COM­MU­NITY CAL­EN­DAR

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June 8 and 22

Book­mo­bile: Up­per Fred­er­ick Town­ship Build­ing, 3205 Big Road, Route 73, Obelisk from 10 a.m. to noon.

June 13, 20, 27

Book­mo­bile: New Hanover Town­ship Build­ing, 2943 N. Charlotte St., New Hanover, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June 18

Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School: at But­ter Val­ley Com­mu­nity Church, 2600 Old Route 100, Bally, June 18-22 from 6:15 – 8:45 p.m. Chil­dren Age 3 through those en­ter­ing 6th grade in the fall. 610-845-2429 or www.but­ter­val­l­eycc.org

June 19

Mr. David’s Draw­ings, Songs and Silli­ness: 6:30 p.m., Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 4569 Prest­wick Dr., Read­ing, whole fam­ily wel­come to en­joy Mr. David’s creative con­coc­tions of mu­sic, art, pup­pets, props and hu­mor. MUST regis­ter. Call 610-4069431. www.berk­sli­braries.org/ branch/ex­eter

June 21

Berks County Pa­tri­ots: 6: 308:30 p.m., Leesport Farmer’s Mar­ket. Bryan Sheetz, Crim­i­nal Jus­tice/for­mer Ea­gle Scout, will dis­cuss Amer­ica’s and Chris­tian Her­itage in Ed­u­ca­tion, Re­li­gion and Pol­i­tics. Scott Miller, who’s been trav­el­ing across Amer­ica for 8 years, will speak of Amer­i­can peo­ple’s true great­ness.

June 21

Talk with an Ex­pert: 6:30 p.m., Chest­nut Knoll Per­sonal Care and Mem­ory Care, 120 W. 5th St., Boy­er­town. Free sem­i­nar on Parkin­son’s dis­ease or an un­der­ly­ing con­di­tion caus­ing weak­ness on one side or in­vol­un­tary move­ments like spasms and tremors. Learn about how spe­cial­ized ther­apy pro­grams CAN help. Free and open to the pub­lic; how­ever, seat­ing is lim­ited. RSVP by call­ing 610-473-8066.

June 22

Pet Bless­ing and Crit­ter Concert: 7 p.m.., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro. Pet bless­ing with mu­sic by East Side Dave Kline on Treats will be pro­vided for pets and peo­ple. Held rain or shine. Do­na­tions ben­e­fit the An­i­mal Res­cue League. Do­na­tions can in­clude pet food.

June 23

Dance: Ages 30 and up, 7-11 p.m. at Key­stone Fire Co., 240 N Wal­nut St., Boy­er­town. Ad­mis­sion charged. Door prizes, mu­sic by “Josh”. Cash bar. Call Marge 570-943-2393.

June 23

Friends of MCL 2018 Gar­den Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Self-guided tour (rain or shine) of six gar­dens in the area will in­clude ed­u­ca­tional talks, a low-cost plant sale and much more. Tick­ets on sale at Mif­flin Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 6 Philadel­phia Ave., Shilling­ton, or Berks Na­ture, 575 St. Ber­na­dine St., Read­ing, be­fore and on tour day. friend­sofmcl@ya­hoo.com or 610-777-3911

June 23-24

Am­a­teur Ra­dio Field Day: at Sink­ing Spring Her­itage Park. Pub­lic in­vited to watch club mem­bers pro­vide ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tions un­der emer­gency con­di­tions. Am­a­teur Ra­dio FCC test­ing on Satur­day, June 23. Call Harry at 610-678-8976.

June 24

Free Concert: Hill Church Pic­nic Grove,620 Hill Church Road, Boy­er­town. De­sire singing Oldies from 50s and 60s from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Food avail­able at 4 p.m. Rain or Shine. Free, good will of­fer­ing ac­cepted. 610-3678114, www.stjlohn­hillucc.org

June 24

Cave Quest at Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro, 6 to 8:30 p.m., June 24 to 28. A light sup­per will be served and snacks will be in­cluded. Co-spon­sored by St. Paul’s UCC, Birdsboro.

June 27-30

Blazer Days Car­ni­val: 6 to 10 p.m. Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day nights, 6 to 11 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day nights at the Daniel Boone Area High School, 501 Chest­nut Street, Birdsboro. Fea­tur­ing rides, food spe­cials and live en­ter­tain­ment nightly be­gin­ning at 7 p.m.. Stephanie Grace (6⁄27), Lat­i­tude 24 (6⁄28), DJ Jar­rad Sand­man (6⁄29) and Flamin’ Dick & The Hot Rods (6⁄30). Fire­works 10 p.m. on Satur­day. Visit Blazer Days Car­ni­val Face­book page for more in­for­ma­tion and up­dates on the event or con­tact lkieke@blaz­er­foun­da­tion.org.

