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Calendar of events

Monday, August 26, 2013

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Ongoing Events
Sewing Cafe for teens and adults at the Honey Brook Library - Wednesdays 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 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
PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program, Aug. 14 and 21, Sept. 4, 11 and 18—Free, confidential program to help individuals and families recognize and address a loved one’s addiction. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Creative Health in Pottstown or 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Government Services Building in West Chester. Pre-registration required. Call 800-221-6333 or visit
Morgantown Community Church Carnival, Sept. 5-8 (Thurs. & Fri. 6 – 10 p.m., Sat. 3 – 10 p.m., Sun. 1 – 8 p.m.). 4221 Main Street, Elverson. Rides, games, food. Ride all rides for one low price. To receive a discount coupon for rides, go to
The Hay Creek Festival at historic Joanna Furnace runs Sept. 6-8, rain or shine. Attractions 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Free shuttle buses run continuously to and from the event.
Honey Brook Community Library offers Story Time with Miss Jennifer Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m., Sept. 11 through Dec. 5, 2013. Enjoy songs, stories and crafts and help your child become a great reader. The same story time is held on both days. Best suited for preschool age 2-5 yrs old, but all ages are welcome! For more information call 610-273-3303 or
Honey Brook Community Library offers Raise a Reader with Miss Melissa every other Tuesday, Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22 & Nov. 5. Join us for fingerplays, music and lots of books. For ages 0 - 36 months only. Limited to 10 children plus one caregiver each. To register, call 610-273-3303 or visit the Library to sign up.
Community Yoga: Held at Morgantown Village Library. Every Wed. and Fri. mornings. 8:30am, 70 minute class. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat.
Aug. 27
The Honey Brook Historical Society will meet at 1:00 PM at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, Eppihimer Building. Cindy Trego will present “My memories of Honey Brook in the 40’s.” Members will then continue to work on their research project on G.W. Piersol. If you have any information on him or his projects, please contact a member. Bring Historical Post Cards for this year’s calendar. For further information, contact Barbara R. Schober: 610-273-2508.
Aug. 28
Local author Glenn Banner will discuss his Civil War novel “Flames across the Susquehanna,” which chronicles the 1863 burning of the Columbia/Wrightsville Bridge, at Caernarvon Historical Society, 2148 Main Street, Churchtown, at 7:00 pm. The program is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted. Parking is available in the old school lot (beside the cemetery). For more information contact: Yvonne Styer at 717-445-5040.
Sept. 1
Christian Acoustic Music Open-mic, 7:00pm, at the Torch, in the rear building at the Clock Tower Plaza, 2846 Main Street, Morgantown. Dress code for performers: women wear modest dresses/skirts; men wear long pants; dresses/blouses/shirts must have sleeves and no low necklines. Signup time: 6:30pm. Call (717)354-6804 for information.
All-You-Can-Eat breakfast buffet at the Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road, 7 – 11 a.m. For more information, call 610-286-6481.
Sept. 2
Labor Day bluegrass/country-style gospel music concert by the Roland Zimmerman Family at 1:45pm, in the Wheat Ridge Chapel at Fairmount Homes, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata. For more information, call (717)354-6804.
Sept. 3
Parents With Special Cares Support Group meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, to discuss employment issues for children and grandchildren with disabilities. All are welcome. Call 717-355-6010, or email
Sept. 4
Living with Loss support group will learn about car care 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
Sept. 7
Kurtland Farms Community Open House, 10:00am-2:00pm at 4369 Main St., Elverson. Bring the family and tour our new state-of-the-art robotic milking facility. Take a self-guided tour, support local dairy vendors and enjoy free ice cream. Parking is at Twin Valley Elementary. For more info, find us on Facebook at
Sept. 8
Elverson Walking Club will continue its short walks on the Lenape Trail at French Creek with a walk from Shed Road west to Scott’s Run Dam, a fairly easy path of three miles. Pets Welcome. EWC will meet at 9:00 AM at the parking area at Scott’s Run Dam and shuttle hikers to start at Shed Road. HL: Clyde Godschall, 610-913-0284.
Sept. 9
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group hosts a panel discussion on changes, challenges and growth opportunities for caregivers, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the Village Square Concord Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6076.
Sept. 11
Lisa High will present her HATS program at the Caernarvon Historical Society at 7 p.m. It’s a collection of historically accurate vintage hats representing each decade the Bollman Hat Co., Adamstown, has been in business. For more information contact Yvonne Styer at 717-445-5040.
Sept. 12
The Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, meets Thursday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Guest is Donna Leonardo, DO, of Family Eye Group. Call 717-355-6259.
Honey Brook Community Library Night at the Golf Zone: Join us from 4 - 9 pm for Mini Golf at the Golf Zone at 1839 Horseshoe Pike, Rt. 322 in Honey Brook to benefit the Honey Brook Library. Rain date Sept. 19. Come have a fun night with your family and support your local Library! For more info call 610-273-3303.
Sept. 14
Garden Spot Village invites the public to a free screening of three silent comedy shorts starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy with live musical accompaniment provided by theater organist Wayne Zimmerman. The three films are Duck Soup (1927), Habeas Corpus (1928) and Wrong Again (1929)and will begin at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, call 717-355-6000.
Sept. 15
A hymn sing in the 1855 Allegheny Mennonite Meetinghouse, 39 Horning Road, Mohnton (near Alleghenyville) at 2:00 PM. Jim Garman, of Lititz, will lead hymns from the Life Songs #2. If you have a copy of this hymnal, please bring it with you. Information: 717-278-8459, 610-777-3003.
Honey Brook Methodist Church (Rt. 322 & Maple St.) is celebrating their 190th anniversary with an organ recital at 4 p.m. featuring their 1915 Moller pipe organ, played by Doug Wimer (local organist). The recital will be followed by a pot luck dinner at 5:15. For more information, call 610-273-9548.
Sept. 21
The Honey Brook Community Partnership will host its annual Harmony Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for events all over town! For more information, visit our website at
PJPII Kids’ Outgrown Sale to be held at Pope John Paul II Regional School Gym, 2875 Manor Road, West Brandywine, Pa. 9am to 1pm. Children’s fall and winter clothing, TOYS, Christmas outfits, baby and kid furniture/accessories, video games, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, and more! For information, please call 610-384-5961 ext. 5408.
Sept. 22
Draggin Wagons Car Club’s 4th Annual Car and Truck Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine), half a mile west of Honey Brook on 322 West. Class trophies awarded as well as Club President’s Choice. Music by Vintage Vinyl DJs, door prizes, 50/50, food by Honey Brook Lions Club. All proceeds going to Tri County Area charities.
Elverson Walking Club will complete its early morning series on the six mile Lenape Trail at French Creek. EWC will meet at 9:00 AM at Hopewell Furnace Historical Park and follow the Lenape Trail west to Park Road and then loop back on other trails in the park. HL: Clyde Godschall, 610-913-0284. Pets are welcome on this trip.
Sept. 23
The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, for a discussion on caring and coping. Call 717-355-6259, or email