News-Herald (Perkasie, PA) - - CHURCH NEWS -

• 0LXHG PHGLD ZRUNV EY Kevin Cooper, who paints on glass and cre­ates mu­rals, are on dis­play through Aug. 26 at Peb­ble Hill Gallery in Peb­ble Hill Church, 320 Edi­son-Fur­long Road, Doylestown.

Gallery hours are 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sun­days; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon­days, Tuesdays and Thursdays (call first on week­day morn­ings - 215348-3428); and 7:30 to 10 p.m. the sec­ond Fri­day of the month.

In­for­ma­tion: www.peb­ble­, gallery@ peb­ble­ or 215348-3428.

• “Twenty Years So Far: A 20th An­niver­sary Cel­e­bra­tion of Exhibitions at the Stu­dio of Ben Solowey” is on dis­play by ap­point­ment through Au­gust, at the Stu­dio of Ben Solowey, 3551 Olde Bed­min­ster Road, Bed­min­ster.


• 6UPPHU 2012 HXKLELWV DW the Sch­wenk­felder Li­brary and Her­itage Cen­ter, 105 Sem­i­nary Street, Penns­burg, in­clude “Bob Wood: New Paint­ings,” through Aug. 26; “Ar­chi­tec­ture in Con­tem­po­rary Hooked Rugs and Tra­di­tional Folk Art” through Sept. 7; “Love, Penn­syl­va­nia Dutch Style” through Oct. 1; and “Up­per Perkiomen Val­ley Base­ball Mem­o­ra­bilia,” through Oct. 1.

In­for­ma­tion: www. sch­wenk­, info@ sch­wenk­ or 215679-3103.

• “To Stir, In­form and ,nflDPH: TKH AUW RI TRny Auth,” fea­tur­ing works by the ed­i­to­rial car­toon­ist and win­ner of the Pulitzer Prize, is on dis­play through Sept. 23 at the James A. Mich­ener Art Mu­seum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Satur­days and noon to 5 p.m. Sun­days.

Ad­mis­sion: $15 for adults; $13 for se­niors; $11 for col­lege students with valid ID; $7.50 for ages six through 18; free for mem­bers and chil­dren younger than six. In­for­ma­tion: www.mich­ener­art­mu­ or 215340-9800.

• 3HQQULGJH &RPPUQLWY Cen­ter, routes 152 and 113, Sil­verdale, hosts its Fall 2012 Craft Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 6.

Crafters and ar­ti­sans are cur­rently be­ing sought. There is room for about 30.

An 8 x 5 foot space with a 2.5 x 6 foot ta­ble may be rented for $25. In­for­ma­tion: snug­gle­baby@com­ or 215-453-7027.

• “Sto­ries from the Pearl S. Buck House: Lives Touched by the Legacy of Pearl S. Buck” is on dis­play un­til Nov. 9 at the Pearl S. Buck House, 520 Dublin Road in Hill­town.

An ex­cel­lent ex­am­ple of nine­teenth cen­tury ar­chi­tec­ture, the house holds a rich in­tact mu­seum col­lec­tion of Penn­syl­va­nia coun­try fur­ni­ture along­side Chines dec­o­ra­tive screens, Chen Chi paint­ings and works by cel­e­brated artists. A high­light of the tour for many vis­i­tors is the desk and type­writer Buck used to write “The Good Earth.”

Some of her awards, in­clud­ing the No­bel and Pulitzer prizes and hon­orary col­lege de­grees are also on dis­play.

Guided tours are avail­able Tuesdays through Satur­days at 11 a.m, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., and on Sun­days at 1 and 2 p.m.

Ad­mis­sion: $9 for adults; $8 for se­niors; and $6 for students. In­for­ma­tion: www.pearls­, pearls­buck­house@pearls­ or 215-249-0100 ext. 110.

• .HyVWRnH SWDWH DHFRUD­tive Painters meet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Wed­nes­day of each month (ex­cept May and De­cem­ber) at Perkasie Fire Co., Fifth and Arch streets, Perkasie.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-258-2269.

• The Katie Stauf­fer Memo­rial Arts and Cul­tural Cen­ter, 225 W. Broad Street, nu­ak­er­town, holds art classes for chil­dren, adults and fam­i­lies, in­clud­ing ones for pot­tery, draw­ing, paint­ing and the Jew­elry Homeschooler Pro­gram.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-5368900 or www.kati­es­tauf­fer. org.

• PHEElH ARTS, an ARTS meet­ing group, meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Wed­nes­day at Peb­ble Hill Church, 320 Edi­son-Fur­long Rd., Doylestown.

ARTS is a sup­port group for artists, mu­si­cians, writ­ers and all cre­ative folks.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-3483428, RI­ or www.arts-on­­sanony­mous. The Perk, 501 E. Wal­nut Street, Perkasie.

•$ Celebrity Bar­tender Fundrais­ing Bash, dur­ing which 10 per­cent of food and drink pur­chases will be do­nated to 13 lo­cal non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tions, will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Tues­day, Aug. 21 at Cham­bers 19 The Other Side, 19 N. Main Street, Doylestown.

