Community Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Events

The Honey Brook Library offers Raise A Reader for children from 0-36 months on Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 23, 30 & May 7 & 14 from 10 - 10:30 am. This program includes rhymes, fingerplays, music, and books. Class is limited to 10 children plus one care giver. To register call 610-273-3303 or email

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

Reading-Berks Guild 11th Annual Juried Spring Craft Festival - Reading-Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen ( will hold its 11th Annual Juried Spring Fine Arts and Craft Festival in Keystone Hall, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pa., on Saturday, April 6 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Sunday, April 7, 2013 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.).


Shepherd’s Kitchen offers a free meal on April 4th, May 2nd from 4:30 to 6:30 at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church 4331 Horseshoe Pike in Honey Brook. For information call 610-273-2848.

April 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

Twin Valley Community Education Foundation art class - “Critical Thinking” with Amy Schade with Acrylic Mixed Media, April 13th and 14th, 11am-4pm. Students will strengthen their “voice” by building a “history” within their artwork and responding to the materials utilizing experience, intuition, and improvisation. Call TVCEF at 610-972-0771 or visit for information.

Berks Catholic High School Spring Musical Production – Our 2nd Annual Spring Musical Productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be held Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th at 7PM in the Franco-Post Auditorium on the campus of Berks Catholic High School. For ticket prices/info call the school office or by calling 610–374–8361.

Friends of the Adamstown Library Annual used Book Sale – April 17 (5 – 8 p.m.), 18 & 19 (8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.), and 20 (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.) at peace UCC Fellowship Hall, 37 E. Swartzville Rd., Denver. Thousands of used books, also CDs, DVDs, videos, collectibles, and puzzles. Proceeds benefit the library. For info call 717-484-4626 or

April 2

Parents With Special Cares Support Group meets on Tuesday, April 2, 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 an open discussion. All are welcome. Call 717-355-6010, or email

April 3

Living with Loss support group will discuss “resisting change” on Wednesday, April 3, 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

April 4

Pot Pie & Soup Sale at Joanna Furnace - Order Hay Creek’s famous Chicken Pot Pie or try one of our new favorites – Ham Pot Pie or Italian Wedding Soup. Order deadline: Thursday, March 28th. Call Hay Creek Valley Historical Association at 610-286-0388 to order.

New Holland Area Woman’s Club Spring Fashion Show Luncheon - Thursday, April 4 Shady Maple Banquet Room. Scrumptious Lunch and Fashions by “Ruthie’s”. Doors Open 11 am. Luncheon served 12 noon, Fashion Show 1 pm. Call Lucy @ 354-48838 or Nancy @ 354-9464.

April 6

Relay For Life of Twin Valley is hosting a Survivors Tea on Saturday, April 6th, from 1:00-3:00pm at the Village Library of Morgantown. Coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be served. Consider wearing a festive hat, tie or outfit. To RSVP call 610-273-7679. Walk-ins also welcome.

Elvis Tribute featuring Jeff Krick – At the New Holland Liberty Fire Co., 390 East Main St., New Holland. Doors Open at 6pm. Tickets available at New Holland Radio Shack, all proceeds benefit the New Holland Farmer’s Day Association.

Fifth Annual Garden Spot Village Marathon - Marathoners, relay teams and walkers are invited to participate. Starting at 8 a.m. The 26.2-mile USA Track & Field (USATF)-certified, Boston Marathon qualifier course begins and ends at Garden Spot Village. For information, to register for the race, visit or email

April 7

Christian Acoustic Music Open-mic at the Torch, April 7, 7:00 pm. Clock Tower Plaza, Morgantown. Guidelines and information available at (717)354-6804 or or

Hahnstown Untied Zion Church – ‘The Joybells’ at 3 p.m., a handicap musical group who play five octave handbells. A free will offering will be shared to benefit a non-profit provider of services for people with mental and physical challenges. For more info call 445-6456.

April 8

Ascent from Adversity Talk – 8 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church on Quarry Road in Leola. Yoneichi (Bill) Uyeda will tell of his experiences as a Japanese-American Army officer during WW2 – including the service of Japanese-Americans in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe and the South Pacific. All are invited. Call 355-6571 for information.

The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group will host Marian Harnish, associate chaplain at Garden Spot Village, to discuss spirituality, on Monday, April 8, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the Village Square Concord Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6076.

April 9

Miller-Keystone Blood Center Drive - Harmony United Methodist Church, 740 Harmony Road, Morgantown, 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Donors can call 800-223-6667 to schedule a donation or visit our website

April 10

Miller-Keystone Blood Center Drive - St. Joseph Health Network , 45 South Pine St., Elverson, 10:15 am – 1:30 pm. Donors can call 800-223-6667 to schedule a donation or visit our website

April 11

The Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, meets Thursday, April 11, at 3 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Richard Lanning, MD, FAC, will discuss “Macular Degeneration 2013.” Call 717-355-6259.

