Wednesday, May 9Blue Mountain Senior Center. Blood pressure and weight screening at 10 a.m., at 61 N. Third St., Hamburg.
AWANA Club. Held every Wednesday, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Schuylkill Valley Bible Chapel, 693 Irish Creek Rd., Mohrsville, ages 3 thru 6th grade. Join us for fun, Bible-centered teaching and age appropriate activities.
Held every Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Bethel- Tulpehocken Public Library, 8601 Lancaster Ave., Bethel. This week "Tweet, Tweet! Bird Treat!" A free program. Call 717-933-4060 for more information.
Upper Bern Township Board of Supervisors Meeting. Held at 7 p.m., in the municipal building, 25 North Fifth St., Shartlesville.
What Makes an Antique Valuable? General membership meeting at 6:30 p.m., for the Andulhea Heritage Center at the Rehrersburg Lions Den with speaker Sharon Kramer. Everyone welcome. Call 610- 488-7792 for more information.
Thursday, May 10 Bookmobile.
The Bookmobile is scheduled at the Ag Center from 1:30 to 2 p.m.; Main St., Mohrsville from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. and Boyer's Market, Route 61, Shoemakersville, from 3:30 to 4 p.m.
Blue Mountain Senior Center. Strength Training at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday; paint without brushes with Carolyn at 10:45 a.m., at 61 N. Third St., Hamburg.
Country Jamming Session. Held every Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Lions Club in Centerport.
Baby Story Time. Held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m., in Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library, 8601 Lancaster Ave., Bethel. Free 20-minute program, all welcome, recommended for newborns to age two. Call 717-933-4060 for more information.
Seasoned Spokes. Group bicycle rides every Thursday through Nov. 15. A communitybased bicycling group for persons ages 55 and older, sponsored by The Lutheran Home at Topton. For more information, call Daren Gottschall at 610- 682-1542 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Movie Night. "The Night at the Museum," free movie, free refreshments, large screen projection. All welcome, movie night is the second Thursday of each month, at 6 p.m., in Bethel- Tulpehocken Public Library, 8601 Lancaster Ave., Bethel. Call 717-933-4060. King Frost Parade
Every second Thursday of the month, call 610-562-5087.
Blue Mountain Wildlife Inc. Will hold its monthly business meeting at Hamburg Area Middle School, LGI room, at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 11 Bookmobile.
The Bookmobile is scheduled at Strausstown Elementary School from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. and at Haag's Hotel, Shartlesville from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
Blue Mountain Senior Center. AARP Driving Course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 61 N. Third St., Hamburg. Call 610- 562-4721 for reservations.
"Mr. Muckle" Performs. This Reading trio performs popular songs from the 1960s to the present with an emphasis on vocal harmonies, at Hard Bean CafÃ&Copy;, Hamburg, from 7 to 9 p.m. No Cover.
Used Book Sale, Flower Sale and Book Raffle. The Friends of the Schuylkill Valley Community Library, 1310 Washington St. Leesport, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 610- 926-1555.
Saturday, May 12
A.A. Meeting. Held every Saturday at 7 p.m., in Zion's Lutheran Church, 354 Zion's Church Rd., Shoemakersville. Call 610-562-3112 for more information.
Spring Breakfast. Everyone is invited to a Spring Breakfast on the mountain at 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Troop 184 Boy Scouts of St. John's Lutheran Church, Hamburg. Held at the Boy Scout cabin off of Port Clinton Avenue. Call 610-562-2979 for directions. Reservations can be made by contacting the church office at 610-562-3808.
Hamburg Grange #2103. Regular meeting at 4 p.m. in the Blue Mountain Senior Center, 61 N. Third St., Hamburg.
Soaring with Fidel. In honor of International Migratory Bird Day, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, welcomes David Gessner, author of Soaring with
Fidel, a light-hearted book about one man's obsession with ospreys and his personal journey following the birds' longdistance migration from Cape Cod to Cuba and beyond. During a slideshow at 1 pm, Gessner will share photos and stories that promise to inspire, amuse and impress. Gessner also will be available to sign copies of the book and answer questions before and after his presentation.
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper. Hosted by Vaux Masonic Temple, Route 61 and Zion's Church Road, Shoemakersville, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Includes meatballs, salad, Italian bread, beverage, and dessert. Five and under free, take out available.
Pretzel City Bear Den. Local branch of Good Bears of the World meet at 1 p.m. at 2649 Bernville Rd., Reading. For more information, call 610-372- 8944. Come join our den.
Health Screen. Sponsored by the Hamburg Rotary Club at Hamburg Middle School, 711 Windsor St., Hamburg, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Call 610-378-1957 of 1-800-776-6342 to pre-register.
