Sept. 17 & 18
Building a Better Boyertown 14th Annual Oktoberfest: 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 17 and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 18, free family-friendly, German and fall-themed event that features beer ($5 for beer tent wristband), food, music, entertainment, children’s activities and craft vendors. Visit www.boyertownpa.org.
Oktoberfest Baking Contest: King Arthur Baking Company sponsors Building a Better Boyertown contest – adults bake black forest cake and youth bake a butter cake. All entries must use King Arthur flour (present UPC and recipe at tasting). Baked goods accepted 11 to 11:45 a.m. Sept. 18. Tasting and judging at noon followed by prizes. $10 for adults (15+) and $5 for youth (14 and under). Entries due by Sept. 8. Forms at www.boyertownpa.org and BaBB office on 3 E. Philadelphia Ave.
Joint Township Pull-In Movie on the Mountain Night: Join Upper Frederick, Upper Salford and Lower Frederick Twps. for a free showing of the movie “Ice Age: Collision Course” at Spring Mount Ski Slope, Lower Lot (Spring Mount & Clemmers Mill Roads, Schwenksville). Car pull-in spaces limited to 125 cars. First come first served! Gates open at 6 p.m., movie starts at dusk. Free popcorn. Rain date Sept. 25. Sponsored in part by Victory Bank. Call 610-754-6436 or visit www.upperfrederick.com for info.
Fall Festival: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor, Birdsboro. Pig roast, chicken dinners, funnel cake, apple dumplings, cotton candy, soft pretzels and popcorn. Moon bounce, train ride, dunking booth and numerous games for children will line the church driveway. Live music all afternoon. Bingo and silent auction baskets inside fellowship hall. New is a corn-hole tournament.
Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ: 10 a.m. until sold out at Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creek Road, Robeson Township. Dinner $12. To preorder and pay visit company’s Facebook page or www.geigertownfireco.com. All proceeds benefit fire company.
Chicken Barbecue Dinner: Goodwill United Methodist Church, 148 Church Road, Elverson. Serving noon to 3 p.m. or until sold out. Call 610-286-5875 for further information.
Free Drive-Thru Community Meal: 12 to 1 p.m. at St. Andrew UMC, 611 Swamp Creek Road, Bechtelsville. Follow the signs to the back of the church. Please wear masks.
Vision Screening: 9 a.m. Free vision screening for ages 6 months to age 12 in side Exeter Library parking lot in Lions Club KidSight Trailer. No health insurance needed. Children must attend with a parent or guardian. No appointments. KidSight screens with Welsh Allyn Spot Camera which detects potential for nearsightedness, farsightedness, blurred vision, unequal refractive power, eye misalignment, and unequal pupil size. No eye drops are used. For more information, email email@example.com.
Chicken BBQ: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Walgreens parking lot, Shillington. Half chicken, potato, roll, applesauce, $10. Apple dumplings will be available. Tickets at Mifflin Community Library and www.eventbrite.com until Sept. 16. Walkups welcome as available. Sponsored by Friends of Mifflin Community Library. 610-777-3911
History Talk with Bob Wood: author, teacher, artist, historian, and popular presenter, welcomes lovers of local history to a presentation about Oil Mills at Studio B, 39A East Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, from 1 to 2 p.m. Following CDC advice, masks are recommended.
Heritage Park Open House and Dedication: 1 to 4 p.m., Sinking Spring Area Historical Society in Heritage Park, Sinking Spring for an open house of the 1872 passenger train station and 1858 freight house (once part of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad’s Lebanon Valley Line), circa 1926 Reading & Columbia Railroad signal building and circa 1900 office building along with the museum collections of local area historical and railroad artifacts. 2 p.m. music by Phyllis Sands. All welcome, free to the public. Rain or shine. For more information call Paul Miller at 610-678-4219.
Chestnut Knoll’s 25th Birthday Bash: 6:30 p.m., Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, 120 W. Fifth St., Boyertown. Entertainment by Boyertown Alumni Ceremonial Band and refreshments. Free concert held outdoors and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, and in an effort to continue to keep residents healthy and safe, the concert will be moved indoors for residents only. RSVP appreciated; call 610-473-8066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evening Under the Stars: 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Keystone Villa at Douglassville, 1180 Ben Franklin Highway East. Co-hosted with H2 Health. Bring lawn chair and enjoy a complimentary treat and outdoor musical concert for final summer concert featuring renditions ofElvis and Frank Sinatra and special guest Marilyn Monroe. RSVP by Sept. 20 to Tina at 610-385-5000.
Friends of the Exeter Community Library Accessory Sale: Gently used purses, jewelry and scarves for sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, 4569 Prestwick Drive.
Friends of Mifflin Community Library Bus Trip: to Grounds for Sculpture Gardens in New Jersey, Oct. 2. $50 plus site admission. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Register at the Library, 6 Philadelphia Ave. in Shillington by Sept. 2. For more trip information, email email@example.com.
Birdsboro Community Memorial Center
Fit and Fabulous Wednesdays: 9 a.m. exercise class for seniors to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and overall mobility while moving to music. Taught by a licensed physical therapist with over 20 years of experience. Learn how to safely stretch to improve your range of motion, while also strengthening your body to improve mobility. Chairs provided. Exercises customized to fit ability. Free for members, senior membership 65+ $30 for 3 months, $60 for 6 months or 1 year for $100.
