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thu 30

Opening Reception
5-8 p.m.
Nichols Berg Gallery
8611 Germantown Ave.
Julie Zahn paintings through Oct. 31.
Environment Day
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Center in the Park’s Senior Environment Corps has planned its third annual observance of Environment Day. Kicking off the day-long celebration of environmental awareness is a morning keynote address by Melinda Hughes–Wert, President of Nature Abounds:  the Environmental Organization that Educates and Empowers Citizens to sustain their Community through Environmental Stewardship.
Mid-Life Metabolism
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Ave.
Are those extra pounds adding up despite efforts to get them off? Is it you or your body’s natural aging process? Before you lose hope or try foolish diets, learn more about your body’s metabolism and how it changes through mid-life. Find out what you can do to maintain a healthy weight and a lifestyle you’ll love for life. Join Claresa Levetan, M.D., endocrinologist and metabolic specialist and Susan Pierce, physical therapist and CDE. Call 215-248-6100, option 3 to register. Free.
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.
Center for Enrichment Activities
8431 Germantown Ave.
Play Reading at 10-11 a.m.; Bridge Game at 12-3 p.m.
Contact the Center at 215-248-0180 or chseniors@cavtel.net.
Center on the Hill Activities
Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church
8855 Germantown Ave.
Exercise for ANYbody at 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Bridge Game for novices at 12-2 p.m.

Knitting Club

3:30 p.m.
Roxborough Library
6245 Ridge Ave.
Roxborough Library’s after school LEAP program is starting a Knitting Club on Thursdays for children ages 10 and up. Teens and adults are also welcome. Beginners can learn to knit; experienced people may share their skills. Some materials provided or bring your own.
Menopause Support Group
6:30–7:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Ave.,
Supportive therapy and education session to address issues such as menopause, body image, relationships, career and enjoyment. Facilitated by Lisa Lambert, M.D., and Nancy Pollack, M.S. Cost: $15 per session. Registration required. Call 215-482-0408.

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.

fri 1
Opening Night
8 p.m.
Allens Lane Theater
601 W. Allens Ln.
The 2010-11 season opens with “Selections from all in the Timing,” six one act plays with a humorous view on relationships, good timing, bad timing, and the search for the ultimate human connection. Admission is $18 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, call 215-248-0546.
Challenge Your Brain
10-11:30 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Challenge Your Brain Game Day will be held. For more information, call 215-248-7722.
First Friday
6-9 p.m.
Artista
7151 Germantown Ave.
Artista will be one of 25 participants in Philadelphia Open Studio Tours 2010, hosting   local artists Laura Demme and Tom Herbert. Kicking off the open studio tour during First Firday, Artista will hold an opening reception to meet the artists. For more information, call 215-248-2450.
Folk Factory Coffeehouse
8 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration
6900 Stenton Ave.
Concert by Magpie and Rolly Brown featuring songs of the 20's and 30', the environment, and social justice with beautiful harmonies and impressive instrumental accompaniment. General admission at the door, $10-30, sliding scale, half for no or low wage, kids under 12 free.  Concert is wheelchair accessible, but bathrooms are not.  For more information, visit www.folkfactory.org  or 215-848-6246.
Center on the Hill Activities
Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church
8855 Germantown Ave.
Yoga with Attitude at 9:30-11 a.m.; Yoga, a Chair and You at 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Center for Enrichment Activities
8431 Germantown Ave.
Scrabble at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Short Story Discussion at 12-1 p.m.; Knitting Group 1-2 p.m.

Farmer’s Market

2-6 p.m.
Wyck
6026 Germantown Ave.
Local farmer’s market runs through November.

