Yardley Farmers Market News
Yardley Farmers Market continues it's Summer Market outdoors in Buttonwood Park, Yardley Boro on Saturdays from 9 AM to 1 PM through October 7 (with the exception of September 16, Yardley Harvest Day) We are here Rain or Shine. There is always something new so come check us out! Starting Oct. 21st, the Market moves indoors to our Winter Location, the Yardley Friends Meeting, 65 N. Main St., Yardley Boro. The Indoor Winter Market occurs on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month from Oct. 21st through April 21st. from 9 AM to 11 AM. We'll have most most of our Summer Friends plus some new ones. Keep informed through Facebook.
Pickering Manor’s First Ever Outdoor Community Yoga Event A Great Success
Pickering Manor hosted its first ever Outdoor Community Yoga event on Saturday, August 26th 2017. The event was held on Pickering Manor’s North Field and was open to everyone of all ages and skill levels. About 50 people came out for a morning yoga class taught by Alison Gilheany of Yogasphere. Smoothie King of Newtown provided attendees with free Watermelon Hibiscus Hydration Smoothies. Pickering Manor looks forward to a similar event next year! www.pickeringmanor.org
Relationships, Autism & Sexuality Workshop
An informative & practical workshop covering a very timely and important topic, Relationships, Autism & Sexuality. Learn from an expert! We are excited to have a foremost authority on the subject of autism and sexuality come to Newtown to conduct this important workshop. Dr. Bobby Newman is the lead author of thirteen books regarding behavior therapy, the philosophy of behaviorism, the autism spectrum disorders, and utopian literature. 9am to 4pm on September 16th. Earn 6 BCBA CE credits (3 for Ethics). Potential, Inc. 170 Pheasant Run Suite 100 Newtown, 18940 215-579-0670. firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshops for Job & Career Seekers
CareerLink-Bucks County and the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library collaborate this fall on a series of workshops focused on job seeking skills at the Grundy Library's 680 Radcliffe Street location. Led by Jacqueline Moore, Workshop Coordinator at Pennsylvania CareerLink-Bucks County, the free workshops begin promptly at 10:15 am:
- Friday, September 8th - Marketing Yourself
- Friday, October 13th - Writing a Cover Letter
- Friday, November 10th - Cut Your Job Search by 50%
- Friday, December 8th - Bridging the Skills Gap
Register online at www.grundylibrary.org, or by calling 215.788.7891.
Save the Date!
October 1 - 29, 2017 - Peddlers Village Scarecrow Competition and Display
October 6- 29, 2017 - Sleepy Hollow Haunted Hayride, House in the Hollow and Field of Fright, Newtown
October 7, 2017 - 41st Annual Newtown Market Day
October 21 & 22, 2017 - Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market Halloween Edition
October 28, 2017 - Washington Crossing Historic Park’s First-Ever Fall Brewfest
9/8 - Designer Bag Bingo to Benefit The Residents of Pickering Manor. Bring your Friends for a night of charitable fun! BYOB- Soft Drinks and Snacks available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Residents of Pickering Manor: 5 Star Nursing, Rehabilitation, Personal Care and Independent Living. Newtown's only community owned non-profit retirement facility. 7:30 pm at Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown. Tickets
9/10 - 5th Annual Healthy Living Festival. Our Annual event will bring this ever expanding community together for a Festival in celebration of healthy living for all. Join us! Enjoy Eco, Sustainable, Metaphysical, and Holistic Vendors. There will be awesome energy with artists and musicians. Enjoy delicious organic wholesome food, and more throughout the day. Don't forget to bring a chair or a blanket. Plan to spend the day listening to all the amazing performers, shopping from the beautiful vendors and eating some down right delicious food. Rain or Shine. Snipes Farm and Education Center 890 W Bridge Street Morrisville PA. more info
9/13 - NBA Business Expo & Culinary Fair 2017. The Expo is held every September with over 70 local NBA businesses, restaurants, and tradesmen showcasing their services and products to the general public. Food, prizes and giveaways are offered! 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Newtown Athletic Club, 120 Pheasant Run. www.NewtownBA.org
9/14 - Think Outside the Box: Build Your Own Meal Kits. Join Jill Kwasny, MS, RDN for the ultimate meal-planning workshop. Learn how to make the most of your time in the kitchen. Cooking is a snap when you have all the ingredients ready for quick assembly. No program is complete without sampling some of McCaffrey’s delicious dishes from our prepared foods department! This free program will be held in the upstairs bistro at the McCaffrey’s Market in Yardley located at the Edgewood Village Shopping Center at 635 Heacock Road in Yardley from 10:00am –11:00am.
9/14 - Lower Makefield Farmers Market Each Thursday in September. Seasonal, producer-only, open air venue market, featuring organic, sustainable, and conventional vegetables and fruits, herbs, artisan breads, pastured meats, farmstead cheeses, eggs, wool products, handmade soaps and skin products, flowers and plants, prepared foods, and more. ENTERTAINMENT and FOOD TRUCKS on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 6:30pm. Veterans Park, Edgewood Rd. at Heacock Rd., Lower Makefield PA http://www.lmtfarmersmarket.com.
