Help provide free tax preparation to low and moderate income families throught United Way of the Capital Regions Money in Your Pocket Campaign. You'll help ensure that working families in Northern Dauphin County claim all available tax credits while saving them the trouble of paying high tax preparation fees and refund anticipation loan interest rates. To learn more join them on Thursday, November 12 from 4:00 to 6:00pm at the Northern Dauphin Human Services Center, 295 State Street in Elizabethville or call Bonnie at 905-2700.
Purchase season pool passes beginning January 4, 2016 at the Parks and Rec Department, 415 Franklin St. in Carlisle. Membership Discounts: $15 off January-February, $10 off March-April, $5 off May. Effective July 18 passes will be 50% off. Take advantage of the pool member benefits including free lounge chair rentals, discounted guest rate, discounted pool rental rates, members only pool party, and early registration for swim lessons.
Saturday, February 13
There will be a Swinging Sweethearts Sock Hop on Saturday, February. 13 from 7:00 PM to Midnight at the Marysville VFW. The cost is $10.00 per ticket. Tickets are available at the Marysville Borough and the Marysville-Rye Library. For more info call 957-3110
Wednesday, February 18
The Perry County Chamber Networking Event will be held on Wednesday, February 18 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at The Maples, 200 North Carlisle Street in New Bloomfield. Partnership for Better Health will be the topic.
Wednesday, February 24
The Perry County Chamber Membership Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 24 at 1:00pm at the chamber office.
February 26 thru February 28
The Ned Smith Center will host a Shorebird Carving Workshop on Friday, February 26 through Sunday, February 28. The workshop will be held in the Ned Smith Center’s Seraph Education Room, and will be taught by carver Jack Miller. In this three-day workshop, you will carve a blank piece of wood into a "smoothie" bird carving, then paint details of a western sandpiper. Both carving and painting techniques will be taught. Wood blank will be provided, participants may bring their own carving tools and painting supplies, or they may be purchased for an additional fee. Registration is $125 for all three days, and participants must attend all three days. The workshop will be held on Friday, February 26 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, February 27 and 28, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Participants may register by calling the Center at 717-692-3699 or online at nedsmithcenter.org.
Wednesday, March 2
View the deluxe 85 minute version of Pennsylvania Elk: Reclaiming the Alleghenies, on Wednesday, March 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Little Buffalo State Park, and learn the success story of reintroducing elk to the mountains of PA. This film gives you a solid background on elk as well as many thrilling views of these stately creatures. Event is free, meet at the park office. Call 717-567-9255 for more info.
March 3,4 & 5 Millersburg Area High School will present "Once Upon A Mattress" on March 3, 4,5. A free Senior Citizen's matinee will be presented on Wednesday, March 2nd at 12:30. Tickets are for sale ONLINE at www.millersburgmusic.org or by calling our Box Office at 717-692-2108 x.2150. All reserved seats are $10; At-the-Door seats are $8 (cash/check only).
Saturday, March 5
Kenny’s Krusaders, Relay for Life Team, will hold an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, March 5 from 3:30 pm – 7 pm at the Newport Family Life Center at 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport. Dinner includes spaghetti, tossed salad, garlic bread, applesauce, dessert, and drink. Cost will be Adults - $8.00, Children 4-10 - $4.00 and Children under 4 - FREE. Take-out orders are also available.
If you have any questions, please contact Deb Campbell at 717-275-4469.
Friday, March 11
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will host a performance byAnn Kerstetter Band on Friday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Twin Valley Players Colonnade in Millersburg.
Imagine a vocalist with the velvet of Etta James and the gravel of Janis Joplin and you have Ann Kerstetter, a blues powerhouse that has performed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, the Billtown Blues Festival and more.
An elegant cocktail buffet is included in the ticket price, and will feature heavy hors d’douvres from Swing at Lykens Valley Golf Course. A cash bar will also be available.
Admission to the program is $25.00 per person, which includes a cocktail buffet. Ned Smith Center members can use their membership coupons to receive $2.00 off admission to the program. Advance tickets are available for purchase in the Center’s gift shop, by phone at 717-692-3699 or on the Center’s website, www.nedsmithcenter.org.
Tuesday, March 15 The Line Mountain School District will be holding Kindergarten Registration(must be five before September 1) on Tuesday, March 15 at the Line Mountain Elementary School in Trevorton. Registration will be by appointment only!! Call 570-797-3825 to make an appointment for for more info.
Wednesday, March 16
Learn about the Skunk Cabbage on Wednesday, March 16 from 10:00 to 10:35am at Little Buffalo State Park. The first wildflower of spring, Skunk Cabbage, will soon be in bloom. This odd looking flower will win you over. Spend a while with the park naturalist and discover the wonder and lore of our earliest flower. Meet at the East Area parking lot near the stage. 717-567-9255 for more info or directions.
Sunday, March 19
Learn about the Skunk Cabbage on Sunday, March 19 from 1:00 to 1:35pm at Little Buffalo State Park. The first wildflower of spring, Skunk Cabbage, will soon be in bloom. This odd looking flower will win you over. Spend a while with the park naturalist and discover the wonder and lore of our earliest flower. Meet at the East Area parking lot near the stage. 717-567-9255 for more info or directions.
Sunday, March 20
"Meet the Winter Trees” walk will be held on Sunday, March 20 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ibberson Conservation Area. How much do you know about the trees of our local forests? Most trees have shed their leaves but we can identify trees by their bark. We’ll cover a bit about tree identification and a bit more about the differences between them. Why is it good to have so many different types? Come walk with the Park naturalist and find out. Walk will be no more than 1.5 miles. Meet at the pavilion. For information or directions to Ibberson Conservation Area please contact (717) 567-9255.
April 27,28 & 29 The Upper Dauphin Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2017 school year for any child who will be five years old by September 1, 2016. Registration/screening will be held on Wednesday, April 27, Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Call 362-4511 to make an appointment for registration, plan on registration being at least one hour. Parents should bring their child, child's birth certificate, child's social security card, immunization record, and one proof of residency with them on the day of registration.
July 15-17, 2016
The 1st Annual Summer Music Festival to benefit the American Red Cross will be held July 15-17, 2016 at Millerstown Community Park just off 322. All 3 days will feature live bands on stage all day, silent auction, food court, kids zone, direct sale and craft vendors, pet picture contest and more. There will also be a collection of used clothing to go to CommunityAid that you will get your name put in for a drawing of prizes worth over $200. Each bag of clothing will get you once chance in the drawing. We are currently n need of vendors and businesses and organizations willing to sell tickets for this event. Tickets can be purchased at www.mkt.com/rcmf for 3 day passes $25 general admission, or $50 for VIP which includes early admission, access to the VIP food and beverage tent , and a free festival gift. . Please follow us on twitter @ RCmusicfestival and on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossFestival/ for up to date information on the festival.