Home About Contact Advertise Services Sitemap
Reading
Hello, Sign into Your Account
Reading Area Community Calendar
Monday 04/24/17
Berks Under 3 Playgroup
Mondays 9-11 a.m. Toy Library room, Lakin Preschool of Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom, 555 Warwick Dr., Wyomissing. Free; all welcome. Info, 484-332-5981 or LakinPreschool.com.
Clothing Giveaway Ministry
Clothing drop-off 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & Apr. 27, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Zion ECC, corner of E. Summit St & N. Church St., Mohnton.
Friends of Muhlenberg Community Library
Happy Hour at Blind Hartman's Tavern. 5:30-7 p.m. For anyone interested in learning about or becoming part of the Friends volunteer group. Must RSVP, 610-929-0589.
Gamer's Club
2nd & 4th Mondays of the month, 3:15 p.m. Muhlenberg Community Library, 3612 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale. Xbox 360 for ages 10-12. Info, 610-929-0589.
Grace Food Bank
Distribution 4th Monday of each month for residents in the 19607 area. Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30 Liberty St., Shillington. Info, 610-777-7885.
Muhlenberg Community Chorus
Meets weekly 6-7:30 p.m. at Grace Alsace UCC Church, 2151 Kutztown Road, Reading. Open to all voices. For info, JoAnne, 610-478-7939.
Tuesday 04/25/17
Happy Boombadears
Monthly meeting at Hoss's, 121 S. Centre Ave., Leesport. Luncheon at noon, followed by business meeting. New members & guests welcome. Info, 570-739-2436 or 570-516-3701.
Healthy Steps in Motion
10-11 a.m. every Tuesday at Grace Alsace UCC, 2151 Kutztown Rd. Emphasizes aerobic activity, flexibility, strength & balance using popular songs. Cost per session; free for Silver Sneakers members.
LifeTree Café
Every Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Red Plate Diner, 420 Penn Ave., Wernersville. Open to the public. www.lifetreecafe.com.
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
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.
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. 9.
Zumba
Every Tuesday, 6:15-7:15 p.m., at Robesonia Fire Co., 2nd floor. Info, 484-333-2150.
Wednesday 04/26/17
Chit-Chat, Sit & Knit
6:30-8:15 p.m. Exeter Community Library, 4569 Prestwick Dr., Reading. All levels of experience welcome to bring a knitting project & relax. Free. Info, 610-406-9431.
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.
FABS Exercise Classes
Every Wednesday: 11 a.m.-noon. at Wernersville Berks Encore, Brenner Building #5, Wernersville State Hospital. 1-2 p.m. at Berks Encore Mifflin, 30 Liberty St., Shillington. Emphasizes Flexibility, Aerobic activity, Balance & Strength using popular songs. Cost per session; free for Silver Sneakers members.
Free Meal at Bethel A.M.E. Church
Every Wednesday from Noon-2 p.m. 330 W. Windsor St., Reading. Call 610-376-7555.
Native American History Presentation
"The Native Lenni Lenape (Delaware)" by Darius Puff. 7 p.m. Ephrata Public Library, 550 S. Reading Rd., Ephrata. The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley.
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.
Teen Art Club
3 p.m. Muhlenberg Community Library, 3612 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale. No registration required. Info, 610-929-0589.
West Lawn Program Bingo
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; bingo at 6:45 p.m. 3024 Penn Ave., West Lawn. 610-670-8105.
West-Mont Welcome Wednesday
Open house for families to tour the campus & meet the staff. 9-11 a.m. West-Mont Christian Academy, 873 S. Hanover St., Pottstown. Info, 610-326-7690 or www.west-mont.org.
What Color Is Calm?
Evening of coloring for adults. 6:30-8 p.m. Exeter Community Library, 4569 Prestwick Dr., Reading. Coloring pages provided; bring your preferred coloring tools. Free; registration suggested. Info, 610-406-9431.
Womelsdorf Fire Company Bingo
Weekly at Womelsdorf Fire Company Social Quarters, 20 N. Front St. 6:30 p.m.
World Affairs Council of Greater Reading
Breakfast Series: "Shelter Boxes" by Dale Rubinkam & Bruce Dearnley. 7:30 a.m. Wyomissing Restaurant & Bakery. Reservations required, 610-373-7880, or for more info, Donna, 717-484-4973.
Thursday 04/27/17
Bingo
Weekly at 18th Ward Democratic Assn., 433 Pansy St., Reading. Starts at 6:30 p.m. Phone: 610-372-1850.
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.
Clothing Donation Drop-Off
9 a.m.-7 p.m. Zion Evangelical Congregational Church, corner of E. Summit & Church Sts., Mohnton.
Community Toastmasters Meeting
Meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month, 7 p.m. in the Janssen Conference Center, 1801 Broadcasting Rd., Reading. Learn public speaking skills. Great opportunity for personal growth and leadership development. Info, 610-413-5790.
