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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – March 4-6, 2016

March 4th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – March 4, 2016

5 The Musical Mansion- A Christian concert showcasing various genres of music For Individuals 8 & up tonight (Friday March 4) from 7 pm to 10 p.m. at The Hugh McCall Mansion in York.  More Info: 717 318 3971

4 26th Annual Lancaster Quilt Show at The Continental Inn, Lancaster, today and tomorrow (Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5) Today – 9am-6pm, and tomorrow 9am-4pm. Antique wool quilt exhibit and vendors mall featuring 40 vendors.More Info: 717-299-0421

3 35th Annual School Art Show tomorrow (Sat. March 5) 10am-3pm at Hanover Area Arts Guild in Hanover.  Eleven area middle schools and high schools show off their best work at the show, which includes painting, pottery, sculpture and a variety of other work. More Info: http://www.hanoverareaarts.com/

2 First Friday Lancaster! Tonight (Friday, March 4) from 5 to 9 pm in downtown Lancaster. Discover innovative exhibitions, performances and a few surprises. Art galleries, museums, performing groups, professional theater, symphony orchestra, and more from Lancaster’s arts community. More Info:
http://www.visitlancastercity.com/first-friday/

1 Camp Rock Preview Day is a fun day of singing, dancing, games, and special performances for 1st – 7th graders interested in rocking out this summer at Camp Rock! tomorrow (Saturday, March 5) from 8:30am to Noon at Harvest Bible Chapel Lancaster. Camp Rock is Lancaster County’s premier creative arts camp. More Info www.camprocklancaster.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – February 26-28, 2016

February 26th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
February 26-28, 2016

5 Fourth Fridays in The River Towns of Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville, tonight (Fri. Feb 26) 5-9pm.  Art, culture, and entertainment, restaurants, exhibits, antique and specialty shops along the Susquehanna River. More Info:  http://lancasterpa.com/river-towns/

4 Lancaster’s Beyond Ourselves chamber ensemble is teaming up with Lancaster Mennonite School’s Campus Chorale and Sopa Sol to present a benefit concert Sunday, (February 28) at 3pm, at James Street Mennonite Church. The freewill offering will benefit a Mennonite Central Committee program in Nepal that provides scholarships for young people. More Info: 717-291-0514

3 Construction Zone for Learning at Lancaster Public Library West Mountville Branch today (Friday, February 26) 10:30 – 11:30am. A variety of building blocks and construction materials will provide preschoolers an opportunity to build whatever they like. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More Info: lancaster.lib.pa.us

2 The Money in Uncle George’s Suitcase is a play being performed by Blue Ball Church of the Brethren Youth Group tomorrow (Saturday February 27) at 7pm and Sunday (February 28) at 2:00 and 7:00 pm. More Info: www.blueballbrethren.org

1 Marty Shaughnessy and The Stars are Spies Performing at Emmaus Road Cafe, Lincoln Hwy East in Lancaster, tomorrow (Saturday February 27) 7pm. More Info: http://www.facebook.com/EmmausRoadCafe

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Feb 19-21, 2016

February 19th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – February 19-21, 2016

5 Children’s Choir Musical – Back to the Cross will be performed tomorrow (Saturday, February 20) at 7pm, at Calvary Bible Church of Hanover. A series of time-traveling escapades take the children on a wild ride, immersing them in strange times and cultures, and leading to their discovery of the importance of the cross and message of the Gospel. More Info: www.cbc-hanover.org .

4 Talent Show and Benefit Concert, tomorrow (Saturday, February 20) ALL DAY from 6am – 7pm at Evangel Assembly of God, Ephrata. Local kids and teens will present their talents in a concert to benefit the Dare to Dream Single Moms’ Day Out outreach of H.O.P.E Single Moms Group. More Info: http://www.evangelephrata.com

3 Construction Zone for Learning at Lancaster Public Library West Mountville Branch today (Friday, February 19) 10:30 – 11:30am. A variety of building blocks and construction materials will provide preschoolers an opportunity to build whatever they like. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More Info: lancaster.lib.pa.us

2 Third Annual Lancaster Scholastic Chess League Free Chess Tournament, tomorrow (Sat February 20) Registration begins at 8am. The 5 round Swiss Tournament continues thru morning and early afternoon at Lancaster Mennonite School on Lincoln Highway East. This tournament is open to Individuals, grades 8-12 from the surrounding area.

