FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! March 7, 8 & 9, 2014
5) First Friday Lancaster, tonight (Fri. Mar 7) from 5-9pm in Downtown Lancaster, celebrating the arts, music and community in Lancaster every First Friday. More Info: lancasterarts.com
4) Quilt Preview at MCC Material Resources Center tonight and tomorrow Fri & Sat March 7-8) at the MCC Material Resources Center, West Trout Run Road in Ephrata. View 100 quilts on display that will be sold at the Pennsylvania Relief Sale in Harrisburg on April 4 & 5. Quilt fabric, patterns, books and vintage items will be available for purchase benefiting Mennonite Central Committee. More INfo: 717-733-2847
3) Toronto based, Sweet Sorrows (Sammy Horner and wife Kylie) will be in concert Sunday (March 9th) at 7pm at East Petersburg Mennonite Church in Lancaster. Free event, a love offering will be taken. More info: eastpetemc.org
2) Build with LEGO free-style bricks, Architecture Series Models, simple Technic models and play with an electric train tonight, (Fri. Mar 7) from 6:30-8:30PM at Hammel Associates, East Grant St. in Lancaster. More than 15,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces. More Info: (717) 393-3713
1) Cabin Fever, tomorrow (Sat Mar 8) 11am-2pm – Moore’s Chapel UMC in Elkton, MD. Cabin Fever brings together more than two dozen non-profit, outdoors-minded organizations from three states. Zoos, Parks, Nature Centers, Therapeutic Horseback and more. Admission and every activity, craft or demonstration offered is free. More Info: mooreschapel.org
THIS IS AN EVENING FOR ENCOURAGEMENT TO ENCOURAGE LIFE.
We love babies, and we love their mothers, too. So let’s be sure we show it. Join us for a night of prayer, music, and worship as we cheer on the Life Runners’ A-Cross America Relay and celebrate our local Pregnancy Resource Centers. You’ll also hear about efforts to provide two new Stork Buses that will bring love, hope, and options to women and girls.
Speaker Bob Lenz and recording artist Holly Starr have partnered with Save The Storks to present an evening of encouragement. It’s an opportunity to think through a compassionate, grace-filled lifestyle offering practical help to expectant mothers — mothers who find themselves with questions about their babies and their futures. Join us in these conversations about life.
Proceeds benefit Save the Storks and Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services.
Tickets will also be available at the door and are only $10. Get more info here.
Due to the impending storm – The Only Name Tour featuring Big Daddy Weave, Group One Crew and Tim Timmons, scheduled for Manor Church Sunday Night (March 2) has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted about receiving a refund this coming week.
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 28, March 1 & 2, 2014
5) “Don’t Forget the Lyrics” Coffee House Style! Tonight (Feb. 28th) at 7PM at Enola First Church of God. Refreshments will be served. Fun, Food, and Fellowship! More Info:717-732-4253
4) The Animal Adventure is coming to Wayfinderz at Wrightsdale Baptist Church, Sunday (March 2nd) at 9AM. Presented with Black Rock Retreat Nature Center for children ages 3 to 6th grade to encounter LIVE ANIMALS up close and learn how God designed each of them. More Info: wayfinderz.com.
3) The 70+ voice One A-Chord Community Choir will lead a time of praise and worship to the Lord at Hephzibah Baptist Church in East Fallowfield Sunday (March 2nd) at 6:00 pm. The choir has been performing at Lancaster County’s National Day of Prayer since 2000. Free admission; a love offering will be taken. More Info: 610.383.0330.
2) Bart Township Auction & Mud Sale, Tomorrow (March 1, 2014) at the Bart Township Fire Company, 11 Furnace Road, Quarryville, Experience a unique slice of Lancaster County life by being a part of a Mud Sale. More Info: 786-3348.
