Pequea Silver Mine Park will be hosting its 6th annual community day on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 10:00am- 6:00 pm. Admission is free, and there are many attractions for all ages! Magician Show by Jontue (11 am and 2 pm shows) childrens games and events, moon bounce (for children 12 and under), antique tractors, rope making demonstration, pottery wheel demonstration, antique and classic card show, numerous craft vendors, petting zoo, bee keeper observation frame, pet costume contest (1 pm) pony cart rides, food, ice cream and a silent auction just to name a few. This event will be held at Silver Mine Park (right off of Marticville Rd) and is sponsered by Pequea Township under the direction of the Pequea Township (717) 464-2322.
See KC & the Sunshine Band at Harford Community College in Bel Air, MD on Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 PM! Dance all night to classics from the 70’s and 80’s like Boogie Shoes and Get Down Tonight. Purchase tickets HERE or call 443-412-2211!
Step back in time on June 22nd at the National Watch and Clock Museum's Civil War Ball. The event is being held from 6:30- 10 pm.Tickets are $30 per couple and $20 for an individiual. To purchase tickets, click here or call (717) 684-8261 ext 211
No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. If you think someone is being abused, ACT: ASK if they are safe or need someone to talk to; CALL 911 if you see or hear abuse; TELL them about the DVI of Lebanon County. There is always something you can do to help prevent domestic violence. DVI may be reached 24/7 at (717) 273-7190 for free and confidential services.
Trinity United Church of Christ is holding a Bingo Ovarian Cancer Benefit for Jackie and Irina on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 2 pm. Tickets are $25 dollars. Some of the prizes include: 31, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Lia Sophia, Johnson & Johnson Products, hair products, gift certificates to many Lancaster attractions, $100.00 Visa Gift Card, movie tickets, Mary Kay, Avon, My Brothers Bread Basket, various raffle baskets and many other generously donated items. Come by 2340 State Street in East Petersburg and help support a great cause.
Lebanon's Music in the Park is bringing the Booth Brothers back to the area on Sunday, June 9th. In gospel music, the Booth Brothers are today, the country's most outstanding male trio. Having won numerous awards over the years, they draw huge audiences wherever they appear. Recommended you be there early. Music in the Park concert time is 7 PM on Sunday, June 9th at the newly renovated green amphitheatre in Coleman park on the north side of Lebanon, on route 72. You will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere where benches are provided or you may bring your favorite lawn chair. A free-will offering is taken. Music in the Park's 2013 summer schedule may be found here.
Get Outdoors Day celebrates America's great outdoors and encourages everyone to spend time exploring the natural world and enjoying recreational activities. Participating partners will offered information and interactive samples of recreational activities at PA State Parks, including: disc golf, geocaching, orienteering, kayaking, camping and fishing. There is no pre-registration for this FREE event which will be held rain or shine on Sunday, June 9th from 1-5 pm on the mansion lawn at Kings Gap. Most activities are for ages 8 to adult, although some will be offered for younger family members. A food concession will be provided by the Friends of Kings Gap. The mansion will also be open for self guided tours of the first floor from 1 pm- 5 pm. The Kings Gap Environmental Education Center is located at 500 Kings Gap Road Carlisle, PA 17015. Please contact Lea Shughart at (717) 486-2799 or email for more information.
The Regional Center for Cancer Care of Lancaster Regional and Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Centers are having a fun and educational health fair for the whole family on Friday, June 14th. This event includes a free expo with booths and information including cancer services, family health, heart care and more. There will also be carnival games, free screenings, raffles, food and more. Proceeds from the raffle, carnival games and food will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Drop by 1500 Highlands Drive Lititz, PA 17543 anytime between 4 and 7 pm or on your way to downtown Lititz for 2nd Friday.
