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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

August 14th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – August 14-16

5. 4th Annual Back To School Fun Day at Winterstown United Methodist Church near Felton (South of York) tomorrow (Saturday, August 15) from 10am-1pm.  Inflatable rides, games, wagon rides, face painting and food. Backpacks and school supplies will be given away while they last to all elementary and preschool children. The York Revolution mascot “Downtown” will be on hand. Pre-registration is encouraged but not necessary. More Info: www.winterstownumc.org

4. Back-to-school FREE All-You-Can-Shop event at Pleasureville United Methodist Church, North Sherman St. in York, tomorrow (Saturday, August 15) 9am–2pm. This annual back-to-school event offers a range of men, women’s, baby, youth, children’s clothing and accessories for FREE.  Bring your bags and fill them!  Leave your wallets at home. More Info: Pleasurevilleumc.org

3. Free Outdoor Worship Night at Marietta Community Chapel 1125 River Road, Sunday (August 16) at 6pm. featuring Vibrations Dance Ministry, a lyrical dance group for girls K-12, Matt Wheeler music, ice cream, and worship. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.  More Info: (717)426-4584

2. Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum Henry K Landis Birthday Party. Sunday (Aug. 16) from Noon-4pm. Immerse yourself in the year 1865 and join in the celebration of the museum founder’s birth! Roam the grounds and interact with re-enactors, learn to dance a reel, take in a lecture about what was happening in the world in 1865, take a wagon ride, play some games, learn about historic food, and enjoy a piece of birthday cake in Henry K. Landis’s honor. Free admission. More Info: www.landisvalleymuseum.org

1. Palmyra Public Library and Flightpath Sports Park will host an end of the summer party tomorrow (Saturday, August 15) from 9am-1pm at Palmyra Public Library and throughout Flightpath Sports. This is a wrap up celebration of the Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero has a Story”. Activities will include a Bounce House,superhero themed photo booth, crafts, games, face painting, and more. KCB broadcasting live 9am-noon.  The event is free, however there will be a fee for some of the activities. Dress up as your favorite superhero. There will be a superhero parade at noon. Food trucks will be available from the Twistin’ Pig, 3J’s Coffee House, the Mad Dash Grilled Cheese Truck, and more.  More Info: http://lclibs.org/palmyra/

Backpack To School Contest

August 23rd, 2013 12 comments

Back To School Time is right around the corner!  Over the next few weeks, families all over the listening area will be heading out on Back To School shopping trips.  We encourage you to nominate a family that you know who could use some help with those expenses this year.  It’s WJTL’s “Backpack To School” contest, underwritten by 1-800-GOT-JUNK!  They offer full-service junk removal for your home or business.

HOW TO ENTER:

Email SchoolContest@WJTL.com and tell us your name and address.  Also include the name, kids’ ages or grades, city and phone number or email address of the family you would like to nominate for our contest.  Entries must be received by Noon on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.

We’ll choose winners randomly and announce them Fridays on the Get Up & Go Show throughout the month of August.  (Winners will be contacted before their name is mentioned on the radio.)  Each winner will receive a backpack with some school supplies and a $200 Visa giftcard to help with Back To School expenses.

NOTES AND RULES:

*You may nominate your own family.

*ONLY ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD!!!  Make sure your email contains all required information before sending it!

*Comments left on this blog DO NOT count as entries into this contest!