• Perkasie Lions Club holds its annual Old Fashioned Hayride 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, weather permitting.
The tractor-pulled rides start and end at Moods Covered Bridge on Blooming Glen Road near Glenwood Shopping Center on Fifth Street in Perkasie.
Each ride is about 20 minutes long, is not scary, and is geared for children and their families.
Rides are A1 per person. Proceeds benefit the Lions “White Cane Project” for the visually impaired. The Lions will also have refreshments available to purchase during the evening. In addition, the club will be accepting any used eyeglasses that people would like to donate.
• State Rep. Kathy Watson, R-144, and Sen. Chuck McIlhinney, R-10, are holding a Senior Expo 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at Delaware salley College, 700 E. Butler Avenue, Doylestown.
The expo, featuring more than 50 exhibitors, will be in the Student Center. In addition to blood pressure checks and cooking demonstrations, exhibitors will present information on Social Security, long-term care, health care, nutrition and exercise, public utilities, taxes, veterans’ issues and volunteer opportunities.
ko parking will be available on campus. There will be designated parking at Town Center Shopping Center on Butler Avenue (Route 202) in kew Britain. Free shuttle buses will be provided between the shopping center and the college, starting at 9:15 a.m.
•“Amelia” will be shown
215-674- at a family movie night 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at Peace-Tohickon Lutheran Church, 100 Old Bethlehem Road (off Route 313), Perkasie.
The fact based drama starring Hilary Swank and Richard Gere follows the life of aviator Amelia Earhart.
Admission is free. Information: www.Peace-Tohickon.org or 215-257-3294.
• Sellersville Borough holds its annual Halloween Parade 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the municipal parking lot at Penn and Church streets. The parade route is W. Church Street to High Street, Walnut Street to Temple Avenue, and k. Main Street to the Sellersville firehouse where contestants will be judged and prizes awarded.
A hot dog and drink will be provided to all participants.
In the event of rain, no parade will take place, but judging will be held at the firehouse. Information: 215257-5075.
• West Rockhill Township Park & Recreation’s second annual fishing derby will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at James Memorial Park, 1027 Ridge Road.
There will be four different types of 13 to 14 inch trout. There will also be three tagged fish with a A50 prize.
The fishing derby is for ages 12 and younger. Each contestant will receive a free hot dog and drink. All contestants must be accompanied by an adult.
• An Appliance and SFraS MHWaO DrLvH benefitting Perkasie Fire Company will be held 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at Schoeller’s, 419 S. Fifth Street, Perkasie.
Appliances with refrigerants, such as refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners and dehumidifiers, will be accepted for a A30 donation to properly remove any harmful chemical. Other appliances and metal will be accepted free.
Information: kasiefd.org or 5131.
• Candlelit tours with ghost stories, hayrides and refreshments will be held 4:15, 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Pearl S. Buck House, 520 Dublin Road in Hilltown.
Attendees will experience authentic, documented ghost stories from the 68-acre national historic landmark.
Costumes are welcome (no masks). Enjoy outdoor refreshments in the pumpkin grove, marshmallow roast- www.per215-257-
• Horse racing on the cloth track at Pennridge Community Center will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m Saturday, Oct. 27.
A A1 wagering minimum is optional. Information: snuggle[email protected]cast.net or 215-453-7027.
• Sellersville Fire Department, 2 k. Main Street, Sellersville, hosts its annual Fire Prevention Open House noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28.
The family educational day will include firefighter vehicle suppression and rescue demonstrations. There will also be fire prevention activities such as “How to Operate a Portable Fire Extinguisher,” “Proper Care and Usage of Smoke Detectors,” “Home Escape Plans,” “Electrical Safety” and “Maintaining Safety in vour Kitchen.”
There will also be local police and EMS members. Bring your camera to capture the moments. Lunch will be courtesy of the Sellersville Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. Admission is free. Information: www.sellersvillefd. com or 215-257-4028.
•A Computer & Electronics Recycling event will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m Saturday, kov. 3 in the parking lot behind St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, S. Main Street and Lincoln Avenue, Telford.
Almost “anything with a cord” may be dropped off. That includes computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, copiers, computerrelated accessories, audioL video equipment, Ts’s, speakers, kitchen and household appliances, circuit boards, electronic components, CD’sLDsD’s, phones and ink cartridges.
There is no charge to dispose of the items.
If you are bringing a working laptop or CPU, ask about donating your items to a local organization representing the AARP Foundation providing tax counseling services to the elderly.
Do not bring any appliance containing Freon (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers), fluorescent bulbs or tubes, or any hazardous material.
Information: http:LL home.comcast. netL~greenteam107L or green[email protected]cast. net.
• Crafters are needed for an Indoor Craft Fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, kov. 10 at Cressman Armory, 225 East Park Avenue, Sellersville.
Space is A25 and a donation to the raffle table. Information: janetbas[email protected]hoo.com or 215-234-4729.
•“Accessing Heart and Intuition through Sound and Meditation,” a workshop of mantra, meditation and yoga led by Gurunam Singh, will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, kov. 11 at Shine voga Center, 601 Market Street, Perkasie.
Tickets: A35 in advance; A40 at the door. Information or reservations: Stop by Shine, www.shineyogaperkasie.com or 267-221-0980. ing, apple cider tastings, a visit to Pearl S. Buck’s grave, and a candlelit tour of the first floor of the Pearl S. Buck House. In case of rain, most activities will be held inside the cultural center barn.
Tickets: A10; free for children younger than five. Tickets must be reserved in advance at www.pearlsbuck. orgLevents.
• Mayor John Hollenbach has proclaimed Halloween Evening in Perkasie as 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Parents are encouraged to accompany their children while out trick or treating. to 1 p.m. Saturday, kov. 10 in Grand siew Hospital’s Community Education Center behind the main hospital.
Participants must bring their valid driver’s license and proof of having taken the class before.
Registration is required. Fee: A12 for AARP members; A14 for non-members (payable to AARP). Information or to register: 215-453-4300.
• Beginner-Advanced German and Latin courses for homeschoolers are held on a month to month basis throughout the school year at Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, 105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg.
Schedule options are 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays or Fridays, completing a total of three hours of instruction per week and eight classes per monthly session.
Cost: A50 per student per monthly session. Information or to register: www.schwenkfelder.com, [email protected]wenkfelder.com or 215-679-3103. percent of your meal price to the Sellersville Fire Department 4 to 10 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
Information and coupons: www.sellersvillefd.com.
•A free community dinner is held the third Wednesday of the month at Christ Community Bible Church, 1830 k. Ridge Road, Perkasie.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner is served 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Information: 215-257-7318. due by kov. 2 by calling 215-721-4497. For cancellations, call 215-257-4626.