Millersville Athletics is hosting a community mile run and 2 competitive mile races (mostly downhill course) All races are being held on June 16th, 2013 beginning on the corner of North George Street and Route 999 and finishing on James street by the tennis courts. The Community run is $12 (tee shirt included) and begins at 6:30 pm. The women's competitive race is $18 and begins at 7:00 pm. The men's competitive race is also $18 and begins at 7:20 pm. Race application and details can be viewed here.
The York County Astronomical Society (YCAS) will be offering a FREE Public Observing Starwatch at their Observatory at John C. Rudy County Park on Saturday, June 15, 2013, 8:00 pm- 10:00 pm. Expand your mind by taking in the expanse of the universe. Come and view the June skies with us through one of our telescopes and let our experienced members guide you on a tour of celestial wonders, including stars, planets, nebulae and the moon. You are also invited to bring your own telescope and share your experiences with other amateur astronomers. Star Charts are available to help your exploration of the nighttime sky. This event will only be held if it is clear or partly cloudy out. For all Observing actitives at John Rudy, if the weather is questionable, please check our voice message at 717-578-9109 for notice of any late cancellation. If it is clear or mostly clear, the activity will occur as scheduled. If it is completely cloudy, raining or snowing, the activity will be cancelled. For directions to the Observatory, go to our website (please note that the observatory is inside the park, not at the park Administrative Headquarters) For more information on our Planetarium shows, special classes and other YCAS events, please click here.
Garden Spot Village invites the public to join in the Holy Experiment Tour on June 15. Led by Tony Blair, Ph.D., D.Min., president of Evangelical Seminary in Myerstown, the tour will visit a number of churches that played key roles in the region’s religious history. “Dr. Blair will highlight the splendid variety of early Pennsylvania Christian communities,” said Chet Yoder, director of pastoral services at Garden Spot Village. Participants will tour the Rev. Jacob Albright grave and Albright Memorial Church in Kleinfeltersville, where Blair will discuss the history of the Evangelical Association. They will visit the Lutheran Church in Shaefferstown, where Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg was once pastor, and hear a history of Pennsylvania Lutheranism. They will also visit the Tulpehocken Church, where Phillip William Otterbein, founder of the United Brethren, was once pastor. In Ephrata, Blair will give a brief history of the Cloister, and a visit to a local Presbyterian church will provide a backdrop for the history of the Scots-Irish in Pennsylvania. The program also includes a tour of the Pense Archaeological Museum at the Evangelical Seminary. The tour leaves Garden Spot Village at 8:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 3p.m. The $15 fee includes transportation and lunch at the Evangelical Seminary. Please register by June 8. To register or for more information, contact Chet Yoder at 717-355-6203.
Watch the documentary Guilty Pleasures followed by a discussion, on Wednesday, June 5, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Garden Towers classroom at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Free. Call 717-355-6000. Every four seconds, someone in the world purchases a romance novel published by Harlequin or its British counterpart, Mills & Boon. Julie Moggan’s film takes an amusing and touching look at this global phenomenon. She follows five romance fans who must find their dreams in the real world. Garden Spot Village and Eastern Lancaster County Library are presenting the documentary as part of the POV (Point of View) watch and learn series, a monthly movie discussion group.
The 2nd Annual Lititz Storytelling Festival will take place on Sept. 13 & 14, 2013 in the Snavely Theater on the Linden Hall campus in Lititz, PA. The festival features tales of wonder, humor and insight --- two days of wit and wisdom, delivered by some of the best national and regional storytellers. Tickets start are $10 for the 4pm shows and $15 for the 7pm shows. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website or contact Brenda at (717) 201-2615 or by email.
July 27, 11 am- 2:30 PM, downtown Mount Joy. A showcase of nearly 200 cars of all classes with more than 40 trophies to be awarded. A highlight of the show includes more than a dozen area restaurants selling their finest food. *This event closes Main Street from Barbara Street to New Haven Street and Marietta Ave to Henry Street from 8 am-3 pm. Please register your vehicles as soon as possible as space is limited.
