Rainbow Dinner Theatre
"Uncle Chick's Last Wish," by Award-winning Pennsylvania author Linda Oatman High, will be produced at the Rainbow Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Aug. 11 to Oct. 31. The story of a prim widow whose husband's last wish was to have his ashes scattered on a nude beach, the comedy is already breaking box office records with advance ticket sales. To order tickets: http://tinyurl.com/oll244.
Downingtown La Leche League
"Are there foods I should avoid if I breastfeed my baby?" This and many other questions will be answered with the latest medical research and personal experience at the Downingtown La Leche League meeting, on Tuesday, August 25, at 7:30 p.m. The topic of discussion will be "Nutrition and Weaning" and will include suggestions about healthy foods for nursing mothers and their families, weaning the breastfed baby and starting solids. A lending library of books on childbirth, breastfeeding, and parenting will be available. Mothers-to-be and nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. Meetings are held at Messiah Lutheran Church, 46 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown. For further information or telephone help, call 610-466-7430.
End of Summer Fest
On the Masthof Bookstore property. Friday August 28, 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information please visit www.endofsummerfest.com or call 610-286-0258.
Ride for Cancer
Honey Brook Angels Ride for Cancer will be held Sunday, August 30. This is a Motorcycle and Car Run. Registration is at 10 a.m. at the Honey Brook Fire Company. Ride begins at 11 a.m. T-shirts, tanks and raffle tickets available for purchase. A donation of $20 per bike or $5 per passenger for car is asked. All proceeds go to The Susan G. Komen For The Cure Fund.
H.B. Women's Club
Honey Brook Women's Club will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Honey Brook Presbyterian Church. Each person is asked to bring a covered dish. Anyone interested in becoming a member is invited to attend. New members are always welcome. Each member is asked to bring a friend. The 2009 Christmas Balls will be available at this meeting. They feature the Honey Brook Fire Company and will be on sale for $10. each. There are also Christmas balls from 2008 featuring the Waynebrook Inn available.
Caernarvon Historical Society
Caernarvon Historical Society is sponsoring a trip to the Village of Odessa, Delaware on September 12. We will be visiting several homes from the l700 to 1769 period. A hot buffet luncheon at the Brick Hotel will be served. The trip will conclude in New Castle with a self-guided tour along the Heritage Trail and the Amstel and Dutch Houses. Cost is $93/person including motor coach transportation, luncheon and admissions to Amstel and Dutch Houses. For reservations contact Jane at 610)-286-6798 or send reservation fee to Caernarvon Historical Society, 2148 Main Street, Narvon, PA 17555.
Caernarvon Historical Society
Caernarvon Historical Society will be have Dr. Doris Schoel as a speaker on September 16 at 7 p.m. She is a well known Historian and speaker on Chester County area. Author of the book Message by Horseback.
Honey Brook is reviving Harmony Day on September 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include organization participation including a Honey Brook Fire Company fall soup sale and flea market, community-wide yard sales and a Honey brook library used book sale and flea market in addition to an auction at the borough pavilion, plus more. To sign up yourself or your organization, or for more information on the day's activities, please visit www.hbharmonyday.com. The Honey Brook Area Community Partnership is helping to assist in event organization.
Family Fun Nights
Honeybrook Golf Club will have fun nights on Saturday night's beginning at 5:30 p.m. Play 6-holes of golf; goody bags for kids, family score cards and make your own ice cream sundae after your round! Prices are adults: $15; kids under 10-years-old: no charge; kids 10- to 12-years-old: $5; juniors 12- to 16-years-old: $10; and golf cart rental: $5 per adult. Visit www.honeybrookgolf.com.
Couples night golf
Here's an opportunity for you to meet other couples who enjoy golf as well as a chance for you to have some friendly competition on the course; no pressure! Couples of all skill levels are invited on Friday nights to Honey Brook Golf Course. You may reserve a tee time beginning at 5 p.m. Cost: $17 per person walk; $27 per person ride + $2 per couple prize fund. Fun and different formats every Friday. Visit www.honeybrookgolf.com.
First and second Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Boone Area Library, 129 N. Mill St., Birdsboro; 610-582-5666.
Tri-Town Sportsmans Association First and Third Thursdays of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. Memberships are available. For more information visit our website at www.tri-townsa.com or call: 610-942-4262 or 610-873-2632.
Drug problem? Maybe we can help! Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit, not religious program for those who think they may have a problem with any drug. We are addicts who meet regularly to share our experience, strength, and hopes about living clean. We meet every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church 4331 Horseshoe Pike. For more meetings in Chester County call 1-800-550-1964.
All MOMS Welcome! MOMS Club of Southern Berks County, 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. Contact Mary 484-955-9671, firstname.lastname@example.org for location.
Healthy Steps - The Village Library and the Berks Encore invite seniors to join them for "Healthy Steps''.
This class, designed for seniors, allows participants to gain the benefit of exercise without having to leave their chair. No registration is required; a donation to cover class expenses is taken at each class.
Fitness Walk at 6 a.m. Meet at Kennedy's Gym, Tuesday and Thursday. For further information 610-286-7698.
The Covered Bridge Chapter of the Embroiders Guild of America meets the second Thursday of the month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Penn Bank, Route 23 and 100, Bucktown. The guild also sponsors the "Bridge Beaders,'' a group that enjoys bead weaving. The group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at the same time and location. For information, call Mary Lou Hartman, 610-286-5577.
