Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : July 19, 2013 10:57 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

For July 19, 20, & 21, 2013

5) A Free Community Evening at the West Earl Lions Park in Talmage tomorrow (Saturday, July 20th) 4pm-8pm, entertainment by “The Bible Dude and horse Hopey”.  Free food, games, rides, prizes, and petting zoo.  Sponsored by the Brownstown churches.  More Info: 717-738-0508

4) Yahweh Musical festival tomorrow (Saturday July 20th) from 10AM-6PM at The Upper Room Missionary Church in York.  8 hours of  music featuring 7 local bands -X-TERRA, Seventh Time Around, BIE, Under The Son, Heaven Bound, Juan Catorce Band, Ninth Hour Legacy, Keith Andrew Grim and more.  More Info: 717-458-2783

3) PRAISE JAM 2013 at Ephrata Church of the Nazarene tomorrow (Sat. July 20th) at 6:30PM.  An evening of Praise & Worship with local bands First United Methodist Church of Ephrata, Reamstown Church of God, Alive Church, and Hosanna Christian Fellowship.  This is an outdoor event, bring your blankets and chairs. There will be a concession stand with the proceeds going to the Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services (SVPS).  More Info: 717-733-2000

2) Coffeehouse and Open Mic Night with Waiting for Cadence tonight (Friday July 19) from 7-9 PM at Community Room on Prince in Lancaster. More Info: 717-572-5914

1) Terre Hill Days tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (July 19-21) at Terre Hill Community Memorial Park! Live entertainment, games , carnival rides, Arts & Crafts fair, bi-plane candy scramble, skydive bingo, outhouse races and more!  The festival end Saturday with fireworks at 10pm.  More Info: 717-445-4581

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : July 12, 2013 1:45 pm : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

July 12, 13 and 14, 2013

5) SK8:13 ALL FREE SKATEBOARD EVENT tomorrow (Sat. July 13th) from 10AM-4PM at Christ Community Church in Camp Hill.  This is a free skate event with ramps, food, prizes and contests. Professional Skateboarder Brian Sumner will be there. More Info. 717-761-2933

4) Second Friday in Lititz, America’s Coolest Small Town opens the streets to music, food and artisans of all kinds, Tonight (Friday, July 12) from 5-9PM in downtown Lititz. More Info: lititzpa.com/

3) Free monthly coffeehouse featuring organic/fair-trade coffee and tea tomorrow (Sat. July 13th) from 7-11PM at Immanuel Evangelical Free Church of York. Open mic for music or spoken word. Games/coloring/puzzles and more. More Info: (717)755-2413

2) Oak Hill Fellowship Church in Quarryville will be hosting “A Night of Vertical Worship”  at Huffnagle Park – Sunday (July 14th) from 7:30-9pm. More Info: 717-786-4559

1) Celebrate 2013 Tonight, Tomorrow and Sunday (July 12th, 13th & 14th) at Teen Challenge Training Center in Rehrersburg.  Music, Messages and Celebration of what God is doing through Teen Challenge.  The theme is “In Christ Alone”. The 7th Annual Music Explosion will also take place on Saturday!   More Info: 717-933-4181

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : July 5, 2013 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

For the weekend of July 5, 6 & 7, 2013

5) First Friday Lancaster Tonight (Friday July 5) from 5-9PM. in downtown Lancaster.Exhibitions, performances, Music, Art and more. More Info: lancasterarts.com

4) City of Harrisburg 4th of July Celebration today, tomorrow and Sunday (July 5, 6 and 7) Lighted Boat Parade, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, FREE entertainment, children & family events and activities all weekend long. More Info: harrisburgrec.com

3) Music In The Park in Coleman Park in Lebanon Sunday (July 7th) at 7pm with The Perseverence Band.  A free will offering will be taken. Bring a lawn chair. More Info: musicinthepark.net

2) Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra Independence Day concert Tonight (July 5) on the lawn at Lebanon Valley College in Annville beginning at 8pm. Many patriotic, Broadway and pop tunes.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket. More Info: 717-867-6030

1) “Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital” Saturday (July 6)7:30pm at Christ Church of Gettsyburg on Chambersburg St. Mark the 150th anniversary of the turning point in the Civil War – The Battle of Gettsyburg with Live Civil War-era music, costumed performers, readings from the journals of a citizen nurse who served at the church and a soldier who was treated in this historic building that was used as a hospital for soldiers during the battle.

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : June 28, 2013 10:20 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

For June 28, 29 & 30, 2013

5) Lebanon Community Band Fourth of July concert at Mt. Gretna Campmeeting Tablernacle tomorrow (Sat. June 29th) from 7-8:45PM. Free admission.  An offering will be taken. 717-964-3040
4) Tonight at dusk organizers will commemorate a turning point in the Civil War, the burning of the bridge between Lancaster and York County. They will relive that historic event as they light a fire on each of the 25 existing piers where the bridge once stood.  The event will end with Fireworks.  This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.  More info on 150th Anniversary Celebrations.

