Harrisburg Shakespeare Company will continue its 2013-2014 Mainstage Season with Ronald Harwood’s "THE DRESSER" which will run Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. from February 15-March 9 at Gamut Classic Theatre, located on the Third Floor of Strawberry Square, Downtown Harrisburg. Tickets are $27 for adults and $17 for students/seniors. Private performances are available for school groups on November 5, 12, and 19 at 9:30 a.m. Tickets for Student Matinees are $12 each. Friday performances: Buy One Ticket, Get One free; Saturday performances: One admission is free with purchase of a regular-priced admission and donation of a bottle of wine for HSC's annual Shakespeare's Birthday celebration; Sunday performances: Bring Your Own Price, where any size donation buys your admission.
Friday, March 14
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will be having their Annual Chili & Tunes with" Irish Blessing" at the Wooden Nickel, 219 Market Street in downtown Millersburg on Friday, March 14 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Irish Blessing, is an acclaimed York-based family quartet. Cost will be $25.00 and includes a chili & cornbread dinner. For more info or tickets call 717-692-3699 or visit nedsmithcenter.org
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 at Little Buffalo State Park on Friday, March 14 from 10:00 to 10:30am and discover the wonder and lore of the earliest flower. Meet at the East Area parking lot near the stage. 717-567-9255 for more info or directions.
Saturday, March 15
The 22th Annual Spring Fling Craft Show will be held on Saturday, March 15 at Greenwood Elementary School, Route 17, Millerstown Borough. The show runs from 8:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m and doors open at 7:45 a.m for early shoppers. Admission is free and door prizes will be awarded to lucky shoppers who are present throughout the day. Refreshments served all day. Over 100 vendor spaces available by phoning 717-589-3598. Vendor space available to vendors who make their own crafts, no commercial vendors accepted. Shop for Easter, Mother's Day, St. Patrick's Day and Spring Decorating.
All-You-Can Eat Fish & Chicken Tender Dinner will be held on Saturday, March 15 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Richfield Community Building, Water St. & Heister Valley Rd., Richfield. Hand-battered fish, chicken tenders, macaroni & cheese, stewed tomatoes, pepper slaw, applesauce, rolls, cake, coffee, and drink. Cost $9.00, $4.00 (ages 6-12), Free (Under 6). Sponsored by Richfield Lions Club. Proceeds benefit local and district projects and community service.
Saturday, March 22
Central PA Youth Ministries of Perry County invites you to the Annual All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast & Benefit Auction on Saturday, March 22 at the Newport Assembly of God Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road in Newport. 8:00 to 11:00am breakfast; 12:00 to 4:00pm Auction.
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 at Little Buffalo State Park on Saturday, March 22 from 9:15 to 90:45am and discover the wonder and lore of the earliest flower. Meet at the East Area parking lot near the stage. 717-567-9255 for more info or directions.
Thrusday, March 27
The Chi Rho Singers will present an evening of music on Thursday, March 27 at the Millerstown United Methodist Church 23 N. High Street in Millerstown at 7:00 p.m. This choir of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church includes approximately 40 pastors under the direction of The Reverend John Dromazos. The concert will be a celebration of God's love through music. Various styles of sacred music, both contemporary and traditional, will be presented. Several instruments are used to accompany the choir. At times the audience is invited to join the choir in a few selections. A freewill offering will be received.
Friday, March 28, Saturday, March 29 & Sunday, March 3
Harrisburg Shakespeare Company will hold open auditions for this year’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of “Antony and Cleopatra” on the following dates: Friday, March 28 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. OUT-OF-AREA ACTORS: Sunday, March 30 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Callbacks will take place on Sunday, March 30 at 1:00 p.m. Actors should keep their schedules clear on Sunday in case they are needed for callbacks. Auditioners must call the theatre at 238-4111 for an audition appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted. Auditions will be held at Gamut Classic Theatre, 3rd Floor, Strawberry Square, downtown Harrisburg. AUDITION INFO: Actors are required to present a memorized classical monologue one to two minutes in length. Actors should be familiar with the play and should come to auditions with an idea of the role(s) for which they would like to be considered. Bring a resume of your work and a headshot/photo. If you have any questions, please call the theatre at 717-238-4111. *If you are unavailable during our audition times and are still interested in auditioning, we will accept a video or DVD audition. Video tapes and DVDs must be received by March 28 and will not be returned.
