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Stuart Country Day School
Stuart Summer Camps

Girls and boys 2 to 17 can choose from 40+ camps on Stuart's 55 wooded acres, including: Stuart Academic Academy for girls, STEM camps like robotics and coding, performing and visual arts, sports camps for girls (basketball, tennis, lacrosse, and field hockey), and more. Camp Stuart for ages 2-4 and popular Lavner Camps are back!

All courses are taught by experienced and caring faculty and professionals. Before/after camp care and lunch are available. Weekly camps run June 12 – August 17, 2018.

Stuart Country Day School
1200 Stuart Road in Princeton

iD Tech Camps Held at Princeton

Students ages 7-18 learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

Your child can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 350,000 alumni. Weeklong, 2-week, day, and overnight programs held at Princeton, The Hun School of Princeton, and 150+ locations nationwide.

With world-class instructors and customized learning, our programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future.
For more information click here.

Newtown Yardley's Summer Camps Guide
Newtown Yardley's Summer Camps Guide

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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Newtown’s Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar Now Taking Reservations
We are now taking reservations! Allow us to wine and dine you starting Monday, February 5th, 2018. Also offering an additional Valentine's Day Menu running February 14th-February 17th. Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar is a restaurant featuring a local, farm fresh, seasonal menu with many items under 500 calories! 2829 S Eagle Rd Newtown, PA 18940. more info



Turning Point Brunch Restaurant Will Open In Newtown This Spring
Turning Point, a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch and lunch will open a Newtown location at the Village at Newtown Shopping Center in the building that includes the new Harvest Seasonal Grill and Pier One. It's expected to open in late summer or early fall, according to the company's founder and CEO. Turning Point has created a unique daytime restaurant that serves creative breakfast and lunch meals using the freshest ingredients. We strive to provide service to our customers that exceeds their expectations and maintain an atmosphere that is clean, comfortable and relaxing. Check out the menu!



Rocco’s At The Brick Offers Complimentary Carving Station During Happy Hour
Rocco’s Steakhouse at The Brick Hotel opened to the public on January 24, 2018. Their menus have been created, from their roots, with thoughtfully sourced ingredients and drink pairings that feed not only the belly, but for the soul. Aside from top notch steak dinners, consider Rocco’s for Sunday brunch, or for Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4-6pm for specially priced cocktails, appetizers and their complimentary carving station! 1 East Washington Avenue, Newtown, PA www.roccosatthebrick.com



Second Look Newtown Thrift Shop Annual Turnover Sale
Starting on Monday, February 5 through the 16th everything will be half price including items in the High End Boutique. To keep the excitement going, on Saturday, February 17 through Monday, February 19 all merchandise excluding the High End Boutique will be $1. The store will be closed February 20 and 21 to allow us to prepare for the Spring season and will reopen on Thursday, February 22 with new spring fashions and everything to get you ready for warmer weather. Second Look Thrift Shop benefits Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and is located at 400 Freedom Drive in Newtown.


Announcements (cont.)

Call for Entries for the 2018 New Hope Art League Juried Art Show
With up to $3000 in awards and 2 very prestigious jurors, Lisa Tremper Hanover, former CEO of the Michener Museum, and James Toogood, renowned painter and teacher at PAFA, you don't want to miss it. Enter online. A portion of the show's proceeds fund our art scholarship for a local high school student. We also collect food for the Bucks County Housing Group food pantry.
Here are the dates and deadlines:
March 1: Entry deadline by 6 pm
March 15: Accepted list posted online
April 2: Delivery of accepted work 10 am-7 pm
April 6: Opening reception 6 pm- 8 pm
April 20: Last day of show
Enter Here

News Release From Bucks County Foodshed Alliance
Buy Fresh Buy Local (BFBL) Bucks County chapter launches a new partner structure and online resource of local foods this January. Buy Fresh Buy Local is a consumer education program of Bucks County Foodshed Alliance. The new Buy Fresh Buy Local Bucks County E-Guide launches January 15th. This online guide includes a comprehensive listing of the farms, CSAs, Farmers Markets, Restaurants, Farm Markets & Retail Stores, and Vineyards & Breweries in the area. Bucks County Foodshed Alliance, P.O. Box 8967 Doylestown, PA. www.BucksFoodshed.org

Save The Date!

