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33rd Season of Live Shows at The Newtown Theater
TheNewtown Arts Company announces its 33rd season of live shows at the Newtown Theatre. Subscription sales are now underway. The line up includes “Treasure Island” in March; “Mary Poppins– The Broadway Musical” in April; “My Fair Lady” in June; “Stage Door” in August; and Agatha Christie’s ”And Then There Were None” in October.

Washington Crossing Brewfest Tickets Now on Sale
Tickets are now on sale at a special price of $40 through February 6. A limited number of Designated Driver tickets are available for $10.
The date of the 6th annual Washington Brewfest is Saturday May 7 from 12:30-4:30pm.
Ticket website: Click here

Red Rose Day at Newtown Athletic and in Princeton
Look for flower stands at these convenient places on March 17, 2016:
Newtown Athletic Club, 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown PA
Hamilton Train Station (afternoon only)
Princeton Health & Fitness, Riverview Office Park (lunchtime),
All proceeds support the critical programs and services of The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey. If your office would like to participate and have flowers delivered (15 bouquet minimum), please contact Denise Wentzler at 609-695-6274 x153.

The Fabric Loft of Bucks County Wins “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®
The Fabric Loft of Bucks County has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The finest fabric boutique in Bucks County specializing in custom design was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.
Follow The Fabric Loft on Houzz http://www.houzz.com/pro/fabricloft/the-fabric-loft

Makefield Women's Association Spring Fundraiser
Makefield Women's Association has announced their Spring Event/Fundraiser scheduled for April 15, 2016. The fundraiser will be MWA's 2nd Annual Designer Bag and Basket Bingo at the Elks Lodge in Morrisville at 5:30pm. Tickets are $30 in advance,$35 at the door. Purchase event and raffle tickets at http://makefieldwomensassociation.org/bingo

Barley Sheaf Farm Among Most Romantic in U.S.
Barley Sheaf Farm, a Holicong Inn and Restaurant, was recently ranked among the most romantic in the entire U.S. OpenTable has included a Buckingham Township Bed and Breakfast on this year's list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants In America. Barley Sheaf Farm is located at 5821 York Road, Holicong PA 18928

Patriot Pale Ale Now Available Locally
The Friends of Washington Crossing Park and Doylestown Brewing Company have entered into a joint venture and launched Patriot Pale Ale, a new beer that will be available in select locations in Bucks County and New Jersey. “With our mutual interest in honoring the area’s rich history, a pairing with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park on this particular product just made sense.” Patriot Pale Ale is currently available at the brewery’s location at 22 S. Main Street in Doylestown as well as The Continental Tavern in Yardley and Patriots Crossing Tavern, located along the Delaware River in Titusville, N.J. A portion of the sales from the beer will be donated to the Friends of Washington Crossing Park.

Doylestown Arts Festival Seeks Artists, Food Vendors and Volunteers
Since 1991, the Doylestown Arts Festival has provided the community with a juried selection of artists and the best of the area's culture. This two-day festival is the largest event of the year in the heart of beautiful Doylestown, PA. Our annual festival has grown to include more than 160 artists, 5 stages of live music and 2 food courts. Diverse activities are available at numerous locations throughout the downtown area. Live music features solo acts as well as rock, pop, folk, big band and music for kids. The festival is a free event for the community, rain or shine! The festival dates are September 10 and 11, 2016.

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Save the Date

3-12-2016: 14th Annual “Tavern Night at the Half Moon Inn” sponsored by the Newtown Historic Association, 7pm

3-19-2016: Catch a Leprechaun (ages 2-5) Newtown Township Parks and Recreation Department, 10am

3-20-2016: Delaware River Towns Restaurant Week, March 20-24

3-25-2016: Easter Eggstravaganza at Shady Brook Farm. 11am-4pm March 25th and 26th

4-30-2016: Shad Festival April 30 and May 1, Union and Bridge Streets, Lambertville NJ

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School Open Houses

2-5 to 2-7: Pennsbury High School Presents Anything Goes
Over 55 cast members, a 25-piece student orchestra, and a technical crew of more than 45 students will be presenting Cole Porter’s family friendly Anything Goes at Pennsbury High School on Friday, February 5th at 7:30 pm, Saturday, February 6th at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, February 7th at 2:00 pm. Ticket prices are $15 for orchestra seating, $10 for lower balcony and $7 for upper balcony/gallery. For information on ordering tickets, please contact 215-949-6780. Pennsbury H.S. 705 Hood Blvd, Fairless Hills, PA.

2-11: Trains Now and Then
Dean Dickson, a psychologist and Yardley resident, will talk about the history of toy train collecting and its influence on American culture and family in the 20th century. To illustrate his presentation, Dean will display trains from his own collection. 7:30pm. The Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 West Afton Avenue, Yardley, PA 19067

2-6: Yardley Farmers Market
The Yardley Farmers Market has gone indoors for the Winter on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month through April 16 at Yardley Friends Meeting House from 9 am to 11 am. Yardley Friends Meeting, 65 North Main St., Yardley, PA.