1 Maple Sugaring demonstrations in the Sugar Bush of Central Park, Lancaster, tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 20) 10am-11:30am. See trees being tapped, sap boiled to syrup, and candy made from syrup.  Maple products will be available. Donations appreciated. More Info: www.lancastercountyparks.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – February 12-14, 2016

February 12th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – February 12-14, 2016

5 Now C Here a multi keyboard concert by Robert Horton – Sunday (February 14) 4pm at Free Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Duke Street in Lancaster. More Info: 717 397-2734.

4 Owl Prowl tomorrow (Feb. 13) from 5:30-7:30pm at Angora Fruit farm in Berks County. Learn about Pennsylvania’s native owls, their calls, and other fun facts. A hike into the woods of Antietam Lake Park will follow a discussion and show & tell More Info: www.co.berks.pa.us

3 Indoor Carnival at Central Manor Church of God tonight
(Feb. 12) from 5-9pm. Free hot dogs, chips, drinks, carnival games, bounce houses, ice cream, hot chocolate, balloon artist, prizes, and concert by PHREDD. More Info: www.centralmanorchurch.org

2 Lancaster Art and Coffee Crawl. Saturday (Feb 13) 11am-4pm, 12 downtown galleries will offer coffee and treats during this first time free event. Lancaster Galleries, Friendship Heart Gallery, Square Halo, Annex24, and Liz Hess Gallery are just a few of the local galleries involved. More Info: 717 394-7737

1 Lititz Fire & Ice Festival – Party in the Park, tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (Feb 12-14) from 5-9pm tonight, Saturday 11am-3pm and Sunday beginning at 1pm. Various events at Lititz Springs Park & Downtown at Main St. & Broad St in Lititz.  Winter Wonderland Carnival, Chile Cook-off, Dodgeball Tournament, Ice Sculptures and more. Stop by the WJTL table on Friday! More Info: http://www.lititzfireandicefestival.com/index.html

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Feb 5-7, 2016

February 5th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – February 5-7, 2016

5 Dog Wagging Story Time tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 6) from 10:30 -11:30am at Lancaster Public Library West – Mountville Branch, AND Lancaster Public Library East – Leola Branch. For grades K through 5 – Practice your reading skills and Read to Read Assistance Dogs that have received special training and are registered therapy dogs. More Info: lancaster.lib.pa.us

4 First Friday York, tonight (Friday, February 5) 5-9pm. A celebration of downtown York at The Central Marekt House, Royal Square and all downtown districts. Special events, live entertainment and more. More Info: 717-849-2331

3 “Sounds of Sankofa” a program about the history of African American music and melody Sunday (February 7) 3pm at Avon United Methodist Church, Old Cumberland St. Lebanon. The program will feature spirituals, African American art songs from the Civil Rights movement, and pay homage to the music history of African American music. More Info: 717-383-5568

2 The Muskingum University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers of New Concord OH will be in concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, tonight (Friday, February 5) at 7:30pm. Their program includes music from Spain, Germany and Brazil. A Free Will Offering will be taken. More Info: (717) 394-6854.

1 First Friday Lancaster tonight (Friday, February 5) 5-9pm in downtown Lancaster. Music, Galleries, museums, artist studios, artisans, exhibits, and special openings. More Info: visitlancastercity.com

Five Fun Free Family Things This Weekend – Jan 29-31

January 29th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – January 29-31, 2016

5 Lancaster’s 2nd annual “All-Crow” Art Show continuing this weekend at the Manheim Township Public Library, tomorrow (Saturday, January 30) 10am-4pm. The crow-themed exhibit features professional, amateur, and student artwork. More Info: http://www.somethingtocrowabout.net/

4 Guest Artist Jocelyn Swigger will perform a free concert of piano Etudes and Asides at DeMeester Recital Hall, York College of Pennsylvania tonight (Friday, January 29) 7pm. Jocelyn is Associate Professor of Music and Keyboard Studies at the Sunderman Conservatory of Gettysburg College. More Info: 717-815-1354

3 Folk & Modern Violinist Caleb Brown will perform at Emmaus Road Cafe tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 30th) 7pm. The cafe is located at 1886 Lincoln Highway East in Lancaster.  Donations will be taken for the artist. More Info: http://emmausroadcafe.org

