Week of September 11th – September 18th, 2019

Turn the page: The Yardley Makefield Library, at 1080 Edgewood Road in Yardley, is hosting several book sales throughout September. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES


Stargazing: How to View the Night Sky: The public is invited to attend Stargazing: How to View the Night Sky at 6:30 p.m. at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol. Members of the Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association will be on hand to show participants how to use telescopes and binoculars to view the night sky. Those with their own personal telescope or binoculars are welcome to bring them to the event. This free, rain-or-shine event is appropriate for ages 8 and up. Register by calling 215-788-7891 or visiting grundylibrary.org


Back-to-School Nights: Parents and teachers are encouraged to participate in “Back-to-School Nights” scheduled by each school in the Bensalem Township School District. Staff members and administrators will discuss academics, explain teacher expectations and student responsibilities, and present an update of school policies and procedures. “Back-to-School Nights” are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates: Thursday, Sept. 12, at Valley, 3100 Donallen Drive; Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Russell C. Struble, 4300 Bensalem Blvd.; Thursday, Sept. 19, at Cecelia Snyder, 3330 Hulmeville Road; Monday, Sept. 23, at Belmont Hills, 5000 Neshaminy Blvd; Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Samuel K. Faust, 2901 Bellview Drive; and Thursday, Sept. 26, at Benjamin Rush, 3400 Hulmeville Road.


Yardley Makefield Library Book Sale: The Yardley Makefield Library, at 1080 Edgewood Road in Yardley, is hosting a book sale on Sept. 13 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sept 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be adult books and audio books available, as well as children’s books, games and puzzles, DVDs, CDs, prints and comic books. For information, visit ymfriends.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 Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. For information, visit cattalesinc.org

Comic Fest: This family-friendly event, a celebration of comics, pop culture, creativity and fun, is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bucks County Free Library’s  Quakertown Branch; and Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Levittown Branch. This event features artists and authors, superheroes, games, crafts, activities for children, storytimes, costume parades, food and more. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume. Prop weapons resembling guns are not permitted. For information, visit buckslib.org

Earthship Tours: Silver Lake Nature Center, at 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, will host free Earthship Tours on Saturdays, Sept. 14 and 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by to learn about these interesting, sustainable structures. For information, visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org or call 215-785-1177.

‘Know Your Rights’ Seminar: The Bucks County Branch of the NAACP is conducting a “Know Your Rights” seminar at 10 a.m. at the Bucks County Free Library’s Bensalem branch, located at 3700 Hulmeville Road. Panelists include Thomas Gannon Esq., Bucks County deputy district attorney; Karl Baker Esq., Philadelphia Public Defender’s Office; Donald Williford Esq.; Waqar Vick Rehman, ACLU; Peggy Dator, League of Women Voters; Rep. Tina Davis; Fred Martin, Judge of Elections; and Fred Harran, Bensalem Director of Public Safety. All are welcome. For information, email BucksNAACP@BucksNAACP2253.org or call 215-364-1057.

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

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


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.


BucksMont Art League Meeting: The BucksMont Art League is holding its monthly meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Ave., Warminster. The guest speaker is watercolor artist Ellie Moniz. Preview Moniz’s work at elliemoniz.com. Visit bucksmontartleague.com for more information.

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 ••