1)Steven Courtney & The Suitcase Musicians will perform an all age concert at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster tomorrow (Sat. March 1st) at 7PM in the Fondersmith Auditorium located in the Parish House. More Info: 717-397-2734
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 21, 22 & 23, 2014
5) Join Lisa Kids Cookie Break tomorrow (February 22nd) 9am-noon for the Grand Opening of the new Palmyra Library, in Flightpath Sports Park, Annville!. Meet the Hershey Chocolate Characters, games, crafts, prizes, giveaways, The Cookie Smart Car, Chick-Fil-A Cookies and more. More Info: lclibs.org/palmyra
4) Steven Courtney Family Fun Night Concert at Spring Township Berks Parks and Rec in Sinking Spring, PA, tomorrow (2/22/14 ) 7PM. More info:stevencourtney.com
3) Songbird Cafe, Tonight (February 21) 7-10pm at Otterbein UMC in York. Live music, games, fellowship and more. More Info: at the Songbird Cafe Facebook page.
2) Saint Elouise at Community Room on King, tonight (February 21)7-9pm. The night will include 2 sets by Saint Elouise, an open mic portion and coffee & food. The event is free, a donation will be taken for the band.
1) Worship Night with Jeremiah Coyne tonight (February 21st, 2014) at 7pm at Keystone Church in Paradise. Refreshments to follow. This event is FREE, a free will offering will be taken for Jeremiah’s sister’s YWAM Mission Trip.
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 14, 15 & 16 2014
5) Coffee House Ministries – a Ministry of New Birth New Life Ministries in York, this Sunday(Feb. 16th) from 6-8pm. Food, Coffee, Music, Testimonies, and fellowship. Featuring Worship Band – Ransomed Souls. More Info: coffeehouseministries.org
4) The Chocolate Experience: A Taste of Something Sweet -Today (Friday, Feb 14) 11am, At the Lancaster Public Library – Mountville Branch. A discussion of chocolate and a delicious sampling experience. It’s free but tickets are needed. More Info: (717) 285-3231
3) Art and Soul Cafe, tomorrow (Saturday,February 15) 6:30 – 8:30pm, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Mountville. South Side Singers from Lancaster will be the featured performer. This is an event for all ages. Win prizes & listen to music. More Info: stpaulsmtv.com
2) The Westminster Ringers Handbells Choir in concert tomorrow (Saturday Feb. 15th) 7-8pm at Garden Spot Village in New Holland. More Info: gardenspotvillage.org
1) Lititz Fire & Ice Festival – Tonight, Tomorrow and Sunday (Feb 14, 15 & 16) Ice Sculptures, Chili Cook-off, Live Ice Sculpting, Pin Factory Concert Showcase, Dodgeball Tournament, and much more. WJTL Broadcasting Live Tonight! More info: lititzfireandicefestival.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 7, 8 & 9, 2014
5) First Friday Lancaster, tonight from 5-9pm in Downtown Lancaster, celebrating the arts, music and community in Lancaster every First Friday. More Info: lancasterarts.com
4) Turning Point, a Christian contemporary vocal group of students from Eastern University will present a concert Sunday, (Feb. 9) 7pm at Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lititz Pike, between Lancaster and Lititz.
3) Ichthus Coffeehouse held the second Saturday of every month, tomorrow (Feb. 8th) from 7-11pm at Immanuel Evangelical Free Church of York. Free organic & fair trade coffee and tea, other refreshments, open microphone for music or spoken word, board games and more. More Info: visit the Icthus Coffeehouse Facebook page.
2) Build with LEGO free-style bricks, Architecture Series Models, simple Technic models and play with an electric train tonight, (Fri. Feb. 7th) from 5-8:30PM at Hammel Associates, East Grant St. in Lancaster. More than 15,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces. More Info: (717) 393-3713
1)Christian Artist and Worship Leader Dave Evans will be speaking at The Church of Cumberland Valley, tomorrow (SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH) and SUNDAY (FEBRUARY 9TH) at 7pm each evening. The church is located at 1704 Fisher Road in Mechanicsburg. More info: (717) 790-9377
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! January 31, February 1 & 2, 2014
5) The Solid Rock Cafe, tomorrow (Sat Feb 1) 7-9pm located at Mount Zion Road Church of the Brethren, Lebanon. Featuring the band Right to Become, food, coffee, and fellowship. More Info: 717-933-4926
4)Emmaus Road Cafe – Trivia Night, tomorrow (Saturday,Feb 1) 7-10pm. Emmaus Road Cafe, Lancaster hosts its first-ever Trivia Night. Questions will cover a wide range of subjects. More Info: emmausroadcafe.org
3) Junior Art Workshops tomorrow (Sat, Feb 1) at Lancaster Public Library, North Duke St. [Ages 5-7, 10AM-12PM] [Ages 8-10, 1-3PM]Discover contemporary artists, create paper mache masterpieces, and learn watercolor painting. More Info:(717) 394-2651
2) Groundhog Day at the Slumbering Groundhog Lodge in Quarryville- Cold or warm, featuring Octorara Orphie – Sunday, Feb. 2. The 106th observance of Groundhog Day begins at 7am with Coffee & Donuts, Parade, a skit and more.
