Community News in Brief
POTTSTOWN » A seminar on veterans’ benefits will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at Manatawny Manor , 30 Old Schuylkill Road, by Richard Lingle, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries’ veterans assistance specialist. Lingle will provide information about VA benefits and answer questions on specific benefits and eligibility for veterans and their spouses as permitted in the Veterans Aid and Attendance Program. For more information, contact Manatawny Manor at 610705-3700.
CHESTERBROOK » A free Family Safety Expo
and Movie Night will be hosted by Rep. Warren Kampf (R-Montgomery/Chester) on Friday, June 22, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22, at Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road.
From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. State, county and local agencies will be present with important health and safety information. Moon bounce, inflatable slide and ice cream (with ticket). Live music, fire engines and PennSTAR helicopter.
From 8:30 to 10:15 p.m. Outdoor movie, “Despicable Me 3.” Popcorn for children with ticket.
To register call Kampf’s office at 610251-2876. The first 250 children (15 and under) registered will receive a ticket for ice cream and popcorn. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be postponed.
Please check www.repkampf.com for updates.
EAST PIKELAND » East Pikeland Township will host Kimberton Park Party (Postponed from June 2) on Saturday, June 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Kimberton Park, 2202 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville. This event celebrates Kimberton Park’s 20th birthday and will also feature a ribbon cutting for the amphitheater. Activities include Elmwood Park Zoo on Wheels from 1 to 3 p.m., amphitheater ribbon cutting and performances by the Springer Studio at 2:30 p.m., raffle baskets, piñatas, inflatable obstacle course, toddler bounce house, crafts, games, food, and more. Visit www.eastpikeland.org for information.
SCHWENKSVILLE » A self-guided garden tour will take place on Saturday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Five beautiful country gardens including a farmstead, butterfly garden, and plant sale with more than 100 plants. Proceeds will benefit the New Goshenhoppen Church Accessibility renovations. Tickets are $15. Call or text 267-374-7521 for tickets.
BOYERTOWN » A lifelong learning program, “LSVT BIG — Hope For People With Parkinson’s Disease and
Other Neurological Disorders” by Monica Hallman, PTA, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Center at Spring Street, 200 W. Spring St. Free and open to ages 55 years and older.
BOYERTOWN » Learn about how specialized therapy programs can help with Parkinson’s Disease or an underlying condition at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, 120 W. 5th St. Talk with Board Certified Geriatric Specialist, Andrew Harnish. This event is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. RSVP by calling 610-473-8066.
DEAR GODMOTHER » It’s time for an honest conversation with your goddaughter, and it wouldn’t be a bad idea if you included her parents. Explain that you would be uncomfortable subsidizing her if she lives with her boyfriend because it’s not how you raised your children. You have already contributed generously to her education.