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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

June 6th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! June 6, 7 & 8, 2014

5)  Lititz Area Mennonite School Auction tonight & Tomorrow (Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7) at the school – Newport Road, Lititz. Auction, Chicken Barbecue, games, This Way Up performing Friday Night – Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live Saturday morning. More info: http://www.lamsauction.info/

4) Harrisburg Family Favorites Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, June 7) 10am-4pm at Harrisburg HACC Campus 2 Shows by Steven Courtney & The Suitcase Musicians, Super Hero Parade, Princess Parade, fun, games and more. More Info: http://familyfavoritesfestival.com/harrisburg/

3) First Friday Lancaster, tonight (June 6) 5-9pm. Celebrate Art, Music and the Community of Lancaster. Galleries, museums, artist studios, Music and more. More Info: http://www.lancastercityevents.com

2)  A Taste of Lititz, tonight (Fri. June 6th) 5-9pm. family oriented festival celebrating the Lititz. Street performers, Optical Mirage – an interactive 3D drawing, other interactive activities, food vendors, music and more. More Info: 717-626-6332

1) WJTL 30th Anniversary Listener Appreciation Concert with Sanctus Real, City Harbor, Dan & Lauren Smith and Bob Lenz, tomorrow (Sat. June 7th) at The Junction Center in Manheim from 4-9PM. Birthday Cake, studio tours, pedal cars, AND fireworks to close the evening. The Event is FREE, but tickets are required. More Info: Visit the Junction Center tab of WJTL.com.

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 30th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! May 30, 31 & June 1, 2014

5)  Triple Tree Ministries is hosting a free concert at Victory Church tomorrow (Saturday Night, May 31) at 6pm to help benefit the “Brotherhood Relief Fund.”  Concerts by Jimmy Emig Band and Raging Grace. More Info: JimmyEmigBand.com

4) Coffee House Ministries is a Ministry of New Birth/New Life Ministries in York Sunday (June 1) from 6-8pm. Coffee, Music, Testimonies & Fellowship featuring the Worship Band Ransomed Souls. More Info: coffeehouseministries.org

3) Mountville Lawn Concert Series kicks off Sunday (June 1) at 7:pm at Mountville Church of the Brethren featuring The Bainbridge Band. The concert is free and so is the ice cream which is being served by a local community group.

2)  Kids Come First on the First on Sunday (June 1) from 7am to 8pm Kids ages 5-12 can play a FREE game of Pitch & Putt Golf at Evergreen Golf Course in Manheim. However, Each child must be accompanied by a paying adult. Clubs and balls are provided.

1) Summer Reading Kickoff  tomorrow (Sat. May 31st) from 1-3PM for children and teens at Musser Park, Lancaster. Music, Crafts, Science experiments and more. Sign up for Summer Reading! RAIN location at Lancaster Public Library. The event is Free, Registration NOT required. More Info: (717) 394-2651

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 23rd, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! May 23, 34, 25 (and Memorial Day, Monday May 26), 2014

5) Celebrate Memorial Day this Weekend. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May and commemorates all men and women, who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season.

4) The 14th Annual 5k River Run, tomorrow (Saturday, May 24) beginning at 8:30am at Wrighsville Elementary School.
Hosted by the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce, the course crosses the Susquehanna River via the Veterans Memorial Bridge between Lancaster and York County. The bridge is closed to traffic during the event. There is a cost for runners – but spectators are free.  More Info: parivertowns.com

3) Family Fishing Fun, Monday, (May 26) Twice each year, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, the PA Fish and Boat Commission waives licensing requirements.Go Fishing with family and friends. It’s Free and it’s Fun!