2 30th annual Free Community Weekend at ZooAmerica has been rescheduled for this weekend – tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday (January 30 & 31) 10am-4:30pm both days. More than 60 North American animal species, up-close “animal encounters’ hosted by ZooAmerica naturalists, and more. More Info: http://www.zooamerica.com

1 Cardboard Derby at Ski Roundtop Resort on Sun. Jan. 31st.
Check-in begins at noon, judging at 2:00 pm, race at 3:00 pm.  Adult and youth divisions.  This year’s theme is “Race through the Galaxies”.  Free to watch. Come cheer on the teams!  Be sure to stop by the WJTL Table. More Info:  http://www.skiroundtop.com/events

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – Jan 15-17, 2016

January 15th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – January 15-17, 2016

5 2nd Annual Reading Fire & Ice Fest tonight 5:30-10pm and tomorrow 10am-10pm (Fri and Sat Jan 15 & 16). On the 500 Block of Penn Street in Reading.  Indoor and outdoor festivities  including ice carving competitions, fire performers, chili cook-off, live music and more. More Info: readingfireandicefest.com

4 The Music For Everyone Lancaster Community Chorus Concert – “The Joy of Singing” Sunday (Jan 17) 3pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Street, Lancaster.  The concert will commemorate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.

3 Local singer-songwriter – Christine Fry will be at Emmaus Road  Cafe, Lincoln Highway, Lancaster on Saturday, (January 16) at 7pm. Christine repertoire ranges from the whimsical to the classical. More Info: http://emmausroadcafe.org

2 Community Room on King Lancaster Music Friday Coffeehouse and Open Mic tonight (Friday January 15) at 7pm featuring husband and wife duo Chris and Jenna. More Info at Community Room on King’s Facebook Page.

1 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show – the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the nation, today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday Jan 15 & 16) 8am-9pm both days at The Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits. The Farm Show is free, however there is a cost for parking. More Info: farmshow.state.pa.us

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Jan 8-10,2016

January 8th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – January 8-10, 2016

5 East Shore YMCA Health Fair, tomorrow (Saturday, January 9) beginning at 8am – North Front Street in Harrisburg. Free and open to the public. The event will include health screenings, over 25 health related vendors and healthy cooking Demonstrations and classes. More Info: 717-433-7500.

4 Saturday Lego Madness, tomorrow (Saturday, January 9) 10:30-11:30am at the New Cumberland Public Library. Children of all ages are invited to hear Mr. Tom Gross, from the Lions’ Club, read a story and then are encouraged to create a Lego piece that reflects the story. Legos are provided. No registration is required. Sponsored by The New Cumberland Lions Club. More Info: 717-774-7820

3 LaLaLuna, a new women’s vocal ensemble, Epiphany Concert at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Sunday (Jan 10) at 3pm with special guest singer/songwriter Daryl Snider. The concert is free but you are invited to help assemble hygiene kits for Mennonite Central Committee. LaLaLuna performs a mix of classical choral music and contemporary jazz and pop. Christmas music arrangements will also be performed. More Info: TownLively.com

2 Experimental Finger Tapping Guitarist Alex Brubaker will perform at Emmaus Road Cafe, Lincoln Hwy East in Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, January 9) at 7pm. Alex is known for his percussive finger style, live looping, multiple guitars, and fretboard experimentation. More Info: http://emmausroadcafe.org

1 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show – the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the nation, tomorrow and Sunday (January 9 & 10) 8am-9pm both days at The Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits. The Farm Show is free, however there is a cost for parking. More Info: farmshow.state.pa.us

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Dec 18-20

December 18th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – December 18-20, 2015

5 Live Nativity at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Granville tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (December 18-20) from 7pm – 8:30pm each evening. Free Hot chocolate and cookies! More Info: http://www.grantvilleumc.org

4 Walk Through Bethlehem at St. John’s Blymires United Church of Christ in  Dallastown, tonight and tomorrow (Friday Dec 18 and Saturday Dec 19) Hear the stores about the birth of the Christ child, meet the people and animals who were there on that “very special  night”. Includes a display of nativities from around the world. Also Craft making for children. More Info: www.stjohnsblymiresucc.com

3 Third Annual Messick’s Christmas Drive-Through Light Show tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (Dec 18-20) 6:30pm-9pm each evening at Messick’s Farm Equipment, Mertz Drive in Elizabethtown. More than 70,000 animated lights that dance to choreographed Christmas Music. Free, but donations are accepted and benefit local non-profits. More info: Messicks.com

