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70 Bieber Al­ley 610683-5820 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 in April Book Sale: 9:30 a.m. to 2

p.m. Lego Con­struc­tion Crew:

10 a.m. Kids ages 3-12 in­vited for cre­ative Lego fun. Le­gos are pro­vided. Ev­ery Mon­day in April 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. : Ev­ery Tues­day in April Tunes & Tots: 10 a.m. Short story, mu­sic and sen­sory play for ages 2-5.

Teen Tues­day: 3 p.m. Geared toward ages 12 and up. No reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day in April Wig­gly Wed­nes­day: 10 a.m. Each week dif­fer­ent ac­tiv­i­ties for preschool and/or tod­dlers Teen Read­ing Lounge:

An in­ter­ac­tive, hands-on, book dis­cus­sion for teens from 3-4:30 p.m. Kutz­town Area Gar­den Club Bus Trip: June 15 trip to Bow­man’s Wild­flower

pre­serve at New Hope and Penn­syl­va­nia Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety Gar­dens. Cost in­cludes bus trans­porta­tion, driver’s tip, ad­mis­sion, taxes and wa­ter. Add $7 for a box lunch. Leave Kutz­town at 9 a.m. and re­turn 5:30 p.m. Dead­line for tick­ets is May 20. Make checks to Kutz­town Area Gar­den Club. Call 610683-8684 Friends of the Kutz­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary Bus

Trip: Tour the Philadel­phia Sta­di­ums Aug. 13. Guided, be­hind-the-scenes tour of Lin­coln Fi­nan­cial Field home of the Philadel­phia Ea­gles and Cit­i­zens Bank Park home of the Philadel­phia Phillies with time to browse in gift shops, lunch at Mc­Fad­den’s Restau­rant & Pub. Cost in­cludes bus fare, driver’s tip, and all ad­mis­sions. Lunch is not in­cluded in the price of the trip. Leave Kutz­town at 8 a.m. ar­rive back 6 p.m. Call 610-683-5820.



Build It!: Mon­days at 6:30 p.m. Build with our blocks, Lin­coln logs, mag­netic tiles, Le­gos, and more. All ages wel­come and no reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Preschool Sto­ry­time:

Wed­nes­days at 10 a.m. Ages 3-5 are wel­come for songs, sto­ries, games and crafts.


Kutz­town Grange Open House & Com­mu­nity

Night: 7:30 p.m. at Kutz­town Grange Hall. En­ter­tain­ment by Buf­falo Bill Cody por­trayed by Guy Bieber. Fun, fel­low­ship, re­fresh­ments and door prizes.

April 13

“One Flew Over The

Cuckoo’s Nest”: Fleet­wood Com­mu­nity Theatre pro­duc­tion held at 5 W. Arch St., Fleet­wood. The dates are April 13, 14, 20, 21, at 7:30 p.m. and April 22 at 2;30 p.m. Tick­ets for sale un­til April 12 or at the door. Call 484-793-0918.

April 13

Kutz­town Folk Mu­sic

So­ci­ety Con­cert: 8 p.m. at St. John’s UCC, 257 W. Wal­nut St., Kutz­town. Don Sinetti per­form­ing folk songs rang­ing from sea shanties to haunt­ing whal­ing bal­lads and Ap­palachian in­stru­men­tals. Do­na­tion to at­tend. Chil­dren 12 & un­der free. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Keith 610-683-8720, www.

April 14

Wine and Stein: 6 p.m. at the Henry Au­di­to­rium lo­cated on The Lutheran Home at Top­ton cam­pus. Brandy­wine Com­mu­nity Li­brary fundraiser, choco­lates and sweets, Au­len­bach Wines, Pin­na­cle Ridge Win­ery, Sau­cony Creek Brew­ery and food. En­ter­tain­ment by Han­nah Vi­o­let. Pur­chase tick­ets in ad­vance or at the door. Must be 21 or older to at­tend. Call 610-682-7115 or stop in at li­brary to pur­chase tick­ets.

April 14

AYCE Home­made Tur­key

Pot-Pie Din­ner: 4 to 7 p.m. at Kutz­town Grange Hall, Kemp Street and James Al­ley, Kutz­town. Let­tuce with ba­con dress­ing, corn & green beans, ap­ple­sauce, rolls, bev­er­age and dessert. Chil­dren 3 and un­der eat free. Quarts and take outs avail­able.

