Tri County Record Community Calendar of Events June 17

Ongoing Events

The Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church offers a FREE meal 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

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

2014 Schürch (Shirk, Sherk, Sherrick) Family Association Reunion Aug. 1 and 2 at Millersville University. Tours and group activities, auction, learn about Schürch ancestors and present-day Schürchs, activities for children. Details, registration at or from Sue Shirk, 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 substance abuse issues. 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30 to 8 p.m. Contact Jeanne at or Alice at with questions. We are also Kacie’s Cause Team Members


Summer Reading Program, “Fizz, Boom, Read!” Readers of all ages invited to read and earn prizes to Aug. 9. Youth may join anytime. Also adult Summer Reading Program. Free, fun way to incorporate reading and related activities into summer family time. Having access to books and library programs throughout the summer can lead to more reading and improved reading skills.

Events in June. Registration required for all library programs. To register, or for more information, call library at 354-0525 or visit

Fizz! Boom! Read! Story Time. Themed books, songs, rhymes, movement activities or a craft. Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. (Ages 3-8)

Friday Frolic for Toddlers. Dance, zoom, scoot and hop between stories. Fridays 10:30am (For Walking Toddlers, Ages 1-3)

Maker Monday. Hang out and geek out. Hands-on, creative activity. Mondays 3-7pm (Family)

Story Time with Cylo Lancaster Barnstormers mascot visits. June 17 at 10:30am (All ages)

Book Bingo Play Bingo, win books, June 17 at 2pm (Family)

Grossology 101 Make fake snot, learn about how germs spread and eat disgusting treats. Gross-out contest. June 18 at 2pm (Grades 4-8)

Super Readers Council Book club for kids! Read any book; bring it along for discussion & fun. June 18 at 7pm (Ages 8-12)

All Aboard! Inclusive Sensory Story Time for Children with Special Needs. New interactive, sensory story time designed for children with special needs. Stories, songs and activities. Held when library is closed for a calmer environment. A time for free play will follow. June 19 at 9am (best for ages 2-6)

Teen Time Travel to the 1960s. Make tie-dye shirts, listen to groovy music and make a lava lamp craft. Bring a white 100% cotton t-shirt to dye. June 20 at 6:30pm. (Grades 6-12)

NASA “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” exhibit. The Moon’s craters are a decoding tool that has allowed us to understand the planets in our solar system. See it June 23-27.

Space Out! Learn geology and history of moon, observe moon rocks and soil samples provided by NASA. June 23 at 2pm (Grades 4-8)

EUREKA! Great Moments in Science Family Stages actors bring to life Galileo, Isaac Newton, Louis Pasteur, George Washington Carver & Marie Curie with humour and history. June 26 at 10:30am (Ages 4+)

Bottle Biology Explore the natural world by reusing plastic bottles. Learn techniques for collecting, cleaning, cutting and joining bottles. We will then use bottles for science experiments and ecosystem observations. Please bring a 2-liter plastic bottle. June 26 at 6:30pm (Grades K-8)

Songs with Kelly Musician and educator Kelly Good sings songs for preschoolers, reinforcing basic letter and number concepts. June 27 at 10:30 am (Preschool)


Regular Story Times Wednesdays 10am, minus July 4th week.

June 18: Are you living or non-living ? What about a tree? Put it to the test.

June 25: Have you ever seen popcorn pop on the cob? Come learn why popcorn pops.

July 09: Opposites attract. Why is that? Come as we have fun with magnets.

July 16: Can a very young child lift a cinder block? Come see how it can be done as we discover simple machines.

July 23: “Science Tellers” use science experiments to tell stories.

July 30: “How To Think Like a Scientist” will be presented by the Yocum Institute.

Aug. 6: “Who has seen the Wind? Neither I nor you, but when the leaves hang trembling, the wind is passing through.” The evidences of Wind.

Aug. 13: Finale! Rick Mikula the Buttterflyman share how to raise butterflies. Pet one of his live butterflies.

Aug. 16 : Last day to turn in your reading logs and raffle tickets.

Movie Night: Last Friday of month 6:30pm. Popcorn provided.

June 17

Doctor Who Club. Tuesdays June 17, July 1, 15, 29 & Aug. 12, 6 – 7pm at Honey Brook Community Library. For tweens, teens, & adults. Who is your favorite Doctor?? Discuss, debate, watch, & sometimes craft all about Doctor Who. Registration is required.

June 19

National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum Garden Party: Scholarship Presentation and Volunteer of the Year Award Presentation. 6 p.m. Food, drink and music on grounds of Lukens National Historic District, 50 S. 1st Ave., Coatesville., email, or call 610-384-9282.

Pa Gourd Society Annual Gourd Fest. June 19, 20, & 21 at Lebanon Valley Expo Center 8am to 5pm. Register for Gourd Art classes. Gourd Art Gallery, Silent Auction, Vendors. Free. Visit, or 610 775 0526.

June 20

Twin Valley Community Education Foundation 2nd Annual Summer Picnic Beef and Beer at St. Benedict’s Picnic Grove in Plowville 6-10pm. Proceeds help TVCEF support Twin Valley schools and students through annual grants for school programs and scholarships. All you can eat and drink. Live classic rock and today’s pop rock music by Lucky Penguin. Picnic games and raffle prizes. Open to the public. Tickets purchased at or call 610-972-0771.

June 21

Chicken BBQ Dinner. Hay Creek Valley Historical Association dinner at its All American Car Cruise & Flag Day Celebration noon to 2 p.m. at Historic Joanna Furnace, Route 10, three miles north of Morgantown. Half chicken, homemade baked beans, potato, seasonal fruit or vegetable, roll with butter and beverage. Eat in or take out. Advance ticket purchase required, call 610-286-0388 by June 16.