2)  Garden Spot Village invites the public to view Art Work -drawings, paintings, prints, photographs and other images created by talented high-school age art students from Lancaster and Chester counties tomorrow and Sunday (May 24 & 25) 9am-5pm both days. First-place winner will hang in Washington for one year; runners-up will hang in the congressman Joe Pitts’ office. More Info: gardenspotvillage.org

1) Mount Joy Area Memorial Day Parade, tomorrow (Saturday, May 24) beginning at 2pm through Main Street in Mount Joy. Fire Companies, Bands, Floats and More Commemorating Memorial Day. This years theme is “The War that Started 100 Years Ago”

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 16th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! May 16, 17 & 18, 2014

5) Coffeehouse & Open Mic NIght tonight (Friday May 16)from 7-9 PM at the Community Room on King with featured musician Philip Miller – singer/songwriter from Lancaster. More Info: http://www.veritaspa.org

4) The 100 voice Lancaster Chorale and orchestra, will present Mendelssohn’s oratorio, “Elijah” on Sunday, May 18 at 6 PM at Calvary Church, Lancaster.  Admission is free.  A free-will offering will be received.More Info:  www.calvarychurch.org

3) The Rhubarb Festival tonight and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17) at Kitchen Kettle Village, Old Philly Pike in Intercourse, PA. Activities for young and old – the world’s only rhubarb race-car derby, Best Rhubarb Dessert baking contest, Rhubarb Whoopie Pie Filling Contest, the Rhubarb Stroll mini parade featuring costumed characters, musicians, and more. Free! More Info: www.kitchenkettlevillage.com

2) Freedom Fun Fair tomorrow (Saturday May 17) at Lebanon Valley Bible Church will be hosting its 5th annual FREE Community Event from 10am-2pm.  FREE Food, Petting Zoo, Face-Painting, Pony Rides, Bouncy Houses, and Games for All Ages!  LVBC is located on US-322 between Fontana and Campbelltown.  Rain or Shine! More Info: lvbiblechurch.org

1) Sertoma Chicken BBQ at  Long’s Park, Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, May 17) starting with the Kid’s Cookie Break Broadcasting Live at 9am. Bruce Fite at noon followed by Strong In Us, Illusionist Brett Myers, Last year’s Talent Challenge Winners – Disciples of Praise, The 2014 Talent Challenge and ending with Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart. WJTL.com

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 9th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! May 9, 10 & 11, 2014

5) Calvary Bible Church Block Party, tomorrow (Saturday, May 10th) from noon-3pm, 629 Union School Road, Mount Joy. Food, games, train barrel rides, crafts, petting zoo, bounce house, prizes and more. More Info: 717-653-5857.

4)  The Kraybill Benefit Auction & Fair tonight (Friday, May 9) and tomorrow (Saturday, May 10) at  Lancaster Mennonite School – Kraybill campus. Mechanical Bull Ride, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Dunk Tank, Pedal Carts, Face Painting and more. More Info: www.kraybillauction.com

3) Fore Change – Putting an End to Hunger in Haiti Miniature Golf Tournament & Family Fun Day, tomorrow (Saturday, May 10) at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York. Bounce House, Face Painting, Steven Courtney Concert. and more. More info:forechange.org

2) Friendship Community’s Fest and Auction tonight (Friday, May 9) and tomorrow (Saturday, May 10th) on the grounds of Friendship Community, East Oregon Rd, Lititz, with a Pancake and sausage breakfast, kids activities by Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Friday Night Steven Courtney & The Suitcase Musicians Concert and More. More Info: www.friendshipcommunity.net

1)  Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services Walk Plus for Life, tomorrow (Sat. May 10th) at Calvary Church in Lancaster and South Hills Park, Lebanon . Registration begins at 7:30am. Walk, 5K Run, Motorcycle Ride, Kids’ Zones, Kids’ Stage, Chicken BBQ! More Info:  http://www.svps.org/

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 2nd, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! May 2, 3 & 4, 2014

5) Saturday In the Park, tomorrow (Saturday, May 3) 11am-6pm at the Freedom Memorial Park, Millersville, rain or shine. Free carnival-style games, Steven Courtney and The Suitcase Musicians. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a fun afternoon. More Info: 717-393-7308

4) Ready, Set, Explore: A Backyard Adventure with Curious George, tomorrow (Saturday, May 3) 9am-11am at Lancaster County Environmental Center. Designed for ages 3-8, kids will meet Curious George and discover science by exploring animal habitats & tracks, observing plants & insects, learning about weather & wind, and creating  tools to explore with at home.  All family members welcome.

