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Win Dinner For 2 from Dutch-Way Family Restaurant

May 26th, 2017 4 comments

Every Friday at Noon, it is my pleasure to bring you a Retro-Countdown over the Lunch Break from our 30 year history. It’s called the Friday Time Capsule. Now a special giveaway is coming to the Friday Time Capsule…I’ll give you a chance to win Dinner For 2 at Dutch-Way Family Restaurants in Myerstown, Gap, and Schaefferstown. Dutch-Way Family Restaurants feature breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets including Seafood Night Every Thursday with crab legs, clams, shrimp, baked fish, crab cakes and more.  Click here for more info.

I suggest keeping our phone number on file (717-392-3690) as you tune in Fridays at Noon for your chance to win a gift card for Dinner For 2 at Dutch-Way Family Restaurants!

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 19-21, 2017

May 19th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
May 19-21, 2017

5 Rock Ford’s annual May Fair Celebration, Sunday (May 21) 10am-3pm at Rock Ford Plantation in Lancaster. Craftsmen, vendors, 18th century entertainment, Costumed Characters and dancing around the Maypole! All outdoor activities are free and open to the public. There is a cost for the guided mansion tours. More Info: RockFordPlantation.org

4 World Night Market tonight (Friday May 19) at Binns Park in Lancaster from 6pm-10pm hosted by Mennonite Economic Development Associates, Lancaster City and Music For Everyone.  Live music, international food, tuktuk rides and more! More Info: meda.org/wnm

3 Rhubarb Festival today-11am-8pm and tomorrow – 10am-8pm (Friday May 19 & Saturday, May 20) at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, PA. Rhubarb race-car derby, Best Rhubarb Dessert baking contest, Rhubarb Whoopie Pie Filling Contest, Rhubarb Stroll Parade, costumed characters, musicians, and more. More Info: KitchenKettle.com

2 Open Streets Lancaster Sunday (May 21) from 11am-3pm Water Street in Lancaster. Open Streets encourages physical activity and socializing, support of the local economy and celebrating downtown Lancaster. Food trucks, fire trucks,  face painting, a ball pit, bounce house, martial arts demonstrations, obstacle courses, arts, crafts, live music and dozens of community organizations hosting activities and educational experiences. More Info: OpenStreetLNC.org

1 65th Annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ tomorrow (Sat. May 20) at Long’s Park in Lancaster. Enternainment, Bounce Houses, Obstacle Course and more. Kids Cookie Break & WJTL live all day in the family fun area near the baseball fields and the Park City tunnel entrance. More Info: LancasterSertomaBBQ.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 3-5, 2017

March 3rd, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
March 3-5, 2017

5  Chocolate Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, March 4) 1-4pm at The Oxford United Methodist Church, Oxford, PA.  Be a be a taster, a baker, or a contestant. The categories are Cakes/Cupcakes, Cookies, Candy/Fudge, Brownies, “Other Desserts” as well as a special Children’s category for ages 16 and under. There will also be a special “Kids Cookie Corner” where younger kids can decorate cookies.  More Info: http://oxford1851.org

4 Maple Sugaring demonstrations in the Sugar Bush of Central Park, Lancaster, Pavillion 11, Sunday (March 5) 1-4pm. See trees being tapped, sap boiled to syrup, and candy made from syrup.  Maple products will be available. Donations appreciated. More Info: www.lancastercountyparks.org

3 Lego Madness tomorrow (Sat. March 4) from 10:30am-11:30am at New Cumberland Public Library. Tom Gross of the New Cumberland Lions Club will read a story, followed by children and their family constructing an object from Legos that represents the theme of the book. More Info:
http://newcumberlandlibrary.org

2 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, March 3) from 5-8:30pm. Two new Architecture series models will be available to build New York City and Berlin. Guests can also take on other Architectural series models, or go freestyle with more than 40,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces. More Info:  http://www.hammelarch.com/

1  Lancaster Science Factory – Free First Fridays, tonight (Friday, March 3) 5-8p   Free access to more than 60 interactive exhibits relating to science, technology, engineering and math, as well as demonstrations and activities in the Science Cafe. More Info: 717-509-6363

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do January 20-22, 2017

January 20th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
January 20-22, 2017

5 Music Friday, tonight (Friday, January 20) 6-9pm. Each third Friday of the month Lancaster is host of Music Fridays. Performances throughout Downtown Lancaster at various retailers, restaurants, and attractions. More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

4 Trust Community Concert with Kēnòr tonight (FRIDAY, JANUARY 20) at 7:30pm. Kēnòr is an improvised modern chamber music ensemble of violin, percussion, vocals and accordion performing classical world music and poetry. An offering will be taken. More Info: LancasterTrust.com

3  “Encounter” is an artistic production involving theater, music, dance, and visual art on Sunday (Jan. 22) from 7pm-8:45pm at Calvary Church of Lebanon. “Encounter” is the Story of God told in a fresh way. More Info: Calvary-Lebanon.org

