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Week of December 18th – December 25th, 2019

A holly jolly good time: Enjoy Breakfast with Santa at Shady Brook Farm on Saturday, Dec. 21. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES


Sensory Friendly Movie Time: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a sensory-friendly viewing of Aladdin. Reservations with group size required. Register online or by phone. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.


Story Tails Reading Program: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this free event at at 6 p.m. Help socialize a friendly, adoptable shelter animal by reading to them. While waiting for your turn to read, explore the library and make treats for the shelter animals. This is a walk-in program. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.


Winter Solstice Night Hike & Campfire: This event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a special night on the Silver Lake Trails after dark, followed by a campfire and marshmallows, as well as a visit to the SLNC Earthship. Cost is $10 per person, or $8 per person for Friends of Silver Lake members. For information or to register, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org.


Breakfast with Santa: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road in Yardley, will host this event from 9 to 11 a.m. Enjoy a homemade breakfast and get a photo with Santa. Menu includes omelets, French toast, bacon, sausage, potatoes, bagels, toast, English muffins, fresh fruit, juice, milk coffee and hot chocolate. Cost is $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for children and includes a free 5 x 7 photo with Santa for each paid child. Children 23 months and under are free, but do not receive a photo (can be purchased separately). Space is limited, and advance tickets are required. For information, visit shadybrookfarm.com/breakfast-with-santa.

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.

Handel’s Messiah Sing-Along: The Bucks County Gilbert & Sullivan Society and the community will join voices for the seventh annual “Handel’s Messiah Sing-Along” at 7:30 p.m. at our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown. The Sing-Along will be accompanied by full orchestra, and the audience may sing along with the choruses. Singers may bring their own Messiah score or download it from the website BucksGilbertAndSullivan.org. Admission is $10, with children 13 and under admitted free. For information, call 215-262-5550.

Nutcracker: Budzynski Ballet Theater presents Nutcracker, on stage at Central Bucks South High School Auditorium, 1100 Folly Road, Warrington. Showtimes are: Saturday at noon and 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. For information and tickets, call 215-345-0926 or visit app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=budbt.

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.

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.


A Very Furry Christmas: Sesame Place, at 100 Sesame Road in Langhorne, will host A Very Furry Christmas through Jan. 1, 2020. A Very Furry Christmas is a festive, family-friendly celebration. For information, visit sesameplace.com/philadelphia/events/a-very-furry-christmas.


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