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The Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition is seeking entries for its 26th 

annual competition and has selected a panel of jurors to choose the images – and prize winners – for the show scheduled for June 2-24 at the 1756 grist mill just outside New Hope, Pa.  

The exhibition’s theme since the first exhibition has remained, “Photography as Art” and “Photographer as Artist.” Photographers are encouraged to submit a current body of work created within the past five years. Images may be in any photographic medium, from historic to alternative and digital, in order to best represent the artist’s creative expression.

The exhibition draws entries from hobbyists, as well as professional artists from throughout the country and, in some years, from around the globe. More than half a dozen financial awards are presented, including a prize for “Best of Show.”  

Entries may be shipped by May 8 to PMPE Entries, 358 Cafferty Road, Pipersville Pa., 18947. Submissions may also be hand-delivered to Phillips’ Mill Community Association, 2619 River Road, New Hope on May 11 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 12. There is no limit to the number of submissions.  

Entry fee is $42 for up to four images; $10 for each additional image submitted. PMPE also accepts matted and covered images for non-juried portfolio bins. Up to four images can be submitted free of charge. The fee is $10 for each additional image. All work submitted for the exhibition must be available for sale. 

Additional information about the jurors, the exhibition and the submission process, as well as a prospectus and registration form, may be obtained by accessing the Phillips’ Mill Website, www.phillipsmill.org.

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Bucks County Free Library will be hosting family-friendly Comic Con® events for an audience of all ages at the Langhorne, Doylestown and Quakertown branches on Saturday, May 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Authors, artists, businesses, and collectors will participate by displaying and/or selling artwork, comic books, graphic novels, or collectibles. Visit buckslib.org for additional information.

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Potato Buffet Dinner – Baked Potato, Toppings, Salad, Dessert & Beverages.
Friday April 27th – Bensalem Presbyterian Church, 2826 Bristol Rd.  Bensalem
Dinner 6 to 7:30 PM Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Take out is available.
Donation $8.00 per person.  To benefit AHTN.  Information 215-757-7800.

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At 2 p.m., Sunday, May 6, in the headquarters of the Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation, 321 Cedar St., students from the Gifted/Enrichment Grades 4-6 of Snyder-Girotti Elementary School will present a “Living Wax Museum,” spotlighting personalities from Historic Bristol Borough’s past and present.  Among the featured personalities will be William Penn, Senator Joseph R. Grundy and his sister Margaret, Harriet Tubman, local artist Joseph Sagolla, and author William Pezza.  The students will dress in character and present a brief first-person biography of the person they represent.  The program is under the direction of Lori Helkowski, Gifted/Enrichment Teacher, Grades 1-6 of the Snyder-Girotti Elementary School.

Refreshments will be served.  In lieu of an admission fee, donations for the Snyder-Girotti Elementary School’s Gifted/Enrichment program are requested.  The public is cordially invited.  No reservations needed.  For further information, call 215-943-0258.

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Bucks County Technical High School, 610 Wistar Road Fairless Hills PA will hold its annual CAR and Truck show on April 21 from 10am-2pm. Cost to register a show vehicle is $20 cash day of show only. This promises to be a huge show with something for everyone. Many basket raffles,  BCTHS annual  Plant sale, DJ, vendors, food trucks,community businesses, auto dealers will be present. Over 40 trophies, many one of a kind will be awarded  Parking for spectators will be at Conwell Egan High School. Rain date will be April 28. All Car Show proceeds benefit student scholarships.

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Flea Market on Saturday April 21 at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 66 Levittown Parkway, 8 AM-1 PM.  (Rain date April 28). $15 per spot, over 100 spots available. Rent tables for $5. Concession Stand open for breakfast and lunch. Gates open for vendors at 6 am. First-come, first served for site selection.  Payment due at time of entry in cash only. Vendors must be set up by 8am, no vendor will be admitted after 8 am. All inquiries contact:  Alice #267-496-6135. All proceeds benefit St. Michael the Archangel Knights of Columbus Council 14626, Our Lady of Guadalupe Ladies Auxiliary.

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The Friends of the Yardley Makefield Library would like to publicize the following FREE (limited seating) community programs:

SATURDAY, May 5th from 2pm-3pm, “FDR:  A New Deal for America.” Neill Hartley is Franklin Delano Roosevelt in this captivating and exciting one–man show set against the background of the great depression and the new deal of the 1930’s. This fully staged historical presentation will entertain and educate audiences of all ages.

SATURDAY, May 19th from 2pm-3pm, “Barbara Streisand and Friends.” Broadway performer Jenny Lee takes you through some of the most famous tunes of Streisand’s career. You will also hear selections by some of Barbra’s famous “friends,” such as Judy and Liza as Jenny Lee takes you on a journey through these beautiful catalogues.

Yardley-Makefield Library, 1080 Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA

www.ymfriends.org / email:  yardleyfriends@yahoo.com

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Twilight In Fallsington, Saturday, May 19thAs afternoon shadows meld into twilight and they quietly descend upon the historic village of Fallsington join us at 4 pm to 7pm on Saturday, May 19th for an evening of gaiety and charm as we host Twilight at Fallsington featuring delectable hors d’oeuvres from favorite local eateries, wine & beer to quench your thirst, a unique “behind-the-scenes” peak at the Stagecoach Tavern.

Step up to our professional caricaturist, who guarantees that all those who dare will go home with the “perfect party favor” a fun and flattering likeness!  Plenty of door prizes will round out the evening.

