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April 17th

Pike Cafe Prime Rib or Shrimp Night

Pike Cafe
www.pikecafe.com
930 Pike StreetReading PA, 19604
(610) 373-6616

Feast on our juicy Prime Rib, Bistro Steak or 1/2 pound steamed shrimp specials tonight. Also serving our nightly features and full dinner menu.

April 17th

From I Have a Dream to I Want to Hold Your Hand

Berks History Center
www.berkshistory.org
940 Centre AveReading PA, 19601
(610) 375-4375
Cost: Adults $7; Children $4; Seniors $5.

A Boomer Generation Exhibit through September 13 honoring the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's speech, the assassination of President Kennedy and the arrival of The Beatles. Call 610-375-4375 for information.

April 17th

Becoming Male

Albright College
www.albright.edu
13th & Bern StreetsReading PA, 19612
(610) 921-2381

Freedman Gallery. Exhibition focuses on the production of artwork by women artists who use the mediums of video, photography and performance to transform themselves into a male persona. Exhibit charts a history of this work and explores the way gender is conceived of and constructed, concentrating on themes of identity, self-portraiture, passing and drag, among others. Coffeehouse Diversity Poetry Night – Tues., April 8, 6 - 8pm. Co-sponsored by OMA.

April 17th

The Last Full Measure: Berks County at War, 1861-1865

Berks History Center
www.berkshistory.org
940 Centre AveReading PA, 19601
(610) 375-4375
Cost: Adults $7; Children $4; Seniors $5

Exhibit focuses on Berks County soldiers during the war, whose stories are all but forgotten. Call 610-375-4375 for information or visit our website.

April 17th

Dora and Diego - Let's Explore

Reading Public Museum
www.readingpublicmuseum.org
500 Museum RdReading PA, 19611
(610) 371-5850
Cost: Regular Museum Fees - Members Free

This exhibit features beloved characters Dora and Diego from Nickelodeon’s hit preschool series Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!, along with their friends Boots, Map, Backpack, Isa, Tico, and of course Swiper, now in their own exhibit for your preschooler to explore as they learn and play along. In this interactive exhibition, young children join an adventure and learn how to solve problems, be a good friend, and care for animals and the environment. Spanish vocabulary is incorporated throughout the exhibit.

April 17th

IHLENFELD/BERTOIA: An Artistic Friendship

Reading Public Museum
www.readingpublicmuseum.org
500 Museum RdReading PA, 19611
(610) 371-5850
Cost: Regular Museum Fees - Members Free

This exhibition explores the sculpture of Klaus Ihlenfeld (American, German born, 1934), who lives and works in Barto, PA, and works by artist Harry Bertoia (American, b. in Italy, 1915 – 1978). Ihlenfeld served as studio assistant to Bertoia in Bally, PA for two years where both artists shared a similar approach to sculpture based on the organic forms found in nature, among other sources of inspiration.

April 17th

AYCE Peel and Eat Shrimp

Third Rail Bar & Restaurant
404 Main StreetBlandon PA, 19510
610-916-9041

Shrimp steamed with Old Bay seasoning & Old Bay Fries. Served with drawn butter and/or cocktail sauce. $19.99 (with purchase of a soft drink).

April 17th

Moses

Sight & Sound Theatres
www.sight-sound.com
300 Hartman Bridge Rd.Strasburg PA, 17572
800-377-1277

This all-new production is truly an experience in both spectacle and story. Meet the humble, broken man whom God raises to become their deliverer. Experience God's awe-inspiring power in the center of the Red Sea. Celebrate the Israelites on their path to freedom. This action-packed adventure is chronicled for the first time on the Sight & Sound stage. Show runs through February 7, 2015. Visit our website for dates and showtimes.

April 17th

Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th Century Illustrations of the American Revolution

9am - 5pm

At Valley Forge National Historical Park's Visitor Center. Exhibit features 42 fascinating illustrations by 16 different artists whose work originally appeared in 19th century publications. This exhibit was put together by Schuylkill River Heritage Area Executive Director Kurt Zwikl, who culled the images from his personal collection. He has also written a booklet to accompany the exhibit that provides details about the the artists who created the works. The beautifully illustrated booklet will be on sale for $6.95 at the Visitor Center and the Schuylkill River Heritage Area website.

April 17th

Knight Time: The Best Kept Secret in Reading Happy Hour

The Knight's Pub
www.theknightspub.com
141 Stokesay Castle LaneReading PA, 19605
610-375-6100
5pm - 7pm

Join us Tuesday thru Friday for Knight Time: The Best Kept Secret in Reading Happy Hour! Enjoy $2 select drafts, $4 well drinks, $5 select wines, and $6 specialty cocktails & happy hour appetizers.


