Encores Club luncheon is March 19th

The Encores Club of Doylestown March 19th luncheon will be held at 11:30am at Augusto’s Restaurant, 530 Madison Avenue, Warminster. The local community service donations will benefit the B-Strong Foundation in Warminster. The B-Strong Foundation is a non-profit organization which provides support to local families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer.

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Local non-profit to host Jeff Mauro and Katie Lee of The Food Network

David H. Crosson, Chief Executive Office of Indian Creek Foundation, has announced the Foundation’s annual Celebrity Event fundraiser with Jeff Mauro and Katie Lee of The Food Network show “The Kitchen.”

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Living on a few acres?

Living on a few acres? Want to grow your own apples, raise a few sheep, and produce your own eggs for breakfast? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, or just want to learn more about small scale food production, Penn State Cooperative Extension in Bucks County has a short course designed just for you.

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Bucks County 4-H Animal Science Programs

Bucks County 4-H is presenting a new course this year, Livestock Science 101. This introductory short course is for youth ages 8 – 18 that are interested in learning about a variety of farm animals. Classes will cover six livestock species; one species each night: Dairy, Pigs, Sheep/Goats, Horses, Beef, and Poultry. Topics will include Breeds, Terminology, Feeding, Management, Breeding, Diseases, etc.

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Encores Club February Luncheon to Benefit the Council of Health & Welfare Emergency Food Cupboard

Encores Club of Doylestown February luncheon will be held at the Doylestown Inn Hattery, 18 West State Street, Doylestown on February 19th at 11:30 AM. The local community service donations will benefit the Council of Health and Welfare Emergency Food Cupboard in Warrington. Non-perishable food staples will be donated to assist with needed supplies in the month of January when donation are less abundant.

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BCSO Pops Concert

The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Gary S. Fagin, announces its annual Pops Concert to be held in the Delaware Valley College Student Center Auditorium on Sunday, March 15, at 5:00 pm. Join the orchestra in “Back Home From Broad-way,” enjoy the vocal talents of local Broadway performers Justin Guarini and Jenny Lee Stern, and experience the thrilling sound of the BCSO!

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Bucks County Symphony Orchestra performing Feb. 22nd

The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra (BCSO) announces its Winter Concert to be held at Central Bucks High School East on Sunday, February 22nd at 3:00p.m.

The BCSO and Maestro Gary S. Fagin will open the program with Respighi’s evocative Fountains of Rome. This symphonic poem is the first work in the composer’s “Roman Trilogy.” Each of the four sections depicts musically one of Rome’s famous fountains – the Fountain of Valle Giulia, the Triton Fountain, the Trevi Fountain, and the Villa Medici Fountain.

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For the Love of Business: SCORE Bucks County offers Valentine’s Day Seminar

The popular “Starting and Managing a Small Business” Free workshop will be held at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown on Feb. 14 (Snow date: Feb. 21)

Local entrepreneurs, members of the public (especially those individuals planning to start a business) and Delaware Valley College students and staff are invited to learn small business basics during a Feb. 14 workshop presented by business mentoring nonprofit group, SCORE Bucks County. Score is a resource partner of the Small Business Administration.

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AAUW presents, “Quilts of the Underground Railroad”

In honor of Black History Month, Ruth Keiser will explain how quilting was used as a vehicle of communication during the Underground Railroad on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:00-9:00PM at Wesley Enhanced Living, 200 Veterans Lane, Doylestown. Using examples to illustrate the various techniques, our speaker will explain the hidden messages found within the needlework. The Doylestown area was an active part of this historical era from 1830 to 1860. New members are welcome – open to the public.

As a follow-up to the program, members may also be interested in visiting the quilt competition and display at the Village Gazebo in Peddler’s Village. The display is open to the general public until March 29 and admission is free.

To learn more about the American Association of University Women, a leading advocate of equity for women and girls since 1881, please go to www.aauw-pa.org or call 215-340-4088.

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Through Service Bucks County Links Remember A King

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of hope and social justice rings with honor in Central Bucks County. For more than a decade, the Bucks County (PA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has joined forces with the historic Second Baptist Church of Doylestown to celebrate the legacy of a man who defined a movement by actively giving to communities in need. General Electric and the local chapters of Jack & Jill and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority will join the group. Their efforts will make January 19th, 2015, the MLK Jr. holiday, truly a day on to work and to share and not just a day off.

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