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The Movember Foundation

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 1 p.m. - Wednesday, November 30, 12 p.m.

The Movember Foundation is the global charity raising funds and awareness for Men's health. We're fighting for all Men to live happier, healthier, longer lives. This Movember, join us to stop Men dying too young. Visit Movember.com to learn more about how you can get involved and donate to support Men's health. Movember -- changing the face of Men's health!

Location: Movember.com
Sponsored By: Movember Foundation

4th Annual Rydal Park Lively Fall Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 5, 10 a.m. - Wednesday, October 26

This year's Fall Speaker Series will include the following: *** Dan DiZio, President of Philly Pretzel Factory on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 -- at 10AM-12PM *** Tom Keels on Friday, October 7, 2016 -- at 2PM-4PM *** Allison Vulgamore, President & CEO of The Philadelphia Orchestra -- on Monday, October 17, 2016 -- at 10AM-12PM *** Ross Mitchell, Dir. of Barnes-de Mazia Educ. & Outreach Prgms at The Barnes Foundation -- on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -- at 2PM-4PM *** Andrew J. Baker, Ph.D., COO, The Phila. Zoo on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -- at 10:30AM- 2:30PM ******************************************************** Each of these events occurs only once. All talks are free and open to the public on a limited, reserved-seating basis by calling 215-376-6292.

Location: Rydal Park, 1515 The Fairway, Rydal 19046
Sponsored By: Rydal Park

Workshops, Health Screenings and Support Groups at Riddle

Monday, October 17, 12 p.m. - Sunday, December 18, 3 p.m.

Riddle Memorial Hospital offers several Workshops, Health Screenings and Support Groups -- most of which are free or covered by your insurance. Some of their Workshops include: Smoke FREE (6 sessions); Diabetes & You (daytime & evening programs); "I Can Cope" for cancer patients); and many more. For more info, visit their website or call 1.866.CALL.MLH.

Location: Riddle Hospital in Media, PA, 1068 West Baltimore Pike

2016 NACCAP Christian College Fair

Tuesday, October 18, 7 - 9 p.m.

Once again, The King’s Christian School is proud to host the NACCAP College Fair 2016 on Tuesday, Oct 18 at 7:00–9:00 p.m. in the Gymnasium, 5 Carnegie Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ. There will be well over 30 major Christian Colleges and Universities' representatives to answer questions and share information with your “future college student." Please allow your family the amazing opportunity of this personal visit with these wonderful colleges and universities - all in one location! For further information, please contact Kristen @ 856-489-6720 ext.123.

Location: 5 Carnegie Plaza, Cherry Hill
Sponsored By: The King's Christian School

Strengthening Families October 2016 Café and Events Calendar.

Wednesday, October 19, 4 p.m. - Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 9 p.m.

Each CUA has arranged activities to bring community partners and families together. Those who have not yet experienced a café need to so you can spread the word. Once you attend for yourself, you are more informed and can better influence the families you advise/counsel/ manage to get involved also. Parent Cafe and Community Engagement Events For OCTOBER 2016 NET CUA #1 10/19/16, 12noon-3:00pm, Cayuga Parent Café, Cayuga Elementary School, 4344 N. 5th St., Phila., PA 10/25/16, 6:00- 7:30pm, Community Engagement Event- Couponing 101 Workshop, NET/CUA #1, 2701 N. Broad St. (Broad & Lehigh Ave.), Phila., PA 10/28/16, 3:30-5:30pm, Community Engagement Event- Fall Fest, Fairhill Square Park, 4th & Lehigh Ave., Phila., PA APM CUA #2 10/22/16,10:00-1:00pm, Community Engagement Event , “Fitness Wellness, 8101 Bustleton Ave., Phila., PA 10/25/16, 1:00-3:00pm, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENT, “Parenting Workshop”1116 E. Luzerne St., Phila., PA 10/28/16, 4:00-6:00pm, Community Event- Halloween Spooktacular,4329 Griscom Street (Parking Lot), Phila., PA

Location: Various locations, Various
Sponsored By: DHS

MyLastDip.com - Nat'l Cancer Institute

Wednesday, October 19, 4 p.m. - Sunday, December 18, 4 p.m.

Effective treatment for smokeless tobacco addiction is available for free on the internet, thanks to a research study funded by the Nat'l Cancer Institute. MyLastDip.com has two unique programs: One specially designed for ages 14-25, and another for all other users ages 26 and older. Visit their website for more info, or email MyLastDip@ori.org.

Location: World Wide Web, MyLastDip.com

Philadelphia Senior Center: Diabetes Support Group

Thursday, October 20, 1 p.m. - Wednesday, December 14, 3 p.m.

Philadelphia Senior Center, 509 S. Broad St. in Philly, will hold a Diabetes Support Group at 1:00pm on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Join others to discuss the issues facing people with Diabetes and learn about ways to manage the illness. Free and open to the public.

Location: 509 S. Broad St., Philadelphia

Coping Kids & Teens Family Support Program (7-week series)

Thursday, October 20, 6 p.m. - Thursday, December 8, 7:30 p.m.

