Tri County Record Community Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Historic Poole Forge Christmas at the Ironmaster’s - Celebrating a wonderful holiday tradition Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 and Dec. 7-9. Fridays 4 pm – 8 pm, Saturdays 12 pm – 5 pm, Sundays 12 pm – 4 pm. Children 12 and under free. Pricing/info call (717) 445-0472 or visit www.HistoricPooleForge.org. HPF is located at 1940 Main Street, Narvon PA 17555.

Good News Club at TVEC takes place every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:45 pm. The children will enjoy games, songs, Bible stories and verses - all free and loads of fun!

Honey Brook Library Story Time - Enjoys stories, songs, and crafts at the Honey Brook Library with Miss Jennifer. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 am from September 19 - December 6. The same story time is held both days. Best suited for preschool age children, but all ages are welcome. For info 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

Dec. 5, 12 and 19—PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program (Chesco)—Free, confidential program to help individuals and families recognize and address a loved one’s addiction. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Government Services Building in West Chester. Pre-registration required. Call 800-221-6333 or visit www.proact.org.

Dec. 5, 12 and 19—PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program (Montco)—Free, confidential program to help individuals and families recognize and address a loved one’s addiction. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Creative Health in Pottstown. Pre-registration required. Call 800-221-6333 or visit www.proact.org.

November 27

‘Neighbors’ community Christian women’s group – at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Rt. 23, Morgantown, Bible Study at 9:30 pm. Refreshments and free childcare. Stan Deen lifts our hearts and souls through his life experiences and God’s word. 610-286-9124.

November 29

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive - Kutztown Produce Auction, Fleetwood, PA. 1:30 – 7 p.m.

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive - Tulpehocken High School, Bernville, PA. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

December 1

Fivepoint Fire Hall (rt. 897) Bluegrass Concert with Summit Hill along with Chester Johnson & Foggy Mtn. Grass. Doors open at 5 p.m.., music at 6 p.m. Food available for purchase from the Fire Co. Call 610-573-0797 for info.

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive - Boyer’s Food Market, Fleetwood, PA. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Birdsboro Contra Dance offers contra dancing on Saturday, December 1 from 7:30 until 10:30 pm at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center, 201 E. Main St. in Birdsboro. New dancers welcome with beginner instruction offered at 7pm. Please wear soft-soled shoes. For info visit www.elversoncontra.org or call 610-856-5180.

Upper Leacock War Memorial Assoc. Sale & Market – 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. More than 35 vendors including toys, produce, clothing, collectibles, and garage sale bargains. Save money on holiday gifts. Located at 54 W. Main St., Leola, PA. Ample parking and free admission. Sales benefit War Memorial Building maintenance and repair. For table/rental/other info call 656-6154.

Churchtown’s Christmas in the Churches – begins 5 p.m. with Bell Ringers, Live Nativity, and Bazaar at Churchtown United Methodist; at 6:15 p.m. - 1800’s Christmas Service at Caernarvon Presbyterian; at 7:30 p.m. - music concert at Bangor Episcopal. Light supper for sale at Caernarvon Fire Co. at 4 p.m. Info call 717-445-5040.

Caernarvon Township Berks County Parks and Recreation Committee and the Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club Community Holiday Celebration - from 10AM to noon at the Township Social Hall in the Municipal Building (3307 Main Street, Morgantown). Activities include welcoming Santa as he arrives on a fire truck, a model train demonstration and a visit to the Secret Shop for gifts for parents. Bring your camera for photos with Santa.

December 2

Christian Acoustic Music Open Mic – 7:00 pm; Torch Community Center, Clock Tower Plaza, 2846 Main Street, Morgantown. Listen to local Christian talent or share your songs with others. Sign-up at 6:30 pm. More information: 717-354-6804 or email.camot@yahoo.com or www.facebook.com/ChristianOpenMic

Corner Arts Center/Vagabond Acting Troupe Lunch with Santa and Holiday Shopping Bazaar - 12-3pm. The event will feature craft and home based business vendors, lunch and pictures with Santa, kids’ games, and performances. Admission to the shopping bazaar is free. Tickets for the Lunch with Santa and pictures can be purchased. For more information, visit www.cornerartscenter.org or call (610)942-3331.

