Events

Aug
22
Tue
Cupcake Bouquet Making with Judy Detter @ Abington Community Library
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us and learn how to make your very own cupcake bouquet. Judy Detter will guide you through the step-by-step process to wow your guests and family at your next gathering. For Adults.

Aug
23
Wed
Play-K: Play & Learn @ Abington Community Library
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

“Play is a child’s work.” Interacting with playscapes with themes like Color/Light, Community, Pets, and Transportation will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten. No registration required; for ages 3-5.

Families Helping Families @ Abington Community Library
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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Families Helping Families is an organization providing support for families with a member in the early stages of recovery for drug or alcohol addiction. Co-sponsored by Clearbrook Foundation. For Grades 7 – Adult.

We offer:

Education about the key concepts of addiction and recovery;

Connections with other families and individuals who have struggled with addiction;

Guest speakers and partners including community leaders like Dr. Mike Mahon, Superintendent of Abington Schools; Dr. A. C. Patel; Lackawanna County Court Judge Michael Barrasse, and U.S. 3rd Circuit Judge Thomas Vanaskie.

A proactive and cooperative effort with community leaders to keep our families safe and healthy.

Any questions? Call Gary Davis @ 570.878.2595 Confidential.

 

Aug
24
Thu
Diabetes Prevention Program: The Wright Steps for Healthy Living @ Abington Community Library
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

You can make a change for life. This program supplements the care you receive from your primary care providers. During educational sessions, lifestyle coaches will help you create realistic plans to reduce your risks and improve your health. National Diabetes Prevention Program, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PA FORWARD: HEALTH LITERACY

Scrabble @ Abington Community Library
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Jump in any week to join this enthusiastic group of Scrabble players. Can you spell ‘enthusiastic’?

Block Party @ Abington Community Library
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Attend a Block Party and join in the free play with blocks, vehicles, animal and people. There are only 2 ground rules: No throwing blocks, and no knocking someone else’s building down! Come ready to play. For Ages 2-7. No registration required.

Aug
25
Fri
Teen Reading Lounge: 9-12th Grade @ Abington Community Library
Aug 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us for a book discussion, refreshments, and an activity! Teens: 9-12th grade

Teen Reading Lounge: 5-8th @ Abington Community Library
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for a book discussion, refreshments, and an activity! Teens: 5-8th grade

Minecraft Meet-Up @ Abington Community Library
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Love to play Minecraft? Interested in meeting with other kids who do too? Bring your devices, books, and creativity and play/discuss Minecraft with friends. Sorry, no instruction provided. For Grades K-6. Please register; registration opens one month prior to event.

Aug
26
Sat
All Crafting Day @ Abington Community Library
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Do you knit, bead, make rugs, hand stitch or do any kind of handcraft? Come to share ideas, show off your work and get another crafter’s eye and perception. Chat and meet your neighbors while you work on your craft. Bring any project you’re working on, or come just to be inspired. All levels of experience welcome.  Limit 10. For Adults.

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