Submissions: To add an event to the community calendar, email event info to firstname.lastname@example.org. Calendar entries should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the desired print date. Additions to the calendar are made on a space-available basis.
Marijuana and Vaping Awareness Forum: Professor Douglas S. Collier, a former DEA special agent and Monmouth University criminal justice professor, will speak at a marijuana and vaping awareness forum April 22 at 7 p.m. at North Penn VFW, 2519 Jenkintown Road, Glenside. Many communities around the country are suddenly dealing with the ramifications of the sale of recreational marijuana and vaping. How will it affect schools, families, policing, driving and community? This event welcome parents, teachers, grandparents and all concerned citizens to join in this nonpolitical, nonpartisan, informative community forum on the impact on Abington and surrounding communities. Refreshments will be served.
Tibetan Buddhist Sand Mandala Creation: Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, will host a Tibetan Buddhist sand mandala creation April 24 to 27 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and during the Sacred Arts Festival April 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. Donations welcome April 24 to 24; during the Sacred Arts Festival, admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors/students with ID, free for members & children 3 and under. For more information, visit GlencairnMuseum.org.
Making Marathon — A History of Early Wyncote: The Historical Society of Montgomery County will present Making Marathon: A History of Early Wyncote as part of its Making History Greater Series April 25 from 7 to 8 p.m. Thomas Wieckowski will present this lecture following the development of Wyncote from William Penn’s green countryside through Gilded Age resort to the village for “the rest of us.” The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a social gathering and light refreshments. The presentation will last for about an hour with time for questions at the end. This program is free and open to the public.
Meet the Funders: Volunteer Executive Consultants, a program of RSVP, will hold a workshop for nonprofits titled Meet the Funders: A Moderated Panel Discussion April 26 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Giant, 315 S. York Road, Willow Grove. Get inside the heads of decision makers of several foundations that fund locally. Learn how foundation leaders view the issues facing our region, how they make strategic funding decisions and determine desired outcomes and what they really want from their nonprofit partners. For information visit rsvpmc.org or call (610-834-1040 ext. 123.
UM Food Truck Festival: The Upper Moreland Educational Foundation will host the UM Food Truck Festival April 26 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. in the Upper Moreland High School main parking lot, 3000 Terwood Road, Willow Grove. In addition to food from area food trucks, there will be craft/community tables set up. The event also ill feature various children activities, live music, a DJ and corn hole games, as well as a meet and greet with local title holders of the Miss America Organization. Admission is free. There is a $5 suggested donation for parking, which gives attendees a chance to win one of the many raffles, which will be announced throughout the event. All proceeds will benefit the Upper Moreland Educational Foundation, which provides the Upper Moreland community with enhanced learning opportunities through creative and innovative educational programs. For more information, contact email@example.com or visit umef.org.
Healthy Kids Day: The Hatboro Area YMCA, 440 South York Road, Hatboro, will host Healthy Kids Day April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more than 25 years, Healthy Kids Day has celebrated kids’ health, taught healthy habits for kids and families, encouraged active play and inspired a lifetime love of physical activity. Children can enjoy a moon bounce, face painting, free food, games, fun educational activities, arts and crafts, prizes and more.
Old York Road Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition: The Old York Road Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the winners of its 2018-19 Young Artists Competition April 27 at 8 p.m. at Abington Junior High School, 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington. The four winners are Bethany Bobbs, Alyssa Gabrilovich,Sabine Jung and Andy Wu. The orchestra also will play the Overture from Dvorak’s In der Natur. Tickets are $18 adults, $15 senior and $5 students. For tickets and more information, call 215-782-1718 or visit oyrs.org.
Salus Centennial Gala: NBC10 news anchor and reporter Rosemary Connors will host the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s (PCO) Centennial Gala April 27 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. The evening will consist of dinner and dancing to the live band Monte Carlo to celebrate Salus University’s founding college’s centennial anniversary. For information or to buy tickets, visit salus.edu/centennial.
Sacred Arts Festival: Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, will host the Sacred Arts Festival April 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. The event will feature demos of glassblowing, stone carving, stained glass painting, hex sign painting, metal forging, solo-voice music, sand mandala and more, plus an open house of the museum’s collection of religious art and artifacts. Cost: $10 adults, $8 seniors/students with ID, free for members and children 3 and under. For more information, visit GlencairnMuseum.org.
