Reading 375 Update

Reading 375 is under way! Keep an eye out for “If This House Could Talk” signs on front lawns all over town.  Your neighbors have shared some of what makes their homes special – take a minute to read their stories.  A list of participating addresses can be found at reading375.com. And mark your calendar for one week from today – Monday June 10 is Charter Day, Reading’s actual 375th birthday. Reading residents, employees, students and staff are invited to wear purple in celebration. On Charter Day you are cordially invited to Reading Speaks, Voices from the Past and Present.  Full details on this and all events are at reading375.com.

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Reading Public Schools Weekly Newsletter for Week of 6/2/2019

Good Morning, Reading Public School Community,

We hope all is well and you are enjoying this beautiful Saturday.  Below is the link to this week’s Pathways Newsletter.  The information and articles are as follows:

  • Reading Staff Honored at School Committee
  • Survivor of Modern Day Slavery Speaks at RMHS
  • Reading Food Pantry Sponsoring Summer Lunch Program
  • A New York Times article on How to Bullyproof Your Child
  • Parker Students Receive Recognition in Writing Contest
  • Police Serve Lunch at Birch Meadow
  • Parker Holds Annual Cribbage Tournament
  • Stepping Stones
  • Blazing Trails

Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in the Hawkes Field House at RMHS over 300 students will be receiving their diplomas from Reading Memorial High School and pursuing the next phase of their life.  This is a significant milestone in their life.  Please join us in celebrating this commencement.

Have a great day!

Pathways Newsletter V6N33

The Fun Begins Tonight!

Reading 375 begins today!  Opening Ceremonies are this evening (Friday, May 31) on the common at 6:45. Overflow parking at the train depot.  A Concert for Reading is tomorrow (Saturday, June 1) at the RMHS Performing Arts Center at 3:00 – tickets are free but are required for entry. Roaming Reading – the app-based scavenger hunt with $1,500 in prizes donated by the Reading Cooperative Bank – is now LIVE and you can start playing. For full information on how to participate in these and ALL the Reading 375 fun, go to reading375.com.

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One Day to Go!

Tomorrow night head to the Reading Common at 6:45 PM for Reading 375 Opening Ceremonies. Enjoy live music, illumination, a JUMBOTRON, and some surprises.  Then walk around downtown to the many venues offering special events and discounts for people wearing Reading 375 t-shirts or pins.  Participating venues will be marked with purple balloons.  Check out reading375.com for all the details.

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Only 2 Days to Go!

Reading 375 purple

As part of the upcoming Reading 375 Celebration you can enjoy free music the next two Saturdays! This Saturday, June 1, at 3 PM you can enjoy A Concert for Reading at the RMHS Performing Arts Center, featuring the Reading Community Singers and the Reading Symphony Orchestra.  Tickets are free, but you need a ticket for entry. Tickets can be picked up at RCTV Studios, Whitelam Books, or the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall.  On Saturday, June 8 enjoy PorchFest, an afternoon of free, live outdoor music all over town.  For full information on all Reading 375 events, head to reading375.com.

Today’s 375 Update

Reading 375 kicks off THIS FRIDAY MAY 31 on the Reading Common at 7PM.  Roaming Reading, a free online scavenger hunt, is a fun way to participate in Reading 375 for the entire two weeks of the celebration.  It’s free to participate, and the Reading Cooperative Bank is donating $1,500 in prizes for winners in a variety of creative categories. The Roaming Reading Scavenger Hunt starts on Friday. For rules and to learn how to download the app and play, head to www.reading375.com/reading-day/roaming-reading/.

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Reading Public School Newsletter for Week of 5/26/2019

Good Morning, Reading Public School Community,

We hope that you are having a relaxing long Memorial Day Weekend.  We take this time to remember those who were killed in active military duty to serve our country.  They shall not be forgotten.

Attached is this week’s Pathways Newsletter.  Here is this week’s information and articles:

  • In Flanders Field-In Remembrance of Those Who Died
  • RMHS Senior Wins Prestigious Holocaust Essay Contest
  • Reading Food Pantry Sponsoring Summer Lunch Program
  • An Article from the Marshall Memo on Pushing Back on Outmoded Beliefs
  • RMHS Holds Senior Awards Ceremony
  • Coolidge Honors Memorial Day
  • Coolidge Celebrates Greek Day
  • Stepping Stones
  • Blazing Trails

Enjoy the long weekend and have a great week ahead!

Pathways Newsletter V6N32

The 375 Legacy Continues

Every one of us is a part of Reading history. Through this innovative program offered at the Reading Public Library as part of the Reading 375 Celebration, you and your family can preserve up to three photographs as part of their virtual collection. Share your story and leave a legacy for future generations in Reading. To learn more, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/2284215245233382/