Week of August 14th – 21st, 2019

Family fun for all: The Bucks County Family Service Center is hosting a Family Fun Day, “Back to School Safety,” on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Bensalem. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

AUGUST 14

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, Houston Bernard Band (country) 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.

AUGUST 15

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 per class for Friends of Silver Lake Members or $10 per class for non-members. For information, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org

AUGUST 16

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

Flower Show: The Trevose Horticultural Society is staging its annual standard flower show Birds of a Feather on Friday, Aug. 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at St. Ephrem Catholic Church, 5400 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem. The public is invited. Admission is free. A selection of homemade goods, home-grown flowers and produce, bird-themed novelties, potted plants and more will be available for purchase. For information, visit trevosegardeners.org or call 215-460-8853.

Sky Tonight Planetarium Show: The Township Library of Lower Southampton, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Children ages 5-12 will enjoy a portable planetarium at the library. They’ll see the night sky while learning about stars, astronomical events and current space missions. For information and to register, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

AUGUST 17

Meet the Exhibit Animals: This free event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Take a tour of the exhibits and learn more about the box turtles, aquatic turtles, native fish and snakes. Enjoy this opportunity to see the animals up close and ask questions about the scaly friends who live inside the Visitors’ Building. For information, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.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

AUGUST 18

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.

AUGUST 19

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.

AUGUST 20

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.

Cosmic Art: The Township Library of Lower Southampton, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Recreate NASA images as beautiful pieces of art while learning about the geology of planetary bodies. This event is for children entering grades 5-12. For information and to register, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

Family Fun Days: The Bucks County Family Service Center, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is hosting a Family Fun Day, “Back to School Safety,” which is open to the public and takes place at 10 a.m. at the Fatima Catholic Outreach Center, 2915 Street Road in Bensalem. For information, visit cssphiladelphia.org

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.

AUGUST 21

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 ••