A Power of Parents Town Hall Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 23 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the Northern Dauphin County YMCA, 500 Church Street in Elizabethville. the topic is Alcohol-How parents can help their children. This event is free to the community. The handbook and what attendees can do today, tomorrow, and in the future to prevent teen drinking. Call 362-9494 for more info.
Friday, April 25 & Saturday, April 26
The First United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Soup and Rummage Sale on Friday, April 25 from 11:00am to 5:30pm and Saturday, April 26 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the New Life Center, 346 Center Street in Millersburg. Homemade soups (chicken corn, beef vegetable, ham & bean, chili and taco), baked goods and other luncheon items will be available to eat in or take out. To pre-order soup by the quart, or for more info call Shana at 896-8522 or the church at 692-2719.
Bethany Christian Services of Central Pennsylvania will host the Northeast Adoption Summit April 25-26 at Calvary Church in Lancaster Pennsylvania. The two day event will provide training for the adoption community on a variety of adoption-related topics with a focus on raising awareness and advocacy for children who are waiting to know the love of a forever family. Registration is open through April 2014 and Bethany welcomes adoptive and foster parents, child welfare professionals and church leaders to attend.
Saturday, April 26
The 10th Annual Susquehanna Masonic Home Association Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 26 at the Lykens Valley Golf Course beginning with a shotgun start at 1:30pm. This will be a 4 man scramble format, and will be open to men and women. $75.00 donation includes 18 holes of golf with cart, cash prizes and a light lunch For more info or to register call Jaclyn at 692-4444 ext. 224.
In an effort to combat identity theft, Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin) is encouraging local residents to take advantage of her free paper shredding service on Saturday, April 26. The event will take place outside Helm’s district office located at 2090 Linglestown Road in Susquehanna Township from 10 a.m. to noon.
Residents are urged to bring any paperwork that contains sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers, medical data or bank account numbers, to be thoroughly shredded at no cost to them. The service will be provided by Keystone Mobile Shredding Inc. of Williamsport.
In addition to the shredding service, the event will serve as a drop-off location for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is being held on the same day. No personal information is required from individuals who are dropping off prescriptions.
Residents are also invited to bring non-perishable food items for donation to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, which works with more than 800 partner agencies to reduce hunger in 27 counties.
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to continue an annual tradition: Spring Bird Walks, which will be held on consecutiveSaturdays April 26, from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spring is an exceptional season for viewing migrating birds. Join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field. Not an early bird? Don't worry. You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed to using our optics. Novice birders and families are welcome! Binoculars provided. This event is FREE! Registration is suggested, but not required. Call the Center at 717-692-3699 or pre-register online here: http://nedsmithcenter.ticketleap.com/birdwalks2014
The 2014 Wildwood Park Wetlands Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Zoo America will present "Wetlands Animals" and "Native PA Animals". Other activities will include live animal displays, activities & crafts for kids, flower walks, bird walks, frog walks, adopt Turtle, and others.
Sunday, April 27
Downton Abby Tea will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 12:30 & 2:00pm in the Centennial Barn at Fort Hunter. Cost will be $25.00 per person and $20.00 for members. Preview Fort Hunter Mansion's new costume exhibit "Downton Elegance: Fort Hunter High Fashions of the Downton Abbey Era", afternoon tea with scones, cakes & cookies and Downton Door Prizes. For more info visit www.forthunter.org.
Saturday, May 3
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art and Meadowood Nursery have teamed up to present Ned Smith Center’sAnnual Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Native gardening experts will be on hand to answer questions and help you select the right plants for your gardens. All plants are nursery propagated. Ned Smith Center members can get special discounts at the sale using membership coupons. Members can receive $5.00 off, and can use one coupon for sales over $10.00, two coupons for sales over $50.00, with a maximum of two coupons per customer. Save up to $10.00! For more info on the Ned Smith Center, visit nedsmithcenter.org.