Golden Yoga

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Ave.
Golden Yoga is Classical Yoga adapted to accommodate those who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor. It is especially helpful to seniors and those with special needs. The program includes postures, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques, all done while sitting in a chair or standing. Cost is $20 for four classes.
Call 215-247-3029 for more information or to register.

sat 2
Open Studio
Ellen Brooks presents, “Tethered Flight,” metal and paper with acrylic works on Oct. 2 and 3 from 12-6 p.m., 145 E. Hartwell Ln., For more information, visit www.ellenrbrooksartstudio.com.
Art and Craft Fair
10 a.m. -5 p.m.
Inn Yard Park
4300 Ridge Ave.
East Falls Development Corporation hosts the third annual Arts and Crafts by the River. The Rivers Edge Artisans with their hats, glass kites and beautiful woven shawls and gifts highlight the crafts. 

sun 3
Exercise Class
10:15-10:45 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Exercise class will be held. For more information, call 215-248-7722.
Annual Fall Festival
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave.
The Arboretum’s glorious landscape provides the perfect backdrop for this lively event.  Colorful trees burst forth with hues of orange and red as families gather to make scarecrows or paint a pumpkin. For more information, visit www.morrisarboretum.org.

mon 4

Foot Health
10-11:30 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Focus on Foot Health with podiatrist Dr. Maasi J. Smith will be held. For more information, call 215-248-7722.
Exercise Class
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Exercise class will be held. For more information, call 215-248-7722.
Toddler Story Time
10:30 –11:30 a.m.
Wyck
6026 Germantown Ave.
Bring your toddler to Wyck on the first Monday of every month, beginning May 3, to enjoy stories in Wyck's gardens. Meredith Jacoby will lead the hour of nature tales. Themes will vary from month to month. Cost: Free for Wyck members, $5 non-members. Toddler Story Time is held rain or shine.
Awareness Through Movement
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
8855 Germantown 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 Feldenkrais practitioner. Coast is $10 per class, $50 for six classes (20 percent discount for Senior Circle members). For more information or to register, call 267-432-1795.
Center for Enrichment Activities
8431 Germantown Ave.
Introduction to Computers 9:30-11 a.m.; Creative Crafts 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; French Conversation at 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Center on the Hill Activities
Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church
8855 Germantown Ave.
Bridge Game for Intermediate level players at 12-2 p.m.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or email chseniors@cavtel.net.

ESL Classes

7-9 p.m.
Won Community Service Center
423 Abington Ave., Glenside
Free English-as-a Second Language classes for children and adults, each Monday and Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. For more information, email info@woncommunity.org, or visit www.woncommunity.org.

tue 5
Moovin’ & Groovin’
10-11 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Exercise class will be held.
Cholesterol Talk
10-11:30 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
Dr. Brent Simmons will lead a talk on “What you need to know about cholesterol.”
Wii Fit Class
11-11:30 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
AARP Wii Fit dance class will be held.
For more information, call 215-248-7722.
Home and School Meeting
7 p.m.
Little Flower Catholic High School
1000 W. Lycoming St.
There will be a meeting of the home and school association, featuring speaker, Dr. Louis D’Angelo, assistant superintendant of schools for the Diocese in Wilmington, Del.
Tuesday Night at the Movies
7:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Library
8711 Germantown Ave.
Claudette Colbert crashes French society with only a gold lame gown in Mitchell Leisen's brilliant 1939 screwball comedy "Midnight".  Don Ameche and John Barrymore also star in this film, which was scripted by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett. Admission is free.
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.

Mt. Airy Farmer’s Market

3-7 p.m.
Valley Green Bank and Lutheran Seminary present the Mt. Airy Farmer’s Market every Tuesday afternoon beginning May 25. Parking is available at the Valley Green Bank parking lot across the street from the William Allen Plaza at the seminary.
Awareness Through Movement
7-8 p.m.
Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
8855 Germantown 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 Feldenkrais practitioner. Coast is $10 per class, $50 for six classes (20 percent discount for Senior Circle members). For more information or to register, call 267-432-1795.

Center for Enrichment Activities

8431 Germantown Ave.
Watercolor workshop at 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more information, call 215-248-0180 or email chseniors@cavtel.net.
Center on the Hill Activities
Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church
8855 Germantown Ave.
Exercise for ANYbody at 7:30-8:30 p.m.
For more information, call 215-248-0180 or email chseniors@cavtel.net.

