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Com­mu­nity Events

Kristall­nacht — We Will Never For­get: Old York Road Tem­ple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton, will present a spe­cial com­mem­o­ra­tion of Kristall­nacht: We Will Never For­get Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The event will re­mem­ber the 80th an­niver­sary of Kristall­nacht, the so-called “Night of the Bro­ken Glass” — the be­gin­ning of the Holo­caust. The Old York Road Tem­ple-Beth Am remembrance will take the form of a Read­ers Theater the­atri­cal pre­sen­ta­tion, plus orig­i­nal mu­sic that will paint a pic­ture of the way it was be­fore Kristall­nacht. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit oyrt­betham. org.

Main Line Sym­phony Orches­tra Per­for­mance: The Main Line Sym­phony Orches­tra will per­form Nov. 11 at 7:15 p.m. at Re­form Con­gre­ga­tion Ke­ne­seth Is­rael, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park. The pro­gram will be pre­ceded by an op­tional Ital­ian din­ner at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $35 at the door. Stu­dents through age 23 are free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-887-8700. Empty Bowls Din­ner: The 25th an­nual Empty Bowl Ben­e­fit Din­ner will held Nov. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Ar­ca­dia Univer­sity, 450 S. Eas­ton Road, Glen­side. Empty Bowls is an in­ter­na­tional grass­roots ef­fort to fight hunger with a sim­ple premise: groups and in­di­vid­u­als cre­ate hand­crafted bowls and in­vite the com­mu­nity to se­lect a bowl at a com­mu­nity din­ner of soup and bread. Din­ers make a cash do­na­tion for the bowl and keep the bowl as a re­minder of the many peo­ple through­out the world who do not have food to fill their bowls. The money raised is do­nated to or­ga­ni­za­tions work­ing to end hunger and food in­se­cu­rity. Many artists, school and com­mu­nity groups are con­tribut­ing bowls, which will be filled with soups and desserts do­nated by area busi­nesses, restau­rants and in­di­vid­u­als from Ar­ca­dia Univer­sity and the sur­round­ing com­mu­nity. All of pro­ceeds will be shared be­tween two agen­cies whose mis­sion is to ad­dress poverty and hunger: Philadel­phia In­ter­faith Hospi­tal­ity Net­work and Rise Against Hunger. Stu­dent tick­ets are $12, and non-stu­dent tick­ets are $15. Tick­ets are avail­able at 215-572-4000 or ar­ca­dia.edu/emp­ty­bowl.

Learn­ing To Con­trol Your Di­a­betes: The KleinLife Mont­gomery County Dr. Gabriel (Z”L) and Alma Elias Cen­ter, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park, will of­fer a com­pli­men­tary six-part work­shop se­ries ti­tled “Learn­ing To Con­trol Your Di­a­betes” Thurs­days, Nov. 13 to Dec. 18, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. The work­shop is for adults cov­ered by Medi­care who suf­fer from di­a­betes. The pro­gram is be­ing spon­sored by EDC, Qual­ity Im­prove­ment Or­ga­ni­za­tions and Qual­ity In­sights. Any­one in­ter­ested can reg­is­ter by con­tact­ing Gail Korostoff, pro­gram di­rec­tor for the cen­ter, at 215-635-5244 or gko­rostoff@kleinlife.org. Old York Road Gar­den Club Meet­ing: Old York Road Gar­den Club will meet Nov. 15 at Grace Pres­by­te­rian Church, 444 Old York Road, Jenk­in­town. Lorie M. Hayes, di­rec­tor of ur­ban forests with Philadel­phia Parks and Recre­ation, will present on “Win­ning Com­bi­na­tions, Green­ing Through­out the Year.” Vis­i­tors are free and wel­come to come early at 11:30 a.m. for a mini-flower show and bring a sand­wich; salad, dessert and tea will be pro­vided.

Ro­man Catholic High School Re­union: The Ro­man Catholic High School Class of 1973 will hold its 45-year class re­union Nov. 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Wash­ing­ton Fire Com­pany No. 1 So­cial Hall, 36 W. Elm St., Con­shohocken. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Andy Son­tag at catand­son@ aol.com or Rob Climaldi at rclimaldi@ gmail.com.

