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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. 10

Read­ing Area Fire­fighter’s Mu­seum: 501 South 5th Street, Read­ing. Vet­eran’s Day wel­come with free ad­mis­sion to all ac­tive duty mil­i­tary and vet­eran per­son­nel with a guest to tour the for­mer fire­house now hous­ing fire re­lated ex­hibits and ar­ti­facts, 484-525-0590, www.readin­gareafire­fight­ersmu­seum.com.

Nov. 11

Clay on Main Coop Mem­ber’s Hol­i­day Show: Nov. 11 to Dec. 16, Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Work from coop mem­bers.

Nov. 11

Se­cond Sun­day Stu­dio Crawl: 12 to 4 p.m., Gog­gleWorks Cen­ter for the Arts, 201 Wash­ing­ton St., Read­ing. Visit 37 stu­dios, 3 gal­leries and 1st floor gift shop to find unique gifts. Many of the ju­ried-in ar­ti­sans will be in at­ten­dance with their work which in­cludes wear­able art, wood­work­ing, fine paint­ings, print­mak­ing, glass blow­ing and pot­tery. Hand­i­cap ac­ces­si­ble. 610374-4600

Nov. 14 sudSSpirit Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group meet­ing: 6 p.m. at the Ex­eter Com­mu­nity Li­brary. For those that are sur­vivors of the sud­den un­ex­pected death of their spouse or sig­nif­i­cant other. No reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Free. 717-866-2401 or email sudsspirit@gmail.com or find on Face­book.

Nov. 15

Berks County Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety meet­ing: in So­ci­ety li­brary, Room 413 in the

Gog­gleWorks Cen­ter for the Arts, 201 Wash­ing­ton St., Read­ing. Doors open 6:pm; meet­ing be­gins at 6:30 p.m. Hal­lie Vaughan speaks on “Hello Girls,” women re­cruited as com­mu­ni­ca­tors for mil­i­tary in Europe dur­ing World War I. Ad­mis­sion free to mem­bers; do­na­tion re­quested from non-mem­bers. Light re­fresh­ments served be­fore meet­ing.

Nov. 15 Berks County Pa­tri­ots: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Leesport Farmer’s Mar­ket. Speak­ers Atty. Joshua Prince, Firearms Law, “Who is Pro­tect­ing Your Right to De­fend Your­self?” Also Carol Gardecki, “Our Found­ing Doc­u­ments” dis­cus­sion of four found­ing doc­u­ments. Open to all.

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 & 18

Fall Into Win­ter: Nov. 17 and 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Clay on Main, 313 Main St., Oley. Ex­tend­ing it hours to show­case and sell work from our stu­dents. All are in­vited.

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.

Nov. 17

Friends of the Boy­er­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary Book Sale and Do­na­tion Ac­cep­tance: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your gen­tly used book donations or shop for books for all ages. Books are avail­able at very low prices for the whole fam­ily. If you are bring­ing donations and need a re­ceipt, please have a count of hard backs and soft cov­ers ready. For do­na­tion guidelines, check the li­brary web­site https://www.berk­sli­braries.org/branch/boy­er­town.

Nov. 17 Christ­mas Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Rd, Birdsboro (Robe­son Town­ship). Baked goods, crafts, Chi­nese auc­tion, home­made soups, candy & Sand tarts, White Ele­phant Sale.

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.

Nov. 9: 11 a.m. Veterans Day Pro­gram to honor those who have served our coun­try. 610-367-2313

Nov. 9: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fri­day Nite Dance fea­tur­ing “The Ma­jes­tics.” Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light re­fresh­ments for sale. Ad­mis­sion charged.

Nov. 13, Nov. 27: 6 to 9 p.m. BINGO Nite. Doors open at 4 p.m. with re­fresh­ments for sale.

Nov. 13: 10 to 11 a.m. Boy­er­town Area Multi-Ser­vice Tour

Nov. 14: 10 a.m. “Healthy Hol­i­day Eat­ing” by Beth Biehl, South­east­ern Home Health

Nov. 15: 1 to 2 p.m. “His­tory Re­vis­ited” by Dar­ius Puff 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.

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. 610-370-1174

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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