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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”