Thursdays, Oct. 20 – Dec. 8, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Grief is experienced by the entire family. During the series, families gather for a light supper before each group session. The peer grief support is for children or teens grieving a significant loss through death. FREE Registration is required. Call (717) 391-2412 or (800) 924-7610 by Oct. 7.

Location: The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, PA 17552
Sponsored By: Hospice and Community Care


Friday, October 21, 1 p.m. - Wednesday, December 28, 7 p.m.

Are you interested in “Touching Lives” of older adults? Touching Lives Over 55, a program of Journey's Way, currently is recruiting volunteers to facilitate peer discussion groups about health and wellness, aging issues, retirement, and life experiences. Volunteers must be at least 55 and enjoy working with people, have good listening skills, and provide their own transportation. Discussion groups meet weekly in senior community centers throughout Philadelphia. Peer Leaders learn new skills, meet new people, and enrich lives. The next volunteer training starts soon at Journey’s Way, 403 Rector Street in Roxborough. For more information about the program and training schedule, contact Jan Zacharjasz at 215-487-1750 ext. 1214 or email: jzacharjasz@intercommunityaction.org.

Location: Journey's Way, 403 Rector St
Sponsored By: Touching Lives Over 55

GRASP Support Group - Bucks County

Friday, October 21, 7 p.m. - Thursday, December 15, 9 p.m.

GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing), a support group for those who have lost a loved one to drugs or alcohol, meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Southern Bucks Recovery Community Center in the Bristol Office Center, 1286 Veterans Hwy., Unit D-6, Bristol. Call 215-428-1637 or 215-788-3738 or email graspbuckcounty@gmail.com. Please call to confirm the time of the meetings.

Location: Bristol, So. Bucks Recovery Comm. Center

Philadelphia Jugglers Club Festival - Free Lessons

Saturday, October 22, 10 a.m. - Sunday, October 23, 5 p.m.

Free juggling lessons are available all day. If you find you want to learn more or get involved in juggling, we have vendors at the festival who can offer you the right prop for your skill level. (Enter building at 16th St between Race St & Cherry St) This is a great opportunity to learn a new healthy sport/hobby/profession. It is an activity the whole family can do together or an activity an individual can enjoy by themselves. You will be juggling or watching jugglers of all skill levels who love to share what they know with others. Come on over and see what the Philadelphia Jugglers Club is tossing around.

Location: Friends Select School, 17th St & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Sponsored By: Philadelphia Jugglers Club

Support Meeting for Family Members of Incarcerated Offenders

Monday, October 24, 7 p.m. - Friday, December 16, 9 p.m.

Support meetings for the family members of incarcerated offenders are held in Northeast Philadelphia in the Catholic Social Service Bldg on Jackson Ave; in Brookhaven in the Rectory of Our Lady of Charity Parish; and in the Community Room at St Charles Borromeo Parish in Drexel Hill. Call for meeting times.

Location: Brookhaven / Drexel Hill

“Help Yourself to Health”: Free Workshops Available for Older Adults with Chronic Health Conditions

Wednesday, October 26, 12 p.m. - Friday, December 16, 1 p.m.

Are you an adult age 60 or older with an ongoing health condition? If you have conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, chronic pain or anxiety, the free “Help Yourself to Health” program can help you take charge of your life. Get support; learn how to deal with pain, fatigue and other health problems. For more information about free “Help Yourself to Health” workshops in your area, call the PCA Helpline or visit our website.

Location: Philadelphia and surrounding counties, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Youth for Understanding - Attention High School Students

Wednesday, October 26, 1 p.m. - Saturday, December 31, 1 p.m.

High School Students ... Change your life, Change your world! Study Abroad with Youth for Understanding! Travel to another country, immerse yourself in a different culture, and become fluent in another language. YFU offers summer, semester and year-long cultural exchange programs that will give you the opportunity for a Learning Adventure of a Lifetime! Call 1.800.TEENAGE or visit www.yfu-usa.org to learn more about YFU's study abroad programs and scholarship opportunities.

Location: worldwide

PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program

Wednesday, October 26, 7 p.m. - Thursday, December 15, 9 p.m.

When someone is addicted to drugs or alcohol, the disease affects the entire family. Each month PRO-ACT (Pennsylvania Recovery Organization–Achieving Community Together) hosts a free Family Addiction Education Program to help individuals and families recognize and address an addiction problem in a spouse, parent, child or other loved one. Led by trained volunteers who have been in the same situation, these information and support programs begin the first week of each month and run one evening a week for three consecutive weeks. Each session lasts two hours. Free sessions start soon at various locations in five counties: Tuesdays—From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Media and Northeast Philadelphia. Wednesdays—From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Pottstown; from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in North Philadelphia; and from 7 p.m.to 9 p.m. in West Chester. Thursdays—From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Northern Liberties; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Bristol and Colmar. Sessions are free and confidential—first names only. Pre-registration is required. Call toll free #, 9 to 5, or visit website to register ... http://www.councilsepa.org/.

Location: eight locations in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties, See Description
Sponsored By: PRO-ACT