Com­mu­nity calendar Oct. 29

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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 3 years 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

1310 WASHINGTON ROAD, LEESPORT Baby Lap­sit: Mon­days at 10: 15 a. m. Story Rid­ers: Wed­nes­days at 9: 30a. m. Story Time: Fri­days at 10a. 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.

Up­com­ing events Oct. 13

Ham­burg Strand The­ater: show­ing “Amer­i­can Assassin” from Fri­day, Oct. 13 to Thursday, Oct. 19. Bingo Mur­der Mys­tery Oct. 14at 1 p. m.

Oct. 13

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. 13 Home­com­ing 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. 12 from 6: 30to 8p. m. Please con­tact Mrs. ( Reimer) Kline for ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion or if you have ques­tions. megkli@has­d­hawks.org – 610- 562- 2241 Ext. 2147

Oct. 13

Read­ing Ra­dio Club meet­ing: 8p. m. at Berks Co. Ag Cen­ter, 1238County Wel­fare Rd., Bern Twp. 610- 678- 8976

Oct. 14

An­nual Ju­bilee Bazaar: 8 a. m. to 2p. m. at Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Friedens Church, 537 North Main St., Bernville. Crafts, bas­ket raf­fle, baked goods, food to eat- in or take home. Visit https://luther­anchurch­berks.com or call 610- 488- 6260.

OCT. 14

Ham­burg Area High School Wilder­ness Club Pan­cake

Break­fast: Oct. 14, 8a. m. to noon at the Ham­burg Area High School Cafe­te­ria. All- you- caneat pan­cakes, sausage, and cof­fee. $ 7

Oct. 14

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.

Oct. 14

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. 3196Bernville Rd, Leesport PA 19533for GPS or 610- 926- 6887

Oct. 14

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 $ 17 per per­son and can be pur­chased by con­tact­ing Mrs. ( Reimer) Kline at megkli@has­d­hawks.org or at 610- 562- 2241Ext. 2147. Checks should be made payable to HASD. All or­ders are due on or be­fore Fri­day, Sept. 15.

Oct. 15

Canal Men & Women of Shoe­mak­ersville: 2p. m., Berks Her­itage Cen­ter, 1102Red 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.

Oct. 18

Civics for Grownups: 6to 8 p. 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 gov­ern­ment.’ Ages 16and older. Free ad­mis­sion. Reg­is­ter at www.civics­for­grownups.org/sched­ule­an­dreg­is­tra­tion.

Oct. 19

Berks County Pa­tri­ots Can

di­dates Night: 6: 30- 8: 30 p. m. at Leesport Market. Meet the Judges, Coro­ner, Trea­surer, Prothono­tary. Also, dis­cus­sion about ques­tion on bal­lot to elim­i­nate school prop­erty taxes. Free.

Oct. 20

Used book sale: at the Schuylkill Val­ley Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 1310Wash­ing­ton Road, Leesport, Fri­day, Oct. 20, 9a. m. to 7p. m. and Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a. m. to 2p. m. Fill a bag for $ 5all day on Saturday. 610- 926- 1555 or www. berks. lib. pa. us/ svcl

Oct. 22

Old Fash­ioned Hymn Sing: Fea­tur­ing mu­sic by Cur­tis Frey- Soloist, Con­lan Ker­schner on Banjo & The Miller Brothers. 10: 15 a. m. at New Jerusalem Zion UCC, 1456Krumsville Rd., Krumsville ( Route 737, across from Green­wich El­e­men­tary School). 610- 756- 6892

Oct. 22

Fall Con­cert: 3p. m., Bern Re­formed UCC, ( Rt. 183) 3196 Bernville Road, Leesport. Pro­gram fea­tur­ing Phoebe Berks Piano Quar­tet, Bob Masen­heimer, Marie Oh­linger, Vir­ginia Scha­ef­fer, Sandy Lei­dich and Deb­o­rah Greenawald - Vo­cal­ist and Bells of Bern and Bells of Chest­nut Hill Church, Coop­ers­burg. Re­fresh­ments fol­low­ing con­cert. Free will of­fer­ing, pub­lic is in­vited.

Oct. 25

Shared Abun­dance Com­mu­nity Meal:

Free meal open to ev­ery­one in com­mu­nity. Hosted by the Shared Out­reach Group of New Jerusalem Zion UCC and Mt. Zion Lutheran Churches, 6 to 7: 30p. m. at New Jerusalem Zion UCC, 1456Krumsville Rd., Krumsville ( Route 737, across from Green­wich El­e­men­tary School). 610- 756- 6892 The Ham­burg Strand fun-

drais­ing gala: Doors open at 12: 30p. m., happy hour from 1- 2 with 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, $ 35af­ter Oct. 15.

Oct. 29

Truck or Treat: All in­vited for some treats at New Jerusalem Zion UCC, 1456Krumsville Rd., Krumsville ( Route 737, across from Green­wich El­e­men­tary School). 4: 30- 6p. m. in the church park­ing lot. 610- 7566892

Nov. 4

Leesport Area His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s 12th An­nual Harvest

Moon Festival: 5to 8p. m. at Leesport Play­ground. Camp­fire, Hayrides, Food, River Walk, Mu­seum Tour, Sto­ry­time, Crafts and Mu­sic by “Day’s of Old.” Do­na­tions ac­cepted at event. Rain date Nov. 5.

Nov. 8

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.

Nov. 10

St. Michael’s Church 2017 Holiday Bazaar & Bas­ket

Raf­fle: Nov. 10and 11 at St. Michael’s Church, 529St. Michael’s Road ( Tilden Town­ship), Ham­burg, 3miles west of Ham­burg off of old RT- 22( Hex High­way). Fri­day, Nov. 10from 4to 8p. m. chicken plat­ters served. Saturday, Nov. 11 from 8a. m. to 1 p. m. break­fast sand­wiches served. Both days lunch items, home­made Christ­mas cook­ies and pies, crafts, flea market and bas­ket raf­fle.

Nov. 11

Ham­burg Pub­lic Li­brary New

York City bus trip: Saturday, Nov. 11. $ 42per per­son. Leave Ham­burg Mid­dle School at 8 a. m. re­turn at 8: 30p. m. Drop off / pickup at 6p. m. at Bryant Park. More info call 610- 5622843.

Nov. 11

Mys­tery Din­ner The­ater: Lasagna din­ner and play “The Co­nun­drum on the Crack­er­jack Cruise” to ben­e­fit Wy­att Ne­whard, a lo­cal 13- year- old boy who has been bat­tling cancer since he was 3. Held Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343Long Lane Rd, Krumsville, 6to 9: 30 p. m. $ 15 Adults, $ 10Chil­dren 3- 10, Un­der 3free. To pur­chase tick­ets, call 484- 651- 4166or email njz­pas­tor@gmail.com.

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