Note: All notices for events must be emailed to vcarey@delcotimes.com by Thursday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All notices will appear online. Print is based on a space-available basis. Thank you.

Transition Town Media 9th Annual Green Sunday Holiday Craft Fair: Through December 31. We’ve gone virtual this year so you can shop at your convenience in the safety of your home. Just go to our website — tinyurl.com/GreenSunday2020 — and click on the beautiful images you’ll find there to shop directly with each artist. You can also win a raffle basket, made from sample items from some of our artistic vendors PLUS $150 in gift cards to the locally owned Media business(es) of your choice. A total value of over $250 for the cost of a few tickets. Tickets are one for $5 and five for $20 (a 20% discount). Buy your tickets at tinyurl.com/GSraffle2020. Hurry though—tickets are only on sale through Dec 19. The winner will be announced Dec 20. Raffle ticket sales close on Dec. 19 but the Green Sunday Holiday Craft Fair continues through Dec. 31st for all your holiday shopping needs. Contact info@TransitionTownMedia.org for more information.

The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce: announced the organization is hosting their second Virtual Women in Leadership webinar focusing on “Applying the Entrepreneurial Mindset” December 10 at Noon. MODERATOR: Deanna Doane, Owner of Click Canyon – Deanna Doane is the owner of Click Canyon, a digital marketing agency based in Wayne. PANEL: Rachel Whitlock, Owner of Board & Brush; Kim Wright, Owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes; Christine Wyatt, Co-Owner of Juice Pod. Registration is free for chamber members and $15.00 to non-members. Register to attend at www.DelcoChamber.org/wil2020.

Child Guidance: is a private, nonprofit organization that has been providing life-changing mental health services for children and families for over 64 years. Many families in our 24 programs, struggle to make wishes come true for their kids. Holiday Wish List gives us the means to help. Each year our therapists identify the neediest children for Holiday Wish List. This year, about 200 children have been nominated to be adopted by donors for this drive. You can help us fulfill the wish of a child or an entire family with your support. If you would like to “adopt” a family, go to bit.ly/HWL2020, and send an email to lrichmond@cgrc.org with the family being adopted. We recommend that you have a back-up family in the event your first choice is taken. Information will be sent to you with information about the next steps along with the COVID-safe drop off.

Christmas Belle Brunch: The Beauty Princess at the Igloos, December 19, Seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. This socially-distanced dining experience is perfect for kids of all ages who love Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Northern Liberties’ based A Dash of Magic Events partners with Germantown Garden Grill (1029 Germantown Ave) and Glu Hospitality after the success of the Enchanted in Northern Liberties: Snow Queen Brunch series. Each reservation will also receive a private The Beauty Princess visit per each Igloo, a souvenir, and princess themed activity sheets – and a special holiday dessert that would make even Chef Bouche hungry. Leave room for brunch and lunch, plus hot beverages for kids and adults. Food and drink is pay-as-you-go.Tickets are $15 per person for Igloo seating and $10 per person for outdoor seating without the Igloo. A portion of each ticket will go to charity, and provide a free princess appearance for children in need through the Salvation Army.

Delaware County Women Against Rape (DCWAR): offers free and confidential counseling in person and through our 24-hour hotline to victims of sexual assault. The agency provides medical, police and court accompaniment. DCWAR also facilitates support groups for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Adult Survivors of Sexual Assault, and Teen Survivors of Sexual Assault. Educational programs are available to schools, professionals and community groups. Any questions or for services please contact our 24-hour hotline at 610-566-4342.

Delaware County Women Against Rape and Crime Victim Services: offer police/court accompaniment, advocacy and free confidential counseling to victims of serious crimes including robbery, burglary, assault, arson and the surviving family members of homicide victims. Any questions or for services please contact Delaware County Women Against Rape and Crime Victim Services at 610-566-4386.

Ridley High School Class of 1980: Reunion date change: November 13, 2021 – 40th Reunion – Springfield Country Club. Send updated contact information to idleyHighSchool1980@gmail.com. Join our Facebook page RIDLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1980. Discounted hotel rooms available at Courtyard Marriott Springfield if you mention RIDLEY HS CLASS of 1980.

Girls in Science and Technology (GIST): is a fun, educational program that provides girls with hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center. It also provides them with female role models studying and working in STEM disciplines. One-hour online sessions will be held approximately every other Saturday from October 10-March 20. Time: 2-3 p.m. Topics covered: astronomy, physics of flight, energy, chemistry, mechanical engineering, coding and robotics Aimed at: grades 3-8. For more information, see the GIST webpage or contact the Museum at 610-436-9600 or info@americanhelicopter.museum.

Scholarships available: In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service. Through November 10, Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) are calling on Pennsylvania youth volunteers to apply for scholarships and national recognition through The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Pennsylvania students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2021 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteering within the past 12 months — virtually or otherwise. The application is available at http://spirit.prudential.com.

 



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