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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 19-21, 2017

May 19th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
May 19-21, 2017

5 Rock Ford’s annual May Fair Celebration, Sunday (May 21) 10am-3pm at Rock Ford Plantation in Lancaster. Craftsmen, vendors, 18th century entertainment, Costumed Characters and dancing around the Maypole! All outdoor activities are free and open to the public. There is a cost for the guided mansion tours. More Info: RockFordPlantation.org

4 World Night Market tonight (Friday May 19) at Binns Park in Lancaster from 6pm-10pm hosted by Mennonite Economic Development Associates, Lancaster City and Music For Everyone.  Live music, international food, tuktuk rides and more! More Info: meda.org/wnm

3 Rhubarb Festival today-11am-8pm and tomorrow – 10am-8pm (Friday May 19 & Saturday, May 20) at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, PA. Rhubarb race-car derby, Best Rhubarb Dessert baking contest, Rhubarb Whoopie Pie Filling Contest, Rhubarb Stroll Parade, costumed characters, musicians, and more. More Info: KitchenKettle.com

2 Open Streets Lancaster Sunday (May 21) from 11am-3pm Water Street in Lancaster. Open Streets encourages physical activity and socializing, support of the local economy and celebrating downtown Lancaster. Food trucks, fire trucks,  face painting, a ball pit, bounce house, martial arts demonstrations, obstacle courses, arts, crafts, live music and dozens of community organizations hosting activities and educational experiences. More Info: OpenStreetLNC.org

1 65th Annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ tomorrow (Sat. May 20) at Long’s Park in Lancaster. Enternainment, Bounce Houses, Obstacle Course and more. Kids Cookie Break & WJTL live all day in the family fun area near the baseball fields and the Park City tunnel entrance. More Info: LancasterSertomaBBQ.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 12-14, 2017

May 12th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
May 12-14, 2017

5 14th Annual Etown’s Arts in The Park, tomorrow (Saturday, May 13) 9am-3pm at Elxiabethtown Community Park. More than 30 artists and artisans, live music, kids activities and more.More Info: EtownOnline.com

4 Freedom Fun Fair tomorrow (Saturday May 13) 10am-2pm at Lebanon Valley Bible Church in Lebanon. Free games, pony rides, face painting, food, drinks, live events and more! More Info: LVBibleChurch.org

3 Friendship Community’s 24th Annual Fest & Auction tonight (Friday, May 12) and tomorrow (Saturday, May 13) at the Friendship Community corporate grounds in Lititz. Auction, 5K run, walk or wheel, performance by family friendly magic show – Insanity Factor and more.
More Info: FriendshipCommunity.net

2 Make a Wish Mother’s Day Convoy, Sunday (May 14) 8am-4pm at Burle Business Park, New Holland Ave. Lancaster. 8am-4pm Over 500 trucks, games, music, live auction and more. The Truck Convoy departs at 1:30pm. More Info: PhilaSV.Wish.org

1 Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services Walk/Run for Life tomorow (Sat. May 13th) beginning at 8am at two locations: Calvary Church in Lancaster & South Hills Park in Lebanon. WJTL broadcasting live along with Kelly Good performing in Lebanon. Lisa and KCB broadcasting live along with The DKers in Lancaster. Kids Zone at both locations. More Info: SVPS.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 5-7, 2017

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
May 5-7, 2017

5 Elizabethtown College Choral Groups and Jazz Band Concert, Sunday (May 7) 3pm at Leffler Chapel & Performance Center.  More Info: etown.edu

4 25th Annual Community Days at Buchanan Park, Lancaster continues today and tomorrow (Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6)  Live Bands, Fireworks, food, fun, games, rides, and face painting! Admission is FREE, there is a cost to ride the rides and play the games. More Info: Community Day Facebook page.

