Submit to Calendar: E- mail event listings to email@example.com. Note Hamburg- Item Calendar in e- mail subject. Recurring Senior Citizens Club of Hamburg: 2p. m. second and fourth Wednesdays in Hamburg Area Middle School cafeteria. If school is canceled on meeting day due to bad weather, meeting is canceled. Hamburg Public Library
Story Time: story time on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 11 a. m. for ages 18months through 3years old, preschoolers and home schooled early elementary. The schedule is available on the library’s website at www. berks. lib. pa. us/ hamburgpl. Hamburg Public Library Board Meetings: second Tuesdays. Public encouraged to attend.
Schuylkill Valley Community Library 1310Washington Road, Leesport Baby Lapsit: Mondays at 10: 15a. m. Story Riders: Wednesdays at 9: 30a. m. Story Time: Fridays at 10 a. m. Lego Club: Fourth Thursday at 6p. m. Book Club: Fourth Monday of the month at 7p. m. Adult Cookbook Club: Third Monday, 6p. m. Share culinary skills. We have copies of cookbooks, choose a recipe to prepare and share.
Hamburg Area Historical Society meeting: 7p. m. in the Large Group Instruction room of the Hamburg Area High School, the Hamburg Area Historical Society will meet featuring a program by Joseph Swope, author of Pleasant Valley Lost. His presentation will include numerous historic pictures of his family homestead in the Pleasant Valley which would be destroyed in the construction of the Blue Marsh Dam. Copies of his book will be available for purchase.
Harvest Fest: at St. Mary Church, 94Walnut Road, Hamburg, Oct. 6from 4to 9p. m. and Oct. 7from 12 to 9p. m. Friday music by Tommy Dee, Blue Mountain Heritage Chorus, Chris Tray. Saturday – Polka Band, 1- 4p. m.; Polka Mass 4: 30; Oldies Band, 5: 30- 8: 30 p. m. Homemade food, fun, activities, entertainment and games for all ages. New this year, Corn hole tournament ( see website). Free admission, plenty of parking, no coolers. 610- 562- 7657, www.stmaryhamburg.org
Couples & line dance: 7: 30 - 10: 30p. m., Food available 6: 30to 8: 30. Shartlesville Grange, N. 4th St. Shartlesville. Cost $ 6- benefits Shartlesville Lions outreach programs. 610- 488- 1984.
Hamburg Strand Theater: showing Home Again from Friday, Oct. 6through Thursday, Oct. 12. Girls Night Out showing Home Again Oct. 6, doors open 8: 30p. m., movie at 9: 15p. m. BYOB event. Tickets $ 15.
Blessings of the Animals Service: 1p. m. St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran “Smoke “Church, 2613Old U. S. 22, Hamburg. All welcome. Collecting animal blankets, sheets, cleaning supplies, toys or food to donate to animal shelter.
Leesport Lock Tenders House tours: 10a. m. to 2 p. m. at Leesport Lock on Wall Street across from Leesport Fire Co. Housing Bldg. Admission is free, donation appreciated.
Strausstown Fire Company’s Breakfast: Oct. 8at Strausstown Fire Company Community Campus, 50 East Ave., Strausstown 8 a. m. to noon. Full breakfast menu available; children’s menu also available. Proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund.
Deadline for ordering Apple Dumplings & Sticky
Buns: order by Oct. 10 from St. John’s EL Church, Hamburg. Call 610- 5624440or 610- 562- 4025for details.
Pickup at church Friday, Oct. 20, 4: 30- 6: 30or Sat. Oct. 21, 9- 11 a. m.
Know Your Symphony series: 7: 30p. m. at The Highlands in Wyomissing. Andrew Constantine, music director of Reading Symphony Orchestra, will discuss Beethoven’s and Tchaikovsky’s works. Sponsored by Penn State Berks and symphony League. Tickets $ 5.
Civics for Grownups: 6 to 8p. m. at Brandywine Heights Area High School, 103Old Topton Road, Mertztown. Free, nonpartisan seminar to help adults understand how U. S. government is supposed to work, recognize when it works differently than designed, and take the active role necessary to ‘ own our government.’ Ages 16 and older. Free admission. Register at www.civicsforgrownups.org/scheduleandregistration.
