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Newtown Yardley, PA Events

Events for Thursday April 11, 2024

Cultural Streaming Series - Tribute to Roy Ayers


Thursday April 11, 2024
12:15 PM

Take in recorded performances of leading classical and Jazz artists, ensembles, and orchestras from around the world in the comfort of the Zlock Performing Arts Center.

Stefon Harris, Pete Rock, and Robert Glasper’s Experiment pay tribute to vibraphonist, singer, and composer Roy Ayers, a master of groove in the 70s. An exceptional evening blending jazz, soul, and hip-hop, led by the virtuoso musicians of Robert Glasper’s band, and notably the extraordinary drummer Chris Dave. Legendary American rapper and DJ Pete Rock and great jazz vibraphonist Stefon Harris join forces in this vibrant and joyful musical celebration.

60 Min. Streaming previously recorded concert. Free and Open to Public

Zlock Performing Arts Center at BCCC, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940

Monthly Poetry Group, Newtown Bookshop


Thursday April 11, 2024
6:00 PM

Join us for an evening of poetry and discussion on Thursday evening at 6:00pm (lasts to 7:00pm).  Questions and discussion are always welcome and encouraged. Please bring a mask.) About the Poetry Group: We are an intimate, informal group that enjoys sharing poetry with others in our surrounding communities. Feel free to invite friends to join us.

Newtown Bookshop, 2120 South Eagle Road, Newtown, PA


Crossings Trivia Night


Thursday April 11, 2024
7:00 PM

It’s time to sweat the small stuff! Come to Crossing Vineyards and relax with a glass of wine while showing off your mastery of minutia.

No rocket science or brain surgery allowed. And no cover charge. The top scoring team wins a prize; so, bring your friends. 7pm. Wine and light bites available for purchase.

?Crossing Vineyards & Winery, Newtown PA


Yardley's Cold Spring Bleachery


Thursday April 11, 2024
7:30 PM

Washing and Dyeing and Stretching - Oh My!

Yardley’s largest industry once stood on the site of what are now the residences at Yardley Walk off North Main Street.

The Cold Spring Bleachery, built in 1902, received huge bolts of “gray” cloth, cleaned and finished the material, then shipped it to manufacturers to be made into consumer goods, such as men’s shirts.

In its 1950-60s heyday, the Bleachery employed 150 people; and its buildings, tanks, and reservoirs spread over its 28-acre property. The operation was part of the rhythm of Yardley with its daily opening and closing whistle serving as the town clock.

The Yardley Historical Association is privileged to have a wealth of photographs of the Cold Spring Bleachery – the buildings, its operations, its executives and employees, as well as its demolition. These photos and the Bleachery stories will be shared during a PowerPoint presentation.

Come see Yardley’s industrial past! 

Thursday, April 11 • 7:30 p.m.
Old Library by Lake Afton
46 West Afton Avenue, Yardley PA

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