Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar

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Sub­mit events about 10 days in ad­vance of de­sired pub­li­ca­tion date to lmitchell@ berksmont­news.com.

Sept. 14 & 28

Book Mo­bile: Up­per Fred­er­ick Town­ship Build­ing, Rte. 73 (3205 Big Rd.), Obelisk, 10 a.m. to noon.

Sept. 15 & 29

Book Mo­bile: Weis Mar­ket Shop­ping Cen­ter, Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sept. 15 to Oct. 27

Fall Fam­ily Fun Days: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Weaver’s Orchard, 40 Fruit Lane, Mor­gan­town, on Satur­days & Colum­bus Day, Sept. 15 to Oct. 27. Food, hay rides, pick-your-own fruit, live mu­sic and kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing face paint­ing, ob­sta­cle cour­ses, clown, Bar­rel train and farm yard play area. Ad­mis­sion charged, park­ing is free. https://www.weaver­sor­chard.com/fes­ti­val­sev­ents/fall-fam­ily-fun-days/

Sept. 16

Roller Derby - Gar­den State vs. Reading Derby Girls: at Skate­away, 2275 Lan­caster Pike, Shilling­ton. Fam­ily friendly. Doors open 6:30 p.m., First Whis­tle at 7 p.m. https://www.face­book.com/ events/655892124784252/

Sept. 16

Rem­ing­ton Ryde Free Sum­mer Con­cert: Hill Church Pic­nic Grove, 620 Hill Church Road, Boy­er­town. Blue Grass & Gospel mu­sic 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Food avail­able at 3:30 p.m. Re­fresh­ments and con­cert rain or shine. Good will of­fer­ing will be ac­cepted. 610-367-8114

Sept. 16

Hymn Sing: 2 p.m., in the 1855 Al­legheny Men­non­ite Meet­ing­house, 39 Horn­ing Road, Mohn­ton, (Al­leghenyville). Hymn Sing us­ing the hym­nal Life Song #2, led by Dan Wenger, Li­titz, Wel­come to bring brown bag lunch and en­joy fel­low­ship with oth­ers at the meet­ing­house prior to the Hymn Sing. gsen@wind­stream.net or 717-278-8459

Sept. 16

Open Point Show: 9 a.m., Good Fel­low­ship Rid­ing Club, 724 Mono­cacy Creek Rd., Birds­boro. www.good­fel­low­shiprid­ing­club.com

Sept. 17

New Hanover AARP meet­ing: 12:30 p.m., New Hanover Lutheran Church, Lutheran Road, Gil­bertsville. Op­tional so­cial time with a bring-your-own bag lunch (bev­er­age and desserts pro­vided) is at noon. En­ter­tain­ment by vo­cal­ist Maria Damore. Spon­sor­ing a drive in sup­port of Boy­er­town Multi-Ser­vices to as­sist those in need. All mem­bers are asked to bring to the meet­ing all kinds of food this month. All those age 50 and older are in­vited.

Sept. 18

AARP Smart Driver Re­fresher Course: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ch­est­nut Knoll, 1041 E. Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville. In­crease safe driv­ing skills and rec­og­nize driv­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties due to age-re­lated phys­i­cal changes. For driv­ers age 55 years and older. There is a cost. Bring AARP mem­ber­ship card (if ap­pli­ca­ble) and valid driver’s li­cense. In­cludes break­fast and lunch, courtesy of Ch­est­nut Knoll. Seat­ing is lim­ited. RSVP, 610-473-3328.

Sept. 18

Veter­ans’ Photo ID Dis­count Card Distri­bu­tion: Mont­gomery County Recorder of Deeds comes to Ch­est­nut Knoll At Home Gil­bertsville, 1041 E. Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville, 10 a.m. to noon. By Penn­syl­va­nia Statute of 1868 the Recorder of Deeds is au­tho­rized to record mil­i­tary dis­charge pa­pers of Veter­ans. All Mont­gomery County Veter­ans who are plan­ning to re­ceive their card must bring their DD214 mil­i­tary dis­charge pa­pers and a photo ID. The Veter­ans’ Photo ID Dis­count Card can be pre­sented at par­tic­i­pat­ing busi­nesses through­out the re­gion to re­ceive dis­counts for goods and ser­vices as a show of ap­pre­ci­a­tion to those who served our coun­try. A cur­rent list of mer­chants can be found at www.mont­copa.org/478/Veter­ans-Photo-ID-Dis­count-Card. Free event and made pos­si­ble thanks to Mont­gomery County of Penn­syl­va­nia Recorder of Deeds, Jeanne Sorg. 610-4733328

Sept. 19, 26

Book Mo­bile: New Hanover Town­ship Bldg., 2943 N. Char­lotte St., New Hanover, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sept. 20

Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Sup­port Group: 6:30–8 p.m., Ch­est­nut Knoll, 120 W. 5th St., Boy­er­town. Find­ing An­swers and So­lu­tions pre­sented by ex­pert care­givers from Ch­est­nut Knoll. Get ad­vice and prac­ti­cal tips to help de­crease stress, en­cour­age ef­fec­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and fa­cil­i­tate the best course of care. Free and open to pub­lic. Care pro­vided to loved ones while care­giver is in meet­ing, pre­assess­ment re­quired. RSVP by call­ing 610-473-8066.