Alumni Night: Calling all HAHS Band Alumni. The HAHS Marching Band would LOVE to have you join us for our annual Alumni Night celebration on Friday, Oct. 13Homecoming weekend. Bring your instrument and play with us in the stands and on the field. There will be a rehearsal in the HS Band room on Thursday, Oct. 12from 6: 30to 8 p. m. Please contact Mrs. ( Reimer) Kline for additional information or if you have questions. firstname.lastname@example.org – 610- 562- 2241 Ext. 2147
Annual Jubilee Bazaar: 8 a. m. to 2p. m. at Evangelical Lutheran Friedens Church, 537North Main St., Bernville. Crafts, basket raffle, baked goods, food to eat- in or take home. Visit https://lutheranchurchberks.com or call 610- 488- 6260.
Hamburg Area High School Wilderness Club Pancake Breakfast: Oct. 14, 8a. m. to noon at the Hamburg Area High School Cafeteria. All- you- can- eat pancakes, sausage, and coffee. $ 7
Free spaghetti dinner: 5- 7 p. m. Meal includes: spaghetti & meatballs, salad, Italian bread, fruit, beverage & shoo fly pie. Please invite your neighbors, those in need, your family and neighbors. Free children’s meal toy for every child. Any donations go to local food pantry or more free meals. Whole Shoofly pies will be available for $ 8to benefit hurricane relief.
Community Fall Festival: Bern Church Grove on Route 183near Blue Marsh, 4to 7p. m. Hayride, fall games, decorate a pumpkin, dress up for a costume contest, DJ. Food trucks on site for food purchases. Free fall activities. Canned food donations welcome, donate to local food pantry. 3196 Bernville Rd, Leesport PA 19533for GPS or 610- 9266887
Phantoms Game: The HAHS Marching Band has been invited to perform on the concourse of the PPL Center prior to a Phantoms game! Come and support the band during “Hamburg Night” on Saturday, Oct. 14at 7: 05p. m. Tickets are $ 17per person and can be purchased by contacting Mrs. ( Reimer) Kline at email@example.com or at 610- 562- 2241Ext. 2147. Checks should be made payable to HASD. All orders are due on or before Friday, Sept. 15.
Canal Men & Women of Shoemakersville: 2p. m., Berks Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road in Bern Twp. Free. Living along and owning a section of the Schuylkill Navigation for 45years, it is only natural that Parks volunteers Vernie and Bob Noecker began to wonder about the families whose lives revolved around “Canaling”. Wondering leads to questioning, which leads to researching. They will share the stories they have pieced together about this fascinating linear community.
Civics for Grownups: 6to 8p. m. at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood, 501Hoch Road ( just off of Park Road), Blandon. Free, non- partisan seminar to help adults understand how U. S. government is supposed to work, recognize when it works differently than designed, and take the active role necessary to ‘ own our gov- ernment.’ Ages 16and older. Free admission. Register at www.civicsforgrownups.org/scheduleandregistration.
Used book sale: at the Schuylkill Valley Community Library, 1310Washington Road, Leesport, Friday, Oct. 20, 9a. m. to 7p. m. and Saturday, Oct. 21, 9a. m. to 2 p. m. Fill a bag for $ 5all day on Saturday. 610- 926- 1555 or www. berks. lib. pa. us/ svcl
The Hamburg Strand fundraising gala: Doors open at 12: 30p. m., happy hour from 1- 2with complimentary drinks and a hot buffet dinner. Live auction begins at 2p. m. Bid item examples: baskets if cheer, getaway weekend and vacation packages, local gift card baskets, household items, jewelry, one of a kind art from local artists. Tickets $ 30per person before Oct. 15, $ 35 after Oct. 15.
Civics for Grownups: 6to 8p. m. at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood, 501Hoch Road ( just off of Park Road), Blandon. Free, non- partisan seminar to help adults understand how US government is supposed to work, recognize when it works differently than designed, and take the active role necessary to ‘ own our government.’ Ages 16and older. Free admission. Register at www.civicsforgrownups.org/scheduleandregistration.
Hamburg Public Library New York City bus trip: Saturday, Nov. 11. $ 42per person. Leave Hamburg Middle School at 8a. m. return at 8: 30p. m. Drop off / pickup at 6p. m. at Bryant Park. More info call 610562- 2843.