Penbrook School Bi-Annual reunion of former students, teachers and staff of the former Penbrook School will be held at l:30 pm on Sunday, September 21, at the Shellsville VFW picnic grounds. The reunion will feature a chicken barbecue and refreshments. Ticket price is $10.00 in advance. There will be no gate sales, and the reunion is limited to adults. Tickets are available at the Penbrook boro building, Zimmerman Peanuts and Lehman's Automotive. Deadline to purchase tickets is September 8. For further information, call 545-1946, 469-4156 or 540-7955.
Tuesday, August 19 thru Saturday, August 23
The Annual Perry County Fair will be held from Tuesday, August 19 thru Saturday, August 23 at the Perry County Fair Grounds in Newport. To see a list of activities and times click here.
Saturday, August 23 The Northern Dauphin Human Services Center is proud to help coordinate the 1st Annual Touch Down for Men’s Health and Wellness Event. This event will be hosted at the Short Mountain Conservation Club at 200 Gun Club Road in Lykens on Saturday August 23 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
This is a wonderful opportunity for men age 18 and older from Northern Dauphin and the surrounding areas to enjoy a stress free day that is inspirational, educational, entertaining and offers health, wellness information as well as health screenings and other activities. For more info call Bonnie at 717-905-2700
Sunday, August 24
Himmel's Church in Rebuck presents "The Barbers" of the International Cowboy Church Alliance Network, spreading the love of Jesus...the Cowboy Way on Sunday, August 24 in the church grove with a 9:00am worship service and a 7:00pm concert. Bring your lawn chairs as seating is limited. For more info call 570-758-4610 or visit www.himmelschurch.com.
Monday, August 25
Hamilton Health Center will hold its third annual golf tournament Monday, August 25at the Country Club of Harrisburg, 401 Fishing Creek Valley Rd. Team registration is now open. Teams of up to four golfers may participate in the tournament and the registration fee is $125 per golfer. This is a scramble format with plenty of prizes. Registration with a continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. Shot Gun Start. The luncheon and awards ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. For more information or to register a team, contact Jermaine Crosson at 717-697-1161 ext 5714, or email crossonj@Members1st.org. Sponsorships provide the primary source of funding for the tournament and individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information about sponsorships, please contact Jermaine Crosson at 717-697-1161 ext 5714 or email crossonj@Members1st.org. For more information or to register in the 2014 Golf Tournament please visit www.hamiltonhealthcenter.com.
Central Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna Chorale will hold auditions by appointment for adults with previous singing experience on Monday, August 25 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 212 Cocoa Ave., Hershey. To schedule an audition, call 717-533-7859 or email the Chorale at firstname.lastname@example.org. For audition requirements and additional information, visit susquehannachorale.org. All auditions are by appointment only.
The Chorale rehearses on Monday evenings from September until May at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hershey. There are three Christmas concerts, two spring concerts, and occasional special concerts.
Saturday, August 30
Wounded Warriors Weekend in Perry County will be held on Saturday, August 30 at the Family Life Center beginning at 7:00am with a pancake and sausage breakfast. Then from 11:00am to 2:00pm there will be display of military vehicles and other related memorabilia. Also, from 2:00 to 4:00pm Abe Lincoln will arrive by horse and buggy, from 4:00 to 6:00 they will be having a chicken Bar-B-Q.
Kathryn’s Kloset will be held on Saturday, August 30 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Leininger's Church Social Hall, Mt. Pleasant Mills. Free household goods for all people of the community! Kathryn's Kloset, is part of Diakon (a Lutheran Family & Community Ministry) that collects, stores, and distributes new and unused products to organizations, which in turn distribute the goods, free of charge, to people in need. Directions available at www.lutheransonline.com/leiningers or call church at 717-444-3360.
Bring the kids out for a Butterfly Safari on Saturday August 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Little Buffalo State Park. Bring your own net or borrow one of the park’s butterfly nets to catch some of these beautiful insects. There will be a short Butterfly movie at the classroom, and we’ll try to identify what we caught and set them all free. Long pants are recommended. Meet at the park office. Call 717-567-9255 for more info.
Enjoy this shortened version of the PA Game Commission's remarkable film On the Trail of Pennsylvania Black Bears at Little Buffalo State park on Saturday, August 30 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:10 p.m . This movie is a delight for all ages and will increase your understanding of these creatures. Bears are becoming more common in Perry County, pick up some tips on how to deal with them. Event is free and is held at the Reception Hall located at the campground located on Black Hill Rd. Call 717-567-9255 for more info.
