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A Beatles Tribute with Pianist Susan Perti

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell
Inspired by the musical styles of Diana Krall, Karen Carpenter, and Ella Fitzgerald, just to name a few, Susan will take us on a musical journey: a fun and meaningful evening as we look back to "Yesterday" and some your most beloved Beatles' songs.

Say you'll be there! Yeah, yeah, yeah!  This event is free and open to the public. (Suggested age 10+)  RSVP at shelovesyou.eventbrite.com.

About our Performer:
Susan Perti is a local musician and professional vocalist whose beautiful, ambient piano and smooth vocals have made her a top professional in the industry. An experienced entertainer, Susan's repertoire includes everything from classic rock to light jazz, classical to musicals. Her influences include Diana Krall, Karen Carpenter, Lyle Mays/Pat Metheny Group, Ella Fitzgerald, Gershwin, the Broadway greats, and classic jazz standards.

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End-of-Life Planning Workshop (#1 of 3)

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 1:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Jeanne Hoff, author of "Between Now and Then: A Commonsense Guide for End-of Life-Planning for Baby Boomers (and the rest of us)" sheds light on the many facets of estate planning and end-of-life planning.  This 3-part lecture series will introduce you to the idea of planning what you will do with the rest of your life such that you will have no (few) regrets on your last day.  How can make your expectations known to family?  What are some legal, financial and personal matters that require your attention?  No one wants to talk about these issues, but everyone NEEDS to. Today is the right time to talk about 'between NOW and THEN." Learn practical steps for peace of mind for you and your family.  Bring a friend or a loved one and start the conversation!  

3 Thursdays: October 24, October 31 and November 7, 2019

1:30 to 2:30 PM at Blue Bell

Ms. Hoff has over 40 years experience working in business, finance, and the law. She was a paralegal, business founder/owner/operator, and a cemetery sales counselor, and a member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council.   
 
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Guided Painting for Adults: Fall Owl Silhouettes

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Painting Workshop for Adults: Fall Owl Silhouettes with Anita Martino

In this guided painting workshop for adults, you will create a beautiful owl silhouette.  Never painted before?  NO problem! This class is for ALL LEVELS, including beginners.  So come out and paint a spooky owl silhouette just in time for Halloween! Paint it as directed or add some of your own flair!  FEE: $5. Please sign up with payment at front desk at Blue Bell.  Class is 2 HOURS.  Please arrive on time to complete the project in the time alotted.  Thank you!

Owl Silhouette Painting Workshop

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Botanical Illustration @ Ambler

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

History of Botanical Illustration & Hands-on Activity

Wednesday, October 2 at 6:30pm

Master Gardener Sharon Gross will present the history of botanical illustration.  

Learn about the history of this scientific art and enjoy a hands-on botanical illustration activity with Master Gardener Sharon Gross.

Plenty of parking is available in the borough hall parking lot this evening. Program at 6:30 PM

This is a free program, but let us know if you will be there!


Please call us at 215-646-1072 or register online at https://botanical-illustration.eventbrite.com

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Growing Ambler Greener Workshop @ Ambler

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Ambler

downspout planter amblerGrowing Ambler Greener Workshop
Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30pm

Learn how you can help your local eco-system with rain gardens, planter boxes, and rain barrels in your own backyard.

Presented by Mary-Margaret Monser of the Ambler Environmental Council

Free program, but please let us know if you'll be there. Call the library at 215-646-1072 or register online.

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SOLD OUT- Remembering the Holocaust through Story & Song

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell
From Generation to Generation: Remembering the Holocaust through Story and Song

**UPDATE: 9/17/2019: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

WE ARE AT CAPACITY FOR OUR EVENT SPACE.  

A few guidelines for the evening: 

1. We will be checking in all registrations.  You may print your tickets OR show them on your phone OR  give your name at the door and number in your party and we will check your name off the registration list.

2.  Parking may be limited, so carpooling and arriving at least 15-20 minutes prior is strongly encouraged.

3.  Seats for walk-ins are NOT guaranteed and will be determined closer to the event start time. WALK-INS will be asked to wait to be seated as we gauge availability. 

4. We respectfully ask that REGISTERED attendees refrain from bringing along someone for whom there is no dedicated ticket. (Ex., a party of two with tickets shows up with two more in their party, totalling 4). While we will do our best to accommodate all who wish to attend, we also want to honor those who have registered in time.  Extra attendees will be considered walk-ins.  Seats for walk-ins are NOT guaranteed, and will be determined closer to the start of the event. Most importantly, we will adhere to the safety guidelines of the building code which has predetermined the safe seating capacity for the library community room. 

We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and courtesy for all attendees so that everyone may enjoy this unique evening. Thank you for supporting this special event at your community library!  

Through the voice of survivor Cantor David S. Wisnia and the music of his grandson Avi Wisnia, you will hear of David's incredible journey from Auschwitz prisoner to survivor and liberator. Singing together, grandfather and grandson will perform original compositions to illustrate this incredible story of strength and resiliency, of faith and hope, and the power of music to bring light to the darkest of days.

Join us for this very special evening of storytelling! It's an experience you won't soon forget!

Say you'll be there. Please register at remember.eventbrite.com

This program is FREE and open to the Public. (Ages 13+)

 


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Herbal Medicine Workshop @ Ambler

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Event location: 
Ambler


herbal medicineHerbal Medicine Preparations 

Join Herbal Educator, Marian Dalke, for an evening of medicinal herbal exploration!

In this 75 minute workshop, you will learn about a variety of herbal preparations including infusions, decoctions, infused oils, salves, medicinal vinegars and tinctures. Together we will sample a variety of these products and make an infused vinegar for you to take home.

Marian will also review the properties of a variety of local medicinals native to the Philadelphia region.

            Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
            Time: 6:30-7:45 pm
            Location: Ambler Branch Library, 131 Rosemary Avenue, Ambler, PA  19002        
            Cost: $5 for a bottle of infused vinegar

    Registration Required. Please call the library at 215-646-1072 or Register Online through Eventbrite

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Improv Workshop Meet & Greet

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Do you have experience doing improv? Are you a beginner? Are you interested in improv, theater, or comedy?  Or are you just looking for a new creative outlet?

Come to a series of “meet and greet” sessions hosted by LCR Improv, a group that meets right here at Blue Bell Library each month. The sessions are an opportunity to find out what improv is all about, or to expand your current improv, acting and speaking skills.  Come to one or come to all 3 meetings; simply pick a time that works best for you! We’ll throw in some improv exercises and scene work practice. (Meetings are free, but LCR will gladly accept donations).

Join us, relax, meet some great people and have some fun! Questions? Contact Rick Horner, 267-278-5250 or lcrimprov@gmail.com.

LCR Improv is the host for this program, the Library is just providing the location. Please contact LCR Improv with questions.

 

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