The Solid Rock Youth Center is holding a Student Music Festival (Grades 6-12) on Friday, December 12th from 6:30 to 9:00pm, 50 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville. Students will be playing from such categories as classical, jazz, blues, rock, pop, and Broadway. It will be an evening of entertaining musical competition for the whole family to enjoy. Awards will be given out for first, second, and third place by three judges, including concert violinist Carmina Gagliardi and a student judge. Refreshments will be provided.
On Sunday, December 7th, Mayor Dave Rivella will be hosting the Fifth Annual Santa Paws Event to benefit the Morrisville Ambulance Squad. People can bring in any pet to have its picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This has become a beloved tradition for furry friends and families. The event will be held at the Morrisville Ambulance Squad, located at 139 N. Washington Street, from 10:00am until 2:00pm. A $3 donation is suggested. Any proceeds will go directly to the Ambulance Squad.
The Morrisville High School Alumni Basketball event will return on Saturday, November 29th, from 5:00 to 9:00pm, at the High School, 550 W. Palmer Avenue, Morrisville. Admission is $10, $5 for kids, and children under five are FREE.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from Jonah Moore for $5. Contact Jonah at 215-500-6759 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thursday, November 27th, from 11:00am to 1:00pm, at the First Baptist Church, 50 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, the Calvary Full Gospel Church will be sponsoring a Thanksgiving luncheon. Those in need on that day are welcome to this free event. However, you will need to register if you are coming.
The Morrisville Student Loan Fund will host their annual Thanksgiving Day Pancake Breakfast in the Morrisville Middle-Senior High School Cafeteria from 7:00 to 10:00am.
Proceeds benefit Morrisville High School graduates by providing interest free loans and grants for continuing education. Cost: adults (12 and over) $6, children (under 12 years) $4. For additional information call 215-295-4222.
The New Jersey State Museum has announced the Planetarium’s new “Holiday Laser Lights” show starting Saturday, November 29th. The program features dazzling laser light animation in the state’s only full-dome laser system set to seasonal music favorites, including “Frosty the Snowman”and “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”
This year, the Planetarium has added laser beams to the show to enhance the visual effects. Holiday Laser Lights will be shown at 1:00pm and 3:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays through January 4th, 2015. Additional weekday presentations will also run December 16th – 19th, 23rd-24th, 26th, 30th, and 31st at 11:00am and 1:00pm. For additional information visit www.statemuseum.nj.gov.
Tami’s Seasons of the Home is hosting a pre-season Open House on Sunday, November 23rd from 1:00 to 6:00pm at 480 Hamilton Boulevard in Morrisville. Don’t fight the Black Friday crowds; get your shopping done early. There will be hourly raffle drawings.
The Morrisville Little Bulldogs Youth Organization is holding their first ever Coach Bingo on Friday, November 14th, at Pennington Road Fire Company, 1666 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ. Doors open 6:00pm, and Bingo starts promptly at 7:00pm. Tickets are $30. BYOB. All proceeds from this Bingo will go towards helping Morrisville Little Bulldogs achieve their goal of purchasing new equipment and uniforms.
The Solid Rock Youth Center (SRYC), located at 50 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, will hold a celebration of civil servants on Friday, November 14th, from 6:00 to 9:00pm. The police, firefighters, EMTS, and military personnel will be there with different activities from their branches, along with their vehicles. There will be something for every age, and families are welcome to attend together. They will also be serving finger foods and drinks.
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.