Newtown Business Assn Looking for Lip Syncers
The Newtown Business Association is seeking 12 individuals or groups to take the Lip Sync Challenge, to be held at the NBA Welcome Day “Street Fair with Flair” on Sunday May 7th. This event is open to all area student and adult vocalists. Contestants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and should be prepared to perform a second song in case they reach the “Challenge” finals. The deadline for entries is April 15, 2017. Individuals and groups up to twelve members should register at www.NewtownBA.org
Call For Entries for 2nd Annual Car Show for Autism in Newtown
Register your car for the Potential 2nd Annual Car Show for Autism which will be held on Sunday, June 11 from 10am to 3pm at Potential, 170 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA. Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles are welcome. Judging in multiple categories. Dash plaques to first 100 entries. WPST 94.5 live broadcast. Games, prizes, food. https://potentialinc.org
Bianna Golodryga to Speak at Jewish Federation Annual Women’s Spring Luncheon
The Women’s Philanthropy Annual Spring Luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville, NJ. Each year, this division of the Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks gathers for a day of friends and fun while raising money for Jewish programming in the area, in Israel, and around the world. The keynote speech this year will be presented by Bianna Golodryga, the News and Finance Anchor for Yahoo, where she anchors the “Yahoo News Now” broadcast and Yahoo’s series “Now I Get It.” more info
Newtown Arts Company presents TITANIC April 20 to 26, 2017
Newtown Arts Company presents TITANIC, the moving musical play depicting the quintessential disaster of the 20th century, April 20 to 26 at Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, PA 18940. TITANIC examines the causes, the conditions and the characters involved in this ever-fascinating drama.
Show times will be Thursday, Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30 p.m, Friday and Saturday 8:00 p.m, and a Sunday matinee at 2:00 p.m. more info
Free Classes for CSA Share Members at Snipes Farm, Morrisville
Two types of CSA Produce Shares and an Egg Share are now available to purchase for the 2017 growing season. CSA Members receive 2 FREE classes on the farm and can choose from Home Brewing, Bee Keeping, Backyard Chickens, Organic Gardening Foraging for Wild Edibles, a Food As Medicine Panel and more.
School of Rock Newtown Summer Camps
Select from six different sessions: Beatles (June 26th - 30th), Dave Grohl (July 10th - 14th), BATTLE OF THE BANDS (July 17th - 21st), Green Day (July 24th - 28th), Rock 101 For Beginners (July 31st - Aug 4th) or Classic Rock (Aug 7th - 11th). more info
KidsCamp of Pennsbury Releases its 2017 Summer Camp Portfolio With Program Details
The KidsCamp program offers a wide variety of fun, safe, and educational activities for children (entering Grades K-8) during the summer. Each child attending the KidsCamp program will participate in a daily program consisting of a flexible and varied schedule of activities. KidsCamp is held at Afton Elementary School 1673 Quarry Road Yardley, PA. more info
Camp Concepts Summer Camp Programs 2017
Camp Concepts is proud to offer these outstanding summer camp programs:
Big Oak Day Camp (ages 2-14) Yardley/Morrisville
Little Buds (ages 2-5) our youngest age division at Big Oak Day Camp
Expressions Day Camp (ages 6-18- for those who need social skill strengthening most often associated with High Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, etc.)
Save the Date!
May 6, 2017 - 10th Annual Yardley Brewfest
May 7, 2017 - NBA Newtown Welcome Day, A Street Fair with Flair!
May 7, 2017 - Three Stooges Film Fest at the Newtown Theatre
May 20, 2017 - "Sheep to Shawl" Day at Washington Crossing Park
May 22, 2017 - Community Options Spring Golf Classic
June 3, 2017 - The Amazing Kreskin at the Newtown Theatre
June 9, 2017 - Tyler Tasting Party at Tyler Mansion & Formal Gardens
4/6 - Joanna Pascale, Jazz Vocalist Concert
Lyric is paramount for Philadelphia-based vocalist Joanna Pascale, who is a singer of sophisticated taste, profound expressiveness, and raw emotion. Free for BCCC students. The Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center.