April 12

Caernarvon Township’s Parks and Recreation Committee (Berks County) movie night - 7PM featuring “The Incredibles”. This event will be held in the Township’s Social Hall located at 3307 Main Street, Morgantown. Bring your sleeping bag and blankets and enjoy a family fun movie! Snacks will be available.

Pope John Paul II Longaberger Basket Bingo - Longerberger Baskets, Carryalls by Scettigear will be featured. Doors open 5:30 and Early Bird Bingos start at 6:00. Dinner is available. Please contact Christine McClure at 610.942.3871 for tickets. PJP II is located at 2875 Manor Road, West Brandywine.

April 13

Yard Sale - St Peter UCC , Route 23, Knauertown, will host a yard sale on April 13 from 8 to 2. Vendors will be set up outside. Nominal fee for space. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. Stop by to browse, sell and/or buy.

Community Spring Fling at Little Mates - 3025 North St. Morgantown 10-2. 60+ vendors (business & craft), food, silent/Chinese auction, live performances, games, Blood Mobile, Art Bus, FREE vision screenings, LIVE benefit auction. Something for everyone! Join us. for more information.

Dinner and Jazz Fest - St Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown, will be hosting a pasta dinner and jazz music on April 13 starting at 5 pm. Dinner includes beverage, pasta, salad and dessert. Music provided by OJRHS Jazz Band and High Street Music Jazz Ensemble. Information at or 610-913-7717

Garden Spot Village will feature Harold Lloyd’s 1925 silent comedy classic The Freshman accompanied by organist Wayne Zimmerman on Saturday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the chapel at 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Donations accepted. Call 717-355-6000.

April 14

Twin Valley Community Education Foundation Brandywine Valley Wine Trail Bus Trip - Enjoy stops at three local wineries: Chaddsford, Paradocx, and Penn’s Woods. This is a great trip! The bus leaves Morgantown at noon and returns at 6pm. If interested call 610-972-0771 or visit for more information.

April 16

Twin Valley Community Education Foundation is offering Babysitter’s Training, instructed by the American Red Cross, for ages 11-15. The class is on April 16th, 9am to 4:30pm, at the Twin valley High School. You must pre-register. If interested call 610-972-0771 or visit for more information.

April 20

5K Race - 58ten, an organization that raises awareness and funds for orphans in Kenya, is hosting a 5k race on April 20th at Pickering Valley Elementary School in Chester Springs, PA. All proceeds of this event will go towards renovations of the Mulango Children’s home in Kenya. Register at

Hay Creek Valley Historical Association Breakfast Buffet - 7 to 11 am at Historic Joanna Furnace 3 miles north of Morgantown on Rt. 10. Buffet includes ham, fresh country sausage, bacon, scrapple, creamed chipped beef, pancakes, waffles, scrambled eggs, hash browns, fruit, and beverages. Flea market vendors are welcome to set-up at the event. For information call 610-286-0388.

April 22

The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets Monday, April 22, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, for a presentation by United Disability Services. Call 717-355-6259, or email

April 27

Indoor Flea Market / Spring Bazaar at Robeson Lutheran Church Rt. 10 & Plow Rd. April 27th from 8am - 2pm. Call 610-856-7242 for general and table rental info.

Spring Fling Yard & Book Sale - at Living God Lutheran Church, rain or shine, 9am – 2pm. Activities include games, yard, book and magazine sale, food and beverage sale. Proceeds will benefit Living God’s youth ministry and the church property. LGL Church is located at 3200 Horseshoe Pike in Honey Brook. For info call (610)273-9383.

18th Annual Chester County Race Against Violence – The 5K RUN – 8:30 AM. The One Mile WALK – 8:35 AM. Registration from 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM in front of the Chester County Justice Center at 201 West Market Street, West Chester or For more details: call (610) 692-1926 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F) or visit

May 4

Honey Brook High School will be holding their 3rd Annual Reunion on May 4, at Yoder’s Banque Facility in New Holland. This reunion is for anyone who attended Honey Brook High School. If you are interested and want to be placed on the mailing list please contact Ann (Stauffer) Britton @ 717-354-6327, Joan (Cairns) Jacobs @ 717-354-5278 or Betty June (Stauffer) Means @ 610-273-3038.

May 7

PJP II Regional Catholic Elementary 2nd Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Outing - At Honeybrook Golf Club. 9AM start. Proceeds support tuition assistance for PJP II students. For registration and sponsorship opportunities, please visit the Development/Golf Outing page at or contact the Development office at 610-384-5961 ext. 5408 before April 17th.