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70 Bieber Alley 610-6835820 Thursday, Sept. 7 Craft Night: 6:30 p.m. Decorative Bricks. Call for info and to sign up 610683-5820 Saturday, Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 Used Book Sale: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 50% off all items in used book room. Lego Construction Crew: 10am. Kids ages 3-12 invited for creative Lego fun. Legos are provided. Monday, Sept. 11, 18, 25 Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3-5 invited for stories and craft. Toddler Time Story Time: 11 a.m. Kids ages 0-3 invited for stories and songs. Pokémon League: 5to7 p.m. Trading Card Games to earn points for Promo Cards and Badges. Challenge other Pokémon Trading Card Game fans to matches. All ages and experience levels are welcome. No cost involved. Tuesday, Sept. 12 Storyrider Story Time with Mama Patt: at 9:45 a.m. Kids ages 2-5 invited for stories and games. Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 26 Storyrider Story Time with Mama Patt: at 9:45 a.m. Kids ages 2-5 invited for stories and games. Teen Tuesday: at 2 p.m. Geared toward ages 12 and up. No registration required. Every Wednesday in September Wiggly Wednesday: 10 a.m. Each week different activities. Sept. 13: Toddler Play Time - Ages 2& up Sept. 20: Play K Ages 4&up - Get your Preschooler ready for Kindergarten Sept. 27: Toddler Play Time - Ages 2& up Every Thursday in September Toddler Story Time: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3 and under invited for stories and songs. Preschool Story Time: 11 a.m. Kids ages 3-5 invited for stories and craft. Upcoming Library events Sept. 22 Family Movie Night: ”Smurfs, The Lost Village” 6:30 p.m. Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley 610-683-5820. Bring the whole family! Bus Trip to New York City, Oct. 14: Plan Your Own Day! Cost $43 per person includes trip up and back as well as bus driver tip. Leaving at 8 a.m. from Giant parking lot in Kutztown and leaving NYC at 6 p.m. from Bryant Park. Sponsored by the Kutztown Community Library. Call 610-683-5820 to register.
Sept. 8 13th Annual Dwight E. Stoltzfus Memorial Trade Scholarship Event: Sporting Clays Shoot held at M&E Sporting Clays in Hamburg. Registration and lunch at 12 p.m. with shooting to start at 1:30 p.m. Dinner and awards ceremony with prizes for shooter and raffle opportunities. Hosted by DESCCO Design & Construction to generate funds for Trade Scholarships at Pennsylvania College of Technology in honor and memory of Dwight E. Stoltzfus, DESCCO’s founder. Scholarships are awarded annually to students in need who are from the Berks County area and are studying a “trades” curriculum at Penn Tech. Register at www.descco.com. Sept. 9 Oley Valley Community Fun Day: Sept. 9 from 2-6 p.m. at Oley Valley Mennonite Church, 1571 Memorial Highway, Oley. Bring your antique tractors, cars,and garden tractors. Bounce house, barrel train rides, crafts, kiddie tractor pull at 3:45 and plenty of food and baked goods. Bring your family for a free fun day in the Oley Valley. Sept. 9 Sausage Sandwich Fundraiser: 10 a.m. to noon (or when sold out); Radcliffe’s Great Valu, 953 State St., Mertztown. ($4/ea.) Proceeds benefit the Longswamp Township Historical Society. Sept. 9 15th Annual Schpotyaahr Fescht (Fall Festival): at 4585 Werleys Corner, New Tripoli sponsored by Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society. Sat., Sept. 9 and Sun., Sept. 10, from noon to 6 p.m. (rain or shine). Music by “Big Valley Bluegrass” on Saturday and “We3” on Sunday. Good food, baked goods, antiques displays, farm animals, children’s activities, various types of crafters, tours of the historic hotel and much more. Free parking and admission. For more information, call 610-395-0763 or 610-285-2693. Please help support out community by bringing non-perishable food items for the Lowhill Food Pantry. Sept. 9 Cruise for a Cure: Sept. 9 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. by the New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Relay for Life Team. Held at Larry Dey Auto Service, Pricetown and Lyons Road, New Jerusalem. There will be street rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks, antiques, and classics. A DJ will provide music and there will be food and drinks, a raffle, door prizes, and a 50⁄50 drawing. Admission donation and proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society. Rain date is Sept. 10. For information, call 610-682-7111. Please bring chairs. Sept. 10 Grandparents Day Celebration: The Lutheran Home at Topton from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 10 on the parking area behind the Old Main building. The event, to which the public is invited, will include a bake sale, food including root beer floats and musical entertainment. For more information, call 610-682-1413. Sept. 10 Free kids event: Sept. 10, from 2 to 5 p.m., at St. Peter’s UCC of Molltown, 219 Maidencreek Rd., Fleetwood. Call Pat at 610944-9418 to tell us you’re coming. For ages 3 - 15, games, Barrel Train, crafts, stories, make sundaes. Come celebrate the beginning of another great year of Sunday School. Sept. 10 Friends & Family Day: 10:15 a.m.; Christian Congregation Church, 323 Chestnut St., Mertztown. Light refreshments and fellowship to follow the service. Sept. 11 Pioneer Grange Topton Italian Hoagie Sale: $5. Orders due by Sept. 3. Pickup at the grange hall from 3 to 5 p.m. Call orders to Tammy at 610-463-7213. Sept. 15 Talisman Players presents: the musical, How to Succeed in Business (Without Really Trying). Opens Sept. 15 in Schaeffer Auditiorium, at Kutztown University. The story follows Finch (Brock Rabenold) a bright, eager young man who will do just about anything to get ahead, as long as he doesn’t have to work very hard! He navigates a love interest (Megan Laudenslager), a conniving, weasly coworker (Crede Cooper), and many hilarious speed bumps on his rise to the top. Will young Finch make it? Will he SUCCEED? Showing Sept. 15, 16 at 7 p.m., Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets $16 adults; $12 students. Can be purchased at the MSU info desk, on the phone 610-683-4092, or online tinyurl.com/talismansucceeds. Contact Brandi for help/more info: brandi@ talismanplayers.com or 347 728 4459. Sept. 16 Apple Festival: Sept. 16 at Frieden’s Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Kempton. Food served 2 to 8 p.m. The Majestics Classic Country, Bluegrass and other music 5 to 8 p.m. Bring food item to donate to local food bank. Held rain or shine. Sept. 16 9th Annual Pig Roast and Car Show: Salem Church, 2150 Old Route 22, Lenhartsville. Farm vehicles, bloodmobile, silent auction, contests, activities for adults and children, live music and food. Car show staged in front parking lot includes classics, customs, hot rods and antiques and motorcycles. Gates open for vehicle entries at 11 a.m.; show runs from noon to 3 p.m. Prizes are awarded. Sept. 16 Berks County Genealogical Society presents Collectibles and Antiques Appraisals: with Terry Breidenstine of All County Jewelry, Coins and Antiques. Sept. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. in Room 411, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, 201 Washington St., Reading. $5 per item for BCGS members, $6 per item for non-members. Limit 3 items per person. Sept. 20 Fleetwood Area Historical Society meeting: Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in their meeting room in the Fleetwood Community Center. Paul Druzba’s presentation will be The History of Postcards. Sept. 23 Spaghetti Dinner: 4to7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Rd. (Krumsville), Kutztown. Spaghetti with meatballs, fresh salad bar, homemade desserts. Adult $9, 4-10 years $4, Under 4 years free. 610-756-6210