Berks Country Calendar for May 4th

May 4—May 5:

-The Hamburg Region Historical Society presents “400 Years of Dutch History of the Palestinian Authority in 40 Minutes” by Darlene Moyer, Hamburg Bible Church, 731 Port Clinton Ave., 7 p.m.

May 7:

—Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen Spring Show, Renninger’s Farmers Market, 740 Noble St., Kutztown, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be more than 40 artists and craftsmen-jurors outside, under the pavilion and in their shops. Items include handmade glass, red stoneware and stoneware pottery, rug hooks, hand woven rugs, fiber art, hand-turned pens, spinnings of wood, calligraphy, polymer clay birds, folk art wood carvings, different styles of jewelry, fabric accessories, fraktur, painted furniture, primitive and country furniture, found wood, metal work, photography, chalk ware, folk art, watercolors, wheat weaving, baskets, woodworking, botanical pressed flowers.

—Bingo, Fleetwood Grange, 2864 Moselem Spring Road, Richmond Township, doors open 11 a.m.; early bird special 12:45 p.m.; bingo starts at 1 p.m. Proceeds will go to Char-Wills German Shepherd Rescue and Doberman Pinscher Rescue of PA Inc. Inquiries: Rhonda Bieber, 610-850-2018.

—Books, baked goods and herbal remedies on sale at the Robesonia Community Library, 75 S. Brooke St., Robesonia, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special $5 bag sale from noon to 1 p.m. Botanicals include native perennials. Sponsored by the Friends of Robesonia Community Library. Call 610-693-8039 for more information.

—Garage sale for the benefit of the Heidelberg Heritage Society. 8:00 a.m., Wernersville Station, 20 E. Penn Ave.

—AYCE Pancake Breakfast, Masonic Lodge No. 714, Third and Jefferson Streets, Boyertown, 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausages, eggs, potatoes, drinks. Adults $10, children 5-12 $5, under 5 free

— Kutztown University Alumni Jazz Band Concert, sponsored by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 117 E. Arch St., Fleetwood, 7 p.m. Free.

May 8:

—Strausstown Fire Company Breakfast, Strausstown Community Campus, 50 East Ave., Strausstown; 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A full breakfast menu will be available. Profits are donated to the device fund.

May 10:

—Friends of the Wernersville Library Book Sale. May 10, presale, admission $5, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 11 and 12, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; May 13, noon to 6 p.m.; May 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wernersville Public Library, 100 N. Reber St., Wernersville.

May 13-14:

—Friends Spring Book and Bake Sale, Exeter Community Library, 4569 Preswick Drive, Exeter Township, 2-6pm May 13; 9am-3pm May 14; Sale of $5 book bags from noon to 3 p.m. on May 14.

May 14:

—Lions Club of Boyertown Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ, drive-thru pickup at Ehst Custom Kitchens, 830 Sweinhart Road, Douglass Township, Montgomery County, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-sold dinners guaranteed until 2 p.m. Cost $13, includes 1/2 BBQ chicken , baked potato, baked beans, applesauce, roll, butter. Proceeds are donated to the Boyertown community and charities. For tickets, contact Nancy Weller at 484-269-7138 or [email protected]

— Meet and greet Goldens, Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, 50 Vera Cruz Road, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, 10 a.m. to noon. Meet and greet golden retrievers and dogs that are available for adoption. Staff are on hand to answer any questions and food is also available for purchase. No admission fees. No pictures. For more information, contact Inza at [email protected] or call 717-484-4799.

—Flea Market in the Grove, Hain’s Church, 591 N. Church Road, Lower Heidelberg Township, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Curt at 610-207-5045. The cost is $10 per space.

May 14-15:

— Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Native Spring Plant Sale, outside the Visitor Center, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Albany Township, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring nearly 100 species of trees, d grasses, ferns, shrubs and native flowering plants. All proceeds benefit Hawk Mountain’s conservation and education programs.

May 21:

—Annual Hill Church Ham Supper, 620 Hill Church Road, Pike Township, 2-6 p.m., take-out only. Tickets sold for pre-order until May 7 or sold out. Call 610-367-8114 to order. If not full, there will be a limited number of walk-in tickets available. Tickets are $12.50 or $13 with a car on credit. Meal includes ham, potato topping, gravy, Hill Church butter beans, corn, green beans, applesauce, pepper cabbage, bread and butter, ice cream .

—Indoor and outdoor garage sale, Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 Route 100, Washington Township, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Outdoor retail space is available. To visit record.

May 23:

—Leesport Area Historical Society Program, Bethany EC Church, 308 Main Street, Leesport, 7 p.m. “Pleasant Valley Lost” chronicles the final days of a family dairy farm doomed to destruction by a federal dam project. Park in the back and enter through the back of the church.

June 3:

—Sausage sandwich sale for Mount Zion Lutheran Church, pickup at New Jerusalem United Church of Christ, Route 737, Greenwich Township, $8, includes sandwich, fries and drink. Pre-order by May 29 from Janice at 610-683-7901. Pick up 4pm-7pm

June 6:

—Ham and Cheese or Turkey and Cheese Sandwich Sale, Pioneer Grange, 46 E. Keller St., Topton. The deadline to order is May 29. Cost: $4. Withdrawal on June 6 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Salle Grange. Orders: Tammy at 610-463-7213.

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