Week of July 24th – July 31st, 2019

The write stuff: The Newtown-Yardley Creative Writers Workshop group meets every other Thursday and features readings and critiques. All types of writing are welcome, including novels and short stories, science fiction/fantasy, poetry and memoirs. 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, New Solution Entertainment (Top 40 and more) 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

Free Healthcare Training: Bucks County Community College and PA CareerLink is seeking unemployed or underemployed Bucks County residents to apply for a healthcare certificate program. Training is free for those who meet eligibility requirements. Programs offered include Dental Assisting, EKG Technician Hybrid, Nurse Aide Certification and Pharmacy Technician. A free information session will be held at 1 p.m. at South Building, room 257, One Hillendale Road, Perkasie. To learn more, contact Janet Baker at 215-968-8324 or janet.baker@bucks.edu or Karen Souvigney at 215-968-8482 or karen.souvigney@bucks.edu

Newtown-Yardley Creative Writers Workshop: This group meets every other Thursday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Corner Bakery Cafe, 3 West Road, Newtown. The friendly group features readings and critiques. All types of writing are welcome, including novels and short stories, science fiction/fantasy, poetry and memoirs. Future meetings are on Aug. 8 and 22 and Sept. 5 and 19. For information, contact Gail Cowan at 267-679-6804 or Luckygail57@gmail.com


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


Medical Marijuana Information Session: Latrisha Bentch, Pennsylvania Department of Public Health medical marijuana patient liaison, is presenting Medical Marijuana: what it is and what it isn’t at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, at 2 p.m. Register for this free event online at grundylibrary.org or by calling 215-788-7891.

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

Tracking Wild Animals: This event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wild animals leave behind signs that give us clues to their behaviors. During this expedition, participants will learn how to examine animal signs and even how to make a plaster cast of a footprint to take home. Cost is $3. All ages welcome. For information or to register, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org


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.


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.


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.


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 ••