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HealthLink will hold its 3rd Annual Strikes for Smiles BOWL-A-THON Fundraiser at Thunderbird Lanes in Warminster on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 with 3 hours of bowling, dancing, DJs, and cash bar. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for children. You can register your team (up to 8 people each) at http://tinyurl.com/HLbowl15. The event will benefit the free adult dental clinic at HealthLink. For questions or to make a donation, contact Raquel at rbraemer@healthlinkmedical.org or (267) 699-0122.

Trenton Children’s Chorus Celebrates their 25th Anniversary with Two Concerts in March – Riding high from their recent trip to Washington to sing at The White House, the Chorus will perform two concerts with the Seminary Singers. Family & Community Concert-Friday, March 27 at 7pm. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 471 Parkway Ave, Trenton. Free-will offering. 25th Anniversary Concert-Saturday, March 28 at 7pm. Miller Chapel, Princeton. Advance tickets required, available online at http://www.trentonchildrenschorus.org or by calling Maureen Llort at 609-466-4882.

On February 13 and 14, 2015 at 8 p.m, ActorsNET presents a staged reading of “2”, a play by Romulus Linney. This thought-provoking drama about Nazi Hermann Goering’s Nuremburg War Crimes Trial is directed by company cofounder Joe Doyle (of Morrisville, PA) and stars Curtis Kaine (of Princeton, NJ) and Barry Abramowitz (of Lawrenceville, NJ). Both performances will be at the Heritage Center Theatre (635 North Delmorr Avenue (Route 32), Morrisville, PA). All seats are $10. Due to the graphic content, no children’s tickets will be sold. Group rates available for 10 or more. To reserve, call the nonprofit Actors’ NET at 215-295-3694 or email actorsnet@aol.com. On-line tickets can be purchased via www.brownpapertickets.com.

Join the Washington Crossing Park Association in celebration of George Washington’s birthday on Sunday, February 22 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. The program entitled “After the Crossing: New Jersey in the American Revolution” will be held at the Union Fire House in Titusville on River Road, a short distance from Washington Crossing Park. The three-part lecture series and commentary will focus on New Jersey’s role during the American Revolution beginning with Washington’s famous crossing and exploring the Battle of Monmouth and War in the Watchungs. Featured speakers include historians Larry Kidder, Tim Nist and Mark DiIonno with Dr. Richard Veit, Department Chair of History at Monmouth University serving as moderator. Also in attendance will be George Washington himself, portrayed by well-known re-enactor Sam Davis. The audience is invited to meet the speakers after the program while refreshments are served. Anyone interested in attending may pre-register by contacting Mr. Bill Marsch via email at wrmarsch@earthlink.net or by phone at 609-558-5977. Attendees may also register the day of the program. $10 donation requested; members of the W.C.P.A. are free.

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Save the Date

3/4: Meditation class at Bridge Acupuncture, 30 Garden Alley, Doylestown

3/4: Continental Comedy, Continental Tavern, Main Street, Yardley 9 PM 215-493-7652. Live comedy with national comedians every first Wednesday of the month.

3/7: Tavern Night at Half Moon Inn, 105 Court St. Newtown 7:00 pm 215-968-3914

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School Open Houses
Major Non-Profit Fundraisers

2/6: Paradise Lost and Recycled, Reception and Gallery Talk, Hicks Center Art Gallery, 275 Swamp Rd, Newtown 215-504-8531 bucks.edu/gallery 5-7 pm Environmental artist and activist Bryant Holsenbeck has been documenting our society's waste for more than a decade. Paradise Lost and Recycled features 22 bird and animal sculptures made from discarded objects setting the stage for a 20-foot "waterfall" that she will create during her residency at the gallery. Free

2/6: Preteen Night at the Y, Central Bucks Family YMCA, 2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 7-10pm 215-348-8131 www.cbfymca.org. For grades 4-6, PreTeen Night is the 1st Friday of the month. Kinect, board games and dance party. Staff take participants to pool and gym. Must be signed in and out by adult. Member $5, Potential Member $10. Registration required.

2/6: English Country Dance, American Legion Hall, 41 Linden Ave, Newtown, PA
8:00 -10:30 PM (beginner's instruction at 7:30) 215-752-9894 http://lambertvillecountrydancers.org/index.html
Enjoy an evening of social, community dancing to live music. If you can walk and know the difference between left and right, you already have much of the basic knowledge you'll need. Dances are social and friendly, the atmosphere is informal, and partners are not necessary. No special clothing is needed.. $10 adults/ $5 students

2/6 - 2/8: Born Yesterday, The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA
Fri, Sat 8 pm; Sun 2 pm 215-295-3694 actorsnetbucks.org
A rich but thuggish junk dealer dabbling in Washington politics hires a writer to educate his girlfriend, and the results are not exactly what he hoped for, in this classic American comedy from the 1940s.