3 Families United Network Open House tomorrow (Saturday May 6) from 10am-2pm, at their offices on Angle Street in Mount Joy. Face painting, a bounce house, alpacas, food, vendors and more! Families United Network is a local non-profit foster care and adoption agency. More Info: families4kids.org

2 Safety Day at the Bareville Fire Company in Leola, PA tomorrow (Saturday, May 6) from 9:30am to 2pm. Learning how to call 9-1-1, how to use a fire extinguisher, Leola Ambulance on hand, Tour the smoke trailer, bounce house and more. More Info: BarevilleFire.com

1 Lancaster Artwalk tomorrow and Sunday (May 6 & 7). This biannual event celebrates art, artists, galleries and gatherings of downtown Lancaster. Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday noon – 4pm. More Info: lancasterartwalk.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 28-30, 2017

April 28th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 28-30, 2017

5  Kids Penny Fair tomorrow (Saturday, April 29) from 11am-2pm at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Glen Rock. Games, prizes, Food, Fun and More. More Info: (717) 792-9531.

4 Lancaster Bible College Chorale Concert tonight (Friday, April 28) 7pm at The Trust Performing Arts Center in Lancaster. More Info: lbc.edu

3 Manheim Christian Day School 41st Annual Benefit Auction!Tonight and Tomorrow (Friday April 28 & Saturday April 29)Silent & Live Auction, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Helicopter Candy Drop, Kids Activities, Jessie Rothacker and Forgotten Friend Reptiles and More. More Info: ManheimChristian.Org
2 Go Fly a Kite Day and YMCA Healthy Kids Day tomorrow (Saturday, April 29) from Noon-5pm at Youth Recreation Facility County Road, Bern Township. Profession­al kite flying and stunts. Law Enforcement Car Competition, Soccer Clinics, Disc Golf Clinic, Home-Run Derby. Bring your own handmade or store-bought kite! More Info: CO.Berks.PA.US

1 Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant Family Fun Day, tomorrow (Saturday, April 29) 9am-noon. Property tours of The Red Caboose, kids eat free all day at Casey Jones’ Restaurant, trackless train rides, free buggy rides, Nickelodeon piano, free petting zoo, free viewing tower, playground, activities for kids in the Parlor Car, live entertainment on the front porch with Servant Stage Company’s Backwoods Bluegrass Boys. KCB broadcasting live. The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant is located at 312 Paradise Lane in Ronks. More Info: RedCabooseMotel.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 21-23, 2017

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 21-23, 2017

5 The Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster, Spring Concert tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) at 6:30pm at Lititz Moravian Church. The 150-voice choir is composed of singers in grades 2 – 12. More Info: mennonitechildrenschoir.org

4 Go Green In The City Festival tomorrow (Sat. April 22) from 10am-3pm in Downtown York. Family-friendly, interactive street fair celebrating green, healthy and local living. More than 75 artisans, green-conscious businesses, nonprofits and locally-sourced food vendors on and around the North Beaver Street area. Live music, children’s activities and more. More Info: Downtown York PA Facebook page

3 The 226th anniversary of President James Buchanan’s birth tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) at The President;s home – Wheatland, on Marietta Ave in Lancaster 10am -2pm. Presentation of the White House wreath, Free tours of the President’s home led by Buchanan Elementary School students. Have a slice of James Buchanan’s birthday cake with some punch provided by James Buchanan Elementary PTO. More Info: (717) 392-4633

2 Woodcrest Retreat Open House, tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) from 9am-1pm. Tour the 110 acre woodland camp near Ephrata. Refreshments, wagon rides, games, and more. More Info: woodcrestretreat.org

1 Earth Day at Sahd Metal Recycling in Columbia tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) from 9am-1pm. YARD TOURS featuring Cranes, Trains, and Shears, Live Animal Education shows, 25 vendors specializing in Reducing, Reusing and Recycling. Free Rita’s Ice, Chick-fil-A chocolate chip cookies, Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live! More Info: recycleyourmetal.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 7-9, 2017

April 7th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 7-9, 2017

5 Victory Christian Fellowship in Palmyra Community Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) beginning at 11am  for children Ages 2-10 years. Children are encouraged to bring their own basket/bag.  More Info: VCFPA.org

4 Free Easter Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt, tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) beginning at 8:30am at Messiah United Methodist Church. The Easter egg hunt will begin at 9:15 am for children ages 0-6th grade. Bring your own basket/bag.  More Info: yorkmessiahumc.org

