May 6

Hamburg Area Historical Society program: 7 p.m. at Hamburg Bible Church, 731 Port Clinton Ave. Paul Druzba discusses the history of Carsonia Park, featuring the many rides and attractions in Lower Alsace Township from 1896-1950. Masks required.

May 6 to 8

Local-Motion - A Fun Shopping Experience for All: in Downtown Hamburg on May 6 to 8. Three-day shopping event sponsored by Our Town Foundation featuring raffles and discounts at the 11 participating small businesses. Pick up a passport at any participating business, get it stamped and bring completed passport to OFT, 320 State St., for chance to win $200 in gift cards.

May 7

Flowers for Mom: 9-11 a.m. When you bring Mom along to learn more about Keystone Villa Fleetwood, she’ll receive a complimentary potted flower. A professional photographer will offer a free photo to take together. Photos will be available for pickup at a later date, but when you come back, enjoy a complimentary lunch on the patio, courtesy of Keystone Villa. Following CDC guidelines, wear a mask and practice social distancing. To RSVP, call 484-637-8200.

May 9

Mother’s Day Breakfast: 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Strausstown Fire Company's Community Campus, 50 East Ave. Full breakfast menu; proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund.

May 22

Spring Arts and Craft Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kutztown Historical Society, on the corner of Normal Avenue and Whiteoak Street. There will be artists, food, music and farmers with their products to purchase.

May 22

Garage Sale: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Topton Lions Club, 24 East High St., Topton, rear, down alley behind JAK's Restaurant. Many newly donated items.

May 22

Mayfield’s Top Dog Hot Dog Eating Contest 2021: Free. 2 p.m. at Mayfield on Nobel, 544 Noble St., Kutztown. Hot Dog Eating Contest for ages 13 and up (under 18 needs parent permission). To sign up as a contestant, message via Facebook (MayfieldOnNoble) for the registration form. $10 to participate. Cash and prizes for winner. Spectators encouraged to cheer on favorite eater. Shop opens at 10 a.m., food from Updog Hotdogs starts at 11 a.m. and music begins 1 p.m.

May 24

Basket Bingo: 6:45 p.m. at Kutztown Grange. $20 for 25 games. Includes soda, hot dog and door prize. Must call 610-683-7975 or 610-395-3889 for tickets.

May 30

Pioneer Grange, Topton: order deadline for Italian Hoagie Sale is May 30. $5 each. Pickup June 7 at Grange Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. Call orders to Tammy at 610-463-7213.

June 6

Farm Show Food Drive-Thru: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Virginville Grange Hall. Hosted by Virginville Grange Community Service Committee. Farm Show powdered donuts, milkshakes and Smokey Bear BBQ. Place orders by May 24. Call or text Courtney at 610-914-5242or email See details on Virginville Grange Facebook page.

Kutztown Community Library

Story times: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Used book room: open Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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