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THURSDAY, SEPT. 24
Ace in the Hole Trip
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-848-7722 or visit www.centerinthepark.org.
Live Show
9 p.m.
Mermaid Inn
7673 Winston Rd.
The Steve Giordano Quartet will perform featuring Bob Meashey, trumpet, Steve Meashey, bass, John Mosemann, drums and Steve Giordano, guitar.
For more information, call 215-247-9797.
Design Exhibit
5-7:30 p.m.
The Design Center at Philadelphia University
4200 Henry Ave.
The Design Center hosts an opening reception for “Lace in Translation,” a new exhibit of contemporary work that explores the intersection of luxurious hand-craftsmanship with modern, mass production.
For more information, visit www.laceintranslation.com.
Toddler Stories
10:15 am.
Falls of the Schuylkill Library
3501 Midvale Ave.
Stories, songs and activities for 1 and 2-year-olds.
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. 25
Men’s Gathering Fishing Trip
5:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-848-7722 or visit www.centerinthepark.org.
French Conversation
12 p.m.
Cafette
8136 Ardleigh St.
The Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie holds its monthly luncheon.
For more information, call 215-735-5283.
Hillbilly Tunes with a Twist
9 p.m. Mermaid Inn
7673 Winston Rd.
Psych-A-Billy will perform.
For more information, call 215-247-9797.
Artist’s Reception
6-9 p.m.
The Carolyn Fiedler-Alber Gallery at Allens Lane Art  Center
601 W. Allens Ln.
“Leo Sewell: Artistic Liberties,” is an exhibit of Philadelphia based artist Leo Sewell’s work including a small maquette of the life-sized Statue of Liberty Torch that sits in the new Please Touch Museum. The exhibit runs Sept. 5 – Oct. 24.
For more information, call 215-248-0856 or visit www.allenslane.org.
Mystery and suspense theater
8 p.m.
Stagecrafters Theater
8130 Germantown Ave.
The Stagecrafters Theater will present the chilling “Night Watch,” Lucille Fletcher’s tale of mystery and suspense, directed by Tracie Lango. Fri.-Sun. Sept. 18-20, Thurs.-Sun. Sept. 24-27, and Thurs.-Sat. Oct. 1-3. All shows 8pm except Sun. shows 2pm.  In the theater, 8130 Germantown Ave. Tickets are $15 and Thursdays two for $20. Students with valid ID $13. 
For more information, call 215-247-8881 or visit www.thestagecrafters.org. 
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. 26
Gypsy, Jazz, Swing and Standards
9 p.m.
Mermaid Inn
7673 Winston Rd.
Sherry Canary and the Kool Katz will perform.
For more information, call 215-247-9797.
Walk for Obesity
8:30 a.m.
Abington Health Center-Shilling Campus, Blairwood Building
2701 Blairwood Rd., Willow Grove
Abington Memorial Hospital’s Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery are sponsoring the “Walk from Obesity,” a 5K walk to support the fight against obesity. The registration fee is $25 for adults and free for children.
For more information or to register, call 215-441-6823.
Plaza Dedication
12:30 p.m.
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
7301 Germantown Ave.
LTSP will celebrate its connection to the community and its history with the dedication of the new William Allen Plaza and Historical Marker, which are highlights of the new public space connecting the LTSP campus with the heart of the Mt. Airy business district. Following the dedication, visitors are invited to hear the lecture “William Allen: The Squire of Mount Airy,” presented by writer and historian Frank Whelan. Weird Waste Day
1-4 p.m.
Valley Green Bank parking lot
7226 Germantown Ave.
As a service to the community the Mt. Airy Business Association in conjunction with Valley Green Bank invite everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to properly dispose of all unwanted electronics, including televisions, computers, printers, hard-drives, monitors, vcrs, radios, video games, transformers, and even batteries. Cost to you is $0.32 per pound.
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. 27
Korean Folk Festival
1-5 p.m.
John Russell Field
7420 Penrose Ave.
The Won Community Service Center is sponsoring its 13th Annual Korean Folk Festival for Children (rain date Sunday, Oct. 4). Co-sponsored with Cheltenham Township Main Street, the free event is a fun-filled afternoon of food, games and activities for all ages, intended to foster community spirit and cultural awareness. Demonstrations, including a traditional Korean wedding ceremony, fan dance, Korean percussion instrument playing, ancestral veneration, tea ceremony, arrow throwing, Taekwondo, will highlight the event. In addition, visitors will be able to sample traditional Korean dishes including Duckbokee (spicy rice cakes), Odeng (fried fish cakes), Geembap (cooked rice with vegetables wrapped in seaweed), steamed rice, kimchee (pickled cabbage with spices).
For more information, call 215-884-8443 or visit www.woncommunity.org.

