Calendar of Events
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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.
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