3) Rockvale Outlets Lancaster’s Annual Fireworks tomorrow (Sat. June 29th) at dusk.  The Lampeter/Strasburg Band will play  at 8:30 through the end of the fireworks in the parking lot across from Eagles Pro Shop. Rockvale Outlets will have FREE mini flags and glow bracelets, while supplies last. More info:rockvaleoutletslancaster.com

2) Zion Lutheran Church in Leola invites you to bring your towels for a splashing great time from noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, June 29) There will be 4 big waterslides, free food and more. More Info: zionleola.org

1) Long’s Park Summer Music Series, Sunday (Jun 30) 5:30pm featuring the US Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, Cannon Brigade and Fireworks!   Long’s Park Summer Music Series. More info: longspark.org/music

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : June 21, 2013 8:45 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

June 21, 22 & 23, 2013

5)  Praise In The Park tomorrow (Saturday, June 22) from 5-8pm at Lititz Springs Park. Worship bands from Pearl Street United Methodist Church of Lancaster and Long Memorial UMC will perform. Praise in the Park is Rain or shine and is a free community event. More Info: 717-560-0321
4) Hope Fellowship in Manchester Family Community Day at the Manchester Playground (N. Liverpool Street) tomorrow (Saturday, June 22) – 11am to 4pm. FREE Food and Drinks, Kids Games, Face Painting, Live Music, Auto and Motorcycle Show and Red Cross Blood Drive.More info: 717-600-5195

3) Coffeehouse and Open Mic Night with featured performer Joy Ike tonight (Fri. June 21) from 7-9pm at Community Room on Prince in Lancaster.  There will be two sets by Joy, an open mic portion of the night, as well as food and coffee. More info: 717-572-5914

2) RED LION ALIVE – a Free Music Festival tomorrow and Sunday (Sat. June 22 & Sun. June 23rd) at Red Lion Zion United Methodist Church in Red Lion.  A Community Unity event with  Steven Courtney, Mark Cable, Derek Sandstrom, and more! Craft Show featuring local aritsans (Saturday only), food vendors & fun activities for children, including a Bounce House.  More Info: 717-244-2585

1)  Lisa Landis and The Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim tomorrow (Sat. June 22) from 9AM-Noon. Games, Prizes, the Cookie Car and more.  More info: spookynooksports.com

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : June 14, 2013 8:54 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

June 14, 15 and 16 (Father’s Day weekend) 2013

5)  2nd Friday in Lititz, tonight (Friday, June 14) 5-9pm. Music, Art, Crafts, Food and local vendors on Main & Broad Streets, Lititz, PA
4) Waystock is a free music and fun fest Sunday (June 16) noon-7pm at Wayside Presbyterian Church in Landisville. The event benefits the Hempfield Area Food Pantry. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate. Six local church praise bands will participate. There will also be picnic games, bounce house and more. Bring your lawn chairs. More info: waysidepc.org

3) Saint Paul’s Lutheran’s Annual Community Bash Sunday (June 16) featuring fun, food and games from 11am-3pm at Saint Paul Lutheran Church in York. There will be a bounce house, art pavilion, games, service vehicles, medivac helicopter, and more. More info: 717-792-1650

2) Kids Free Carnival with Free games and food for kids Sunday (June 16) 10am-Noon at St. John’s UMC in Grantville. Games, rides, bounce house and more. More info: grantvilleumc.org

1) Camp Swatara Family Camp Open House, tomorrow (Sat. June 15)  Boating, Mini-Golf, Swimming, Games and more. Find out about Summer Family Camp. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting live from 9am to noon. More info: campswatara.org

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : June 7, 2013 8:52 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

June 7, 8 & 9, 2013

5) A night of Christian Rock with the bands Souls Set Free and Emerson, tonight (Friday, June 7) at Conoy Brethren in Christ Church in Elizabethtown.  Doors open at 6pm.  Concert begins at 7pm. More Info: 717-367-7915

4) Lititz Area Mennonite School Auction tonight and tomorrow (Fri June 7 and Sat. June 8) at the school.   The event kicks off  tonight at 4 with the Down Home Dinner.  Sat. begins with breakfast at 6.  KCB live 9-noon with games, giveaways, free Chick-Fil-A cookies and more!  More info: lamsauction.info

3) Get Outdoors Day, Sunday (June 9th) from 1-5pm at Kings Gap Environmental Education Center in Carlisle. Information and interactive samples of recreational activities at PA State Parks, including: disc golf, geocaching, kayaking, camping, and fishing. There is no pre-registration for this FREE event which will be held rain or shine on the mansion lawn at Kings Gap. More info: (717)486-3799

2) St. David’s Evangelical Congregational Church in Dover is having a Carnival for the Community tomorrow (Saturday, June 8) from noon to 3pm. Fun, food, entertainment, speakers, games, and local community organizations. More Info: 717-764-0033