March 3, 2018 - Bucks County Performing Arts Center 40th Anniversary Performance with Avi Wisnia at Yardley Community Center

March 4, 2018 - Hollywood Awards Viewing Party at The County Theater

March 10, 2018 - Bucks County St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 10, 2018 - 16th Annual Tavern Night at the Half Moon Inn

March 11, 2018 - Bucks County Wedding Show

March 24, 2018 - Easter Fun For Kids! Newtown Easter Egg Hunt 2018.
Northampton Township Bunny Hunt "Egg"Venture. More info and tickets


School Open Houses

Summer Camps Open Houses

Major Non-Profit Fundraisers

2/1 - 2/4 - Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism, Bucks County Playhouse - After teaching countless students about the saints, venial sins, limbo and more, Sister is now offering up hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and the Last Rites, including her own wacky version of the Newlywed Game. Classroom participation is a must, so bring along your sweetie and your sense of humor for a session with the country’s feistiest couples counselor! Buck County Playhouse, 70 S. Main Street New Hope, PA Schedule and Tickets

2/1 - 2/11 - Agatha Christie’s Time Stands Still, Bristol Riverside Theatre - Sarah and James work together as war correspondents—she’s a photographer; he’s a writer. When a car bomb injures Sarah, she comes home to recuperate in the loft they share. It’s soon clear that she is eager to return to the action, while he’s relieved to be away from the terror and bloodshed. From Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies, this Broadway hit play is a witty, intelligent look at ordinary life through the lens of war. Bristol Riverside Theatre 120 Radcliffe Street Bristol, PA. Box Office 215-785-0100. Dates and Times

2/2 - Countryside Gallery Newtown Meet The Artist and Opening Event - Countryside Gallery & Custom Frame Design is proud to present the original photographic works of Chuck Davis. Please join us for his show’s Opening Reception. Meet The Artist, Wine and Hors d'oeuvres served. Free event! The exhibit will run through March 1, 2018. Countryside Gallery, 2 South State Street Newtown, PA

2/2 - 2/11- Carmen, Roxey Ballet - Approximate run time is 1 hour, 15 minutes. All performances will be held at Canal Studio Theater, 243 North Union Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530. www.roxeyballet.org

2/2 and 2/3 - Winter UnWINEd, Shady Brook Farm, Don't miss the newest addition to our Special Events line up! Come in from the cold and unWINEd at our place every Friday and Saturday night through March 17, 2018 with live acoustic music in the greenhouse starting at 7pm. Enjoy locally brewed craft beer, Rose Bank Winery wines, and signature cocktails featuring PA distilled spirits in The Stone's Throw. We're also offering a lite fare menu from The Kitchen to pair with your drinks. No cover charge-- food & drinks are available for purchase. Join in the fun! Shady Brook Farm 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley PA. shadybrookfarm.com

2/3 - Comedian Jim Florentine at The Newtown Theatre - Comedian Jim Florentine and special guests Chad Zumock and Joe Howard will take to the stage of the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, February 3, at 8 PM. Doors open at 7 PM. Comedian, actor, podcaster and voice artist Jim Florentine is best known for co-hosting VH1 Classic's heavy metal talk show series, That Metal Show. Tickets are available for $20 through The Comedy Shoppe. More Info and Tickets

2/3 and 2/4 - Ohev Shalom Players Presents Little Shop of Horrors - The Ohev Shalom Players group will put on a production of the Little Shop of Horrors, the musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, creative geniuses behind The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast. The performance dates and times are: February 3rd at 8:00pm and February 4th at noon & 5pm. Ohev Shalom of Bucks County, 944 Second Street Pike Richboro, PA 18954. more info

2/3 and 2/17 - Yardley Farmers Market - The Yardley Farmers Indoor Winter Market continues the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month through April 2018. For the month of February we will have Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate Samplings! We have a great selection of vendors offering a wide range of foods and products. 9am to 11:30am at Yardley Friends Meeting, 65 N. Main St, Yardley. Facebook page

2/3 - Volunteer Work Day, Silver Lake Nature Center - Help us maintain our grounds. Give us 4 hours and we'll give you lunch! This event is rain or shine. Be prepared to get wet and dirty. Bring a refillable water bottle! Please call 215-785-1177 if you would like to participate. 9am -2pm. Silver Lake Nature Center 1306 Bath Road Bristol, PA 19007. www.SilverLakeNatureCenter.org