3) 6th Annual Penn Township-Pleaseant View Community Day tomorrow (Saturday, May 3rd) Rain or Shine – 9am-2pm, Penryn Road, Manheim.  5K Run, food, entertainment, craft fair, and community organizations. More Info: https://www.pleasantviewrc.org

2) One A-Chord in Concert, Sunday (May 4) 6:30pm-8:30pm at Calvary Monument Bible Church in Paradise. An evening of praise & worship with One A-Chord, the Lancaster County National Day of Prayer Choir. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. More Info: www.calvarymonument.org

1)  The Rafiki Africa Festival & 5K run/walk tomorrow (Saturday, May 3) 9am – 1pm on the grounds of the Lancaster County Christian School, New Holland Pk, Lancaster.  African food, dancing and drumming, crafts, a fashion show, and MORE. Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting live. More Info: https://www.rafikiafrica.org/african-festival-2014

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

April 25th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! April 25, 26 & 27, 2014

5) Manheim Christian Day 38th Annual Benefit Auction & Family Fun Days, tonight (Friday, April 25) and tomorrow (Saturday, April 26) at the school, Lebanon Rd., Manheim. Kids Activities, Helicopter Candy Drop, Chicken Barbecue, Buffet Breakfast, Auction and more. More Info: ManheimChristian.org

4) Clarinet Quartet Superb – Central Pennsylvania’s only professional performing clarinet quartet,will perform at Garden Spot Village tomorrow (Saturday April 26) at 7pm. More Info: gardenspotvillage.org

3) PUREhope Coffeehouse tomorrow (Saturday, April 26) 6:30 -10pm at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.  A benefit coffeehouse for Abolition International and Blood:Water Mission to support the organizations. Live entertainment provided throughout the evening by Jonathan Frazier, the Elizabethtown College Clarinet Ensemble, Seasons, and friends.

2) Miles For Martins Cross Country 5K Miles Cross Country Run/Walk that benefits the Martin Family Education Trust. It offers hope to the four children survived by Wes and Liz Martin by raising funds in an effort to provide a fundamental education for the children to grow and succeed in life. Miles 4 Martins begins and ends at Lancaster Catholic High School Stadium. Rain or shine. More Info: miles4martins.com

1) Sahd Salvage Earth Day Event tomorrow (Saturday, April 26) Lisa and Kids Cookie Break  Live from 9am to noon, Aluminum Can donations benefit WJTL! Scrap Yard Tours, Recycling Organizations, Composting Shows. http://recycleyourmetal.com/

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

April 11th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! April 11, 12 & 13, 2014

5) The Conservatory of Music Youth Orchestra and String Section will perform a free concert tomorrow (Saturday, April 12th) at The Trust Performing Arts Center in downtown Lancaster beginning at 7pm. More Info: L-C-M-I-N-C-PA.org

4)The “Hand’s 4 Him” Puppet Ministry Team will present the Easter musical “Countdown to Easter”, Sunday (April 13th) from 4-5pm at Mountville Church of the Brethren, Clay Street in Mountville. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. More info: Mountvillecob.org

3) Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster annual Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, April 12th) from 10:00-noon.  Activities for infants through kids in 6th grade will include a Bounce House, games, crafts, prizes, the Easter story, and an egg hunt.

2) A Gospel Music Extravaganza Concert to Celebrate the 91st Birthday of the Crispus Attucks Community Center, Sunday (April 13) 4pm at Brightside Baptist Church, Hershey Ave, Lancaster. More Info: 717 394-6604

1) FREE EASTER EGG HUNT with OVER 40,000 EGGS!!!  for kids from birth to 12 years old (Food, games, & entertainment for kids of all ages!) tomorrow (Saturday, April 12) at New Life Church , Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster. Registration and entertainment begin at 9am. Egg hunt begins at 10am! Pre-Register online at www.newlifelancaster.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

April 4th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! April 4, 5 & 6, 2014

5) Calvary Bible Church of Hanover will host Liberty University’s traveling team, Sounds of Liberty, in concert,Sunday, April 6, 10:30 AM. The vocal and instrumental group performs hundreds of concerts annually. More Info:  www.cbc-hanover.org

4) Spring Eggstravaganza, tomorrow (April 5) from 8:30am-1pm at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Glen Rock. Egg Hunt and Easter Children’s  Program. More Info: 717-235-7313.

