Five Things to Know Today: June 25
Children who are learning to read or are reluctant to read can practice reading aloud to therapy dog Rocky at 10:30 a.m. at Lansdale Library
1. Children who are learning to read or are reluctant to read can practice reading aloud to therapy dog Rocky at 10:30 a.m. at Lansdale Library.
2. Summer art classes begin today at 9 a.m. through the North Penn Arts Alliance and North Penn School District with multimedia art, drawing and cartooning. Check out www.northpennarts.org/artclasses.html for more details.
3. The installation of new traffic signal components and guide rail will result in periodic, short-term lane closures beginning today through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at signalized intersections and other locations along Route 202 and Route 309. Motorists may find these periodic travel restrictions at the following locations:
- Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) from north of the Five Points intersection to Route 63 (Welsh Road) in Montgomery and Lower Gwynedd townships
- Route 202 (Doylestown Road/Butler Avenue) from the Five Points intersection to Pebble Hill Road in Montgomery, New Britain and Doylestown townships
- Route 611 Bypass from the Turk Road underpass to Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) in Doylestown Township.
4. Check out the Colonial Camp going on this week at Peter Wentz Farmstead, 2100 Schultz Road, Worcester. A $135 fee includes a discounted membership in the Peter Wentz Farmstead Society. Students entering fourth through sixth grade in Fall 2012 will enjoy learning about childhood of the Colonial period during the activities camp program.
5. North Penn Nursing Mothers will hold a Breastfeeding Basics class at 7:30 p.m. at North Wales Area Library, 233 S. Swartley Street, North Wales. The class is free and open to all moms-to-be and nursing mothers.