“Cin­derella”: Metropoli­tan Bal­let Com­pany will open its 2018-19 sea­son with a pro­duc­tion of the clas­sic chil­dren’s sto­ry­book bal­let “Cin­derella” Nov. 17 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at Abing­ton Friends School’s Josephine Muller Au­di­to­rium, 575 Wash­ing­ton Lane, Jenk­in­town. Tick­ets are $15 in ad­vance or $20 at the door. To pur­chase tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion, visit metropoli­tan­bal­let­com­pany. org or call 215-663-1665.

Art Show: Old York Road Tem­pleBeth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton, will hold a show and sale of Rhoda Ryba’s art­work, “Fire To Light Up The Night,” Nov. 27 through Dec. 6. an artist’s re­cep­tion and in­for­mal pro­gram with re­marks by Ryba will be held Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. The art show honors Beth Am’s more than 70 years of ser­vice to the com­mu­nity. A por­tion of all sales will go to sup­port the syn­a­gogue. All are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit oyrt­betham.org.

Holiday Con­cert: Bucks Mont Cen­ten­nial Singers will hold a holiday con­cert, “Let There Be Peace On Earth,” Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. at Log Col­lege Mid­dle School, 730 Norristown Road, Warmin­ster. The pro­gram will in­clude choral se­lec­tions, Han­nukah songs, tra­di­tional and sec­u­lar Christ­mas songs and spir­i­tu­als. There will be a visit from Santa, a sing-a-long, raf­fle bas­kets and a cookie buf­fet. The con­cert is free, with do­na­tions ac­cepted af­ter the con­cert. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit cen­ten­ni­alsinger­swarmin­ster.com.

Freezer 5K: Hor­sham Town­ship’s sev­enth an­nual Freezer 5K Run & Fam­ily Fun Walk will be held Dec. 9 along the Hor­sham Power Line Trail. The fun walk will start at 9.45 a.m., fol­lowed by the 5K at 10 a.m. The 5K race will be pro­fes­sion­ally chip timed and ends at the Sim­mons El­e­men­tary School in Hor­sham. Awards will be made to the male and fe­male top three in 10 age cat­e­gories. Reg­is­tra­tion is $30 at Freez­er5K.com, by mail or in per­son at Hor­sham Parks & Recre­ation, 955 Hor­sham Road, Hor­sham PA 19044. Late reg­is­tra­tion on site day of the race will be $35. Checks should be payable to Hor­sham Town­ship. Dis­counts are avail­able for groups of 10 or more. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit Hor­sham Town­ship Parks and Recre­ation and the St. Vin­cent de Paul Food Bank. For

ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mark Hud­son at 215-643-3131 ext. 238 or mhud­son@hor­sham. org.

Abing­ton Town­ship Pub­lic Library

In­for­ma­tion: Abing­ton Free Library is lo­cated at 1030 Old York Road, Abing­ton. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-885-5180 ext. 28, or visit the library’s web­site, www.abing­ton­freel­i­brary.org. Socrates Cafe: This club meets ev­ery sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety: Old York Road Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety meets ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day of the month from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Book Dis­cus­sion Group: Day­time Book Dis­cus­sion Group meets ev­ery first Thurs­day of the month at 1 p.m.

Com­puter classes: Abing­ton Free Library of­fers a one-hour class, one-on-one with a vol­un­teer com­puter aide, tai­lored to a per­son’s need. The class could cover ba­sic com­puter skills, the in­ter­net, iPad, email, Mi­crosoft Word or Ex­cel. By ap­point­ment only; call 215-885-5180 ext. 28. Used books: BookCel­lar used book hours are: Mon­day, Tues­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day, noon to 4 p.m.; Wed­nes­day, noon to 8:30 p.m.; and Satur­day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come by and browse through our ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion. We are lo­cated in the lower level of the Abing­ton Free Library. All our books, movies and mu­sic are for sale at bar­gain prices. BookCel­lar books are also sold on Ama­zon. Due to a high vol­ume of book do­na­tions (a good thing!), do­na­tions will now be ac­cepted at the cir­cu­la­tion desk on Wed­nes­days to Satur­days only. De­caf­feinated and Un­wired: Come to the Abing­ton Free Library for “De­caf­feinated and Un­wired” and talk with de­caf cof­fee and new friends ev­ery fourth Thurs­day at 10:30 a.m. Walk-ins are wel­come! Sun­day’s NYT Crossword Puzzle: Ev­ery Mon­day morn­ing at 10:30 a.m., join us at a ta­ble in the South end of the library. Feel free to bring a cup of cof­fee, your neigh­bor or best friend, a pen­cil or pen (although we’ll sup­ply them, too), even your half-fin­ished puzzle from yes­ter­day. Puz­zling aloud is highly rec­om­mended. Drop-in event, no reg­is­tra­tion.

