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Wednesday 04/01/15
Berks County Chapter of Joseph's People
7 p.m. St. Catharine of Siena Parish Center, 2427 Perkiomen Ave., Reading. Info, josephspeople.org.
Civil Air Patrol Cadets Meeting
For boys and girls ages 12-18. 7 pm at Reading Regional Airport, Reading. Civilian auxiliary of Air Force. For info, www.squadron811.webs.com or 610-777-8272.
Country Dancing
Doors open at 6 p.m., lesson at 6:15 p.m. Mohnton Fish and Game Assoc., 100 Gun Club Road, Mohnton. Call for info, 610-775-3470.
Free Meal at Bethel A.M.E. Church
Every Wednesday from Noon-2 p.m. 330 W. Windsor St., Reading. Call 610-376-7555.
Sokol Hall Bingo
Doors open at 5 pm.; bingo at 6:30 pm. 411 Crestmont St, Reading, weekly. Call 610 375-4500 or visit www.readingsokol.org.
Spring Township Library Presents
"The Experiences of an FBI Agent in NYC on 9/11" by former FBI agent Rodney Loose. 6 p.m. at the Twp. of Spring Fire Station Meting Room, 2301 Monroe Ave., West Lawn. Info, 610-373-9888 or www.berks.lib.pa.us/sst.
West Lawn Program Bingo
Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo at 6:45 p.m. 3024 Penn Ave., West Lawn. 610-670-4952.
West Lawn-Wyomissing Hills Library Presents
"Damsels & Dragons (flies, that is)" by Tony "Doc" Schoch. Free family program. 7 p.m. at the library, 101 Woodside Ave., West Lawn. More info, 610-678-4888.
Womelsdorf Fire Company Bingo
Weekly at Womelsdorf Fire Company Social Quarters, 20 N. Front St. 6:30 p.m.
Thursday 04/02/15
Bingo
Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo at 6:30 p.m. Rajah Shrine hosts at 221 Orchard Rd., RD6 near Ontelaunee Dam. Call for directions, 610-916-9000. Smoke free.
Bingo
Weekly at 18th Ward Democratic Assn., 433 Pansy St., Reading. Starts at 6:30 p.m. Phone: 610-372-1850.
Karaoke
Every Thursday at Berks Encore Wernersville from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Call 610-670-1372.
Line Dancing
6:30-8 p.m. Reading Elks Lodge 2210 Hamp. Blvd. Weekly.
Meat Tray/Cash Bingo
Leesport Fire Co. Social Quarters, 11 S. Canal St., Leesport. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo at 6:30 p.m. 610-926-1251.
Mifflin Writers Group
For beginning to experienced writers of all genres. 6:30-8 p.m. at the Mifflin Library in Shillington. 610-777-3911. Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays.
Parish-Dana Retirees Luncheon
Noon at Wegman's Family Restaurant, 4401 Pottsville Pike (Rt. 61), Reading. Meeting & speaker.
Friday 04/03/15
Bingo
Weekly at the Greenfields Fire Co. Social Hall, 505 Boeing Ave., Reading. Doors open at 5 p.m.; games at 6:30 p.m. Under new management. Call 610-373-8344 or visit www.greenfields55.com.
Bingo
Weekly at St. John's Parish House, 1 Front St., Mohnton. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Food available. Contact Brad at 610-777-8450.
Country & Couples Line Dancing
Held 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Shartlesville Grange, N. 4th St., Shartlesville. Benefits Shartlesville Lions Club outreach programs. Info, 610-488-1984.
Easter Flower Sale
& Apr. 4, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Corner of Rt. 61 N. & Apple St., Leesport. Sponsored by the Leesport Historical Society & Boy Scout Troop #160.
Saturday 04/04/15
Berks Co. Parks & Recreation Dept. Presents
Eco Egg Hunt, for children ages 3-10, beginning at 11 a.m. Angora Fruit Farm, 502 Angora Rd., Lower Alsace Twp., in Antietam Lake Park. Non-traditional, non-competitive hunt for decorated eggs resembling native birds. Pre-hunt program about the birds & their eggs; egg & nest matching after the hunt. Preregistration required. Info, Jennifer, 484-509-2667 or www.countyofberks.com/parks.
Berks Community Hiking Club
Nolde Forest Environmental Center. Meet 10 a.m. Saw Mill parking lot off Rt. 625, 2 mi. s. of Rt. 724. Leaders, Rudy & Annelies, 610-777-4223.
Berks Strollers
Struble Trail in Downingtown. Meet 9:30 a.m. in Morgantown at Clock Tower Plaza, intersection of Rts. 10 & 23 or 10 a.m. at Norwood Rd. parking lot, off Rt. 282, Downingtown. Leader, Angele, 610-273-7167; DOH 610-212-0935.
Bingo
Doors open at 4:45 p.m.; games at 6:45 p.m. Mt. Pleasant Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, Fire Co. Hall, Mt. Pleasant Road, off of Route 183. 610-488-1379.
