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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Child, Home & Community presents free childbirth classes for expectant teens

Child, Home & Community, a North Penn and Bucks County United Way agency at 204 N. West Street, #101, Doylestown, will present its summer “Focus on Motherhood” prenatal programs for pregnant adolescents, fathers-to-be and their families next month.

The programs meet weekly for 10 weeks.

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USTA hosting free Family Fun Day

Spring is here, and for those at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) it means one thing – It’s time for some tennis. USTA Middle States is hosting its first-ever Free Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 17th at Central Park in Doylestown. Numerous sports activities, including tennis for all ages and abilities, will be featured at the park from 11:00am until 2:00pm. A special focus will be placed on families playing and staying active together. Cardio Tennis will run from 11:00 to 12:30. Those on hand for Family Fun Day will learn about local play opportunities and will get a chance to receive giveaways, experience games and earn a multitude of prizes. There will be various sports activities to enjoy on the courts and the grass fields of the park.

For more information on USTA Middle States, or for questions about the event, e-mail communications@ms.usta.com, or visit playtenniswithus.com.

Also join one of the other free family tennis and fitness events being held at:

Upper Bucks site:

Kulp Park Tennis Courts, 50 South Second Street, Perkasie, 18944

Tuesday, May 19, 6:30–7:30 pm

Central Bucks site:

New Hope Solebury High School tennis courts, 182 West Bridge Street, New Hope 18944

Saturday, May 16, 2:00–3:00 pm

Lower Bucks site:

Newtown Middle School, 116 Newtown-Richboro Road, Newtown, 18940

Saturday, May 16, 2:00–3:00 pm

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Mother’s Day Open House in Sellersville

The Historical Society of Hilltown Township will hold a Mother’s Day Open House at the Hartzel-Strassburger Homestead, 407 Keystone Drive and Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville, on Sunday, May 10th, from 1:30-4:00pm. There will be a special presentation at 2:00pm on “Quilts.”

Enjoy a lively program by Nancy Roan, a member of Variable Star Quilters. Nancy will bring a  selection of quilts from her collection and the Goschenhoppen collection. Hear the interesting story behind the “PIE” Quilt. She will discuss the practical aspects of found fabrics, patterns and colors and will share her knowledge on the best way to care for and display your heirloom quilts. Admission to this event is free.

For more info call 267-614-9174.

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