Centennial Singers holding Holiday Concert this month

With the Centennial Singers, this year it’s a family affair.

When the young director of the Singers decided to take an advanced degree far away in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Centennial Singers turned to Lee deMets to take over the directing duties for their 40th traditional Holiday Concert, to be held on Saturday, December 12th, at Log College Middle School, 730 Norristown Road, Warminster.

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Men of Harmony celebrating 65 years in song!

Thursday, December 3rd, at Pennsbury Manor marks the 65th year of caroling in the Delaware Valley by the Men of Harmony (aka, “The United States Steel Chorus”).

They trace their history to 1950 during the construction of the United States Steel facility on the banks of the Delaware River. They were dubbed a “Christmas Choir,” their voices united to bring a touch of home to the labor and technician workers who would not be home to celebrate Christmas.

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Glencairn Museum Christmas exhibitions open

“Christmas at Glencairn,” at 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, is now open for the holidays.

Glencairn Museum hosts two Christmas exhibitions. “World Nativities” presents 45 nativities from 17 countries in original, handcrafted settings. “Christmas Traditions in Many Lands” includes 19th and 20th century objects and images.

Both are open noon to 4:30pm, daily through January 10th, except December 14th, 15th, 24th and 25th – no registration needed to tour exhibitions at one’s own pace. Suggested donation for both is $5 per person.

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Robert F. Lambert to be Featured Speaker at the Southampton Free Library on Giving Tuesday

Robert F. Lambert, founder of Global Grain Futures and President & CEO of Global Read and Feed Children’s Foundation will be the featured speaker at the Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, PA on Giving Tuesday, December 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to the benefit evening for the library’s “Access The World Capital and Endowment Campaign.”

Giving Tuesday marks a global day of giving back. It is a day when charities, families, businesses, community centers and individuals come together to celebrate generosity and to give.

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‘Home for the Holidays’ is featured horticultural program

“Home for the Holidays” will be the featured program at the monthly meeting of the Trevose Horticultural Society on Tuesday, November 17th, 7:00pm, at their new meeting location, the Bensalem Senior Center, 1850 Byberry Road, Bensalem.

Looking for quick, simple solutions to decorating your home for the holidays? Several Society members will create unique and interesting decorative pieces for the home appropriate for the Thanksgiving harvest through the Christmas season and winter.

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Warminster Symphony debuting 49th season

Under the direction of conductor Joseph Lovecchio, the Warminster Symphony Orchestra will debut its 49th season with the “Musical Pairs” concert at 8:00pm, Saturday, November 14th, at William Tennent High School auditorium, 333 Centennial Road, Warminster.

Featuring selections from Samson and Delilah, Dives and Lazarus, Romeo and Juliet, the Poet and Peasant, Pelleas and Mulisande and Porgy and Bess, the orchestra will treat the audience to popular selections and themes that will bring smiles to your face and tug at your heart strings.

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Author and illustrator of ‘World of Birds’ to visit Southampton Free Library

Kim Kurki, author and illustrator of National Wildlife Federation’s “The World of Bird’s, A Beginner’s Guide,” will be featured in a special interactive family program for all ages at the Southampton Free Library, 947 Street Road, Southampton, on Saturday, November 7th, beginning at 2:00pm. The public is invited free of charge.

According to Kim Ingram, librarian for the Southampton Free Library, “Kurki’s first book is a smorgasbord of information about common species of birds. It contains information about habitat, size, plumage and song of birds of North America and several Eurasian species.”

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Adult programs continue at the Township Library this fall

Do you have Downton Abbey withdrawal syndrome and you just cannot wait until season six starts in January? Then some relief is in sight! Come to the library for an afternoon of music and nostalgia.

“The Sounds of Downton Abbey,” a musical performance, is presented by Terri Evans, a former Miss Alabama who has performed on Broadway, and her husband Marion Evans, a world renowned music arranger and composer. This program presents a compelling look at the times and music of the Edwardian period, WWI and the Roaring Twenties.

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Cold War Historical Society holding ‘Tribute to Veterans’

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Cold War Historical Society, a 501 c(3) organization, will sponsor a “Tribute to Veterans and Naval Air Development Center Alumni” on Tuesday, November 10th, from 7:00 to 9:00pm at The Fuge, located at 780 Falcon Circle, Warminster.

To commemorate Veterans Day, the Quakertown Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 904 will open the event with a “Presentation of Colors.” The William Tennent High School Key Club will also support the event.

Presentations will include the following:

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Sell Chiropractic holding Community Appreciation Day and Food Drive

Sell Chiropractic is currently collecting canned goods, non-perishables, and monetary donations for the Assumption Church Food Pantry. Donations can be dropped off at their office now, through their Community Appreciation Day on Thursday, November 12th. Community Appreciation Day will include free spinal screenings along with prizes and refreshments from 8:00am until 6:30pm.

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