Tri County Record Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Events

March 6, 13 and 20—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.

Honey Brook Library Story Time - Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts with Miss Jennifer at the Honey Brook Library. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 AM from now through May 2. Best suited for ages 3-5 yr old, but all ages are welcome. For info call the Library at 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

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Get your Reiki Level 1 Certification with TVCEF on March 4th and 11th from 6pm to 9pm. Reiki is a form of healing energy treatment with the goal of improving a person’s flow of energy. If interested call 610-972-0771 or visit http://twinvalleycef.blogspot.com for more information.

TVCEF is offering beginner Tai-Chi classes on March 12th, 19th, and 26th from 6:45-8:15pm. Tai-Chi is a low impact and easy to learn exercise method which may lower blood pressure, heart rate and promote better awareness and coordination. Please call 610-972-0771 or visit http://twinvalleycef.blogspot.com for more information.

Local artist, Amy Schade, is offering art classes with TVCEF. This month’s class is “Intentions” with Acrylic Mixed Media where you will create a painting after practicing gesture drawings and blind contours from still-life set up. March 16th and 17th, 11am-4pm. Call 610-972-0771 or visit http://twinvalleycef.blogspot.com for information.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute free lectures - Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m. at Widener University’s Exton campus Feb. 20 – “Eleanor Roosevelt’s Life”; Feb. 27 – “Amistad Legacy. The Exton campus is at 825 Springdale Dr.; 484-713-0088; www.widener.edu/olli.

Bid on unique, hand-made birdhouses, feeders and bird-themed quilted wall hangings on display at Garden Spot Village, 433 E. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, Feb. 1–28. Proceeds benefit Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund. Call for hours, 717-355-6000.

ELANCO School District Kindergarten enrollment – Children in the ELANCO School District who will be 5 years old prior to Sept 1 are eligible. Parents call 717-445-8612 between 8-3 on weekdays to schedule an appointment (appointments should be made by March 29). Orientation will be held in each elementary building after registration dates.

Need help with the SAT test in May or June? TVCEF has an SAT Prep Course held at TVHS for 8 weeks on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3-4pm, starting February 25th. Pre-registration is required. Please call 610-972-0771 or visit http://twinvalleycef.blogspot.com for more information.

Learn Belly Dancing with TVCEF on Thursdays starting February 28th from 7-8pm. Pre-registration is required. Please call 610-972-0771 or visit http://twinvalleycef.blogspot.com for more information. Register by February 21.

Elverson Show Committee Antique Show and Sale - March 9, 10am to 5pm and March 10, 11 am to 4pm at Twin Valley High School. Show features 40 dealers including furniture, primitives, American folklore, quilts, linens, baskets, tools, toys, dolls, pewter, great china, and more! Proceeds benefit Twin Valley Scholastic Football Boosters and students. Food available.

February 19

‘Neighbors’ women’s ministry presents - “Here am I, Send me… Reaching out to the sick, poor and oppressed in Haiti” with Janice Horning at Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown. All women are welcome to attend, held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. with free childcare and worship prior to speaker’s presentation.

West Caln Historical Society will hold a meeting on Tues., Feb. 19, 2013 at 7:00PM at West Caln Township Municipal Bldg., 721 W. Kings Hwy., Wagontown, PA. The subject will be “History of Gospel Music” and the speakers will be George and Gary Plumley, musicians.

February 21

The Women’s Cancer Support Group will be held on Thursday, February 21, at 7:00 pm, at the American Cancer Society office, 498 Bellevue Ave., Laureldale, PA. For additional information, please contact Lisa Spencer, M.Ed, BSRT(T), CBPN-IC, Certified Breast Care Patient Navigator, at 610-378-2959.

February 22

Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ Fundraiser to benefit the Goebel Family - 4-8 p.m. at the Caernarvon Township building. Half a BBQ chicken, baked potato, roll and applesauce. Eat there or take home. BBQ benefits a local family fighting cancer. Preorder tickets call Christine Osborn, 610-913-7239 or stop by Aroma’s, 4997 N. Twin Valley Road, Suite 2, Elverson by Feb 16.

February 23

Honey Brook American Legion Auxiliary Meat Loaf Dinner - 4:00 pm to 7:00pm at Honey Brook American Legion, Rte 322, Honey Brook, Pa. Snow Date March 2nd. Contact the American Legion for admission pricing information.

February 25

The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets Monday, Feb. 25, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Occupational and speech therapists will discuss chewing, eating and swallowing with Parkinson’s. Call 717-355-6259, or email jshaffer@gardenspotvillage.org.

February 28

Swiss Pioneers Preservation Association lecture – ‘Martin’s at Weaverland and What Their Deeds Told Us’ at Martindale Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata at 7 p.m. Speaker Lloyd Weiler will discuss Bishop Henry Martin and homesteaders documents acquired by the Muddy Creek Farm Library. Public welcome, free admission. For info call Raymond 717-354-7139 or Lloyd 717-665-2629.

March 1

Conestoga Christian School Spaghetti Dinner - 4:30-7:00 p.m. at CCS Gymnasium, 2760 Main Street, Morgantown, PA. Homemade sauces, salad, bread, beverage, dessert. Free for children 2 and under. To purchase tickets contact CCS Parent Teacher Fellowship committee 610-286-0353x401 or ptf@conestogachristian.net. Snow Date: Saturday, March 2nd. Proceeds benefit the CCS PTF & Technology Upgrades.

March 2

The Fivepointville Fire Co. 1087 Dry Tavern Rd. (Rt. 897) in Fivepointville will host an evening of Bluegrass music featuring The Blades of Grass along with Chester Johnson & The Foggy Mountain Grass.

PJPII Kids’ Outgrown Sale - 9am to 1pm at Pope John Paul II Regional School Gym, 2875 Manor Road, West Brandywine, Pa. Children’s spring and summer clothing, Easter outfits, baby and kid furniture/accessories, toys, video games, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, and more! For information, please call 610-384-5961 ext. 5408.

March 3

Christian Acoustic Music Open-mic at the Torch; 7:00pm, Open to listeners and musicians. Get guidelines at www.facebook.com/ChristianOpenMic/info or at email.camot@yahoo.com or by calling 717-354-6804. The Torch is in the rear building at the Clock Tower Plaza, just west of Morgantown.

March 5

Awareness Banquet of New Person Ministries - Discussing heartache and problems in program “When Pappa Goes to Prison,” 6:30 pm at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Morgantown. Respondents include Berks County Judge Arthur Grim and Gettysburg College Professor Charles Myers. For tickets 610-777-2222. RSVP by Feb. 28 www.newpersonministries.org. This program is open to the public.