Bucks Beautiful has planted more than 1,300,000 Daffodil bulbs throughout Bucks County in public areas, parks, and along local roads, byways and the towpath of the Delaware Canal. Enjoy the beautiful daffodil display during the springtime bloom season in April and May.
For more information check our website, www.bucksbeautiful.org, Facebook page, or contact or contact Bucks Beautiful for a Bulbs for Bucks map.
Great Swamp Field Trip
Sunday, April 30 7:00am-3:00pm
$12 (Members $6) Pre-Registration Required
Join Naturalist Jen Conway on a field trip to the New Jersey Great Swamp to check out wood ducks and migrating warblers. Most of the trails are easy with boardwalks. We will also travel Pleasant Plains Rd. to the Overlook. We will stop for lunch on the return trip. Meet at the Nature Center and carpool.
Participating in Nature: The Human Animal
A monthly year-long series of workshops
$65 (Members $50) per workshop
April 30 10am-3pm
Return of the Shad
6 participants per workshop – Adults only
This series of workshops are designed to actively participate in nature as Indigenous First Peoples did. The first workshop, Return of the Shad, will start with the beginning of the new cycle of life when the rivers, valleys and streams begin to fill up with life and food. You will learn how to safely locate, identify and harvest wild edibles, covering a few miles on possible muddy terrain. We will bring back what we’ve gathered and prepare and sample what we’ve harvested. Skills to learn will include Bow drill fire making, wild edible gathering and preparation. Bring snacks, a good sharp non-serrated knife for carving with a 4-5 inch blade, small note book, side bag for gathering, water, garden clippers and Peterson Field Guild to Edible Plants, Eastern/Central America.
Auditions Teen Youth Company ages 13-18
Acting Naturally will hold open auditions for their Teen Youth Company. Actors must be 13 prior to September 1, 2014 to qualify. Actors will perform in One Act Halloween Plays, songs & dances for their Halloween Extravaganza in October & a Holiday Musical in December. Actors will rehearse in January for a spring show to be performed in NYC.
Actors chosen for the Teen Company will Rehearse Saturday’s beginning in September through May in Morrisville, Pa. The participation fee is $350.00 September – December and $350.00 January 2015 – May 2015. Actors auditioning must have experience. They are taught advanced acting, singing and dancing techniques each week in a professional atmosphere inspiring actors who wish to pursue their dreams of performing. Actors offered positions are required to commit exclusively to the company for a nine month period with exceptions of their own school’s play. Actors interested in auditioning should email [email protected] or 267-798-9165 for an audition time; Actors should bring headshots and resumes and prepare a Musical theatre song and a one minute monologue.
Auditions are scheduled for August 23rd. Please visit www.ActingNaturally.com or call 267-798-9165 for additional information.
Vinyasa Yoga & Wine Tasting
At Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing, PA
Enjoy a one hour Vinyasa yoga class… Then savor a private tasting of Crossing’s award winning-wines with assorted cheeses, cured meats and chocolates.
Cost: $45 per person. Reservations necessary. Call 215-493-6500, ext. 19 or buy on-line: www.crossingvineyards.com. Email: [email protected]
Sundays April 9, 16, 23, 30 -11:45am-12:45pm
Yoga Practice has been shown to help alleviate back pain. However not all poses work for all back pain. Bonnie is a Yoga therapist who specializes in back pain. working with her you will find the right exercises for your body. The Structural Yoga Therapy techniques you will learn will help to heal your body, you will be able to continue the practices at home and adapt other yoga poses and exercises in order to continue to address your needs. Previous yoga experience is not necessary! This workshop will benefit anyone who suffers from back pain.
$45 until 3/31 $55 after
The Lisa Diener Domestic Violence Foundation will host our 6th Annual Benefit on SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm at the Brunswick Zone XL – a super-sized family fun center in Bucks County, PA.
Guaranteed fun for all ages – get involved in bowling or just enjoy the food, drink, arcade, photo booth or place your bets on the great raffle items. Tickets are $25 Child, $30 Adult, $100 Family of Four (2 Adults and 2 Children under the age of 12 yrs). Tickets include bowling/bowling shoes, food, drink and a $5 arcade card. NOTE: we cannot guarantee bowling if tickets are purchased at the facility – we highly encourage you to purchase tickets in advance.
Proceeds will fund “The Empowerment Project” run by A Woman’s Place of Bucks County, PA – helping survivors build the empowerment independence needed to successfully leave their abuser for good. A Woman’s Place is celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary and is the ONLY domestic violence program serving Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The Empowerment Program include 12-weeks of classroom sessions providing participants with financial literacy, employment and career development, decision-making, goal setting, legal consultation, education options, health care access, civic engagement and advocacy, and more. The LDDVF is SO PROUD to support this incredibly powerful and important program! More information on A Woman’s Place of Bucks County is available at the end of this event description.
Mothers, daughters, grandmothers and others are invited to Pearl’s Tea & Garden Party on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in the Cultural Center at Pearl S Buck International, 520 Dublin Road, Perkasie, PA.
Enjoy tea, finger foods and sweets. Attendees wearing hats and pearls will be invited to participate in a fashion show for prizes.
Tickets: $30 adults, $25 seniors/students, $10 children – Purchase at the Pearl S. Buck International Gift Shop or online: www.pearlsbuck.org/community-events
The event is run by the Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association. All proceeds help to advance Pearl S. Buck International’s mission of providing opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, building better lives for children around the globe and promoting the legacy of Pearl S. Buck by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark home.
The Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association is seeking additional members. Volunteers select what jobs they would enjoy, such as running events like this, working in the gift shop, giving tours, or a variety of other tasks. Find out more at an upcoming volunteer orientation. The next volunteer orientation session will be: March 23 and 6:30 p.m. https://PearlSBuck.org/volunteer-orientation
To reach the coordinator of this event, contact: Cynthia L. Louden, Chr. Special Events/Community Projects, Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association, 267-421-6203, [email protected]
About Pearl S. Buck International
Pearl S. Buck International® provides opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, builds better lives for children around the globe and promotes the legacy of our founder by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark home. The Pearl S. Buck House is located just minutes from Doylestown or Quakertown, PA.
Sit down, relax and play some games. Bring your games or play ours.
I will also be running Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition if we have enough interest. Free, no materials required to play. Family friendly. All ages and experience levels welcome.
For a new kind of show on the ST94 stage, singer and veteran bandleader Eddie Bruce, with guest comedian Chris Rich, will pay tribute to the Golden Age of nightclubs in our region! The list of stars who played at The Latin in Philadelphia and other area nightclubs is incredible and includes the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joan Rivers and many more. Eddie will be singing the songs of some of these vocal greats and Chris will recall Joan and many more comedians.