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Upper Bucks Free Press • November 2013

Upper Bucks Free Press • November 2013

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 Upper Bucks Free Press November 2013
What’s Going On in Upper Bucks? 
“National Adopt a Senior Pet Month” 
November 1
Comedy Night Benefit at West End Fire Co, 1319 Park Ave, Quakertown, starring Jimmy Carroll, $20, doors open 7pm, call 267-374-0732Carnival in the Graveyard Show, 7:30pm at McCoole’s, 4 Main St, Quakertown, 215-589-4789
November 1 & 2
International Crafts Festival (Fri 12noon-8pm) (Sat 8am-4pm) Ten Thousand Villages at Upper Milford Mennonite, Kings Hwy & Geissinger Rd, Zionsville, info: 610-966-2733
November 2
Craft Fair 9am-2pm at PA National Guard, 325 E Park Ave, Sellersville, refreshments available, 215-234-4729Free Flu Shots for uninsured, 9am-11am (age 9 & older), St. James Lutheran, Route 309, Coopersburg, regis. required: 866-STLUKESHalloween Dance, must be 21, prizes for costumes, KAOS, food, $5/admission, Trumbauersville Social Club, Oak Drive (behind firehouse), info at 215-538-1314Halloween Costume Party 7pm at American Legion Post 242, 610 E Broad St, Quakertown, $5/pp includes DJ, food, prizes, 215-538-0747Hoagie Sale by Qtwn Lions Club, $4.50 at two QNB locations: 3rd & West Broad and Rte 309 & Mill Rd, Quakertown Native American Folk Concert w/Spirit Wing 7pm, info/tickets call Nature Center at 215-357-4005, churchvillenaturecenter.orgEarly Morning Bird Walk 7am-9am, free to public, bring binoculars, etc. Call Nature Ctr at 215-357-4005, churchvillenaturecenter.orgSoup Day 11am-2pm (or sold out) at Dublin Fire Co, Rte 313, Dublin. Eat in or take out, sandwiches & hot dogs also availableRoast Beef & Ham Dinner Family Style, 4pm-7pm, Trinity UCC, Rte 212, Pleasant Valley, $12/adult, $5.50/age 6-12, $1 extra/take-out, 610-346-7114Longaberger Basket Bingo, open 5pm, St. Andrew’s UCC, 615 E Walnut St, Perkasie, tickets: 215-721-4560 or at doorRaffling For A Cure 4pm-8pm (baskets, baked goods, vendors) at Emil’s Restaurant, 1710 N Ridge Rd, PerkasieAnnual Holiday Craft Show 9am-3pm at Dublin Fire Co, Rte 313, over 60 crafters,  bring a letter for Santa’s box, drawing at 3pm for gift certificates, 215-249-9242
November 3
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“Daylight Saving Time ends”
FREE Community Breakfast 8:15am, meal followed by community day of service at Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, Rte 113 & Elephant Rd, PerkasieBreakfast 8am-1pm at Springtown Fire Co, 3010, Rte 212, Springtown. $7/adult, $4/age 6-10, free 5 & underBingo for M.S. 2pm at East Greenville Fire Co, Washington St, East Greenville, tkt info: 267-374-0976 or 215-529-4758, bring stuffed animal to donate to Lehigh Valley Hospital for the children Longaberger/Vera Bradley Bingo at Leithsville Fire Co Hall, 1995 Leithsville Rd, Hellertown, doors open 12noon, tkt info at 610-554-8456 or 484-851-3154“Harvest by Candlelight” 6pm (traditional Thanksgiving music) at St. Peter’s Covenant Church of Hilltown, Church Rd & Hill-town Pike, free will offering, refreshments, 267-733-2941Breakfast 8am-12noon at American Le-gion Post 255 Aux, 75 N Main St, Sell-ersville, $4.50 donation, 215-257-9801, www.sellersvillelegion.com
November 4
Keystone Meal-A-Month at Quakertown Chick-Fil-A, 4pm-9pm, (pt of tab donated), 602 N West End Blvd, Rte 309, Quakertown 
November 5
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“Election Day!”
