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Garden Spot Village Paint Party

March 29th, 2018 No comments

Garden Spot Village Paint Party featuring a spring-inspired 12″x12″ painting featuring a robin’s nest on March 29th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Price includes supplies, instruction and a specialty Starbucks beverage of your choice. All ages welcome.  www.gardenspotvillage.org/events/

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ECO Egg Hunt Registration

March 28th, 2018 No comments

ECO Egg Hunt on March 31st from 11am-1pm at Angora Fruit Farm. Join Environmental Educator, Jennifer Brooks, and partake in an egg hunt adventure like no other. This non-traditional, non-competitive egg hunt will delight children and parents alike! Children will venture into the forest to hunt for and collect different types of eggs that resemble hawks, owls, and other native birds hidden among the trees and leaves in the forest. They will learn about native nesting birds and their eggs prior to the hunt. Pre-registration required. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register.

EGGstravaganza

March 24th, 2018 No comments

Join Berks County Parks staff, along with some wonderful volunteers, for a day of family fun at this year’s EGGstravaganza on March 24th from Noon-3pm at the Berks County Heritage Center. This even will feature the Easter Bunny with special treats for children. There will also be children’s crafts and activities, egg decorating, and much, much more. Most activities are free of charge. Please note that this is not an egg hunt.

610-372-2944 ext. 2611

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 23-25, 2018

March 23rd, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 23-25, 2018

5 Easter Eggstravaganza at LifePoint Church Harrisburg tomorrow (Saturday, March 24) (rain or shine), noon-3pm. Carnival games, candy-stuffed eggs, prizes, snacks and refreshments. Children can get their picture taken with The LifePoint Bunny! Every child who attends will receive a free Bunny Bag to carry their eggs in. More Info: LifePointPA.org

4 Easter Fun at Salem United Methodist Church in Rothsville, tomorrow (Saturday, March 24) 10am-Noon. Easter egg hunt, candy drop, story time, games, PLUS learn how to make your own Easter candy. More Info: SalemUMCRothsville.org

3 Pleasureville UMC York Easter Parade, tomorrow (Saturday, March 24) at 10am. Children of all ages are invited to dress in their Easter finest or creative spring “costumes” and come Trunk or Treat for candy and treats – Easter style! More Info: PleasurevilleUMC.com

2 Easter Celebration & Egg Hunt at Grace Baptist Church in Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, March 24) 10am-noon, rain or shine. For children ages infant thru 6th grade. The real meaning of Easter will be shared with all ages, as well as the egg hunt, games, crafts, live bunnies and food. More Info: GBCLancaster.org

1 EGGstra Special Easter Egg Hunt at Highland Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, tomorrow (Saturday, March 24) 9am-noon. Music, activities, an egg hunt and more – designed for children with physical limitations, sensory issues, siblings & buddies. Registration for the egg hunt is closed, but you can come out and meet Lisa, Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live with goodies like FREE Chick-fil-A cookies, games, giveaways and door prizes plus live requests with chances to talk on the radio! More Info: KidsCookieBreak.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 9-11, 2018

March 9th, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 9-11, 2018

5 1st annual K9 Veterans day observance tomorrow (Sat. March 10) 1pm-4pm at Leader Heights Animal Hospital in York. The event will recognize service animals from all organizations in the York area and is an opportunity to pay tribute to dogs and their handlers. The day includes: Hero awards for local service animals, K9 Demonstrations, Food, Fun, and More. More Info: 717-741-4618

4 Singer and songwriter Mark Cable in concert Sunday (March 11) at 4pm at Camp Hill Presbyterian Church. The concert is part of the church’s Music, Art & Drama series. Mark will be doing an acoustic concert in a coffeehouse setting. Admission is Free, donations are appreciated. More Info: TheCHPC.com

3 Spring Fling for Kids tomorrow (Sat. March 10) 11am-1pm at Capital Blue at Hampden Marketplace in Enola. Special guest: children’s author Floyd “SuperReader” Stokes will present a story time. The fun also includes kids’ crafts from Paint & Create, visits with players from Penn FC soccer (formerly the Harrisburg City Islanders) Games, healthy treats, prizes and face painting.
More Info: at the SpringFlingHMP Eventbrite page.

2 Spring Makers Market at Supply in Manheim today (March 9) 6pm-9pm & tomorrow (Saturday, May 10) 9am-4pm. 60 local vendors and food trucks, Walk in Love pop-up shop and more. More Info: CreativelyLancaster.com/Supply

1 Pennsylvania Charter Day, Sunday (March 11, 2018) celebrate Pennsylvania’s history and visit PA museums for free noon-5pm. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission invites Pennsylvania residents and visitors to celebrate the commonwealth’s birthday. Here are a few museums in our area that you can visit on Sunday for free:
Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford
Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf
Cornwall Iron Furnace, Cornwall
Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata
Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, Lancaster
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg

More Info: StateMuseumPA.org

From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101

March 3rd, 2018 No comments

From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101 on March 3rd from 1pm-3pm at Gring’s Mill. Explore maple sugaring from start to finish as we tap trees, boil the sap, and taste the final product. Call 610-374-2944  ext. 2611 to register (space limited).

