Special Events

Warminster Township Parks & Recreation Department provides a series of year-round special events to all local residents. Pre-registration is required for some events as listed. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available for most events. For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 215-443-5428 or visit our offices at WREC@WCP, 1100 Veterans Way, Warminster.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
In order for our events to be successful, we are seeking volunteers who wish to assist. No worries about the time commitment – it can be as little as a half hour to multiple hours and on a flexible schedule. Let us know if you are interested by contacting the Parks & Rec office at 215-443-5428. Please be aware youth programs may require a background check.


THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE VEGGIE CONTEST 
AUGUST 1-SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Area residents of Bucks and Montgomery County are invited to participate in the WREC’s Incredible Edible Veggie Contest (formerly Heaviest Tomato Contest). If you have a ripe tomato, zucchini, eggplant or squash and would like to enter it in our contest, stop by the WREC, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM to weigh in your champ. A prize will be awarded to the winner in each category by Burpee Seed.

 

WARMINSTER PARKS & RECREATION AND HATBORO FEDERAL SAVINGS
Annual Fall Golf Scramble

Come play Classic 18-hole Golf
Monday, October 8, 2018 (Columbus Day!)
at Five Ponds Golf Club

PROCEEDS BENEFIT PARK DEVELOPMENT AND OUR splash park PROJECT!
Come join us for a fun day on the links — this outing is golfer-friendly and a ton of fun! This year we are raising funds for the additional amenities that are needed to help complete the new “Sprayground” that will be built in 2019 at Warminster Community Park. The Parks & Recreation Department has acquired grant funding to build the splash park, but we still need funds to make it more family friendly by providing a sunshade and other park amenities. Business sponsorship opportunities are available for the event, tee signs, courtesy cart and lunch sponsors.

18 holes Classic Golf, shotgun start 9:00 AM

FEES: $130/golfer, $475/foursome
Fee includes: Greens fee, Cart, Dogs on the 9th, Prizes, and a Buffet lunch catered by Five Ponds Golf Club
Each foursome will be assigned a starting hole.

– Download a registration form
– Sign Up online

Sponsorship
Double Eagle ($500)
Business will be exclusively advertised at hole #10, which is visible both on the course and from the golf clubhouse. Your business will also receive two complimentary rounds for the outing and a Double Eagle Sponsor’s plaque. We will only be accepting a limited number of Double Eagle Sponsorships, so please call early to make sure one is available.

Eagle ($250)
Business name will be advertised as one of the luncheon or courtesy cart sponsors, a tee sign will be placed on one of 16 holes on the course and you will receive the Eagle Sponsor’s certificate.

Birdie ($100)
Business name will be advertised at one of 16 holes on the course and you will receive the Birdie Sponsor’s certificate.

Gimme ($50 door prize or raffle basket)
Business name will be placed on the sponsor board and you will receive the Gimme Sponsor’s certificate.

REMINDER TO GOLFERS & SPONSORS…WE MUST RECEIVE PAYMENT IN FULL, PRIOR TO FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2018 TO INCLUDE YOU IN THIS EVENT.

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BECOMING ACTIVE: HOW TO REACH 10,000 STEPS
Date/Time: Tue, Sept. 25 @ 10-11:30 AM
Do 10,000 steps seem like a lot to you? Learn the origins of the 10,000 steps recommendation, and tips on how to reach the correct number of steps for your personal health needs. Then, put on those walking shoes and get moving!  We’ll take a short walk around Warminster Community Park to help get you started. Presented by Doylestown Health education outreach liaison Kellye Foulke, MS, CHES. Registration required. Call to register (215)672-1870 or www.DoylestownHealth.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BIRD COUNTS AND INVASIVE REMOVAL
Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Churchville Nature Center for a variety of programs. Join us for the Audubon’s 119th Christmas Bird Count to help monitor species in Warminster Community Park. We are also putting together a work crew to assist with invasive plant removal in the park in the spring. Call to register if you are interested in volunteering for either of these programs: 215-443-5428.