Annual Election Day Bazaar 10am-2pm at MorningStar Moravian Church, 234 S Main St, Coopersburg. Lunch served 11am-1pm
November 7 to 10
Galaxy Art Show & Sale at Bucks Co Court-house rotunda in Doylestown, details at 215-343-6543 or bhoblin@novabucks.org
November 8
Star Party Campfire Program 7:30pm, $5/adult, $3/age 4-12, free/3 & under. Reservations required, 215-357-4005 or churchvillenaturecenter.org
November 8 & 9
Rummage Sale (Fri 10am-7pm) (Sat 10am-3pm - $3/bag sale), lt lunch/dinner avail-able, Christ Evangelical Lutheran, One Lu-ther Ln, Trumbauersville, 215-536-3193 or christselca@verizon.net Holiday Bazaar (Fri 9am-6pm) (Sat 9am-3pm) at Souderton Mennonite Homes Aux, 207 W Summit St, Souderton, (crafters, famous oyster stew, baked goods)
November 9
Pumpkin Festival (free) 10am-3pm, games, prizes, pumpkin carving or painting, food avail., Christ Evangelical Lutheran, One Luther Ln, Trumbauersville, 215-536-3193Spaghetti Dinner/Bake Sale/Silent Auction Fundraiser 4pm-7pm for Boy Scout Troop 55 at Trinity Lutheran, Hellertown Ave, Quakertown. $8/adult, $5/age 3-10, free/2 &  under, 215-536-7434Fall Craft Fair 10am-3pm at Pennridge Community Ctr, Rtes 113 & 152, Silverdale, 484-602-5795 Annual Holiday Craft Show 9am-3pm at Dublin Fire Co, 194 N Main St, Dublin. Food available, info at 215-249-9242Handwriting Analysis Forum, 10am at Indian Valley Library, 100 East Church Ave, Telford. Bring your own samples, discussion is free and open to public, 215-257-3927 or GrimHandwritingAnalyst.comVeterans Appreciation Breakfast w/Sen. Bob Mensch & Congressman Mike Fitzpat-rick 8am-10:30am at Upper Perk HS, Two Walt Rd, Pennsburg. Info & reservations at 215-541-2388Penny Auction at Souderton Fire Co, 266 N 2nd St, doors open 5pm, details: 215-721-3167Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner 4:30pm-7pm at Friedens Lutheran, 2451 Saucon Valley Rd, Center Valley, $8/adult, $4/age 6-12, take-out available, 610-865-4144Vendor Fair 1pm-4pm benefits Boy Scout Troop 79, at First United Methodist, 5th & Market Sts, PerkasieAnnual Craft Fair 9am-3pm, Sellersville Fire Co, 2 N Main St. 60 craft tables, Santa arrives 11am, food & fun, 215-258-5222Flapjack Breakfast (all-u-can-eat fundraiser) 8am-10am at Applebee’s, 145 N West End Blvd, Quakertown, $7.50/adult, $4.50/age 10 & under, 215-536-7263
November 10
Breakfast 7:30am-12noon at Upper Black Eddy Fire Co, 1716 Firehouse Lane. $7/adult, $3/age 5-10, under 5 is freeBuffet Breakfast 8am-1pm at Silverdale Fire Co, 111 Main St, Silverdale, $7/adult, $4/age 6-12, under 6 is free. Good food!Hilltown Twp Historical Society Open House 1pm-4pm at Hartzel-Strassburger Homestead, 407 Keystone Dr & Bethlehem Pk, Sellersville. 2pm: Kent Kline-American Toy Soldier Collector, free, 267-614-9174Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser 1pm-5pm at Bridgeton AA, 1340 Bridgeton Hill Rd, Upper Black Eddy, ticket info: mwelsh@epix.net or ksenderling@verizon.net 
November 11
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“Veterans Day!”
Veterans Day Program 10am at Strayer Middle School, 1200 Ronald Reagan Dr, Quakertown. The public is invited to attend this Patriotic Event to honor all Veterans of the Armed Forces.Veterans Day Bus Trip to Washington D.C. $40/pp, leave Forrest Lodge VFW, Sellersville at 7am, return 9pm, call Frank 215-679-7770
November 12
“Awesome Animal Careers” - free interac-tive program provides valuable info w/live animals. All ages, 6pm-8pm at Delaware Val-ley College, Mandell Bldg, (rm 216) 700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown Upper Bucks Tech School Open House 6pm-8pm for students (grade 5-11) & parents, 3115 Ridge Rd, Perkasie, mreese@ubtech.org “Agenda 21 & Sustainable Development in Your Community” 6:30pm-8:30pm Quakertown Library, 401 W Mill St, Qtwn Richlandtown Historical Society will hold its one-year anniversary meeting 7pm at Benner Hall. Public is cordially invited.
