Special types of book called “decodable texts” are designed to help young readers quickly and effortlessly recognize words. They’ll be available in Royersford, Phoenixville, and Birdsboro libraries.
A new Hospitality Institute being opened on the Blue Bell campus of Montgomery County Community College will launch new hospitality and restaurant course paths. It also will relocate existing programs from Lansdale.
Award-winning photographer Mia Curran relies primarily on a cell phone, probably like the one now in your pocket, to take prize-worthy images. She’ll offer tips in a Nov. 15 meeting of the Pottstown Area Artists Guild.
A clothing and household goods drive planned for November has been re-scheduled to Dec. 3 at Althouse Arboretum. It’ll be a great opportunity to do some housecleaning before the holidays, while helping others too.
Those responsible for food safety in commercial kitchens are being offered a manager’s course on the topic, which can lead to certification, during December at Penn State Extension in Collegeville.
Nursery school and day care classes at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Schwenksville, and their families, observed Halloween night in style. They partied with pizza, then marched in the parade.
Participating in the “Bluebird Holiday Workshop” scheduled for Dec. 3 in Collegeville by Penn State Extension can result in both a craft project and valuable information about the birds.
The non-profit Community Music School in Trappe features a free lunchtime mini-concert monthly through May. Performing baroque and renaissance music during its Nov. 17 event will be The Gloria Consort.