The Newport Fire Co. will be having Steak Night on Saturday, May 3 from 4:00 to 7:00pm at the Fire House. Cost will be $13.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under age 12. Menu will include: delmonico steak, potato/fries, dessert and beverage. Children under age 12 menu will include hot dog and fries.
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to continue an annual tradition: Spring Bird Walks, which will be held on consecutiveSaturday, May 3, from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spring is an exceptional season for viewing migrating birds. Join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field. Not an early bird? Don't worry. You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed to using our optics. Novice birders and families are welcome! Binoculars provided. This event is FREE! Registration is suggested, but not required. Call the Center at 717-692-3699
The Annual Spring Banquet and program of the Historical Society of Perry County will be held on Saturday, May 3, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5 Barners Church Road in Liverpool. The banquet will start at 5:30 p.m. menu; fruit cup, meatloaf, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, cream slaw, pie and drinks. The cost will be $16.50 per person. Captain Jack Dillman will present a program of travel and adventure on the Susquehanna River. Reservations can be made by calling Resta Tressler at 717 567-3079.
Sunday, May 4
The Garden Faire at Fort Hunter will be held on Sunday, May 4 from 10:00am til 4:00pm. Admission is free for this event. There will be craft & garden vendors, blooming plants, delicious lunch at the Elegant Tavern cafe, victorian dancing, May Pole Dance, music & cake walks, hands on children activities and much more.
Thursday, May 8
The Ned Smith Center is proud to announce the next installment of its 2014 Discovery Lecture Series: Faces of the Susquehanna with Stephen Pidcock, which will be held on Thursday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. This event is part of the Discovery Lecture Series, a series of evening programs designed to educate the public about the natural world and inspire active participation in it.
Admission to the program is $5.00 per person. Ned Smith Center members can use their membership coupons to receive ½ price admission to the program. Advance tickets are available for purchase in the Center’s gift shop, by phone at 717-692-3699 or on the Center’s website, www.nedsmithcenter.org.
Friday, May 9
Hope's Haven will be hosting a benefit golf tournament on Friday, May 9 at the Lykens Valley Golf Resort in Millersburg. The tournament will be a Four-Person Scramble with a shotgun start at 1:00pm. Cost is $65.00 pre-registered or $70.00 the day of the event. For more information or an entry form visit hopeshavencamp.org. Proceeds will help send abused and neglected children to summer camp.
Saturday, May 10
The Halifax Area Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 10 at the Work of Life Chapel on Parmer Drive, Halifax. The sale will be from 8:00am until noon, rain or shine. Lots of perennial and annual plants at very reasonable prices as well as baded goods will be for sale. Bring a box or bag to fill! For more info call 896-8549.
Tuesday, May 13
A panel of experts will address the growing epidemic of parescription drug abuse that is plaguing our country. The summit will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 25 East Main Street in Elizabethville on Tuesday, May 13 beginning at 6:00pm. Presented by Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol Services.
Wednesday, May 14
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to partner with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra to present Springtime Serenade: An Evening with Stuart Malina and Guests. This event will be presented in the Ned Smith Gallery at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art onWednesday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00.
For additional information and to purchase tickets in advance, please call the Center at 717-692-3699 or visit www.nedsmithcenter.org.
Thursday, May 15
Management Panel - Panel Discussion/Presentation will be held on Thursday, May 15 from 8:00 to 9:30am in the Hericage Conference Room at the Maples on the Campus of Carson Long Military Academy.
Want to learn how to better manage your employees, how to motivate them to do their best work, how to manage behavior as well as performance, etc.? Bring your questions to our Management Panel and learn from experienced managers what works, and maybe more importantly, what doesn't.
REGISTER by emailing Rhonda or call 582-4523 byMay 7.
Friday, June 27
The Perry County Rotary Club presents the 22nd Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 27 at the Carlisle Barracks Golf Course. This will be a 4 person scramble with lunch at noon and a 1:00pm shotgun start. Cost is $100.00 per golfer and includes lunch, greens fees, cart and dinner included. The dinner and presentation of prizes will follow. For more info call Tom at 834-3111 or Laurence at 567-6905.
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.