Tuesdays in March Tax counselors from AARP will be at the Elizabethville Area Library (80 N. Market Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023) on Tuesdays in February through early April to prepare tax returns for patrons. Pre-registration is required. Patrons must call Holly Etzweiler at (717) 836-2130 to register.
Friday March 24 Friday March 24 there will be a Ham Potpie Dinner at Snyder's United Methodist Church from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The dinner will include Potpie, coleslaw, apple sauce, desert, roll and drink. Everyone is invited and bring a friend. $.007 Adults and $5.00 for 10 years and younger. All money raised will go to our new addition. The church is located at 1724 New Bloomfield Rd, New Bloomfield (Along 274 near Meck's Corner).
Saturday, March 25 New Harvest Productions will be having a FREE film showing of The Job on Saturday, March 25 beginning at 11:00am at The Twin Valley Colonnade 269 Center St. Millersburg. The film is based on a man that has lost his wife in a car accident, lost his job, went back to college and still can't get a job. Plus his only child has medical issues from the accident that took his wife. Then he gets a job working for S.O.U.L. Everything is to good to be true, as the money rolls in. But soon the ugliness of The Job appears. Now he must fight for his life and expose the company that was to be a savior, that turned out to be a wolf in sheep clothing. Dvd copies of the film will be available for sale and a Q&A with the director after the film.
Thursday, March 30 Celebrate National Walk in the Park Day on Thursday, March 30 at Little Buffalo State Park from 11:00am to noon. Join the park naturalist in the East Area to take a leisurely walk around the lake. You will be looking for wildlife and wildflowers as you walk.
March 30 & 31 The Hebron United Methodist Church, located on Market Street in Millersburg will hold its annual Church Mouse Bazaar on Thursday, March 30 from 9:00am to 7:00pm and Friday, March 31 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Hot dogs, hot sausage, park BBQ and meatball subs, potato salad, red beet eggs, fruit salad and many other side dishes will be available. Also, homemade desserts available daily. The famous homemade sticky buns will be available each morning. For more info call 350-6658, 692-3579 or 576-1375.
Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 The 22nd Annual Friends of Elizabethville Library Raffle Auction will be held on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. Many items and gift cards from local businesses will be available as raffle prizes and for silent auction bidding.
Saturday, April 1 Northern Dauphin Christian School would love to invite you to their annual Silent Auction to be held on Saturday, April 1. The auction will be held from 12 noon to 2:00 pm and will be in the large fellowship hall of David’s Community Bible Church in Millersburg. Lunch will be available to purchase for eat in or take out. Items such as hotdogs, hamburgers, homemade macaroni and cheese, homemade soups and tons of baked goods. Included in the baked goods are their famous Shoo Fly Whoopie Pies! Feel free to browse around and bid on items while taking in lunch. Items that will be available to bid on are updated daily on their website banquet.northerndauphinchristian.org. Doors will open at 11:00 am to register for a bid number and get something to eat, but bidding will not begin until noon. It will close promptly at 2:00 pm and winning bidders are invited to take their items home with them right away. Any questions you can contact the school office at (717) 692-1940.
Sunday, April 2 The Friends of Wildwood are hosting their annual Meet the Artists! event at Wildwood Park on Sunday, April 2. This is your chance to meet this year's Art In The Wild Artists as they are putting the final touches on their works of art!
Friday, April 7 The Perry County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner will be held on Friday, April 7 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Recreation Hall at little buffalo state park. The keynote speaker will be Secretary of agriculture Russell Redding. Register online at www.perrycountychamber.org or call 717-582-4523. Please make your reservations by March 31.
Thursday, April 13 Pollinator Friendly Gardening will be held on Thursday, April 13 from 7:00-8:30pm at the Penn State Extension Perry County, 8 S. Carlisle Street in New Bloomfield. The program is free but pre-registration is required by calling 582-5150. Dream Vacations, www.JCSmithTravel.com, will host the next Chamber Networking event, on Thursday, April 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. at 5263 Spring Road, Shermans Dale. Food, friends, and fellowship! Call the Chamber Office at 717.582.4523 to register.
