The third annual Bookin’ For Lookin’ road race will take place on Sunday, April 19th, in Newtown, at 8:30am. Bookin’ For Lookin’ encourages runners of all ages to “book it” for the important cause of preventing blindness. Last year, over 250 participants from all over the greater Philadelphia area ran in the 8 Miler, 5K, and Kids Dash. This year they’re adding a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run and Kids Marathon Challenge.
On Saturday, April 25th from 9am to 2pm over 50 vendors will be on hand for the annual Spring Fling Shopping Event. The event will feature over 50 vendors selling handcrafted jewelry, scarves, totes, baby items, clothing, home décor, candles, baked goods and much more.
Admission is free and shoppers can purchase for any occasion including Mother’s Day, teachers gifts, graduation presents, and Father’s Day.
The event is sponsored by Comfort Keepers and will be hosted at the Northampton Township James E. Kinney Senior Center. The center is located at 165 Township Road in Richboro. For more information call 215-357-8199.
The Newtown Business Association is seeking singers of all ages to show off their talent at its “Rising Star Competition” to be held at the Welcome Day “Street Fair with Flair” on Sunday, May 3rd.
This event is open to all area student and adult vocalists, grades seven and above. Winners of the “Rising Star Competition” will be determined by a panel of judges on event day. The contest will begin at 12:30pm at Bill Marsh Ford, 10 North Sycamore Street, Newtown. Contestants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Interested vocalists should contact Dan Paulish at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for entries is April 15th.
There have been a lot of changes at Trainpops Attic over these cold winter months. They have added to their trains, scenery and inventory. There are many new price points that they are sure a lot of the newer train enthusiasts will appreciate.
Trainpops has begun their spring cleaning and removed all the snow from their winter layout. They are resetting everything on the layout for the spring and summer months.
The Crossing United Methodist Church, located at 1895 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA, has announced events for their Easter weekend celebration. On Friday, April 3rd, at noon, join them for their Good Friday Service for a time of worship, prayer, teaching and communion on this special day.
On Saturday, April 4th, at 11:00am, bring the kids to the Second Annual MEGA EGG HUNT at the Crossing UMC. They’ll have over 10,000 eggs at the Hunt, waiting for happy hunters ages 11 and under. This event is free and open to the public. For more info and to register visit www.megaegghunt.org.
On Saturday June 6th, beginning at 12:30pm, the Council Rock lacrosse community will host the inaugural Cullen Keffer Lacrosse Festival at Walt Snyder Stadium, Council Rock High School North, 62 Swamp Road, Newtown. Cullen was a freshman member of the Council Rock South lacrosse team in 2013-14.
The Newtown Chamber Orchestra will perform “The Russian Connection” on April 11th, 7:00pm, at the Lutheran Church of God’s Love, 791 Newtown/Yardley Rd., Newtown. The performance will include Kamarinskaya by Glinka; Concerto #2 for piano and orchestra by Rachmaninoff, piano soloist Clipper Erickson; Serenada For Strings by Tchaikovsky.
The show runs April 9th through 15th at the Newtown Theatre. For info visit www.newtownartscompany.com.
The Fabric Loft is now registering students of all ages for Summer Sewing Camp. Classes will be offered every week starting June 30th. Classes will be held Tuesday through Friday for 1½ hours each day, from 11:30am to 1:00pm.
They will also be offering four Summer Sewing Clinics such as Quilting, American Girl Doll Clothes, Pajama Party and Redecorating Your Bedroom. The clinics will be held from 3:30pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday through Friday.
Nazareth Academy High School’s Spring Sneak Peek on Wednesday, April 22nd, from 5:00 to 7:00pm will feature a student art show, music recitals, athletic presentations, school tours, admissions information and more.