The Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church offers a FREE meal on Thursday, June 5, July 10, Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We are located at 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. 610-273-2848 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Yoga: Held at Morgantown Village Library. Every Wednesday and Friday 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 Sundays 10:30 a.m. at Human Breathing Yoga Studio, 3605 E. Main St., Morgantown. 610-585-3617 or visit www.humanbreathing.com.
2014 Schürch (Shirk, Sherk, Sherrick) Family Association Reunion Aug. 1 and 2 at Millersville University. Tours and group activities, auction including an 19th century sewing machine made by inventor Joseph Shirk, learn about your Schürch ancestors and present-day Schürchs, visit Schürch cousins and meet new ones, activities for children. Details including daily agendas and schedules, activity descriptions, fees, meals, lodging and registration forms available at www.schurchfamilyassociation.net or from Sue Shirk email@example.com, 717-394-2947.
ASERACARE HOSPICE SEEKS VOLUNTEERS, needs companion volunteers in the Honey Brook/Coatesville area. Call Marlene Malloy Volunteer Coordinator at 610-321-2701.
The Caron/ Honey Brook Parent Support Group bi-monthly meetings at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike (Rt. 322), Honey Brook. Open to parents, family members and friends of those affected by a loved one’s substance abuse issues, whether active addiction, or in treatment or recovery. 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30 to 8 p.m. Contact Jeanne at Jeanne.firstname.lastname@example.org or Alice at email@example.com with questions. We are also Kacie’s Cause Team Members www.kaciescause.com.
Story Time at Honey Brook Library through May 22. Stories, songs and crafts Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am. Best suited for ages 2-5, but all ages welcome. 610-273-3303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recycle old shoes, help support Doberman Pinscher Rescue of PA, Inc. DPRPA is collecting old, unwanted, and worn out shoes of all types. 50 cents per pound donated to the rescue. All proceeds help non-profit organization continue to rescue and find Dobermans new homes. If live in the Berks/Lancaster County or surrounding areas, arrange drop-off/pick-up at email@example.com, 610-944-1319, Cell: 610-850-2018
Garden Spot Village Main Street Art Gallery in May. Display entries in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. Paintings, drawings, collages, prints, photographs and computer-generated images by high school students in the 16th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. Includes entries from Conestoga Valley, Ephrata, Garden Spot and JP McCaskey high schools and Octorara High School. View 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily May 1 to May 31, 433 S. Kinzer Ave. in New Holland. 717-355-6000.
Tri-County Community Chorus kick-off meeting May 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Village Library in Morgantown, open to anyone, no matter talent or experience. New group idea of Cathy Coffman. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/groups/tricountysings.
Yard & Bake Sale. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1040 Chestnut Tree Road, Honey Brook, May 31, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parish house. Tables can be reserved. To reserve table call 610-273-3225 and leave a message.
EASTERN LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY, New Holland
Preschool Story Time. Tuesdays at 10:30am. Ages 3-5.
Whatchamacallit Wednesdays 4:30-7:30pm. For all ages.
Friday Frolic for Toddlers 10:30am. Ages 1-3.
Stay & Play Fridays 11:15am. Ages 1-3.
Super Readers Council: Kids Book Club. May 13 at 7pm. Ages 8-12. Read a book. ANY BOOK! Bring it along for discussion and fun.
Knitting Circle. May 19 from 6-8pm.
Teen Book Club. May 19 at 7pm. Grades 7-12. Planning our summer reading list. Teens should bring along a book they’ve read recently for discussion.
Teen Craft. May 20 from 3-7pm. Grades 6-12 invited to join us in Teen Space to learn how to weave on a loom made from drinking straws. We’ll weave bookmarks to take home.
Danger Club. May 22 at 7pm. Ages 8-12. We’ve made bottle rockets, crushed fettuccine bridges and learned how to survive a worst case scenario.
Teen Fandom Event. May 23, 6:30-9pm. Grades 7-12. Dress in costume to represent favorite fandom. Games, snacks and ultimate fandom trivia challenge.
Closed May 24 & 26
Good quality used book sale at The Village Library, 207 N Walnut Street, Morgantown, May 15, 5 to 8 8 p.m.; May 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and May 17, 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday is books by the bag sale.
Janet Oberholtzer speaking 7 p.m. at Caernarvon Township’s Social Hall, 3307 Main St., Morgantown. Janet’s memoir “Because I Can” will be available. Open to public, sponsored by Caernarvon Parks & Recreation, The Village Library and Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club.
Spaghetti Supper. The Youth Group of the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike, will hold a spaghetti supper 4 to 7 p.m. Spaghetti, sauce, tossed salad, bread, dessert and beverage served. DONATION ONLY. Proceeds used to fund youth camps.
