Calendar of events


Centerport Lions Club. Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.

Senior Citizens Club of Hamburg. The Hamburg Seniors meet at 2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Hamburg Area Middle School cafeteria. If school is canceled on the meeting day because of bad weather, the meeting is canceled.

Hamburg Public Library Story Time: The Hamburg Public Library has story time on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months through 3 years old. At 11 a.m. there is story time for preschoolers and home schooled early elementary. The schedule is available on the librarys website at

Hamburg Public Library Board Meetings: Library board meetings are held the second Tuesdays except July. Public encouraged to attend.


Chestnut Knoll Assisted Living, 120 W. Fifth Street, Boyertown, hosts a monthly family support group for those who are coping with Alzheimers disease. It is affiliated with the Alzheimers Association and is held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.

Berks Encore Hamburg lunch menu. To reserve a meal two days in advance, please call 610-562-4721.

April 20

Wager and Wine Tour

Wine tasting, poker run, and casino stop. Bus leaves Hamburg Field House at noon and returns 10 p.m. Snacks provided on the bus. Lunch and dinner on your own. There is a cost, for tickets call 610-562-3106. All proceeds benefit OUR TOWN FOUNDATION.

Hamburg Lions Club

All you can eat spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. at Hamburg Municipal Center Blue Mountain Senior Center. Dinner includes: spaghetti, salad, bread and drinks. There is a cost, but 4 and under is free. Leo Club bake sale. Take out available. For more information call Dick Bowen 484-769-2332.

Friedens Lutheran Church, Stony Run

Annual Pot Pie Dinner from 5-7:30 p.m. at Kempton Road & Gun Club off Route 143. Proceeds benefit The Potato Project. Call 610-156-6545 for tickets. Sponsored by Friedens, New Bethel & Jerusalem Red Churches.

Earth Day Clean-Up

Help preserve a local treasure. Experience nature. Learn some local history. Have some fun with your friends and neighbors while supporting a good cause. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kernsville Dam Recreation Area. Clean-Up Projects for Groups & Walk-Ins. Butterfly Garden Work Projects. Trail Blazing Project. Free coffee and doughnuts for participants.

Hamburgs Women of the Moose

Free electronics recycling 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Hamburgs Moose Lodge #523 parking lot, Hamburg. Monetary donations will be accepted and go directly to Woman of the Moose Organization. Items can be recycled for free and there are additional items that can be recycled with a fee. Any questions call Responsible Recycling Services at 484-641-5156.

Spaghetti Dinner

Wyomissing Church of the Brethren 2200 State Hill Road, Wyomissing. Four course spaghetti dinner including wedding soup, tossed salad, spaghetti with meatballs & sausage, garlic bread, coffee, tea, lemonade, cannolis or pinapple rum cake. 4:30-7 p.m. Procees benefit Disaster Relief and Church Programs. There is a cost. For tickets, please call 610-374-8451.

April 21

Shartlesville Fire Company

Hosting a breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at its Bingo Hall located on Main St./Old Rt. 22, Shartlesville. it is a full Breakfast Menu and all proceeds benefit the Fire Equipment Fund.

April 25

Hamburg Book Club

Hamburg public library at 6:30 p.m. Book discussion: The Murder Room. The heirs of Sherlock Holmes gather to solve the worlds most perplexing cold cases. Author is Michael Capuzzo. Everyone is invited. Book not required. Join the firned discussions. Enjoy the sharing. Recommendations for next book review weclome. For additional information contact Dale E. Graff at 610-562-5904.

Tulpehocken FFA

Annual Elementary Ag Science Adventure for the 3rd graders from the Tulpehocken Area School District. The even will be held at the Mor-Dale Farm from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 27

The 2013 Berks County Dairy Princess Pageant

Mohrsville Church of the Brethren, 1542 Shoey Road, Mohrsville, where the 2013-14 Berks County Dairy Princess and Lil Miss Dairy Princess will be crowned. Pageant will begin with a milk punch reception at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. and followed by the pageant at 8 p.m.

Bellemans Church

Oyster Supper/Hymn Sing from 3:30-7 p.m. at Bellemans Church, Mohrsville. Fried oysters, oyster stew, oyster pies and ham platters. All items sold ala carte. Old Church Hymn Sing at 2:30 p.m.

April 28

Miller-Keystone and The Hamburg Moose

Blood drive from 8-11 a.m. at the Hamburg Moose, 12 South 3rd Street, Hamburg. To schedule an appointment contact Wayne Kline at 610-562-4586. Every donor will receive a free ham and egg breakfast, compliments of the Hamburg Moose. The drive is in honor of Tammy Hamm, who is currently battling two types of cancer.

23rd Annual Schuylkill Valley Community Library Golf Tournament at the Rich Maiden Golf Course. Tournament will be a 4-person scramble starting at 1 p.m. There is a cost. Registration with payment due by April 15. Contact the library for details at 610-926-1555,, or check our website: