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Until 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/ festivals-events/fall-family-fun-days/
Boyertown Lions Club dinner meeting: 6:30 p.m. at Friendship Hook & Ladder Co., S. Reading Ave., Boyertown. Past District Governor, Dave Smith speaks on Diabetes. Bally, Exeter & Amity clubs will be joining us. All are welcome.
Berks County Patriots Candidates Night: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Leesport Farmer’s Market. Town Hall Format. Debate between U.S. Congress 9th District candidates Dan Meuser (R) and Denny Wolff (D). Also attending are Greg McCauler, Dan David, Dale Kerns, Ken Krawchuk and more. 50⁄50 Raffle. Free hot dogs and drinks. All invited.
Maggie Spike at the Half Moon Cafe: 7 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Judy Terwilliger and Matt Wlasniewski will perform a collection of traditional tunes on their fiddle and guitar. Admission charged.
Fall Craft Show: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1749 South Main St., Bechtelsville. Pot Pie, Used Book Sale & Bake Sale. Author Willard Carpenter Book Signing & The TLC Stitchers will have a Silent Quilt Auction.
Grave Tales (The Original!): Old Goshenhoppen Church, 2092 Church Road, Woxall, PA 18979. Rain date Oct. 27. Join W.S. Hancock Society on tour of graveyard that spans centuries and features unusual array of headstone symbolism, funeral practices and history. Tours at noon and 5:30 p.m. and then every half hour with last tour 8:30 p.m. Presentation on remarkable headstones from around the nation. Wear comfortable and sturdy walking shoes and bring flashlight or lantern. NOT a haunted attraction. Aim is to educate. Admission charged. 610-6300912, www.wshancocksociety.org
Tole Painting on Ceramics Workshop: 10 a.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Tole painting is a European folk art, originating in Germany and the Netherlands, that uses special brush techniques to decorate household items made of tin or wood. Lorraine A’Brunzo has adapted Tole painting for use on ceramics. Create your own wall hanging using ceramic pieces, or potters can bring in a bisqued piece to decorate. Admission charged. Register at least one week prior to workshop.
Trunk or Treat: 2 to 4 p.m., Calvary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Safe place to trick or treat. Free. Games, candy, fun. Calvaryucc@ gmail.com
October Fun Fest: 4to 7 p.m., St. Joseph’s Hill Lutheran Church, 244 Koch Road, Boyertown. Free fun family event for all ages. Pumpkin carving and decorating, face painting, games, snacks, and trunk or treating.
Exeter Township School District Community Forum: 7 p.m. in the Reiffton School, 4355 Dunham Drive. This Forum will include information on PA School Works, District Data and Act 44. It is also an opportunity for residents of the district to make comments and ask School Board Members and Administrators questions about any district matter.
Lunch on Us: Join Chestnut Knoll At Home at Saville’s Diner, located at 830 E. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, at 11:30 a.m. Join a representative from Chestnut Knoll At Home for a complimentary lunch at Saville’s Diner. Learn about senior living, home care and rehabilitation services, and more. Free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. RSVP by Oct. 22; call 610-473-3328.
sudSSpirit Bereavement Support Group: 6 p.m., Exeter Community Library. For survivors of the sudden unexpected death of their spouse or significant other. No registration required. Free. 717-866-2401 or email email@example.com or find on Facebook.
Free Medicare seminar: 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Join Chestnut Knoll and Elizabeth Snyder, founder and broker principal of Main Street Financial Partners, at 120 W. Fifth St., Boyertown, to learn how you can navigate the coverage choices offered by Medicare. Free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. RSVP required by Oct. 23, call 610-473-8066.
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 570-9432393.
Bags & Bangles for Books: Oley Library fundraiser 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop into the library to shop gently used selection of jewelry and handbags for a monetary donation to the library. Funds raised will be used to purchase new books. Also, we are seeking donations of gently used handbags and accessories for this fundraiser. Donation receipts provided upon request.
