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Endurance Sports

Endurance Sports

Endurance Sports celebrates 15 years of fun on the slopes and on the trails!This small family run ski & bike shop celebrates its 15th anniversary this November. The kick off to the 15 year anniversary celebration for Endurance Sports will be their Used Ski & Snowboard Equipment Sale, October 15th-18th. Customers will have an opportunity to buy or sell used skis, snowboards, boots, or poles. All the equipment brought in for sale will be inspected and must meet current standards for safety. As always the staff at Endurance will be there to help guide you with any equipment questions. You can call 215-369-0225 for additional information. Enter our drawing for great prizes and help yourself to some free refreshments. Look for specials now through December on facebook or at our website www.endurancesportsonline.com.

Kiddie Academy of Langhorne

Kiddie Academy of Langhorne

Kiddie Academy of Langhorne is hosting its first annual Vendor night October 23rd from 6:30pm – 9:00pm. Vendors will include LuLaRoe, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Stella & Dot, Thirty One and many more. Please join us for a fun night and some early Holiday Shopping.

Kiddie Academy of Langhorne
670 Woodbourne Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

For more information call 215-750-5512

Newtown Yardley's Home Improvement Guide

Newtown Yardley's
Home Improvement Guide

This feature is just what your home needs - helpful articles, links, and a complete list of local businesses to assist you with your projects! Newtown Yardley area contractors, painters, appliance stores, roofers, architects, builders, plumbers, and more. Remember, the home is where the heart is!

Newtown Yardley's Back to School Guide

Newtown Yardley's
Back to School Guide

An updated and complete listing of Newtown and Yardley public schools, private schools, pre-schools,educational programs and services, SAT/ACT prep, recreational activities, after-school activities, informative articles, business listings, open houses, kids party ideas, schools from the surrounding area, helpful links, and more!

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Yardley Farmers Market is held in Buttonwood Park in beautiful downtown Yardley Borough, Bucks County PA Saturdays from 8 AM to 12 PM from April through October 31st. Our mission is to promote sustainability by focusing on locally grown and sourced produce and artisanal foods and products.

The Friends of Washington Crossing Park invite members of the community to enter the “Capture the Park” photo contest during October. Photos may depict anything at the park-buildings, foliage, animals, people or events-but must be taken between Oct. 1 and 31, 2015. Photos should be emailed as an attachment to info@washingtoncrossingpark.org and include the photographer’s name and a brief caption. All entries must be received before Nov. 1 and only one photo is allowed per entrant. An independent panel of judges will select the top 10 photos out of all the entries. These 10 photos will be the park’s Facebook page. The photographer whose photo earns the most “likes” on Facebook will win a $50 gift certificate to the Washington Crossing Inn and be named “Best of Show.” For complete contest rules, visit washingtoncrossingpark.org/visit/photocontest

Participation and Sponsorship Opportunities for the Newtown Holiday Parade are available for a limited time! The 11th annual McCaffrey’s Food Markets Newtown Holiday Parade will take place on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 pm and is hosted by the Newtown Business Association. With an estimated 1800 participants, this parade continues to provide a magical experience for the entire community and will include the Council Rock Marching bands, Philadelphia’s Mummers Bands, horse drawn carriages, floats, antique cars, color guard, fire trucks with Santa and much, much more! The parade will begin on South State Street at the Stocking Works Building and continue north on State Street, turning left onto Washington Ave, then turning right onto Sycamore Street and coming to an end at the Durham Rd (just past the Green Parrot). Early Bird discounted registration ends October 15th, so act now! For more details and to register or be a sponsor, visit www.NewtownBA.org.

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Save the Date

11/3: Open House Newtown Friends School

11/14: Birds in Winter presentation at the Yardley-Makefield Library. For more information, visit, www.YMFriends.org

11/16: West Chester University Harp Ensemble rehearses on the 3rd Monday of each month at 6pm. FREE to come out to listen to this beautiful music! Contact: Gloria Galante at 215-342-9397 or ggharp@comcast.net.

