Make a difference in our community and become a victim advocate! Sexual Assault/ Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County and Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties will be offering a 40 hour training for members of the community to become rape crisis and domestic violence advocates. The training will be hosted by YWCA Carlisle every Saturday from 9:00am-3:00pm, lunch included, and every Wednesday evening from 6:00pm-8:30pm during May. Registration is required and applications are currently being accepted.
The training is free and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background, Child Abuse and FBI clearances are required. Please contact the Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Volunteer Coordinator, Valentina Cucuzza at email@example.com or 717.258.4324, or reach the Domestic Violence Services Volunteer Coordinator, Suzanne Hoedemaker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.258.4806 for more information about registration requirements and to request an application.
The Sunset Movie Schedule at Fort Hunter Park.
Fort Hunter Park
Fort Hunter Park
The Neverending Story
Fort Hunter Park
An American Tail
Shope Park, Middletown
Fort Hunter Park
Liberty Hose Company #2 Band Shell 569 South Second Street, Lykens, PA
The Uptown Trio with Erich Cawalla & Friends
Fort Hunter Park
Saturday, June 27
Milton Community Band will be performing at Central Oak Heights, 75 Heritage Road, West Milton, PA 17886 on Saturday, June 27 at 6:30pm. This is a free concert - donations are accepted. Funding for this concert is provided in part by The Woodcock Foundation for the Performing Arts, and by West Milton State Bank
Saturday, July 4
Old Fashioned July 4th at the AACA Museum in Hershey. They’re keeping the Museum open late on July 4th! Tour the Museum from 5:00 to 9:00 pm for just $7.00 per person. Don’t forget your blankets and chairs to enjoy an old-fashioned picnic on the grass while you await the fireworks by Hersheypark. Perched up on the hill overlooking the town of Hershey, this is the perfect place to stay and watch the fireworks! They currently have an ice cream and beverage vendor that is scheduled to be with them or feel free to bring your own snacks. No alcoholic beverages permitted.
There will be a Stream Stomp on Saturday, July 4 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Little Buffalo State Park. Adults and kids, get your feet wet and help do a stream stomp. Find out what lives in the creek by catching the interesting critters that live at the water’s bottom. You’ll identify what you caught and learn what that can tell us about the health of the stream. Afterwards you will 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
There will be a Mill Race Trail Walk on Saturday, July 4 from 12:30 to 1:00 pm at Little Buffalo State Park. 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 you walk the race. They’ll talk about the trees and any wildflowers you encounter along the way. This hike is not strenuous but sturdy footwear is recommended. Will end at the mill and begin mill tours at 1:00 pm.
Wednesday, July 8
An Evening Kayak Paddle will be held on Wednesday, July 8 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Little Buffalo State Park. Join them for an evening shoreline paddle led by the park naturalist. They’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 Boat Launch area on the East end of the lake. Suitable for beginners. Must be 12 years or older to participate, under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To register or reserve a kayak call 717-567-9255. For information or directions to Little Buffalo State Park please contact the park office at (717) 567-9255.
The Millerstown United Methodist Charge will be holding its annual Street Fair on Wednesday, July 8 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. The Street Fair will be held in the parking lot and basement of the Millerstown United Methodist Church. The parking lot is located on Hemlock Street. There will be free food, games and activities for all to enjoy! Please come for a night of fellowship.
Saturday, July 11
Starlight Outdoor Family Film Series presents “Horton Hears a Who” on Saturday, July 11 at sunset (around 8:30 p.m.) at the DeSoto Amphitheater, Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Millersburg. Bring Your Own Price – any size donation buys admission. More info: 717-692-3699 or nedsmithcenter.org.
July 8, 15, 22 & 29
The Salem UCC in Elizabethville will be having their Vacation Bible School every Wednesday in July from 6:30 to 8:30pm for children from pre-school to grade 4. To register your child call the church at 362-8221.
Saturday, July 11
The 2nd Annual Millersburg Football Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 11 at the Lykens Valley Golf Resort, 1724 Route 25, Millersburg. Deadline to register is June 29. It will have a 1:00pm shotgun start, 4 person scramble, prizes and lunch included. The cost is $70.00 each or $280.00 per team. Contact Andy at 692-3822 or email@example.com
Lux Bridge - a Celtic Band - will be performing at Central Oak Heights, 75 Heritage Road, West Milton, PA 17886 on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 7:00pm. This is a free concert - donations are accepted. Funding for this concert is provided in part by West Milton State Bank.
The John Shumaker Memorial Clam Bake will be held on Saturday, July 11 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Cedar Mahantongo Lodge, 472 Snyder Mill Road in Dalmatia. Menu will include steamed clams, hamburgers, hot dogs, clam chowder beverages and more. Cost is $45.00 per ticket and children under 12 are free. Proceeds benefit Muscular Dystrophy. RSVP by July 7 to Tall Cedars Forest No. 125, C/O Sue Helm, 3537 Athena Ave, Harrisburg, 17110.