2-10: Newtown Business Association Business Card Exchange
Come network with colleagues and make new contacts while enjoying refreshments. NBA welcomes all guests to attend one (1) NBA Business Card Exchange and one (1) Member Breakfast Meeting. A guest fee will be assessed for each event attended thereafter. 5:00-7:00 pm. Jakes Eatery, 49 Cambridge Lane, Newtown PA

2-11: Acting Naturally Theatre Presents Steel Magnolias
Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. Along with her anxious and eager assistant, Annelle, Truvy styles the hair of many of the colorful and zany women about town. Showtimes are 2/11 at 7:30pm, 2/12 at 8:00pm, 2/13 at 2:00pm, 2/14 at 2:00pm Tickets are $18 and $16. Acting Naturally Theatre, 164 N. Flowers Mill Rd Langhorne PA 267-798-9165. www.ActingNaturally.com

2-12: Marc Cohn at The Sellersville Theater
Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Marc Cohn is best known for his classics "Walking In Memphis," "Silver Thunderbird," "True Companion" and "Walk Through The World." 8 pm. Advance tickets are recommended! Sellersville Theater 24 W Temple Ave, Sellersville PA 215-257-5808. www.st94.com

2-14: Valentine Clowning Around
Free family event. Join Judy Tudy the Clown and her future hubby Figero and celebrate Valentine’s Day with balloon sculpting, magic and silly games. We will top it off with a brief skit …sure to make everyone laugh! Fun for the whole family! Pre-registration required, go to www.newtownfun.com. Newtown Township Administration Building, 101 Municipal Way Newtown PA 18940. www.newtownfun.com

2-14-16- Food and Fun Dining Lessons for Kids
Children (ages 8-15) will enjoy an afternoon of food at a nice restaurant while learning about table place settings, identifying utensils and glassware, proper use of napkins, selecting the correct utensils, difficult to eat foods, eating various foods including bread, soup and dessert, behavior at the table, leaving the table and proper seating. Parents can enjoy their own Valentine’s date at the same restaurant in Chalfont, PA. Special fee of $99 per child; regularly $130. Sibling discount. Call Lisa at 215-453-1432 for venue and other information.

2-18: Steven Maglio’s Sounds of Sinatra
Steven Maglio evokes "Old Blue Eyes" through his spot-on vocals of the legendary crooner. Close your eyes, and you'll think that the Chairman himself is back on stage. Tickets are $32 - $40. Runs 2-18 through 21.
Bristol Riverside Theatre, 120 Radcliffe Street Bristol PA. 215-785-0100. www.brtstage.org

2-19: Daria/World Music for Children at Trinity Day School
Daria - World Music will be bringing her interactive show to Trinity Day School in Solebury. This FREE event is open to children and their parents from the area. Her innovative show incorporates instruments and songs from all around the world. Daria's music is energetic and promotes a feeling of global harmony. Come be a part of a great event and help us make a beautiful rainbow mural after the performance! 9:30am-10:30am. Trinity Day School 6587 Upper York Road Solebury, PA. 215-297-5510

2-20: Shopkins Swap
Newtown Parks and Rec is holding a Shopkins Swap Event on Saturday, February 20th, Shopkins fans can play with other fans, trade their Shopkins and have a morning of play. Free. 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Newtown Township Administration Bldg , 100 Municipal Drive Newtown PA. www.newtownfun.com

2-21-16- George Washington’s Birthday Celebration
The public is invited to celebrate George Washington’s 284th birthday on Sunday, February 21 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Admission is $1. During the day, various children’s activities will be offered in the park buildings and visitor center. Children are encouraged to bring homemade birthday cards to present to General Washington. At 1 PM, visitors will sing Happy Birthday to George and enjoy cake that he will cut with his sword. George Washington National Park. 1112 River Road, Washington Crosssing PA 18977.

2-21: Meet George Washington at NJ Visitors Center
Come meet Sam Davis who will portray General George Washington and discuss his life from his childhood through the Battle of Trenton, December 26, 1776. This event will be held at the Visitor Center Museum at Washington Crossing State Park, New Jersey, on Sunday, February 21, at 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm. Free. For more information call 609-737-0623

2-25: Plant Based Eating Tricks and Tips
The new dietary guidelines stress plant based eating Join McCaffrey's Executive Chef Eric and Registered Dietician Jill for an informative program at the Yardley McCaffrey's at 10 am. Free event. Please RSVP to Jill at McCaffrey's Food Market, 215-750-7713. 635 Heacock Road Yardley PA. www.mccaffreys.com

2-27: Wrightstown Farmers Market
The winter market will be held on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, from 10-11 am. 2203 Second Street Pike, in the parking lot at Wrightstown Township Municipal Building. http://wrightstownfarmersmarket.org/

2-27 and 2-18: 40th Annual Artistry in Wood Show and Competition
Join in and view the work of wood and wildlife artists from 5 states. Free demos and free parking. Donation $5.00 Sat 10am -5pm Sun 10am -4pm. Bucks County Technical high School, 610 Wistar Rd, Fairless Hills PA

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