COM­MU­NITY CAL­EN­DAR

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Sept. 15 to 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/fes­ti­val­sev­ents/fall-fam­ily-fun-days/

Sept. 20

Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Sup­port Group: 6:30–8 p.m., Chest­nut Knoll, 120 W. 5th St., Boyertown. Find­ing An­swers and So­lu­tions pre­sented by ex­pert care­givers from Chest­nut Knoll. Get ad­vice and prac­ti­cal tips to help de­crease stress, en­cour­age ef­fec­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and fa­cil­i­tate the best course of care. Free and open to pub­lic. Care pro­vided to loved ones while care­giver is in meet­ing, pre­assess­ment re­quired. RSVP by call­ing 610-473-8066.

Sept. 20

Car­ing for Parkin­son’s: Chest­nut Knoll in­vites pub­lic to 120 W. Fifth St., Boyertown, at 2 p.m., for free pro­gram that aims to share in­for­ma­tion about proac­tive ap­proaches to car­ing for Parkin­son’s dis­ease. Care pro­vided to loved ones while care­giver at­tends pro­gram, pre­assess­ment re­quired. RSVP by call­ing 610-473-8066.

Sept. 20

Berks County Pa­tri­ots: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Leesport Mar­ket. At­tor­ney Si­mon Grill will talk about the School’s “Prom­ise Pro­gram”. PA House and Se­nate Can­di­dates will be there.

Sept. 22

Huge An­nual Yard & Food Sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Berk­shire Com­mons Se­nior Liv­ing Com­mu­nity, 5485 Perkiomen Ave. Ex­eter Town­ship. Call for a space, $10 each, at 610-779-3993. Home­made soups, hot dogs and baked goods. Eat in or take out. Lots of great finds from fur­ni­ture to an­tiques/col­lecta­bles. Pro­ceeds the Berk­shire Com­mons’ Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team.

Sept. 22

2nd An­nual Disc Golf Tour­na­ment: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boyertown Com­mu­nity Park. Pro­ceeds sup­port the Boyertown Com­mu­nity Li­brary. Reg­is­ter at https://www.dis­c­golf­scene.com/tour­na­ments/

Sept. 22

Ac­ces­sory Sale: new and gen­tly used purses, scarves & jewelry sale at Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 4569 Preswick Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sept. 23

Bless­ing of the An­i­mals: 2 p.m., Cal­vary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto (un­der the pav­il­ion). Bring your dogs, cats, rab­bits, lizards to be blessed. Please make sure pets are in trav­el­ing con­tain­ers or on leashes. There will be a time of prayer, a time of bless­ing, and an op­por­tu­nity to walk pets on the walk­ing trail. Those who are un­able to bring their pets are wel­come to bring a photo. We will also re­mem­ber the pets we have loved through­out our lives. We will be ac­cept­ing dona­tions for the An­i­mal Res­cue League of Berks County. cal­varyucc@gmail.com

Sept. 26

sudSSpirit Be­reave­ment

Sup­port Group meet­ing: 6 p.m. at Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary. The group is for those that are sur­vivors of the sud­den unexpected death of their spouse or sig­nif­i­cant other. No reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 717-866-2401 or email sudsspirit@gmail.com or find us on Face­book.

Sept. 26

Book Mo­bile: New Hanover Town­ship Bldg., 2943 N. Char­lotte St., New Hanover, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sept. 28

Book Mo­bile: Up­per Fred­er­ick Town­ship Build­ing, Rte. 73 (3205 Big Rd.), Obelisk, 10 a.m. to noon.

Sept. 29

Book Mo­bile: Weis Mar­ket Shop­ping Cen­ter, Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sept. 29

Flea Mar­ket, Craft Show and

Bake Sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cal­vary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Space is avail­able by con­tact­ing Becky Crist at 267-261-8509. Reser­va­tions and pay­ment must be re­ceived by Sept. 27.

