The Southern Berks News

Community calendar

- Submit event listings to lmitchell@berksmontn­ews. com about 2 weeks in advance.

Nov. 26& Nov. 27 Boyertown Area Historical Society’s 50th Der Belsnickel Craft Show: at new location, New Hanover UMC North Campus, 3065 Charlotte Street, Gilbertsvi­lle. Nov. 26from 11a.m. to 6p.m. and Nov. 27, from 10a.m. to 4p.m. $5 admission (12 and under free). Masks may be required.

Dec. 1

Joining Their Journey — Free dementia care seminar: 6:30to 7:30p.m. at Keystone Villa at Douglassvi­lle, 1152Ben Franklin Highway E. Lori Dierolf from Open Door Training and Developmen­t discusses “Making the Most of Holiday Visits.” RSVPs appreciate­d. To reserve a spot, call Sue O. at 610385-5002.

Dec 3

Boyertown Area Historical Society’s Holiday Tour: The tour starts at 43South Chestnut Street in Boyertown. Tour hours are 4p.m. to 9p.m. Cost is $15. Masks required.

Dec. 3

Poinsettia Sale: sponsored by Friends of Mifflin Community Library. 6inch pot with 5-7 blooms. Red, white, red and white. $8each. Order at library by Nov. 27. Pickup at library Dec. 3from 10a.m. to noon. 610-777-3911

Dec. 3& 4

Exeter Library Friends

Holiday Sale: Dec. 3from 1to 5 p.m. and Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. at Exeter Community Library, 4569Prestw­ick Drive. Wreaths, homemade cookies and crafts.

Dec. 3to 9

15th Annual Festival of Trees: community sponsored themed decorated Christmas trees raffle, plus wreaths and gift baskets. Held virtually Dec. 3to Dec. 9. Benefits programs at Boyertown Area Multi-Service. Questions call Melanie Wolf at 610-367-6957or email mwolf@boyertowna­

Dec. 4

Craft Show: 9a.m. to 2p.m. at Butter Valley Community Church, 2600Old Route 100, Bally. Handmade gifts and crafts. Food and homemade baked goods for sale. 610845-2429 or www.buttervall­

Dec. 4

Free Community Giveaway: noon to 1 p.m., Calvary UCC, 1231Route 100, Barto. Coats, books, lunch to go and more. All are welcome.

Dec. 4

Building a Better Boyertown’s Chillin’ on Main: 10 a.m. to 4p.m. along Philadelph­ia Avenue for shopping, vendors, games, crafts and activities for all ages, ice sculpture demonstrat­ion, petting zoo. Santa and Mrs. Claus will pose for photograph­s as well as Elsa, Olaf and more. New, Blitzen’s Holiday Bar for over 21guests. Free to attend. Food vendors on-site. www. boyertownp­a.og

Dec. 4 Muhlenberg Community Library’s Annual Holiday Open House: 10a.m. to 1p.m. at library, 3612Kutzto­wn Road, Laureldale. Polar Express model train, photo booth, story time, treat bags with crafts, cocoa and more. Free and open to all ages.

Dec. 5

39th Annual Daniel Boone Optimist Club Holiday Craft Show: 9a.m. to 5p.m. at Coventry Mall, 351West Schuylkill Road, Pottstown (new location). Quality handcrafte­d items. Over 120crafter­s. Free admission. Free parking. Refreshmen­ts. Raffle. Follow on Facebook. More informatio­n at www.danielboon­eoptimist. com or email DBCraftSho­w@ or call Lydia at 610639-1439.

Dec. 12

Knights of Columbus Keep Christ in Christmas Family Dinner Buffet Celebratio­n: 4:30to 7:30p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 905 Chestnut St., Douglassvi­lle, lower level social hall. Christmas gift raffle, Christmas music and sing along. Evening prayer at 5p.m. followed by a full course dinner buffet, including fruit cup, tossed salad, sirloin beef tips and chicken tenders in mushroom sauce, French style green beans with almonds, parsley potatoes, rice pilaf, chocolate and vanilla cake, water, soda and coffee. $30donation helps support local Knights of Columbus Fraternal activities.


Turkey Bingo (ages 3-12) Nov. 1-30: find, read, do or eat these items to earn bingo. Pick up a sheet at library or download and print from link,

Disguise a Turkey (Kids) Nov. 1-30: Pick up a paper turkey to take home and disguise however you like. Once finished, bring turkey back to library to display.

Indoor StoryWalk at Boyertown Library: November book “Run, Turkey, Run” by Diane Mayr will be set up in children’s area. Pick up an activity kit at desk.

Anime Club (Adults 18+): Tuesdays at 4:30p.m., Join others and watch Anime.

Scrabble Club (Adults 18+): Thursdays 10a.m. to noon.

Closed: Nov. 25for Thanksgivi­ng.

DIY Gifts (Tweens & Teens, 13+): Nov. 26, 10:30a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by library to make gifts for the holidays.


Baby Lapsits via Zoom: Nov. 30at 9:30a.m. Story time for infants to 18months. Songs, stories, and educationa­l fun. Email Laura Carson at lauracarso­ by 5 p.m. Monday for Zoom link.

Yoga for Everyone at the Library: Nov. 30, at 5:30p.m. in program room. Free and open to anyone age 10and older. No registrati­on needed. Bring mat and towel.

Spirit Week: Nov. 29— Dec. 4 at Chick-fil-A, 4675Perkio­men Ave., Reading. Dine in or drive-thru mention Exeter Community Library and library receives a portion of the proceeds from your meal.

CENTER AT SPRING STREET BOYERTOWN To register for activities or classes: call 610-367-2313 ext.1.

Nov. 29& 30, Dec. 1, 2and 3: Center closed and serving Grab and Go Lunches only to prepare for Festival of Trees.

Wii Bowling Tournament: Dec. 6at 10a.m.

Individual Pool Tournament: Dec. 7at 10a.m.

Winter Exercises with Dr. Mishock: Dec. 7at 1p.m. Family Feud: Dec. 8at 10a.m.

Drumming up Fitness with Fran Wieckowski: Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.

Knit and Crochet Club: Tuesdays at 1:30p.m.

Zumba Gold with Joanne Giotti: Wednesdays at 9a.m.

Chair Dancing with Joanne Giotti: Wednesdays at 10a.m.

Strong and Fit with Robin Ward: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Yoga: Tuesdays at 6p.m. on Zoom; Thursdays and Fridays at 9:15a.m. at the Center.

Chair Yoga: Wednesdays at 10:15a.m. on Zoom and Thursdays at 10:30a.m. at the Center.

Pool Billiards and Shuffleboa­rd: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 4p.m.; Thursdays 9to 11 a.m.


Fit and Fabulous Wednesdays: 9a.m. exercise class for seniors to improve balance, strength, flexibilit­y, and overall mobility while moving to music. Taught by a licensed physical therapist. Chairs provided. Exercises customized to fit ability. Free for members.

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