Posts Tagged ‘family’

Charity Motorcycle Ride & Community Day

September 23rd, 2017 No comments

Gravel Hill UMC invites you to join their 8th annual Cycles for Life Charity Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, September 23.  Registration begins at 9:00 am and ends at 10:45 pm.  The ride will leave the church at 11:00 am and arrive back at 2 pm.  It will be led by the Guardian Knights.  100% of all money raised will go to Katye’s Helping Hands. Free food before and after the ride will be available.  All riders will be eligible for door prize drawings. For more information or to register ahead of time, visit and click on the Events Tab.  Click on Community Day.   All participants must fill out a waiver, as well.  Waivers available on site the day of or online at the above website.


Gravel Hill UMC also invites you to a day filled with free family fun!  Free food featuring a pig roast, free vender booths, free games, free inflatables featuring a 60’ Obstacle Course, free balloons by Trist ‘n Shout Balloons, free door prize auction, a presentation by Zoo America, free music, and much more.    Join us for our 8th annual Community Day from 2-7:45 pm on Saturday, September 23rd.  Goodwill donations will be collected throughout with all proceeds going to local charities.  Thank you to Klick Lewis and other local businesses and organizations for their support and sponsorship!  For more information, visit


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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do September 22-24, 2017

September 22nd, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 22-24, 2017

5 Fall Fest at The Conestoga Area Historical Society in Conestoga tomorrow 10am-4pm (Saturday, Sept 23) & Sunday (September 24) noon-4pm. See Blacksmiths, Tinsmiths and other artisans doing pottery, woodworking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and broom and rug making. There will also be children’s activities, food and tours. More Info:

4 Brethren Disaster Relief Auction and 5k Run today 9am-9pm and tomorrow 7am-3pm (Friday, Sept 22 & Saturday, Sept 23) at Lebanon Expo & Fairgrounds. This year’s auction will help those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Farmers Market, Arts & Crafts, Many Auction Items. The 5k Run begins Saturday 8am. KCB also broadcasting live Saturday morning 9am-noon with free Chick-fil-A cookies, giveaways, door prizes, games, live requests and more! More

3 The 68th Annual Solanco Fair today (Friday, Sept 22) 10am-10pm at the Solanco Fair Grounds, Quarryville. Iron Man Contest, Tractor Pull, Pedal Tractor Competition, Exhibits, Livestock, Animals and Food. More Info:

2 Free Museum Day Saturday, September 23, 2017, participating museums in Pennsylvania offer FREE admission in conjunction with Smithsonian magazine’s Free Museum Day 2017. Museums in our area include: a list of participating museums in Central Pennsylvania:
The Hershey Story, York County History Center, National Watch & Clock Museum, Wrightsville Historical Museum
Columbia Historic Preservation Society, National Toy Train Museum and the Railroad of Museum of Pennsylvania. More Info:

1 Clocktoberfest, tomorrow (Saturday, September 23) 10am – 3pm at the National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia. Music, food, crafts, clock vendors, behind the scenes tours, steampunk Fashion Show and More. More Info:

Fall Fest

September 16th, 2017 No comments

Lititz Area Mennonite School is celebrating its 40th year and would like to invite you to a Fall Festival September 16th. Families are invited for free games, hay rides, food trucks, and live worship music.  Join the celebration  September 16th from 4-8pm.  Go to and click on the Fall Festival button to see more details.  Contact LAMS at 626-9551 or go to for more information.

Meet the Rescues

September 16th, 2017 No comments

Celebrate Pet Adoption & Service September 16th from 11am to 3pm at Meet the Rescues at That Fish Place – That Pet Place! Stop by the store to speak with local rescues and meet adorable, adoptable pets. This is their biggest adoption event of the year – come find your NEW best friend and meet some wonderful groups & people doing amazing things!

Rescues & Groups in Attendance:

Humane League of Lancaster
Centerville Pet Rescue
The Last Dog Rescue
Doberman Pinscher Rescue of PA
Mostly Muttz
Orders for Love
Hazeljane’s Blessings Italian Greyhound Rescue
York County SPCA
Cocker Spaniel Adoption Center
Feline Solutions, Inc.
Hillside SPCA, Inc.

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Meet the Rescues

September 16th, 2017 No comments

That Fish Place- That Pet Place is celebrating Pet Adoption & Service on September 16th from 11 am to 3 pm at Meet the Rescues.   This is a pet adoption event with opportunities to meet rescue groups and pets.

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Homestead Day Festival

September 16th, 2017 No comments

The Homestead Day Festival will feature activities designed to delight residents, family and friends. Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Festival will feature entertainment for the whole family including games for children, delicious festival food, crafts, book sale, white elephant sale, and more! Chris Poje with be the interactive  DJ from   10-11, then Fred McNaughton will entertain from 11:15 to 12:15 with the Twin Rose Community Band ending up the day with some variety music.