1) LCBC Church will hold its 14th Annual Motorsports Show & BBQ tomorrow (Sat. June 8) from 9am-2pm at the Manheim Campus. The event is free to vehicle exhibitors and spectators; and features muscle cars, street rods, new & antique cars and motorcycles, scooters, trucks, and RC cars, airplanes and helicopters. More info: 717-653-6266


Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : May 31, 2013 8:42 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

May 31, June 1 & 2, 2013

5) Central Penn Parents FAMILY FAVORITES FESTIVAL tomorrow (Saturday, June 1) 10am-4pm at the HACC Campus- Harrisburg. This annual FREE festival features live entertainment, bounce houses, pony rides, theatrical performances, concerts, games, activities, face painting, storytelling, food samples, live animals and Steven Courtney and the Suitcase Musicians in concert. More info: centralpennparent.com

4) Soccer Shots of Lancaster/Lebanon/Berks will be at Red Rose Arena offering FREE Soccer Clinics for kids ages 2-8 tomorrow (Saturday June 1) from 9-11am. There will be games, prizes, music and more! More info: lancaster.ssreg.org

3) Free Family Fun Day event at Pleasant View Church in Red Lion tomorrow (Saturday June 1) from 10am-2pm. Activities include bounce house, obstacle course, and wrecking ball inflatables, face painting, crafts, free cotton candy, and an animal learning center and more. More info: 717-244-6323

2) Rockvale Outlets Lancaster will welcome Eagles players,  and Eagles mascot Swoop tomorrow (Saturday June 1) 11am-3pm in the parking area across from the Eagles End Zone. Players will be available for autographs and pictures. More info:  717-293-9292.

1) York County Library Kick Off Event at the West Manchester mall tomorrow (Sat. June 1st) from 10am-1pm. York County Libraries and Get Outdoors York are gearing up for the 2013 Summer Reading Club.The two groups have combined efforts to encourage kids to be mentally and physically active over the summer months. Clowns, Face Painting, activities and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live! More info:yorklibraries.org

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Memorial Day Weekend

phredd : May 24, 2013 8:39 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Memorial Day Weekend – May 24-27, 2013

5) Fourth Friday Mount Joy, tonight (Friday, May 24) 5-8pm food, prizes, art, music and  Bobby Wehner in concert at the Aspire Community Center Mount Joy. More info: Mainstreetmountjoy.com

4) Carlisle Memorial Day Parade, Monday (May 27th) beginning at 9am at Hanover St. and ending at High Street. The Carlisle Memorial Day Parade features trucks, floats, bands and many local organizations. More info: 717 226-1966

3) Free Coffee House at Enola First Church of God in  Enola tonight,(Fri. May 24)  at 7pm, Featuring “Heartsong”.   Refreshments will be served.  A freewill offering will be received.

2) Strasburg Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service,  Mon. May 27th. The parade begins at 9am. Colonel Stuart Roop, a 1984 graduate of Lampeter-Strasburg High School and a West Point graduate, will be the keynote speaker at the memorial service.  He is currently the Chief of Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.  There will also be a Hotdog Picnic following the parade at First Presbyterian Church in Strasburg.  More info: www.co.lancaster.pa.us/strasburg_boro

1) . Mount Joy Memorial Day Parade, tomorrow (Sat. May 25th) beginning at 2pm. The Mount Joy parade has its origin in the late 1800′s. This event is organized by volunteers and features many local fire companies, bands and organizations. Look for WJTL! More info: mountjoyborough.com

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Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend

phredd : May 17, 2013 8:56 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

May 17, 18 & 19, 2013

5) Tonight (Friday May 17) from 7-9:30pm at the Community Room on Prince in Lancaster – a Film Screening of the movie Blue Like Jazz followed by discussion around the themes within the movie.  Blue Like Jazz is adapted from the book by author Donald Miller and Produced and Directed by Steve Taylor. More info: 717-572-5914

4) Children of the World Choir will perform at Linville Hill School, Kinzer Rd., Paradise, Sunday evening, (May 19) at 7pm.   The choir is made up of disadvantaged and orphaned children from several countries around the globe.  More info: 717.687.5118

3) Emazing Grace (Emily & Grace) who have a song on the KCB4 cd, will be playing Christian Bluegrass on Sunday evening (May 19)7pm at the Church of God of Landisville.  A free will offering will be taken for the band. More info: 717-898-8144

2) Freedom Fun Fair tomorrow(Saturday, May 18)10am-2pm at Lebanon Valley Bible Church on the front lawn, Horseshoe Pike, Lebanon. Free Food, face painting, Angry Birds Booth, bounce houses, and more. More info: lvbiblechurch.org

1) 60th Annual Sertoma Chicken Barbecue, tomorrow (Saturday, May 18) 10am-6pm at Long’s Park, Lancaster – Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live, Concerts on the Weaver’s Garage Stage by Dan and Lauren Smith Band, Jeremiah Coyne Band, The Talent Challenge and more. Proceeds from the Chicken Barbecue meals benefits Long’s Park and it’s many benefits to kids and the community. More info: lancastersertomabbq.com

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