 

wed 6

Greendrinks

6-8 p.m.
Earth Bread & Brewery
7136 Germantown Ave.
For more information, visit www.earthbreadbrewery.com or call 215-242-6666.

Toastmasters

7:30-9 p.m.
New Covenant Campus
7500 Germantown Ave.,
Founders Hall, Room B-11 (2nd floor)
Covenant Toastmasters Club provides a comfortable, instructive environment for developing public speaking and leadership skills. For more information, visit http://covenant.freetoasthost.us/.
Rotary Meetings
7:15-8:30 a.m.
Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
8855 Germantown Ave.
Every Wednesday morning the Chestnut Hill Rotary Club meet at 7:15 for breakfast and fellowship with the actual meeting, which typically features a guest speaker, starting at 7:40.
Snack and Storytime
10 a.m.
The Little Treehouse
10 W. Gravers Ln.
Enjoy free "Taste of Philly" soft pretzels, and storytime every Wednesday with admission, sponsored by Citibank. For more information, call 215-247-3637 or visit www.treehouseplaycafe.com.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
1:30-4 p.m.
DeBrady Medical Associates
7601 Germantown Ave.
In order to increase awareness and detection of hypertension, DeBrady Medical Services is offering free screenings monthly to area residents. For more information, call 215-248-6090 or visit www.debradymed.com.

ESL Classes

7-9 p.m.
Won Community Service Center
423 Abington Ave., Glenside
Free English-as-a Second Language classes for children and adults, each Monday and Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.
For more information, email info@woncommunity.org, or visit www.woncommunity.org.
Center on the Hill Activities
Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church
8855 Germantown Ave.
Exercise for ANYbody at 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Art Workshop at 9:30-11 a.m.; Tai Chi, Level 1 at 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Level 2 at 12:30–1:30 p.m., Level 3 at 10–11 a.m.

Center for Enrichment Activities

8431 Germantown Ave.
Beginning Italian at 9-10:30 a.m.; Bridge Game at 12-3 p.m.; Italian II at 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. For more information, call 215-248-0180 or email chseniors@cavtel.net.

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.

thu 7
Brain Health Workshop
10-11:30 a.m.
Center in the Park
5818 Germantown Ave.
The first of a 4-part series on brain health will be held. For more information, call 215-248-7722.
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.
Menopause Support Group
6:30–7:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Ave.
Supportive therapy and education session to address issues such as menopause, body image, relationships, career and enjoyment. Facilitated by Lisa Lambert, M.D., and Nancy Pollack, M.S. Cost: $15 per session. Registration required. Call 215-482-0408.

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.
Center for Enrichment Activities
8431 Germantown Ave.
Play Reading at 10-11 a.m.; Bridge Game at 12-3 p.m.
Contact the Center at 215-248-0180 or chseniors@cavtel.net.
Center on the Hill Activities
Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church
8855 Germantown Ave.
Exercise for ANYbody at 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Bridge Game for novices at 12-2 p.m.

fri 8
Cliveden Conversations
7:30-9 p.m.
Cliveden’s Carriage House
6401 Germantown Ave.
Ari Merretazon, the Northeast Regional Representative for the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, will look at how sites like Cliveden can use the narratives of African Americans to promote racial understanding and equality. For more information or to RSVP, call 215-848-1777 or email rfink@cliveden.org.