2/7 - 2/9: Photo drop-off for Annual Photo Contest, Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road, Bristol www.silverlakenaturecenter.org 215-785-1177
Stop in between noon and 4 pm Saturday; noon to 2 pm on Sunday; or 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday night. E-mail Heather at hebaker1@gmail.com for more details.

2/7: Satellite Hearts, Triumph Brewing Company, 400 Union Square, New Hope, PA 10pm 215-862-8300 http://www.triumphbrewing.com/
Satellite Hearts is the distinctive sound of Justin Pellecchia (guitar, vocals, and harmonica), Lucas Rinz (bass, vocals) and Keaton Thandi (drums, percussion, and vocals) who combine an eclectic amount of influences with unwavering honesty. https://www.facebook.com/satellitehearts
$5 cover at the door.

2/7: First Saturday Chess, Doylestown Historical Society Barn Meeting Room (located in the back of the park), 56 South Main St., Doylestown, PA 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 215-345-4140 http://doylestownborough.net/
First Saturday Chess is open to players of all ages and abilities. Director John Connelly will coach novice players. Chess sets are available on site. Enjoy a great game in a relaxed atmosphere! No Charge

2/7: Saturday Morning Bird Walk, Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 Chapman Road, Doylestown, PA 8:00am 215-345-7860 http://peacevalleynaturecenter.org/
Led by Kevin Hakun. Walk the trails of Peace Valley Nature Center searching for birds. Bring your binoculars and meet some like-minded folks who enjoy birding, or come to learn a new activity. Suitable for adults and children over 12 who are accompanied by an adult. $2 donation suggested.

2/7: Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln and the Lincoln Heritage, Yardley-Makefield Library, 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA 2pm-3pm http://www.ymfriends.org/
Professor Herb Kaufman and his wife examine the life and relationship of our 16th president and his first lady, dispelling the myths and exploring the events that shaped their lives. The program examines their early lives, marriage, children, medical conditions, the assassination and their direct descendants. FREE

2/7: Owl Prowl, Honey Hollow Environmental Center, 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope, 7pm 215-297-5880 www.bcas.org
Explore the roosting areas of the owls with us at Honey Hollow on Saturday, February 7! A walk out on the preserve will follow an introduction about the species of owls that are found in the region. Dress for being outdoors. Hot chocolate will be served after the walk. A $5 suggested donation helps environmental education programs at Honey Hollow. In case of severe weather, please check the website (www.BCAS.org) to see any changes to the event.

2/7: Presentation and Signing with Dr. Steven Barrer, Doylestown Bookshop, 16 South Main Street, Doylestown 2:00pm 215-230-7610 click for more info
Join us on Saturday, February 7th at 2pm for a presentation and book signing with Dr. Steven Barrer, M.D., author of Exercise Will Hurt You. Leading neurosurgeon Dr. Steve Barrer argues--based on his extensive career treating exercise-related injuries, a cornucopia of his own personal injuries from exercise over the years, and ample scientific data--that we ought to change the way we think about exercise.

2/10: Council Rock North Vendor Blender Fundraiser, Council Rock North, 62 Swamp Rd, Newtown 7PM to 9PM http://www.crnorthchoirs.org/
A night of shopping with all your favorite vendors. This fundraiser benefits the Council Rock South Choir trip to Scotland/England in 2016. Free

2/11: Junior Indoor Tennis Open House, Northampton Twp. Recreation Center, 345 Newtown Richboro Road, Richboro 5:30 - 6:30 pm 215-357-6800 ext. 256 http://northamptonrec.com/
Try a tennis class for free! Receive 10% off when you register for a class at the Open House. Ages 4 thru teens. Adults are welcome too! Find out more about the exciting Spring outdoor tennis lessons and programs that are being offered by instructors from the Susan Bowman Tennis School staff. Spring outdoor sessions begin in mid April. Free

2/13-16: The Great Backyard Bird Count, Newtown Township Administration Building
(215) 968-2800 ext. 239 www.newtownfun.com
The Great Back Yard Bird Count is an annual 4-day event that engages birdwatchers of all ages and experience. $6, $5 resident discount.

