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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 catand[email protected] aol.com or Rob Climaldi at [email protected] 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.
Memorial Concert: The Independence Sinfonia will perform a free memorial concert for the Pittsburgh victims of terror Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park. The program will include Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7, Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni and Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 4 with soloist Jennifer Montone, principal horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk: Join a fall bird walk led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society members will lead a fall bird walk Nov. 20 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Lorimer Park, 183 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley. Expect to see some late fall migrant birds stopping over on their southward journey, as well as resident species. Bring binoculars if you have them. Meet in the parking lot on Moredon Road. This program is appropriate for adults and children ages 12 and up. Preregistration is suggested. To preregister, call 215-947-3477 or email lalta[email protected]
Interfaith Service: Members of the the Abington Ministerium will hold an interfaith service Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Road, Abington. Refreshments will be served. Bring nonperishable canned goods for the local food bank and a donation for the local food pantry.
World Nativities Exhibition: Glencairn Museum’s World Nativities exhibition will be on display Nov. 23 through Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 10, 11, 24 and 25) from noon to 4:30 p.m. Dozens of three-dimensional Nativity scenes from around the world reveal how artists interpret and adapt the Christmas story to represent their own unique personal and cultural perspectives. Suggested donation: $5. Glencairn Museum is located at 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn. For more information, call 267-502-2990, email [email protected]cairnMuseum.org or visit GlencairnMuseum.org. Christmas in the Castle Guided Tour: Glencairn Museum will offer its Christmas in the Castle guided tours Nov. 23 through Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 10, 11, 24 and 25) at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. weekdays and 1, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. weekends. The 45-minute tour gives visitors an intimate look into how Christmas was celebrated in this 20th-century castle using some of the family’s decorations, historic photographs and family members’ recollections. Cost: $12; $10 seniors and students; basic members half price; free for gold and patron members and children 3 and under. Reservations strongly recommended. Glencairn Museum is located at 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn. For more information or to make a reservation, call 267-502-2990 or email [email protected] GlencairnMuseum.org.
Tales from the Revolution: Susannah Brody will present “Isabel Wallace Reminiscing About the American Revolution in Bucks County” at the Upper Moreland Historical Association meeting Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the council room of the Upper Moreland Township Building, 117 Park Ave., Willow Grove. All association meetings are free and open to the public.
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.
Dream of the Magi: Susan Kelly VonMedicus will guide participants as they create a small book using the traditional arts of calligraphy and gold leaf application during a three-part workshop Dec. 2, 9 and 16 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn. For ages 18 and up. No artistic experience is necessary. Cost: $190 includes all materials. Registration required by Nov. 25. To register, contact the instructor at [email protected]
Toys For Tots: Allstate agency owners in Montgomery County are teaming up with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to spread holiday cheer. Through Dec. 7, community members are encouraged to stop by their agencies to donate new, unwrapped toys for local children in need. Donations are being collected at the following local Allstate agencies: Carmen Ezzo, 55 Cheltenham Ave., Cheltenham; Stephen Cummings, 701 Horsham Road, Horsham; Susanne DePaul, 453 Main St., Harleysville; Leslie Intrieri, 394 Doylestown Road, Montgomeryville; Dolores Fleming, 1800 East High St., Suite 325, Pottstown; Jeff King, 225 South Easton Road, Glenside; Joe Murphy, 20 Summit Grove Ave., Bryn Mawr; Stephen Vahey, 1164 Easton Road, Roslyn.
Richard Wall House Museum House Tour: The Old York Road Garden Club will present a house tour of the historic Richard Wall House Museum Dec. 7 from 2 to 8 p.m. and Dec. 8 and 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum, 1 Wall Park Drive, Elkins Park. Enjoy a tour of the colonial-era house decorated for Christmas, then stop by the carriage house, where there will be hot chocolate, cookies and treasures for sale. Suggested donation for the house tour: $5. Proceeds will go to the Richard Wall House, the Cheltenham Township Historical Commission and the Old York Road Garden Club. For more information, call 215-887-9259 or email oldyorkroadgarden[email protected] gmail.com.
The Art of Making Nativities: Artists Karen Loccisano and R. Michael Palan will share how they make Nativity scenes. The couple will also guide participants as they make their own miniature Nativity to take home Dec. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn. For ages 18 and up. No artistic experience is necessary. Cost: $35 includes all materials. Registration required by Dec. 1. To register, call 267-502-2990 or email [email protected]cairnMuseum.org. 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