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Flag Day Ceremony: Two flags will be dedicated near the entrance of Edgewood Cemetery, 106 Edgewood St., Pottstown, where up to 200 veterans were laid to rest, on Flag Day, June 14. Andrew Monastra, a local attorney, and Joe Ciresi are among the individuals lending support and purchasing materials. A Pennsylvania state flag and American flag will be raised at this ceremony, which is open to the general public.
Gentlemen’s Day: Discover the trades and skills of 18th century men and gentlemen at Pottsgrove Manor Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate the history of fatherhood at Pottsgrove Manor. Learn about our colonial ancestors and the skills needed by men in the 18th century Uncover how the cook would prepare complex Georgian meals for the Potts family in the reconstructed kitchen. Get your hands dirty with the gardener to tend the many plants for food and medicine in the kitchen garden. Join the tailor to construct finely fitted and flattering clothing for the gentlemen in your life. Historic interpreters will demonstrate their skills and offering hands-on learning all day. Complete your day by enjoying 18th century lawn games that the whole family can appreciate. Tours of the manor will also be available throughout the day. This program welcomes all ages and is rain or shine. There is a suggested $2 donation for the event. Pottsgrove Manor is located at 100 W. King St., Pottstown. For more information, call 610-326-4014 or visit montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor.
Dance: Let’s Dance Inc. will hold dance for adults age 30 and older June 23 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Keystone Fire Company, 240 N. Walnut St., Boyertown. Admission is $10 and includes door prizes and entertainment by DJ “Bobby Koch.” There will be a cash bar. For information, contact Marge at 570-943-2393. Good Night at the Manor:
Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with the new exhibit Good Night at the Manor, which will run through Sunday, Nov. 11, at Pottsgrove Manor, 100 W. King St., Pottstown. Tours of the exhibit will be given during regular museum hours. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. For more information, call 610-3264014 or visit montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor.
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: 610327-7145.
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.
Celebrate Recovery: Biblically based recovery program supports people who struggle with hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in Room 205⁄207 at New Hanover United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville. For more information on this confidential and anonymous support group, call 610-323-2353 or visit www.newhanoverumc.org.
The Monday Morning Miracle Al-Anon Family Group: meets every Monday at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ located at 60 N. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA. Please park in the rear of the church. We meet in the Choir Room. It is an open meeting and one hour long.
Pottsgrove Recreation Board:
Monday/Thursday: Table Tennis, Pottsgrove High School cafeteria, 7 p.m.; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: Women’s Exercise, Pottsgrove High School cafeteria, 6 p.m. For more information on any of these activities, please visit the website at www.pottsgroverec.com.
Quiltmakers of Boyertown:
The group extends a standing invitation to their monthly meetings, held at Good Shepherd U.C.C., 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, at 7 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month.
Prayer Time: Hope UMC, 117 North Monocacy Creek Road in Douglassville, last Friday of month 7 to 8 p.m. Open invitation for anyone. For information call 610-385-7141 or email admin@ hopechurchamity.org.
Moms Club of Pottsgrove/
Pottstown: Meeting every third Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at St. James Church, off High St. in Pottstown. The MOMS Club of Pottsgrove/Pottstown welcomes all stay-at-home moms and their children from the area. A national support group, chapter offers playgroups, activities, Mom’s Night Out, scrapbook and book clubs and many other opportunities to get moms and children out to meet and play with others. Contact Naurae at email@example.com or 801376-2009.
Celebrate Recovery: Meeting at Freedom Fellowship, 239 Main Street, East Greenville (in rear, lower level), each Friday at 7 p.m. Need help with your hurts, hangups and habits? Let us help. 12-step faith-based recovery program. Call Pastor Cindy for more info or just c’mon over! Call 610-698-4756.
Alzheimer’s Association Support Group: The Alzheimer’s Association’s Monthly Support Group meets the third Thursdays at Chestnut Knoll Assisted Living, 120 W. 5th Street in Boyertown from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Meet and share with other caregivers experiencing similar issues. We do offer free respite care in a secured area for loved ones during the meeting. To ask questions or arrange for the respite care call 610-473-8066.
Used Book Sale: Labyrinth Used Books and Gifts, First United Methodist Church, 414 High St., Pottstown. Selection of secular and religious books available for bargain prices. Many popular authors are available. There are also self help, reference and travel books, cookbooks, and children’s books. Small gift items also available at low price. Friday, noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The first Saturday of month is bag sale.
