FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! March 9, 10, 11
5) First Presbyterian Church in Strasburg will host the Otterbein University choir on Sunday, March 11, at 7pm. The choir will perform music for Lenten and Easter Seasons, African Spirituals and gospel music. More info at 717-687-6030
4) Steven Courtney + the Suitcase Musicians, tomorrow (Saturday, March 10) 7pm at Art & Soul Cafe, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Mountville. More info at stpaulsmtv.com/art-and-soul-cafe
3) Moore’s Chapel Cabin Fever! Tomorrow (Saturday, March 10) 11am-2pm. Moore’s Chapel United Methodist Church
392 Blake Road, Elkton, MD. Meet dozens of groups eager to show you new ways to “go outside and play.” Admission is free, including crafts, activities and demonstrations. More info: 443-553-8420
2) NewSong Fellowship Open Mic Cafe Tonight (March 9) 7-9pm at NewSong Fellowship Church, 609 Prospect Street, Lancaster. Free coffee & desserts, great music and other “unusual” performances, and tons of fun!
1) ChillyWilly Spring Plunge, tomorrow (Saturday, Mar 10) 7:15am at New Holland Recreation Center in New Holland The NHRC swimming pool will be drained and filled with fresh, very cold water. The Temperature will be approximately 55 degrees. Join in the early morning wakeup call and make a donation to help purchase CPR equipment for the Rec Center CPR classes. More info at newhollandreccenter.org
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! March 2, 3 and 4
5) Dr. Seuss Birthday Party and Pancake Breakfast, tomorrow
(Sat, Mar 3, 2012) – 08AM – 11AM HACC Cooper Building, Harrisburg. The activities are FREE there is a cost for the breakfast. Each child will receive a free book. The festival includes a Dr. Seuss Reading Station, activities and craft, face paint, and fitness activities. Families can register to win a Dr. Seuss DVD and Book Collection and Dutch Wonderland tickets. More info at www.superreader.org
4) State Street Cafe sponsored by Oak Hill Fellowship Church in Quarryville Tonight (Fri. March 2nd) from 7-9PM. Music by Chris Kauffman and Steve Bridgeman. Free event and free coffee! More info at www.oakhillfellowship.com/events
3) The Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibit is a competition to recognize outstanding art students in Lancaster County, grades 7 to 12. The top award-winners are chosen From a field of 2,500 entries, and will be on display at Lyet Lobby of The Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster. The Exhibit opens tonight (Friday, March 2, 2012) at 6 p.m. and runs through the end of March. This event is free and open to the public.
2) Sisters in Christ Event, tomorrow (Saturday, March 3) 6-9p at Lancast Bible College, Praise & Worship, speakers, Fashion Show, Testimonies, Refreshments and, of course a Silly Song. More info at www.pasistersinchrist.com
1) Bethany Christian Services Grand Opening of the new Lancaster office, tomorrow Saturday morning. Crown Avenue, Lancaster, 9am to noon. Kids Cookie Break Live, PHREDD in concert, plus A day of celebration and culture! This family friendly event includes international treats, activities & games. A $1,000.00 dollar fee reduction for International adoption will be awarded. Visit bethany.org/lancaster
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! Feb 24, 25 26
5) 4th Fridays in Columbia, tonite (Feb 24) 5pm-9pm in Downtown Columbia. Experience Columbia’s art galleries, antique shops, and local eateries. There is also an at-your-own-pace tour.
4) Lancaster County Horse Show Series Sunday (Feb 26) beginning at 9am at the Crescendo Training Center, Ephrata.
The Jack Frost Jubilee Fun Show Series will provide entertainment and competition for horse riders. Proceeds benefit The Mount Hope Horse Rescue. Classes in various disciplines will be offered. Admission to the show is free to spectators. More info at www.crescendotrainingcentre.com
3) The Pendel Brass and Singers of The Salvation Army in concert tomorrow (Sat, Feb 25) from 3:00 PM – 06:00 PM at The Salvation Army Corps on 131 S Queen Street, Lancaster More info at www.salvationarmylancaster.org
2) Maple Sugaring tomorrow and Sunday (Feb 25 and 26) 10am to 2pm at Lancaster County Central Park, Pavilion 11. Open for All Ages Join Naturalists for maple sugaring demonstrations in the sugar bush of Central Park. See trees being tapped, sap boiled to syrup, and candy made from syrup. More info at www.co.lancaster.pa.us/parks
1) Mount Joy’s Fire and Ice Weekend tomorrow (Sat Feb 24) and Sunday (Feb 25) The Annual Chili Challenge, Hand-Carved Ice Sculptures, Music, Artisans and More. More info at mainstreetmountjoy.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! Feb 17, 18, 19, 2012
5) Living Water Community Church is hosting a free coffeehouse tonight (Friday, February 17) from 6-9pm. There will be multi-cultural performances, food, art gallery and fun! More info at www.livingwatercc.com
4) Solo artist Adam Paul Williams will be in concert at The Church of the Open Door, 8 Carlisle Court in York on Sunday (February 19) at 6pm. For more info call 767-6491.
