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Reading Symphony hosts inaugural celebratory event

The Reading Symphony Orchestra will host an inaugural celebratory event on Sunday, May 6, at 5:00 p.m. at the Neag Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum. Titled “Desserts – Harmony in Red” (after the famous Matisse painting), the event will honor Berks County philanthropists Sandy Solmon and Doug Messinger.


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Killer of a musical comedy 'Heathers' opens at Genesius

Genesius Theatre presents “Heathers The Musical” which opens Friday, April 27, and runs through May 6 at Genesius Theatre, 153 N. 10th St., Reading. Book, music and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe.

“Heathers” is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers.


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Fleetwood Community Theater presents 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

Fleetwood Community Theater is presenting the Spring Show “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey and Dale Wasserman and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. The show will be held at 5 Arch St., Fleetwood, April 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 22 at 2:30 p.m.

The 14-member cast is directed by Kenneth Dreistadt, who has been in various other positions with Fleetwood Community Theater.


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Katelyn Poe named to Budding Artist Program

Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio, 22 S. Reading Ave., Boyertown, is proud to name Katelyn Poe as its next Budding Artist.

An opening reception, with light refreshments and the opportunity to meet other local artists, will be held Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


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Kutztown dedicates new stadium May 6, day opens with Running of the Cougars 5K

Kutztown Area School District dedicates its new stadium on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m.

Prior to the grand opening, the Kutztown Class of 2021 will host the fourth annual “Running of the Cougars” 5K and Fun Walk. The race will begin at noon, with prizes awarded in multiple categories.

The stadium grand opening will include the dedication of the stadium and track, thank you to all donors, and the presentation of the Cougar Pride Capital Campaign proceeds by the KASD Education Foundation.


Source: Berkscounty

Hamburg Borough Police: Drug Take Back Day battles opioid crisis

Hamburg Borough Police will be hosting and participating with the DEA in National Drug Take Back Day.

On April 28 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the Redner’s in Hamburg, Hawkridge Drive Shopping Center. Police remind residents that a local drop box is located at the Hamburg Borough Hall which is available all weekdays during business hours 8 a.


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Boyertown's annual 'Coming Out of Hibernation' event April 21

On April 21, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., celebrate spring within downtown Boyertown. East Philadelphia Avenue will be closed between Chestnut and Washington streets to traffic. Walk our historic downtown, and enjoy artisanal crafters, open air food vendors, community organizations, moon bounce, games, activities and much more!

Building A Better Boyertown hosts a series of community events on the third Saturday of the month.


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Community invited to 64th Annual Boyertown Area Citizen of the Year Awards Gala hosted April 21

The 64th Annual Boyertown Area Citizen of the Year Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, April 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, 85 South Walnut St., Boyertown.

Award recipients include the following. Citizen of the Year will be presented to Dennis Hafer. Outstanding Mentor goes to Joan Hannahoe.


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Boyertown Church News

Huff’s Union Church

540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis

Huff’s Church Hoe Down, 540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis, Hereford Township, Saturday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Paul Adam, calling with the Days of Old Band playing. No charge with free drinks and snacks. Invite friends and family and members of the community for a good, fun crowd.


Source: Berkscounty

When Is It Time To Say Goodbye?

Our furry friends bring us much joy, and we want them to always be happy and healthy. Unfortunately, there comes a time when we have to ask ourselves if they are still enjoying life. Cancer, chronic i
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Actress Hannah Hart to visit Penn State Berks April 27

Hannah Hart, internet personality, comedian, author, LGBTQ advocate, and actress best known for starring in My Drunk Kitchen, a weekly YouTube series in which she cooks something while intoxicated, wi
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100+ Governor Mifflin Students to Roll Up their Sleeves and Restore their Campus Stream

April 16 and 17 mark two major days students throughout the Governor Mifflin School District have been working towards for the past several months. Next Monday and Tuesday, students from all school le
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RACC Student Earns Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa New Century Scholar Award

Reading, PA – It’s been an amazing April 2018 for Reading Area Community College student Amie Croteau. On Tuesday, April 10th, Amie received word that she was selected as the only Pennsylvania student
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Boyertown Vying for $25K Cash Prize in National Contest Recognizing America’s Main Streets

Vote now to advance Building A Better Boyertown to the next round – You can vote for Building A Better Boyertown once every 24 hours.
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Harry J. Deitz, Jr. Named Rabbi Alan Weitzman Award Winner

(READING, PA) – Alvernia University’s Seniors College will present the 2018 Rabbi Alan Weitzman Award for Community Service to retired Reading Eagle Editor, Harry J. Deitz, Jr., during a luncheon at 1
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