Northampton Days slated for Sept. 7th

You and your family and friends are invited to take part in and enjoy the 19th Annual Northampton Days Festival which is scheduled for Sunday September 7th, from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Council Rock’s Richboro Middle School, 98 Upper Holland Road in Richboro.

There is always a need for extra volunteers to work on the day of the event and also onto help with the Northampton Days Committee, so contact Carol Dubas, volunteer coordinator, at cadubas@yahoo.com or 215-860-8570 to join in the fun. The Northampton Days Committee is composed of volunteers that work for months to get all the pieces together to provide a wonderful community event.

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Walgreens to host ribbon cutting and Grand Opening celebration

On Thursday, August 14th from noon until 4:00pm, Walgreens will celebrate the Grand Opening of their Richboro location. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon. Invited guests include Representative Scott Petri, Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick, a representative from the Board of Supervisors, Police Chief Michael Clark and others.

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End of Summer & Back to School at the Northampton Library

Victorian Vanities presents “10 Unforgettable Stories that Time Forgot” on Saturday, August 16th at 2:00pm, at the Free Library of Northampton Township, 25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro. Sometimes the smallest events in history, events that have almost been forgotten, are very significant. Explore the Chicago Fire, Mississippian Indian culture, and the wreck of the Sultana steamboat. Join the historians of Victorian Vanities as they present the details of these happenings, their importance and why stories are so important to our lives. No registration.

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Congregation Brothers of Israel hosts Shabbat Under the Stars

Come celebrate Shabbat Under the Stars at Congregation Brothers of Israel, located at 530 Washington Crossing Road in Newtown, on August 15th at 6:00pm. Prospective members are welcome as guests. This community event will include a kosher family BBQ and entertainment, along with an outdoor Shabbat service plus Oneg Shabbat.

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BCFA announces final Summer Farm Evening for 2014

The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and the Bucks County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local® present the final event in a series of farm evenings that introduce consumers to the local small-scale producers who put the freshest foods onto our tables via direct sales, community-supported agriculture operations (CSAs), farmers’ markets, farm stands and other venues.

On Wednesday, August 6, BCFA members, Bucks BFBL partners and all interested individuals and families are invited to Anchor Run Farm CSA for a potluck meal and tour.

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Summer programs at the Northampton Library

The Free Library of Northampton Township, located at 25 Upper Holland Road in Richboro, has a number of interesting programs lined up for the warm weather months. Here’s a sampling:

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Tee it up for fun and prizes at FBA Golf Outing

Area golfers are invited to tee it up for fun and prizes in the 24th Annual Feasterville Business Association Golf Outing, to be held at Talamore Country Club, 723 Talamore Drive, Ambler, PA on Monday, July 14th. Registration and lunch will begin at noon, to be followed with tee off at 1:30pm.

This year’s tournament will benefit a group of area communal and charitable endeavors, plus the FBA’s annual college scholarship fund and Easter egg hunt.

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Northampton Twp. Flag Day ceremony is June 14th

The Northampton Township Board of Supervisors and the Township Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a flag disposal ceremony on Flag Day, Saturday, June 14th at the Northampton Township Municipal Park located off Hatboro Road, Churchville from 7:00 to 8:30pm. The public is invited and encouraged to take their old or tattered U.S. flags to the ceremony for proper disposal.

“Many people are not aware that there is a proper way to dispose of the flag,” said event coordinator Pete Palestina, adding, “The customary method is by way of a ceremonial flag burning conducted by proper protocol.”

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Skerdlant’s Shell participates in Relay for Life

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.

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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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