COM­MU­NITY CALENDAR

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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 1 p.m. 610777-3911

Nov. 1

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.

Nov. 1 Boyertown Lions Club din­ner meet­ing: 6:30 p.m. at Friend­ship Hook & Lad­der Co., S. Read­ing Ave., Boyertown. This is the monthly board meet­ing. If you have any in­ter­est in learn­ing about the Boyertown Lions Club you are wel­come to join us.

Nov. 2

Mike & Linda Hert­zog: 7 to 10 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Bill Jester will hold a pre-show per­for­mance in the din­ing room be­fore join­ing Mike and Linda Hert­zog in a tune as part of the con­cert in the Half Moon. Ad­mis­sion charged.

Nov. 3

Dec­o­rate Your Own Fer­men­ta­tion Crock Work­shop: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Clay on Main’s skilled pot­ters have thrown crocks on the wheel, with a wa­ter seal, a lid, and a weight to keep the veg­gies sub­merged un­der­wa­ter. Visit stu­dio and per­son­al­ize a ves­sel us­ing carv­ing, col­ored slips, and ox­ides. Then pick up glaze-fired piece two weeks later and use for the Funky Fer­ments work­shop on Dec. 4. Ad­mis­sion charged. Reg­is­ter at least one week prior to work­shop to en­sure en­roll­ment.

Nov. 3

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. 610-2869479

Nov. 3

An­nual Turkey Din­ner: 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Hill Church Pic­nic Grove Din­ing Hall, 620 Hill Church Road, Boyertown. Take out or­ders $1 ex­tra. Tick­ets sold un­til 7 p.m. 610-367-8114, www. stjohn­hillucc.org

Nov. 3

Friends Ven­dor Bazaar:

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 4569 Prest­wick Drive, Read­ing, Pa 19606. 25 Ven­dors, Crafters, Au­thors & Food. Nov. 3

Birdsboro Con­tra Dance: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Birdsboro Com­mu­nity Me­mo­rial Cen­ter, 201 E. Main St., Birdsboro. Be­gin­ner in­struc­tion at 7 p.m. Caller is Rick Mohr with mu­sic by Streak O’Phat. Ad­mis­sion charged. Wear clean soft-soled shoes to pro­tect the floor. www. birds­boro­con­tra.org Nov. 3

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.

Nov. 3

5K com­mu­nity Color Run: Hosted by Girl Scout Troop 1797 at Amity Com­mu­nity Park, 2004 Weaver­town Road, Dou­glassville. Reg­is­tra­tion opens at 8 a.m. Race be­gins at 9 a.m., awards at 10:30 a.m. Food, ven­dors, DJ Matty. Dis­counted rates for chil­dren. Reg­is­ter on­line at https://run­signup.com/ Race/PA/Dou­glassville/Troop1797ColorRun.

Nov. 3

Turkey Din­ner: 3 to 7 p.m. (or un­til sold out) at St. Paul’s UMC, 1136 Geiger­town Rd, Birdsboro. Chil­dren ages 5 and un­der free. Roast turkey, potato fil­ing, peas, corn, pep­per cab­bage, gravy, homemade desserts and hot and cold drinks. Take out meals avail­able. 610-2869479

Nov. 4

Roller Derby: Brandy­wine Roller Derby vs. Read­ing Derby Girls at Skate­away, 2275 Lan­caster Pike, Shilling­ton.

Fam­ily friendly event. Doors open6:30 p.m. First Whis­tle 7 p.m. https://www. face­book.com/events/ 2227845740822204/ Nov. 4 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.

Nov. 4 Pre­sen­ta­tion by Koreen Mace and The Boyertown Area Cho­ral As­so­ci­a­tion: Di­ary of a House­wife/To God Be the Glory will be per­formed at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Sas­samansville. A free will of­fer­ing will be taken and light re­fresh­ments will fol­low the con­cert.

Nov. 4

Pick Your Own Gift Card Bingo: 2 - 5 pm. Doors open at 1 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Epis­co­pal Church, 1188 Ben Franklin Hwy East, Dou­glassville. Tick­ets for sale in ad­vance or at the door. En­joy 20 games of Bingo. If you win, you can pick any gift card avail­able as your prize. Plus for ad­di­tional cost you can play 3 Spe­cial Bingo Games or try your luck with Raf­fle Baskets. To pur­chase or re­serve tick­ets, call Anna Miller 610-970-8911 or an­na­maemiller@ver­i­zon.net. Park­ing and en­trance at rear of build­ing.

Nov. 5

Open Mic at the Half Moon: 7 to 9 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Mead­owood spon­sors Clay on Main’s monthly open mic in Half Moon Cafe. Mu­si­cians in­vited to per­form up to three tunes (about 15 min­utes). Bring in­stru­men­ta­tion that do not re­quire sig­nif­i­cant set-up time and choose songs with lyrics that are ap­pro­pri­ate for a fam­ily au­di­ence. Asked to do­nate $5 to help keep the lights on. Park in the nearby church lot, not on the street. Nov. 7

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 610-8567242 or email Sue Creed at screed@djazzd.com. A free will of­fer­ing helps de­fray ex­penses for fu­ture pro­grams. All in­vited.

Nov. 9

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 610-286-6481. Nov. 10

Hol­i­day Bazaar: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 325 Cov­ered Bridge Rd., Oley. Fea­tur­ing homemade items, pot pie, mince pies, soups, BBQ, hol­i­day baked goods, and our fa­mous Chow Chow. Craft and Flea Market ta­bles for your hol­i­day gifts.

Nov. 10

Glass Or­na­ments Work­shop: 10 a.m. to noon, Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Work­ing with fused glass, Dolores Kirschner will lead par­tic­i­pants through a sim­ple, in­tu­itive process that is ac­ces­si­ble to ages 4 and above. Open to all skill lev­els. Clay on Main will fire the or­na­ments into a col­or­ful, translu­cent or­na­ment. Pick up at a later date. Ad­mis­sion charged. Reg­is­ter at least one week prior to work­shop to en­sure en­roll­ment.

Nov. 17 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 Nov. 17

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. 610652-5023 cal­varyucc@gmail.com

Nov. 17

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 610-987-3536. 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 Mul­tiSer­vice, www.boy­er­townarea­multi-ser­vice.org. Open to ages 55 and older. 610-367-2313 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: 1to3 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 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. 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 610369-0496 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.

Oley Li­brary 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.

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