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Week of September 4th – September 11th, 2019

Bristol pride: First Friday on the Delaware will take place on Friday, Sept. 6, along Mill Street from the Mill Street Crossing to the Bristol Wharf in Bristol. Melissa Mitman / Times Photo


Genealogy Workshop: Southampton Free Library, at 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. For information or to register, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

Knitting and Crocheting Club: The Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St. in Bristol, is hosting this informal gathering of knitting and crocheting enthusiasts of all skill levels, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. No registration required. For information, visit grundylibrary.org or call 215-788-7891.

Vaping: The Growing Trend Among Middle & High School Students: This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Township Library of Lower Southampton, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville. Between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use increased 78 percent among high school students and 48 percent among middle school students. During this event, the Council of Southeast Pennsylvania talks about this growing trend, the hidden dangers, risks and prevention. For information and to register, call 215-355-1183 or visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org


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 Sept. 5 and 19. For information, contact Gail Cowan at 267-679-6804 or Luckygail57@gmail.com


First Fridays on the Delaware: The historic riverfront town of Bristol Borough will host First Friday on the Delaware along Mill Street from the Mill Street Crossing to the Bristol Wharf, from 5 to 8 p.m.


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 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 Walks: 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

Tamanend Park Day: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 11 a.m. Join the library and the Upper Southampton Parks & Recreation department in celebrating the great outdoors. The library will have a story stroll set up around the paved path and will offer a special story time with Ms. Heather at 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Other activities include a hayride, bounce obstacle course and petting zoo. Visit ustwprec.com for more information on this free event.


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.

Delaware Valley Choral Society: Singers are welcome to join the Delaware Valley Choral Society on Mondays at 7 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Levittown, at 6131 Emilie Road, Levittown. There is no audition or cost to join. For information, call Lois at 215-788-9464 or Teresa at 215-869-8803.

Golf Fore Kids’ Sake: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County will host Golf Fore Kids’ Sake, to take place rain or shine, at the Doylestown Country Club, 20 Country Lane. Golfers are welcome to join BBBSBC staff, local dignitaries and former Eagles and Phillies players for a day beginning with breakfast and concluding with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Cost for an individual golfer is $250, and foursomes are available for $1,000. Proceeds go toward helping the children of Bucks County who are involved with the organization’s programs. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with shotgun starting at 11 a.m. Special hole-in-one contest prizes include a trip for two to Las Vegas, Nevada or a trip for two to the 2020 U.S. Open in Queens, New York. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To register, text “2019GFKS” to 414-44 or visit bbbsbc.org/special-events


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 ••

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