Opioid crisis to be discussed May 22 Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 S. Hess St., Quarryville, will host an information session at 7 p.m. about the impact the opioid crisis is having on families. The public is invited to attend.
Benefit auction to be held May 25 The annual Birth Care benefit auction and family fun day will be held at the Bart Township Fire Company, 11 Furnace Rd., Georgetown, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Wreath laying set for May 26 The Lancaster chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America will hold a wreath laying and ceremony at 1 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, S. Queen St., Lancaster. The program will be held at the cemetery's Vietnam Veterans' Memorial. The ceremony will be held rain or shine.
Church anniversary set for May 26 New Beginnings Baptist Church, 301 Black Barren Rd., will celebrate its 15th anniversary at its 11 a.m. service. A fellowship dinner will follow the service; a gospel concert will be held at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
War for Independence topic of May 29 talk Susanna Brody, the author of several books on Chester County history, will present a program about the political and religious positions of county residents during the War for Independence. The program will be given at 7 p.m. at the Penns Grove School auditorium, 301 S. 5th St., Oxford. The program is free and will be part of the monthly meeting of the Oxford Area Historical Society.
Church to host concert June 1 Bethesda United Methodist Church will host a free concert at the Bethesda Memorial Park, 71 Old Holtwood Rd. Bring your own lawn chairs; a free will offering will be taken and a covered dish meal will follow the concert. If it rains, the concert will be held in the church, 1086 Hilldale Rd.
Free meal to be served June 1 Flowing Oil Café will serve a free meal at 5:30 p.m. at St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, 955 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville.
Gospel concert to be held June 2 Sheila Druck will present a gospel concert at 7 p.m. at Georgetown United Methodist Church, 1070 Georgetown Rd.. A free will offering will be taken for Relay for Life. The public is invited to attend. Looking Ahead is available free of charge to nonprofit groups. Items may be sent to The Chronicle, P.O. Box 11, Kirkwood PA 17536, faxed to faxed to 717-806-5253, or emailed to solancochronicle.com. Please include a daytime phone number.
Tuesday, May 21 10:30am Pre-K Meet up. A casual meet-up for parents with preschool-age children. The program is best for children ages three through five with their caregivers. Older and younger siblings are welcome.
Wednesday, May 22 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Toddler Meet-Up. A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers. Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. The program is for ages birth through three with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome.
Thursday, May 23 10 to 10:30 a.m., Parachute Play. There will be songs, rhymes, and games with a parachute. The program is for ages one through three with a caregiver. 10:45 to 11:15 a.m., Parachute Games. Songs, rhymes, and games for ages three through six with their caregivers.
Tuesday May 28 10:30am Pre-K Meet up. A casual meet-up for parents with preschool-age children. The program is best for children ages three through five with their caregivers. Older and younger siblings are welcome. 5 to 6 p.m., Book Signing. Among the authors who will have books available for signing and purchase will be Carol A. Park, JP Robinson, Don Helin, J. Arthur Moore, Patricia L. Reese, and Kevin Hewitt. Books will also be available for purchase from local author, Mary Boomsma.
Wednesday, May 29 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Toddler Meet-Up. A casual meet-up for parents with toddlers. Bring the little ones, gather in our Early Literacy Lab, and play the morning away. The program is for ages birth through three with a caregiver. Older siblings welcome. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Writers' Group. The writers' group will discuss character and dialogue during this session of the ongoing workshop. The program will be led by writer Carol A. Park.
Friday May 31 10:30 a.m., Wee Readers Story Time. This program is for young children and their caregivers.
For more information about the library and its programs or to register for an event, call 717-786-1336, go to the library's website at www.quarryvillelibrary.org, or emailing email@example.com.
The Southern End Community Association, Park Ave., Quarryville, has scheduled the following programs: Tues., May 21: Karate, 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Wed., May 22: Zumba, 7 to 8 p.m. Thurs., May 23: Solanco Girl Friends, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Karate, 6:15 6o 8:15 p.m.; Sits and Tricks dog training, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sat., May 25: Zumba, 9 to 10 a.m.; pool open from noon to 6 p.m. Sun, May 26: Pool open from noon to 6 p.m. Mon., May 27: Pool open from noon to 6 p.m. Tues., May 28: Karate, 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. For more information about the programs, call SECA at 717-806-0123.