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KUTZTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Mondays: Preschool Story Time 10 a.m.; Toddler Time Story Time 11 a.m.; Community Threads 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: Used Book Sale 10 a.m. to noon; Tunes & Tots 10 a.m.

Teen Tuesdays: 1 p.m. June 11 Ages 12 and up. Crafts and games.

Wiggly Wednesdays: 10 a.m. June 12 Toddler Play Time

Thursdays: Used Book Sale 10 a.m. to noon.

Saturdays: Used Book Sale 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 6: Craft Night 6:30 p.m. Felted Recycled Soap with Paisley & Co. Deadline for sign up is May 28. There is charge.

June 11: Book Discussion Group 7 p.m., "Widows of Malabar Hill" by Sujata Massey.

June 13: Snapology 10 a.m. Learn through play with LEGOS. Elementary school ages.

BETHEL-TULPEHOCKEN PUBLIC LIBRARY

June 10: Summer Reading begins. Theme is Exploring the Universe. Programs about outer space will be held every Tuesday at 11 a.m.

June 10: Book Club discusses “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah 6 p.m.

June 11: Astronaut School 11 a.m. for children ages 5 to 15.

AREA EVENTS

June 6

Hamburg Area Historical Society: sponsors a trip to Muhammad Ali’s training camp, Fighters Heaven, in Deer Lake. Meet at Hamburg Middle School parking lot at 5:20 p.m. to leave at 5:30 p.m. for a 6 p.m. tour.

June 8

Kids at Work and Play Back in the Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Leesport Lockhouse, across from Leesport Fire Company. Games, crafts and life skills of 19th century canals. Enjoy Strawberries, shortcakes, ice cream.

June 8

Magical History Bus Tour of West Leesport: Tours 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. depart from the Leesport Fire Company. Email leesporthistory@aol.com to register for the tours. Tours are by donation only. No ticket charge.

June 8

Taste of Kutztown Run for the Wine 5K Road Race: race starts at 10 a.m. with registration and check-in at 8:30 a.m. Cash prizes awarded to top three male and female finishers. Winners in each age category receive wine (over 21) or gift cards. Eligible for general admission wine and beer tasting pass at discounted rate.

June 8

10th annual Taste of Kutztown wine and beer tasting festival: noon to 5 p.m. at Kutztown Park. Fundraiser for the Kutztown Rotary Club, proceeds go to community projects and programs. Food trucks, artisans, and music. Ages 21 and older can get a pass for unlimited tasting of wine and beer. Over 100 vendors will fill Kutztown Park grounds. Purchase tickets at tasteofkutztown.com or at Dunkelberger’s Jewelry or at the gate.

June 8

Fleetwood Rotary Club14th annual Show of Wheels: Registration 8 to 11:30 a.m. Judging 12 p.m. Awards 3 p.m. at Fleetwood Community Park. Live performance by Bill Haley, Jr. and the Comets noon to 1:30 p.m. Held rain or shine. Proceeds benefit local community projects. Free for spectators. Breakfast and lunch available. Music by The Sound Factory. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, Chance Auction, Rubber Duck Race in the Creek, Men’s Clothing Drive. www.fleetwoodparotary.org.

June 8

8th annual Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hamburg Community Wildlife Habitat Committee event features Hamburg area herb gardens, raised beds, pollinator gardens, marshland gardens, monarch waystation and berry bushes. Self-guided driving tour begins and ends at Etchberger Memorial Park pavilion at Island and Second streets. Purchase tickets on tour day or in advance at Our Town Foundation, 335 State St. and at State Farm Office, 124 S. 3rd St., both Hamburg. Call Kay at 610-562-4329 or kay.greenawalt.gmww@statefarm.com.

June 8

Sewing Circle - Knit in Public Day: 10 a.m.to 2 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center, Bern Township. Bring a project to work on. Highlighting knitting and crocheting on this day. Free event is open for all ages. Contact Becky Hughes at 610-374-8839.

June 9

Reading Berks Rose Society’s 88th Annual Rose Show: at the Boscov's North Auditorium on 5th Street Highway, Reading. Exhibitors should bring entries to customer pick up entrance 8 to 11 a.m. Judging is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Show opens to public 1:30 to 4 p.m. For information, call President Kevin Glaes at 484 345-9769. No charge to enter or visit the show.

June 9

Strausstown Volunteer Fire Company Breakfast: 8 a.m. to noon at Strausstown Fire Company's Community Campus, 50 East Ave. full breakfast menu, children’s menu. Proceeds benefit Apparatus Fund.

June 10

Berks Photographic Society Photos Contest Photojournalism: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., 40 N Noble St., Reading, free, www.berkscamera.org.

June 11

Flag Retirement Ceremony: 6 p.m. in baseball field adjacent to Kutztown Park bandshell. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 101 of St. John’s Lutheran Church Kutztown. 7:30 p.m. Flag Day Concert by Kutztown Community Choir. Bring unserviceable American flags that day or call John Mehltretter at 610-683-9537.

June 16

Father’s Day Concert in the Park: 3 p.m. at Etchberger Memorial Park, Hamburg. Hamburg Rotary Club sponsors Allentown Band concert. Free.

June 19

History of the Postcard: 1:30 p.m. at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Register at 484-637-8200.

June 19-21

Artdrenaline Art & Sports Camp: 9 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. June 19 to 21 at State Street Square, 222-228 State St., Hamburg. Outdoor, day camp for ages 6 to 12. Theme is “Joust Do It! Medieval Crafts & Sports.”  Register at www.hamburgpa.org. Held indoors at First UCC if rains. There is a charge. Sibling discounts. Call 610-562-3106.

June 20

Veterans Benefits Seminar: 2 p.m. at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood. Free and open to veterans and their families. Seating is limited. RSVP at 484-637-8200.

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