CB-CB West Hall of Fame announces inductees for 2015

The Central Bucks-Central Bucks High School West Hall of Fame (CBHOF) will induct one coach and seven athletes at its 16th annual banquet and ceremony on Saturday, October 17th at the Plumsteadville Inn in Plumsteadville. The banquet starts at 5:00pm.

This year’s inductees are:

  • For Coach: Wayne Finkbeiner – Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball and Softball;
  • Chris Seglem – Class of 1964 – Baseball, Basketball and Soccer;
  • Scott Green – Class of 1969 – Football and Track;

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Lenape Valley Foundation to Hold Suicide Prevention Candlelight Vigil

As part of its suicide prevention efforts, Lenape Valley Foundation announces that a candlelight vigil will be held on Tuesday, September 8.  The vigil will take place in the courtyard outside the Bucks County Courthouse located at 55 E. Court Street, Doylestown, Pa. at 5:30 p.m.

The candlelight vigil for suicide prevention will memorialize the victims of suicide, offer support for family members and friends touched by suicide and offer hope for the future.  Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The vigil will take place during National Suicide Prevention Week, which is an annual campaign in the United States geared toward informing and engaging the general public about suicide prevention and the warning signs associated with suicide.  The campaign aims to reduce the stigma surrounding the topic of suicide and encourages the pursuit of mental health assistance, while also offering support and resources to those who have attempted suicide.

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Doylestown Food Co-Op presents Celebrity Chef Farm to Table Dinner

On Saturday, August 22nd, the Doylestown Food Co-op will host their inaugural Celebrity Chef Farm to Table Dinner at the Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow. The dinner serves as the Co-op’s largest fundraiser of the year and will be a lively community gathering with delicious food prepared with ingredients from local farms.

With a background in dining and hospitality, it made perfect sense for Doylestown Mayor and Chef Ron Strouse to generously lend a helping hand. Chef Ron co-owned and operated Evermay-on-the-Delaware, an historic inn in Erwinna before entering into public service, and he has kept his culinary skills well hewn.

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Celebrate the New Chapter in the Life of Lenape Valley Church

Celebrate the New Chapter in the Life of Lenape Valley Church!

Join us in welcoming our new pastor Rev. Dr. Anita Bell on Sunday, September 13 in our 9:30am worship. All are welcome to continue the celebration at the Lenape Valley Church Picnic. Enjoy Fun, Fellowship and a Feast.

Lenape Valley Church is pleased to introduce Anita to the Central Bucks community. Anita is a proud graduate of Penn State, with graduate degrees from Princeton Seminary and Drew University. Anita is a professor at Chestnut Hill College, and has a passion for reaching the emerging generation with the good news of Jesus Christ.

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Fonthill Castle rings in holiday with ‘Old-Fashioned Fourth Of July Celebration’

The community will gather on the grounds of Fonthill on Saturday, July 4th from noon to 4:00pm, for Fonthill Castle’s “Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration.” The museum’s most popular event of the year features a colorful bike parade contest, old-fashioned games, patriotic music, crafts, food and activities for the whole family.

The Children’s Decorated Bike Parade Contest kicks off the celebration at 12:30. Children are invited to participate in this traditional ride down Fonthill’s tree-lined driveway (riding over bubble wrap to simulate fireworks).  Prizes are awarded for the most creatively dressed-up bikes in the categories of “most patriotic,” “most original” and “most dynamic.” The age groups for the contest are 2-4, 5-8 and 9-12.

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Kick off your Fourth of July at ‘Concert Under the Stars’ in Tinicum Park

On Friday, July 3rd, celebrate the start of the holiday weekend with an evening of classical, pops, and patriotic music along the Delaware River. This concert by the Riverside Symphonia draws thousands back to the park year after year. It has become one of Bucks County’s best-loved summer events.

Gates open at 6:00pm for picnic suppers and the concert begins at 8:00pm. The evening ends with a grand fireworks finale set to music. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the gate. Students (ages seven to 18) are $10 and children six and under are free.

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NO BULLying Run June 13th set to raise awareness and funds

The National Education Association reports that 160,000 children miss school each day out of fear of being bullied, 71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at school, and 43% of youth report that they have experienced some form of cyber bullying in the last year.

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Discover the ‘Public House of the 1820’s’

Take a trip back in time on Saturday, June 6th (9:00am-5:00pm), and Sunday, June 7th (10:00am-4:00pm), and re-visit the era of the “Public House,” as presented by the Interpretative Branch of the W.S. Hancock Society of Montgomery County.

The event will be held at the Hartzel-Strassburger Homestead, 407 Keystone Dr. and Bethlehem Pk., Sellersville, the headquarters of the Historical Society of Hilltown Township.

Among the many roads that crisscrossed the rural Pennsylvania landscape in the early 19th century, a traveler would encounter a local “Public House,” also known as a “tavern & inn.”

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Doylestown Dance Centre now accepting registrations for dance camps

Celebrating its 20th season, Doylestown Dance Centre has an action-packed summer camp schedule at its Doylestown and Lahaska locations.

Their evening classes during their “5 Week Summer Series” will take place at both locations from Monday, July 6th – Thursday, August 6th. All levels, from beginner to advanced, preschool age to adults are welcome.

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Lenape Valley Foundation hosts Sixth Annual Golf Outing

Lenape Valley Foundation (LVF) will host its Sixth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, June 8th, at Doylestown Country Club.  Robert Rogala, Lenape Valley Foundation board member, of Doylestown, is the event chairperson.

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