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THURSDAY, SEPT. 10
Dance Class Registration
4-7 p.m.
Wissahickon Dance Academy
38 E. School House Ln.
Wissahickon Dance Academyis holding registration for fall classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern and yoga for students ages 3 through adult. For further information about the school, call 215-849-7950 or visit www.wissahicko ndance.com.
Business Networking
8-9:30 a.m.
Golden Crust Restaurant
7155 Germantown Ave.
The business Network International Chestnut Hill/Mt. Airy chapter meets over continental breakfast. Cost is $10.
For more information, call 215-783-0560.
Reader’s Theater
10–11 a.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Bridge Game
12–3 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Tai Chi
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Springfield Residence, Montgomery Rehab Hospital
8601 Stenton Ave.
Classes, for the novice or beginner/intermediate student, are designed to improve balance, power, posture, coordination, flexibility and mental focus. Slow, gentle movements are modified to most everyone’s abilities. Cost is $8 per class/paid monthly.
For more information or to sign up for a free introductory class, call 215-882-2804 or 215-233-9004.
West African Dance
7:30-9 p.m
Summit Presbyterian Church
Green and Westview Sts.
Drum class with Maurice Edwards. Cost is $15.
For more information, call 215-849-1484.
International Dancing
Or Haddash
8-10 p.m
190 Camp Hill Rd., Fort Washington
For more information, call 610-688-3284 or visit www.beaverfolkdance.org.
Awareness Through Movement
5-6 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.
Chapel, Montgomery Rehab Hospital
8601 Stenton Ave.
Ease chronic pain or overcome injuries through a movement re-education program for people of all ages and abilities. Classes run by Joanne Fagerstrom, physical therapist and certified Felsenkrais practitioner. Cost is $10 per class, $50 for six classes (20% discount for Senior Circle members).
For more information or to register, call 215-233-6244.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 11
Final Garden Storytelling Event
7 p.m.
Hill Tea Bar
6 E. Hartwell Ln.
Rescheduled due to weather, local story artist Annie Hart has been featured on television, radio and is a popular key note speaker. She frequently travels to other beautiful worlds where she meets inspiring sages, prophets and mystics. Relax in the garden with a cup of tea and enjoy the story!
Plymouth Meeting Mall’s Cruise Night
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Cruise over to Plymouth Meeting Mall Friday, to discover a wide assortment of thrilling motorcycles, giant monster trucks, and exotic muscle cars presented by Plymouth Township Parks and Recreation.  Attendees are encouraged to ask drivers and owners about the mechanics of the exhilarating vehicles. Formerly Touch-a-Truck, Cruise Night has expanded to feature a diverse variety of distinctly styled supercars and high-speed motorcycles along with powerful trucks. The event takes place in the South Plaza Parking area at Plymouth Meeting Mall on the Germantown Pike- Turnpike side of the mall.
CIP Open House/ Live Radio Broadcast/WURD-900AM
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-848-7722.
35th Annual Irish Music and Dance Festival Presents Tim Britton and Friends in Concert
8 p.m.
Philadelphia’s Irish Center
Carpenter Lane and Emlen Street
For more information on the Festival or to purchase advance tickets go to: www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org or email phillyceiligroup@gmail.org.
September Breakfast Meeting
8:30 - 9:50 a.m.
Lutheran Theological Seminary, Ampitheater in Hagan Hall
7301 Germantown Ave.
This month MABA is unveiling its re-designed, updated website. 
A Night of Irish Song
8 p.m.
Philadelphia’s Irish Center
Carpenter Lane and Emlen Street
For more information on the Festival or to purchase advance tickets go to: www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org or email phillyceiligroup@gmail.org.
Little Theater
Video Library
7141 Germantown Ave.
“State of Play” on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Admission is $6.
For more information, visit www.mtairyvideolibrary.com or stop in at Video Library for films and show times.
Exercise for Any Body
9–10 a.m.
Water Tower
209 East Hartwell Ln.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Yoga
9:30–11 a.m.
St. Paul’s Church
22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Laughing Yoga
11:15 a.m.–1 p.m.
St. Paul’s Church
22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Scrabble
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Short Story Discussion
12-1p.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Knitting
1–2 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Free Mini Ice Cream Cones
The Little Treehouse Play Cafè
10 West Gravers Ln.
5-8 p.m.
Come out and play and the whole family enjoy mini ice cream cones. Free with admission.
For more information, visit www.treehouseplaycafe.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12
Teen Band Night
7:30-10:30 p.m.
The Little Tree House Play Cafe
10 W. Gravers Ln.
$5 admission
Refreshments available for purchase
Ages: 7th grade and up
Dance with the all-girls rock band, ODD.
A Tour and Picnic Overlooking the Schuylkill
2 p.m.
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Ave.
A tour will explore connections between Laurel Hill and the Schuylkill River, followed by a BYOF (Bring Your Own Food) picnic overlooking the river. Blankets, Beverages and Cold Storage for lunches will be provided. Cost is $15 per person; $12 for members; $8 for students; children are free.
For more information, call 215-228-8200 or visit www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org.
Children’s Story Time
11 a.m.
Border’s
8701 Germantown Ave.
Holds story time for children and their caregivers.
For more information, call 215-248-1213.
