Community calendar Oct. 29
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E- mail event listings to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note Hamburg Item Calendar in e- mail subject.
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.
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. email@example.com – 610- 562- 2241 Ext. 2147
Reading Radio Club meeting: 8p. m. at Berks Co. Ag Center, 1238County Welfare Rd., Bern Twp. 610- 678- 8976
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.
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
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. 3196Bernville Rd, Leesport PA 19533for GPS or 610- 926- 6887
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.