Springtime at PHS Meadowbrook Farm: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will present its Springtime at PHS Meadowbrook Farm event April 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. at PHS Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Jenkintown. Revisit the golden age of American horticulture at Meadowbrook Farm. Stroll the gardens, enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres accompanied by Andrea Carlson singing standards in the tradition of the Great American Songbook. Price: benefactor $250 ($185 tax-deductible); supporter $100 ($35 tax-deductible). All proceeds from the evening benefit the ongoing preservation of the estate and gardens at Meadowbrook Farm. For more information, visit phsonline.org/springtime or 215-988-1698.
Sustainable Movie Series: The Pennypack Farm & Education Center will present the final film in its annual Sustainable Movie Series, “Eating Animals,” April 30, at Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Pike, Ambler. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with vendors; the film will start at 7:30 p.m. with a question-and-answer session to follow. Cost: $12; $10 for students and theater members. For more information, visit amblertheater.org or pennypackfarm.org.
Norristown Garden Club Scholarship: The Norristown Garden Club is offering scholarships to residents of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania enrolled in full-time, horticulture-related programs. Non-residents will be considered if attending a full-time, horticulture-related program at an academic institution in the above Pennsylvania counties. Horticulture-related fields may include agriculture education, agronomy, botany, conservation, environmental concerns, floriculture, horticulture, land management, landscape architecture and plant pathology. To obtain an application, visit norristowngardenclub.org/ngc/index.php/scholarship-application. The deadline for applications is April 30.
Radio DJ Classes: Public Radio’s Bucks Mont Educational Radio Association (WRDV FM, WLBS FM) in Hatboro will offer classes for new disc jockeys starting this spring. The all-volunteer radio station airs live programming seven days per week and is currently in need of people who can offer up to four hours on weekdays to bring music and entertainment to the airwaves. Members of the class will learn how to format a program, work the technical aspects of the radio business and bring music and entertainment to a large and growing audience. Classes generally will run from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday evenings at the Hatboro studios and will be taught by General Manager Todd Allen, Music Director Ted Taylor and Production Director Bill Jacobs. To apply, access an application at wrdv.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sustainable Cheltenham Award Nominations: Sustainable Cheltenham is a townshipwide campaign to unite Cheltenham Township residents, businesses, institutions and community stakeholders behind a shared vision for a more resilient and environmentally friendly community. The Cheltenham Township Environmental Advisory Council established an annual awards program to recognize citizens who make significant contributions to the Sustainable Cheltenham mission. Nominations must reflect one or more of the 10 sustainability goals: community engagement, energy, mobility, waste reduction, ecological stewardship, sustainable development, water management, local economy, healthy living for all and monitoring. All efforts must take place in Cheltenham Township and benefit the township or the region as a whole. Nominations should describe any regional impact and include measurements documenting the improvements. Eligible nominees include residents and businesses, institutions or organizations located in Cheltenham Township. Self-nominations are encouraged. The online nomination form is available at CheltenhamTownship.org > Sustainable Cheltenham > Sustainable Cheltenham Awards. The submission deadline is May 3. Winners will be chosen by the EAC and recognized June 2 at the annual Arts in the Park at High School Park. For more information, contact 215-887-6200 ext. 230.
Hard Hats & High Heels: Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County will hold its annual fundraising gala, Hard Hats & High Heels, May 3 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Spring Mill Manor, 171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland. The event, which supports Habitat’s homeownership and home repair programs for local families, will include an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a three-course dinner and live and silent auctions. The event will also include the Designer Challenge” where ReStore items will be upcycled into something useful and creative by local designers. Eight area designers will create one-of-a-kind upcyled furnishings that will be auctioned off at the event. Guests can also “purchase” materials to help Habitat build, including foundations, doors and windows. Auction items can be previewed and tickets may be purchased at Hatsnheels.givesmart.com.
“Princess and the Pea”: Storybook Musical Theatre will present “Princess and the Pea” May 7 to 18 and July 23 to Aug. 3 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.
