Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, located at 2740 Old York Road, Jamison, is hosting its annual Open House for middle school and high school students on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00pm. A snow date is planned for Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 in the event of inclement weather.
The library is excited to introduce “Tech Buddies at the Library,” Monday through Thursday, 3:30-4:30pm. Do you have an e-reader and want to access the library’s e-book collection, but don’t know where to start? Have you just gotten a mobile device but now need an app? Call or visit the Reference Desk to make an appointment with a tech savvy teen volunteer today. These teens are the gadget gurus and want to share their knowledge.
Family Gingerbread Program – Saturday, December 13th, 1:00pm: Build your own gingerbread house! The library will provide the gingerbread (baked fresh from a local bakery in Richboro), icing and all of the candy decorations. All you need to provide is your creativity! Each family will receive one gingerbread kit to build together. Registration is limited, register in person, by phone, or online.
The Bux-Mont Centennial Singers invite you to their annual Holiday Concert, under the direction of Nathaniel Fletcher, with accompaniment by piano virtuoso Charles deMets, on Saturday, December 13th, at 8:00pm at Log College Middle School, 730 Norristown Road, Warminster. Selections include Christmas and Hanukkah songs in traditional and classical styles, as well as beloved seasonal favorites meant to appeal to the entire family.
The Abington Lines Model Railroad Club is hosting open houses for the holidays, to be held at their clubhouse in Richboro. Each Open House is scheduled from noon to 4:00pm on the following Saturdays and Sundays: December 6th and 7th, 13th and 14th, 27th and 28th, January 3rd and 4th, 10th and 11th, February 7th and 8th, 14th and 15th.
Brighten up the brisk days of fall with activities offered by Northampton Parks & Recreation. Take advantage of early registration discounts (ERS) for residents when you sign up at least a week in advance.
The popular “Book & Bedtime” with Mrs. Claus will be held on two dates this year: Tuesday, December 9th or Wednesday, December 10th, from 6:00-7:30pm, held at the library. Wear your PJ’s and bring a favorite bedtime pal, as children will delight in storytelling from Mrs. Claus, make a small craft, and get a special visitor from the North Pole. Register soon as space is limited and sells out fast.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.