1) Ephrata Groundhog Day, tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 1) 9am at Ephrata Park in Ephrata. The 12th annual Groundhog Day celebration, featuring Cocalico Cal, a human-sized marmot who walks and talks. Plus a Pageant and Parade and a dip in the Cocalico Creek. More info: (717) 627-1105
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! January 24, 25 & 26, 2014
5) 4th Fridays in Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville Tonight (Friday , Jan 24) Experience art galleries, antique shops, participating specialty shops and local eateries. Exhibits from local and visiting artists, and more.
4) The 2014 PA Auto Show at the Farm Show Complex Harrisburg. Features the latest models, as well as exotic vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles on display, the Certified Pre-owned Showcase. Sunday (Jan 26) is Family Day when ages 12 and younger are free (with a paying adult). More Info: pafarmshowcomplex.com
3) Kids & Dogs: Making Friends and Staying Safe at the New Cumberland Public Library, Benjamin Plaza – A family interaction presented by Mary Hollis and her golden retriever Molly – Saturday (Jan 25) 1pm. Topics include how to greet a new dog, things kids should and should not do to dogs, and dog’s body language. More Info: newcumberlandlibrary.org
2) Junior Art Workshops tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 25th) 10am-12pm for Ages 5-7, and 1-3pm for Ages 8-10 at Lancaster Public Library on Duke St. Discover contemporary artists, create paper mache masterpieces, and learn watercolor painting. Each workshop will begin with storytelling and discussions about master artists It’s free but registration is required. More Info : (717) 394-2651
1) Cardboard Derby at Roundtop Mountain Resort, Sunday, (Jan. 26th) - WJTL broadcasting live from 2-6. Check-in begins at 3:00 pm, judging at 4:00 pm. Teams build crazy cardboard creations and ride them down the tubing runs. Adult and youth divisions. This year’s theme is “Candy Rush.” More Info: skiroundtop.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! January 17, 18 & 19, 2014
5) The American Music Theatre Band will be performing at the Emmaus Road Cafe tomorrow (Jan. 18th) at 7PM. More Info: www.emmausroadcafe.org
4) Caldecott Mock Vote and Storytime tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 18th) from 10:30-11:30AM at Lancater Public Library. Attenders will pick out books that might win this year’s Caldecott, vote for favorites and create Art projects in the style of past Caldecott-winning artists. It’s Free but Registration is required.More Info: 717-394-2651
3) The 9 Member Schwandt Family Chamber Ensemble will perform tomorrow (Saturday Jan. 18th) at 7PM at Garden Spot Village in New Holland. The program will feature works by Bach, Mozart and Vivaldi. More Info: gardenspotvillage.org/events
2)Children’s author and speaker Bonnie Bedi Siegrist. author of “Little Farm Down the Lane” book series set in rural 1950s Lancaster County is speaking at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Elizabethtown, Sunday, (Jan. 19) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The session is free, with books available for signing and purchase. More Info: 717-367-7236.
1) Watch Volleyball!!! 12-thousand plus girls volleyball players and families come to Lancaster County for the sixth year of the MLK Kickoff Classic. Games all weekend (Sat Jan 18 thru Mon Jan 20) at Spooky Nook Sports Complex, Conestoga Valley and Warwick high schools, Millersville University, Lancaster Bible College, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and Lancaster United Methodist Church. More Info: spookynooksports.com