From June 1 until August 30 readers of all ages are invited to participate in The Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set… Read!” Summer Reading Club. Again this year, participants can explore this reading club by going to dcls.org or visiting their local library to register. Make sure you also pick up a Summer Reading Club Guide or visit dcls.org to learn about all the fun planned at The Library this summer.
July 20, 23 and 31 Join the Little Buffalo State Park naturalist for one of 4 scheduled Kayak Paddle Tours. He’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 567-9255. The dates of the tours are July 20 from 5:30 to 6:35pm, July 23 from 9:30 to 10:30am and 11:00am to 12:05pm and July 31 from 5:30 to 6:35pm.
Sunday, July 31 Re-Creation will take the Amphi-theater stage at the Millerstown Community Park on July 31 at 6:00 p.m. Re-Creation is a group of dynamic young people who present both religious and family-oriented music. The group typically consists of eight singers and one or two technicians. The public is invited to attend the concert. There is no admission charge, but a free-will offering will be received. For additional information, please phone 717-589-3514.
Saturday, August 6 Himmel’s Country Festival will be held in the Church Grove, Dornsife on Saturday, August 6. Breakfast 7:00am–9:30am; lunch begins at 11:00am; Potpie dinner at 4:00pm. Take- out available. Live entertainment from 10:00am to 6:30pm. Miss Himmel’s Contest! Used book sale, homemade baked goods, children’s games, train display, Duck Derby on the Creek and many demonstrators. For more information call 570-425-2200 or visit our website at www.himmelschurch.com.
Saturday, August 20 Millerstown’s Annual Outdoor Flea Market and Craft Show will be held at the Millerstown Community Park on Saturday, August 20 and will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Flea Market and collectibles 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. 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 27. Food and Beverage sales are reserved by the sponsoring organization, Millerstown Community Success, Inc. For additional information, telephone 717 589-3598.
Sunday, August 21 The West Perry Winter Guard will be having a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, August 21 at the Cornerstone Christian Church, 595 New Bloomfield Road in Duncannon from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Cost is $8.00 adults and $6.00 for students and kids under 3 eat free. See any Winter Guard member, Ms. Wood or Ms. Roxanne to purchase tickets. Limited available at the door.
Saturday, September 17 The Perry County Cider Summit will be held on Saturday, September 17 from 1PM to 6pm at the Perry County Fairgrounds, 248 Fairground Road in Newport. For tickets or to be a vendor call Braxton at 717-692-9758 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, September 18 The Annual Pumpkin Festival will be held on Sunday, September 18 from 10am - 6pm at the The Middletown Home, 999 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown. There will be Local and Regional Artisans, Hayrides and Barrel Train, Kauffman's Chicken BBQ, Hand-dipped Ice Cream, Famous Chicken Corn Soup, Raffle and Silent Auction, Pumpkin Painting and Children's Area. Featuring: THE FABULOUS BALTIMORE HUBCAPS! For more info call (717)944-3351
Saturday, October 1 Sippin Cider on the Susquehanna will be held at MYO Park in Millersburg on Saturday, October 1 from 2PM to 6PM. For tickets or to be a vendor contact Braxton at 692-9758 or email email@example.com.