COM­MU­NITY CAL­EN­DAR

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Sub­mit events about 10 days in ad­vance of de­sired pub­li­ca­tion date to [email protected]­news.com. Nov. 30 Tom & Betty Druck­en­miller: at the Half Moon Cafe,7 to 10 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Laura Lein­bach is a singer and gui­tarist who will de­light visi­tors with a pre-show per­for­mance in the Din­ing Room and then again on a tune as part of the con­cert by Tom, Betty, and Norm in the Half Moon. Ad­mis­sion charged. Through Dec. 14 An­nual Christ­mas Raf­fle: through Dec. 14 at Boone Area Li­brary, 129 N. Mill St., Birds­boro. Tick­ets for sale. 610-582-5666 Dec. 1& 2 37th An­nual Daniel Boone Op­ti­mist Club Hol­i­day Craft Show: Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Qual­ity hand­crafted items, over 120

crafters Daniel Boone Mid­dle School, 1845 Weaver­town Road, Dou­glassville. Free ad­mis­sion. Free park­ing, re­fresh­ments, www.daniel­boo­neop­ti­mist.com. Email [email protected] or call Ly­dia at 610-639-1439. Dec. 1 Dance: Ages 30 and up, 7 to 11 p.m. at Key­stone Fire Co., 240 N Wal­nut St., Boy­er­town. Ad­mis­sion in­cludes door prizes, D J “Bobby Koch”. Cash bar. Call Marge, 570-943-2393. Dec. 1& 2 Friends of the Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary Hol­i­day Sale: Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 2 from noon to 3 p.m. at Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 4569 Prest­wick Drive, Read­ing (Ex­eter Town­ship). Hol­i­day cook­ies, wreaths, and crafts. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary. Dec. 1& 2 Craft Show, Food Fest,

Bake Sale: Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Colum­bkill Church, 200 In­dian Spring Road, Boy­er­town. Car­riage rides Satur­day only 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 Satur­day Af­ter­noon of Re­flec­tion Be­reave­ment

Sem­i­nar: It’s the most won­der­ful time of the year, ex­cept when it’s not. A fo­rum on “go­ing through the hol­i­days with­out a loved one” to be held Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at St. Catharine’s, Mt. Penn. Ad­vance pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired by call­ing 610 370-1174. Dec. 2 Ring­gold Band Com­mu­nity Christ­mas Con­cert: 3 p.m. at Sch­warzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane, Ex­eter Town­ship. Cost of ad­mis­sion is a new toy. Event ben­e­fits Ex­eter Area Food Pantry fam­i­lies. Call 610-779-3480. Dec. 2

Break­fast with Santa: 7 to 11 a.m. at Geiger­town Fire Com­pany, 3433 Hay Creek Road, Robe­son Town­ship. geiger­town­fireco.com or 610-286-6481 for more in­for­ma­tion. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the fire com­pany. Dec. 2 Ex­eter Woman’s Club Hol­i­day House Tour: 1 to 5 p.m. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at Boscov’s East, Ex­eter Li­brary and Effie’s Char­coal Chef. Six homes will be open for a self-guided tour. Dec. 3 Open Mic at the Half

Moon Cafe: 7 to 9 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Mead­owood spon­sors monthly open mic. Mu­si­cians in­vited to stu­dio to per­form up to three tunes (about 15 min­utes). Bring in­stru­men­ta­tion that doesn’t re­quire sig­nif­i­cant set-up time and choose songs ap­pro­pri­ate for a fam­ily au­di­ence. Do­nate $5 to help keep the lights on. Park in nearby church lot, not on the street. Dec. 4 Funky Fer­ments Work­shop: 2 to 4 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Wendy, of The Cot­tage Kitchen, as well as Barb and Tom, own­ers of Oley Val­ley Or­gan­ics farm and store, will share their knowl­edge on the an­cient craft of fer­ment­ing foods. In class, stu­dents cre­ate be­gin­nings of sauer­kraut to take home us­ing the or­ganic cab­bage pro­vided. Ad­mis­sion charged. Dec. 5 Eat at Friendly’s Li­brary ben­e­fit: eat at Friendly’s on Lan­cas­ter Av­enue to ben­e­fit Friends of Mif­flin Com­mu­nity Li­brary Dec. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Eat in or take out. 610-777-3911 Dec. 8 Pan­cake Break­fast: 6:30 11:30 a.m. at Boy­er­town Ma­sonic Lodge, Third and Jef­fer­son streets, Boy­er­town. All you can eat pan­cakes, eggs, sausage and bev­er­ages. Chil­dren younger than age 5 free. Santa will be mak­ing a guest ap­pear­ance at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 8

