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Events for Thursday May 16, 2019


Lucini Italian Foods: Explore the Flavor

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Thursday May 16, 2019
10:00 AM

Join McCaffrey’s Registered Dietitian Jill Kwasny as she welcomes Edward Zulin from California Olive Ranch on Thursday, May 16 as he presents “Lucini Italian Foods: Explore the Flavor.” During this program, Ed will share his expertise about Lucini’s gourmet Italian staples that are available at McCaffrey’s Markets. From award-winning extra virgin olive oils and handcrafted aged vinegars to gourmet organic tomato sauces and artisan vinaigrettes, these products will inspire you to create feasts in your own kitchen. Learn how Lucini vinegars are produced and experience the taste and aroma of a variety of fruit infused balsamic vinegars. Enjoy the delicious vinaigrettes bursting in flavor that can be savored as a dressing or used as a marinade. Celebrate the simple organic ingredients and herbs in Lucini’s fresh tomato sauces that are great to prepare a quick dinner or used for a scrumptious base for an Italian feast. 
This program will be held on Thursday, May 16th at the McCaffrey’s Market in Yardley located at the Edgewood Village Shopping Center at 635 Heacock Road in the upstairs bistro from 10:00 – 11:00 am. lease RSVP to nutritionist@mccaffreys.com or call 215 750-7713 to reserve your seat. 


Canal Life by Candlelight

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Thursday May 16, 2019
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This year on May 16th, we are hosting a progressive, interactive dinner, Canal Life by Candlelight, which showcases how we teach schoolchildren about STEM principles using canal life and industrial history. There will be interactive exhibits throughout the National Canal Museum grounds, food and beverage stations, a tented dinner, and a silent action.

This annual eventvin Easton PA is one of our largest fundraisers and directly supports the mission of the D&L. 

Proceeds from this event help us connect and interpret the D&L Trail, fund educational programs that teach our children appreciation for our regional heritage, and sustain the National Canal Museum and the Josiah White II, one of the last mule-drawn canal boat rides in America.


An Evening with Kristin Smedley

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Thursday May 16, 2019
6:30 PM

Please join the Newtown Bookshop as we welcome Newtown/Richboro author, Kristin Smedley, "Thriving Blind : Stories of Real People Succeeding Without Sight" on May 16th at 6:30pm. Kristin will be speaking about her recent book and signing copies. All proceeds from her book this evening will go to the Curing Retinal Blindness Foundation.  

Talking points about the author and her sons:

The author’s oldest blind son was only expected to achieve 70% of the sighted children’s goals in Kindergarten in his public school.  He went on to be in the top 10% of his high school class and was the graduation speaker.  He is in college in Nashville and made the Dean’s List.
The author’s younger blind son has qualified for the International Braille competition finals three times – competition is in Los Angeles.  It’s as competitive as the National Spelling Bee.
The author also has a sighted daughter
The author did a TEDx talk in New York City about changing perceptions of blindness
The author spoke at the FDA to help get the first ever gene therapy to reverse vision loss approved (2017)

All are Invited! 

2835 S. Eagle Rd, Newtown PA 

https://www.newtownbookshop.com/event/evening-kristin-smedley

 


"Treasures Underfoot at the Old Library", Yardley

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Thursday May 16, 2019
7:30 PM

Program:

"Treasures Underfoot at the Old Library"

The story of the renowned Langhorne Carpet Company

Thursday, May 16

7:30 p.m.

at the Old Library by Lake Afton in Yardley.

http://www.yardleyhistory.org/calendarofevents.htm

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