Bucks County Community College 275 Swamp Rd. Newtown 18940. more info
4/7 - Taste of Newtown
Come out and support local Township and County candidates for 2017. Join us from 6pm-10pm at the spectacular Rose Ballroom of Newtown's own Rose Bank Winery and enjoy a wide array of dishes from many of Newtown's favorite Eateries, along with complimentary beer and wine and music. $50pp or $75/couple. more info
4/7 - Graeme of Thrones, Laurie Berkner Band, McCarter Theater
In this critically-acclaimed theatrical journey through the Seven Kingdoms, avid ‘Thrones’ fan Graeme just wants to recreate his favorite fantasy saga on stage as it should have been done. He doesn’t quite have the same budget as the TV show or the performance skill required, but he does have Michael Condron (Game of Thrones, Bowen Marsh) and he’s sure George R.R. Martin would approve. Created by a team of the U.K.’s top comedy writers and the producer of Potted Potter, Graeme of Thrones is a wacky and wicked parody on an international sensation. See it before the inevitable lawsuit! McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ https://www.mccarter.org
4/7 - Tango and Sangria Night at Artists of Yardley
Come out to AOY for a special program - and learn a little Tango! We are delighted to have Pablo García Gómez and Iwona Ionescu coming at 6:00pm to do a demonstration and get you up dancing. They duo teaches at Viva Tango in Princeton, where they are currently artists in residence. We provide the Sangria! 949 Mirror Lake Rd Yardley, PA www.artistsofyardley.org
4/8 - Canal Clean-Up Day
The Friends of the Delaware Canal sponsor this annual event to encourage volunteers to clear trash, debris, and brush from the historic waterway and towpath that runs from Easton to Bristol, PA .Gloves, waterproof footgear, long-handled rakes, grabbing implements, and branch snippers are useful tools to bring along to Canal Clean-Up Day. Trash bags will be provided. Canal Clean-Up Day activities will begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon. Volunteers will be working all along the Canal’s 58.9-mile length, but help is especially needed in the areas listed here. http://www.fodc.org
4/8 - Annual Yardley Boro Easter Egg Hunt
Yardley Borough’s traditional Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Saturday, April 8 at 9am Buttonwood Park. The event is organized by the borough’s recreation board and typically coincides with an Easter-related activity at the Old Library by Lake Afton presented by the Yardley Historical Association. Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny afterwards.
4/8 - NBA Newtown Easter Egg Hunt
8:30 am Meet and greet the Easter Bunny, 9am sharp the Easter Egg Hunt begins. Adult and grandparents hunts too! Free event, but please remember to bring a nonperishable food item for the Lower Bucks Food Bank. Rain date is 4/15. Goodnoe Elementary School. 298 Frost Lane, Newtown PA
4/8 - Wrightstown Farmers Market
The Wrightstown Farmers Market is still INDOORS until May 2017. Shop your favorite vendors in the Barn @ The Gathering, 2324 2nd Street Pike in Wrightstown from 10am-noon. http://wrightstownfarmersmarket.org
4/8 - Easter Eggstravaganza At Shady Brook Farm
Take a wagon ride to the “hunting grounds” where kids will search for 6 candy-filled eggs. Bring your favorite basket and a camera for photos with the Easter Bunny. Other festival activities include giant jumping pillows, inflatables, a large playground, and a Tryke Track. Ticket booth closes at 4 pm, field closes at 5 pm. Other dates for the Easter Eggstravaganza are 4/9, 4/13, 4/14 and 4/15/2017. Shady Brook Farm 931 Stony Hill Road Yardley, PA 19067. http://www.shadybrookfarm.com
4/8 - The Hammerstein and Sondheim American Songbook Tapestry Woven in Bucks County
Focused on the Bucks Country-centric weave of Hammerstein’s and Sondheim’s esteemed careers, BCPAC will help celebrate the bonds between Broadway and Bucks County through the lens of NYC jazz artists. Organized by Matthew Parrish, a long-time Bucks County resident, the performance will be studded with six world class musicians.