Navy Vets Meeting. Meal served at noon at Haag's Hotel, Shartlesville, with a cold buffet. Call 610-562-8253 for cost or more information.
Warbler and Wildflower Watch. Held at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, from 7 to 10 a.m. Call 610-756-6961 to register.
Sunday, May 13
Company's Mother's Day
Breakfast. Join us for the
Mother's Day Breakfast at the
Strausstown Fire Company's
Social Hall, 10 Walnut Street,
Strausstown, from 8 a.m. to noon. A full breakfast menu will be available. Each mom will receive a potted flower. Proceeds benefit the Apparatus Fund. Everyone is welcome.
Virginville Grange's Family Style Mother's Day Dinner. The public is invited to the Virginville Grange Hall, Rt. 143, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ham, turkey, filling, sweet potatoes, corn, string beans, gravy, pepper cabbage, cranberry sauce, bread, drinks and homemade desserts.
"Sunrise Quartet" Performs. Bring Mom to the Bean, from 2 to 3 p.m., for a lovely hour of popular Mozart tunes. Get your tickets at the CafÃ&Copy;, limited seating available. Hard Bean CafÃ&Copy;, 317 State St., Hamburg. Call 610-562-2140.
Second Sunday Poetry Open Mic with host Deb Filanowski. Bring anything you've written that you would like to share, to the Hard Bean CafÃ&Copy;, 317 State St., Hamburg, from 3 to 6 p.m. Visit www.hardbeanhamburg.com.
Monday, May 14
Blue Mountain Senior Center. Bingo every Monday at 10:15 a.m., located at 61 N. Third St., Hamburg.
DivorceCareGroup. Held every Monday through June 4, at Zion's Church, 770 Zion's Church Rd., Hamburg, from 7 to 9 p.m. Free child-care for children through 5th grade. Call 610-562-2300 to register.
DivorceCare for Kids. Ages 5 to 12 years, held every Monday through June 4, at Zion's Church, 770 Zion's Church Rd., Hamburg, from 7 to 9 p.m. It provides a safe, fun place where children will learn to understand their feelings, express emotions appropriately, feel better about themselves, develop coping skills; and be introduced to biblical concepts to bring comfort to help them heal from the hurt caused by separation or divorce of their parents.
The New Normal Life With A Baby. This session is open to all new and experienced parents the first Monday of each month. Held at St. Joseph Breidegam Family Birthing Center Conference Room, Bern Township Campus, 2500 Bernville Rd. For reservations call 610-507-9863 or e-mailDanielle@motheringandmore.o rg.
Public Hearing for the Second Street Redevelopment Area, Hamburg, at 6:30 p.m. in Borough Hall, 61 N. Third St. Regarding 12 properties proposed to be acquired on State, Pine, Grand and Second streets, Hamburg.
Hamburg Area School District Meeting. Committeeof- the-Whole meets at 6:30 p.m.
Upper Bern Township Zoning Ordinance Task Force Workshop. Held at 7 p.m.
Hamburg Borough Council Meeting. Held at 7:30 p.m., in the municipal center, 61 N. Third St.
Hamburg Borough Finance Committee Meeting. Held at 6:30 p.m., in the municipal center, 61 N. Third St.
Tuesday, May 15
A.A. Meeting. Held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 354 Zion's Church Rd., Shoemakersville. 610-562-3112.
Blue Mountain Senior Center. Bus Trip to Shady Maple at 8 a.m. Call 610-562- 4721 for reservations. Election Day, M.O.W. only. No lunch served.
Grief Support Group. Living with Loss support groups will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m., every Tuesday through June 26, in Salem Belleman's Lutheran Church, 33540 Bellemans Church Rd., Mohrsville. Offered by Diakon Family Life Services. To register call 1-888- 499-2699.
Hamburg Library Teen Advisory. Meets at 6 p.m., in the Hamburg Library.
AARP Driver Safety Program. Given in two fourhour sessions in Blue Mountain Senior Center, 61 N. Third St., Hamburg, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Terry at 610-562-4721.
Hamburg Planning Commission Meeting. Held at 7 p.m., in the municipal center, 61 N. Third St.
Hamburg Safety Committee Meeting. Held at 3:30 p.m., in the municipal center, 61 N. Third St.
Shartlesville Grange #1512 Community Night. Held at 7 p.m., Fourth Street, Shartlesville. Hamburg Middle School Bell Chorus will entertain. The public is invited with refreshments following the program.
Blood Drive. The Miller- Keystone Blood Center has scheduled a drive at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 102 Apple St., Leesport from 4:40 to 7 p.m. Call 610-926-6060 for required appointment.