State Street mer­chants to help their neigh­bors with food drive on ‘First Satur­day’

The Advance of Bucks County - - BRISTOL AREA -

NEW­TOWN BOR­OUGH – First Satur­day, an on­go­ing se­ries of events in charm­ing down­town his­toric New­town, con­tin­ues on Satur­day, July 6.

This month, mer­chants are also hop­ing to help their neigh­bors by col­lect­ing canned goods for the Pen­ndel Food Pantry. Mer­chants will ac­cept do­na­tions (chicken, tuna, beef stew, chili, hash), canned fruit, juice, EDNLNJ SURGuFWV (flRuU, VuJDU, RLOV), FRNGL­ments and all va­ri­eties of beans. Par­tic­i­pat­ing mer­chants will have win­dow sig­nage dis­played.

The New­town Li­brary Com­pany will hold a chil­dren’s story hour with a “Princesses, Knights and Dragons” theme, per­fect for 3-6 year olds, start­ing at 10:30 a.m. There will be sto­ries, songs, danc­ing and a craft ac­tiv­ity (par­ents are asked to re­main on premises).

The New­town Book­shop is launch­ing a “Where’s Waldo?” scav­enger hunt which will run through July 29 and of­fer a fun diver­sion for kids of all ages. De­tails and pass­books are avail­able at the shop.

David Witchell will be hav­ing a big side­walk sale and New­town Book and Record Ex­change is of­fer­ing 10 per­cent off all used mer­chan­dise and a free Bea­tles tote bag with any pur­chase over $35 - while sup­plies last.

Most restau­rants will be of­fer­ing some­thing ex­tra spe­cial. Becky’s New­town Deli will have a spe­cially priced sand­wich (along wLWK WKH RSSRUWuNLWy WR wLN D JLIW FHUWL­fiFDWH for lunch if you do­nate a canned good). The Tem­per­ance House is of­fer­ing 10 per­cent off your lunch check with a re­ceipt from any Satur­day State street store pur­chase.

Stop by Cold­well Banker Hearth­side Real­tors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to pick up in­for­ma­tion about First Satur­day events and other fun hap­pen­ings in the New­town area (and en­ter to win a VISA gift card. En­ter twice if you bring a do­na­tion of food for Pen­ndel).

A Face­book page of­fer­ing more de­tailed in­for­ma­tion has been set up called “New­town PA 18940” (case sen­si­tive en­try). Au­gust’s “First Satur­day” event will be held on Au­gust 3.

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