Boyertown Community Calendar Nov. 16 edition

Nov. 16

Lions Club: The Boyertown Lions Club will hold their dinner meeting at the Friendship Hook & Ladder Co., S. Reading Ave & Warwick St., Boyertown at 6:30 pm. Amity Lioness will be joining us. The program will be on the April 2017 trip to Chicago for the International Convention.

Nov. 18

Holiday Bazaar: To be held from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. at Friedens UCC, 337 Main Street, Oley. Shoofly and fruit pies, AP cakes, cookies, soups, gift snacks, crafts, flea market, and gift basket raffle. A lunch of soups, turkey and beef barbecues, hot dogs, and hoagies will be available.

Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale: To be held 9-2 p.m. at Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Featuring many local crafters, baked goods, cookies, flea market and lunch. Table space is available by contacting Eileen Haring at 610-754-6046. Church number is 610-652-5023.

Huff’s Church Hoe Down: To be held at 540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis, Hereford Township, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Paul Adam, calling with the Days of Old Band playing. No charge with free drinks and snacks. Invite friends and family and members of the community for a good, fun crowd.

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Nov. 20

New Hanover AARP: Group meets on Monday, November 20th at the New Hanover Lutheran Church, Lutheran Road, Gilbertsville. Optional social time with a bring-your-own bag lunch (beverage and desserts provided) is at 12:00. Entertainment will be provided by “Musical Friends”- instrumentals & vocals of the 40’s, 50’s &60’s. Meeting is at 12:45 p.m. All those age 50 and older are invited to attend.

Nov. 22

Thanksgiving Eve service: To begin at 7 p.m. at Bally Mennonite Church, Route 100, Bally, together with members from: Calvary UCC in Barto, Christ Lutheran in Niantic, Most Blessed Sacrament in Bally, St. Paul’s Lutheran in Sassamansville, and Trinity Lutheran in Bechtelsville. We will gather together to offer our gratitude to God for His many blessings in our lives. There will be light refreshments after the service. For more information check our website at <www.ballymc.org>.

Dec. 2

Oley Valley Holiday House Tour: Self guided tour of historic Oley Valley homes, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit Oley Valley Community Library. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 day of tour and can be purchased at Oley Valley Community Library 339 Main St. Oley. Call 484-491-1278.

Craft and Vendor Sale: Boyertown Legionettes’ 2nd Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show to be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Friendship Hook & Ladder, 10 Warwick St, Boyertown. Over 30 crafters and vendors, raffle prizes, and concessions on site.

Dec. 5

Veterans Benefits Seminar : Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care invites all veterans and their spouses to a free educational Veterans Benefits Seminar at either 2 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Tom Rutter, Veterans Affairs (VA) accredited claims agent, will explain an eldercare benefit offered by VA that can reduce the cost of senior care for veterans and spouses. This event is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling 610-473-8066.

Dec. 9

Breakfast with Santa: Santa on site 9–11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes and sausage. Cost is by donation to benefit Relay For Life. Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. For more information contact <calvaryucc@gmail.com>.

Cookie sale: The Annual Christmas Cookie Sale will be held at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 1236 Juniper Street, from 9 am to 12 Noon or until sold out. On-site parking is available. For more information, visit <www.holytrinitypottstown.org> or phone 610-327-1542.

Announcements

Toastmasters: Improve Your Public Speaking Skills and Confidence with the Gilbertsville Toastmasters - visit our meetings on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. We meet in classroom 205 at the New Hanover United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville PA 19525. For information, email Doug Maden at dougmaden@gmail.com or visit our website <www.kstoastmaster.org>.

Garden Club: Pottstown Area Garden Club meeting held the first Friday of every month at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown at 11:30 a.m. For amateurs interested in all aspects of gardening. Contact 610-327-2235.


Boyertown Library

Dec. 5: 6:30 pm Jenel Schaffer will guide the class in creating a fun, festive painting using acrylic paints. All supplies are included. Cost is $15 (cash only, please) which is due at the start of class. For adults and teens ages 16 and up. Please sign up by calling the library.

Dec. 7: At 10:30 am Senior Craft Day! Seniors 55+, join others in making a holiday snowman craft. Free program, all supplies are provided. Sign up by calling the library.

Dec. 11: At 6:30 pm Santa Story Time. Santa will be visiting the library to share special stories. Light refreshments will be served. Be sure to bring your camera’s to take pictures! Sign up by calling the library.

Scrabble Club: Every Thursday 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. Join other adults to discuss a book. November’s book is Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein, no sign up necessary.

Adult Coloring Party: To be held Oct. 10 & Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Join other adults for a relaxing time of coloring. Materials are provided free of charge. Call the library to sign up at 610-369-0496.

Senior Life Craft Day: October 12 at 10:30 am: Adults 55+ meet at the library to make a seasonal craft. This is a free event. Sign up by calling the library at 610-369-0496.

Send calendar items to rblanchard@berksmontnews.com two weeks in advance. For questions call 610-850-0258.