By Erin McNelis

How did we find out what was happening before the internet? Now a wide variety of local Facebook groups for towns all over Bucks County exist to help you stay connected to your community. From town happenings to local business goings on and special interest groups, you can stay connected, get recommendations, and find new friends who share your interests. This list of local groups on Facebook will help you get started.

Some of the groups are private, which means you have to ask to join them. Some prefer that you live or work in the town the group was created for, and some have specific rules you have to follow. Read the rules, ask to join, and then get connected.

Town Camaraderie Groups

Bristol Borough: Neighbors Helping Neighbors
6K members 10+ posts per day

This group is a community bulletin board for the well-being of friends, neighbors, and fellow business owners. Members are free to post good deeds they have done or seen others do, free events, and fundraisers for non-profit causes like cancer walks, blood drives, bake sales, etc. They do not allow commercials for businesses. The page is for grassroots initiatives to help create a better community.

Chalfont, PA Community Group
6.5K members 10+ posts per day

This group is for people who live in Chalfont, PA or surrounding areas, and it is not affiliated with or run by Chalfont Borough government or administration. The group’s mission is to bring members together, encourage positive social interaction, and inform the community about local events and other things happening in the area. Business advertisements are only permitted on Mondays unless it is for a non-profit. A majority of the content is community related.

17k members, 10+ posts per day

The group is for people who live in Doylestown or a nearby town, or work in a business based in Doylestown or a nearby town. This group wishes to promote positive conversations, connecting neighbors, and inspiring locals to help each other. As is standard, this group also encourages asking for recommendations and advertising local businesses and organizations.

Doylestown Events & Happenings
1.9k members, 10+ posts per day

This is a page for sharing events in the Doylestown area, including gatherings, parties, classes, exhibits, concerts, art shows, food trucks and community events.

What’s up in Falls Township
11k members, 10+ posts per day

This is a group for Falls Township residents or immediate surrounding areas. Members are encouraged to post about local festivals and events, bands playing at local bars/restaurants, lost or found animals, school events, garage sales, and when seeking recommendations for services from local businesses! Members also use this space to connect and ask questions about opinions or experiences other residents of Falls Township have had. This page gets lots of traffic and always has a local neighbor posting something of interest about the Falls Township community.

New Hope & Lambertville Community
4.5k members 10+ posts per day

A bridge connects these two small cities, so this group is perfect for posting for events, business promotions, and specials that affect both towns. Members use this space to post about local events, ask for recommendations, advertise local businesses and their sales, promote charity events, share job postings, and discuss other neighborly insights.

Community of New Hope, PA
4k members 10+ posts per day

This group is for the New Hope community to connect and keep up to date it what is happening in their town, and for individuals to discuss common interests. Weekend events will be posted on Fridays, non-profit organizations may post on Tuesdays, and local businesses may advertise their services and events on Wednesdays. Each category has a fun hashtag that allows the members to keep better track of the happenings in their community.

Quakertown Community Outreach
4.3k members 10+ posts per day

This group provides available services, resources, and support for the Quakertown area’s homeless and at-risk individuals. This is not a political or religious forum, and they do not advocate or welcome political, religious, or business agendas or discussions. The group is committed to assisting all people.

Quakertown Neighborhood Association
6.2k members 10+ posts per day

This group is a place to discuss the beautification and unification of Quakertown residents and its surrounding communities. Members frequently post requesting recommendations, job listings, local events, and information on local news.

Bristol Borough: Raising the Bar
5.4k members 10+ posts a day

This space was created for and devoted to allowing private citizens to engage in positive dialogue about Bristol’s future, sharing ideas, suggestions, event announcements, business openings, etc. It can serve as a convenient way for people with similar goals to pursue the continued improvement of Bristol and its image.

Citizens For the Revitalization of Lansdale
3.7k members 10+ posts a day

This is a place to share ideas to make the town better for both residents and business owners. This group wishes to keep the conversations focused on helping businesses thrive and keeping the council informed of how voters feel.

Upper Black Eddy. PA 18972
4.2k members 10+

This group was created with the goal of improving the Black Eddy community. Come help our fellow neighbors and businesses.

Groups for Parents of Bucks County

Mommies of Bucks County
13k members 10+ posts per day

This is an inclusive and supportive group for mothers all over Bucks County. It is a place for moms in the area to share helpful tips and advice. They may also offer up gently used baby items (for free or for sale) or inquire if anyone has used items they would like to part with.

Mommies of Quakertown
116 members 3 posts per day

This is a group for mothers to connect with other local moms, arrange play dates, ask advice, and help others who may have questions. The group encourages open, honest, and positive conversations about everything related to being a mother.

Newtown PA Mommies
1.3 members 10+ posts per day

An open place for moms to connect, ask questions, share advice, offer free items, arrange play dates and events, and ask for recommendations.

