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West Reading Celebrates Jazz, Art and Anniversary on April’s 2nd Friday on the Avenue

by Visit West Reading

West Reading Celebrates Jazz, Art and Anniversary on April’s 2nd Friday on the Avenue

Every 2nd Friday of the month, the West Reading shops and restaurants celebrate with “2nd Friday on the Avenue” hosted by the West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation (WRCRF). 2nd Friday on the Avenue is a time to celebrate and recognize our independent shops and locally owned restaurants! Join us Friday, April 8th in West Reading!

April 8th 2nd Friday events and promotions include:

Studio West Hair Salon Celebrates 3 Years!
Studio West Hair Salon owners, Patrick and Ryan Hassler, are thrilled to celebrate 3 years of business at 536 Penn Avenue in West Reading! In celebration of Studio West’s three year anniversary, a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Friday, April 8th at 5:00pm. Join us for a birthday toast on Friday and enjoy specials in the salon all weekend long! The salon is open 7 days a week, specializing in all hair services, as well as, natural nail services.  “We have been tested the last two years that’s for sure, but we came out stronger on the other side. We wouldn’t have made it without our amazing guests and our talented team.“ – Patrick Hassler, Owner
Learn more: or by calling (610) 374-4006.

Art Plus Gallery Opening Reception — Infusing Glass with Excitement: Marie Stalnecker
Marie Stalnecker explores the artistic potential of fused glass like it’s an uncharted world. And she discovers treasure. See new dimensions of color, transparency, shape and beauty in wall hangings, bowls, plates, clocks, vases, ornaments and jewelry. Join us at Art Plus Gallery, 604 Penn Avenue for the Opening Reception Friday, April 8th from 5-8pm.
Learn more: or call 610-375-9122.

Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest presents Angie Ezell with Lars Potteiger at Beer Wall on Penn
In celebration of Berks Jazz Fest, Angie Ezell and pianist Lars Potteiger reunite for an intimate performance of classic Jazz, Rhythm & Blues April 8th from 7-10pm. Beer Wall on Penn, 619 Penn Avenue, features two self-serve beer walls, a cocktail bar, gastropub menu, and a game room! Check us out for a new take on the bar experience, food that will keep you coming back, and to go back in time with old school arcade games.

Find more weekend events by searching Visit West Reading on Facebook and Instagram! 2nd Friday on the Avenue is a collaboration between the West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation (WRCRF) and West Reading Merchants. The WRCRF a 501(c)3 registered organization.