All You Can Eat Breakfast – 7 – 11 a.m. at Geigertown Fire Co., 3433 Hay Creek Road, Children under 6 eat free. For info/pricing, call 610-286-6481. The Fire Co. needs and appreciated your support.

December 4

December 4 at 9:30am the Neighbors Ministry will be traveling to Sunny Crest Homes to spread joy to the residents. Meet at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Rt.23, Morgantown. Free childcare available. Questions call 610-286-9124.

Parents With Special Cares Support Group meets on Tues., Dec. 4, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, for a Christmas social and support time. Call 717-355-6010, or email khorning@gardenspotvillage.org.

December 5

Point of View documentary series presents “Libby, Montana”- Libby, Montana, is the site of the worst case of community-wide toxic substance exposure in U.S. history. Watch the documentary Libby, Montana followed by a discussion, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Garden Towers classroom at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6000.

Living with Loss support group will hear from Sherilyn Lapp, Garden Spot Village social services, and enjoy a Christmas social on Wed., Dec. 5, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6010 or email khorning@gardenspotvillage.org.

December 7

Free Christmas Concert Set For Seniors - Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School Band will present a free Christmas Concert for all senior citizens in the community 2012 from 1:30-2:30 pm. Refreshments and door prizes will be offered. PJP II is located at 2875 Manor Road, West Brandywine, Pa. For information call 610-384-5961 ext. 5408.

Elves Night Out - Friday, December 7 from 7-8 pm at the Honey Brook Library. Join us at the library for a holiday story, crafts, and snacks. For ages 4 & up. Registration is required and limited to 50. For more information or to register, call 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org

December 8

Boone Area Library Holidays In The Library - Book Sale - 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Breakfast with Santa - 9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (pancakes, eggs, homefries, sausage), Musical Performances – Amity – 11:00 a.m., Birdsboro – 3:30 p.m., Making Music – 1 p.m., Make an Ornament - 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Craft/Gift Raffle. Located at 129 N. Mill Street Birdsboro, www.boonearealibrary.com

Upper Leacock War Memorial Assoc. Sale & Market – 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. More than 35 vendors including toys, produce, clothing, collectibles, and garage sale bargains. Save money on holiday gifts. Located at 54 W. Main St., Leola, PA. Ample parking and free admission. Sales benefit War Memorial Building maintenance and repair. For table/rental/other info call 656-6154.

Honey Brook Lions Club Craft & Vendor Bazaar - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lions Club Center, Rt. 10 south. Vendor “cash & carry items, assorted crafts. Ham & bean soup, chicken corn soup, chicken salad sandwiches & Hot dogs, eat in or take out. Home-made cookie trays. For more info. please call 610-873-7264 or 6710-637-2395.

December 9

Strausstown Fire Company’s Breakfast - Sunday, December 9, 2012: at the Strausstown Fire Company’s Community Campus, 44 East Avenue, Strausstown; 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon; full breakfast menu; proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund.

December 13

The Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, meets Thurs., Dec. 13, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Kendra Farrow, rehabilitation teacher at Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired, will answer questions. Call 717-355-6259.

December 15

Honey Brook Lions Club will host an “All You Can Eat Breakfast with Santa, at the Lions Center, Rt. 10, south on Sat., Dec. 15 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. For info and prices please call 610-273-3227.

December 16

Berks Catholic’s Advent Vespers - 4 p.m. at Holy Guardian Angel Roman Catholic Church 3121 Kutztown Road, Reading. Start your Christmas season with a musical program of Light, Word and Song featuring the Chorus, Select Choir and Soloists from Berks Catholic High School. Event is free & open to the public.