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Com­mu­nity Events

Stove Plates and Franklin

Stoves: Potts­grove Manor will host the lec­ture “Stove Plates and Franklin Stoves” pre­sented by his­to­rian Dan Gra­ham Satur­day, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. Hear about how some of the big­gest names in colo­nial Penn­syl­va­nia his­tory, Ben­jamin Franklin and John Potts, were con­nected through iron. Learn about how John Potts’ man­age­ment of Warwick led to the pro­duc­tion and sale of Franklin’s in­ven­tion across the east­ern se­aboard, from Philadel­phia to Bos­ton and be­yond. Dis­cover how less fa­mil­iar names such as Sa­muel Sav­age and Robert Grace helped to make the stove a sta­ple of colo­nial heat­ing and his­tory. This pro­gram wel­comes all ages, and there is a sug­gested $2 dona­tion per per­son for this event. Potts­grove Manor is lo­cated at 100 W. King St., Pottstown.

“Get A Job”: Ring­ing Hills Cho­rus of Sweet Ade­lines will present “Get a Job” Satur­day, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s UCC, 1312 Old Swede Road, Dou­glassville. Lus­tre, 2018 in­ter­na­tional quar­tet cham­pi­ons, will ap­pear as the spe­cial guest quar­tet. Tick­ets will be avail­able at the door for $12 adults and $6 chil­dren. The venue is hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, visit ring­inghillscho­rus.org.

Good Night at the Manor:

Un­cover the evening work and rou­tines of the Potts fam­ily and their house­hold staff with the new ex­hibit Good Night at the Manor, which will run through Sun­day, Nov. 11, at Potts­grove Manor, 100 W. King St., Pottstown. Tours of the ex­hibit will be given dur­ing reg­u­lar mu­seum hours. Ad­mis­sion is free, but do­na­tions are ap­pre­ci­ated. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 610-3264014 or visit mont­copa.org/ potts­grove­manor.

Craft Fair: The Sanatoga Fire Com­pany Aux­il­iary will hold a craft fair Satur­day, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sanatoga Fire Com­pany, 2222 E. High St., Sanatoga. The event will fea­ture crafts, baked goods and home made soups. Lunch will be served.

An­nounce­ments

Pottstown Area Gar­den Club: meets on the first Fri­day of each month at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. The club is open to any­one in­ter­ested in all as­pects of gar­den­ing, in­clud­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties for fur­ther ed­u­ca­tion in hor­ti­cul­ture, flo­ral and land­scape de­sign, gar­den study and flower show schools.

PMMC Of­fer­ing Free Child

Care Safety Check: Pottstown Memo­rial Med­i­cal Cen­ter is of­fer­ing free car seat safety checks on the third Fri­day of ev­ery month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Good­will Am­bu­lance Com­pany, 714 E. High St., Pottstown. Child Cer­ti­fied Pas­sen­ger Safety Tech­ni­cians and trained vol­un­teers will check child car seats for: re­calls and dam­age; best fit for weight, height, and age; and will teach in­stal­la­tion tech­niques. For more

in­for­ma­tion, or to sched­ule an ap­point­ment, please call: 610327-7145.

Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery: The new­est min­istry at Hopewell Com­mu­nity Church, 1130 Com­merce Drive, Pottstown, will “Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery” through meet­ings ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 7 p.m. Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery deals with Hurts, Hang Ups, and yes Habits. It is a twelve step pro­gram, un­like other pro­grams we know who our “higher power” is, the one and only God and it is bib­li­cally based. We will honor Je­sus and Praise Him. All of the stud­ies will em­pha­size for­give­ness and sal­va­tion. The “Eight Prin­ci­ples” are based on the Beat­i­tudes for the pur­pose of lead­ing all who at­tend on the path to­ward re­cov­ery. Con­tact Shel­don Rosen­berg or call 610-326-8450.

Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery: Bib­li­cally based re­cov­ery pro­gram sup­ports peo­ple who strug­gle with hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Meets ev­ery Thurs­day at 7 p.m. in Room 205⁄207 at New Hanover United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gil­bertsville. For more in­for­ma­tion on this con­fi­den­tial and anony­mous sup­port group, call 610-323-2353 or visit www.newhanoverumc.org.

The Mon­day Morn­ing Mir­a­cle Al-Anon Fam­ily Group: meets ev­ery Mon­day at 11 a.m. at the Trin­ity Re­formed United Church of Christ lo­cated at 60 N. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA. Please park in the rear of the church. We meet in the Choir Room. It is an open meet­ing and one hour long.

Potts­grove Re­cre­ation Board:

Mon­day/Thurs­day: Ta­ble Ten­nis, Potts­grove High School cafe­te­ria, 7 p.m.; Mon­day, Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day: Women’s Ex­er­cise, Potts­grove High School cafe­te­ria, 6 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion on any of these ac­tiv­i­ties, please visit the web­site at www.potts­groverec.com.