Teen Cre­ative Writ­ing Club: The Abing­ton Town­ship Pub­lic Library will host a Teen Cre­ative Writ­ing Club for ages 12 to 18 the first Tues­day of the month from 4 to 5 p.m. Hone your cre­ative writ­ing skills through fun prompts and ex­er­cises. Share your work and get feed­back. Reg­is­ter at the In­for­ma­tion Desk, call 215-885-5180 ext. 13, email AskAbing­ton@gmail.com or visit abing­ton­freel­i­brary.org. Com­puter Tu­tors: Meet with a com­puter tu­tor for one hour at the library. Get help with in­ter­net, tablets, smart­phones, pro­grams or any other mis­cel­la­neous com­puter ques­tions you may have. Con­tact the In­for­ma­tion Desk at 215-885-5180 ext. 13 to make an ap­point­ment.

East Chel­tenham Free Library

In­for­ma­tion: 400 Myr­tle Ave., Chel­tenham; 215-379-2077 Tod­dler class: Mon­days at 10:30 a.m. This class teaches cre­ative ex­pres­sion, so­cial skills, lis­ten­ing com­pre­hen­sion, sign lan­guage and the foun­da­tions of read­ing and math through sto­ries, songs and fin­ger plays. For ages birth to 3.

Preschool Class: Preschool Class takes place Tues­days at 10:30 a.m. This class helps chil­dren de­velop kinder­garten readi­ness skills by teach­ing con­cepts such as the days of the week, let­ters, count­ing, rhyming words, weather, colors and shapes. The class also fea­tures sto­ries, mu­sic and move­ment ac­tiv­i­ties and a craft. For ages 3 to 5.

Elkins Park Library

In­for­ma­tion: 563 Church Road, Elkins Park; 215-635-5000 Teensy Tales Sto­ry­time: Tues­days at 10:30 a.m. Sto­ries, mu­sic, rhymes and games for ba­bies through age 2.

Once Upon a Sto­ry­time: Wed­nes­days at 10:30 a.m. Sto­ries, mu­sic and a craft for ages 3 to 5.

In­tro­duc­tion to the Dig­i­tal Me­dia Lab: Thurs­days at 1 p.m. Get an in­tro­duc­tion to ev­ery­thing you can do in the Dig­i­tal Me­dia Lab. The Dig­i­tal Me­dia Lab has con­ver­sion kits for slides, VHS cas­settes, vinyl records, cas­settes and two scan­ners. Each of the two sta­tions also pro­vides ac­cess to the Adobe Cre­ative Cloud soft­ware suite in­clud­ing Pho­to­shop, InDe­sign, Il­lus­tra­tor, Light­room and Pre­miere Pro. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Glen­side Library

In­for­ma­tion: 215 S. Keswick Ave., Glen­side; 215-885-0455 Tod­dler Sto­ry­time: Mon­days at 10:30 a.m. Sto­ries, rhymes and songs for ages 1 to 2. Preschool Sto­ry­time: Thurs­days at 10:30 a.m. Sto­ries, songs and a craft for ages 3 to 5. English Lan­guage and Civics Classes: Satur­days at 10 a.m. For adult English lan­guage­learn­ers seek­ing U.S. cit­i­zen­ship.

Hor­sham Town­ship Library

In­for­ma­tion: 435Baby­lon Road Hor­sham; 215-443-2609; hor­sham­li­brary.org

Library Café: There are more than 2,000 books on sale at the library café’ with ti­tles chang­ing al­most daily. Stop by, get a cup of cof­fee and a book or two any­time at your fa­vorite library.

Hunt­ing­don Val­ley Library

In­for­ma­tion: 625 Red Lion Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley; 215947-5138; hvli­brary.org. Library Knit­ting: Knit­ters of all ages and ex­pe­ri­ence lev­els are wel­come to join us Mon­days from 3 to 5 p.m.

Library Yoga: Held ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 10:30 a.m. in the com­mu­nity room. Adults are in­vited to our on­go­ing, dropin in­tro­duc­tory yoga classes with cer­ti­fied in­struc­tor Theresa Lan­dolfi. Each drop-in class is $7.