3 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, April 7) from 5-8:30pm at their offices on Grant Street in Lancaster. Architectural, Trains, Freestyle, Connects, Creator – more than 40,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces to build with . More Info:  Hammelarch.com

2 Providence Church in New Providence PA Road to Resurrection interactive event for the entire family tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) from 9am-11am. Travel the pathway of Jesus, wave palm branches, visit the upper room for the Passover meal, visit Barabbas in jail, and more. More Info: provchurch.net

1 Community Egg Hunt at Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) from 10am-Noon.  Egg hunt, games, crafts, bounce house, and other activities. This event is for ages infant thru 6th grade and is held rain or shine. More Info: GBCLancaster.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 31-April 2, 2017

March 31st, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 31-April 2, 2017

5 Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday April 1) at 2pm at Limeville United Methodist Church in Gap, PA for Ages 1 to 12. Bring a basket or a bag. Light refreshments after egg hunt. More Info: 717 442-4010

4 Family Friendly Comedian & Ventriliquist Ryan and Friends will perform at Jonestown Bible Church in Jonestown tomorrow (Saturday April 1) at 6pm. Ryan got his start in the WJTL listening area but is now Nationally known. More Info: 717-865-4732.

3 Family of Restoration Ministries Cafe Nite. Tonight (Friday, March 31) 6:30-8pm in the upper part of the stone barn on the ministry’s new property in Lititz. Live Music, coffee, desserts and fellowship. The evening is free but you do need to register ahead of time. Registration and More Info: at the Cafe Night EventBrite page.

2 Lancaster Bible College hymn sing, Sunday (April 2) 4 to 5:30pm in the Good Shepard Chapel on its Lancaster campus. This event is free and open to the public. Pre-Registration is encouraged. More Info: lbc.edu/events

1 The First Annual Rec Fest tomorrow (Saturday April 1) at the Penn State Harrisburg College Campus in Middletown from noon to 4pm. The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Global Abilities Foundation will be hosting this event that will provide demonstrations of adaptive sports, recreation and exercise equipment. Some demos include: wheelchair rugby, basketball and baseball, scuba diving, kayaking, tai chi, service dogs, sled hockey, track chair, adaptive hunting equipment, adaptive snow/water ski equipment and more. Vendors from the community sharing resources available. More Info:  http://recfest.net

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 24-26, 2017

March 24th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 24-26, 2017

5 Fourth Friday at the River Towns community celebration tonight (March 24) 5-9pm in Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville. Music, special events, self-guided tour, galleries, antique shops, specialty shops, and more. More Info: LancasterPA.com/River-Towns

4 US Coast Guard Academy Cadet Glee Club Concert Sunday (March 26th) from 4pm-5pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster.  Forty men and women from the Corps of Coast Guard Cadets Glee Club performing patriotic music and songs of the sea. More Info: TrinityLancaster.org

3  Annual Health & Fitness Fair at Bright Side Opportunities Center in  Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, March 25th) from 10am-2pm. Over 30 health-related vendors, free health screenings, fitness demonstrations including Zumba, Tai Chi and Yoga, and fun children’s activities including a bouncy house, games and prizes. More Info: BrightsideOpportunities.org

2 BunFest, tomorrow (March 25) 10am-3pm at Christ Lutheran Church, Manchester. Celebrate all things rabbit! Adoptable bunnies on site all day for photos with the kids. Volunteers with free educational information about small animal care. Toys and treats for little critters. Many Animal Friendly Vendors on hand. Sponsored by York County SPCA More Info: YCSPCA.org

1  Science is Amazing Festival at Lancaster Science Factory, tomorrow (Saturday, March 25) 10 am – 4 pm.  Free admission to all Science Factory exhibits, special science activities, Special science demonstrations and activities will be presented by Science Factory volunteers, area schools, science clubs, universities and Lancaster youth organizations.
More Info: LancasterScienceFactory.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 17-19, 2017

March 17th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 17-19, 2017

5 Harrisburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 tomorrow (Sat. March 18th) beginning at 1pm on Walnut Street at Commonwealth Avenue, turn left on Fourth Street, right onto Market, right on Second, right onto North, ending at North Third Street. More Info: HarrisburgStPatricksDayParade.com

4 Historical Instrumental Treasures tomorrow (Saturday, March 18) 1:30pm at Lititz Public Library, Kissel Hill Road in Lititz. Gentry Stoltzfus will present historic instruments from the Lititz Moravian Archives Collection. Sponsored by the Lititz Historical Foundation. More Inf: 717 626-2255

3 The Keystone Brass Quintet 40th Anniversary Concert, tonight (Friday, March 17) 7pm at Bethany United Church of Christ, Main Street, Ephrata. The concert will include pieces arranged by members of the group past and present.

