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70 Bieber Alley 610-6835820 Holiday House Tour: Pathways Through History: Dec. 3 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Self-guided tour featuring six homes. Advance tickets $20 available at library. Day of $25 available at Zion’s Union Church Maxatawny, 329 Church Rd., Kutztown. 610-683-5820 Mondays in November Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. ages 3-5 invited for stories and craft. Toddler Time Story Time: 11 a.m. ages 0-3 invited for stories and songs. Pokémon League: 5to7 p.m. All ages and experience levels welcome. Free. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 28: Storyrider Story Time: with Mama Patt at 9:45 a.m. ages 2-5 for stories and games. Teen Tuesday: 3p.m. ages 12 and up. No registration required. Nov. 14 Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. Nov. 21 Block Party: at 9:45 a.m. A playtime with blocks for children ages 2-5. Wednesdays in November Wiggly Wednesday: 10 a.m. Each week different activities. Nov. 15: Block Party. A playtime with blocks for children ages 2 & up Nov. 22: Toddler Play Time ages 2&up Nov. 29: Yoga ages 4&up Nov. 15: 5 Ways Technology Will Change How You Age workshop 6:30 p.m. at Kutztown Community Library, presented by Benjamin N. Haas, Wealth Manager of the Haas Financial Group. Call 610-683-5820 to sign up. Thursdays in November Toddler Story Time: 10 p.m. ages 3 and under Preschool Story Time: 11 a.m. ages 3-5 invited for stories and craft. Adult Craft Night: 6:30 p.m. Come make a Embroidered Ornament or Pin. $5 payable at event. Call 610683-5820 to sign up. Nov. 16: Kutztown Area Garden Club meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 17: Family Movie Night “Cars 3” 6:30 p.m. Kutztown Community Library Saturday, Nov. 18, 25: Used Book Sale 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11: BIG Science Fiction Used Book Sale 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. including Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Marvel, Star Wars, Fantasy Saturday, Nov. 11, 18: Lego Construction Crew 10 a.m. ages 3-12 invited for creative Lego fun. Legos provided.
Nov. 9 Book Sale: 12 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 10 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 11 with $5 Bag Sale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fleetwood Area Public Library, 110 W. Arch St., Fleetwood, 610944-0146. Nov. 10 Carl Peterson concert: 8 p.m. at St. John’s UCC, 257 W. Walnut St., Kutztown. Peterson performs traditional songs of Scotland, Ireland, and England, as well as contemporary music. www.carl-peterson. com/cpbio.html. Concert presented by Kutztown Folk Music Society. $7 donation at door or $5 with Student I.D. Children 12 & under free. Membership $40/season includes all 8 concerts. Prorated Season Pass available beginning in November. Keith 610-683-8720, Alan 610-248-0508, Peggy 610-683-5224. www.kfms. org Nov. 10 Fleetwood Public Library Children’s Story Walk: at the Fleetwood Park at 10 a.m. Blandon author Dori Hoch will take children on a guided walk to hear her new book, “The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods.” Registration recommended. Call 610-944-0146. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Fleetwood Library. Nov. 11 PA Dutch Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Longswamp UCC, 200 Clay Road, Mertztown. Craft Vendors, Raffle Baskets, PA Dutch Desserts and Apple Dumplings, Light Lunch, Homemade Soups, ChowChow and Pickled Beets. Veterans’ Day Prayer Service 11 to 11:15 a.m. All welcome. More info, longswampucc.org/bazaar. Nov. 11 Craft and Vendor Fair with Basket Raffle: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brandywine Community Library, Henry Auditorium, 60 Tower Drive, Topton. More than 25 vendors and crafters. Basket raffle to benefit Library. Free admission and kid friendly. 