Farmer’s Market

2-6 p.m.
Wyck
6026 Germantown Ave.
Local farmer’s market runs through November.
Golden Yoga
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Ave.
Golden Yoga is Classical Yoga adapted to accommodate those who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor. It is especially helpful to seniors and those with special needs. The program includes postures, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques, all done while sitting in a chair or standing.  Cost is $20 for four classes.  Call 215-247-3029 for more information or to register.
Center for Enrichment Activities
8431 Germantown Ave.
Scrabble games 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Short Story discussion group 12-1 p.m.; Knitters 1-2 p.m.; Folk dancing 1-2:30 p.m. Call first (215-248-0180) or just come.
Revolutionary Germantown Festival
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cliveden grounds
6401 Germantown Ave.
The 2010 festival features battle reenactments, children’s activities, historic maps and prints.
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.

sat 9

Work Day
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Johnson Street and Lincoln Drive
West Mt. Airy Neighbors’ Streetscapes committee, in cooperation with the Germantown Historical Society, is sponsoring a work day at the site of the Stotesbury Pergola at Johnson Street and Lincoln Drive. Volunteers will be taking down some more brush, clearing invasive plants, cleaning up, perhaps spreading some gravel, etc. on the new trails in the adjacent Lingelbach School woods. Tools, gloves, and refreshments will be provided.
Apple Pressing
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Forbidden Drive (near the entrance of Northwestern Ave.)
Forbidden Drive (Near the entrance of Northwestern Avenue)
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and the Wissahickon Environmental Center/Tree House host a free fresh apple cider making using an old-fashioned cider press. No registration necessary. For more information, call 215-685-9285.

sun 10

upcoming

reunions

ongoing
Militia Hill Hawk Watch started on Sept. 1 and continues through Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily in Fort Washington State Park.

exhibits and shows
Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave., is currently hosting several new exhibits including: Sam Maitin: Prints and Places, Aug. 21-Oct. 17. The exhibit features 30 prints from Maitin, who is known for his site-specific artworks, collage and poster design, which have been added to the Woodmere’s permanent collection; Fred Wagner: American Painter – A Family Perspective, Aug. 21-Oct. 17; Surviving Ourselves: 150 Years of Friendship in the Arts, Aug. 21-Oct. 17. A sample of present-day masters from the Sketch Club in the museum’s permanent collection, featuring the works of Moe Brooker, William Campbell, Richard Chew, Reinhold Edelschein, Frances Galante, Jack Gerber, Al Gury, Alex Kavensky, Harold Kimmelman, Alan Klawans, Donald Meyer, Bill Scott, Stuart Shils, Joe Sweeney and James Toogood, Museum and Store hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. For more information, call 215-247-0476 or visit www.woodmereartmuseum.org.
Mount Airy Contemporary Artists Space, 25 W. Mt. Airy Ave., is collaborating with the Allens Lane Art Center, 601 W. Allens Ln., to present works by the Northwest Artists' Collective, a group of over twenty painters, sculptors, print makers, photographers and fiber artists living and/or working in Philadelphia’s Northwest corridor of Germantown, Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. The Collective members are professional artists who participate in the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) and have had extensive group exhibitions in the Philadelphia area since their inception in 2005. The exhibit will run in both locations from Sept. 3 to Oct. 22.

dance
English Country Dance workshops are held the first Saturday of the month, October through May, at Summit Presbyterian Church, Greene & Westview Sts. in Mt. Airy. Call 215-836-0426 or visit www.germantowncountrydancers.org.
5Rhythms® Movement Classes Held EVERY Second Saturday 3-5:30 p.m. at Summit Presbyterian Church Greene & Westview Sts. Find your dance, find your joy—expressive, cathartic, wonderful!  For all bodies & souls—no experience necessary. $25 pre-registered, $35 walk-in. Always Half-Price for First Timers! For information or to register, e-mail Tammy at5rhythmsphilly@gmail.com or call 917-604-8456