Breast Cancer Support Group
The Breast Cancer Support Group, sponsored by the Center for Women's Health of Ephrata Community Hospital for all breast cancer patients, meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the Center for Women's Health Library, Ephrata Health Pavilion, 175 Martin Ave., Ephrata. Refreshments will be served. For information, call Sue Auxier at 721-5750.
Board Game Club
Board Game Club - The Village Library is interested in starting a board game club for those who enjoy the competition of a good game of chess, monopoly, scrabble or other board game. Interested parties can meet at the library on Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information or to make suggestions for this new program, contact the library at 610-286-1022.
Block Shoots are held the second Sunday of each month at the Morgantown Rod & Gun Club. Rifle and pistol range 25 to 100 yards. Membership available at club. Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month, except May, June and July.
Elverson Rod & Gun Club trapshooting, from noon to 4 p.m. the third Sunday of each month.
Elverson Rod & Gun Club Board Shoots, first Sunday of every month (except July, August and September) at noon. Prizes will be meat trays. For more information, call 610-286-9860.
Rug Hooking Guild
Brandywine Rug Hooking Guild meets the third Thursday of the month at the Hankin Library, Ludwig's Corner, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Meetings are also held the first Monday of the month at Grove United Methodist Church, 490 W. Boot Road, West Chester. Bring your hooking, yourself, a lunch and something to drink. Come for a whole or half day or as much time as you have. All experience levels welcome. For information, call 610-942-3992 or 610-273-1213.
Eastern Lancaster County Library, 11 Chestnut Drive, New Holland, holds a preschool storytime for ages 3 to 5, every Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Come hear a story and make a fun craft. All programs are free, registration required, 717-354-0525 to sign up.
Kid Zone meets Mondays, 4 to 6 p.m. at Lionville Community Church, at the intersection of Whitford and Crump Roads, Lionville and will include a light dinner for the children. It is a multi-age program, which serves preschoolers through fifth grade. For information, call 610-363-9327.
Tri County Heritage Society
Tri County Heritage Society, open Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come visit Tri County Heritage Society Library, 590 Willow Glenn Road, west end of the airport hanger building, Morgantown. No charge for members, Non members $5 donation. Why not join today? Call for more information 610-286-7477.
Chronic Pain Support Group
Chronic Pain Support Group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at Presbyterian Church, Route 322, Honey Brook, at 11 a.m. Meetings are open to all chronic pain victims, no matter what their pain is or where it is located. If you or someone you know lives with chronic pain, call Georgann Geedey at 610-273-3163 or Craig Collier at 610-286-5728.
Morgantown Community Church, Route 23, across from Wal-Mart. For family and friends of alcoholics. Is someone else's drinking affecting your life? Come "heal" with us every Monday 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 610-373-5237.
Sit and Get Fit
For seniors at The Village Library of Morgantown. Held in cooperation with the Berks County Senior Citizen's Council, this free program encourages movement, emphasizes stretching and breathing exercises, all from the comfort of your chair. Sit and Get Fit meets Mondays at 9 a.m. To contact us, stop by our website at www.villagelibrary.org or call the library at 610-286-1022.
Senior Card Club
The Senior Card Club welcomes new members at The Village Library of Morgantown. Bring your favorite deck of cards, a light refreshment and your sense of fun. Senior Card Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. To contact us, stop by our website at www.villagelibra
ry.org or call the library at 610-286-1022.
Tai Chi for Everyone Class - The Village Library and the Berks Encore welcome everyone to join us for Tai Chi. Focusing on stretching and breathing, this class is a benefit for anyone desiring to increase balance and reduce stress. Held on Thursday mornings at 9 am, there is a fee of $3 per class. Tai Chi meets all year long.
Spanish as A Second Language
These Spanish classes meet every Monday evening. This informal conversation class is always ready to welcome new members. The free program focuses on conversation skills in an informal and relaxed setting. To contact us, stop by our website at www.villagelibrary.org or call the library at 610-286-1022.
Yarns and Threads
Yarns and Threads meets the second Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drop in to learn a new stitch, share a new project or just to relax and enjoy knitting and crocheting with friends. To contact us, stop by our website at www.villagelibrary.org or call the library at 610-286-1022.
Diabetes Support Group
Support group meets at Brandywine Hospital. This group is open to anyone with diabetes, family members, friends or anybody who is interested in learning more about diabetes. Group offers education and open discussions. Second Wednesday of every month 7 p.m. Contact Maryann George, Diabetic Educator at 610-383-8358.
After Breast Cancer Support Group
Support group for women with breast cancer and breast cancer survivors focused on sharing, education and available resources. Brandywine Hospital, first Thursday of every month, 7 to 9 p.m. Call 610-383-8438 for more information.
Headache Education and Support Group
Sponsored by the National Headache Foundation, this support group offers a safe environment for those who suffer with all types of headaches. Management techniques are discussed and guest speakers present on various topics. Meets third Tuesday of every month, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Brandywine Hospital. Call 610-383-8540 for more information.
Weekly Story Times
Two's are Terrific - Toddler Story Time at the Eastern Lancaster County Library, every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. (for ages 2-3). Come in and let your little ones explore with songs, finger plays, balls, and lots of books! All programs are free of charge and open to the public, however, registration is required. Stop by the library or call 717-354-0525 to sign up.
Infant Lapsit Program
Babies with Books - Infant Lapsit Program, every Friday at 10:30 a.m. (for ages 6 - 24 months) at the Eastern Lancaster County Library. Bring your baby in to have a great time with music, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and plenty of fun books! All programs are free of charge and open to the public, however, registration is required. Stop by the library or call 717-354-0525 to sign up.