2/3- Read to The Dogs! - Spend some time with the wonderful Nor'Wester Reader Therapy dogs at the Free Library of Northampton. Pick out a book and sit down to read to these pups - they love a good story! (1st Saturday of the month from October - May at 11:00 am.) For school age children. No registration required, just drop in and pick a book! Northampton Library, 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro PA. www.northamptontownshiplibrary.org

2/4 - Eagles Super Bowl Patio Party - Come Watch Our Eagles Soar In The Super Bowl With Us Here At The Dog & Bull!! $35 Food & Drink Package includes a buffet with a Nacho Bar, Sliders, Wings & Domestic Bottles, DNB Amber, Stella & Dreamweaver. Reservations Strongly Recommended. 6:30-10:30pm. Dog & Bull Brew and Music House, 810 Bristol Pike Croydon, PA. www.dogandbullhouse.com

2/7- Backyard Fruit Presentation - Bucks County Foodshed Alliance presents “Backyard Fruit,” a presentation on how to easily grow a variety of fruit in your backyard from a fruit and permaculture expert, Adam Dusen of Hundred Fruit Farm in Buckingham. This event will be held at Plumsteadville Grange on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00pm. www.BucksFoodshed.org

2/8 - Newtown Parks and Rec Offers an Intro to Winter Hiking - Don’t let winter stall your outdoor fun and exercise this year! Consider the benefits of “Winter Hiking.” Enjoy unique and beautiful scenery, no bugs, and oh yes, burning off those holiday calories. Winter Hiking however involves special skills, gear and risks compared to 3-season hiking. This is your opportunity to learn about clothing, equipment and safety necessary for Winter Hiking, whether you’re plans entail local parks or more remote wilderness. Appalachian Mountain Club leaders Jeff Fritzinger and Barbara Beatrice will focus on the essentials, demonstrate gear and provide an opportunity to join a winter hike on a later date when there is snow. Newtown Parks and Recreation, 100 Municipal Drive, Newtown PA. Register here

2/8 - Melissa Aldana Quartet, Newtown - Acclaimed tenor saxophonist and Winner of the 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition, Aldana brings her explorative and deeply swinging music that has a supple and unpredictable rhythmic élan at each show. Concert at 7:30pm. Zlock Performing Arts Center, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940 | 215-968-8087. tickets.bucks.edu/calendar

2/10 - Second Saturday, Yardley Borough - Come on downtown in Yardley each 2nd Saturday every month! Stroll around and experience Yardley's food and beverage options, specialty retail, and wellness services. Each month a variety of businesses will be offering specials, entertainment, activities and events on 2nd Saturday. We'll see you there! 2nd Saturdays is sponsored by the Yardley Business Association and run by the Yardley BET. For the latest details, check out 2nd Saturday Yardley's Facebook page and look for the posters all over downtown the week before each event!

2/10 - Pilates Open House - Witt Pilates will have an Open House on Saturday February 10th from 7-9pm. We will have demo classes for you and your Valentine! Offering mat, tower & Reformer Pilates sessions, plus cycling & barre classes. 14 Penn Valley Drive, Yardley, PA. www.wittpilates.com

2/11 - Wine Glass Painting with Wine Tasting - Enjoy painting and wine tasting at Rose Bank Winery. $48 includes a wine glass and a bonus shot glass to paint, all supplies, instruction, multiple wine tastings with light pairings. Reserve your ticket for a SWEET day of painting, sipping and socializing while creating some Art from the Heart! Wear red to be entered for a prize! Pre-purchase of tickets needed. You may do so by contacting Pinot Paint Parties or the winery. Rose Bank Winery, 258 Durham Road, Newtown PA.

