Calendar of Events: Jan. 8 edition

Thursday, Jan. 16

DOG LICENSE DISTRIBUTION

The Animal Rescue League is holding two specific times where customers can come and get their licenses without waiting in line at our front desk for dog licenses. Well be in the lobby from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16.

To make things move even faster, write down the following information and bring it along:

Dogs Name, Age, Breed & Color, Spayed or Neutered

Owners Name, Address & Phone Number

Dog licenses are required by PA State Law.

Friday, Jan. 17

COMEDY SHOW

Colorado-centered comedian John Crist will bring laughs 9 p.m. Jan. 17 in a free and public performance in Leedy Theater, Lebanon Valley College, 101 College Ave., Annville.

MOVIE SHOWING

Cumru Township will host a showing of The Croods at 8:15 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Warren Rec. Center. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. Event is free to attend. Contact 610-777-1343 or sgausch@cumrutownship.org for additional details.

Saturday, Jan. 18

DOG LICENSE

DISTRIBUTION

The Animal Rescue League is holding two specific times where customers can come and get their licenses without waiting in line at our front desk for dog licenses. Well be in the lobby from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 18.

To make things move even faster, write down the following information and bring it along:

Dogs Name, Age, Breed & Color, Spayed or Neutered

Owners Name, Address & Phone Number

Dog licenses are required by PA State Law.

PINS FOR PETS

Join the Animal Rescue League for a laser bowling night from 7 - 10 p.m. at Bowl-o-Rama, 4100 Perkiomen Ave., Reading. Beer discounts and food specials will be available in the Bowl Grille along with live music! Raffles, adoptable pets and more! Come alone or register a whole team by clicking below. Snow date: Jan. 25. Visit BerksARL.org to RSVP; reservations are non-refundable.

Sunday, Jan. 19

FIRESIDE TALES

Homestead Friends and volunteers will read a few stories geared toward young children ages four (4) to eight (8) and their families in the rustic atmosphere of the Wayside Lodge at the Daniel Boone Homestead at 2 p.m. Jan. 19. Children will take part in traditional storytelling as they hear exciting tales of Pennsylvania German culture. Remember to dress warmly and bring a few extra blankets or quilts to relax on and snuggle under!

Wednesday, Jan. 22

BEREAVEMNENT SUPPORT GROUP

sudSSpirit Bereavemnent Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Exeter Community Library, 4569 Prestwick Dr., Reading.

The group is for those that are survivors of the sudden unexpected death of their spouse or significant other. No registration is required and it is free. For more information, a brochure or current newsletter, please call 717-866-2401 or email sudsspirit@gmail.com or find us on Facebook.

Friday, Jan. 31

COMEDY SERIES

Performer Michael Palascak will visit Lebanon Valley College, 101 College Ave, Annville at 9 p.m. Jan. 31 in a free and public performance in Leedy Theater.

Saturday, Feb. 1

SOUP SALE

St. James Lutheran Church, 1337 Geigertown Rd., Geigerotwn, will host their Homemade Soup Sale pickup from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1. Soups include Italian Wedding, Chicken Corn Noodle, Bean with Ham, Vegetable Beef, Potato Corn Chowder, and White Clam Chowder.

To order, call 610-582-8220 and leave a message with your phone number. Orders much be received by Friday, Jan. 24.

CONTRA DANCING

Birdsboro Contra Dance offers contra dancing on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center, 201 E. Main St. in

Birdsboro. Beginner instruction at 7 p.m. Caller is Donna Hunt with music by Streak O Phat. Wear soft-soled shoes. www.birdsborocontra.org

Ongoing

BERKS HISTORY

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.

PAGODA WRITERS

The Pagoda Writers group gets together from 1 - 3 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on the second floor of the Pagoda, 98 Duryea Dr., Reading.

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Email event listings to editor Emily Thiel at ethiel@berksmontnews.com

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