Friends of the Library: Friends of the Hunt­ing­don Val­ley Library meets the first Thurs­day of the month at 12:30 p.m. Check the library web­site for de­tails. Board of Trus­tees: Board of Trus­tees meets the sec­ond Thurs­day of the month at 7:30 p.m. The pub­lic is in­vited. Fri­day Movies: New re­leases shown ev­ery Fri­day at 11 a.m.

Le Mott Free Library

In­for­ma­tion: 7420 Sy­camore Ave., La Mott; 215-635-4419 STEM En­gi­neer­ing Day: Wed­nes­days at 3 to 5 p.m. Build any­thing you can imag­ine with Magna-Tiles and Lin­coln Logs. Ages 3 and up.

Roslyn Branch Library

In­for­ma­tion: 2412 Avondale Ave., Roslyn; 215-886-9818 Stitch and Chat: Fri­days at 1 p.m. Bring your own hand­i­work or use our ma­te­ri­als. No reg­is­tra­tion nec­es­sary.

Lego Club: Ev­ery Satur­day be­tween 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. No reg­is­tra­tion nec­es­sary. Com­puter Tu­tor­ing: Be tu­tored on Satur­days 11:30 a.m. and Mon­days at 1:30 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion is nec­es­sary.

Southamp­ton Free Library

In­for­ma­tion: 947 Street Road, Southamp­ton; 215-322-1415 En­dow­ment: The Southamp­ton Free Library re­cently be­gan a Cap­i­tal and En­dow­ment Cam­paign to raise $575,000 for the mod­ern­iza­tion and re­fur­bish­ing of the library and to en­hance and ex­pand pro­gram­ming for both chil­dren and adults. For in­for­ma­tion or to make a pledge or con­tri­bu­tion, con­tact Library Di­rec­tor Kim In­gram at 215-3221415 ext. 100 or email in­gramk@ buck­slib.org.

Ge­neal­ogy Work­shop: First Wed­nes­day of the month at 10:30 a.m. Su­san Koel­ble, a pro­fes­sional ge­neal­o­gist, will lead a work­shop on ge­nealog­i­cal re­search and as­sist at­ten­dees with their own re­search. Reg­is­ter at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org or call 215 322-1415.

Tea with the BBC: Sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month at 2 p.m. Come watch a BBC TV mystery while en­joy­ing tea and scones. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org or by call­ing 215-322-1415.

Color Your Way to Seren­ity: First and third Thurs­day of the month at 1 p.m. Color your way to seren­ity at an adult col­or­ing pro­gram.

Story Stroll at Ta­ma­nend Park Craft Fair: Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library will be at Ta­ma­nend Park with a Story Stroll set up for all ages to en­joy. Fol­low the pages of the story “Dog’s Col­or­ful Day” by Emma Dodd. Mag­icCom­edy: Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Join the Mag­i­cal Gustafsons as they open with an up-tempo ver­sion of the Rin­gling Broth­ers Grand En­try while pro­duc­ing col­ored silk ban­ners and stream­ers. They will fol­low this with many tricks and au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion rou­tines. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary. org.

ABC Story Hour: Tues­days, Nov. 13 to Dec. 17, and Fri­days, Nov. 9 to Dec. 21, at 10:30 a.m. Con­tinue to learn the “ABCs” at this story hour. Chil­dren will learn about a new let­ter each week. Come lis­ten to sto­ries, cre­ate crafts, sing songs and play with ed­u­ca­tional toys. This pro­gram is for ages birth and up and walk-in.

Teen Board Game Club at Star­bucks: Nov. 13 from 5 to 6 p.m. Come so­cial­ize and play board games at Star­bucks, 707 Street Road, Southamp­ton. Walk-ins wel­come.

Evening Book Club: Nov. 13 at 6:45 p.m. This month’s se­lec­tion is “Ginny Moon” by Ben­jamin Lud­wig.

Board Games for Grownups at Moss Mill Brew­ery: Nov. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The library will host Board Games for Grownups at Moss Mill Brew­ing Co., 109 Pike Cir­cle, Unit D, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Come play board games and en­joy some craft beer. The library will bring board games, but at­ten­dees are wel­come to bring their own to share as well. There will be a Lover Let­ter Tour­na­ment with prizes from the library. All ages wel­come.

