Rec Board hosts Cool Fun in the Hot Sun.
Attendees gather information about activities, groups offering summer fun
The Fleetwood Recreation Board recently sponsored another family oriented event on June 14 at the Town Square, located on the 100 block of Main Street. It was a summer information event called Cool Fun in the Hot Sun. Adults and children received information about various organizations and groups, and the activities that are offered for youth over the summer.
In attendance were representatives from the TriValley YMCA, Fleetwood Pool, Fleetwood Community Theatre, Fleetwood Area Public Library, and St. Paul’s UCC.
Shelley Eppihimer, representing the Tri Valley YMCA, brought a sand table for a “digging expedition” for children. Objects were located by identification with a picture and then sand excavation with a shovel.
The YMCA Playground Program begins June 19 and offers multiple activities for ages Kindergarten through sixth grade. The Tri-Valley YMCA located in Fleetwood offers year round family wellness and fun, as well as child care. Please visit the Tri Valley YMCA website at www.ymca-berkscounty.org or call 610-944-6515 for any questions and information.
Mary Templin, representing the Fleetwood Pool, offered information on pool memberships and upcoming activities. “Elvis” will be visiting the pool on June 22 at 7:30 p.m., Family Fun Night is July 16 starting at 6 p.m., and August 3 at 7:30 p.m. is music enjoyment by Jeff Krick. The pool also offers water aerobics and swim lessons. The pool is now open daily from 12 until 7:30 p.m. and Thursdays until 10 p.m. For more information on these activities or general pool information, please visit the website at www.fleetwoodboro.com/pool or call 610944-7814.
The Fleetwood Community Theatre was represented by vice president, Ken Driestadt. The Theatre group offers opportunities to participate in various aspects of theatre production and performance. The upcoming presentation of Oliver at the Fleetwood High School Auditorium begins July 20 and runs until July 22. Tickets in advance are $15 and at the door $18. For tickets, please call 484-637-7067. Any questions about this event or other information about the Fleetwood Community Theatre such as joining, donating, or volunteering can be found on their website: www. fleetwoodcommunitytheatre.com
The Fleetwood Area Public Library is excited to begin their 2017 Summer Learning Program. Children and teens earn prizes for reading and for acts of kindness this summer! Mondays are busy days at the library with mornings at 9:30 a.m. with the STEAM Club and Monday Night Family Programs beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday morning’s offer Story times and Special Events throughout the summer. For a complete list of great activities and events at the library visit www.berks.lib.pa.us/fleetwoodapl.
St. Paul’s UCC was represented by Stacy Laucks. She answered information about all of the wonderful activities available at the church including Sunday school, Youth events, PreSchool, and also, information on the Vacation Bible School beginning June 19. Pastors, Rev. Patrick W. Morris and Rev. John Folk welcome you and your family for service and activities at St. Paul’s UCC located at 5 West Arch Street in Fleetwood. Please visit www.stpaulsfleetwood.org or call 610-944-0406 for church service schedule or for any information on events and activities.
The Fleetwood Rec Board is looking forward to sponsoring more seasonal events at the Fleetwood Town Square. Last fall, the opening ceremony for the Town Square took place on October 16 with Mayor Tammy Gore cutting the ribbon for the Fleetwood Fall Pumpkin Fun Day. Children participated in pumpkin decorating, face painting, and trick or treating at this event. And last December, Santa’s elves took over to help children with a Free Children’s Crafts Workshop with children making ornaments, crafts, and decorations.
The Theatre group offers opportunities to participate in various aspects of theatre production and performance. The upcoming presentation of Oliver at the Fleetwood High School Auditorium begins July 20 and runs until July 22.
The Fleetwood Recreation Board sponsored a summer information event called Cool Fun in the Hot Sun on June 14 at the Town Square on Main Street. Fleetwood Community Theatre informed attendees about their upcoming show “Oliver!”
Tri-Valley YMCA shared activities offered during the summer at the Fleetwood Recreation Board Cool Fun in the Hot Sun on June 14 at the Town Square.
St. Paul’s UCC attended the Fleetwood Recreation Board sponsored summer information event called Cool Fun in the Hot Sun on June 14 at the Town Square on Main Street.