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Upper Bucks Free Press • January 2014


  • 2 Upper Bucks Free Press January 2014

    Whats Going On in Upper Bucks?January 4

    Reading Goes To The Dogs 2pm-3:30pm. Children of all ages are invited to come to the Quakertown Library & read to certified thera-py dogs. Bucks Co Free Library, 401 W Mill St, Qtwn, 215-536-3306

    Early Morning Bird Walk 8am-10am at Nature Ctr. Free, bring binoculars & field guide (if you have them), more details at 215-357-4005 or churchvillenaturecenter.org

    Kids Nature & Winter Program 10am-11:30am (for ages 6-12), $8/child, pre-regis. required at 215-357-4005, churchvillenature-center.org

    January 4 & 5 (also Jan 11 & 12)Annual Keystone N-Trak Model Railroad

    Club Open House, 11am-4pm at Dublin TEC Ctr, Suite 216, 123 N Main St (Rt 313), Dublin. Public is invited to attend

    January 5Breakfast 8am-1pm at Springtown Fire Co,

    3010 Rt 212, Springtown. $7/adult, $4/age 6-10, free 5 & under

    Birds at Your Feeder nature program, 2pm, $3/person. Info 215-357-4005, church-villenaturecenter.org

    January 7Horse Racing 12:30pm at Upper Bucks

    Activity Ctr, Milford Twp Fire Hall, 2183 Milford Sq. Pike, Quakertown, ($1/horse per race) 215-536-3066

    Winter Naturalist Walks 1:30pm at Nature Ctr. Free, warm up afterwards by our fire. Doylestown. Info at 215-345-7860 and peacev-alleynaturecenter.org, (also Jan 14, 21, & 28)

    January 8New Years Party w/Paul Swanger, 11:30pm

    at UB Activity Ctr, Milford Fire Hall, 2183 Milford Sq Pike, Qtwn. Sign up by Jan 6 ($12/person) at 215-536-3066

    January 9Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner, 4:30pm-7pm (or

    sold out) at Lower Milford Twp Fire Co, 1601 Limeport Pike. $9/adult, $5/age 6-12, $9.50/take-out

    January 10After Christmas Party Social for Deaf

    & Hard of Hearing, 6:30pm-9pm at Indian Valley Library, 100 Church Rd, Telford. Call for details & RSVP by Jan 9 at 610-323-2365 or 215-721-7121

    January 11AAUW Annual Potluck Luncheon at

    Doylestown Methodist, 320 E Swamp Rd, Doylestown. Speaker Dr. Bridget Nolans analysis of the terrorism center culture, 215-340-7604

    January 12Second Sunday Breakfast 8am-1pm at Lower Milford Fire Co, 1601 Limeport Pike, $8/adult, $4/age 3-12. (Military, Firemen/women, Fire Police, EMT, Police, please ask for your $1 discount)

    January 13Bingo 7pm (doors open 5:30pm) at UB

    Activity Ctr Milford Fire Hall, 2183 Milford Square Pike, Qtwn, 215-536-3066

    January 14Citizens for Constitutional Govt meeting,

    6:30pm at Quakertown Library, 401 W Mill St, Qtwn. Presentation Stop Smart Meters (free, open to public), info at http://ccg-pa.org

    January 17Friday Night Dance w/Gary Dee, 7pm-

    10pm, $10/person payable at door. UB Activity Ctr, Milford Fire Hall, 2183 Milford Sq Pike, Quakertown, 215-536-3066

    January 18Fruit Trees (in the home garden) Seminar,

    10am presented by Eastern Shore of VA Nursery. Free event, call Dublin Agway at 215-249-3117 to reserve a seat

    January 20Blood Drive 9am-1pm at UBYMCA, 401

    Fairview Ave, Quakertown. Donate blood and help to save three lives today. Details at 215-536-YMCA