7:30 pm at The Performing Arts Center, 64 South Main Street, Yardley, PA www.bcpac.org
4/8 - New Hope Arts Hosts “Poets in the Looking Glass”
Poets in the Looking Glass, hosted at the New Hope Arts Center will feature area poets sharing a favorite poem and their original poem written in the same style at 7pm. All poets and all listeners are welcome. Admission is five dollars and all proceeds go to support the New Hope Arts Center. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Avenue New Hope, PA 18938
4/8 - Silver Lake Nature Center Presents a Nature Egg Scavenger Hunt
This fun for the whole family activity will challenge participants to find “special” hidden eggs throughout the wilds of the forest. Each egg will have a clue inside that will help guide participants to solve the Who Done It Mystery. Upon completion of the mystery, participants will be entered into a drawing to win one of three different prizes.
Participation prizes will also be awarded upon completion of the mystery at the event.
1pm-3pm. $8 Friends of Silver Lake Member; $10 Non-member. Silverlakenaturecenter.org
4/9 - Bestselling Author Andrea Wulf Visits Washington Crossing Park
Historian and New York Times bestselling author Andrea Wulf will visit Washington Crossing Park promoting her book, Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation at 2pm. This book explores how gardening and farming shaped the thinking of Washington, Jefferson, Adams and Madison and looks at the revolutionary generation from the intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen and farmers. 1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA. more info
4/9 - David Library of the American Revolution Spring Lecture Series
Carl Robert Keyes, Ph. D., Associate Professor of History and Director of the Women’s Studies Program, Assumption College presents “Patriotism, Partisanship, and Portraits of Thomas Jefferson; The Story of America’s First National Advertising Campaign, 1800-1802.” Lecture is free, but reservations are required. Call 215.493.6776 x 100. DLAR lectures are held in the Feinstone Conference Center at the David Library, 1201 River Road (Rt. 32), Washington Crossing, PA.
4/10 - Delaware River Views by the Pennsylvania Impressionists
An illustrated talk, The speaker is art historian Tom Folk. This distinctively American school of Impressionist landscape painting focused on preserving views of the Delaware River. Starting in 1898, painters settled along the river and the canal from New Hope to Point Pleasant. The river towns and landscapes — some views have changed while others have not — are featured in many of the best known works of this school. The paintings of Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber, Charles Rosen and many others will be discussed. Pittore Center, 25 South Union Street, Lambertville, NJ
4/11 - Newtown Township Touch a Truck 2017
For ages 3-12 and their families, come stop by between 1:00 – 3:00 pm to see up close the big, hardworking trucks Newtown Township Public Works, Police Department, Newtown Ambulance, Leck Waste Services, First Student Busing, and Newtown Fire Station 55 uses to build and maintain our parks and roadways and keep us safe! This educational outdoor event is an opportunity to give the community a chance to explore a variety of trucks and vehicles seen operating around town. Come learn how these vehicles work and operate, followed by a supervised climb. more info
4/12 - NBA Business Card Exchange
The Newtown Business Association will hold its April Business Card Exchange from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, hosted by Univest Bank at 15 Swamp Road in Newtown. Guests are invited to attend one business card exchange and one monthly member breakfast meeting to see what NBA is all about. Attendees are asked to register online on www.NewtownBA.org
4/12 - 4/14 - Dynamix Gymnastics Spring Break Camp
Daily or all three days from 9am - 3pm. (Campers need to pack a lunch). Non Members are welcome. Gymanstics plus trampolnes, egg hunts and a bounce house. Ages 5 and up, Dynamix Gymnastics 181 Wheeler Ct, Suite C Langhorne, PA 19047 215-757-0111. http://www.dynamixgymnastics.com
4/15 - Indoor Winter Yardley Farmers Market
From 10am to noon, shop a variety of vendors including pasture raised meats, seasonal vegetables and fruits, pickled and fermented foods, Kombuchu, prepared ready to eat foods, locally roasted coffee, honey and natural body products & candles.
