Calendar of events

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Ongoing Events

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 www.humanbreathing.com 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 http://councilsepa.org/programs/pro-act/family-education-program/

In anticipation of the holiday season, the Friends of the Honey Brook Community Library will be featuring nice Christmas books for children, as well as Christmas related adult books and unique items made from books at the Janice Schultz Book Boutique in the lobby of the library. Everything is available throughout December for a small donation, and all donations are used to support library programs and special events.

Dec. 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, for a Christmas social and informal discussion. All are welcome. Call 717-355-6010, or email khorning@gardenspotvillage.org.

Ruth Rainer will be leading a discussion session entitled “How to have a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season” at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1040 Chestnut Tree Road, Honey Brook, in the undercroft at 7 p.m.

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. http://www.kaciescause.com/.

Living with Loss support group will host a Christmas social and open discussion from 10 to 11 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 khorning@gardenspotvillage.org.

Christmas East and West at Robeson Lutheran Church, Route 10 & Plow Road, Plowville, at 6 p.m. in Hoeffer Hall. Deacon Jim Elliker of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church will explain the history, liturgy and customs of his congregation during an evening of Greek culture and food. Dinner begins promptly at 6.

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 pastor@honeybrookpres.org.

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.

Countdown to Christmas - a Christmas celebration for children ages 5 - 6th grade will be held at Community Evangelical Free Church, Elverson, 6:15-8:45 p.m. See www.cefcelverson.org/ChristmasParty2013.html for more information and to register, or call Ginny Foltz at 610-286-6790 x110.

Elves Night Out: Join us for our annual event from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Honey Brook Community Library. Listen to holiday stories, decorate a cookie, and make and take crafts. All ages welcome. Registration required and limited to 45 kids. Call the library at 610-273-3303 or stop in to register.

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.

Remembering Pearl Harbor: Webelos from Pack 555 are proud to invite the public to a ceremony in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day at Mainbird Park, Birdsboro at 4 p.m.

Honey Brook American Legion Auxiliary is having Shopping with Santa, 1-3 p.m. Kids ages 0-10 can shop and meet Santa. Gifts for the kids. Held at the American Legion hall, Rt. 322 in Honey Brook.

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. 9

The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group will hold a holiday covered-dish celebration from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Village Square Concord Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6076.

Dec. 11

Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, invites the public to celebrate the miracle of Christmas when the community presents “Season of Wonders,” a live nativity, at 7 p.m. The free program features the Village Voices Choir leading the community through the Christmas story. For more information, call 717-355-6000.

Ruth Rainer will be leading a discussion session entitled “How to have a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season” at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1040 Chestnut Tree Road, Honey Brook, in the undercroft at 7 p.m.

Dec. 12

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 presentation by Kendra Farrow, a vision rehab therapist from Vision Corp. Call 717-355-6259.

Dec. 13

Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School (PJP II) band and drama club choral ensemble will present a free Christmas concert for all senior citizens in the community starting at 1:15 p.m. in the school’s multi-purpose room, 2875 Manor Road, West Brandywine. Refreshments and door prizes will be offered. For more info, call 610-384-5961, ext. 5408.

Role Playing D & D: Join us from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Honey Brook Library for a Role Playing Dungeons & Dragons program. For ages 12 through young adult. Limited to eight players. Registration required. Call 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

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. 15

Blue Christmas: A Service of Comfort and Hope will take place at St. Paul’s UCC, 300 W. First St., Birdsboro, in conjunction with Alice Focht, United and Christ United Methodist churches. The community is invited to this ecumenical service at 4 p.m. Please call St. Paul’s church office at 610-582-8461 for more information, or visit http://www.stpaulsbirdsboro.org/.

Dec. 21

The Bryn Mawr Mainliners Men’s Chorus will present A Christmas Celebration at Garden Spot Village as part of the community’s Saturday Evening Concert Series. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. in the chapel at 433 S. Kinzer Ave. The concerts are free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, call 717-355-6000.

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 noldeforestprogramstaff@pa.gov. A snack is provided; children should bring a lunch and drink.