BARC gears up for the 10th Annual Walk-A-Thon and Community Day

On Sunday, September 14th, BARC Developmental Services will host its 10th Annual Walk-A-Thon and Community Day at Tyler State Park in Newtown. Check in begins at 10:00am and the walk starts at 11:00am.

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Rummage Sale at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, located at 225 E. Ashland Street, Doylestown, will hold a summer savings Rummage Sale on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, August 13, 14 and 15, from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

Shop a large selection of clothing, household, books, toys, jewelry, handbags, sporting goods and much more at bargain prices! On Friday, the 15th only, clothes $5/bag and other items half price.

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Would your pet be protected if it was lost?

As a way to remind pet owners to have their pet’s microchipped and to keep the registration information up-to-date, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) created National Check the Chip Day. Doylestown Veterinary Hospital and Holiday House Pet Resort will host a free Check the Chip event on Friday, August 15th, from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the resort on 380 N. Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown.

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The 4UDREW Foundation hosts Monster Truck “Shock Wave” at 5th Annual Car Show and Festival

The 4UDREW Foundation has increased its presence and support in the Bucks County/ Greater Philadelphia area. Our last year’s car show and festival allowed our foundation to add the Buck County Housing Group to our list of charities to support their food pantries. The BCHG instituted the 4UDREW Internship program where a student is selected to receive a stipend for their work during the summer.  This type of “pay it forward” charity falls in line with our mission of supporting hunger prevention and educational scholarships.

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Veterans Benefit Fair to be held July 12th

The Albert R. Atkinson, Jr. American legion Post 210, located at 315 North Street in Doylestown, will be hosting a Veterans Benefit Fair on Saturday, July 12th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. All veterans who served in the US military at any time are invited to attend and obtain comprehensive information about support services available to them.

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Paddle with a purpose: Lake Towhee water chestnut removal

On July 8th through July 10th, Keep Bucks Beautiful, Bucks County Conservation District and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, will host the sixth annual series of volunteer pulling parties at Lake Towhee County Park, 800 Old Bethlehem Road, Quakertown, to control the invasive aquatic plant water chestnut (Trapa natans) with support from Nockamixon State Park and Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation. This event is a great way to honor July as ‘Lakes Appreciation Month.’

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4-H Camp Shehaqua slated for July

A summer of teamwork, fun, and friendship awaits your child at 4-H Camp Shehaqua, a five-day overnight camp experience in the Poconos. Campers ages 8-14 will enjoy archery, fishing on the stream, swimming, crafts, and high and low ropes course workshops.

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Fonthill Castle presents Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

Old-fashioned Fourth of July celebrations of yesteryear serve as inspiration for Fonthill Castle’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration taking place on the castle’s grounds on Friday, July 4th, from noon to 4:00pm.
 The day’s festivities kick off with the popular Children’s Decorated Bike Parade at 12:30pm. Children are invited to participate in the traditional ride down Fonthill’s tree-lined driveway (riding over bubble wrap to simulate fireworks), and are encouraged to take part in the Bike Decorating Contest, with judging taking place from noon to 12:30pm. The contest categories are: Most Patriotic, Most Original, and Most Dynamic. The age groups for the contest are 2-4 yrs., 5-8 yrs., and 9-12 yrs.

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NOVA sets date for Second Annual 5-Mile Run ‘NO BULLying Run’ & 1-mile Fun Run

Network of Victim Assistance’s Second Annual 5-mile NO BULLying Run and 1-mile Fun Run are set for Saturday, June 14th, at Doylestown Township’s Central Park. NOVA’s goal is to grab attention for the effects and consequences of bullying on our young people and our communities, as well as to raise funds to combat bullying through community prevention education initiatives.

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Lenape Valley Foundation hosts Fifth Annual Golf Outing

Lenape Valley Foundation will host its Fifth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, June 9th, at Doylestown Country Club, 20 Country Lane, Doylestown.  Robert Rogala, LVF board member, of Doylestown, is the event chairperson.

Registration for the outing begins at 9:30am. An entry fee of $225 per golfer includes brunch, greens fees and cart, a cocktail reception, dinner and awards.

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