Posts Tagged ‘family’

KidZone Carnival

June 16th, 2018 No comments

A FREE family carnival with a dunk tank, bounce house, pony rides and more! Grab your kids and friends and come join the fun at New Life Church of Hershey on June 16th from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

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Arts in the Park

June 2nd, 2018 No comments

Elizabethtown’s annual Arts in the Park will be held on June 2 at the Elizabethtown Community Park from 9am – 3pm. Enjoy arts and crafts from vendors across the area, grab something tasty from various food trucks, and play in the specially-designed children’s area.


* Local Artisans
* Kids Games
* Face Painting
* Bounce House
* Delicious Food


For more information visit, email or call 717-368-2407.

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MEDA World Night Market

May 18th, 2018 No comments

Live music, international food, a multi-cultural fashion show, and much, much more!  MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) invites people of all ages to MEDA’s World Night Market on May 18 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. in Binns Park (Lancaster City).  Admission is free.

World Night Market is an event designed to promote the mission and vision of MEDA, a nonprofit committed to creating business solutions to poverty around the world.  This event was inspired by night markets that originated in Asian cultures where tent vendors, food vendors and musicians gather together to block a street and create a unique atmosphere with all of the smells, sounds and activities of a typical marketplace.

iCare 2018

May 5th, 2018 No comments
There’s lots to do at iCare!
  • Challenge yourself at a 5K
  • Enjoy browsing our yard sales, consultant corner and cash & carry
  • Taste some of the wonderful food from our food court
  • Buy some amazing treasures from our auction
  • Compete in our volleyball tournament
  • Unwind at our evening concert
  • Treat your children to bounce houses and barrel rides
Auction Timeline
Auction Starts: 9:30AM
Nursery: 11:00AM
Sheds: 12:00PM
Grill: 2:00PM followed by sauces, pellets, & bricks
Outdoor items such as: 3 Sheds, playhouse, dog box & dog kennel, gazebos, 2 picnic tables, trees, shrubs, flowers, water hydrant, garden tools, a hammock, a weather vane, two 20 pound tanks & one 30 pound tank of propane, and outdoor decor.
Self-feeding pellet grill, sauces & seasonings, premium barbecue pellets, and firepit bricks.
Indoor items such as: Beautiful dresser, end tables and other furniture, pictures, wall hangings, and other decor and household items.
Gift Certificates: various local eateries such as Shady Maple and others, also a meal with a local Amish family in their home, Peaceful Valley Furniture, Parkhill Jewelry, Denver Supply Co, Sight & Sound tickets
Gift certificates for oil & filter changes
Gift Baskets from: Fisher Lawn service, Starbucks, and others.
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Go Fly a Kite! Day & Healthy Kids Day

April 28th, 2018 No comments

Bring a picnic lunch and spend a day in the park on April 28th from Noon-5pm at Youth Recreation Facility. Health and wellness information will be shared, along with fun games for all ages. Bring a store-bought kite or kids can make one in our Sled-Kite Workshop tent. See professional kite flying and stunts. Vote for your favorite in the Law Enforcement Vehicle Competition! This event is presented by the YMCA of Reading & Berks County and the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department.  Free admission and parking. For more information on the local initiative, visit the Facebook page: Berks County YMCA Healthy Kids Day. Rain date: April 29th (Big Vision Sports Complex). 610-374-2944 ext. 2611

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Free Dinner and a Movie

April 22nd, 2018 No comments

Movie – “All Saints” Summary: A pastor’s first assignment is a church with about a dozen members.  His job – help them let go and find new churches, and then sell the old one.

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TCCCA Earth Day Celebration

April 21st, 2018 No comments

Join the fun at the free Conewago Creek Earth Day Celebration on the banks of the creek at Aberdeen Mills, Saturday, April 21st from 12 pm to 4 pm. There will be many fun and informative activities throughout the afternoon including live animals, guided walks, refreshments, and giveaways. Special presentations include Zoo America, wildflower walks, fish surveys, electro-fishing and more!


