Indian Stories and Dances by the Campfire, Saturday, Oct. 11, 6 to 7 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center.With the cooperation of blue skies and wind, Dave McSurdy tells nature stories of the American Indian by the campfire. Enjoy fantastic stories and learn to dance to the beat of the drum.

For children 3 and up. Please bring blankets or chairs. Co-sponsored with Spring Township Parks and Recreation.

Celebrate Herb Day! On Sunday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center (barn).

Presented by members of the Pennsylvania Heartland Herb Society, this program celebrates the calendula, an edible flower and "Herb of the Year." Sample some sweet and savory foods prepared with the herb and make an herbal craft and fragrant herbal products to pamper yourself! Cost is $5, registration with payment required by Sept. 30.

Flower Angel Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. at the Heritage Center (barn). Using silk flowers for the body, a bead for the head and leaf wings, create a simple angel ornament.

Workshop is designed for children, but all are welcome! Cost $5, registration with payment required by Oct. 8. Cosponsored with the Spring Township Parks & Recreation.

Old Time Toys, Saturday, October 18th, 2 to 3 p.m., Kaercher Creek Park, Hamburg.

Join naturalist "Porcupine Pat" of the Schuylkill Conservation District to experience whimmy diddle gee haws, stilts, moonwinders and much more. Learn about the history of toys too!

Floral Beauty: Beauty in Your Own Backyard, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center (barn). Award winning photographer Jonathan Shalter presents the wonders of nature found in our own backyard. Co-sponsored with Spring Township Parks & Recreation.

All programs are free unless otherwise specified. Programs presented by the Berks County Parks & Recreation.

For more information on Interpretive Programs call 610-374-8839 or visit

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