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.


PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program, Dec. 4, 11 and 18—Free, confidential program to help individuals and families recognize and address a loved one’s addiction. 6-8 p.m. at Creative Health in Pottstown or 7-9 p.m. at the Government Services Building in West Chester. Pre-registration required. Call 800-221-6333 or visit

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. 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. 23

The Youth Group of the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church will hold a spaghetti supper, 4-7 p.m. Spaghetti, sauce, tossed salad, bread, dessert and beverage will be served. Donation only. Proceeds will be used to fund youth camps. The church is located at 4331 Horseshoe Pike.

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. 27

Please join in the annual Community Thanksgiving Eve service at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Morgantown at 7 p.m. Elverson UM Church, along with Harmony UM Church, will join with St. Thomas in this event. Please bring canned food items with you that will benefit the Twin Valley Food Pantry. The offering collected will benefit Steeple to People.

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

Honey Brook - Morgantown Community Meeting: The members of Kacie’s Cause team will be sharing the message that we need to ban together to confront the National Heroin Epidemic that has now reached our community, 7-9 p.m. at the Honey Brook Elementary Center. This event is open to the public.

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.

Farm County Shindig presents an evening of bluegrass music at the Fivepointville Fire Hall, 1087 Dry Tavern Road, Denver, featuring Carroll County Ramblers from Maryland. Also playing will be Chester Johnson & Foggy Mountain Grass with Scott Eager. Doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6. Food available by the fire company. The fire hall is located along Rt. 897. For info, call (610)573-0797.

Dec. 8

A Homestead Christmas (12-4 p.m.): Visitors to the Daniel Boone Homestead will have a chance to take a Christmas horse-drawn wagon ride through the historic area, learn about English and Pennsylvania German holiday celebrations, listen to the Homestead Carolers, tour the festively decorated buildings and watch a variety of eighteenth century demonstrations, including hearth cooking, blacksmithing and weaving.

Dec. 14

Here Comes Santa Claus! Santa’s Workshop & Holiday Bonfire at the Daniel Boone Homestead (6-9 p.m.): Young visitors can help Santa make eighteenth century toys and crafts by the warmth of the roaring fire. There will be plenty of photo opportunities with Santa, so bring your camera! Visitors can warm up around the Holiday Bonfire and help themselves to complimentary hot chocolage while perusing the Friends’ Bake Sale.

Dec. 27

The Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center offers full day DiscoverE programs for children ages 6-12 during Christmas break. Winter Wonders: What’s going on in the quiet winter forest? Outdoor nature exploration and games, hiking and craft follow the program theme. 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at C.H. McConnell Hall at Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center. Pre-register by Dec. 19 at 610-796-3699 or A snack is provided; children should bring a lunch and drink.