Tuesdays in March Tax counselors from AARP will be at the Elizabethville Area Library (80 N. Market Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023) on Tuesdays in February through early April to prepare tax returns for patrons. Pre-registration is required. Patrons must call Holly Etzweiler at (717) 836-2130 to register.
Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19 Motivational Speaker Chris Gallagher will be at the Line Mountain High School, route 225 south of Herndon on Saturday, February 18. Doors open at 1:30pm. Admission will be a donation of non perishable food items for the local food bank. Mr. Gallagher will also be at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Red Cross on Sunday, February 19 beginning at 10:30am. Admission is free. Listen to this great motivational speaker talk about how he overcame adversity and with the support of his parents and friends and was voted teacher of the Year in 2004.
Sunday February 19 The Good News Singers will present "A Second Helping of Well-Seasoned Praise" Concert at Snyder's UM Church on Sunday February 19 starting at 2:00 pm. A love offering will be collected. Light refreshments will be available after the concert. The church is located at: 1724 New Bloomfield Rd, New Bloomfield, PA (Along Route 274 near Meck's Corner). www.SnydersUMC.org This Sunday Movie is FOR THE BIRDS!. Come to Little Buffalo State Park office from 10:00 to 11:00am for a film that will explore the evolution and variety of birds as well as a look at their songs, habitats and behaviors.
Wendesday, February 22 There will be a Winter Walk in the Woods at Little Buffalo State Park on Wendesday, February 22 from 1:00 to 1:45PM. Meet at the east area stage to take an easy walk along the fisherman's trail and back. See what wildlife you can spot along the way. May be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.
Thursday, February 23 In celebration of Black History Month, The Library invites you to attend the viewing of The African American Oral History film. The film will be shown at Elizabethville Area Library, 80 N. Market Street, Elizabethville on Thursday, February 23, beginning at 6:00 pm . Follow the narrative of three African American Civil War veterans. Discover the impact the lives of these three men had on their families and communities from slavery through the Civil War and to contemporary times in Harrisburg. There will be time for discussion following the film. Registration is required and begins January 22. The film was produced in Dauphin County and made possible by the Dauphin County Commissioners, The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg and it's many civic sponsors. For more information or to register, visit dcls.org or call (717) 836-2130.
Friday February 24 You are invited to a Spaghetti Dinner Church Fundraiser on Friday February 24 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Snyder's UM Church, 1724 New Bloomfield Rd, New Bloomfield (Route 274 Near Mecks Corner) . They are trying to raise funds to build on a new addition to their Sanctuary and Social Hall. The meal will include Spaghetti, meatballs, salad, apple sauce, pudding and fruit punch. Adults are $6.00 and Children 10 and under are $4.00. Call Andy Searer at 576-5989 if any questions.
Saturday, February 25 Sign up to enter your award-winning soup into the 2017 Souper Bowl Soup Cook-off. Bring the soup readymade and able to be plugged in to Northern Dauphin Library, 683 Main Street, Lykens, on Saturday, February 25. (Think along the lines of a crock pot -- open flames are not permitted in The Library!) The Library will provide small bowls and spoons for tasting as well as water and napkins. People who attend will receive three tickets to judge the Souper Bowl entries. Judges will place their tickets into their favorite soups' voting boxes. The person with the most tickets wins the Souper Bowl Soup Bowl trophy. For more information or to register, visit dcls.org/wrc or call (717) 836-2130.
Sunday, February 26 The Good News Singers will be performing at the Millerstown United Methodist Church on Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 pm. They will present their latest concert, “Well Seasoned Praise”. A love offering will be taken during this great concert; everyone is invited to attend and to encourage friends and neighbors to come along for an afternoon of fellowship, uplifting music and praise! The church is located on the corner of Greenwood and High Streets; ample parking is available in parking lots off of High Street past the church. Salem UCC will hold their 10th Annual Cherry Jubilee Festival on Sunday, February 26 from 11:00am to 6:00pm in the church social hall Menu: Soups, Hot Dogs, Barbeque, Cherry Dishes, Desserts, Homemade Cherry Pie, Homemade Ice Cream and Cherry Sundae's. Entertainment provided by Heather Clevenger and Doug Koch of DeBark Ministries, Tower City. Orders can be placed for the Annual Fundraiser of Home Made Pies by calling Faye (896-8775), Carolyn 362-3148 or leaving a message on the church voicemail at 362-8221.
Tuesday, February 28 Basic Self Defense for Women at Halifax Area High School, 3940 Peters Mountain Road, Halifax. As part of The Library’s Mary Sachs Series geared towards women, attendees will be lead through basic steps of self-defense by Jos Johnson, Owner and Chief Instructor at Jos Johnson’s Chinese Martial Arts & Wellness Center in Harrisburg and 8th degree black belt. This event is held offsite at the Halifax Area High School on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00 pm. Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit dcls.org or call (717) 836-2130.
Saturday, March 4 Millerstown Lions Club Annual Pinochle Card Party will be held on Saturday, March 4 at the Greenwood Elementary School just off Route 17 East in Millerstown Borough, Perry County. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and the party will begin at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Cost of the party is only $7.00 per person, which includes refreshments. For additional information, readers may call Curt Black at 589-3598.
Saturday, March 11 Millerstown Community Success, Inc. will be having their 25th Annual Spring Fling Craft Show on Saturday, March 11 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Greenwood Elementary School along Route 17 in Millerstown Borough. Doors will open at 7:45 a.m. to accommodate early shoppers.
Over 100 vendor spaces are available, and interested crafters are invited to reserve limited space by calling (717) 589-3598.
Wednesday, March 15 The Line Mountain School District will be holding Kindergarten Registration on Wednesday, March 15 at the Line Mountain Elementary in Trevorton. Your child must be 5 years of age before September 1, 2017. Registration will be by appointment ONLY. Call 570-797-3825 to schedule an appointment.
Friday, March 17 The Annual Ladies Night Out will be held at the Wiconisco Fire House on Friday,March 17 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Free admission, great food, tons of prize give a ways! Also, chair massage, free health screenings, entertainment including Bobbi Carmitchell, Bumbada Darummers, Irish Dancers with Rebel Hearts. To be a vendor or for more info call Bonnie at 905-2700.
Saturday March 18 The Perry St. Patrick's Party will be held on Saturday, March 18 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm at the Fairgrounds in Newport. It will be a WQLV Listener Appreciation Event. This means FREE admission! $5.00 to park your car at Perry County Fairgrounds. Vendors message rachel@WQLVfm.com
Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 The 22nd Annual Friends of Elizabethville Library Raffle Auction will be held on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. Many items and gift cards from local businesses will be available as raffle prizes and for silent auction bidding.
Friday, April 7 Perry County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner will be held on Friday, April 7, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Recreation Hall at Little Buffalo State Park the Keynote speaker will be Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding. For more info call 717582-4523 or e-mail email@example.com.
April 26 & 27 The Upper Dauphin Area Elementary School will be holding Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 school year for any child who has not started school and will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2017. Registration/screening will be held on Wednesday, April 26 & Thursday, April 27 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Call the school at 362-6619 to make an appointment for registration. Please bring your child, child's birth certificate, child's social security card, child's immunization record and one proof of residency with them on the day of registration.
Saturday, May 13 The 2017 Shades of Susquehanna Wine & Music Fest will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 1:00 to 7:00pm in the MYO Park Millersburg. If you would like to be a vendor call Braxton at 692-9758.
June 2 & 3 The Annual Elizabethville Yard & Craft Sale will be held on Friday, June 2 & Saturday, June 3 from 8:00am to 3:00pm