Welcome to the August Edition of the Leesport Current Events Newsletter. August means summertime, celebrations, picnics, and poolside fun. We hope you are beating the heating and having as much fun as possible. This month’s newsletter features warm weather events and coupons. Make the most of it while saving money and getting involved in awesome activities.
On to the deals and events! Check it out:
|Paddle Boarding for Beginners||Blue Marsh Lake||8/8/14||Come out to Blue Marsh Lake and enjoy one of the fastest growing water sports in the world: Paddle boarding. Trained professionals from 3-D Outdoor Rentals will teach participants the basics of paddle boarding; such as how to maintain your balance while standing on the board and how to properly and efficiently use the paddles to move. No experience required. A safe and fun workshop for the whole family!|
|North Lookout Moon Walk||Hawk Mountain||8/10/14||See the full moon rise over the Kempton Valley on a guided trail walk that lasts approximately two hours. You and your group will listen for owls and other nocturnal wildlife while you enjoy the endless stretch of stars and the unique view from the Lookouts.|
|Madame Butterfly||RACC||8/10/14||This well-known opera premiered on February 17, 1904 in Milan and is set in Nagasaki, Japan at the beginning of the 20th century.|
|Classic Harley Fightin Phils Night||Classic Harley Davidson||8/23/14||Features of the Classic Harley Pool Party include unlimited access to the 87 degree heated pool, picnic table seating, and exclusive locker rooms, making the pavilion one of the most unique family-friendly way to watch a baseball game.|
|Marilyn Monroe – Celebrating an Icon||Reading Public Museum||8/23/14||Get ready for an exhibition that captures the spark, sex appeal, and sensation that was Marilyn Monroe. Andy Warhol, Milton H. Greene, Cecil Beaton, Eve Arnold, Antonio de Felipe, and Henri Cartier-Bresson are just a few of the famed artists featured in this exhibition whose depictions of Marilyn helped immortalize her as a cultural icon.|
|Free Concert – Midsummer Night’s Dream||Berks History Center||8/23/14||Presented by the Berks History Center at the Evergreen Club, Fleetwood PA. Free concert.|
|Taste of Hamburg-er Festival||Hamburg Township||8/30/14||Food festival honoring the hamburger.National Hamburger Eating Competition, non-stop entertainment on three stages, beer and wine garden, crafters/artists, strolling entertainment, and children’s activities.|
|Other locations of Interest:||Blue Marsh Lake, Hunsicker’s Grove Park, Reading Public Museum, Santander Center (Sovereign Center), SV Community Library, Beverly Hills Tavern, South Mountain YMCA|
|Free Business Card Design||Keystone Printing||If you’re in the market for business cards you may not know how to approach the design element. Reach out to us and we will help you free of charge!|
|Free Uhaul Van Rental||DAK Self Storage||New customers at DAK Self Storage can capitalize on a one day free uhaul rental to get their belongings into their new storage unit.|
|10% Off Computer File Recovery||DMS Computer Forensics||Have you lost emails, photos, or digital documents that you need recovered? Use DMS and receive 10% off your recovery with mention of this ad.|
|FREE Home Selling Consultation||Bold Realty||Long time local agent George Apsokardu has experience fixing, staging, and selling homes. If you are considering selling your place, follow the link and fill out the contact form for a free consultation. George can help ensure you get the most for your home.|
|FREE In-Home Moving Estimate||Lausch’s Moving||Free professional in-home moving estimate with a certified moving consultant from Lausch’s Moving & Storage, Inc. In Service of Berks for over 75 years. Experienced and honest movers. Reasonable rates. Residential, Commercial, Industrial.|
|50% Off Ice Cream Sundae||Ozzy’s Family Fun Center||Purchase one ice cream sundae at regular price and get the second at 50% off.|
|$50 Off Building Materials||Empire Surplus Home Center||Take $50 off of any purchase of $500 or more when you shop in our Online Showroom.|
|Berks County Wineries to Feature Summer Favorites in August||7/30/14||
Discover the serenity of Rosé wines while visiting the wineries along the Berks County Wine Trail during the entire month of August.
|Trial Date Set for Murder of Ruscombmanor Township Man||8/1/14||A 2017 trial date was set Friday for the two men charged in the Bahamas stabbing death of a Ruscombmanor Township man, officials said.|
|Reading’s World War I Monument Being Refurbished||8/1/14||
On the 100th anniversary of the war it commemorates, the World War I monument in Reading City Park is undergoing restoration.
|Work Release Inmate Fails to Return to Berks County Jail||8/1/14||A search is underway for a Berks County Jail inmate who, state police said, failed to return from his work release assignment.|
Happy deal hunting and we hope to see you at some of these great events!