A local PANDAS Network group is holding an awareness and fundraising event on Sunday, October 30th from noon to 5:00pm, at the New Hope Eagle Firehouse, 46 N. Sugan Road, New Hope. While many Americans are unfamiliar with PANDAS, the condition is extremely serious and is finally beginning to gain awareness through the work of advocates including PANDAS Network.
The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce invites you to an evening to get to know your congressional candidates for the 8th district. Both Brian Fitzpatrick and Steve Santarsiero will be on hand for a Q&A and meet and greet on Tuesday, October 18th, at The Dubliner, 34 N. Main Street, New Hope. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Mr. Fitzpatrick will be available at 7:00pm for approximately an hour, followed by Mr. Santarsiero at 8:00pm. If you have questions you can e-mail email@example.com.
For updates follow the Chamber on Facebook @visitnewhope. This event is free and open to the public.
by Fern Brodkin
Havana, located at 105 South Main Street, is one of New Hope’s most popular bars, restaurants and music venues. They serve great food and adult libations and present the best local bands and nationally renowned touring acts.
Their hours are noon to 2:00am every day. The restaurant serves food from noon to 10:00pm Sundays through Thursdays, and noon to 11:00pm Fridays and Saturdays. Some events are 21+ only so please call ahead to check.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended for ticketed events. A cover charge may apply for some events.
For more information, to purchase tickets and to check out their menu visit www.havananewhope.com or call 215-862-5501. The following is Havana’s upcoming entertainment schedule:
*Ghost Tours of New Hope • Dates ongoing – Main and Ferry Streets, Fridays and Saturdays in October, tour starts at 8:00pm. Follow a lantern-led “walk” along picturesque streets where you’ll learn about the doings of such places as the towpath itself; or see the phantom Hitchhiker who may pass you in the moonlight; or see the historic inn where Aaron Burr appears from time to time and stares with sightless eyes… plus new exciting stories have been added to the Tour. For details call Adele Gamble at 215-348-1598 or e-mail GhstofPA@aol.com.
*Haunted Halloween Rides (teen/adult) • Dates ongoing – New Hope Ivyland Express, 32 W. Bridge Street – Rides depart 7:30 and 8:30pm. Take a ride on the dark side onboard the Haunted Halloween Train. Do you trust yourself to be at the mercy of your own nightmares? When this train leaves the safety of the station, you are tossed into the hands of the unknown. The creatures are sure to frighten the strongest of heart, and test the nerve of all onboard. This event is rated PG-13 and recommend for teens and adults. Train runs select dates in October. Call 215-862-2332.
Pedals for Progress, in its continuing effort to recycle unwanted items properly, is holding a used bike and sewing machine collection sponsored by Newtown Rotary Club, along with Council Rock High School North Interact Club.
Anyone with an adult or child’s bicycle in repairable condition is urged to donate his or her bike to this worthy cause. They do not accept “bikes for parts” or disassembled bikes. They do accept working portable sewing machines and sewing notions (no fabric, please).
Bikes and sewing machines can be dropped off from 9:00am to noon on Saturday, October 15th, rain or shine, at the parking lot across from the Olde Church of Saint Andrew, located at 135 S. Sycamore Street (Route 532), Newtown.
Visit Heritage Pharmacy, located at 1091 General Knox Road, Washington Crossing, PA, for their annual flu clinic on Saturday, October 15th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The clinic is FREE to Medicare Part B cardholders.
The flu vaccine is in stock; you do not have to wait to get your flu vaccine. Regular store hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 7:00pm, and Saturdays, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Call 215-321-7670 with any questions.
Come out for an evening of music and community on Saturday, October 29th at 8:00pm at the Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, in Princeton, NJ. Tickets are on sale now at www.isles.org/dar.
These camps are geared towards kids ages 4-10 (broken into age appropriate groups) and start at 9am and continue until 3pm. These days are filled with fun from hiking, snacks, stories, crafts, scientific experiments and nature discoveries! The first one is scheduled for Monday, October 3rd and is themed “Nature’s Color Wheel.” We will be exploring what makes leaves turn from green to red, orange, and yellow and the reason for it! The next camp is scheduled for October 12th and is themed as “Happy, Haunted Halloween!” (Register by 10/11/16). We will learn how to be scientists through various exciting and hands-on experiments! Kids are encouraged to wear appropriate costumes for hiking through our fields and forests.
All camps take place at our Visitor Center (2877 Creamery Rd. New Hope PA, 18938). For more details, School Holiday Camp schedule for the year, or to register, visit our website at www.BCAS.org!
PHOTO CAP: Camper Maeve inspects the progress of her science experiment
Your local Environmental Advisory Councils are sponsoring an Electronic Waste Recycling event to be held Saturday, October 8th from 9:00am to noon at Lower Makefield Corporate Center, located at 790 Township Line Road in Lower Makefield.
New for 2016, televisions and monitors will have a $25 charge per item to recycle. Cash only will be accepted. Flat screen TVs and monitors, as well as all other items will be free.
The most common electronic items accepted include computer monitors, PC systems, stereos, cell phones, televisions, laptops, printers, fax machines, copiers, cameras and LCD/LED/Plasma TVs. Items not accepted include household batteries, any kind of light bulbs, smoke detectors, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators and appliances.
On Sunday, October 9th, from 11:00am to 3:00pm, Circle of Friends Preschool, located at 980 Durham Road in Newtown, will throw a Fall Harvest Birthday Bash in the form of a Community-Wide Carnival!
With the Circle of Friends celebrating 10 years of preschool, families in the surrounding communities are encouraged to come out and join in some good old-fashioned fun and games that the whole family will enjoy! Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Wrightstown Food Cupboard as your admission ticket.