Tri County Record Calendar of Events July 1

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

HONEY BROOK HARMONY DAY 2014 at Honey Brook Elementary Center Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Signing up vendors, crafters and food merchants (no yard sale or used merchandise allowed at this site). No charge for spaces. Sign up early, space limited. Contact at to obtain a vendor application.

Remember the weekly newspaper Honey Brook Herald? Honey Brook Historical Society wants to preserve this part of our town’s history. To share your “stash”, contact Barbara R. Schober, President , Honey Brook Historical Society, 610-273-2508.

Explore your Inner Artist. 12 to 4 p.m. July 15 at Village Library in Morgantown. Interactive workshop by Susan Styer, Elverson, and Francine Gibson will help people respond to their own individual creativity in non-judgemental environment. No painting experience needed. All welcome over age 18. Workshop helps people who are creatively blocked, or have been told they cannot draw, and many other negative responses that keep them from being creative. Using acrylic paint, inks, pens, pencils all supplied by facilitators. Bring apron or wear old shirt. There is a cost. Styer, an artist, shares her knowledge of style and design. Gibson, licensed clinical social worker, has worked with individuals and groups to look deeply into the self. Together they work with your inner artist to perfect skills and unify exploratory findings in creative manner. Snacks and water provided. Class size limited to 10 adults. Register by July 5. Contact Gibson at 484-432-0743,


Registration required for all library programs. 354-0525 or

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)


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

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.

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.

Christian Open Mic for vocalists and acoustic instruments. No sound tracks. Listeners welcome. 7 pm, The Torch, Clock Tower Plaza, 2846 Main St., Morgantown. For musicians’ guidelines, call 717-354-6804 or view video at

July 8

Fizz Boom Read! Honey Brook Community Library Summer Reading Club 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.

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 11

Concert at Fairmount Homes. Gospel music by the Roland Zimmerman Family 7pm in the Farm Crest Gathering Room at Fairmount Homes, 1100 Farm Crest Drive, Ephrata. Open to public. 717-354-6804.

July 12

Cover Our Vets With Hope Bridge Ride. ALR Chapter 662 New Holland, 35 South Hoover Ave., New Holland. Ride through 8 Covered Bridges in Southeastern Lancaster County in support of the National Military Family Association. Stop at Lititz American Legion. Fee per rider and passenger. Registration at New Holland American Legion Post 662 from 9 to 11 a.m. Kickstands up at 11 a.m. Door prizes, dinner and beverages provided for all registered. Raffles, patches to be sold to benefit the charity after the ride. Questions contact Sue Cassel 717-368-1151.

Col. Jacob Morgan American Legion Post 537 Community Day 2014. Live entertainment. Chicken Bake and Clam Bake 2 to 7 p.m. 499 N. Twin Valley Road, Morgantown. Tickets available at the Legion or from a Legionnaire. Flea Market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors (there is a fee) welcome, bring own table. Miller-Keystone Blood Drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., register at with sponsor code 7257.

Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market. St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown 8 am to 1 pm. Space available, for nominal fee, outdoors or indoors in Detterline Hall (limited available tables). Breakfast and lunch served. 610-469-9690.

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 15

Meeting of West Caln Historical Society. 7 p.m. in West Caln Administration Bldg., 721 W. Kings Highway, Wagontown. Free, open to public. All welcome. April 9, 1942 during WWII, 76,000 POW’s were force marched 70 miles on the Bataan Peninsula of Luzon in the Philippines. Dale Yeager, nephew of a former POW and Kunto Martial Arts Authority, is also a Criminal Analyst where he worked on a high profile murder case in Boulder, CO. He will speak on “Remembering Bataan And The South Pacific Islands In WWII.”

July 16

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. or call 570-294-9149.

July 25

Community Dinner. St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown 5:30 to 7 pm. Dinner will consist of picnic food. Public invited to enjoy food, fellowship, fun and possibly live entertainment in pavilion or inside Detterline Hall. 610-469-9690.

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

July 20

“An Amazing Century of God’s Church: 1914-2014.” 6:30 p.m. at Allegheny Mennonite Meetinghouse, 39 Horning Road, Mohnton. Donald Jacobs, missionary church planter, administrator, anthropologist speaking on “An Amazing Century of God’s Church: 1914-2014”. Music: Weaverland Men’s Chorus. Bring lawn chair for outdoor service and the Church & Sunday School Hymnal. 717-278-8459

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 16

Let’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.