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August 2020
Community Events – Uptight Suburbanite

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…

ABINGTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY
1030 Old York Road • Abington • 215-885-5180
Roslyn Branch Library • 2412 Avondale Avenue • Roslyn
215-886-9818 • Library buildings are closed but librarians are still available • Check out our online events at
www.abingtonfreelibrary.org and on social media @AbingtonLibrary Libraries Kids webpage • Story time and activity videos by Montgomery County Library staff • Virtual Dungeons & Dragons • Online Craft and Chat and more.
Fairy Tale Fun for Families • Miss Jessica reads a fairy tale and performs a STEM activity • All August readings will remain on library FACEBOOK page until August 31
GSK Science in the Summer • Learn about chemistry • Perform at-home experiments in four categories: medicinal, materials, water and color • Attend live virtual meetings with Franklin Institute educators and other student chemists to discuss your results • For more information visit http://scienceinthesummer.fi.edu/be-a-chemist
Virtual Craft and Chat • Thursdays 11-11:45am • Join us with your project while you knit, weave, make jewelry, etc.
Register to be sent Zoom instructions • Questions: mmitchell@mclinc.org.

HEALTHLINK DENTAL CLINIC REOPENS
1775 Street Road • Southampton
Providing free dental services to low-wage earning adults and military veterans age 18 and older in Bucks & Montgomery counties who are without dental insurance • Routine cleanings, x-rays, fillings, root canals and crowns
Open by appointment only • For more information and to make an appointment call 215-364-4247.

SOUTHAMPTON FREE LIBRARY
947 Street Road • Southampton
Southampton Free Library Opens its Doors! • Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-4pm • Masks required, social distancing
Limit on people in library • All CDC requirements adhered to • All virtual programs still in place
Virtual Afternoon Book Club • August 17 • 1pm • Varina by Charles Frazier • Register to receive Zoom link at
https://www.southamptonfreelibrary.org/full-calendar-of-events
Virtual Grandparenting Class, Doylestown Health • August 17 7pm • Latest in newborn care, parenting styles and baby safety Visit online to register at www.southamptonfreelibrary.org
Virtual Back-to-School Storytime • August 18 and August 21
10:30am • Celebrate the first day at school with stories and fun
Visit online calendar for Zoom meeting ID and password at www.southamptonfreelibrary.org
Mindfulness: “Being” in the midst of a “Doing” Life
Thursdays: August 20 & 27th & September 3 • 10am • Practice moment to moment awareness • Cope with daily stressors and pressures of fast paced busy lives • Ages 16 and up • Register to receive Zoom invite at www.southamptonfreelibrary.org/full-calendar-of-events.
Aging Eyes & Healthy Vision/Doylestown Health
August 26 • 11am • Learn about common vision problems including cornea disease, cataracts and dry eye
Register: southamptonfreelibrary.org.

KLEINLIFE/NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA INSTITUTES NEW TELEPHONE TALK THERAPY
10100 Jamison Avenue • Philadelphia
Telephone talk therapy program to stay connected to seniors Help seniors cope and manage issues related to anxiety and depression associated with the pandemic health emergency
All telehealth support is confidential • There is no cost for this program For more information call 215-698-7300.

MARGARET R. GRUNDY MEMORIAL LIBRARY PROVIDES ONLINE PROGRAMS
680 Radcliffe Street • Bristol
Programs available through Grundy Museum, Library web pages, social media accounts and YouTube: Book Discussion Club, Knit and Crochet Nights, Video Book Talks for adults and children, “Behind the Scenes” videos including the production of new rugs by Langhorne Carpet, photo and video footage of landscaping and garden improvements, ancestry tips with the Archivist, themed Virtual Escape Rooms, Video Story times for babies & preschoolers, Virtual Bingo for everyone and more • For more information call 215-788-7891 or email gerhardb@grundylibrary.org.

KEYSTONE’S FOOD PANTRY: DRIVE-THROUGH PICKUPS
Keystone Opportunity Center • 104 Main Street • Souderton
Starting July 1 • Pick up groceries in parking lot of Keystone Opportunity Center • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am-2pm • Check-in by volunteer • Stay in car until someone indicates your package is ready • Food Pantry services Souderton Area School District • Food donations accepted: Call 215-732-5430 • For more information
call 215-723-5430 X121.

HARMONY RETREAT & ANIMAL RESCUE: MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE
263 South York Road • Hatboro
August 29 • 7:30am-1pm • All proceeds benefit Harmony Retreat & Pet Rescue • $15/6ft. Space • Set up 7am • Sales are yours or donate to Harmony • Rain Date: August 30 • For more information: https://tinyurl.com/SELLIT2020.

NEWTOWN THEATRE PRESENTS
ANNUAL BLACK & WHITE DINNER
North State Street • September 12 • 7pm-10pm • CDC Requirements adhered to • Masks/ social distancing • Outdoor fundraiser for nonprofit Newtown Theatre • Black & White dress, including masks • Decorate to the hill • Bring picnic dinner for you and dining partner • No alcohol • Purchase tickets through September 7 on Newtown Theatre Website
For more information: manager@thenewtowntheatre.com

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION TRIPS
October 3: Bus Trip to Boyertown, PA • Ride on restored, century-old Colebrookdale Railroad • White glove luncheon service in dining car • Visit Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles • $127 inclusive for BCHF members/ $130 for non-members • Reservations thru Sept 4: 215-781-8591.
December 3: Bus Trip to Tarrytown, NY • Tour Lyndhurst Mansion named as one of America’s “Top Holiday Hours Tours” and “Sunnyside,” home of author Washington Irving $135/members • $138/non members • For more details, information flyer and reservations call 215-788-9408 • Reservations thru October 24.

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