9/16 - Comedian Nick Di Paolo will appear at the Newtown Theatre. This 8pm show is for mature audiences only. Di Paolo has performed on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. He was twice nominated for an Emmy for his writing on HBO’s The Chris Rock Show. He hosts one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes, The Nick Di Paolo Podcast. The Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street in Newtown Borough. Tickets are $25 and are available at JJComedy.com
9/16 - Yardley Harvest Day - This event will again be a family oriented event for our 50th year. In addition to a wide variety of handmade crafts and good food, there will be more live entertainment in the field. more kid friendly activities and other surprises! It will be held on E. College Ave., Canal Street , S. Bell Ave. and the field adjacent to Fitzgerald-Sommer Funeral Home on S. Delaware Ave. in the Yardley Borough.
9/16 & 9/17 - 17th Annual Village Renaissance Faire. Come see the event that earned a 2013 visit from Renaissance Magazine. Support the public library & have fun too! The Village Faire is designed to entertain, educate, and involve visitors of all ages. Armored Horseback Jousting; Flying Birds of Prey; Aerialist shows every hour; Firebreathing; LIVING LITERATURE - Pyrates invade the faire Children's Quest; Human Flail; Petting Zoo, Carriage & Pony Rides; Human Chess, Archery Puppetry, Juggling & Comedy; Live Music, Theatre, & Dancing; SCA Historical Demonstrations Crafts, Games & Inflatables; and MUCH more. 11:00am to 6:00pm daily. Middletown Grange, 576 Penns Park Rd, Newtown, PA. more info
9/16 & 9/17 - Apple Fun Days at Shady Brook Farm. There’s nothing like a sweet, crisp apple picked right from the tree. Come and pick your own! Fun also includes wagon rides to the apple orchard to pick your own apples, inflatable attractions, giant jumping pillows, a playground, farm animals and more. Fall Fest 2017 kicks off with Apple Fun Days on Sept. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & Oct. 1 from 11am to 5pm. Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley PA. www.shadybrookfarm.com
9/17 - Dynamix Gymnastics Fall Open House, Free to the Public. FREE! FREE! FREE!! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! Dynamix will be holding their annual Fall Open House on September 17 from 12:30-2:00. There will be obstacle course, a bounce house, music, evaluations, giveaways and registration information available. No Registration required. (Waivers will need to be filled out upon arrival) 181 Wheeler Ct, Langhorne, PA.www.dynamixgymnastics.com
9/17 - Back to the 80’s 5K Trail Run, One Mile Walk and Obstacle Course. Featuring The SE7EN Band! Awesome 5K race/walk and obstacle course down on the farm! All proceeds support kids' education programs at Snipes Farm. 9am – 12pm. Snipes Farm and Education Center, 890 W Bridge St, Morrisville, PA. Facebook Page
9/17 - FREE Family Fishing Day. Activities will include learning about fish identification, fishing equipment, and techniques. This free event is sponsored by the Delaware River Fishermen’s Association. 10am- 2pm. Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road Bristol, PA. 215-785-1177 or www.SilverLakeNatureCenter.org
9/17 - Plein Air Sunday. Plein Air Artists and the public are invited to Plein Air on the Farm on Sunday Sept 17 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Jerry’s Artarama Plein Air Group and AOY member Jon O’Neill will be on location and members are invited to participate as well! What could be better than a day on the Farm doing Art? AOY Art Center, on the Patterson Farm, 949 Mirror Lake Rd., Lower Makefield. http://www.artistsofyardley.org
9/19 - Bestselling Children's Author Soman Chainani at the Newtown Bookshop. Please join the Newtown Bookshop as we welcome Children's Author Soman Chainani to the Newtown Bookshop at 5pm! Soman will be celebrating the release of the FOURTH book in the New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series: "The School for Good and Evil #4: Quests for Glory". All are invited to attend this FREE event. Newtown Bookshop, 2835 South Eagle Road, Newtown PA.Please reserve your free seat here
9/23 - Fall Family Fun Day at Snipes Farm & Education Center. Join us 11am-6pm for hayrides to the pumpkin patch and apple orchard, make your way through the corn maze, moonbounces, a DJ, face painting, balloon art, farm tours, visits with farm animals, food trucks, children's canvas painting and more! Admission is $5 per person, ages 3 and up. Snipes Farm and Education Center, 890 W Bridge St, Morrisville. http://www.snipesfarm.org
9/23 and 9/24 - We are excited to invite you to join us for this year’s New Hope Arts and Crafts Festival to be held from 10-6pm on Saturday and from 10-5pm on Sunday. Over 160 juried fine Artists and Craftsmen will exhibit using media such as oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, works in wood, wearable art, glass art, photography, and more. The Festival will take place at the New Hope/ Solebury High School parking lot.
9/24 - The 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 Heroes Run 5K races and 1 mile Fun Runs Benefits our local Travis Manion Foundation. The annual races will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as honor our veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country and our communities. Featuring guest speaker Captain Steve Elliot of the New York City Fire Department. 2:00 pm at Fonthill Park, 130 E. Swamp Road, Doylestown www.travismanion.org
9/30 - McConkey’s Market, Washington Crossing Park. McConkey's Market Returns Sept. 30. Looking for one-of-a-kind gifts and crafts? Stop by McConkey’s Market from 10 AM to 4 PM at the park. Back for its fourth year, McConkey’s Market will feature nearly 70 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
9/30 - Shady Brook Farm Horrorfest Begins September 30th. Shady Brook Farm has spent decades sowing fear, now reap the terror lying in its fields at HorrorFest 2017. HorrorFest features four thrilling attractions: the Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien 3-D Encounter, and Carnage. Ticket Booth opens @ 6pm, attractions open @ 7pm. On Friday and Saturday nights the last Hayride of Horror leaves at 10pm and the field open 'til 11pm. 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley more info