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From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101

February 24th, 2018 No comments

From Tree to Table: Maple Sugaring 101 on Feb. 24th from 1pm-3pm at Angora Fruit Farm. Explore maple sugaring from start to finish: tap trees, boil the sap, and taste the final product. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register (space limited). (Snow date: 2/25)

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Owl Prowl

February 17th, 2018 No comments

Owl Prowl on Feb. 17th from 6pm-8pm at Bingaman Nature Center.  Discover the feathered friends who make February their time to find love. Learn about PA’s native owls, their calls, and fun facts about how they’ve evolved into one of our animals of the night! A hike into the woods will follow a short discussion and show & tell about our outstanding owls. Geared toward families with children 5+. Please wear sturdy footwear, warm clothing, and bring a flashlight. Call 484-509-2667 ext. 3 to register.

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do February 2-4, 2018

February 2nd, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
February 2-4, 2018

5 Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival, today (Friday, Feb 2) and Saturday (February 3) in downtown Lewsiburg and Hufnagle Park. Frosty 5k, Polar Bear Plunge, Chocolate Tour, Ice Sculptures and more. More Info: Lewisburgpa.com

4 Lego Madness, tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 3) 10:30am at the New Cumberland Public Library. A short story time will be presented by volunteers from the Lions Club. Families can create a masterpiece based on the theme – or from their own imagination. More Info: NewCumberlandLibrary.org

3 Cavod Dance Company “From the Dust” today (Friday, Feb 2) 7pm and tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 3) 2pm at Cavod Academy of the Arts, Main Street, New Holland. “From the Dust” features inspiring stories of human struggle told through contemporary dance. Donations Accepted. More Info: CavodAcademy.com

2 First Friday in Lancaster, tonight (Friday, Feb 2) 5-9 pm. Innovative exhibitions, performances, restaurants, art galleries, museums, music and more. More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

1 Black Rock Retreat Open House, tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 3) from 8:30am-Noon.Wagon Tours, Laser Tag, Ga-Ga, 9 Square In The Air, Live Animals, Carnival Games, Smores, Campfires and more. Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live with free goodies. There is no cost, but please RSVPby calling 717-529-3370. More Info: BlackRockRetreat.com

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do January 26-28, 2018

January 26th, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
January 26-28, 2018

5 Fourth Friday in the Susquehanna River Towns of Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville tonight (Friday, January 26) . 5-9pm. Restaurants, shops, art, music, special events & more. More Info: LancasterPA.com/River-Towns

4 Annual Music Night, tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 27) 7pm-8:30pm at Neffsville Mennonite Church. A variety of music including Ministers of Music, organist Gregory Gehman, and Lancaster Mennonite School’s alumni male ensemble. More Info: LMHS.org

3 Columbia Winter Shelter Benefit Concert, tomorrow (Saturday, January 27) 7-10pm at Real Life Church of God in East Petersburg. Three local bands – Simple Tenants, Blue Sky Falls, and Basic Connection are doing this concert in support of the Columbia Winter Shelter. Admission is free, but please bring a donation for the shelter: Grocery Gift Card, Laundry Detergent, Underwear, Socks, etc. More Info:  Landisville.Church/Concert

2 IceFest 2018, Today, Tomorrow and Sunday (Friday-Sunday, January 26-28) in downtown Chambersburg. More than 80 ice sculptures, A live carve-off , FREE double-wide ice slide, Snowfall Ball, Chili Cook-Off, Icing on the Cake, Polar Dunk Plunge, free Frozen Flicks, the Kids’ Zone, live glass blowing and more. More Info: IceFestPA.com

1 Zoo America Hershey Free Community Weekend, tomorrow & Sunday (Saturday, January 27 & Sunday, January 28) 10am-4:30pm. Visit more than 200 animals representing over 60 North American species. Experience up-close “animal encounters” hosted by ZooAmerica naturalists and visit with Ranger Scratch. More Info: ZooAmerica.com

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do January 5-7, 2018

January 5th, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
January 5-7, 2018

5 The Palmyra Community Band, Seasonal Favorites Concert at Sunday, (January 7) 3pm at Palmyra Church of the Brethren,a free will offering will be collected. More Info: PalmyraCOB.org

4 “Twelfth Night of Christmas” Trombone Choir Concert tonight (Friday Jan 5) 7pm at Derry Presbyterian Church in Hershey. Dr. Rob Spence of Elizabethtown College will direct the ensemble.  Admission is free and a free-will offering will go to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  Reception follows in Fellowship Hall. More Info: DerryPres.org

3 Starlight Tea Epiphany Concert, Sunday (January 7) 7pm at Lancaster Church of the Brethren. The Chancel Choir, Carillion Bell Choir and many soloists and instrumentalists will share the music of Advent, Christmas and beyond. Refreshments to follow. More Info: LanCOB.org

2 WE THE PEOPLE First Friday Initiative Concert – The Gospel Sounds of Lancaster tonight (Friday, Jan 5) 7pm at The Ware Center, Lancaster. Bright Side Baptist Church Choir, The Kingdom Dancers, In the Light Ministries, Ray’s Temple Choir, The Back Bench Boys and more will showcase area Gospel Groups. More Info: ArtsMU.com

1 The One Hundred and Second Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show kicks off this weekend, tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 6) 8am-9pm and Sunday (Jan 7) 8am-8apm at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. The PA Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural exposition under one roof in the nation. 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits. Free Admission but their is a fee for parking. More Info: www.farmshow.pa.gov