Saturday, July 18
Motorcyclist will rumble the Elizabethville Mountain on Saturday, July 18 as part of the Lykens Valley Campmeeting. The rally will begin at 9:00am with a ride to Bloomsburg to visit Old Bill's Bike Barn. The ride will benefit Church Worlk Services and will cost $30.00 and will cover the admission to the Bike Barn plus a blanket and T-shirt. The cost without a T-shirt is $20.00. Half the proceeds from the lunch stand will benefit Hellfighter's Rescue Mission a drug & alcohol rehab center. For more info call 365-3168 or bisit lykensvalleycamp.com
There will be a Brewfest at Fort Hunter Park on Saturday, July 18 from 3:00 to 7:00pm. There will be over 30 craft brews, food, music and more! Buy your ticket at www.dauphincounty.org
Sunday, July 19
Make tracks to the Little Buffalo State Park Office on Sunday, July 19 from 4:30 to 5:15pm and join the park naturalist for a program on animal tracks and animal signs. Kids and adults can make a plaster track to take home with them. You will learn how to discover the signs that animals leave, which reveal what they are, and perhaps what they were up to. Meet at the office, for info call 717-567-9255.
Tuesday, July 21
The Northern Dauphin Human Services, 295 State Drive in Elizabethville will be having a Blood Drive on Tuesday, July 21 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Call Bonnie at 905-2700 to schedule an appointment. Each donor will receive a voucher for 2 Harrisburg Senators tickets.
Saturday, July 25
The 3rd Annual Starry Night at the Vineyard will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 7:00 to 10:00pm at the Armstrong Valley Winery. There will be wine tastings, light Hors D'oeuvres, music, basket raffles, and 50/50 raffles. Tickets are $30.00 each and benefits the Elizabethville Area Bicentennial Celebration. For tickets visit http://www.elizatethville2017.org or phone 312-7937. In person Klinger Lumber Co. or Deibler, Struab and Troutman Insurance Group.
The 22nd Annual Ned Smith Center Nature and Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, July 25, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at MYO Park, Route 147, Millersburg. There are also programs happening throughout the day at the Ned Smith Center. Admission to activities at MYO Park is FREE, with the exception of “The Butterfly House,” for which there is a $2.00 admission. Admission to the Ned Smith Center is also free on the day of the festival More info: 717-692-3699 or nedsmithcenter.org
Sunday, July 26
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is accepting entries for its 22nd Annual Youth Art Contest. This year's theme is "Wildlife and Water," and submissions are being accepted until June 1.
Aspiring artists grades 1 through 12 (or equivalent) are encouraged to enter the contest - all entrants will receive a Ned Smith Center Signature Series patch. All artwork must represent wildlife of the world in its natural habitat. All subjects depicted in the artwork must be identified (scientific and common name) and listed on the entry form.
Entries are categorized by the artist's age: grades 1-3, grades 4-6, grades 7-9 and grades 10-12. First, second, and third place winners and an honorable mention winner will be selected from each category. Certificates and ribbons will be awarded at the Ned Smith Center Nature and Arts Festival on July 26, 2014.
All entries must be submitted with an official entry form, available for download on the Ned Smith Center’s website (www.nedsmithcenter.org). Complete contest rules are available on the Center's website as well.
Questions about the Youth Art Contest should be directed to Beth Sanders, Director of Education, at 717-692-3699, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, July 28
Join the Park Naturalist for a nice summer evening hike at Boyd Big Tree Preserve on Tuesday, July 28 from 6:00 to 7:30pm. You’ll hike about 2.5 miles on easy to moderate trails. Wear sturdy footwear and bring water. Learn about this beautiful conservation area while you walk. Boyd Conservation Area is located in Dauphin Co. Meet at the pavilion next to the parking lot.
The 2nd Annual Rick Kline Memorial Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will be held on August 21 thru August 23 at Hegins Park. Proceeds from the tournament get distrubuted throughout local organizations in the Hegins Valley and PA Easter Colon Cancer Research. They have 6 teams registered and would like to have 16 teams this year. If you would like to register your team email mailto:email@example.com All players will recieive a t-shirt. If you are a business and would like to donate an item for the raffle also e-mail at the above address.
Saturday, September 12
On Saturday, September 12 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm will be the Third Annual Millerstown Outdoor Sportsman's Expo and Gun Show at the Millerstown Area Community Park, 110 W Juniata Parkway, Millerstown. Bow Fishing Tournament, National Wildlife Turkey Open Turkey Call Junior Competition,3D Archery Shoot minimum of 16 targets, Educational Seminars, Outdoor Sports Show and Swap Meet. Outdoor vendors accepted, guns, ammo, hunting, fishing, archery, trapping, camping/RV, Taxidermist, Outdoor photography, boating, ATV, etc. For additional information, phone Willard Benner at 717 579-9184 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.