There will be a bounce castle, the always well-received Benchfield Farms Wagonette Rides and Trist N Shout balloon art, all aimed to please children and the young at heart!  Homestead Day Festival is rain or shine, so mark your calendars and make it a “must attend” for your family and friends.  There is no fee to attend, but recommended to bring cash for games and food.

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Praise In The Park

September 16th, 2017 No comments

Praise In The Park on Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Crouse Park and hosted by Bethel Assembly of God in Littlestown.  Music genres will include hymns, contemporary choruses, vocals, as well as instrumental pieces. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks for a great day of music, worship, and fellowship!  Pastor Leah Yingling at (717) 398-8102.

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do September 15-17, 2017

September 15th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 15-17, 2017

5 Salvation Army Lancaster Back Yard Bash-Block Party tomorrow (Sat. Sept. 16) from 10am-2pm at the Salvation Army in Lancaster. Free food, games, prizes, clowns, music, magic show, and STEVEN COURTNEY! More Info: 717-397-7565

4 Lititz Area Mennonite School 40th Annual Fall Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, September 16) 4-8pm at the school on Newport Road in Lititz. Pumpkin Bowling, Pumkin Painting, hay rides, food trucks, and live worship music. More Info: Lams.Info

3 Homestead Day Festival tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 16) 10am-2pm at Homestead Village, Lancaster. Bounce House, Wagon Rides, Balloon Art, Crafts, and concerts by Phredd and the Twin Rose Community Band. More info:

2 Denver Fair, continuing today 10am-10pm and tomorrow 9am-9pm (Friday & Saturday Sept 15 & 16) at Denver Memorial Park. Rides, Games, Music, Jello Eating Contest, Hot Wings Eating Contest, Cornhole Tournament, Exhibits, Animals and more. More Info:

1 East Petersburg Days tonight 6-10pm and tomorrow 8:30am-11pm (Friday & Saturday Sept 15 & 16) at East Petersburg Park. Kids Fun Run, Totally 80s 5k, Parade, Music, Chili Cookoff, Rides, Fireworks and More. More Info:

Steven Courtney Concert

September 10th, 2017 No comments

Steven Courtney & the Suitcase Musicians are coming to Highland! The show will be held in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m.  Join us for a fun afternoon of music, fellowship, and light refreshments. For children of all ages!

No tickets are needed for the show! The concert is open to the community so invite friends, family, and neighbors!

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Mercy CCPC’s Lovin’ Life 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

September 9th, 2017 No comments

Mercy CCPC of Reading, Pa will be hosting their annual Lovin’ Life 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, September 9.  5K race will  begin at 9:00 am and fun run/walk at 9:30. Kid’s Fest Games will be available for FREE for ages 2-10 which will include carnival games, face painting and more!!

The event will take place at the Wyomissing Trail and Quarry Soccer Fields.  If using a GPS use 100 West Lancaster Pike Wyomissing, Pa.

For more information visit or 610.376.0848

Register online at

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Sept 8-10, 2017

September 8th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 8-10, 2017

5 Conestoga Herb Guild Herb Fest tomorrow (Saturday September 9) 9am-2pm at the Boettcher House Museum in Landis Woods in Lancaster. Herbal crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods, herbal food and beverage samples, wreath demonstrations, Potpourri, soaps, garlic, garden décor and more. More Info: Conestoga Herb Guild Facebook Page

4 Praise Jam 2017 tonight (Friday Sept. 8) 7pm-9:30pm at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene. Worship teams from local churches including: The Living Room of Ephrata, Grace Point Nazarene of Ephrata, & Grace Community Church of Willow Street. Local non-profit Ministries will also have tables and information available. More Info:

3 Community Day at Spring Creek Church of the Brethren of Hershey, tomorrow (Saturday September 9) 3-8pm. Presentations by Zoo America, Firetrucks, Teddy Bear Clinic, Derry K9 Unit, Ice Cream, Games and more. The evening will close with a worship concert. More Info:

2 9th Annual Peach Festival tomorrow (Saturday, September 9) 3-6 pm at The Lititz United Methodist Church in Lititz. Jazz music with the “Swing Street” trio, Encore Dance Group, candy scramble, Inflatable Skeeball, Free games, PLUS Peach ice cream, peach cobbler, peach pie, and assorted homemade baked goods. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Warwick Release Time! More Info:

1 Landis Homes Fellowship Day & Community Auction, at Landis Homes, East Oregon Road, Lititz, tomorrow (Saturday, September 9) 8am-2pm. Bounce houses, barrel train rides, petting zoo, face painting, balloons and more. KCB broadcasting live 9am-noon with free goodies like Chick-fil-A cookies, requests, games and more. More Info: