Make a difference in our community and become a victim advocate! Sexual Assault/ Rape Crisis Services of Cumberland County and Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties will be offering a 40 hour training for members of the community to become rape crisis and domestic violence advocates. The training will be hosted by YWCA Carlisle every Saturday from 9:00am-3:00pm, lunch included, and every Wednesday evening from 6:00pm-8:30pm during May. Registration is required and applications are currently being accepted.
The training is free and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background, Child Abuse and FBI clearances are required. Please contact the Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Volunteer Coordinator, Valentina Cucuzza at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.258.4324, or reach the Domestic Violence Services Volunteer Coordinator, Suzanne Hoedemaker at email@example.com or 717.258.4806 for more information about registration requirements and to request an application.
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to announce the next installment of its year-long, multi-artist exhibition entitled “Pennsylvania Artists: A Tribute,” which will feature eight different Pennsylvania-based artists on a rotating basis. The work of Mark Anderson and Susan Bankey Yoder will be on exhibit from now until August 22 in the Olewine Gallery. Admission to the Ned Smith Center Galleries is $7.00 for adults, $2.00 for seniors and FREE for members and children under 12.
The Sunset Movie Schedule at Fort Hunter Park.
Fort Hunter Park
Fort Hunter Park
The Neverending Story
Fort Hunter Park
An American Tail
Shope Park, Middletown
Fort Hunter Park
Liberty Hose Company #2 Band Shell 569 South Second Street, Lykens, PA
The Uptown Trio with Erich Cawalla & Friends
Fort Hunter Park
July 28 thru August 1
Ickesburg Fireman's Carnival, Berrysburg Fireman's Carnival and 20th Fayette Carnival.
Saturday, August 1
Himmel’s Country Festival will be held on Saturday, August 1 at Himmel’s Church Grove, Dornsife. 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.
Fox and Muskrat movies will be shown on Saturday, August 1 from 8:00 to 9:00pm at Little Buffalo State Park, meet at the Recption Hall located at Campground on Black Hill Road. Enjoy a look into the lives of Foxes and Muskrats. Call 717-567-9255 for info or directions
Friday, August 7
Dauphin County will present Cultural Fest on Friday, August 7 from 4:30 to 10:00pm at 2nd & Market Streets in Downtown Harrisburg. Free admission, rain or shine and remember your lawn chairs. Entertainment will include Big Daddy Kane, Comedian Michael Colyar, Urban Guerilla Orchestra and Full Tilt. Hosted by Valerie Prictchett from ABC 27. There will be ethnic foods, children's corner, local cultural performances and more.
Saturday, August 8
On Saturday, August 8 beginning at 5:00pm the Duncannon Emergency Medical Services will present Dancing Through Time a dinner & teaching ball to commemorate the Duncannon Sesquicentennial. Dinner will include baked chicken and roast beef dinner with complimentary wine tasting from Buddy Boy Winery. Cost for the dinner and ball will be $20.00, dinner only $10.00 and ball only $15.00. For tickets and more info email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 834-5904.
Sunday, August 9
The Tall Cedars 27th MDA Anniversary Car Show invites you to join them on Sunday, August 9, at the AACA Museum, 161 Museum Drive, Hershey. The show will take place on the museum grounds grass area from noon to 4:00 p.m. Registration is held from 10:00 a.m. to noon, show goes on from noon – 3:30 p.m. with trophies and door prizes awarded at 4:00 p.m. Preregistration cost is $12.00 per vehicle. Day of show registration is $15.00 per vehicle. The first 150 vehicles registered receive a Dash Plaque and a chance at the door prizes. For more event information contact Larry Mummert at 717-469-0065, cell 717-579-5957. http://www.aacamuseum.org/tall-cedars-27th-anniversary-car-show/
Tuesday, August 11
Join the Chamber for their Tuesday, August 11 Networking event at Central Penn College. The event will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
Take a drive to Summerdale on Tuesday, August 11. Meet Dr. Scolforo and her team and learn about the exciting things CPC has planned. Please RSVP to Rhonda by August 6.
