Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold a paint party fundraiser Sunday at 2 p.m. at its facility at 60 Vera Cruz Road near Reinholds.
Registration is $ 45 and includes supplies and instruction. The rescue will supply light snacks, otherwise BYOB.
To register, visit: www.dvgrr.org/shop/paint-party-dvgrr-not-tax-deductible/.
On Nov. 11, the rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens from 10 a.m. to noon at its facility.
Prospective adopters can meet the dogs available for adoption. Staff will answer questions. For more information, call 717-484-4799 or visit www.dvgrr.org/adopt/meet-greet-2/.
The Eastern PA Toy Run will be held Sunday at 11 a.m., beginning at Classic Harley-Davidson in Bern Township and ending at FirstEnergy Stadium, a 25-mile route.
Proceeds will benefit the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots and The Children’s Home of Reading.
Participation is guaranteed by bringing a new, unwrapped toy of any value or a monetary donation to buy toys.
All motorcycles, Jeeps and classic cars are welcome to participate.
Motorcycle registration begins at 9 a.m. at Classic Harley-Davidson.
Santa Claus will lead the riders at 11, and the run should end about noon.
The Jewish Federation of Reading presents two free classes on retirement planning.
Nov. 8, 7 p.m. at the Jewish Cultural Center, 1100 Berkshire Blvd. Suite 125, Wyomissing.
Phyllis Dessel, retired from the Berks County Area Office of Aging will lead a program on “Basic Introduction to Medicare.” Learn about all the parts of Medicare. RSVP at 610-921-0624.
Nov. 15, 7 p.m., same location.
Earl Schultz from Strategic Wealth Advisory will speak on “Maximizing Social Security Benefits.” Learn how to maximize benefits, how benefits are calculated, common mistakes and new laws. RSVP at the same number.
“Putting Together a Toolkit for Caregiving” is the topic Nov. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, 20 W. Fifth St., Boyertown.
The discussion on dementia is tailored to male caregivers.
Learn the ins-and-outs of providing care for your loved one from professionals of the senior living community. Share your questions, concerns and experiences with other men facing similar challenges as primary caregivers.
Light refreshments will be provided. On-site care is available for your loved one during the program with a pre-assessment required. For more information or to RSVP, call 610-473-8066.
Churches in Berks County will be collecting shoeboxes filled with supplies for needy families beginning Nov. 13.
The effort is part of Operation Christmas Child. The boxes should be filled with school supplies, toys and hygiene items.
To find a drop-off site, visit www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/drop-off-locator.
Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham.
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