Posts Tagged ‘community’

Community Christmas Party

November 21st, 2022 No comments

All are invited to join us for a family friendly Christmas celebration on Saturday, December 3rd at Manor Church from 6-8PM. We will have Christmas caroling, snacks, crafts + games, and MORE!

Go Beyond 2019

April 23rd, 2019 No comments

Each year dozens of churches organizations, businesses, and thousands of individuals come together to unify & strengthen our community. It’s a movement known as Go Beyond.  

Your opportunities to serve are coming up May 2nd through the 12th and include Prayer Walks, First Responders Appreciation Events, Citywide Cleanup in Lancaster, Blood Drives, Shoe & Diaper collections, and much more!    

Join John Staffieri and as he broadcasts from Calvary Church in Lancaster on May 7th from 1pm-3pm. He will be helping to pack meals for the malnourished around the world. Find out how you and your friends and family, co-workers, and church can get involved with meal packing and all of Go Beyond activities, CLICK HERE

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do August 4-6, 2017

August 4th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
August 4-6, 2017

5 Mountville Lawn Concert featuring The Lancaster British Brass Band Sunday 7pm on the Lawn of Mountville Church of the Brethren, College Avenue and Clay Street in Mountville. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. More Info:

4 Servant Stage Companies “Sing Sing Swing” tomorrow (Sat. August 5) at Strasburg Community Park. A song-and-dance tribute to the Swing era, featuring Jive, Jitterbug, Lindy Hop, The Charleston, and the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Benny Goodman. The event is free, donations will be accepted. More Info:

3 Manheim Grace Brethren Church Community Day tomorrow (Saturday Aug. 5) 3pm-7pm at the church in Manheim. Kids’ Games, Inflatables, Puppets, Live Music & More. More Info:

2 Fun In The Son tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 5) 3pm-7pm at Ephrata United Zion Church. Bounce houses, face painting, petting zoo, candy scramble, balloons, free food and entertainment from “Bible Dude” Greg Donough & His Horses and The Cherry Pickers Blue Grass Concert. Rain or Shine. Bring chairs & blankets. More Info:

1 Paradise Bible Fellowship Church Block Party, tomorrow (Saturday, Aug. 5) 11am-3pm at the church on Lincoln Highway in Paradise. Free food, ice cream, games, crafts and performances by juggling team The DKers. More Info: 717-687-7577

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

March 27th, 2015 No comments


5.  Pequea Church Community Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, March 28) at 1pm at Pequea Church.  Kids 10 and Under come and fill your Easter basket, watch a zany skit and enjoy snacks and time together.  More Info: 717.872.5679

4. Spring Creek Church of the Brethren in Hershey Free Movie Night, tonight (Friday, March 27) A double feature showing two “G” rated films about a group of toys and their adventures. Movie watching will start in the Chapel at 6pm.  Kids and their adults can bring their sleeping bag, pillow, and friends. Popcorn will be served. More Info:

3.  Limeville United Methodist Church in Gap Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, March 28) at 2 pm. There will be over 4300 eggs filled with candy. Everyone is welcome.  More Info: 717-442-4010

2. Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster will be holding their annual Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, March 28) from 10am-noon.  Games, bounce house, crafts, an egg hunt and The Easter story will be shared. The entire family is welcome but the egg hunt is for infant through 6th grade.More Info: 717-394-6991

1.  New Life Church Easter Egg Hunt in Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, March 28) with 40,000 candy filled eggs, prizes, food, games and grand prize bicycles!!! And it is all for FREE!!!!  Registration and entertainment will begin at 9am and the hunt will begin at 10am on Saturday, March 28. Kids will be hunting in separate marked off areas according to age from birth through 12 years old. More info and to pre-register:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

March 20th, 2015 No comments


5. Community Room on King in Lancaster is hosting Music Friday Coffeehouse & Open Mic Night tonight (Mar 20) featuring Marty and Aaron from The Stars are Spies. The night is free but a donation will be taken. More Info: Community Room Facebook

4. Singer – songwriter duo Meg and the Right Sound will be performing at Emmaus Road Cafe tomorrow (Saturday, March 21) at 7pm.  The cafe is located at 1886 Lincoln Highway East in Lancaster. More Info: 717-478-3672.
3. FREE Easter Explosion tomorrow (Saturday, March 21) from 9:30-11am at Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center, Eisenhower Blvd., Middletown.  The event is open to students age 2 through six grade and includes an egg scramble, crafts and games. Rain or shine. Bring a basket or bag to carry home your goodies.  More Info: 717 939-9333.