Doylestown Moms
1.2k members 10+posts per day

This is a closed group for moms in Doylestown. This group is a “virtual village” to help members obtain information about town and is designed for members to ask questions, get referrals, and obtain information from other members.

Mommies of Perkasie
269 members

This is a private group for mommies of Perkasie. Members are free to ask questions, post pictures, and meet other moms in a free, nonjudgmental, and positive environment.

Moms helping moms-lower bucks county

1.6k members 10+posts per day

This group is designed for mothers to help other moms in need. Members can sell, buy, or trade items for reasonable prices and be kind and helpful.

Business Groups

Market Insights by Happenings Media
788 members, occasional posts

Market Insights by Happenings Media is a group established for local marketing experts to share information with the local business community covering successes in the market, trends and best practices in marketing, and digital. The group shares nuggets of knowledge to make it easier for local businesses to exceed their marketing goals.

Bucks County Business & Social Network
2.4k members 10+ posts per day

This group is an excellent resource for social events, business connections and friendly conversations and for connecting with people in the community. This group inspires nothing but kindness and kinship among local businesses.

Bucks County PA Local Small Businesses
1.9k members 10+ posts per day

This is a networking group for small businesses in the Bucks County area. Members are encouraged to play an active role in providing information, whether good or bad, about experiences they have had with local businesses. Business advertisements and events are allowed, but the group is primarily for the consumer to give valuable insight about local businesses.

Bucks County Business & Vender Network
260 members 4 posts per day

This is a group for local businesses to help connect with each other, get support, and help grow their businesses together. All local businesses are welcome. The group encourages businesses to join if they are searching for ways to grow Facebook reach or partner up with other businesses. The group also shares feedback and ideas.

Local Small Businesses (Upper Bucks County)
419 members, 2 posts per day

This is a group to support the local small businesses of Upper Bucks County. Business owners can add their local business, search for other businesses, get recommendations, announce events, and provide reviews. Members can also post job openings, share blogs, post interesting articles, and announce specials.

Bucks County Pet Owner Groups

BuxMont Lost & Found Pets
6.4k members 10+ posts per day

This page is a place to post pictures and information regarding animals found or lost in the Bucks County and Montgomery County areas. This group is created in loving memory of the administrator’s dog Maggie May who got out of the yard in 2012 and was hit by a car. This group hopes to reunite pets and pet owners all throughout the counties and prevent tragedies like that by creating a large community for people to communicate.

Lost & Found Pets in Lower Bucks County
4k members 10+ posts per day

This group is a place for members to post pictures and information regarding animals found or lost in Lower Bucks County.

Pet Rehoming of Bucks County area PA
3.5k members 4 posts per day

This is a group hopes to keep pets out of the shelters by encouraging owners to post pictures in order to rehome their pets that they can no longer care for. Pet breeders are not allowed.

Bucks County Hobby Groups

Central Bucks County, PA Moms Run this Town
270 members

This is not just a running club, but also a community of women to give support, encouragement, and motivation. Everyone is welcome in this group, whether you are a walker or runner, experienced, or brand new to running, a mom to humans, pets, or just a woman who  would like to be surrounded by like-minded women who have a passion for staying healthy. Members are encouraged to connect with local runners and walkers to find a running buddy.

Bucks County Adult Volleyball
430 members

This volleyball group is for players interested in playing in the Central Bucks County vicinity. The group alerts members to indoor and outdoor options throughout the week. The goal is to establish BB level and above type of play for all venues posted. The culture of the group is to play hard, have fun, and leave egos at the parking lot while working well with others. It is a friendly and inclusive group.

Perkasie Rocks
705 members 5 posts per day

This is a group that is part of a much larger community of rock painters. The group spreads joy, participation, enjoyment, and appreciation of art through painting and randomly placing painted rocks in the community.

Bucks County Live Music

604 members 9 posts

This public group announces live music and arts-related events in the surrounding area.

Bucks County Backyard Chickens

2.6k members 10+ posts per day

Members of this private group are free to ask questions, post pictures, sell and trade everything having to do with backyard chicken farming.

Miscellaneous Bucks County Groups

Bucks County Recycle It (BCRI) FREE
8.8k members 10+ posts per day

One of the best ways you can help recycle is to give things away. This group is for sharing free items and free information. Join if you’re interested in recycling the items you no longer need or finding something new that another member is offering.

Bucks County Sisterhood
989 members 2 posts per day

Bucks County Sisterhood is a community of women who live in or have deep ties with Bucks County. Their purpose is to create a positive place for the sisterhood to come together for conversations and friendship. This group belongs to each member and as a group they decide how it grows and changes moving forward. From day one the only thing they ask is that you treat your sisters as you would like to be treated. This group welcomes newcomers with open arms.

Bucks County Online Yard Sales
34K members 10+ posts per day

Bucks County Online Yard Sales connect locals and help them score amazing deals. All postings must include a photo, description, price, and location. No pet, auto, or home sales allowed.

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