Kutztown Area Calendar of Events

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Mondays 10am Preschool Story Time: Ages 3-5. Stories, songs and crafts.

Mondays 11 am Toddler Time: Ages 0-3. Stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mondays 6 pm Spark A Reaction Teen Time


July 7th Hands-On Creativity with JOY

July 14th “Creative Photography” by Joel Seidel

July 21st “Art and Science” by Alexis Bove

July 28th “Grab Bag Surprise”

Wednesday 11 am Storyrider for Preschoolers: Ages 2-5. Stories, songs and fingerplays.(Session ends 7/23/14)

Thursday 10 am “Fizz, Boom, Read”:

July 10th, “Acids and Bases”, (10, 11:15 am programs are full).

July 17th, “Serpent Scientists by Jesse the Reptile Guy”.

July 24th, “The Butterfly Guy”

July 31st, “We all scream for Air Products Ice Cream”

July 11 Classic Movie Night: “Singin’ in the Rain” at 6:30pm. Feel free to bring a brown bag supper. The library will provide snacks and drinks.

Brandywine Community Library

Until Aug. 16 Adult Summer Reading Club: Complete a library BINGO card and submit it to be eligible for weekly raffles for summer reading tote bags and t-shirts. For each BINGO card returned, receive one “adult Beaker Buck” which can be used towards purchases in our used book store, copies, printouts or fines. (Lost or damaged item fees are not eligible). Ages 18 and up (or graduated from High School). Two GRAND PRIZE winners receive either a $50 Amazon gift card, or a $50 gift card to The White Palm Restaurant in Topton.

4th of July Weekend Closed.

Fleetwood Area Public Library

Community Center, 2nd Floor. Call library at 610-944-0146.

Summer Reading. Register your children and pick up reading logs. Adults can pick up book review forms and tic tac toe boards to win prizes.


1st Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at The Lutheran Home at Topton, 1 S. Home Ave., Topton, Reinert Bldg, Multi-purpose room. Contact: Sally Rothenberger, 610-682-1404.

4th Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley, Kutztown. Contact: Janet Yost, 610-683-5820.

Free Program On ‘Super-Foods.’ The Lutheran Home at Topton hosts free public seminar on “super-foods, super simple.” Live cooking demonstration 2 p.m. on July 15, on the Topton campus, presented by Morrison Senior Living Chef Greg Cordova. “The focus is on creating a variety of healthy foods that are easy to make.” Samples available. For more information and to RSVP by July 14 at 610-682-1350.

July 5

The Wallace Brothers Band. 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kutztown Park Bandshell. Part of Borough of Kutztown’s “2014 Concert Series in the Park”.

July 6

Free Concert at Fleetwood Park band shell, featuring Mitch & The Mood Swings, 6-8pm. Concession stand will be open. Rain date: July 7. 610-944-8220

July 13

The Noble School OPEN HOUSE. 3 to 5 p.m., 234 Main St., Kutztown. Free. Kids welcome. Register at www.thenobleschool.org. Park in lot behind the school. Current openings in grades 1 through 8.

July 17

Session on adoption, foster care. Free informational session on adoption and child foster care 6 p.m. at Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton, One S. Home Ave., Topton. Staff explain foster parenting as well as processes involved in adopting. To attend, call, toll-free, 1-888-582-2230 or 610-682-1504.

July 25

Friday Night at the Movies. 7 p.m. at Lighthouse Church, 2096 Independent Road (Route 863 S near New Smithville), Breinigsville. When 5 teens go camping with youth leaders of their church, they learn about Hosea’s “Amazing Love” and commitment for his wayward wife and how it applies to life today—great for families. Free movie and refreshments. Go to www.LighthouseBaptistlv.org or call 610-285-2235.

Aug. 2

2nd Annual Brew & Que to support Kutztown Bicentennial with music by Frog Holler. Kutztown Rod & Gun Club. Food and games 3 to 7:30 p.m. Frog Holler performs 8 to 10 p.m. All ages welcome. Over 21 to drink. BBQ by Janelle Restaurant & Catering Hall. Cigars sold by KTL. Rain or shine event. Kids Scavenger Hunts, Bean Bag, quoits, beer, music, 50/50 drawing, can jam. Tickets purchased at Mr. Food, KTL Cigars, Kutztown Public Library, Kutztown Bottling Works, Kelchner’s Cleaners, and Janelle’s Restaurant & Catering. http://2014brewandque.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets online.

Aug. 10

FLEETWOOD BLUES FESTIVAL, Free at Fleetwood Park. Live music, food, raffle, vendors. 11am – 8pm. 610-944-8220

Upcoming Events

August 3

Kutztown Day

August 9

Friend Inc. Brake the Cycle of Poverty

August 11 - 16

142nd Annual

Kutztown Fair