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Week of December 11th – December 18th, 2019

DECEMBER 11

Healthcare Marketplace Help: To help individuals find healthcare insurance, certified ACA application counselors from Lower Bucks Hospital will be available to assist persons one-on-one and answer individual healthcare coverage questions at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, from 1 to 4 p.m. Assistance in Spanish is available. No appointment is necessary, and this service is free. For information, call 215-788-7891.

DECEMBER 12

Holiday Maker’s Market: Bucks County Community College will host this event from 3 to 8 p.m., on the Newtown Campus, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown. There will be a plethora of vendors, and complimentary hot chocolate will be served. The Zlock Performing Arts Center will be hosting its Cultural Streaming Series, featuring a recorded performance of The Nutcracker. The 2.5-hour video will be shown at 12:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. The theater is equipped with audio-loop technology for the hearing impaired. Admission is free, but registration for tickets is recommended at bucks.edu/tickets. To learn more, visit bucks.edu.

Holiday Open House: Middletown Township invites the public to its annual holiday open house at the Municipal Center, 3 Municipal Way, Langhorne. Indoor activities run from 6 to 8 p.m. and include pictures with Santa, face painting, arts and crafts, balloon sculptures and refreshments. There will also be a beer garden in the parking lot from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. All proceeds from the beer garden go to the Middletown Community Foundation. Other outdoor features include a food truck, horse-drawn carriage rides, an inflatable slide and an inflatable snowboard activity. Attendees are asked to bring one non-perishable food item to be donated to the Lower Bucks County Food Pantry. All attendees should park at The Shoppes of Flowers Mill and walk to the Municipal Center.

Yes and…Improv for Adults: Bucks County Playhouse will host this education program at Lambertville Hall, 57 Bridge St., Lambertville, New Jersey from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This class offers two hours of collaborative active games, improv techniques and opportunities to nurture creativity. No experience necessary. For performers 18 and up. For information, visit bcptheater.org or call 267-740-2090, Ext. 106.

DECEMBER 13

“Setting Up, Obtaining and Managing Social Media Reviews” Workshop: The workshop will be held at the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, 409 Hood Blvd., Fairless Hills, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes breakfast. To register, visit events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=bmwxhscab&oeidk=a07egqndx0m5e32a12f. For more on SCORE Bucks County, visit buckscounty.score.org.

DECEMBER 14

Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count: This event will take place from 6:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Join Robert Mercer and a team of birders for this fun, free event. All levels of experience (including no experience) are welcome to participate in this important citizen science national bird census. Come out for the whole day or part(s) of the day. Meet at Neshaminy State Park or at Silver Lake Nature Center, at 1306 Bath Road, Bristol. Times/meeting locations will be confirmed upon registration. Binoculars are available to borrow. Registration required. For information, visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org or call 215-785-1177.

Cat Adoption: Come meet the furry love of your life at the Cat Tales Adoption Center, at the Warrington Pavilion Shopping Center, 1111 Easton Road, Suite 17 (next door to Animal Lifeline Thrift Store), in Warrington. The shelter facility is open to the general public Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. For information, visit cattalesinc.org.

Danny DeGennaro Foundation’s Holiday Celebration: This event will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Hurricane Jack’s, 7759 New Falls Road, Levittown. Admission is free. A potluck and light food will be available. Raffles and 50/50 will also be available. Donations can be made through Facebook at facebook.com/donate/2411681702263228.

Saturday Morning Bird Walks: This free event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Participants should meet outside of the Visitors’ Building near the parking area. For information, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org.

DECEMBER 15

Magic: the Gathering: Comic Archive, 319 W. Main St. in Lansdale, hosts this event at 2 p.m. This classic family-friendly card game enhances strategic thinking and skills while teaching good sportsmanship. Admission is free. Open to all ages, but those under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 215-853-0740.

DECEMBER 16

Code Club: The Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St. in Bristol, is hosting Code Club, a STEM educational series for children in grades 2 through 8. The club will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. weekly. Students in grades 2-4 will meet on Mondays, and grades 5-8 will meet on Tuesdays. Using Prenda software, children will learn how to code in Blocky, JavaScript, HTML/CSS and Python and to build websites, video games, apps and more. Registration is required. Participants are invited to bring their own laptop or Chromebook to each session. A limited number of library Chromebooks will be available to use. For information, visit grundylibrary.org or call 215-788-7891.

Delaware Valley Choral Society: Singers are welcome to join the Delaware Valley Choral Society on Mondays at 7 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Levittown, at 6131 Emilie Road, Levittown. There is no audition or cost to join. For information, call Lois at 215-788-9464 or Teresa at 215-869-8803.

Tai Chi Classes: Classes will take place at Neshaminy Activity Center, 1842 Brownsville Road, Trevose, on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Beginners welcomed. Low-impact exercise is designed to improve balance, flexibility and general overall health. For more information, call 215-355-6967.

DECEMBER 17

BucksMont Art League Meeting: This event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Ave., Warminster. The guest speaker will be Alexandra Mosoeanu, a mixed media artist. Preview her work by visiting alexandramosoeanu.com. Additionally, the public can enjoy three BucksMont art exhibits at Northampton Library, 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro through Jan. 3; Huntingdon Valley Library, 625 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley, from Jan. 6-March 2; and Warminster Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster (ongoing). All works are on exhibit during normal library hours. For information, visit bucksmontartleague.com or email surob59@aol.com.

Chair Yoga: This event will be held at Lower Southampton Library, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, on Tuesdays at noon. Gentle stretching is involved. For information, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

Toddler Time Program: This event will be held at Barn Nature Center, 1283 Almshouse Road in Doylestown, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Toddler Time programs are a parent and child experience that includes crafts, songs, music, books, activities and animals to help develop your child’s sense of adventure and imagination as well as appreciation for the world around them. For information, call 570-249-1935.

Weight-Loss Program: The Trevose Behavior Modification Program, a weight-loss program, meets Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Bucks County Technology Park, 4800 Street Road, in Trevose. For information, call 267-254-4050.

DECEMBER 18

Sensory Friendly Movie Time: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a sensory-friendly viewing of Aladdin. Reservations with group size required. Register online or by phone. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415. ••

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