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Week of October 23rd – October 30th, 2019

Sights of the season: 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. Source: Metro Images

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.

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 24

Spotlight on the Author: Priscilla Estes: Township Library of Lower Southampton, at 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event at 7 p.m. Hear Estes speak about her book Writing a Hiking Book – A Journey to Self-Confidence. Registration is required. For information or to register, call 215-355-1183 or visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.org.

OCTOBER 25

Halloween Designer Bag Bingo: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County is hosting a Halloween Designer Bag Bingo at St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1545 Easton Road, Warrington. Attendees are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes. There will be 50/50, raffle baskets and door prizes. Doors open at 6 p.m., with games beginning at 7 p.m. Cost is $25 per person, which includes admission, bingo cards and complimentary treats. For $175, reserve a table of eight. Vendors can sell their products for a registration fee of $40. To register, text “HalloweenBingo” to 414-444 or visit bbbsbc.org/special-events.

OCTOBER 26

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.

Chalfont Fire Company Craft Show: Chalfont Fire Company Auxiliary is hosting a craft show from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Chalfont Fire House, 301 N. Main St. There will be more than 50 vendors. Refreshments, baked goods and homemade soup will be available. For information, call 215-822-3434 or email chalfont.auxiliary@gmail.com.

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 27

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.

OUT in New Hope: High Heel Drag Race: This event will be held at 4:30 p.m. All participants are dressed in costumes and wearing 3-inch (or taller) high heels. Runners carry a pumpkin up the hill on West Mechanic Street, decorate the pumpkin, and race back down the hill. An after-party will be hosted by Havana, 105 S. Main St., at 6:30 p.m. There is an awards ceremony, live DJ, light bites and a cash bar. A $5 donation is suggested at the door. Winners of the race will be awarded at 7:30 p.m. Participants must register online. A $25 non-refundable registration fee is required in advance and is limited to the first 15 people. Race participants should arrive at 4:15 p.m. to check in. This is a rain or shine event. Visit newhopecelebrates.com for more information.

OCTOBER 28

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 29

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 30

Autumn Natural Foods Cooking: Township Library of Lower Southampton, at 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, will host this event at 7 p.m. Learn about cooking healthy, natural foods and take home recipes. Registration is required. For information or to register, call 215-355-1183 or visit lowersouthamptonlibrary.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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