FRIENDS OF WARMINSTER PARKS CASINO NIGHT
On October 20, 2018, the Friends of Warminster Parks will host another Monte Carlo Casino Night
at Ann’s Choice. Come out and join us for an evening of fun and fundraising for the Splash Park. $35 tickets will include a Beef & Beer, $50 in chips, raffles and gaming tables (Roulette, Poker, Craps, Blackjack and Texas Hold‘em). Basket & Raffle Sponsors and gamblers will be needed for this special event. We’ve added some exciting trips to our raffle baskets and auction items this year, so your fun can continue after the Casino Night with once in a lifetime trips.  www.friendsofwarminsterparks.org

TOUCH A TRUCK
Saturday, October 27, 2018
FREE to the Public!
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM @ Warminster Community Park
Come out and enjoy an unforgettable experience where kids, young & old, can touch, honk, and climb aboard some of the big rigs, construction, and public safety equipment they see on the road every day. A great & safe way to see these trucks up close and personal! New this year – a limited number of outside vendors will be permitted to include their trucks in the event. Call the Parks & Rec department for more info: 215-443-5428. Sponsored by: JP Mascaro & Southampton-Warminster Area Lions Club

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 7:45 AM-6:30 PM
Fees: $110/resident | $115/Non-resident
Join us to celebrate this annual tradition. Trip includes motorcoach transportation and 2nd mezzanine ticket. Free time in NYC after the show for lunch, shopping or sightseeing. Trip fills fast, call to reserve your seats!

CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING PROGRAM
Don’t forget about our Christmas Tree Recycling Program. Drop off your Christmas tree in the designated area at WCP parking lot from Dec. 26, 2018-Jan. 31, 2019. Parks & Rec will chip it and use chips for park trails. If we get a huge pile, residents are welcome to take some home for your garden. Don’t forget to remove decorations before drop off.

WINE & CHEESE DESIGNER BAG BINGO!
Featuring Designer Handbags, Prizes & Raffles
Friday, February 22, 2019 @ Ben Wilson Senior Center, 580 Delmont Ave, Warminster

• DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM Bingo games begin at 7:00 PM
• Tickets: $40 in advance, or $45 at the door (if available)

Tickets include – 20 games of Bingo with chef’s choice hors’ oeuvre buffet and beer & wine bar from 6:30-9:30 PM. (Must be 21 to Play/Enter). Space is limited and sells out fast! Order tickets on Dec 1 by calling (215) 443-5428 with a credit card. If you would like to sponsor a bag or donate towards the purchase of a bag to be used as a prize, please call the Parks & Recreation office at (215) 443-5428. Special note: Although this event has long been a Longaberger basket event, it appears that they are no longer in business.

ANNUAL EGG SCRAMBLE
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM | Rain or shine
Fees: FREE ~ Pre-registration required! (215) 443-5428
Attention area children, ages 3-10! You are invited to participate in the annual Egg Scramble with Mr. E. Bunny. Eggs will be scattered outside around WCP, 1100 Veterans Way, for age groups: 3-4 yrs., 5-7 yrs. & 8-10 yrs. Limited to 500 children

WATCH FOR INFO ON OTHER 2019 EVENTS (all dates subject to change)

  • ANNUAL COMMUNITY PARK PICK UP – April 1- May 31, 2019
  • SEMI-ANNUAL COMMUNITY YARD SALE – April 13, 2019 & August 24, 2019 @ WCP
  • 24th Annual RUBBER DUCKY REGATTA – Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ Kemper Park
  • WARMINSTER TOWNSHIP MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY & PARADE – Monday, May 27, 2019
  • WARMINSTER DAYS CELEBRATION – 2019! Come celebrate with us Saturday, June 8, 2019

WARMINSTER DAYS CELEBRATION – 2019!
Come celebrate with us Saturday, June 8, 2019
at Warminster Community Park!

Family & Musical Entertainment, Food Trucks, Children’s Games, Fire & K-9 Demos, Magicians & Jugglers, Community & Business Vendors, Plenty of Parking!

Warminster Day Committee now forming!
If you wish to assist in the planning and organization of next year’s Warminster Day, we invite you to be part of the committee. There will be a meeting on Tue, Nov. 13 @ 7 PM
Businesses: If you would like more information on sponsorship packages or wish to become an investor in the future of the park, please give the Parks and Recreation office a call at
(215) 443-5428.

Volunteers: Everyone is welcome to assist with this project. Whether you’ve got a few hours to spare the day of the event, or want to devote the next 8 months of your time, please contact the Parks & Rec office at 215-443-5428. Watch the township website for more information on volunteers, sponsorship and a schedule of activities.