Community Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Events

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute free lectures at Widener University’s Exton campus - Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m. Oct. 3 – “Stroke Awareness”; Oct. 10 – “The Global Economy”; Oct. 17 – “The Industrial Revolution”; Oct. 24 – “Paper Collectibles”; Oct. 31 – “Physical and Financial Fitness”. The Exton campus is at 825 Springdale Dr.; 484-713-0088.

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.

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A Men’s Bible Study - Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook on Mondays 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/12, 11/26 at 7 p.m. Would you like to talk with other men about life’s issues? All men from the community invited to attend. No prior biblical knowledge needed. For information call 610-273-2848 or email pastor@honeybrookpres.org.

Oct. 3, 10 and 17—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.

Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour—Oct 5. – 20, a shopping adventure featuring 35 off-the-beaten path businesses. Travel place to place enjoying special free things and valuable coupons. What a fun way to explore! Call 717-721-9409 for more info. www.bestkeptsecretstour.com. $1 per ticket sold will be donated to the Susquehanna Foundation for the Blind.

Fish Castle Music Program at the Honey Brook Library - Tuesdays October 9, 16, 23, 30 from 10-10:30 am. An interactive kid’s program of song, movement, and musical instruments for ages 0-5. Small fee per family per session. Registration is required. Contact the library at 610-273-3303 for more information.

October 2

“Power of Words and How They Affect Us” will be the presentation of Jill Waters at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Rt.23 just west of Morgantown from 9:15 to 11am with free childcare. Come and join us. 610-286-9124.

October 3

Upper Leacock War Memorial Assoc. Indoor Flea Market – 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Veteran’s Hall of War Memorial building, 54 W. Main St., Leola. Over 35 diverse vendors – crafts, toys, clothing, collectables, tools, and more. No admission charge, ample parking. Proceeds benefit the maintenance and repair of the war memorial. For more info call 717-656-6154.

Patricio Guzmán’s documentary ‘Nostalgia for the Light’ - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Garden Towers classroom at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6000. The film explores Chile’s remote Atacama Desert. The documentary is part of the POV (Point of View) watch and learn series, a monthly movie discussion group.

October 6

Birdsboro Contra Dance offers contra dancing on Saturday, October 6th 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.

New Holland Farmers Fair Horseshoe Pitching Contest - Saturday October 6, 2012, at Community Park, East Jackson St. Bring your own pitching shoes; walking-doubles; draw for partners; No fee; Sign-in, 9a.m. to 9:30; draw partners @9:35; pitching starts @ 10:00. For information call Don: 717-354-7912 or Steve: 610-286-0192. More at www.newhollandfair.org

Oktoberfest Comes to Living God Lutheran Church - German-themed food, music and fun from 11am – 4pm. Serving pork & sauerkraut. Events include: Bingo, Raffles, Silent Auction, Kids crafts, Corn Hole Tournament, Homebrew Contest, and Fair Categories. Visit website for details on entering: www.livinggodchurch.org. Church located on Rte 322, Honey Brook. This event will benefit Lutheran Disaster Relief, Philadelphia.

Chicken Barbecue - Goodwill United Methodist Church will have a Chicken Barbecue Dinner on Saturday, October 6 at Loag’s Corner, intersection of Routes 345 & 82. Serving from 12 noon until 5 p.m. or until sold out. Call 610-942-4821 for further information.

Pheaa Representative at the Honey Brook Library - Concerned about the cost of college? Not sure what forms you need to fill out or how to fill them out? Join us on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 2-4 pm at the Honey Brook Library. Michael F. Burke, from the Southeast Region of PHEAA will be here to answers your questions. Contact the library at 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org to register.

October 7

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive, Geigertown Fire Co, 3433 Haycreek Rd, Geigertown, For information call Jim Bannon at 610-587-8850.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet – Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek rd., 7 – 11 a.m. Children under 6 eat for free. The fire company needs and appreciates your support. For more info/pricing call 610-286-6481.

October 9

The Twin Valley Pool will hold its annual stock holders meeting October 9, 2012, at 7:30, at the Morgantown Village Library. All stock holders are welcome.

Walk at Gring’s Mill- Pre-register to walk the grounds along the Tulpehocken Creek. Leaving at 9:15 from Conestoga Mennonite Church, Rt.23, Morgantown. 610-286-9124 to sign up. Back at church by 11:15.

October 11

Honey Brook Senior Citizens will meet on Thur., Oct. 11, at 11:45 a.m. at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church. Bring a covered dish to share and a friend. The program will be “Old Eyes-New Ideas”, featuring Dr. Gary J. Levin M.D. of Levin & Luminais Eye Associates.

October 13

St. Peter United Church of Christ, Route 23, Knauertown is sponsoring a Flea Market on Saturday, October 13, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. A small donation will be requested from vendors for an outdoor space. Breakfast and lunch will be available. Everyone is welcome to browse, buy, or sell.

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Collection Event – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19380. Bring as many as 3 computers and peripherals and no more than 220lbs or 25 gallons of hazardous waste (latex paint is not hazardous – do not bring). Info at www.chestercountyswa.org or call 610-273-3771 ext. 228.

October 14

Gap Male Chorus, October 14th, at 7PM, California Evangelical Congregational Church on California Rd, Morgantown. All Welcome.

Free Violin and Piano Recital – featuring Igor Pikayzen and Lindsay Garritson at the Miller Center for the Arts Auditorium, 2nd and Penn Sts., Reading, PA. 3 p.m. start time. Donations appreciated.

Heritage Day & Market Fair – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Daniel Boone Homestead. Event to feature German concessions, a market and craft fair, blacksmithing demo, open hearth cooking and baking, dancing and music. This event will also mark the opening of our new remodeled visitor center. Located at 400 Daniel Boone Rd., Birdsboro, PA.

Strausstown Fire Company’s Breakfast - Sunday, October 14, 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.

October 16

Scott Phillips will share on his work “House on the Rock Family Ministries” at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Rt.23 just west of Morgantown. Neighbors offers free Childcare and meetings start at 9:15 to 11am. All women are welcome for worship and fellowship. 610-286-9124.

October 17

The Elverson Halloween Parade is Wed. Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “Home Improvements”.

October 20

Caernarvon Fire Company’s Fall Turkey Supper – 1 p.m. until sold out. Turkey with all the trimmings served family style. For pricing/info call (717) 445-7310.

Hahnstown United Zion Church Concert – featuring ‘The Harmonies’ at 7 p.m. For info call 445-6456.

Garden Spot Village presents Living History: World War II - Historians will talk about events leading up to World War II, and individuals who lived through it will share their memories. Meets Sat., Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, Pa. Free. Pre-registration requested. Call 717-355-6159.

October 21

Fall lecture series ‘Just Passing Through’ – 2 p.m. at Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Rd., Birdsboro, PA. Marcia Fronk Houston will discuss travel in the area in the early 19th Century. Join us as we look back at our landscape, people and events as noted through the eyes of era travelers.

October 28

Halloween Program and Pig Roast – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Rd., Birdsboro, PA. Trick-or-treating to historic buildings, pumpkin painting, face painting, 18th Century toys and games, scarecrow stuffing, storytelling, and a pig roast. Storytelling to begin at 1:15 p.m. followed by walk to the Homestead graveyard (reservations recommended 610-582-4900).