Cal­en­dar of Events

The Boyertown Area Times - - COMMUNITY -

Feb. 16

The Boyertown Lions Club: will hold their din­ner meet­ing Thurs­day at the Gil­bertsville Fire Com­pany, 1454 E. Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville at 6:30 p.m.. The guest speaker will be Amy Miller on Re­lay for Life.

Feb. 19

A•MUSE•D read­ings by lo­cal writ­ers: To be held from 1-3 p.m. at Stu­dio B. Jen­nifer Het­rick to host a prose and poetry read­ing. Read­ers are those writ­ers who sub­mit­ted prose and poetry for the stu­dio’s fourth an­nual book of poetry and prose en­ti­tled “Muse.” Read­ers in­clude Nancy Rosen­berger, Linda Thompson Saknit, Ted Thomas, Pamela Hodges, Craig Ben­nett, Patty Ca­paldo, Also Bob Wood, Heather McArthur, Jen­nifer Het­rick, Jane Stahl, Mar­i­lyn Klim­cho, Pat McKinney, Pa­tri­cia Petrow­icz, Bur­ton Stehly, and Vir­ginia McNa­mara.

Fire­side story: bring your fam­ily to the Daniel Boone Home­stead and en­joy a nice re­lax­ing story by the warm fire­place on Sun­day, Feb. 19, both will take place at 2 p.m. at the Wayside Lodge. No reser­va­tions are needed. This is a free event. The story for Feb. 5, will be The Win­ter Cabin - First Snow­fall, this is a story of friend­ship and an­i­mals find­ing shel­ter. This is the type of story that might have been told to Daniel by his mother. The story for Feb. 19, will take a look at the English and the Ger­man in­ter­pre­ta­tions of Cin­derella. Learn how dif­fer­ent cul­tures in­ter­preted this story and what we know in Amer­ica. Snow date for this event will be Feb. 26.

Feb. 20

New Hanover AARP: meets on Mon­day, Feb. 20 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 Kath­leen Martin, Esq. dis­cussing Se­nior Le­gal Is­sues. Meet­ing is at 1 p.m. All those age 50 and older are in­vited to at­tend.

Feb. 23

Re­dis­trict­ing - The Real Voter Fraud: was post­poned due to weather con­di­tions. The pro­gram has been resched­uled for Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Kutz­town Univer­sity, Aca­demic Fo­rum Build­ing, Room 201. Mys­ter­ies of Mars : Ex­plore the mys­ter­ies of the Red Planet with the lat­est data from space­craft, and learn about the hu­man ex­pe­ri­ence as we set a timetable as to when peo­ple may re­al­is­ti­cally first walk on this world. Mys­ter­ies of Mars will be pre­sented at the Boyertown Plan­e­tar­ium on Feb. 23 at 7p.m. Ad­mis­sion to the plan­e­tar­ium is $4 for adults and $2.50 for stu­dents and chil­dren. The plan­e­tar­ium is lo­cated in the back of the build­ing at the Ju­nior High East Cen­ter on route 73. For more in­for­ma­tion call di­rec­tor Peter Det­ter­line at 610473-3906.

Feb. 25

Spaghetti Din­ner: Bally Com­mu­nity Preschool will be serv­ing a din­ner in­clud­ing spaghetti with sauce, as­sorted meat top­pings, salad, gar­lic bread, and as­sorted home­made desserts, at Bally Men­non­ite Church in the church fel­low­ship hall on Satur­day, Feb. 25 from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost is a do­na­tion. Take out is avail­able. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Pro­ceeds will pro­vide funds for the Bally Com­mu­nity Preschool. If you have any ques­tions, you may call the Preschool of­fice at 610845-1600 or visit the web­site at www.bal­ly­commu­ni­typreschool.org.

