Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Spring Native Plant
Sunday - May 8 & 9
Saturday and Sunday - May 15 & 16
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn how to create a beautiful landscape that also benefits
the environment with native plants. Sale will have a premier selection of over
200 species of high-quality plants native to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the
Delaware Valley region. Admission for plant sale is free of charge. Read more
about Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve.
Makefield Fire Company Carnival
Monday, May 10 to Friday, May 14
6 to 10
Saturday, May 15
Noon to 5 p.m. and
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Washington Crossing State Park
Grab tickets, and take the whole family to spend a night of fun at the Upper
Makefield Fire Company Carnival. Ride the Ferris wheel, eat cotton candy, or
have a whirl on the merry-go-round. There will be fun for all!
Sunday, July 4
Lace up your running shoes, and head out for a patriotic 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K
Road Race, or a 10K Road Race on the 4th of July. For race fees,
race times, and registration information, visit www.umbarevrun.com.
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Earth Day Celebration: April 24, 2010
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bring your bike, Frisbee, picnic lunch, or just your walking
shoes, and celebrate Earth Day with the Upper Makefield Environmental Advisory
Council on Saturday, April 24, rain or shine. Enjoy environmental exhibits,
seminars, and demonstrations, and bring the kids to see the animals!
This year's participants include:
- Upper Makefield Township Park & Recreation Board
- Friends of the Delaware Canal
- Aark Wildlife
- Heritage Conservancy
- Sierra Club
Track Upper Makefield
Census Participation Online
In mid-March every household in
Upper Makefield should have received a census questionnaire. All completed
census materials should have been mailed back on Friday, April 16. If you
didn't participate in the 2010 Census, you may receive a visit by census
workers who will begin visiting homes that did not respond. This effort will
wrap up in mid-July, and by the fall the Census Bureau will begin tabulating the
Stay up-to-date with Upper
Makefield's participation rate online at the 2010
Census website. As of this eNews Upper Makefield had 83% participation.
Upper Makefield is appreciative
of everyone that participated in the 2010 Census
because accuracy of the
information is critical in determining:
Get a Permit Before You
Home Improvement Projects
As the warm weather continues and spring projects
begin, please remember that most home construction projects in Upper Makefield
require a permit from the Planning & Zoning department including:
Tackling one of these common yard projects? Download
a project-specific permit packet
and have all the information you need to
get your project off the ground!
See Your Buy-A-Brick at
If you participated in the
Buy-A-Brick fundraiser for park improvements, pavilion construction, and
additions to the community playground, come out to Brownsburg Park this spring
and see your engraved brick along sidewalks.
Thanks to $50 donations from residents (cost of brick &
name engraving), free design by Stephen Balaam, and free installation services
by J. Marrazzo Landscaping
parks are looking better than ever.
It's not too late to get involved with the Buy-A-Brick
campaign! The brick installation was designed to have the ability to add more
bricks each season.
Next Board Meeting -
Wednesday, April 21
The Board of Supervisors will
meet on Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss advertising the
Eagle Road drainage project, conditional use hearing for the PHMC Visitors
Center, and the Washington Crossing Inn Zoning Hearing Board application.
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