The playground will be open July 1- Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the pavilion and ball field at Robeson Lutheran Church in Plowville. All children ages 6 through 14 are welcomed to attend. Registration will be held at the playground July 1 or the first day your child attends playground. All children are asked to bring a drink with them to the playground.
Summer Arts Programs
The New Holland Summer Arts will present "Rhythm & Music" with Janet and Johnnie O'Such July 9, "The Forty Niners Chorus" will perform July 13 and July 14 the "Lighthouse Tabernacle Worship Band" will be on stage. All programs are held at 7 p.m. in New Holland Community Park.
After 5 Club
The New Holland After 5 Club will meet July 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Yoder's Restaurant in New Holland. Cost is $11. For reservations call Lisa at 717-445-9562 or Ruth at 717-354-9395.
U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Flotilla 11-04 will meet July 10 at 18:00 hours at the USCG Aux. Training Base, 2058 River Road, Reading.
Honey Brook Fire Company Carnival will be held July 13. Free admission, games, dunk tank, bingo, live music starts at 7 p.m. Good food includes chicken corn soup, Gate prizes awarded nightly with $1,000 awarded last night of the carnival.
Rug Hook Meeting
Brandywine Rug Hooking Guild Meeting/Hook-in will be July 10 from 7-10 p.m. at Chester County Historical Society, 225 N. High St., West Chester. For more information call 610-942-3992.
The Elverson Garden Club will hold its Annual Summer Picnic at the home of Fred and Susan Rey July 11 at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, rolls, beverages provided. Members are to bring a covered dish, place settings and lawn chairs. All family members are welcome.
Harmony Day Meeting
The meeting will be held July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Honey Brook Library. Everyone is invited. For more information call Joann Powers at 610- 273-7188.
Radio Club Meeting
Reading Radio Club invites you to their general meeting July 12 at 8 p.m. at the Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Bern Township.
Music in the Grove
St. John Center Lutheran Center will feature the "Fiddlesticks" featuring gospel, country, old time music Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 "Lanchester Bluegrass will be on stage. All shows are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 599 Reading Road (Rt. 625), a few miles south of Bowmansville.
Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church will hold a Chicken BBQ and Bake Sale July 14 in the parking lot. Take out chicken halves $3.50 each will be available at 10 a.m. The church is located at the intersection of Rts. 322 and 897 in East Earl.
Standing Board Shoot
Elverson Rod & Gun Club will hold a Standing Board Shoot Sat., July 13 at 12:30 p.m. for adults and children age 12 and older. Meat Trays and prizes.
The Women of the E.L.C.A. of St. John Center Lutheran Church, 599 Reading Road, East Earl will sponsor a yard sale July 13 from 7 a.m. to noon. Cost is $5 per space. To reserve a space call Helen or Sandy at 717-445-5641 before 7:30 p.m.
Busy Leisures Meeting
The Busy Leisures of Elverson will meet at Elverson United Methodist Church Monday, July 15 at 1 p.m. This will be the Annual Pie and Ice Cream Social, followed by Bingo. The public is invited.
LaLeche League Meeting
The Glenmoore-Elverson LaLeche League meeting will be held July 15 at 10 a.m. at the Forks of the Brandywine Presbyterian Church, Rte. 322, Glenmoore. For more information call 610-469-4905.
Historical Society Meeting
The West Caln Historical Society will meet July 16 at 7 p.m. at the Township Building, 721 W. Kings Highway. The program will be on the preservation of the Sadsbury Forest by David Harper. For more information call 610-384-0974.
The Reading After 5 Christian Women's Club of Reading will hold a dinner party July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Inn at Reading. Cost is $13.50. For reservations call Ginny at 610-926-2378.
The Christian Women's Club I of Reading will hold "Add Some Pizzazz" Luncheon July 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Riveredge Inn. Cost is $9. For reservations call Irene at 610-370-5453 or Kathy at 610-603-9461.
The Christian Women's Club II of Reading will hold "Signs of the Time" July 18 at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $8.50. For reservations call 610-678-3107.
Berks County genealogical Society will present a program on "The French and Indian War and Pennsylvania" July 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the society's Library, 3618 Kutztown Road, Muhlenburg Twp., Cole Middle School.
Fresh Focus 4U
A Focus/Peer Support Group for adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) will meet July 15 at 7:15 p.m. at Stopper's Restaurant, Rt. 422 in Exeter. For more information call 610-779-7652.
Walking Club Events
The Elverson Walking Club will have Disc Golf and a walk July 17 in French Creek State Park. Meet at the main boat launch at 10 a.m. For more information call Clyde at 610-913-0284.
Mount Culmen Evangelical Congregational Church, East Earl will hold a Chicken BBQ July 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eat-in or take-outs available at the church fellowship hall, 1885 Turkey Hill Road, East Earl. Dinners are $6' halves $4. Rain or shine.