Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

March 19

Neighbors: 9:15 to 11 a.m., Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown. Carol Cool talks about "Power Cleaning for the Soul". Free childcare and all women are invited.

March 19

West Caln Historical Society meeting: 7 p.m. in West Caln Municipal Bldg., 721 W. Kings Hwy, Wagontown. Historian and reenactor Gene Pisasale speaks about Christian Sanderson Museum. Free, all welcome. Bring old or outdated prescription drugs for safe disposal.

March 21

Tri-County Lyme Disease Support Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Community Room of The Village Library, 207 N. Walnut St., Morgantown. The goal is to spread hope and encouragement to anyone suffering from Lyme disease. Meet and talk with others. In future hope to have speakers. Held monthly on the 3rd Thursday. Free and open to the public. Contact Celeste March at marchasthemonth@gmail.com or 610-286-6824.

March 21

Mod Betty - Retro Roadmap Presentation and Book Signing: 6 p.m. at Boone Area Library, 129 N. Mill St., Birdsboro. Beth Lennon, aka Mod Betty, traveler and creator of the Retro Roadmap book series and travel website, will be visiting the Boone Area Library for a presentation and book signing. Come learn about some of the cool, vintage places, and retro fun that still exists in our region. If you are nostalgic for the past, be sure not to miss this special evening.

March 21

Berks County Patriots Meeting: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Leesport Farmers Market. Sheriff Eric Weaknecht discusses concealed carry permits. Joshua Prince, Firearms Lawyer will discuss civil rights deprivations, firearms law issues and class actions. Free. Open to public.

March 23

Free Shredding Event: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Chester County Solid Waste Authority Lanchester Landfill, Route 322 two miles past the intersection of Routes 10 and 322 in Honey Brook. Sponsored by Chester County Solid Waste Authority, event is an opportunity to safely destroy and recycle documents that contain personal legal information, account statements, medical documents. Empty boxes will not be shredded. Protect yourself from ID theft. Shredding service by Rapid Recycling Inc. Visit www.chestercountyswa.org.

March 25

Parkinson’s Support Group: 2 to 3 p.m. in the Garden Towers at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Note the new location. Neurologist Dr. Jarod John, Argires & Marotti Neurosurgical Associates of Lancaster, will discuss emerging treatments for Parkinson’s. Free resources from the National Parkinson’s Foundation available at monthly meetings. Free support group is open to all persons with Parkinson’s and their caregivers, family and friends. Call Sherilyn Lapp at 717-355-6264, or email slapp@gardenspotvillage.org.

March 26

Neighbors: 9:15 to 11 a.m. at Conestoga Mennonite Church, 2779 Main St., Morgantown. Sharon Caughill will be sharing on "Being Missional Here, Blessing Missionaries There." All are welcome.

March 29

Community Dinner: 5:30 to 7 p.m., St. Peter UCC, Route 23, Knauertown. The public is invited to stop in and enjoy food and fellowship. Free will offering. 610-469-9690

March 31

Designer Bag Bingo: doors open at noon, Bingo starts at 1 p.m. Held at Grill Fire Co., 739 Mountain View Rd Reading. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics PA. Tickets for sale. 20 regular games, 2 specials and 1 jackpot. Refreshments available. For tickets contact Don at 484-345-0546 or email ogre65@ptd.net.

April 4, 5 & 6

Twin Valley Elementary Center Annual Used Book Sale: April 4 from 5 to 7 p.m., April 5 from 5 to 7 p.m., and April 6 from 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday features a $5 Bag of books sale (bring your own bag). Raises money for TVEC PIE and benefits TVEC students and teachers. Paperback and hardback books for children and adults, DVDs, CDs, cookbooks, puzzles and audio books. Donations requested of gently used books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles and audio books for the annual Used Book Sale at Twin Valley Elementary Center. Donation bins at Twin Valley Elementary Center main lobby, Auntie Anne’s in Walmart, Elverson Fitness Center, and Robeson Lutheran Preschool. Drop off at Twin Valley Elementary Center LGI room on March 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. and April 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