Tickets are priced at only $35.00 pp; reservations are encouraged since space is limited.  However, if need be, tickets may be purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit the programs of Historic Fallsington, Inc., dedicated to the preservation, and heritage of the Village.

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Summer Book Sale at the Levittown Library – Saturday, June 9, from 9 a..m. – 3 p.m. (at 7311 New Falls Rd.) Most books are $1.00

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Psychic Afternoon— join us for an afternoon of psychic, tarot, intuitive readings and reiki. Saturday, May 5 from 1-5 PM at United Christian Church, Levittown PA. Cost:  $20.00 / 15 minute reading. Refreshments, snacks and homemade desserts included!! For more information contact: Jayne McPherson-Young 267-968-0535 or Michele Herzog 267-339-5325

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Antique Appraisal Event – April 24th , from 5 to 8 pm, at the First United Methodist Church, 840 Trenton Road, Fairless Hills.  Items will be appraised by the Pennsylvania Antique Appraisers Association.  (Jewelry will not be appraised.)   $5.00 entrance fee plus $10.00 per each item to be appraised.  There is a maximum of 2 items so the appraisers can get to all items.  Light refreshments will be served.  Everyone is welcome.  You will be able to watch, learn and enjoy.  This is a fund raiser for our church.   Call 215-946-5800 for tickets.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

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The Practitioners of Musick will return to Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the park’s Visitor Center auditorium. Founded in 1999, the Practitioners of Musick survey the music of 17th– and 18th-century Great Britain, Ireland and America. Their performance will feature music based upon the surviving inventory of printed music owned by various members of the Washington/Custis family and music that was popular among 18th-century Virginia playhouses and concert rooms. Also performing that night will be the Germantown Country Dancers.

The Practitioners of Musick features John Burkhalter on recorder and Donovan Klotzbeacher on harpsichord. The duo has performed at numerous historic sites as well as libraries, museums and universities throughout the East Coast.

Tickets are $25 and are available at the park’s Visitor Center, located at 1112 River Road in Washington Crossing, Pa. For more information, call 215-493-4076.

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11th Annual Yardley Beer Fest – June 2nd, 2018:  ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, GAMES, GREAT FOOD, AND TONS OF CRAFT BEERS!  The 11th annual Yardley Beer Festival is here! We’re proud to be one of Bucks County’s most well-known and attended events. Every year our community gathers to celebrate craft beers and the art of brewing. We take great pride in showcasing both local and national breweries at our event. Year in and year out, you can count on a wide variety of beers, from light lagers to imperial stouts. The 11th annual Yardley Beer Festival is shaping up to be our best year yet. Don’t miss out on this once a year special event! There’s something for everyone, plus enjoy the opportunity to expand your palate and find the best micro-breweries around! This Event is held Rain or Shine (Under a Huge Tent!)  TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! Pre Sale General Admission: $40 | General Admission (Day of): $50. Visit: www.YardleyBeerFest.com for Details.

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Join us for the 4th annual Run for Woods 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk at Woods Services in Langhorne on Saturday, May 5, 2018. This inspiring event raises more than $200,000 each year for the children and adults with special challenges who are served by Woods. This event is open to all ages and athletic abilities including people with and without disabilities as they come together to raise funds for Woods. The local community, family and friends of Woods are invited to participate by running, walking, or rolling (strollers and wheelchairs welcome!) in this award-winning family friendly event! The Run/Walk will be followed by a delicious lunch provided by Carraba’s Italian Grill and Outback Steakhouse. Register today at www.runforwoods.org!

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Bolton Mansion, a 17th century house on the National Historic Registry, will hold its “Afternoon Tea on the Hill” on Saturday, May 5th at 1 PM.  Spend some time with Mom, Grandmom, a favorite Aunt, your best Friend or any special woman in your life. Tasty Tea Sandwiches, Delicious Desserts, Scones, Jam, Cream, Tea and Entertainment. Ticket – $25.00, to benefit the Bolton Restoration Fund. Call now to Reserve your Seat! 215-943-3329

The Mansion is at 85 Holly Drive in Levittown. To learn more about Bolton Mansion, go to our Facebook page at “Historic Bolton Mansion” or visit www.boltonmansion.org

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Automotive Swap Meet  & Flea Market – May 19th, The Faith Reformed Church, 479 Stonybrook Drive, Levittown, swap meet is open to all automotive items and the flea market is open to all household items, 8 am to 3 pm, food, beverages, music, for info: 267-229-6030 or GMSPerformance@aol.com., also coming our 4th Annual Car Show on Saturday, September 22 nd., follow and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FRCarshow to view our prior car show events.

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“Hold On, You Matter” Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk will take place on Sunday, April 22nd at Bucks County Technical High School, 610 Wistar Road in Fairless Hills. Join us in raising money and awareness for suicide prevention for Bucks County. Check in/registration time 9 AM; walk begins at 10 AM, rain or shine. For info, contact Dawn Seader at 267-904-7655 or holdonyoumatter@buckscounty.org

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PENN WIRELESS ASSOCIATION, amateur radio club meetings are held at the Falls Township Municipal Bldg.,188 Lincoln Hwy., Fairless Hills, PA on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30pm. Come join us for an interesting evening of conversation, a presentation from a guest speaker, refreshments and good fellowship. Everyone is welcome. Serving the community, through Amateur Radio, for over 50 years. For more information visit www.PennWireless.org.

 

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