Upcoming Events & Website Resources




Non-Group/Self-Serve Spring Walking Parties

Date(s):  Wednesdays, April 22 to June 10

Location:  Various Adams County Locations

Sponsored by the Physical Fitness Task Force, an affiliate of Healthy Adams County

Walk trails at various locations on your own or with members of your household anytime that is convenient for you.  Walks are between two to four miles in length and are open to everyone.  Wear good walking shoes and bring a bottle of water. 

Call (717) 337-4137, email jgastley2@wellspan.org or visit Healthy Adams County’s Facebook page for locations and maps of the weekly walks.


Free On-Line Strength Training

Date(s):  Saturday Mornings                          Time:  9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Meeting Source:  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ShafferEliteFitness

Join Healthy Adams County’s Physical Fitness Task Force Saturday mornings for a fun, educational, strength training workout, led by local trainers. These workouts will involve minimal equipment (only a chair and soft mat, towel, or carpet necessary) and are geared for all ages and abilities. Facebook live will be used to share these workouts. So, tell a friend and tune in for a great way to add to your healthy lifestyle!

Join this workout by clicking the following link and searching for the Facebook live link (will be posted 15 minutes prior to each class):

If you or you know of someone that does not use Facebook but would like to participate in these classes  please call
(717) 337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org to receive the link.


TBD:  Memorial Day Free 5K & Come Walk With Me

*This event may get canceled due to social distancing precautions because of Covid-19

Date:  May 25, 2020                           Time:  8:00 a.m. (registration opens at 7:30 a.m.)

Location:  Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel Complex (95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA)

 Participants can take part in the timed 5K for the ‘Memorial Day Free 5K’ or walk your own distance for ‘Come Walk With Me’.  Events in addition to the run/walk include door prizes and medals for the first 50 children (12 and under) to finish, exhibitors and snacks.  Pre-registration is not required.  Free.  For more information call (717) 337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.


QPR Training

Date:  June 3, 2020                             Time:  9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meeting Source:  Zoom

QPR (Question.  Persuade.  Refer) is a nationally certified program taught by certified trainers. The course focuses on training individuals to be “Gatekeepers” – someone in a position to recognize a crisis and the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide.

Pre-registration is required.  Free.  For more information or to register call (717) 337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.


Visit these websites for other activities  happening in the community

(* = online activities available during Covid-19)

YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County:  https://www.ywcagettysburg.org/special-events/ & https://www.ywcagettysburg.org/brown-bag-lunch-series-2/

United Way of Adams County:  http://www.uwadams.org/Annual-Events

*Adams County Arts Council:  https://adamsarts.org/

*Adams County Library:  https://www.adamslibrary.org/

Gettysburg Rec Park:  https://www.gara-recpark.info/

Healthy Adams Bicycle Pedestrian Inc.:  http://habpi.org/pages/organized.php

Destination Gettysburg:  https://www.destinationgettysburg.com/index.asp

*Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve:  https://www.strawberryhill.org/

*Under the Horizon:  http://underthehorizon.net/

*Gettysburg Community Theatre:  https://www.gettysburgcommunitytheatre.org/

Gettysburg College Sunderman Conservatory:  https://www.gettysburg.edu/academic-programs/sunderman-conservatory/events/

Adams County Penn State Extension:  https://extension.psu.edu/adams-county

Penn Cares:  https://www.penncares.org/

*Pine Grove Furnace State Park:  https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/PineGroveFurnaceStatePark/Pages/default.aspx#FindUs

East Berlin Community Center:  http://www.ebacc.org/