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Week of December 25th, 2019 – January 1, 2020

Bringing the community together: Congregation Tiferes B’nai Israel of Warrington invites the public to its annual congregational menorah lighting on Sunday, Dec. 29. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

DECEMBER 25

DECEMBER 26

Mad Science Slime Time: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. In this program, explore, create and play with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science, and discover its many shapes and forms. Create slime using the Mad Science recipe, and then enter the Slime Olympics. Students make their own slime that they get to take home and keep. Register each participant attending online or at the library. Recommended for ages 6-12. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

DECEMBER 27

Movie Screening: Warminster Township Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane in Warminster, will show the family movie, Uglydolls, from 2 to 4 p.m. Popcorn will be provided. For information, call 267-317-1333.

DECEMBER 28

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.

Wilderness Survival Series – Map & Compass: This event will take place at Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road in Bristol, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The arts of map-reading and compass use are very useful tools when exploring the wilds of Pennsylvania. Use of GPS on cell phones may give many people false confidence. Learn how to combine these tools in the deep woods of SLNC. Cost is $3 per person and $2 per person for Friends of Silver Lake Members. For information or to register, call 215-785-1177 or visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org.

DECEMBER 29

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting: Congregation Tiferes B’nai Israel of Warrington invites the public to its annual congregational menorah lighting. Attendees can meet at Warrington Pizza, 620 Easton Road, for a “dutch treat” dinner at 5 p.m., then, gather at TBI, 2478 Street Road, at 6:30 p.m., for the outdoor Hanukkah menorah lighting event, followed by hot chocolate and desserts. For more information, visit tbiwarrington.org or call 215-343-0155.

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 30

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.

Noon Day Party: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 11:30 a.m. Celebrate the end of 2019 by singing songs, and enjoying movement activities with the interactive duo Two of a Kind. The program is recommended for children ages birth to 8 and walk-ins are welcome until space is filled. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

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 31

New Year’s Eve Throwback Dance Party: Ghost Light Inn, a New Hope-based boutique hotel at 50 S. Main St., is planning an “‘80s and ‘90s Throwback Dance Party,” from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is a $65 cover charge that includes late-night munchies, two drink tickets, a champagne toast at midnight and music. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-80s-and-90s-throwback-dance-party-tickets-83156369941. For more information, visit GhostLightInn.com.

JANUARY 1

New Year’s Day Brunch: Holly Hedge Estate, 6987 Upper York Road in New Hope, will host a holiday brunch from noon to 2:45 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Solebury Township Historical Society. The event will feature complimentary cider and parking, cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, a buffet, live music, silent auction and raffle. For information, visit soleburyhistory.org. ••

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