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Week of Feb. 12th – Feb. 19th, 2020

FEBRUARY 12

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.

Unknown Lincoln: Local author Fred Antil will discuss lesser known facts about Abraham Lincoln, as well as his book A Lincoln Treasure Trove, at 7 p.m. at the Township Library of Lower Southampton, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville. Register at 215-355-1183.

FEBRUARY 13

School Holiday Camp: Bucks County Audubon Society offers sessions for ages 4-10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy hiking, live animals, stories, crafts, science experiments and hands-on natural discoveries. “Winter Science of the Season” is the theme for this date. Cost is $45 a day for Bucks Audubon members, and $60 a day for non-members. Bucks Audubon is located at 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope. Visit BCAS.org or call 215-297-5880 for registration information.

Adult Sensory Storytime: This takes place at Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, at 10:30 a.m. Join for stories and a fun craft on the second Thursday of the month. This program is for adults with varying abilities. Register at  southamptonfreelibrary.org.

Book Discussion Group: The next title on the table for the Bucks County Community College Book Discussion Group is Stoner by John Williams. The public is invited to room 114 of the Rollins Center on the Newtown campus, 275 Swamp Road, for a free discussion about the 1965 novel. For more information, contact literature professor Michael Hennessey at 215-968-8164 or Michael.Hennessey@bucks.edu.

FEBRUARY 14

School Holiday Camp: Bucks County Audubon Society offers sessions for ages 4-10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy hiking, live animals, stories, crafts, science experiments and hands-on natural discoveries. “Winter Survival Techniques” is the theme for this date. Cost is $45 a day for Bucks Audubon members, and $60 a day for non-members. Bucks Audubon is located at 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope. Visit BCAS.org or call 215-297-5880 for registration information.

Love Storytime: Join for a Valentine-themed storytime at Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, at 10:30 a.m. Read books, sing songs and make Valentine’s cards. Attendees may play with toys after storytime or create a craft. This storytime is best for children ages birth to 5 years old. For more information, visit southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Show: Joey C will present “Romantic Sounds of Sinatra” at The Valley Pizza Restaurant, 5413 Neshaminy Blvd., Bensalem, from 6 to 8 p.m. Celebrate with that special someone and order from the special Valentine’s Day menu. BYOB. Call the restaurant at 215-757-1314 for reservations. For more information on Joey C, call 215-317-7675, email JoeyCSinatra@gmail.com or visit JoeyCSinatra.com.

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.

FEBRUARY 15

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.

Conductor Training Program: This course, offered at Bucks County Community College’s Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks, 1304 Veterans Highway, Bristol, meets on 11 Saturdays, now through May 2 (no class April 11), from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuition is $999. The 65-hour introductory course prepares students to apply for a training program to become an engineer or conductor on a freight or passenger rail line. To learn more or register, contact Donna Kirn at 215-497-8729 or donna.kirn@bucks.edu, or call Continuing Education at 215-968-8409. Visit tinyurl.com/BucksRail for additional information.

FEBRUARY 16

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.

Lyme Disease Support Group: Learn about tick-borne diseases, including symptoms and how to practice prevention, during a meeting at the Middletown Municipal Building, 3 Municipal Way, Langhorne, from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Evelyn Throne at buckslyme@gmail.com or 215-741-5902.

FEBRUARY 17

Kids’ Nature Day: Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road, Bristol, is hosting exciting seasonal adventures for children, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Staff and campers spend the day exploring the forest, swamps and marsh in all weather. Cost is $40 for 2019 Summer Camp Families, $50 for Friends of Silver Lake members and $65 for non-members. Visit SilverLakeNatureCenter.org or call 215-785-1177 for more information.

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.

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.

FEBRUARY 18

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.

BucksMont Art League Meeting: Artist Barbara Zanelli is the guest speaker at the monthly meeting, which will take place at Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Ave., Warminster, from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit bucksmontartleague.com or email surob59@aol.com for more information.

FEBRUARY 19

Sensory Friendly Movie Time: Enjoy a sensory-friendly viewing of X Men, Dark Phoenix at Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, at 10:30 a.m. Reservations with group size required. Register at southamptonfreelibrary.org or call 215-322-1415.

Trivia at the Library: Try your luck and match wits with friends and neighbors at Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, at 2 p.m. Register at southamptonfreelibrary.org.

Creating Your Own Podcast: Bristol Pod Works’ Ronnie Palmieri will present Creating Your Own Podcast at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, at 6:30 p.m. He will share how some famous podcasts got their start, the fundamentals of creating your own podcast voice, recording and editing tips and tricks, and more. This free event is appropriate for ages 10 and older. Register at grundylibrary.org or 215-788-7891.

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