The Parents With Special Cares Support Group will meet on Tuesday, June 4, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. This month’s program is an open discussion. Parents with Special Cares is an educational group for individuals who have adult children or grandchildren with mental, learning, emotional, addictions and/or physical health conditions. Group members learn and share from professionals and individuals with similar life experiences. For more information call Karen Horning, director of social services, at 717-355-6010, or by email.
The Living with Loss support group will meet on Wednesday, June 5, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. This month the group will talk about making new friends and discuss how grief changes relationships with old friends. The group provides education on healthy grieving and living life after a loss of a spouse or other family member. The program is free and open to the public. For more information call Karen Horning, director of social services, at 717-355-6010, or by email.
The Low Vision Support Group, which participates with the National Macular Degeneration Support Group, will meet Thursday, June 13, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Garden South Conference Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. Guest speaker Robert Owens, OD, FAAO, of Owens Optometrics, will introduce a new innovation. The group is designed to provide information and support to enhance independence for persons with visual losses. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call Judy Shaffer, independent living social worker, at 717-355-6259
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Support Group will meet on Thursday, June 20, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the Village Square Concord Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. This month, special guests Bishop Penrose Hoover and Pastor Sharon Hoover will offer a presentation on how memory loss impacts the marriage relationship. The program is free and open to the public. The group provides support, information and education for people caring for individuals with significant memory loss. By prior arrangement, free respite care may be available for this meeting. Call Garden Spot Village Adult Day Services at 717-355-6226. For more information, call Joanne Morton, assisted living social worker, at 717-355-6076, or by email.
The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village will meet on Monday, June 24, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. This month, the group will split into caregivers and persons with Parkinson’s for individualized discussions on caring and coping. The support group is open to all persons with Parkinson’s and their caregivers, family and friends. For more information, call Judy Shaffer, independent living social worker, at 717-355-6259, or by email.
St. Anne's Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave, West Hempfield Twp, PA 17512, will be hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The public of all ages is invited to attend. Throughout the event, Empire Beauty School will be providing complimentary nail painting, other vendors will provide services such as blood pressure checks, 3-D spinal screenings, hand and shoulder massages, vision screening and healthy refreshments. Other Highlights include: 10:00 a.m. - Zumba demonstration 10:15 a.m. - Health walk around St. Anne's campus 11:00 a.m. Hands-Only CPR; demonstration set to the Bee Gees musical favorite "Stayin Alive". Vendors will include Alzheimers Association, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Bodywise Center for Well being (Hand and Shoulder Massages), Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE), Chiropractic (3-D Spinal Screening), CURA Hospitality (Healthy Snacks), Empire Beauty School (Nail Painting), Lancaster Orthopedic Group, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Rae Johnson Bundy (Zumba Demonstration), Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired (Adult Vision Screenings), St. Anne's Retirement Community (Blood Pressure Screening), St. Anne's Retirement Community (Info about St. Anne's), and more! For more information, please contact: Christina Gallagher 717-285-6112
First Lutheran Church of Carlisle is sponsoring an 18 Hole Shotgun Scramble Golf Outing Friday, May 31, 1:00 p.m. @ Eagles Crossing, Carlisle, PA. Rain or shine. $70 per person includes cart, unlimited range balls, prizes, silent auction, and meal w/beverages. Register individually or as a group. Proceeds will benefit Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County Registration form available here.
We are having a 2013 Walk To End Alzheimers Saturday, September 28, 2013 | Walk starts at 10:30 a.m. (Long's Park - Pavilion #1 1441 Harrisburg Avenue Lancaster, PA 17601) I need team members! Anyone interested please contact Mary A . Read 717-333-0689
Team Name: Mary's Early Stage Alzheimer's Fighters
Rockvale Outlets Lancaster will welcome Eagles players, cheerleaders and Swoop. They will be available for autographs, pictures, and other exciting activities! The meet and greet will be held from 11 am - 3 pm on June 1, 2013 and will be taking place in the parking area across from the Eagles End Zone.