Sept. 20

Car­ing for Parkin­son’s: Ch­est­nut Knoll in­vites pub­lic to 120 W. Fifth St., Boy­er­town, at 2 p.m., for free pro­gram that aims to share in­for­ma­tion about proac­tive ap­proaches to car­ing for Parkin­son’s dis­ease. Care pro­vided to loved ones while care­giver at­tends pro­gram, pre­assess­ment re­quired. RSVP by call­ing 610-473-8066.

Sept. 20

Berks County Pa­tri­ots: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Leesport Mar­ket. At­tor­ney Si­mon Grill will talk about the School’s “Prom­ise Pro­gram”. PA House and Se­nate Can­di­dates will be there.

Sept. 22

Huge An­nual Yard & Food Sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Berk­shire Com­mons Se­nior Liv­ing Com­mu­nity, 5485 Perkiomen Ave. Exeter Town­ship. Call for a space, $10 each, at 610-779-3993. Home­made soups, hot dogs and baked goods. Eat in or take out. Lots of great finds from fur­ni­ture to an­tiques/col­lecta­bles. Pro­ceeds the Berk­shire Com­mons’ Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team.

Sept. 22

2nd An­nual Disc Golf Tour­na­ment: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park. Pro­ceeds sup­port the Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary. Reg­is­ter at https://www.dis­c­golf­scene.com/tour­na­ments/

Sept. 22

Ac­ces­sory Sale: new and gen­tly used purses, scarves & jew­elry sale at Exeter Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 4569 Preswick Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sept. 23

Penn­syl­va­nia Dutch Cel­e­bra­tion: Sch­warzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane Rd., Exeter Town­ship. Be­gins at 2:45 p.m. with a 15 minute car­il­lon con­cert, 3 p.m. en­ter­tain­ment by the New Hori­zons Band, Lester Miller’s Square Dancers, and the Miller Broth­ers Songs & Fun. A tra­di­tional PA Dutch pot pie meal with mu­sic by the Happy Dutch­men. Dead­line for ticket pur­chase is Sept. 16. Con­tact Diane Hafer at 610 779-3480.

Sept. 23

Bless­ing of the An­i­mals: 2 p.m., Cal­vary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto (un­der the pavil­ion). Bring your dogs, cats, rab­bits, lizards to be blessed. Please make sure pets are in trav­el­ing con­tain­ers or on leashes. There will be a time of prayer, a time of bless­ing, and an op­por­tu­nity to walk pets on the walk­ing trail. Those who are un­able to bring their pets are wel­come to bring a photo. We will also re­mem­ber the pets we have loved through­out our lives. We will be ac­cept­ing do­na­tions for the An­i­mal Res­cue League of Berks County. cal­varyucc@gmail.com

Sept. 26

sudSSpirit Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group meet­ing: 6 p.m. at Exeter Com­mu­nity Li­brary. The group is for those that are sur­vivors of the sud­den un­ex­pected death of their spouse or sig­nif­i­cant other. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 717-866-2401 or email sudsspirit@gmail.com or find us on Face­book.

Sept. 29

Flea Mar­ket, Craft Show and Bake Sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cal­vary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Space is avail­able by con­tact­ing Becky Crist at 267-261-8509. Reser­va­tions and pay­ment must be re­ceived by Sept. 27.

Sept. 29

Up­per Fred­er­ick Twp. Com­mu­nity Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, 3205 Big Road, Zieglerville. Meet Com­mu­nity Lead­ers, Heroes & Friends. Pet­ting Zoo, pony rides, clown, ob­sta­cle course, moon­bounce, Candy Can­non, Giant Ham­ster Ball, face paint­ing, rock wall and bungee tram­po­line and free doc­u­ment shred­ding. Chili Cook-off (pr­ereg­is­tra­tion re­quired), Free kid’s crafts by The Art Bus, Used Book Sale, free raf­fles for prizes, food. Mu­sic all day, in­clud­ing a per­for­mance by Coun­try Singer Ken­dal Con­rad. Vol­un­teers wel­come. 610-754-6436 or www. up­per­fred­er­ick.com

Sept. 29 & Oct. 27

Dance: Ages 30 and up, Sept. 29 & 27, 7 to 11 p.m. at Key­stone Fire Co., 240 N Wal­nut St., Boy­er­town. Ad­mis­sion charge in­cludes door prizes, DJ Johnny K. Cash bar. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Marge 570-943-2393.