This is the tenth year of this fun, free, family oriented event, thanks to sponsorship from the Tri-County Conewago Creek Association (TCCCA) and the hospitality of Aberdeen Mills, a historic mill and farmstead in Elizabethtown. The watershed organization will be offering food items for sale with the proceeds benefiting TCCCA. Attendees can go home with free wildflower seeds or a native tree seedling. The rain date is April 22nd, with all other times remaining the same.


Tree planting starts at 9 am. Volunteers will receive a free meal from the food stand!

A wildflower and tree identification walk will kick off at 12 pm.

Tours through the old mill will also be offered.

Zoo America will be giving a live animal presentation at 1 pm. Feel free to bring along a lawn chair or blanket, if you prefer to sit during the show.

The Lancaster County Conservation District will give an electro-fishing demonstration at 3 pm.


TCCCA and Aberdeen Mills are part of the Conewago Creek Initiative, a partnership working collectively to restore water quality in the Conewago watershed.  Visit to learn more.

To learn more about TCCCA and how to get involved, email or visit  To learn more about Aberdeen Mills, visit

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 20-22, 2018

April 20th, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 20-22, 2018

5 Elizabethtown College Choral and Jazz Band Spring Concert, Sunday (April 22) 3pm at Leffler Chapel and Performance Center of Elizabethtown College, featuring performances by the Elizabethtown College Jazz Band and Choral Groups. More Info:

4 MU Day of Percussion Preview Concert, tonight (Friday, April 19) 7:30pm at Biemesderfert Concert Hall at the Winter Center on the Campus of Millersville University. Performances by guest high school percussion ensembles from the area, along with the Millersville University Percussion Ensemble. More Info:

3 The PA Family Travel Fair, tomorrow (Saturday, April 20) 9am-4pm at Calvary Church, Lancaster. Exhibitors from family-friendly Pennsylvania attractions and destinations will be handing out information and goodies.Fun activities for the kids. WJTL and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. More Info:

2 Barnstormers Free Fan Fest & Spring Training Game, tomorrow (Saturday, April 20) beginning at noon at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster. Brain Safety Fair, Bike Helmet Giveaway, Free Turkey Hill Ice Cream Samples, and more The game between the Barnstormers and th eBlack Sox begins at 1pm. More Info:

1 12th Annual Earth Day Celebration, tomorrow (Saturday, April 20) 9am-1pm at SAHD Metal Recycling, Lancaster Ave, Columbia. Fill out your passport to receive a free Italian ice! Tour the facility, and visit many other local organizations at their booth. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. Bring your Alluminum Cans to recycle. Most cans wins a prize. Recycle Donations benefit WJTL. More Info:


Amphibian Migration Registration

April 18th, 2018 No comments

Amphibian Migration on April 21st from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Berks County’s Angora Fruit Farm which boasts many different species of frogs, toads, and salamanders which live or breed in the park’s diverse aquatic and wetland habitats.  A short program on the identification and life cycle of local amphibians will be given prior to the hike. Hope for rain and dress appropriately. Please bring a flashlight as well. Pre-registration is required. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register.

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Family Enrichment Night

April 17th, 2018 No comments

We know that those who do not set goals will never reach them, and the same applies to our FAMILIES. Come discover God’s purpose for the family: to form our children’s desires for the things of God. On April 17 at 7 pm, Dr. Mark Cote, author of Think Kingdom, Be Family, will be challenging us to evaluate our family habits and values to be more intentional with the time we have with our children. This will be a parents-only event at Anchor Christian Academy.

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13th Annual Vendor Bingo

April 14th, 2018 No comments

13th Annual Vendor Bingo on April 14th from Noon-4:30pm at York County School of Technology.  TLC’s Vendor Bingo features baskets filled with donations from local businesses and national vendors as well as door prizes, raffles and other small games of chance. All proceeds benefit Typical Life Corporation, the direct support professionals and, most importantly, the people we support. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to win gift cards, discounts, free tickets and more! Prizes include items from Pampered Chef, Longaberger, Thirty-One and many more!

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