YWCA Bucks County is a nonprofit organization serving underserved and disadvantaged women, children, and families in the County since 1954. The YWCA offers a wide array of programs and services to support those less fortunate directly in their own neighborhoods. Community outreach focuses on three areas: YWCA Youth Services, YWCA Family Centers and YWCA Self-Sufficiency Programs.
Lower Southampton Township is preparing for another exciting, fun, and safe year in all of its parks. They are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of 10 community parks that provide both passive and active recreation. They also provide athletic fields to accommodate all sports, and miles of walking paths for exercise for both you and your pets.
Impact Thrift Stores is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization in business to positively impact local communities through their operations. They financially support and/or work cooperatively with a variety of locally based charities whose mission is to support children and families in crisis. Their support of these local non-profits enables their staff to spend more time doing what they do best – feeding the hungry, housing the homeless, and supporting children and families in need.
Northampton Township Parks & Recreation offers ongoing programs, camps, classes, discount tickets and special events for individuals of all ages and interests.
The Recreation Center, located at 345 Newtown-Richboro Road, is a hub for most classes and programs. This indoor facility houses a multi-purpose area, dance room, art room, pre-school and classrooms. An all-sport court surface accommodates basketball, floor and roller hockey, soccer, volleyball, and aerobics. The facility is available for party room and gym rentals.
The 19th Annual Northampton Days Festival is scheduled for Sunday, September 6th from 10:00am to 4:30pm at Council Rock’s Richboro Middle School, 98 Upper Holland Road in Richboro. The celebration is held rain or shine and includes a parade, rides for kids, family games, a car show, food court, hayrides, vendor display tables, a blood drive and many other attractions. Free admission and no parking charge make this an easily accessible fun day for everyone.
Autism Cares Foundation (ACF) has been quite busy with offering 150 activities this past year and developing their Autism Resources Center in Southampton. This new facility is a place where adult services will be offered and some of the foundation’s other activities will also be hosted there. The facility enables the foundation to expand their services by addressing needs such as adult life skills development, job skills training and other services while allowing them to fully develop their model for a permanent residential facility.
The MOMS Club® is an international nonprofit organization with hundreds of chapters throughout the United States. They are MOMS Offering Moms Support and help mothers feel good about the decision to stay home with their children, giving them the opportunity to share activities with other mothers and their children. It’s a fantastic way to meet new people for themselves and for their children!
Middletown Township’s Parks and Recreation Department has many exciting new programs, which will keep children, teens and adults active through the winter months. They also offer several educational seminars for the community.
Adults can start the New Year off healthy with exercise programs: Beginning, Gentle or Chair Yoga, Strength Training for Women, Toning & Sculpting, Zumba, Pilates and Fab Abs. If you like playing cards, you will want to try their new Bridge class: they offer beginners and intermediate levels. Crocheting and Knitting are great winter classes to participate in as well.
Come celebrate the Bristol Amish Market’s fifth anniversary by attending their pig roast on Thursday, June 19th from 9:00am until 6:00pm, Friday, June 20th from 9:00am until 7:00pm, and Saturday, June 21st from 9:00am until 4:00pm. Other festivities will include free dip ice cream and buggy rides on Friday and Saturday.
In addition, watch The Women Quilt on June 19th and June 20th beginning at 9:00am. The drawing will be held June 21st at 3:00pm. The winner does not need to be present to receive the quilt.
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).