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Today is December 3, 2016

Rheems, PA 17570

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

  • | 8:30am - 3:30pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - “A Global Medical Relief Team That Provides Care for Children & Infants in Developing Countries.”
    December 3rd, 2016 – 8:30AM to 3:30PM
    Rail Community Center - 200 S. Hanover St (Corner of Hanover & Railroad)
    Across from the Lower Dauphin High School - Hummelstown, PA
    Wide Variety of Vendors & Crafters for Your Shopping Pleasure – Lularoe-Tastefully Simple-Thirty One-Premier
    Jewelry, Knitted items, Crotched items, Wreaths, Bottle Lights, Soaps, Lotions, Sugar Scrubs
    Raffle items – Need not be present to win
    Special items for sale that have been brought back from recent mission trip to Africa
    Rail Community Center
    200 S. Hanover St. Hummelstown PA 17036
    Beth Mull
  • | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Chrsitkindl, Christmas, Holiday, Shopping
    - Lebanon's version of an authentic Christmas Market, inspired by the 700-year-old traditional German Christkindl market, is a festive event prepared by various churches, organizations, and residents. For one day Coleman Memorial Park is lined with festive outdoor booths featuring unique handmade crafts and tradional Christkindl treats.
    Coleman Memorial Park
    Pam Tricamo 717.269.2994
  • | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Local Events, Pre Christmas Toy Sale at the PA National Fire Museum
    - Pre Christmas Toy Sale at the PA National Fire Museum, 1820 N. 4th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102. Wide selection of fire and emergency vehicles, construction equipment, trucks and cars of all types.
    Every Saturday (10-4) and Sunday (1-4) beginning November 12th through December 11th.
    No admission to the museum if guests are just shopping, regular admission applies to visitors that choose to tour the museum.
    The Pennsylvania National Fire Museum
    1820 N. 4th Street Harrisburg, PA 17102
    Al Kruger 717.557.7755
  • | 11:00am - 7:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, furever home, cat dog adoptions
    - Every pet deserves a warm home, especially for the holidays.

    HSHA's annual Adopt-a-thon features drastically discounted pet adoptions - Dogs can make your house their FURever home for only $20, and Cats or Rabbits can join your family for only $10. Spay/Neuter surgery, microchip, and vaccinations are included, and all of our normal adoption procedures still apply.

    We'll also have a concession stand at our Adoption Center with hot dogs, chips, soda, hot chocolate, and baked goods provided by our HSHA volunteers.

    You also can shop at Furget-M-eNot, the HSHA retail store at our Adoption Center, for a holiday gift to spoil the furry friends in your life or for some basic supplies for your own fur-kids. Our prices are extremely competitive, and all proceeds go directly toward caring for the homeless animals at the shelter. Check out the sidebar to the left for a quick preview of our holiday items!

    Give the gift of a FURever home this holiday season!

    Harrisburg Humane Society
    7790 Grayson Road Harrisburg PA 17111
    Megan Strausbaugh 7175643320Ext125
  • | 1:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Theatre, Plays
    - Charles Dickens’ timeless tale gets the Popcorn Hat treatment! It’s almost Christmas, and everyone is looking forward to the holiday...well, almost everyone. Join all the characters you know (and some you don’t!) as Ebenezer Scrooge journeys through an extraordinary Christmas Eve!

    Saturdays at 1:00pm!

    Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am available by request for groups of 20 or more.

    Tickets are $8 and can be purchased in advance by calling the Box Office
    Gamut Theatre
    15 North 4th Street Downtown Harrisburg PA 17101
    Gamut Theatre 717.238.4111
  • | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Local Events, santa, pictures, hershey
    - Kids can share their Christmas wishes with Santa as they visit with Kris Kringle in the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory. Included in admission; members are free.
    Hershey Gardens
    170 Hotel Rd Hershey PA 17033
  • | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - The holiday soiree “Reveillon Redux” will be held at the home of Tracey Meloni. Tickets are $50 in advance or $55 at the door. Featured artists are: stained-glass mosaics by Jo Alexander, oil paintings by Bill Kocher and photos by Jeff Wiles.

    House of Tracey Meloni
    1623 Berkshire Ln Harrisburg PA 17111
  • | 6:00pm - | Local Events, live, music
    - Two reknowned masters of old time music, together on our state and our dance floor! 6:00pm square dance workshop - $5.00
    7:30pm concert - $24.00, $21.00, $10.00

    Purchase tickets at
    Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York
    925 S. George St York PA 17403
  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, music, live
    - Tickets: $55, $50, $45 & $39

    Blessed with what the New York Times described as a “beautiful countertenor,” singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. He has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry and released 12 solo albums.

    Garfunkel was originally revered for his GRAMMY-winning, chart-topping songs and albums with partner and fellow NYC native Paul Simon. Their greatest hits collection, which includes “Mrs. Robinson,” “Scarborough Fair,” “The Sound of Silence,” “The Boxer” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” among others, is one of the biggest selling albums ever.

    Garfunkel continues doing what he does best: singing for an audience. “Taking on the fear and vulnerability of a live show keeps you vital,” says Garfunkel, who relishes the opportunity to perform new and classic material for fans around the world. “I’m a singer trying to get away with a lucky job. I try to soothe, to lift...That’s my life.”
    H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
    475 Lancaster Dr Shippensburg PA 17257
  • | 10:30pm - | Charity, Fundraiser, 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue Fundraiser
    - Comedy Rockstar Mikey Mason with Pat House Charity Show for 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue. Come out for a great night of laughs and support a wonderful animal rescue organization.
    Harrisburg Comedy Zone
    110 Limekiln Road, 17070 New Cumberland PA 17070
    Kate 717.695.3163
  • | Evening | Arts and Entertainment
    - J Arthur Davis, Hummelstown, PA……….………….archival pigment prints
    Karen Kaiser, Carlisle, PA……………………………………….photographs
    Christopher Lyter, Newport, PA………………….………………oil paintings
    Bob McCormick, Ashland, PA…………………………..watercolor paintings
    Michele Taber, Hershey, PA………………………...oil & cold wax paintings
    Art Association of Harrisburg
    21 N Front Street Harrisburgp PA 17101
    Art Association of Harrisburg 717.236.1432
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, volunteer, christmas, donations
    - The official Red Kettle Season begins on November 10 and runs through December 24. What better way to plan a team or group activity than ringing the bells at an iconic red kettle for the Christmas season!

    To sign up for bell ringing, Check back here soon! OR sign up below to receive further information on opportunities (Sponsor a Kettle, Battle of the Bells, Desktop Kettles, and more!).
    The Salvation Army
    1122 Green St Harrisburg PA 17102
    Melissa Snyder 7172336755ext111
  • | Local Events, railroad museum, kids, santa, christmas
    - A conductor will punch your child's souvenir train ticket and welcome you on board one of the Museum's historic coaches, where everyone can enjoy a spirited reading of a holiday classic story. Kids will then create their own seasonal take-home craft in Jack Frost Station and receive a small bag of special goodies.

    Kids may have the Museum's telegrapher send their own personal telegram to the North Pole and visit Santa himself in Steinman Station. The Museum's mascot Catcher will be on hand for the festivities, which take place amid a backdrop of historic trains, seasonal decorations and Yuletide music during the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania's Home for the Holidays program.

    Advance registration is on a first come basis and spaces are limited.

    Cost is $10.00 per child plus regular Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania admission price.

    Christmas With The Conductor Parties will be held at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on both Saturdays. Parties generally run from 45 minutes to an hour.

    Recommended for children ages 3 and over. Registration forms are available on our website.
    Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
    300 Gap Rd Strasburg PA 17579
  • | Local Events, wreath, holiday, nature
    - Make a holiday wreath out of natural materials. Everything will be supplied to make an evergreen wreath with decorations from nature, including cones, berries, nuts and seed pods. Participants may bring additional items and ribbon. After constructing a wreath, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while adding some finishing touches. It takes 1 to 2 hours to complete one wreath. Bring work gloves and clippers. Pre-registration required. $15.00 per wreath.

    9:00am, 10:30am, and 12:00pm
    Olewine Nature Center at Wildwood Park
    100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg PA 17110
  • | Local Events, gift wrapping
    - Join us for our 45th year of wrapping holiday gifts at Park City Center. Our expert gift wrappers are there to meet your holiday needs from Black Friday (11/25/16) through Christmas Eve (12/24/2016) on all regular mall hours. We are located in the Sears Mall.

    Again this year we also have a separate kiosk next to the gift wrap booth where you can purchase Service Dogs Calendars, Pet Safe Toys and all natural dog biscuits for your furry friends!

