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Saturday, October 20
The Mennonite Heritage Center announces a Paper Cutting Workshop scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Popular paper cutting artist Pam Hults will teach the workshop. Participants can choose from several patterns that include both seasonal and traditional paper cutting designs.
Students will take home a finished piece along with a finished grain painted frame provided by the instructor. Workshop fee is $90 that includes the designs and frame. Participants should bring along a cutting surface, exacto knife or small scissors and small paint brushes. All other materials for the workshop will be supplied.
Preregistration is required as the class size is limited. No refunds are given unless a workshop is canceled for insufficient enrollment.

Saturday, October 20
Central Schwenkfelder Church will be holding our first Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 20th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Trunk or Treat is a way for us to offer our church families and the community a safe place for their children to trick or treat. So please join us for some Halloween fun!
We are located at 2111 S. Valley Forge Rd. Lansdale, PA 19446 (Rt. 363 North of Skippack Pike, Rt. 73) 610-584-4480 for any questions.

Sunday, October 21
5K Dash against Domestic Violence at the Upper Gwynedd Twp Building, 1 Parkside Place in North Wales. 8am. Registration begins at 7:30am. Cost is $30 before October 18, 2018 – or- $35 day of the event. To be guaranteed an event t-shirt in your size you must register by 9/14/18
Event Schedule:
7:30am Registration Opens
8:30am 5K Run/Walk
9:30am Awards

Sunday, October, 21
Zion Mennonite Church presents Gordon Turk, Concert Organist. “Fisk Organ Fiftieth” 4pm. No tickets required. Front Street and Cherry Lane in Souderton. Call for info at 215-723-3592 or visit zionmennonite.org. There will be a free will offering.

Saturday, October 27
Make and enjoy tasting delicious eighteenth century chocolate treats at the Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville on Saturday, October 27,2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Led by food historian Deborah Peterson, participants will learn eighteenth century techniques for processing cacao beans. Raw cacao beans have been imported into colonial Philadelphia since the early-eighteenth century and Philadelphia is still the largest cacao importer in the continental United States. In this workshop participants will process the raw beans using colonial reproduction tools to roast, peel, and powder them. Once this process is done, we will move on and make delicious chocolate dishes using period receipts (recipes). On the menu is a popular 1750 French receipt, Biscuits de chocolat, a hot beverage called Chocolate Cream, and a Chocolate Tart. All are delicious and recipes will be shared.
Participants should bring lunch and beverage (no need for dessert!), a large bowl, a cup for the chocolate cream, mixing spoons, dish towels, a pie plate and apron. All else is provided.
Preregistration is required as participation is limited. A workshop fee of $70 (includes materials). Children over the age of 12 may register for the workshop if a parent attends with them. To register, go to www.mhep.org or call 215-256-3020.

Saturday, October 27
Home At Last Dog Rescue will be holding its 4th annual 5K Howloween Run/Dog Walk on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Parkside Place Park, North Wales, PA. Home At Last is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that leverages a network of foster homes to save and place dogs from high kill shelters. The 5K kicks off at 9 a.m. with race awards following at 10:15 a.m. and a one-mile walk beginning at 11 a.m. Runners and walkers with jogging strollers and canine participants are also invited to join in the fun. This event is open to the public even if you are not running or walking.
Pre-registration is open until October 26th at 11:59pm and opens on race day beginning at 7:30am for runners and 10:00am for walkers.
For more information, please visit the event website at www.howloween5k.com.

Sunday, October 28
Sienna Strings Quartet: Enjoy a free concert of classical and lighter music by the Siena Strings, a String Quartet, at Zwingli UCC, 350 Wile Avenue, Souderton on Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm. This local group provides a sophisticated elegance to any special occasion.

Sunday, October 28
Zwingli UCC, 350 Wile Avenue, Souderton will host a Jazz Vespers Sunday, October 28 at 6 pm. Pastor Butch Kuykendall will offer spiritual and poetic readings. Interspersed with the readings will be traditional jazz by The Barbone Street Jazz Band. The band is active in the Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks County areas. A short concert will follow the Vespers. For more information, call 215-723-1186 or 215-723-3909.

Sunday, November 04
EAGLES FANS!   COME TO LANSDALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, FOR A VIDEO STREAMING EVENT FEATURING EAGLES QUARTERBACKS CARSON WENTZ AND NICK FOLES.  “THE FAITH PLAYBOOK”, HOSTED BY DOCTOR PAUL TRIPP, WILL FEATURE SEVEN PRO FOOTBALL PLAYERS AS THEY DISCUSS LIFE AND FAITH OFF THE FIELD.  TICKETS ARE JUST TWO-DOLLARS EACH.  FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED WITH TAILGATING BEGINNING AT FOUR P-M FOLLOWED BY THE PROGRAM AT 5:15. THAT’S SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, AT LANSDALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 450 OAK PARK ROAD, HATFIELD.  FOR MORE INFO, CALL 2-1-5, 3-6-8, 11-19.  THAT’S 2-1-5, 3-6-8, 11-19.

Friday, November 30
Women’s Christian Fellowship of Central Schwenkfelder Church is sponsoring “Holiday Shopping for a Cause” to benefit Women At Risk, International. This organization rescues women and children from human traffickers in the U.S. and around the world, providing them with safe shelter. They are presented with the hope of Christ and retrained to work with dignity. All the items at the fundraiser are made by these women. Items in the sale include blown glass ornaments, jewelry, cards, scarves, purses, toys, and clothing, in all price ranges. Purchases can be taken home that day. $300 in sales supports a woman in a safe house for one month. Women At Risk, International, applies 80-90% of profits to help rescued or at-risk women. Mark your calendar to join us on Friday, November 30th, from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. or Saturday, December 1st, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in the Central Schwenkfelder Community Center, 2067 Steelman Road, Lansdale, PA 19446. Do your Christmas Shopping with us! Together we can make a difference!