Makefield Highlands Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Spirit Golf Management announces the 10 Year Anniversary of Makefield Highlands Golf Club. The celebration begins Friday July 18th at 7pm with local Yardley band Infinite Bandwidth rocking the Highlands Grille with hits from the 80’s, 90’s and now. Saturday July 19th will have the 10th Anniversary 6 inch cup Peoria event with two shotgun starts (8:00am & 1:00pm). Your entry fee of $99 includes golf, range balls, cart, a BBQ lunch, and a 10th Anniversary golf shirt from Antiqua and prizes for flight winners.

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Christmas in July at Bible Fellowship Church

Bible Fellowship Church is celebrating Vacation Bible School in the spirit of Christmas! This year’s camp takes place from 9:00am to noon, July 14th through July 18th. This is a fun-filled adventure including crafts, games, snacks and a service project to benefit Operation Christmas Child. Kids can experience the love of Jesus as they participate in lessons focused on the true meaning of Christmas! On Friday, July 18th, the celebration will come to an end with a family picnic featuring a bounce house and a live nativity petting zoo.

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Learn to fish at Delaware Canal State Park on PA Fish-For-Free Day

On Independence Day, Friday, July 4th, visitors to Pennsylvania’s waterways can learn to fish and enjoy other outdoor activities free of charge and without a fishing license during the Fish-for-Free Day sponsored by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Delaware Canal State Park educators will be holding Family Fishing programs and providing loaner rods, tackle, and bait from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Giving Pond Recreation Area in Upper Black Eddy, PA and at the Black Rock Road area of Delaware Canal State Park in Yardley.

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Sousa comes to Yardley

The walls of the Yardley Community Centre, located at 64 S. Main Street, Yardley, will soon be resonating with the strains of John Philip Sousa’s marches as the Centre hosts its 16th Annual July Fourth Concert. The stage will be filled with the 55-piece Blawenburg Band, one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating community bands. The band has long specialized in the works of Sousa, who is also known as “The March King.” Among the more than 100 marches are such favorites as “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “Semper Fideles,” and “The Washington Post March.”

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Meet Nick Perdomo at Cigar Barn & Lounge

Meet Nick Perdomo, owner of Perdomo Cigars, one of the world’s largest manufacturer of premium cigars, on Thursday, June 26th from 5:00 to 9:00pm at The Cigar Barn & Lounge in Yardley.

Perdomo is a brand of cigars primarily grown and produced in Esteli, Nicaragua, and sold worldwide by Tabacalera Perdomo. Nick and his wife, Janine, head Tabecera Perdomo. Today the Perdomo cigar factory is the second largest in Nicaragua and employs over 2000 workers. Nick will be on site with his passion for cigars and offering the following deal – purchase a box of Perdomo Cigars and you will receive 10 free cigars and a raffle ticket to win $500 in store credit.

The Cigar Barn & Lounge is located at 724 Stony Hill Road, Yardley. For more info call 267-364-5394.

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Conservation groups join forces to host Delaware River Watershed Migration Day event

Did you know that over 15 million people get their drinking water from the Delaware River?

Bucks County Conservation District (BCCD), Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) have partnered to host the Delaware River Watershed Migration Day, to be held at the Black Rock Road area of the Delaware Canal State Park in Yardley on Saturday, May 24th.  This event will coincide with World Fish Migration Day (WFMD).

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Opera and Special Animals at Yardley-Makefield Branch Library

Friends of the Yardley-Makefield Library will sponsor two unique and entertaining programs in May at the library at 1080 Edgewood Road in Yardley.

On Saturday, May 17th, at 2:00pm, Margaret Montet, Information Literacy Librarian at Bucks County Community College, will present “The Passion of Opera.” Ms. Montet will explore the history of opera and discover the innovators of the art form such as Gluck, Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet and Wagner.  This lecture will include a PowerPoint presentation, as well as audio and video musical examples.

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Dinosaurs and artists collide in new exhibit

The New Jersey State Museum (NJSM) has announced the return of Hadrosaurus foulkii to New Jersey in the new exhibit, “Drawn To Dinosaurs: Hadrosaurus foulkii,” in the Museum’s Natural History Hall. The exhibit, on loan from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, features a 25-foot long cast of the dinosaur, plus a hand-drawn, life size, realistic illustration of hadrosaurus in action.

“We encourage all visitors to help us welcome ‘America’s First Dinosaur’ and New Jersey’s official state dinosaur when it returns to its home state through this new informative and engaging exhibition.” said Museum Director Anthony Gardner.

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Spring events continue at The Library by Afton

The Yardley Historical Association is continuing to sponsor spring events at the Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 W. Afton Avenue, Yardley.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming May events and encourage your friends and neighbors to come out, too.

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Pennsbury Community Chorus schedules two Mozart masterpieces for spring show

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s sublime and famous Requiem will be paired with one of his lesser-known but also sublime hymns to the Virgin Mary when the Pennsbury Community Chorus presents its 14th annual spring concert on Saturday, May 10th in Keller Hall on the West Campus of Pennsbury High School, 608 S. Olds Boulevard in Fairless Hills.

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