Block Party: Nov. 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All ages are in­vited to play with blocks and toys at this walk-in pro­gram. Tails Read­ing Pro­gram with the Women’s An­i­mal Cen­ter: Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. Come help so­cial­ize a friendly, adopt­able shel­ter an­i­mal by read­ing to them. While wait­ing for your turn to read, ex­plore the library and make treats for the shel­ter an­i­mals. This is a walk-in pro­gram. The library will be col­lect­ing do­na­tions of new and used sheets and tow­els, an­i­mal toys and an­i­mal food (both canned and dry) and mon­e­tary do­na­tions for the cen­ter through­out the month of No­vem­ber.

Week­end Walks Delaware Canal Tow­path: Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. The library will host a walk along the Delaware Canal Tow­path to the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War Graves. Ei­ther meet at the library park­ing lot at 9:30 a.m. or at Wash­ing­ton Cross­ing His­tor­i­cal Park, Thomp­son-Neely House sec­tion, 1635 River Road, New Hope, in the park­ing lot area.

Mu­sic and Mo­tion with Ms. Nancy: Nov. 19 and 26 at 10:30 a.m. Ages birth and up are in­vited to sing, dance and move with Ms. Nancy, a pro­fes­sional mu­sic teacher ex­pe­ri­enced in par­entchild mu­sic pro­grams. This is a walk-in pro­gram un­til full.

Read to Olivia: Nov. 20 from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Bring your fa­vorite book or bor­row one of the library’s and read to a new four-legged friend. This pro­gram is all ages and walk-in.

Teen Board Game Club: Tues­days, Nov. 20 and 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. Come so­cial­ize and play board games. Walk-ins wel­come. Trea­sure Hunt Es­cape Room: Nov. 24 at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. and 2 and 3 p.m. This es­cape room is in­tended for el­e­men­taryage chil­dren. Reg­is­tra­tion is lim­ited to 10 chil­dren. Each child must have a par­ent or guardian in the room with them. The par­ent or guardian does not need to reg­is­ter and may ac­com­pany mul­ti­ple chil­dren. Reg­is­ter on­line at southamp­ton­freel­i­brary.org.

Up­per More­land Free Pub­lic Library

In­for­ma­tion: The Up­per More­land Free Pub­lic Library is lo­cated at 109 Park Ave., Wil­low Grove, across from the Wil­low Grove Shop­ping Cen­ter. For more in­for­ma­tion about library pro­grams and ser­vices, call 215-659-0741 or vis­i­tup­per­more­landli­brary.org.

Medi­care Coun­sel­ing Ses­sions: Up­per More­land Free Pub­lic Library has teamed up with RSVP of Mont­gomery County to of­fer Medi­care coun­sel­ing ses­sions for se­niors with ques­tions about their cov­er­age. On se­lect Mon­days, the library will host a spe­cially trained vol­un­teer from RSVP’s Ap­prise pro­gram who can an­swer ques­tions in an ob­jec­tive, easy-to-un­der­stand man­ner. Any­one who needs more in­for­ma­tion about their cov­er­age, from those just be­com­ing el­i­gi­ble to those who are hav­ing prob­lems with their plans, can get an­swers to help them make in­formed de­ci­sions about the next step. To sched­ule an ap­point­ment, call 215-659-0741. This pro­gram is free and open to all par­tic­i­pants.

Lego Club: Mon­days from 1 to 3 p.m. Kids 5 to 8 try their hand at build­ing or cre­ative chal­lenges. Tod­dler Story Times: Chil­dren 18 to 36 months can en­joy sto­ries, songs and ac­tiv­i­ties at ei­ther of our Tod­dler Story Times on Tues­days at 10 or 11 a.m. Lit­tle Peo­ple/Big Peo­ple: Tues­days from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Sto­ries and songs for tod­dlers and preschool­ers.

Sto­ries & Science: Tues­days at 1:30 p.m. Chil­dren 24 to 36 months ex­plore sim­ple science con­cepts like sound, color & mag­netism with tod­dler-friendly sto­ries fol­lowed by a sim­ple science ex­per­i­ment at Sto­ries & Science.

