‘Tech Savvy Tips’ at Foulkeways February 24th

foulkeways-tech-savvy-tipsFoulkeways at Gwynedd will be hosting an informative and fun “Tech Savvy Tips’ event on Wednesday, February 24th at 1PM.

Participants at the event will learn to use their iPhone, iPad and computers more effectively. Bill Durbin, Foulkeways technology expert, will lead the event providing tech savvy tips and answer any questions people may have using their smart devices.

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Bucks County (PA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated MLK Day of Service Continues the Legacy

The Bucks (PA) Chapter of Links, Incorporated is launching yet another Service Project Activity celebrating the 87th Birthday Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Its chapter president, Tayna Longino, promises that the morning & afternoon activities will be filled with fun and community-centered activities befitting a program acknowledging the many contributions of the slain leader who promoted peace, social justice, and equality for all mankind.

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Enjoy the Outdoors this Winter with Your Pre-Schooler at Bucks County Audubon Society!

Trying to prevent your child from getting that “cabin-fever” feeling this winter? Bucks County Audubon Society has a way to get your child out and exploring nature starting in January! BCAS will once again be offering our popular pre-school explorers program for children ages 3 – 5 with a care giver. Sessions are held Thursday afternoons from 1:00 – 2:30pm and include an outdoor activity, story time and craft. Fee: Members $60, Non-members $90. A minimum registration of eight (8) students must be reached for the program to be offered. Registration required by January 21, 2016. Email Diane Smith at dianesmith@bcas.org or call 215-297-5880 to register you and your child today!

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Find free summer camp info at American Camp Association’s Bucks County Camp Expo

The nonprofit American Camp Association® (ACA) presents the ACA Bucks County Camp Expo on Saturday, January 16th, 2016 from noon to 3:00pm at Delaware Valley University, 700 E. Butler Avenue, Doylestown. Free admission helps families find the right camp for their budget and family needs.

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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) to host Potluck Luncheon and Silent Auction with Guest Speaker Dr. Prekshi Aggarwal on Saturday, January 9th

Doylestown Country Club was the perfect setting for a festive holiday luncheon on Thursday, December 3rd.  Members sang holiday carols accompanied by Jeff Dershin, who has spent decades entertaining worldwide.  Our Community Service donations went to Wrapping Presents, who shine a light into the lives of the homebound in nursing homes.

Our January luncheon will take place at Bobby Simone’s Restaurant & Bar in Doylestown, on Thursday, January 21st.  A tour of the Quilt Exhibit at the Michener Museum will take place prior to the luncheon.  Reservations are requested by January 11th.

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Lenape Valley Foundation Provides Mental Health First Aid Training

Lenape Valley Foundation will offer a Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, December 18, 2015, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, in the large meeting room at Lenape Valley Foundation located at 500 N. West Street, Doylestown, PA. Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

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A Carversville Christmas

Mr. Rick Presents, spearheaded by local church musician, choir director and teacher Rick Rosen, presents “A Carversville Christmas”, an evening of seasonal song, at Carversville Christian Church on Friday, December 18 at 7:45 p.m.  The program will include lots of audience sing-alongs and also featurea area musicians Michael Orrell, Milo Morris, Rick Rosen, and guests, as well as members of male a cappella group Cordus Mundi, and the New Hope-Solebury & Lambertville Community Choir..

“Most of us would proably agree that it has been a difficult and challenging year,” notes Rosen, artistic director of Cordus Mundi and of the Community Choir. “I can’t think of a better way to combat the negativity and to live in the spirit of Christmas than to listen to and sing the wonderful music of the season. A splendid time will be had by one and all.”

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Student-run Broadway cabaret to raise money for 2016 summer musical

by Gina Vitolo-Stevens

Bit by bit, Anything But Ordinary Productions, a student-run theatre troupe is in final rehearsals for its cabaret fundraiser, “A Night on Broadway: Hits and Classics.” The goal – to raise money for the staging of the company’s 2016 summer musical. The group has staged originally written past productions, “A Very Potter Musical,” and “Where’s Waldo? The Musical.”

This month’s cabaret night takes place Saturday, December 12th at 7:30pm, in Saint Cyril of Jerusalem Church Social Hall in Jamison. And the more support of these ambitious thespians, the better. The company, compiled of 35 area high schoolers, all hail from the Central Bucks High School District.

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Plumstead Baseball participates in Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mark your calendar for the Plumstead Township Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 13th from 3:30pm to 5:00pm, in Veterans Park, 5765 Old Easton Road, Plumsteadville.

Help light the tree, see Santa, and take part in the first annual Ugly Sweater contest.

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Santa coming to Wehrung’s

Greet Santa on Saturday, December 12th, when he comes to Wehrung’s Lumber & Home Center, 7711 Route 611 in Ottsville.

He will arrive on an Ottsville Fire Company Truck at 10:00am and will be at Wehrung’s until 3:00pm for free pictures and holiday family portraits.

While there, enjoy a free slice of pizza and free coffee. Also enter your name to win big prizes. First prize is a $50 gift certificate and the World’s Largest Christmas Stocking.

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