Awareness Through Movement
11 a.m. to noon
Chapel, Montgomery Rehab Hospital
8601 Stenton Ave.
Ease chronic pain or overcome injuries through a movement re-education program for people of all ages and abilities. Cost is $10 per class; $50 for six classes (20% discount for Senior Circle members).
For more information or to register, call 215-2333-6244.
Storytime For Toddlers
10:30 a.m.
Roxborough Library
6245 Ridge Ave.
Children’s Librarian Irene Klemas-Brady leads a program of stories, songs and activities geared to children 18 months to 3 years old. Siblings are welcome. Groups may attend but must call in advance.
For more information, call the branch at 215-685-2550.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 13
60-year Retrospective
2 p.m.
Cheltenham Center for the Arts
439 Ashbourne Rd.
CCA presents a solo exhibition of one of its most beloved artist members Mili Dunn Weiss, Sept. 13 through Oct. 16. Weiss has been working as an artist since the 1940’s after leaving Tyler School of Art. Tyler since honored her as a Fellow. She has exhibited throughout the world and her art is included in the collections of several renowned international museums including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Harvard, Sichuan Institute of Fine Art in China and Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris.
For more information, call 215-379-4660 or visit www.cheltenhamarts.org.
Professional Bra Fitting Day
11a.m. - 5 p.m. — fittings
2 p.m. — Presentation on “The Perfect Fit”
Chestnut Hill Hospital and Nordstrom are partnering for a day of bra fitting tips and free fitting appointments. The right size bra does wonders for your figure and the wrong size bra cannot only be unsightly, but also painful. Fittings will be done by appointment only. For more information or to make an appointment, call 610-265-6111.
Laurel Hill In Letters And Diaries
2 p.m.
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Ave.
“In Their Own Words: Laurel Hill in Letters and Diaries,” is a walking tour of the lives of famous and not-so famous Philadelphians resting in Laurel hill Cemetery told through original manuscripts found within the city’s most notable libraries and archives. Cost is $15 per person; $12 for members; $8 for students; children are free.
For more information, call 215-228-8200 or visit www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org.
Jenkintown Jazz and Brewfest
1-5 p.m.
Jenkintown Town Square
Greenwood Ave. and Leedom St.
The 10th Annual Jenkintown Jazz and Brewfest features tasty local foods, a hot jazz soundtrack and premium handcrafted beer chasers. Cost is $25 in advance, $30 day-of. A sporty scooter is also being raffled off with chances available in advance at the Drake Tavern on Old York Road in Jenkintown. The raffle will be drawn at 4 p.m. Winner need not be present. Musical performers include Denise King, Richie Cole, Jenkintown High School jazz combo.
For more information and tickets, visit www.jenkintownjazzandbrewfest.com.
Hair Care Workshop Featuring Hair Guru Nathan Anthony Bleu
1-3 p.m.
One Salon
7119 Germantown Ave.
ONE Salon and Blackbone Gallery will be co-hosting an exciting event featuring Philly’s own Hair Guru, Nathan Anthony Bleu. Bleu is a Sassoon trained stylist who specializes in multicultural hair. He has been featured in major industry publications and is a research developer for product companies such as Toni & Guy and Paul Mitchell.  Bleu’s goal through this workshop is to inspire multicultural youth to take proper care of their hair at home, understand products and chemicals for specific hair types, and mostly to gain confidence through education! $15 event charge includes a fabulous gift bag of hair products.
For more information or to RSVP, call One Salon 215-242-0113 or Blackbone Gallery 215-242-2299.

MONDAY, SEPT. 14
Challenges and Benefits in Mid-life
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Mondays beginning Sept. 14
Chestnut Hill Hospital
Medical Offices, Suite 40
8815 Germantown Ave.
Supportive therapy and education group to assist in new perspectives and growth for women in mid-life. Areas addressed will be perimenopause and menopause, body image, relationships, career and enjoyment. The positive effects of healthy lifestyle, as well as alternative and conventional medical treatments will also be discussed. Facilitators are Lisa Lambert, M.D., Chestnut Hill gynecologist and alternative medicine advocate and Nancy Pollack, M.S., psychotherapist and health educator. Cost is $15 per session. Registration is required.
For more information, call 215-753-2000.
Exercise for Any Body
9–10 a.m.
Water Tower Recreation Center 
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Creative Crafts
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
French Conversation
2:30–3 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment
8431 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 15
Jazz Concert
1 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Calling all Mt. Airy Restaurant Owners
8:30 - 10 a.m.
Umbria Restaurant
7130 Germantown Ave.
A meeting for restaurant owners to discuss ways to work together to reduce costs, improve business and increase revenue. Alisa Consorto, chef/owner of Umbria, will host the first meeting.
For more information or questions and comments, call Kim Miller at 215-242-0777 or email at mtairybiz.com
Tai Chi
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Springfield Residence, Montgomery Rehab Hospital
8601 Stenton Ave.
Classes, for the novice or beginner/intermediate student, are designed to improve balance, power, posture, coordination, flexibility and mental focus.  Slow, gentle movements are modified to most everyone’s abilities. Cost is $8 per class/paid monthly.
For more information or to sign up for a free introductory class, call 215-882-2804 or 215-233-9004.




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