The Highland United Presbyterian Church on 11 Church Road in Newport, PA is sponsoring their 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Giveaway. Do you have any gently used Halloween costumes that you would like to donate for the giveaway? We accept costumes for all ages and sizes. Our drop-off sites include Karns Food Store in New Bloomfield, Stitch in Time in Millerstown and H.M. Flickinger & Sons in Newport. The deadline for drop-offs is Friday, October 17. The giveaway is on Sunday, October 19 from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the church. Children will be able to choose a costume at no charge.
Butchers Family Fun Farm will be open now thru November 8, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There is a four acre corn maze, wagon rides, hamster wheel races, corn bin, potato launcher and more. Admission is $7.50 a person, over age 65 $5.00 and under age 2 is free. Group rates available. For more info visit www.butchersfunfarm.com
Wednesday, October 22
The Newport Halloween Parade will be held on Wednesday, October 22 beginning at 7:00pm.
Thursday, October 23
The Harrisburg Regional Job and Internship Fair (previously known as Experience Harrisburg) will be held on Thursday, October 23, 3:00-7:00pm at Dixon University Center, 2986 North Second Street, Harrisburg. Over 40 regional employers will be on-hand with job and/or internship opportunities. The event is free to attend. Parking is also free. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.
The event is designed to provide college students with an informal, fun networking opportunity as they search for job and internship opportunities in the Harrisburg region.
The 19th Annual Streets of Treatswill be held on Saturday, October 18in Downtown Mechanicsburg. Trick-or-Treating, crafts, hayrides, games and other children's activities. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Free to attend.
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.
The Greenwood FFA Alumni will be having a Barn Party on Saturday, October 25 beginning at 6:30pm at Sweet Water Springs Farm, Millerstown. Live viewing of the Penn State vs. Ohio State Football game, pregame activities, silent auction and more. For reservations call 589-3116 ext. 1209 or e-mail email@example.com
Halloween Night at Little Buffalo will be held on October 25 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm enjoy pumpkin carving, haunted hayrides, and refreshments while attending this always popular family program located at the main boat launch in the park’s East Area. The program is free but donations are gratefully accepted. Bring your own carving tools and candles for the pumpkin carving. For more info call park office at 567-9255.
USA Today and New York Times best-selling author Shelley Shepard Gray will be our special guest for our Christmas Tea and Luncheon on October 25 at the Guardian Angel Bookstore in Richfield. Shelley is the author of numerous works, including ever-popular Amish fiction. Her upcoming novella, "Snowfall", will be released on October 21st. You can enjoy a season-inspired tea with her and receive her new book for $18.00. Shelley will begin the book-signing at 11:00 a.m., and the luncheon will begin at 12:00 noon. Both will be held in the conference room at the bookstore. Deadline to register is October 10. If you are unable to attend the tea, but would like an autographed copy of Shelley's novella, please let us know so we can have one reserved for you. For more info call (717) 694-3901
The Annual Millersburg Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 25 beginning at 7:00am at the Millersburg Moose, 345 Market Street in Millersburg. For more info call 692-2176.
Sunday, October 26
There will be a Sporting Clay Fun Shoot on Sunday, October 26 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Martz's Gap View Hunting Preserve, 610 Game Farm RD, Dalmatia. Cost will be Clays: $10.00(50 shots) per round and Wobble: $5.00 (25 shots) per round. All proceeds go to the local Military Mothers and Others Support to help defray costs of Christmas for our troops.
Any questions please contact Kim Martz 570-758-2071
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!
The Halifax Trunk or Treat will be held on Thursday, October 30 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Veteran's Memorial park in Halifax. Trunk or Treat is a fun, family oriented community event and a safe alternative to the traditional Trick or Treat activities. All cars must be at the park by 5:30PM to check in andmust be set up and ready for eager Trick or Treaters by 6:00pm. Pre-registration is required by October 23. For more info call 896-3416 ext. 130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, October 31
The Trinity U.C.C., 235 Center Street in Millersburg will be having a rummage sale on Friday, October 31 from 8:00am to 3:00pm. They will also be having soup by the quart or bowl and a light lunch will be served. The bag sale will begin at noon.
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.
Halloween Owls program will be held at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Millersburg on Saturday, November 1. Kids’ program 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., main program 7:30 p.m. The cost is $5.00. Ned Smith Center members may use coupons for 50% off admission. Info and tickets: 717-692-3699 or nedsmithcenter.org
Saturday, November 8
There will be a Pasta with a Purpose Spaghetti Fundraiser for Kelly Yorks, currently battling stage 4 bladder cancer on Saturday, November 8, from 5:00-8 pm at the Fayette Fire Hall, McAlisterville. Tickets $8.00--Contact 497-3665 for more info. Take-out available/walk-ins welcome
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
Saturday, November 15
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to bring Harrisburg favorites Popcorn Hat Players to Millersburg onSaturday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m.., when they present their kooky take on the classic fairy tale, Aladdin. Tickets for Aladdin can be purchased by calling the Ned Smith Center at 717-692-3699, visiting our Gift Shop Tuesdays-Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., or by visit our website, www.nedsmithcenter.org. Coupons for one free adult admission with the purchase of one child admission (one per family) are also available for download from the website. Cost is $6.00 or a family 4 pack for $20.00.
Thursday, November 20
The Highland United Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Road in Newport will hold its Annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar on Thursday, November 20. The traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served from 11:00am to 1:30PM AND 4:00 to ?. Cost is adults $12.00 and children $6.00.
Saturday, November 22
The 28th Annual Holiday Craft Show in Millerstown will be held on Saturday, November 22 at the Greenwood Elementary School in Millerstown Borough. The event will be held from 7:45 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Beautiful door prizes will be awarded throughout the day donated by the vendors, but visitors must be present to win. For additional information, call 717 589-3598.
Sunday, November 23
Music and Brunch fund raiser at Armstrong Valley Winery, Sunday November 23 from 11:00am till 1:00pm. All profits to benefit therapeutic riding lessons at Graceful Acres. Bobbi Carmitchell wll be providing the music. Brunch will be various breakfast casseroles, pastries, fruit, juice and coffee. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $10.00 kids 12 and under and free under 6. For tickets call Jim Theurer at 717-433-8694 or Jon Mattis at 717-215-1768.
Friday, December 5 & Saturday, December 6
Travel back in time to the town of Bethlehem and walk the path that Mary and Joseph walked. Personally experience their journey through the market place to the inn, and the manger for the birth of Christ at the Grace Community Church on route 225, Herndon on Friday, December 5 from 6:00 to 9:00pm and Saturday, December 6 from 5:00 to 9:00pm. Free of charge, handicapped accessible. Large groups please call ahead at 570-758-6214.
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.