The Beauty of Plants in Detail Workshop: 10 a.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Students will use magnifying glasses and microscopes to dive into layers of miniature detail of plants, and Susan will help depict them with pencil and paper, or by using a camera. When signing up, indicate preference of drawing or photography (bring camera). Admission charged. Register at least one week prior.
Ukulele Jam at the Half Moon Cafe: 3:30 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Meets the last Sunday of month. All skill levels welcome to play old standards, folk, rock, and anything of interest. We also invite singers, guitar, and percussion. $5 suggested donation.
Good Fellowship Riding
Club Open Point Show: 9 a.m., 724 Monocacy Creek Rd., Birdsboro. www.goodfellowshipridingclub.com
Trunk or Treat: 4 to 6 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro. Safe trick or treating event for candy and other prizes, while enjoying free hot dogs, drinks and popcorn. Come in costume. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
All You Can Eat Breakfast: 7 a.m. to noon, Bally Fire Co., 537 Chestnut St., Bally. Children under 6 free. Proceeds benefit Bally Lions Projects.
Nov. 1 to 3
Friends Of Mifflin Community Library Book and
Bake Sale: Nov. 1 noon to 8 p.m., Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 3, $5 Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 610777-3911
Free Medicare seminar: 6:30 p.m. Join Chestnut Knoll At Home and Elizabeth Snyder, founder and broker principal of Main Street Financial Partners, at 1041 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Gilbertsville, to learn how you can navigate the coverage choices offered by Medicare. Free and open to public. Seating is limited. RSVP required by Oct. 30. Call 610-473-3328.
Turkey Dinner: 3to7 p.m. (or until sold out) at St. Paul’s UMC, 1136 Geigertown Rd., Birdsboro. Children 5 and under free. Roast turkey, potato filing, peas, corn, pepper cabbage, gravy, homemade desserts and hot and cold drinks. Take out meals available. 610-286-9479
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet: from 7 to 11 a.m. at Geigertown Fire Co., 3433 Hay Creek Road, Robeson Township. For more info geigertownfireco.com or 610-286-6481. All proceeds benefit the fire company.
Venom Institute: 6 p.m. family friendly meal, 6:45 p.m. program at Robeson Lutheran Church & Preschool, 3520 Plow Road, Mohnton. Rudy Arceo, founder and presenter of the Venom Institute, brings live snakes and other reptiles. Visit www.venominstitute.org. RSVP to the church office by Nov. 5 at 610-856-7242 or email Sue Creed at screed@djazzd. com. A free will offering helps defray expenses for future programs. All invited.
Cash Bingo: at Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road (Route 82), Geigertown. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased for all children. Questions, call the fire company at 610-286-6481.
Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast: 7 to 10:30 a.m., Bally Mennonite Church, Route 100 in Bally in Fellowship Hall. Pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, scrapple, OJ, tea, & coffee. Donations of all amounts appreciated. Proceeds will provide funds for long term relief efforts of the Mennonite Disaster Service. Will help those who are suffering in the aftermath of hurricanes. www. ballymc.org
The Center at Spring Street
200 West Spring St., Boyertown, a program of Boyertown Area Multi-Service, www.boyertownareamultiservice.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. Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8: 1 to 3 p.m. Basic Computer Skills with Jennifer Kulp. Oct. 18: 1 p.m. “History Revisited” by Darius Puff Oct. 22: 1 p.m. “Fall Prevention” by Andrew Harnish, PT, Fox Rehab Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19,
26: 6 p.m. “Safe Haven” by Kathleen Bohannon, MSW, CT, Bereavement Program Coordinator, BAYADA Home Health Care
Oct. 23: 1 p.m. “Coloring with a Purpose” with Julie Longacre
Oct. 24: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Hasenpfeffer Card Party
Oct. 25: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Pinochle Card Party
Oct. 29: 1 p.m. Music by Glenn Miller, Instrumentalist, Vocalist Oct. 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13: 1:30 p.m. Intermediate Computer Skills with Jennifer Kulp Oct. 30: 6 p.m. BINGO Nite Oct. 31: 1 to 4 p.m. “Golden” Texas Hold ‘Em
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.
