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DIY Spa Workshop with Whitpain Township

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

DIY Spa Workshop for A Parent & Child Duo May 9 at 7 PM

Whitpain Township Parks and Recreation is sponsoring A Mother’s Day DIY Spa Workshop and the library is hosting!

Moms, grandmoms, daughters, sons - dads and granddads, too, join us! Learn to make all-natural lip balms, soap and bath bombs during this hands-on workshop for a parent and child duo.  Our Instructor will bring all the materials you will need to make your own products sourced from nature to enjoy or to give. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to be together and make something fun!

For ages 7+ with a parent

$17 Resident / $22 Non Resident  PER PERSON (register parent AND child).   REGISTRATION REQUIRED at whitpainpa.myrec.com

Instructor: Marsha Gayl, Registered Horticultural Therapist (HTR)

Marsha is recognized as a Registered Horticultural Therapist by the American Horticultural Therapy Association.  Marsha provides Horticultural therapy programming for senior living communities, floral design programs for the general public, and gardening and nature programs for children, as well as currently runs a program at Belmont Hospital Northeast.  

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How is YOUR Balance? @ Ambler

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Ambler

How is YOUR Balance?
Are you at Risk of Falls?

Dr. Dianne Miller, DPT will be discussing the components of balance and how balance changes with age. Balance assessments will be performed after the lecture, please sign up in advance to get on the schedule.

Where: WVPL Ambler Branch
When: March 27, 2019 Wednesday
Time: 3:00 pm

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RENTAL: RSVP Montgomery County

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 1:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

RSVP Montgomery County Volunteer Information Session 

This event is a Community Room Rental.  RSVP is the SPONSOR of the event and the Library is the LOCATION. 

Interested parties should contact RSVP directly for details. Please do not contact the library. Email volunteer 123@rsvpmc.org or call 610-834-1040 x.123 for information.

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Wed Film Discussion: Green Book

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler Theater

green book film discussion Ambler Theater

We're holidng our 1st Wed. Film Discussion on the 2nd Wed. of the month due to the New Year holiday. Please join us for the matinee show and a lively discussion afterwards!

 

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen star in this uplifting drama about a dignified African-American pianist who hires a rough-edged Italian-American bouncer to chauffeur him across the American South in the 1960s. Based on the true story of Don Shirley, GREEN BOOK is an exploration of race and friendship elevated by two exceptional performances, which bring the right touch of humor to a serious subject.

 

ABOUT THE 1ST WEDNESDAY FILM DISCUSSION:

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Ambler Theater for the afternoon showing of the chosen film. Each film will be announced 10 days before the showing, and the discussion afterward will be moderated by library staff and theater staff.

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When a Grandparent Can Seek Custody

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Grandparents across the state are finding themselves in the position where they need to step in to help raise their grandchildren.

  • In Pennsylvania, more than 195,000 children are living with their grandparents.
  • Nearly 1/3 of grandparents raising grandchildren are 60 years of age are older, nearly 60% are in the work force and nearly 20% are living in poverty.
  • For every child in foster care with relatives, there are 20 children being raised in grand families outside of the foster care system.

 Three new laws have passed in Pennsylvania related to grandparent custody.  What are they and what are your options when seeking custody?  Get the information YOU need to make an informed decision when the best interests and welfare of a child hangs in the balance. 

 Join Attorney Christina DeMatteo for expert guidance on grandparent custody in Pennsylvania.  RSVP suggested.  Please sign up in the library binder or email events@wvpl.org.

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