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Run for the Weavers Way Baord

Nomination forms are due Feb. 28.
There's still time to throw your hat into the ring. (You'll need a short bio and a picture, no actual hat.) We're electing four directors for three-year terms, and voting starts April 1. For more info on the nomination and election process, visit www.weaversway.coop/2014-Weavers-Way-Board-Elections. The Leadership Committee's David Woo also welcomes your questions: Email him at woo3d@earthlink.net.

Gaia Herbs Across the Way

Thursday, Feb. 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Join us at 610 Carpenter Lane for a demo celebrating Gaia Organics’ fundamental commitment to the principles of purity, integrity and potency. Gaia Herbs contain only USDA-certified organic herbs, extracted with certified organic grain alcohol, processed with certified organic methods and laboratory tested for potency — you get the picture!

CH Gluten Free Day Feb. 22

Enjoy wheat freedom! Free samples and tastings of great gluten-free products, plus advice from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, a raffle basket and recipes. Plus, the Chestnut Hill hot bar will be entirely gluten-free for the whole day!

Bee Intensive

Saturday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Awbury beekeeper Anaiis Salles of Green Sanctuary Community Apiary asks Are you ready to Become an Environmental Champion for Honey Bee Nation? This all-day course at the Francis Cope House at Awbury Arboretum covers everything a beginning beekeeper needs to know. Cost: $60. For more info and to register: awbury.org/events/beginners-beekeeping-one-day-intensive.

GJC’s Annual Women’s Clothing Giveaway

Sunday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 
Contribute as many clothes as you like, take home as many as you can use, all for a $20 donation. Clothing can be dropped off until Friday, Feb. 21. Proceeds benefit Dining for Women. For more info, email program@germantownjewishcentre.org or call 215-844-1507 Ext 19.

Local Monday

Local Monday

Monday, Feb. 24, 4-7 p.m. 
Waffatopia Waffles are made in the Belgian tradition in West Chester. Come meet Andrea at our Chestnut Hill store and try her all-natural, yeast-raised, deliciously caramelized treats. Who doesn't love waffles?

Guess What — Early Birds Get the Discount!

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Purchase discounted early-bird tickets through Monday, Feb. 24, for Mt. Airy USA's signature fund-raiser, featuring celebrity guests, great food and swinging 1920s vibe. Stand back, Gastby! Info: mtairyusa.org.


Keep Fido and Fifi Fit

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7-8:30 p.m.
Join holistic vet Natasha Kassell for an informative pet nutrition workshop to keep your best friend in tip-top shape. What she says about feeding your pet right might surprise you! Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane (adjacent to the Mt. Airy store). RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop.

Get Well with H&W!

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Join the Health & Wellness Committee and meet a diverse group of people interested in and practicing both traditional and alternative therapies. Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane (adjacent to the Mt. Airy store). RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop.

Grains of Truth

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7-9 p.m.
The workshop series is "Eating with Body in Mind." In this first session, Weavers Way member member April Pendrick will delve into the mysteries of grains, gluten and more. The other workshops are "Gut Gardening, the Root of Health" (March 13) and "Fats" (March 27). In the kitchen at Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse, 20 E. Mermaid Lane. RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop.

Meet Mondragon

Thursday, Feb. 27, 6-8 p.m.
The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance invites you to join us for a Co-op Happy Hour at Fergie's, 1214 Sansom St.  We're be hearing from PACA member Caitlin Quigley about her trip to Mondragon, the cooperative mecca in Spain. Founded in 1956, Mondragon has grown to be Spain's seventh-largest company and employs over 80,000 people.  All are welcome! More info: www.philadelphia.coop.


Friday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Put on your dancing shoes and slide over to the Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen St. Show off your moves or learn some new ones. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Casual attire, cash bar, bring your own food. Info: mtairylearningtree.org