3) A “Rabbit Rally” tomorrow (Sat, Feb 18) 10am – 4pm at the PetCo in West York (905 Loucks Rd) The York County SPCA will be bringing in rabbits that are available for adoption. You are encouraged to bring your own rabbit too! For more information call 717-699-2825
2) Mission Fest Lancaster Conference today, tomorrow and Sunday (Feb 17, 18 and 19) at Lancaster Mennonite High School. Speakers, exhibits and many local and national missionary organizations. More info at missionfestlancaster.org
1)Manheim Township Public Library is hosting a special Boogie Woogie Books event tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 18) 10:30am-11:30am, featuring Mark Pontz author of Baxter’s New Home. Mark will host story time featuring the new book, answer questions, sing a few songs and sign copies of Baxter’s New Home. register by phone (560-6441) or online www.mtpl.info
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! Feb 10, 11 & 12
5) Life Mennonite Fellowship’s Youth Group is presenting the play Cheaper By The Dozen tonite, tomorrow and Sunday (Feb. 10, 11 and 12) at 7PM each evening at Living Waters Theatre in Strasburg. No tickets are required and a freewill offering will be taken to benefit Life Youth Group’s Summer mission trip. More info: 717-371-7828
4) Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart in concert tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 11) 7-9pm at The Coffee Company, Lancaster.
3) A Sock Hop at Trinity Roth’s UCC in Spring Grove tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 11) from 7-10PM. Free event. All ages welcome.
More info at 717-225-4393
2) Celebrate African-American History Month tomorrow (Sat, Feb 11, 2012) 11am-12:30pm with a READ-IN at the State Museum of PA, 300 North Street, in Harrisburg. Each child will receive a free book. Celebrity readers; Floyd “The Super Reader” Stokes of the American Literacy Corporation and Valerie Pritchett of Abc27 News. Refreshments will also be served.
1)Second Friday Lititz – tonite (Feb 10) 5-9pm Main & Broad Streets, Lititz. Chocolate, Authors, Artisans, Music and local shops sharing hospitality. More info at www.lititzpa.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 3, 4 and 5, 2012
5) Soup For Soup on Sat. Feb. 4th from Noon-3PM WJTL is teaming with Chick-fil-A Lincoln Highway East in Lancaster to help restock the soup shelves at Water Street Ministries. Bring 4 cans of soup to donate, WJTL broadcasting live! Look for the WJTL vehicle in the parking lot next to Chick-fil-A . We will be set up for you to to drive through and drop off your cans of soup. We will be passing out our new bumper stickers, Kid’s Cookie Break gear, & giving away prizes!
4) First Friday in Downtown Lancaster – tonite (Feb 3) 5-9pm. Music, Art, exhibitions, performances, and more at 60+ venues More info: www.lancasterarts.com.
3) First Friday for Families at the Lancaster Public Library – 125 North Duke Street – tonite (February 3, 2012) 5:30-8pm. The F&M African Drumming Club invites you to join them in making music. Drums provided. Their will also be the Exhibit: Beauty of Paradise Island by Benson Myrtil. More info: www.lancaster.lib.pa.us
4) Free showing of the movie – Courageous tonite (Fri. Feb. 3rd) at 7PM at Church of God of Landisville. Free childcare also provided. More info: www.coglandisville.org
1) Silent Movie Night – tomorrow (Sat, Feb 4, 2012) – 7p-9p at Garden Spot Village chapel in New Holland. Three short silent film comedies accompanied by renowned theater organist Wayne Zimmerman. Movies by Charlie Chaplin, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle; and Buster Keaton will be shown. More info: www.gardenspotvillage.org
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! January 27, 28 and 29, 2012
5) 10th Annual Chambersburg Ice Fest tonite, tomorrow and Sunday (Jan 27-29) Pennsylvania’s largest ice festival – sculptures, scavenger hunts, slides, fireworks and much more. More info at icefestpa.com
4) St. David’s Church in Dover will be hosting a free event to watch the film”Courageous”, Sunday, (January 29) at 6:00 pm. The church is located behind the Pizza Hut on Oakland Rd. on Rte. 74N. More info call 717-764-0033
3) A free coffee house and hymn sing will take place at Enola Church of God, Sherwood Drive, Enola tonight (January 27) from 7-8:30pm. For more info: www.enolacog.com
2) Free Denison Witmer Concert with special guest Matt Wheeler tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 28) at 7PM in the Community Room on Prince in Lancaster. More info: www.iheartlancity.com
1) Come watch the Cardboard Derby at Ski Roundtop!!!Sunday (Jan. 29) Check-in for participants is at 12:30 pm – Judging at 2:30 pm and the Cardboard Derby Race: 4pm. More info at skiroundtop.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! Jan 20, 21 & 22
5) “Courageous” is being shown at ”Y” at the Well, 21 E. Simpson St in Mechanicsburg tonight (January 20) at 7:30pm. Free Admission & Free Popcorn!
