Animal Alliance Hosts January 18th Fostering & Volunteer Workshop

Due to the vast turnout and support generated from previous Workshops, Animal Alliance is hosting an Information Session and Foster Training Workshop at The Robert W. Curts Memorial Pet Adoption Center, 1432 Route 179 North, Lambertville, NJ, on Monday, January 18th at 7:30 pm. Reserve your spot and register today by calling 609-818-1952. The organization is looking for foster homes and also has multiple volunteer opportunities at its new pet adoption center.

“The turnout at previous workshops made it clear that people in the community are ready and waiting for ways to help support our efforts,” said Anne Trinkle, Executive Director of Animal Alliance.

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Enjoy the Outdoors this Winter with Your Pre-Schooler at Bucks County Audubon Society!

Trying to prevent your child from getting that “cabin-fever” feeling this winter? Bucks County Audubon Society has a way to get your child out and exploring nature starting in January! BCAS will once again be offering our popular pre-school explorers program for children ages 3 – 5 with a care giver. Sessions are held Thursday afternoons from 1:00 – 2:30pm and include an outdoor activity, story time and craft. Fee: Members $60, Non-members $90. A minimum registration of eight (8) students must be reached for the program to be offered. Registration required by January 21, 2016. Email Diane Smith at dianesmith@bcas.org or call 215-297-5880 to register you and your child today!

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Monthly Rotating Gallery at Bucks County Audubon Society with Photographer, Jerry Fuqua

Award winning photographer, Jerry Fuqua, will be featured in a photographic exhibit at Bucks County Audubon Society from November 24, until December 24, 2015. Jerry Fuqua’s images feature nature in all its glory with a sharp eye for wildlife, landscapes, and birds.

The work is matted, framed and for sale, with a portion of the proceeds donated to BCAS to help fund outstanding environmental educational programs provided to over 5,100 participants across the region. The gallery is open 10am-4pm, Monday through Friday for public viewing. To purchase one of Jerry’s pieces to brighten your walls, drop by during public viewing hours. To get another look at his incredible work, visit his website, www.jwfuqua-photography.com.

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A Carversville Christmas

Mr. Rick Presents, spearheaded by local church musician, choir director and teacher Rick Rosen, presents “A Carversville Christmas”, an evening of seasonal song, at Carversville Christian Church on Friday, December 18 at 7:45 p.m.  The program will include lots of audience sing-alongs and also featurea area musicians Michael Orrell, Milo Morris, Rick Rosen, and guests, as well as members of male a cappella group Cordus Mundi, and the New Hope-Solebury & Lambertville Community Choir..

“Most of us would proably agree that it has been a difficult and challenging year,” notes Rosen, artistic director of Cordus Mundi and of the Community Choir. “I can’t think of a better way to combat the negativity and to live in the spirit of Christmas than to listen to and sing the wonderful music of the season. A splendid time will be had by one and all.”

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Celebrate ‘Christmas in the Hollow’ with Audubon Society!

Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) announces “Christmas in the Hollow,” a fun afternoon of tractor pulled wagon rides between Tuckamony Christmas Tree Farm and Honey Hollow (you can start your day at either location) for children’s crafts, a visit with Santa, and hot cider around the campfire.

A new highlight this year will be live jazz music featuring saxophonist Thomas Razler, and jazz guitarist Larry Tamanini, of Doylestown.

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Cantus Novus presents ‘A Perfect Light’ for the holidays

Cantus Novus, an auditioned chamber choir based in Yardley, will present a program of light and life the first weekend in December.

They will explore “light and gold” in Eric Whitacre’s “Lux Aurumque,” Guy Forbe’s prayerful setting of “O Nata Lux (O light born of light)” and the “Star of Wonder” as expressed in two engaging arrangements of “We Three Kings.” The full chorus will be joined by brass, organ and timpani for John Rutter’s opus, “Gloria.

Join Cantus Novus for carols and seasonal music to rekindle a light that all yearn for during the darkest month of the year.

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New Hope Art League presents George Thompson at Nov. 17th meeting

The New Hope Art League welcomes artist George Thompson to their next meeting on Tuesday, November 17th at 7:00pm, at the St. Martin of Tours Church School lower level cafeteria, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope (off Route 179/W. Bridge Street between Staples and the New Hope High School).

Mr. Thompson will demonstrate “How To Start a Painting” using only two paint colors. This is a technique that can be used no matter what medium you employ. This technique is quick and so simple that you’ll wonder how you ever started your art any other way! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from an expert in his field.

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FODC holding Canal Walk this month

The Friends of the Delaware Canal have embarked on their 28th Annual Canal Walk, which began on October 3rd. On the four Saturdays thereafter, a different section of the Canal will be explored ending at the Forks of the Delaware Recreation Area in Easton on October 31st.

After years of disruption because of flooding and reconstruction, the Friends will be able to undertake their traditional 58.9-mile Canal Walk. The Canal is always an adventure, but this year will be exceptional as the walkers learn about the means and methods that ensure that the water from the Lehigh River in Easton makes its way south to New Hope and beyond.

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A Woman’s Place ‘Race To Empower’ is Oct. 17th

A Woman’s Place (AWP) “Race to Empower” will be a unique afternoon trek through the hills and woods of Buckingham Friends School’s 44-acre campus, located at 5684 York Road in Lahaska. Participants in the Saturday, October 17th event may choose between a 5K Trail Run or 1-Mile Fun Walk.  The race’s purpose is to raise funds and awareness for AWP, the only domestic violence organization serving Bucks County.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest at Bucks County Audubon Society!

Bucks County Audubon Society invites families to Pumpkin Carving at Honey Hollow, 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope, on Wednesday, October 14th, beginning at 6:00pm.

There will be pizza, beverages and yummy desserts for the pumpkin carvers!

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