Bearabilities: every second Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hosted by Abilities in Motion at the Boyertown Community Library. A social and recreational opportunity for adults of all ages with disabilities and their caretakers. Interactive activities designed for all abilities will include, music, craftmaking and sensory friendly seasonal events. Call library at 610-369-0496 to sign up. Crafting Club for Adults: ages 18 and older will meet every third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Join other adults for a fun time of crafting. Meets monthly to make seasonal crafts. Call library at 610-369-0496 to sign up. Tech Help Tuesdays: Oneon-one instruction provided for Microsoft Office, Google, email, Internet use, social media, smart phones or tablets. Call library at 610369-0496 to schedule an appointment. Adult Painting Party: held twice a month, on second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and third Thursday 11 a.m. Cost $20 includes all materials. Call library to sign up.
Mifflin Community Library
Most programs encourage pre-registration and take place downstairs at the Mifflin Community Library unless otherwise noted.
Stitching Circle: Mondays 6:30-8 p.m., and Afternoon Stitching Circle meets Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. Bring own materials. Mifflin Writers Group: 1st & 3rd Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m.
Preschool storytime: Fridays 10:30 a.m. While focus is preschool ages, lapsit infants or young homeschool children are welcome as well. We are not a “hush” library and encourage children to join us who may be new to organized events. Storytime is a great program for children preparing for preschool and kindergarten.
Movie night: new “Harry Potter” Book and movie club. Read the book, then come to library to watch movie on first Thursday of month 5-7 p.m. September is “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Home School Hook Ups: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. RSVP so we can plan for seating and supplies.
Exeter Community Library
Oct. 23: Baby Lapsits Storytime, 9:30 – 10 a.m., infant to age 1 (pre-walking). Caregivers hold their babies in their laps while the librarian leads the group in a variety of lap songs, rhymes and simple stories.
Oct. 24: Toddler Storytime, 10 to 10:30 a.m., walking to age 3. Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together with friends. Oct. 18 & 25: Preschool Storytime, 10 to 11 a.m., ages 3-5. Books, songs and activities. Oct. 22: Letter Writing Social, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Adult event. The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. In October, guest artist and Reading native, Diane Faye will teach Decorative Lettering for Envelopes. Faye’s tattoo-inspired designs have been seen in Inked Magazine and Tattoos for Women magazine and various websites dedicated to outstanding stationary designs. Faye will have greeting cards on site available for purchase. The library will provide supplies, but guests should feel free to bring their own. Call to register 610-406-9431. Oct. 24: Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit, 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Bring your knitting project, sit and relax among friends. Oct. 24: Coloring Night for Adults, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring out your inner child with a night of coloring fun for adults. Ages 16 and up.
Pottstown Area Garden Club meetings: first Fridays at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. Open to anyone interested in all aspects of gardening, including horticulture, floral and landscape design, garden study and flower show schools. Summer meetings held at various locations. See us on Facebook. Gilbertsville Toastmasters: improve public speaking skills and confidence. Meetings first and third Tuesday 7 p.m. in classroom 205 at New Hanover United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville. Email Doug Maden at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kstoastmaster.org. Bereavement Seminars: Mondays 7-9 p.m. at St. Catharine’s Parish Center, 2427 Perkiomen Ave. Mt. Penn 19606. 610-3701174
Birdsboro Rotary Club: Thursdays at Stoppers, 6421 Perkiomen Ave. at 6:30 p.m.
Pagoda Writers: 1 to 3 p.m. first Saturday on second floor of Pagoda, 98 Duryea Drive, Reading.