Upcoming Events


Picturing the Blues:  Photography for Healing (CWC sponsored event)

Dates:  Classes will meet Tuesdays February 12th through March 19th

Time:  2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:  Adams County Arts Council Arts Education Center (125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA)

Artistic expression is a helpful way to work with feelings of sadness, the blues, or depression. Explore photography as an expressive form while learning techniques that can be used with your camera or cellphone to take pictures that represent your journey. An exhibition opportunity is available, along with helping in a community research project about depression.  Visit www. adamsarts.org for further information.

Registration is required prior to beginning classes.  Register by calling 717-334-5006.  Free.

Spring 2019 Free/Low Cost Events offered by Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music

Dates (February – May 2019), Times & Locations Vary

Please visit http://www.gettysburg.edu/academics/conservatory/about/performances/calendar/calendar-of-events.dot for a complete listing of events.

Adams County Arts Council Call for Entries for Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Entry Deadline:  March 8, 2019


Exhibition installed in Schmucker Art Gallery, 300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA (May 30 – June 21, 2019)

Restaurant Trivia Nights

Monday’s at 7 p.m. at The Pike Restaurant(thepikerestaurant.com);

Tuesday’s at 6 p.m. at The Livery (www.liverybarandgrille.com);

Thursday’s at 6 p.m. at Mason Dixon Distillery (www.masondixondistillery.com)

Insight Meditation Community of Gettysburg

Date:  Meets every Sunday                             Time:  6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location:  Unitarian Universalists of Gettysburg (136 S. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA)

We welcome people of all beliefs and faiths to join us in the practices of meditation, mindfulness

and contemplation.

Visit adamslibrary.org for a listing of book clubs, discussions, children’s events and many other ‘mindful’ activities.



Tom Rooney, “Gettysburg Watercolors” Artist Reception

Date:  January 4, 2019 to March 1, 2019

Location:  On display at HACC’s Gettysburg Campus (meet and greet on February 12th at 11 a.m.)

(731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA)

January 4 – March 1, Tom Rooney’s art will be on display at HACC’s Gettysburg Campus. His artwork features a collection of Gettysburg-themed watercolors, including barn art, streetscapes and historical buildings.  Free.

2019 Music, Gettysburg!

Date:  January 12th through June 30th     Time:  Varies

Location(s):  Varies

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, national, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.

For a complete listing of dates, times and locations please call 717-339-1334 or email info@musicgettysburg.org.  Free.

YW Brown Bag Lunch: Importance of Vaccinations

Date:  Tuesday, January 15, 2019                 Time:  12 p.m.

Location:  YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County (909 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA)

Dr. Ed Szoke will discuss the importance of receiving recommended childhood vaccinations. Dr. Edward Szoke, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Gettysburg and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pediatrics. Participants may bring their own lunch or purchase from the Ragged Edge II, located inside of the YWCA.  Free.  Questions please call 717-334-9171.

EBHPS Program Your Backyard Geology

Date:  Wednesday, January 16, 2019      Time:  7:30 p.m.

Location:  Red Men’s Hall (332 West King Street, East Berlin, PA)

Jeri Jones, a local geologist with a specialty in geoarchaeology and the owner of Jones Geological Services in Spring Grove, will be the East Berlin Historic Preservation Society’s featured January speaker. Jones will answer the question, “Were there ever any volcanoes in this area?” as well as other fascinating questions such as, “Was the Battle of Gettysburg affected by geology?” Through his PowerPoint program, Jones will explore this area’s formation and the amazing northern movement of East Berlin over time. He will also highlight mineral resources, fossils and rock types in the area.  Free.  Questions please call 717-259-0822.

Community Bowling (CWC sponsored event)

Date:  Friday, January 18, 2019                     Time:  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location:  Edgewood Lanes, 1880 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg

Join Community Wellness Connections for a free and fun evening of bowling for anyone and everyone! 

Questions please call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org

 Winter Hikes

Date(s):  Sundays, January 27 (Indian Lookout); February 24 (Slyder Farm); March 10 (Strawberry Hill)

Time:  1:30 p.m. (except for Indian Lookout which will step off at 1:45 p.m.)

Join Healthy Adams County’s Physical Fitness Task Force for free hikes at various locations in and around Adams County.  Hikes are open to everyone.  Wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring a bottle of water!  Hikes are held rain or shine (except for severe weather).  Pre-registration is not required.  Call (717) 337-4137 or visit Healthy Adams County’s Facebook page for more details including location and cancellation information.

Moana Movie Night (CWC sponsored event)

Date:  Friday, February 8, 2019                     Time:  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location:  Adams County Arts Council (125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA)

Enjoy a family friendly movie night featuring Disney’s Moana.  Popcorn included.

Registration is not required.  Free.

Call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org with any questions.

Adams County Affordable Housing Summit

Date:  Friday, March 29, 2019                       Time:  8:30 a.m. (registration opens) 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (event)
Location:  HACC Gettysburg Campus (731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA)

Join Healthy Adams County and its partners to learn about this important priority area in our community. Matthew Desmond, author of the book “Evicted” and a professor of sociology at Princeton University will be the Keynote Presenter.

Registration is required.  Free.

Call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org to register or for more information.