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Oct
28
Sat
Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Event featuring The Fabulous Greaseband
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

The Fabulous Greaseband, a seven-member nostalgic dance-party band and concert attraction, will bring their rock ‘n’ roll party to Pottstown this fall for the Sixth Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Event.

The Fabulous Greaseband features outstanding male and female vocal leads in a front trio backed by a gifted group of instrumentalists. Their highly entertaining and energetic delivery of some of the greatest songs ever written has kept the group on top for well over 30 years.

The show will be held on Saturday, October 28 at SunnyBrook Ballroom, 50 Sunnybrook Road, Pottstown. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m. Show tickets are $25 (general admission). A limited number of reserved tables (eight seats) are available. A cash bar will be available during the show.

An optional, all-inclusive buffet dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The SunnyBrook All-American Buffet features mesclun greens, penne primavera, chicken francaise, sliced shoulder filet with demi-glace, garlic mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, bread, beverage, and assorted mini desserts. Tickets for the buffet dinner and show are $60 per person. Advance dinner tickets are required.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Ruth Hood, program director, Meals on Wheels, at 610-326-1610 ext. 336 or [email protected] or visit www.fsmontco.org/events. Tickets may be purchased weekdays between 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Family Services’ Pottstown Office, 1976 East High Street, Pottstown. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.

Funds raised during this event benefit Family Services’ Meals on Wheels program. Each weekday, Meals on Wheels provides two meals, a hot lunch and a cold supper to refrigerate, to an average of 160 homebound elderly and disabled individuals in Pottstown, Royersford and the Lower Perkiomen Valley. Community volunteers personally deliver approximately 80,000 meals a year, bringing nourishment, friendship and a kind word to those most in need.

Generous sponsors of this event include Exelon/Limerick Generating Station and Pottstown Memorial Medical Center

Nov
4
Sat
Veterans Benefit for Local Veteran charity
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for a country hoedown at the Marriott in Conshohocken to raise money for Veterans Brotherhood- a raw local charity-with no paid salaries-all volunteer.  These Veterans really need our help which you will see if you visit their website at www.veteransbrotherhood.vet.  Tickets can be obtained on Eventbrite by searching for Veterans Brotherhood-Conshohocken.   Tickets$125-with $45 of each ticket going to veterans coming to the event who can not afford to pay and want to avail themselves of free resources we are setting up for them that evening.  Sponsorship packages also available. Great vendors and food.  Promise you it will be a fun night for an amazing cause.  Hope to see you there. 

Nov
7
Tue
Caregiver Support Group
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia.

 

Group Meets on the First Tuesday every Month

Please RSVP to Attend 

Nov
10
Fri
Monthly Community Meal at St. John’s Ambler
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Monthly Community Meal

Presented by St. John’s Ambler

24 N Ridge Ave., Ambler, PA

Every 2nd Friday, 6:30 PM

You are invited to Friday Feast and Fun, a community pot luck held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ambler on the 2nd Friday of every month at 6:30 pm. With activities for your little ones, board games, music, and of course a FEAST, who can say no? No one turned away, always free, come and share a delicious and nutritious meal with your neighbors.

For children 5 and under –
We have high chairs for the littlest little ones, and safe toys for young children.

For children 6 and up –
We have plenty of fun toys and books to read, board games to try, and other kids to meet!

For teenagers –
Come meet some new friends, bring your instrument and jam in the sanctuary, try a board game, learn about cooking.

For young adults –
Looking for a good meal off campus? Tired of ordering pizza, or eating ramen? Trying to make new friends in the area? Looking for a fun date with your new bae? Need somewhere to bring your young children after a long week? Look no further!

Everybody else –
No matter how you come: if you’ve traveled a distance in search of a good meal, or you have a full fridge and you’re just too tired to cook, whether you’re struggling financially, or you have change to spare, if you need a quiet place to relax, or you’re looking for engaging conversation, you’ll find what you are looking for at Friday Feast and Fun. And you’ll have a great meal while you’re at it.

Instagram/Twitter – @stjohnsambler #stjohnsambler
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/stjohnsambler/

Nov
21
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Nov 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Meet at the Welsh Road/Pennypack Trail parking area (Welsh & Terwood R0ad) for this morning bird walk.  Explore the Bethayres Swamp via the Pennypack Trail, an Audubon official IBA (Important Bird Area) and look for migrant as well as resident species.  The spring migration of the wood warblers is at a peak now!  Walk leaders are from the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Binoculars are recommended.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up.  Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. 

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Nov 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Meet at the Welsh Road/Pennypack Trail parking area for this regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month morning bird walk led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Explore the Bethayres Swamp from the Pennypack Trail, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area).  All are welcome, both new birders and those with experience.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up. 

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack Trail
Nov 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

 

 

Meet at the Welsh Road/Terwood Road parking area for the Pennypack Trail.  This is one of the regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month morning bird walks that are led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Explore the Pennypack Trail in the area of the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area).  Look for resident winter birds and early spring migrants.  All are welcome, both new birders and those with experience.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Pre-registration is preferred, but not required.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up. 

Dec
5
Tue
Caregiver Support Group
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia.

 

Group Meets on the First Tuesday every Month

Please RSVP to Attend 

Dec
8
Fri
Monthly Community Meal at St. John’s Ambler
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Monthly Community Meal

Presented by St. John’s Ambler

24 N Ridge Ave., Ambler, PA

Every 2nd Friday, 6:30 PM

You are invited to Friday Feast and Fun, a community pot luck held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ambler on the 2nd Friday of every month at 6:30 pm. With activities for your little ones, board games, music, and of course a FEAST, who can say no? No one turned away, always free, come and share a delicious and nutritious meal with your neighbors.

For children 5 and under –
We have high chairs for the littlest little ones, and safe toys for young children.

For children 6 and up –
We have plenty of fun toys and books to read, board games to try, and other kids to meet!

For teenagers –
Come meet some new friends, bring your instrument and jam in the sanctuary, try a board game, learn about cooking.

For young adults –
Looking for a good meal off campus? Tired of ordering pizza, or eating ramen? Trying to make new friends in the area? Looking for a fun date with your new bae? Need somewhere to bring your young children after a long week? Look no further!

Everybody else –
No matter how you come: if you’ve traveled a distance in search of a good meal, or you have a full fridge and you’re just too tired to cook, whether you’re struggling financially, or you have change to spare, if you need a quiet place to relax, or you’re looking for engaging conversation, you’ll find what you are looking for at Friday Feast and Fun. And you’ll have a great meal while you’re at it.

Instagram/Twitter – @stjohnsambler #stjohnsambler
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/stjohnsambler/

Dec
19
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Dec 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Meet at the Welsh Road/Pennypack Trail parking area (Welsh & Terwood R0ad) for this morning bird walk.  Explore the Bethayres Swamp via the Pennypack Trail, an Audubon official IBA (Important Bird Area) and look for migrant as well as resident species.  The spring migration of the wood warblers is at a peak now!  Walk leaders are from the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Binoculars are recommended.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up.  Pre-registration is preferred, but not required.