Annual Golf Tourney set
The annual Golf Tourney, benefiting Parkesburg library, will be held Monday, June 19 at Tanglewood Manor Golf Club, 653 Scotland Road, Quarryville. Registration and lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. Tee off is at 1 p.m. The cost is $85 includes lunch, dinner, carts, greens fees and prizes. For information call Sharon Johnson 610-857-9666 or Parkesburg Library 610-857-5165.
Moores Library Plant and Garden Faire
Moores Memorial Library, 326 N. Bridge Street, Christiana is holding their 5th Annual Plant Sale and Garden Faire on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will be held rain or shine at the Christiana Lion's Club Community Park (across the street from the library). Annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and some shrubs (azaleas, rhododendrons, etc) will be available for sale and Starbucks will, once again, be on site giving away FREE COFFEE from 9 to 11 a.m. For additional details on library programs and events, please visit www.christianalibrary.org.
Cornerstone Pregnancy Services
Cornerstone Pregnancy Care Services, a non-profit pregnancy care service, has welcomed four new members to their Board of Directors, Mrs. Terry Merget of Coatesville; Mr. Joe Watson (Board Treasure) of Kinzers; and Mr. Adrian Young of Lititz. Mrs. Beth Mellinger (board president) of Lancaster; Mr. Jeff Campbell of Paradise; Dr. David Abbott of Quarryville; and Mrs. Jewell Shivery (board vice president) of Christiana are also board members.
Program for Youngest Readers
Atglen Public Library will host Raise A Reader at the Library on April 28 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Raise A Reader is a lap-sit program for infants ages 0-23 months and their parents or caregivers designed to give adults the skills to foster language development in their children. The program is free, but advanced registration is required. For more information, please call the library at 610-593-6848.
Oldies concert slated
Cochranville Fire Company presents "The Fabulous Hubcaps" in concert at Octorara High School, Route 41 and Highland Road, Atglen, on Friday, May 19. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Contact 610-593-5800 or see any member. VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover accepted for advance ticket sales. For group sales or to become one of our sponsors call Dennis Keenan at 610-637-7040. The Fabulous Hubcaps is one of the countries most sought after oldies bands. Visit their Web site at www.thehubcaps.com. Proceeds benefit Cochranville Fire Company.
Parent/Child Workshop set
The Parent/Child Workshop will be held Wednesday, May 3 to 31, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the Parkesburg Library Children's Room. It is a five-week session for parents and their children ages 18-36 months. Registration is required and begins April 3. Call the library at 610-857-5165 for information.
AARP Driver Safety Program
AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by the Parkesburg Library, will be held on May 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 610-857-5165 for more information.
Twin Brook Winery weekend events
Twin Brook Winery in Gap will be sponsoring a Wine, Cheese, Chocolate tasting on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 30 from noon to 5 p.m. There will be wine tasting, Neuchatel chocolate and imported cheese samples and a commemorative glass. Free!
The wine - and wine by the glass, cheese and chocolate will be available for purchase.
The event is being held simutaneously with the The Gardens of Octorara 2006 on April 30, a garden party benefitting area libraries. That event will include a free Plant Swap starting at 2 p.m. and a shrub pruning workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. For more information, go to email@example.com or call 610-716-3404
Twin Brook Winery is located at 5697 Strasburg Road.
Group sponsors Adult Soccer League
The Octorara Community Recreation Commission is sponsoring an adult outdoor 7 versus 7, soccer league. This friendly but competitive league will run on Sundays from early June to late August. Games will be played at the Londonderry Township building (located in Cochranville) between 9 am and noon.
Cost is $60 per person for members and $80 for non-members. All players will receive a t-shirt.
Whether you're a college soccer player in the off-season, a "weekend warrior" looking to stay in shape, or just someone who loves the game, this high-quality league is for you.
For more information on exact dates, or to register, contact Shelly Hurley at 610-593-5963, ext. 4438 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit the OCRC Web site at www.octorararec.com.