Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews. com. Note Kutztown Patriot Calendar.
KUTZTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
70 Bieber Alley 610-6835820
Every Thursday Toddler Story Time: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3 and under invited for stories and songs.
Preschool Story Time: 11 a.m. Kids ages 3-5 invited for stories and craft. Every Saturday
Book Sale: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kutztown Community Library
Lego Construction Crew: 10 a.m. Kids ages 3-12 invited for creative Lego fun. Legos provided.
Every Monday 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: 5 to 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.
Block Party: 9:45 a.m. A playtime with blocks for children ages 2-5.
Teen Tuesday: 3 p.m. Geared toward ages 12 and up.
Every Wednesday Wiggly Wednesday: 10 a.m. Each week different activities for preschool and/or toddlers.
Family Movie Night: “Lego Ninjago” 6:30 p.m.
FLEETWOOD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Living Well with Diabetes: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Jan. 31 through March 7. Open to all diabetics and their family members. Learn how to take charge in the management of their disease and overall health to lead active, fulfilling lives. Free but registration required in advance, call Kathy Roberts, 610-374-3195 or email email@example.com.
Build It!: Mondays at 6:30 p.m., builders of all ages create with our legos, wooden blocks, magnetic tiles, Lincoln logs and more. No registration.
Toddler Playtime: Wednesdays at 10 a.m., kids invited to play with our toys, great chance for moms to visit and socialize.
Feb. 16: 11 a.m. Homeschooling Art Class for homeschooling families with students in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. Free art lesson at the library. Must register in advance. Call 610944-0146. Snow date is Feb. 23.
AREA EVENTS Feb. 15
Kutztown Area Garden Club meeting: 7 p.m. at Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley. Anita Collins from the Lehigh Gap Nature Center in Slatington will talk about the origins/programs at the LGNC. 610-683-5820
Kutztown Women’s Connection: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Janelle Restaurant, 360 Fleetwood Road, Bowers. Jesica Oren shares vegan cosmetics and skincare. Special speaker Elaine Miller, topic “The Suite of life.” There is a charge. For reservations call 610-781-9165.
Berks County Patriots: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Leesport Farmer’s Market. PA Gubernatorial Candidate Senator Scott Wagner, who won 2014 State Legislative seat in special election by write-in, gives Agenda 21 Update. Free to all.
10th Annual FriendFest Beer and Wine tasting event: held in Beltzner Hall on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. Featuring beer and wine tasting, live music, delicious food and various vendors, all proceeds going to help the Optimist Club of Kutztown’s children’s programs in local communities, as well as assisting Friend, Inc. end poverty and hunger in rural Northeastern Berks County. Tickets at Colasanti Printing, 305 West Main Street in Kutztown and at Mr. Food, 342 West Main Street in Kutztown, also on FriendFest.org. Tickets sold in advance, day of event. Designated Driver tickets available. There are two sessions for the event, 3 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Winter Frolic: 5 p.m. at Kempton Community Center, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton. Dinner by CJ Hummels. Music by DJ Hotwheelz. Dancing, basket raffles. For tickets, call 610-721-7228 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Event sponsored by Kempton Community Center Youth Baseball Program.
Know Your Symphony: 7:30 p.m. at the Highlands of Wyomissing. Dr. Graham Bier, music director of the Berks Choral Society, will lead a discussion of Reading Symphony Orchestra program, featuring violinists Christopher Collins Lee and Eliezer Gutman. Program sponsored by Penn State Berks and Reading Symphony League . Tickets for sale.
Hamburg Automotive Swap Meet and Car Corral: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Hamburg Field House, 127 S. 4th St. (rear) Hamburg. Over 100 indoor spaces, unlimited outdoor spaces and white elephant stand. Handicap friendly, refreshments available. Held rain or shine. Adults $2, child under 12 free. For vendor spaces call 610-262-9718, for general information call 610-823-4656.
Pioneer Grange, Topton Ham & Cheese and Turkey & Cheese Sandwich Sale: Orders due by Feb. 25. Pickup at the grange hall from 3-5pm. Call orders to Tammy at 610463-6213.