From a farmer’s market to a spring carnival, there’s plenty to do around Bucks County this week

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Fun for the whole family: The Neshaminy Mall Spring Carnival will take place through Sunday and include circus acts, food, games and more. Source: Metro images

MAY 16

Farmers Market of Hatboro: The Farmers Market of Hatboro, sponsored by The Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce, is located on the premises of The Hatboro Baptist Church, 32 N. York Road in Hatboro. It will be open through Sept. 21 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. To become a vendor or for information, call 215–675–8400.

MAY 17

Neshaminy Mall Spring Carnival: This family-friendly event features daredevil circus acts, favorite fair food, carnival games and midway rides for all ages. It will be held through May 20 from 4 to 11 p.m. weekdays and noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There is no charge for carnival parking, admission and Victoria Circus shows. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 2 or more tickets each. For information, coupon savings and showtimes, visit

MAY 18

Wildflower Sale: This event will be held at the Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane in Churchville, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 30. There is a wide variety of native and wildlife plants available. For information, call 215–357–4005 or visit

MAY 19

‘An Act of God’ at Bucks County Playhouse: The hilarious Broadway comedy An Act of God will be on stage at the Bucks County Playhouse through June 16. The official opening night is May 19 at 7:30 p.m. An Act of God will play the following schedule: Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 2 p.m. (plus an additional evening performance Wednesday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m.); Thursdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Fridays at 8 p.m. (except Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m.); Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. Single tickets are on sale now. For information and to purchase tickets, visit, call 215–862–2121 or visit the box office at 70 S. Main St. in New Hope.

Awesome Amphibian Frog Slog:: This event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Learn more about the frogs, toads, salamanders and more that live in and around the waters of Silver Lake Nature Center. Be prepared for wet and muddy conditions. Cost is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. For information, call 215–785–1177 or visit

Flea Market: This event will be held at the VFW Post 1597, 901 Bellevue Ave. in Croydon, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No charge for space rentals. Donations accepted for veterans table. For information, call 267–307–7916.

Migratory Bird Marathon: Representatives from Churchville Nature Center, at 501 Churchville Lane in Churchville, will go out for a 24-hour species survey to record as many migrants as possible. Participants and donors are needed. The group will meet at 7 a.m. in the library to begin the count. For more information, contact naturalist Bill Woodroffe at

Saturday Morning Bird Watching: The Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane in Churchville, hosts this event for amateur ornithologists from 8 to 10 a.m. An experienced bird watcher will tour the grounds with a group. For information, call 215–357–4005 or visit

MAY 20

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.

Weekend Walk-In Tours: This event takes place at the Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine St. in Doylestown, at 2 p.m. Weekend walk-in tours are free with paid admission and open to the public. Enjoy a focused gallery talk or walk-in tour. For information, call 215–340–9800 or visit

MAY 21

Andalusia Historic House Tours: Tour the Andalusia Mansion, 1237 State Road in Bensalem, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, except for major holidays. Enjoy a self-guided garden tour of Andalusia Mansion, a national historic landmark and home of Nicholas Biddle. See original furnishings, art and decorative arts and learn about the history of Andalusia. Reservations required. Space is limited. Cost is $20 per person. For information or to make a reservation, call 215–245–5479.

MAY 22

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.

MAY 23

Behind the Scenes at the Philadelphia Flower Show: The Martha Washington Garden Club is offering this program at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1800 Edgewood Road in Yardley. The program will start with a general meeting at 12:30 p.m. and the presentation at 1 p.m. All are welcome, and there is a $5 guest fee at the door.

Joe Conklin’s Comedy Night: This event will be held at Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road in Bensalem, from 8 to 10 p.m. This weekly show features “the man of a thousand voices” Joe Conklin and three comedians every Wednesday. Attendees must be 21 or older to enter and to gamble. For information, visit ••

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