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Summer Day Camp At Joanna Furnace - Junior Apprenticeship Guild (JAG) is offering two summer camp sessions where children can experience period crafts such as blacksmithing, papermaking, open hearth cooking and more. Session One, ages 12+, is scheduled July 23-26, 9-3. Session Two, ages 7-11, runs July 30-August 2, 9-12. For information call 610-286-0388 / email email@example.com.
Daniel Boone Homestead History Day Camp - July 17 through July 19, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Colonial adventure where kids experience what Daniel Boone did growing up here. Activities and demonstrations include candle dipping, basket weaving, and blacksmithing. Space is limited for 20 kids. Pre-registration required. Call 610-582-4900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church vacation Bible school - July 22 to 26, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for ages 2 to Adult. Theme is “God’s World” from Genesis through Revelations. For pre-registration forms call 717-354-5573. Registration the first night of Bible school will begin at 5:30 p.m. Cedar Grove is located at 4833 Division Highway in East Earl.
August 1, 8 and 15—PRO-ACT Family Addiction Education Program (Chesco)—Free, confidential program to help individuals and families recognize and address a loved one’s addiction. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Government Services Building in West Chester. Pre-registration required. Call 800-221-6333 or visit www.proact.org.
West Caln Historical Society Meeting - July 17 @ 7:00pm at West Caln Township Admin. Bldg, 721 W. King Hwy, Wagontown, Pa. Program is U.S. Medics In Early Stages Of Vietnam War with speaker: Dr. John P. Maher, MD. Meetings are free and open to the public, members and guests. Phone 610-857-1651 for info.
Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive – July 18 from 3:45 – 7:00 p.m. at Birdsboro Pharmacy, 330 West Main Street, Birdsboro. Appointments are required and may be made by calling the blood bank at 610-926-6060.
Berks County Genealogical Society Meeting - 6:30 PM at The Society Library, Room 413, The GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601. Speaker Paul Troutman will discuss ‘Items You May Not Recognize’. Refreshments after the speaker. Programs are free and open to the public.
Gospel music by the Roland Zimmerman Family at 6:30 pm in the Farm Crest Gathering Room, Fairmount Homes, 1100 Farm Crest Drive, Ephrata. For more information, call 354-6804 or visit www.RolandZimmermanFamily.org
St. John’s Lutheran Church Annual Car Show – July 21 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 1035 Old River Rd., Birdsboro. All makes, models, and years of cars and trucks. Live bands, Chinese auction, blood mobile and more. Ample parking and shade! Berks Co K-9 demo, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Portion of funds benefit K-9 units. Rain date 7/28.
The Hay Creek Valley Historical Association Chicken BBQ dinner -July 21st from 4 to 6 pm at Historic Joanna Furnace. The dinner will include a ½ chicken, baked beans, a potato, fruit or vegetable, dinner roll, and a beverage. Meals can be eaten in or taken out. Advance ticket purchase is required by calling 610-286-0388 by Monday, July 16.
Saturday, July 21st, 11-3pm Chicken BBQ and Free Car Wash Stop by Living God Church for a Chicken BBQ meal and get your car washed for free. Rain or Shine.
Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive – July 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Road, Birdsboro. Appointments are required and may be made by calling the blood bank at 610-926-6060.
Arrive and Drive at the Doylestown Quarter Midget Raceway – On July 22, 12 p.m., your child can drive a quarter midget on the track! DQMR is located 2209 Horseshoe Pike in Honey Brook. Car and safety gear required. For cost/info call Tom at 717-421-3442.
Have fun orienteering at Springton Manor Farm county park (Glenmoore) - 10AM - 1PM. Everyone is invited to a special event by the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA) to try orienteering - solving navigational challenges with a map and compass. Experts will be ready to help you. Go alone or in a group. For all ages. Visit http://www.dvoa.org/ for more information.
The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village meets Mon., July 23, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Caregivers and persons with Parkinson’s will split to discuss “Caring and Coping.” Call 717-355-6259, or email email@example.com.
Meet the Churches July 23 at Garden Spot Village - José Lopez will speak about the New Holland Spanish Mennonite Church on Mon., July 23, at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, as part of the retirement community’s Meet the Churches series. Free. Call 717-355-6203.
Daniel Boone Homestead Camp Cooking Junior History Workshop - July 25, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Kids will make lunch outside over a fire and learn what it was like to cook colonial meals in the wilderness. Space is limited to eight kids and pre-registration is required. Call 610-582-4900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet the Churches July 30 at Garden Spot Village - Eunice Bert will speak about the Chinese Bible Church of Lancaster on Mon., July 30, at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, as part of the retirement community’s Meet the Churches series. Free. Call 717-355-6203.
Honey Brook Historical Society will meet on July 31, at 10 a.m. at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church to leave to tour the Historical Society of Berks County. Following the tour the group will have lunch at Judy’s in Reading.
The Shepherd’s Kitchen Meal Ministry’s Summer Meal - August 2nd 4:30-6:30 PM Held at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church, 4331 Horseshoe Pike Info 610-273-2848.
The Caernarvon Fire Company, 2145 Main Street, is hosting their annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Saturday, August 4, from 6 – 10 AM. All-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee. Takeout meals are available. Also enjoy yard sales through Churchtown!
Bluegrass Gospel Concepts Concert – at the Hahnstown United Zion Church at 7 p.m. Concert will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please bring chairs. For more info call 445-6456.
West Caln Sportsmen’s Club’s “Women In The Wild” 5th annual Ladies Day - August 11, 2012 at the Club, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. We are located near Wagontown in Chester County. Enjoy a fun day outdoors. No husbands, no boyfriends, just time for you. For information call Carrie Deck at 484 886 1417 or visit the Club’s website, www.wcsportsmen.org.
Hahnstown United Zion Church Concert presents ‘Unshackled’ – A local acapella group, service starts at 7 p.m. Will be held outside, weather permitting, or moved inside to church if needed. Bring chairs. Church located at corner of Glenwood Drive and Frysville Rd. Info call 445-6456.