Week of June 12th – June 19, 2019

Love your library: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in Bristol is hosting a Summer Quest Kick-off on Monday, June 17. Neighbors can register for the library’s summer programs, play lawn games, and view a movie on an outdoor jumbo screen beginning at dusk. Source: Metro Images

JUNE 12

Cookbook Club – Instant Pot Edition: This event will be held at Lower Southampton Library, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, at 6 p.m. Eat and discuss recipes made with the Instant Pot. For information and to register, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

JUNE 13

Environmental Action Group Meeting: The Bucks Environmental Action Group is holding its monthly meeting on June 13 at 6:45 p.m. at the Northampton Free Library, 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro. John Yagecic, water quality manager for the Delaware River Basin Commission, will update attendees on the health of the Delaware River and the threats to it. Come with questions and concerns.

Movie Club: This event will be held at Lower Southampton Library, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, at 11 a.m. Enjoy a showing of Bohemian Rhapsody and free coffee. For information and to register, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

JUNE 14

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 Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8, Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. For information, visit cattalesinc.org

JUNE 15

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

Saturday Morning Bird Watching: The Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane in Churchville, hosts this event for amateur ornithologists from 7 to 9 a.m. An experienced bird watcher will tour the grounds with a group. For information, call 215-357-4005 or visit churchvillenaturecenter.org

JUNE 16

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.

JUNE 17

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 more information or to make a reservation, call 215-245-5479.

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.

Summer Quest Kick-off: The public is invited to the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, for the Summer Quest Kick-off, an all-ages family-fun event. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m., the event, with a “Universe of Stories” theme, will include opportunities to register for the library’s summer programs, play lawn games, and view a movie on an outdoor jumbo screen beginning at dusk. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and relax on the Grundy Library lawn by the Delaware River. Rain date is Monday, June 24. No registration is required for this free event. For information, call 215-788-7891.

JUNE 18

Annual Bocce Challenge: The bocce challenge between the James E. Kinney Senior Center team and the Northampton Township Supervisors team will take place on June 18 at 6 p.m. at the courts of the James E. Kinney Senior Center, located at 165 Township Road, Richboro. This will be a best-of-three event, with the winner being the first team to win two games. The public is invited to attend.

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.

JUNE 19

Concerts: The David Kim Orchestral Institute of Cairn University will present two concerts: Wednesday, June 19, at 7 p.m. for a program featuring members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the American String Quartet, the Pittsburgh Symphony, Seoul National University, the Saint Louis Symphony, the Chicago Symphony and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; and Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m., will feature students selected by David Kim. The program will feature works by Mozart, Barber, Sibelius, Brahms, Paganini and more. Cost is $25. Purchase tickets at cairn.edu/tickets. The shows take place at Lewis Homes Recital Hall, Cairn University, 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne.