Perry County Events – August 25, 2021
Upcoming events can be sent by mail to Advance Publications, PO Box 130, New Bloomfield 17068, or by email to [email protected]
Friday August 27: Food and music at Duncannon American Legion Post 340. Half rack of smoked ribs, baked potato, salad bar and dessert, $ 14.95. First come, first served, 5-8 p.m. Music at 8 p.m.
Friday August 27: Picnic in the pasture at Baken Creek Farm, Landisburg, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets include live music from Kingfish and Friends, local pasture boxes from Peoples Provisions and fresh herbal teas from Erly Remedies. Additional products sold separately. Bring your own picnic chairs, blanket, or extra food and drinks. Adults over 18, $ 30 each; children 5-17, $ 15; under 5, free. For more information, readers can call 717-516-0223. Rain date on August 29.
Friday August 27: Coffeehouse, 7 p.m., Enola First Church of God, 9 Sherwood Drive, with Jimmy Jet and the Sky Pilots.
Sunday August 29: New Germantown UMC cakewalk, 5-7 p.m. Free. Held at the NG ball field. Concession stand and Bootlleg ice cream. Music by Keepin ‘It Simple. Love offer for military veterans and the baseball field. Cancelled in case of rain.
Sunday August 29: Rowe’s Meeting, 1 p.m., Perry County Recreation Association Campground, 52 YMCA Drive, Duncannon. For detailed instructions, readers can call Robin at 717-275-2339. Bring a covered dish and / or dessert, cutlery, lawn chair, wrapped auction gift, bingo markers, and prizes.
Thursday September 2: Central Pennsylvania WWII Roundtable (Zoom), 7:00 pm Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams speaks. For more information and the Zoom password, readers can visit www.centralpaww2roundtable.org.
Saturday September 11: Chicken BBQ, Bucks Valley Community Center, 501 Center Road, Newport. $ 6 / half; half-chicken meal, applesauce, baked beans, bun, $ 9. Chicken, corn and bean soup with ham, $ 5 per liter or bowl at $ 2; selling pastries, too. Must have tickets for chicken and meals; take away meals only. Pick up chicken between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Readers can call Judy at 717-275-6398 for tickets.
Saturday September 11: Les Nelons in concert, 7 p.m., Bunkertown Brethren Church, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville. Offering of free will.
Saturday September 11: Car wash and sale of soups and pastries, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Babs Curran Senior Center, Market Street, Duncannon.
Sunday September 12: Evening of community entertainment, 6:30 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Elliottsburg. Lawn games for all, chalk decoration contests for children, S’mores and popcorn. Bring a lawn chair.
Saturday September 18: Fall Bazaar, 8-1 Millerstown UMC, High and Greenwood streets.
Saturday September 18: Wings of Kindness 5K and Fun Run, 8:30 am, Millerstown Pool Lodge. Register online at www.wingsofkindness.org. (pre-registration deadline: Sept. 15).
Thursday September 23: 3 Heath Brothers in concert, 7 p.m., Bunkertown Brethren Church, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville. Offering of free will.
Saturday September 25: Reunion, descendants of Arthur and Sarah (Rhule) Crull at the Crull hut, Landisburg. Lunch at noon. Note the new date.
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“Creative Spirit Fusion” virtual community residence in expressive arts, mindfulness and self-care, from September 1 to 25. Free for all ages. Registration required before August 28 on www.perrycountyarts.org. Email [email protected] with any questions.
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Bloomfield Public Library Events: Book Sale, September 9-11 ($ 2 book bag on Saturdays); street fair, September 11, with raffle and orders for tulip and daffodil bulbs; Barn Sale, Sept. 18, 8 a.m., Spring Road (Meck’s Corner).
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The Perry County Regional Agency on Aging is inviting seniors to a free eight-week Arthritis Foundation exercise program in person and virtually via ZOOM. Sessions include gentle movement exercises suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Classes, led by a certified program manager, can be done standing or in a chair.
Classes Tuesday and Friday mornings through August 27, 10-11, at Highland Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Road, Newport, and online by calling the agency. Registration is required; no appointment.
Readers can call Allyson Valentine, Perry County Area Agency on Aging, at 717-582-5128 to register.
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Central Baptist Church, 29 Pines Road, Millerstown, worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., and Kids Klub, youth, adult Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Kids Karnival, 10-noon, August 28. For more information, readers can contact [email protected]
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Take Off Pounds Sensibley. Chapter 1634 Elliottsburg meets for an hour, 6-7, Tuesday evenings at the Lutheran Messiah Church. For more information, readers can call Laura Nace at 717-636-0375.
TOPS 1494, a nonprofit weight loss group, meets weekly Tuesday mornings, 9-10 a.m., with a weigh-in at 8:30 a.m., at Bethel United Methodist Church (lower level), 3535 Grier Point Road, three miles east of Shermans Dale or nine miles west of Marysville. For information, readers can dial 717-766-0566 or 717-957-3187.
TOPS meets every Thursday, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Sainte-Bernadette social room, Duncannon. Readers can call Linda Auxt, 717-582-8989, for more information.
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Perry County Sailors Association meets the first Wednesday of each month in Newport VFW. All merchant seamen, coast guards and navies, past and present, are invited to join. The annual membership fee is $ 10.
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The Bower, a native plant garden and sculpture park on 36 acres in the Shermans Dale area is open and available for tours until October. Visitors can see native trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, ferns and grasses while strolling through gardens, meadows, wet ponds and walking along forest trails. Ten commissioned sculptures carefully placed throughout. All ages are welcome; free. Scheduled visits by appointment only via the thegardenbower.com website.
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The Farmers’ Market was held August 29, September 26, October 31, and November 21, from noon to 4, in the parking lot and courtyard of the Church of the Nativity, 159 S. Second St., Newport . Sale of fresh produce and household items from local vendors.