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Week of August 7th – 14th, 2019

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Just peachy: The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is holding its Annual Peach Social on Sunday, Aug. 11, at its headquarters at 321 Cedar St., Bristol. 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, Big Chill (classic rock) 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.

Genealogy Workshop: Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 10:30 a.m. Susan Koelble, a professional genealogist, will lead a workshop on genealogical research and assist attendees with their own research. This workshop is held every first Wednesday of the month. For more information and to register, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.


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. Upcoming 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

Yoga: This event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. This class is for all ages and abilities. Cost is $8 person per class for Friends of Silver Lake Members or $10 person per class for non-members. For information, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org


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


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.

Peach Social: The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is holding its Annual Peach Social in its air-conditioned headquarters at 321 Cedar St., Bristol, from 2 to 4 p.m. Attendees will be treated to angel food cake topped with ice cream and fresh, sliced peaches, plus a cold beverage. Homemade baked goods, including peachy treats, will be on sale. Takeouts will be available with own container. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Cost is $5 for ages 12 and over, $3 for under age 12. This event benefits BCHF’s annual awards to Bristol High School graduates. For information, call 215-788-7537 or 215-788-9408.


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

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.

Cruise Into Kindergarten: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 10:30 a.m. Children entering kindergarten in the fall are welcome to attend a special program to help prepare them for school. Children are on their own for the first 30 minutes, and with a guardian for the second 30 minutes. Register each child participating individually online. For information or to register, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

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 ••

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