Bucks Happening This Weekend: Fun For the Family!

bucks county eventsEnjoy a weekend with the family with a variety of family friendly events! Check out our guide for Thursday, April 18th, 2013 – Sunday, April 21st, 2013 below. We have included some of the best events happening in Bucks County this weekend. Also, make sure to check out more fun things to do on our sortable calendar of events & restaurant guide.

 

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 The Christine McCaffrey Emergency Relief Fund Carnival
Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley
6:30pm – 10:00pm

Enjoy an evening of rides, games, food, and family fun! Thursday night is $20.00 wristband night. Also occurring April 19th, 6:30pm – 10:00pm; April 20th, 3:00pm – close; and April 21st, 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

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Doylestown Restaurant Week
Downtown Doylestown
5:00pm – 11:00pm (continues through till April 20th)

The restaurants, pubs, and food establishments throughout Doylestown Borough have joined together to host the 1st ever “Doylestown Restaurant Week!” More than 25 participating restaurants will provide a special “Restaurant Week” menu, as well as some offering pre-fixe priced meals. These great selections will give diners a chance to sample the variety of Central Bucks County in the hands of its best chefs.

Zumba Fundraiser for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Cornerstone Health and Fitness, 740 Edison Furlong Rd, Doylestown
7:00pm

Zumba and charity combined into one event! Hosted on behalf of Woman of the Year candidate Dr. Pamela Crilley, this class will be free to attend but participates are encouraged to donate what they can to her campaign for the Leukemium and Lymphoma Society. Participants can expect refreshments, music, raffles, nutrition information and many free goodies! Contact Cornerstone Health and Fitness (Doylestown) to reserve your spot as space is limited.

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Langhorne 5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk
Maple and Bellevue Avenue, Langhorne
Registration, 7:00am; Walk, 8:00am; Run, 8:30am

The Langhorne Borough Business Association is proud to be hosting its fifth 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk on April 20th, 2013. The LBBA decided to hold the event in memory of longtime Langhorne Borough Council member and Neshaminy School Teacher, Clayton Thomas. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Clayton Thomas scholarship that is given to students from Neshaminy High School that will be attending Bucks County Community College. A small portion of this years proceeds will go to install a bike rack on Belleuve Avenue in Langhorne Borough in memory of Mr. Thomas, an avid biker. At the event in exchange for a donation, donors will receive ribbons in blue and yellow. All the proceeds raised from this ribbon fundraiser will be donated to charities aiding the victims of the tragic event event that happened at the Boston Marathon.

Quakertown Area Day of Play in the Parks
Richlandtown Boro, Brenner Hall, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Milford Twp, Fernbrook Park, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Richland Twp, Keller Park, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Quakertown Borough, Main St Skate Park, all day

From kickball to a scavenger hunt, enjoy a fun time with the whole family! Brenner Hall will be hosting kickball and basketball for all ages as well as the new playground and walking trail. Visit Fernbrook Park for geo-caching scavenger hunt, fly fishing demonstrations, and a turtle display. Keller Park will be hosting pickleball. All these activities are weather permitting!

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Family Earth Day Fair
Bucks County Gardens, 1057 N Easton Rd, Doylestown
11:00am – 4:00pm

Set within the beautiful, natural environment of the garden center will be a showcase of local green merchants, food sampling, and earthly kids activities and take-away gifts. A great way to spend a family day, see what’s new and eco-cool in Bucks County, entertain while educating the kids about wholesome but yummy foods, and more!