classes
Allens Lane Art Center offers classes and workshops for children and adults in a variety of art and dance classes, and workshops in jewelry making, painting, doll making and creative writing. For more information, call 215-248-0546 or visit www.allenslane.org.
Chestnut Hill Mindfulness Meditation offers introductory sessions, morning and evening groups, and silent retreat days. Eight-week program of small group instruction for beginners introduces the practices of breath and body awareness, sitting and walking meditations. Ongoing advanced practice groups provide support and guidance for developing ease and well-being in everyday living. Programs are offered in a comfortable, convenient location right here in the heart of Chestnut Hill. For registration or for more information, call 215-248-7441.
Chronic Stress Support Group meets every second Wednesday from 6:30–7:30 p.m. at Chestnut Hill Hospital, Chestnut Hill Women’s Associates Office, suite 40. To register, call Melanie Galioto at 215-570-4644. Cost is $10.
Cummins School of Irish Dance offers classes for ages 3 and up at The Irish Center on Emlen Street and Carpenter Lane. Cost is $10 per lesson. Visit www.cumminsschool.com or call 215-508-1763.
Morris Arboretum offers courses in landscape design, perennials, handmade paper, rose care, healing plants and many other topics at the arboretum, 100 Northwestern Ave. in Chestnut Hill. Call 215-247-5777 or www.morrisarboretum.org.
Paper Crane Studio offers arts and crafts workshops in the Education building at the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, 6023 Germantown Ave. in Germantown. For more information, call 215-844-2944.
The Philadelphia School Of Circus Arts, 5900 Greene St., offers weekly classes, leadership and team building workshops, parties and camp for 3 to 66 year olds. One of only four such schools in the U.S., with classes in aerials like trapeze, silks and ropes; unicycle; juggling; equilibristics and more. For more information, call 215 849-1991, email info@phillycircus.com or visit www.phillycircus.com.
Settlement Music School’s Germantown Branch is registering students for individual instruction in piano, voice, string, brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. Call 215-320-2610.
Water Tower Recreation Center children’s classes: karate for children and adults; Tony’s little dribblers; pick-up basketball; jazzy lady social grace & etiquette; dance classes with Miss Sara; tot recreation class; gymnastics classes. Hartwell Ln. and Ardleigh St. Times, days, ages vary. For more information, call 215-685-9296.

 

