NBA Welcome Day Entertainment
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Greater Kensington String Band
This Mummers band returns to Newtown to perform at Welcome Day. Since 1946, the Greater Kensington String Band has been a totally volunteer organization that also enjoys participation in the world famous Mummers Parade on New Year's Day in Philadelphia.The Greater Kensington String Band was organized in 1946 and first marched in the New Year’s Day Mummers Parade in 1948. The band has marched in impressive parades throughout the country including, among many others, the Miss America Parade and a command performance at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. They've even performed in Hong Kong, during a Chinese New Year Parade! Sponsored by FZP Digital.
BC Discoveries Dance & Theatre
BC Discoveries Dance & Theater Arts Company (BCDTA) is a high energy, performance based program where students receive quality instruction as well as performance opportunities. Offering Classes in Dance (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Dance Theater, Pointe), Acting & Voice. Whether an individual wishes to sing, dance or act, BCDTA Co. has it all. BCDTA is a unique program where students, parents and faculty are like family. Student-performers choose from a variety of art disciplines and aspire to their individual goals. Ultimately a diverse group of talent levels (beginning-advanced) join together to perform, as one, in our fully staged spring musical theater production.
Batala Philadelphia Brazilian Percussion Band
Batala Philadelphia is part of the larger Batala global arts project of 40 bands and over 1200 drummers worldwide. We often travel and get together to perform all over the world. Here is a clip of 200 drummers in London last summer for notting Hill Carnival: https://youtu.be/E7UWRUGYy8g. We play the genre of music called Samba Reggae from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Magic with Mike Miller
Mike Miller, as seen on the cover of The Society of American Magicians, M.U.M. magazine, is internationally know for his entertaining skills as well as his backstage talents helping hundreds of magicians perform for many magic conventions, world wide. Mike, a master magician and illusionist, combines magical effects with his imaginative sense of humor. The results being a delightfully clever program that you will remember for a long time to come. After seeing the show there will be no doubt in your mind that deception can be fun.
Dance Action of Newtown
Our staff comprises professional and dance educated instructors. We instruct children at a level of learning that is both fun and technical. We do not use inappropriate songs during any class or recital and all of our costumes are appropriate with no cutouts or bellies showing. Recitals are ONE DAY ONLY and Videotaping is allowed at Recital!! Our instructors are all dedicated to your child’s growth as a dancer. During the 2016-2017 dance year, the studio performed at many local and regional venues and we believe in giving back to our community.
Action Karate Newtown
Our classes develop respect, concentration, courtesy, and self-discipline as well as building confidence and self-esteem. Honesty is the golden rule and positivity is a key factor in our school. Action Karate offers Leadership Training for kids, teens and adults. Martial Arts is ideal for children who participate in team sports, by enhancing the physical skills and developing the mental discipline required to excel in their chosen activity. With its structured training techniques and positive feedback, the Martial Arts is recommended for children with special needs.
School of Rock
The National Leader in Music Education. School of Rock is the original performance based, interactive music school founded in Philadelphia in 1998. The Bucks County branch has been helping kids get in touch with their inner rock star since 2004.
Rendition Jazz Band
Rendition Jazz Band is a rag-tag collection of musicians from the local community who love to make great music for the public to enjoy. We come from all walks of life, some retired and some still not ready to quit their day jobs.
Riley Irish Dance
At Riley Irish Dance, dancers learn Solo Step Dancing as well as Traditional Ceili Dances. From basic movements through more advance data levels, the art of Irish Dance is taught with precision and Grace. Our goal is to provide every student with a fun and positive learning atmosphere.
Jungle Joe's Wildlife Adventures
Jungle Joe’s Wildlife Adventures is an eco-adventure that spotlights some of the rarest and most exotic animals from around the world including: birds of prey, parrots, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
Newtown Arts Company
A Tradition of Live Theatre and Scholarships in Bucks County Since 1983, Newtown Arts Company is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the theatre arts in the heart of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. This mission is accomplished through the production of family-friendly live theatre, the granting of scholarships and the development of theatre arts education for area residents. Newtown Arts Company is committed to entertaining and moving audiences, as well as to offering an inclusive and inspiring creative experience to volunteers, both on stage and behind the scenes. In addition to staging theatrical productions, Newtown Arts Company fosters an appreciation of and involvement in the performing and fine arts through channels including:Annual Scholarship Awards and STARS OF TOMORROW.
Performances by Newtown Arts Company members at area events including Newtown's Welcome Day.
BCX is a group of Bucks & Montgomery County musicians with a love of Classic Rock & Original Music. NBA President Bill Sheffer and Board member Fred Poritsky are two of the band's members!
Colonial reenactment militia, the 1st Crossing Volunteers
This Colonial re-enactment militia will appear at the Old Presbyterian Church on North Sycamore Street. There will be an encampment with tents, campfire cooking and musket firing demonstrations plus a cannon on display.