Sept. 29

Her­itage Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Rd., Birds­boro (Ex­eter Town­ship). More than 25 in­ter­preters will present tra­di­tional 18th-cen­tury trades and crafts in­clud­ing black­smithing, gun build­ing, scrimshaw, leather work­ing and wood work­ing. Food pre­pared on open hearth as well as in the bake oven. Learn about pro­cess­ing flax and wool, fibers used to pro­duce cloth­ing and other tex­tiles in the 18th cen­tury. Wit­ness the wa­ter­pow­ered 18th-cen­tury sawmill demon­stra­tion, ride horse-drawn wagon and view the Amity Colo­nial Dancers in the Way­side Lodge. Visit with mem­bers of the 1st PA Reg­i­ment in their en­camp­ment. New this year are pre­sen­ta­tions by a colo­nial ma­gi­cian, sto­ry­telling with Robin Moore, and the Val­ley Forge Black Pots (Dutch oven cook­ing). 610-582-4900 or www.daniel­boone­home­stead.org

Sept. 29

Up­per Fred­er­ick Twp. Com­mu­nity Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, 3205 Big Road, Zieglerville. Meet Com­mu­nity Lead­ers, He­roes & Friends. Petting Zoo, pony rides, clown, ob­sta­cle course, moon­bounce, Candy Can­non, Gi­ant Ham­ster Ball, face paint­ing, rock wall and bungee tram­po­line and free doc­u­ment shred­ding. Chili Cook-off (pr­ereg­is­tra­tion re­quired), Free kid’s crafts by The Art Bus, Used Book Sale, free raf­fles for prizes, food. Mu­sic all day, in­clud­ing a per­for­mance by Coun­try Singer Ken­dal Con­rad. Vol­un­teers wel­come. 610-754-6436 or www. up­per­fred­er­ick.com

Sept. 29 & Oct. 27

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.

Oct. 6

Hot Top­ics lun­cheon on “Im­mi­gra­tion Is­sues and Steps

to Cit­i­zen­ship:” hosted by League of Women Vot­ers of Berks County at 11:45 a.m. at Chef Alan’s restau­rant, 525 Penn Ave., West Read­ing. Speaker is Abra­ham Cepeda, an im­mi­gra­tion at­tor­ney in the city of Read­ing. Ques­tion and an­swer pe­riod will fol­low. Con­tact Kathy Bai­ley at 610-898-0225 to reg­is­ter.

Oct. 6

Buck­wheat, Pan­cake & Sausage Supper: 3 to 7:30 p.m., St. John Hill Church, 620 Hill Church Road, Boyertown. 610-3678114.

Oct. 6

Birds­boro Con­tra Dance: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Birds­boro Com­mu­nity Me­mo­rial Cen­ter, 201 E. Main St. Be­gin­ner in­struc­tion at 7 p.m. Caller is Mark Hil­le­gonds with mu­sic by Tom Krumm and friends. Ad­mis­sion charged. Wear clean soft-soled shoes to pro­tect the floor. www.birds­boro­con­tra.org

Oct. 7

All-You-Can-Eat Break­fast

Buf­fet: 7 to 11 a.m. at Geiger­town Fire Company, 333 Hay Creek Road, Robe­son Town­ship, geiger­town­fireco.com or 610286-6481 for more in­for­ma­tion. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the fire company.

Oct. 7

Grave­yard Ghost Tour: 5:13 p.m., Au­len­bach’s Ceme­tery. Led by au­thor and para­nor­mal re­searcher Charles J. Adams III. Charge per per­son in­cludes tour and re­fresh­ments. Send reser­va­tions & check to Au­len­bach’s Ceme­tery, 2050 Howard Boule­vard, Read­ing, or call Dead Ed at 610-779-6060. Email Au­len­bachceme­tery@gmail.com.

Oct. 11

Hol­ly­wood Casino Bus Trip: Spon­sored by Berk­shire Com­mons Se­nior Liv­ing Com­mu­nity, 5485 Perkiomen Ave. Ex­eter Town­ship. De­parts at 9 a.m. and re­turns from casino around 6 p.m. Charge per per­son. Pay day of trip. Home­made muffins and bev­er­ages for ride to casino and door prizes on way home. Valid PA ID re­quired to en­ter casino, RSVP by call­ing 610-779-3993.

Oct. 13

Hol­ly­wood Casino Bus Trip: spon­sored by Bird Chap­ter #460, Or­der of East­ern Star. Leav­ing Union Lodge, 201 Wash­ing­ton St., Birds­boro at 2 p.m., re­turn­ing 9 p.m. Horse rac­ing be­gins 6 p.m. Charge per per­son. Games and a 50⁄50 draw­ing dur­ing bus ride. Call Linda at 610-689-5536 (leave mes­sage) to se­cure a seat. Must be over 21 years and have a valid photo ID.

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 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.

