Win­terfest ush­ers in Amity’s 300th an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion

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AMITY >> The ar­rival of 2019 isn’t the only rea­son Amity Town­ship de­cided to throw a com­mu­nity cel­e­bra­tion. The old­est mu­nic­i­pal­ity in Berks County turns 300 this year and of­fi­cials kicked off a year of fes­tiv­i­ties by host­ing Win­terfest at the com­mu­nity park off Weaver­town Road on New Year’s Day. Hun­dreds of town­ship res­i­dents en­joyed a va­ri­ety of fun ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing a bon­fire and a live mu­sic from Dou­glassville’s own Stephanie Grace.

JeSi YoSt — for Dig­i­tal firSt Me­Dia

ad­di­son catar­i­ous, 9, Kearston gar­ner, 3, and anna catar­i­ous, 4, all of Dou­glassville, jump in a giant snow globe at Win­terfest, the first of sev­eral com­mu­nity cel­e­bra­tions planned in 2019 to mark amity town­ship’s 300th an­niver­sary.

JeSi YoSt — for Dig­i­tal firSt Me­Dia

ris­ing coun­try/pop mu­sic star Stephanie grace belts out a tune at amity Win­terfest.

JeSi YoSt — for Dig­i­tal firSt Me­Dia

Mary White toasts marsh­mal­lows for her first S’more at amity’s Win­terfest.

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