Event Submissions: To add an event to the community calendar, email event info to email@example.com. 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.
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.
Intro to Machine Learning: April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For teens and adults ages 13 and up. Learn the basics of machine learning using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning studio. Used across many fields, including medicine, business, art and sports, machine learning is a method of teaching computers to make and improve predictions based on data. At this program, you’ll get hands-on experience with creating your own machine learning algorithms. No previous experience needed. Bring your own laptop if possible. Presented by Sofiya Lysenko. Register at the Information Desk, by calling 215-885-5180 ext. 13 or at abingtonfreelibrary.org.
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.
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.
Preschool storytime: Preschool Storytime with Miss Terri will take place through April 23 at 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 to 5.
Toddler storytime: Toddler Storytime with Miss Vanessa will take place through April 24 at 10:30 a.m. for ages 1 to 3.
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. Registration is necessary.
Baby/Toddler Time: A storytime will be held Tuesdays through May 22, from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Registration required.
Preschool Storytime: Come to storytime Thursdays through May 24, from 11 to 11:30 a.m. For ages 3 to 5. Registration required.
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 215-322-1415 ext. 100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peep Diorama Planning: April 14 at 10:30 a.m. Need help thinking of ideas or putting your diorama together? The library will help get you started. Bring your own box and extra Peeps. The library will provide all other supplies and two Peeps for registered participants. Register online.
Free Notary Services from Citizens Bank: April 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Citizens Bank of Davisville Shopping Center will offer free notary services at the library. A small snack will be provided.
Super Saturday: April 14 at 2 p.m. Enjoy snacks and a free screening of “Thor: Ragnarok” (PG-13). No registration required.
Jeopardy!: April 18 at 2 p.m. and April 19 at 7 p.m. Try your luck and match wits with your friends and neighbors.
Board Games for Grownups: April 18 at 6 p.m. All experience levels are welcome to join. The library will be showcasing new board games, including Kodama, Imagine, Double Feature, One Night Ultimate Alien, Ex Libris, Who is the Traitor, Salem and 5 Minute Dungeon.
Block Party: April 19 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All ages are invited to play with blocks and toys at this walk-in program.
Color Your Way to Serenity: April 19 at 1 p.m. Color your way to serenity at this adult coloring program.
Activities in the Morning — Fairies and Fairy Houses: April 21 at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Earth Day by making your very own fairies and fairy house for your garden. All ages welcome. All supplies will be provided. Register as space is limited.
Read to the Dogs: April 21 at 11:30 a.m. Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours and read to a new four-legged friend. These programs are all ages. Register if you know you can attend. Walk-ins welcome if not full.
Peep Diorama Contest: Use your imagination and left over Peeps to create a book-themed diorama. Projects must be turned into the library by April 21 at 4 p.m. Stop by the library or visit southamptonfreelibrary.org for a copy of entry form and complete rules. Open to all ages.
LEGO Club: April 23 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Come create and build with LEGOS. Try out some of our challenges or just freestyle. Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Teen Board Game Club: April 24 from 5 to 6 p.m. Come socialize and play fun, challenging board games with your friends. Walk-ins welcome.
Popcorn Movies: April 25 at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy a free screening of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (PG-13) and some freshly popped popcorn. First come, first serve, and space is limited.
Weekend Walks — Earth Day Cleanup: April 28 at 11 a.m. Celebrate Earth Day by helping clean up Tamanend Park with Upper Southampton Parks and Recreation. Meet at the tennis court parking lot. Bring gloves, and be prepared to get a little dirty.
Radical ’80s Escape Room: April 28 at 2 and 3 p.m. and April 24 and 26 at 7 p.m. Travel back in time to 1986. Can you figure out how to get back to the present before 45 minutes ends? Recommended ages 12+. Maximum eight people per room. Register online.
Story Hour: Parents and their children are invited to sing songs, listen to stories, create crafts, and play with educational toys Tuesdays, April 24 to June 5, and Fridays, April 27 to June 8, all at 10:30 a.m. All ages welcome, and this is a walk-in program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Preschool Stories: All children 3 to 5 are welcome for stories and a coloring project at our Preschool Stories, Mondays at 1:30 p.m.
Sleepy Stories @ Sundown: On Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Sleepy Stories @ Sundown features gentle stories geared to sending kids ages 4 to 7 off to sleep peacefully. PJs and stuffed animals welcome!
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.
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.
Babies and Books: Caregivers and infants ages birth to 18 months learn and grow with Babies and Books on Wednesdays at 10 a.m, or at the Babies and Books: Early Edition, Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
ESL Discussion Group: The Upper Moreland Free Public Library invites all English as a Second Language learners to a twice-monthly 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.
Action Stories: Kids of all ages will leap, catch, stretch and move at Action Stories every week on Thursdays at 10:45 a.m.
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.
Yoga Story Time: Held on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 4 and their care-givers are encouraged to stretch their imaginations at Yoga Story Time, a program of stories, gentle exercise, and fun. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or beach towel.
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.
“Hairspray”: St. Basil Academy will present the musical “Hairspray” April 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and April 15 at 2 p.m. at the school, 711 Fox Chase Road, Jenkintown. Tickets can be purchased at stbasilacademy.org/product/hairspray-tickets.
“Chicago The Musical”: Jenkintown Music Theatre will present its 2018 production, “Chicago the Musical,” in the Kuykendall Auditorium at Jenkintown High School, 325 Highland Ave., Jenkintown. This production promises to be different from other productions of this award-winning musical, as JMT’s vision introduces Chicago within the framework of the circus! Performance dates will be April 14, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m.; April 15 at 3 p.m.; and April 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by visiting jenkintownmusictheatre.org or calling 215-478- 6546.
Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast: An flapjack fundraiser breakfast to benefit the Glenside Rotary Club will be held at Applebee’s, 323 Old York Road., Jenkintown, April 14 from 8 to 10 a.m. For more information, contact Kerry Leraris at email@example.com or 267-257-0730.
Library Bingo: To celebrate National Library Week, the Huntingdon Valley Library will host its first-ever bingo fundraiser April 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Red Lion Gym, 625 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley. Players 18 years and older will have the chance to win cash prizes, door prizes, raffle baskets and/or a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit the Huntingdon Valley Library. Tickets are available in advance for $25 with online purchase available at hvlibrary.org or at the library. Tickets at the door the day of the event will be $30. Admission cost includes 12 bingo games and a complementary bingo dabber to mark your sheet. Visit hvlibrary.org for more information.
Daddy Daughter Dance: Girls ages 3 to 15 will treasure special times with their fathers, grandfathers or other special male adult at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance April 14. The dance will feature a DJ, light refreshments and games from 5 to 7 p.m. at Glenside Hall, 185 S. Keswick Ave., Glenside. The cost is $30 for a dad/daughter duo who are residents or $40 for non-resident duos. Tickets are required for entrance. For this special event, daughters should wear dresses or skirts, and dads should sport shirts and ties (preferred). Preregistration is required at either the La Mott Community Center, 7420 Sycamore Ave., La Mott,, or the Rowland Community Center, 400 Myrtle Ave., Cheltenham. For more information, call 215-887-6200 ext. 761.
Spring Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants: Join the park naturalist in a search for edible and medicinal plants at Lorimer Park, 183 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley, April 15 at 2 p.m. This free program is appropriate for adults and children 12 and up. Preregistration is required. To preregister or to learn more, call 215-947- 3477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk: Join one of the regularly scheduled third-Tuesday- of-the- month bird walks at Lorimer Park, 183 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley, led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society, April 17 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Expect to see some spring migrant species stopping over on their journey north as well as resident birds. Bring binoculars if you have them. The group will meet in the parking lot on Moredon Road. Preregistration is suggested. To preregister or learn more, call Lorimer Park at 215-947-3477 or email email@example.com.
Oral Cancer Screening: Health Connections will host an oral cancer screening April 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Health Connections by Doylestown Health in the Cowhey Family ShopRite, 942 W. Street Road, Warminster. Laurence Stone, DDS, will provide free oral cancer screenings using Oral-ID, a state-of-the-art cancer screening device that can help identify the first signs of oral cancer. The program is free. Appointments are required. For more information, call 215-672-1870 or register at doylestownhealth.org.
“Shrek the Musical”: Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools will present “Shrek the Musical” April 20 and 27 at 8 p.m., April 21 and 23 at 7 p.m., April 22 at 2 p.m. at Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Road, Bryn Athyn. Tickets $15, $12 students/children. Tickets can be purchased at ANCSS.org, by calling 267-502-4810 or at the door.
Tibetan Buddhist Sand Mandala: Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, will host a Tibetan Buddhist Sand Mandala creation April 18 to 21 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Donations welcome. The creation will also be on display during the Sacred Arts Festival April 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit GlencairnMuseum.org.
Downtown Glenside Arts Festival: The fifth annual Downtown Glenside Arts Festival will welcome more than 60 established and emerging artists and crafters from around the region April 21 in celebration of the arts and Earth Day. The festival will feature crafts, food, entertainment, Earth Day activities and a wine tasting and is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, on Easton Road and Glenside Avenue. Other activities scheduled include car decorating with Moody Jones Gallery, musical entertainment, a kids zone and educational activities that celebrate Earth Day. Volunteer opportunities are available. For more information, call Karima Williams at 215-884-8942 ext. 212 or visit downtownglenside.com.
Grave Marker Unveiling: Abington Friends Meeting, 520 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, will unveil a stone grave marker for Benjamin and Sarah Lay in a ceremony April 21 at 2:30 p.m. The marker will be placed near where the couple is believed to be buried in an unmarked plot in the meeting graveyard. Following the unveiling, there will be a re-enactment of Benjamin Lay’s abolitionist activism in the meetinghouse featuring actor Benjamin Lloyd.
Harlem Wizards: The Abington Educational Foundation will present the Harlem Wizards Family Fun Event April 21. There will be two games at 2 and 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit harlemwizards.com/schedule-tickets and choose the Abington game on April 21. Select either the 2 or 7 p.m. game; tickets cannot be exchanged after they are purchased. For more information, contact AEF Executive Director Erin Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-517-2888.
Sacred Arts Festival: Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, will host the Sacred Arts Festival April 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. featuring demos of glassblowing, stone carving, stained glass painting, icon writing, 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.
A Window to the Soul: Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, will present Nishan Yardumian’s Biblical Art exhibition April 22 through Nov. 4 featuring paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn painter and fine arts instructor illustrating our shared human experiences as spiritual beings. Donations accepted. For more information, call 267-502-2990 or visit GlencairnMuseum.org.
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.
Spring Concert: Bucks Mont Centennial Singers will hold their free spring concert, “Let There Be Music,” June 2 at 8 p.m. at Log College Middle School, 30 Norristown Road, Warminster. The concert will include a variety of choral pieces, classical, folk, spirituals and patriotic music. There will be a free cookie buffet and several raffle baskets. Donations will be welcomed after the concert. For more information, visit centennialsingerswarminster.com.
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.
Adult Sunday School: New Life Community Church, 2680 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley, welcomes the community to Adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Worship service will be 10:30 a.m. Children’s worship and nursery is provided. Information: 215-947-1880.