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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/

Oct. 18

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.

Oct. 18

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.

Oct. 19

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.

Oct. 20

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.

Oct. 20

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

Oct. 20

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.

Oct. 21

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

Oct. 21

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.

Oct. 22

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.

Oct. 24

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.

Oct. 24

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 sudsspirit@gmail.com or find on Face­book.

Oct. 25

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.

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 570-9432393.

Oct. 27

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.

Oct. 27

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.

Oct. 28

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.

Oct. 28

Good Fel­low­ship Rid­ing

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

Oct. 28

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.

Oct. 28

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

Nov. 1

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.

Nov. 3

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

Nov. 4

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.

Nov. 7

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.

Nov. 9

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.

Nov. 17

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

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.

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.

Oley Li­brary

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.

Re­cur­ring

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 doug­maden@gmail.com 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.

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