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KIDS CAMP OF YARDLEY AT AFTON ELEMENTARY. WE ARE BETTER THAN EVER-TWENTY YEARS AND GOING STRONG! Emphasis is on interacting and socializing with other children throughout the day.

Some 2016 Highlights include: Visit by Philadelphia Flyers Alumni with their “Hooked on Hockey” one day program.Free local trips to: Morrisville Bowling Lanes, Churchville Nature Center, Double Eagle Mini Golf, Skyzone, Berry Picking at Snipes Farm, Tyler State ParkMulti-week registration discounts. Kindergarten through eighth grade as of September, 2016. CIT program for high school students. Local school bus service also available.

For more information call or email us at 215-230-3445 or kidscare77@gmail.com
Website: kidscareofpennsbury.com

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Summer Camps A comprehensive guide to all local area camps in Newtown and Yardley including academic camps, day camps, computer and technology camps, sports camps, performing and visual arts camps, special needs camps, and sleep-away camps! Also listed are educational programs, summer activities, and articles addressing first time campers and choosing the right camp for your child.

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2016 Bucks County Designer House Open May 1 through 29
A walk along the gravel path under shade trees and into the house at Foxwood Manor in Jamison will show the transformation a team of more than 30 designers, landscapers and artists has achieved. The skills and talents of this team has brought to life the beauty of this stone-and-stucco home graced with six unique fireplaces and stone walls. Visitors will also be able to browse and shop through two carriage houses containing the many boutiques featuring home furnishings, clothing, accessories and handmade crafts and enjoy a light lunch and refreshments at the Hungry Fox café. Each visitor will receive a bound, color guide containing maps of the houses and gardens as well as information about each design company.

Washington Crossing Farmers' Market Returning May 14, 2016
Area residents looking for fresh produce can come to Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Saturdays for a weekly farmers’ market, beginning Saturday, May 14. The market will be open from 9am - 1pm and feature produce from several local farms and vendors with all-natural products. Farm stands will be set up near the corner of River Road and Rt. 532 or in the Visitor Center parking lot in case of rain.

New Hope Lambertville Fireworks to Return for First Fridays in Summer, 2016
The skies over Lambertville and New Hope will again explode with color this summer as the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau secured approvals for the return of the popular fireworks program. Fireworks will be presented the following Fridays throughout the summer: June 3, July 1, August 5, and September 2. All shows are slated to begin at 9:30 p.m. and last 10 minutes.

Friday Teen Nights at Tyler Center For The Arts
Art focused Teens can drop in every second Friday from 7:30-10 pm as expert instructors provide guidance in a multitude of mediums including fine arts, multimedia, clay, jewelry, found object sculpture, printmaking, book making, and fiber. Teens can enjoy pizza, snacks and music as they create surrounded by the relaxing, inspirational, accepting and supportive atmosphere that TPCA provides. $25. Pre-registration suggested. Tyler Center for The Arts 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro, PA 18954

School of Rock Best of Season Show
Come check out the best of the best from the Spring season! Songs from every show from all THREE sister SORs--Princeton, Doylestown, and Philly--will be featured. The show will take place on Saturday, May 15th at 1:00pm at HAVANA in New Hope, 105 S Main Street, New Hope, PA.

Two St. Ignatius School Open Houses Set For May 18, 2016
See why St. Ignatius School ignites imagination for PreK-3 through 8th Grade! Two Open Houses are scheduled for May 18, 2016. The first will be from 9-11 am and the later will be from 6-8 pm Everybody is welcome.
St. Ignatius of Antioch School, 995 Reading Ave. Yardley, PA 19067. 215-493-3867

May 20th Information Session, Newtown Friends School
Please come visit and get to know this PreK-8 coed, Quaker independent school. Information Sessions are small group visits, when guests will meet with the Director of Admissions and tour the school while students are working in classrooms from 9-11 am. 215-968-2225

New Hope Celebrates Pride Festival
Join in May 15- 22, 2016 as New Hope Celebrates puts on a week long celebration featuring town wide events, history, educational offerings, parties, arts and shopping experiences, concluding with a mile long Parade on Saturday May 21 at 11:30 am starting in Lambertville. NHC Pride Festival boasts the only Pride Parade to be held in two states, New Hope, Pennsylvania and Lambertville, New Jersey.

Washington Crossing Park (PA) Offers Colonial Era Craft Classes
The Friends of Washington Crossing Park invite those interested in Colonial-era craftwork to attend a Bookbinding workshop will be offered Sunday, May 15 or a class on Sgraffito Pottery on Sunday, June 5. Each class is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. 215-493-4076.