Rockvale Outlets Lancaster is having multiple sidewalk sales! All hours 9:30am-9pm!
Memorial Day Sidewalks Sales May 24-27
Independence Day Sidewalk Sales July 4-7
Labor Day Sidewalk Sales August 30-September 2
Columbus Day Sidewalk Sales October 11-14
For great family fun, join Rockvale Outlets for our Annual Fireworks Display on June 29,2013. Lampeter/Strasburg Band will play from 8:30- the end fo the fireworks in the parking lot across from Eagles Pro Shop. Rockvale Outlets will have FREE mini flags and glow bracelets (while they last) staff will be wakling about handing them out prior to the fireworks display. Come shop during the day and stick around for the fireworks at night!
May 24-27! Spend $150 using your MasterCard and recieve a tote bag! Enter to win gift cards from Rockvale Outlets and many of our brands. Also, there will be sidewalk sales going on throughout the weekend to boost your sales! Bring the family out to enjoy our special holiday weekend hours. Sunday 11 am- 5 pm and Monday 9:30 am- 5 pm.
Zion Lutheran's youth in Leola will be hosting a Coach and Vera Bradley Bing Fundraiser at the church on June 8, 2013. Doors open at noon; food and drink will be served. tickets are $20 for 20 regular games with the option to purchase boards for 5 speciality games. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door if still available, 250 limit. (purchase in advance to be eligble for early bird games) Contact Cayla or Nanette McCarthy at 717-556-8067 or Paula at 717-656-9200.
6th Annual Muir Volunteer Fire Company Hosey Run is on June 15, 2013. Registration is from10a-12p with the last bike out at 12 p. Bikes will be returning at 5 pm. Donations are $25/player; $15/non-playing rider. (Players register by May 22, 2013 to receive a t-shirt) Donation includes food, drink and entertainment. Prizes for 1st and 2nd highest hand and lowest hand. Location: Muir Volunteer Fire Company #1 107 W. Church Street Muir, Pa 17957 For more information, contact Jennifer by email or by calling (717) 439-0172 All proceeds benefit the Muir Volunteer Fire Company #1
This spring Cavod Community Theatre will be presenting The Wizard of Oz directed by Stan Deen and Ben Krothe, at Lancaster Mennonite High School Fine Arts Center. The cast features over 50 people from the Lancaster County area ranging from children to adults. The Wizard of oz will be playing May 24th-26th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $13 for students and seniors, and $19 at the door. There is one matinee show on May 25th at 2:00pm. We will be holding a costume contest at that showing. Any child that dresses up as Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, or the Scarecrow will recieve a small prize. 4 big prizes will be given to whoever has the best costume of each character. Student/Senior tickets will be sold at $10 at the matinee show. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 717-354-3355.
Hackman Roofing, of Elizabethtown, is giving away a new roof to a local family or individual in need. Starting Monday April 29th through Friday May 31st, Hackman Roofing, Home of Kanga Roof, will accept nominations for individuals and families in need of a new roof during the "2nd Anuual Shelter from the Storm Roof Giveaway" Nominations can be made online by visiting hackmanroofing.com and clicking on the "Shelter from the Storm" button; or by calling Hackman Roofing directly at 717-256-1852 for an entry form. The winner of the new roof will be chosen no later than June 30, 2013.
The Garden Spot Village will display entries in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition in its Main Street Gallery during the month of May. The approximately three-dozen paintings, drawings, collages, prints, photograhs and computer generated images are the work of high school students in the 16th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, represented by Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA). The public is invited to view the Congressional Art Competition entries from 8am until 9pm. Garden Spot Village is located at 433 S. Kinzer Ave. in New Holland. To visit the Gallery, enter through the Village Square North enterance, and the receptionist will point the way to the art gallery. For directions call 717-355-6000.