2.  Lebanon Valley College will host its sixth annual Community Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, (March 22) at 2pm. The event, to be held on practice fields just north of the main campus. Parking will be available near the Arnold Sports Center. More Info:

1.  NORTH MUSEUM in Lancaster will reopen tomorrow (March 21) 10am-5pm with Free Admission following renovations. Enjoy the new 41 foot SciDome Theater, hands-on nature gallery, and upgraded dinosaur exhibit. The Museum is located on College Ave in Lancaster. For More information:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

March 13th, 2015 No comments


5. Rizetta’s Tones an American Celtic World Band will be in Concert for a special St. Patrick’s Day Themed Program Sunday (March 15) 2pm at the Eicher Arts Center, Grater Community Park in Ephrata. More Info: Eicher Arts Center Facebook Page

4. No Longer Alone Ministries FunFestival tomorrow (Saturday, March 14)10am-1pm at Lancaster Brethren In Christ Church. This Way UP will perform at 11am. Face painting, bouncy house, festival type games, magician, Chick-Fil-A Cow, Fish Pond and More. More Info:

3. The Promise Players will present Sarah Mae & Her Kinfolk Tonight, Tomorrow and Sunday (March 13-15) at Lampeter Church of the Brethren in Lancaster. Friday – 7:30pm, Saturday 2:30pm and 7:30pm and Sunday 2:30pm.  The concert is free but there is a suggested Donation amount to benefit Camp Andrews in Holtwood. More Info:

2. Moore’s Chapel’s Cabin Fever, tomorrow (Saturday, March 14) 11am to 2pm at Moore’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Elkton Maryland. Dozens of groups eager to show ways to “go outside and play” including crafts, activities and demonstrations from Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Center, Plumpton Park Zoo, Chesapeake Wooden Boat Builderns and More. More Info:

1.  Lititz Area Mennonite School’s Winter Carnival OPEN HOUSE tomorrow (Saturday, March 14) 8:30am-12:30pm at the School on East Newport Road in Lititz.. Carnival games, face painting, crafts and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

February 27th, 2015 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 27, 28 and March 1, 2015

5. Lancaster County Youth Symphony String Orchestra Concert tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 28) 4pm at First Presbyterian Church, Orange Street in Lancaster. An offering will be taken. More Info:

4. Fourth Friday at the River Towns, tonight (Feb 27) 5-9pm at the Susquehanna River Towns of Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville. Music, shops, and special events. Take a self-guided tour and view exhibits from local artists. More Info:

3. St. Peter’s Musical Arts Concert featuring Celtic-themed musical performances and the Hooley School of Dance – Sunday (March 1) 7pm at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on Delp Road in Lancaster. More Info:

2.Maple Sugar Festival Sunday (March 1) from Noon-4pm at  Fort Hunter Centennial Barn in Harrisburg. Taste real maple syrup on ice cream, try tapping a tree, see maple syrup and candy making. Many children’s activities and maple products for sale. More Info:

1. Green Eggs and Ham breakfast for kids and Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebration at Grace United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 28) Breakfast 8:30-10am. Dr. Seuss story time and crafts next door at the Simpson Public Library, 10:15-11:30am. Event is free but registration is preferred. More Info: 717-766-3282

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

February 20th, 2015 No comments


5. Piercing Word Presents I Peter on Sunday (Feb 22)  at 6pm at Hammer Creek Mennonite Church in Lititz. The performance features a cast of five actors dramatizing the entire book of I Peter in 18 minutes. More Info:

4. The Cofffee Station at Landis Valley tonight (Friday, Feb 20) 6:30-8:30pm , 2351 Oregon Pike Suite 102 at the Shoppes at Landis Valley, behind the CVS on Oregon Pike in Lancaster. Music by Stuart Young and Dalton Greiner. More Info: 717-553-5500
3. An informal bluegrass and gospel jam session & sing-along.
Sunday (February 22)  from 2-4pm at East Petersburg Mennonite Church.  Bring your instrument, your singing voice and your friends and make a joyful noise. More Info: (717) 892-6830.

