Children entering second through sixth grades can attend GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer, a free experiment-oriented course taught at local libraries.
More than 140 libraries in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties are participating.
Courses, which vary from county to county, include topics such as physical science and oceanography. Certified teachers give lessons in four 45-minute to 60-minute classes. Fifteen students are in each class.
The program runs from late June to the beginning of August. Registration begins this month.
For registration information, visit www.scienceinthesummer.com or a library.
The William Tennent High School Panthers Football Team will host its first golf outing Tuesday at the Five Ponds Golf Club in Warminster.
The event to benefit the football team will be a four-person scramble. Registration will start at 10:30 a.m., with the first tee time at 11. Dinner and prizes will begin at 5 p.m.
A package including 18 holes, cart, driving range and dinner costs $110 ($90 for students); for dinner only, the cost is $35. Five Ponds is at 1225 W. Street Rd. For more information, call 215-356-0957 or visit www.tennentfootball.com.
Diane Gibbons, Bucks County district attorney, will return to her alma mater, Bucks County Community College, as the commencement speaker Thursday.
Gibbons, also a graduate of William Tennent High School in Warminster, went on to earn her bachelor's and law degrees from Temple University.
Denise Oshinsky, a Langhorne mother of three, will be the student speaker. Oshinsky returned to school in 2003 to study for a career as a teacher.
Members of the school's first graduating class will celebrate their 40th reunion during the commencement.
The Pennsbury Band Boosters will host their first "Golf 'n' Jazz" event Thursday to benefit the Pennsbury School District instrumental music programs.
Golf will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Makefield Highlands Golf Club, 1418 Woodside Rd., Lower Makefield. The evening jazz concert, featuring five of the district's middle and high school bands, will begin at 6 p.m. at Pennsbury High School East, 705 Hood Blvd., Fairless Hills.
A package including 18 holes, cart, breakfast, barbecue lunch and tee gifts costs $125; barbecue lunch only for non-golfers is $35. The concert is free. For more information and to sign up, call 215-802-4132.
The Children's House of Bucks County, a Montessori school in Fairless Hills, will host its first Kids Fest on Saturday to raise money for school scholarships.
The event will include games, face painting, a puppet show, a scavenger hunt, and a concert by children's performer David Jack. Admission is $10, which includes entry to the festival and the concert. Babies will be admitted free.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Neshaminy Middle School, 1200 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Middletown. For more information, call 215-943-3656.
Comcast has honored 11 Bucks County high school seniors as part of its Leaders and Achievers program.
Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Comcast Foundation for a commitment to community service, leadership and academic achievement.
The honorees are Lauren Aaronson of New Hope-Solebury High School in New Hope; Lauren Kramer, Archbishop Wood High School, Warminster; Tara Mastoris, Villa Joseph Marie High School, Holland; Ryan Nunn, Pennsbury High School, Fairless Hills; Rachel Pullar, Central Bucks High School East, Doylestown; Pamela Richter, Central Bucks High School South, Warrington; Patrick Rizzuto, Holy Ghost Preparatory School, Bensalem; Jonathan Segarra, Neshaminy High School, Middletown; Lilah Thompson, Central Bucks High School West, Doylestown; Sean Tomlinson, Quakertown Community Senior High School; and Thomas Zuzelo, William Tennent High School, Warminster.
- Kristin E. Holmes
and Bonnie L. Cook