An Alex's Lemonade Stand to benefit children's cancer research will be hosted by Progress Ave Philly Pretzel Factory from April 13 thru June 14. Lemonade by donation with 100% proceeds going to a great cause!
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 email@example.com or 717.258.4324, or reach the Domestic Violence Services Volunteer Coordinator, Suzanne Hoedemaker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.258.4806 for more information about registration requirements and to request an application.
Volunteers are needed to offer free tax preparation to help families in need in Northern Dauphin County. No previous experience is required and training is provided.
Volunteers will offer tax preparation services at designated sites in the Capital Region from January 29 through April 15 during day and evening hours. All volunteers will be trained to prepare computerized, electronic returns.
For information on volunteering, please contact Bonnie Kent, Northern Human Services Center, 295 State Drive, Elizabethville, PA 17023, 905.2700, or email@example.com.
Beginning in March the Marysville-Rye Library will be holding story time at Roseglen Christian Nursery School every Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. This is a FREE program for children 5 and under. Story time will consist of a story, a craft and a snack! Please call 834-6411 to register by February 27, 2015.
Upper Dauphin School District will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year on May 6,7 & 8 from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Please call the school at 362-6619 to make an appointment. Registration will last about an hour. Speech, vision and kindergarten readiness will be given to the child. Parents should bring their child, child's birth certificate, child's social security card and immunization record and one proof of residency.
April 1 thru April 19
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to announce that its stalwart Native Plant Sale, has “gone digital,” and is now an online sale. Customers can purchase plants securely online between Wednesday, April 1 and Wednesday, April 19. Plants can be picked up at the Ned Smith Center on Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For additional information on the online plant sale and to place an order, visit nedsmithcenter.org/plantsale.
April 24 & 25
The Elizabethville Friends of the Library will be having their 20th Annual Raffle Auction on Friday April 24 from 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM & Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. It will be at the Elizabethville Library Meeting Room, 80 N. Market Street. Includes: Raffle Prizes, Mrs. Pockets Appearing, Food Stand, Bake Sale, Book Sale (Weather Permitting) And Features A Silent Auction Which Closes On Saturday At 2:00pm. See list at www.facebook.com/FriendsofElizabethvilleLibrary. To donate, volunteer, contact 717-362-9825 extention #301 Or contact Carolyn at 717-362-3148.
April 24 thru May 10
Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg located at 915 South York Street in Mechanicsburg Presents "There Goes The Bride". The London Daily Mirror describes There Goes the Bride as “A fiendishly clever farce that gets madder and funnier as it goes along Play Dates: Friday 4/24 8:00pm Saturday 4/25 8:00pm Friday 5/1 8:00pm Saturday 5/2 8:00 pm Sunday 2:30pm Friday 5/8 8:00pm Saturday 5/9 8:00pm Sunday 5/10 2:30pm Tickets: $15.00 – order online at www.ltmonline.net
Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg is a not-for-profit, all volunteer community theatre. Currently in its 64th season, LTM presents a variety of plays in an intimate 64 seat setting. The theatre is located at 915 South York Street in Mechanicsburg.
Friday, April 24
The Trinity U.C.C., 235 Center Street in Millersburg will be having a Rummage Sale on Friday, April 24 from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Soup by the quart or bowl will be available and also a light lunch will be served. A bag sale for rummage will begin at noon.
Saturday, April 25
A Job Fair and Transportation Safety Resource and Information Fair on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Short Mountain Conservation Club 200 Gun Club Road Lykens, . Are you looking for part-time or full-time employment or volunteer opportunities? Employers who would like to have a table or for more information, please call Bonnie at 717-905-2700. The Short Mountain Conservation Club will have breakfast and lunch items for sale. Career Link, Northern Dauphin Regional Chamber of Commerce, State Police Car Seat Checks & 98.9 WQLV will be joining us & much more.
