The New Hope-Solebury Community Association will present the New Hope Automobile Show, Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th, 9:00am-4:00pm on the grounds of the New Hope-Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street, New Hope. The New Hope Automobile Show features the finest in classic and antique vehicles. This year’s show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang.
Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) welcomes Sylvan Stoltzfus to introduce the amazing barns on the 2014 Barn Tour on Friday, July 11th at 6:30pm. Sylvan grew up on a dairy farm, and has been constructing barns since the age of 16. Old barns have always been his strong suit.
Howell Living History Farm invites the public to enjoy an old fashioned “ice cream party” on Saturday, June 28th, from 10:00am-4:00pm. Featured activities include music, wagon rides, games and contests, a children’s craft program and lots of ice cream making and eating.
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!
Many homeowners expend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to grow grass in shady areas. This often leads to frustration and a waste of money. On Sunday, June 8th at 2:00pm, Horticulturist David Benner will unlock the mystery for homeowners by offering alternatives to grass lawns and the best methods to control deer damage. Learn many new ways to create a natural landscape with practically no maintenance. Imagine a shady garden with moss lawns, beds of groundcover, wildflowers, ferns, shrubs and trees!
Skerdlant’s Shell in Washington Crossing will help make a difference in the fight against cancer this year by participating in the Relay for Life of Newtown. The event will be held at Council Rock High School South on Sunday, June 8th from 9:30am to 9:30pm. Several Skerdlant’s employees will be taking part in the day’s walkathon.
In addition, Skerdlant’s is a proud bronze sponsor of the Relay for Life by generously donating $500 to this worthy cause. For more information about Skerdlant’s Shell, contact 215-493-4347.
Solebury Township Parks & Recreation Summer Camp begins its fourth exciting season of activities at New Hope-Solebury Upper Elementary School. Camp starts Monday, June 30th from 9:00am – 3:00pm, continuing until Friday, August 8th. Register for any number of weeks, based on availability.
This year’s camp includes events from “Mad Science” show, and science workshops like Science of Magic and Cosmic Space. Sports activities take place both indoors and outdoors.
Bike the “Canal Loop Trail” with the Friends of the Delaware Canal on Saturday, June 7th. The 10-mile guided bicycle ride will start at 10:00am at the Virginia Forrest Recreation Area, 3992 River Road (PA Route 32) in New Hope. A free picnic lunch will follow the ride.
Over the past 14 years, Family Service Association of Bucks County’s “Drive for Youth” Golf Outing has raised over $545,000 for programs and services that directly benefit children and families in our community. Last year, Family Service provided direct services to approximately 3,000 children and teens in need. You can help Family Service continue to meet the needs of children and teens in our community by supporting the 15th Annual “Drive for Youth” Golf Outing on June 9th, at Jericho National Golf Club in New Hope.
Put a big “X” on your calendar for June 7th, when the New Hope Historical Society will present a Garden Tour du Jour of six private Bucks County gardens.
This 21st annual one day, self-guided event will turn garden enthusiasts green with ideas, so be sure to bring your camera. The diversity of gardens on this year’s tour is truly amazing and will take you from New Hope to Center Bridge to Point Pleasant.