Tri County Record Calendar of Events July 15

Ongoing Events

The Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church offers a FREE meal Aug. 7, Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. 610-273-2848 or email

Community Yoga: Morgantown Village Library. Every Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m., 70-minute class. Wear comfortable clothes, 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.

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 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.

Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church, 4833 Division Highway in East Earl, Vacation Bible School July 27 to 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 2 to Adult. Theme is “Praying in God’s World,” we will learn what Jesus taught us about praying. Pre-registration forms, call 717-354-5573. Registration on first night of Bible school at 5:30 p.m. Cedar Grove located at intersection of Route 322 and Route 897 east of Blue Ball in East Earl.

Honey Brook Historical Society Interviews Honey Brook residents who have direct or indirect knowledge of Honey Brook History. If interested, contact Cindy Trego, Secretary 610-273-3375. All inquiries welcome.

Honey Brook Historical Society will be going to Winterthur Sept. 30 for a tour and to attend the Downton Abbey Fashion Exhibit. If interested, contact President, Barbara R. Schober (610-273-2508) for fee due now.


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.

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. Aug. 5 at 6 - 6:45 pm. For ages 4 - teen. We supply the nail polish, stickers & ideas. 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 required.

Doctor Who Club. July 15, 29 & Aug. 12, 6 – 7pm. For tweens, teens & adults. Discuss, debate, watch & sometimes craft all about Doctor Who. Registration required.

Stories in the Shade with Miss Jennifer. Wednesdays until Aug. 6 at 10-11am. For ages 2-5. Stories, songs and crafts outside when weather permits. Bring 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 to adult. Join Ms Nancy in making a variety of sewing projects this summer. Registration required.

Fundamentals of Drawing. Aug. 7 & 14 at 3 to 4 p.m. For ages 8 & up. Drawing lessons instructed by Beverly Karlsson, teaches children fundamentals using a pencil & pen and ink to create still life drawings. Registration 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. For adults. Registration required.

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 17

Berks County Patriots meeting. 6:30 PM, Leesport Market. Topic: Defend Your Constitution! Brett White of will speak on the need to honor the original foundations of Constitution.

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

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.

Nature of Things Program Dragonflys: Observing Odonata. 9 to 11 a.m. Dragonfly and Damselfly watching is a growing hobby among those who enjoy being outdoors. Take a walk along French Creek and the surrounding wetlands of Warwick County Park as we observe the living fossils in action. Begins with interactive lesson in Warwick County Park’s new office in the educational room. Videos, diagrams, discussions and live specimens reinforce topics discussed in the “Prehistoric Perfection” Nature of Things article. Leader: Dominick Fuski. Held at Park Office Education Room (Lower Level) at Warwick County Park, 191 County Park Road, Pottstown, PA 19465. Warwick County Park located 3.5 miles west of intersection of Routes 100 and 23 in the Village of Knauertown in Warwick Township, northern Chester County. Directions Register or 610-469-1916. Registration required.

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

July 21

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.

July 22

Join Dr. Gordon Donaldson at the Holiday Inn in Morgantown discussing how we can manage stress and get a restful night of sleep. RSVP to 610-286-9064.

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 26

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.

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 30

Honey Brook Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, Epihimer Building. We will have a short business meeting, Show and Tell and work on one of our projects. All are welcome.

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.

Aug. 5

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. or call 610-733-2181.

Aug. 9

225th Anniversary Celebration. In recognition of Honey Brook Township’s 225th anniversary, there will be a kickoff celebration at the Township Administration Building, 500 Suplee Road, beginning at noon on Aug. 9.


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.


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.