March skies feature many dazzling stars and constellations, glimmering high in the night, but two of the brightest stars are the focus of our attention this month: Sirius and Procyon, the dog stars!
NEW HOPE >> Bucks County Playhouse will launch its Spring music series with a concert by Lehigh Valley Blues-Rock legend, Craig Thatcher, and his frequent collaborator, accomplished keyboardist, Cliff Starkey. Thatcher and Starkey will perform at the iconic New Hope venue on April 2 an…
NEWTOWN >> On Friday, March 26 the Lutheran Church of God’s Love in Newtown will be offering an outdoor meditative experience titled “Pandemic Hope: Stations of the Cross” featuring the devotional artwork of Philadelphia resident Mary Button.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting will get an update via Zoom on activities of the historic Philadelphia Arch Street Meetinghouse from new Executive Director Sean Connolly at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), March 21, 2021.
Spring is here, wine lovers… Time to lighten up, move out of your “Chardonnay Comfort Zone” and discover some less familiar white wines that pair perfectly with the fresh flavors of spring.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP >> Eighty-four students representing Archdiocesan Secondary Schools and private Catholic high schools throughout the five-county region have been selected to participate in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 2021 All Catholic Chorus Concert.
BRISTOL >> The public is invited to join a Virtual Conversation with Rear Admiral Margaret Grun Kibben, a former resident of Bucks County, on Wednesday, March 24 from 3 to 4:00 p.m. in celebration of Women’s History Month. The event is hosted by the Bucks County Community College, Lowe…
NEW HOPE >> A new exhibition, "Scenes and Dreams along the Delaware," by Joshua Lance opened March 6 at Scrambled! Gallery of Gifts, New Hope. The exhibition runs through April 25.
BENSALEM >> "America’s History Live: Welcome to Historic Newtown Hall," on display at the Bucks County Visitors Center in Bensalem through March 21, presents a dazzling and engaging opportunity to learn about the people behind the events that shaped the country.
NEWTOWN >> Bucks County Community College’s popular Wordsmiths Reading Series invites the public to hear award-winning poets Lynn Levin and Grady Chambers read from their works at 7:30 p.m on Friday, March 12.
NEWTOWN >> During these unprecedented times, older adults and families are struggling with financial hardships and health crises. The Birches at Newtown is helping its local community by collecting toiletries and other basic items to benefit the HELP Center.
LAMBERTVILLE, NJ >> A Virtual Choral Evensong for the Second Sunday in Lent will be presented remotely via Zoom by Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Lambertville, New Jersey, on Sunday, March 7 beginning at 4 p.m.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, operated by the Bucks County Historical Society (BCHS), will hold a new slate of virtual programs this spring that are designed to bring local history and the legacy of Henry Chapman Mercer and his renowned concrete castles in the …
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Keith Mountford lives in Lower Makefield, not far from the scenic Delaware Canal and the river. But it took a pandemic for him to appreciate how beautiful his surroundings are.
DOYLESTOWN >> The nonprofit Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center (OHMTEC) has announced that several internationally prominent figures from the stage, film and vocal music world are joining as Honorary Advisory Board members in support of the museum.
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP >> On February 20, 21, 27 and 28, kids and parents can let the good times roll at Sesame Place’s FIRST-EVER, family-friendly Mardi Gras Celebration!
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> Long time Upper Makefield resident, Andrew Greubel, recently completed his Master's degree in civil engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology.
BUCKS COUNTY >> The Danny DeGennaro Foundation is unearthing its namesake’s Bucks County roots and enlisting help from former band mates, tour managers and aficionados of the local music scene to retell the late singer/guitarist’s musical life - with the occasional live performance - a…
SCRANTON >> Cynthia Ciccotelli of Yardley, a member of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's MD Class of 2021, recently published "Tips from the Virtual Interview Trail" on the "Leader Voices" blog of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The blog was published on Jan. 27 an…
DOYLESTOWN >> The Michener Art Museum reopened to the public Feb. 5 with a new exhibition, "Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley."
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> This February AOY Art Center is showing its love of the arts, and the artists that create art with a celebration of the arts entitled “Love the Arts!”
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> The Friends of Washington Crossing Park will throw a virtual party for George Washington’s 289th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m.
