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Dec. 19

Parkinson’s Learn and Share: 2 p.m. at Chestnut Knoll, 120 W. 5th St., Boyertown. Discussion on proper equipment and adaptive tools that help to live independently. Followed by workout with exercises that help improve posture and balance and increase range of movement, strength and endurance. Comfortable clothing suggested. Free. Held on third Thursdays. RSVP at 610-473-8066.

Dec. 22

Butter Valley Community Choir Cantata Concert Bethlehem Morning: 3 p.m. at Butter Valley Community Church, 2600 Old Route 100, Bally. Cookie reception to follow. 610-845-2429 or www.buttervalleycc.org

OLEY VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Preschool Story Time with Miss Mary Lou: Fridays 10:30 a.m. weekly preschool story hour followed by snack and craft. Registration needed if new to program, or for special holiday events. Begins promptly at 10:30 a.m.

Bakers needed: looking for volunteers to bake cookies for Oley Library Holiday House Tour on Dec. 7.

THE CENTER AT SPRING STREET

200 West Spring St., Boyertown, www.boyertownareamulti-service.org. Open to ages 55 and older. 610-367-2313

Move & Groove: Mondays 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

Yoga: Mondays 6 p.m. and Thursdays 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.

Pilates: Mondays 7:15 p.m.

Pickleball: Wednesdays 9 a.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. at Boyertown Community Park

Meditation: Thursdays 7 p.m.

Golden Texas Hold ‘Em: Dec. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Drumming Up Fitness: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 17

Dec. 20: Christmas BINGO 1 p.m.

Dec. 30: Music by After All 1 p.m.

EXETER COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Baby Lapsits Storytime: 9:30 to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays

Toddler Storytime: 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays

Preschool Storytime: 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays

Dec. 19: Letter Writing Social 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Lost Art of Letter Writing continues. Join us for the letter writing fun. Register at 610-406-9431.

Dec. 21: CrafterNoon 1 to 3 p.m. ages 4 and Older enjoy DIY Seasonal Crafts.

RECURRING

Ready.Set.READ! Program: Volunteers are needed to tutor 2nd grade students who need extra support with reading at the Daniel Boone Primary Center on Thursdays from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. and Mt. Penn Elementary School on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. No previous teaching experience is required. This opportunity is for anyone interested in volunteering weekly during the school year. Current background clearances are required prior to assignment. Contact Darby Wiekrykas at United Way of Berks County 610-685-4574 or darbyw@uwberks.org.

Prayer Wednesdays: at Calvary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto. The Sanctuary will be open on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month from 4 to 7 p.m. for a time of quiet prayer and reflection. Pastor Linda will have prayer books available along with some quiet music. This will be a time to pause, to spend some time with God, to listen for the whispers of the Spirit. All are welcome.

Birdsboro Rotary Club: Thursdays at Stoppers, 6421 Perkiomen Ave. at 6:30 p.m.

Pottstown Area Garden Club: first Fridays at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown 11:30 a.m. Open to anyone interested in all aspects of gardening. Find on Facebook. Summer meetings are held at various locations.

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