Calendar of events
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. Oct. 1 CROP Walk: The Boyertown Area CROP Walk will take place at 2 p.m. from the parking lot of Boyertown Area Multi-Service. Our walk will take us through Boyertown to the Community Park and back. The purpose of the walk is two-fold: to raise awareness about hunger both here and overseas, and to raise money through sponsorships for Church World Services’ community development programs. 25 percent of the proceeds of the walk will go to Boyertown Area Multi-Service to fight hunger locally. For more information please visit www.cropwalkonline. org or contact Pastor Eugene Zaiser at (610) 369-1281. Oct. 5 Lions Club: The Boyertown Lions Club will hold their dinner meeting at The Friendship Hook & Ladder Fire Co., S. Reading Ave. & Warwick St., Boyertown at 6:30 PM. This is the monthly board meeting. All members are welcome. Oct. 7 Annual Buckwheat/Pancake and Sausage Dinner: Homefries, vegs. dessert and beverage included. Event to be held 3-7:30 p.m. at Hill Church Picnic Grove Dining Hall 620 Hill Church Road, Boyertown. Adults $9, children 3-10 years $5. Call 610-367-8114 or visit <http:// www.stjohnhillucc.org> for more information. Chicken Pot Pie Dinner: Includes apple sauce, corn, pepper cabbage, rolls & butter, apple crisp w/ice cream. To be held 3-7 p.m.; Adults: $9; Children 6-12: $4.50; Children 5 and under; Free. Take out orders ($10) available until 6:46 PM; please call 610-369-1281. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1749 S. Main, Bechtelsville. Oct. 8 Fall Fest: Huff’s Church Park, Hereford Township, Fall Fun Fest. Informal Drop-in anytime between 3-5 p.m. Safe & fun activities for all. Bible Storytellers, Treat Bags for Children, Hayrides, Fall Fun Games. In case of bad weather, event will be held in the Chapel. Oct. 13
Haunted History: Friday the Thirteenth is the Grand Opening of the Haunted History Gallery at the Boyertown Area Historical Society Museum. Revel in the interactive exhibits, posing for your picture in an open coffin, exploring an iron mine, or visiting the local “dentist” for kids of ages. Hear all about the haunted activity in the museum and track down the spirits for yourself. All of this while learning about the history of Boyertown from 6 to 9 PM at 43 S. Chestnut St, Boyertown. There is a $5 cover fee and refreshments will be served. For further details, visit www. BoyertownHistory.org or call 610 367 5255. Oct. 14
Breakfast: To be held from 3-7 p.m. All U Can Eat Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Menu: pork and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, roll and butter and ice cream. Cost: a free will donation to our Relay For Life Team: Calvary United Cancer Crusaders. Oct. 20
Free Concert: 7- 8:30 p.m. – Keith Brintzenhoff and the Toad Creek Ramblers. Mark your calendars for a fun filled night of music (old timey, folk, bluegrass, country, gospel and hoedown), and PA Dutch folklore. As a special treat, there will also be a hoedown included in this performance. All are welcome to attend this Alton Acker Memorial Concert Series! Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto, PA 19504. 610652-5023, www.calvaryuccbarto.org and on Facebook. 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 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.