Southampton Free Library’s summer adult programs filled with exciting activities

The Southampton Free Library’s summer adult program will be filled with lots of fun and exciting events and activities it was announced by Jeannie Kim, reference librarian. Jeannie explains that area adults can register at the library located at 947 Street Road in Southampton, for any or all of the warm weather activities and to win some exciting prizes.

Prizes include a Kindle Fire HD 6, a Fitbit and a “Taste of Southampton Gift Basket.” There also will be some giveaways for each and every registrant.

The program will kick off with Wednesday games at the library beginning with Bingo at 2:00pm on June 29th, followed by Scrabble, July 6th, Scattergories, July 13th, Trival Pursuit, July 20th, UNO, August 3rd and Jeopardy, August 10th.

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Exhibitor’s Preparation for a Flower Show

“Exhibitor’s Preparation for a Flower Show” will be the featured program at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 7:00PM at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA.

In anticipation of the Society’s annual flower show “Surfs Up!”, guest speaker, Joann DiNunzio will demonstrate a variety of National Garden Club design styles using fresh plant materials. She will also review the basics of design, from conditioning of cut flowers and foliage to mechanics. Novices as well as more experienced flower arrangers will learn some new artistic techniques from an accomplished, creative and talented designer.

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Friends of Lower Southampton Library news

The Friends of the Lower Southampton Library meet at the library, 1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, on the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30pm. They will be holding a Book Sale from Saturday, June 11th to Saturday, June 18th.

Free up some space for the new books you will be purchasing by donating your gently-used books to help raise money for the Friends. For this year’s sale they will be accepting gently-used games and jigsaw puzzles. Funds raised by the Friends help to pay for some of the library’s programs as well as other items that are not part of the library’s operating budget.

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Centennial Singers perform June 4th

Bux-Mont Centennial Singers will present their annual spring concert, “June is Bustin’ Out All Over,” at Log College Middle School, 730 Norristown Road, (north of Street Road) Warminster, on Saturday, June 4th, at 8:00pm.

The Choir is under the direction of Lee DeMets and accompanied by piano virtuoso Charles DeMets. The program will include a wide variety of choral pieces, spirituals, popular music, Broadway show tunes, and of course a tribute to the Armed Forces.

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“Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market” to be featured program Trevose Horticultural Society meeting

“Bryn Athyn Bounty Farm Market” will be the featured program at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 7:00PM at the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA.

Head gardener for the Bryn Athyn Cathedral for 22 years, Danielle Odhner currently designs, installs, and maintains the ornamental gardens in the Bryn Athyn Historic district. Together with her husband, Erik, she is part of an educational farm foundation which is dedicated to provide programs that focus on outdoor, hands on farm and garden learning.

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YWCA Bucks County to honor ‘Women Who Make A Difference’

YWCA Bucks County, celebrating its 62nd year of service to the community, will hold its 25th Anniversary Annual Salute to Women Who Make a Difference Awards on Thursday, May 12th, at 6:00pm, at the Pen Ryn Mansion, 1601 State Road in Bensalem.

Each year for the last 25 years, the YWCA Salute to Women recognizes women in Bucks County making exceptional contributions to their organizations and their communities. Honorees were selected from a group of nominees who showed an extraordinary commitment to making their community a better place to live.

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Autism Cares Foundation holding Spring Gala & Auction

After eight years of reaching out to children, teens, and young adults with autism, the Autism Cares Foundation is now starting a new era in its programs and services. The Southampton-based group, that began as a result of the vision of Linda and Frank Kuepper to change their son Michael’s life, has grown into a formidable non-profit organization that has literally changed the lives of hundreds of local families.

Now, the group has become a certified licensed provider for adult services for all special needs at its Autism Cares Foundation Resource Center. The group is gearing up for its Seventh Annual Spring Gala & Auction on Saturday, May 7th, at the Spring Mill Manor in Ivyland.

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Upper South Parks & Rec holding Magical Tea Party

Upper Southampton Parks and Recreation will present a “Magical Tea Party, Returning to Never Land with Peter Pan” on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00am to noon at Tamanend Park, 1255 Second Street Pike, Southampton. Join them for tea and treats with delightful forest friends, magical crafts, hunting for Captain Hook’s buried treasure, games and prizes.

Tickets are $5 per person. Call 215-355-9781 for further information.

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Register to walk or run in Leukemia Survivorship Foundation’s Sixth Annual 5K

Area runners and walkers may now register in advance for the Sixth Annual Leukemia Survivorship Foundation’s 5K Run/Walk, which will begin and end at Russel Elliott Park, located at 150 Buck Road in Feasterville, on Saturday, April 23rd. Registrations also will be accepted on Run/Walk day beginning at 7:00am, with the event starting at 9:00am.

According to Tony Crooks, of the MEC Leukemia Survivorship Foundation and Run/Walk coordinator, “This year’s event will benefit the St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children.”

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Upcoming programs at the Lower South Library

A Trip to Nepal: Land of Mountains, Jungles and Temples – Thursday, April 7th at 7:00pm.

Freelance writer and consultant, Dr. Ranjan Mukherjee takes you on a virtual tour of Nepal. In this exciting presentation you will travel to Kathmandu, Pokhara and the Chitwan National Forest. Feel the thrill of an authentic safari as you track the rare one-horned rhinoceros, witness the beauty of the Annapurna range at sunrise and see the temples of Kathmandu, destroyed in the recent earthquake, and so much more. Registration has already started.

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