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Kutztown Community Library
70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown, 610-683-5820 Mondays 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: 5to 7 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. Teen Tuesday: at 2 p.m. June 27. Balloon Animals with Sarah Love’s Balloons. Learn how to make balloon animals! Geared toward ages 12 and up. No registration required. Every Saturday in June Used Book Sale: 9:30-2 p.m. Kutztown Community Library. Lego Construction Crew: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3-12 invited for creative Lego fun. Legos are provided. June 29 Mad Science: from 10 to 11 a.m. Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists. Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter. Geared toward elementary school age students. No registration required. July 6 Summer Reading for Kids Program: Crossroads XP at 10a.m. A performance by Glad Tidings Church to teach that a character Trait is something that starts on the inside and then possibly changes the world around you. Geared toward elementary school age students. No registration required.
AREA EVENTS July 2
Music in the Park: Sunday, free concert at Fleetwood Park band shell, featuring Midnight Special (country), 6-8 p.m. St. Paul’s U.C.C. Church Women’s Guild is sponsoring the concession stand. Rain date July 3.
4th Annual Red Hat Society Day: at the Kutztown Folk Festival, Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Best decorated Red Hat contest on Main Stage at 1:45 p.m. Red Hatters visit us at our
display. Non-Red hatters come see what it’s all about. For information, all 610682-7038. July 7 Couples & line dance: 7:30 -10:30 p.m., Food available 6:30 to 8:30. At the Shartlesville Grange, N. 4th St. Shartlesville. Cost $6-benefits Shartlesville Lions outreach programs. Call 610-488-1984 for more information. July 9 The History of Leesport: 2 p.m. at the Berks County Heritage Center. The small town of Leesport was settled in 1840, and the Leesport Area Historical Society started sharing the history of their town in 2003. Dexter Mengel, Secretary of the LAHS will present a power point program highlighting the 1930’s print shop, Leesport artifacts and Sunners softball team. July 11 “Capture the Moment” Digital Photography: Bring your electronic device (I-pod, Pad, Cell or Smartphone) to the Berks County Heritage Center at 6:30 p.m. and explore the park, learning how to shoot great photos outdoors. The evening will start with a brief slide presentation on what to look for when taking pictures; then professional photographer & instructor, Valerie Hoffman will lead us on an exploratory walk around the grounds of the park capturing great moments in nature. Call 610-374-2944 to register by July 3rd. (Rain Date: Thursday, July 13) July 18-20, Register by July 11 Half-Day History Camp: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. July 1820 at Berks County Heritage Center. $30 per child for three days. Treat your kids to an exceptional experience of interactive programs that will open up their knowledge on three different aspects of early life in Berks County. Each day includes a lesson, games, crafts and hands-on activities. For ages 6-12; class limited to 20.. Call 610-374-8839 to register. Register early to reserve your spot. Deadline is July 11. Through Aug. 23 Village Volleyball: in the village of Huff’s Church (across street from Huff’s Union Church building, 540 Conrad Road, Alburtis). Every Wednesday from June 21 through Aug. 23 (weather permitting) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Relaxed recreational volleyball. Church provides the place, net, ball, cold water (bring your water bottle to fill) and bathrooms. All ages; minimum of 2 persons needed to start a game. If no one shows by 7 p.m., we will assume the evening is cancelled. Public is welcome.