Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County and Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties need dedicated volunteers who want to make a difference in peoples lives. These agencies are conduction an evening training at the YWCA of Carlisle, 301 G Street, Carlisle, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00pm, beginning September 9. Registration is required prior to the start of training. Call Hope Comeau at Rape Crisis Services 888-727-2877 or 258-4324 for registration info or email email@example.com.
September 22 thru October 26
Register your child today for one of these five-week sessions, beginning the week of September 22 and ending October 26, that focus on topics ranging from early math, science, and art to financial education. Engaging, exciting and fun for your child, these programs are parent-pleasers, too—they provide developmentally appropriate, standards-based early education experiences . . . and they’re free! Discovery Programs include “Lego Club” for children ages 6 to 11, “Tasty Tales” for children ages 3 to 6, “Discover Math and Science” for children ages 3 to 6 and “World Beats” for children ages 4 to 6. All Discovery Programs are free and advance registration is required. Registration for these programs will begin on September 9, 2014 and will be open through October 17. For a full schedule of the upcoming Discovery Program Sessions visit dcls.org.
These free programs are sponsored by Dauphin County Library System. Registration is required. To register visit dcls.org/discovery_programs or call your local library.
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.
Saturday, September 27
Annual Fall Bazaar at the Millerstown United Methodist Church, corner of High and Greenwood Streets, Millerstown will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Handcrafted items, gifts, plants, Jellies and canned items, holiday decorations, food served all day featuring home made apple dumplings, soups and sandwiches and White Elephant Tables loaded with all kinds of treasures. For additional information, call 589-3723.
There will be a Histio Roast on Saturday, September 27 beginning at 1:00pm at Walley World along the river on route 147 between Millersburg and Paxton, watch for signs. The event in in Memory of Warren Zehring, Jr with the proceeds going to the Histiocytosis Association for research and awareness. Live entertainment, byob, auction items, raffle baskets and all you can eat. Get tickets by callling 692-3909 by September 20. Adults are $15.00, kids 5-12 are $10.00 and under 5 are free.
For an enjoyable Saturday evening, plan to attend a Pig Roast hosted by The Valleys Evangelical Covenant Church, 3682 Peters Mountain Rd., Halifax, on Saturday, September 27 serving from 4:00-6:00P.M. Entertainment will be provided by the well known local band, "The Maus Brothers". Ticket donation: $10.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 4-12 years of age, and Children under 3 are "FREE". Contact The Valleys ECC at 717-896-3118 for advanced tickets. Take out orders also available. The Menu will include: Roast Pig, Filling, Baked Beans, Applesauce, Cole Slaw, Dessert and Beverage. The band alone is worth the price, the food is just a bonus!
The Thompsontown UM Church is having a yard sale in the fellowship hall of the church on Saturday, September 27 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Homemade apple dumplings will be sold for $2.50 each. Orders will be taken through Sunday, September 21. To pre-order apple dumplings, call Connie at 717-438-3722. They can be picked up in the church fellowship on the day of the yard sale. Hamburgers, hot dogs, cake and coffee will be sold for lunch.
Please join Arbogast and Leininger's Lutheran Church in welcoming Youth Encounter's Captive Free East Coast! This musical ministry team will be leading us in a family fun night on September 27th., 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Arbogast Lutheran Church, 456 Arbogast Church Rd., Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. Questions please contact Pastor Vickie Brown at 579-417-9874.
Come celebrate the Fall Festival at Hope Eternal United Methodist Church located at 2 Burd Road, Newport(Across from Giant) on Saturday September 27 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. There will be homemade soups (2 varieties), homemade ice cream (4 varieties), homemade baked good, hot turkey sandwiches and more!
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.
Monday, September 29
Join Barbara Richardson of H&R Block Duncannon & the Chamber for a Quickbooks workshop on Monday, September 29 from 8:30am to 3:00pm at 1609 State Road, Suite 105 in Duncannon. The cost for chamber members ins $99.00 and for potential members is $109.00. Register by emailing This popular accounting software is used by millions of businesses, including many Chamber members. But, are you using it to its full potential? This will be a hands-on workshop where you will get to work in Quickbooks and learn how to make the most of your investment. Register: Email Rhonda to register by September 22.
October 3 & 4
Juniata Mennonite School will be having their 38th Annual Benefit Acution on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 at the McAlisterville Fire Hall & Community Park. Featuring food stands, produce, meat, chicken BBQ, ice cream floats and more. For more info or to see a list of events go to www.jmsonline.org.
Saturday, October 4
The Annual Canal Days will be held on Saturday, October 4 in the Center Square in Newport from 9:00am to 2:00pm. There will be entertainment, domestic violence message, PA Extreme Cheerleading, auction of Kathleen Howell watercolor and hourly drawings for free gifts.
The Messiah Lutheran Church Ladies Aid of Fisherville will hold Pioneer Festival on Saturday, October 4 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, Pavilion C & D. The Ladies Aid will be selling open kettle soups by the quart or bowl(chicken corn/ham & bean soup -(bring your own container), hot dogs with sauerkraut, BBQ, chips & crackers, chili dogs, baked goods, soda, juice boxes, bottled water and coffee. Free children's activities include hay rides, primitive shelter and animal skins, butter making, pioneer crafts, face painting and an obstacle course, quilter and quill and ink printing.
