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Wednesday, 02 August 2017 23:08

Events at Chestnut Knoll

Check out the events happening at Chestnut Knoll this month!

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 23:02

Boyertown in the News!

Group wants to build a better Boyertown - WFMZ
BOYERTOWN, Pa. - Boyertown can be a hoppin' place. But even this borough could use more economic bounce. "I've been looking at Boyertown for a long time ...

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 23:00

Dog Days of August; August 19th, 10 - 1 p.m.

Building a Better Boyertown (BBB) hosts community events. With the permission of the Borough of Boyertown, BBB’s Dog Days of August will be on August 19th, 2017, 10 - 1 p.m. This event takes place on a portion of North Chestnut Street as well as sidewalks down Philadelphia Avenue. There will be Doggie Pools, vendors, entertainment, and food. The event is free to the public.

If your business is interested in sponsoring this event, it is the responsibility of the business to provide your own service area, stand/booth, equipment, and personnel. This also includes setting up and tearing down the vending area. If your business chooses to sponsor the event but does not wish to have a vending area, your business may donate that location to a civic group of your choice.

If you have any questions or would like to participate in sponsoring this event, please contact Emily Jones, Main Street Assistant Manager at the Building A Better Boyertown office located at 3 East Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512, or at (610)-369-3054 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 22:14

Dare to Be Square!

"Show You Care, Buy a Square", Support the Boyertown Community Library's New Carpet Campaign Only 1460 squares available, so get yours today!

Each carpet square is only $25 and includes your name prominently displayed in the library as a carpet sponsor.

Four Ways to Pay

Pay by cash, check or credit card along with the bottom portion of this sheet at the library (checks can be mailed and made out to Boyertown Community Library) or pay through PayPal (use PayPal "DONATE" link on our homepage: Include that the funds are for a carpet square and designate the name(s) you want on the plaque in the "Add special instructions to the seller" section. THANK YOU!

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 22:09


Charles Adams, author of 40+ books, TV and radio personality, lecturer, and editor, renowned for his unparalleled knowledge of the supernatural and paranormal (GHOSTS!) and his seemingly endless repertoire of folk lore, legends and stories about local ghosts will be at Popodickon Manor, the most historic and haunted house in the Boyertown area, built in 1732 as the mansion for the ironmaster at Colebrookdale Furnace (1720); house, graveyards & alleged burial site of Chief Popodickon. August 12th  at  6:15 pm & 8:15 pm, $35 for students,  $30 for seniors.

Colebrookdale RR Eerie Limited
September 8th & October 13th  at 6:30 pm
For information and tickets:
610-367-0200 or

Haunted Boyertown is a non-profit organization; all profits from its activities are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations. For information:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 610-367-0630

Thursday, 22 June 2017 23:07

Funky Frets Summer Uke Classes

Download the Funky Flyer pdf HERE !

BBB is proud to offer BOTH of these items for $50.  Items can be ordered by contacting Emma at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, Building A Better Boyertown was awarded the Safe Clean and Green Award for Community Greening for the 150th Anniversary garden, during the Pennsylvania Downtown Center’s 30th Anniversary Gala in Harrisburg.  The 150th Anniversary garden was paid for by the James K. and Nancy Lang Boyer Family Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation, specifically funded for native plants.  Building A Better Boyertown pdf READ MORE

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About BBB

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