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Keystone State Decorative Painters: Meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month (except May and December) at Perkasie Fire Company, Fifth and Arch streets, Perkasie. Information: 215-258-2269.
āSherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregularsā: DCP Theatre will presents āSherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregularsā through March 10. Performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 1 and 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person. They are available at the door, at dcptheatre.com or by calling 215-234-0966.
West Rockhill Historical Society Program ā Before Flushing.: The West Rockhill Historical Society will present the program Before Flushing Monday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at the West Rockhill Township Building, 1028 Ridge Road, Sellersville. Speaker Lee Larason will present a humorous view of the world of early indoor plumbing.
Legislative Breakfast: The Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a legislative breakfast Friday, March 15, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Franconia Heritage Banquet & Conference Center, 508 Harleysville Pike, Telford. State Sens. Bob Mensch, R-24, and Maria Collett, D-12, and state Reps. Steven Malagari, D-53, and Marcy Toepel, R-147, will provide updates on what is happening in their committees, as well as provide information on issues of timely importance to business. Fee: $25 chamber members, $40 non-members. Registration deadline: Tuesday, March 12. Reservations may be made by emailing [email protected], calling 215-723-9472 or online indianvalleychamber.com.
Business Builder ā Networking for a Purpose: The Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Builder ā Networking for a Purpose Tuesday, March 19, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Souderton Mennonite Homes, 207 W. Summit St., Souderton. Are you just starting out in your networking career? Or maybe you have been networking for a while and just canāt seem to get any traction. Scott Little, VP commercial lending, Harleysville Bank, will discuss ways you can jump start this potentially frustrating task and turn it into the lead-producing activity. Fee: $20 per chamber member; $30 per non-member. Breakfast is included. Registration deadline: Friday, March 15. Reservations may be made by emailing [email protected] or calling 215-723-9472.
History of Blooming Glen ā Historic Farming Village: The Historical Society of Hilltown Township will present the program History of Blooming Glen ā Historic Farming Village Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the Hilltown Township Building, 13 W. Creamery Road, Silverdale. Robert Moyer, fifth-generation owner of Blooming Glen Pork, will share his experiences as a lifelong resident of Blooming Glen, growing up during the 1940s, ā50s and ā60s. Learn how Blooming Glen had a general store, butcher, schools, churches, factories and doctor,so that residents ādidnāt have to leave town.ā Historical photographs and artifacts of Blooming Glen will be used to enhance the presentation. This program is free; donations appreciated. For more information, call 267-614-9174.
Introduction to Harmonica Workshop: The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, will offer an introduction to harmonica workshop Tuesday evenings, April 2 to 23, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This four-session harmonica workshop with folk musician Sharon Hunsberger will be an informal time to learn and enjoy playing in a small group setting. No previous experience is needed. The group will go through the musical scale, learn notes and progress to playing simple tunes. The cost for the four session workshop is $55. This fee includes a basic diatonic harmonica with brass reeds. Pre-registration is required because participation is limited. For more information, visit mhep.org, email [email protected] or call 215-256-3020.
Quilt Show and Sale: Homemakerās Country Quilters will hold its quilt show and sale, Blooms of Spring, April 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the 4-H Center, 1015 Bridge Road, Collegeville. The show will feature more than 150 quilts sewn by Homemakerās Country Quilters members. The Recycle Room will sell fabric, sewing notions, books and magazines at reduced rates. Vendors also will have sewing patterns, fabric and many sewn items for sale. Cash or check only. The show will feature a display of Quilts of Honor Challenge Quilts. Members sewed these quilts to honor military, fire or police officers. In the Education Room, try your hand at hand quilting where instructions will be given around the quilt frame. Sandwiches and treats can bepurchased at the Quilterās CafĆ©. Admission price is $7 with the proceeds to support the 4-H Center. For more information, visit homemakerscountryquilters.org.
Indoor Flea Market & Craft Show: The Tylersport Fire Company Auxiliary will present an indoor flea market and craft show Saturday, April 6 , from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For vendors, the cost for an 8-foot table is $15. Check payable to Tylersport Fire Company Auxiliary can be mailed to Niki Van, 185 Ridge Road, Telford, PA 18969. For more information, call 215-257-5900 ext. 171.
West Rockhill Historical Society Program ā Out of Slavery: The West Rockhill Historical Society will present the program Out of Slavery Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the West Rockhill Township Building, 1028 Ridge Road, Sellersville. Speaker Doreen Stratton will present a review of the journey of Africans from their capture in the Motherland, slavery in America, the anti-slavery movement and fugitive slavesā flight to freedom. Highlights will include some of Underground Railroadās history in counties of Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia.
History of Sternerās Mill: The Historical Society of Hilltown Township will present the program History of Sternerās Mill Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Hilltown Township Building, 13 W. Creamery Road, Silverdale. J. Thomas Brown, who lived as a boy at Sternerās Mill, will talk about the research and history behind the writing of his historical fiction, āThe Land of Three Houses,ā set in the 1790s in the Tohickon Valley at Sternerās Mill. The mill was taken by eminent domain and demolished to create Nockamixon State Park. Th