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 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, learn about Schürch ancestors and present-day Schürchs, activities for children. Details, registration 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 substance abuse issues. 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.
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 Harmonyday2014@yahoo.com 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.
Honey Brook American Legion Hall. Air conditioned hall for rent. Seats 120. 610-273-3333.
Music in the Grove. St. John Center Lutheran Church, 599 Reading Road (Rt. 625), East Earl, south of Bowmansville, 7pm. Bring lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, program inside. Free will offering received. Food to benefit the youth will be available. July 13 - Sunnyside; July 20 - Summit Hill Bluegrass; July 27 - Remington Ryde. All programs begin at 6pm for August: Aug. 3 - BlueGRACE; Aug. 9 - The Travis Wetzel Trio; Aug. 10 - Just Friends & Potter’s Clay; Aug. 17 - Chestnut Ridge; Aug. 24 - Tim & Kim Craven; Aug. 31 - Al Shade with Debbie Ann.
EASTERN LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY, New Holland
Registration required for all library programs. 354-0525 or www.elancolibrary.org.
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)
VILLAGE LIBRARY – MORGANTOWN
Regular Story Times Wednesdays 10am.
July 9: 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.
Fizz Boom Read! Honey Brook Community Library Summer Reading Club
Let’s Read Math. Mondays until 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. 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 until 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 www.giveapint.org 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.
Vacation Bible School. The Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, hosts Wilderness Escape VBS July 13 to 17 from 6:15-8:15 pm for youth age 4 through 5th grade completed. Registration begins at 6pm. Pre-register at https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/hbpc.
Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown at 9:30am is a Parenting Class- Reaching Deep into a Child’s Heart till 10:25 in the church library lead by Dot Leatherman. Free childcare is available during the class time. Preregister 610-286-9124.
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.
Meet Christ Our Savior Anglican Fellowship. Rev. William C. Kenney introduces Christ Our Savior Anglican Fellowship 7 p.m. in chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Part of retirement community’s annual Meet the Congregations lecture series. Theme is pre-Reformation congregations. Christ Our Savior is Anglican fellowship under St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Southampton, Pa. Formed in 2005, it is affiliated with the Anglican Mission in the Americas. Initially, the congregation met in members’ homes and at Sunline Coach in Denver. Since August 2007, the congregation has met on Sunday afternoons in the chapel at Garden Spot Village. Free and open to public. Call Chet Yoder, director of pastoral care, at 717-355-6203.
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.”
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.
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 www.celticoysterfest.com.
Breakfast & Flea Market at Historic Joanna Furnace. The Hay Creek Valley Historical Association will be hosting its next Breakfast Buffet & Flea Market 7 to 11 am at Joanna Furnace -- 3 miles north of Morgantown on Rt. 10. Reservations are not required to attend. Call 610-286-0388 for more information.
“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
Meet Christ The Saviour Orthodox Church. Father Stephen Vernak, pastor of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church, talks about his congregation 7 p.m. in chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Part of retirement community’s annual Meet the Congregations lecture series, theme is pre-Reformation congregations. In 1054, the Great Schism separated the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches. The first Orthodox Christian mission to America arrived in Alaska in 1794. Established in January 1963, Christ the Saviour was the first Orthodox Church in Harrisburg. It has grown from a few dedicated families to hundreds. Parish is part of Orthodox Church in America Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania. Free, open to public. Call Chet Yoder, director of pastoral care, at 717-355-6203.
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.
St. John’s 5th Annual Car Show. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Road, Birdsboro. Rain date Aug. 2. All makes, models and years. Cars, trucks and motorcycles. Fun, food and fellowship. Pre-register or day of show. First 200 dash plaques, trophies. Breakfast, open kitchen, baked goods, Chinese auction, Tents & clubs, raffle, 50/50, flea market. Gene 484-772-6388, Skip Kinkaid 610-582-1991. www.stjohnsgibraltar.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. www.caernarvonlancaster.org
Caln Township National Night Out 5K Race/Walk. 7pm at Caln Park, 253 Municipal Drive in Thorndale. Profits local cancer patients in need through OneRun Together. www.oneruntogether.org or call 610-733-2181.
LEBANON COUNTY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS TOUR—Sept 12 thru Sept 27
A shopping adventure featuring 30 off-the-beaten path businesses. You’ll travel place to place enjoying all the special free things and valuable coupons the businesses have for you. What a fun way to explore! Call 717-721-9409 for more info. www.bestkeptsecretstour.com
LANCASTER COUNTY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS TOUR—Oct 10 thru Oct 25
A shopping adventure featuring 37 off-the-beaten path businesses. You’ll travel place to place enjoying all the special free things and valuable coupons the businesses have for you. What a fun way to explore! Call 717-721-9409 for more info. www.bestkeptsecretstour.com