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NarbNet: Friday, July 25, 2014 Edition

Mayor Tom Grady

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Welcome to the Friday, July 25, 2014 Edition of NarbNet!

Are you a traveling Narb?
A staycation Narb?
Whether you're here or over there, please remember you have a great big little town (hey, what a great title for a
song) to support!
Our merchants and restaurants are here and will wait for your return (just like the dog), but don't forget them!
Before you head out (or in) do a little shopping, pick up a bite to eat and drop a little coin in the downtown.
Buying local keeps your money local and helps our great little big town economy.
Thanks and have a wonderful time wherever you go (or not go)!

Do you Facebook? Check out the Narberth Historical Society!

Make sure you check out too! Thanks Avi!

Run + Beer = Fun!
Join the Narberth Beer Runners. See:

From David Broida:
St. Christopher's Day School……...Pre-schoolers in your house?
Check this out…………

Camp Director: Former MBL player Pete Filson - email:
Skill Training: Individual, Small Group Game Situations: Cut offs relays, Base running Game Simulated
JULY 29th - 31st, AUG. 4th-7th, AUG. 11th - 14th
AGES: 6 to 12 yrs. old
TIME: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
LOCATION: Narberth baseball field
Price: $175 per week
2nd sibling price $150, 3rd sibling $125
Discount price for multiple weeks
Two weeks - $325, Three weeks - $450, Four weeks - $500
To receive multiple week discounted price email to register.

From Avi!
Summer family photo shoots are in full swing! View the latest laughter and love here:
Sign up for a Narberth Family Photo Adventure and join in on the fun! Product: 100
individually finished, high resolution photographs delivered in a private online gallery suite | Locations:
Anywhere in Narberth, or at Shortridge Park | Time: 1 hour | Investment: $250 | I
love to create local photo adventures that enable families to relax and have fun while I capture your magic in
beautiful natural light. You can view my online gallery for some examples. Much gratitude and best summer
wishes! :-) - Avi Loren Fox ( / 610 639 7480 /

Yoga, Yoga and more Yoga…

Restorative Yoga with Sarah Rogers
Fri Date: Aug 08, 2014 From: 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM Location: Narberth

Yoga for Energy with Mark Nelson
Sun Date: Aug 10, 2014 From: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: Narberth

YG 200 Hour Teacher Training Info. Session with Mark Nelson
Fri Date: Sep 05, 2014 From: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: Narberth


From Lower Merion School District:
Dear LMSD Families,

If you have recently moved or are planning to move within Lower Merion School District this summer, or if you
have recently updated your email, please call the Central Registration office 610-658-3996 to update your contact

It's important that you keep your contact information up to date, so that you can continue to receive critical
correspondence about your child and avoid delays in bus assignments. For more information, please visit the
registration link on the District website or call the Central Registration office at 610-658-3996.

Thanks for keeping your information up to date, and have a great summer.


Carla Bolton
LMSD Central Registration Office

Narberth Concert Series:
Every Wednesday, 7pm at the Narberth Playground!

July 30 - Matt Santry

August 6 - Strawberry Fest w/Beats Walkin'


OUR FOYER REPAIRS ARE DONE and many new books are now for sale on the foyer shelves. Please come
and look.
INDOOR YARD SALE continues with new items added every few days. Specialty books on cooking,
needlework, gardening and home décor each 25 cents.

Now here's a list of fun, entertaining and community events in and about our town (Narberth and Nearberth) for
the upcoming week (and don't forget to check for more updates):

1.) Monday, July 28, 2014 - Friday, August 1st, 2014
The Handwork Studio Summer Camp is Open! Summer Camp continues and there is plenty of space to join
them at the Narberth Studio and at Rosemont College location on Monday, July 21st. The Handwork Studio is
currently enrolling for Handwork Day Camp in Narberth and Handwork Day Camp, Fashion & Machine
Sewing at Rosemont College. Additional program and location info can be found here:
Ready to save your child's spot for camp in the coming weeks?
Register by calling Miss Alexis at 610-660- 9600 or register online here:

2.) Monday, July 28, 2014 through the rest of the week. New Horizons Center, your local community
resource for active adults 55 and older, is now located in the hub of Narberth, at Narberth Borough Hall, 100
Conway Avenue, 2nd Floor.
In July, New Horizons is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am – 2pm and serves lunch at Noon!
Since 1976, New Horizons has been providing a wide array of programs and services to appeal to the interests,
talents, and desires of local seniors, keeping them active, engaged, and independent. For information, resources
and news, visit or call to 610-664-2366 to sign up for an upcoming event!