2 Journey with Jesus tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 19) 6-8pm at Ed’s Landscaping 2 miles west of the square in Elizabethtown. Walk thru a rustic barn and experience the story of Jesus from birth to resurrection. Dozens of actors & live animals including a Camel. Donations benefit WJTL. More Info:edslandscapingsupply.com

1 Servant Stage Company’s presentation of A Christmas Carol tomorrow, 11am, 3pm and 7pm and Sunday 3pm and 7pm (December 19 & 20) at Lancaster Church of the Brethren, Sunset Ave, Lancaster. A faithful rendition of Charles Dickens’ holiday tale of redemption, charity, and the spirit of Christmas. The performances are free however, reservations are required and donations are accepted. More Info: servantstagecompany.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – Dec 11-13

December 11th, 2015 2 comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – December 11-13, 2015

5 Columbia Old Fashioned Christmas – Downtown Columbia – Sunday (December 13) 1pm-7pm. Strolling Carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, cookie decorating and more holiday fun. Luminaries will be lit at 5pm. More Info: parivertowns.com

4 Winterstown United Methodist Church (route 24) in Felton, York County Christmas Drive-Thru Nativity tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (Dec 11-13) 6:30pm-8:30pm each evening. A Drive Thru Nativity featuring 10 different scenes with over 40 cast members along with live camels, sheep, goats and cows and more. The event is free, donations accepted and benefit Red Lion Area Community Services and Servants Organization. More Info: 717-244-1984.

3 Third Annual Messick’s Christmas Drive-Through Light Show tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (Dec 11-13) 6:30pm-9pm each evening at Messick’s Farm Equipment, Mertz Drive in Elizabethtown. More than 70,000 animated lights that dance to choreographed Christmas Music. Free, but donations are accepted and benefit local non-profits. More info: Messicks.com

2 Gifts That Give Hope Alternative Gift Fair, tomorrow (Saturday, Dec 12) 10am-4pm at the Lancaster Farm & Home Center. 30 Nonprofit Organizations marketplace: fair trade, sustainable gifts that promote microbusinesses and end poverty. Food, crafts and more. Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live with free Chick-Fil-A Cookies, requests, prizes and more. More Info:  http://giftsthatgivehope.org/lancaster

1 Journey with Jesus tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 12) 6-8pm at Ed’s Landscaping 2 miles west of the square in Elizabethtown. Walk thru a rustic barn and experience the story of Jesus from birth to resurrection. Dozens of actors & live animals including a Camel. WJTL will be broadcasting live. Donations benefit WJTL. More Info: http://www.edslandscapingsupply.com/jwj

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – Dec 4-6

December 4th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – December 4-6, 2015

5 Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, Dec 4) 5-8:30pm at Hammel Associates Architects, Grant Street, Lancaster. Architectural, Trains, Freestyle, Connects, Creator, and over 40,000 lego pieces. More Info: hammelarch.com

4 Lampeter-Strasburg Community Band Christmas Concert, Sunday (Dec 6) 7pm at West Willow United Methodist Church in Willow Street.  Many Holiday Favorites performed. Free.  More Info:717 330-5495

3 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA tomorrow (Sat Dec 5) beginning at 9am at ZION UMC OF YORK. Free Breakfast, stories with Santa, Crafts and Music with PHREDD. The event is free but please bring a canned good to be donated to a local food bank. More Info: zionumcyork Facebook page.

2 LBC production of Handel’s Messiah, tonight and tomorrow (Fri & Sat, Dec 4 & 5) 7pm tonight and twice Saturday at 2pm and 7pm at The Good Shepherd Chapel on Eden Road, Lancaster.  The Lancaster Bible College Chorale is joined by a cast of student and professional artists to present a fresh rendering of Handel’s masterpiece that includes usic, theater and dance. Free, but tickets are required. More Info: lbc.edu/events

1 Lebanon Christkindl Market tomorrow (Sat Dec. 5) from 9am-4pm at Coleman Memorial Park.  Lebanon’s version of an authentic Christmas Market, inspired by the 700-year-old traditional German Christkindl Market – a festive event prepared by various churches, organizations, and residents featuring outdoor booths, handmade crafts, music by many local community groups as well as some traditional Christkindl treats.  More Info: http://www.lebanonchristkindlmarket.org