Weekend Planner: Coat Drive, Electronics Recycling & Art Exhibit
Spend the weekend at the fun, charitable and local events.
2013 Food Drive
Where/when: Frank's Servicenter, John McShane Auto Body, McKenney Garage, Grows Auto Service of Southampton, Quaint Oak Bank; Friday, Saturday & Sunday, all day
Why go: Help fight hunger by dropping items off at the above locations. All donations will be forwarded to Jesus Focus Ministry on Bristol Road in Churchville.
Book Fair For Kids' Sake
Where/when: Barnes & Noble Booksellers300 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem, Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.
Why go: Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County and the Neshaminy Mall Barnes and Noble for an evening of games, a guest reader and more.
Energy Concepts and One Warm Coat - Local Drive
Where/when: 2136 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Why go: Energy Concepts is collecting clean, gently used coats and jackets as part of the One Warm Coat community service project. Coats of all shapes sizes are welcome. Just bring your clean, gently used coats and jackets to 2136 Bristol Pike in Bensalem. All donated coats will be given to the United Way of Bucks County for distribution to local people in need.
Electronics Recycling- FREE Drop Off
Where/when: Council Rock High School South 2002 Rock Way, Southampton, Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Why go: E-Waste Experts, Inc. will be collecting old electronics for recycling at the America Recycles Day Event.
Artists of Yardley Exhibit
Where/when: Bucks County Visitors Center, 3207 Street Rd, Bensalem, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Why go: See the artwork of over 20 artists from Artists of Yardley, ranging from watercolors, oils, collage, photography and more.
Vendor/Craft Show at George Washington Elementary School
Where/when: George Washington Elementary School, 275 Crabtree Dr, Levittown, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Why go: Enjoy the 3rd Annual Vendor & Craft Fair Show and shop all in one location.
Cost: Free to attend
Holiday Gift Bazaar
Where/when: 1141 Harrison St, Bristol, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Why go: Many vendors will be set up with awesome and unique gifts for the holiday season. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity.
AOY Fine Craft Show
Where/when: AOY Art Center on historic Patterson Farm, 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Why go: Twenty three artists will display their fine crafts for sale. There will be unique, handcrafted gifts of all types including jewelry, pottery, fiber arts, metalwork, wooden jewelry and more.
Cost: Free entry
Bristol Township Holiday Parade
Where/when: James Buchanan Elementary School, 2200 Haines Rd, Levittown, Saturday, noon - 2 p.m.
Why go: The parade will begin at James Buchanan Elementary School and ending at Ben Franklin Middle School. Children can bring letters for Santa -- Santa's helpers will collect them along the parade route.
Apple Pie Party and Contest
Where/when: St. Paul's Episcopal Church 89 Pinewood Dr, Levittown, Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m.
Why go: The parishes of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Levittown and All Saints Episcopal Church in Fallsington are hosting an Apple Pie Party and Contest! Practice your favorite apple pie recipe in time for Thanksgiving. Bake it or buy it, bring it, submit it for judging, and sample as many different pies as you want.
Cost: Suggested donation of $10/person; children ages 5 and under are free