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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 mhud­[email protected]­sham. org.

Christ­mas Sing Con­cert: Glen­cairn Mu­seum, 1001 Cathe­dral Road, Bryn Athyn, will hold its an­nual Christ­mas Sing Con­cert Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. The evening will in­clude soloists, au­di­ence car­ol­ing and read­ings from the Christ­mas story. Cost: $15; free for mem­bers. Re­serve tick­ets by noon Dec. 10. For tick­ets, call 267-502-2990 or email [email protected] Glen­cairnMu­seum.org. “Ad­ven­tures in Toy­land”: Sto­ry­book Mu­si­cal Theatre will present “Ad­ven­tures in Toy­land” Dec. 12 to 30 at the Gratz Col­lege Theater, 7605 Old York Road, Mel­rose Park. Tick­ets are $14 for chil­dren and $16 for adults. For more in­for­ma­tion and show­times, call 215-659-8550 or visit sto­ry­book­mu­si­cal.org.

Hall of Fame Nom­i­na­tions: The Hat­boro-Hor­sham High School Hall of Fame, which pays trib­ute to alumni and oth­ers who have served and brought recog­ni­tion to the Hat­boro-Hor­sham School District, is seek­ing nom­i­na­tions. The com­mu­nity is in­vited to nom­i­nate for­mer class­mates or mem­bers of the com­mu­nity for con­sid­er­a­tion for in­duc­tion. Alumni who have grad­u­ated 10 or more years ago and/or those who have pro­vided at least 10 years of ser­vice are el­i­gi­ble. Cat­e­gories are the arts, busi­ness, ed­u­ca­tion, gov­ern­ment/com­mu­nity and science. The next in­duc­tion will be held in the spring of 2019. Dead­line for sub­mit­ting nom­i­na­tions is Jan. 6, 2019. Nom­i­na­tion forms are avail­able at hat­boro­hor­sham.org/do­main/213. Forms should be mailed to Hat­boro­Hor­sham Hall of Fame, 899 Hor­sham Road, Hor­sham, PA 19044. Nom­i­na­tions can also be made by con­tact­ing Prin­ci­pal Den­nis Wil­liams at 215-420-5502 or [email protected]

“Snow White”: Sto­ry­book Mu­si­cal Theatre will present “Snow White” March 19 to 31, 2019, at the Gratz Col­lege Theater, 7605 Old York Road, Mel­rose Park. Tick­ets are $14 for chil­dren and $16 for adults. For more in­for­ma­tion and show­times, call 215-659-8550 or visit sto­ry­book­mu­si­cal.org.

“Princess and the Pea”: Sto­ry­book Mu­si­cal Theatre will present “Princess and the Pea” May 7 to 18, 2019, and July 23 to Aug. 3, 2019, at the Gratz Col­lege Theater, 7605 Old York Road, Mel­rose Park. Tick­ets are $14 for chil­dren and $16 for adults. For more in­for­ma­tion and show­times, call 215-659-8550 or visit sto­ry­book­mu­si­cal.org.

Abington Town­ship Pub­lic Li­brary

In­for­ma­tion: Abington Free Li­brary is lo­cated at 1030 Old York Road, Abington. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-885-5180 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 AskAbing­[email protected] 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.

Used Book Sale: The Friends of the Elkins Park Free Li­brary will hold the Novem­ber Used Book Sale Nov. 16 from 1 to 5:45 p.m., Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 1 to 3:45 p.m. The sale will in­clude DVDs, chil­dren’s books, cof­fee ta­ble books and Ju­daica. Trade paperback fiction is two for $1, and mass mar­ket paperback fiction is four for $1.

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: 435 Baby­lon 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, drop-in 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 in­[email protected] 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.

ABC Story Hour: Tues­days through Dec. 17, and Fri­days through 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.

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; mill­brook­so­ci­[email protected] 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 dgawthropc­[email protected]­i­zon. 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, to share their ex­pe­ri­ences. 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 SLIn­sti­[email protected] 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 dgawthropc­[email protected]­i­zon. 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 [email protected] pen­ny­pack­trust.org.

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