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Art of Recovery: The Art of Recovery: Brush with the Law exhibition will be on display through Oct. 28 at the West Campus of Montgomery County Community College in Pottstown. The exhibition is curated by Maria Maneos, founder and director of Brush with the Law, a nonprofit, community service-based visual arts program that helps bring awareness to and fosters an understanding of people who experience the effects of drug addiction and the criminal justice system. The exhibition features about 50 artistic creations, including drawings and paintings, by former prisoners and those in recovery from drug addiction who are affiliated with the Brush with the Law program. A reception featuring Maneos and the artists will be held Sept. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the gallery. The exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public. The Fine Arts Gallery, located in North Hall at 16 High St. in Pottstown, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit brushwiththelaw.org or mc3.edu/west-gallery.
Pottstown Area Garden Club: meets on the first Friday of each month at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. The club is open to anyone interested in all aspects of gardening, including opportunities for further education in horticulture, floral and landscape design, garden study and flower show schools. PMMC Offering Free Child Care Safety Check: Pottstown Memorial Medical Center is offering free car seat safety checks on the third Friday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Goodwill Ambulance Company, 714 E. High St., Pottstown. Child Certified Passenger Safety Technicians and trained volunteers will check child car seats for: recalls and damage; best fit for weight, height, and age; and will teach installation techniques. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call: 610-327-7145. Celebrate Recovery: The newest ministry at Hopewell Community Church, 1130 Commerce Drive, Pottstown, will “Celebrate Recovery” through meetings every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Celebrate Recovery deals with Hurts, Hang Ups, and yes Habits. It is a twelve step program, unlike other programs we know who our “higher power” is, the one and only God and it is biblically based. We will honor Jesus and Praise Him. All of the studies will emphasize forgiveness and salvation. The “Eight Principles” are based on the Beatitudes for the purpose of leading all who attend on the path toward recovery. Contact Sheldon Rosenberg or call 610-326-8450.