Feb. 26

Art So­cial: Stu­dio B wel­comes any and all artists from 1-4 p.m. to the se­cond monthly Art So­cial, or­ga­nized by Pottstown Area Artists Guild (PAAG). “A num­ber of artists gather to work on our art, chat and com­pare notes,” Don Havas, sec­re­tary of PAAG, ex­plains. Havas asks that any­one plan­ning on at­tend­ing let him know at least a week in ad­vance by call­ing 610-850-2769. The Art So­cials are sched­uled on al­ter­nat­ing Satur­days and Sun­days through­out 2017: Fe­bru­ary 26, March 25, April 23, May 20, etc.

March 2

The Boyertown Lions Club: will hold their din­ner meet­ing Thurs­day at the Gil­bertsville Fire Com­pany, 1454 E. Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville at 6:30 PM. This will be the monthly board meet­ing. All mem­bers are wel­come.

Events at Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice The Cen­ter at Spring Street, 200 West Spring Street, Boyertown, PA 19512

Feb. 16

Ed­u­ca­tional Pro­gram: “His­tory Re­vis­ited” by Darius Puff. Par­tic­i­pants will view a seg­ment of the PBS pro­duced video “We Shall Re­main -- Amer­ica through Na­tive Eyes.” Darius Puff, a lo­cal Le­nape his­to­rian whose her­itage in­cludes Le­nape and English, will fa­cil­i­tate a dis­cus­sion fol­low­ing the film view­ing. Ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams are free of charge.

Feb. 21

Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 21 Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice Tour: 10-11 a.m. There is al­ways some­thing new to learn about Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice! Whether new to the area or a long-time res­i­dent of the com­mu­nity, come join our staff and vol­un­teers for an en­gag­ing tour of Multi-Ser­vice and The Cen­ter at Spring Street. Learn about the many ser­vices we pro­vide, pro­grams to get in­volved with and the nu­mer­ous ways you can lend sup­port to this agency.

Feb. 21

BINGO Nite: 6-9 p.m. Open to the pub­lic. The doors open at 4 p.m. with re­fresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase. We of­fer ham­burg­ers and hot dogs, soup, chips, a va­ri­ety of candy, ice cream and desserts. Bingo be­gins at 6p.m. and prizes in­clude meat, gro­cery, and small money prizes. A 50⁄50 is played and door prizes are also given out dur­ing the evening. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call the Cen­ter at 610-367-2313.

Feb. 27

Mu­si­cal En­ter­tain­ment: Glenn Faul, Vo­cal­ist from 1-2 p.m. 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. The sug­gested meal do­na­tion is $2.50.

Feb. 28

Ed­u­ca­tional Pro­gram: Smart­phone and Tablet “In­tro­duc­tion” 1-2 p.m. OPEN TO ADULTS AGE 55 YEARS AND OLDER. Joanne Hyn­d­man, Soft­ware Engi­neer and teacher for Sil­ver Smart­phone Coach­ing will of­fer a 1 hour pre­sen­ta­tion on the ba­sics of tex­ting, con­tacts, set­ting op­tions to make text larger and dis­play larger, and us­ing voice ac­ti­vated fea­tures for users of An­droid Smart­phones and Tablets in­clud­ing Sam­sung, LG, Sony, Haier, Nexus, Pan­tech and other brands. Also, touch screen track phones. NOT for iPhone or iPad. Hyn­d­man will pro­vide hand­outs, of­fer time for Q& A and one-on-one train­ing. Reser­va­tions must be made in ad­vance at The Cen­ter at Spring Street and pay­ment must be made at the time of reser­va­tion. The dead­line to reg­is­ter is Feb. 24

Book­mo­bile Sched­ule

Feb. 22: New Hanover Town­ship Bldg , 2943 N. Char­lotte St., New Hanover; 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17: Up­per Fred­er­ick Town­ship Build­ing, Rte. 73 (3205 Big Rd.), Obelisk; 10 a.m. –noon Feb. 18: Weis Mar­ket Shop­ping Cen­ter, Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville; 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 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 on the first Tues­day of the month, 8-9 a.m. at the Juke­box Café. 535 S. Read­ing Av­enue in Boyertown. 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.

Send cal­en­dar items to cthorn­burg@berksmont­news.com. For ques­tions call 610-8500258.

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