ESL Dis­cus­sion Group: The Up­per More­land Free Pub­lic Library in­vites all English as a Sec­ond Lan­guage learn­ers to a twice­monthly ESL dis­cus­sion group. On the first and third Wed­nes­days of ev­ery month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., library staff will lead an in­for­mal dis­cus­sion paired with ex­er­cises for par­tic­i­pants to prac­tice English con­ver­sa­tion, in­crease their flu­ency and meet other English lan­guage learn­ers. This pro­gram is free and open to the pub­lic. Par­tic­i­pants need not be a res­i­dent to at­tend the dis­cus­sion.

Evening Book Dis­cus­sion: The Up­per More­land Pub­lic Library holds monthly book dis­cus­sion meet­ing for any­one who wants thought­ful dis­cus­sion with great peo­ple. The Evening Book Dis­cus­sion Group meets the fourth or last Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month from 7 to 8:15 p.m. These events are free and open to the pub­lic. No reg­is­tra­tion is nec­es­sary.

Ba­bies and Books: Thurs­days from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Care­givers and in­fants grow and learn to­gether.

Kidz Rock!: Thurs­days from 11:30 to noon. Our all-ages mu­sic and move­ment sto­ry­time. Day­time Book Dis­cus­sion Group: The Up­per More­land Free Pub­lic Library is pleased to an­nounce that the Day­time Book Dis­cus­sion Group will con­tinue meet­ing in the Library Com­mu­nity Room from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on the first Thurs­day of each month. This event is free and open to the pub­lic. Please con­tact the library for as­sis­tance in order­ing a copy of the book. Young Artists: On Thurs­days from 6 to 7 p.m., school-age chil­dren will ex­pe­ri­ence dif­fer­ent art medi­ums each week through a self-di­rected ac­tiv­ity that will al­low them to ex­plore & de­velop their cre­ative think­ing at Young Artists.

Third Thurs­day Theater: The Third Thurs­day Theater film se­ries takes place on the third Thurs­day of ev­ery month at 1:30 p.m. for view­ings of con­tem­po­rary award-nom­i­nated and award-win­ning movies. This pro­gram is free and open to the pub­lic. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Visit our web­site at www.up­per­more­landli­brary.org for film ti­tles.

Writ­ers’ Group: Held on the sec­ond Satur­day of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All writ­ers — ama­teurs, pro­fes­sion­als, scrib­blers or typ­ists — are in­vited to join this new group for thought­ful dis­cus­sions of the writ­ing process and craft, ex­er­cises and prompts to gen­er­ate ideas, and cri­tique work­shops of the groups’ writ­ing. This pro­gram is free and open to the pub­lic. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired.

Sun­day Cin­ema: The Up­per More­land Free Pub­lic Library’s Sun­day Cin­ema film se­ries con­tin­ues on the third Sun­day of the month at 2 p.m. Sun­day Cin­ema gives adults the op­por­tu­nity to watch out­stand­ing for­eign and in­de­pen­dent films, fol­lowed with a dis­cus­sion led by Dr. Maurizio Gi­ammarco. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for this event.

Com­mu­nity

The Mill­brook His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety: The Amy B. Yerks Mu­seum and Ar­chives, freshly ren­o­vated, is open ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and the first Satur­day of ev­ery month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lo­cated at the Hat­boro Bap­tist Church, 32 N. York Road, Hat­boro. Walk-ins wel­comed. In­for­ma­tion: 215957-1877; mill­brook­so­ci­ety@ gmail.com; mill­brook­so­ci­ety.org. Out­reach Of­fice Hours: State Rep. Thomas Murt, R-152, will hold spe­cial out­reach of­fice hours in Hunt­ing­don Val­ley and Up­per Dublin. On the third Thurs­day of each month, Murt and a mem­ber of his staff will be at the Hunt­ing­don Val­ley Library, 625 Red Lion Road in Hunt­ing­don Val­ley, from 10 to 11 a.m. Also on the third Thurs­day of the month, Murt and a mem­ber of his staff will be at the Up­per Dublin Pub­lic Library, 805 Loch Alsh Ave. in Fort Wash­ing­ton, from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.

Health

Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group: Wil­liam R. May Fu­neral Home spon­sors a be­reave­ment sup­port group for friends and fam­i­lies that meets on al­ter­nate Tues­days from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Luke the Evan­ge­list Chapel House, 2330 Fairhill Ave., Glen­side. There is no fee to at­tend. Nov. 20: Hope. Dec. 4: Con­tin­u­ing bonds. The group is fa­cil­i­tated by Deborah K. Gawthrop, M.S., G.M.S., a cer­ti­fied grief man­age­ment spe­cial­ist. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-624-8190 or email dgawthropc­nlt@ver­i­zon. net.