2/13 - Grey Nun Academy Open House - Take a tour, visit classrooms, meet parents, staff, and students. Learn about our academic curriculum, blended learning through technology, co-curricular activities, after school enrichment classes, extended day program, tuition assistance for eligible families, and more. Grey Nun Academy is an independent, Catholic co-educational lower and middle school in Bucks County, PA for children in grades PreK3 through 8th. 1750 Quarry Road, Yardley, PA 19067 www.greynunacademy.org

2/13 - Newtown Business Association Business Card Exchange - This is a change of date for February only - from February 14 to Tuesday, February 13. Come network with colleagues and make new contacts while enjoying refreshments. Hosted by The George School, at 1690 Newtown Langhorne Rd. Newtown, PA. Attendees are asked to register online at www.newtownba.org

2/13 and 2/27 - Winter Farmers Market, Wrightstown Farmers Market - You can now get breakfast at the Market; The Fancy Fig joins us in our new Annex! Warm up with a warm breakfast sandwich and delicious hot chocolate by The Fancy Fig. And there are TWO NEW VENDORS at WFM… Barefoot Botanicals and Lore Pasta. The Gathering, 2324 Second Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA. For our Winter Season Vendor List click here. www.wrightstownfarmersmarket.org

2/13 and 2/28 - Admissions Information Sessions at Buckingham Friends School at 9am. BFS is a co-Ed Quaker school for grades K through 8. Call 215-794-7491 for more information. 5684 York Road, Lahaska PA. www.bfs.org

2/14 - Bonne Saint Valentin, Golden Pheasant Inn - Golden Pheasant Inn is hosting a Bonne Saint Valentin prix-fixe menu for $85 per person, which includes a four course dinner. The inn is also offering a Valentine’s Day dinner a la carte menu, with items like fresh oysters, poached salmon, OWowCow lavender ice cream, and more 763 River Rd, Erwinna, PA 18920 www.goldenpheasant.com

2/14 - Valentines Dinner at Piccolo Trattoria, Newtown - Piccolo Trattoria is offering a three course Valentines Dinner, check out the menu choices here. Reserve your Valentines table here. 32 West Road Newtown, PA

2/14 - Wine and Chocolate for Lovers, Crossing Vineyards - On Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., Crossing Vineyards will host a romantic, five-course gourmet dinner that includes a bottle of wine from the vineyard. The evening’s menu includes seared crab cake, beef tenderloin, a chocolate tartlet and more. Cost is $89 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd. Washington Crossing, PA. www.crossingvineyards.com

2/14 - Valentine’s Three Course Meal, Logan Inn - New Hope's Logan Inn will have a three course dinner for Valentine’s Day. The price is $65-$75 per person plus tax and gratuity and here is the menu. Stay Packages are available February 10 – 14 and $230 includes: three course dinner, champagne and chocolates in the room! 10 W Ferry St, New Hope, PA 18938. loganinn.com

2/16 - “The Violations” at Yardley Country Club - High-energy Motown/R&B band, The Violations, will perform at Yardley Country Club from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. This Valentine’s weekend event includes a five-course dinner, dancing, champagne for two and a rose for every lady. On the menu is a choice of candied pear salad, tossed field greens salad or classic Caesar salad; cream of wild mushroom soup or tomato basil soup; and asparagus rollatini or stuffed portabella mushroom cap. Entrée choices include surf and turf (filet mignon and lobster tail) or chicken piccata and jumbo shrimp, served with garden fresh vegetables and parsley potatoes. Choice of dessert includes deluxe red velvet cake or fresh fruit cup. Tickets for the event (dinner and show) $75.00 per person. Call 215-493-4531, ext. 118.

2/17 - Habitat For Humanity Safe at Home Repair Clinic - The clinic will be presented by Karen Reever, manager of Habitat's Home Repair program; Megan McLaughlin, occupational therapist with Bayada Home Health; and Jeff Olavarria, owner of Age in My Place. Presenters will describe typical repairs and modifications that can be made in the home and walk you through common repairs/modifications most frequently needed by older/disabled homeowners, i.e. grab bars, railings, improved task lighting, accessible switches/outlets. This free clinic will be held at Habitat Bucks, 31 Oak Ave, Chalfont, PA. To register, contact Karen Reever at 215-822-2812 x304 or info@habitatbucks.org

2/18 - George Washington’s Birthday Party - Bring the whole family to help George Washington celebrate his 286th birthday at Washington Crossing Historic Park. 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. 10 am -2pm, admission is $1. Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA. www.washingtoncrossingpark.org/events

2/18 - Winter Footwear Walk - Join the Friends of the Delaware Canal on Sunday, February 18 at 1p.m. for a Winter Footwear Walk along the snowy towpath. The 3-mile round trip walk will begin in the parking lot across from the former Mountainside Inn in the village of Point Pleasant. Participants will learn about the history of the two villages and the intriguing Devil’s Half Acre that lies midway, and, perhaps, catch glimpses of bald eagles and waterfowl along the way. The outing will end with hot chocolate and homemade cookies. To borrow snowshoes or micro-spikes from the Park, please reserve them in advance by calling 215-862-2021 or e-mailing friends@fodc.org. The Winter Footwear Walk is free and will be held conditions permitting, including no snow. Check on the homepage of www.fodc.org for a Go/No Go message that will be posted by 8 a.m. on February 18. The street address to meet at is 4728 River Road, New Hope, PA 18938.