4) Tomorrow (Saturday Jan 21) 7pm Garden Spot Village Chapel. an evening of reverent jazz performed by the Four Piece Quartet as part of the 2011-2012 Garden Spot Village Saturday Evening Concert Series. Free and open to the public. Donations to the Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund accepted during the performance, which helps support residents who need financial assistance, are welcome.
3) The Poet’s Loft – tonight (Friday, Jan 20) 7-9p share poetry, listen to others works, and enjoy food and coffee. A “headlining” poet & a musician or two, as well as an open mic portion of the night. Community Room on Prince, Lancaster. More info: veritaspa.org
2) Family Fun Night tonight (Friday Jan 20) 7pm, Bainbridge Elementary School featuring a concert by Steven Courtney and the Suitcase Musicians. More info stevencourtney.com
1) ZooAmerica is holding their free community weekend Saturday and Sunday (January 21 & 22) from 10am until 4:30pm both days. Admission is free to all guests. Ranger Scratch, the Zoo’s mascot will also be making a special appearance on both days. More info www.zooamerica.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! January 13, 14 and 15, 2012
5) Christian Rock Band Kingsfield in concert tomorrow (Saturday, January 14) at the Iona U.M. Church in Lebanon, 6:30PM. Local worship band Outspoken will open the concert. Admission is free. An offering will be taken for the band’s expenses. 717-273-2958
4) Get your friends together and build your cardboard vessel for next week’s Cardboard Derby! skiroundtop.com
3) Authentic Ethiopian Meal tomorrow and Sunday (January 14, 15) at MCC, Akron, from 12 PM to 2:30 PM. Food, authentic music, and fellowship. The event is a fundraiser, donations will be accepted. Call call 717-859-4428 to reserve a spot.
2) The Children’s Choir of Lancaster will perform at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 700 Pleasure Rd., on Sunday, January 15, at 4 o’clock., the Prelude Choir (grades 3-6) and The Lyric Choir (grades 7-12) will sing a variety of music, from folksongs to classical selections to spirituals. Open to the public and free.Refreshments and meet the performers at a reception following the event. more information, call (717) 569-0588.
1) KCB PA Farm Show Special tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 14th) from 9AM-Noon. The PA Farm Show is the highlight with a visit from Dairy Princess alternate Janae Herr plus your favorite KCB Music. kidscookiebreak.com
FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! JAN 6, 7, 8, 2012
5) No Borders Praise band will be playing for the first time! Tomorrow (Saturday, January 7, 2012) 6:30pm until 9:00pm, at Pequea Presbyterian Church, 273 Cambridge Rd, Gap. Food, fellowship and a time to worship. FREE
4) Local Jazz band Temple Avenue in concert tonite (Jan 6, 2012) 8:00pm. The concert is happening at First Presbyterian on Orange St. in Lancaster. Temple Avenue is a jazz quartet made up of former local high school musicians who made the All-State Jazz Ensemble last spring as high-school seniors who now are freshmen at Temple University.
3) The sixth annual Arctic Air Games disc-dog (frisbee dog) competition will be held tomorrow (January 7, 2012) starting at 9:00 AM. Games will include: Toss-Fetch, Freestyle, Time Trial, Dartboard, and Progressive Relay. Free admission for spectators. Event location: Bella Vista Training Center 730 Mt. Airy Road Lewisberry, More info at arcticairgames.com
2) Lancaster YMCA Open House tomorrow (Sat, Jan 7, 2012) 9am – 4pm at the YMCA City and Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA Branches. Free health screenings, talk with health experts from LG Health and Orthopedic Associates, pick up coupons for fitness apparel and try a heathly pita sample from the Pita Pit. More info at lancasterymca.org
1) Lancaster First Friday tonite (Jan 6, 2012) 5-9pm – Downtown Lancaster – featuring art exhibitions, musical performances and 60+ venues. As part of first Friday Steven Courtney will be in concert 6:00p at the Ware Center, Millersville University, Prince Street. More info at www.lancasterarts.com.