Week of July 10th – July 17th, 2019

See what's happening in your neighborhood this week

Dog days of summer: Bucks County 4-H will sponsor a Pet Care Club meeting on Tuesday, July 16. Animal lovers can learn more about our four-legged friends during this program. Source: Metro Images


Concert: Free summer music concerts will take place on Wednesdays at Monument Bank Amphitheater Central Park, 425 Wells Road in Doylestown, at 7 p.m. This week, dueling pianos, an interactive piano show, will perform. For information and a complete schedule, visit doylestownpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Flyer-2019-revised-4-30-19.pdf or call 215-348-9915.


Bucks County Quilt Show: The 15th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show is on display at the Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road in Bensalem, weekdays through September. This exhibition features over 100 quilts created by local artists. For information, visit visitbuckscounty.com/events/annual/bucks-county-quilt-show


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


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

Stranger Things Escape Room: This event will take place at the Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m., and 2 and 3 p.m. Teams have 45 minutes to figure out what is really going on in Hawkins and find their way back through the portal. Must be 12 or older to attend. Register online or by phone. For information or to register, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.


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.


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.

Introduction to American Sign Language: This event will be held at Lower Southampton Library, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. through July 29. Explore the history and parameters of American Sign Language as a true language form. For information or to register, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.


4-H Pet Care Club: This club will meet at Lower Southampton Library, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. through July 23. Learn more about animal friends during this weekly program sponsored by Bucks County 4-H. Registration preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. For information or to register, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

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.

Trevose Horticultural Society Meeting: “Spotted Lanternfly” is the featured presentation at the monthly meeting at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road, Bensalem, at 7 p.m. Colleen Michaels, Bucks County Extension office, will explain what the public can do to stop the spread of the spotted lanternfly, a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. All meetings are open to the public. A donation of $4 is requested from non-members. For information, visit trevosegardeners.org or call 856-866-9163.

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.


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 parxcasino.com/comedynight ••