Submit to Calendar: E- mail event listings to lmitchell@ berksmontnews. com. Note Hamburg Item Calendar in e- mail subject. Oct. 26to Nov. 8 Cabela’s Coat Drive: 10 percent off coupon for any new coat in stock when donate gently worn coat through Nov. 8. One Warm Coat will distribute donated coats to charitable organizations for free distribution to those in need. Nov. 9 Artist Reception for Brenda Binns: 5: 30to 7: 30 p. m., The Art & Craft Gallery of Hamburg, 335State St., Hamburg. Binns creates Zentangle Inspired Art and watercolors. Her artwork is on display and available for purchase. Nov. 9 Hamburg Area Historical Society November
meeting: 7p. m. in Large Group Instruction room of Hamburg Area High School. Gary Roche, a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park, presents program about his great- great grandfather Captain Patrick DeLacy, a Medal of Honor recipient for his action in the Battle of the Wilderness 1864. Program includes history of Medal of Honor, recipients and display of original 1863 Medal. Nov. 9 Book Sale: Nov. 9, 12- 7 p. m.; Nov. 10, 9a. m. - 2p. m.; Nov. 11, $ 5bag sale, 9a. m. - 1p. m.; sponsored by Friends of the Fleetwood Area Public Library, 110W. Arch St., Fleetwood; 610- 944- 0146. Nov. 10 St. Michael’s Church 2017 Holiday Bazaar & Basket Raffle: Nov. 10and 11 at St. Michael’s Church, 529St. Michael’s Road, Hamburg. Nov. 10from 4to 8p. m. chicken platters served. 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. 10 Hamburg Strand Theater: showing “Bad Moms Christmas” from Nov. 10through Nov. 16. Nov. 10 Community Choir Show “Disney Dreamin’”: 7p. m. at St. John’s EL Church, Hamburg. Free admission. Kids’ dinner show at 6 p. m. $ 5. Come in costume. Preregistration required. Call 610- 562- 3808. Details at www. stjohnshamburg. org. Nov. 10 Fairy Garden Workshop: The Hamburg Strand Party Room, 8South 4th St., Hamburg, 6to 8: 30p. m. Create a miniature garden to enjoy at home over the holidays. No need to have a green thumb to attend. All materials provided; however, feel free to bring your own small accessories to place in the garden if you wish. Class $ 30per person and includes materials. Register by calling the Hamburg Area Arts Alliance at 610- 562- 3106. Nov. 11 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. 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, 1343 Long Lane Rd., Krumsville, 6to 9: 30p. m. $ 15Adults, $ 10Children 3- 10, Under 3 free. To purchase tickets, call 484- 651- 4166or email njzpastor@ gmail. com. Nov. 11 Benefit Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction & Dance: held at the Topton American Legion from 6to 11 p. m. Benefit for River House PA- Healing our Veterans in Nature, a non- profit organization based near Hawk Mountain that works with veterans, www. riverhousepa. wordpress. com. Tickets $ 15. Contact Cindy Ross, Director, riverhousecindy@ gmail. com for info. Nov. 12 Strausstown Fire Company’s Breakfast: 8a. m. to noon at Strausstown Fire Company’s Community Campus, 50East Ave., Strausstown. Full breakfast menu available, children’s
menu also available, proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund. Nov. 16 Berks County Patriots Meeting: 6: 30to 8: 30 p. m. at Leesport Farmer’s Market. Speaker is Jack Posobiec, former Special Projects Director for Citizens for Trump. Free. All welcome. Nov. 18 Book Signing by author
Kathy Miller: Featured Artist of the Month, The Art & Craft Gallery of Hamburg, 335State St., Hamburg, 10 a. m. to 2p. m. Kathy Miller is celebrating the release of the fourth book, Chippy Chipmunk Feels Empathy, in her series of Chippy Chipmunk books. Kathy will be signing books and offering a free gift with the book’s purchase. Chippy Chipmunk will also be here to pose for pictures. All of her publications, plus additional artwork, are available for purchase in the Art & Craft Gallery of Hamburg. Nov. 18 Pennsylvania Llama & Alpaca Association annual Fall Fiber Festival: Nov. 18– 19, at Leesport Farmer’s Market. Fiber artists and crafters present fiber blends and hand- made finished products. Door prizes, onsite spinning and weaving demonstrations, hands- on beading and felting classes ( Pre- registration required, class size limited). Nov. 19 Dachshund Fanciers Association of Berks County 36th and 37th Independent Specialty Shows: at Berks County 4H Community Center, 1206County Welfare Road, Leesport. Two shows run consecutively starting at 8: 30a. m. Second show expected to end around 4p. m. Spectators invited to watch free of charge. Held indoors, free parking, lunch for sale. 610- 207- 5990or email Ndoughe982@ aol. com Nov. 20 Pretzel City Bear Den meeting: 1p. m. at 2649 Bernville Road, Reading. 610- 372- 8945 Nov. 25 Benefit Dance & Hoedown for the Kunkel Family: sponsored by Virginville Grange, 456Main Street ( Route 143), Virginville. Ethan Kunkel, Albany Township, is receiving treatment for Leukemia. Doors open at 5: 30p. m. Food for Sale. Dance 7to 10p. m. Music by The Majestics. Cost $ 8. Raffle with more than 50prizes ($ 2a ticket or 3 tickets for $ 5). Handicapped accessible. 610- 562- 4505 Or 610- 562- 8357. Nov. 29 Basket Weaving Class Christmas Hearth Basket: The Hamburg Strand Party Room, 8South 4th St., Hamburg, 6to 9p. m. Made with start and stop weaving, with stepbacks to give the sides a slanted shape. Cost $ 40and includes materials. Register by calling the Hamburg Area Arts Alliance at 610- 562- 3106.
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.