5th Annual Labor Day Concert at Veterans Square

Veterans Square Foundation, creators of Veterans Square Monument, cordially invites the public to attend its 5th Annual Labor Day Concert featuring the Marcus Goldhaber Band’s “Come Home America Tour” and the Pennsbury Community Band. The concert will be held Mon., Sept. 7th from 5 to 8 pm at Veterans Square Park, adjacent to Veterans Square Monument, on the corner of Edgewood and Heacock Roads in Lower Makefield Township.

Marcus played for LMT at the monument’s dedication last November. He brings his passion for supporting our veterans back to our community for an evening of uniquely original patriotic music. Having performed during Fleet Week 2014 in NYC, the Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia, and the 2014 Super Bowl, he brings the “Come Home America Tour” to Bucks County with a mission to bring veterans and civilians closer together by telling veterans’ stories. Visit ComeHomeAmericaTour.com for more information.

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Open Town Gathering for Morrisville Borough residents

All residents of the Borough of Morrisville are invited to attend an open Town Hall Gathering, free of charge, on Wednesday, August 19th, at Michael’s Restaurant, 935 Lincoln Highway, Morrisville, from 5:00 to 8:00pm.

The gathering will be an open forum for all residents to discuss concerns, while also celebrating the positive aspects of the Borough. “This Town Hall gathering affords everyone the opportunity to stand up and be heard in an informal setting,” explained Bill Pepitone, one of the hosts. “Everyone will be given a chance to share their experiences, which will lead to honest and respectful discussion among neighbors about our present and future.”

Along with Mr. Pepitone, the event will be hosted by residents Danielle Larison, Mike Yager, Debbie Smith and Helen Hlahol. Anyone with questions is urged to contact them via e-mail at Restoremorrisville@outlook.com.

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Single Parent Fellowship holding annual ‘Back to School’ event

On Saturday, August 22, Single Parent Fellowship will be sponsoring its Back to School Clothing and School Supply Give Away. The event will be held at the First Baptist Church, 50 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

To register please bring the following information with you when you arrive:

  • Valid Driver License or Photo ID with current address;
  • Household income (weekly/ monthly /or yearly), Welfare, Disability, Pay Stub, Social Security or Pension’s letter of acceptance;
  • Food stamp’s letter of acceptance or SNAP ID card; Birth certificate/Social Security card, Medical or Report card for each child listed on your registration form.

Please provide your own bags. For more information call 215-642-0086 or 609-222-0274.

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Resurrected Life Church holding Bible School and Praise in the Park

For the tenth year, Resurrected Life Evangelistic Church is partnering with the community as they hold Vacation Bible School on August 17th-21st, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at 182 Anderson Avenue, Morrisville. V.B.S. will be a great time of fun as kids explore Camp Kilimanjaro. Children aged 4 – 16 are invited to participate. To register, e-mail or call 215-295-3086.

On August 23rd from 11:30am to 4:00pm, they will have Praise in the Park at Williamson Park, Morrisville. This event has continued to grow for the past 10 years and they are expecting an even bigger turnout this year. They are inviting families to join them for a power-packed praise in the park service with worship, fellowship, food and fun.

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‘Float Your Boat’ with YHA on Aug. 15th

Come make a boat and float it on Yardley’s Lake Afton on Saturday, August 15th from 10:00am until noon. Environmentally friendly materials will be waiting for creative boat builders, young and old, at the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 West Afton Avenue. Participants are encouraged to bring along their own materials, too.

After the boats are constructed, they will be launched onto Lake Afton to test their seaworthiness. Spectators are welcome to view this flotilla of creativity.

Float Your Boat, sponsored by the Yardley Historical Association, is a free activity, but donations toward the maintenance of the Old Library are appreciated.

For more information about the Association’s programs and events, visit yardleyhistory.org, e-mail info@yardleyhistory.org or call 215-369-1479.

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Medium Armand Egidi to do reading at Bolton Mansion

Armand Egidi, well-known area medium, is scheduled to appear at Bolton Mansion on Saturday, July 18th from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Bolton is located at 85 Holly Drive, Levittown. The cost of a ticket is $50.

Fifty percent of the ticket price will be donated to the upkeep and restoration of Bolton Mansion.

To reserve a seat and receive your ticket call 215-945-1976. Space is limited – reserve your seat now.

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Bible Fellowship Church gears up for the ‘Game Plan’

Bible Fellowship Church is gearing up for Vacation Bible School with the “Game Plan.” This year’s camp takes place from 9:00am to noon, July 13th through July 17th.

This is a high-energy week, where kids will experience the love of Jesus and learn that God has a special plan just for them. Each day, kids will visit “The Stadium” to hear from God’s Word, play games on “The Practice Field,” get creative at “The Fan Club,” and eat snacks at “The Concession Stand.”

On Friday, all families are invited to a picnic, featuring an inflatable obstacle course.

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First Baptist Church Morrisville hosting Mega Sports Camp

Mega Sports Camp (MSC) is a FREE event for kids in grades K through six to be held at Williamson Park on Delmor Avenue in Morrisville. The event will run from July 6th through July 10th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Choose from football, basketball, soccer, baseball, cheerleading and hip-hop dance.

Friday night, July 10th, MSC will have a FREE family BBQ, which will be open to the friends and family of the campers!

MSC is hosted by First Baptist Church Morrisville, located at 50 North Pennsylvania Avenue, between the river and the Canal. They offer Sunday services at 9:15am and 11:00am. Dress is casual, the people are friendly, and the message is relevant for today.

Register at fbcmorrisville.org.

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Sousa comes to Yardley July 4th

Preparations are well under way for the 17th annual July 4th concert of the 55-piece Blawenburg Band, the oldest community band in the country, at the Yardley Community Centre, 64 South Main Street, Yardley.

The concert has earned a reputation as a red, white and blue patriotic event. It often includes audience participation, along with numerous marches written by John Phillip Sousa, known as “The March King.”

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Father’s Day Saturday Train Show and Display

The South Eastern Pennsylvania Garden Railway Society, in cooperation with the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge #2489, will host an All Scales Train Show to provide everyone an opportunity to do something different for Dad on Father’s Day weekend. The show will take place at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, 920 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills, on Saturday, June 20th, from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There will be operating model train displays of all sizes as well as vendors selling both new and used items. Plants for the yard and garden will also be available for purchase since they can be used not only for general planting but also in an outdoor garden railroad setting.

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