On October 11th, the Bucks County Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) brings Philadelphia-based rock trio ‘Mo Lowda and The Humble’ to the Yardley Community Centre, 64 S. Main Street, Yardley. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 7:30. This young-but-talented-beyond-their-years group has a huge local following, so get your tickets early. And, all ages are welcome as their sound and energy is universal in its appeal.
Ye Olde Yardley Florist is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Saturday, September 27th from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Joining in the celebration will be local dignitaries, including Mayor Chris Harding, Rep. Steve Santarsiero, Councilman Jef Buehler, Yardley Business Association members and local small business representatives, and friends, customers and neighbors that have helped the flower and gift shop reach this historic milestone.
The Makefield Women’s Association (MWA) Autumn Fest at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, will be held on Saturday, September 27th, from 10:00am to 5:00pm, rain or shine. One hundred percent of proceeds will be donated to local charities. MWA continues their tradition of bringing the community together for a day of shopping, family fun, and charity at their annual fall festival and fundraiser.
Nazareth Academy High School is an all-girls school, nestled on a beautiful campus in Northeast Philadelphia and boasts 86 years of academic excellence with more than 7,000 graduates spanning the globe. The Class of 2014 had 100% of graduates matriculating to higher education and 100% of graduates securing scholarships and grants.
The New Jersey State Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 27th, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th Annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institutions.
The New Jersey State Museum will offer free planetarium shows, fun hands-on workshops, and variety of free, family-friendly programs. At 1:00pm enjoy a special live theater show, “Traditions of India,” a sampling of one of the many cultural groups that make up New Jersey.
A guided walking tour of downtown Yardley will be sponsored by the Yardley Historical Association on Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. The tour will begin at the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 West Afton Avenue.
Come see how Yardley has changed during the last five centuries. Yardley Historical Association members Charlie Thomforde and Carol Such will lead a leisurely one-hour walk through the center of Yardley. The town of today retains much of its original character, and it illustrates how it has changed from a single grist mill on Brock Creek to a thriving, diverse community. The Yardleyville Bridge, the Delaware Canal, the railroad, runaway streetcars, two competing fire companies, and life in small town America will all be part of the story.
Spring Village at Floral Vale, specializing in memory care, invites its friends and neighbors to join them Saturday, September 20th (rain date: September 21st) at 2:00pm for a “Wounded Warriors” fundraising event. The day will feature an auction, talent show, refreshments and an interactive veterans’ display. It will be hosted by staff and held on the back grounds of the community.
Celebrate autumn’s beauty on Sunday, September 21st from noon to 3:00pm at a special Open House at the Five Mile Woods Nature Preserve, a 300-acre nature preserve located at 1305 Big Oak Road in Lower Makefield Township. The Preserve has many interesting woodland trails that will feature trees in fall color.
The Lower Makefield Historical Society and the David Library of the American Revolution will co-present “Rosie the Riveter and the Popular Culture of World War II,” a performance/lecture by actor/educator/historian Jo Ann Tufo on Sunday, September 14th at 3:00pm at the David Library, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, (1.3 miles north of the Washington Crossing Bridge). Admission is free.
Dr. Khalsa of The Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center will be leading a six-week introductory course in meditation beginning Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00pm. Nirhbe Kaur Khalsa will be offering a six-week beginner’s course in yoga starting Friday September 19th at 1:30pm.