Spring Village at Floral Vale, a Memory Care Community located in Yardley, is seeking talented individuals to participate in their Village Talent Show. This event will be held outdoors on the community’s property, Saturday, September 20th at 2:00pm (rain date will be September 21st). Parking will be available.
The Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation recently held its 14th Annual Recipient Reception to recognize its 2014 award winners. During the ceremony, the PSF congratulated the 85 Pennsbury graduates who have been awarded a total of $130,000 for the 2014-15 school year. This was the greatest dollar amount awarded in one year to the highest number of recipients in PSF history. The awards, which are one-half grant and one-half zero interest loans, are based on four equally weighted criteria: academic record, financial need, character and leadership.
by June Portnoy
On April 1st, the Yardley-Makefield Lions Club received its charter, becoming a new chapter of the Lions Club International, the world’s largest service club organization. Like all other chapters, members of this new local non-profit organization, are coming together to help do whatever is necessary to assist this community.
“It was a pleasure to have Julia join me in Washington and be recognized as this year’s Congressional Art Competition winner from Bucks County,” said Fitzpatrick. “Her amazing piece of artwork shows not only her artistic prowess, but highlights the level of creativity of students across our district when it comes to the fine arts. Congratulations to Julia and all those who participated in this year’s successful competition.”
The Yardley Makefield Soccer U12 Banshees won the top division of the recent Rider Cup Tournament. The girls went undefeated through the tournament and won the final 4-0.
Come make a boat and float it on Yardley’s Lake Afton on Saturday, August 9th from 10:00am until noon. Environmentally friendly materials will be waiting for creative boat builders, young and old, at the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 West Afton Avenue. Participants are encouraged to bring along their own materials, too.
The Friends of the Yardley-Makefield Library August Book Sale, held at the library at 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley, is happening this month. Sale dates and times are as follows: Friday, August 15th, 10:00am-5:00pm; Saturday, August 16th, 9:00am-4:00pm; Monday, August 18th, 10:00am-8:00pm; Tuesday, August 19th, 10:00am-8:00pm; and Wednesday, August 20th, 10:00am-8:00pm.
The Old Barracks Museum, located at 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, will turn its 1759 British Officers’ quarters into a tailor shop for an event, “Nine Tailors Make the Man” on Saturday, August 9th from 10:00am to 5:00pm. A group of 18th century tailors will be constructing an outfit over the course of the day. Eighteenth century games will also be available for children and families to play. Demonstrations on traditional indigo dying methods will also be occurring throughout the day.