The Annual Ickesburg Fireman's Carnival will be held from Monday, July 28 thru Saturday, August 2 at the Fair Grounds.
The Annual Marysville Lions Club Carnival will be held from Monday, July 28 thru Saturday, August 2 in Lions Park.
Tuesday, July 29 thru August 2
The Annual Berrysburg & Community Fire Co Carnival will be held from Tuesday, July 29 thru Saturday, August 2. There will be entertainment every night of the carnival. Be sure to enter to win the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro to be given away on Saturday night at 11:30pm.
Friday, August 1
The Cultural Fest will be held on Friday, August 1 in downtown Harrisburg at 2nd and Markets Streets from 4:30 to 10:00pm. Admission is free so bring your lawn chairs. The Fest will be hosted by ABC 27 Valerie Pritchett and Comedian Kenny Rob. Some of the entertainment will be ConFunk Shun, Jah Works, The Wondertwins and Gumbo Junk.
Saturday, August 2
The Himmel’s Country Festival, will be held on Saturday, August 2 at Himmel’s Church Grove, Rebuck. Breakfast will be served from 7:00am–9:30am; lunch begins at 11:00am; Potpie dinner at 4:00pm. Take- out available. Live entertainment from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Antique tractor and vehicle parade, 4:00 p.m. followed by the Miss Himmel’s Contest! Used book sale, homemade baked goods, children’s games, train display, Duck Derby on the Creek at 4:15pm and many demonstrators. For more information call 570-425-2200 or visit our website at www.himmelschurch.com.
Sunday, August 3
Chicken bar-b-q highlights Millerstown homecoming day on the Sunday preceding the Annual Millerstown Firemen’s Carnival. On Sunday, August 3 there will be an outdoor church services at 10:00 a.m. on the carnival grounds at the Millerstown Community Park serving will begin at 4:00 p.m. under a tent on the carnival grounds. Halves of chicken will sell for $5.00; dinners will be $7.00. Proceeds from the chicken Bar-B-Q will benefit many Lions projects including the Christmas Lighting program in Millerstown. For additional information, please phone Bob Brofee at 589-3052.
Monday, August 4 thru Saturday, August 9
The Millerstown Fireman's Carnival will be held from Monday, August 4 thru Saturday, August 9 at the Community Park in Millerstown.
The 40th Annual Millerstown Fire Company Youth Parade will be held on Monday, August 4 with registration beginning at 6:00pm and the parade starting at 7:00pm. This years theme is Superheroes. The parade will begin at the far end of Market Street by J.P. Russel & Son. Bring your antique cars, build a float, walk in the parade etc. Any and all fire companies and EMS units are welcome to attend also.
Tuesday, August 5
Liverpool's National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 5 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Liverpool Carnival Grounds. Food, Fun, and Familiarity
Saturday, August 9
Make tracks to the Joseph E. Ibberson Conservation Area and join the Park Naturalist Saturday, August 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., for a program on animal tracks. Kids and adults can make a plaster track to take home. You will learn about how to discover the signs that animals leave, which reveal who they were and perhaps what they were up to. Meet at the Educational Pavilion next to the parking lot. For information or directions to Ibberson Conservation Area please contact the Little Buffalo State Park office at (717) 567-9255.
Sunday, August 10
Join the Park Naturalist on Sunday, August 10 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm for an evening hike under the cool of the forest at Boyd Big Tree Preserve Conservation Area, Fishing Creek Valley Road, Harrisburg. You will start out with the vastly improved creek trail, perhaps the most engaging trail on the property. Then head East to the power line and return to the parking lot by 8:30. Wildflowers and trees will be identified and discussed along the way. Sturdy shoes and drinking water recommended. Walk will be moderate to easy and around 2 miles. Meet in the parking lot. Call 717-567-9255 for info or directions.
Tuesday, August 12
Northern Dauphin will be hosting a Community Conversation to enhance transportation on Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30pm at the Northern Dauphin Human Services Center, 295 State Drive, Elizabethville. Please RSVP to Bonnie at 905-2700.
Saturday, August 16
On Saturday, August 16 Millerstown’s popular Annual Outdoor Flea Market and Craft Show will be held at the Millerstown Community Park and will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Flea Market Vendors, Yard Sale individuals, Craft Vendors, Antique vendors, farm market and produce vendors and Businesses are all welcome to set up for the day with a nominal fee of just $10.00. Over 100 vendors are expected. No prior registration is required. Set up after 5:30 a.m. on the morning of the show. Rain date is August 23. Food and Beverage sales are reserved by the sponsoring organization, Millerstown Community Success, Inc. For additional information, telephone 717 589-3598.
Sunday, August 17
Central Pennsylvania’s critically acclaimed Susquehanna Chorale will perform at the Mt. Gretna Tabernacle on Sunday, August 17, at 7:00 p.m.. Admission is without charge; a free-will offering to support the Tabernacle’s summer series will be collected. The Tabernacle is located at Third Street and Glossbrenner Avenue, Mt. Gretna, PA. For more information call 717-533-7859 or visit email@example.com.