Din­ing with Di­a­betes: Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Dec. 4, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. A pro­gram for adults with di­a­betes and their fam­i­lies, fa­cil­i­tated by the Penn State Ex­ten­sion and in­structed by Deb­bie Griffie. $5 per per­son. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired at http:// ex­ten­sion.psu.edu/di­a­betes or by call­ing 877-345-0691. Ques­tions? Call Deb­bie Griffie at 610-489-4315.

Sept. 20: 1 p.m., “His­tory Re­vis­ited” by Dar­ius Puff, a lo­cal Le­nape his­to­rian whose her­itage in­cludes Le­nape and English, will of­fer a pre­sen­ta­tion ti­tled “A Fam­ily Named Girty.”

Sept. 24: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., AAA Driver Im­prove­ment Course (for those who have pre­vi­ously taken the AAA course). There is a charge, no cost to vet­er­ans. To

reg­is­ter call AAA at 610-3744531.

Sept. 24: 1 p.m., Mu­sic by Michael Kropp with fa­vorites from The Beatles, Cre­dence, Tom Petty, Paul Si­mon and more.

Sept. 25: 1 p.m., Book Club. This month’s book is “Dark Horse” by Tami Hoag.

Sept. 25: 6 p.m., “Col­or­ing with a Pur­pose” with Julie Lon­gacre, will take you step by step in col­or­ing one of her draw­ings cre­ated ex­clu­sively for The Cen­ter at Spring Street. Copies of her draw­ings and col­ored pen­cils will be avail­able for use free of charge, but wel­come to bring own col­ored pen­cils. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion is re­quested. Call The Cen­ter at Spring Street at 610-367-2313 to reg­is­ter. Chil­dren ages 5 and older ac­com­pa­nied by an adult wel­come to at­tend. Sept. 26: 12:45 to 4 p.m., Hasenpf­ef­fer Card Party Sept. 27: 12:45 to 4 p.m., Pinochle Card Party

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. begin­ning Sept. 13. 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 610-3690496 to sign up. Crafting Club for Adults: ages 18 and older will meet ev­ery third Tues­day at 10:30 a.m. begin­ning Sept. 18. Join other adults for a fun time of crafting. Meets monthly to make seasonal crafts. Call li­brary at 610-369-0496 to sign up. Tech Help Tues­days: One-onone 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 begin­ning Sept. 11 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.

Sept. 21: Dress Like A Farmer

Day. Book is “The An­i­mals of Farmer Jones” by Richard Scarry and craft is farm fun.

Sept. 28: “Caps for Sale” by Es­phyr Slo­bod­kina. Craft is make a silly mon­key.

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. The Septem­ber Home­school Pro­gram will be our wel­come back day. We will com­bine science, art, and com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills as we learn about ap­ples. Hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties, a take home hand­out, and an ap­ple treat will be pro­vided for each par­tic­i­pant. Please RSVP so we can plan for seat­ing and sup­plies.

Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary

Sept. 20 & 27: Preschool Sto­ry­time, 10 – 11 a.m., ages 3-5. Fun with en­gag­ing books, songs and ac­tiv­i­ties as chil­dren build their early lit­er­acy skills.

Sept. 22: Friends Ac­ces­sory Sale, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shop for gen­tly used jewelry, scarves, purses and more. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the li­brary.

Sept. 25: Baby Lap­sits Sto­ry­time, 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., in­fant to age 1 (pre-walk­ing), de­signed for mean­ing­ful one-on-one in­ter­ac­tion be­tween baby and care­giver. Lap songs, rhymes and sim­ple sto­ries.

Sept. 26: Chit, Chat, Sit, & Knit, 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. Bring your knit­ting project, sit and re­lax among friends. Sept. 26: Col­or­ing Night for Adults, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Night of col­or­ing fun for adults ages 16 and up. Sept. 26: Tod­dler Sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., for kids walk­ing to age 3. Sto­ries, songs, fin­ger plays, ac­tiv­i­ties, and crafts as we sing and read to­gether with friends.

Sept. 27: Lost Coal Coun­try of North­east­ern Pennsylvania Lec­ture and Book Sign­ing, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Au­thor and pho­tog­ra­pher Lorena Beniquez will speak about Pennsylvania’s chang­ing land­scape and the his­tory of North­east­ern Pennsylvania’s coal-min­ing towns.

Recurring

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 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. 610-3701174 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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