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/

Oct. 4

Boyertown Lions Club din­ner meet­ing: 6:30 p.m. at Friend­ship Hook & Lad­der Co., S. Read­ing Ave., Boyertown. This is the monthly board meet­ing. All mem­bers wel­come.

Oct. 5 to 7

The Mid-At­lantic Re­for­ma­tion So­ci­ety con­fer­ence: The Fu­ture of Chris­ten­dom, Trans­form­ing the Cul­ture Through Ed­u­ca­tion, held Oct. 5 to 7, Crowne Plaza Ho­tel, Read­ing. Reg­is­ter at fu­ture­ofchris­ten­dom.org.

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. 6

Chicken Pot Pie Din­ner: 3to7 p.m. Trin­ity Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Church, 1749 South Main St., Bech­telsville. Eat in or take-out. Take-out orders un­til 6:45 p.m., call 610-369-1281. Chil­dren 5 and un­der free.

Oct. 6

Ok­to­ber­fest: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Sas­samansville cel­e­brates Ger­man Amer­i­can Her­itage Month and The Re­for­ma­tion. All you can eat Pork & Sauerkraut din­ner, in­clud­ing hot dogs, mashed po­ta­toes and more 4-7 p.m. Chil­dren 5 and un­der eat free. Live en­ter­tain­ment and Beer Gar­den from 4:30-8:30 p.m. stpaulssas­samansville.com

Oct. 6

Berks County Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety open house: Oct. 6, 7 and 14 at the Gog­gleWorks Cen­ter for the Arts, 201 Washington St., Room 413, Read­ing, be­tween noon and 4 p.m. Cof­fee and a light snack.

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

Boyertown Area CROP Walk: be­gin­ning at 2 p.m. from the park­ing lot of Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice. Walk will take us through Boyertown to the Com­mu­nity Park and back. The pur­pose of the walk is to raise aware­ness about hunger both here and over­seas, and to raise money through spon­sor­ships for Church World Ser­vices’ com­mu­nity de­vel­op­ment pro­grams. 25 per­cent of walk pro­ceeds will go to Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice to fight hunger lo­cally. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.crop­walkon­line.org or con­tact Pas­tor Eu­gene Zaiser at 610-369-1281.

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.

Oct. 13

All You Can Eat Pork and

Sauerkraut Din­ner: 3 to 6 p.m. Cal­vary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. A do­na­tion of your choice. Cal­varyucc@gmail.com

Oct. 14

Roller Derby: York City Derby Dames vs. Read­ing Derby Girls at Skate­away, 2275 Lan­caster Pike, Shilling­ton. Fam­ily friendly event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. First Whis­tle at 7 p.m. https://www.face­book.com/ events/2126584504336749/

Oct. 14

Trick-Art-Treat With­out the

Sweet Stu­dio Crawl: noon to 4 p.m., Gog­gleWorks Cen­ter for the Arts, 201 Washington St., Read­ing. Dur­ing Gog­gleWorks’ 4th An­nual Pump­kin Palooza make, or buy, hand-crafted glass pump­kins then visit the 2nd and 3rd floor ju­ried-in-res­i­dent-artists’ stu­dios for a “treat” of art sup­plies in­stead of sweets.

Oct. 14

Quar­ter Auc­tion Fundraiser: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Chest­nut Knoll, 120 W. 5th St., Boyertown, to ben­e­fit Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion. When you ar­rive, you will be as­signed a num­ber. An an­nounce­ment is made for the item go­ing up for auc­tion and you can choose to play by bid­ding a quar­ter. To de­ter­mine the win­ner, a num­ber is drawn. If your num­ber matches the num­ber called you WIN. Pro­ceeds from the event ben­e­fit Chest­nut Knoll’s Mem­ory Walk team. Bring lots of quar­ters. Tick­ets for sale in ad­vance and at the door as avail­able. Must be age 21 or older to at­tend. Snacks for sale. 610473-8066

Oct. 16

AARP Smart Driver Re­fresher Course: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chest­nut Knoll At Home Ser­vice, 1041 E. Philadel­phia Ave., Gil­bertsville. Learn to han­dle ve­hi­cle dur­ing chal­leng­ing driv­ing con­di­tions. Learn new tech­nol­ogy found in mod­ern­ized ve­hi­cles. There is a charge. Bring AARP mem­ber­ship card (if ap­pli­ca­ble) and valid driver’s li­cense. Event in­cludes break­fast and lunch, cour­tesy of Chest­nut Knoll At Home. Seat­ing is lim­ited. RSVP at 610-473-3328.

Oct. 17

Care­giver Re­source Group: 2 p.m. at Boyertown Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 24 N. Read­ing Ave., Boyertown. Join Chest­nut Knoll At Home and speaker Karen Strother for pre­sen­ta­tion “Tips on Home Safety” on mak­ing a home en­vi­ron­ment “se­nior friendly.” Free and open to pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. RSVP at 610473-3328.

Oct. 18

Boyertown Lions Club din­ner meet­ing: 6:30 p.m. at Friend­ship Hook & Lad­der Co., S. Read­ing Ave., Boyertown. Past Dis­trict Gover­nor, Dave Smith speaks on Di­a­betes. Bally, Ex­eter & Amity clubs will be join­ing us. All are wel­come.