Monday, August 18
Domestic Violence Services and the Historical Society of Perry County are teaming up to bring you an evening of networking on Monday, August 18. The event will be held at the Historic Fetter House located in Landisburg. Fetter House was built in 1848 and was the family home of the late Lady Marjorie Fetter-Goossens. The Steinway grand piano in the parlor belonged to her husband, Sir Eugene Goossens, a composer, violin virtuoso and symphony conductor. Fetter House is just one of several properties owned and cared for by the Historical Society of Perry County. Come on out and learn more about these two great organizations serving and advocating for Perry County's people and heritage. Please RSVP to Rhonda [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]by August 14.
Tuesday, August 19 thru Saturday, August 23
The Annual Perry County Fair will be held from Tuesday, August 19 thru Saturday, August 23 at the Perry County Fair Grounds in Newport.
Saturday, August 23 The Northern Dauphin Human Services Center is proud to help coordinate the 1st Annual Touch Down for Men’s Health and Wellness Event. This event will be hosted at the Short Mountain Conservation Club at 200 Gun Club Road in Lykens on Saturday August 23 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
This is a wonderful opportunity for men age 18 and older from Northern Dauphin and the surrounding areas to enjoy a stress free day that is inspirational, educational, entertaining and offers health, wellness information as well as health screenings and other activities. For more info call Bonnie at 717-905-2700
Monday, August 25
Hamilton Health Center will hold its third annual golf tournament Monday, August 25at the Country Club of Harrisburg, 401 Fishing Creek Valley Rd. Team registration is now open. Teams of up to four golfers may participate in the tournament and the registration fee is $125 per golfer. This is a scramble format with plenty of prizes. Registration with a continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. Shot Gun Start. The luncheon and awards ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. For more information or to register a team, contact Jermaine Crosson at 717-697-1161 ext 5714, or email crossonj@Members1st.org. Sponsorships provide the primary source of funding for the tournament and individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information about sponsorships, please contact Jermaine Crosson at 717-697-1161 ext 5714 or email crossonj@Members1st.org. For more information or to register in the 2014 Golf Tournament please visit www.hamiltonhealthcenter.com.
Saturday, September 6
The Largest Fall Flea Market will be held on Saturday, September 6 in the Ambulance Building in Shermans Dale.
The Carroll Community Day will be held on Saturday, September 6 at the Burn Hill Township Park in Shermans Dale. There will be food & concessions available. Smoke detectors and fire safety info will be available. Also, a kick ball tournament will be held. This is a family friendly event no alcohol permitted. For more info follow them on facebook at www.facebook.com/ctcrc.
The 9th Annual Jason Frye Memorial Ride will be held on Saturday, September 6 beginning at the Sherman's Creek Inn on Route 34, Shermans Dale. Check in is from 8:30 to 10:00am. The last stop on the ride will be at the Landisburg Fire House. memorabilia and food available at the last stop, including bike games, burnaout pit, music, raffles and prizes. Donation $15.00 rider & $10.00 for passenger. Travel by bike or car or just join them for chicken BBQ at firehouse. For more info call 586-7320 or 215-1033.
Saturday, September 20
The Perry County Family Center announces its sixth annual Family Fun Fest and Wellness Day. The event will be held on September 20, 2014 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Millerstown Moose. If you are interested in being a part of this event and reaching Perry County families with your programs and services, email the Family Center. Organizations may use the event as a small fundraiser. You are asked to provide a free, "hands on" activity at your table. Deadline to request a table is August 31, 2014.
Saturday, September 13
The Millerstown Recreational and Park Committee is excited to announce the Second Annual Millerstown Outdoor Sportsman's Expo and Gun Show on Saturday, September 13 from 8 am until 3 pm at the Millerstown Area Community Park, 110 West Juniata Parkway. All proceeds from the event will to used to continue to develop and maintain the 44-acre park along the beautiful Juniata River. This will be a rain or shine event. Spaces are available under tents for $25.00; outdoor space is $15.00. Pre-Registration is required by contacting Willard Benner at 717-579-9184 or overall Event Chairman, email@example.com. Admission to the Sportsman's Expo will be $5.00 per person, 10 and under and US Military service personnel will be free.
The Bloomfield Street Fair will be held on Saturday, September 13 in New Bloomfield.
Saturday, September 20
The Perry County Family Center announces its sixth annual Family Fun Fest and Wellness Day. The event will be held on September 20 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Millerstown Moose. If you are interested in being a part of this event and reaching Perry County families with your programs and services,email the Family Center. Organizations may use the event as a small fundraiser. You are asked to provide a free, "hands on" activity at your table. Deadline to request a table is August 31, 2014.
Friday, September 26 thru Sunday, September 28
The Old Iron in the Grove Festival will be held Friday, September 26 thru Sunday, September 28 in Lupfer's Grove in Shermans Dale.
Sunday, September 28
A Car & Bike Cruise In hosted by the All American Cruizers Car Club will be held on Sunday, September 28 from noon to 4:00pm at Harshbarger's Subs & Malts Restaurant on Swamp Road in Mifflintown. Car & bike display, music, door prizes and free ice cream. Bring you car, bike or just yourselves for a nice time. No entry fee, but donatiionsof canned goods and other non perishable items are encouraged and will be donated to food banks in Juniata and Mifflin Counties.
Saturday, October 4
The Annual Days will be held on Saturday, October 4 in the Center Square in Newport.
Friday, October 10 thru Sunday, October 12
Shermans Valley Heritage Days will be held on Friday, October 10 thru Sunday, October 12 at the Picnic Grounds in Blain.
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.