    January 24Dementia Workshop 9am-10:30am, Hidden

    Meadows on the Ridge, 340 Farmers Ln, Sellersville. (tips to help w/family conversa-tions), Free event & complimentary breakfast. RSVP by Jan 21 at 215-257-6701

    January 26All-U-Can-Eat Breakfast 8am-12noon at

    Haycock Fire Co, 850 Old Bethlehem Rd, Quakertown. $7/adult, $4/age 4-7, free under 4. Info: 215-536-2224 or haycockfire.org

    January 30Spaghetti Dinner 4:30pm-7pm (or sold out)

    at Lower Milford Twp Fire Co, 1601 Limeport Pike. $8/adult, $5/age 6-12, $8.50/take-out. Salad Bar & Dessert included

    February 85th Annual Bark & Wine at K9 Jym in

    Colmar, dinner/music/wine tasting/dog activi-ties/vendors/silent auction, etc. $20/adv tkt, $25/door, 267-587-7364, (snow date Feb 22), perkasiedogpark@gmail.com

    February 916th Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentines

    Dance for girls 4-10 years. 1pm-3pm. Registration by Jan 27 or sold out. Details/prices at 215-538-YMCA, ubymca.org (Quakertown)

    Ongoing Community ActivitiesBingo 12:15pm at UB Activity Ctr, Milford

    Twp Fire Hall, 2183 Milford Square Pike, Quakertown, 215-536-3066. Jan 2 ($50 Jackpot), also Jan 9, 16, 23, & 30

    Lottery Calendar Sale, $20/donation ben-efits Tville Fire Co, daily drawings of PA Lottery from 1/1 to 6/30 can win $20 to $200/day. Info: jason.gerhart@comcast.netAll Veterans invited to join Forrest Lodge VFW, 2118 Old Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville. Call Frank 215-679-7770

    PetSmart Adoption Day is 2nd Saturday each month, 11am-3pm, PetSmart, 620 N.West Blvd, Quakertown, 215-538-2843

    Last Chance Ranch Volunteer Orientation, 1st Saturday each month, 10am-11am in front of Horse Barn, 9 Beck Rd, Quakertown, 215-538-2510 lastchanceranch.org

    Singles Connection for adults meets Thursdays for social evening, 7pm at Silverdale Brethren in Christ Church, 165 W. Main St, Silverdale. 215-593-9995 or email carolon-line1@verizon.net

    Doylestown Singles Soc. Intermediate Bridge Club meets every Tues. 7pm at a private residence in Doylestown. Info at 215-340-7604 or shalstrick@comcast.net

    Support Groups & Medical Resources

    Sisters U Monthly Meetings 7pm-9pm the third Thurs every month at Stellas, 200 N Main St, Sellersville, info: stef@sistersu.com

    SOS Bereavement After Suicide Family Support Group meets @ St. Lukes Quakertown Hospital twice monthly, info/details call 215-536-5143

    Brain Injury Family/Spousal/Partner Support Group 6pm-8pm the third Monday every month at First UCC, Church Parlor, 4th & Park Ave, Quakertown, 215-538-3488 or 610-558-1326

    Bikers Against Child Abuse of Bucks County meets 11am the second Sunday every month at Hilltown German Sportsmens Club, 1622 Hilltown Pike, Hilltown. For info, email: Teaseofbaca@aol.com

    Caregiver Support Group meetings last Thurs. of every month, Independence Court of Quakertown, 1660 Park Ave, (meal provided), RSVP: 215-541-9030 to attend a meeting.