November 13
Free Flu Shots for uninsured (age 9 & older), 3pm-6pm at Quakertown Hospital, 1021 Park Ave, Qtwn, regis. required: 1-866-STLUKES
November 14
Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner 4:30pm-7pm (or sold out), $8/adult, $4.50/age 6-12, $8.50/take-outs, Lower Milford Twp Fire Co, 1601 Limeport PikeJazz & Joe Concert w/Alan Segal Quartet 7pm-9pm, Church of the Holy Spirit, Sum-neytown Pk at Barndt Rd, Upper Salford. Re-freshments provided, free will offering, info at 215-234-8020
November 15
Red Cross Blood Drive 2pm-7pm at Quakertown United Methodist, 1875 Freier Rd, Qtwn, apppointments preferred, call 215-536-4992“Harvest Dinner Dance” at Pennridge Community Ctr, 146 East Main St, Perkasie, 215-453-7027Life Choice Hospice program 12:30pm, free & open to the public, info at 215-256-6900 or encoreexperiences.org
November 16
Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner 4pm-7pm at St. John’s Lutheran, 1565 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Spinnerstown, $9/adult, $5/age 6-11, free  under 6, info: stjspin.org or 215-536-7846Vaccination Clinic 10am-2pm at Richlandtown Fire Dept, 125 South Main St, Richlandtown. Benefits Last Chance Ranch Animal Rescue, details/info at 215-538-2510 or lastchancer-anch.orgUBACE “Battle of the Bands” competition at McCooles’s Arts & Events Place, 10 South Main St, Quakertown. Cash prizes & Awards. To participate: battleofthebands@ubace.orgDelVal Raptor Center visits 11am at Perkasie Free Library, 491 Arthur Ave. See birds of prey (eagles, owls, etc), no registration required, all ages welcome, 215-257-9718 Guitarist Toby Walker, 7:30pm (door opens 7pm) at Perkasie Mennonite, 320 West Chestnut St, Perkasie, portion of proceeds  benefits FISH, details/pricing at 215-723-2010 or perkmenno.net 
November 17
“History of Postcards” 2pm at Springfield Twp Histor. Soc. Church School, 2165 Rte 212, Pleasant Valley (GPS Coopersburg), bring old postcards to share, questions? Call Tom Cline 484-308-1510Bingo & Bag Bingo at Quakertown Fire Co #1, opens 12noon, $20/admission, bring a non-perishable food donation for Qtwn Food Pantry for special drawing, Tina 215-538-7984Pet & Family Photos w/Santa , 1pm-5pm at Stardust Ceramics in Perkasie. $8/family, visit perkasiedog.org for details and registration.
November 18
Marble Run Mania for Kindergarten thru 5th grade, 7pm at Perkasie Free Library, 491 Arthur Ave, Perkasie. Build tracks and tubes, watch marbles go through them. 215-257-9718Free Community Dinner 5:30pm-6:30pm at Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, 16 Irish Meetinghouse Rd, Perkasie, call before 3pm w/questions or transportation, 215-249-3689
November 19
Longaberger Basket Bingo at St. Isidore’s School, 603 West Broad St, Quakertown, opens 6pm, $20 (22 games, 6 cards, hot dog & drink), desserts available, other prizes.
 
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Have something you’d like to share with your community? Send us the details
info@ubfp.org • fax: 215-839-3421 • 312 W. Broad St. Quakertown
Quakertown Neighborhood Association monthly meeting, 7:30pm in Conference Rm of Off Broad St. Music Studio Annex, 334 W. Broad St. Open to the community! quakertownna@gmail.com
November 20
“A Life of My Own: Meeting Eleanor Roosevelt” presented by Coopersburg Historical Soc., 7:30pm, Free at Membership Mtg at Coopersburg Borough Hall
November 21
Local Artisans Holiday Show & Sale 4pm-8pm at McCoole’s Arts & Events, 10 S Main St, Quakertown. Call for details.
