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Week of October 2nd – October 9th, 2019

School bells ring: College-bound students and their parents are invited to attend a free Regional College Fair on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Bucks County Community College in Newtown. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

OCTOBER 2

Genealogy Workshop: This event will take place at Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, 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, call 215-322-1415 or visit southamptonfreelibrary.org

OCTOBER 3

Regional College Fair: College-bound students and their parents are invited to attend this free event in the gymnasium at Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, from 6 to 8 p.m. Admissions representatives from nearly 200 accredited colleges and universities will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about their schools. For a full list of colleges and universities scheduled to participate, visit bucks.edu/admissions/events. Students are encouraged to register at StriveFair.com to more easily share their information with the colleges they are interested in. For information, visit pacac.org/college-fairs, email admissionsevents@bucks.edu or call 215-968-8100.

OCTOBER 4

Senior Expo: Rep. Frank Farry invites seniors who reside in the 142nd Legislative District and their caregivers to his senior expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Neshaminy Senior Activity Center, at 1842 Brownsville Road, Trevose. Representatives from local, state and federal agencies, the healthcare industry and community organizations will be available to address concerns and answer questions that seniors or their caregivers may have. A prescription drug collection will take place at the expo and a SEPTA key card processing station will be on site. The event is free. For more information, call 215-752-6750 or visit RepFarry.com

OCTOBER 5

“A Lecture-in-Song”: This event will take place at Southampton Library, at 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, at 2 p.m. Fred Miller will sing, play the keyboard and discuss the age of jazz and birth of radio. For more information, call 215-355-1183 or visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.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

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

Waterway Cleanup – Volunteer Work Day: Silver Lake Nature Center, at 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, will host this event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is in partnership with the Ocean Conservancy and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The work day begins at 9 a.m. Volunteers will work until 12:45 p.m., and lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Meal cleanup and networking until 2 p.m. Community service volunteers have the potential to earn five hours of time. For more information, visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org or call 215-785-1177.

OCTOBER 6

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.

OCTOBER 7

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.

OCTOBER 8

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.

OCTOBER 9

Fading Days of Summer Camp: Bucks County Audubon Society’s School Holiday Camps are geared toward ages 4-10 (with age-appropriate groups and activities) and run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each session is filled with fun from hiking, live animals, stories, crafts, science experiments and hands-on natural discoveries. The fall semester’s camp dates and themes are: “Creepy Nature” on Oct. 9, “Autumnal Journeys” on Nov. 5, and “Winter is Coming” on Nov. 27. Cost is $45 a day for members and $60 a day for non-members. Each camp session takes place at the BCAS property, 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope. For more details and to register, visit BCAS.org

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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