Saturday, August 30 thru Saturday, September 6
The Juniata County Fair will run from Saturday, August 30 thru Saturday, September 6 in Port Royal. There will be Juniata County Fair Queen contest on Saturday, August 30 also events every day of the fair including animal judging, tractor driving competition, christian music, amateur singing contest, demo derby, monster truck & motorcycle thrill show, and more!! Visit www.junitacountyfair.com for more info.
Sunday, August 31
There will be a "Stream Stomp" at Little Buffalo State Park on Sunday, August 31 from 4:00 to 5:00pm. Adults and kids, get your feet wet and help us do a stream stomp. Find out what lives in the creek by catching the interesting critters that live at the water’s bottom. We’ll identify what we caught and learn what that can tell us about the health of the stream. Afterwards we set them all free. Meet by the performance stage in the park’s east area. Closed toe water shoes recommended. Call 717-567-9255 for info or directions.
The movie "Pennsylvania Elk" will be shown on Sunday, August 31 from 8:30 to 9:10pm. Join them for a look at the Pennsylvania Elk Herd located in the PA Wilds. This 30 minute film will acquaint you with the efforts to develop a herd of Elk in PA. Plenty of great footage of elk and lots of information about them. Meet at the Reception Hall at the Little Buffalo Campground. Call 717-567-9255 for info or directions
Monday, September 1
Join the Little Buffalo's Park Naturalist at 9:30 AM on Labor Day, from 9:30 to 10:15am for a short walk to the Sulphur Springs Cemetery. You`ll be learning a little about the very different, and sometimes surprising, experiences of three Perry County Civil War soldiers buried within. Meet at the Park Office at Little Buffalo State Park. For more info call 717-567-9255.
Little Buffalo State Park will be having a "Mile Race Trail Walk" on Monday, September 1 from 12:15 to 1:00pm. Join them for a short walk on the historical Mill Race Trail. The guided tour begins at the Entertainment Pavilion in the park’s East Area. Learn about the water supply for Shoaff’s Mill as we walk the race. You’ll talk about the trees and any wildflowers you encounter along the way. This hike is not strenuous but sturdy footwear is recommended. The walk will end at the mill and begin mill tours at 1:00 pm. For more info call 717-567-9255.
Saturday, September 6
The Largest Fall Flea Market will be held on Saturday, September 6 in the Ambulance Building in Shermans Dale.
The Carroll Community Day will be held on Saturday, September 6 at the Burn Hill Township Park in Shermans Dale. There will be food & concessions available. Smoke detectors and fire safety info will be available. Also, a kick ball tournament will be held. This is a family friendly event no alcohol permitted. For more info follow them on facebook at www.facebook.com/ctcrc.
The 9th Annual Jason Frye Memorial Ride will be held on Saturday, September 6 beginning at the Sherman's Creek Inn on Route 34, Shermans Dale. Check in is from 8:30 to 10:00am. The last stop on the ride will be at the Landisburg Fire House. memorabilia and food available at the last stop, including bike games, burnaout pit, music, raffles and prizes. Donation $15.00 rider & $10.00 for passenger. Travel by bike or car or just join them for chicken BBQ at firehouse. For more info call 586-7320 or 215-1033.
The 10th Annual Northern Dauphin Family Fun Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, September 6 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Elizabethville Borough Park. The guest speaker will be Colonel Robert Hepner. There will also be a community talent show, food eating contest, games, music and more. For more info contact Bonnie at 905-2700.
The Messiah Lutheran Church in Fisherville will host a 3 round sporting clays shoot on Saturday, September 6 at the Lower Northumberland Gun Club in Mandata. Registration runs from 9:00am to 2:00pm with activities concluding at 5:00pm. Entrance fee is $25.00 per shooter and includes a 16 yard clay trap, wobble trap and sporting clays. Home made food will be available for purchase. Call 362-1071 for more info.
Monday, September 8
Little Buffalo State Park will be having a "Moonlit Kayaking" on Monday, September 8 from 8:00 to 9:30pm. Join them for an evening shoreline paddle led by the park naturalist. You’ll talk about the history of the park, plants and animals too. Bring your own kayak or borrow one from the park. Registration is required and limited by the number of boats they have. Meet at the main boat launch area. Not Suitable for beginners. Must be 18 years or older to participate. To register or reserve a kayak call 717-567-9255. Limit of 9 participants.