FABS Exercise Class
10-11 a.m. every Thursday at Grace Alsace UCC, 2151 Kutztown Rd. Emphasizes Flexibility, Aerobic activity, Balance & Strength using popular music. Cost per session; free for Silver Sneakers members.
Friends of the Pottstown Library
Afternoon Tea Meeting, 4-5:30 p.m. at the library, 500 High St., Pottstown. Open to all current, past & future members. Info, 610-970-6551.
Heidelberg Heritage Society
General meeting, 7:30 p.m. at 182 W. Penn Ave., Wernersville. Open to the public. Program: "Conrad Weiser's 1745 Tannery in Heidelberg Twp." by Roger Heim.
Karaoke
Every Thursday at Berks Encore Wernersville from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Call 610-670-1372.
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.
Novels at Night
Book club for adults meets each month at 6:30 p.m. Spring Twp. Library, 78-C Commerce Dr., Wyomissing. Free & open to the public, no registration required. New book selected each month. This month: "The Labors of Our Fingertips" by Jennifer Hetrick. Info, Patricia, 610-373-9888 or www.berks.lib.pa.us/sst.
Reading A Cappella Voices
Prospective Chorus of Harmony, Inc. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Christ Church UCC, 4870 Kutztown Rd., Temple. All ladies and teenage girls interested in learning about barbershop-style harmony are welcome. Info, 610-921-7989.
Senior Shuffle
4th Thursday of the month, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Muhlenberg Community Library, 3612 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale. A variety of card games for seniors & friends. Info, 610-929-0589.
Used Book Sale
10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sinking Spring Public Library, 3940 Penn Ave., Sinking Spring.  Also Apr. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. & Apr. 29 Bag Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Info, 610-678-4311.
Friday 04/28/17
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 at St. John's Parish House
1 Main St., Mohnton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; kitchen opens at 6 p.m.; bingo starts at 7 p.m. Defeat Hunger Night 2nd Friday of the month.
Book & Bake Sale
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mifflin Community Library, 6 Philadelphia Ave., Shillington. Also Apr. 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Christ Church Children's Center Presents
"A Night with the Stars" student/staff talent show & silent art auction. 7-9 p.m. Hope Lutheran Church, 550 Fleetwood Rd, Bowers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Open to the public; tickets required. Info, 610-682-6381 ext. 222.
Clothing Giveaway Ministry
9 a.m.-7 p.m. & Apr. 29, 8 a.m.-noon. Zion Evangelical Congregational Church, corner of E. Summit & Church Sts., Mohnton. Also hotdogs & bake sale to benefit Relay for Life.
Family Nature Festival
4-6:30 p.m. Schuylkill River Trail, River Road trailhead in Northwest Reading, across from Baer Park. Informational hands-on stations, activities & refreshments. Free & open to the public. Heavy rain cancels. Info, sites.psu.edu/schuylkillrivertrailreading.
Mengel Natural History Society
"The Good, the Bad & the Beautiful: Fungi of Penn's Woods" by Jerry Hassinger. 7:30-9 p.m. McConnell Hall, Nolde Forest ECC. Public welcome. www.berkscountynature.org.
Muhlenberg Community Library
Author Story Time with Lisa Werley. 10-11 a.m. at the library, 3612 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale. Info, 610-929-0589.
Used Book Sale
9 a.m.-7 p.m. & bag sale Apr. 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Schuylkill Valley Community Library, 1310 Washington Rd., Leesport. Info, 610-926-1555.
Saturday 04/29/17
Berks Community Hiking Club
Eastern Exeter Twp. & Daniel Boone Homestead. 5 flat miles. Meet 9:30 a.m. Daniel Boone Homestead parking lot. Inclement weather cancels. Leader: Mark, 484-467-8976.
Berks Strollers
Antietam Lake Park. Meet 9:30 a.m. in new main parking area on Angora Rd. Leader: Mim, 484-336-7268.
Community Health Screen
7-9:30 a.m. Exeter Twp. Library, 4569 Prestwick Dr. Sponsored by Exeter Lions Club. Payment due at time of service. Pre-register/info, 1-800-776-6342.
Family-Style Potpie Dinner & Bake Sale
3-7 p.m. Zion Spies ELC, 310 Spies Church Rd., Reading. Take-out available. Info, 610-779-1181.
Flea Market & Bake Sale
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church, 210 N. 25th St., Mt. Penn, Reading. Bag sale at 11 a.m.
Free Kids Clothing Swap
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Community UCC, 3330 St. Lawrence Ave., Reading. Drop off outgrown clothes & take from what is on the tables. Info, 610-779-7086.
Healthy Kids Day & Go Fly a Kite Day
Noon-5 p.m. Berks Co. Youth Recreation Facility (BIG Vision Sports Complex), 1098 County Welfare Rd., Bern Twp. Info, 610-378-4778 or 610-374-2944. Rain date Apr. 30.
