Calendar of Events: Jan. 1 edition

Wednesday, Jan. 1


Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center, 2910 New Holland Rd., Reading, will host this annual Americas State Parks event. Learn about the winter forest. Join the hike that suits you: easy or medium difficulty, one or two miles. A hike for dog walkers also available, please have dogs on leash. Everyone welcome! No fee. Participants meet in McConnell Hall by the Mansion parking area.

For more information or to register for the program, call the Center weekdays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 610-796-3699. The Nolde Center is located on Route 625, two miles south of the intersection with Route 724 in Kenhorst.

Thursday, Jan. 2


Learn about a famous artist and create your own work of art at the Boone Area Library 6 p.m. Jan. 2. The event is for children in grades K - 6.

Sunday, Jan. 5


There will be an all you can eat breakfast buffet at the Geigertown Fire Company, 3433 Hay Creed Road, Geigertown, 7 to 11 a.m. Jan. 5. For more information call 610-286-6481. The fire company needs and appreciates your support.



Schwarzwald Lutheran Churchs rescheduled Christmas Celebration features the Ringgold Band, a combined community choir and the Exeter Community Chorus, Sunday, Jan. 5. Music 2:30-4:30. Food (eat-in or take-out) 4:30 to 6 p.m. Babysitting will be available during the concert. For more information, call the church at 610-779-3480.

Monday, Jan. 6


Enjoy a fun storytime with Miss Lisa, featuring stories, crafts, songs and more at the Boone Area Library 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The theme is Winter Wonderland and is for children 5 and under.

Tuesday, Jan. 7


The Lone Ranger will play at the Exeter Community Library 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7. The film is 149 min. and is rated PG-13. The event is free and open to the public. Free refreshments served.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

The Evening Readers Book Club will meet at the Exeter Community Library 7 p.m. Jan. 8. The book for discussion is Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult. Relaxed atmosphere for discussion of book. Free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Saturday, Jan. 11


LEGO club will meet on the second Saturday of each month throughout the school year at the Mifflin Community Library. Kids can always build whatever their imagination desires, but the themes will hopefully be a jumping-off point for kids to discuss and design collaboratively. Please do not bring LEGOs from home. Call the library at 610-777-3911 to register. Children in K and up.



The exhibit From I Have A Dream to I Want to Hold Your Hand The Evolution of Modern Media will be on display at the Berks History Center, 940 Centre Ave., Reading, through Sept. 13, 2014.

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