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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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 email@example.com. Parking and entrance at rear of building.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 610-286-6481. 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.
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 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 610-987-3536. 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.