Tri County Record Community Calendar 10-17

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October

Tel Hai Retirement Community toiletries drive benefiting Honey Brook Food Pantry: through Oct. 31. Donations include toilet paper, tissues, lotion, soap, safety razors, shaving cream, shampoo/conditioner, stick deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes. Only new or un-opened items accepted. Drop off locations include Garrett Community Center, Auditorium/Chapel, and StoneCroft Commons lobbies, all on the campus of Tel Hai Retirement Community at 1200 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook, three miles east of Route 10 off Beaver Dam Road. www.telhai.org

Oct. 17

West Caln Historical Society meeting: 7 p.m. at West Caln Municipal Bldg., 721 W. Kings Hwy., Wagontown. Subject of the meeting will be Freedom is Not Free. Speaker will be Henry (Hank) Detering, Lt. Col. US Marine Corps (Retired), School Administrator, Decorated Vietnam Veteran. Free and open to the public. All invited.

Oct. 17

Denise Groves: sharing on “Take Those Thoughts C.A.P.T.I.V.E.” at Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown from 9:15 to 11 a.m. All women are welcome and free childcare.

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Oct. 18

Route 23 to Close For Parade: Route 23 in Elverson Borough will be closed for the Elverson Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Traffic will be detoured onto Brick Lane and Route 401. If it rains Wednesday night, the parade will be held on Thursday at the same time.

Oct. 18

Beginner Digital Photography Class: Wednesdays at 6:30-8:30pm at TVHS. Twin Valley Community Education Foundation 4 week session starts Oct. 18. Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972- 0771.

Oct. 20

TVCEF Paint and Uncork Night: at Morgantown Arts Center, Oct. 20 from 6-9pm. Twin Valley Community Education Foundation event. No talent or experience is necessary. BYOB. Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972- 0771.

Oct. 21

Jeannie’s Journey Fundraiser: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Joanna Furnace, Morgantown. Free admission. Crafters, vendors, car show, food and raffle to benefit Jeannie Crass’s medical fund, to offset her expenses related to CML Leukemia.

Oct. 21

Garden Spot Village Saturday Evening Concert Series features Wayne Zimmerman: performance in Garden Spot Village Chapel at 7 p.m. Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Zimmerman, known across the country for his silent film accompaniment, will accompany the silent Buster Keaton comedy from 1926 entitled “Battling Butler” on the organ. The movie run time is 71 minutes. 717-355-6000.

Oct. 22

Wine Tour with TVCEF: Twin Valley Community Education Foundation Bus Trip Oct. 22, from noon to 6 p.m. Enjoy the day wine tasting with friends at three popular wineries. Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972- 0771.

Oct. 22

Good Fellowship Riding Club 3-d Barrel Race / Gymkhana Show: starts at 10 a.m., 724 Monocacy Creek Rd., Birdsboro, www.goodfellowshipridingclub.com

Oct. 23

Parkinson’s Support Group: 2 p.m. in the Village Square Theater at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. During this meeting, caregivers will go to a separate location for a discussion and sharing time while those with Parkinson’s will remain in the theater for their own discussion and sharing time. Free resources from the National Parkinson’s Foundation. Open to all with Parkinson’s and their caregivers, family and friends. Call Sherilyn Lapp at 717-355-6264, or email slapp@gardenspotvillage.org.

Oct. 24

Angie Cunningham: will share “Helping the Hurting” at Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Come and enjoy our fellowship and free childcare.

Oct. 26

Garden Spot Village Community Paint Party: 6:30 p.m., in Garden Spot Village Indoor Village Park, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Full-instruction and one-to-one guidance provided as participants create their own 12x12 painting featuring an Autumn Owl. Beginners and advanced alike will enjoy this evening. $30 per person includes supplies, instruction and a Starbucks specialty drink. Call 717-355-6500 to register.

Oct. 27

Community Dinner: St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Menu has not been determined. Free will offering. 610-913-7717.

Oct. 27

Trunk Or Treat: Robeson Lutheran Church And Preschool, Rt. 10 & Plow Rd., 6 to 8 p.m. The event provides a safe family environment for trick or treaters. Free refreshments are provided for everyone. There are games and crafts for children. If you are interested in decorating a car to participate, call the church office at 610-856-7242 to reserve a space.

Oct. 28

Village Library Halloween Craft Fair: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Library is located at 207 Walnut St., Morgantown.

Oct. 28

Oktoberfest: 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Living God Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. Games and activities, barrel train rides for children, bean bag toss, scavenger hunt, German foods, limited beer tasting of local home-brewed beer. Musical entertainment by Roland Zimmerman Family 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Other Oktoberfest style music throughout the day. Raffle and silent auction held for various prizes and gift baskets. On Sunday, Oct. 29, worship celebration of Reformation and church anniversary 9:30 a.m. with fellowship after service.

Oct. 29

Hallowed Harvest Happening Event: 11:30 a.m. at Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church, 4833 Division Hwy., East Earl. Free luncheon 11;30 a.m. Then, 12:30 – 2 p.m., activities for children such as storytelling on a hay wagon, a treasure hunt, pumpkin painting, outdoor games, Trunk or Treat. Children’s Little Library open for children to check books out. Lunch and all activities free. Come in costume. Worship at Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m. with refreshments served at 9:30 a.m. 717-354-5573.