    The gift wrap booth is one of our largest annual fundraisers and we rely on the support of the community for so many of our programs. So, let us take the work out of your wrapping and support UDS Foundation this year!

    - See more at: click for details
    Park City Center
    142 Park City Center Lancaster PA 17601
  • - The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by Nov 4, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 11:30am | Local Events, yoga, walk, nature
    - Join yoga instructor Traci Wolfe for a guided 3.1-mile walk around Wildwood. On this hike the pace will be brisk enough to keep the body warm. We will pause every now and then to observe nature around us. The program will end with a silent walking session. Meet in front of the nature center. Pre-registration is not required. Assume cancelled if it is raining. Dress in layers for the weather. Appropriate for ages 12 through adult. This is a free event.
    Olewine Nature Center at Wildwood Park
    100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg PA 17110
  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - November 19 thru December 31.

    As the weather gets colder it only gets cozier at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum as we get ready for the holidays. The Museum is filled with dozens of decorated trees, model train displays and special vehicles for our holiday celebration! Traditional favorites like our Hess Toy Truck display, Sammy the 29 ft., 21 ton snow plow and the Grinch Scavenger Hunt are back again this year.

    AACA Museum
    161 Museum Drive Hershey PA 17033
    Nicole Pressel 717.566.7100
  • | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Celebration, Penquin Plunge, pork & sauerkraut
    - Call Dawson today! 761-9000. Join us on Jan 1, dress as Fire, Hospital, EMS, Military, etc and take the plunge into the Susquehanna at 12noon.

    Then it is back to Flinchy’s for our 10th Annual AUCE Pork & Sauerkraut Buffet, Football, and Fun with all your Flinch’s Friends!

    This is the way to start your year! Hoo Rah!

    Susquehanna River City Island PA 17101
  • | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Local Events, ornaments, holiday, nature
    - Children and their parents are invited to make holiday ornaments using pine cones, milkweed pods, and other natural materials. Everything but the creativity will be supplied to make works of art to decorate for the holidays. Pre-registration is not required. $5.00 per participant.
    Olewine Nature Center at Wildwood Park
    100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg PA 17110
  • | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Local Events, music, holiday
    - Join us to deck the halls and fill the air with the sounds of holiday favorites from local choirs and musicians. Children will create an ornament out of natural materials in the Educational & Horticultural Wing. Included in admission; members are free.
    Hershey Gardens
    170 Hotel Rd Hershey PA 17033
  • | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, orchestra, symphony, holiday, chorus,
    - The Central Pennsylvania Symphony takes the stage for their Holiday Celebration concert! Audience members will feel the warmth of the season as they enjoy beloved holiday classics, both traditional and contemporary. The program will sparkle when the orchestra is joined by the Hershey High School choir, under the direction of Joe Farrell, and the Palmyra High School choir, under the direction of Alexis Farrell. The three groups will unite in a W. A Mozart choral and orchestral rendering of "Te Deum”, among other pieces. From Dan Goeller to Tchaikovsky to The Polar Express, there will be something for every member of the family. The concert takes place at Hershey High School on Sunday, December 4th, at 3PM. Tickets available online at click for details or at the door.

    Hershey High School
    550 Homestead Rd. Hershey PA 17033
    Lynne Shapiro 717.319.4212
  • | 6:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, opera, concert, music
    - Come out and support MCC's education programs through the Voices of Hope opera. That evening, Voices of Hope will hold its 2016 Holiday Festival concert at the historic Trust Performing Arts Center in downtown Lancaster. Once again, Madeline Bender will be joined by Timothy Long, co-founder, emcee and pianist, as well as a few friends from around the opera world.

    Light refreshments at 6:00pm. Concert begins at 7:00pm.
    The Trust Performing Arts Center
    37 N Market St Lancaster PA 17603
  • | Evening | Arts and Entertainment
    - J Arthur Davis, Hummelstown, PA……….………….archival pigment prints
    Karen Kaiser, Carlisle, PA……………………………………….photographs
    Christopher Lyter, Newport, PA………………….………………oil paintings
    Bob McCormick, Ashland, PA…………………………..watercolor paintings
    Michele Taber, Hershey, PA………………………...oil & cold wax paintings
    Art Association of Harrisburg
    21 N Front Street Harrisburgp PA 17101
    Art Association of Harrisburg 717.236.1432
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