The Little Buffalo Festival near Newport celebrates 31 years of good times on Saturday, October 4, from noon to 6:00pm, Little Buffalo State Park will host musicians on three stages, arts, crafts, the Buffalo Kids Artsfest, poetry readings, workshops, demonstrations and great food. The event is located at the east end of the park at 1579 State Park Road at the dam breast of Holman Lake. Admission is free but donations are accepted. Parking is ample and convenient. Visitors who enjoy nature and exercise are encouraged to park in the west lot and walk. For more info visit www.littlebuffalofestival.com
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will be having their 21st Annual Wildlife Art Auction, Saturday, October 4, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ned Smith Gallery at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art in Millersburg.
The Center’s Wildlife Art Auction features the largest collection of Ned Smith prints and originals in one auction, including some very rare and highly sought-after pieces.
In addition to an abundance of work by Ned Smith, the auction will feature pieces by Robert Bateman, Gerald Putt, R.C. Kray, Stephen Leed, Jack Paluh, Laura Mark-Finberg and many more.
Art featured in the auction is currently on display in the Center’s Olewine Gallery. A printed catalog of all pieces is available at the Center, and an online version is available on the Center’s website, www.nedsmithcenter.org or by calling 692-3699 for more info.
Wednesday, October 8
Join the Perry County Chamber on Wednesday, October 8, from 8:30 to 10:00am at the Maples @ Carson Long, 200 N. Carlisle Street in New Bloomfield, as they welcome Jim Heile and Chris Dudley of Members 1st Federal Credit Union who will explain what this means for you and what you need to do. EMV chip card technology is coming. Many card issuers (banks, credit unions, financial institutions) are planning to reissue debit/credit cards with an EMV Chip. What does this mean for you? It means that in October 2015 if you don't have an updated terminal to process credit cards, you will be responsible for any fraud that occurs. For example, after October 2015 if your merchant terminal cannot accept a card with EMV and the transactions is determined to be fraudulent, you will be liable. If the merchant terminal is an EMV terminal but the card is not EMV after October 2015 and the transaction is determined to be fraud the card issuer (e.g., financial institution) is liable. Register: Email Rhonda to register by October 1.
Saturday, October 11
The Fall Family Fun Day will be held at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Millersburg on Saturday, October 11, noon – 4:00 p.m.. The cost will be $5.00, A Family Four-Pack $15.00. for more call 717-692-3699 or nedsmithcenter.org
The first 100 children with Family Memberships to the Ned Smith Center will receive a free pumpkin. Families may download a coupon for one free adult admission from the
The 63 Annual Apple Butter Boil at Barner's Church Grove in Liverpool will be held on Saturday, October 11. Apple butter will be sold on the grounds-come first first served. Containers will be provided. Dutch Dinner will be served from 11:00am to 4:00pm, family style all you can eat. Chicken & Beef Bott Boi, corn, slaw, bread, apple butter, schmier-kase and ice cream & pie. Price will be $9.50 for adults, children under 12...$5.00, under age 3 are free.
Saturday, October 18
FFGR 1st Annual Benefit Ride will be held on Saturday, October 18. Registration will be from 9:00 to 10:30am and the ride will begin at 11:00am. The ride will leave Brown's United Methodist Church, 33762 route 35N. McAlisterville and return to the FFGR Grounds for food, fun, games and music. Single rider is $15.00 and $20.00 for couples. For more info call 994-8108 or 570-768-8605
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.
Wednesday, October 22
The Newport Halloween Parade will be held on Wednesday, October 22 beginning at 7:00pm.
Saturday, October 25
The Duncannon Halloween Parade & Monster Mash will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Also, music, games, prizes, fun & more. To register for the parade go to http://bit.do/duncannonhalloweenparade
The New Bloomfield Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, October 25 beginning at 11:00am.
The Duncannon Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, October 25 beginning at 6:00pm.
Thursday, October 30
The Blain Halloween Parade will be held on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 7:00pm.
You're invited to a free education session on diabetes management on Thursday,October 30 beginning at 1;30PM at the Dauphin County Human Services in Elizabethville. Register by calling Bonnie at 905-2700 or Starr at 570-617-3650. . All patients with diabetes are welcome!
Saturday, November 1
The Line Mt. Football Boosters' 23rd Annual Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 1 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Line Mountain High School located at 185 Line Mt. Road, Route 225, Herndon. Crafts - Food - Refreshments - Bake Sale - Line Mtn. Spirit Wear FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING!!!
The Liverpool Halloween Parade will be held on Saturday, November 1 beginning at 4:00pm.
Wednesday, November 12
Ever wonder how to market your business online? Is your website doing enough to get the word out? If you are like a lot of businesses, you aren't making the most of the online advertising opportunities available. Maybe you're nervous. Maybe you don't understand what's out there. Whatever is holding you back, you should attend this seminar! Tom Elliott, owner of WebDrafter.com, will share his expertise and insights to help you maximize your online presence. Come with an open mind and your questions! Register by emailing Rhonda by November 5 at Rhonda.
Date: Wednesday, November 12 Time: 8:30 to 10:30 AM Where: The Maples, Carson Long Military Academy, 200 North Carlisle Street, New Bloomfield
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.