2 York County History Center and the Cultural Alliance Family Day tomorrow (Saturday, January 21) from 10am-2pm. Steven Courtney and the Suitcase Musicians, hands-on science and art activities, and more for the whole family.  More Info: YorkHistoryCenter.org

1 Free Community Weekend at ZooAmerica in Hershey Tomorrow and Sunday (Sat. Jan 21 & 22)  from 10:30am-4:30pm. More than 200 animals from the five regions of North America. Zoo Naturalists host up-close encounters with a variety of animals.More Info: ZooAmerica.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Jan 6-8, 2017

January 6th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
January 6-8, 2017

5 First Friday Lancaster in Downtown Lancaster tonight (Friday, January 6)  5-9pm.  Art galleries, studios, museums, music, and more in downtown Lancaster.   More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

4 Music Friday at Speckled Hen in Strasburg tonight (Friday, January 6) 6-9pm. Music performed by local artist Josh Leininger; attnedees will have an opprortunity to support support building wells in countries without clean drinking water through charitywater.  More Info: The Speckled Hen Coffee Facebook page

3 We The People: First Friday Initiative is a series of free First Friday performances. This Friday will feature The Gospel of Lancaster – a celebration of spiritual music rooted in many churches across Lancaster County. The concert is tonight (Friday, January 6) at The Ware Center, downtown Lancaster at 7:30pm. The performance will include music, dance and spoken word from a wide range of area churches.  More Info: artsmu.com

2 Musical Art Society Soiree Of Musical Styles, Sunday (January 8) 3pm at the Bachman Center in Lancaster. The Lancaster Woodwind Quintet will perform.   The concert is free, however donations may be made to the scholarship fund. More Info: LancasterConservatory.org/events

1 The One Hundred and First Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 7) 8am-9pm at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg. Saturday features opening ceremonies with Gov. Tom Wolfe, Swine and Horse comptetitions, cooking demonstrations, rodeo and so much more.  The event continues through Saturday, Jan. 14. All events are free but there is a fee for parking. More Info:  FarmShow.State.PA.US

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 22-24, 2016

April 22nd, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – April 22-24, 2016

5 Construction Zone for Learning, tomorrow (Saturday, April 23) 10:30am – noon at Lancaster Public Library West – Mountville Branch on College Ave. Children and Families can construct a building, a new gadget, a robot. No matter where the imagination leads, you will have a variety of building materials from the library’s Construction Zone. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. More Info: lancaster.lib.pa.us

4 Mechanicsburg’s Eighth Annual Earth Day Festival at The Rosemary House tomorrow (Saturday, April 23) from 9am-3pm. Live music and fun activities for children.  Complimentary Paper Shredding, Vendor Booths – Hosted by local merchants that sell or produce eco-friendly products.More Info: www.MechanicsburgEarthDayFest.com

3 The YMCA of Reading & Berks County Go Fly a Kite Day, tomorrow (Saturday April 23) from noon – 6pm. Non profits & business from all over Berks County will be onsite to offer health screenings, dental screenings, Zumba for kids, family yoga, arts & crafts, face painting, kite making & contests, hawk mountain sanctuary, hot air balloon demos, and much more!  More Info: http://www.ymca-berkscounty.org/healthy-kids-day/

2 Conewago Creek Earth Day Celebration on the banks of the creek at Aberdeen Mills, Mill Rd., Elizabethtown tomorrow (Saturday, April 23) from noon to 4 pm. Fun, free, family oriented event, informative activities including live animals, guided walks, and giveaways. Special presentations include Zoo America, wildflower walks, fish surveys, electro-fishing and more!  More Info: http://www.conewagocreek.org/

1 Sahd Metal Recycling Earth Day tomorrow (Saturday, April 23) 9am-1pm. Scrap Yard Tours, Over 25 educational and fun conservation and environmental exhibits. Food and Bake Sale to benefit the Columbia Food Bank. Contests and Prizes. Kids Passport book for Rita’s Ice Voucher. Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. More Info: Recycleyourmetal.com/earth-day

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: www.zionleola.org

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:  www.vcfpa.org

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: lifepointpa.org

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: www.meetgrace.org

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: NewLifeLancaster.org

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: www.servantstagecompany.com.

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: www.countyofberks.com/parks

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: statemuseumpa.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

November 27th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 27-29, 2015

5  The Lime Valley Mill Preservation Society of Willow Street’s 18th annual Christmas at Lime Valley Mill. The arts and crafts show is tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (November 27 through 29) at the historic mill – Lime Valley Road, Willow Street. Friday and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday noon to 4 pm. Admission if Free. Christmas Display and may Local artists and craftsmen. More Info:   https://www.facebook.com/limevalleymill

4 Festival of Trees tomorrow (Sat. Nov. 28) 12:30-4:30pm at Fort Hunter Park, overlooking the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg. View Christmas trees decorated by local Garden Clubs of the Harrisburg Area Civic Garden Center using many handmade ornaments. More Info:  www.forthunter.org

3 The Garden Spot Village Train Club annual model railroad open house tomorrow (Nov 28) 1:30-4pm at Garden Spot Village, S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland. . The interactive exhibit includes an O-gauge display as well as an HO-gauge display with more than 600 feet of main line track, a talking Thomas the Tank Engine and wireless video-cam that offers an engineer’s-eye view of the HO layout . More Info:  717-355-6000.