Oct. 6

Hot Topics lun­cheon on “Im­mi­gra­tion Is­sues and Steps to Ci­ti­zen­ship:” hosted by League of Women Vot­ers of Berks County at 11:45 a.m. at Chef Alan’s restau­rant, 525 Penn Ave., West Reading. Speaker is Abra­ham Cepeda, an im­mi­gra­tion at­tor­ney in the city of Reading. Ques­tion and an­swer pe­riod will fol­low. Con­tact Kathy Bai­ley at 610-898-0225 to reg­is­ter.

Oct. 11

Hol­ly­wood Casino Bus Trip: Spon­sored by Berk­shire Com­mons Se­nior Liv­ing Com­mu­nity, 5485 Perkiomen Ave. Exeter Town­ship. Departs at 9 a.m. and re­turns from casino around 6 p.m. Charge per per­son. Pay day of trip. Home­made muffins and bev­er­ages for ride to casino and door prizes on way home. Valid PA ID re­quired to en­ter casino, RSVP by call­ing 610-779-3993.

Oct. 13

Hol­ly­wood Casino Bus Trip: spon­sored by Bird Chap­ter #460, Or­der of Eastern Star. Leav­ing Union Lodge, 201 Wash­ing­ton St., Birds­boro at 2 p.m., re­turn­ing 9 p.m. Horse rac­ing be­gins 6 p.m. Charge per per­son. Games and a 50⁄50 draw­ing dur­ing bus ride. Call Linda at 610-689-5536 (leave mes­sage) to se­cure a seat. Must be over 21 years and have a valid photo ID.

The Cen­ter at Spring Street

200 West Spring St., Boy­er­town, a pro­gram of Boy­er­town Area Multi-Ser­vice, www.boy­er­townarea­multi-ser­vice.org. Open to ages 55 and older. 610-367-2313 Fri­days: Early Bird Break­fast 8 a.m. Satur­days: Yoga 9 a.m. Satur­days: Move & Groove 10:15 a.m. Space is lim­ited, call The Cen­ter to re­serve spot. Sun­days: Pick­le­ball at Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park 1 p.m. Mon­days: Pi­lates 6 p.m. Mon­days: Yoga 6:30 p.m. Wed­nes­days: Pick­le­ball at Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park 9 a.m. 2nd & 4th Thurs­days: walk­ing at Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park. Meet 9:30 a.m. at large pavil­ion. Din­ing with Di­a­betes: Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, Dec. 4, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. A pro­gram for adults with di­a­betes and their fam­i­lies, fa­cil­i­tated by the Penn State Ex­ten­sion and in­structed by Deb­bie Griffie. $5 per per­son. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired at http://ex­ten­sion.psu.edu/ di­a­betes or by call­ing 877345-0691. Ques­tions? Call Deb­bie Griffie at 610-4894315. Sept. 14: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Fri­day Nite Dance fea­tur­ing “The ChasBand”

Sept. 18: 6 p.m. BINGO Nite. Doors open at 4 p.m. with re­fresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase. Sept. 19: 1 p.m. “Golden” Texas Hold ‘Em

Sept. 20: 1 p.m., “His­tory Re­vis­ited” by Dar­ius Puff, a lo­cal Le­nape his­to­rian whose her­itage in­cludes Le­nape and English, will of­fer a pre­sen­ta­tion ti­tled “A Fam­ily Named Girty.”

Sept. 24: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., AAA Driver Im­prove­ment Course (for those who have pre­vi­ously taken the AAA course). There is a charge, no cost to veter­ans. To reg­is­ter call AAA at 610374-4531.

Sept. 24: 1 p.m., Mu­sic by Michael Kropp with fa­vorites from The Bea­tles, Cre­dence, Tom Petty, Paul Si­mon and more.

Sept. 25: 1 p.m., Book Club. This month’s book is “Dark Horse” by Tami Hoag.

Sept. 25: 6 p.m., “Color­ing with a Pur­pose” with Julie Lon­gacre, will take you step by step in color­ing one of her draw­ings cre­ated ex­clu­sively for The Cen­ter at Spring Street. Copies of her draw­ings and col­ored pen­cils will be avail­able for use free of charge, but wel­come to bring own col­ored pen­cils. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion is re­quested. Call The Cen­ter at Spring Street at 610-3672313 to reg­is­ter. Chil­dren ages 5 and older ac­com­pa­nied by an adult wel­come to at­tend. Sept. 26: 12:45 to 4 p.m., Hasenpf­ef­fer Card Party Sept. 27: 12:45 to 4 p.m., Pinochle Card Party

Boy­er­town Li­brary

Scrab­ble Club: Thurs­days 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.

Book Sale: Friends of the Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary hosts monthly Book Sales on third Satur­day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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