2 The Celtic Classic Dog Show at The York Expo Center in York today , Saturday and Sunday (March 17-19) beginning at 8am each day. The Lancaster Kennel Club, Delaware County and York County Kennel Clubs present The Celtic Classic Annual All Breed Dog Show. Over 800 entries each day in either Conformation, Obedience and Rally events. The Celtic Classic runs March 15-19, 2017. Admission is free. More Info: WP.TheCelticClassic.com

1 Building Industry Association of Lancaster County Spring Home Show Friday 1-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm (March 17-19) at Nook Sports. Over 125 Local Conntractors, Giveaways, Food Drive and more. More Info: BIASpringHomeShow.com

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 10-12, 2017

March 10th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 10-12, 2017

5 New Cumberland Library is hosting Susquehanna Service Dogs Sunday (March 12) from 3pm-4pm. Jane Jackson and her service dog will show how dogs can aid people with disabilities. Light refreshments served.  More Info: NewCumberlandLibrary.org

4 The 34th Annual York Saint Patrick Day’s Parade tomorrow (Sat. March 11) at 1pm.  The parade will step off from Market and Penn streets and proceed east on Market to the block between Duke and Queen Streets. More Info: YorkSaintPatricksDayParade.org

3 Winter Walks at Pinchot today (Fri.March 10) at 1pm. Experience Pinchot Park with easy to moderate walks led by the park naturalist. The walks will last about an hour to an hour and a half. Dress for the weather, and bring water. More Info: DCNR.PA.Gov

2 Spring Vintage Revival Market tomorrow (Saturday March 11) 8am-1pm at Akron Church of the Brethren. Over 45 Vendors. Proceeds benefit House of His Creation. More Info: The Vintage Revival Market Facebook Page.

1  Charter Day Sunday (March 12) noon-4pm. State Museums are free in celebration of Pennsylvania Charter Day celebrating the Commonwealth’s 332nd birthday. Free admission to many of the historic sites and museums along the Pennsylvania Trails of History such as State Museum, Landis Valley Museum, Brandywine Battlefield Park, Ephrata Cloister, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and more. The Pennsylvania Charter and Great Law will also be on display at The State Museum. More Info: PA-Mag.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 3-5, 2017

March 3rd, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 3-5, 2017

5  Chocolate Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, March 4) 1-4pm at The Oxford United Methodist Church, Oxford, PA.  Be a be a taster, a baker, or a contestant. The categories are Cakes/Cupcakes, Cookies, Candy/Fudge, Brownies, “Other Desserts” as well as a special Children’s category for ages 16 and under. There will also be a special “Kids Cookie Corner” where younger kids can decorate cookies.  More Info: http://oxford1851.org

4 Maple Sugaring demonstrations in the Sugar Bush of Central Park, Lancaster, Pavillion 11, Sunday (March 5) 1-4pm. 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

3 Lego Madness tomorrow (Sat. March 4) from 10:30am-11:30am at New Cumberland Public Library. Tom Gross of the New Cumberland Lions Club will read a story, followed by children and their family constructing an object from Legos that represents the theme of the book. More Info:
http://newcumberlandlibrary.org

2 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, March 3) from 5-8:30pm. Two new Architecture series models will be available to build New York City and Berlin. Guests can also take on other Architectural series models, or go freestyle with more than 40,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces. More Info:  http://www.hammelarch.com/

1  Lancaster Science Factory – Free First Fridays, tonight (Friday, March 3) 5-8p   Free access to more than 60 interactive exhibits relating to science, technology, engineering and math, as well as demonstrations and activities in the Science Cafe. More Info: 717-509-6363