The Haverford Township Free Library
will host a Brown Bag Book Shareon Thursday,
at 12:30. Al-
ways a popular event, the book share
allows library guests to hear aboutsome of the staff’s favorite recentreads and to share one of your own
if you like. The library asks that atten-
dees bring a lunch and enjoy com-plimentary dessert and beverage while listening to reviews of some
great reading material. Call 610-446
-3082 ext. 201 for information.
Volunteer Open Houseat Heinz Refuge
Ready to volunteer at your nation-
al wildlife refuge? Interested in work
-ing with the public, meeting and
working with other great volunteersand staff? Love the outdoors? Then
exciting volunteer opportunities waiting for you at the John Heinz
National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum!
You can work as a visitor recep-tionist, roving naturalist, gift shopclerk, trail tamer, and more! Tofind out about volunteering at therefuge, attend a Volunteer OpenHouse on Saturday,
July 17, 2010
from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy light re-freshments and an entertainingprogram. Meet current volunteersand talk to them about what they
do at the refuge. Call 215-365-3118
to reserve your space.
Once again the bagpipers and bal-
ladeers, Celtic rock bands and croon
-ers will be descending on Graeme
Park for the 14th annual Celtic Heri-
tage Festival, which will be held onSaturday,
from 10:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m. The event celebratesthe Scottish Heritage of the Keith,Graeme, and Fergusson families who lived at Graeme Park in the18th century and is the Friends of Graeme Park’s largest fundraisingevent to support educational andcommunity programs, operations,and historic preservation of theNational Historic Landmark KeithHouse at Graeme Park. Admissionis $12 for adults (18-64), $10 for seniors (65+), and $6 for youth (6-17). A household rate of $30 isavailable for two adults and their accompanying children or grand-children. Call 215-343-0965 for details. Directions are available at www.ushistory.org/graeme.
5K & 10K Mud Run
Join for the Merrell Down & Dirty Philadelphia Mud Run! This exhil-arating race features 5K and 10K
off-road courses filled with military-
style obstacles, commanding cargoclimbs, wild water crossings, andtons of mud! But don’t worry, it’sall in good clean fun to support a
worthy cause – Operation Gratitude.
Register for the 5K - $45 or the10K - $60 and a portion of your fee will go to the charity organization.
The run will take place Sunday,
at 8:00 a.m. in Fairmount
Park, Philadelphia, PA. Visit www.downanddirtymudrun.com toregister or call 818-707-8866 for information.
“Christmas in July”Run & Walk
A “Christmas in July” 5K Run andOne Mile Walk will take place at
Atlantic City’s Kennedy Plaza (Board-
walk and Mississippi Ave.) on Sun-day,
at 8 a.m. to benefit
the Salvation Army’s Youth Summer
Camp programs. Be a Santa to alocal child this summer by becom-ing a sponsor or a participant. For information email rosaliavalenti@
aol.com or call Major Kathleen Calvao
at 609-344-0660 ext. 103. Register online at active.com.
Bridal Show & Expo
Plymouth Meeting Mall and Elegant
Bridal Productions bring local en-
gaged couples, leading wedding pro
-fessionals and virtually every other aspect of wedding planning under one roof on Tuesday,
from6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The eveningbegins with a live band and DJ and
a Broadway style fashion show show-
casing the latest in designer gowns
and tuxedos. Participants will have
access to wedding experts and ven-dorsincluding photographers, video-graphers,
limousines, florists, invi-
tations and favors, travel, china and
cookware, bridal registries and more.
Registered guests will receive bridal
bags filled with popular magazinesand gifts. During the show all reg-istered guests will be entered to
win great prizes from honeymoons,
bachelorette parties to MarthaStewart VIP tickets and many moregiveaways. For info or to register visit www.elegantbridal.com.
Now That’s Art
The monthly program series Now That’s Art is scheduled for Friday,
at 2 p.m. at the HaverfordTownship Free Library. This pro-gram meets on the fourth Friday of each month. A short visual presen-tation is shown followed by a con- versation about the featured artistor medium. If you ever wanted toknow more about art or just like tolook, then come to this program.This month a survey of crafts of the German settlers in Pennsyl- vania will be featured, with partic-ular attention given to decorationand design motifs. The library islocated at 1601 Darby Road. For information, contact SamanthaShepherdat 610-446-3082, or visit www.haverfordlibrary.org.
House will hold Colonial Bookbind-
ing 101 Workshop starting at 10 a.m.
Ever wish to make your own per-sonal book for keeping photos or memories in? During this work-shop you will be introduced to thebasic techniques of bookbinding.Each registrant will make a 5.5 by 8.5 inch Journal with decorativepaper cover and a Quarter-clothnotebook measuring 4 by 5.5 inch-es. Registration required. Space is
limited. Registration for Non-Mem
-bers is $25 and for Members it is$12.50. Contact Sarah at 215-368-2480 to register or for information.Located at 850 Weikel Road, Lans-dale, the Morgan Log House datesto the 18th Century and is listed onthe National Register of Historic
Places. Online visit www.morgan
OC’s Night In Venice
Registrations are now being takenfor the boat, home and condo com-petition of Night In Venice, Sat.,
The colorful boat and bay front celebration will start 7:30
p.m. by the Longport Bridge. $1,000
cash prizes will be awarded to thebest-decorated home and boat an$500 cash prizes to the three run-ners-up in both categories. There will be non-cash prizes in boat cat-egories under and over 24 ft. annon-cash prizes for homes. Boaparade participants will be given$50 cash cards to enhance theidecorations. They will also receivephotos of their boats sailing in theParade. Entry forms are available
at City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Ave.,
Ocean City, NJ, 609-525-9300 o
can be downloaded at www.ocnj.us/niv.
They can be requested by emaifrom firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax 609-399-0374. After hours cal609-364-4010.
Pro Wrestling Meetand Greet Convention
RK Sports Promotions presents the
Pro Wrestling Meet and Greet Con- vention at the Wildwoods Conven-
tion Center on Saturday,
July 24 and
This two-day even will have over 100 tables of wrest
ling collectibles, along with many
pro wrestling autograph guests. Admission into the convention is free.
Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
and Sunday’s hours are 10 a.m. - 5p.m. For info, call 732-422-9365 o
Kids ages five to seven will enjoy storytelling and art at Woodmere Art Museum on Sunday,
1:30 p.m. A museum educator wil
read “Pezzattino” by Leo Lionni an
look at Hiro Sakaguchi and hispainting, “Great Wall.” This family program will also teach a hands-onactivity. $2 materials fee. For info,
call the Education Department at 215-
247-0948. Woodmere Art Museuis located at 9201 Germantown Avenue, Phila., PA 19118. Museuand Store hours are Tuesday
through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 215-247-0476 or visit www.woodmere-artmuseum.org for information.
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