Calendar of events
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BBQ: Boyertown Lions Club Chicken Bar-B-Q at the Boyertown Ambulance Bldg., 2 E. Second Street, Boyertown. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $9 per bake. Catered by Kauffman’s. For tickets call Lion Gary @ 610-468-4788. All presold dinners guaranteed till 3 p.m.
Dance: Ages 30 and up , 7-11pm at Keystone Fire Co, 240 N Walnut St, Boyertown. Admission $10, includes door prizes, D J “Johnny K”. Cash bar. For information, contact Marge 570943-2393.
Blacksmithing Day: To be held from 10-2 p.m. at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles in the original 1872 Jeremiah Sweinhart Carriage Factory. There will be blacksmithing demos and presentations, fall refreshments and more! For more info call 610-367-2090 or go to www.boyertownmuseum.org
Diner Day: To be held from 10-1 p.m. at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles in the 1938 Reading Diner. We will be serving homemade pies and fresh coffee at 1938 prices…. that means 5 cents for coffee and 25 cents for pie. For more info call 610-367-2090 or go to www. boyertownmuseum.org
Fright Nights: The State Theatre of Boyertown will be hosing Friday Fright Night, a classic horror film every Friday night in October. Reminiscent of the Midnight Movies shown in the 70s. Throughout October a different classic horror film will play at 10 p.m. every Friday night. The doors will open at 9:30 p.m. Audience members must be at least 18 years old. Tickets are $7.00. See www.BoyertownStateTheatre.com for additional information. Upcoming movie: Oct. 6, American Werewolf in London (1981)
Book sale: The Friends of the Exeter Community Library is holding a Harvest Book & Bake Sale in the Dunn Community Center — Thursday & Friday Oct. 12 & 13 from 12-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 am to 1 pm $ 5 BAG OF BOOKS SALE.
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 Community Library events
Scrabble Club: Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Join other adults in a friendly game of Scrabble, no sign up necessary.
Adult Book Club: First Monday at 10:30 a.m. Join other adults to discuss a book. November’s book is Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein, no sign up necessary.
Adult Coloring Party: To be held Oct. 10 & Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Join other adults for a relaxing time of coloring. Materials are provided free of charge. Call the library to sign up at 610369-0496.
Senior Life Craft Day: October 12 at 10:30 am: Adults 55+ meet at the library to make a seasonal craft. This is a free event. Sign up by calling the library at 610369-0496.