Organization Workshops: Darla DeMorrow of HeartWork Organizing will present tips, tools and projects to make organizing simple during a workshop May 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Horsham ReStore, 200 Blair Mill Road, Horsham. In the May 17 workshop, “Roll with It: Make an Under Bed Organizer,” learn how to upcycle a drawer into an organizing tray. Attendees will get hands-on with tools, paint and accessories for a personalized functional storage solution. The workshops are free, but donations to cover the cost of materials are welcome. Advance registration is requested, and a shopping discount will be offered to those who register at least 24 hours before each workshop. Also, a free copy of DeMorrow’s best-selling book, “Organizing Your Home with SORT and Succeed,” will be provided to the first 15 registrants for each workshop date. To register for a workshop, email email@example.com.
Centennial Singers of Bucks County Spring Concert: Centennial Singers of Bucks County will hold their spring concer, “With a Voice of Singing,” June 1 at 8 p.m. at Log College Middle School, 730 Norristown Road, Warminster. The event will feature a cookie buffet and raffle baskets. This concert is free; donations will be accepted. For more information, visit centenialsingers.warminster.com.
Summer Fun at Eastern: Eastern Center for Arts and Technology will offer a three-week Summer Fun program for current students in grades six to nine June 24 to July 12 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Summer Fun 2019 programs include Art of Fashion, Auto Mechanics & Collision Repair, Computer Art and Digital Photography, Crime Scene Investigation, Drawing and Painting, Junior Chef, Junior Cosmetology, Pastry Boss, Video Game Programming and World of Construction. Students will get the opportunity to work with the latest technologies while having fun and learning new things. Parents and guardians of the students attending Summer Fun are invited July 12 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to see a variety of activities students worked on during Summer Fun. Some of the activities include photography and art exhibits, sample foods prepared by the students and construction projects. The cost is $250. Online registration is available at eastech.org/summerfun.
Roxborough High School 50th Reunion: The Roxborough High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th reunion Sept. 28 at the 1912 Club (formerly Plymouth Country Club). Those class members who wish to attend should send their name (name at graduation and current name), mailing address, email address and phone number(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or contact Bill Robinson at 610-279-5919.
Frankford High School 50-Year Reunion: The Frankford High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50-year reunion Sept. 28 in Doylestown. Classmates are asked to send their graduation name, current name, mailing address, email address and phone numbers (identify if cell or landline) to Linda Schroeder at email@example.com.
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 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.
College Admissions — It’s All About U: April 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. For high school students and parents. Learn the best ways that students can get into their top choice schools, including writing winning resumes, personal statements and essays; finding the best scholarship opportunities; why extracurricular activities and community service matter; how to choose a major; and the best jobs over the next 10 years for college graduates. Presented by Kevin Bukatman. Register at the Abington Free Library, at abingtonfreelibrary.org/teens or by calling 215-885-5180 ext. 113.
Local Author Expo: April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet writers from just around the corner, and discuss their books, the writing process or how to self-publish. Local authors interested in participating should contact the library or get a Local Author Expo application at abingtonfreelibrary.org.
Friends Flea Market, Book & Spring Plant Sale: April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Friends will host the Friends Flea Market, Book & Spring Plant Sale. There will be flowering plants for gardens and porches direct from local growers. Used books, CDs and DVDs for adults and kids will be available at 50 percent off BookCellar prices and flea market treasures. Raffle baskets, soft pretzels and cookies will be available. Interested vendors can apply at abingtonfreelibrary.org or at the library.
AP Exams Study Day: May 5 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Enjoy snacks and cuddle with therapy dogs while you study at the library for AP exams. Register by emailing AskAbington@gmail.com or calling 215-885-5180 ext. 113
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.
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 language-learners 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; 215-947-5138; 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
Playdate on Avondale: Fridays from 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For ages 2 to 5. No registration necessary.
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.
Master Gardener Talks: A Master Gardener talk will be held April 22 (“Container Gardening with Vegetables”) at 7 p.m. Registration is required.
Southampton Free Library
Information: 947 Street Road, Southampton; 215-322-1415
Music and Motion with David from Two of a Kind: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Ages birth and up are invited to sing, dance and move with David from Two of a Kind. This is a walk-in program until full.
Sensory Storytime: Second Monday of the month at 11 a.m. A special storytime ideal for children who are differently abled. Whether your child is on the autism spectrum, has sensory processing issues or feels overwhelmed with loud noises or crowds, this inclusive program may be just what you are looking for. Storytimes consist of 30 minutes of preschool-level books, songs and rhymes followed by monitored social play. Registration requested.
