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The Boyertown Area Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

Sept. 14 Chicken Chat - The Hu­man/ Chicken Re­la­tion­ship: To be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 4569 Prest­wick Drive, Read­ing. Join us for an in­ter­ac­tive pro­gram told from the per­spec­tive of the chicks. Pre­sented by Oley Val­ley Feed, Inc. Free. Reg­is­tra­tion is rec­om­mended. Call 610-4069431 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or visit http://www.berks.lib.pa.us/ sxt/ Sept. 15 & 16

10th an­nual Oktoberfest: The event will kick off Fri­day, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. of­fer­ing a va­ri­ety of beers for ev­ery pal­ette. Wines from the lo­cal area and be­yond will also be of­fered. An as­sort­ment of food ven­dors will be on site to sat­isfy ev­ery per­son’s taste. The event will con­tinue on Satur­day, Sept. 16 start­ing at 11 a.m. with fam­ily friendly en­ter­tain­ment, bev­er­ages, food, craft ven­dors, and chil­dren ac­tiv­i­ties. The event will fi­nally wind down at 9 p.m. Satur­day night. Sept. 16 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 from 7:00 - 11:00 AM. The cost is a do­na­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion check our web­site at <www.bal­lymc.org>. Sept. 17

Har­vest Home Sun­day: Huff’s Union Church (540 Con­rad Road, Al­bur­tis) holds its an­nual Har­vest Home wor­ship ser­vice at both 8 and 10:30 a.m. wor­ship ser­vices, with a con­tem­po­rary wor­ship ser­vice at 9 a.m. in the Rohrbach Chapel (across Con­rad Road from the church build­ing) Har­vest Home is an in-gath­er­ing of the bounty of gar­dens, plus do­nated dried or canned goods or pa­per prod­ucts, which will be shared with the Al­len­town Res­cue Mis­sion. The ser­vice fo­cuses on what we have to be thank­ful for, and in­cludes the tra­di­tional PA Dutch dec­o­rat­ing of the wor­ship space (corn stalks tied to sup­port pil­lars in the Sanc­tu­ary, etc.) Sept. 18 AARP: New Hanover AARP meets 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 12:00. En­ter­tain­ment

will be pro­vided by The Shan­non­dell Line Dancers. Meet­ing is at 12:45 p.m. All those age 50 and older are in­vited to at­tend. Sept. 23 Flea mar­ket, craft show and bake sale: To be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Space is avail­able by con­tact­ing Eileen Har­ing at 610754-6046. Reser­va­tions and pay­ment must be re­ceived by 9⁄20. No re­quests will be taken af­ter this time. Sept. 30

Com­mu­nity Day: To be hosted by Up­per Fred­er­ick Twp. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., rain or Shine. Meet com­mu­nity lead­ers, he­roes & friends! Free doc. shred­ding, pet­ting zoo, pony rides, clown, ob­sta­cle course moon­bounce, candy can­non, laser tag, gi­ant ham­ster ball, face paint­ing, rock wall and bungee tram­po­line! Chili Cook-off (pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired), kid’s crafts, used book sale, free raf­fles for great prizes, good food and more! Live Mu­sic by Coun­try Singer “Ken­dal Con­rad” and Live Band “The Devils and Mrs. Jones.” 3205 Big Road, Zieglerville, PA. Vol­un­teers wel­come! Call 610-754-6436 or visit www.up­per­fred­er­ick.com for info. Break­fast: Pan­cake Break­fast to ben­e­fit Re­lay for Life, Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Event to be held from 8-11 a.m. Menu: all you can eat pan­cakes, sausage, cof­fee, tea, or­ange juice and ap­ple juice. Cost: a free will do­na­tion to our Re­lay For Life Team: Calvary United Can­cer Cru­saders An­nounce­ments Civics for Grownups Septem­ber 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 & 7:30 to 8:30 PM Clay on Main Stu­dio and Gallery 313 Main Street, Oley (park­ing in Frieden’s United Church lot) A non-par­ti­san sem­i­nar in two one-hour ses­sions to help adults bet­ter un­der­stand how our gov­ern­ment is sup­posed to work, rec­og­nize when it works dif­fer­ently than de­signed, and take the ac­tive role nec­es­sary to ‘own our gov­ern­ment’ the way we should. Ages 16 and older. Free ad­mis­sion. Reg­is­tra­tion at https:// www.civics­for­grownups.org/ sched­ule­an­dreg­is­tra­tion Cub Scout Re­cruit­ing Hawk Moun­tain Coun­cil B.S.A. an­nounces the fol­low­ing dates and lo­ca­tions for Cub Scout re­cruit­ing. Open to all boys age 5 to 11. If you can not make any of the dates listed call Hawk Moun­tain Coun­cil at 610-926-3406. -Ex­eter School District; Wed­nes­day, Sept. 20, Reiffton Mid­dle School cafe­te­ria 7-8:30 pm -An­ti­etam School District; Wed­nes­day, Sept. 6, Mt. Penn El­e­men­tary School 7-8:30 pm -Daniel Boone School District; Thurs­day, Sept. 14, Mid­dle School cafe­te­ria 7-8:30pm -Brandy­wine Heights School District; Wed­nes­day, Sept. 6, Brandy­wine Heights El­e­men­tary School 7-8:30pm -Boyertown School District; Thurs­day, Sept. 7, Boyertown Area Sr. High School 7-8:30 -Oley School District; Wed­nes­day, Sept. 27, Oley Val­ley El­e­men­tary School 7-8:30 At­ten­dees Wanted for Con­sti­tu­tion Class: A Con­sti­tu­tion class will be held at St. Paul’s UMC start­ing Sept 11 and is open to the pub­lic. Held ev­ery Mon­day start­ing at 6pm and will last 10 weeks. The class is free ex­cept for $7 charge for text book. To regis­ter or get more

de­tails, please con­tact Mar­garet Kennedy at (610) 582-4655. Lo­ca­tion: 1136Geiger­town Road, Birds­boro.

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

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