Saturday, March 29
The Elizabethville Area Bicentennial Committee, Inc. proudly announces our next fund raising event! "ROCK DOWN TO THE STAR" with the fabulous band "SHOTGUNN" on Saturday, March 29th,from 8:00PM - 12AM at the Wiconisco Fire House. $10.00 per person cover charge. Music and dancing all night to the magnificent music of "Shotgun" Homemade in the kettle Chicken Corn and Ham & Bean Soup Sale. Homemade Pies for Sale Too! Soup is $6.00 per quart and $3.00 per pint. Bring your own containers or we will provide on Saturday, March 22 from 9:00am 2:00pm at 240 N 4th Street, Newport. Place orders by calling 275-5664. All proceeds to benefit American Cancer Society, Newport Relay for Life, TEAM KEITH.
Sunday, March 30
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will kick off its2014 Sundays in the Gallery Series with a performance by Metta String Quartet on Sunday, March 30 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Millersburg. For additional information and to purchase tickets in advance, please call 692-3699 or visit nedsmithcenter.org
Thursday, April 3
New and gently used books, videos, CDs and other items will be on sale at the Elizabethville Area Library of the Dauphin County Library System, 80 North Market Street in Elizabethville at the Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale. The sale will be held on Thursday, April 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.,
Thursday, April 3 & Friday, April 4
The Hebron United Methodist Church, North & Market Street in Millersburg will be having their Annaul Spring Bazaar on Thursday, April 3 from 9:00am to 7:00pm and Friday, April 4 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Easter items, homemade goodies, crafts and Grandma's Attic along with various food items. Their famous homemade sticky buns will be available both mornings at 9:00am. For larger orders call in advance at 692-3084, 692-3476 or 692-3579.
April 3,4 & 5
The New Bloomfield Lions Community Theater invites ou to attend their 46th Annual Production on April 3,4 & 5 at 7:00pm in the West Perry High School auditorium, with a matinee performance on April 5 at 2:00pm. This year the group is presenting "70 Girls 70", a side splitting look aat life in a nursing home. Tickets are $14.00 for adults and $7.00 for students and are available online at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the door.
Friday, April 4
Marie Monville: wife of Nickel Mines Amish School shooter, speaks at Millersburg Area High School, Friday, April 4, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; doors open at 5:30pm, this is a FREE event sponsored by Millersburg High School Campus Club and Free Grace BIC Church.
New and gently used books, videos, CDs and other items will be on sale at the Elizabethville Area Library of the Dauphin County Library System, 80 North Market Street in Elizabethville at the Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale. The sale will be held on Friday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 5
The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Annual Dinner on Saturday, April 5 at the Duncannon EMS building from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. In the coming weeks, you will have the opportunity to nominate individuals for Chamber Awards including: Volunteer, Business Achievement, Career, Young Professional, Advocate, Community Service and Non-Profit Service Organization. So, start thinking about outstanding professionals who might be worthy of recognition. They will once again be looking for sponsors to support the Annual Dinner. More information will be forthcoming. For now, mark your calendar and help them to spring into a great new year at the Chamber.
New and gently used books, videos, CDs and other items will be on sale at the Elizabethville Area Library of the Dauphin County Library System, 80 North Market Street in Elizabethville at the Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale. The sale will be held on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Northern Dauphin Human Services will be sponsoring "Project Prom Wear". find your dress today! Free Prom dresses in a variety of styles and sizes. Free jewelry donated by Cookie Lee Jewelry. Call Bonnie at 905-2700 to schedule an appointment Monday thru Friday between 8:00am to 4:00pm.
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.