Saturday, Sept. 23rd from 10-4pm Hoch will be at Heemet Fescht at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center, 22 Luckenbill Rd., Kutztown, PA. She will be reading her newest book, The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods at 11am and 1 pm in the schoolhouse. Hoch will also give a presentation on the topic “Games played in the One-Room School Days” at 12:30 in the school house. Hoch’s books will be available for purchase and signing. Public invited. Lots to do for children including crafts, demonstrations, a petting zoo, train rides, and more.
Tuesday, Oct. 3rd for Story Time at 10:15 am at the West Lawn/Wymoissing Hills Public Library, 101 Woodside Ave., West Lawn. Hoch will be reading her newest book, The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods. Activities and crafts will follow. Books will be available of purchase and signing.
Wednesday, Oct. 4th at 7pm at the Boyertown Area Historical Society, 43 S. Chestnut St., Boyertown, PA 19504 will be presenting “One Room Schools of Days Gone By”. Hoch will read segments of Pearl of Richmond School to highlight this method of educating rural students in our area from the mid-1800’s for over a hundred years. Former students of one-room schools are urged to attend to share their own memories. Hoch will have copies of her books for sale and signing.
Saturday, Oct. 14th Dori Hoch will be at Nolde Forest Environment Education Center, 2910 New Holland Rd, Mohnton, PA 19540 at 10:00-11:30 am for a reading of The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods. A Nature Walk will follow the reading as well as a craft. Safe hiking practices will be highlighted on the walk by a member of the Nolde Forest staff. This is a free event but preregistration is required. Call Nolde Forest at 610-796-3699 to register and for more information. Hoch’s books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sunday, Oct. 15th Hoch will be at Firefly Bookstore, 271 W. Main Street, Kutztown, PA. 19530 from 2-4pm during Firefly’s story time. Bobby, Benjamin and the author will share The Bunny Brothers: Lost in the Woods. Activities and crafts will follow the reading. Copies of Hoch’s books will be available for purchase. Preschooler through early elementary grades will love the antics of the Bunny Brothers in their latest sage. This a free event.
Sunday, Oct. 29th at 1:00 pm Dori Hoch will be at the Berks Co. Parks and Recreation at the Nature Center at Antietam Lake. After reading Lost in the Woods, there will be a nature walk and craft . Call 484-509-2667 for directions and information.
Friday, Nov. 10th at 10:00 am Hoch will be leading a “Story Walk” with The Bunny Brothers:Lost in the Woods at the Fleetwood Park in conjunction with the Fleetwood Area Public Library. In case of rain, the event will be held at the library. Call the library for details and to pre-register at 610-944-0146.
Saturday, Nov. 11th at 10:30-11:30 am Hoch will be sharing The Bunny Brothers First Thanksgiving at the Wyomissing Public Library, 9 Reading Blvd., Wyomissing, PA 19610. An activity and craft will follow. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 10-4 Hoch will be at “Christmas on the Farm” at The Pennsylvania Cultural Heritage Center, 22 Luckenbill Rd, Kutztown, PA. Lots of fun activities for children. Meet the Belsnickel, the PA Dutch version of St. Nick. Check the schedule on PAGCHC website for time of Hoch’s book readings in the schoolhouse. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sunday, Dec. 3rd from 1-3 Hoch will be at the Christmas Open House at the Leesport Area Historical Society, 128 Main Street, Leesport, PA 19533. Books will be available for purchase and signing.