    Upper Bucks Clinic, free medical care Mon & Wed 5:30pm-8:30pm to uninsured low-income residents of Upper Bucks Co w/no medical insurance & meet income eligibility guidelines. Info: 215-538-4774

    Alzheimers Assoc. Support Group, 3:30pm-5:00pm, meets 2nd Thursday every month, Phoebe Richland Health Care Ctr, 108 S. Main St, Richlandtown. Free, more info: Social Services 267-371-4517

    NOVA (Network Of Victim Assistance) Support Groups, Information, Guidance, Hotline 800-675-6900 www.NOVABucks.org

    Overeaters Anonymous meets every Thursday 10am-11am, West Swamp Mennonite Church, 2501 Allentown Rd, Quakertown, No dues, free babysitting. www.oa.org or Bob 610-762-3779

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Sunday at 7pm, Grand View Hosp. info at 215-923-7900

    Bedminster Nar-Anon meets Tuesdays 7:30pm-8:30pm, Deep Run West Mennonite, 1008 Deep Run Rd, Perkasie, for family/friends of those struggling w/addiction, bed-minster.naranon@yahoo.com

    Doylestown Nar-Anon meets Wednesdays 6pm at Summit Behavioral Health, 702 Hyde Park, Doylestown. Call 215-589-7111 for directions and info.

    A Womans Place (support for domestic abuse/violence) 24-hour Hotline 1-800-220-8116, www.awomansplace.org

    Kiwanis meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, 12:30pm at Dominicks Pizza, Quakertown

    Quakertown Rotary Club meets (1st & 3rd Tues 7:30am at Johns Plain & Fancy Restaurant) (2nd, 4th, & 5th Tues 6pm at Spinnerstown Hotel)

    Networking & Civic GroupsKiwanis meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, 12:30pm at Dominicks Pizza, Quakertown

    Quakertown Rotary Club meets (1st & 3rd Tues 7:30am at Johns Plain & Fancy Restaurant) (2nd, 4th, & 5th Tues 6pm at Spinners- town Hotel)

    Business Networking International (BNI) meets every Thursday 7am-8:30am at Johns Plain & Fancy Restaurant in Quakertown, membership info: James Dodson jamescovie@yahoo.com

    Community MealsFree Community Dinner third Wed. of month. 5:30pm-6:30pm, Christ Community Bible Church, 1830 N. Ridge Rd, Perkasie, 215-257-7318

    Free Community Meals 6pm at Richland Friends Quaker Meeting on second, fourth & fifth Weds. every month. Mill Rd & Main St off Route 309, Qtwn, 215-536-0395

    Community Meal-every third Thursday of the month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, First UCC, 4th & Park, Qtwn, 215-536-4447

    Free Community Dinner third Mon. of month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, 16 Irish Meetinghouse Rd, Perkasie, 215-249-3689. Call before 3pm w/questions of transportation needs.

    BingoBingo at Richland Twp Fire & Rescue every Tues. doors open 5:30pm, 64 Shelly Rd,

    Qtwn. 215-536-7226

    Bingo at Great Swamp Fish & Game every Sat. night, open 4pm, games 6:30pm, kitchen open. Free coffee, 2650 Schukraft & Camp Rock Hill Rd, Qtwn, 215-536-8820

    Bingo at Plumsteadville Fire Co. every Monday, opens 5:30pm, games 6:30pm (refreshments avail.) 5064 Stump Rd, 215-766-8250

    Bingo at Sellersville Fire Co. every Thurs. (except July) opens 5:30pm, 2 N. Main St, 215-257-4028

    Bingo at Tylersport Fire Co. every Tues. opens 5pm, games 6:40pm, 125 Ridge Rd, 215-257-5900

    Bingo at UB Senior Ctr first Thurs. every month, $50 Jackpot! 12:15pm-3pm, 2183 Milford Sq. Pike, 215-536-3066

    Bingo at Red Hill Fire Co Social Hall 3rd Sunday every month, opens 12noon, games 1pm-4pm, 82 E 5th St, Red Hill

    Cash Bingo at Green Lane Fire Co every Wed., Main St, Green Lane, opens 5:30pm, games 6:40pm, 215-234-8567

    At a recent American Association of University Women (AAUW) Doylestown Branch meeting, Jim Brexler, the new CEO and President of Doylestown Hospital, spoke about future plans for the hospital. In h

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