Teen Board Game Club: Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Come socialize and play board games with your friends. Walk-ins welcome.
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.
All Ages Story Hour: Tuesdays through May 7 and Fridays through May 24, at 10:30 a.m. Come listen to stories, create crafts, sing songs and play with educational toys. This walk-in program is for ages birth and up.
Hoppy Egg Hunt & Spring Story Stroll at Tamanend Park: April 20 at 10 a.m. Bring a basket to search for some goodie-filled eggs and make a fun craft at Tamanend Park. The egg hunt is free, but register online at ustwprec.com . All weekend the Southampton Free Library will have a story stroll set up along the paved path in Tamanend. No registration required for story stroll. Take a walk through the park while reading “What Does Bunny See?” by Linda Sue Park.
Planting Perennial Flower Seeds for Your Garden: April 20 at 10:30 a.m. Pots, potting soil and seeds will be provided with instructions of how to care for the plants as they grow. All children and adults. Register online.
Think & Drink at Moss Mill Brewing Co.: April 24 at 7 p.m. Join the library for its tavern-style trivia game to Moss Mill Brewing Co., 109 Pike Circle, Unit D, Huntingdon Valley. Prizes will be awarded, and the champion will have their picture taken with the championship trophy to be posted on social media. All ages are welcome
Sensory Friendly Coloring: April 25 at 10:30 a.m. Coloring for differently abled adults. The library will provide the materials, beverages, relaxing music and a baked good. Reservations with group size required.
Tamanend Park Bioblitz: April 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at Tamanend Park, 1255 Second Street Pike, Southampton. At 10:30 a.m., join the librarians and Friends of Tamanend Park on a nature walk. Using the INaturalist and Seek apps, explore the surroundings and help naturalists log whether invasive plants are growing in local parks.
Tyler Park Bioblitz: April 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Tyler State Park, 101 Swamp Road, Newtown. At 2:30 p.m., join the librarians and Tyler Park staff on a nature walk. Using the INaturalist and Seek apps, explore the surroundings and help naturalists log whether invasive plants are growing in local parks.
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.
Community Seed & Plant Exchange: The Upper Moreland Free Public Library will hold a Community Seed & Plant Exchange! Drop off packaged and labeled seeds, potted and watered seedlings or divided perennials at the library through April 20. Then pick up new seeds and plants for your garden at the library on April 22 and 23. The library will be launching a seed library on April 22 during the Community Seed & Plant Exchange. All plants and seeds are free; participants are not required to contribute to the exchange to select some.
Poetry Night: The library will host a Poetry Night April 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is open to adult poets, both emerging and established writers. Patrons can register to share their work at the library, by phone or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is free and open to the public.
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: 215-957-1877; email@example.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.
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 215-764-9407 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/Speech-Language-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 Speech-Language 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, CCC-SLP 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/Speech-Language-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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 seventh-graders. 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@example.com.
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 215-264-8653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicotine Anonymous Meeting: Free quit smoking 12-Step program meets every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Library, 654 N. Easton Road, Glenside, in support of people working to recover from nicotine addiction. All are welcome. Info: nicotine-anonymous.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.
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.
Glenside Kiwanis: Glenside Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the North Hill VFW Post 2519 Jenkintown, Road, Glenside. For more information, call 215-758-9839 or email GlensideKiwanis@aol.com.
Chess: Join the chess club at KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (z’’l) And Alma Elias Center. Active adults, 60-years and older, who are interested in learning how or want to play chess against a competitive rival are invited to join the chess club at the KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (z’’l) And Alma Elias Center, 7763 Old York Road in Elkins Park on Tuesdays from 10:15 a.m. to noon. The chess club is free to the public. Anyone interested in joining the chess club at the KleinLife: Montgomery County Dr. Gabriel (z’’l) And Alma Elias Center, may contact Dayna Glantz, program director, at 215-635-5244 or email email@example.com. Membership information also is available.
Bucks Mont Art League: The Bucks Mont Art League meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ben Wilson Senior Center, 580 Delmont Ave., Warminster. Speakers, members’ shows and exhibits are available to members. Guests welcome.
Affinity Toastmasters of Hatboro: The Affinity Toastmasters of Hatboro meet the first and third Thursday of the month from noon to p.m. at Upper Moreland Library, 109 Park Ave. Willow Grove. Public speaking made fun. Visitors welcome.