The Mount Zion Road Church of the Brethren (MZR COB) from Lebanon, PA, will hold a Strawberry Fest in their Word of Life center. Delicious homeade strawberry shortcake, chocolate-coated strawberries, strawberry sundaes, strawberry milkshakes and strawberry soup will be for sale on Saturday, June 1st starting at 3:00pm and ending at 7:00pm. In addition, sandwiches, chicken noodle soup, nachos and cheese and homemade baked goods and other food items will be available. MZR COB congregation members and friends will provide free musical entertainment and face painting. To-go containers will be available for take-out. For more information, contact MZR COB, 2087 Mount Zion Road, Lebanon, PA 17046 (717-933-4926) or through the church website.
The Terre Hill Breakfast and Yard Sales in the Park will be held Saturday June 1st from 7am-noon. Terre Hill Park hosts the first of its Yard Sales and Breakfasts in the Park on Saturday, June 1st 2013 starting at 7am at 210 Lancaster Ave, Terre Hill. Yard Sales line the park driveway and breakfast is served in our main pavilion. This is the first of two yard sale events, the next yard sale will be Saturday July 27th. Yard sale spaces are available for $5. No registration required, setup begins at 6am. Visit our website for more information about this and other Terre Hill Events. Events sponsored by Terre Hill Days Committee and benefits the Terre Hill Park and Playground.
Celebrate All Night Long. Form a Team and join the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Camp Hill on June 14-15, Call 717-909-9747 for more info.
Face The World Foundation (FTW) is currently registering volunteer host families now till 6/15/2013 for the Fall semester of high school. Host families provide a loving home, meals and a bed. FTW provides a Community representative for the host family and the student during their time here in the USA. Make Dreams Happen! Contact Carolyn at 888-389-1213 or by email. For more information click here.
The American Cancer Society's inaugural Pennsylvania Hope Ride is June 29th-30th. This bike tour raises funds for Pennsylvania's Hope Lodge facilities, which is a free place for cancer patients to stay while they recieve treatment. This summer the American Cancer Society will have a two day bike ride throughout Pennsylvania June 29th and 30th. Money raised will be used for the Hope Lodge facilities in Heshey and Philadelphia. Hope Lodge is a place to stay while a person is recieving cancer treatment. To learn more about the Pennsylvania Hope Ride call 717-909-9747 or visit the website.
The YWCA will be having Sexual Assault Awareness events during the month of April. They will also be having Anti-Racism Activities during the months of April, May, June and August. For More info and a complete list of activities call (717)-393-1735 or click Here
June 1-September 20th, travel deep within the Earth to learn how diamonds were formed, at great depths, billions of years ago, and witness their dramatic journey to the surface. Meet an exploration geologist and try to discover a diamond-bearing kimberlite. If you like diamonds you'll love this new exhibit. For more information visit the North Museum's website.
Pinwheels for Prevention- Raising Healthy Kids, Through pinwheels for prevention, prevent child abuse America and its 50 state chapters are introducing the pinwheels as the national symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention. As the new symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention. As the new symbol for this cause, the pinwheel stands as an uplifting reminder of childhood and the bright futures all children deserve. For more information and help call DVI 24/7 at 717-273-7190. April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year, DVI has joined efforts with Prevent Child Abuse Through the Pinwheels for prevention campaign to help our community take an active role in promoting healthy child development. For more information on Pinwheels for Prevention in Pennsylvania please visit the website.
OrangeMite Studios will be performing Shakespeare's "Love's Labor's Lost" as a part of its "Shakespeare in the Barn" program May 17th through 19th and May 24th and 25th. Described best as "A feast of language", Love's labor's lost does not often get the stage time it deserves. For tickets call 717- 814- 1151 or email. Friday, and Saturday May 17th&18th at 7PM, Sunday: May 19th at 2pm, Friday May 24th at 7PM, Saturday May 25th at 2PM at the barn at Tall Fir Acres, 2035 Tall Fir Drive, Dover, PA, 17315.