Hymn Sing & Oyster Supper
2:30 p.m. Old Belleman's Church, 3540 Belleman's Church Rd., Mohrsville. Info 610-488-1400. Oyster supper, steamed shrimp & ham platters, 3:30-7 p.m. Info, 610-926-0461.
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.
Mt. Pleasant Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary Bingo
Every Saturday, 6:45 p.m. in the fire company hall, Mt. Pleasant Rd., off of Rt. 183. Doors open at 5 p.m. Info, 610-488-1379.
Our Town Foundation Presents
The Celtic Martins. 1 p.m. Hamburg Strand Theater, 6 S. 4th St., Hamburg. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Tickets/info, www.hamburgstrand.org, at the theater, or at the Foundation office.
Spaghetti Dinner
4-7 p.m. Huguenot Lodge, 18 Crystal Cave Rd., Kutztown. Benefits Fleetwood high School Classes of 2019 & 2020. Info, 484-332-9574.
Sunday 04/30/17
BBQ Chicken Sale
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Walmart Temple Parking Lot. Benefits Reading Flotilla Training Base. Advance tickets/info, Terry, 484-651-4483.
Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club
Bird Walk at Rentschler Arboretum. 2-3-hr. walk. Meet 7 a.m. at the arboretum. Bring binoculars. Leader, Ed, 610-926-2962.
Chicken BBQ
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wilshire Swimming Pool parking lot, Van Reed Rd., Spring Twp. Also bake sale. Benefits Lions Halloween parade. Advance tickets/info, Kathy, 610-777-1030.
Reading Fair Bingo
2 p.m. Leesport Market Banquet Hall. Door opens at noon. Tickets/info, Sue, 610-777-8794 or Reading Fair, 610-372-2649.
Ringgold Band Spring Concert
"A Few of Our Favorite Things." 3:30 p.m. Scottish Rite Cathedral, Reading. Tickets/info, www.ringgoldband.com.
Work Trip on the Appalachian Trail
Meet 8:30 a.m. at Bethel Library, I-78 & Rt. 501. Bring lunch & fluids. Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club. Info, George, 717-933-4858.
Zumba
Every Sunday, 7-8 p.m., at Robesonia Fire Co., 2nd floor. Info, 484-333-2150.
Monday 05/01/17
Berks Under 3 Playgroup
Mondays 9-11 a.m. Toy Library room, Lakin Preschool of Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom, 555 Warwick Dr., Wyomissing. Free; all welcome. Info, 484-332-5981 or LakinPreschool.com.
Books & Boots
First Monday of the month. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Book discussion followed by body-exercising walk in Nolde Forest. Meet in the Mansion Living Room, 2910 New Holland Rd., Reading. Free. Register/info, 610-796-3699.
Color Me Calm
Adult coloring club. 5-6:30 p.m. Muhlenberg Community Library, 3612 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale. Info, 610-929-0589.
Muhlenberg Community Chorus
Meets weekly 6-7:30 p.m. at Grace Alsace UCC Church, 2151 Kutztown Road, Reading. Open to all voices. For info, JoAnne, 610-478-7939.
Reading Toastmasters, Club 714
Meets from 7-8:30 p.m. at Alvernia University. Guests welcome. Visit http://reading.freetoasthost.org/ for info.
Young Artists Club
1st & 3rd Mondays, 3:15-4:15 p.m., at Muhlenberg Community Library, 3612 Kutztown Rd., Laureldale. Projects designed for intermediate & middle school-aged artists. Free; registration not required. Info, 610-929-0589.
Tuesday 05/02/17
Clover Farms Dairy Retirees Breakfast Club
Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Perry Restaurant, Bellevue Ave., Shoemakersville.
Contemporary Movie Night
"La La Land." 7 p.m. Exeter Community Library, 4569 Prestwick Dr., Reading. Free. Info, 610-406-9431.
Healthy Steps in Motion
10-11 a.m. every Tuesday at Grace Alsace UCC, 2151 Kutztown Rd. Emphasizes aerobic activity, flexibility, strength & balance using popular songs. Cost per session; free for Silver Sneakers members.
LifeTree Café
Every Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Red Plate Diner, 420 Penn Ave., Wernersville. Open to the public. www.lifetreecafe.com.
Penn State Master Gardeners Present
"Evenings in the Gardens." 6-8 p.m. Berks Co. Ag Center. Free tours & gardening info. Optional workshop 6:15-7 p.m.; registration requested. Info, 610-378-1327.
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
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.
Spring Township Library Presents
"Medicare Basics 101." 10:30 a.m. Township of Spring Fire Station, 2301 Monroe Ave., West Lawn. Info, 610-373-9888.
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. 9.
Zumba
Every Tuesday, 6:15-7:15 p.m., at Robesonia Fire Co., 2nd floor. Info, 484-333-2150.