Thanksgiving For All An estimated one in four families in our Northern Dauphin County will not be able to afford a Thanksgiving meal this year due to financial difficulties. Their goal is to provide boxes filled with a complete Thanksgiving Meal to as many local families as possible. In the past they were able to help over 100 families. Donations are requested by October 30. Cash or Check: make checks to Taryn Suskie(write "Thanksgiving For All" on the memo line. Mail or hand deliver to 101 Marbob Road, Halifax 17032. Gift Cards: to a local grocery store. Food Items: box of stuffing, can corn & green beans, packet or can of gravy, potatoes, rolls. Donate to the "GoFundMe" account. www.gofundme.com/2azj4qjw They are asking local businesses to donate to this worthy cause. Call Taryn at 329-5040 or Donna at 329-3184 to donate or for more info.
Monday, October 24 Trunk of Treats will be held on Monday, October 24 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the parking lot of Christ United Methodist Church, School Square in Tower City. There will be costume contest, prizes, games and treats.
Saturday, October 29 Little Buffalo Haunted Hayrides will be held on Saturday, October 29 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Held at the Main Boat Launch, this Halloween event is brought to you by Little Buffalo State Park in conjunction with The Friends of Little Buffalo. These hayrides are the ark's most popular single day event and are a fun Halloween tradition in Perry County. Donations for the hayrides are accepted and large groups attending should notify the park by phoning the park office. The Friends of Little Buffalo and the New Bloomfield Lions Club will be selling refreshments as you wait for your wagon ride. Hayrides begin at approximately 7:00 pm. For information or directions to Little Buffalo State Park please contact the Little Buffalo State Park office at (717) 567-9255.
Saturday, November 5 Holiday Gifts and More will be held at the Christ Presbyterian Church, 421 Deerfield Road in Camp Hill on Saturday, November 5 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Free admission and parking. Hundreds fo gift ideas, all hand made items. Over 25 vendors. Homemade food. Benefits the Compassionate People Who Care a program that provides support for children in need. Our Lady Help of Christians Parish Council of Catholic Women is holding its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 5, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at Our Lady's Parish Hall in Lykens. Join them for great food, chance stands, jewelry, crafts, games for the children, and a baked goods sale.
Sunday, November 6 through Thursday, November 10 Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church will hold spiritual renewal services Sunday, November 6 through Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 PM. Sunday morning services at 8:00 and 10:45 AM. Childcare will be provided for infants through kindergarten-aged children. The church is located at 287 Deerville Road in Mifflintown. For more information, please call the church office at (717) 436-6023.
November 10 & 11 Hebron United Methodist Church, Market Street in Millersburg will be having their Annual Church Mouse Bazaar on Thursday, November 10 from 9:00am to 7:00pm and Friday, November 11 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Menu will include hot dogs, hot sausage, pork barbecue, and meatball subs along with potato salad, red beet eggs,fruit salad and many other side dishes and homemade desserts. Their famous homemade sticky buns will be available each morning. Also, a variety of plants, crafts Christmas decorations, needle and hand crafted gifts and napkins & cards along with an extended Grandma's Attic Booth.
Saturday, November 12 Fall Festival & Craft Bazaar November 12 from 9 am to 1 pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 1ooo N. Front St. Liverpool. BBQ Chicken (advance orders only, call 717-444-2167), 2 kinds of open kettle soup, slow cooked pulled pork sandwiches, luncheon items, homemade baked goods, seasonal craft/holiday items made by church members, "plated" homemade holiday cookies, 20 plus vendors and crafters Great food and unique and charming gift ideas. Northern Dauphin Valley Strong Together is a forum focusing on hometwon missions and planning for action to help our neighbors in need will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30am to 2:00pm at Hillside Christian Fellowship, 807 State Street in Millersburg. Who should attend? Any community member concerned about poverty in Northern Dauphin County & civic leader, pastors, laypeople, business owners. All are invited. RSVP to Bonnie by November 4 at 905-2700 or email@example.com.
Thursday, November 17 The Highland United Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Road in Newport will hold its annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar on Thursday, November 17. The traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served from 11:00am to 1:30pm and 4:00pm to ??. The cost is $13.00 for adults and $7.00 for children ages 5-12. Take outs will be available for Adult Meals only. No Special Orders and no phone orders.
Saturday, November 19 The 30th Annual Holiday Craft Show in Millerstown will be held on Saturday, November 19 at the Greenwood Elementary School. The event will be held from 7:45 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day, but visitors must be present to win. Greenwood High School's popular musical group, “Out of the Blue” will perform their holiday show on the stage in the large group instruction area at 10.00 a.m. Craft vendors are still be accepted for the show and additional information can be received by calling 717 589-3598.
Sunday, November 20 The Mahoney Brothers return to Williams Valley High School to present "Jukebox Heroes Live!" featuring the music of Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, the Beach Boys, and more. Tickets prices are $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for students. Included in admission is a Spaghetti Dinner in the cafe from 11:00am to 1:00pm and the Mahoney Brothers concert at 2:00pm. Auditorium doors will open at 1:00pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Williams Valley School Musical and scholarships for seniors who excel in community service. For tickets call Williams Valley at 717-647-2167. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door. Williams Valley High School is located at 10330 Route 209, Tower City. The critically-acclaimed Susquehanna Chorale and three of its educational choirs will present the Annual Youth Choral Festival on Sunday, November 20, at 4:00 p.m. at the High Center, Messiah College, in Mechanicsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tickets are available through the Chorale’s Web site, www.susquehannachorale.org/tickets, or by calling the Messiah College box office, (717) 691-6036. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. Student tickets are $5. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.
December 2 & 3 The Grace Community Church, route 225 south of Herndon will be having its 10th production of "Walk Through Bethlehem" on Friday, December 2 from 6:00 to 9:00pm and Saturday, December 3 from 5:00 to 9:00pm. The program will simulate a journey back through time simulating the journey Mary and Joseph took to Bethlehem long ago. See and hear the sounds of the merchants, moneychangers and live animals in the market place. See handmade crafts and taste authentic candies and baked goods of ancient times. Call 570-758-5114 for directions or more info.
Friday, December 16 The Rotary Club of Perry County will be having its 4th Annual Beat The Rush Holiday Fund Raiser on Friday, December 16 from 7:00 to 10:00pm at the Maples at Carson Long, 200 N. Carlisle Street in New Bloomfield. There will be three rooms of food to sample, door prizes, silent auction, live auction and a 50-50 raffle. Cost is $20.00 per person. Call 839-1434 for more info.