Easter Egg Hunt
For children ages 1-14. 11:30 a.m. Bausman UCC, 1064 Penn Ave., Wyomissing. Info, 610-375-9790 or www.bausmanucc.org.
Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast
10 a.m. at South Mountain YMCA. Egg hunts, crafts & the Easter Bunny. Community event is free & open to all. Rain or shine. Breakfast 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bynden Wood Lodge to benefit Operation Purple Camp at YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser. RSVP/info, 610-670-2267.
Free Easter Egg Hunt
For children ages 2 thru 6th grade. 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 510 Park Ave., Reading. Rain or shine. Preregister/info, 610-372-7640.
Laureldale A.A. Bingo
Held at 1610 Nolan St., Laureldale. Games start at 6:30 p.m. Call for directions & reservations, 610-929-4131. Benefits Laureldale A.A.
Pagoda Writers Workshops
1-3 p.m. at the Pagoda atop Mt. Penn, Reading. Creative and inspiring speakers. For info/RSVP, contact L.T. at 610-413-0373. Free and open to all.
Sunday 04/05/15
Absolutely Purrfect Cat Rescue
Adoption Day. Noon-3 p.m. Petco, Broadcasting Square Shopping Center, 2765 Papermill Rd., Spring Twp.
Monday 04/06/15
Baerricks Kounty Pennsylvawnish Deitsch Fersommling
5:30 p.m. Leesport Auction Banquet Hall. Speaker: Rev. Richard Miller. Catered meal. Reservations required. Call Joyce, 717-866-3431.
Mohnton Fish & Game Cash Bingo
100 Gun Club Road, Mohnton. 7-10 p.m. Benefits conservation projects. 610-775-3470.
Muhlenberg Community Chorus
Weekly. Open to all voices at 6:30 p.m. Grace Alsace UCC Church, 2151 Kutztown Road, Reading. For info, Sandy, 610-929-2160.
Penn State Master Gardeners Present
"Spring Gardening Series" Monday evenings in April. 7-9 p.m. in the Berks Co. Ag Center Auditorium, Bern Twp. Apr. 6 – Hypertufa Workshop; Apr. 13 – Backyard Berries; Apr. 20 – Four-Season Vegetable Gardening; Apr. 27 – Using Groundcover Plants in the Landscape. Choose individual classes or register for whole series. Class sizes limited. Registration required. Fee & registration info, 610-378-1327.
Reading Pagoda Chorus of Sweet Adelines Rehearsal
Weekly. Open to all ladies and teenage girls at 6:30 p.m. Christ Church UCC, 4870 Kutztown Rd., Temple. For info, Debbie, 610-921-7989 or kazzid57@aol.com.
Reading Toastmasters, Club 714
Meets from 7-8:30 p.m. at Alvernia University. Guests welcome. Visit http://reading.freetoasthost.org/ for info.
Tuesday 04/07/15
Marion Fire Company Bingo
Social Hall at the Marion Fire Co., 85 Main St., Stouchsburg. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo at 7 p.m.
Reading Chapter Barbershop Harmony Society
Weekly rehearsal to be held in fellowship hall at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1009 Elizabeth Ave., Laureldale, from 7:30-10 p.m. Call 610-789-5753.
Ringing Hills Chapter of Sweet Adelines International Rehearsal
Weekly rehearsal to be held at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Route 422, Douglassville. 7-9:45 p.m. For info, call 610-948-6505.
Temple Fire Co. Bingo
Every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Free bus service to/from TFC. 4963 Kutztown Rd., Temple. Info/reservations, 610-929-0183. www.tfcbingo.com.
Veterans Benefit Presentation
Weekly on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Berks County Department of Veteran Affairs, 726 Cherry St., Reading. Call for info, 610-378-5601, ext. 6.
Wednesday 04/08/15
Rummage Sale
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 5th & Court Sts., Reading. Use the Madison Avenue Entrance.
Saturday 04/11/15
Ducks Unlimited Banquet
Riveredge Inn, Reading. Benefits Saucony Creek Ducks Unlimited. Tickets/info, Tracy 610-562-7445 or 610-741-3828.
Rummage Sale
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 5th & Court Sts., Reading. Use the Madison Avenue Entrance.
Monday 04/13/15
Penn State Master Gardeners Present
"Spring Gardening Series" Monday evenings in April. 7-9 p.m. in the Berks Co. Ag Center Auditorium, Bern Twp. Apr. 13 – Backyard Berries; Apr. 20 – Four-Season Vegetable Gardening; Apr. 27 – Using Groundcover Plants in the Landscape. Class sizes limited. Registration required. Fee & registration info, 610-378-1327.
Wednesday 04/15/15
Berks County Chapter of Joseph's People
7 p.m. St. Catharine of Siena Parish Center, 2427 Perkiomen Ave., Reading. Info, josephspeople.org.