Friday, February 17, 2012
Sign up the kids for football, or plan a wedding.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Karl Smith
Friday, February 17, 2012
Another mostly sunny and unseasonably warm February weekend is on tap and there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. Here are some options. FOOTBALL, DANCE AND CHEER REGISTRATIONS Where/when: Simmons Elementary School cafeteria, 411 Babylon Road, Horsham, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Why go: Sign up your youngster for Horsham Hawks football, cheerleading or dance. Cost: Depends on program. 4th ANNUAL BRIDAL SHOW Where/when: Bucks County Visitors Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, Sunday, starting at 2 p.m. Why go: The only event showcasing Bucks County's finest facilities under one roof! Plan your wedding or event in a day! From castles and wineries, to museums and country estates...the 4th Annual Bucks County Bridal Show will help you …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Nature, idols, and Memorial Day festivities.
If you aren’t headed to the Jersey Shore to start off the summer, there are lots of things to do this weekend aside from pool parties and backyard BBQ’s. We've gathered some of our favorites here to keep you busy and local this Memorial Day weekend. Kick off the weekend with an exhibition, some nature time, and finish strong at Memorial Day festivities. Remember to check in every week when we refresh the Get Out Weekend Planner and be sure to leave your two cents in the comments section below HUNTINGDON VALLEY CAMERA CLUB EXHIBITION Where/When: Huntingdon Valley Library, Thursday May 26th from 10am - 9pm and Friday May 27th from 10pm - 5pm. Why Go: It’s your last chance to see your neighbors’ best work. Pricing: Free. Want to join the …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Tis the season for Spring Fairs.
Are you ready for the weekend? We are. Luckily, it’s Thursday, and we are armed and ready with our Get Out Planner, stuffed with our top five picks for this weekend in the area. Remember to check in every week when we refresh the planner and be sure to leave your two cents in the comments section below. And now, the Get Out Weekend Planner (drumroll please...). SPRING ARTS AND DANCE NIGHT Where/When: Mitchell Performing Arts Center, Friday at 7 p.m. Why Go: A final showcase of the dance, theater, and art ANC Secondary School students have created this year. Come see what they’ve been up to. Pricing: $3 suggested donation. See more about the event here. SOBERSTOCK Where/When: TD Bank Amphitheater, Saturday from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Why…
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Proms, antique cars, and bird watching make for a great weekend.
Are you ready for the weekend? We are. Luckily, it’s Thursday, and we are armed and ready with our Get Out Planner, stuffed with our top five picks for this weekend in the area. Remember to check in every week when we refresh the planner and be sure to leave your two cents in the comments section below. And now, the Get Out Weekend Planner (drumroll please...). STARPOWER AUDITIONS Where/When: Harry S. Truman High School, Saturday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Why Go: So you want to be a star, huh? Now’s your chance. This is the first round of auditions before the final June performance at Bristol Riverside Theater, where contestants will have the chance of cash prizes (four digits each!), exposure, and professional criticism. Pricing: See …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Garage sales, flower and Mother's Day
Another sunny spring weekend is coming up and we at Patch have compiled our favorite events for the weekend. Whatever you decide to do around town, though, please, for your own good - don’t forget that Mother’s Day is Sunday! It’s never pretty if you do. Remember to check events calendar on the homepage for a full listing of events and to check in every Thursday as the Get Out Weekend planner is refreshed. As always, if you have any comments, questions, rant, or raves, let us know in the comments section. ARTISTS OF YARDLEY MEMBERS SHOW Where/When: Patterson Farm (949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley), kicks off Friday from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. and runs all weekend from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. or by appointment. Why Go: Artists from all over Bucks County …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Strawberry Festival, a parade, and a local garage sale.
Anyone excited for the Royal Wedding? For flip flops and jean short season? Or just excited to get a sunny weekend? You can count us in for all three. Whatever your mood, we’ve compiled our five favorite events in the area this weekend. We hope you Get Out and have some fun. We apoligize in advance -- it will be hard to choose which to attend. Check out our events calendars for more ideas. Make sure you check in every week as the Get Out Weekend Planner is refreshed. Be sure to post your own events on our calendar so we can feature them, too. And, as always, leave us a note in the comments section below and tell us what you think! BUCKS COUNTY HOUSING GROUP MOTHER’S DAY TEA Where/When: Tyler Mansion at BCCC on Saturday from 1 p.m. - 4 p…
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Flower sales, rock music, and a question about the Easter Bunny.
TGIThursday! Don't they get more fun as the weather gets nicer? Anyway, Thursdays at Patch we compile our Get Out Weekend Planner with our top five events in the area throughout the weekend. This week, apart from maybe observing the holidays, you and your family can attend a benefit at Kenny's, support the local fire company, and well, you can see for yourself below. Make sure you check in every week as the Get Out Weekend Planner is refreshed. Be sure to post your own events on our calendar so we can feature them too. And, as always, leave us a note in the comments section below and tell us what you think! FISHING CLINIC AND DERBY Where/When: Lorimer Park in Lower Moreland, Saturday from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Why Go: Sorry, dads and fellow …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Trees, egg hunts, and 17th century cooking
It’s an action verb weekend. Throughout the area you can walk, hunt, plant, and do much more this weekend. If you think we’ve missed something, or have anything to add, please tell us in the comments section below. If you know an event that’s not on our calendar, it should be. EARTH DAY CELEBRATION Where/When: Oxford Valley Mall, Saturday at 11am Why Go: There’s a lot going on. Come early to the parking lot to recycle your old computers or come later around 12pm to see Swoop the Eagle’s mascot and the Barnum & Bailey’s circus clowns celebrate the environment. Pricing: Free. EASTER EGG HUNT(S) Where/When: Saturday the Easter Bunny is all over Bucks. Why Go:There’s an early one in Lower Moreland, one in the Falls Twp Park, and it …
Thursday, April 7, 2011
A Disney parade, volunteer opportunity, and a spring concert.
There are so many events in the area this weekend, it was hard to narrow it down for our weekly Get Out Planner. If you have something to add or if you think we missed something, let us know in the comments. YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF BUCKS COUNTY SPRING CONCERT Where/When: Neshaminy’s Maple Point Middle School, Saturday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Why Go: This isn’t your typical school concert. We’re talking about a 20-member string orchestra, flute choir, 30-member wind symphony, a 65-member symphony orchestra and a 45-member wind ensemble -- Awesome. Pricing: $12 for adults, $6 for students and seniors. You can find more information here. MINNIE’S MASQUERADE Where/When: Oxford Valley Mall, Saturday at 11 a.m. Why Go: Radio Disney comes to Bucks…
Friday, April 1, 2011
The Situation, a Lenape Village, and a chamber orchestra. Only in Bucks County.
Just in case you are planning on doing something other than having a weekend long, can’t believe-it’s-finally-baseball-season, Phillies celebration, there are lots of fun things to do going on right in our backyard. Here are our picks for the weekend. Make sure you check in each week as we refresh the planner and let us know what you think. Remember that if you don’t see an event on our calendar, add it. If it’s not here, it should be! JAZZ FESTIVAL When: Bensalem High School, Friday at 6 p.m. Why Go: A jazz extravaganza featuring performances from area schools including Archbishop Ryan, Cheltenham, LaSalle College High School, Lower Merion, Marple- Newtown, Methacton, Pennridge, Souderton, Truman and Bensalem. Pricing: Adults: $8, …