The Bucks County Community College Book Discussion Group, which first began talking about titles on the Newtown campus in 1988, has shifted its monthly meetings to an online format. The virtual gatherings now take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month during the acade…
UNIVERSITY PARK >> As the spotted lanternfly extension associate in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Heather Leach often receives calls and emails from concerned citizens about the insect interloper.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> On Sunday, January 24 at 9:45 a.m., members of the Worship and Ministry Committee of Newtown Friends Meeting will present and lead a Zoom program, "Searched by the Light." Worship will follow at 11 a.m.
Looking for a wine with the style and structure of a Premier Cru Bordeaux at a fraction of the price? Meet the fruity, tannic and oh-so-age-able wines of Rioja.
Have you ever wondered how many stars you can see at night? From a perfect dark sky location, free from any light pollution, a person with excellent vision may observe a few thousand stars in the sky at one time! Sadly, most people don’t enjoy pristine dark skies – and knowing your sky’s bri…
LAMBERTVILLE, NJ >> Artists Richard Harrington and Alla Podolsky will open a joint show, “Looking Forward,” on Thursday, February 4 at the Artists’ Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Peter Vari, a member of the Newtown Quaker Meeting and an engineer, will speak via Zoom on the topic, "From Hungary to the US: The Immigrant Experience of 1981," during the adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting on Sunday, January 17 at 9:45 a.m. Zoom Meeting for Wors…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater will host a virtual, family friendly magic show on Friday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. to benefit the historic Newtown Theatre. Tickets are $20 for the entire family and are available at smokeandmirrorstheater.com.
NEW HOPE >> Children, teens and adults are invited to explore new skills and tap into hidden (and not so hidden) talents through Bucks County Playhouse’s Virtual Education Programs.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Force For Good (FFG), an original music and film venture founded by locally based Grammy-nominated composer and performer Jonathan Sprout, is premiering a virtual screening of its film, Organic, on Sunday, January 17 at 7 p.m. (EST).
PHILADELPHIA >> The Philadelphia Orchestra, in partnership with Global Citizen’s Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, is proud to present its 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert online on Monday, January 18 beginning at 7 p.m. on www.philorch.org and w…
CROYDON >> On December 18, Habitat staff and other community members joined the new homeowners of Habitat’s 121st home for an outdoor dedication.
BRISTOL >> The Silver Lake Nature Center on Bath Road in Bristol begins the new year with guided trail walks on Sunday, Jan. 10 and 17 from 2 to 3 p.m.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The historic Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street, is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, activities continue on Zoom every Sunday with robust participation.
MORRISVILLE >> ActorsNET celebrates the holidays by premiering a free online video presentation of Dear Brutus – a fantasy drama for grownups by J.M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan.
MORRISVILLE BOROUGH >> The students at Holy Trinity School know what it means to reach out and help others.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Expectant mothers and families with young children who benefit from programs offered by the Bucks County Family Service Center (BCFSC) in Levittown are receiving a boost thanks to a diaper drive organized by Saint Andrew Catholic School in Newtown.
PHILADELPHIA >> After an incredibly tough competition, the North Voice choir from Council Rock High School North in Newtown has captured the B101.1 9-12th Grade 2020 Christmas Choir Competition.
LOWER MAKEFIELD >> AOY Art Center announces its winter 2021 selection of art and creative arts classes to help cultivate your creative side and have some fun this January.
PHILADELPHIA >> The Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Vigil Mass on Thursday, December 24 and the Christmas Day Noon Solemn Mass on Friday, December 25.
NEW HOPE >> Singer Kim Sledge, a member of one of the most iconic music groups of the disco era, will take center stage at the historic Bucks County Playhouse for an all-new holiday concert. “Kim Sledge: Home for the Holidays — Live from Bucks County Playhouse” will make its world-wide…
I’ve always considered Cava the stepsister of sparkling wines. Most of the Cavas I’d tried were so cheap. How could they be any good, I wondered? The flavor was different too. Cava didn’t taste like Champagne or the other sparkling wines I was familiar with.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Due to COVID-19 crowd-size restrictions, the public Delaware River crossing reenactment at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Christmas Day will not be held this year.
When the Covid pandemic cast its pall over the world this past spring, the Delaware Valley Music Club’s traditional Young Performers Concert had to be canceled, along with all other public performances.
YARDLEY >> Commonplace Reader presents an online event featuring local Psychologist and Author, Susan Apollon, on Wednesday evening, December 16 from 7 to 8 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA >> “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece” will welcome visitors next June 5 through 13, on the beautifully landscaped and centrally located historic grounds of FDR Park in South Philadelphia.