12/6 11th Annual McCaffrey’s Food Markets Newtown Holiday Parade

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School Open Houses

10/3: Fall Fun Day at Grey Nun Academy. Our tenth annual Fall Fun Day, sponsored by the Grey Nun Academy Home and School Association, will take place on Saturday, October 3rd from 11 AM to 4 PM! This year’s event will be an exciting day filled with attractions, crafts, raffle items, food, and fun for the entire family! This is truly a “community” event, so please bring a friend or neighbor to share in the festivities. School tours will be offered throughout the event; interested guests should check in with our GNA Hospitality/Tour table upon arriving. More information.

9/26-10/31: Phillips’ Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
It features the works of artists living within a 25 mile radius of Phillips’ Mill. Art includes oils, watercolors, prints, mixed media, drawings and sculpture. Modern and abstract works hang along side representational and traditional styles. This is an excellent opportunity to view as well as purchase the works
of this areas very best artists. Daily 1-5pm. Adults $5, Seniors $4 and Students $2. For more information call 215.862.0582 or visit www.phillipsmill.org

10/3: 39th Annual Market Day sponsored by the Newtown Historic Association. Market Day is a well-attended and wonderful event featuring crafters, artisans, fine arts, entertainment and food held on the first Saturday in October. Over 70 crafters will present a wide variety of interesting crafts, and demonstrations will include: chair caning, quilting, and rug hooking. Our latest addition, a Farmer’s Market, will sell fresh-from-the-farm produce. Folk music, children's activities, games, horse-drawn hayrides and a colonial militia encampment will be held throughout the day. Featured this year is a Puppet Theater in the Boone Garden. Local restaurants are participating in our Festival of Foods and Open Hearth Cooking will also be demonstrated. Activities will be held in and around historic Court Street & Centre Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For information, call the Association at (215) 968-4004 or email newtownhistoricassnmktday@gmail.com

10/3: A Trip to Nepal:Land of Mountains, Jungles and Temples with Dr. Ranjan Mukherjee, 2pm at the Yardley-Makefield Library - free and open to the public.Take a virtual tour of Nepal and see Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan National Forest. You will feel the thrill of an elephant safari as we track the rare, one horned rhinoceros, witness the beauty of the Annapurna range at sunrise and see the temples of Kathmandu, destroyed in the recent earthquake, and so much more. Yardley-Makefield Library, 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley PA. For details visit, www.YMFriends.org

10/3: A Tribute to the Beatles
The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence, Inc. presents a Tribute to the Beatles, featuring Classical Mystery Tour. This benefit concert with the Philly Pops, blending the Beatles with a symphony orchestra, will be held at 7:30pm at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey. Tickets from $35 to $90. For tickets, call 215-893-1999 or go to http://www.ticketphiladelphia.org. Proceeds benefit the patients and residents of St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center and Morris Hall.

10/4: 2nd annual Race Against Racism Run/Walk 5K at the Garden of Reflection in Lower Makefield. This fast growing family friendly event will help raise awareness for the tolerance of all people and races as well as raise much needed funds to support the YWCA’s mission. The event begins at 9am. Registration required at http://www.ywcabucks.org. The race starts and end at the Garden of Reflection Memorial Park.

10/7: Wednesday Works! Workshops & Seminars - Social Media Options Seminar, 8-9am. Speaker: Jessica Federman, MindShuffle, LLC
Registration: sharkins@lbccc.org or fax 215-943-7404 or register online at www.lbccc.org. If making a reservation by e-mail, don't forget to submit your name and company. LBCCC Offices, 409 Hood Boulevard, Fairless Hills, PA 19030. $15 for members, $25 for non-members.

10/8: Bucks Business Connect - Inform, Network, Educate - The “So-What?” Mindset – Clients and Prospects need to know “What’s In It For Them” 8-9:15am Speaker: Georganne Ford, By George Coaching. Registration: sharkins@lbccc.org or fax 215-943-7404 or register online at www.lbccc.org If making a reservation by e-mail, don't forget to submit your name and company. Brian’s Harley-Davidson, 600 South Flowers Mill Road, Langhorne, PA 19047.Free with advance registration.