Sponsored by Dauphin County Commissioners, 98.9 WQLV & Short Mountain Gun Club Community Transportation Check In – share your thoughts about Transportation needs and solutions
There will be a Spring Clean-up Day on Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Little Buffalo State Park. Stay for a few hours or all day. If you can spare a few hours that day to help spruce up Little Buffalo State Park, meet at the park office at 9:00 am. Lunch will be provided. Work will include such things as shoveling, cleaning the mill, flower garden planting, mulching, brush clean-up, even helping to remove some holiday decor from the park, etc. Wear long pants and bring gloves. Feel free to bring a shovel and/or rake. Call the park office if you have any questions. 717-567-9255 Volunteers must be signed up as DCNR Conservation Volunteers, which can easily be done by going to . https://www.volunteers.dcnr.state.pa.us/VolunteerApplication.aspx
Wednesday, April 29
Your invited to a free education session on diabetes management on Wednesday, April 29 at the Northern Dauphin Human Services, 295 State Drive in Elizabethville. Call 905-2700 to RSVP.
Thursday, April 30
YWCA Carlisle, at 301 G Street, will be holding an art fair and open house with interactive activities for families, including face painting, shadow play, make-and-take creations and refreshments, on Thursday,April 30, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The event will feature an exhibit of artwork created by students currently enrolled in the YWCA Carlisle preschool classes which will remain on display for the public April 30th through May 14, 2015. To register for this event, please call (717) 243-3818 and to learn more about our programs, visit us online at www.ywcacarlisle.org.
May 2 & 3
The Carbon County Home, Business & Outdoor Expo will be held on May 2 & 3 from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall, 101 E. 10th St, Jim Thorpe. Free Parking! Free Admission! (w/ donation of non-perishable food item for area Food Banks). Register to Win Thousands of Dollars in Prizes! Home, Business & Outdoor Experts on- Site. Bob the Builder at the Show for the Kids; Weber Chef Grill Demo, Food, & Refreshments. Visit http://carboncountyexpo.com , call 610-379-1099 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
The Ned Smith Center is proud to continue its Sundays in the Gallery Series with a performance by Metta String Quartet on Sunday, May 3 at 3:00pm. in the Ned Smith Gallery.
The concert’s program will feature the following:
Antonin Dvorak: Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 51
Felix Mendelssohn: Quartet in A-Minor, Op. 13
Charles Griffes: Two Sketches on Native American Themes
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to partner with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra to presentSpringtime Serenade: An Evening with Stuart Malina and Guests. This event will be presented in the Ned Smith Gallery at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00.
For additional information and to purchase tickets in advance, please call the Center at 717-692-3699 or visit www.nedsmithcenter.org.
Friday, May 8
The Millersburg Post Prom will be held on Friday, May 8 from 11:00pm to 5:00am. The students will be provided with food & drinks, a hypnotist, large inflatable games, door prizes and many other fun activities. Donations are needed such as gift cards or food to help provide the students with a safe post prom experience. Call for more info or to make a donation Kara at 805-5565 or email@example.com
On Friday, May 8, Journal Multimedia will host the Annual Harrisburg Wine Festival at the State Museum of Pennsylvania benefiting Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital Patient- and Family-Centered Care program. A portion of every ticket sold will benefit the program. This year’s event will feature 140 vintners and 575 wines from around the world, offering three distinct tastings – a VIP Tasting, a Grand Tasting and a Chairman’s Selection Tasting Seminar with Steve Pollack. The first tastings begin at 5:00 p.m. Tickets to the VIP tasting are $125.00 per person, Grand Tasting tickets are $75:00 per person and the Chairman’s Selection Tasting Seminar tickets are $100.00 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.harrisburgwinefestival.com.
Saturday, May 9
98.9 WQLV-fm will be sponsoring the Shades of the Susquehanna Music and Wine Festival on Saturday, May 9 in MYO Park in Millersburg from noon to 5:00pm. There will be 5 to 10 wineries for you to sample and purchase their wine, vendors and musical entertainment. Benefits the Millersburg Ferry Boat Association. If you are a vendor and would like more info call Ken at 692-9758.