Un­heard An­gels: This sup­port group is be­ing held for women who have ex­pe­ri­enced or are cur­rently strug­gling with in­fer­til­ity, mis­car­riage, adop­tion and fos­ter­ing is­sues. The group meets ev­ery other Mon­day evening (the first and third Mon­day of each month) at 7 p.m. at Lehman Me­mo­rial Church, 300 S. York Road, Hat­boro, in Room 308. Call 215764-9407 for more in­for­ma­tion. Sup­port Group for Par­ents of Autis­tic Chil­dren: A se­ries of sup­port meet­ings for par­ents of chil­dren with autism have been sched­uled through­out the fall and win­ter. Par­ents and care­givers of chil­dren on the autism spec­trum dis­or­der are in­vited to the meet­ings, which will take place at the Speech-Lan­guage In­sti­tute of Salus Univer­sity, There will be a new topic cov­ered each week and snacks and re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided to the group. Those in­ter­ested in join­ing the group can con­tact the Speech-Lan­guage In­sti­tute for more in­for­ma­tion at salusuhealth.com/SpeechLan­guage-In­sti­tute/Con­tact-Us/ Join-a-Sup­port-Group.aspx. Stut­ter­ing Sup­port Group: A se­ries of sup­port meet­ings for peo­ple who stut­ter, their fam­ily and friends and those who wish to learn more about stut­ter­ing have been sched­uled on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. at the SpeechLan­guage In­sti­tute (SLI) of Salus Univer­sity, 8380 Old York Road, Suite 2100, Elkins Park. As a chap­ter mem­ber of the Na­tional Stut­ter­ing As­so­ci­a­tion, SLI pro­vides a safe en­vi­ron­ment for in­di­vid­u­als to share their per­sonal ex­pe­ri­ences and tech­niques. Var­i­ous top­ics will be cov­ered each week as well as a chance for group dis­cus­sion. The ses­sions are led and fa­cil­i­tated by clin­i­cal ed­u­ca­tor Shel­ley Slot, MS, CCCSLP and two speech-lan­guage pathol­ogy stu­dents Rachael Bor­man ’18 and Ju­lia Kes­sel ’18. Their mis­sion in cre­at­ing the group is let those who stut­ter know that they are not alone. For in­for­ma­tion on join­ing the group and up­com­ing meet­ing dates, con­tact the Speech-Lan­guage In­sti­tute at 215-780-3150 or SLIn­sti­tute@salus.edu or visit salusuhealth.com/SpeechLan­guage-In­sti­tute/Con­tact-Us/ Join-a-Sup­port-Group.aspx. Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group: A free be­reave­ment sup­port group for friends and fam­ily will be held on al­ter­na­tive Tues­days from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Luke the Evan­ge­list, Chapel House, 2330 Fairhill Aven., Glen­side. Spon­sored by: Wil­liam R. May Fu­neral Home Inc. Fa­cil­i­tated by Deborah K. Gawthrop, a cer­ti­fied grief man­age­ment spe­cial­ist. For in­for­ma­tion, call 215-624-8190 or email dgawthropc­nlt@ver­i­zon. net.

Alzheimer’s Sup­port Group: Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Care­giver Sup­port Group meets the third Wed­nes­day of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church, 7809 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Groups pro­vide ed­u­ca­tion, emo­tional sup­port and op­por­tu­ni­ties to share and prob­lem solve with oth­ers car­ing for a fam­ily mem­ber or friend with Alzheimer’s, de­men­tia or re­lated dis­or­ders. Learn more about these con­di­tions and find help­ful re­sources. Be with oth­ers who un­der­stand and share sim­i­lar chal­lenges. Free. Reg­is­tra­tion not re­quired though RSVPs are wel­come. Par­tic­i­pants can at­tend when­ever they are able. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 215-964-7684.

Free YMCA Mem­ber­ship: The Hat­boro YMCA, 440 S. York Road, is of­fer­ing free one-year mem­ber­ships to area sev­en­th­graders. This mem­ber­ship will pro­vide fun and fit­ness op­por­tu­ni­ties. To get in­volved, sev­enth-graders just need to bring proof of their class sta­tus — a stu­dent ID card, class ros­ter, class sched­ule or re­port card. They also need to bring a par­ent or guardian with them when they sign up. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Y at 215-674-4545.

