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Friday, August 31, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
LIVE BAND AT MOHNTON VFW
Featuring THE SHILLINGTONES at VFW Post 9045, 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. Menu item specials will be available. Guests are welcome and VFW social memberships are always available. For information: 610-777-9106.
Saturday, September 1, 9 a.m. to Noon
ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST
At Mohnton VFW Post 9045, 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. The breakfast is sponsored by the Ladies Auxilliary of Mohnton Post 9045. For more information: 610-777-9106.
Saturday, September 1, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
LIVE BAND AT MOHNTON VFW
Join the fun at Mohnton VFW Post 9045 with the live band featuring LEHRMAN & RICHARDS. Post 9045 is located at 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. Menu item specials will be available. Guests are welcome, and VFW social memberships are always available. For more information: 610-777-9106.
Sunday, September 2, 7 to 11 a.m.
ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST
Will be held at the Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road. Adults are $7.50, children 6 to 12 are $3.50 and kids under 6 are free. For more information: 610-286-6481. The fire company needs and appreciates your support.
Sunday, September 2, 2 p.m.
NATIVE AMERICAN LIFE IN THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN
At the Berks County Heritage Center. Steve Runkle, volunteer with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission, presents an overview of Native Americans and their life during the 17th and 18th centuries in the Susquehanna River Region. Learn the physical appearances, dress, dwellings, occupations, hunting and fishing techniques, religion, medicine and warfare tactics of various tribes who once inhabited this area. Program is presented by the Berks County Parks & Recreation Department. For more information call 610.374.8839 or visit www.countyofberks.com/parks.
Monday, September 3, 9 a.m.
Ken Reed Auction Company will be auctioning off the contents from the Former Bause’s Super Drug Store, located at 42 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown. Bause’s began operations in 1935. The auction will include the sale of many different antiques dating back to the store’s original inception. The sale offers a large variety of goods for everyone from the distinct antique collector to shop owner looking for inventory and display pieces. For more information on this auction, call 610-970-2890 or visit www.kenreedauction.com for details.
Tuesday, September 4, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
These classes will meet Tuesdays through September 25 at the Bern Campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital. Registration is required by calling 610-378-2100. For additional information, please contact Angela Serafin, RN, MSN, CDE at 610-208-4626.
Friday through Sunday, September 7 to 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
HAY CREEK FESTIVAL
This 36th annual Hay Creek Festival is truly a one-of-a-kind “living history adventure.” The extraordinary offerings include traditional crafts, a home crafts and antique market, living history presentations, vintage working equipment and engines, children’s hands-on activities, a four-square herb garden, Civil War and World War II encampments, antique vehicles and tractors, traditional folk music presentations and homemade festive foods. There is an admission charge. The Hay Creek Festival is held at Historic Joanna Furnace three miles north of Morgantown on Route 10. Free continuously running shuttle buses move visitors from the parking area to the Festival grounds and back. For more information, visit www.haycreek.org .
Friday through Sunday, September 7 to 9, 6 to 9 p.m.
DANIEL BOONE OPTIMIST CLUB COMMUNITY DAYS
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Community Days at Daniel Boone Middle School, 1845 Weavertown Road, Douglassville. There will be rides, games, clowns, pony rides and refreshments. For more information visit www.danielbooneoptimist.com.
Friday, September 7, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
LIVE PERFORMANCE AT MOHNTON VFW POST 9045
Featuring Singer/Songwriter Ara. Post 9045 is located at 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. Menu item specials will be available. Guests are welcome, and VFW social memberships are always available. For information: 610-777-9106.
Saturday, September 8, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
LIVE BAND AT MOHNTON VFW POST 9045
Featuring Hy Jinz at VFW Post 9045, 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. Menu item specials will be available. Guests are welcome, and VFW social memberships are always available. For information: 610-777-9106.
Monday, September 10, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
LIVING WITH LOSS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Offered by Diakon Family Life Services, will meet Mondays through Oct. 15. The group will meet at Calvary United Methodist Church, 831 N. Wyomissing Blvd. The sessions are led by a counseling professional and provide a forum for participants to share experiences, learn coping skills, and understand the emotions that arise when suffering a loss. Sponsored by Bean Funeral Homes, the group is free of charge for participants. For more information or to register, contact Diakon Family Life Services at 610-682-1337 or toll-free at 1-888-499-2699. Advanced registration by September 4 is required.
Monday, September 10, 7 to 8 p.m.
