Calendar of events
Nov. 11 Living Gifts Holiday Fair: From Saturday 9-3 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 12, from 8.30 a.m. - 12 Noon. Humanitarian gifts sold. All profits benefit people in need, both locally and world-wide. Lunch served on Saturday. New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Road, Gilbertsville. 610-326-1335. To be featured: Ten Thousand Villages, Animal House Project, Womens Center, and Kencrest.
Christmas Bazaar: The St. Francis Academy annual bazaar will be held from 8-2 at the school located at Seventh and Pine Streets in Bally. The bazaar will feature homemade cookies, cut outs, chocolate chip, oatmeal and peanut butter. There will also be homemade crafts. A Julie Longacre original print will be the grand of the raffle. There will be other raffles available and a chance to buy 275th anniversary apparel. There will also be food, Bally burgers, soup, and hot turkey sandwiches. There will be crafts for the children and the Santa shop. Santa will also make an appearance.
Lions Club: The Boyertown Lions Club will hold their dinner meeting at the Friendship Hook & Ladder Co., S. Reading Ave & Warwick St., Boyertown at 6:30 pm. Amity Lioness will be joining us. The program will be on the April 2017 trip to Chicago for the International Convention.
Holiday Bazaar: To be held from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. at Friedens UCC, 337 Main Street, Oley. Shoofly and fruit pies, AP cakes, cookies,
soups, gift snacks, crafts, flea market, and gift basket raffle. A lunch of soups, turkey and beef barbecues, hot dogs, and hoagies will be available. Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale: To be held 9-2 p.m. at Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Featuring many local crafters, baked goods, cookies, flea market and lunch. Table space is available by contacting Eileen Haring at 610-754-6046. Church number is 610-652-5023.
Huff’s Church Hoe Down: To be held at 540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis, Hereford Township, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Paul Adam, calling with the Days of Old Band playing. No charge with free drinks and snacks. Invite friends and family and members of the community for a good, fun crowd.
Thanksgiving Eve service: To begin at 7 p.m. at Bally Mennonite Church, Route 100, Bally, together with members from: Calvary UCC in Barto, Christ Lutheran in Niantic, Most Blessed Sacrament in Bally, St. Paul’s Lutheran in Sassamansville, and Trinity Lutheran in Bechtelsville. We will gather together to offer our gratitude to God for His many blessings in our lives. There will be light refreshments after the service. For more information check our website at: www.ballymc.org
Dec. 2 Oley Valley Holiday House
Tour: Self guided tour of historic Oley Valley homes, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit Oley Valley Community Library. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 day of tour and can be purchased at Oley Valley Community Library 339 Main St. Oley. Call 484-4911278.
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 email@example.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.
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.
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