Rockin’ VBS – Make Music with the Go Fish Guys: Vacation Bible School will be located at the Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, PA for children ages 4 through those who have completed 6th grade. They are welcome to join for a fun FREE week of songs, games, and learning from the Bible July 21-25, 6:30-8:45 p.m. To register, please visit www.cefcelverson.org and click on the VBS photo or call the church ofice at 610-286-6790. The church is located at 52 S. Brick Lane, just off of Route 23.
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 email@example.com.
Teen Outdoor Adventure Club: Interested in climbing, caving or hiking and geocaching? Join us for fun and outdoor adventure. Meetings at the Lion’s Club at 14 Mt Pleasant Road in Honey Brook on Wednesday nights at 7 pm. Teens aged 13 and over invited to come see what we are all about. Call Allen Maddox at 610-741-3831 and check us out at www.dragonbreathgrotto.org or look us up Facebook as Dragon Breath Grotto Venturing Crew 9.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.email@example.com or Alice at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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.
Robeson Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8, from 9 a.m. to noon. The program is “Weird Animals.” An Activity Camp will follow noon to 2 p.m. All children 3 and a half years to 6th grade welcome. To register call church 610-856-7242. Church located at intersection of Route 10 and Plow Road.
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 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 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. Until 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 until 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 until 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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Author Reading at “Stories in the Shade with Miss Jennifer” 10 am at Honey Brook Community Library. Author Kelly Brower is an artist and art teacher from Berks County. She is an elementary art teacher in the Palmyra Area School District. “Bumble” is her first published book. Kelly will have copies of her book for purchase & to sign. For preschool age children, but all ages welcome.
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.
National Night Out. St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown, from 6 to 9 p.m. parking lot. Highlight and pay tribute to emergency services, fire departments, safe house and jaws of life, state police, ambulance, and Chester County Emergency Services. Free refreshments served from Detterline Hall. A raffle of donated safety related items. 610-468-9690.
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. Senator Rafferty presenting citation certificate and also County Commissioner’s. The purpose of the event ist to kickoff the 225 anniversary of the establishment of Honey Brook as Township Feb. 4, 1789. Twp hopes residents gain historical knowledge of their community.
HEPLER Family Reunion. 10:30 a.m. Zion’s Cemetery, Pitman, PA, begins with a Memorial Service at the grave of Revolutionary War soldier Caspar Hepler. The reunion, an annual event dating from 1931, then convenes at the Mahantongo Fire Company. Dinner at 12:30 p.m., Reservations (under 7 free) deadline Aug. 4, contact Mae Ann Rehrer, 171 Amity Park Road, Birdsboro 610-582-6914. [“Brown Baggers” welcomed.] Activities: genealogy, socializing, entertainment, call of states, and awards. Additional information: Charles Hepler 570-648-5067; Tom Hepler 856-866-1348 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market. St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown, 8 am to 1 pm. Space is available, for a nominal fee, outdoors or indoors in Detterline Hall (limited available tables). Breakfast and lunch served. 610-469-9690.
Narvon author Joel Moore will give a presentation titled “Boys of the Civil War” and sign copies of his books, set in the Civil War, in the conference room at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site at 2 p.m.
Community Dinner. St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown 5:30 to 7 pm. Dinner will consist of picnic food. The public is invited to enjoy food, fellowship, fun and possibly live entertainment in our pavilion or inside Detterline Hall. 610-469-9690.
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