SUPPORT & GROUPS
Alzheimer’s Association Family Caregiver Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month from 7-9 p.m. at Homelink Adult Day Care, 6950 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy. Call 1-800-272-3900.
Bereavement Support For Family And Friends Sponsored by the William R. May Funeral Home, Inc., 7-8 p.m. on alternate Tuesdays at the Chapel House 2330 Fairhill Avenue Glenside, PA 19038 Nov. 4, Common Feelings; Nov. 18, Coping with the Holidays; Dec. 2, Grief and the Family.  Call 215-624-8190 for more info.
Bereavement support groups for adults are often offered by Koller Funeral Home, 6835 Ridge Ave. in Roxborough. Call 215-624-8190.
Breast cancer recovery group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Chestnut Hill Healthcare Women’s Center, 8835 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. Call 215-242-4700.
Chestnut Hill CoDA (a Co-Dependants Anonymous is a 12 step fellowship of men and woman whose common purpose is recovery from co-dependence) meets on Monday nights, 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Teenagers, Inc., 105 Bethlehem Pike (across the street from Chestnut Hill East train station). Learn to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Contact Chuck S., 267-253-9562, chcoda@cavtel.net or visit coda.org or codaphilaarea.org.
Children of aging parents caregivers support group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Atria Chestnut Hill, 495 E. Abington Ave. in Chestnut Hill. Call 215-247-5307.
Conshohocken Business and Professional Women meet the fourth Monday of each month from September to June at Brittingham’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 640 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill. The social hour begins at 6 p.m. Dinner is served at 6:45 p.m. followed by a speaker. Everyone is welcome. Reservations required. Call 610-825-8125. Dinner costs $22.
Drinking (Coffee) Liberally The Mt Airy version of the national organization 'Drinking Liberally' has given up their pints of beer for a more family friendly environment. This informal group welcomes you to come discuss politics, the news, your views etc. FREE Every Sunday 12-2 p.m. at Infusion Coffee & Tea, 7133 Germantown Ave., 215 248 1718
Food addicts in recovery anonymous, a 12-step program for people recovering from addictive eating, welcomes newcomers and meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 7-8:30 p.m. Call 215-836-0274.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia nurtures and supports children, youth, and families in every phase of the life cycle through emergency assistance, counseling, chaplaincy, and other vital programs. Each day JFCS reaches out and supports the needs of individuals, families, and communities through its major programmatic areas: Children, Youth, and Family Services; Adult Services; Senior Services; Education and Outreach Services; Jewish Community Services; and Open Arms Adoption Network. For more information call 267-256.2100, email info@jfcsphilly.org or visit www.jfcsphilly.org
Keystone Hospice, 8765 Stenton Ave. in Wyndmoor, offers support groups throughout the month, with specialty groups for children, widowers, young widows, and a new “motherless daughters” group. Most are free, lunch is often included but pre-registration is requested. Call 215-836-2440.
Lung cancer support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m., offers encouragement for people currently being treated for lung cancer or who have completed treatment at the Chestnut Hill HealthCare Cancer Center, Suite 17, 8815 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. Call 215-248-8325.
The Lupus Foundation of America, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, has launched a self-help course for people with lupus. Call 215-517-5070 or visit www.lupus-sepa.org.
Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month from 8-9 a.m. at Chestnut Hill Hospital, Laughlin Hall, Rm. D, 8835 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. Call 215-248-8325.
 Militia Hill Hawk Watch’s 20th year begins Sept. 1 and runs through Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Fort Washington State Park.
Northwest Lions Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Sorella Rose Bar & Grille, 1800 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown. Call 215-637-6537.
Overeaters Anonymous holds meetings on Wednesdays in Chestnut Hill, Saturdays in Ambler and Roxborough and Sundays in Roxborough. Call 215-674-4418.
Women Coping With Separation And Divorce - a professionally guided support group for women coping with separation and divorce within the past two years – will be held for eight Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. beginning May 4 at the Jewish Federation Bux-Mont Office, 580 Virginia Drive, Suite 140 in Fort Washington. $18 registration fee (includes individual interview); $25 per session. Pre-registration is required, call 215-540-3737, ext. 103 or email saraw@jfcsphil.org.
Women’s Book Club Forming Anyone interested in meeting new people and reading and discussing good books should contact Anmarie at roya@lmsd.org First Meeting will be on Thursday, June 25th.
Widows (Under 68) Coping With The Loss Of A Spouse - a professionally guided support group for women coping with the loss of a spouse within the past two years – will be held for eight Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. beginning May 9 at Congregation
Overeaters Anonymous conducts two meetings each week at Roxborough Memorial Hospital, 5800 Ridge Ave. in Roxborough. Call 215-248-4333.
A peace vigil is held every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at the intersection of Germantown Ave. and Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill. Rain or shine. Call 215-242-5413 or visit www.northwestpeacecoalition.org.
Postpartum support group for mothers and their babies will begin Oct. 24 for six-weeks on Tuesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. a Grace Lutheran Church, 801 E. Willow Grove Ave. in Wyndmoor. Call 215-206-2931.
Roxborough Coin Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in Cathedral Village, 600 E. Cathedral Rd., Roxborough.
Shhh, a hearing loss support group, meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Rd. in Lafayette Hill. Call 215-482-7829.
Stroke Club support group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 5-7 p.m. in the Chestnut Hill Rehabilitation Hospital’s Clock lounge, 8601 Stenton Ave. in Wyndmoor. Call 215-233-6200.
Support Group For Widows And Widowers 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. on alternate Tuesdays at Koller Funeral Home, 6835 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128
No Fee. September 30, Taking The Time You Need To Grieve; October 14, Myths Of Grief, October 28, Grief Process. Call 215-624-8190 for more information.
14th District Town Watch meets every third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the district headquarters, 43 W. Haines St.
Wissahickon Hospice offers bereavement support groups at Pennsylvania Hospital and in Bala Cynwyd.  Pre-registration is required. Please call 610-617-2400 for more information or to pre-register.

 

 

 

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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