Saturday, August 15
There will be a Butterfly Safari on Saturday, August 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Little Buffalo State Park, meet at the park office. Bring the kids out for a butterfly safari. There will be a short Butterfly/Moth movie in the classroom. Then you’ll use the park’s butterfly nets to catch some of these beautiful insects. Together you’ll try to identify what you've caught and set them all free. Long pants recommended for walking in tall grass. From more information phone 567-9255.
On Saturday, August 15 the Millerstown’s Annual Outdoor Flea Market and Craft Show will be held at the Millerstown Community Park, just outside Millerstown on Old Route 22 ( 110 W. Juniata Parkway) near the Millerstown Swimming Pool. It is just off the ramps of 22-322 and will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 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 22. Food and Beverage sales are reserved by the sponsoring organization, Millerstown Community Success, Inc. For additional information, telephone 717 589-3598.
Friday, August 21
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to continue its 2015 DeSoto Amphitheater Season with a performance by Shotgunn on Friday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The band got its start in the 1970s, playing gigs all over the Lykens Valley. They reunited in the early 2000s, playing benefit concerts for organizations all over the place. Shotgunn plays rock and funk hits from the 60s and 70s: some crowd favorites include “Soul Man,” “Smoke on the Water” and “Sweet Home Alabama.”. Also, as a special bonus, Armstrong Valley Vineyard & Winerywill be on site, serving up samples of their handcrafted wines. Wine will also be available to attendees aged 21 and over by the glass and bottle.
Tickets for the performance are $10.00 each, $8.00 for NSC members with coupons, and are available online at nedsmithcenter.org, or by phone at 717-692-3699.
The 2nd Annual Rick Kline Memorial Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will be held on August 21 thru August 23 at Hegins Park. Proceeds from the tournament get distrubuted throughout local organizations in the Hegins Valley and PA Easter Colon Cancer Research. They have 6 teams registered and would like to have 16 teams this year. If you would like to register your team email mailto:email@example.com All players will recieive a t-shirt. If you are a business and would like to donate an item for the raffle also e-mail at the above address.
Saturday, September 12
On Saturday, September 12 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm will be the Third Annual Millerstown Outdoor Sportsman's Expo and Gun Show at the Millerstown Area Community Park, 110 W Juniata Parkway, Millerstown. Bow Fishing Tournament, National Wildlife Turkey Open Turkey Call Junior Competition,3D Archery Shoot minimum of 16 targets, Educational Seminars, Outdoor Sports Show and Swap Meet. Outdoor vendors accepted, guns, ammo, hunting, fishing, archery, trapping, camping/RV, Taxidermist, Outdoor photography, boating, ATV, etc. For additional information, phone Willard Benner at 717 579-9184 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, September 19
You are invited to golf for a cause! Hope’s Haven is hosting a benefit golf tournament on Saturday, September 19, at the Lykens Valley Golf Resort in Millersburg. This tournament is a Four-Person Scramble with a 1:30 P.M. shotgun start. Both men and women are welcome to participate. The cost is $65 (pre-registration) or $70 the day of the event. Entry forms are found at www.hopeshavencamp.org, or you may call and request one at 570-850-9443. All proceeds will benefit HopeÂ’s HavenÂ’s summer camps for foster and adopted children.
Saturday, September 19 is the date for the 6th Annual Millerstown Moose Golf Tournament being held at Lost Creek Golf Course. Rain or shine starts at 8:00am. The purpose of the tournament is to raise money for various charities in the local area (Central PA/Perry County) and for Mooseheart (a school and residential facility to care for children and teens in need, founded and supported by the Moose Fraternity). I’m proud to say, in the past five years we were able to raise and donate over $5,000.00 to the Perry County Animal Rescue and to Mooseheart.