Week of December 4th – December 11th, 2019

Sounds of the season: Cairn University in Langhorne will host a Chrstmas concert on Dec. 6. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

DECEMBER 4

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 more information or to register, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

Holiday Harp Music: The public is invited to Holiday Harp Music with Gloria Galante at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, at 6:30 p.m. This free concert is appropriate for all ages and requires no registration. For information, call 215-788-7891.

DECEMBER 5

Yes and…Improv for Adults: Bucks County Playhouse will host this education program at Lambertville Hall, 57 Bridge St., Lambertville, New Jersey on Thursday, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This class offers two hours of collaborative active games, improv techniques and opportunities to nurture creativity. No experience necessary. For performers 18 and up. For information, visit bcptheater.org or call 267-740-2090, Ext. 106.

DECEMBER 6

Christmas at Cairn Concert and Starry Night: Cairn University, at 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, will host these two events. First, there will be two performances of the annual Christmas at Cairn concert — at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at cairn.edu/tickets. At 5:30 p.m., walk the main campus walkway for Starry Night. Witness the trees decorated with Christmas lights and holiday-themed activities such as horse-drawn carriage rides, hot chocolate and cider, and Christmas cookies. This event is free. No registration is required for Starry Night.

DECEMBER 7

Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting: “The Quest to Find the Heimat: German Research Basics,” presented by Debra Hoffman, professional genealogist, takes place from 10 a.m. to noon, at the David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing. This lecture will provide basic tenets for how to locate and identify an ancestor’s German town of origin. It’s open to the public. Cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members. For information, visit bucksgen.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.

Celtic Christmas: “Celtic Christmas in Bensalem” will take place at Bensalem High School Performing Arts Center stage, 4319 Hulmeville Road, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show consists of more than 100 performers, comprised of professional musicians, dancers and a representation of the talented students in Bensalem Township School District. Santa will be hanging out during intermission and will be available for pictures. For details and tickets, visit CelticChristmasinBensalem.com.

Holiday Chili Luncheon and Cookie Sale: Newtown Presbyterian Church, 25 N. Chancellor St., Newtown, is hosting this event from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Join for chili (meat or vegetarian), cornbread, salad, dessert and a beverage. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and free for ages 3 and under. Tickets available at the door. Takeout orders available. For information, call 215-968-3861.

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.

What’s Cooking at the Library: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 2 p.m. Learn how to make the library’s BBC Tea scones and fudge to give away as holiday treats. Attendees will learn how to best package these treats to give as gifts. Advance registration is requested. For information or to register, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

DECEMBER 8

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.

DECEMBER 9

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.

Tai Chi Classes: Classes will take place at Neshaminy Activity Center, 1842 Brownsville Road, Trevose, on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Beginners welcomed. Low-impact exercise is designed to improve balance, flexibility and general overall health. For more information, call 215-355-6967.

DECEMBER 10

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.

DECEMBER 11

Healthcare Marketplace Help: To help individuals find healthcare insurance, certified ACA Application Counselors from Lower Bucks Hospital will be available to assist persons one on one and answer individual healthcare coverage questions at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, from 1 to 4 p.m. Assistance in Spanish is available. No appointment is necessary, and this service is free. For information, call 215-788-7891. ••