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Aug
19
Sat
Symbols in the Cemetery
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY CEMETERY TOUR AND PRESENTATION

“SYMBOLS IN THE CEMETERY” – Author and Historian Tammy Schane, Presenter

Discover the meaning of symbols carved on tombstones; the history behind them; and why tombstone styles changed in the 19th century.

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.mat

HISTORIC MONTGOMERY CEMETERY

One Hartranft Avenue

Norristown, PA  19401

Tickets: $15 per person includes: Walking Tour, Refreshments and Presentation

Tickets are limited: to reserve a space by phone: 610-272-0297; online: hsmcpa.org; or email: [email protected]

Ms. Schane lectures on her research of 18th and 19th century cemeteries. She is also the author of “Engraved: The Meanings Behind 19th Century Tombstone Symbols”.

Sep
5
Tue
Caregiver Support Group
Sep 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 

Sep
8
Fri
Monthly Community Meal at St. John’s Ambler
Sep 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/

Sep
19
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Sep 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. 

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Sep 19 @ 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
Sep 19 @ 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. 

Oct
3
Tue
Caregiver Support Group
Oct 3 @ 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 

Oct
13
Fri
Monthly Community Meal at St. John’s Ambler
Oct 13 @ 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/

Oct
17
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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.