Cal­en­dar of events

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Home­made Ap­ple Dumplings: Huff’s Church Youth Group, Here­ford Town­ship. To or­der call Deb Bortz at 610-679-4834 by Jan. 14. Pick up is Jan. 21 be­tween 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 15 The Boy­er­town Area His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety: will lay a wreath on the graves of the 25 uniden­ti­fied vic­tims of the tragic Opera House fire at the Fairview Ceme­tery, W. Philadel­phia Ave, Boy­er­town, on Sun­day, Jan­uary 15 at 1 PM to com­mem­o­rate that heart­break­ing event in 1908 that killed 170 peo­ple. The pub­lic is in­vited, and descen­dants of those vic­tims are en­cour­aged to share fam­ily mem­o­ries passed down through the years. Jan. 15 The Boy­er­town Lions Club: Bas­ket/Purse Bingo will be held at the Keystone Fire Com­pany, Wal­nut & Spring St., Boy­er­town. Doors open at 1 p.m.. Play starts at 2 p.m. Ad­mis­sion gives you 20 games of bingo. Ad­di­tional spe­cial games may be pur­chased. Door Prizes. Re­fresh­ments will be sold. For ad­vance tick­ets call Judy at 610-5971576 or con­tact any Lions Club mem­ber. Walk-ins Wel­come. Spon­sored by the Boy­er­town Lions Club. Jan.16 New Hanover AARP: meets on Mon­day, Jan. 16 at the New Hanover Lutheran Church, Lutheran Road, Gil­bertsville. Op­tional so­cial time with a bring-your-own bag lunch (bev­er­age and desserts pro­vided) is at 12:30. En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by Maria Damore --Vo­cal­ist. Meet­ing is at 1 p.m.

All those age 50 and older are in­vited to at­tend. Jan. 17 “Foun­da­tions of In­vest­ing”

Joint Sem­i­nar: with CPA Bar­bara Akins at Sanatoga Ridge Com­mu­nity, Jan. 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Sanatoga Ridge Com­mu­nity, 2461 E High St., Pottstown, PA 19464 Jan. 28

Pan­cake break­fast: Bally Men­non­ite Church, Route 100 in Bally, will be serv­ing a Pan­cake break­fast in­clud­ing pan­cakes, French toast, sausage, scrap­ple, OJ, tea, & cof­fee in the Church Fel­low­ship hall on Satur­day, Jan. 28 from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost is a donation. Pro­ceeds from this pan­cake break­fast will pro­vide funds for the Bally Com­mu­nity Preschool, which pro­vides an ex­cel­lent early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion ex­pe­ri­ence for 3-5 year olds, in a Chris­tian en­vi­ron­ment.

Events at Boy­er­town Area Multi-Ser­vice The Cen­ter at Spring Street, 200 West Spring Street, Boy­er­town, PA 19512 Jan. 12, 1-2 p.m.

Mu­si­cal En­ter­tain­ment: Jeff Krick – Elvis Trib­ute Artist. En­ter­tain­ment pro­grams are free of charge. Any­one 55 years of age or older is in­vited to at­tend. Those wish­ing to also join us for lunch on that day should call the Cen­ter at 610- 367-2313 at least two days in ad­vance to make a meal reser­va­tion and plan to be present at 11:30 a.m. for the meal. Jan. 13, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fri­day Nite Dance: “The ChasBand”

The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and light re­fresh­ments are avail­able to pur­chase. Ad­mis­sion is charged. Any­one 55 years of age or older is in­vited to at­tend. Jan. 19, 1-2 p.m.

Ed­u­ca­tional Pro­gram: “Putting the Gold in the Golden Years” by Richard Egling­ton He will go step by step through on-go­ing re­tire­ment plan­ning, re­tire­ment plan­ning con­cepts, es­tate plan­ning, and re­tire­ment in­come plan­ning. Ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams are free of charge. Any­one 55 years of age or older is wel­come to at­tend.

An­nounce­ments

Toastmasters: Im­prove Your Pub­lic Speak­ing Skills and Con­fi­dence with the Gil­bertsville Toastmasters - visit our meet­ings on the first and third Tues­day of the month at 7 p.m. We meet in class­room 205 at the New Hanover United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gil­bertsville PA 19525. For in­for­ma­tion, email Doug Maden at doug­maden@gmail.com or visit our web­site <www.kstoast­mas­ter.org>.

Gar­den Club: Pottstown Area Gar­den Club meet­ing held the first Fri­day of ev­ery month at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. For am­a­teurs in­ter­ested in all as­pects of gar­den­ing. Con­tact 610-327-2235. Boy­er­town His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety: The so­ci­ety hosts monthly pro­grams open to the pub­lic on the first Wed­nes­day of the month, Oc­to­ber through June, at 7 p.m. in the mu­seum. See the EVENTS tab on­line for pro­gram

an­nounce­ments. For in­for­ma­tion about group tours, ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams and mem­ber­ship, con­tact the Col­lec­tions Di­rec­tor at 610-367-522 or e-mail boy­er­town­his­tory@de­jazzd.com. Ed­ward Jones Break­fast Club: is the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month, 8-9 a.m. Saville’s Diner, 830 E. Philadel­phia Ave., Boy­er­town. Spon­sored by Ed­ward Jones In­vest­ments. Ed­ward Jones Lunch Club: is the last Wed­nes­day of each month. 11:30 a.m. lunch, sem­i­nar 12-1 p.m. Gatsby’s at the Sun­ny­brook Ball­room, 50 N. Sun­ny­brook Road, Pottstown. Spon­sored by Ed­ward Jones In­vest­ments.

Haunted Boy­er­town: In­tro­duc­ing the first walk­less Haunted and His­tor­i­cal tours around Boy­er­town, ride the Eerie Limited on the Cole­brook­dale Rail­road. En­joy Tales of Haunted Boy­er­town along with sto­ries of Tragedy and Ter­ror on the Cole­brook­dale Rail­road. Two-hour round trip de­part­ing and ar­riv­ing in Boy­er­town, sec­ond Fri­day of each month, 6:30 p.m., through De­cem­ber. Din­ing car will be open on some trips. Con­tact 610-367-0200 or 866-2894021 toll free, or e-mail info@ cole­brook­dalerail­road.com for more in­for­ma­tion. Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary 4569 Prest­wick Dr, Read­ing, PA 19606 www.berks.lib.pa.us/sxt/ Chil­dren’s pro­grams To reg­is­ter for pro­grams: come to the li­brary, 4569 Prest­wick Dr., Read­ing or call 610-4069431. Tod­dler Story Time: Ages 12-36 months, Wed­nes­day at 10 a.m. Sleep­y­time Story Time: All ages, Wed­nes­days, 7p.m. Preschool Story Time: Ages 3-5 with out­side ac­tiv­i­ties weather per­mit­ting, Thurs­days at 10 a.m. Baby Lap­sit: In­fants to walk­ing, Fri­days at 9:30 a.m.

Oley Li­brary events

Sto­ry­time: Preschool Story Time with Miss Mary Lou Parry is Back! Join us ev­ery Fri­day at 10:30 a.m. All school year long for a spe­cial story time hour with re­tired Oley kinder­garten teacher, Miss Parry.

Craft Night: Craft Nights will be the first Tues­day of the month all fall! Lego Club: Join us for Lego club af­ter school hours.

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