Garden Spot Village Yard-Craft-Book Sale. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Balloons will mark sale sites throughout campus, tables set up in outdoor pavilion. Neighbors from community invited. Previously owned treasures, books, crafts, woodworking tools and more for sale by Garden Spot Village residents. Call 717-355-6000 or email

June 22

Music at the Old Country Church. Bluegrass/country style gospel music by the Roland Zimmerman Family. 7:00 p.m. Steinmetz Road, Stevens, (between Schoeneck & Denver)

VBS at Ebenezer Bible Chapel. 289 Warwick Furnace Road, four miles east of Elverson just off Route 23. June 22-26, 7-8:45 p.m. Theme for classes for ages 2 – grade 6 is “Arrow Island”. Crafts, games and snacks. For parents, video studies “What Jesus Said About…” feature informative sessions on subjects such as life after death, suffering and the Bible.

June 23

Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village 2 to 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, to discuss services and resources available to persons with Parkinson’s and their families. Call 717-355-6259, or email

June 27

Community Dinner. St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown will hold a community dinner on Friday, June 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dinner will consist of roast beef, potatoes, vegetable and homemade desserts. The public is invited to enjoy food, fellowship, fun and possibly live entertainment. For more information, call 610-469-9690.

June 28

“Sing a Song of Praise”. 7 p.m. Cedarville United Methodist Church; 1092 Laurelwood Rd., Pottstown. Re-Creation, a Christian song and dance group from Port Treverton with a mission to provide entertainment for Veterans’ Medical Centers, churches and schools perform their worship service. All invited. Free-will offering will be accepted.

July 6

All You Can Eat breakfast buffet. 7-11 a.m at Geigertown Fire Co., 3433 Hay Creek Rd., Geigertown. There is a charge. Children younger than age 6 free. 610-286 6481.

July 10

Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, will host Daniel Strybos, DO, of Owens Optometric, 3 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Call 717-355-6259.

Essential Tremor Support Group, affiliated with the International Essential Tremor Foundation. 10 a.m. in Village Square Board Room, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. The program will be a modified class in tai chi, or moving meditation. Call 717-355-6259.

July 14

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group open discussion of experiences, challenges and joys of caregiving 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6076.

July 28

Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village 2 p.m. in Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, to discuss caring and coping. Call 717-355-6259, or email

July 19

Berks County Irish American Fraternal Association 10th Annual Berks Celtic Oyster Fest at Willow Glen Park in Sinking Spring. Celebration of Irish heritage including music, food, beer, whiskey, games and fun. Gates open 11 a.m., close at 10 p.m. Music begins at noon to 9 p.m., including Seamus Kennedy and The Paul Moore Band. Parking is free. Tickets purchased at

Aug. 2

Caernarvon Fire Company annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. 6 – 10 a.m. All-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee. There is a charge. Takeouts available.

Fizz Boom Read! Honey Brook Community Library Summer Reading Club

June 7 – August 16Let’s Read Math. Mondays June 23 – July 28 at 1-2 pm. For grades 1-3. A math program designed to intertwine a short story with games & interactive ways to use math skills. A fine way for children grades 1-3 to keep their math skills fresh during the summer months. Registration required.

Mom & Daughter Nail Nights. Tuesdays July 8 & Aug. 5 at 6 - 6:45 pm. For ages 4 - teen. Join us for a beautiful summer mani/pedi look for Moms & Daughters. We supply the nail polish, stickers & ideas. Please come with unpolished nails. Registration is required.

Gaming Night. July 22 at 7-9 pm. For ages 8-18. Bring along your DS, IPads, or any hand held game system, or take a turn on our Xbox Kinect. Registration is required.

Doctor Who Club. Tuesdays June 17, July 1, 15, 29 & Aug. 12, 6 – 7pm. For tweens, teens, & adults. Who is your favorite Doctor?? Join us every other Tuesday evening this summer to discuss, debate, watch, & sometimes craft all about Doctor Who. Registration is required.

Stories in the Shade with Miss Jennifer. Wednesdays July 2 - Aug. 6 at 10-11am. For ages 2-5. Join Miss Jennifer for stories, songs, and crafts outside when weather permits. Bring a blanket for sitting in the grass. Designed for preschoolers, but all ages welcome!

Nature Thursdays. July 10 – August 7 at 10 – 11 am. For ages K – 8 th grade. July 10 & 24, & Aug. 7 is Phil Witman bringing his bugs, reptiles, and animals. On July 17 is Marty Howe who will be discussing telescopes & the solar system. July 31 – Scott Frederick “Furbearing Critters”. Registration is required.

Teen Book Discussion with Danielle. Thursdays July 10 – August 7 at 7 – 8 pm Our volunteer Danielle discusses what’s new and awesome in YA books. Come ready to discuss what you have read recently. For teens. Registration is required.

Sewing with Ms. Nancy. Fridays June 27 – Aug. 8 at 10:30 am - Noon For ages 10 through adult. Join Ms Nancy in making a variety of sewing projects this summer. This program is for adults and young adults ages 10 and up. Registration is required. Library is closed July 4.

Fundamentals of Drawing. Aug. 7 & 14 at 3 to 4 p.m. For ages 8 & up. Join us for drawing lessons instructed by Beverly Karlsson. She will teach children the fundamentals using a pencil & pen and ink to create still life drawings. This class is best suited for children ages 8 and older. Registration is required.

Hiking the American Discovery Trail. Join Jim Shaner on Aug. 19 from 6 -7 pm as he shows pictures and discusses his adventures of his walk across America journeys. For adults. Registration is required.