Yardley General Store Grand Opening
Everyone is invited to the grand opening of a brand new store in Yardley Borough on Saturday May 14, 2016. There will be a ribbon cutting at 10 am and Yardley General will have music and samples of food and wine until 6pm. 14 S. Main Street, Yardley PA 19067.

Morrisville Yardley Rotary Club Carnival, May 17 - May 22 , 2016
Annual Carnival hosted by the Morrisville-Yardley Area Rotary Club at Williamson Park. Come out and enjoy the rides, games, food, entertainment, and more! Unlimited ride wristbands are available at the fair for $20 each. Tuesday - Friday: 6pm to 10pm. Weekends: 2pm -10pm. Williamson Park, N. Delmor Ave. & Bridge St. Morrisville, PA

Walk In Wednesday Tours at Grey Nun Academy
Interested in getting to know Grey Nun Academy better? Please visit us for a private tour during any Wednesday in the month of May 2016 between 10 am and 2 pm. Please make a reservation with lgrabowski@gnaedu.org. Grey Nun Academy for K-8, 1750 Quarry Road, Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067. 215-968-4151

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Save the Date

June 4 -5, 2016 - Bucks County Choral Society’s Celebration of American Musical Theater

June 5 -26, 2016 - 24th Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition

June 10, 2016 - Tyler Tasting Party

June 10 and 11, 2016 - Strawberry Days at Shady Brook Farm

June 10 and 11, 2016 - Spirit In Motion and The Pennsylvania School of The Performing Arts of Bucks County celebrates 20 years of performance at Bucks County Community College, Newtown Campus

June 23 - 29, 2016 - Newtown Arts Company To Present My Fair Lady

July 10, 2016 - Newtown Business Association Antique and Classic Car Show 2016

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School Open Houses

5/3-5/ 7- Upper Makefield Fire Co. Carnival
Come out and support the UMFC firefighters at the annual Upper Makefield Fire Company carnival in Washington Crossing, PA. The fair is 6pm to 10pm daily and features rides, games, food, and fun! Unlimited ride wristbands available at the fair for $25 each. Washington Crossing State Park, 1077 River Road Washington Crossing, PA

5/4 - 5/ 8 - Bucks County Playhouse Presents “In The Mood”
In the Mood is a celebration of the music of the 1930s & 40s - the Big Band era featuring a sensational 13 piece String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra. The show will play at varied times May 4-8, 2016. Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street New Hope PA 18938

5/7 - Yardley Farmer's Market Opening Day
The Yardley Farmers' Market returns to Buttonwood Park, Yardley Borough for the summer season. Bring the family and join us from 9am -1pm. Kids can plant and take home a dogwood tree, learn all about trees, enjoy story-telling and face painting. Yardley Shade Tree Commission will also be celebrating Arbor Day in the Park.

5/7 - Newtown Historic Association presents A Walking Tour of the George School
The tour will begin at 2 pm at the parking lot by the 1812 Meeting House and will include the Mollie Dodd Library to see the Archive display area, the new Gym to see the new historical display there, the Train Station location and the Main Building to see the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works fireplaces. For further information call 215-968-3914

5/7 - The Bucks County Kennel Club 75th Annual Dog Show
More than 2,300 dogs will compete in conformation, obedience, and rally classes. Bucks County KC is one of the largest one-day outdoor shows in the nation and is famous for its spectacularly beautiful site along the Delaware River. Most of the AKC recognized breeds are represented. Judging goes from 7am - 7pm. Tinicum Park, 963 River Road, Erwinna, PA, Upper Bucks County

5/7 - Wrightstown Farmers Market 10th Birthday Celebration
The Wrightstown Farmers Market opens its 10th full season at 9am with a ribbon cutting, 25+ top-notch local producers, free Mother’s Day plants, free chocolate birthday cake, pottery decorating, handprinting fun, and Goose Creek Pioneers’ music.

