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Monday 04/27/15
Dancercize
1:45-2:45 p.m. every Monday at Wernersville Berks Encore, Brenner Building #5, Wernersville State Hospital. Emphasizes Aerobic activity, flexibility & strength. Easy dance routines to music. Cost per session.
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.
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.
Tuesday 04/28/15
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.
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.
Reading Chapter of the Happy Bombadears
Monthly meeting held at 1 p.m. in the Route 61 Diner, 3455 Pottsville Pike. New members welcome. Info, 610-926-1443.
Reading Navy Club Meeting
7 p.m. Wyomissing Public Library, 9 Reading Blvd., Wyomissing. All veterans of US sea-going services welcome! Info, 610-929-8343.
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 04/29/15
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.
FABS Exercise Class
11 a.m.-noon. every Wednesday at Wernersville Berks Encore, Brenner Building #5, Wernersville State Hospital. Emphasizes Flexibility, Aerobic activity, Balance & Strength using popular songs. Cost per session.
Free Meal at Bethel A.M.E. Church
Every Wednesday from Noon-2 p.m. 330 W. Windsor St., Reading. Call 610-376-7555.
Kindergarten Preview Day
9-noon. West-Mont Christian Academy, 873 S. Hanover St., Pottstown. Pre-registration required. Info, 610-326-7690 or www.west-mont.org.
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.
Used Book Sale
Hosted by the Friends of the Wernersville Public Library. Noon-8 p.m. at the library, 100 N. Reber St., Wernersville.  Also Apr. 30, noon-8 p.m. & May 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
West Lawn Program Bingo
Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo at 6:45 p.m. 3024 Penn Ave., West Lawn. 610-670-4952.
Womelsdorf Fire Company Bingo
Weekly at Womelsdorf Fire Company Social Quarters, 20 N. Front St. 6:30 p.m.
Thursday 04/30/15
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.
Book Sale
6-8 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Fleetwood Area Public Library, 2nd Flr., 110 W. Arch St., Fleetwood. Also May 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & May 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Friends of the Spring Twp. Library
Family fun night at Friendly's, Penn Ave., West Lawn. Dine from 5-8 p.m., mention the library, & a percentage of the sales will go to the library. Info, www.berks.lib.pa.us/sst.
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.
Lunchtime Concert
Featuring jazz music by Muhlenberg School District students. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Laurel Run Park, River Rd., Muhlenberg Twp. Bring blanket or chairs. Light lunch available for purchase. Info, 610-929-4727.
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.
Spring Book & Bake Sale
Hosted by the Friends of the Exeter Community Library. Apr. 30 & May 1, noon-7 p.m.; May 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Also homemade baked goods.
Friday 05/01/15
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.
Elvis Tribute Show & Oldies Dance Set
Featuring Jeff Krick. 7 p.m. Leesport Farmers Market Banquet Hall, 312 Gernants Church Rd., Leesport. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food available. Benefits Belleman's Church Capital Campaign Fund. Tickets/info, 610-926-1089 or 610-926-4506.
Saturday 05/02/15
AYCE Breakfast Buffet
7-10:30 a.m. Mt. Pleasant Fire Co. #1, 5664 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Bernville. Benefits the Fire Police.
AYCE Pancake/Waffle Breakfast
Every Saturday through Sept. 26. 7-11 a.m. Rosedale Camp Grove, 1616 Vine St., Laureldale. Info, www.rosedalegrove.org.
Berks Community Hiking Club
Middlecreek Wildlife Center. Meet 9:30 a.m. at Visitor's Center parking lot. Leader, Mike, 717-949-2056.
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.
Chicken BBQ
11 a.m. until ?. Vinemont Community Lutheran Church, Fritztown Rd. between Reinholds & Sinking Spring. Ala carte items & baked goods also available. Benefits church maintenance. Info, Linda, 717-484-2590.
Chicken BBQ
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Salem UCC Womens Guild. Info, Cheryl 610-987-6772.
Craft Show
8 a.m. Wyomissing Church of the Brethren, 2200 State Hill Rd., Wyomissing. Info, 610-374-8451 or www.wcotb.org.
DVGRR Spring Fling
Featuring Blessing of the Pets ceremony. 11 a.m. Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, 60 Vera Cruz Rd., Reinholds. Donation requested. Info, www.dvgrr.org.
Family-Style Turkey Potpie Supper
3-7 p.m. St. Peter's UCC of Molltown, 219 Maidencreek Rd., Fleetwood. Takeout available. Info, 610-944-9418.
Home & Garden Gala
8 a.m.-noon. St. John's Lutheran Church, 1035 Old River Rd., Gibraltar. Fellowship, fun & food. Plants, crafts, flea market & Chinese auction. Benefits Berks Women in Crisis & Ruth's Room. Info, Linda, 610-582-3655.
Hopewell Furnace Civil War Event
"On the Homefront." Reenactors celebrating the end of the Civil War & mourning the death of President Lincoln. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Also May 3. Located 5 mi. S. of Birdsboro, off of Rt. 345. Info, 610-582-8773 or www.nps.gov/hofu.
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.
