Jon Katz to speak in Richboro

Nor’wester Readers Canine Assisted Learning Program has announced that Jon Katz, New York Times best-selling author, has kindly offered to do a program to help raise funds for the Nor’wester Readers organization.

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Public invited for ‘Cake & Conversation’ with Citizens For Education

The Council Rock community is invited to a free “Cake & Conversation” meeting with Citizens For Education (CFE) on Wednesday, March 18th, from 10:00am to noon in the meeting room at the Corner Bakery Café, 3 West Road in Newtown. The forum provides an opportunity to share Council Rock-related ideas and concerns with the board members of CFE, as well as to find out more about the organization.

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Northampton Days rescheduled

The 19th Annual Northampton Days Festival has been re-scheduled for Sunday, September 13th from 10:00am to 4:30pm at Council Rock’s Richboro Middle School, 98 Upper Holland Road in Richboro.

For more information, visit www.northamptondays.org or call 215-355-2158.

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March is marvelous at the Northampton Library

Starting in March, the library launches its new adult program lineup of two adult programs a month scheduled on “Second Saturdays” and “Third Thursdays.”

“All that Glitters” – Saturday, March 14th at 2:00pm – Antique dealers relate the history of costume jewelry with exquisite examples. The program is free. In addition to the presentation, appraisals will be available for a $10 donation to the library. Please register for your appraisal appointment, space is limited.

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Northampton Township Library

The library is introducing “Tech Buddies at the Library,” Monday through Thursday, from 3:30-4:30pm. Do you have an e-reader, but don’t know where to start? Call or visit the Reference Desk to make an appointment with one of their tech savvy teen volunteers today. These teens are the gadget gurus and want to share their knowledge.

Free with a library card and PIN is Hoopla, the newest edition to the library’s digital family – stream movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks. Don’t forget that Freegal Movies is another movie streaming service offered by the library. Coming February 1st – 24 hour streaming music. Ask at the Reference Desk for details.

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Middle Bucks Institute of Technology to host annual Open House

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.

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Don’t forget the Northampton Library in December

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.

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Centennial Singers Holiday Concert is Dec. 13th

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.

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Abington Lines hosting open houses

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.

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Autumn fun with Northampton Parks & Recreation

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.

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