Nov. 1

November Wednesday Community Night: at Robeson Lutheran Church, Rt. 10 & Plow Rd., 6-7:30 p.m. Join local naturalist Dawn White from Indian Run Environmental Education Center, LLC for an up close look at birds of prey and reptiles, and learn about their adaptations for survival. A visit from an owl, hawk, and turtle, as well as biofacts to discover, will interest children and adults alike in learning more about the animals. Prior to the program, everyone will enjoy a meal from the Taco Bar prepared by Mandy and Dave Hinkel. A freewill offering will be taken to help defray expenses and provide funding for future community nights. RSVP to church office 610-856-7242 by Oct. 30.

Nov. 25

New York City Bus Trip, Saturday Nov. 25 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy the day in NYC. Twin Valley Community Education Foundation bus trip. Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972- 0771.

Ongoing

Community Prayer Service: First Thursday 7:15 p.m. at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. 610-273-2848

Teen Outdoor Adventure Club: Meetings at Lion’s Club, 14 Mt. Pleasant Road, Honey Brook Wednesdays 7 p.m. Teens 13 and over. Call Allen Maddox 610-741-3831, www.dragonbreathgrotto.org.

Lighten Up with Yoga: One hour all level Sundays 10:30 a.m. at Human Breathing Yoga Studio, 3605 E. Main St., Morgantown. 610-585-3617 or visit www.humanbreathing.com.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at The Torch: A weight loss support group meets Tuesdays 8:45-10 a.m. Torch Community Center at Clock Tower Plaza, Morgantown. 610-286-6748

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at Tel Hai: A weight-loss support group meets Thursdays at Tel Hai Retirement Community’s Garrett Center, weigh-in 5:30 to 6 p.m. and meeting starts at 6 p.m. First meeting is free. Call Marcia at 484-238-4559.

The Shepherd’s Kitchen: at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike, free meal, first Thursdays 4:30-6:30 p.m. All welcome. 610-273-2848, pastor@honeybrookpres.org. Facebook page The Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church.

Christian Acoustic Open Mic: First Sunday 7 p.m. at The Torch, in rear building at Clock Tower Plaza, 2846 Main St., Morgantown. Musicians guidelines at www.facebook.com/ChristianOpenMic/info or call 717-354-6804. Listeners welcome. No admission.

Zumba: Thursdays 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 753 Mt. Zion Rd., Narvon. dliptock@yahoo.com.

Honey Brook Community Library

Story Time with Miss Jennifer: songs, stories, crafts at Honey Brook Community Library Wednesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 6 – Dec. 6 at 10 am. Best suited for preschool ages 2 -5, but all ages welcome. No program Oct. 18 & 19. 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org

Raise A Reader: Join Miss Melissa at Honey Brook Community Library on Fridays Oct. 20, & 27 at 10 am. For children 0-36 months. Rhymes, fingerplays, music, and lots of books. Limited to 15 children and their caregiver. For more information or to register, call 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org

Sewing with Ms. Nancy: Wednesdays 6:30-8 p.m. at Honey Brook Library. Help with basic sewing skills or chose a pattern or project from the Library’s sewing books. We have five sewing machines or bring own. 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Thursdays 7 – 9 p.m. at Honey Brook Library. Knitting, crocheting, and needlepoint crafts program. Bring own supplies. 610-273-3303, jspade@ccls.org.

new YA Book Club: reading and discussing Young Adult Books also known as “YA”. This is for age 18 and older, meets 2nd Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the library. Book Club Dates & YA Books: Nov. 9 – Obsidian by Jennifer Armentrout. 610-273-3303, jspade@ccls.org.

Fall into Yoga this Autumn at Honey Brook Community Library: for adults (all levels) 5 -6 p.m. bring mat or towel. Program outside, fee per class per person. Oct. 19. Call library 610-273-3303 or email the instructor at dance.yoga808@gmail.com.

Village Library, Morgantown

Lego Club: 1st and 3rd Saturday at 9 a.m. For grades K-8.

Yoga: Intro Wed. 8:30 a.m., Intermediate Friday 8:30 a.m. There is a charge, bring mat.

Pinochle/Housie: 12 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays except 3rd. Call Rick at 610-286-6492.

Story Adventures: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. for preschool aged children.

Lap Sits: Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. for ages Birth to 2/3.

Movie Night: Last Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m. (contact library for movie being shown).

Twin Valley Senior Citizens Monthly Meetings: 3rd Wednesday 1 p.m. at Morgantown Library. Various speakers and programs scheduled each meeting. 610-858-2458.

Eastern Lancaster County Library

Registration: required for programs. Call 717-354-0525 or visit www.elancolibrary.org.

Friday Frolic for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m. (For walking toddlers ages 1-3 with a caregiver)

Preschool Story Time: For ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Teen Tuesdays: 3 to 5 p.m. Teens are invited to chill out, hang out and geek out. Check our online calendar for weekly activities. (Grades 7-12)

Stay & Play: Fridays at 11:15 a.m. Approximately 15 minutes after toddler story time ends, we’ll get out the toys. Chat with other parents and caregivers while the kids play. (Ages 1-3 with a caregiver)

Pro-Act Family Education Program Classes: gather information and resources needed to help a loved one struggling with addiction. Classes first three Wednesdays of every month, 7-9 p.m. in West Chester. Must register. Call Pro-Act Advocacy line, 800-221-6333. Visit www.proact.org.

Twin Valley Community Education Foundation

Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972-0771.

Full Body Toning (Aerobics) Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:45pm or 6:45pm at TVEC Gym. Low impact aerobics with light strength training and toning/floor work. Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972-0771.

Zumba: Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at TVHS. Sign up at tvcef.org or call 610-972- 0771.