2 Drive Thru Nativity Sunday (Nov. 29) from 6:30-8:30pm at Silver Spring Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsburg.  Take a journey back in time to the birth of Jesus including a  “Live Nativity.” Christmas carols and petting zoo including sheep, llamas, alpacas, donkeys, and more. More Info:  www.silverspring.org

1 There are many Christmas Tree Lightings tonight including the Mayor’s Tree Lighting in Penn Square in Lancaster (tonight Fri. Nov. 27) 6-9pm. The tree lighting will include the annual favorite Tuba Christmas and evening hours for Lancaster Central Market. More Info: (717) 291-4758

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

October 16th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – Oct 16-18, 2015

5 Spring Creek Church of the Brethren in Hershey’s 5th Annual Harvest Party tomorrow (Saturday, October 17) 5-8pm.  Hayrides, hot chocolate, and hot dogs & s’mores over the campfire. Bring your carved or decorated entry for the Pumpkin Contest. Kids and adults enter to win prizes for the Costume Contest with your family-friendly costume!More Info: www.springcreekcob.org

4 FREE Family Fall Fest! tomorrow (Saturday, October 17) 3-7pm at Denver Park FREE Hayrides, inflatable games, face painting, food, entertainment, door prizes, and more. Sponsored by Harvest Fellowship Church and surrounding Churches and community groups.

3 WJTL’s Free Family Movie Night tonight (Fri. Oct. 16) at 7pm at The Junction Center Tent in Manheim.  Ride the pedal cars before the movie! More Info: http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/

2 Conestoga Christian School BBQ  &  Country Auction, Main Street, Morgantown tonight and tomorrow (Friday, Oct 16 and Sat Oct 17) BBQ and Auction Preview on Friday, then Saturday 8am – 2pm there will be the live auction, food tent, kids area with crafts and Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live from 9-noon. More Info: http://www.conestogachristian.net/Auction2015.html

1 Disguise and Prize Event and Corn Maze in the Fields of Penryn tomorrow (Sat Oct 17) 1-4pm at Jerusalem Church, Newport Road in Manheim. Disguise & Prize is a fall activity that allows children in costume to visit decorated vehicles in the church parking lot and receive small prizes and candy. More Info:  http://www.jerusalemchurch.net/

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

August 14th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – August 14-16

5. 4th Annual Back To School Fun Day at Winterstown United Methodist Church near Felton (South of York) tomorrow (Saturday, August 15) from 10am-1pm.  Inflatable rides, games, wagon rides, face painting and food. Backpacks and school supplies will be given away while they last to all elementary and preschool children. The York Revolution mascot “Downtown” will be on hand. Pre-registration is encouraged but not necessary. More Info: www.winterstownumc.org

4. Back-to-school FREE All-You-Can-Shop event at Pleasureville United Methodist Church, North Sherman St. in York, tomorrow (Saturday, August 15) 9am–2pm. This annual back-to-school event offers a range of men, women’s, baby, youth, children’s clothing and accessories for FREE.  Bring your bags and fill them!  Leave your wallets at home. More Info: Pleasurevilleumc.org

3. Free Outdoor Worship Night at Marietta Community Chapel 1125 River Road, Sunday (August 16) at 6pm. featuring Vibrations Dance Ministry, a lyrical dance group for girls K-12, Matt Wheeler music, ice cream, and worship. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.  More Info: (717)426-4584

2. Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum Henry K Landis Birthday Party. Sunday (Aug. 16) from Noon-4pm. Immerse yourself in the year 1865 and join in the celebration of the museum founder’s birth! Roam the grounds and interact with re-enactors, learn to dance a reel, take in a lecture about what was happening in the world in 1865, take a wagon ride, play some games, learn about historic food, and enjoy a piece of birthday cake in Henry K. Landis’s honor. Free admission. More Info: www.landisvalleymuseum.org

1. Palmyra Public Library and Flightpath Sports Park will host an end of the summer party tomorrow (Saturday, August 15) from 9am-1pm at Palmyra Public Library and throughout Flightpath Sports. This is a wrap up celebration of the Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero has a Story”. Activities will include a Bounce House,superhero themed photo booth, crafts, games, face painting, and more. KCB broadcasting live 9am-noon.  The event is free, however there will be a fee for some of the activities. Dress up as your favorite superhero. There will be a superhero parade at noon. Food trucks will be available from the Twistin’ Pig, 3J’s Coffee House, the Mad Dash Grilled Cheese Truck, and more.  More Info: http://lclibs.org/palmyra/