Ready to Roam Reading? So are we!
To help commemorate the Town’s 375th Anniversary,  RCB is celebrating with a
two-week-long scavenger hunt, from May 31– June 15!


To participate in this contest, entrants must download GooseChase, a free scavenger hunt app, from the app store on their mobile device. Search for Roaming Reading to join the game!


Points will be earned by taking selfies around Town and posting to Goosechase. $1,500 in prizes will be awarded to the winners! Complimentary pop sockets for phones will be made available at our Haven Street branch!


When sharing to social media, don't forget to use the hashtags #Reading375 and #ReadingCoop!


Need help getting started in the app? Check out these helpful resources!

Goosechase Instructions [pdf]

Participants Sharing Submissions on Social [pdf]


Apple StoreGoogle Play


To learn more about the scavenger hunt, please contact


OFFICIAL RULES - Roaming Reading: 375th Celebration Scavenger Hunt 

  1. Eligibility: Must be 14 years of age or older.
  2. Entrant must be a current Reading, Massachusetts resident.
  3. The following prizes will be awarded:
    1. $500 – Highest Overall Points 1st place: $100 Venetian Moon | $100 Pamplemousse | $100 Calareso’s Farm Stand & Garden Center | $50 Jordan’s Imax 3D Theater | $50 Richardson’s Ice Cream | $50 Fuddruckers | $50 The Flower Shoppe of Eric's (Winner: CuddlesandMilo)
    2. $250 –  Highest Overall Points 2nd place: $100 Fitness Within | $50 Simoniz Car Wash | $50 Tin Bucket | $25 Fresh n’ Clean | $25 The Green Tomato | $25 Bagel World | $25 Cupcake City (Winner: (Winner: Diane Folds)
    3. $100 –  Highest Overall Points 3rd place: $25 BeanStalk Adventure Ropes Course | $25 Pizza World | $25 D’Amici’s | $25 Aine’s Boutique (Winner: Sean Wald)
    4. $100 – Best Demonstration of Reading Pride: $50 Christopher’s Restaurant | $50 Swissbäkers (Winner: Gaffen Fam)
    5. $50 – Best Family Photo: $50 REI (Winner: Manning)
    6. $50 – Attendance Award: Most Reading 375th Celebration Photos: $50 Fusilli’s Cucina (Winner: Nora)
    7. $25 – Best Photo Caption: Harrow’s Chicken Pies (Winner: Kyes Family)
    8. $25 – Best in Show Dog Photo: Everything But The dog (Winner: Larry Meuse)
    9. $25 – Best Food Photo: Biltmore & Main (Winner: Cool Mr. Steve)
    10. $25 – Most Creative Photo: Perfecto’s Cafe (Winner: Daniel Herzberg
  4. No prize substitutions will be made.
  5. Contest will run from May 31st, 2019 through June 15th, 2019.
  6. Winners will be announced by June 21st, 2019.
  7. Winners will be notified by social media within three (3) days after the drawing date. If any winner cannot be reached within three days of drawing date, the prize will be considered unclaimed and another winner will be drawn.
  8. Prize pickup will be at Reading Cooperative Bank located at 180 Haven Street, Reading, MA. Winner must present proper identification.
  9. Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible entries received.
  10. Prizes are non-transferable.
  11. Winner agrees to allow Reading Cooperative Bank to use the winner's photograph and name in subsequent press releases and/or advertising without further compensation or review.
  12. Potential winner must return all required executed documents, including a publicity and photo consent form within seven (7) days following notification or the prize may be forfeited, and a new winner will be selected. Please see rule #7 for date of drawing.
  13. By participating in the sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by the official rules.
  • If there are ties in any prize category, a scavenger hunt committee member will pull one (1) winner at random drawing.
  • Players can only win one (1) prize -- 15 individuals per 15 prizes.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • RCB employees are excluded.


*Scavenger Hunt Answers*

Bank: Reading Cooperative Bank at 180 Haven Street

Church: Church of the Nazarene

Concert for Reading: June 1st Concert Performers

Dog Parade: June 15th Event at Wood End Elementary School

Friends and Family Day: June 15th Event at Birch Meadow Drive

Headquarters: 55 Walkers Brook Drive Building

Hiking Anyone?: REI Co-op

If This House Could Talk: House Signs Explaining Home History

Images of America (Reading): Photos of the New Book

Jenny: Gravestone in Laurel Hill Cemetery

Let's go to the Theater: Quannopowitt Players Theater

Lynn Village: Reading Town Historical Marker

Opening Night May 31st: Opening Ceremony at Town Hall

Paint the Town: Downtown Art Walk

Park: Memorial Park

PorchFest: Bands Playing During June 8th Event

School Days: Wood End Elementary School

Taste of Metro North: Tasting at RMHS

Tavern/Revelry at the Tavern: June 7th and 8th Events at Parker Tavern

Town Dump: Home Depot/Jordan's/Strip Mall

Vintage Baseball Game: June 8th Old-Time Baseball Game

Reading Diner: Biltmore & Maine

The Reading Theater: RCTV

Vault Alarm: Latham Law Offices, LLC

Cooperative Building: Chief's Barber Shop

Council Ring: Boy Scout Rock Formation in Reading Town Forest

Gallahue's Supermarket: Planet Fitness

Hello?: Parish Behind Old South Church

Horese Track: Track Road

Mile Marker: B | 12 Market at Reading Train Station

Park: Birch Meadow Field Area

Wes Parker: Mandarin Restaurant