Quaker men to serve Easter break­fast

Tra­di­tional egg hunt to scram­ble across the lawn on Easter Sun­day

The Advance of Bucks County - - WORD ON THE STREET -

stu­dents are in charge of hid­ing the eggs and the mid­dle-school­ers will each have a tod­dler as a buddy to make sure the yRuQJHVW DPRQJ uV fiQG some eggs. At the ‘OK’ sig­nal, they all run off with their baster bas­kets, and a good time is had by all.”

Chef Van Hart will be as­sisted by g.g. Klaver of Doylestown, Andy Rowen of Tren­ton, Rich Richard­son, Spencer Richard­son, and Lew Wood­man, all of New­town, Mark Ratliff of Pen­ning­ton, N.g., and “all able men and boys of the Meet­ing.”

An es­ti­mated 150 peo­ple are ex­pected to at­tend.

New­town Friends Meet­ing, co­founded by the nu­aker artist and min­is­ter bd­ward Hicks in 1815, holds ser­vices ev­ery First Day (Sun­day), with First Day classes for chil­dren and adults usu­ally at 9:45 a.m. and Meet­ing for Wor­ship at 11 a.m. Pro­fes­sional child­care is pro­vided. Meet­ings are open to the pub­lic and vis­i­tors are warmly wel­comed.

NbWTOWN - The men of the New­town Friends Meet­ing will take over the kitchen in the Gath­er­ing Room of the his­toric nu­aker Meet­ing­house, 219 South Court Street, on baster morn­ing, Sun­day, March 31 at 9 a.m. It will be “men only” as they put their skills in cook­ing and serv­ing their tra­di­tional nu­aker Pan­cake Break­fast on pub­lic dis­play. vounger men and boys of the Meet­ing will help serve.

Break­fast will be fol­lowed by a spe­cial Meet­ing for Wor­ship at 11 a.m. in­clud­ing baster hymns, preVHQWDWLRQ RI flRwHUV IRU VKuW-LQV, wel­com­ing new ba­bies into the Meet­ing and the award­ing of Bi­bles to fourth graders in recog­ni­tion of their grow­ing par­tic­i­pa­tion in the adult ac­tiv­i­ties of the Meet­ing.

“It’ll be hearty food and good fel­low­ship,” said head chef Todd Van Hart of Philadel­phia. “We’ll put on a good old-fash­ioned nu­aker break­fast with pan­cakes, sausage, milk, juice and cof­fee.”

Fol­low­ing the Meet­ing for Wor­ship, fruit and juice will be served on the lawn while the chil­dren join in the hunt for hun­dreds of brightly-col­ored baster eggs hid­den on the Meet­ing­house grounds

Angie Ratliff of Hopewell, N.g., Clerk of the nu­aker First Day School, will over­see the tra­di­tional egg hunt, which in­volves T0 to 80 chil­dren and hun­dreds of eggs.

“Adults bring a dozen eggs apiece,” said Angie. “The older

Be­tween 70 and 80 chil­dren are ex­pected to take part in the egg hunt.

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