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Tri County Record Calendar of Events

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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Ongoing Events
June 22-23 Amateur Radio Field Day at Sinking Spring Heritage Park. Everyone invited to watch Radio Club practice emergency communication. Parking available at Clematis Street entrance to Heritage Park. For radio testing (6/22 at 2:30 p.m.) or info call Harry at 610-678-8976.
Sewing Cafe for teens and adults at the Honey Brook Library - Wednesdays June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. We have older sewing machines or bring your own. Learn basic care, use, and tools. Simple projects provided. Info - 610-273-3303.
The Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church offers a FREE meal on Thursday July 11th, Aug 1st, Sept 5th, Oct 3rd, Nov 7th and Dec 5th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. We are located at 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. For more information call us at 610-273-2848 or email
The Pennsylvania Gourd Society will be holding their annual Gourd Fest on June 20, 21. 22nd. The Gourd Fest will be at Shady Maple Complex.. Hours are 8:00am-5:00pm daily. Registration is now open for Gourd Art classes. Classes fill quickly. Visit, or Smucker’s Gourd Farm at 717 354 6118.
June 18
West Caln Historical Society meeting - The subject of the meeting is: All About Presidents. The Speaker is Walter Eckman of Kennett Square, historian, educator and author. Meeting will be held at West Caln Township Admin. Bldg., 721 W. Kings Highway, Wagontown, Pa. at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome as meeting is free to the public.
Reading Women’s Connection “Raising Hope” Dinner Party – 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Gionnotti’s Country Manor, 3118 Pricetown road, Fleetwood, PA 19522. Featuring Carol Martin’s story of hope for a single parent family, and guest Carol Haile, local author, illustrator and calligrapher of children’s books. Admission cost/info call Deb 610-926-9623.
Guiness Book of World Records World’s Largest Swimming Lesson - New Holland Recreation Center is participating in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at 11am, registration: 10:30-10:50am, no cost. This event promotes safety around water and while swimming. Join the world record! For information: Tracy Carlson, Aquatic Director,
June 19
Christian Club of Reading “Hope For The Future” Luncheon - 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Riveredge Restaurant, 2017 Bernville Rd., Greenfields. Special speaker Carol Martin shares a story of hope for a single parent family. Music by soloist Linda Easter. Admission cost/info call Kathy 610-603-9461.
June 20
Christian Women’s Club ‘Cruisin’ Along’ Brunch – 9:15 – 11:15 a.m. at Riveredge Restaurant, 2107 Bernville Rd., Greenfields. Carol Martin shares a story of hope for a single parent family, and AAA Reading–Berk’s Brenda Huey. Admission cost/info Gloria 610-777-0580.
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group hosts a presentation by Penrose and Sharon Hoover on memory loss and the marriage relationship 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.
Family Concert – The Hahnstown United Zion Church wishes to invite you to their Whery Family Concert on July 20 at 7 P.M. The Whery’s come to us from Northumberland County, PA. For more info call 445-6456.
June 21
ChesCo Solid Waste Authority Waste Collection for Chester County Residents – at the Coatesville 9th and 10th grade Center parking lot, 1425 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA (shared entrance with Dairy Queen) from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. sharp. Bring Tvs, computers, an no more than 220 lbs or 25 gallons of hazardous products. For info 610-273-3771 ext 228 or visit
Twin Valley Community Ed. Foundation Beef and Beer – A Beef ‘n Beer Picnic will be held at St. Benedict’s picnic grounds, 2020 Chestnut Hill Rd Mohnton, PA 19540, on Fri., June 21 from 6-10pm. Help the Twin Valley Community Ed. Foundation raise funds for Grants and Scholarships while enjoying a great social event.
June 22
Elverson Days at Livingood Park in Elverson. Join us for the signature Elverson event of the year! A 5K race, historic tours, food, music, fun, games, and more. Donations being sought to help with fireworks finale. For additional info contact Esther Prosser at or 484.269.7153 or Roseann Thomas at 610-286-9531.
June 23
Honey Brook Methodist Church Concert - Sunday June 23, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. Foot stompin’, hand clappin’, country gospel music featuring Randy & Josie, playing wooden flute, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, guitar. Luncheon to follow.
June 24
The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets Monday, June 24, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, to discuss caring and coping. Call 717-355-6259, or email
June 26
Miller-Keystone Blood Center Drive - Valley Ponds Community, Valley Ponds and Lexington Dr., Morgantown, from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Donors can call 800-223-6667 to schedule an appointment.
June 27
Miller-Keystone Blood Center Drive - Caernarvon Township, 3307 Main St., Morgantown, from 9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Donors can call 800-223-6667 to schedule an appointment.
June 28
Miller-Keystone Blood Center Drive - Lowe’s, 340 Crossings Blvd., Elverson, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Donors can call 800-223-6667 to schedule an appointment.
June 29
Chester County Pomona Grange sponsoring craft/flea market - June 29th, 8 - 2 pm at the Romano 4-H Center, Honey Brook. Crafts, flea market items, plants, produce, books, silent auction and snacks. Come sell, browse or buy. To reserve a space, contact Mary at 610-444-3667 or Deborah at 610-913-0906.
Good Fellowship Riding Club benefit for Brian Shorly – Please come out at 5 p.m. and show your support for Brian Shorly, a long-time horseman. This show is to help Brian‘s medical needs due to a long term illness. Riding Club is located at 724 Monacacy Creek Road, Birdsboro.
July 1
Honey Brook Library Pet Nutrition programs – On July 1 Animal nutritionist Jeanette Costa will discuss food affecting our pets and explore food as therapy for illnesses in animals. Programs will be held at 6:30 pm at Honey Brook Community Library 610-273-3303
July 7
All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet – hosted by Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road, on Sunday July 7 from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. Children under six years old eat for free. For ticket price or additional information call 610-286-6481. The Fire Company needs and appreciates your support.
July 21
Sunday, July 21, 10 AM, Bowmansville Mennonite Church, 129 Pleasant Valley Road, East Earl: Joseph Hirt - “My Life Story as a Holocaust Survivor” Part I..Part II will be given at 6:30 PM, Allegheny Mennonite Meetinghouse Outdoor Meeting (bring lawn chair) 39 Horning Road, Mohnton. 717-278-8459; 610-777-3003.
August 5
Twin Valley High School Class of 1962 Annual Class Luncheon is Monday, August 5 at Heritage Restaurant in Morgantown at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome. Anyone with questions contact Virginia Bell at 610-856-1066.
August 10
West Caln Sportsmen’s Club’s “Women In The Wild” 6th Annual Ladies Day - August 10, 2013 at the Club, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Get away from your normal routine and enjoy a fun day outdoors. Nn husbands, no boyfriends, just time for you. For information call Carrie Deck at 484 886 1417 or visit the Club’s website,