• Community Calendar

     

    October 18, 19, 25, 26Halloween “Ghost” Lantern Tours
    Oct 11, 18, 25 at 6 pm
    Oct 12, 19, 26 at 5:30 pm
    Crystal Cave
    963 Crystal Cave Road, Kutztown
    $20 adults and $13 age 8-11
    Reservations required:  610-683-6765

    October 16 at 9 am – Veterans Making a Difference
    Hope Rescue Mission (basement)
    Paul R. Gordon
    Veteran Social Center
    645 N 6th St, Reading
    Raising money for winter boots and dental expenses for
    veterans in need
    Mike Faust will be live from 9 to noon

    October 17 from 6:30-8:30 pm – Berks Co Patriots Mtg
    Leesport Farmers Market
    Invited candidates include mayoral candidates, PA superior
    court judges and Berks County commissioners
    Meeting open to all

    October 17 at 6:30 pm – Berks County Genealogical Society Mtg
    Goggle Works Arts Center
    2nd and Washington Sts, Reading
    Lynn Otto will discuss the life of Conrad Weiser

    October 18 and 19Apple Dumpling & Sticky Buns Sale
    St. John’s EL Church
    99 Church St, Hamburg
    Oct 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm
    Oct 19 from 9 to 11 am
    Dumplings, regular or sugar free $3.50
    Sticky buns w/nuts or raisins $4.50
    To order call 610-562-4440 or 610-562-4025
    Order deadline is Oct 13

    October 19 from 1 to 3 pm – Potts Cemetery Clean-Up
    Potts Burial Ground
    230 Chestnut St, Pottstown
    All ages, rain or shine

    October 19 from 4 to 7 pm – AYCE Chicken Pot Pie Dinner
    Vinemont Community Lutheran Church
    1278 Fritztown Road, Reinholds
    Adults $10, 6-12 yrs $5 and younger eat free

    October 19 and 20 from 9 am to 5 pm – Great Pumpkin Fly-in
    Grimes Airfield
    371 Airport Road, Bethel
    Activities, radio controlled model aircraft, raffles, biplane rides
    Lunch and refreshments available
    Adults $10, 6-12 yrs $5 and 5 & under free

    October 20 at 2 pm – Nostalgia, Music We Love to Remember
    St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hamburg
    The Muddy Creek Barn Band, Don Shilke, Betsy Zimmerman
    Morgans and more
    Free will offering

    October 20 from 10 am to 1:30 pm – Chicken BBQ
    Walagreens Lot
    Corner of Museum Road and Lancaster Ave, Shillington
    Boy Scout Troop #2018
    Price is $8.50 per meal
    Call 610-858-5227 with pre-orders

    October 20 at 10 am – Polka Service
    North Heidelberg United Church of Christ
    211 Shiedy Road, Robesonia
    Soups and sandwiches will follow the service
    Also a Christmas bazaar in the social hall on Sat, Oct 19

    October 22 from 6:30-8 pm – Seminar for Caregivers
    Manor at Market Square
    803 Penn St, Reading
    Seminar for caregivers of a loved one living with middle-stage
    Alzheimer’s disease.  
    Free and open to the public
    RSVP at 610-373-0800

    October 26 from 4-6 pm – Trunk or Treat
    St Mark’s Lutheran Church
    5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro
    Food, games and entertainment are free
    Decorated vehicle trunks filled with candy and other treats
    Come in costume

    October 26 from 4 to 7 pm – Beef Dinner
    St Paul’s United Church
    301 W Penn Ave, Robesonia
    Adults $15, 6-12 yrs $4 and under six free

    October 28, Nov 4, 11, 17 from 6-8 pm – Genealogy 101
    GoggleWorks Center for the Arts
    201 Washington St, Reading
    $40.00 per person inclues four classes and the use of
    the library on class days
    Register now – 484-509-4806

    November 2 from 8-11 am – Lydia’s Closet
    FREE clothing giveaway
    Mohrsville Church of the Brethren
    1542 Shoey Rd, Mohrsville

    November 2 from 7 am to 12 pm – Holiday Bazaar
    Zion’s (Spies) ER Church
    318 Spies Church Rd, Reading
    Breakfast 7-11 am
    Homemade cookies, sticky buns, orders for mince meat
    filling, potato filling & pepper cabbage
    Assorted baked goods and crafts

    November 2 from 8 am to 2 pm – Holiday Craft Bazaar
    One United Church of Christ
    1730 New Holland Road, Kenhorst
    Crafts, silent auction, white elephant, apple dumplings,
    candy, cookies, baked goods and lunch

    November 2 from 9 am to 2 pm – Fall Bazaar
    St Paul’s Lutheran Church
    1559 Perkiomen Ave, Reading
    Crafts, flea market items and homemade food

    November 2 at 10 am – Learn to play Bridge
    Hamburg Public Library
    The Mind and Body Connection
    Bridge can help you improve your memory
    No charge

    November 3 from 7-11 am – AYCE Breakfast Buffet
    Geigertown Fire Co
    3433 Hay Creek Road, Robeson Twp

    November 8 and 9Holiday Bazaar & Basket Raffle
    Nov 8 from 4-8 pm – chicken platters served
    Nov 9 from 8 am to 1 pm – breakfast sandwiches served
    St. Michael’s
    529 St. Michael’s Road, Hamburg
    Raffle ticket sales close Saturday at noon

    November 9 from 3-7 pm – Chicken Pot Pie Supper
    St. Paul’s EC Church
    46 E Church St, Reamstown
    Adults $12.00, 6-12 yrs $5.00, 5 & under FREE

    November 9 from 9 am to 2 pm – Holiday Bazaar & Potato Filling Sale
    St. John’s Gernant’s Church
    13 Gernant’s Church Road, Leesport
    Crafts, baked goods, and food will be available for purchase

    November 15 and 16 at 7 pm – White Christmas
    Hamburg Area High School
    Adults $10 and students K-12 $5
    For reservations call 610-562-3861 X. 2599

    November 16 from 7 to 10:30 am – Pancake Breakfast
    Bally Mennonite Church
    Rt 100 in Bally
    Cost is a donation

    November 16 from 10 am to 3 pm – Cooking Workshop
    Pottsgrove Manor
    100 W King St, Pottstown
    Expert hearth cook Niel de Marino
    Registration and payment due by Nov 9th ($75 per person)

    November 23 from 9 am to 1 pm – Holiday Bazaar
    Friedens United Church of Christ
    337 Main St, Oley
    Pies, cakes, cookies, soups, and potato filling may be
    pre-ordered before November 18 at 610-987-6020 or
    610-987-3536
    Lunch will be available for purchase

    November 23 from 8 am to 1 pm – Holiday Bazaar & Flea Mkt
    St. John’s Church
    Church & Pine Sts, Hamburg
    Decorations, toys, crafts, cookies, candy, soups and lunch