Hamburg Item Community Calendar

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Feb. 9

Fasnacht & sticky bun sale: Pick up at church Feb. 9, 4-6 p.m. or Feb. 10, 9 to 11 a.m. at St. John’s EL Church, Thrivent, 99 Church St., Hamburg. Fasnachts, Plain or sugared, $6.50 per dozen, $3.25 per half dozen. Sticky buns, plain $4 half dozen, With raisins or nuts half dozen$4.50. Order deadline Feb. 2. To order call 610-562-4440 or 610-562-4025.

Feb. 9

Cabin Fever Family Game Night: 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Rd., Krumsville. Night of fun & fellowship for all ages. Light refreshments provided. 610-756-6210

Feb. 10

Valentines Sewing Circle: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Rd., Reading. All are welcome to attend. Please bring along a project of your choice. For more information, call 610-374-8839.


Feb. 10

Soup Sale: 9 a.m. to noon, Evangelical Lutheran Friedens Church, 537 N. Main St., Bernville. Variety of home made soups available for purchase. Snow date Feb. 17. For more information call the church office at 610-488-6260.

Feb. 11

Strausstown Fire Company’s Valentine Breakfast: at the Strausstown Fire Company’s Community Campus, 50 East Avenue, Strausstown, 8 a.m. to noon. Full breakfast menu; children’s menu also available. Proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund.

Feb. 11

Freshly made Faschnachts for sale: on Feb. 11 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Friedens UCC, 337 Main St., OIey. Only $4 per half dozen. For pre-orders call 610-987-3536.

Feb. 11

Wear Your Heart on Your Hat Studio Crawl/Hat Contest: 12 - 4 p.m., GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, 201 Washington Street, Reading. To celebrate Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day the Studio Artists at GoggleWorks invite you to create a handmade hat (headdress, tiara, light-up sculpture) and model it for the artists to win a prize, a framed gelatin-plate elephant print from Suzanne Fellows. Hats MUST be handmade and will be judged on qualities such as silliness, originality and out-of-the-box thinking. Must be 18 to enter. 610-374-4600,,

Feb. 15

Berks County Patriots: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Leesport Farmer’s Market. PA Gubernatorial Candidate Senator Scott Wagner, who won 2014 State Legislative seat in special election by write-in, gives Agenda 21 Update. Free to all.

Feb. 16

Shartlesville Lions Club Country Dance: with DJ Jack at the Shartlesville Grange Hall. Food available 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dancing 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Benefits Lions Outreach Programs. There is a cost for admission. 610-488-1984

Feb. 17

Winter Frolic: 5 p.m. at Kempton Community Center, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton. Dinner by CJ Hummels. Music by DJ Hotwheelz. Dancing, basket raffles. For tickets, call 610-721-7228 or email Event sponsored by Kempton Community Center Youth Baseball Program.

Feb. 28

Know Your Symphony: 7:30 p.m. at the Highlands of Wyomissing. Dr. Graham Bier, music director of the Berks Choral Society, will lead a discussion of Reading Symphony Orchestra program, featuring violinists Christopher Collins Lee and Eliezer Gutman. Program sponsored by Penn State Berks and Reading Symphony League . Tickets $5.


Senior Citizens Club of Hamburg: 2 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays in Hamburg Area Middle School cafeteria. If school is canceled on meeting day due to bad weather, meeting is canceled.

Hamburg Public Library Story Time: story time on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 11 a.m. for ages 18 months through 3 years old, preschoolers and home schooled early elementary. The schedule is available on the library’s website at

Hamburg Public Library Board Meetings: second Tuesdays. Public encouraged to attend.

Schuylkill Valley Community Library

1310 Washington Road, Leesport

Baby Lapsit: Mondays at 10:15 a.m.

Story Riders: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

Story Time: Fridays at 10 a.m.

Lego Club: Fourth Thursday at 6 p.m.

Book Club: Fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

Adult Cookbook Club: Third Monday, 6 p.m. Share culinary skills. We have copies of cookbooks, choose a recipe to prepare and share.