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

July 15th, 2016 No comments

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

5 National Ice Cream Day Social, Sunday (July 17)  from 6:30-8pm at Jonestown Community Park Pavilion.  Celebrate National Ice Cream day with a FREE scoop of ice cream and a do-it-yourself toppings bar. Also a summer sing along with Marty’s One Man Band, Bob’s Critters and the Lebanon Dairy Court. Bring a non-perishable food item for JOY Food Pantry. More Info:

4 Terre Hill Days in the town of Terre Hill, Northeastern Lancaster County today (Friday, July 15) through Sunday (July 17). Live entertainment, Arts & Crafts Fair, rides, airplane candy scramble, outhouse races and more!  Fireworks Saturday at 10 pm. More Info:

3 The New Holland Band Summer Concert on the lawn of The Red Caboose Motel in Ronks, tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) from 7pm-8:30pm. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for an evening of classic American patriotic music and train-themed favorites.
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2 Bright Side Summerfest today (Friday July 14) thru Sunday (July 16) at Bright Side Baptist Church & Opportunity Center in Lancaster.  50’s theme festival features Elvis, Lancaster Barnstormers mascot Cylo, Hershey Bears Cocoa, PSU Nittany Lion, contests, silent auction, giveaways, food trucks, kids activities, Classic Car Show and more! More Info and schedule: Brightside OC Facebook Page

1 Cavod Academy Open House in New Holland tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) from 9am-2pm. Free food, prizes, LIVE performances, and more! Lisa & KCB Broadcasting Livein the morning. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do June 3-5, 2016

June 3rd, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – June 3-5, 2016

5 Family Fun Night at Annville United Christian Church tomorrow (Saturday, June 4) beginning at 5pm.  An evening with free food, games, music, entertainment and door prizes.  At 7pm “For His Kidz” ministry’s Forrest Davis will perform, mixing elements of fire, juggling knives, lasers, and a unicycle.  More Info:

4 Family Festival Harrisburg a Free Family Fun Day tomorrow (Sat. June 4( from 10am-4pm at Harrisburg Area Community College (main campus) in Harrisburg.  Live music and stage performances, a petting zoo and pony rides, Atomic bounce houses, storytime corner and lots of exhibitors with child-friendly activities. Children are also invited to dress up and walk in the costume parade or bring their favorite stuffed animal for a check-up. Also, bring something for the toy drive to benefit the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation! More Info:

3 East Petersburg Music in the Park tomorrow (Saturday, June 4) beginning at 7pm at East Petersburg Community Park. Singer/Songwriter and all around good guy, Matt Wheeler will perform. Bring your lawn chairs. Hosted by the East Petersburg Events Committee. More Info:

2 The Day presents a night of Worship with Jeff Deyo tomorrow (Sat. June 4) from  6pm-10pm at New Holland Community Park.  Rain location Petra Christian Fellowship. More Info:

1 Lititz Area Mennonite School Auction and Barbecue, at the school on Newport Road in Lititz, tonight and tomorrow (June 3 and 4) tonight 4-9pm, tomorrow 6am-4pm. Games, food  and Kids Activities both days. Kids Cookie Break broadcasting LIVE Saturday. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 20-22, 2016

May 20th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – May 20-22, 2016

5 Ugandan Kids Choir Concert at First UMC, Chocolate Ave, Hershey Sunday, (May 22) at 7pm. The choir is made up of 10 sponsored children who come from the poorest parts of Uganda. More Info: 717-533-9668

4 33rd Annual Rhubarb Festival tonight and tomorrow (Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21) 9am-6pm both days at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse. Demonstrations, music, contests, rhubarb car racing derby, samples and more. More Info:

3 FREE Family Fun Night at Garden Spot High School in New Holland tonight (Friday, May 20) from 5-8pm.  Bounce houses, carnival games, a movieand SILENT AUCTION. Proceeds benefit the schools’ “One Million Dollar Team” on with the goal of loaning $1,000,000 in $25 loan increments to people around the world who are living in poverty. More Info:

2 Pequea Church Bids For Kids tonight and tomorrow (Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21) Friday 7-9pm and Saturday 8am-1pm at Pequea Church in Lancaster. Auction, kid’s play area, live entertainment, dessert social. WJTL broadcasting live tonite. More Info:

1 64th Annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ and WJTL 10th Annual Talent Challenge at Long’s Park in Lancaster. Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live 9-noon. Performances from noon to 5pm by Jared Erb, Blue Sky Falls, The DKers, Steven Courtney and The Suitcase Musicians and the Ten WJTL Talent Challenge Participants. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 13-15, 2016

May 13th, 2016 2 comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – May 13-15, 2017

5 Music for Everyone (MFE) Community Chorus will perform a free concert with the theme “How Can I Keep From Singing” tomorrow (Sat. May 14th) 7pm at Grace Lutheran Church, North Queen Street in Lancaster. The Music for Everyone (MFE) Community Chorus brings together a diverse group of people who love to sing. This non-audition chorus has performed in many venues in the community, including The Ware Center and The Trust Building. More Info: (717) 397-2748

4 Celebration of World Fair Trade Day at Ten Thousand Villages in Ephrata tomorrow (Saturday, May 14) from 10am-5pm.  Learn about fair trade, the artisans, the products and the mission. Learn about Humankind Water and take a picture in an authentic Rickshaw.  Opportunities to win fair trade gift baskets too. More Info:

3 Redland Valley BIC Church, York Haven 2nd Friday Community Campfires, tonight (Friday, May 13) beginning at 7pm. There will be games, smores and a campfire. More Info:

2 Annual Freedom Fun Fair at Lebanon Valley Bible Church, on Route 322 between Fontana and Campbelltown tomorrow (Saturday, May 14) from 10am until 2pm. Games, Pony Rides, Balloon Animals, Cotton Candy, A Bouncy House, Face Painting, Train Rides, Food, Fun for all ages and More!  Rain or Shine. More Info:

1 Friendship Community Fest & Auction tonight 4-9p and tomorrow 7am-2pm (Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14) Chicken BBQ, Pancake Breakfast, Auction, Face Painting, Bounce House and One Man Band, Nick DiSanto, in concert. Auction Supports Adults with Developmental Disabilities. More Info:

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

April 15th, 2016 No comments

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

5 Morning Birdwalk tomorrow (Saturday, April 16) at 8 AM at Berks County Heritage Center, Red Bridge Road, Reading. The Birdwalk will be led by Katrina Knight from the Baird Ornithological Club. Wear good walking shoes and bring binoculars. Beginning bird watchers welcome. More Info:

4 Shakespeare’s Sonnets featuring Robert Bigley and Christopher Brooks will be performed tonight (Friday April 15) at 8:15pm at The Trust Performing Arts Center in downtown Lancaster. Songs, Sonnets and Prose Performed. More Info:

3 Eleventh Annual Single Reed Concert, tomorrow (Saturday, April 16) 5:30pm at Millersville University’s Biemesderfer Concert Hall. The Single Reed showcases the talents of guest artists for clarinet & saxophone. More Info:

2 The Lancaster Bible College Woodwind Quintet and Cavod Academy of the Performing Arts are coming together to present “Peter and the Wolf”, tomorrow (Saturday, April 16) for Two Performances: 9:30am & 11:00am at The Trust Performing Arts Center in Lancaster. Admission is free and tickets are not required. More Info:

1 Lancaster Barnstormers Free Fan Fest, tomorrow (SATURDAY, April 16th) Gates for the event will open at noon with the Barnstormers taking the field against the defending Freedom Division Champion Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at 1pm for a Spring Training Game. Games, Prizes and meet the Barnstormers. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – April 9-10, 2016

April 8th, 2016 No comments

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

5 2nd Friday in downtown Lititz, tonight (Friday, April 8) 5-9pm
Musicians, dancers, artists and entertainers inhabit the shops, sidewalks, patios, and stores. Glass Blowing demonstrations and The Linden Hall International festival will be part of this month’s events. More Info:

4 West Shore Baptist Church “Come Fly Your Kite” event tomorrow (Saturday, April 9) 10am- noon at the Midway pavilion in Adams-Ricci Park in Enola. Fly a kite, or bring a lawn chair and watch. More Info:

3 YMCA Camp Family Fun Day – Sunday (April 10) from Noon-3pm at YMCA in Cornwall.  Try many of the activities available to campers including archery, canoeing, hiking, fishing, crafts, tours, games and more.  Hot dogs and smore’s provided. More Info: 717-272-8001

2 PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE & ART SHOW at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Mountville, fellowship hall tomorrow (Saturday, April 9) beginning at 6:30pm.  Entertainment at 7pm by Jesse Rothacker from Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary. Refreshments served at 8pm.  More Info

