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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.