April 14

Chil­dren’s Work­shop: 10 a.m. to noon, Hawk Moun­tain Sanc­tu­ary, Kemp­ton. $5 for Mem­bers, $10 for Non-Mem­bers. Chil­dren will dis­cover the diver­sity in the world of eggs with a book read­ing of “An Egg is Quiet” and hands-on sci­ence and art ac­tiv­i­ties, fol­lowed by a guided walk through the Gar­den. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired and lim­ited to 15, ages 5-8. 610-7566961, www.hawk­moun­

April 15

Mike & Linda Hert­zog: will pro­vide mu­sic at St. Peter’s UCC of Moll­town’s 10:15 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice at 219 Maiden­creek Rd., Fleet­wood (610-9449418)

April 17

Read­ing Women’s Con­nec­tion: “The Prodi­gal Comes Home” Din­ner Party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gion­notti’s Coun­try Manor, 3118 Price­town Road, Fleet­wood. For men, women and teens. Spe­cial fea­ture: Matt Cougle of Cougle’s Re­cy­cling shares “what to or not to re­cy­cle and why.” Spe­cial speaker: Keith Cle­mons of Aiken, S.C., speaks about “The Prodi­gal Comes Home.” Cost $20. For reser­va­tions call Ellen at 610-9212604.

April 18

Fleet­wood Area His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety meet­ing: 7 p.m. in their meet­ing room in the Fleet­wood Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. John Sch­moyer will present his pro­gram ‘100 Years of Philly’s Base­ball His­tory’.

April 19

Kutz­town Area Gar­den

Club meet­ing: 7 p.m. Held at Kutz­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 70 Bieber Al­ley. Help­ful hints for Happy Herbs by Priscilla Plu­cin­sky and Bil­lie Bea­dle, both are Berks County Mas­ter Gar­den­ers and Herb So­ci­ety Mem­bers. 610-683-5820

April 19

Berks County Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety Monthly

Meet­ing: 6:30 p.m. at the Berks County Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety Li­brary, Room 413 at the Gog­gleWorks, 201 Wash­ing­ton St., Read­ing. Paul Miller, au­thor of “Blue Marsh and the Pleas­ant Val­ley - One Last Look,” will show slides of prop­er­ties, in­clud­ing his­toric and vin­tage houses dis­placed by the Blue Marsh Dam pro­ject. Talk will cover Blue Marsh, Mount Pleas­ant, Pleas­ant Val­ley, State Hill and the Brownsville ar­eas. Doors open at 6 p.m. Light re­fresh­ments be­fore meet­ing. Free to BCGS mem­bers; do­na­tion re­quested of non-mem­bers.

April 19

Berks County Pa­tri­ots

Can­di­dates Night: 6:30 8:30 p.m. at the Leesport Mar­ket Auc­tion Hall, Leesport. All can­di­dates have been in­vited to a Town­hall for­mat. Bring ques­tions. Free. All in­vited.

April 19

Pi­o­neer Grange #1777, Top­ton Com­mu­nity

Night: 7:30 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment by singer Dave Loehr. Re­fresh­ments and fel­low­ship fol­low­ing pro­gram. The pub­lic is in­vited.

April 19

Kutz­town Women’s

Con­nec­tion: “Thank­ful for the Mem­o­ries” Din­ner Party, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Janelle Restau­rant, 360 Fleet­wood Road, Bow­ers. Spe­cial fea­ture: Don VanGoethem of “Mem­o­ries Pre­served” — video to DVD trans­fer. Spe­cial mu­sic: David Rein­wald. Spe­cial speaker: Keith Cle­mons, Aiken, S.C., speaks about “The Prodi­gal Comes Home.” Cost is $15. For reser­va­tions call Ch­eryl at 610-781-9165.

April 20

Fam­ily Movie Night: “Gnomeo & Juliet” 6:30 p.m. at Kutz­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 70 Bieber Al­ley. Bring the whole fam­ily.

April 21

Spaghetti Din­ner: 4to7 p.m., Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Rd., Krumsville. Spaghetti with meat­balls, fresh salad bar, home­made desserts. Take-out avail­able. Tick­ets for sale. Un­der 4 years free. 610-756-6210

April 21

Taste of Spring: wine tast­ing at Pin­na­cle Ridge Win­ery, 407 Old 22, Kutz­town, April 21 and 22, 12 to 5 p.m. All in­vited to join in a cel­e­bra­tion of new vin­tages, 2017 Dry Rosé, 2017 Dry Ries­ling, 2017 Naked Chardon­nay. Pin­na­cle will also be pour­ing a mar­garita made with their brand new Naked Chardon­nay. Sam­ple in the Wine Loft, and even stay awhile and sip on a glass ($5, cash only) Copies of the mar­garita recipe avail­able. 610-756-4481, pin­na­cle_ridge_win­ery@ya­ ,­

April 21

Friends of Kaercher

Creek Spring Cleanup: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rain date April 28. Pickup of branches and limbs, lit­ter pickup. Per­haps, some weed whack­ing and rak­ing. De­pend­ing on weather, may be able to paint benches. No grass cut­ting, un­less dra­matic change in weather. To at­tend con­tact Tim Mazaika at 610-562-4261 or through the Face­book page, Friends of Kaercher Creek. Any­one de­sir­ing to help should ar­rive by 8:45 to sign a waiver, as re­quired by the Fish & Boat Com­mis­sion. Dress prop-

erly and bring work gloves and sim­ple gar­den tools, such as a rake and pruners. Bot­tled wa­ter pro­vided to vol­un­teers and there will be a shore lunch af­ter the work de­tail.