April 17th

Prime Rib Night

The Knight's Pub
www.theknightspub.com
141 Stokesay Castle LaneReading PA, 19605
610-375-6100
4pm - 9pm

Our prime rib is slowly roasted to perfection. It will be served to your specification accompanied by chef's choice of potato and vegetable. Cuts include: Kings, 16 oz., $21.95; Queens, 12 oz., $17.95.

April 17th

Spring Forth Wildflower Hike

Blue Marsh Lake (Recreation Area)
www.nap.usace.army.mil/bluemarsh
1268 Palisades Dr.Leesport PA, 19533
(610) 376-6337
10am
Cost: Free

Spring has sprung! The leaves are budding on the trees, and the wildflowers are blooming. Join us as we stroll through fields and forests in search of a variety of plant and animal life. The walk will be approximately 1.5 miles in length, with few hills. Bring along your binoculars, camera and your sense of adventure. Meet at the Stilling Basin.

April 17th

“Me, Myself and I”

Some Things Looming Fiber Arts Gallery and Studio
www.somethingslooming.com
526 Washington StreetReading PA, 19601
610-373-7337

Reading’s fiber arts gallery ‘some things looming’ steps into its fifth season with the juried special show, “Me, Myself and I,” which includes the work of 10 American artists.
An opening reception will be held on the 12th from 1 to 4 p.m. and a closing reception on May 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participating artists are Lisa Allswede, Marie Bergstedt, Shari Boraz, Denise Romano Bright, Dianne Dockery, Cynthia Martinez, Kachina Martin, Lisa McRoberts, Martha Ressler and Pia St. Onge. Four artists will be chosen as ‘Best in Show’ and awarded a group exhibit at ‘some things looming’ in the 2014-201 ... -more-

April 17th

Basic Boating Course at Blue Marsh

Blue Marsh Lake (Recreation Area)
www.nap.usace.army.mil/bluemarsh
1268 Palisades Dr.Leesport PA, 19533
(610) 376-6337
6pm - 10pm
Cost: No charge for the course; certificate is $10.

Eight-hour course, designed by the PA Fish and Boat Commission, at the Conference Center. Structured for the classroom, course includes legal requirements, weather, rules of the road, water safety and night operation. Upon successful completion, you will be eligible for the Boating Safety Education Certificate. You must attend both four hour sessions on April 17 & 24 or one full day session on May 3. We ask that all May 3 participants pack lunch. Registration required. Call 610-376-6337 or email us.

April 17th

Artist and Artist

Penn State Berks
www.berks.psu.edu
Tulpehocken RoadReading PA, 19610
610-396-6000

Exhibition features the work of photographer Jen Lindsay of Kutztown, and painter Matthew Mazurkiewicz of Reading. She captures small town America, with its timeless era of rural landscapes and rustic structures. His work, ranging from quirky animals to landscapes, displays humor and a successful command of the brush. At the Freyberger Gallery in the Perkins Student Center. 610-396-6140 for more information.

April 17th

David Cullen Performs LIVE - 6-9pm

ViVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge
www.VivaGoodLife.com
901 Hill AvenueWyomissing PA, 19610
(610) 685-5299
Cost: No Cover!

Thirsty Thursday wouldn't be complete without an Award Winning Grammy artist playing LIVE music for you...enjoy your stay with us at ViVA!

April 18th

Mike Noecker Performs LIVE - 6-9pm

ViVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge
www.VivaGoodLife.com
901 Hill AvenueWyomissing PA, 19610
(610) 685-5299
Cost: No Cover!

One of our favorites, Mike Noecker, performs LIVE! Never a cover charge but always a great time! Kick off your weekend with Mike and ViVA!

April 18th

Mike & Justin Duet LIVE - 9:30pm-12:30am

ViVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge
www.VivaGoodLife.com
901 Hill AvenueWyomissing PA, 19610
(610) 685-5299
Cost: No Cover!

Mike continues his performance throughout the evening and is joined by Justin! Enjoy a dinner, share a tapa and have a drink with us tonight!

April 18th

Artist and Artist

Penn State Berks
www.berks.psu.edu
Tulpehocken RoadReading PA, 19610
610-396-6000

Exhibition features the work of photographer Jen Lindsay of Kutztown, and painter Matthew Mazurkiewicz of Reading. She captures small town America, with its timeless era of rural landscapes and rustic structures. His work, ranging from quirky animals to landscapes, displays humor and a successful command of the brush. At the Freyberger Gallery in the Perkins Student Center. 610-396-6140 for more information.

April 18th

Shady Maple Smorgasbord Good Friday

Shady Maple Smorgasbord
www.shady-maple.com
129 Toddy DriveEast Earl PA, 17519
(717) 354-8222

Smorgasbord Breakfast: 5:00-10:00 am, $11.99 Adult (Inclusive). Dessert & Sundae Bar will be Open for Breakfast. Menu Breakfast: 5:00-8:30 am. Lunch/Dinner, 11:00 am-8:00 pm $19.76 Adult (Inclusive). Grills Open for Lunch & Dinner

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