Family Scarecrow Making: Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. All materials provided for each family to create one scarecrow. Snacks and drinks provided. Cost for members $20, non-members $25. Advance registration and payment required, supplies limited. Register at 610-582-2471 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pine Cone Flowers: Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. adult craft night, make autumn bouquet from pine cones. All supplies provided. Cost for members $10, non-members $15. Advance registration and payment required, supplies limited. Register at 610-582-2471 or emailing email@example.com.
The Center at Spring Street Boyertown
Community center for active adults 55 and over: for details and to register call Stacey Brennan at 610-367-2313 ext. 1.
45th and 46th Anniversary Celebration and Musical Entertainment by Jeff Krick: Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. Registration needed.
Glass Painting with Sarah: Sept. 27 at 9:30 a.m.
Musical Entertainment by After All Duo Band: Sept. 27 at 1 p.m.
Book Club: Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Drumming up Fitness with Fran Wieckowski: Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m.
Strong and Fit with Robin Ward: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Yoga: Tuesdays 6 p.m. on Zoom; Thursdays and Fridays at 9:15 a.m. at the Center.
Chair Yoga: Wednesdays 10:15 a.m. on Zoom and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Center.
Bingo: Fridays at 1 p.m.
Pool Billiards & Shuffleboard: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m.
Boyertown Community Library
Library Card Sign Up Month: More than just a card, the library gives you access to job resources, free Wi-Fi and Internet, and much more! All you need is a photo ID and proof of address. Did you have a card but lost it? We’ll replace it for free in the month of September.
StoryWalk at Boyertown Park (All ages): Wednesday in September, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy a walk and a story. September’s book is “Inch by Inch” by Leo Lionni. Pick up an activity kit at library, ask at the desk or call 610-369-0496 for curbside pick up.
Virtual Baby and Me Storytime (Birth to 18 months): Sept. 21, 10:30 to 11 a.m. stories, songs, finger rhymes at www.facebook.com/groups/bclvirtualstorytime/.
Virtual Toddler Fun Storytime (18 months to 3 years): Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. stories, songs, finger rhymes at www.facebook.com/groups/bclvirtualstorytime/.
Virtual Preschool Fun Storytime (3 years and up): Sept. 16, 23 & 30, 11 to 11:30 a.m. stories, songs, finger rhymes at www.facebook.com/groups/bclvirtualstorytime/.
Painting Class (Adults 18+): Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. Registration required, maximum of 12 people, call 610-369-0496. $25 payable to instructor at the start of class, includes all supplies.
Friends of BCL Book Sale & Donation Acceptance Day: Sept. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. book sale for all ages. Lower level of the library.
Journaling Club (School Age): Sept. 18, starts at 10:30 a.m. Program for those interested in journaling, be it through writing, drawing, art or anything. The first week you will make your journal your own. The following weeks we provide prompts to inspire you. We provide the journal and materials. Sign up required for first week, at bit.ly/3DcIYGP.
A Summer Read: You Belong (Adults 18+): Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m., From much admired meditation expert Sebene Selassie, “You Belong” is a call to action, exploring our tangled relationship with belonging, connection, and each other. Borrow the book, read it and join us to talk about it. Sign up required, call 610-369-0496 or at bit.ly/3AZjJpr.
International Dot Day: Sept. 28, 3 to 5:30 p.m., Inspired by the book “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds, International Dot Day celebrates and encourages creativity, courage and collaboration. Join us for STEM and craft activities. Sign up appreciated, but drop ins welcome, sign up at bit.ly/2UVbJXi.
National Voter Registration Day: Sept. 28, Need to register? Have you moved and need to update your information? Use the library computers or the free Wi-Fi and your own device. Staff is available to help. Deadline to register is Oct. 18, for the 2021 election on Nov. 18.
Scrabble Club (Adults 18+): Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon, Join other word lovers in a game of Scrabble!
Exeter Community Library
Yoga for Everyone at the Library: Sept. 21, 28 at 5:30 p.m. Join an instructor from the Tula Yoga Center for yoga in program room. Free and open to anyone age 10 and older. No registration necessary. Bring own mat and towel.
Baby Lapsits via Zoom: Sept. 21, 28, at 9:30 a.m. Story time for infants to 18 months. Songs, stories, and educational fun. Email Laura Carson at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. day before for Zoom link.
Children’s Story Time via Zoom: Sept. 16, 23, 30, at 10 a.m. All ages. Miss Laura Kauffman will read a story. A craft associated with the current book will be available for curbside pickup the following day. Email Laura Kauffman at email@example.com by 5 p.m. day before for Zoom link.
Adult Book Bingo Fundraiser: Sept. 18, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the program room. Tickets $20 per person. To register, call 610-406-9431, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by circulation desk. Also Chinese auction. All proceeds benefit Library.
Outdoor Storytime: Sept. 18, 10 a.m. Miss Laura Kauffman will read a story outside. Take home crafts while supplies last. For ages 3 to 7. No registration necessary. Bring a blanket to sit on.
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