Morgantown Area Business Association (MABA) annual Business/Family Expo. at Morgantown Crossing in front of Lowes. 35 plus area business represented as well as local sports team and community interest. Food vendors, giveaways and The Keystone Blood Mobile will be there as well as The Berks County Animal Rescue League administering lost cost immunizations. Stop by between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Bike Safety Fun event. New Holland Police, Carissa Moore, New Holland Ambulance, Garden Spot Fire & Rescue and New Holland YMCA host Bike, Fire, Home Safety event 9 a.m. to noon at New Holland Ambulance garage on Roberts St. in New Holland. A bike safety course, bike inspection and helmets for kids, fire safety and contests, car seat inspections and more. Goody bags, drinks available. For more info, contact New Holland Police at 717-354-4647.
Chicken BBQ “Welcome Spring” event. Sunny Crest Home, 2587 Valley View Road, Morgantown, noon to 5 p.m. Charge includes BBQ dinner, live auction and guest speaker Carol Cool speaking on the topic “Grow Where You Are Planted.” (A favorite saying of the late Roseanne Hoover, daughter of the founders of Sunny Crest Home.) www.sunnycresthome.net
May 17 “Chariots Of Fire” Car Show. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lighthouse Assembly, Rt. 23 and Earland Drive in New Holland. Open to all types, models and years of cars, trucks and motorcycles, there is a charge. Registration and free tee-shirts and goodie bags given to registered drivers while supplies last. Car Show is free to all spectators. Food available. More than 50 trophies awarded by peoples choice balloting in 20 classes of cars. Portion of event proceeds support “The Day” Christian Music Festival in Lancaster County. Call 610-322-1622, visit Chariots-Of-Fire.Org.
Quarter Raffle Fundraiser. Doors open 1 p.m., Honey Brook American Legion, Rte 322 Honey Brook. Minimal fee to enter. Thirty One, Vera Bradley & More. 610-273-3333
The Art of Orienteering. Sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Furnace, free program will include a hands-on practice session at 2 p.m. at Baptism Creek parking lot on Hopewell Road across from park’s main entrance. Wear sturdy foot gear. Orienteering is an outdoor navigation sport. Participants use a map and compass to find check points along a mapped course. Maps will be provided free for this hour long introductory program. 610-582-8773, www.nps.gov/hofu, or email@example.com.
Raise A Reader at Honey Brook Library. 11 a.m. for stories, songs and fingerplays for 0-36 months. Registration required, limited to 10 children plus one adult. To register call 610-273-3303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Low Cost Vaccination Clinic for Cats and Dogs. 6 to 7 p.m., Shirk’s Animal Health, 123 Bridgeville Road, East Earl. Package pricing available. Free examination with purchase. No appointment necessary. Microchip available for pets. www.mypetvaccines.com or call 570-294-9149.
Join us at the Waynebrook Inn/Bistro on 10 to support the Honey Brook Community Library as part of their Dining for Dollars fundraiser. Miss Jennifer and Miss Colleen will be guest bartenders in the Club Room at the Bistro on 10 from 6 - 9 p.m. 10 percent of all sales from the night donated to Honey Brook Library. Waynebrook Inn located on corner of routes 322 and 10 in Honey Brook.
Community Dinner. St. Peter U.C.C., Route 23, Knauertown, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Chicken, potatoes, vegetable and homemade desserts. Public invited. 610-469-9690.
Woodland Heights Garden Party, 2499 Zerbe Rd., Narvon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain date June 6. Cottage garden set up in front of Mansion with all plants for sale. Big Band playing on Mansion porch and an Art Show inside. Lickity Split selling ice cream and SaraFaye will offer soft pretzels, lemonade and southern brewed iced tea. Also hot dogs and BBQ sandwiches. Habitat for Humanity selling handmade bird houses and flower boxes. White elephant tent.
OneRunTogether’s Trail Blazin’ 5K Mud Run. 8:30 a.m. at Camp Sankanac, Spring City. Obstacles include water-crossings, sand dunes, waterslide, rope net, mud crawls, hay bales, and logging trails. Profits local cancer patients in need. www.oneruntogether.org or call 610-733-2181.
Yard & Bake Sale. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1040 Chestnut Tree Road, Honey Brook, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parish house. Tables can be reserved. To reserve table call 610-273-3225 and leave a message.
“Old Home Day”, The Beidler Family at Work and Play 1760-1840. noon to 5 p.m. in Gibraltar, on Old River Road, just off Rt. 724. See what their daily life full of hard work was like so long ago. Beidlers ran a saw mill, grist mill and farm. Free event includes 18th century beer making and food, 18th century dance and music. Refreshments served. Call the Berks County Parks and Recreation, 610 374-8839 or visit www.countyofberks.com/parks.
BERKS COUNTY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS TOUR—June 13 to 28
A shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 37 off-the-beaten path businesses, hand-picked for their uniqueness. Set up like a home or garden tour, travel place to place enjoying all the special free things (refreshments, games, gifts, demos, etc) the businesses have planned. Plus, each place gives a coupon. Purchase tickets, $1 per ticket is donated to Greater Berks Food Bank. 717-721-1750 www.bestkeptsecretstour.com