15th Annual Village Renaissance Faire returning Sept. 20th & 21st

The 15th Annual Village Renaissance Faire returns on Saturday, September 20th, and Sunday, September 21st (11:00am to 6:00pm both days) at the Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown.

Admission, a mere $5, and free parking, gains you access to aerialists, birds of prey, jousters, fire-breathers, human chess, trebuchet, working artisans, demonstrators, dancers, singers, musicians, free children’s activities, and fun for all ages.

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Ready…Set…Go! 15th Annual Aids Walk

The 15th Annual Aids Walk will be held on Sunday, September 21st, in New Hope. Registration will be held at the New Hope/Solebury High School at 9:00am, rain or shine.

All proceeds will help individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Bucks, Hunterdon and Mercer Counties and will provide essential funds for people who have nowhere else to turn to pay for their medical needs, rent or mortgage as well as utility bills, transportation, funeral expenses and other basic personal needs. Improvement of quality of life is the goal. The funds are also used to educate and promote awareness of HIV/AIDS.

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PHS Tree Tenders series begins in Bucks

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will offer the PHS Tree Tenders® training series this fall in Bucks County. The course is appropriate for anyone over age 16. The course fee is $25.

The nine-hour, three-session PHS Tree Tenders training course empowers and teaches concerned residents how to make dramatic strides toward restoring and caring for trees in their region, community, or even their own yard.

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Lower Make Historical Society and David Library co-present program on ‘Rosie the Riveter’

The Lower Makefield Historical Society and the David Library of the American Revolution will co-present “Rosie the Riveter and the Popular Culture of World War II,” a performance/lecture by actor/educator/historian Jo Ann Tufo on Sunday, September 14th at 3:00pm at the David Library, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, (1.3 miles north of the Washington Crossing Bridge). Admission is free.

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Friends of the Delaware Canal Art Show is September 12th-14th

An art show and sale featuring the works of more than 100 regional artists will be held on September 13th and 14th from 11:00am to 7:00pm at the Rolling Green Barn at the intersection of Aquetong Road and Route 202 in New Hope. An opening reception will take place on September 12 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. Proceeds from art sales will benefit the preservation and improvement efforts of the Friends of the Delaware Canal.

Admission to the show is free, and it is open to the public. An on-line gallery, which features art works in addition to those in the show, may be viewed at www.fodc.org. For more information call 215-862-2021 or e-mail friends@fodc.org.

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Guardians of the National Cemetery holding golf outing

The Guardians of the National Cemetery in Washington Crossing, the volunteer organization which provides for the honorable funeral service and burial of eligible veterans, will hold their Oxford Valley Golf Club Classic on Wednesday, September 10th at Oxford Valley Golf Course, 141 S. Oxford Valley Road, Fairless Hills. The Washington Crossing Honor Guard detail of the Guardians provides a supplementary ceremonial rifle squad salute at each veteran’s internment service to enhance the Military Funeral Honors provided by the military services.

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9/11 Heroes Run 5K & One-Mile Fun Run/Walk is September 7th

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K & One-Mile Fun Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, September 7th, 2:00pm, at Fonthill Park, Court Street, in Doylestown. This year the 9/11 Heroes Run will recognize and benefit the IM ABLE Foundation, whose mission is to remove obstacles that prevent people affected by disabilities from being physically active by providing grants, resources, fitness opportunities and motivation.

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Bucks County Women’s Chorus performs in Italy

Thirty members of the 85-voice Bucks County Women’s Chorus recently took their music overseas during an eight-day performance tour to Northern Italy.

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Non-profits join to expand opportunities

Woods and Tabor Family Services, two prominent regional not-for-profit human services organizations have entered into an affiliation agreement with Tabor functioning as an affiliated subsidiary of Woods. This partnership brings together organizations with a history dating over 100 years each of providing innovative and high-quality supports and services for individuals and their families. The tenet at the center of their missions is providing people with the supports they need for self-determination, independence and a fulfilling life.

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BCAEYC announces annual fall conference

The Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children (BCAEYC) has announced the theme of its 26th annual fall conference. On Saturday, October 4th, early childhood educators will be attending, “Keep the Ball Bouncing – Healthy Minds and Bodies in Early Childhood Education” at Bucks County Community College in Newtown.

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