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.