1 The Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster Spring Concert Series at Strasburg Mennonite Church tomorrow (Saturday, April 9) 7-8pm.  The 160-voice choir will also be joined by the MCCL Men’s Ensemble. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 1-3, 2016

April 1st, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – April 1-3, 2016

5 Haitian Festival tomorrow (April 2) from 2-5pm at Ascension Lutheran Church, Willow Street. Learn about Haitian culture while raising funds to support Haitian College Students Jean and Karl – two young men attending college in the U.S. with the mission to return to their home country. Music, Dance and a Beans & Rice Cookoff. More Info:

4 Lancaster Mennonite High School  will perform Ben-Hur – tonight , tomorrow and Sunday (April 1, 2, 3) each evening at 7pm at their Fine Arts Center in Lancaster. Event is free, Donations Benefit Life Mennonite Youth Group’s Mission trip to Uganda. More Info: 717-872-5552

3 The Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster in concert on Sun. (April 3) from 4-5pm at Lititz Moravian Congregation in Lititz.  Free concert. More Info:

2 First Friday in Lancaster tomight  (April 1) – 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:

1 Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, April 1) 5-8:30pm at Hammel Associates Architects, Grant Street, Lancaster. Architectural, Trains, Freestyle, Connects, Creator, and over 40,000 lego pieces. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 18-20, 2016

March 18th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – March 18-20, 2016

5 Zion Lutheran Church in Leola Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, March 19) at 1pm for toddlers to 3rd graders and Wise Sage Hunt for 4th to 6th graders. There will also be music and a puppet show. Rain or shine. More Info:

4 Community Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, March 19), at 11 am, at Victory Christian Fellowship in Palmyra for children Ages 2-10 years.  Children are encouraged to bring their own basket or bag. More Info:

3 Easter Eggstravaganza tomorrow (Saturday, March 19) beginning at 8am at Life Point Church in Harrisburg.  Carnival games, candy eggs, and Easter Egg Hunt. Children can get their picture taken with Life Point’s very own Bunny and will receive a FREE Bunny Bucket!! More Info:

2 Grace Church Lititz 10th annual Easter Party and Helicopter Egg Drop, tomorrow (Saturday, March 19) at the church in Lititz beginning at 9am. Bounce houses, games, prizes, and more! More Info:

1 New Life Church Easter Egg Hunt, tomorrow (Saturday, March 19) Registration and entertainment begins at noon at The Junction Center in Manheim. Over 40,000 candy filled eggs, prizes, food, and games. Children 4-12 years old will be hunting in separate marked off areas. Birth to 3 years old will receive a gift bag of candy and prize filled eggs. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – March 11-13. 2016

March 11th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – March 11-13, 2016

5 Servant Stage Company will perform “Embraceable You: Rhapsody in Gershwin” tomorrow and Sunday (Saturday, March 12 & Sunday, March 13) at The Trust Performing Arts Center, North Market Street, in Lancaster at 3 & 7pm both days. All performances are free but tickets are required and donations will be accepted. More Info:

4 Lancaster County Council of Churches Roadside Party Benefiting the LCCC Food Bank Sunday (March 13) 1-5pm at the corner of Manheim Pike and Plaza Blvd in Lancaster. FREE Food, Entertainment, Vendor Fair, and Bring food items to donate to the LCCC Food Pantry. More Info: 717-947-4422

3 Spring Forward Event, tomorrow (Saturday, March 12) 1-3pm at Antietam Lake Park, Court Street near Reading, Berks County.   Search for signs of Spring while exploring trails via the Spring Outdoor Observation Activity checklist. Bring binoculars. More Info:

2 Cabin Fever Out Door  tomorrow (Saturday, March 12) 11am-2pm at Moore’s Chapel United Methodist Church in  Elkton, Maryland FREE activities, crafts and demonstrations from Cecil County Master Gardeners, Elk Neck State Park, Rising Sun Arts Alliance, Plumpton Park Zoo, Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program and many more. More INfo: 443-553-8420

1 Charter Day The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission invites Pennsylvania residents and visitors to celebrate the commonwealth’s 335th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, (March 13), with free admission to many historic sites and museums. Here are few local museums that are participating :Brandywine Battlefield Park in Chadds Ford, Conrad Weiser Homestead in Womelsdorf, Ephrata Cloister, Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum in Lancaster, The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, State Museum and Planeterium in Harrisburg More Info:

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: .

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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: