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Until Oct. 27
Fall Family Fun Days: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Weaver’s Orchard, 40 Fruit Lane, Morgantown, on Saturdays & Columbus Day, Sept. 15 to Oct. 27. Food, hay rides, pick-your-own fruit, live music and kids’ activities including face painting, obstacle courses, clown, Barrel train and farm yard play area. Admission charged, parking is free. https://www.weaversorchard.com/festivals-events/ fall-family-fun-days/
Free Medicare seminar:
2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Join Chestnut Knoll and Elizabeth Snyder, founder and broker principal of Main Street Financial Partners, at 120 W. Fifth St., Boyertown, to learn how you can navigate the coverage choices offered by Medicare. Free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. RSVP required by Oct. 23, call 610-473-8066.
Baked Ham Dinner and Bake Sale: 4:30 to 7 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Rd., Gibraltar (Robeson Twp.). 610-582-3655. Toddlers Free. A portion of proceeds will benefit Veterans Making a Difference and the balance will be used for unbudgeted church projects.
Dance: Ages 30 and up, Sept. 29 & 27, 7 to 11 p.m. at Keystone Fire Co., 240 N Walnut St., Boyertown. Admission charge includes door prizes, DJ Johnny K. Cash bar. For information, contact Marge 570-943-2393.
Trunk Or Treat: 2 to 4 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Road, Gibraltar (Robeson Twp.). Free family event. Candy, games, face painting, snacks.
Bags & Bangles for Books: Oley Library fundraiser 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop into the library to shop gently used selection of jewelry and handbags for a monetary donation to the library. Funds raised will be used to purchase new books. Also, we are seeking donations of gently used handbags and accessories for this fundraiser. Donation receipts provided upon request.
The Beauty of Plants in Detail Workshop: 10 a.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Students will use magnifying glasses and microscopes to dive into layers of miniature detail of plants, and Susan will help depict them with pencil and paper, or by using a camera. When signing up, indicate preference of drawing or photography (bring camera). Admission charged. Register at least one week prior.
Ukulele Jam at the Half Moon Cafe: 3:30 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Meets the last Sunday of month. All skill levels welcome to play old standards, folk, rock, and anything of interest. We also invite singers, guitar, and percussion. $5 suggested donation.
Good Fellowship Riding Club Open Point Show: 9 a.m., 724 Monocacy Creek Rd., Birdsboro. www.goodfellowshipridingclub.com
Trunk or Treat: 4 to 6 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro. Safe trick or treating event for candy and other prizes, while enjoying free hot dogs, drinks and popcorn. Come in costume. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Trunk Or Treat: 5 to 8 p.m., Aulenbach’s Cemetery, 2050 Howard Blvd. (Viaduct), Reading. Safe Trunk or Treat for children. Or to participate call Dead Ed 610-779-6060, Aulenbachcemetery@gmail.com
All You Can Eat Breakfast: 7 a.m. to noon, Bally Fire Co., 537 Chestnut St., Bally. Children under 6 free. Proceeds benefit Bally Lions Projects.
Nov. 1 to 3
Friends Of Mifflin Community Library Book and Bake Sale: Nov. 1 noon to 8 p.m., Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 3, $5 Bag Sale from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. 610-777-3911
Free Medicare seminar: 6:30 p.m. Join Chestnut Knoll At Home and Elizabeth Snyder, founder and broker principal of Main Street Financial Partners, at 1041 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Gilbertsville, to learn how you can navigate the coverage choices offered by Medicare. Free and open to public. Seating is limited. RSVP required by Oct. 30. Call 610-473-3328.
Turkey Dinner: 3 to 7 p.m. (or until sold out) at St. Paul’s UMC, 1136 Geigertown Rd., Birdsboro. Children 5 and under free. Roast turkey, potato filing, peas, corn, pepper cabbage, gravy, homemade desserts and hot and cold drinks. Take out meals available. 610-286-9479
Friends Vendor Bazaar:
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, Pa 19606. 25 Vendors, Crafters, Authors & Food.
Living Gifts Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity Church, 250 Sweinhart Rd., Boyertown. Joint hosted by New Hanover Lutheran Church and Trinity Church. No entrance fee. Guests encouraged to bring non-perishable pantry items to benefit community. Visit booths hosted by area non-profits, find out about their work and support their projects. Bake sale, beverages and lunch for sale. All sales benefit non-profit organizations working in local community and around the world. Questions, call Trinity at 610-369-1507.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet: from 7 to 11 a.m. at Geigertown Fire Co., 3433 Hay Creek Road, Robeson Township. For more info geigertownfireco.com or 610-286-6481. All proceeds benefit the fire company.
Venom Institute: 6 p.m. family friendly meal, 6:45 p.m. program at Robeson Lutheran Church & Preschool, 3520 Plow Road, Mohnton. Rudy Arceo, founder and presenter of the Venom Institute, brings live snakes and other reptiles. Visit www.venominstitute. org. RSVP to the church office by Nov. 5 at 610-856-7242 or email Sue Creed at screed@ djazzd.com. A free will offering helps defray expenses for future programs. All invited.
Cash Bingo: at Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road (Route 82), Geigertown. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased for all children. Questions, call the fire company at 610-2866481.
Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast: 7 to 10:30 a.m., Bally Mennonite Church, Route 100 in Bally in Fellowship Hall. Pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, scrapple, OJ, tea, & coffee. Donations of all amounts appreciated. Proceeds will provide funds for long term relief efforts of the Mennonite Disaster Service. Will help those who are suffering in the aftermath of hurricanes. www.ballymc.org
Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calvary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Featuring many local crafters, cookies, pies, flea market and lunch. 610-6525023 email@example.com
Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Friedens UCC, 337 Main St., Oley. Pies, cakes, cookies, soups, and potato filling will be sold and may be pre-ordered before Nov. 14 at 610-987-6020 or 610-9873536. Lunch can be purchased for eat-in or take-out. Raffles for crafts, theme baskets, and a handmade quilt, plus a huge White Elephant sale and vendors with plants, art and numerous gift and handcrafted items.
The Center at Spring Street
200 West Spring St., Boyertown, a program of Boyertown Area Multi-Service, www.boyertownareamultiservice.org. Open to ages 55 and older. 610-3672313
Fridays: Early Bird Breakfast 8 a.m.
Saturdays: Yoga 9 a.m. Saturdays: Move & Groove 10:15 a.m. Space is limited, call The Center to reserve spot. 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.
2nd & 4th Thursdays: walking at Boyertown Community Park. Meet 9:30 a.m. at large pavilion.
Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8: 1 to 3 p.m. Basic Computer Skills with Jennifer Kulp. Oct. 25: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Pinochle Card Party
Oct. 29: 1 p.m. Music by Glenn Miller, Instrumentalist, Vocalist
Oct. 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13: 1:30 p.m. Intermediate Computer Skills with Jennifer Kulp
Oct. 30: 6 p.m. BINGO Nite
Oct. 31: 1 to 4 p.m. “Golden” Texas Hold ‘Em
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. Bearabilities: every second Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Hosted by Abilities in Motion at the Boyertown Community Library. A social and recreational opportunity for adults of all ages with disabilities and their caretakers. Interactive activities designed for all abilities will include, music, craft-making and sensory friendly seasonal events. Call library at 610-369-0496 to sign up.
Crafting Club for Adults: ages 18 and older will meet every third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Join other adults for a fun time of crafting. Meets monthly to make seasonal crafts. Call library at 610369-0496 to sign up.
Tech Help Tuesdays: Oneon-one instruction provided for Microsoft Office, Google, email, Internet use, social media, smart phones or tablets. Call library at 610-369-0496 to schedule an appointment. Adult Painting Party: held twice a month, on second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and third Thursday 11 a.m. Cost $20 includes all materials. Call library to sign up.
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.
Preschool storytime: Fridays 10:30 a.m. While focus is preschool ages, lapsit infants or young homeschool children are welcome as well. We are not a “hush” library and encourage children to join us who may be new to organized events. Storytime is a great program for children preparing for preschool and kindergarten.
Movie night: new “Harry Potter” Book and movie club. Read the book, then come to library to watch movie on first Thursday of month 5-7 p.m. September is “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Home School Hook Ups:
3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. RSVP so we can plan for seating and supplies.
Exeter Community Library
Oct. 23: Baby Lapsits Storytime, 9:30 – 10 a.m., infant to age 1 (pre-walking). Caregivers hold their babies in their laps while the librarian leads the group in a variety of lap songs, rhymes and simple stories.
Oct. 24: Toddler Storytime, 10 to 10:30 a.m., walking to age 3. Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together with friends.
Oct. 18 & 25: Preschool Storytime, 10 to 11 a.m., ages 3-5. Books, songs and activities.
Oct. 22: Letter Writing Social, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Adult event. The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. In October, guest artist and Reading native, Diane Faye will teach Decorative Lettering for Envelopes. Faye’s tattoo-inspired designs have been seen in Inked Magazine and Tattoos for Women magazine and various websites dedicated to outstanding stationary designs. Faye will have greeting cards on site available for purchase. The library will provide supplies, but guests should feel free to bring their own. Call to register 610406-9431.
Oct. 24: Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit, 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Bring your knitting project, sit and relax among friends.
Oct. 24: Coloring Night for Adults, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring out your inner child with a night of coloring fun for adults. Ages 16 and up.
Pottstown Area Garden Club meetings: first Fridays at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. Open to anyone interested in all aspects of gardening, including horticulture, floral and landscape design, garden study and flower show schools. Summer meetings held at various locations. See us on Facebook. 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. 610-370-1174 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.