AJ Foundation’s Eighth Annual Bike Ride for Autism is Sept. 12th

This bike ride event, taking place Saturday, September 12th, supports the Comprehensive Learning Center, a private school for children with autism located in Southampton, opened by The AJ Foundation. The event offers a 12-mile Family Ride, a 30K Ride, a 50K Ride and a 100K Ride, all through the beautiful rolling hills of Bucks County.

Start and finish line will be at the Lower Makefield Township Park, located at 1100 Edgewood Road in Yardley.

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5th Annual Labor Day Concert at Veterans Square

Veterans Square Foundation, creators of Veterans Square Monument, cordially invites the public to attend its 5th Annual Labor Day Concert featuring the Marcus Goldhaber Band’s “Come Home America Tour” and the Pennsbury Community Band. The concert will be held Mon., Sept. 7th from 5 to 8 pm at Veterans Square Park, adjacent to Veterans Square Monument, on the corner of Edgewood and Heacock Roads in Lower Makefield Township.

Marcus played for LMT at the monument’s dedication last November. He brings his passion for supporting our veterans back to our community for an evening of uniquely original patriotic music. Having performed during Fleet Week 2014 in NYC, the Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia, and the 2014 Super Bowl, he brings the “Come Home America Tour” to Bucks County with a mission to bring veterans and civilians closer together by telling veterans’ stories. Visit ComeHomeAmericaTour.com for more information.

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Traditional Anglican worship comes to the Yardley area

Traditional Anglican worship services are now being held in various homes in the Yardley area at 4:00pm every Sunday.

The services are an outreach of St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church of Abington, PA, announced the Reverend Mark Rudolph, Senior Pastor. “We have seen the need for more opportunities for biblical liturgical worship in the Bucks County area.” said Mr. Rudolph.

This service follows the new texts for common prayer developed by the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).

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‘Float Your Boat’ with YHA on Aug. 15th

Come make a boat and float it on Yardley’s Lake Afton on Saturday, August 15th 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.

After the boats are constructed, they will be launched onto Lake Afton to test their seaworthiness. Spectators are welcome to view this flotilla of creativity.

Float Your Boat, sponsored by the Yardley Historical Association, is a free activity, but donations toward the maintenance of the Old Library are appreciated.

For more information about the Association’s programs and events, visit yardleyhistory.org, e-mail info@yardleyhistory.org or call 215-369-1479.

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Bible Fellowship Church gears up for the ‘Game Plan’

Bible Fellowship Church is gearing up for Vacation Bible School with the “Game Plan.” This year’s camp takes place from 9:00am to noon, July 13th through July 17th.

This is a high-energy week, where kids will experience the love of Jesus and learn that God has a special plan just for them. Each day, kids will visit “The Stadium” to hear from God’s Word, play games on “The Practice Field,” get creative at “The Fan Club,” and eat snacks at “The Concession Stand.”

On Friday, all families are invited to a picnic, featuring an inflatable obstacle course.

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Sousa comes to Yardley July 4th

Preparations are well under way for the 17th annual July 4th concert of the 55-piece Blawenburg Band, the oldest community band in the country, at the Yardley Community Centre, 64 South Main Street, Yardley.

The concert has earned a reputation as a red, white and blue patriotic event. It often includes audience participation, along with numerous marches written by John Phillip Sousa, known as “The March King.”

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Father’s Day Saturday Train Show and Display

The South Eastern Pennsylvania Garden Railway Society, in cooperation with the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge #2489, will host an All Scales Train Show to provide everyone an opportunity to do something different for Dad on Father’s Day weekend. The show will take place at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, 920 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills, on Saturday, June 20th, from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There will be operating model train displays of all sizes as well as vendors selling both new and used items. Plants for the yard and garden will also be available for purchase since they can be used not only for general planting but also in an outdoor garden railroad setting.

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Designer Handbag Bingo to benefit Garden of Reflection

Designer Handbag Bingo, to benefit the Lower Makefield Garden of Reflection, will be held at Eagles Lodge #2489, 920 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills, on Thursday, June 18th, at 7:00pm.

Some of the featured bags will include Kate Spade, Michael Cors, Cole Haan, and Coach. Doors will open at 5:30pm for a preview of handbags and door prizes.

Admission is $30 per person, pre-sale; $35 at the door. Contact gardenpreservation@gmail.com or 215-962-5497 for pre-sale tickets.

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Artists of Yardley Host Art on the Farm

On Saturday, June 13th, 11:00am to 5:00pm, Artists of Yardley (AOY) will host Art on the Farm at Patterson Farm, 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley.

“This fun-filled afternoon is our way of giving back to the community to thank them for their support,” said event chair Lou Cipollini.

There will be live music, face painting, a magic act, Native American dancing and craft arts, kids contests, such as hula hoop, balloon toss plus with prizes galore.

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Delaware ‘Canal Loop Trail’ Bike Ride and Picnic is June 6th

Bike the “Canal Loop Trail” with the Friends of the Delaware Canal on Saturday, June 6th. The 10-mile guided bicycle ride will start at 10:00am at the Virginia Forrest Recreation Area, 3992 River Road (Route 32) in New Hope. A free picnic lunch will follow the ride.

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