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Week of Feb. 5th – Feb. 12th, 2020

A sweet treat: Bristol Borough is hosting the Mill Street Chocolate Festival on Saturday, Feb. 8. Visit 20 participating businesses and try a unique piece of chocolate at each. SOURCE: METRO IMAGES

FEBRUARY 5

Tinker Wednesdays: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event on Wednesdays through Feb. 26, at 4:30 p.m. The idea is for the children to play, create and tinker with various items in order to become more comfortable with basic concepts of coding. The Tinkering Kit consists of Ozobots, Beebots, Bloxels, Chromebooks and more. Each week, the library will highlight a new item from the kit. Best for elementary school-aged children. Registration not required. This is a walk-in program. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

FEBRUARY 6

Writers Workshop: The Newtown-Yardley Creative Writers Workshop will meet at the Northampton Library, 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. For information, contact Gail Cowan at 267-679-6804 or luckygail57@gmail.com or find the group at meetup.com.

FEBRUARY 7

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 on Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. For information, visit cattalesinc.org.

Democratic Congressional Candidate Forum: This event will take place at the Lower Southampton Township Building, 1500 Desire Ave., Feasterville, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Congressional candidates Christina Finello, Debbie Wachspress and Skylar Hurwitz will present their positions on local issues affecting residents in the township and county, followed by a question-and-answer period. This event is free to attend. RSVP to 267-982-2086 is requested due to limited seating.

FEBRUARY 8

Camp NAC Open House: The Newtown Athletic Club, at 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, is hosting an open house for its summer program, Camp NAC, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a slime station, kinetic sand, fruit pizza making, a Disney inflatable, sand art, face painting and a variety of interactive games and activities. All ages are welcome. Camp NAC offers summer camp for ages 3 to 15, with both half- and full-day options. For information, visit campnac.com or call 215-944-8860. To RSVP to the Open House, visit campnac.com/event/camp-open-house-2020.

Mill Street Chocolate Festival: Bristol Borough is hosting the Mill Street Chocolate Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. For $5, visit 20 participating businesses and try a unique piece of chocolate at each. Those who visit at least 10 stores (be sure to get your ticket punched at each location) are entered into a drawing to win $250. Tickets can be purchased at Collector’s Corner, Bristol Antique Market, Angelina’s Bakery, Mignoni Jewelry and Great IDs by Anne.

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.

FEBRUARY 9

Basketball Tournament: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County’s inaugural Defending Potential 3v3 Basketball Tournament will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Newtown Athletic Club, 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown. Players ages 18 and older are encouraged to create teams to compete for prizes and awards. Each team will consist of a maximum of four players with games being 3 on 3. This is a double-elimination tournament. There will also be a three-point contest following the tournament for a chance to win the 50/50 jackpot. Registration is $25 per player. To register, text “bbbsbcbball” to 414-44 or visit bbbsbc.org/special-events. Visit bbbsbc.org or call 215-343-8260 for more information.

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.

FEBRUARY 10

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.

Mah Jongg: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 1 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. Bring Mah Jongg set and cards if you have them. Registration required. 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.

FEBRUARY 11

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.

FEBRUARY 12

Tea with the BBC: Southampton Free Library, at 947 Street Road, Southampton, will host this event at 2 p.m. Come watch episodes of Sherlock while enjoying tea and scones. For information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415. ••

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