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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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Improv Workshop Meet & Greet

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 6:30pm
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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Improv Workshop Meet & Greet

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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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Improv Incubator

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 

An improv "get-together" for any and all improvisers of all different experience levels in order to keep their skills sharp. Have you never performed improv? Do you not even know what improv is? Have no fear! We are friendly and experienced, and we will happily put you through the ringer... uh... show you the ropes! This Improv Meetup is held once a month, on the second Tuesday of the month, at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library, Blue Bell Branch at 650 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm! Come join in on the fun, meet some great people, and have a good laugh while you're at it... you may not want to leave once you're there! Wear comfortable clothes you can move around in, in case you have to Liza Minnelli. ...between the bearded ladies, dog-women crawling around, and Natalie Portman's killer jokes, there's just something here for everyone.

Questions? Feel free to email ick1019@gmail.com!

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Improv Incubator

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 

An improv "get-together" for any and all improvisers of all different experience levels in order to keep their skills sharp. Have you never performed improv? Do you not even know what improv is? Have no fear! We are friendly and experienced, and we will happily put you through the ringer... uh... show you the ropes! This Improv Meetup is held once a month, on the second Tuesday of the month, at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library, Blue Bell Branch at 650 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm! Come join in on the fun, meet some great people, and have a good laugh while you're at it... you may not want to leave once you're there! Wear comfortable clothes you can move around in, in case you have to Liza Minnelli. ...between the bearded ladies, dog-women crawling around, and Natalie Portman's killer jokes, there's just something here for everyone.

Questions? Feel free to email ick1019@gmail.com!

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Improv Incubator

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:30pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

 

An improv "get-together" for any and all improvisers of all different experience levels in order to keep their skills sharp. Have you never performed improv? Do you not even know what improv is? Have no fear! We are friendly and experienced, and we will happily put you through the ringer... uh... show you the ropes! This Improv Meetup is held once a month, on the second Tuesday of the month, at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library, Blue Bell Branch at 650 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm! Come join in on the fun, meet some great people, and have a good laugh while you're at it... you may not want to leave once you're there! Wear comfortable clothes you can move around in, in case you have to Liza Minnelli. ...between the bearded ladies, dog-women crawling around, and Natalie Portman's killer jokes, there's just something here for everyone.

Questions? Feel free to email ick1019@gmail.com!

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Borrowing eBooks and More @ Ambler

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

ebooksLearn how to borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more through Wissahickon Valley Public Library's Overdrive and Hoopla digital borrowing services. We will review the basics for both platforms then offer individual help to patrons who wish to try these services.

This class is free, but Registration is Required. Please call the library to register at 215-646-1072 or register online through Eventbrite at https://library-ebooks.eventbrite.com

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