Wednesday, September 10
A stress relief walk will be held on Wednesday, September 10 from 6:00 to 7:30pm at Wildwood Park. Walk off the stress ofr the work day with a 3 mile wilk on easy trails at a 2-4 mph pace. Meet at the Olewine Nature Center.
Saturday, September 20
The Perry County Family Center announces its sixth annual Family Fun Fest and Wellness Day. The event will be held on September 20, 2014 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Millerstown Moose. If you are interested in being a part of this event and reaching Perry County families with your programs and services, email the Family Center. Organizations may use the event as a small fundraiser. You are asked to provide a free, "hands on" activity at your table. Deadline to request a table is August 31, 2014.
Saturday, September 13
The Millerstown Recreational and Park Committee is excited to announce the Second Annual Millerstown Outdoor Sportsman's Expo and Gun Show on Saturday, September 13 from 8 am until 3 pm at the Millerstown Area Community Park, 110 West Juniata Parkway. All proceeds from the event will to used to continue to develop and maintain the 44-acre park along the beautiful Juniata River. This will be a rain or shine event. Spaces are available under tents for $25.00; outdoor space is $15.00. Pre-Registration is required by contacting Willard Benner at 717-579-9184 or overall Event Chairman, email@example.com. Admission to the Sportsman's Expo will be $5.00 per person, 10 and under and US Military service personnel will be free.
The Bloomfield Street Fair will be held on Saturday, September 13 in New Bloomfield.
Saturday, September 20
The Perry County Family Center announces its sixth annual Family Fun Fest and Wellness Day. The event will be held on September 20 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Millerstown Moose. If you are interested in being a part of this event and reaching Perry County families with your programs and services,email the Family Center. Organizations may use the event as a small fundraiser. You are asked to provide a free, "hands on" activity at your table. Deadline to request a table is August 31, 2014.
Friday, September 26 thru Sunday, September 28
The Old Iron in the Grove Festival will be held Friday, September 26 thru Sunday, September 28 in Lupfer's Grove in Shermans Dale.
September 22 thru October 26
Register your child today for one of these five-week sessions, beginning the week of September 22 and ending October 26, that focus on topics ranging from early math, science, and art to financial education. Engaging, exciting and fun for your child, these programs are parent-pleasers, too—they provide developmentally appropriate, standards-based early education experiences . . . and they’re free! Discovery Programs include “Lego Club” for children ages 6 to 11, “Tasty Tales” for children ages 3 to 6, “Discover Math and Science” for children ages 3 to 6 and “World Beats” for children ages 4 to 6. All Discovery Programs are free and advance registration is required. Registration for these programs will begin on September 9, 2014 and will be open through October 17. For a full schedule of the upcoming Discovery Program Sessions visit dcls.org.
These free programs are sponsored by Dauphin County Library System. Registration is required. To register visit dcls.org/discovery_programs or call your local library.
Sunday, September 28
A Car & Bike Cruise In hosted by the All American Cruizers Car Club will be held on Sunday, September 28 from noon to 4:00pm at Harshbarger's Subs & Malts Restaurant on Swamp Road in Mifflintown. Car & bike display, music, door prizes and free ice cream. Bring you car, bike or just yourselves for a nice time. No entry fee, but donatiionsof canned goods and other non perishable items are encouraged and will be donated to food banks in Juniata and Mifflin Counties.
Saturday, October 4
The Annual Days will be held on Saturday, October 4 in the Center Square in Newport.
Friday, October 10 thru Sunday, October 12
Shermans Valley Heritage Days will be held on Friday, October 10 thru Sunday, October 12 at the Picnic Grounds in Blain.
TIU Community Education Services based at the CareerLink® Mifflin County offers Career Pathways classes daily. These classes are free to the public. Career Pathways classes support participants’ goals of employment or transition to post secondary education. Career Pathways provides a variety educational opportunities including improvement of basic skills, WorkKeys® certification, and for those without a high school diploma, preparation for the GED® test. Classes are a combination of classroom instruction and independent computer based learning. Students and instructors work together to develop an educational plan that is tailored to meet the needs of the individual based on goals and assessment results. To schedule an intake appointment call, 248-4942.