Southampton Community Band to Open Concert Season

The Southampton Community Band will begin its 2014-2015 concert season on November 22nd at Klinger Middle School in Southampton. The band has been established since 1998 and is under the direction of Marvin Feld.

“The theme of our first program this year is to feature music from the movies and we have a wide variety of musical selections”, said Mr. Feld. “We have themes from the popular James Bond franchise, selections from LES MISERABLES, music from the movie FROZEN as well as a medley of music made popular by the Jersey Boys”.

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November continues a fabulous fall at Northampton Library

On Saturday, November 15th at 2:00pm, renowned local actress Linda Kenyon returns to the library in another excellent one-woman show. In “A Life of My Own: Meeting Eleanor Roosevelt,” Ms. Kenyon portrays the legendary Eleanor Roosevelt with such skill and grace that you may feel as if you have stepped back in time. Spend an afternoon with Eleanor and learn about her life before and after FDR and how Eleanor created a “life of her own” and in doing so changed our nation and the world. No registration is required.

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Fall treats with Northampton Parks & Rec

Northampton Township Parks and Rec offers treats for your fall calendar. Try a new class or revisit an old favorite. Upcoming classes include: Harvest Cornucopia and holiday floral arrangements, register the young ones for gymnastics, art class, science, floor hockey, yoga, dance and theater. Adults can stay fit with new classes including Body by Barre, Tabata, Energy Blast and Tough Rubber.

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Miracle League to hold ‘Invincible Dinner’ on October 23rd

The Miracle League of Northampton Township will hold its biggest fundraiser of the year, the third annual Invincible Dinner, on Thursday, October 23rd, at the Northampton Valley Country Club in Richboro.

Over the past two years, the Invincible Dinner has raised over $260,000, making it possible to complete and maintain the construction of the uniquely designed sports fields at the Northampton Township Municipal Park in Churchville. The fields provide hundreds of children and adults with special needs the opportunity to play sports.

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Autumn is awesome at the Northampton Library

Fred Miller’s “Lecture in Song” series continues at the library on Saturday, October 11th at 2:00pm. Spend an afternoon of toe-tapping delight as Fred musically illustrates the life of Jules Styne, whose memorable songs such as “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend,” “Everything’s Coming up Roses” and “Three Coins in the Fountain” are world famous. No registration required.

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Southampton Free Library seeking donations for book sale

The Southampton Free Library, located here at 947 Street Road, is seeking donations of previously loved hardback and paperback books and audio and video material for all ages and interests to be sold at their two-day 2014 Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to donate and attend the sale days.

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15th Annual Village Renaissance Faire returning Sept. 20th & 21st

The 15th Annual Village Renaissance Faire returns on Saturday, September 20th, and Sunday, September 21st (11:00am to 6:00pm both days) at the Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Road, Wrightstown.

Admission, a mere $5, and free parking, gains you access to aerialists, birds of prey, jousters, fire-breathers, human chess, trebuchet, working artisans, demonstrators, dancers, singers, musicians, free children’s activities, and fun for all ages.

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Free Open House & fall programs at Parks & Rec

Experience Northampton Parks and Recreation’s “Zest for Life” at Open House Week, September 8th -12th. This free event will take place at the Northampton Recreation Center, 345 Newtown Richboro Road, Richboro. Individuals and families are invited to tour the Center, enjoy free classes and meet with instructors and staff. No matter what your age, there is something for everyone. Participants who take a class and register that day will receive 10% off the class! For a complete list of classes, days and times, refer to the home page on the web, brochure or call 215-357-6800 ext. 249.

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Upcoming programs at the Northampton Library

On Sunday, September 7th, as part of Northampton Day celebrations, the library will be open 11:00am-3:00pm, and feature Civil War Re-enactor, Michael Jesberger. Mr. Jesberger will portray a Civil War infantry soldier and discuss the daily life, uniforms, and equipment of this era in history. The program will take place right outside the library with a soldier’s campsite, musket demonstrations and audience participation.

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Adult Astronomy Course at CNC

Churchville Nature Center’s Beginning Adult Astronomy Course will be held on six consecutive Wednesday evenings, beginning September 10th and ending October 15th. This is a great introduction for those looking to get involved in the hobby of astronomy or a refresher for those that are already observing.

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