June 30

In­door Flea Mar­ket: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. held at the Daniel Boone Area High School (An­nex Gym), 501 Chest­nut Street, Birdsboro. Rain or shine event! Food avail­able for pur­chase. For in­for­ma­tion on re­serv­ing a space to sell your mer­chan­dise, con­tact lkieke@blaz­er­foun­da­tion.org.

July 9 to 13

Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School: at Bally Men­non­ite Church, Route 100 in Bally. Held July 9 - 13, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., for chil­dren ages 4 through Grade 5. Discover how to be peace­mak­ers by learn­ing how to re­solve con­flicts and fig­ure out ways to help oth­ers in se­ries called “Peace Lab, Dis­cov­er­ing God’s Way of Peace” from Men­noMe­dia. No cost to at­tend, how­ever chil­dren will have op­por­tu­nity to give to­ward a giv­ing project. Visit www. bal­lymc.org for reg­is­tra­tion form, one per child, and email to chur­chof­fice@bal­lymc.org to regis­ter. Ques­tions, call church of­fice at 610-845-7780.

The Cen­ter at Spring Street

200 West Spring St., Boy­er­town, a pro­gram of Boy­er­town Area Multi-Ser­vice, www.boy­er­townarea­multi-ser­vice.org. Open to ages 55 and older. 610-367-2313

June 1 through July 31: 1 to 2 p.m., Se­nior Farm­ers’ Mar­ket Nu­tri­tion Pro­gram June 15, 22, 29: Early Bird Break­fast, 8 to 8:30 a.m. Satur­days: Yoga 9 a.m. Satur­days: Move & Groove 10:15 a.m.

Sun­days: Pick­le­ball at Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park 1 p.m.

Mon­days: Pi­lates 6 p.m. Mon­days: Yoga 6:30 p.m. Wed­nes­days: Pick­le­ball at Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park 9 a.m.

June 14: Walk­ing at the Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Park 9:30 a.m., meet­ing at large pavil­ion.

June 19: 1 p.m. “LSVT BIG – Hope for Peo­ple with Parkin­son’s Dis­ease and Other Neu­ro­log­i­cal Dis­or­ders” by Mon­ica Hall­man, PTA, Mishock Phys­i­cal Ther­apy

June 19: 6 to 8 p.m. “Col­or­ing with a Pur­pose” with Julie Lon­gacre who will take you step by step in col­or­ing one of her draw­ings cre­ated ex­clu­sively for The Cen­ter at Spring Street. Copies of Julie Lon­gacre’s draw­ings and col­ored pen­cils will be avail­able for use free of charge, but par­tic­i­pants are wel­come to bring their own col­ored pen­cils.

June 20: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Hasenpf­ef­fer Card Party

June 21: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Pinochle Card Party

June 21: 1 p.m. “His­tory Re­vis­ited” by Dar­ius Puff, a lo­cal Le­nape his­to­rian whose her­itage in­cludes Le­nape and English, will of­fer a pre­sen­ta­tion ti­tled “The Walk­ing Pur­chase”.

June 25: 1 p.m. Mu­si­cal En­ter­tain­ment - “USO 1940’s” by Lor­rie Wood­ward and James Hum­mel

June 25: Read­ing Fightin Phils – Dugout Suite Group Out­ing. Game time 7:05 p.m. Bus trans­porta­tion from The Cen­ter at 4:15 p.m., but seat­ing lim­ited. Pay­ment due June 18.

June 26: 1 p.m. Book Club, “Way­far­ing Stranger” by James Lee Burke. June 26: Bingo 6 to 9 p.m. June 27: “Golden” Texas Hold ‘Em 1 p.m.

June 28: Sum­mer Pic­nic 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s theme is “Sum­mer Fun.” Pic­nic games, guess­ing games, en­ter­tain­ment, spe­cial fa­vors, a bake sale and a bas­ket raffle. Lunch in­cludes hot dogs, ham­burg­ers, pasta salad, chips, baked beans, and a pic­nic sweet treat. 12:45 p.m. Bingo with a mys­tery. Cost for the Sum­mer Pic­nic, $6 per per­son, due at time be­tween June 4 and June 22. Seat­ing lim­ited.

