Help provide free tax preparation to low and moderate income families throught United Way of the Capital Regions Money in Your Pocket Campaign. You'll help ensure that working families in Northern Dauphin County claim all available tax credits while saving them the trouble of paying high tax preparation fees and refund anticipation loan interest rates. To learn more join them on Thursday, November 12 from 4:00 to 6:00pm at the Northern Dauphin Human Services Center, 295 State Street in Elizabethville or call Bonnie at 905-2700.
Friday, November 27
The Halifax Community Tree Lighting will be held on Friday, November 27 at 7:00pm (rain date Saturday, November 28) at Veteran's Memorial Park in Halifax. There will be music, entertainment, live Nativity, Santa and Mrs Claus and hot cocoa & treats for all.
Saturday, December 5
There will be an assorted Christmas Cookie Sale on Saturday, December 5 at the Zion United Church of Christ, Blain from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Choose your assortment from a variety of yummy Christmas treats. $6.50 pound.
There will be a free bus trip to Milton Hershey School and Hershey Park on Saturday, December 5 at 8:00am from the Northern Dauphin Human Services Center, 295 State Drive in Elizabethville. From 9:30am to 1:00pm will be Brunch, Presentation and tour of the Milton Hershey Campus, then from 1:30 to 7:00pm you will enjoy Hershey Park and at 7:00pm you will leave the park for home. Seating is limited with no cost to families with children ages 4 to 15. An adult must attend with children. For reservations call 1-800-295-7125 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, December 7
Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance will be held on Monday, December 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Little Buffalo State Park. They will screen the film "Pearl Harbor a Day of Infamy: the Survivor's Story" at the park office at 10:00 am. Please join them and remember this catastrophic event that was the 9/11 of its day.
For information or directions to Little Buffalo State Park please contact the Park office at (717) 567-9255. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks at 1-888-PA-PARKS (voice), 1-888-537-7294 (TTY), 717-558-2711 (local or international TTY), or 1-800-654-5984 (PA AT&T Relay Service). With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.
Wednesday, December 9
The Ned Smith Center is proud to announce the next installment of its 2015 Discovery Lecture Series, Owls: Soul of the Night with Scott Weidensaul on Wednesday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Everyone loves the beauty, mystery and charm of owls, but science is still unlocking many of the secrets of owl biology and ecology. Join Scott Weidensaul, author of the new Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean, for an exploration of the weird and little-known world of these nocturnal hunters, and the exciting new discoveries being made not only about weird tropical species like the stygian owl, but even the most common and widespread owls in American backyards. Admission to the program is $5.00 per person. Ned Smith Center members can use their membership coupons to receive 50% off admission to the program. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Pre-register by phone at 717-692-3699.