Yardley Friends Meeting, 65 N. Main St. Yardley PA. http://yardleyfarmersmarket.com
4/17 - Newtown Historic Association Annual Meeting "Show and Tell"
The Annual Meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be held at 7:30pm at the Half Moon Inn, 105 Court St in Newtown. Following the Annual Business Meeting, the program will be “Show and Tell” where you can bring an antique/historical Newtown item from home and tell a little about it - or we can guess! All are invited and you don’t have to be a member to attend. There will be refreshments and a social hour following the meeting. Visit www.newtownhistoric.org
4/18 - Speed Networking, Newtown
Speed Networking is simple, structured and straight to the point. All participants meet one another one-on-one for two minutes each. When each period ends, participants change seats to speak with the next person. Complete instruction and guidance is given throughout. 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM at The Birches, 70 Durham Rd, Newtown. more info
4/18 - Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession
Come join us at 6:30 pm for an in-depth exploration of a unique segment of the Victorian decorative arts. Author John Whitenight explores the 19th century fascination with the natural world in his presentation, Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough. Register by calling 215.788.7891, or online at http://www.grundylibrary.org
4/20 - Diet Trends: Hype or Health?
The news is always buzzing with the latest nutrition fads. Is the Paleo diet in or out? Why are people drinking vinegar? What is the difference between a detox diet and a cleanse? Find out more when Jill Kwasny, MS, RDN presents a free program in the upstairs bistro at the McCaffrey’s Market in Yardley located at the Edgewood Village Shopping Center from 10:00 – 11:00am. No program is complete without sampling some of McCaffrey’s delicious dishes from our prepared foods department! Call 215 750-7713 to reserve your seat. Yardley McCaffrey's Food Markets - Bistro, 635 Heacock Rd, Yardley, PA
4/20 - Free Public Lecture on Alexander Hamilton, Washington Crossing Park
The musical “Hamilton” may be Broadway’s hottest ticket, but there is still much the public doesn’t know about this Founding Father, including his contribution to George Washington’s success. On Thursday, April 20 at 7 PM, historical analyst Rand Scholet (photo, left) will present “Alexander Hamilton: Washington’s Indispensable Partner” at the Washington Crossing Historic Park visitor center. Admission is free. http://www.washingtoncrossingpark.org
4/22 - 9th Annual Earth Day and Potluck Lunch at Snipes Farm
Celebrate Earth Day with farmers and friends at Snipes Farm! Help with hands-on projects around the farm which will help kick-off our 2017 growing season with spirit. Along the way meet our animals, take a farm tour and learn about the mission and work of Snipes Farm and Education Center. Enjoy fellowship and a delicious potluck at noon. Just bring a little something to add to the meal. Free, all are welcome.
Snipes Farm & Education Center, 890 W. Bridge Street Morrisville, PA 19067. http://snipesfarm.org
4/22 - Newtown Historic Association Spring Cocktail Party
The Half Moon Inn will be decorated with fresh spring flowers and will offer a selection of delicious hors d'oeuvres for the occasion. The event is from 5-8pm and is $35.00 per person – come and bring a friend. It is a delightful and pleasant evening. Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St Newtown, PA. more info
4/22 - Girls In STEM Workshop, Stuart Country Day School, Princeton
Join us from 9am-11am as we explore fascinating opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and learn about STEM-related fields, including materials science, physics, math, and engineering. This week: Engineering . Using the on-going cyclical engineering process of creating, designing, and evaluating, explore how various simple structures support weight and movement. Age: girls ages 4-8 with a parent. Free. 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton, NJ. more info
4/23 - First Annual Bristol Bridal Show at the King George Inn
To celebrate the launch of the King George's new catering locations in Bristol Borough, we're excited to announce the first Bristol Bridal Show and Expo! Find out about the King George Inn's expanded catering services and meet with over 100 vendors: top local photographers, DJs, florists, videographers, limousine services, dressmakers and more. You'll have a chance to sample food, & win prizes! 1pm to 5pm. http://BristolBridalShow.com
4/26 - RecruitmentQueen’s Spring Job Fair
RecruitmentQueen’s Spring Job Fair will be held from 9am-1pm in the Sears Court at Neshaminy Mall, 707 Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem.Over 600 jobs to be filled, To learn more, or to register for the career fair, job seekers can click here.
