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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Northampton Days Festival is September 7th

The Northampton Days Festival will be held on Sunday, September 7th from 10:00am to 5:00pm, at Richboro Middle School, Upper Holland Road, Richboro. Festivities include a juried car show, games, a talent show, giveaways from local organizations and lots of good food!

The parade features the Council Rock South High School Marching Band and steps off at 12:30. Bring friends from your business, military organization, civic group, nonprofit, sports team or musical group to march in the parade!

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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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