2.Splashtacular at the Lititz Rec Center Sunday (February 22) from noon to 8pm. Free try-it classes, open gym, pools and fitness center open to the community.More Info:

1. Join Naturalists for on-going, maple sugaring demonstrations at Pavilion 11 in Lancaster County Central Park – Sunday (Feb 22) 1-4pm See trees being tapped, sap boiled to syrup, and candy made from syrup.  More Info:  717-295-2055

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

February 13th, 2015 No comments


5. Ichthus Coffeehouse tomorrow (Saturday, Feb. 14th) 7-11pm at Immanuel Evangelical Free Church of York with free organic & fair trade coffee and tea, other refreshments, open microphone for music or spoken word, board games for personal entertainment, and free WiFi. This month’s featured artist is The Rock. More Info: IcthusCoffeehouse Facebook page

4.  Jonestown Male Chorus “Sweetheart Concert” Sunday (February 15) 7pm, at St John’s UCC, West Market St. in Jonestown. More Info:

3. FREE MOVIE VALENTINE DATE NIGHT tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 14) 7:30pm at Gateway Church in York. Married Couples, engaged couples and committed couples, invited to view THE SONG. Childcare is not provided.  Doors open at 6:30pm. More Info: 717-252-4148

2.The Ugandan Kids Choir will be performing at Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster Sunday (February 15) at 10:45am. The choir is an outreach ministry of the Childcare Worldwide Sponsorship Program. More Info:

1. 10th Annual Fire & Ice Festival in Lititz tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (Feb 13-15) Ice sculptures, food, games, Chili Cook off, Winter Wonderland Carnival, Dodge ball tournament& More. WJTL broadcasting live tonight (Feb 13) 5-9pm. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

February 6th, 2015 No comments


5.Christian School Of York Stay and Play, tomorrow (Sat, February 7) 9:30am-11am for Children ages birth – 5 years old (and their adult) Kids & Parents will play in the Early Education Center, The Imagination Station, The G.R.E.A.T. Room, 4000 sq. ft. fenced-in playground, and more. Plus chances for familes to win prizes and gift cards. More Info and RSVP:

4. First FridayLancaster, tonight (Friday, Feb 6) 5-9pm in downtown Lancaster. Art Displays, Music and Special events celebrating one of America’s Top 10 Nerdiest Cities! More Info:

3.  First Saturday Lego Madness at The New Cumberland Public Library, Benjamin Plaza, NewCumberland – Tomorrow (Sat Feb 7) 10:30-11:30am. Children of all ages are invited to join in the Lego Madness in the Children’s Room. Tom Gross, from the Lion’s Club, will read a book and then encourage the children to create something from the available Legos which matches the book’s theme. No registration is required for this family friendly event. More Info: 717 774-7820

2. Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, Feb. 6th) from 5-8:30pm at Hammel Associates Architects East Grant Street in Lancaster. Over 25,000 Bricks including Jungle Falls Rescue, Compact Track Loader, Train and Architechture sets Specialty Pieces and More. More Info:  717-393-3713

1. Lego Free Time this afternoon (Fri. Feb 6) from 3-5pm at Aaron’s Books in Lititz! For ages 5-8 Help Build a Lego city to display in the store.  The event is FREE, RSVP requested.  Materials and snacks provided.  More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

January 30th, 2015 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! January 30 & 31 and February 1, 2015

5.Groundhog Day Celebration tomorrow (Saturday, Jan 31) 9am at Tom Grater Memorial Park in Ephrata. Cocalico Cal, a pageant of human-sized groundhogs, a dip in the Cocalico Creek and more. Bring non-perishable items for Ephrata Area Social Services food bank

4. REAL Lighthouse Youth Center Yard Sale and Flea Market tomorrow (Jan 31) 7am-1pm at their center in Denver. Over 28 vendors. Proceeds benefit REAL Lighthouse Youth Ministry. More Info:

3. PNC Arts Alive Family Programs – Artful Animals at Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, PA Sunday, Feb 1 10am-noon. Explore the creative side of the animal kingdom in paintings by Jamie Wyeth and assemble sculptural art inspired by living things from the backyard to the barnyard. More Info:

2. The ABC27 & PNC Family Fun Fair, tomorrow (Saturday, Jan 31, 2015) at the Harrisburg Mall from 10am – 4pm. Meet the characters of 123 Sesame Street, including Elmo. More Info:

1. Family Game Time tomorrow (Saturday, January 31) 10:15am at the William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library in Hummelstown,  Share the fun of playing family-friendly games while you spend some quality time together at The Library. Free but Registration is required. More Info: or call (717) 566-0949.