3) First Friday Lancaster, tonight (Fri. Apr 4) from 5-9pm in Downtown Lancaster, celebrating the arts, music and community in Lancaster every First Friday. More Info: lancasterarts.com

2) Scarlet Steps, tonight (Friday, April 4) from 4-9pm at The Trust Performing Arts Center in Lancaster. Harvest Lancaster is presenting an art exhibit featuring local artists expressing the gospel through various creative mediums, including live music on. More Info: www.scarletsteps.com

1) The North Museum of Natural History and Science and Lancaster General Health are having a free admission day featuring the interactive health exhibit “Eat, Well, Play Well” tomorrow, (Saturday, April 5) from10am – noon. There’s long list of area folks who will be dishing up fun for families and they will have samples. More Info: northmuseum.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

March 28th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! March 28, 29 & 30, 2014

5) Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, (March 30)11:30am-12:30 pm at New Creation Community Church, Emig Mill Road in Dover. Bags with handles will be given to each child to use for the “hunt” and to take home! More Info: 717-764-0252.

4) Imperfect Circle Art Show, tonight (Friday, Mar 28) 5-8pm at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Main St. Mount Joy
Bobby Wehner and Sarah Way will perform music from the 70s and 80s. Come out to see local art, contribute to a community art canvas,and listen to the brass and guitar collaboration. More Info: Imperfect Circle Facebook page.

3) The Juan Catorce Band in concert Saturday (Mar 29) 7:00p at Emmaus Road Cafe in Lancaster. The Juan Catorce Band is a modern rock band based in Lancaster County. More Info: http://www.emmausroadcafe.org/

2) Internationally known cellist Emilio Colon will perform at Grace Lutheran Church in Lancaster, Sunday (Mar 30) 3pm. He’ll be joined by organist Murray Foreman and Colon’s wife and Ephrata native Cara Elise Colon on Cello for a special performance of Handel’s Sonata in G minor for Two Violins. The concert is free. More Info: (717) 397-2748

1) Signs of Spring Walk, Sunday (March 30, 2014) 2:30-4pm at Nixon County Park, Nixon Drive in York. Search the park’s stream banks and pond for signs of spring.More Info http://www.yorkcountyparks.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

March 21st, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! March 21, 22 & 23, 2014

5) LBC will host the annual Lancaster County Intercollegiate Band Festival Sunday (March 23) at 7:30pm in the Good Shepherd Chapel, featuring the symphonic bands from Franklin & Marshall College, Millersville University, Elizabethtown College, and Lancaster Bible College. Admission is free, but tickets are required. A donation will be received to help with the cost of the event and a ticket is required. More Info: http://www.lbc.edu/Events/

4) Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart in Concert – Tonight (Friday, March 21) 6:30-8:30pm at Building Character, North Queen Street in Lancaster. Free Admission and Free Refreshments.  Sponsored by the River Valley Music Collective. More info: https://www.facebook.com/rvmco

3) 41st Annual Woodcarving & Wildlife Art Festival, Saturday & Sunday, (March 22nd & 23rd, 2014) Sat. 10am – 5pm &
Sun. 10am – 4pm,  At the Millersville University Fitness Center, There is a cost for adults, however Children under 15 are free when accompanied by an adult. This year’s theme is AMERICA FOREVER. More Info: http://lancarvers.com/

2) An evening of music with Phil Joel, formerly of the Newsboys, and solo artist Galen Crew at Grace  Fellowship Church, Old Lancaster Pike in Shillington, tonight (March 21) at 7PM. Free admission.  Doors open at 6pm.  More Info: http://www.222church.com/Concert.html

1) Cavod Dance Company will perform Not of This World tonight (Friday, March 21) at 7 p.m. at Living Waters Theatre in Strasburg. The dance company will share stirring stories about three young adults who overcame extreme adversity. The performance is free. An offering will be taken to support the seven member dance company’s mission trip to serve in Cape Town, Africa. More Info:  http://cavodacademy.com/