The Railway Museum offers a children’s program – Reading Eagle


Reading eagle

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum offers hands-on engineering experiences for children in grades 1-6.

The Full Steam Ahead event is a two-hour hands-on experience that mimics the structure and design of Reading Railroad tracks.

Full Steam Ahead will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on October 2, 9, and 16.

According to the organizer: During the event, the child will learn from an experienced teacher. Review and learn the earlier sketches and drawings of the people who designed the structure and rails of the Reading Railroad. Get into one of our cars and enjoy an engineering book adapted to your age chosen by your parents. Find out why you no longer need a caboose. And finally, create your own “master plan”.

This event takes place at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum in Hamburg, 500S. It takes place on Third Street.

Prices range from $ 15 to $ 25, depending on the number of children. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Register at

Sponsored County

Upcoming events in the Berks County Department of Parks and Recreation include:

October 8, 6 p.m .: Lantern tour of the Canton of Bern, Red Bridge Road 1102, Burks County Heritage Center, Gruber Wagon Works.

Visit Gruber Wagon Works after hours of the night tour. The tour starts every 30 minutes.
Pre-registration is required. The cost is $ 5 per person. To register, please contact Daniel Roe ([email protected] or 610-374-8839 ext 201) before October 3.

October 24, 2:00 p.m .: “Pennsylvania Long Rifle or Kentucky Rifle”, Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, Canton of Bern.
American Revolutionary War expert Lin Otto discusses the history of the Pennsylvania Long Rifle and the ongoing “naming” debate between the Pennsylvania and the Long Rifle. Otto also focused on the manufacture of firearms in Colonial America. Welcome to the free event.

Cycling fundraising activities

The Shoo-Fly Classic Bike Ride will roll out from the Oley Fire Company Exhibition Center in Oley Township on October 2.

Organizers said runners and sponsors will meet to support mental health. A portion of proceeds from the Burks County Bicycle Club’s annual event will help the Greater Leading Mental Health Alliance and local families by educating children, adolescents and adults about mental health issues through support, advocacy and advocacy. services. Benefit from their work to support.

There are three options for riding: 20, 40 and 60 miles. Cyclists of all ages and skill levels can enjoy the sights and exercises in and beyond the Cognos Valley.

Features include rest areas at Manatawney Creek Winery for cyclists on the 40 and 60 mile routes, covered bridges, raffles, historic Cognos County landmarks, and a variety of food items from area businesses of Burks County. And drinks are included.

Ride offers stocked checkpoints, SAG assistance, cue sheets, rides with GPS routing, road markings, and lunch.

The start and finish will be at the 26 trade shows on Jefferson Street in Cognos Street.

Registration: at or at the event.

Nursing class

The Leading Hospital Nursing School Alumni Association will announce a free program at the School of Health Sciences on September 28 at 6 p.m. at 1025 Old Mill Road in Reading.

It can also be a zoom.

Guest speaker Dr Kellylin Wanna said: “… let’s talk about cultural perceptions. “

Meetings are held in all nurses to obtain continuing education credits and can be useful to all health professionals. Masks must be worn for direct participation and the auditorium is barrier-free.

Registration is not compulsory. For more information, please visit suereiber @

Sadness group

The sudSSpirit bereavement support group for those who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of their spouse or other important people will meet at the Exeter Community Library on September 28 at 6 p.m.

It’s free and no registration is required. For more information, please visit 717-866-2401 or [email protected]

Sale of books

The Fleetwood Public Library in Fleetwood, 101 W. Arch St., sells books.

The date and time are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on September 30. October 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 2 is a $ 5 binder.

See 610-944-0146 for more information.


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