Boy­er­town Li­brary

Scrabble Club: Thurs­days at 10:30 a.m. Join other adults in a friendly game of Scrabble, no sign up nec­es­sary.

Adult Book Club: First Mon­day at 10:30 a.m.

Book Sale: Friends of the Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary hosts monthly Book Sales on third Satur­day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mif­flin Com­mu­nity Li­brary

Most pro­grams en­cour­age pre-reg­is­tra­tion and take place down­stairs at the Mif­flin Com­mu­nity Li­brary un­less other­wise noted. Stitch­ing Circle: Mon­days 6:30-8 p.m., and Af­ter­noon Stitch­ing Circle meets Wed­nes­days 1-3 p.m. Bring own ma­te­ri­als.

Mif­flin Writ­ers Group: 1st & 3rd Thurs­days 6:30-8 p.m.

Oley Com­mu­nity Li­brary

A Book That Shaped Me Writing Con­test: through July 7. County-wide writing con­test for stu­dents en­ter­ing 5th and 6th grade in fall. Stop in the li­brary now for de­tails. Sum­mer Read­ing Se­cret Sur­prise Tick­ets: all sum­mer long. Over 100 chil­dren’s books have se­cret sur­prise tick­ets in them re­deemable for a prize. June 14: 1-2 p.m., Berks En­core presents Clear­ing the Cob­webs. Learn about mem­ory and avoid­ance of mem­ory loss. Learn new ways to keep mem­ory sharp. Regis­ter at 484-491-1278.

June 15: 10:30 a.m. Sum­mer Quest presents Amaz­ing An­i­mal Ar­chi­tects. Dive into the world of an­i­mals to ex­plore the unique adap­ta­tions that al­low them to sur­vive their habi­tat. Ex­per­i­ment with bird feath­ers, in­ves­ti­gate mam­mal pelts, and visit with live an­i­mal am­bas­sadors. Weather per­mit­ting, held in the court­yard. In case of in­clement weather, held in Wei­d­ner Hall.

June 17: Book Sale lo­cated at the Oley Fair­grounds, 26 Jef­fer­son Street, Oley. Rain or shine, held in­side. This event takes place dur­ing the Pret­zel City Rod & Cus­tom Car Show. $5 Park­ing Do­na­tion sup­ports Oley Fire Com­pany.

June 21: 1-2 p.m. Books and Bones. Lucy will be vis­it­ing the Oley Li­brary.

June 22, 23, 24: Book Sale at Oley Fair­grounds, 26 Jef­fer­son Street, Oley, dur­ing the Tri­umph English Mo­tor­cy­cle Show & Flea Mar­ket. $5 park­ing do­na­tion sup­ports Oley Fire Com­pany.

June 22: 10:30 a.m. Sum­mer Quest presents Party An­i­mals Ex­press. An ed­u­ca­tional and fun pro­gram suited for all ages in­volv­ing live an­i­mals. The

pro­gram is in­ter­ac­tive, and we en­cour­age chil­dren to get up close and in­ter­ested in many dif­fer­ent types of an­i­mals. Weather per­mit­ting in the court­yard. In case of in­clement weather in Wei­d­ner Hall. June 29: 10:30 a.m. Sum­mer Quest presents Craig Collins, Ma­gi­cian. Craig uses magic, games, mu­sic, and au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion to ex­plain to chil­dren the con­cepts re­lated

to mak­ing choices about money - sav­ing, spend­ing, and shar­ing. Fast-paced, en­ter­tain­ing for all ages. Held in the court­yard. In case of in­clement weather in Wei­d­ner Hall.

Re­cur­ring

Pottstown Area Gar­den Club: first Fri­day at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. Open to all.

Gil­bertsville Toast­mas­ters: im­prove pub­lic speak­ing skills and con­fi­dence. Meet­ings first and third Tues­day 7 p.m. in class­room 205 at New Hanover

United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gil­bertsville. Email Doug Maden at doug­maden@gmail.com or visit www.kstoast­mas­ter.org. Be­reave­ment Sem­i­nars: Mon­days 7-9 p.m. at St. Catharine’s Par­ish Cen­ter, 2427 Perkiomen Ave. Mt. Penn 19606. 610370-1174

Birdsboro Ro­tary Club: Thurs­days at Stop­pers, 6421 Perkiomen Ave. at 6:30 p.m. Pagoda Writ­ers: 1 to 3 p.m. first Satur­day on sec­ond floor of Pagoda, 98 Duryea Drive, Read­ing.

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