The weather was beautiful for the Morrisville-Yardley Rotary’s dedication of a Memorial Garden to former Rotarians and their loved ones at Williamson Park in Morrisville on September 4th. The Snipes Family Singers led the audience in a sing-along, and Rotarian Bill Burgess gave a speech about the history of Morrisville, the Burgess family, and their role in beginning the Morrisville chapter of the Rotary.
Maritza Badilla is proud to celebrate the grand opening of her brand new beauty palace, Pure Life Hair Salon & Spa, located at 2 S. Delmorr Avenue in Morrisville.
It features ultimate equipment and furniture specially chosen to make your experience unforgettable. With its row of large windows, its fresh clean interiors sparkle with warmth. The sophisticated and calm tone colors create a positive and soothing feel.
Historic Morrisville Society presents a gourmet meal and tour of the 250-year-old Colonial mansion, Summerseat, 130 Legion Avenue, Morrisville, on Saturday, October 25th, from 6:00 to 10:00pm. The tour will be led by guides who have had personal experiences with strange sounds, floating mists, fleeting lights, and other on unexplained phenomena.
There will be an open mike after the tour to share your own personal accounts with the paranormal.
Tickets are $20 for general admission and dinner, $25 for VIP seating in the Haunted Crypt. Call 215-295-2900 for reservations.
by Peter Prime
On September 21st, the long wait was over. It was the grand debut of Morrisville Farmer’s Market. This is the first time that Morrisville residents have such a market in their own neighborhood, so took the opportunity to visit the Market.
The fall foliage should be out in its full glory by Saturday morning, October 18th, when people start assembling in the parking lot of the Morrisville Presbyterian Church, 771 North Pennsylvania Avenue, at 9:30am to participate in the 11th Annual Hike Against Hunger. This year the four-mile hike will include a walk on the towpath along the Delaware Canal, as well as on leafy residential streets leading back to the church parking lot, where a celebratory picnic starting at 11:30am will be provided by generous sponsors.
The Morrisville Business Association will be hosting its annual Fall General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 14th at 6:30pm. The event will be held at LaVilla Pizza & Family Restaurant, located at 21 S. Pennsylvania Avenue in Morrisville. This year’s speaker will be Bob Stellar, real estate agent for Berkshire-Hathaway HomeServices, Fox & Roach Realtors. The MBA’s annual appreciation awards will also be presented.
ScarePros Halloween & Christmas is celebrating their 20th year as Bucks County’s only locally-owned Halloween company. This month, every costume storewide is 20%-75% off with no exceptions. Keep in mind, ScarePros already beats virtually all temporary “pop-up” stores by 10%-30% before the discounts…so the extra savings can really pile up!
The New Jersey State Museum is currently showing “A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon.” The exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon.
Nationally, songwriter Jonathan Sprout has earned 23 music awards including a Grammy nomination for children’s music. Locally, families will have a chance to experience the music and stories live in October and November. Ole’ William Penn, featured in Sprout’s new song, “Come With Me!” is one of the heroes that made it on Sprout’s latest “American Heroes #4” CD. Jonathan jokes, “The song made it just in time for William Penn’s 370th birthday which is coming up!” “Come With Me” recounts the statesman’s daring vision in founding Pennsylvania. Mr. Sprout will sing this inspirational new song at the annual Fallsington Day activities on Saturday, October 11th, performing at 10:00am and signing CDs afterwards.
Visit the Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, on Saturday, October 11th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, for “Keeping Current: Electricity and Other Marvels in 18th Century Science.” Come learn how to fly a model of the 18th century Montgolfier hot air balloon, watch recreations of Henry Cavendish and Joseph Priestley’s early gas experiments, and partake in early field surveying and field engineering!