Programs & Events

The Township and the Parks Department is more than park rentals and pavilions! The department has a host of exciting and unique programs that will appeal to all ages of our residents. We encourage you to participate and discover the benefits of an active mind and body.

  1. Parks & Recreation Programs
  2. Special Township Events
  3. Arts Board
  4. Bus Trips​​
  5. Golden Muhls Senior Group
  6. Youth Special Events

Adult Egg Hunt - April 8

Calling all Adults that are young at heart! Have you felt left out over the years because you were too old to participate in an egg hunt? Well, those days are gone. Come to Laurel Run Park on Wednesday, April 8 at 8PM armed with a basket (or other container) for the Adult Egg Hunt. The twist is that you need to be prepared to hunt for those eggs in the dark. Egg will be filled with candy and other prizes. There will be golden tickets hidden in some eggs for special prizes.    

Lunchtime Concert in the Park - April 30

The Sounds of Jazz will be coming from Laurel Run Park on Thursday, April 30th with a rain date of Friday, May 1st from 11:30AM to 1:30PM. The many talented students from the Muhlenberg C.E. Cole Intermediate, Middle and High Schools will be performing Jazz tunes during a Concert in the Park. Come bring your lawn chairs or blankets to watch them perform. The concert is free of charge and lunchtime food items can be purchased at the park for a reasonable rate. The park is located at 3049 River Road.

Muhlenberg Night at the Reading Fightin Phils - May 9

The Muhlenberg Parks and Rec Department is once again partnering with the Reading Fightin Phils to offer a Muhlenberg Night at First Energy Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies were getting hot at the end of last season. Some of their young players started in Reading, PA. Mark your calendars for this year’s event to be held on Saturday, May 9th and maybe you could see some of these players in the big league by the end of the season. The Township and participating sponsors will be handing out free general admission tickets to this game. The game will start at 6:15PM against Harrisburg Senators which is an affiliate team of the Washington Nationals. As a special treat there will be postgame fireworks. Come to the Parks Office after April 24th to obtain your free general admission tickets. Let’s show the Reading Fightin Phils just how much spirit Muhlenberg has by attending this game.  

Spring Flea Market - May 16 (Rain date May 17)

Join us for our annual Community Flea Market at the Muhlenberg High School parking lot from 8AM to 1PM to see if you can sell some of your treasures for cash. Tables are NOT provided as part of your $15/space rental fee. Set up starts at 6:30AM. Refreshments are available for purchase from local service groups so the sale of food or drinks of any kind is prohibited. The sale of weapons of any kind is prohibited on school district property. Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss out on the great deals. Pre-registration is required and payment in full is due at the time of registration. Registration begins on Thursday, March 19 at 9AM for this event and can be done online by visiting  

Memorial Day Ceremony - May 25

Please join us in honoring our veterans from all military branches, especially remembering those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom. The Township will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at the flagpole at Jim Dietrich Park at 10AM. Students from the Muhlenberg High School will provide music and Boy Scout Troops #161 and #155 will post and retire the flags. Light refreshments will be served at the Steve Landes pavilion immediately after the program. “Our freedom is not free…Many gave all for the freedoms we have today.”

Summer Concert Series at Jim Dietrich Park - June 26, July 10 & July 24

The Muhlenberg Arts Board presents the Summer Concert Series outside at Jim Dietrich Park. The stage will be located in front of the farmhouse with the river as the background for the band. Concerts will start at 6PM and last until about 8:00PM with a short intermission. Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the show. If there is inclement weather the concert will be held at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church on the corner of Tuckerton and Stoudts Ferry Bridge Rd. You are welcome to BYOB and food to these concerts. If the event is held inside there will be no food or drinks allowed. 

This year’s lineup includes:

 Friday, June 26 - Manatawny Creek Ramblers

Friday, July 10  - Good Lovin Jam Band

Friday, July 24 - SlothLoveChunk