May Day Celebration Dinner Dance
6-10 p.m. Bellewood Country Club, 400 E. Schuylkill Rd., Pottstown. Dining, music, dancing & silent auction. Benefits Building a Better Boyertown & the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust. Info, 610-369-3054 or www.boyertownpa.org.
Meatloaf Dinner
4-7 p.m. Evangelical Friedens Lutheran Church, 517 Main St., Bernville. Takeout available.
Our Town Foundation Presents
"Art of the Brew Beer Fest." 2-5 p.m. Hamburg Field House, 127 S. 4th St., Hamburg. Beer tastings & a meal. Live music. Tickets/info, 610-562-3106 or www.hamburgpa.org.
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.
Quarter Auction Night
5 p.m. Western Berks Fire Dept., Wernersville. All welcome. Admission. Door prizes, food & fun. Benefits Hillside Church Youth mission trip. Info, Donna, 484-575-7054.
Reading Theater Project Presents
The Marriage Expo(se). 8 p.m. Olympian Ballroom, 603 Penn Ave., West Reading. Music, dance, improv & scripted performances. For additional dates & times, tickets or info, 484-706-9719 or ReadingTheaterProject.com.
Spring Valley Boutique
10 a.m.-noon. Spring Valley Church of God, 2727 Old Pricetown Rd., Temple. Clothing & accessories. Donations also accepted. Info, 610-929-7969.
Turkey Breast Dinner
4-7 p.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 4125 Penn Ave., Sinking Spring.
Yard Sale
7 a.m.-? Schoeneck Fire Co., 125 N. King St., Denver. Also chicken BBQ dinner from 9 a.m.-? Info, 717-336-6767 or www.SchoeneckFire.com.
Sunday 05/03/15
3-D Archery Shoot
7 a.m.-noon. South Birdsboro Archery, Rod & Gun Club, 470 Geigertown Rd., Douglassville. Info, 610-582-5026
Absolutely Purrfect Cat Rescue
Adoption Day. Noon-3 p.m. Petco, Broadcasting Square Shopping Center, 2765 Papermill Rd., Spring Twp.
AYCE Breakfast Buffet
7-11 a.m. Geigertown Fire Co., 3433 Hay Creek Rd. Info, 610-286-6481.
Berks Co. Parks & Recreation Dept. Presents
"Revisiting the Canals of Berks Co." Slide presentation by Glenn Wenrich. 2 p.m. Berks Co. Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Rd., Bern Twp. Info, 610-364-8839.
Berks Youth Chorus Presents
"Spring into Song," a concert of world music. 4 p.m. Atonement Lutheran Church, Wyomissing. Tickets/info, 610-898-7664 or at the door.
Children's Day Sheep & Wool Program
Noon-4 p.m. Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Rd., Birdsboro. Hands-on activities & demonstrations for children & their families. Learn how Daniel Boone lived & played as a child in the 1700s. Children 12 & under admitted free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead. Info, 610-582-4900.
Gaga Ball Event
3-7 p.m. Salem Berne UMC, 292 Salem Church Rd., Hamburg. Free food, music, games. Ages 10-18. Info, 610-562-3266.
Indoor Sale
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Reading Junior Academy, 309 Kenhorst Blvd. Baked goods, furniture, clothing & more. Benefits Student Fund. Info, 610-777-8070 or 484-651-3050.
Leesport Area Historical Society
1-4 p.m. Open house at the Museum, 128 Main St., Leesport.
Maifest
Ecumenical worship service in the German language & German choral music by the Reading Liederkranz Singers. 11 a.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 521 Walnut St., Reading. Brunch afterwards at the Reading Liederkranz Club.
Nolde Forest Event
Nature Discovery Area Dedication with events for adults & children. Noon-4 p.m. EE Center Mansion area, 2910 New Holland Rd., Reading. Ribbon cutting ceremony at noon; open house 1-4 p.m.; Flying Wild Festival 1-3 p.m.; live bird presentation featuring hawks & owls, 2 p.m. Free. Info, 610-796-3699.
Spring Concert
3 p.m. Bern Reformed UCC, 3196 Bernville Rd. (Rt. 183), Leesport. Public invited. Free will offering.
Monday 05/04/15
Dancercize
1:45-2:45 p.m. every Monday at Wernersville Berks Encore, Brenner Building #5, Wernersville State Hospital. Emphasizes Aerobic activity, flexibility & strength. Easy dance routines to music. Cost per session.
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.
Parish-Dana Retirees Luncheon
Noon at Wegman's Family Restaurant, 4401 Pottsville Pike (Rt. 61), Reading. Speaker: Sportswriter Rich Scarcella.
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 05/05/15
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.
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.
Penn State Master Gardeners Present
"Evenings in the Garden" on the 1st Tuesday of the month May thru Oct. Drop by between 6-8 p.m. in the Demonstration Gardens, Berks Co. Ag Center, Leesport (Bern Twp.). Free tours of the garden areas & demonstrations. 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 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 05/06/15
Rummage Sale
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 5th & Court Sts., Reading. Use the Madison Avenue Entrance.
Saturday 05/09/15
Rummage Sale
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 5th & Court Sts., Reading. Use the Madison Avenue Entrance.