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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 27-29, 2016

May 27th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – May 27-29, 2016

5 Construction Zone for Learning – Family Style tomorrow (Saturday, May 28) from 10:30am-noon at the Lancaster Public Library West – Mountville Branch.  Construct a building, a new gadget, or a robot with a variety of building materials. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. More Info:  lancaster.lib.pa.us

4 Columbia Memorial Day Parade,  Sunday (May 29) starting at 2:30 pm. The parade commemorates America’s war veterans. Bands, floats, special cars and trucks and a speaker from the military prior to the parade.More Info: http://lancasterpa.com/memorial-day-weekend-events/

3 The Mount Joy Memorial Day Parade tomorrow (Sat. May 28) beginning at 2pm.Look for WJTL! The Mount Joy parade has become a well known Memorial Day Parade in Lancaster County, with its origin in the late 1800’s. More Info: http://www.mountjoychamber.com/event/memorial-day-parade/

2 9th Annual For One Life Softball Tournament & Community Weekend tonight and tomorrow (Friday, May 27 & Saturday, 28) at Salisbury Township Park (aka Gap Park) The 30-team softball tournament runs from 11am-10pm today and 7am-9pm on Saturday. There will also be a concert Friday night at 7pm by Conrad Fisher & His Band and Saturday and on Saturday at 10am by Phredd and at 1pm by ventriliquist and comedian Ryan & Friends. Bring your lawn chairs. More Info: http://www.foronelife.org/events/softball-tournament/

1 12th Annual Fireman’s Festival and Country Cruise tomorrow (Sat. May 28) from 8am-1pm at Oregon Dairy in Lititz. Over a hundred classic and vintage cars and awards for the best in show. Lots of activities for families and kids, including fire engine rides, door prizes, Jump Pad, and a Pancake Breakfast on the Oregon Dairy Deck. Free to attend, food available for purchase.
All proceeds benefit Neffsville Volunteer Fire Company. More Info:  http://www.oregondairy.com/special-events

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: kitchenkettle.com

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 Kiva.org with the goal of loaning $1,000,000 in $25 loan increments to people around the world who are living in poverty. More Info:
https://www.kiva.org/team/onemilliondollarteam

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: http://www.pequeachurch.com/auction/

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: http://www.lancastersertomabbq.com/

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: http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/

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:
www.facebook.com/redlandvalleybicchurch

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: lvbiblechurch.org

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: friendshipcommunity.net

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 6-8, 2016

May 6th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – May 6-8, 2016

5 Bicycle Bonanza at First United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg tomorrow (Saturday, May 7) from 10am to noon. Bike decorating, helmet fitting and sales by the American Trauma Society, tips for simple bike repairs, information on local bike trails, and Prudential’s ID a Kid program. Bring your used bikes to donate to Life Cycle. More Info: www.fumchurch.com

4 The 27th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy, Sunday (May 8) from 8:30am-5pm at Burle Industries in Lancaster. The Mother’s Day Truck Convoy celebrates the Make-A-Wish kids and their families. Food, & Fun Activities. Watch over 400 Big Trucks form a convoy of hope.More Info:  717-283-4878

3 10,000 Villages Mother’s Day Event at Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy, tomorrow (Saturday, May 7) 9am-1pm. Fun Activities, Concert by Phredd and items to purchase for Mom from Ten Thousand Villages, providing opportunities for Fair-trade Artisans in underdeveloped countries.  More Info at The Ten Thousand Villages Facebook Events Page.

2 The Rafiki African Festival and 5k Run at Buchanan Park, Lancaster, tomorrow (Saturday, May 7) 10am-1pm. African dancing, drumming, food and Kids Cookie Break Live!  http://www.rafikiafrica.org

1 Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services Walk For Life and 5K Run tomorrow (Sat. May 7) 7:30am-11:30am at Calvary Church in Lancaster and South Hills Park Lebanon. Walk, 5K Run, Kids’ Zones, Kids’ Stage, and more. Performances by Phredd in Lancaster and The DKers Juggling Team in Lebanon. WJTL broadcasting Live at both locations. More Info: SVPS.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 29-May 1, 2016

April 29th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – April 29 – May 1, 2016

5 United States Air Force Band Concert tonight (Fri. April 29) at 7pm at Ephrata High School.  The Heritage of America Band consists of approximately 40 active-duty men and women stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia. A patriotic salute to honor veterans in attendance will also be included. More Info: easdpa.org

4 Kenbrook Bible Camp in Lebanon Open House with afternoon of free food, activities and fun tomorrow (Saturday, April 30) from 1-4pm. Tours of the summer camp facilities, the climbing tower, archery and slingshots, the craft hut and more. More Info:  http://www.kenbrook.org/openhouse/

3 The Conestoga Valley Church of Christ’s annual Community Faire tomorrow (Saturday, April 30) from 1-5pm at the church on Horseshoe Road, Lancaster. Games, Bounce Houses, face painting, food and more. More Info: http://www.cvchurchofchrist.org

2 Lancaster Native Plant and Wildlife Festival tomorrow (Sat. April 30) from 9am-4pm at Overlook Park, across from the Manheim Township Public Library. Free community event includes food, art, and native plant vendors; live animal programs; speakers and workshops; free kids activities; and over 20 local environmental organizations with free information. More Info: https://habitatmt.wordpress.com/

1 Manheim Christian Day School 40th Annual Benefit Auction tonight & tomorrow (Fri & Sat. April 29 & 30) tonight 3-9pm and tomorrow 6:30am-noon at the school, Lebanon Road, Manheim. Chicken Barbecue, Silent Auction, Music, Breakfast, Helicopter Candy Drop and more. More Info: http://www.manheimchristian.org/auction-schedule/

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 – 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: www.countyofberks.com/parks

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: LancasterTrust.com

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:  ArtsMU.com/Event

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: LancasterTrust.com

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: http://www.lancasterbarnstormers.com/

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: http://www.lititzpa.com/second-friday.php

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: www.wsbc.org

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 http://stpaulsmtv.com

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: www.mennonitechildrenschoir.org

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:  http://ascensionws.org

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:  www.mennonitechildrenschoir.org

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: http://www.visitlancastercity.com/first-friday/

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: hammelarch.com

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