To RSVP:­work n o wcon­nect i o n s . c o m/ events/event/fundraiser/

• $ FDU ZDVK WR EHQHILW Pen­nridge High School’s women’s vol­ley­ball team will be held 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Satur­day, Aug. 25 at the US gas sta­tion at Fifth Street and Route 313 in East Rock­hill. All do­na­tions will ben­e­fit the team.

• 4UDNHUWRZQ )DUPHUV Mar­ket’s 17th an­nual food drive has been ex­tended through Aug. 26.

Canned goods and dry goods may be brought to the mar­ket of­fice 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wed­nes­days and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days; or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun­days.

All foods col­lected will be do­nated to the nu­ak­er­town Food Pantry, the lo­cal Sal­va­tion Army head­quar­ters or a women’s and chil­dren’s shel­ter in Mil­ford Square.

• Pup”Paw”Looza, an all-day out­door concert to ben­e­fit Last Chance Ranch An­i­mal Res­cue in nu­ak­er­town, will be held noon to 8:30 p.m. Satur­day, Aug. 25 at Coun­try Creek Win­ery, 133 Cress­man Drive, Telford.

Per­form­ers will in­clude The Mighty Man­a­tees, Mike Greer C Co, Dhar­mas Kind­ness and The Band with No Name.

Tick­ets: $15 in ad­vance; $20 at the door; free for chil­dren four and younger. Dogs will also be ad­mit­ted free. Tick­ets: www.pup­pawlooza.

• &ORVH WR 300,000 VWUGHQWV in the Delaware Val­ley are en­rolled in the school meal pro­gram that pro­vides free and re­duced lunches dur­ing the school year. Fam­i­lies that par­tic­i­pate in the school meals pro­gram may strug­gle to put more food on the ta­ble this sum­mer to feed their chil­dren to cover the missed meals. Through Aug. 24, ce­ram­ics and paint-your-own pot­ter stu­dios par­tic­i­pat­ing in The Fam­ily Keep­sakes 4 Kids (FK4K) pro­gram are of­fer­ing spe­cial items to paint, with a por­tion of the cost go­ing to Phi­l­abun­dance.

Par­tic­i­pat­ing stu­dios in­clude Star­dust Ce­ram­ics, 214 S. 4th Street, Unit 1A, Perkasie. In­for­ma­tion: 215257-2632, www.phi­l­abun­ or 215-339-0900.

• PLHUFH LLEUDUy TKULIW Shop, 819 Bloom­ing Glen Rd., Bloom­ing Glen, across from the Bloom­ing Glen SRVW RI­fiFH, LV RSHQ 10 D.P. to 3 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Do­na­tions are ac­cepted dur­ing busi­ness hours on Wed­nes­days and 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays.

$OO SURFHHGV EHQH­fiW WKH Sa­muel Pierce branch of Bucks County Free Li­brary in Perkasie.

In­for­ma­tion: 215-964-0991. www.buck­ 215-257-9718.



• A drop-in Span­ish Lan­guage Sto­ry­time is held at the James A. Mich­ener branch of Bucks County Free Li­brary, 401 W. Mill St., nu­ak­er­town.

It runs 10:15 a.m. the sec­ond Satur­day of each month.

Ale­ica Deter­ville is the leader. Na­tive speak­ers and other in­ter­ested fam­i­lies are wel­come.

In­for­ma­tion: 3306 ext. 1.


• Meet­ing space dur­ing li­brary hours and copies of books are avail­able for hav­ing a book dis­cus­sion group at the Sa­muel Pierce branch of Bucks County Free Li­brary, 491 Arthur Ave., Perkasie.

Book Clubs in a Bag, in­clud­ing 10 copies of a ti­tle and book dis­cus­sion guide, are avail­able for many pop­u­lar ti­tles and can be checked out for six weeks. Some in­clude mul­ti­ple for­mats, in­clud­ing large print and au­dio. Staff is avail­able to as­sist. See www.buck­ for in­for­ma­tion on Book Clubs in a Bag. Call 215-257-9718 to book the meet­ing room.

• 2nH :RUld BRRN DLV­cus­sion se­ries, an on­go­ing, multi-cul­tural book dis­cus­sion, is held 2:30 to 4 p.m. the sec­ond Sun­day of each month at In­dian Val­ley Pub­lic Li­brary, 100 E. Church Ave., Telford.

In­for­ma­tion, to reg­is­ter or re­serve a book: 215-7239109 ext. 1.

• HRPHVFKRRl SWRUyKRuU, for grades one through three, is held 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. WKH fiUVW DQG WKLUG 7KUUVGDYV of the month at the James A. Mich­ener branch of Bucks County Free Li­brary, 401 W. Mill St., nu­ak­er­town.

The se­ries is on books, but in­cludes crafts, games and cre­ative dra­mat­ics.

In­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter: 215-536-3306 ext. 1.

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