3rd annual Trunk or Treat: 4 to 6 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro. Rain or shine. The totally free event will provide a safe opportunity for youngsters to enjoy good old-fashioned trick or treating in this time of isolation. Free hotdogs and drinks will be supplied. Due to COVID regulations, all participants must wear a mask and social distancing will be encouraged. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. To participate by contributing a trunk and treats, call the church office at 610-582-8167 to register.
Oct. 24 & 25
OneRunTogether’s Ready Set GLOW Virtual 5K/10K Race: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, to 10 p.m. on Oct. 25. We are unable to run together due to COVID, so we are taking it to the neighborhoods, roads, and treadmills. Light up the night by running with our glow sticks! Benefits local cancer patients. www.oneruntogether.org or 484-844-1249
Berks History 2020 Road Ramble: starts at Berks History Center, 940 Centre Ave, Reading, ramble through Centre Park, Reading, West Reading, and Northern Berks County. Covers 45 plus miles. $35 per car, call 610-375-4375 Wednesdays to Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4759424. Pick up Packet at Center's Henry Janssen Library Parking Lot Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Museum closed Oct. 24.
Trunk or Treat: 1:30 to 3 p.m., rain or shine at Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Barto. Come in costume for fun, candy and a pumpkin patch. www.calvaryuccbarto.com, 610-652-5023, firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Turkey Supper: 2 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at St. John Hill UCC Picnic Grove, 620 Hill Church Road, Boyertown. Drive-thru take out. Purchase tickets pre-order until sold out by calling 610-367-8114. Limited walk-up tickets available the day of the supper. All tickets $12. Take out orders only (no indoor dining). Dinner includes turkey with gravy, potato filling, "Hill Church" butter beans, corn, applesauce, chow chow, roll and butter. www.stjohnhillucc.org
Veterans Grab and Go Breakfast: 9 to 10 a.m. at Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 180 Ben Franklin Highway East, Douglassville. Keystone Villa would like to show appreciation to military veterans with a complimentary chef-prepared breakfast sandwich and hash browns to go. Wear a mask and practice safe social distancing. In honor of your service to our country, you’ll also receive a free miniature flag. RSVP required by Nov. 4; call 610-385-5000.
EXETER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Children's Story Time: Oct. 22 at 10 to 10:30 a.m. via Zoom ages 2+. Stories, songs, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together. Select story times include materials for a free craft that may be picked up at the library at a later date. (Miss Laura will provide instructions.) For Zoom login, email Laura Kauffman at email@example.com by 5 p.m. on Oct. 21.
Baby Lapsits Story Time: Oct. 27 at 9:30 to 10 a.m. via Zoom ages Infant to age 18 months (pre-walking). One-on-one interaction between baby and caregiver. Caregivers hold their babies in their laps while the librarian leads the group in a variety of lap songs, rhymes, and simple stories. For Zoom login, email Laura Carson at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on Oct. 26.
Children's Story Time: Oct. 29 at 10 to 10:30 a.m. via Zoom ages 2+. Stories, songs, activities, and crafts as we sing and read together. Select story times include materials for a free craft that may be picked up at the library at a later date. (Miss Laura will provide instructions.) For Zoom login, email Laura Kauffman at email@example.com by 5 p.m. on Oct. 28.
BOYERTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Participate in virtual programs: connect via Zoom links from the library website (https://www.berkslibraries.org/branch/boyertown) and from posts on the library Facebook page (@boyertownlibraryfan) and on Instagram (@boyertown.library & @boyertownlibraryyouth).
Weekly Photo Challenge (Teens): Each Monday we will share a photography opportunity, an idea for a creative challenge. Throughout the week, share your photo with #BCLphotochallenge via social media.
Saturday STEAM (all ages): Participate in STEAM activities from home. We will post on Facebook and Instagram a project idea to encourage exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, or math. Let us know what you discover!
BERKS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
Word on the Street Photography: Oct. 26 at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. via Zoom. Professional photographer Joe Pizzuto will discuss street photography as an explorative process and personal vision, based on his work and that of other artists. If not a member, go to https://berksphotographic.org. To attend as a guest, email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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