Family Events


Build A Bird Feeder – #1632
Date:  February 21, 2019
Time:  7:00 – 8:-00 pm

Cost:  FREE
Location:  Township of Spring Fire Rescue Station
2301 Monroe Avenue, West Lawn
Kids will learn to sand, nail and create a really cool bird feeder. Parents of younger children will have fun helping them with this big kid project. Use as is, or decorate it on your own. Ages 4+. Bring a hammer and screwdriver. Sponsored by HOME DEPOT!
Registration deadline is 2/19/19.  Online registration is not available for this program.  Please call (610) 678-5399 to register.

Rock Climbing – #1633
a Family Adventure at Reading Rocks

Date:  March 8, 2019
Time:  6 – 8:00 pm
Cost:  $15.00 per climber; non-climbers are free!
Location:  Reading Rocks, 550 George St., Reading, PA  19605

Take this opportunity to learn the fun, fitness and togetherness of rock climbing and watch your child’s confidence soar! Parents can climb with their kids or learn to belay for them (no charge for belaying). All registrants will receive instruction in the art of rock climbing. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers Registration ends 2/28/19. Sponsored by Applebee’s Restaurant.  Participants receive a free Applebee’s appetizer coupon and be entered to win a $25.00 Applebee’s Gift Certificate.

 

Fun & Easy Meals with Kids – #1634
Date:  March 9, 2019
Time:  10:00 – 11:30 am
Cost:  $12.00 per adult; children are free
Location:  Township of Spring Administration Building

Kids and adults are invited to attend this interactive and child-friendly cooking workshop with Executive Chef Crystal Barto. Crystal will demonstrate how to make fun and easy meals that children and adults can prepare together! Enjoy sampling the delicious creations! Space is limited – please register before 3/5/19.

The Jungle Book
presented by Family Stages
Rudyard Kipling’s fanciful tales of India
Date:  January 26, 2019
Time:  7:00 – 8:00 pm

Enjoy the fantastic story of Mogli – the boy raised in the jungle by wolves.  Meet Akela, the kindly wolf; Baloo, the steadfast bear; Shere Khan, the prowling tiger; Tabaqui, the laughing hyena and Badar, the laid-back monkey whose goofy antics add fun and laughter to this timely tale.

Papa Tater Magic
Magical Family Entertainment
February 23, 2019
Time:  7:00 – 8:00 pm

Magic, mirth and mayhem!  Come out for a delightfully fun evening of comedy, magic, amazement and belly laughs!  Papa Tater’s magical fun is sure to please everyone!

Musical Artist Bruce Fite
Date:  March 30, 2019
Time:  7:00 – 8:00 pm

Interactive and fun, come sing and dance along with Bruce Fite!  There’s a laugh and a lesson in every song Bruce sings including his most requested, “Don’t Put Your Cat in the Washing Machine!” (Come join us to find out why!)



These programs are free of charge.

Please register by calling 610-678-5399 Ext. 2

 

 

Young Chemists
Update * * New Date:  March 11, 2019
Time:  6:30 – 7:30 pm
Location:  West Lawn Library

All young chemists come out to library for an evening of simple hands-on chemistry experiments and the discovery of very basic chemistry concepts appropriate for ages 3+. The Penn State Berks Chemistry Society will be there to lead the way! Please register by 3/10/19. 


Owl Prowl
Date:  February 22, 2019
Time:  6:00 – 7:00 pm
Location:  State Hill RoadBoat Launch, 599 Brownsville Road, Sinking Spring

HOO, HOO, Who?s that calling? Owls that’s who! Join us by the at dusk to listen and look for those mysterious birds of the night at Squirrel Run Nature Trail at Blue Marsh Lake. Wear shoes for walking and dress appropriately for the weather. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Register by 2/19/19.

 

Nature Crafts and Activities for Kids
Date:  March 10, 2019
Time:  1:00 – 2:00 pm
Location:  Township of Spring Administration Building

Please join us to celebrate warmer weather, birds, flowers, butterflies and humming bees. Children will have the opportunity to create a variety of crafts, play nature games and learn about the natural world. We will be as busy as bees in this wonderful springtime celebration! Ages 3 – 8.  Please register by 3/5/19.

April Fools’ Day Chemistry!
Date:  March 30, 2019
Time:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location:  Township of Spring Administration Building

Join the Penn State Berks Chemical Society for a tricksters fun and educational program that engages children in discovering chemistry. This is an innovative, hands-on opportunity for children to run several simple (and probably slimy) experiments and explore basic chemistry concepts. Register by 3/26/19.

Leaping Lizards it’s Mrs. U’s Zoo Revue!
Date:  April 6, 2019
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Location:  Township of Spring Administration Building

Join us for this interactive creature feature look at scaly and not so scaly, animal life. Mrs. U’s Zoo Revue will be here with exotic lizards, amphibians, tortoises, turtles, very large spiders and more! Hands-on interaction is optional. Please register by 4/2/19.

Learn How to Fish
a great lifelong activity
Date:  April 7, 2019
Time:  1:00 – 2:30 pm
Location:  Township of Spring Administration Building

Start an adventure and come out for this PA Fish & Boar SMART angler fishing program then reel in the fun! Learn the difference between a bobber, a sinker and so much more! This is a great hands-on program that teaches new (and old) anglers how to fish! Equipment provided. Ages 6+. Please register by 4/4/19.

Wee One’s Wildlife Expedition
Date:  April 18, 2019
Time:  7:30 – 8:30 pm
Location:  Shiloh Hills Park

Keep a sharp eye out in this Wildlife Expedition with Naturalist Kathy Grim. Children will search for a variety of wildlife (puppets) that live in local fields and forests. We’ll watch the sunset and the moonrise as we learn interesting wildlife facts and hear Kathy’s humorous wildlife tales. Ages 3+. Please register by 4/1/19.

Spring Peepers and Frog Safari
Date:  May 3, 2019
Time:  7:30 – 8:30 pm
Location:  Stilling Basin, Blue Marsh Lake

Join us for an amphibious wildlife safari with Naturalist Kathy Grim. Kathy will lead us on an expedition in search of the variety of amphibians found at Blue Marsh Lake Stilling Basin. Dress for a very muddy adventure; bring a flashlight for frog spotting! Please register by 4/30/19.

 


 

2850 Windmill Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Phone: 610-678-5399
Fax: 610-678-4571

Email: parksandrec@springtwpberks.org
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Closed Holidays