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Go Fly a Kite! Day & Healthy Kids Day

April 28th, 2018 No comments

Bring a picnic lunch and spend a day in the park on April 28th from Noon-5pm at Youth Recreation Facility. Health and wellness information will be shared, along with fun games for all ages. Bring a store-bought kite or kids can make one in our Sled-Kite Workshop tent. See professional kite flying and stunts. Vote for your favorite in the Law Enforcement Vehicle Competition! This event is presented by the YMCA of Reading & Berks County and the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department.  Free admission and parking. For more information on the local initiative, visit the Facebook page: Berks County YMCA Healthy Kids Day. Rain date: April 29th (Big Vision Sports Complex). 610-374-2944 ext. 2611

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Amphibian Migration Registration

April 18th, 2018 No comments

Amphibian Migration on April 21st from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Berks County’s Angora Fruit Farm which boasts many different species of frogs, toads, and salamanders which live or breed in the park’s diverse aquatic and wetland habitats.  A short program on the identification and life cycle of local amphibians will be given prior to the hike. Hope for rain and dress appropriately. Please bring a flashlight as well. Pre-registration is required. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register.

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Animal Architects

April 10th, 2018 No comments

Animal Architects on April 10th from 1pm-3pm at Bingaman Nature Center. Building isn’t just for kids with Legos! Animals build to suit their needs too- come learn all about it!  610-374-2944 ext.2611

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ECO Egg Hunt Registration

March 28th, 2018 No comments

ECO Egg Hunt on March 31st from 11am-1pm at Angora Fruit Farm. Join Environmental Educator, Jennifer Brooks, and partake in an egg hunt adventure like no other. This non-traditional, non-competitive egg hunt will delight children and parents alike! Children will venture into the forest to hunt for and collect different types of eggs that resemble hawks, owls, and other native birds hidden among the trees and leaves in the forest. They will learn about native nesting birds and their eggs prior to the hunt. Pre-registration required. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register.

EGGstravaganza

March 24th, 2018 No comments

Join Berks County Parks staff, along with some wonderful volunteers, for a day of family fun at this year’s EGGstravaganza on March 24th from Noon-3pm at the Berks County Heritage Center. This even will feature the Easter Bunny with special treats for children. There will also be children’s crafts and activities, egg decorating, and much, much more. Most activities are free of charge. Please note that this is not an egg hunt.

610-372-2944 ext. 2611

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Storytime at Beidler- Quilts

March 4th, 2018 No comments

Bring along your favorite blanket or quilt for story time at the Beidler House on March 4th from 1pm-3pm. They will be reading the book “The Quilt Maker’s Journey”. Learn what it takes to make a quilt and why they were so important. Then get a chance to design your own quilt square. Ages 4-6. Call 610-374-8839 to register.

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From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101

March 3rd, 2018 No comments

From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101 on March 3rd from 1pm-3pm at Gring’s Mill. Explore maple sugaring from start to finish as we tap trees, boil the sap, and taste the final product. Call 610-374-2944  ext. 2611 to register (space limited).

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CC2 Science Program

March 3rd, 2018 No comments

The CC2 program at The Oakes Museum of Natural History at Messiah College on March 3rd from 12:30pm-2:30pm.  It provides educational science enrichment on a variety of topics in a fun learning environment for kids in grades 6-8. This week’s topic is Rockin’ Robin! Identify local birds, learn their songs, and explore their habitat.

CC 2 members receive a membership card for free admission to The Oakes Museum, a certificate for three additional museum admissions, and a T-shirt. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows. To register go to https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2953/curator_club_2

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Curator Club Science Program

March 3rd, 2018 No comments

The Curator Club program at The Oakes Museum of Natural History at Messiah College on March 3rd from 9:30am-11:30am.  It provides educational science enrichment on a variety of topics in a fun learning environment for kids in grades 3-5.  This week’s topic is Rockin’ Robin! Identify local birds, learn their songs and explore their habitats.

Curator Club members receive a membership card for free admission to The Oakes Museum of Natural History, a certificate for three additional museum admissions, and a T-shirt. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows. To register go to https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2952/curator_club

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From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101

February 24th, 2018 No comments

From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101 on Feb. 24th from 1pm-3pm at Angora Fruit Farm. Explore maple sugaring from start to finish: tap trees, boil the sap, and taste the final product. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register (space limited). (Snow date: 2/25)

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CC2 Science Program

February 24th, 2018 No comments

The CC2 program at The Oakes Museum of Natural History at Messiah College on Feb. 24th from 12:30pm-2:30pm.  It provides educational science enrichment on a variety of topics in a fun learning environment for kids in grades 6-8. This week’s topic is Gross Me Out! Uncover the science behind nasty, gross, and disgusting!

CC 2 members receive a membership card for free admission to The Oakes Museum, a certificate for three additional museum admissions, and a T-shirt.  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows. To register go to https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2953/curator_club_2

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