Things To Do In and Around Town on MLK Day

Activities for seniors, kids and all in between

Source MLKDay.gov
Source MLKDay.gov

Here are things happening in and around the community today:

New Horizons Senior Center Activities

100 Conway Ave. in Narberth (Municipal Building)

Visit http://newhorizonsseniorcenter.org/ to find out more.


Schedule for Jan. 20


9:30 -12:30 Computer & Tablet Tutorials


10:30 Healthy Steps  in Motion (PEPPI)


10:30 Bridge


11:00 Music Lessons


12:45 Tai Chi




Belmont Hills Elementary Day of Service

(for Belmont Hills families and staff)


What:     Belmont Hills Elementary 5th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service


Who:      Belmont Hills Elementary students, families and staff


When:    Monday, January 20th, 2014, 9:00 AM –11:30 AM


Where:   Narberth Boro Hall: Conway & Haverford in Narberth, PA


 This is an event for Belmont Hills Elementary School families and staff.


Belmont Hills' event is part of the Greater Philadelphia’s 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. The activities, which are geared towards elementary-aged children, introduce them to the concepts of community service, volunteering, and the messages of peace and goodwill that Dr. King embodied.

 The activities include:


·      Sorting groceries and personal care items for those served by Narberth Community Food Bank


·      Collecting new school supplies to donate to a Philadelphia school in need


·      Creating Valentine’s Day cards for the local elderly served by ElderNet


·      Stuffing Red Cross fire safety bags to be distributed to local at-risk neighborhoods


·      One Warm Coat® Winter Coat Drive to benefit a local establishment


·      Sewing stuffed bears for a shelter in need, with the help of the Handworks Studio


·      Bake Sale to benefit the children of Justice Involved Women, a program that provides books and educational materials to the children of mothers on probation or parole.






The Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail (FOCHT) have 
announced the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King’s Day of Service for the Cynwyd Heritage Trail 

 Monday, January 20th. The event is scheduled for 9 AM until 12 PM. Guidance, tools, gloves and snacks will be provided.

The MLK Day of Service volunteer day is a free event open to the entire community. The purpose is to assist Lower Merion Township and the Friends in preparation for future re-establishment of native meadows and ornamental landscape horticulture installations. Leadership for the workday will be provided by the Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail. Volunteers should wear comfortable shoes, work clothes and dress in layers. Although basic tools will be provided, it is recommended that volunteers bring their own work gloves if they already own them and a re-usable water bottle to stay hydrated.

More information can be found on the Friends websitewww.cynwydtrail.org or by emailing info@cynwydtrail.org.




YMCA Open!

The Haverford Area YMCA is open. The public is invited to stop in or call (610) 649-0700 to see what activities are being offered. Visit the YMCA online at philaymca.org/branches/haverford/



Haverford Area YMCA
891 N. Eagle Road
Havertown, PA 19083



Frog Exhibit at Adventure Aquarium



Frogs—small yet mighty, masters of the art of disguise, and more vibrantly colored than a box of crayons —are hopping their way into Adventure Aquarium in Camden for a limited-time exhibit, Jan. 17 to April 27. More than 20 exotic species of frogs and amphibians will teach visitors to respect the critical role frogs play in predicting the health of our environment while offering Adventure Aquarium guests the incredible opportunity to observe and learn from these fascinating, exotic creatures—all in a fun, interactive environment.


 To learn more about "Frogs: Nature’s Messenger" or to purchase tickets online, visit Adventure Aquarium online


Adventure Aquarium

1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103



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