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April 2021

Please check this section every month as events and activities open up onsite. For now, go to websites and social media spots to learn what’s happening with your favorite clubs and organizations. You can see that most libraries are alive and well, and open (online) with lots of good stuff to do! Have fun…

SOUTHAMPTON FREE LIBRARY
All events held virtually with exception of Story Strolls, Take and Makes and Weekend Walks
April Take & Make: Celebrate National Poetry Month w/Erasure Poetry Take & Make Kit • Intended for all ages • Available at Service Desk
Virtual April Storytime w/Ms. Lindsey • April 13, 16,20,23,27 & 30 • 10:30am • Read, dance & sing during storytime • Zoom meeting ID & password at www.southamptonfreelibrary.org
Little Master Gardeners • April 15, 22 & 29 • 11am • Interactive gardening program geared towards preschoolers • Receive new video each week to participate at own pace • Registration required: www.southamptonfreelibrary.org/full-calendar-of-events
Weekend Walks-Pennypack Trail • April 24 • 10am • 2 mile out and back walk along Pennypack Trail • See new Newtown Rail Trail and where it connects to Pennypack Trail • Meet at 1750 Byberry R. Huntingdon Valley.

HARMONY RETREAT & ANIMAL RESCUE
1255 Easton Road • Warrington
Yard Sale Benefit • May 15 • 7:30am-12:30pm • Set up 7am • NO Early birds • Pre-registration a must • 1-6ft. space/$20
2-6ft. spaces/$35 • Rain date May 22 • Harmonyrar@gmail.com or Venmo@harmony-WOW • For more information email info@harmonyrar.org • All proceeds benefit Harmony Retreat & Animal Rescue.

CONGREGATIONS OF SHAARE SHAMAYIM
9788 Verree Road • Philadelphia
April 13: 7:30pm • Annual Virtual Sisterhood Baby Shower Mitzvah Project • Donations accepted for babies through toddlers age 5 • Items benefit clients of Jewish Family and Children’s Services • For more information on what and when concerning donations please call 215-677-1600.
May 19: 7:30pm • Czech Torah Scrolls • Virtual discussion • Lois Roman, trustee of the Memorial Scrolls Trust will discuss legacy of 1,504 Czech Torah Scrolls that survived the Holocaust • Donations welcomed • For more information call 215-677-1700.
May 23: 4pm • Virtual May Fundraiser: ”From Our Jewish Home to Our Jewish Homeland” led by Danny Stein
May 24: 7:30pm • Interactive experience w/ mentalist David Jaison: “Mentalism Beyond Belief”
May 25: 7:30pm • Movie: “Holy Land Hardball” – the dream of bringing America’s favorite pastime of baseball to the Middle East $40/per program or $80 for all 3 • Deadline for checks May 19 • Mail to CSS at 9768 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115 • For more information call 215-677-1600.

HEALTHLINK DENTAL CLINIC CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY
Clinic provides free dental services to qualifying residents of Bucks and Montgomery Counties • Including exams, x-rays, cleanings, extractions and root canals • For more information visit healthlinkdental.org or call 215-364-4247.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP
Hilltown Municipal Bldg. • 13 W. Creamery Rd. & Rt. 152 • Silverdale, PA 18962
Deed Preservation • April 28 • 7pm • Robin Roberts, Bucks County Recorder of Deeds, presents her Deed Book Preservation Project Deed books dating back to 1684 • Tell stories about historical properties and how they can be used for genealogical research • FREE • Donations welcome • For more information call 267-614-9174.

NEWTOWN THEATRE: SPEAKEASY MOVIE SERIES
Speakeasy Movie Series featuring four classic films and selection of high-quality adult beverages • Sneak down theatre driveway, enter back door using password 1906 • Tickets include movie, small popcorn, two alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks • Must be 21 or older to attend • Tickets: $40/per person • Available online using secret code 1906 • April 9: My Cousin Vinny, April 23: Some Like It Hot, May 7: The Untouchables • For more information go to manager@thenewtowntheatre.com.

MELROSE B’NAI ISRAEL EMANUEL
8339 Old York Road • Elkins Park
MBIEE Sisterhood: Exciting Zoom Evening of Trivia • April 13: 7pm • Fun, prizes Friends and family • $10/member • $15/non-members • For more information call 215-635-1505.

OLD YORK ROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer • April 14: 7:30pm • Society president David Rowland shares history of some beautiful buildings Trumbauer designed • Focus on northern suburbs.
The Ridley/Fox Shooting and its Aftermath: An American Tragedy • May 11: 7:30pm • Society Vice-president Dr. Thomas Wieckowski reviews his current research on the circumstance and devastation impact of the shooting on Ridley and Fox family of La Mott • All programs on Zoom • Go to website of Old York Road Historical Society or Facebook for details of programs and Zoom information.

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