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Kutztown Community Library
70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown, 610-683-5820
Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3-5 invited for stories and craft Toddler Time Story Time: 11 a.m. Kids ages 0-3 invited for stories and songs
Pokémon League: 5to7 p.m. Trading Card Games to earn points for Promo Cards and Badges. Challenge other Pokémon Trading Card Game fans to matches. All ages and experience levels are welcome. No cost involved.
Storyrider Story Time: with Mama Patt at 9:45 a.m. Kids ages 2-5 invited for stories and games.
Teen Tuesday: at 3:30 p.m. Hang out with friends, have a snack and enjoy different activities each week. For more information call 610683-5820.
Every Wednesday Wiggly Wednesdays: 10 a.m. Each week different activities for preschool and/or toddlers.
Lego Construction Crew: at 3:30 p.m. Kids ages 3-12 invited for creative Lego fun. Legos are provided.
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Memory Café: 10 a.m.noon Join us for coffee and conversation specifically for people with dementia and their caregivers. Hosted by Arden Courts. Information: 484-735-0818
Toddler Story Time: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3 and under invited for stories and songs.
Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3-5 invited for stories and crafts.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Kutztown Garden Club: 7 p.m. Come hear about trees from tree care experts, Joshua Tree. Everyone welcome! email@example.com
Friday, Feb. 17
One-on-One Computer, Iphone or Ipad Trainin: 10 a.m.-noon Must sign up to reserve your time at the library Info call 610-6835820
Friday, Feb. 17
February Wellness Talk: 1 p.m. sponsored by Advance Home Healthcare/Relative Care, a non-medical Home Care agency providing Personal Care and Companionship Services. Topic: A Yoga Overview: Learn about reducing stress, stretching, and mindfulness with yoga and how to bring “mindfulness” into your daily life. Presenter: Susan Siegrist, owner of The Tula Yoga Restorative Center in Reading.
Every Saturday Used Book Sale: 9:302 Kutztown Community Library.
Lego Construction Crew: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3-12 invited for creative Lego fun. Legos are provided.
Saturday, Feb. 18
Laura Ingalls Wilder Program: 1p.m. “Beyond Little House” presented by Annette Whipple. Come hear about the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and celebrate her 150th birthday.
Brandywine Community Library.
Healthy Happy Kids Club: 10 to 11 a.m. Play games, win prizes and learn all about fun and easy ways to stay healthy and feel great! Topics include “Traffic Light Eating”, “Build a Brainy Breakfast”, “Color Your Plate”, “Lets Move” and so much more. For Children ages 6-12 and their parents.
Preschool Storytime with Mama Pat: 11 a.m. to noon . Children from ages 2-5 are welcome to join Mama Pat for stories, songs, giggles and games! Today’s topic is Bunny Tales!
Stitch and Chat: 2 to3 p.m. Bring in your craft projects and join us to share your knowledge and make some new friends!
Computer Classes: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sign up for a few basic lessons on the computer. Bring a few questions with you and our tech expert will help you out. Call or sign up at the desk.
AM Preschool Story Time with Miss Marie: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All preschool aged children are welcome to join Miss Marie for fun times, including stories, songs and games. Today we will read about Playful Polar Bears!
Bubbles and Books: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m. Tiny ones, from newbies to toddlers are welcome to come and play with Ms. Marie. This is a story time with
lots of movement! Books, Songs, & Rhymes for kids and their actively participating adult. Dress Comfortably, we sit on the floor! If older siblings come, they can bring a stuffed animal or doll to use as their “little one.”
Miss Jenny’s Storytime: 10:30- 11:30a.m. Join Miss Jenny for some Saturday morning fun. Books, songs, games and even a craft are on tap for kids of all ages. No need to sign up. Today’s featured author is Jan Brett!
A adoption and child foster care: session will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, located on the campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton, One S. Home Ave., Topton. People interested in attending the session are asked to call, toll-free, 1-888-5822230 or 610-682-1504 to register. Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff will explain foster parenting as well as the processes involved in adopting a child. Attendees also will learn about children available for adoption as well as the foster-to-adopt program and a new service providing foster care for medically fragile children.
Kutztown District Science and Technology Fair/STEAM: Kutztown Middle School, 6 to 8 p.m. Art Show, Girls Who Code, FCS, Tech Education, 5th Grade Science projects, animals, Future City project, Science Olympiad, jazz band, more. Refreshments sold. Free.
Lean Essentials Healthy Living workshop: sponsored by Life’s Choices, Hamburg, on Saturday, Feb. 18, 9-11 am at the Journey Cafe, 320 Pine St., Hamburg. Master Certified Health Coach Nadine Mikucki will help develop skills to adopt a healthy lifestyle including nutrition, exercise and attitude. This class is for adults and can help parents adopt better habits for their families. A $5 registration fee will hold your spot and guarantee materials but will be refunded in full the day of the class. RSVP to kolleen. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 484-660-3526.
Rehrersburg Fire Company breakfast: from 8a.m. to noon. Full menu served. Proceeds benefit the equipment fund.
Ask a resident: The Lutheran Home at Topton will host an “Ask a resident” event at 11 a.m. Feb. 22. During the event, free and open to the public, participants will learn about senior living options, wellness programming, and moving to a senior community. The Diakon senior living community is located at 1 South Home Ave., Topton. To RSVP or for more information, people should call The Lutheran Home at Topton at 610-682-1413.
Hamburg Public Library Book Club: will discuss “Rose Under Fire” by Elizabeth Wein at 3 p.m.
REDISTRICTING - The Real Voter Fraud: at Kutztown University was postponed due to weather conditions. The program has been rescheduled for Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Kutztown University, Academic Forum Building, Room 201.
FriendFest: There are two sessions: 3-6 p.m. and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Beltzner Hall at the Kutztown Fairgrounds, 450 Wentz Street, Kutztown. FriendFest is an annual benefit beer or wine festival featuring live music, delicious food, and various vendors, with all proceeds going to help fund the Optimist Club of Kutztown’s children’s programs in Local Communities, as well as a donation to assist Friend, Inc. end poverty in rural Northeastern Berks County. Local breweries and wineries in Pennsylvania and along the east coast will showcase their products to hundreds of attendees. All guests must be at least 21 years of age or older, and each ticket allows entrance into one of the sessions, unlimited wine and beer tasting, and a souvenir glass. Buy your tickets ahead of time or at the door. Designated Driver tickets are available.
March 6 ( order Feb. 27) Pioneer Grange Ham & Cheese and Turkey & Cheese Sandwich Sale: Orders due by Feb. 27.. Pick-up at the grange hall March 6 from 5-6 p.m. Call orders to Robert at 610682-7797.