April 21

Flamin Dick & The Hot

Rods: Shoe­mak­ersville Fire Com­pany Ban­quet Hall. Doors & Kitchen open 6:30 p.m. Cash bar. Mu­sic 8-11 p.m. At­ten­dance 21 or older. Tick­ets for sale, call 610-926-6800, 484645-0117, 610-562-3998.

April 22

6th An­nual Pa. Dutch

Buf­fet: En­joy all your Dutch fa­vorites at Janelle’s Cater­ing Hall, 360 Fleet­wood Rd., Bow­ers. Doors open 12:15 p.m. Tick­ets for sale at cour­tesy desk at Rad­cliffe’s Great Valu, 953 State St., Mertz­town. Ad­vance sales only. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Longswamp Town­ship His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety.

April 22

Read­ing on the Trail: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hawk Moun­tain Sanc­tu­ary, Kemp­ton, $5 for Mem­bers, $10 for Non-Mem­bers. Join au­thor Kathy Miller for a guided walk along the trails while read­ing “Chippy Chip­munk Feels Em­pa­thy.” Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired and lim­ited to chil­dren ages 4-10. Price is per fam­ily. For more in­for­ma­tion call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawk­moun­

April 23

Pi­o­neer Grange #1777, Top­ton Bas­ket Bingo: 6:45 p.m. Pur­chase of ticket in­cludes 25 games, hot dog, drink, and door prize. Spe­cial games ex­tra. For tick­ets call Cindy at 610-641-0070 or Tammy at 610-463-7213.

April 25

Iron Ore Mines of Rit­ten­house Gap: Dr. Kurt Friehauf will share his re­search and find­ings on these aban­doned mines fol­low­ing a his­tor­i­cal over­view. Ore sam­ples will be on dis­play. Hosted by the Longswamp Town­ship His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety 7 p.m. at Longswamp Town­ship Mu­nic­i­pal Bldg., 1112 State St., Mertz­town. Free ad­mis­sion.

April 28

The Won­ders of Wild­flow­ers: 1 to 2:30 p.m., Hawk Moun­tain Sanc­tu­ary, Kemp­ton. Trail fee charged. Join Kutz­town Univer­sity ecol­o­gist Dr. Chris Sac­chi for a ca­sual walk fea­tur­ing the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of spring flow­er­ing plants and gen­eral in­for­ma­tion about for­est ecol­ogy. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawk­moun­

April 28

Spring Book Sale: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5 Bag Sale (Limit 1 DVD/CD bag per per­son) at Kutz­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 70 Bieber Al­ley 610-683-5820

April 28

Le­high Val­ley Autism

Speaks Walk: Art­sQuest Cen­ter at SteelS­tacks, 101 Founders Way, Beth­le­hem. 8:30 a.m. reg­is­tra­tion, 10 a.m. walk start.

April 30

Mon­days at Fire­fly

Book­store: 7 p.m. Fire­fly Book­store, 271 W. Main St., Kutz­town. Com­mu­nity Li­ai­son Sandy Green speaks about “A new Job De­scrip­tion.” Green is the for­mer mayor of Kutz­town. She has estab­lished a great re­la­tion­ship with the Univer­sity and the Kutz­town com­mu­nity. Free and open to the pub­lic.

May 2

Role of Stitch­ing: 6to8 p.m. at Kutz­town Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 70 Bieber Al­ley. Stacy Hort­ner, quil­ter, fel­ter, and tex­tile sculp­tor, speaks on the role of stitch­ing in women’s lives in the 19th and early 20th cen­turies and the artis­tic ex­pres­sion, the util­ity, the med­i­ta­tive, along with the in­creas­ing in­volve­ment of men in the em­broi­dery and quilt­ing worlds. For more about­speaker go to www. sta­cys­ma­te­ri­al­

May 6

Run­ning of the Cougars

5k: The Kutz­town Area High School Class of 2021 hosts fourth an­nual 5K run and fun walk to be held on May 6 at noon. The race will be­gin in the brand new KAHS Sta­dium and will fol­low a course around the perime­ter of the school dis­trict prop­erty. Prizes awarded. In or­der guar­an­tee a race shirt, reg­is­tra­tions must be sub­mit­ted by April 18. Same-day reg­is­tra­tion is also avail­able. Race in­for­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion forms are avail­able at the KAHS of­fice, or on­line at www. Fol­low­ing the event will be the ded­i­ca­tion of the new sta­dium at 2 p.m.

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