Tai Chi: Pen­ny­pack Eco­log­i­cal Restora­tion Trust, 2955 Edge Hill Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley, of­fers tai chi Mon­days from 7 to 8 p.m. and Tues­days from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Lau­ren Steele at 215-657-0830 or lsteele@ pen­ny­pack­trust.org.

Yoga: Pen­ny­pack Eco­log­i­cal Restora­tion Trust, 2955 Edge Hill Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley, of­fers light-to-mod­er­ate yoga on Wed­nes­days from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and Satur­days from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and ad­vanced level yoga on Wed­nes­days from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Lori Volt­mer at 215-2648653 or loreli4@com­cast.net. Nico­tine Anony­mous Meet­ing: Free quit smok­ing 12-Step pro­gram meets ev­ery Mon­day from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Peter’s N. Eas­ton Road, Glen­side, in sup­port of peo­ple work­ing to re­cover from nico­tine ad­dic­tion. All are wel­come. Info: nicotineanony­mous.org.

CHADD: Elkins Park Area CHADD (Chil­dren and Adults with At­ten­tion Deficit/Hyper­ac­tiv­ity Dis­or­der) will hold the fol­low­ing at Ein­stein at Elkins Med­i­cal Cen­ter. For more in­for­ma­tion on CHADD or ADHD, call Claire Noyes at 215-779-6656 or www. chadd.net/249.

Par­ent Sup­port Group: First Tues­day of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Adult Sup­port Group: Third Tues­day of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Gilda’s: Gilda’s Club Delaware Val­ley, 200 Kirk Road, Warmin­ster, will hold the fol­low­ing:

Kid Sup­port Group: Tues­days from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Pro­gram is for chil­dren 4 to 12 who have can­cer in their lives.

Be­come a Mem­ber: Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days from 5 to 6 p.m.

Liv­ing with Can­cer Sup­port Group: Tues­days from 2 to 4 p.m. Liv­ing With Loss: Wed­nes­days from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Fam­ily & Friends Sup­port Group: Thurs­days from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Life Af­ter the Death of a Spouse Net­work­ing: First Tues­day on the month.

Life Af­ter the Death of a Par­ent Net­work­ing: Sec­ond Wed­nes­day.

Healthy Eat­ing Sup­port Group: Mon­days from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Metastatic Can­cer Sup­port Group: Last Mon­day of the month from 11 a.m. to noon. Call to reg­is­ter.

Health Liv­ing Sup­port Group: Fourth Fri­day of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Blue Sage Restau­rant on Sec­ond Street Pike. Well­ness Group Meet­ings: Tues­days from 2 to 4 p.m. Gilda’s Rail­way & Ice Cream: Tues­days from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mem­bers from the Bris­tol Rail­road So­ci­ety will run G-scale trains on an out­door track. In­for­ma­tion: 215-441-3290 or www. gildas­club­del­val.org. Montes­sori: The Montes­sori School of­fers be­gin­ners classes in TaiJi and Qigong Tues­days, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tai Chi will help you de­velop bet­ter bal­ance, more flex­i­bil­ity and co­or­di­na­tion. Your breath will be­come deeper and more even. You’ll learn how to find and re­lease your body’s ten­sions. Your ev­ery­day move­ments will be­come more ef­fi­cient and you will feel bet­ter and have more en­ergy to face the day. The school is lo­cated at 1710 Jar­ret­town Road, Dresher. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-572-9189.

Alzheimer’s Sup­port Group: Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Care­giver Sup­port Group meets the third Wed­nes­day of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church, 7809 Old York Road, Elkins Park. The group will help pro­vide emo­tional, ed­u­ca­tional and so­cial sup­port. The group also helps care­givers de­velop prob­lem-solv­ing strate­gies, main­tain­ing their own per­sonal, phys­i­cal and emo­tional health as well as op­ti­mally car­ing for the per­son with de­men­tia. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 215-964-7684.

Meet­ings

Live & Learn Meet­ings: Glen­side United Church of Christ will host Live & Learn meet­ings ev­ery first and third Tues­day from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the church library, 2160 Whar­ton Road, Glen­side. The meet­ings will in­clude lunch, a TED talk and lively dis­cus­sion. Bring a bag lunch, and drinks will be pro­vided. Ev­ery­one is in­vited to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the church at 215-887-1819 or visit glen­sideucc.org.

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