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Calendar of events

Monday, July 1, 2013

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Ongoing Events
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.
Honey Brook Community Library Fish Castle Music Program
Tuesdays July 2-30 at 10-11 am For ages 0-6. An interactive kids program of song, movement, and musical instruments. Small cost per family per session. Registration is required.
Honey Brook Community Library Stories in the Shade with Miss Jennifer – Wednesdays July 3 – August 7 at 10:00-11:00am. For ages 2-6. Join Miss Jennifer for stories, songs and crafts outside when weather permits. Please bring a blanket for sitting in the grass. Designed for preschoolers, but all ages are welcome! Aug 7 – Pirate Party!
Honey Brook Community Library Nature Thursdays – July 11 – August 8 at 10:00 – 11:00 am. For ages 4-12. Join us at for a look at nature this summer through activities and crafts. Themes include bugs, reptiles, and animals; local archeologists; shark teeth & animal bones from the Chesapeake Bay area. Registration is required.
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
Miller-Keystone July Blood Drives: 13th – Warwick Woods Campground, 401 Trythall Road, Elverson, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.; Auntie Anne’s, 100 Crossings Blvd, Elverson, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; 16th – Harmony United Methodist Church, 740 Harmony Road, Morgantown, 4:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; 20th – Saint John’s Lutheran, 1035 Old River Rd., Birdsboro, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; 22nd – Twin Valley High School, 850 Crossing Blvd, Elverson, 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.; 26th – Amity Athletic Club, 55 Amity Park Road, Birdsboro, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Susquehanna Bank, 750 Crossing Blvd, Elverson, 12:00 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.; 27th – The Goddard School, 2201 Valley Rd., Morgantown, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; 30th – Birdsboro Pharmacy, 330 W. Main St., Birdsboro, 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Donors can call 800-223-6667 to schedule an appointment.
Free lunches offered by Honey Brook United Methodist Church, 4510 Horseshoe Pike – July 15-19, 22-26 in the church dining room. A free gift to the community. Volunteers needed: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Meal Prep, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Servers, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Clean up. To volunteer, call 610-273-9548.
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 8
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group hosts a presentation on behaviors by Faith Hoover, of Landis Homes Adult Day Services, on Monday, July 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.
July 9
Honey Brook Community Library presents Local Author J. Arthur Moore – on July 9 at 6 pm J. Arthur Moore of Narvon, PA discusses his book series Journey Into Darkness, a YA historical fiction Civil War Series. Check out his book “Up From Corinth”. This program is for ages 10 – adult. Registration is required.
July 11
The Essential Tremors Support Group, affiliated with the International Essential Tremors Foundation, meets Thursday, July 11, at 10 a.m. in the Garden Towers at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Call 717-355-6259.
The Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, meets Thursday, July 11, at 3 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Guest is Craig McClellan of Keystone Magnification Center. Call 717-355-6259.
July 16
West Caln Historical Society meeting – 7:00PM at West Caln Township Municipal Bldg., 721 W. Kings Hwy (Rt. 340), Wagontown, PA. Subject: Life of Eleanor Roosevelt – Part II. Speaker: Ann Atkins, historian, author, teacher. All are welcome and free to all, members and guests and the public.
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.
July 22
The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets Monday, July 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 on pain in Parkinson’s. Call 717-355-6259, or email
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. NO husbands, NO boyfriends, just time for you. For information call Carrie Deck at 484 886 1417 or visit the Club’s website,