Photo with Santa: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wy­omiss­ing ATA Mar­tial Arts, 98 Com­merce Drive, Wy­omiss­ing, is host­ing Berks Pho­to­graphic So­ci­ety (a non-profit agency) and Santa Claus. $10 each sug­gested do­na­tion. 8X10 print or photo e-mail. Dec. 8 Break­fast with Santa: 8 to 10 a.m. at Boone Area Li­brary, 129 N. Mill St., Birds­boro. Pan­cakes, eggs, sausage, home­fries, pas­tries, bev­er­ages. Bring cam­era for pho­tos with Santa. Tick­ets for sale at li­brary. 610-582-5666 Dec. 8 Christ­mas Car­ni­val: 4to7 p.m. at Boone Area Li­brary, 129 N. Mill St., Birds­boro. Games, ac­tiv­i­ties, card mak­ing. Tick­ets for sale for Christ­mas Raf­fle. Dec. 8 Dec­o­rate A Cheese or But­ter Bell Work­shop: 10 a.m. to noon, Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. These ves­sels keep cheese and but­ter fresh and free of un­wanted odors, while still al­low­ing them to breathe and con­tinue to ma­ture. Choose a but­ter and cheese bell, wheel-thrown by mas­ter pot­ters, to dec­o­rate. Dec. 8 Break­fast with Santa: 8 to 11 a.m., Bethany Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Church, 1375 Friedens­burg Road, Read­ing. Join the Church and Au­len­bach’s Ceme­tery in a joint Christ­mas fundraiser. Make reser­va­tions at the Church 610-779-4620 or Au­len­bach’s Ceme­tery 610779-6060. Dec. 9 Girl Scout Troop 1994 Spaghetti Din­ner: 4to8 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church so­cial hall, 222 Niantic Road, Barto. Ad­vance tick­ets for sale by call­ing Lisa at 610-845-3928, or pur­chase tick­ets at door. Dec. 9 3rd An­nual Hol­i­day Tree Light­ing: 5 to 7 p.m. in park­ing lot of Amity Town­ship park ad­ja­cent to the play­ground area in Ami­tyville. Rain date is Dec. 16. In­cludes Car­ol­ers. Tree light­ing is at 6:15 p.m. Santa will be there with gifts for all the chil­dren. Re­fresh­ments avail­able. Spon­sored by the Daniel Boone Op­ti­mist Club. www.daniel­boo­neop­ti­mist.com Dec. 13 Berks County Pa­tri­ots: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Leesport Farmer’s Mar­ket. All wel­come. Free. Christ­mas Party hon­or­ing vet­er­ans. All vet­er­ans in­vited. Per­for­mances by Com­mis­sioner Chris­tian Lein­bach (singing & play­ing gui­tar); Muh­len­berg Jr. ROTC; lo­cal leg­is­la­tors will speak; Schuylkill Val­ley stu­dents com­pos­ing let­ters to vet­er­ans; cake cut­ting cer­e­mony. Key­stone Mil­i­tary Fam­i­lies re­cip­i­ents of dona­tions. Bring wrapped gifts for their kids; non­per­ish­able foods, new/slightly used cloth­ing; toi­letries. 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. 610-367-2313 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. Nov. 29: 12:45 to 4 p.m. Pinochle Card Party Dec. 5: 1 to 2 p.m. Mu­sic by Bob Alexan­der & Emily Beehner Dec. 5, 19: 1 to 4 p.m.

Dec. 7: 3 to 9 p.m. Fes­ti­val of Trees

Dec. 8: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fes­ti­val of Trees

Dec. 11: 6 to 8 p.m. Col­or­ing with a Pur­pose

Dec. 12: 10 to 11 a.m. Cop­ing with Grief over the Hol­i­days

Dec. 13: 1 to 2 p.m. mu­sic by Elvis Trib­ute artist Jeff Krick

Dec. 14: Fri­day Nite Dance 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. fea­tur­ing By Re­quest

Dec. 15: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Move & Groove Dec. 17: 1 to 2 p.m. Boy­er­town Area Sr. High School Show Choir Dec. 18: 6 to 9 p.m. Bingo Dec. 20: 1 to 2 p.m. mu­sic by pian­ist Stacy Gery Dec. 26: 9:15 a.m. start time, Pool Tour­na­ment Dec. 27: 1 to 2 p.m. mu­sic by Jam Strait 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.

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