April 6

Birdsboro Contra Dance: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center, 201 E. Main St., Birdsboro. Beginner instruction at 7 p.m. Caller is Janine Smith with music by Raise the Roof. Admission charged. Wear clean

soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. www.birdsborocontra.org

April 6

Upper Leacock Township War Memorial Association indoor flea market/garage sale: 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Veteran's Hall of War Memorial Building, 54 W. Main St., Leola, (next to Upper Leacock Fire Company). Crafts, toys, period jewelry, socks, cleaning and paper products, books, scarves, coins and collectibles, gift items, seasonal arrangements, Easter items, tools, candy, and traditional flea market bargains. No admission charge. Parking in rear. Refreshments for sale. Proceeds support the maintenance of the War Memorial Building, a community structure dedicated to veterans. Call ULTWMA at 717-656-6154 or ultwma@gmail.com.

ONGOING

Free Yoga Classes: 3 to 4 p.m. on Sundays at Living God Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. Easy and gentle beginner yoga sessions offered now through April 7. Wear appropriate exercise gear and bring own mat. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to food banks. 610-273-9383, living.godlutheranchurch@gmail.com.

Free Line Dancing Lessons: 6 to 8 p.m. on Sundays at Living God Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. Now through April 7. Lessons are designed for beginner/novice dancers. Will do some more advanced dances also. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Children welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to food banks. 610-273-9383, living.godlutheranchurch@gmail.com

Zumba: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 753 Mt. Zion Rd., Narvon, Saturday mornings 9:30 a.m. through March 30. Contact dliptock@yahoo.com for more information.

Teen Outdoor Adventure Club: 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: 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): weight loss support group Tuesdays 8:45-10 a.m. Torch Community Center at Clock Tower Plaza, Morgantown. 610-286-6748

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): weight-loss support group Thursdays at Tel Hai’s Garrett Center 5:30 p.m. 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.

HONEY BROOK COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Raise A Reader: Join Miss Melissa at the Honey Brook Community Library on Fridays March 22 & 29, April 5 & 12 at 10 a.m. Program is 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

“Play K”: preparing for Kindergarten at Honey Brook Community Library on Mondays at 10 a.m. from April 8 – May 13. This program is for 4 or 5 year olds to help them get ready to start Kindergarten. There will be time for the parent to work on skills one on one with your child using our “Play K” interactive toys. Parent/child will commit to the 6 week session. Limited to 10 children. Register is required. Call the library at 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

March 28: 6 p.m. Longwood Gardens Read at the Honey Brook Community Library. Join us for a book discussion “Seed Talk” featuring the book The Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson. To register call the library at 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

Environmental Kids Club: Thursdays at 6 p.m. on March 21, April 18, & May 16 for grades K-5th at the Honey Brook Community Library. Registration required. For questions call 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

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

Chatty Crafters: Thursdays 7 to 9 p.m. at the Honey Brook Library. Join us weekly for our knitting, crocheting, and needlepoint crafts program. Bring your own supplies. For more information call 610-273-3303 or email jspade@ccls.org.

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 Card Club: 12 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays except 3rd. Call Carolyn 610-779-2908.

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.

BERKS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

40 N Noble St., Reading, www.berkscamera.org

Meet fellow photographers of all skills levels getting together to share ideas and skills.

March 18: Matting and Mounting Prints for Competition with Joel Styer and Kacey Lee Rovere-Avril. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

March 23: BPS High School Photo Competition, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Contact the club for more information at www.berkscamera.org.

March 25: "A Little Beyond The Realm Of Playfulness" by Fadi Acra. The presentation will also explore Acra's theatrical and fashion work. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

April 1: "April Fool’s Photos," Pictures that aren’t what they appear to be! 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

April 8: Members monthly photo competition. Assigned subject: Prints from digital or film. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

April 15: "Members' Passion," an evening of presentations by club members. Topics vary and are what the presenting members are photographically passionate about or are currently working on. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

April 22: Question & Answer session with a panel of club members. An open forum to ask the photography questions that have been keeping you awake nights. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

April 29: Spring Scavenger Hunt Judging 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free

May 3, 4, 5: Dynamic Images Photo Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Reading. Visit www.dynamicimagesconference.org for the schedule and registration.

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