November 23
Towamencin Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run 9am at Fischer’s Park, 2225 Bustard Rd, Lansdale. Top male & female runners win a turkey. ($17/pre-reg.) ($25/day of), info: 240-210-5682, events@towamencin.org
November 23 & 24
Handcrafts from Around the World, 9am-1pm at St. James Lutheran, Rte 309 & Oxford St, Coopersburg, also bake sale
November 27
Community Thanksgiving Service 7pm at West Swamp Mennonite, 2501 Allentown Rd, Quakertown. St. John’s Lutheran & West Swamp joining in, light refreshments served following service.
November 28
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“Happy Thanksgiving!”
December 1
Live Nativity at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran 3pm-5pm, all are welcome, live animals, free refreshments, near Rte 563 & Lawn Ave, Sellersville, 215-257-9423
December 1 & 8
Cantata Choir of St. John’s UCC performs “Make His Praise Glorious” Advent music,  begins 7pm, Rte 212 & Main St, Richland-town. All are invited, free-will offering taken.
December 4
30th Annual Festival of Lights Dedication Ceremony w/Holiday Entertainment & Tree Lighting at Grand View Hospital main lobby, more info at 215-453-4381
December 6
“Holiday Dinner Dance” at Pennridge Community Ctr, 146 East Main St, Perkasie, 215-453-7027Christmas Tree Lighting, Triangle Park, Broad St., Quakertown. Info: quakertownalive.com
December 6, 7, & 8
Kringle Christmas Shoppe benefits Haycock Histor. Soc. Held at Latvian Baptist Church, 1142 Apple Rd, Applebachsville. Over 30 artisans, free adm, music, cookies, raffle  baskets, info at 610-346-8581
December 7
Generations 2013 “5K Reindeer Run” - start time 8am, 259 N Second St, Souderton. Registration info at generationsofiv.org Perkasie Carousel (last chance this season to ride), www.perkasiehistory.orgChristmas at the Y, 10am-1pm, photos w/Santa, Little Shopper’s, Balloon animals, etc. 215-536-YMCAPancake Breakfast w/Santa at Grand View Hospital’s Cafeteria in Sellersville, seatings at 8, 9, & 10am. $5.50/adult, $3.50/kids 2+, free under 2. Reserve at 215-453-4084Soup Day 11am-2pm (or sold out) at Dublin Fire Co, Rte 313, Dublin. Eat in or take out, sandwiches & hot dogs also available
December 8
Christmas House Tour (starts at McCoole’s Arts & Events 3pm), tour homes 4pm-8pm, $15/pp, $12/seniors, 215-536-2273 or see quakertownalive.com
December 12
Upper Bucks SPCA Open House, 5pm-7pm, 60 Reservoir Rd, Quakertown 
December 14
Breakfast & Photos w/Santa for kids up to 8 yrs old, 9:30am-11am at Quakertown Center, 1020 S Main St, Qtwn. Must RSVP 215-536-9300, seating is limited!
Children’s Developmental Program to Hold Holiday Extravaganza
Tickets are still available for the Children’s Developmental Program’s (CDP) Holiday Extravaganza Live and Silent Auction, Saturday, November 9 from 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. at Saucon Valley Country Club, 2050 Saucon Valley Road, Bethlehem, PA.This fun evening will include photos with Santa, holiday music, food and drink, live and silent auctions, a sparkling jewelry raffle and other surprises.The silent and live auctions will feature many unique items ~ including three Grant Wood lithographs, travel opportunities to New York and St. Thomas, 60” flat screen Samsung TV, jewelry (including a diamond and ruby necklace valued at $1800), holiday decorated trees, dining experiences, collectibles, holi-day décor and more ~ with something to fit everyone’s taste.The cost is $125 per person. Dress is busi-ness casual; no denim.Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward the CDP’s ongoing programs and services which benefit the children of our community. Children’s Developmental Program is a community preschool and early intervention center which operates under the philosophy that all children should be given the opportu-nity to develop to their fullest potential. The CDP began in 1957 and has been serving the Quakertown area and surrounding communi-ties ever since, striving to enrich the lives of our children.For further information regarding attending this event, or to purchase tickets, please call CDP 215.536.7800.
 It was Abraham Lincoln, in 1863,  that declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving.

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