5/7 - Backyard Chickens, Snipes Farm
Learn the ins and outs of housing and care for your chickens. Explore ideal egg laying breeds, social behavior and sources for chicken coop building materials, equipment and feed. Municipal law, how to keep your chickens and your neighbors happy will also be discussed. 10 am- noon. $30. For more information or to register: 215-295-1139

5/7 - The Thousand Dollar Dinner
Local author Becky Libourel Diamond will discuss and sign copies of her new book, The Thousand Dollar Dinner, the tale of an unusual 19th century “Top Chef” competition. The 12 hour, 17-course feast was dubbed by Philadelphia newspapers as the “Thousand Dollar Dinner” because it reportedly cost $1,000 (approximately $32,000 in today’s dollars) to prepare. A tasting of samples from the dinner’s incredible menu will be provided. Free event. Yardley-Makefield Library 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA

5/7 - Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting and Presentation
The Ancestor Deep Dive: How You Can Find Out Everything There Possibly Is to Know About Your Ancestors. 9:30 am to 12pm. $10 includes refreshments. David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

5/ 8 - Mother’s Day Brunch at Piccolo Trattoria, Newtown
Treat Mom and the rest of your family to a brunch which includes everything from Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce to an elaborate Viennese Dessert Presentation. Newtown Shopping Center, 32 W Rd, Newtown, PA 18940

5/ 8 - “A Murder is Announced”, presented by Actors’ NET
Agatha Christie tale with Miss Marple focuses on a murder. 2 pm. $20. 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA

5/9 - Bucks County Garden Fest
Browse beautiful shadowbox displays decorated by local nature centers, parks, gardens & attractions. Free event from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm through May 13, 2016. Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem PA

5/10 - May Cookbook Club with Author Deborah Smith
The May Cookbook will be "The Jersey Shore Cookbook: Fresh Summer Flavors from the Boardwalk and Beyond" by Deborah Smith. All are invited for this free event and the author will be attending. Bring your recipe from The Jersey Shore Cookbook. Newtown Bookshop 2835 South Eagle Road, Newtown, PA 18940

5/10- 6/5 - Man of La Mancha, Bristol Riverside Theater
An exquisite musical play…about the responsibility of each of us to make the world a better place than we found it. 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol PA 215-785-0100

5/11 - Just Beyond the Canal's Banks: Presented by Yardley Historical Association
At our May program, Carl LaVO will discuss three of the Delaware Canal’s colorful neighbors - Odette’s in New Hope, Bowman's Hill in Upper Makefield, and the McCormick Duck Farm in Yardley. His presentation will be illustrated by historical photos. This enlightening evening is being presented in partnership with the Friends of the Delaware Canal at 7:30 pm at the Old Library by Lake Afton in Yardley.

5/12 - Council Rock District Art Show Opening Night
The Annual CRSD art show provides an opportunity to represent the entire student body and to celebrate the individuality of our young artists. All student artwork is considered for display in the art show. Work is selected based on effort, creativity, and diversity! Council Rock High School South Gymnasium 2002 Rock Way, Holland PA 18966 Exhibit Hours are May 12th: 6-8pm, May 13th: 5-8pm, May 14th:10am-3pm

5/14 - Bristol Cultural Stroll
Join in for a fun filled guided walking tour of the Cultural Corridor in Bristol Borough along the banks of the Delaware River. In addition to having a great time, you'll receive a Continental Breakfast at the Centre for the Arts, food and drink at The King George Inn, and dessert at the Gallery at Lower Bucks Campus. $30.00. Tickets available through the Bristol Riverside Theater:

5/14 - 9th Annual Yardley Beer Festival
The Yardley Beer Festival is a great way to get out in the community and celebrate craft beers and the art of brewing. Enjoy the opportunity to expand your palate and find the best micro-breweries around. 1-5 pm. Rain or shine - large tent.

5/14 - Women Justices – Supreme Court of the United States
The Friends of the Yardley-Makefield Library invites you to this community program at the Yardley-Makefield Library at 2pm. 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA

5/15 - Bucks County Wine Trail Spring Event, Southern Tour
Five Bucks County wineries will pair their wines with complementary food during the Spring Event Southern Tour. The Southern Tour will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. on May 15. Cost is $35. There is also a Northern Tour from 12 to 5 p.m. on May 22. Tickets are available at any of the wineries.

5/15 - 38th Annual Bristol Antique Auto Show 2016
The Bristol Antique Car Show has been rescheduled to May 15, 2016! A bevy of custom and classic American and foreign cars are proudly displayed while professional judges award trophies in various categories. Held since 1978, this family friendly event offers live music, food, and more. Sponsored by the Bristol Borough Business Association. Location: Historic Mill and Radcliffe Streets.

5/15 - The Sounds and Times of Downton Abbey
“The Sounds and Times of Downton Abbey,” a free special musical program inspired by the period TV drama, will be held at 3pm at the Yardley Community Center, 64 South Main Street. In a costumed presentation, musicians Terri Evans and Marion Evans will perform songs of the Downton Abbey era and engage the audience in discussions about the extraordinary happenings of that 1900 to 1926 period.

