Calendar of events

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Ongoing Events

The Village Library of Morgantown presents its 2013-2014 children’s schedule: Lap Sit (up to age 3) Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.; Story Adventures (Preschool) Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.; Author Story Time (for school-age children) – briefly discuss a children’s author, read stories by that author and do a craft, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.; Lego Club (grades K-8) first and third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.; movie night, usually the last Friday of the month, 6:30 p.m. Please contact the library for more details on its programs at 610-286-1022.

Community Yoga: Held at Morgantown Village Library. Every Wed. and Fri. morning. 8:30 a.m., 70-minute class. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat.

Lighten Up with Yoga: One hour all level community yoga class offered every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Human Breathing Yoga Studio located at 3605 E. Main St., Morgantown. Breathe, stretch and enjoy being human. Call 610-585-3617 or visit for more info.


Crafters Wanted for the Ninth Annual Christmas Bazaar at Living God Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, on Sat., Nov. 9, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. For information call (610)458-5525 before 7 p.m. and ask for Joyce Ring.

Crafters and Vendors wanted for indoor Holiday Craft and Vendor Bazaar Dec. 6, 7, 20 and 21 at the Ridgewood Estates Historic Site, 5003 Main St., Birdsboro. For more information, contact Tracy at 610-913-0844 or email Space is limited.

Nov. 13

Low Cost Vaccination Clinic for Cats and Dogs at Total Dog & A Little Cat, 2992 Reading Road, Adamstown, 5-6 p.m. Free examination with purchase. No appointment necessary. Microchip available for pets too! For more information, please visit our website, or call 570-294-9149.

Nov. 14

The Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, meets at 3 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, for a webinar on creating independence through organization. Call 717-355-6259.

Nov. 15

Heatherwood Retirement Community will hold a candle lighting ceremony to promote Alzheimer’s awareness at 6 p.m., 3180 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. In addition to the candle lighting, participants will have the opportunity to read names of individuals who had or have Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, call 610-273-9301 or email

Caernarvon Township’s Parks and Recreation Committee (Berks County) will have a movie night beginning at 7 p.m. – “audience choice.” 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.

Tel Hai’s Life Enrichment Committee (LEC) is pleased to present an engaging program recounting the missionary service of Rocky and Jerry Nichol in Sudan and India, 1979-1998. Program starts at 1 p.m. in the Garrett Community Center on the Tel Hai campus (1200 Tel Hai Circle) located off Beaver Dam Road, east of Route 10.

Nov. 16

The Saturday Evening Concert Series at Garden Spot Village launches a new season with the Astral Harp Productions program “The Star of Bethlehem,” a multimedia event that combines images of the stars and skies with stellar harp music. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. in the chapel, 433 S. Kinzer Ave. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted at the door. For more info, call 717-355-6000.

The Art of Straw Weaving - a demonstration by local artist Linda Beiler at the Village Library, 207 N. Walnut St., Morgantown. Lunch will be available at noon as part of the program. Tickets for lunch are on sale at the library; please purchase by Nov. 14. For more info, call the library at 610-286-1022.

Nov. 17

Honey Brook American Legion Auxilliary is having a Quarter Raffle at 1 p.m. Bring canned good, get free paddle. Honey Brook American Legion, Route 322.

A Service of Remembrance honoring those who have experienced the loss of a loved one will be held in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. A musical prelude begins at 2:20 p.m., and the service starts at 2:30 p.m., with food and fellowship following the service.

Flag retirement ceremony at Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Road, Birdsboro, noon. The event is organized by the Conrad Weiser Society, the Children of the American Revolution and the Berks County Veterans Affairs Office. The hosting organizations have many flags to retire and everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to retire a flag.

Nov. 19

Garden Spot Village invites the public to participate in National Memory Screening Day with free, confidential memory screenings, 9 a.m. to noon at Garden Spot Village. Appointments are necessary. To schedule, please call Judy Shaffer at 717-355-6259.

Tel Hai Retirement Community in Honey Brook will offer free, confidential memory screenings as part of National Memory Screening Day. Screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1200 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook in the Auditorium Chapel. For appointments, call Anita Deluca, social worker, at 484-796-4260.

West Caln Historical Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. in the West Caln Township Admin Bldg., 721 W. Kings Hwy., Wagontown. The program will be Last Chance Garage (giving classic cars another chance) by speaker Lou Mandich, proprietor, historian and former teacher. Meetings are free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Beth Bingamen will share “Extreme Makeover,” from a biblical view, 9:15 – 11 a.m. at Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown, with the Neighbors ministry offered for all women. Free childcare available. For more info, call 610-469-0751.

Nov. 20

Low Cost Vaccination Clinic for Cats and Dogs, 6-7 p.m. at Shirk’s Animal Health, 123 Bridgeville Road, East Earl. Free examination with purchase. No appointment necessary. Microchip available for pets too. Protect your pets from many harmful diseases by vaccinating today. For more information, please visit our website, or call 570-294-9149.

Nov. 22

John Landis Ruth, 83, a well-known Mennonite historian, writer and storyteller, will share stories from and sign copies of his new book, “BRANCH: A Memoir with Pictures,” beginning at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Books available for purchase. For more info, call 717-355-6000.

The Roland Zimmerman Family, an East Earl-based gospel trio, will perform gospel music beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Farm Crest Gathering Room at Fairmount Home, 1100 Farm Crest Drive, Ephrata. The concert is free and open to the public. For more info, go to or find them on Facebook.

Nov. 25

The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets 2-3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, for a discussion on talking to the doctor. Call 717-355-6259, or email

Nov. 30

Members of the Garden Spot Village Train Club invite area families and train enthusiasts to this year’s model railroad exhibit open house, which will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. every Saturday from Nov. 30 through Dec. 28. Garden Spot Village is located at 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Admission is free; donations are accepted. For information and directions, call 717-355-6000.

Dec. 4

Kacie’s Cause will hold a town hall meeting at Honey Brook Elementary Center, 7-9 p.m. to discuss the organization and the national heroin epidemic that has now reached local communities. The event is open to the public. RSVP to is appreciated but not required. For more info, email or visit the website,

Dec. 5

The Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church offers a FREE meal from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We are located at 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. For more information, call us at 610-273-2848 or email

Dec. 6

Still Waters will host an Art Show fundraiser at Conestoga Mennonite Church, 7-9 p.m., and on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. A “meet the artists” reception will be held Friday night. All pieces of art are for sale and proceeds go to Still Waters Ministries. Local watercolor artist and instructor Loretta Englerth has graciously donated artwork to be sold by silent auction. Refreshments and classical music provided. Admission fee by donation. For more information, please call the church at 610-286-9124.

Dec. 7

The Caernarvon Township Parks & Recreation Committee and the Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club will hold their annual Community Christmas Celebration, 10 a.m. to noon, in the Township’s Social Hall, 3307 Main St., Morgantown. Activities include welcoming Santa, a model train demonstration and much more. Bring your camera for photos with Santa or a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Refreshments will be served.

Dec. 8

A Homestead Christmas: Join us at the Daniel Boone Homestead, 12-4 p.m., and experience Christmas as it was almost 300 years ago with your family and friends. Take horse-drawn wagon rides, learn about English and Pennsylvania German holiday traditions, listen to homestead carolers and watch the Amity Colonial Dancers, make applesauce ornaments and watch Christmas meal demonstrations. Call 610-582-4900 or visit for information.