Volunteers Needed: Become a part of an active network that supports and sustains each other. We're seeking
volunteers for various positions at New Horizons! Let us know your hobbies, skills and expertise, and we can
structure a volunteer position that suits you. We're looking for exercise, dance, history, arts, cooking instructors,
mailings, greeters, and more. Interested volunteers can inquire via email:

New Horizons is seeking Host / Hostess Volunteers!
We're looking for several vibrant, dynamic and friendly presences to act as a Host or Hostess at the Center.
Schedule can be flexible to meet your needs!

Duties Include:
*Greeting folks as they come in the door
*Showing people to their class/room
*Teaching new members how to use the sign-in computer system
*Handing out information to prospective members and volunteers
*Helping with phoning and Admin projects as needed
Does this sound like YOU? Email Judy at for more information!
a) Art Therapy-Pain Therapy through Art--Mondays in July at 11:30 AM: Segal Arts of Warminster, PA brings
this unique FREE ongoing program to New Horizons and adults 55+. Segal Arts provides board licensed
therapists who work with clientele using art to help relieve pain and discomfort. Using a variety of materials
including paint, clay, collage, and jewelry, participants develop an array of skills through creative activities that
provide physical, mental, emotional and social benefits. Advance registration is requested. Interested parties can
stop by in person to New Horizons Senior Center, 100 Conway Avenue, 2nd floor or call 610 664-2366 for
more information.
b) Full Circle - Now That I Am Retired...?--Mondays in July at 12:30 PM: "Now That I Am Retired…..?" is an
ongoing discussion and support group designed to encourage adults 55 and over to explore feelings about topics
such as productivity, daily activities during retirement, rest and relaxation, and the meaning of having a good day.
The Full Circle group is facilitated by Peter Adels, a student at the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work
and Social Research. Come early, and enjoy a catered lunch provided by Betty the Caterer for only $2 before the
group (at noon)! Stop by 100 Conway Avenue, Narberth, to sign up by or call 610 664-2366.

2.) Tuesday, July 29, 2014, Tiny Tales , Tuesdays AND Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. at the Narberth Community
Library. For ages Birth to 5. Stories, songs and a craft with Miss Janine and Miss Mayuri.

3.) Tuesday, July 29, 2014, *Narberth Community Food Bank *All are Welcome!*

Grow a Row! Please consider planting a row of veggies, or herbs to donate to NCFB. Fresh is best for
Questions? Visit

Thank you to all who volunteer, donate and support ending hunger in our community.

In order to facilitate donations to the Narberth Food Bank, the Narberth Community Library has become a Drop
Off point for donations. There is a receptacle just inside the library front door, in front of the circulation desk.
We hope this will make it easier for library patrons and other Narberth citizens to drop off much needed
donations at a time that is convenient for them. The library is open from 10:00 to 8:00 - Monday thru Thursday
and 10:00 to 5:00 - Friday and Saturday. is now publishing a self-updating notice
of items currently needed for donation to the food bank at the Narberth Family Resource Center. The needs
change regularly, and so will this list. I hope this will facilitate more efficient giving. Please remember the food
bank! Even just a few extra cans or items from
a trip makes a difference. There is significant and regular need right here in Lower Merion & Narberth. Check
out the article space in the top right hand column of under Family Resource Center of
Narberth. Thank you for your support!

4.) Wednesday, July 30, 2014 it's Narberth Concert Night in the Park! This week's performer is Matt Santry
and the show begins at 7:00 PM.

5.) Sunday, August 3, 2014, Celebration of Narberth Resident Lawren Bales' life. Lawren Bale was a long-
time Holy Trinity congregant and wonderful poet, who sadly passed from this world last July.

Lawren's devoted wife Martina invites everyone to join in a celebration of Lawren's life and poetry to be
held on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Narberth, PA. Several of
Lawren's poet friends will present selections from his work as well as poems they have written in his honor.

For more information, contact the Church Office at 610-664-5503.
Please RSVP to the church office at 610-664-5503.

6.) August 9, 2014, Narberth Night at the Phillies
Phillies vs. N.Y. Mets
Saturday, August 9, 2014
7pm, Enjoy a fun night - Join Narberth and Nearberth residents for "Narberth Night at the Phillies". Tickets are
only $20 per person. A section of the stadium will be designated and we will all sit together. A group will be
leaving from the Narberth Train Station.
Tickets are available at the Narberth Library or on-line at:

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Have a great and safe weekend!

Best regards,

Mayor Tom Grady
Borough of Narberth
Thomas F. Grady, Esquire
Thomas F. Grady, P.C.
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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