Quilt­mak­ers of Boy­er­town:

The group ex­tends a stand­ing in­vi­ta­tion to their monthly meet­ings, held at Good Shep­herd U.C.C., 35 W. Philadel­phia Ave., Boy­er­town, at 7 p.m. on the last Wed­nes­day of the month.

Prayer Time: Hope UMC, 117 North Mono­cacy Creek Road in Dou­glassville, last Fri­day of month 7 to 8 p.m. Open in­vi­ta­tion for any­one. For in­for­ma­tion call 610-385-7141 or email ad­min@ hopechur­chamity.org.

Moms Club of Potts­grove/ Pottstown: Meet­ing ev­ery third Wed­nes­day 9:30 a.m. at St. James Church, off High St. in Pottstown. The MOMS Club of Potts­grove/Pottstown wel­comes all stay-at-home moms and their chil­dren from the area. A na­tional sup­port group, chap­ter of­fers play­groups, ac­tiv­i­ties, Mom’s Night Out, scrap­book and book clubs and many other op­por­tu­ni­ties to get moms and chil­dren out to meet and play with oth­ers. Con­tact Nau­rae at nau­rae@hot­mail.com or 801376-2009.

Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery: Meet­ing at Free­dom Fel­low­ship, 239 Main Street, East Greenville (in rear, lower level), each Fri­day at 7 p.m. Need help with your hurts, hangups and habits? Let us help. 12-step faith-based re­cov­ery pro­gram. Call Pas­tor Cindy for more info or just c’mon over! Call

610-698-4756.

Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Sup­port Group: The Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion’s Monthly Sup­port Group meets the third Thurs­days at Chest­nut Knoll As­sisted Liv­ing, 120 W. 5th Street in Boy­er­town from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Meet and share with other care­givers ex­pe­ri­enc­ing sim­i­lar is­sues. We do of­fer free respite care in a se­cured area for loved ones dur­ing the meet­ing. To ask ques­tions or ar­range for the respite care call 610-473-8066.

Used Book Sale: Labyrinth Used Books and Gifts, First United Methodist Church, 414 High St., Pottstown. Se­lec­tion of sec­u­lar and re­li­gious books avail­able for bar­gain prices. Many pop­u­lar au­thors are avail­able. There are also self help, ref­er­ence and travel books, cook­books, and chil­dren’s books. Small gift items also avail­able at low price. Fri­day, noon to 4 p.m. and Satur­day, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The first Satur­day of month is bag sale.

Open Bead­ing Night: Free at But­ter­cup Beads from 6 to 8:30 p.m. once a month. Bring a project you’re work­ing on or start a new one in com­pany of other Bead­ers at our monthly bead soirée. Byob, snacks to share. Call to save seat. Check web­site cal­en­dar for dates. Ages 16 and up. We hold jew­elry mak­ing classes, kids and adult jew­elry mak­ing par­ties, fin­ished ar­ti­san jew­elry, va­ri­ety of beads. www. but­ter­cup­beads.com. But­ter­cup Beads 1123 Pawl­ings Road, Audubon 484-524-8231.

Moms Club Of New Hanover Town­ship: Group of “Moms Of­fer­ing Moms Sup­port” for moth­ers at home (at least part time) rais­ing their chil­dren. Monthly busi­ness meet­ing on sec­ond Fri­days at 9:30 a.m. at a lo­cal church. Vis­i­tors in­clud­ing moms and their chil­dren al­ways wel­come. If you are in­ter­ested in mem­ber­ship or at­tend­ing meet­ing, e-mail mom­sclubofnht@ya­hoo.com. Visit www. mom­sclubofnht.webs.com.

Meatout Veg­e­tar­ian/Ve­gan Sup­port And Out­reach: Con­tact Veron­ica or Ge­or­gia Smith at Aceg1402@aol.com or 610-9704539. Perkiomen Val­ley Li­brary At Sch­wenksville Monthly Book Dis­cus­sion: fourth Tues­days at 7 p.m. at the cor­ner of Sec­ond and Church streets in Sch­wenksville. Light re­fresh­ments and con­ver­sa­tion. Read the book prior to dis­cus­sion. Free and open to pub­lic. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quested. Call 610-287-8360.

Berks Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion Well­ness Events

Travel Im­mu­niza­tions (by

ap­point­ment only): For those trav­el­ing to other coun­tries, Berks VNA has travel im­mu­niza­tions avail­able at its Wy­omiss­ing lo­ca­tion at 1170 Berk­shire Boule­vard by ap­point­ment only be­tween the hours of 8 a.m. to

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