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Thanksgiving-time Activities and Events in Reading, PA

November 4th, 2010

Thanksgiving break is just around the corner.  What do you and your family have planned?  If you’re looking for things to do while relatives or friends are in town to visit, here are a few ideas to get you started:

Nature’s Greatest Airshow – Hawk Watch at Hawk Mountain

When:  Now through December 15, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Where:  Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, 19529

Admission:  Monday-Friday: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Children (6 to 12) $3. Sat. & Sun. from Sept. through Nov. & Holidays: Adults & Seniors $7, Children (6 to 12) $3. Members always FREE.

Phone:  610-756-6961

This fall, visit scenic Hawk Mountain to see the amazing hawk migration.  Each year, an average 18,000 hawks, eagles and falcons pass Hawk Mountain overlooks on their journey south.  Bring binoculars and scan the sky.  Mid-October brings the peak of fall foliage.  Also enjoy the 8-mile trail system, Visitors Center, and education programs at this National Landmark.

Star Shows at the Reading Public Museum Planetarium

Date and Time:  Every Sunday: through December 27, 2010. “In My Backyard” is at 1pm, “IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System” is at 2pm.

Location:  The Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, West Reading, 19611

Phone: 610-898-1565

“Discover What’s in My Backyard”, check out a favorite Star Show updated for The Planetarium’s digital technology.  Find out the reasons for the seasons, and learn about constellations.  Don’t miss the Sunday 2pm show, “IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System.”  For a complete and up-to-date listing of the museum’s latest Star, SonicVision and Laser Shows, check their website’s calendar page.

Hockey:  Reading Royals vs. Cincinnati Cyclones

When:  Wednesday, November 24th and Friday, November 26th

Where:  The Sovereign Center, corner of 7th and Penn Streets

Come cheer on the Reading Royals as they face-off against the Cincinnati Cyclones.  Single-game tickets and Family Four-Packs are available on the Royals’ website.

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