36th Annual Holiday Craft Fair coming to OLMC School

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, located in the heart of Doylestown, will present its 36th Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd from 10:00am to 4:00pm. This indoor event, one of the finest and longest-running craft fairs in Bucks County, will feature over 100 crafters selling items including handmade jewelry and crafts, florals, one-of-a-kind holiday items, and much more!

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It’s Back……Doylestown Library Book Sale Set for October

For the first time, Senior Sale Day and free books on Halloween

After a year hiatus, The Friends of the Library – Doylestown is back from Saturday, Oct. 25, during library hours until Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at noon. Friday, Oct. 24, is the preview night for members of the Friends, starting at 5 p.m. Membership costs $10 a person or $20 a family. All books sorted.

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Encores Club meets in Frenchtown this month

Encores Club of Doylestown luncheon and program will be held, Thursday, October 16th at the Frenchtown Inn, Frenchtown, NJ.  Reservations are requested by October 9th. Auctioneer Michael Ivankovich will present a live auction after presenting a history from the beginnings of the auction industry to the state-of-the-art 21st century auction technology.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Many know October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but at A Woman’s Place (AWP), the only domestic violence community benefit organization in Bucks County, it is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

“For AWP, October is about calling our communities to action,” shared Executive Director Ifeoma Aduba. “We mourn those who have been victimized and whose lives have been lost to domestic violence. Yet we also celebrate the individuals saved and empowered. And we connect with one another, knowing beyond question that together we have the resources and resolve to build safe and flourishing communities.”

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Pine Run hosts Annual Fall Festival

Pine Run Community Center will host its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 11th from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Dozens of vendors will display their wares for sale in the Pine Run Community Center, and special activities for children will be offered free-of-charge, including a petting zoo and a miniature train.

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Gilbert and Sullivan meets Broadway

The Bucks County Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents a Dessert Cabaret “Our Enchanted Evening,” featuring songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Gilbert & Sullivan, on Friday, October 10th at 7:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2631 Durham Road (corner of Route 202 and Route 413) in Buckingham. “Our Enchanted Evening” will include solo singers and ensemble numbers accompanied by pianist Lee F. Milhous and clarinetist Mark Vandersall, along with an array of delicious desserts and coffee.

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What would you do to empower others? Start with a run or walk

The Bucks County community will come together on Saturday, October 11th, at Central Park in Doylestown to participate in the Fifth Annual Race to Empower 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk. The race’s purpose is to raise money and awareness for domestic violence and A Woman’s Place (AWP), the only domestic violence community benefit organization countywide.

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Agriculture 4-H Club at Delaware Valley College

Have you ever wanted to work with livestock, or maybe in a greenhouse or orchard? Have you ever wanted to do “farm stuff”, learn about agriculture or possible careers in the agricultural sciences, but you are not from a farm? NOW YOU CAN! Delaware Valley College in Doylestown and Penn State Cooperative Extension are working together on a community outreach 4-H club program for youth between the ages of 12-18. Youth members will meet on one Saturday of each month beginning October 4th through March from 10:00 – 11:30a.m. Each month the club will be working in a different DVC department doing hands-on activities.

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The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its 62nd season

The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its 62nd season, highlighting works by Classical icons Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

The Fall Concert on October 18th features prominent cellist Lionel Cottet playing Haydn’s delightful Cello Concerto in D Major. Tchaikovsky’s rousing Capriccio Italienne opens the performance and Debussy’s haunting La Mer rounds out the program.

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Bucks County 4-H Muzzleloader Rifle Course

Bucks County 4-H is holding a muzzleloader/black powder short course for youth between the ages of 12 – 18. The program will be held at a local indoor shooting range and is taught by NRA and 4-H certified shooting sports instructors.

The 4-H club will shoot on 4 consecutive Friday evenings starting on, October 3rd – October 24th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Branch Valley Fish and Game Club. The gun club is located on 1000 North Ridge Rd. (Route 563) in Perkasie, 2 miles north of Route 313. Novice and experienced shooters are welcomed.

The instructors will teach range safety, rifle safety, and shooting technique. Muzzleloader Rifles are available for those that don’t have one available. Any youth members interested in joining the club should attend. Class size is limited; pre-registration is required. If you have any questions, contact the Cooperative Extension office at 215-345-3283.

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