Volunteers are needed to offer free tax preparation to help families in need in Northern Dauphin County. No previous experience is required and training is provided.
Volunteers will offer tax preparation services at designated sites in the Capital Region from January 29 through April 15 during day and evening hours. All volunteers will be trained to prepare computerized, electronic returns.
For information on volunteering, please contact Bonnie Kent, Northern Human Services Center, 295 State Drive, Elizabethville, PA 17023, 905.2700, or email@example.com.
Beginning in March the Marysville-Rye Library will be holding story time at Roseglen Christian Nursery School every Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. This is a FREE program for children 5 and under. Story time will consist of a story, a craft and a snack! Please call 834-6411 to register by February 27, 2015.
Upper Dauphin School District will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year on May 6,7 & 8 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Please call the school at 362-6619 to make an appointment. Registration will last about an hour. Speech, vision and kindergarten readiness will be given to the child. Parents should bring their child, child's birth certificate, child's social security card and immunization record and one proof of residency.
Sunday, March 1
Salem United Church of Christ, 143 W. Main Street in Elizabethville will be having their 8th Annual Cherry Jubilee on Sunday, March 1 from 11:00am to 6:00pm. Special music by Doug Koch from 1:00 TO 3:30PM. Serving food and fellowship. Homemade soups, hot dogs, BBQ, cherry dishes, desserts, cherry pie, homemade ice cream and ice cream sundaes. They will be having cherry pies on Saturday February 28, if you would like to order one call 362-3148 or 805-0606 by February 23.
The Millersburg Area High School Drama Club is excited to announce that it will be presenting 42nd Streetat 7:30 pm in the high school auditorium March 5, 6 and 7.
There will also be a free Senior Citizen matinee on March 4 at 12:30 p.m. For this matinee doors and seating will begin 12:00.
With the exception of the Senior Citizen matinee, all seats are reserved seating only. Advanced reserved seating is $7.00 and $8.00 at the door; all sales are final. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by emailing Molly Troutman, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any questions or need information on the musical please contact Molly Wagner-Troutman, Business Manager/Musical at 717-692-2108/Millersburg High School or school email, email@example.com.
Saturday, March 7
The annual Pinochle card party sponsored by the Millerstown Lions Club in Millerstown will be held on Saturday, March 7 at the Greenwood Elementary School. 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.
Kenny’s Krusaders, Relay for Life Team, will hold an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinneron Saturday, March 7 from 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Dinner includes spaghetti, tossed salad, garlic bread, applesauce, dessert, and drink. The cost will be Adults - $8.00, Children 4-10 - $4.00 and children under 4 - free. The dinner will be held in the Newport Family Life Center at 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport. Take-out orders are also available.
March 12,13 & 14
Newport Middle-High School presents "Annie Get Your Gun" in the Newport High School Auditorium on March 12, 13 & 14 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $5.00. Tickets go on sale starting Monday, February 25. For ticket info call 567-2610.
Saturday, March 14
Millerstown Community Success, Inc.will sponsor the 23nd Annual Spring Fling Craft Show on Saturday, March 14 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Elementary School. Doors will open at 7:45 a.m.
Over 100 vendor spaces are available, and interested crafters are invited to reserve limited space by calling (717) 589-3598. A great variety of hand crafted merchandise, gifts, and decorating items will be featured for sale. Delicious refreshments will also be sold throughout the day including breakfast items and sandwiches, and admission is always free to the show. There is a limited amount of vendor space available and the MCSI is always looking for new vendors, so interested craftspeople should call 717 589-3598 for additional information of space rental.
There will be a Euchre Tournament on Saturday, March 14 at the Erdman's Sportsmans Club, 1138 Erdman Road, Lykens. Pre-registration fee is $20.00 day of tournament is $25.00. Doors open at noon and tournament will begin at 1pm. This is to benefit the Mid Atlantic Heart Transplant Fund. To register or for more info call 385-6242.
Sunday, March 15
The Millersburg Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association is having a Longaberger basket and cash bingo on Sunday, March 15 at the Halifax VFW. Doors open at 12:30pm and the games will begin at 2:00pm. Tickets cost $15.00 and a limited amount will be sold. A ticket is required for entry by everyone, adult or child. For tickets call 805-3633 or 692-4043, tickets will be available at the door.
Friday, March 20
The 6th Annual Ladies Night Out will be held on Friday, March 20 at the Wiconisco Fire House, 110 Arch Street in wiconisco from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Come out for a night of health, wellness, business opportunities, fun and more. There will be food, music, jewelry, contests, line dancing with Leslie Herb and a country western singing contest. Entertainment will be provided by Shelby Nestler. Call Bonnie at 905-2700 for more info.
March 20 & 21
Lebanon Valley College and Colleges Against Cancer will host its 14th Annual Relay For Life event March 20–21 in Arnold Sports Center. Registration begins at 3:00p.m. and the opening ceremony starts at 4:00p.m. The event officially ends at 4:00a.m. March 21 with a closing ceremony and iPad mini giveaway. This year’s theme “Outshine Cancer: Spotlight on a Cure” offers the VIP treatment for all of those affected by cancer, while celebrating life in true red carpet fashion. This year’s goal is to donate $43,500 to the American Cancer Society from 70 teams of participants. To preregister or to make a contribution, visit www.relayforlife.org/palvc. Preregistration is $10.00, and tickets at the door will be $20.00. For additional information, please contact Jocelyn Davis, LVC’s Colleges Against Cancer President, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you’ll join us to outshine cancer and put a spotlight on a cure!
Saturday, March 21
View the short film "The Maple Sugaring Story" followed by a brief talk about making your own syrup on Saturday, March 21 from 10:00 to 11:00am. at Little Buffalo State Park. Children can put the steps of making syrup in order from pictures. We'll end with a taste of maple syrup made right here at Little Buffalo State Park. Meet at the park office.
For information or directions to Little Buffalo State Park please contact the park office at (717) 567-9255.
April 9,10 & 11
The New Bloomfield Lions Community Theater invites you to attend their 46th annual production on April 9, 10 & 11 at 7:30pm in the West Perry High School auditorium, with a matinee performance on April 11 at 2:00pm. This year the they are presenting "Noises Off", a side splitting look at the troubles that befall an amateur theatre group. Tickets are $14.00 for adults and $7.00 for students and are available online at email@example.com or at the door.
Saturday, May 9
98.9 WQLV-fm will be sponsoring the Shades of the Susquehanna Music and Wine Festival on Saturday, May 9 in MYO Park in Millersburg from noon to 5:00pm. There will be 5 to 10 wineries for you to sample and purchase their wine, vendors and musical entertainment. Benefits the Millersburg Ferry Boat Association. If you are a vendor and would like more info call Ken at 692-9758.
Saturday, May 16
There will be a 5k To Control Diabetes at South Middleton Park, Boiling Springs, on Saturday, May 16. Registration time: 7:00am Race Start Time: 9:00am. All proceeds will go to local underinsured patients who cannot afford insulin. 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, 8.1 million of whom may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. Diabetes is also a major cause of heart disease and stroke. People with diagnosed diabetes incur average medical expenditures of about $13,700 per year, of which about $7,900 is attributed to diabetes. Thus, many patients cannot afford this medication.