MONDAY, SEPT. 28
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. 29
Tai Chi
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Chapel, 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 $7 per class/paid monthly.
For more information or to sign up for a free introductory class, call 215-233-6314.
Express Yourself
Falls of Schuylkill Branch Library
3501 Midvale Ave.
Enjoy creative stories, music and activities with your child this summer. For children 15 months to 3 years. Siblings are welcome.
For more information, or to confirm program times, call Liz Heideman at 215-685-2093.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30
Grand Opening
3:30-7:30 p.m.
Edward Jones Investments
7151 Germantown Ave.
Financial advisor Andrea J. Rinaldi will open a new office.
Blues Show
9 p.m.
Mermaid Inn
7673 Winston Rd.
Deb Callahan, Allen James and Johnny Philadelphia will perform.
For more information, call 215-247-9797.
AARP Driving Class
10 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-848-7722 or visit www.centerinthepark.org.
Nutrition Workshop
1 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
For more information, call 215-848-7722 or visit www.centerinthepark.org.
Toastmasters
7:30-9 p.m.
New Covenant Campus, Founders Hall, Room B-11 (2nd floor)
7500 Germantown Ave.,
Covenant Toastmasters Club provides a comfortable, instructive environment for developing public speaking and leadership skills. Guests always welcome.
For more information, visit covenant.freetoasthost.us.
Exercise for Any Body
9–10 p.m.
Water Tower Recreation Center
209 East Hartwell Ln.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or e-mail chseniors@cavtel.net.
Tai Chi
Level 1            11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Level 2            12:30–1:30 p.m.
Level 3            10–11 a.m.
Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting
100 E. Mermaid Ln.
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.
Snack and Story Time
The Little Treehouse Play Cafe
10 W. Gravers Ln.
Snuggle up with your toddler and enjoy “A Taste of Philly” soft pretzel nuggets and a good read. Free raffle prizes too. Sponsored by Citibank. Free with admission.
For more information, visit www.treehouseplaycafe.com.
Craft Club
1:15 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Library
8711 Germantown Ave.
Be creative with local artist Becky Suggs. Ages 6 and up are welcome.
For more information, call 215-685-9290.
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.
Focus on Local Art Exhibit Planning Meeting
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Mt. Airy Custom Framing
6837 Germantown Ave. 
The event will happen on the First Friday and Saturday in November. 
For more information, visit www.mtairybiz.com.

THURSDAY, OCT. 1
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.

 

 

 

Swing Dance Party
8:45 p.m. until midnight. Beginner lessons (at no additional charge) begin at 7 p.m.
Widener Hall
Behind Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave.
enjoy an intimate evening of dancing to great recordings of your favorite tunes - all tempos, all styles, all swing!! Admission is $18 (or $15 with a current student i.d., or a military i.d., or if you bring acceptable baked goodies to share, or as part of a pre-arranged group discount, etc.) 
For more information, visit www.swingdance.org or call (610) 676-0123 or (215) 629-2344. If you would like to volunteer to help at the dance (and get in free), please call (215) 629-2344 A.S.A.P.



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