Oct. 20

Fall Craft Show: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trin­ity Lutheran Church, 1749 South Main St., Bech­telsville. Pot Pie, Used Book Sale & Bake Sale. Au­thor Wil­lard Car­pen­ter Book Sign­ing & The TLC Stitch­ers will have a Silent Quilt Auc­tion.

Oct. 21

Trunk or Treat: 2 to 4 p.m., Cal­vary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Safe place to trick or treat. Free. Games, candy, fun. Cal­varyucc@gmail.com

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. 27

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 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. Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8: 1 to 3 p.m. Ba­sic Com­puter Skills with Jen­nifer Kulp. Oct. 4: 1 p.m. “What Am I Sup­posed to Do Now” by Jes­sica Grater, Esq., - Wolf, Bald­win As­so­ci­ates. The death of a loved one can be the most dif­fi­cult time in a per­son’ life leav­ing a griev­ing per­son ask­ing the ques­tion “What am I sup­posed to do now?” While not ev­ery­one’s sit­u­a­tion is ex­actly the same, Jes­sica Grater, has com­piled a list of help­ful in­for­ma­tion to share that can pro­vide guid­ance dur­ing this dif­fi­cult time. Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13: 1:30 p.m. In­ter­me­di­ate Com­puter Skills with Jen­nifer Kulp Oct. 9: 10a.m. Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice Tour Oct. 9: 1 p.m. Mu­sic by “One More Time” – Melissa & Larry Beahm Oct. 10: 10 a.m. “Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Dis­ease”” by Beth Biehl, South­east­ern Home Health Ser­vices Oct. 10: 1 p.m. “Medi­care Up­date” by Vir­ginia Cox, Boyertown Area Multi-Ser­vice Over 60 Case Man­ager Oct. 11: 1 p.m. Mu­sic by “The Happy Boom­badears” Oct. 12: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fri­day Nite Dance fea­tur­ing “The Rehrig Brothers” Oct. 16, 30: 6 p.m. BINGO Nite Oct. 17: 1 p.m. Mu­sic by “The Pret­zel Land Band” Oct. 18: 1 p.m. “His­tory Re­vis­ited” by Dar­ius Puff Oct. 22: 1 p.m. “Fall Pre­ven­tion” by An­drew Har­nish, PT, Fox Re­hab Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26: 6 p.m. “Safe Haven” by Kath­leen Bo­han­non, MSW, CT, Be­reave­ment Pro­gram Co­or­di­na­tor, BAYADA Home Health Care Oct. 23: 1 p.m. “Col­or­ing with a Pur­pose” with Julie Lon­gacre Oct. 24: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Hasenpf­ef­fer Card Party Oct. 25: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Pinochle Card Party Oct. 29: 1 p.m. Mu­sic by Glenn Miller, In­stru­men­tal­ist, Vo­cal­ist 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 610-3690496 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 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. 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

Oct. 9, 16 & 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. 10, 17 & 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. 4, 11, 18 & 25: Preschool Sto­ry­time, 10 to 11 a.m., ages 3-5. Books, songs and ac­tiv­i­ties.

Oct. 5: Book & Bake Sale, Oct. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m. and Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gen­tly used books, puz­zles and games. $5 bag of books from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Sat­ur­day.

Oct. 10: Read to Our Rep­tile, 6 to 7 p.m., ages 4 and older. Make an ap­point­ment for your lit­tle one to read to Dan De­lion, our tor­toise. Make ap­point­ments at cir­cu­la­tion desk or call 610-406-9431 (10 min­utes per child/fam­ily).

Oct. 10: Kom­bucha & Fer­mented Foods with Olga Sorzano, 6:30 p.m. Adult event. Kom­bucha, the bev­er­age the an­cient Chi­nese called the “im­mor­tal health elixir” has a rich his­tory of pro­vid­ing health ben­e­fits to those who drink it. Join us on Oc­to­ber 10th as Olga Sorzano, the founder of Baba’s Brew, re­veals the cen­turies-old se­crets of kom­bucha brew­ing. Plus, kom­bucha sam­pling! Call to reg­is­ter, 610-406-9431.

Oct. 13: Fam­ily Dance Party, 10to 10:30a.m. for par­ent or care­giver with child ages 8& un­der. En­gage your body and mind with ed­u­ca­tional & toe-tap­ping songs. Keep beat with in­stru­ments. Fun props like scarves, rib­bons, or a para­chute.

Oct. 13: Crafter­noons, noon to 2 p.m., ages 4 and older, DIY Sea­sonal Crafts.

Oct. 13: Beef & Beer Night, 6 to 10 p.m., Ston­ersville So­cial Club, 5580 Boyertown Pike, Birdsboro. Adult event. Night of food, drink, danc­ing, raf­fles, and fun. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary. Tick­ets for sale at the li­brary.

Oct. 17: STEAM Wed­nes­day, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., ages 3-8. In­ter­act with toys and ex­plore cre­ative prob­lem solv­ing and crit­i­cal think­ing through play.

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 610-406-9431.

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.

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