Morrisville to hold inaugural National Night Out Against Crime

by Patricia Cangelosi

On Tuesday, August 5th, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, the Morrisville Borough Neighborhood Watch will hold its inaugural National Night Out Against Crime in conjunction with the Morrisville Fire Company 98 and the Morrisville Police Department.

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Sousa comes to Yardley

The walls of the Yardley Community Centre, located at 64 S. Main Street, Yardley, will soon be resonating with the strains of John Philip Sousa’s marches as the Centre hosts its 16th Annual July Fourth Concert. The stage will be filled with the 55-piece Blawenburg Band, one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating community bands. The band has long specialized in the works of Sousa, who is also known as “The March King.” Among the more than 100 marches are such favorites as “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “Semper Fideles,” and “The Washington Post March.”

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18th century kids Olympics at Old Barracks Museum

On Saturday, June 14th, children ages 7-12 are invited to participate in classic 18th century games, such as hoops, nine pins, and cup and ball, at the Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, Trenton. Prizes will be awarded, and no one leaves empty handed. Arrive at 11:30am to sign in, and enjoy an hour of colonial games. Participants and their families will receive 10% off museum admission, so be sure to take a tour after the games!

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Little Bulldogs announce registration dates

The Morrisville Little Bulldogs has announced registration dates for its upcoming season. Registration takes place at Bulldog Hall, 38 Hillcrest Avenue, Morrisville.

The dates are as follows:

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Child, Home & Community presents free childbirth classes for expectant teens

Child, Home and Community (CHC), a North Penn and Bucks County United Way agency at 204 N. West Street, #101, Doylestown, is presenting its summer “Focus on Motherhood” prenatal programs for pregnant adolescents, fathers-to-be and their families. The programs meet weekly for 10 weeks. The following is a list of the starting dates and the locations where the programs will be held:

  • Doylestown Hospital – June 2nd through August 4th, 7:00 to 9:00pm;
  • Grand View Hospital – June 3rd through August 5th, 7:00 to 9:00pm;
  • Lower Bucks Hospital – June 12th through August 14th, 6:30 to 8:30pm;
  • St. Mary Medical Center – June 9th through August 11th, 6:30 to 8:30pm.

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Spring Open House and ‘Twilight in Fallsington’

On Saturday, May 17th, from noon to 4:00pm Historic Fallsington will feature self-guided tours of the Stagecoach Tavern, the Burges-Lippincott House, and the Moon-Williamson Log House. Learn about the Colonial dye-pot and a dyer’s garden with Norma on the Tavern Lawn. Also enjoy demonstrations of spinning, by Nora at the Log House. Children’s activities will feature quill pen writing at the Tavern with Steve and Colonial children’s games on the Tavern Lawn with Gregory. Admission is free.

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Dinosaurs and artists collide in new exhibit

The New Jersey State Museum (NJSM) has announced the return of Hadrosaurus foulkii to New Jersey in the new exhibit, “Drawn To Dinosaurs: Hadrosaurus foulkii,” in the Museum’s Natural History Hall. The exhibit, on loan from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, features a 25-foot long cast of the dinosaur, plus a hand-drawn, life size, realistic illustration of hadrosaurus in action.

“We encourage all visitors to help us welcome ‘America’s First Dinosaur’ and New Jersey’s official state dinosaur when it returns to its home state through this new informative and engaging exhibition.” said Museum Director Anthony Gardner.

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Morrisville Library and DelVal Chapter, National Railway Historical Society present ‘A Celebration of American Railroading’

In observance of National Train Day, the Morrisville Public Library and the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will present “A Celebration of American Railroading” on Saturday, May 10th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the lower level of the Morrisville Public Library, 300 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville. The event is free and open to the public.

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Solid Rock Youth Center’s blowout yard sale

The Solid Rock Youth Center (SRYC) is holding a yard sale with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the youth center. Some of the items include: Hummel and Precious Moments figurines, furniture, clothing, shoes, plants, toys, books, DVDs, electronics, kitchen wear, household goods, artwork, baby toys, glassware, knick-knacks, tools, and items large and small.

Everything donated to the sale by is from community.

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