EXETER COMMUNITY CHORUS
Will be starting rehearsals for winter concerts at Schwarzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane Road, Jacksonwald. All singers and musicians are welcome. No stress, no try-outs, just fun! For more info, contact Mary Phillips: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, September 12, 7 to 9 p.m.
PREPARATION FOR BREASTFEEDING
This class, designed to help get breastfeeding off to a great start, will be held at the Bern Campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital. This class will dispell myths, using evidence-based current information and some practical tips for the family. A doll would be helpful to bring to class. There is a fee for the class. For more information, contact Karen Sponagle, RN, Clinical Coordinator, at 610-378-2003. To register, call Central Scheduling at 610-378-2100.
Friday, September 14, 7 p.m. to midnight
OPEN MIC NIGHT AT MOHNTON VFW
Join DJ REDD for open mic night at Post 9045, 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. Menu item specials will be available. Guests are welcome and VFW social memberships are always available. For information: 610-777-9106.
Saturday, September 15, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Road, Gibraltar will host this event. There are 50+ unsheltered and shady spaces are available (there is a fee for the spaces). Free admission and free parking on the day of the event. For more information, call Gene at 610-796-1311 or Darren at 620-582-5786. Rain date is Sept. 29.
Saturday, September 15,9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Featuring The Shillingtones at VFW Post 9045, 225 W. Wyomissing Avenue, Mohnton. Menu item specials will be available. Guests are welcome and VFW social memberships are always available. For information: 610-777-9106.
Saturday, September 22, 7 p.m.
To support the Exeter Food Pantry, featuring the talents of Exeter Township residents and Exeter High School grads! The concert will be held at the Exeter Junior High School. Tickets available at the door. Doors open at 6:15. Contact Tracy Rudolph, 610-401-0141 or email@example.com.
Monday, September 24, 7 p.m.
Is a support group at St. Joe’s for children with a parent who is being treated for cancer. The group meets in the Bern Township facility on the fourth Monday of each month. It is open to all children, regardless of where the parent is being treated. For more information, call 610-378-2602 or go to www.kidsconnected.org.
Tuesday, September 25, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
FAMILY NIGHT AT CHICK-FIL-A EXETER
Chick-Fil-A Exetr hosts free Family Nights the fourth Tuesday of every month. This time - Berenstain Bears are the theme. Chick-fil-A Exeter, is located at 4675 Perkiomen Avenue. The next event is on Oct. 23 (make your own treat bags). For more information on Chick-fil-A events, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.chick-fil-a.com/exeter.
Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FALL INTO WINTER CRAFT SHOW
Will be held at the Birdsboro Community Center, 201 East Main Street. There will be a large selection of crafts decorations, deasonal candle, ayrd ornaments, textiles and more - suitable for fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. All proceeds benefit Hopewell Love in the Name of Christ and the Birdsboro Community Center. For more information: 610-582-4377.
FIRST TO SERVE: BERKS COUNTY AND THE PATH TO CIVIL WAR
Historical Society of Berks County honors the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with its inaugural Civil War exhibit. Exhibit continues through June 8, 2013; 940 Centre Ave., Reading, PA. For information: 610-375-4375 or visit www.berkshistory.org.
Hope UMC’s Prayer Time
Hope UMC is inviting everyone to the last Friday of each month for Prayer Time 7 to 8 p.m. This is an open invitation for anyone to come and join in for a casual and relaxing time of spontaneous prayers. A time to pray together or by ourselves for all kinds of prayers, some of which may be for ourselves, friends, family, our community, our church, our schools, and current world events. This is a unique time for Christians to gathering and set special time aside to be with our Lord in quiet individual prayers, prayer groups, prayers through scripture reading and/or prayers through songs. There is no format for the prayer services as each service is lead by the Holy Spirit. The church is at 117 North Monocacy Creek Road in Douglassville. For more information, call 610-385-7141 or e-mail email@example.com.
STORIES AND SNACKS FOR KIDS
Stories and snacks for pre-schoolers every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Gently Used Books, Douglassville Shopping Center, Douglassville. An adult must be present with each child that attends. No charge. For information call 610-385-0766.
FREE BEAD NIGHTS AND JEWELRY MAKING CLASSBeing offered year round at Buttercup Beads! Free community Bead Soiree nights twice a month, from 6 to 8 p.m. Huge variety of jewelry making classes also available for novice and/or experienced beaders. Check Web site for dates and details at www.buttercupbeads.com. Buttercup Beads, 2151 E. High Street, Pottstown. For more information call 484-524-8231.