Newtown Arts Company celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Newtown Arts Company celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Fiddler on the Roof” (book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Block, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick) with its production of this well-known musical at the Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, on: Thursday, August 7th at 7:30pm; Friday, August 8th at 8:00pm; Saturday, August 9th at 8:00pm; Sunday, August 10th, at 3:00pm; Tuesday, August 12th at 7:30pm; and Wednesday, August 13th at 7:30pm.

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Makefield Highlands Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Spirit Golf Management announces the 10 Year Anniversary of Makefield Highlands Golf Club. The celebration begins Friday July 18th at 7pm with local Yardley band Infinite Bandwidth rocking the Highlands Grille with hits from the 80’s, 90’s and now. Saturday July 19th will have the 10th Anniversary 6 inch cup Peoria event with two shotgun starts (8:00am & 1:00pm). Your entry fee of $99 includes golf, range balls, cart, a BBQ lunch, and a 10th Anniversary golf shirt from Antiqua and prizes for flight winners.

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Newtown Antique & Classic Auto Show is July 20th

The annual Newtown Business Association Antique & Classic Auto Show will be held on Sunday, July 20th from 10:00am to 3:00pm on historic State Street, and will feature over 150 cars in all makes and models from 1900 to 1989. In order to have the judging completed more quickly and impartially, trained judges who will score each car according to a uniform set of guidelines, will be used this year.

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Seeing Ukrainian Crisis from Putin’s Perspective

Dr. Roger Whitcomb, Past District Governor of Rotary District 7430 will speak about the crisis in Ukraine on Thursday, June 26 at 7:00 P.M., Penn Hall, Pennswood Village, 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Road in Newtown. The Program is sponsored by the United Nations Association of Bucks County and the Southeast Pennsylvania Rotary. The program is free and open to the public. For information call Jerry Taylor (215) 493-6625.

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15th Village Renaissance Faire announces open casting call

Bucks County’s largest and longest running Renaissance Faire seeks to build off its successful 2013 season, that saw 9,000 attendees fill the Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, by extending performance opportunities to new performers of all types, experiences and interest.

Open auditions for various characters, roaming magicians and staged performers will be held at the Village Library of Wrightstown Community Room, 727 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, June 15th, 16th, and 17th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

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Newtown Arts Company presents ‘On Golden Pond’

Newtown Arts Company presents “On Golden Pond” by Ernest Thompson at the Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, on: Thursday, June 19th at 7:30pm; Friday, June 20th, at 8:00pm; Saturday, June 21st, at 8:00pm; Sunday, June 22nd, at 3:00pm; Tuesday, June 24th, at 7:30pm; and Wednesday, June 25th, at 7:30pm.

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Matinee performance to benefit CR South grad

Council Rock High School South’s Golden Wings Theater Company (GWTC) will present a special matinee performance of “Curse of the Pharaoh’s Kiss” at the school on Saturday, June 7th at 2:00pm, proceeds of which will go to offset the uninsured medical expenses of CR South grad and former GWTC performer, Lauren Shevchek.

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Celebrate National Garden Week by touring public and private Gardens

by June Portnoy

For the first time, District XI of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania (GCFP) is planning a district-wide garden tour. Although this district is comprised of 11 garden clubs in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, the tour will take place in the Langhorne/Newtown area on June 5th from 10:00am until 4:00pm.

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Amy’s Kisses Foundation holding Second Annual Fun Walk June 1st

The family and friends of the late Amy Perez and her children, Molly and Gregory, have announced their Second Annual Fun Walk, Sunday, June 1st, at Tyler State Park in Richboro, benefitting Amy’s Kisses Foundation, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization, created in loving memory of the slain mother and children and dedicated to enriching the lives and education of students with financial need.

On October 18th, 2011, Amy and her children were brutally murdered at the hands of her estranged husband, who also took his own life. The murders devastated Amy’s family and friends in the Philadelphia area and around the country, as well as their community in Westchester County, NY.

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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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