The Eighth Annual Rt. 22 River Fest and Car Show will be held at the Millerstown Community Park on Saturday, May 9 from 9:00am until 3:00pm. Pre-Registration is $10.00 before May 1, day of show registration is $12.00. The show is open to all makes, models and years of cars, trucks, tractors and motorcycles. Craft, Flea Market and Antique vendor spaces are also available for a 15 x 25 foot space for $15.00. The entertainment provided by DJ Mel Thomas, food will be provided by the Millerstown Recreational Committee. Inquiries about car show registration should be made through Dennis Comp at (717) 589-7332/(717)275-4826; inquiries for vendor space should be made by calling Will Benner, (717) 589-3060.
Sunday, May 10 Anique Automobile Club of America Museum, 161 Museum Dr in Hershey celebrates MOM on Mother’s Day! All Moms receive FREE Admission along with a complimentary rose for the first 100 moms courtesy of Hammaker’s Flowers of Lemoyne. Mother’s do so much everyday for their families and this is a great chance to spend the day together celebrating family and having fun. The AACA Museum has some great featured exhibits along with lots of interactive activities for the whole family to enjoy like our interactive photo stop and model trains. So spend a fun family day together as you Cruise through Time at the AACA Museum. For more info call 566-7100
Saturday, May 16
There will be a 5k To Control Diabetes at South Middleton Park, Boiling Springs, on Saturday, May 16. Registration time: 7:00am Race Start Time: 9:00am. All proceeds will go to local underinsured patients who cannot afford insulin. 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, 8.1 million of whom may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. Diabetes is also a major cause of heart disease and stroke. People with diagnosed diabetes incur average medical expenditures of about $13,700 per year, of which about $7,900 is attributed to diabetes. Thus, many patients cannot afford this medication.
The Tressler Memorail Free Lutheran Church in Loysville is planning to hold a Helath and Wellness Fair from 9:00am until noon. They are seeking interested parties to provide information and or services to residents. The church will provide tables and chairs, however, electric is not available. The Central PA Blood Bank will be having a blood drive that day. If you would like to have a display or need for info call Leah at 789-3081 or the church at 789-4522.
Faith United Methodist Church, Main Street in East Waterford will be having a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, May 16 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Also, homemade ice cream @ $4.00 a quart. Advance tickets by calling 734-3207 or 734-3120.
Saturday, June 13
The Muir Volunteer Fire Company will be having the 8th Annual Hosey Run on Saturday, June 13. Registration will be from 10:00am-noon. 1st bike out noon and last bike in 5:00pm. The cost will be $25.00/player; $15.00/non-playing rider. Prizes for 1st and 2nd Highest hand and Lowest hand. Players pre-register by May 7 and receive a t-shirt. Entertainment by “Deuce” For more information please contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, July 4
Old Fashioned July 4th at the AACA Museum in Hershey. They’re keeping the Museum open late on July 4th! Tour the Museum from 5:00 to 9:00 pm for just $7.00 per person. Don’t forget your blankets and chairs to enjoy an old-fashioned picnic on the grass while you await the fireworks by Hersheypark. Perched up on the hill overlooking the town of Hershey, this is the perfect place to stay and watch the fireworks! They currently have an ice cream and beverage vendor that is scheduled to be with them or feel free to bring your own snacks. No alcoholic beverages permitted.
Saturday, July 18
Motorcyclist will rumble the Elizabethville Mountain on Saturday, July 18 as part of the Lykens Valley Campmeeting. The rally will begin at 9:00am with a ride to Bloomsburg to visit Old Bill's Bike Barn. The ride will benefit Church Worlk Services and will cost $30.00 and will cover the admission to the Bike Barn plus a blanket and T-shirt. The cost without a T-shirt is $20.00. Half the proceeds from the lunch stand will benefit Hellfighter's Rescue Mission a drug & alcohol rehab center. For more info call 365-3168 or bisit lykensvalleycamp.com