4/27 - Newtown Theatre Presents Classic Film “Citizen Cane”
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. Originally released in 1941.
7:30 pm showtime. Tickets for all films are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, $7 for children 12 and younger, and $5 for members of the theatre. Newtown Theatre is located at 120 N. State Street, Newtown PA. http://www.thenewtowntheatre.org
4/28 - Spring Fling Shopping Event
Join us for this great shopping event just in time for Mother’s Day, teacher gifts or your favorite grad or special Dad, There will be over 50 vendors with a variety of handcrafted jewelry, scarves, totes, home décor, candles, baked goods and more. Free admission.
Refreshments Available for purchase from the Northampton Township Lions Club. Northampton Township James E. Kinney Senior Center 165 Township Road, Richboro
4/29 - 2nd Annual Yardley Healthy Kids Walk
Help fight child obesity! The walk is 5K (3.1 miles), starts at Buttonwood park goes through Yardley to the Delaware Canal to finish back at Buttonwood. Yardley area businesses will be on hand to showcase themselves and vendors as well. This event is for the whole family so come out and have some fun and get some exercise too. more info
4/29 - Newtown's Amazing Race!
Not only will you be racing through Newtown Borough using location clues, but we’ve added a new twist for 2017. Scavenger hunts- Architectural finds - Fun tasks to complete. Camera phones required - What could be better!!! Team up with your Family & Friends in teams of 2 or 3 for a fun morning of competition. Event registration begins at 9:15; race is from 10am- 11:30am. Don’t miss this great event while supporting Newtown Library Co. more info
4/29 - Independent Bookstore Day, Newtown Bookshop
We are excited to take part in "Independent Bookstore Day", where thousands of bookstores across the country will host events and sell proprietary books and merchandise to their customers. Here at the Newtown Bookshop, we will be offering limited edition items, big promotions, refreshments and great events. 2835 South Eagle Road Newtown, PA www.newtownbookshop.com
4/29 - Sesame Place Opening Day 2017
Join us on Opening Day and help us kick-off a season full of furry fun with everyone's favorite Sesame Street friends! more info
4/29 - 6th Annual Vendor/Craft Fair, Lower Makefield
This craft fair benefits an annual three-day, 60-mile breast cancer walk. The annual event is host to 70 artist, crafters and businesses from 10am-3pm. The church has a food pantry that distributes food to local shelters, feel free to bring along a donation for the pantry. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pine Grove & Big Oak Rds, Morrisville PA. more info
4/29 and 4/30 - Lambertville ShadFest 2017
Always in the mood for a celebration, Lambertville residents hosted the first Shad Fest in 1981 to highlight the local art scene. The Shad Fest tradition was born as spring blossomed, the shad made their way upriver, and the locals strolled through town enjoying the arts and crafts of their friends and neighbors. 32 years later, Shad Fest has grown from a local event to an award-winning tourist attraction. Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 - 5:30pm, rain or shine. www.shadfest.com
4/30 - Bucks County Bridal Showcase, Doylestown
Jeffrey Miller Catering will present a lavish display of food for the brides and their guests to sample and enjoy. We will round out this event with 30 plus fantastic local vendors, top expert advice, fresh ideas to make your special day unique, plus wedding cake samples, gorgeous gowns and designer tuxes, special incentives and giveaways. We boast the record for giving the most prizes at any shows in the region - more than $5,000 worth. Tickets are only $5 online or $10 at the door. 12pm - 3:30pm at Aldie Mansion, 85 Old Dublin Pike, Doylestown, PA. more info