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The Mercury (Pottstown, PA) - - YOUR DAILY BREAK -

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.rep­ 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.east­pike­ 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.

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