610-682-7115, www.berks. lib.pa.us/sbr/ Nov. 11 Kutztown Area Historical Society 36th Annual Holiday Festival: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Historical Society 1892 Public School Building, Normal Avenue and Whiteoak Street, Kutztown. Decorated for the holidays with vintage displays and period collections. Art and craft vendors. Model Railroad Exhibit running. Food, drink, homemade Christmas cookies. Quilt raffle. www.kutztownhistory.org, 610-683-7697, kahs1892@ yahoo.com. Nov. 11 Fall Bazaar: St. Peters Union Church, 7863 St. Peters Road, Macungie. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eat in or take out. Soups, BBQ, Homemade Chicken Pot Pie, CutOut Cookies, Baked Goods, Raffles and more. Rent a vendor table call Janet 610845-8070. Pre-order pot pie before Oct. 29, call Ron 610-845-2525. Nov. 11 Benefit Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction & Dance: held at the Topton American Legion from 6 to 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. 11 Christmas Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Paul’s U.C.C., 5 West Arch St. Fleetwood. Homemade food and baked goods, crafters, vendors with products, White Elephant, books, toys and Secret Santa rooms. MillerKeystone Blood Mobile will be parked at 5 Arch St., Fleetwood from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. To register call 610944-0290 or online. Walkins are welcome. Additional parking on the municipal parking lot on Arch St. 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, 6 to 9:30 p.m. $15 Adults, $10 Children 3-10, Under 3 free. To purchase tickets, call 484-651-4166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Nov. 13 KU celebrate Geography Awareness Week Nov. 13-16: Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. BH 261 screening of Leonardo DiCaprio’s film “Before the Flood” and Q&A, open to public. Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. BH 145 Women In Science Panel Discussion, open to public. Nov. 16 at 6:45 p.m. BH 262 Geography Jeopardy, register team at geographyclub@ kutztown.edu. email@example.com. Nov. 13 Pioneer Grange, Topton: PA Dutch Potato Filling Sale Deadline Nov. 13. 1 1⁄2 lbs. $4, 2 1⁄2 lbs. $6. Pickup Nov. 22 at the grange hall from 3-6 p.m. Call orders to Tammy at 610-463-7213. Nov. 14 Decorative Ideas Dinner Party: Reading Women’s Connection event, 6:30 p.m. at Gionnotti’s Country Manor, 3118 Pricetown Road, Fleetwood. There is a charge. Reservations at 610-921-2604 Nov. 15 Pearl Harbor Stories Told by Female Military Nurses: 7-8:30 p.m., Topton Lutheran Home, Henry Auditorium. Hosted by Longswamp Township Historical Society. Free. Nov. 16 Free informational session: on adoption and child foster care at 6 p.m. at Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, on campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton, One S. Home Ave., Topton. To attend, call, toll-free, 1-888-582-2230 or 610682-1504 to register. Nov. 16 Berks County Patriots Meeting: 6:30 to 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 Gatsby-themed Gala: tickets for sale through Nov. 18. All profits, proceeds donated to Support Homeless Veterans, Inc. La Amorah Salon in Topton celebrates first anniversary. Gala 6 p.m. Dec. 2, at Lyons Fire Co., 110 Park Ave. Aubrey Schwoyer, La Amorah, LLC., 100 S. Kemp St., PO Box 337, Lyon Station, 610-641-0075, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.la-amorah.com, www. la-amorah.com/specialevents. Nov. 19 AUTISM SPEAKS Soldiers 602 Holiday Bazaar: at Kutztown Fire Company. Raffle, Fruit and Vegetables give away. Half money goes to Kutztown Fire Company Truck Crew, half goes to AUTISM SPEAKS Soldiers 602. 1 ticket $3, 3 tickets $5. Purchase tickets or send donation to 602 college Garden Drive, Kutztown, all checks made out to Autism Specks. Nov. 25 Benefit Dance & Hoedown for the Kunkel Family: sponsored by Virginville Grange, 456 Main Street (Route 143), Virginville. Ethan Kunkel, Albany Township, is receiving treatment for Leukemia. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Food for Sale. Dance 7 to 10 p.m. Music by The Majestics. Cost $8. Raffle with more than 50 prizes ($2 a ticket or 3 tickets for $5). Handicapped accessible. 610-562-4505 Or 610-562-8357.