THE 32ND DEGREE MASONIC LEARNING CENTER FOR CHILDREN INC.The organization is offering a free training program for individuals interested in tutoring children with reading disabilities.

For more information call 610-208-0228.

PENN STATE BERKS

Summer sessions at Penn State Berks begins on May 14. There will be more than 80 classes offered in the two summer sessions, with the first six-week session running from May 14 - June 20, and the second seven-week session running from June 25-August 15.

For more information or to register, call 610-396-6225 or visit the Website: www.berks.psu.edu/Acad emics.

THE READING BERKS ROSE SOCIETY

The Reading Berks Rose Society will hold its 76th show on Sunday June 10 at Boscovs North Auditorium, Fairgrounds Square Mall.

For more information contact Pat Pitkin at 610 488-1817

BERKS COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION

June 2 - Late Spring Bird Walk, from 8 ' 10 a.m. at the Heritage Center trail with naturalist Katrina Knight from the Ornithological Club. June 3 - Windowsill Basket, from 12 ' 4 p.m. at the Heritage Center Barn. The cost $19 and registration with payment deadline is May 26th.

Concert - Jeffery Pine at 6 p.m. at Gring's Mill Amphitheater.

June 10 - Berks Fly-Tyers Workshop from 1 ' 4 p.m. at the Heritage Center. Learn all about fishing with the members of the Berks Fly-Tyers Club.

Concert - Sonny Miller and the Happy Valley Boys at 6 p.m. at Kaercher Creek Park.

4-H CAMP SHEHAQUA

The camp, sponsored by the Penn State Cooperative Extension - Berks County, will be from June 18-22. Registration deadline is June 1.

For more information call 610-378-1327.

13th ANNUAL ART ON THE AVENUE

On June 13, West Reading presents "Art on the Avenue" from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

For more information visit: www.westreadingmainstreet.org

RELAY FOR LIFE

On June 15 - 16, Wilson High School stadium will host the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Western Berks.

For more information or to register a team, contact the American cancer Society at 610-921-2329.

2007 SENIOR FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

A new venue to salute the seniors of Berks County will open on May 27 - June 8. The festival will include art contest, theatre, poetry, music, classroom lectures and refreshments. The Reading Area Community College will host the event.

For more information call the Berks County Office of Aging at 610-478-6500.

SENIORS HELPING SENIORS

The organization is holding Its annual picnic on June 16, 2007 from noon to 5 p.m. at the VF Outlet Village.

For more information contact Alan Shirk: 610-736-9223, alan@shirk-com.com or Kiran Yocom: 610-927-2778, kiran@seniorshelpingseniors.com

MOTHERING & MORE

Dr. Kyle Bieber will speak about vaccinations at the Wyomissing Library on June 2 at 1 p.m. This is a free event.

Also the organization is holding their Annual Birth Festival on Saturday, June 23 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at Shearer's BBQ Ranch in Sinking Spring.

For more information contact Danielle at 610-507-9863 or danielle@motheringandmore.org.

OPPORTUNITY HOUSE

On June 3 the organization will host their Celebrity Meet n' Greet to Benefit Opportunity House 5 - 7 p.m.

The organization presents its 10th Annual Opportunity House Golf Tournament, Reception & Silent Auction presented by National Penn Bank. The event will be held June 4 at Berkleigh Country Club Golf Course.

For more information contact Lorri G. Oziri, Vice President for Development at (610) 374-4696, ext. 226.

ONE BY ONE CAT RESCUE

One By One Cat Rescue is holding a basket bingo fund-raiser on June 3.

For more information visit www.1by1catrescue.org.

READING PUBLIC LIBRARY

The 6rd Annual Adult Summer Reading Program, Summer Sleuthing, at RPL. The program will be held from Monday, June 4th through Friday, August 31st. Adults 18 and over who are members of the Reading Public Library/ Berks County Public Library System are eligible to participate. The grand prize is two tickets to an event at the Sovereign Center.

For more information call 610-655-6355.

THE LITERACY COUNCIL OF READING-BERKS

The Literacy Council of Reading-Berks will hold its first Walk for Literacy on Sunday, June 3, at Gring's Mill Recreation Area. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk gets underway at 9 a.m.

The registration fee is $25. Anyone interested in walking should call the Literacy Council at (610) 670-9960, or visit www.lcrb.org/walk.

BERKS COUNTY HERITAGE CENTER

On June 9, the center will host 25th Annual Fiddle & Acoustic Music Mini Fest sponsored by the James E. Fegley Violin Shop, CD Exchange, Meadowwood Music, Robert Kain Country String Shop and presented by the Berks County Parks & Recreation Department.

For more information contact Melissa Bachman Berks County Parks & Recreation at: mbachman@countyofberks.com

BERKS ART COUNCIL

Berks Art Council announces the line-up for the 2007 Bandshell Concert Series in City Park. These free concerts will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday evenings in the heart of Reading at City Park. The concerts will begin July 6 and extend through July 27.

The Brian Pastor Big Band - July 6

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals ' July 13

The Biscuit Burners ' July 20

The Duhks ' July 27

For more information visit: www.berksart.org.

BERKS WOMEN IN CRISIS

ON June 16 Berks Women in Crisis (BWIC) will host its second Dining with Friends Dessert Reception at Penn State Berks, by the Thun Janssen Conference Center.

For more information Maggie Miller at: 610-373-1206.

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