Open Beading Night: Free at Buttercup Beads from 6 to 8:30 p.m. once a month. Bring a project you’re working on or start a new one in company of other Beaders at our monthly bead soirée. Byob, snacks to share. Call to save seat. Check website calendar for dates. Ages 16 and up. We hold jewelry making classes, kids and adult jewelry making parties, finished artisan jewelry, variety of beads. www. buttercupbeads.com. Buttercup Beads 1123 Pawlings Road, Audubon 484-524-8231.
Moms Club Of New Hanover Township: Group of “Moms Offering Moms Support” for mothers at home (at least part time) raising their children. Monthly business meeting on second Fridays at 9:30 a.m. at a local church. Visitors including moms and their children always welcome. If you are interested in membership or attending meeting, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www. momsclubofnht.webs.com.
Meatout Vegetarian/Vegan Support And Outreach: Contact Veronica or Georgia Smith at Aceg1402@aol.com or 610-9704539. Perkiomen Valley Library At Schwenksville Monthly Book Discussion: fourth Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the corner of Second and Church streets in Schwenksville. Light refreshments and conversation. Read the book prior to discussion. Free and open to public. Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.
Berks Visiting Nurse Association Wellness Events Travel Immunizations (by appointment only): For those traveling to other countries, Berks VNA has travel immunizations available at its Wyomissing location at 1170 Berkshire Boulevard by appointment only between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 610-378-0481.
Free Child Immunization Clinics: Visiting Nurse Association of Pottstown & Vicinity will hold free childhood immunization clinics each month for uninsured and under-insured children (ages 0-18 years). By appointment only, the childhood immunization clinics are held at the VNAP facility located at 1963 East High Street, Pottstown. For more information or an immunization schedule, please call 610-378-o481 or visit www.vnapottstown.org.
Perkiomen Valley Library
Library Info: 290 Second St., Schwenksville. Call 610-2878360 for registration and information.
Yoga: Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Teens and adults. Drop-in for $5 per session. Join Adjoa AmoahAggrey, RYT/Carmen Molina, RYT, for all levels of yoga. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Beginners welcome. Email questions to email@example.com.
Laughter Yoga Club: Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m. Join Laughter Yoga leader Chris Filippini on the second Thursday of each month for an evening of fun exercise. Laughter Yoga combines laughter exercises with deep yogic breathing to the gain health benefits of laughing without having to rely on humor. Bring a bottle of water and a willingness to laugh on purpose. No mats needed. No fee required; donations to the library accepted.
Summer Reading Program:
Saturday, June 16, to Saturday, Aug. 11. Participants pre-Kgrade 12 earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly and grand), DVD rental, book purchases. Pick up your reading log at the library or download it from the library’s webpage. For adults, each book review form is an entry ticket for the weekly prize drawings. Pick up your book review form at the library or download it from the library’s webpage.
Monday Movies: Monday, June 18, at 2 p.m. Movies will be weekly June 18 through Aug.13 (no movies July 2). Enjoy a free movie and popcorn. Optional: bring your own comfortable chair to lounge in. For a full list of movies, go to www.pvlibrary.net.
Read, Think, Chat: Tuesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. Join a lively discussion of books. The book to be discussed in June is “My Beloved World” by Sonya Sotomayor.
DEAFinately Magic: Tuesday, June 19, at 7 p.m. All ages. Enjoy the hilarious magic of Sam Sandler,for a unique interactive magical show with an introduction to sign language.
Make N’ Take Craft Days:
Thursday, June 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. Make N’ Take Craft Days are a weekly crafts program, which will be held Thursdays, June 21 through Aug. 9. Kids drop in between 2 and 4 p.m. and create a unique craft with your adult.
Build and Play Days: Friday, June 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring your friends and play games and build with Lego bricks, Magna Tiles, Keva Planks and more at the library. Build and Play will be held weekly Fridays, June 22 through Aug. 10.
Mad Science - Listen Closely:
Tuesday, June 26, at 10 a.m. For ages 4 to 6. In this noisy class, children will learn that sound travels in waves and can be heard in a variety of ways. Registration required. Space is limited.
Lego Stop Motion Workshop:
Tuesday, June 26, and Wednesday, June 27, from 3 to 5 or 6 to 8 p.m. For ages 9 and up (younger with adult). Keville A. Bowen, animator and comic book artist, will teach a two-day stop motion class for kids. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Stories in the Parks: Thursdays, June 28 through Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. Perkiomen Valley Library holds a story program at a different park each week. See the list of parks at pvlibrary.net or call the library at 610-287-8360. No advanced registration needed.
Writers Assemble: Thursday, June 28, at 4:30 p.m. Join a monthly writing club. Meet other people who love to write. Come to write or to get or give feedback.