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 FREE LIBRARY
1030 Old York Road • Abington
Ruth and Robert Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group • Zoom meetings led by Dr. Karen Weeks • November 18: The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom • Wednesdays from 7pm-8pm • Register online at abingtonfreelibrary.org.
8TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY SOCK DRIVE
Valley Youth House in Warminster, Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter in Levittown & Podiatrist, Dr. Lawrence Kalker partner now through January 1, 2021 for Sock Drive • All new socks for children and adults accepted • Valley Youth House is a 13-bed facility for runaway, homeless, trouble abused and neglected boys and girls 17 and under • Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter is temporary residence for those who have lost safe and stable housing • Drop off socks at Kalker Podiatry, 6 South Sycamore Street, Newtown • Please place socks in container outside office • For more information call Kalker Podiatry at 215-948-4048.
BUCKS COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING
November 17 • 4pm-5:30pm • Caring for the Caregiver – A Short Journey into Self-Care Techniques • Panelists: Dana Cohen, M.A., M.Ed,: Caring for the Caregiver • Sharon Vitella, Ed.D., Certified Mindfulness Instructor: Mindfulness Presentation • Register in advance for this ZOOM meeting: Call 267-880-5745 • Free program.
SOUTHAMPTON FREE LIBRARY: ALL PROGRAMS VIRTUAL OR THROUGH ZOOM
947 Street Road • Southampton
Current Events Discussion on Zoom November 17 • 2pm • Discussion topic: Entitlement • Uniquely American concept about what do we feel entitled to and do we really deserve them • All viewpoints welcomed • Register online at www.southamptonfreelibrary.com
Adult Virtual Coloring • November 19 • 1pm Third Thursday of month for virtual coloring using Zoom meeting software • Register online • Seasonal coloring pages will be emailed before class or can be picked up at library
Thanksgiving Food Drive • Through November 20 • Collection box outside library • Suggested items include canned green beans, cranberry sauce, mushroom soup, stuffing, canned pumpkin, brownie mix, turkey gravy and more Drop off during library hours
Southampton Story Stroll: Tamanend Park for all ages • Several interactive stops and spreads them out along a nice walk for a socially distant activity • Changes monthly. • For more information on all these activities please call 215-322-1415.
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.
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
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
Grundy Archive Digital Collection • Website link: archive.grundylibrary.org/ • Featuring images of Bristol landmarks, people, services and local businesses • Over 2,000 digitized images have been uploaded
Grundy Museum presents A Victorian Holiday House: Fundraiser for the “CanDOMore” Museum Campaign
December 4 • 6pm-9pm • Friday Evening Reveal: $50 .• Afternoon Tours: December 5 • 12pm-4pm . $25/pp • Celebrate an authentic, late 19th century Christmas • Online registration required: https://grundymuseum.tickleap.com/ • Friday tour for guests 21+ years includes mulled wine, cider punch, refreshments and museum memento • Saturday tour includes hot cocoa for everyone Social distancing and masks required • For more information visit grundymuseum.org.
BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION TRIPS
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.
KEYSTONE’S FOOD PANTRY: DRIVE-THROUGH PICKUPS
Keystone Opportunity Center • 104 Main Street • Souderton
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.
MARGARET GRUNDY LIBRARY & BOY SCOUT TROOP/CUB SCOUT PACK 212
680 Radcliffe Street • Bristol
Restocked Bristol Borough Community Action Food Pantry • 99 Wood Street, Bristol • Pantry hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10am-2pm & Friday 10am-12:30pm • For more information call 215-785-3296.