2/19 - Gymnastics School’s Out Camp and Scavenger Hunt - For ages 5 and up from 9am-3pm. Non members are welcome to enjoy a day which will include tumbling, a Scavenger Hunt, Human Knot and Obstacle Course. Dynamix Gymnastics 181 Wheeler Court, Suite C Langhorne, PA. www.dynamixgymnastics.com

2/19 - Kids and Nature Days– Winter Adventure For Kids age 6-13 - Six to thirteen year olds are invited to join us on their day off from school from 9am to 4pm as we explore the trails, play games, make crafts, visit with our animals, and much more! Before and After care available. $50 per day/child. Register by February 16 at 215-785-1177. Silver Lake Nature Center 1306 Bath Road Bristol, PA. www.SilverLakeNatureCenter.org

2/19 - Newtown Historical General Membership Meeting - The Newtown Historic Association has invited Hugh Boyle, the Executive Director of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum & Library in Philadelphia, to give a lecture on “Presidential Assassins.” from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at The Half Moon Inn (Court Inn). 105 Court Street, Newtown, PA www.newtownhistoric.org/events/list

2/22 - Gluten Free Living: What You Need to Know - If you want to learn more about celiac disease, gluten intolerance and gluten-free foods, do not miss “Gluten Free Living: What You Need to Know.” at 10am. The program will be given by Aneta Reska, MS, RD from Dr. Schar along with McCaffrey’s Registered Dietitian Jill Kwasny. You will have the opportunity to sample a variety of gluten free Dr. Schar products and have all your questions about gluten-free living addressed. RSVP to nutritionist@Mccaffreys.comor call 215 750-7713 to reserve your seat. McCaffreys of Yardley, 635 Heacock Road Yardley PA

2/24 - New York Times Bestselling Author Daniel H. Pink at the Newtown Theatre - Please join us on Saturday, February 24th at 1:15pm as The Newtown Bookshop welcomes Daniel H. Pink to the Newtown Theatre — author of #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human—for a discussion of his latest book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing followed by a book signing. Newtown Theatre, 120 N State St, Newtown, PA More info and Tickets

2/24 - Craft Supply Swap at The Grundy Library - Have you ever wanted to try a new craft without investing a large sum of money in the all the associated materials and tools? Trading supplies could be the answer! You're invited to join us for a Craft Supply Swap at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library. First, donated craft supplies will be accepted on February 22, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and on February 23 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. With any donated craft supply individuals receive a VIP ticket for early entrance the day of the swap. The swap is Saturday, February 24, 2018 with doors opening for VIP ticket holders at 10:00 am; the swap opens to the general public at 10:30 am and continues until 2:00 pm, or until all supplies are gone. Bags will be provided and any unclaimed supplies will be donated to charity. Call 215.788.7891 for more information, or visit the Grundy Library online. Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street Bristol, PA

2/25 - Paint Your Pet Portrait Fundraiser @ the Green Parrot by A Taste of Artistry - Join the party from 1-4pm at the Green Parrot in Newtown. Bring a friend or two and help raise money for local animals in need. Thats right, $10 from each ticket purchased will be donated. Tickets are $40 per person and includes: A pre-sketched drawing of your pet on a 12" x 12" stretched canvas, a colored photo of your pet for reference, all art materials provided and instructors to help you create a beautiful portrait. Green Parrot Restaurant, 240 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA. Tickets and more info.

2/26 - Launch Party for "Brave Clara Barton" by Frank Murphy - The Newtown Bookshop is honored to host a free Launch Party for Bucks County's own Frank Murphy and his new book "Brave Clara Barton" on Monday, February 26th starting at 6:00m! Frank will be speaking and with meeting and greeting guests and signing his new book "Brave Clara Barton" as well as his other books. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to join the party! Newtown Bookshop, 2835 South Eagle Road Newtown, PA more info

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