of the late Row­land C. Evans for 29 years un­til his death in 1976.

Born in Philadel­phia, she was the daugh­ter of the late Al­bert W. Latta and the late He­len Smedes Latta.

Benny at­tended Abing­ton Friends School, gradu-

Cather­ine helly (nee Dowling), 78, of North Hills, died Oct. 15, 2012. She was the lov­ing mother of Philip R., Michael P., hevin J., Mary Therese hellyGaab (Harry), John T. (Su­san J.), Thomas J.



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