April Events

Showing: 1-10 of 10 below.

Select another month and year:

Your Search Results:

 Friends of Valley Forge Park Speakers Series Friends of Valley Forge Park Speakers Series
September 10, 2013 - May 6, 2014
This series, which runs from September through May, gathers an array of historians, scientists, authors, archeologists, actors and performers to share with the public their multiple points of view on history, the natural world and the ongoing commemoration of Valley Forge.
French & Pickering Valleys
 Bringing the War of Independence to Life Bringing the War of Independence to Life
February 22, 2014 - April 28, 2014
This unique exhibit, Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th Century Illustrations of the American Revolution, features forty Revolutionary War illustrations from the private collection of Schuylkill River Heritage Area Executive Director Kurt Zwikl.
Perkiomen Valley Add
 2014 River of the Year Events 2014 River of the Year Events
February 26, 2014 - December 31, 2014
The Schuylkill River has been named the Pennsylvania 2014 River of the Year! We've compiled a list of events happening throughout the year, up and down the river, in celebration of this statewide honor. This list will be updated regularly, so check back often!
2014 River of the Year
 Schuylkill Scrub 2014 Schuylkill Scrub 2014
March 20, 2014 - May 31, 2014
Help beautify your community, clean the watershed and maybe win a rain barrel! The Schuylkill Scrub is a watershed-wide cleanup event that encourages and supports cleanup events throughout the entire Schuylkill Watershed over several weeks every spring (March 20 to May 31st). Register your event, or volunteer for one today!
2014 River of the Year
 Berks Jazz Fest Berks Jazz Fest
March 28, 2014 - April 6, 2014
The annual Boscov's Outlet Berks Jazz Fest is a 10-day music festival presented by the Berks Arts Council in Reading, PA. The festival offers a variety of styles from jazz to blues to gospel, at over 100 events including more than 40 ticketed shows and 60 non-ticketed events.
Greater Reading Fairs & Festivals Add
  Great Valley Arts and Culture Fair
April 10, 2014
6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley. This region is surrounded by art, history, and cultural treasures. Seventeen unique organizations will share information on their missions, events and opportunities to get involved. The evening will also include a cultural “sampling” when leaders from four of the organizations give behind the scenes look at their organizations.
French & Pickering Valleys Fairs & Festivals Add
 Block of Art Block of Art
April 25-27, 2014
The historic district of Pottsville comes alive with fine art of all types, from paintings to poetry, theatre to music. Innovative sounds and sights will fill the temporary galleries, spilling out of the grand historic structures and into the streets. Come join the hundreds of participants and spectators that bring the Block of Art to life.
Coal Country
  Earth Day Clean-up at Schuylkill Canal Park
April 26, 2014
9am-1pm. Meet at the Locktender's house at Lock 60 in Mont Clare by 9:00 a.m. to assist with trail clearing, tire collection, flower planting, litter pick-up, and other sprucing up activities. Ages 10 and up with adult, pre-register by calling 610-917-8030.
Perkiomen Valley 2014 River of the Year
  Go Fly a Kite Day
April 27, 2014
Noon-5 p.m. The Berks County Parks and Recreation Department and the Sky Pilots Kite Club join forces for the springtime tradition of kite flying, kite making and kite contests at the Youth Recreation Facility, 1098 County Road, Bern Township. Highlights include professional kite demonstrations, homemade kite contest, and sled kite making workshop for children.
Western Berks Kid Friendly Activities
 Valley Forge 5 Mile Revolutionary Run Valley Forge 5 Mile Revolutionary Run
April 27, 2014
8:30 a.m. Runners trek this challenging 5-mile USATF certified course through scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park. Walkers stride 3 miles to and from the National Memorial Arch. Children, ages 6-14, race 1.776 kilometers during the Young Patriots Fun Run. Visit www.RevolutionaryRun.org to register or learn more. Race proceeds benefit the Valley Forge National Historical Park.
French & Pickering Valleys Running & Jogging