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Week of October 16th – October 23rd, 2019

What’s cooking?: The Township Library of Lower Southampton will host its Cookbook Club meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

OCTOBER 16

Cookbook Club: Fall Favorites Slow Cooker Edition: The Township Library of Lower Southampton, at 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event at 6:30 p.m. Choose a recipe and bring a dish to share. For more information, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

Mill Street Scarecrow Exhibit: The Mill Street Scarecrow Exhibit will be on display now through Nov. 2. Bristol Borough’s Mill Street will be lined with scarecrows created by businesses, civic organizations, schools and individual families. A team of judges will evaluate the entries in three categories – most original, most humorous and most “Bristol.” For more information, visit VisitBristolBorough.com

OCTOBER 17

Book Bash: The Township Library of Lower Southampton, at 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event at 4:30 p.m. for grades 1-4. Explore new ideas, read an informational picture book as a group, and do related activities including experiments, crafts and games. For information, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

OCTOBER 18

Cairn University Faculty Recital: Cairn University’s School of Music will host a harp and flute recital, featuring sisters Cheryl Cunningham and Doris Dungan, at 7:30 p.m. at Holmes Hall, on the campus at 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne. The program will feature works by Bach, Hilse and Rota. Admission is free and open to the public. Reserve tickets at cairn.edu/tickets

OCTOBER 19

Barbecue Chicken Dinner: Bensalem Presbyterian Church, at 2826 Bristol Road, Bensalem, is hosting a barbecue chicken dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, and $5 for children ages 4-12. Cost includes beverage and dessert. Take out is available. Proceeds benefit Bensalem Presbyterian Church. For information, call 215-757-7800.

Bucks County Community College Open House: BCCC will host an open house for prospective students at its Newtown Campus, at 275 Swamp Road, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event is based in the Linksz Pavilion – the hall connecting the Rollins Center student union building with the Gymnasium – and includes tours throughout the campus. Representatives from seven academic departments, which offer more than 80 majors, will be available to answer questions and provide information. Officials from the college’s financial aid and other student-services departments will also be on hand. Admission is free, but registration is requested. For information or to register, visit bucks.edu/admissions/events, call 215-968-8122 or email admissionsevents@bucks.edu.

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

OCTOBER 20

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.

Peace Center Gala: The Peace Center in Langhorne is celebrating its 37th year of positively impacting children and adults across Bucks County who are experiencing conflict, violence or intolerance. The public is invited to celebrate and honor special peacemakers at this year’s annual gala from 4 to 7 p.m. at Spring Mill Manor, 171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland. The event will include music, drinks, food and live and silent auctions. For more information or to make a reservation, visit thepeacecenter.org/upcoming-events/2019-auction-gala

OCTOBER 21

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 22

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.

Yoga for Meditation & Stress Release Workshop: The Township Library of Lower Southampton, at 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event at 7 p.m. Join yoga instructor Melissa Fine as she teaches about different styles of meditation, breathwork and yoga poses in this four-week course. For more information, visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org or call 215-355-1183.

OCTOBER 23

Garden Club: The Martha Washington Garden Club is offering the program “Spices, Pickles and Preserves,” which will provide a history of domestic gardening practices in the 18th century in Eastern Pennsylvania. There is a guest fee of $5. The meeting begins at 12:30 p.m., with the lecture following at 1 p.m. at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Road, Yardley.

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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