10/8: Central New Jersey & Philadelphia Elevate Networks Present: Networking Event and Discussion with Author, Laura Vanderkam. Everyone has an opinion, anecdote, or horror story about women and work. Now the acclaimed author of What the Most Successful People Do Before
Breakfast shows how real working women with families are actually making
the most of their time. Cost of attendance includes e-book, wine and appetizers. Sign up before October 1st to guarantee you receive your book in advance of the event. The Brick Inn, 1 Washington Ave. Newtown, PA. Members: $25. Non-Members: $40. Please email us at centralnj@ellevatenetwork.com to learn more.

10/10: Artisan Market in Washington Crossing Historic Park , 10-4pm
McConkey’s Market will feature more than 40 vendors selling artisan crafts, up-cycled items, handmade jewelry, original art and photography, pottery, vintage clothing, reclaimed furniture and collectibles. Admission to the market is free and it will be held rain or shine. For more information visit McConkeysMarket.com or “like” the market on Facebook at Facebook.com/mcconkeysmarket.

10/10: Recreating the Battle of Trenton in a Wargame
The Battle of Trenton will be recreated by using miniature figures, dice and “Flint & Steel” rules developed by Richard Kane who will also be managing the game. Visitors can observe and some will be able to participate as the historic military commanders by issuing orders to their military units. The Battle of Trenton will be recreated at 1 PM at the Visitor Center Museum at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville, New Jersey. The Visitor Center Museum will be open from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. For more information call 609.737.0623.

10/10-10/11: The Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center Open House 11-4pm. Live Music, Face Painting, Silent Auction, Tasty Fall Treats, Animal Encounters and more. 1531 Upper Stump Rd., Chalfont, PA 18914 , 215-249-1938. Free for members, $10/car for non-members.

10/14: Arts, Benefits, Culture
Enjoy an evening with Arts, Benefits, and Culture in Bristol, PA with the Member Benefits Committee and Member Businesses of the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce. 4:30-6:30pm Bristol Centre for the Arts, 308 Mill Street, Bristol, PA 19007. Registration: sripka@lbccc.org or fax 215-943-7404 or register online at www.lbccc.org If making a reservation by e-mail, don't forget to submit your name and company.

10/21: Business Card Exchange – A marketing visibility opportunity! 5-7pm
National Penn Bank, 94 North Flowers Mill Road, Langhorne, PA, 19047 Registration: sharkins@lbccc.org or fax 215-943-7404 or register online at www.lbccc.org. If making a reservation by e-mail, don't forget to submit your name and company. Free with advance registration.

10/23: Designer Handbag Bingo to Support the Blind and Visually Impaired
The Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is hosting our second Designer Handbag Bingo at 6:00 pm. Win authentic Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors Bags. Bucks County Technical High School located at 610 Wistar Rd. Fairless Hills PA 19030. For tickets, go to www.bucksblind.org or call 215-968-9400. All proceeds support the programs of BCABVI, a local non profit serving the vision needs of the Bucks County community.

10/26: Open Mic Blue’s Night at Fran’s Pub
Open Mic Blues Night every Monday night hosted by the infamous Jimmy Pritchard Band. Come join the fun; you can't miss it because you just never know who will show. 116 South Main Street, New Hope, PA

10/31: Mary Shelley and Frankenstein, 2pm at the Yardley-Makefield Library
Join actress, Karla Shantz as she portrays the novelist, Mary Shelley. Listen to Mary explain why she wrote Frankenstein, how the story came to her in a nightmare, and what caveats she hoped her readers would heed. Frankenstein is a book whose roots go deep into the psyche and culture of the Romantic era - but it’s as relevant today as it was when it was first published in 1818. Yardley-Makefield Library, 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley PA www.YMFriends.org for more details

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