2/14: Space Jam, County Theater, 20 E. State St., Doylestown 10:30am 215-345-6789 http://www.countytheater.org/films/space-jam
Join us for a showing of the film Space Jam starring Michael Jordan and the Looney Toons. Free for members & family. $4 for general admission movietickets.com

2/12 - 2/15: Valentine Events for Lovers at Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Newtown 7:00 p.m. 215-493-6500, ext. 18 http://www.crossingvineyards.com/
Wine pairings. Decadent chocolate. Champagne tastings. There's truly a taste for every couple this February at Crossing Vineyards and Winery. The winery is hosting its Champagne for Lovers session on Feb. 12; a Romantic Candlelit Valentine's Dinner on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14; and a Wine and Chocolate for Lovers tasting on Feb. 15. Reservations are required as space is limited. For more information, or to reserve your spot, visit http://www.crossingvineyards.com/events/.

2/21: Camp NAC Open House, Newtown Athletic Club Brown Gym, 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown 11:30am-1:00pm (215) 968-0600 ext 155 http://www.campnac.com/
Camp NAC prides itself on making your child's summer camp experience as wonderful as possible. Our Open House is designed to provide answers to any questions you may have about our summer camp program. Online registration will be available. Our Open House is also your last chance to receive our "Early Bird Discount" of 10% off your camp costs along with no registration fee.

2/21: Maple Sugaring Program, Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road, Bristol www.silverlakenaturecenter.org 215-785-1177 3-4:30pm
Come out and learn how to make natural maple syrup. Learn the history, the processing steps, and taste the real thing. A local farm will have maple syrup products for sale. Must pre-register in order to participate. $6 per person

2/21: 41st Annual Photo Contest Awards, Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road, Bristol www.silverlakenaturecenter.org 215-785-1177 11am
Come and see the winners receive their awards! Enjoy all the photos and chat with the photographers.

2/21: Birding the North Shore of New Jersey, Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road, Bristol www.silverlakenaturecenter.org 215-785-1177 8 am - 5 pm
It is cold, but this trip provides a wonderful chance to see a number of waterfowl up close. We will carpool from the Nature Center and bird all day. For lunch, we will warm our toes and fingers in a local restaurant. $15 member; $19 non-member. Please register by February 20th.

2/21: Native American Teachings at Thorpe First Nation Farm, Thorpe Market & Farm, 371 Stoneybrook Road, Newtown Noon to 4 pm 215.872.8042 facebook link
Thorpe Farm invites the public to join them for teachings of Native American culture. The events will be held the last two Saturdays in February. Honey Shashaah, whose Great Grandmother was of the Lenape Nation, will instruct visitors how to make Prayer Bundles and their significance in Native American culture. Programs for children will be facilitated by Lenape Native Bluejay Michalski, a member of the Native American Alliance of Bucks County. In addition to Lenape Life Ways lectures, Bluejay Michalski will offer storytelling, face painting and children's crafts. A fire pit will be set up for visitors to gather around and toss their prayer bundles. Weather permitting hayrides around the Farm will be available throughout the day. No charge.

2/22: Rapunzel's Best Day Ever (ages 3-6), Newtown Township Administration Building, (215) 968-2800 ext. 239 11:00 am - 12:00 pm www.newtownfun.com
Join Rapunzel for a morning of stories, singing, dancing, non-competitive games, and a themed craft project. Snack and light refreshments will provide attendees with a chance to make new friends and enjoy light conversation with the princess. $18, resident discount $15

2/22: AARK Enchanted Evening with Wildlife, Rose Bank Winery, 258 Durham Rd. (Rt. 413), Newtown 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM http://www.aark.org/
Come see native wildlife, browse and purchase artwork from local artists, bid on some of our lovely items, meet the staff and mingle with other animal lovers while enjoying Rose Bank wine and hors d'oeuvres from Dish Catering. $75 per person $140 per couple

2/24: Canasta, Newtown Twp. Administration Bldg., (215) 968-2800 ext. 239 or visit www.newtownfun.com 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Socialize and have fun while you play this easy to learn card game. Enrollment is limited to ensure a successful learning experience. *A $3 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. $42, Resident Discount $35

2/24: Healthy Cooking: Cooking with Whole Foods, Annie B’s Kitchen 599 Washington Crossing Road, 2nd Floor (above the Village Market), (215) 968-2800 ext. 239 6:00 - 9:00 pm www.newtownfun.com
Learn to cook familiar foods that are delicious and good for you with fresh, natural, and low fat options for great meals: Kale Carrot and Avocado Salad, White Bean Casserole, Fettuccini with peas, asparagus and pancetta, fresh fish in parchment with fresh salsa, and strawberry buttermilk sherbert. *A $20 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. A Full meal is served with this class! $34, resident discount $28

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