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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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-777-3911
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.
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
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.