5/15 - Sunday Social at the Half Moon Inn
Stop by the Court Inn aka The Half Moon Inn for a tour, friends and cheer from 2- 4pm! Free event. E Centre Ave, Newtown, PA 18940

5/15 - What’s in Those Woods Walk
Join the Friends of the Delaware Canal for a “What’s in Those Woods? “ Walk. The 1 & 1/2-mile roundtrip stroll, which will explore a little known piece of the Delaware Canal State Park, will begin at 2 p.m. at the Washington Crossing Historic Park entrance on Route 532 near the lagoon. Walkers are asked to bring along a trash bag, so that a bit of clean-up can be accomplished as well.

5/19 - “All in Time”
The 2016 New Hope Film Festival is proud to present All in Time by Eastern Pennsylvania filmmakers Chris Fetchko and Marina Donohue at the County Theater in Doylestown at 7:30pm. All in Time received rave reviews from the audience during the 2015 New Hope Film Festival. 20 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901

5/20 - New Hope Arts League 2016 Juried Show Opening Reception
$3000 in awards will be announced at the opening reception for the 7th Annual New Hope Art League Juried Art Show. The talented guitarist, Michael Notarangelo, will be performing. Buckingham Springs Clubhouse, Rt. 413, New Hope, PA.

5/21 and 5/22 - Peddlers Village Strawberry Festival
Enjoy a wide variety of strawberry treats and take home a pint of fresh strawberries! Live entertainment, food, children’s activities and strawberry pie-eating contests and talented artisans add to the enjoyment of this Spring celebration. 10am - 6pm both days.

5/21 - Hands Across The Canal Path
Morrisville Yardley Rotary Club Presents 30th anniversary of Hands Across the Canal Path, a local celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Hands Acros America including a free youth fishing tournament, music, food, local vendors and raffles. The event begins at 9am, and 12 noon is the main event, Hands Across the Canal. West Trenton & Delmorr Avenues, Morrisville Borough PA

5/21 - Land of Enchantment Festival at Snipes Farm
Come to this family fun event with pirates and a treasure hunt, a play in the woods, How the Fairy Lost Her Wings; costumed horse riders, pony rides, hayrides, food trucks, inflatable attractions, vendors, and enchanted farm tour to meet the animals and more. 11am - 6pm. $5 per person. 890 W Bridge St, Morrisville, PA 19067

5/22 - American Adventure Interactive Exhibit
This hands-on exhibit takes you on an exciting adventure of discovery and survival. Exhibit activities include a wall climb and zip line included with museum admission. $14 adults, $8 for under 12. Mercer Museum , Pine Street & Scout Way , Doylestown PA 18901 215-345-0210

5/22 - Dairy Day at Washington Crossing Park
Dairy lovers are invited to learn how colonists made cheese and butter at Washington Crossing Historic Park’s free Dairy Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The culinary art of dairy making was developed centuries ago, before the advent of commercial butter and cheese production, using basic equipment and techniques. Visitors can watch as a historical interpreter churns butter and makes homemade cheese in the Hibbs House. 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977

5/22 - Unending Love - Jewish Songs of Love
Congregation Beth El of Yardley's Sharim v’Sharot, (People of Song,) Choral foundation will perform songs of love from a Jewish perspective. The world premiere of "Unending Love" will be given alongside songs in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Italian, and Latino. Tickets, $15. For information, call 609-222-4647 or email sharimvsharot@gmail.com

5/27 - Friday Night UnWined Concert at Shady Brook Farm
Wine tasting and live music by River of Dreams Band for you- and fun for the kids too. Relax and enjoy the music while the kids are busy on jumping pillows, playing on the playground, and racing on the SBF 500 pedal go-carts. $5/person cover charge. Wine tasting and food are available. 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, PA 19067 215-968-1670

5/28 and 5-29 - Fireworks Show at Sesame Place
Don’t miss our fireworks show, set to Sesame Street music! Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count. Fireworks will begin at 9:00PM on Saturday and Sunday. Entry into the park will be limited five minutes prior to the start of fireworks.

5/29 - Memorial Day Observation at Washington Crossing Park
The public is invited to Washington Crossing Historic Park’s annual Memorial Day observation at 1pm at the gravesite of Continental soldiers. The observation includes a colonial color guard, the Old Barracks Fife & Drum Corps, Revolutionary War reenactors, the Guardians of the National Cemetery Firing Party, Daughters of the American Revolution, veterans, Boy Scouts, and other honored guests. The gravesite is located near the Thompson-Neely House, about two miles south of New Hope at the intersection of Route 32 and Aquetong Rd. (1638 River Road, New Hope).

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