April 21-23 The 11th Les Brown Big Band Weekend in Tower City, PA will be held on April 21-23. The Les Brown Big Band Dance is on the first day of the Les Brown Big Band Festival at the Tower City American Legion. This three hour dance (7:00 pm. to 10:00 pm) features the swing music of various big bands performed by the M & J Big Band of Pottsville. Admission price of $10.00 includes snacks. Food and beverages are available for purchase. On Saturday, April 22, the Les Brown Big Band Festival runs 11:00 am-5:00 pm at the Williams Valley High School, Route 209, Tower City, PA. The festival is six hours of non-stop big band music performed by central PA big bands. Special guest artist will be legendary tenor saxophonist Dave Pell,who played with the Band of Renown from 1947-1955. Featured performers include the Big Big Jazz Band, vocal trio Americas Sweethearts, the Lebanon Big Swing Band and several area school big bands. There is a food court located at the festival. General admission is $10.00, elementary through college students are free. Sunday, April 23, a Celebration in Music will end the weekend. This non-denominational service starts at 3:00 at Grace United Methodist Church in Muir. The service is open to the public. A free will offering will be taken. For further information visit www.lesbrownfest.org, email: email@example.com or call 717-228-8513.
Saturday, April 22 The Perry Party will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 3:00 to 8:00pm at the fairgrounds in Newport. An adult Egg Hunt will begin at 8:00pm. It will be a WQLV Listener Appreciation Event. This means FREE admission! $5.00 to park your car at Perry County Fairgrounds. Vendors message Rachel@WQLVfm.com.
Wineries: Red Shale ridge vineyards, Vineyard at Hershey an Hawstone Hollow Winery Breweries: River Bend Hop Farm and Market Cross
April 26 & 27 The Upper Dauphin Area Elementary School will be holding Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 school year for any child who has not started school and will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2017. Registration/screening will be held on Wednesday, April 26 & Thursday, April 27 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Call the school at 362-6619 to make an appointment for registration. Please bring your child, child's birth certificate, child's social security card, child's immunization record and one proof of residency with them on the day of registration.
Saturday, April 29 2017 Charitable Auction & Thank You Dinner Northern Dauphin Christian School presents their annual charitable auction for the 22nd year on Saturday, April 29. The evening begins with a silent auction and free dinner beginning a, followed by entertainment and a live auction. Thank you to Mid Penn Bank for sponsoring the entertainment this year. They have signed Ryan & Friends, a christian comedian ventriloquist from Ephrata. Doors open at 3:30 pm and Dinner is at 5:00 pm. For free tickets you can call (717) 692-1940. If you desire more information on the event you can visit the website at banquet.northerndauphinchristian.org. All proceeds benefit NDCS. Our Lady Help of Christians Parish Council of Catholic Women is holding a Chinese Auction on Saturday, April 29, in the Parish Hall, 732 Main Street, Lykens. Doors open at 11:00 a.m., the auction begins at 1:00. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $5.00 admission at the door provides you with 25 tickets. Additional tickets will be available for gift baskets and larger items. You need not be present to win. If you are unable to attend on Saturday, the hall is open Friday, April 28, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for shop and drop.
Saturday, May 13 The 2017 Shades of Susquehanna Wine & Music Fest will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 1:00 to 7:00pm in the MYO Park Millersburg. If you would like to be a vendor call Braxton at 692-9758.
Saturday, May 13 The third annual Good Shepherd's Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 1000 N. Front St., Liverpool. To register for the 5K Sheep Shuffle and Little Lambs' 1 mile run/walk, contact Ken Toner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Their famous BBQ chicken is available by advance orders only. Call 717 444 2167 by May 3rd. They will also have Open Kettle soup, fresh cut french fries, lunch menu and vast array of homemade baked goods. Go to 5K.feedmysheep.cc for a list of crafters/vendors and more information on their event.
June 2 & 3 The Annual Elizabethville Yard & Craft Sale will be held on Friday, June 2 & Saturday, June 3 from 8:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, July 15 717 Street & Strip Club will be having a car show on Saturday, July 15 at Hegins Park, 275 Park Lane in Hegins. The event will be held rain or shine. Registration is from 9:00am to noon. There will be goodie bags, 50/50, door prizes, DJ and a Chinese auction. Pre-registration by July 7 is $10.00 day of the show is $12.00. Vendor space is $20.00. For more info call 717-395-6303