Upcoming Events

BODY DIMENSION

ON-GOING ACTIVTIES & RESOURCES

Healing Through Movement

Date:  Held every Monday                              Time:  5:30 p.m.
Location:  WellSpan Adams Cancer Center (40 V-Twin Drive, Gettysburg, PA)

Healing Through Movement is committed to improving the physical and emotional well-being of cancer survivors and those with lymphedema, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, obesity, seniors and wellness program participants. Our goal is to elevate quality of life through therapeutic dance and movement – healing body, mind and spirit.  For more information call (717) 337-4407.

Volunteer with the Gleaning Project of South Central PA

For more information on how you can volunteer with the Gleaning Program of South Central PA please contact Lizzy Cooper at 717-884-8373 or email lcooper@sccap.org.

AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2019 

Community Potluck Dinner – Food, Faith & Fellowship

Date(s):  Thursday, September 19, 2019                                 Time:  6 p.m.

Location:  Under The Horizon (2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA)

Under The Horizon LOVES the community and its people. Join us the third Thursday of every month at 6 pm to meet and eat! Come and experience the heart of community. If you are able, bring a dish to share. The studio will provide water, coffee, plates, napkins, forks and spoons.  For questions call 717-752-4593.

Fall Walking Parties

Date(s):  Wednesdays, August 28 to October 9                               Time:  Registration:  4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location:  Various Adams County Locations

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

Join Healthy Adams County’s Physical Fitness Task Force for a free walk at various locations in and around Adams County.  Walks are between two to four miles in length and are open to everyone.  Wear good walking shoes and bring a bottle of water!  Walks are held rain or shine (except for thunderstorms and severe weather).  Pre-registration is not required.  Call (717) 337-4137 or visit Healthy Adams County’s Facebook page for locations of the walk and cancellation information. Free.

28th Annual Adams County Heritage Festival

Date:  Sunday, September 15, 2019                                                 Time:  12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:  Gettysburg Rec Park (545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA)

Celebrate the ethnic and cultural traditions of Adams County through foods, arts and crafts, music, and drama. Sponsored by the Interfaith Center for Peace and Justice and the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County.  Free.

 

YW Brown Bag Series at Noon

Date:  Tuesday, September 17, 2019                                                   Time:  12 p.m.

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

Presentation by Kay Hollabaugh of Hollabaugh Brothers regarding fruit growers and immigrant issues.  Free.  Registration recommended.  For questions or to register email Nancy Lilley at nlilley@ywcagettysburg.org or call 717-334-9171, x. 115.

 

Run for Peace

Date:  Wednesday, September 18, 2019                                            Time:  tbd

The International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County kicks off our local celebration of the day with a free 5K, open to the public, and the first 100 participants to arrive will receive a free peace t-shirt thanks to the YWCA’s generous Hallmark Sponsors. Our goal is to bring the community together to remind one another of our common humanity.  Details of the location and course will be forthcoming!

For questions or more information call 717-334-9171.

 

Healthy Food Sampling

Date:  Friday, September 20, 2019                                                       Time:  4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location:  Kennie’s Market Gettysburg (217 W. Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA)

Free healthy fresh food samples provided by Healthy Adams County’s Children’s Health and Nutrition Task Force and Kennie’s Market.

For questions call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.

 

Downtown Scavenger Hunt

Date:  Saturday, September 21, 2019                                                 Time:  Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.; Hunt is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:  Start & End Point:  Arts Education Center (125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA)

Join us for a family-friendly Scavenger Hunt through downtown Gettysburg on Saturday, September 21.  Participants will match arty images in the event program with the participating business where they can be found. For the Downtown Hunt, businesses are within walking distance of the Scavenger Hunt’s start/ end point.  Cash prizes of $100/$50/$25 will be awarded. The cost is $10/person; up to four persons per team; children eight and under are free and not counted as a team member.  Advance registration is encouraged but not required.  For questions please call 717-334-5006 or email aa@adamsarts.org.

 

Trailgating

Date:  Saturday, September 21, 2019                                                 Time:  3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location:  Strawberry Hill (1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA)

Join us for a relaxing evening in the woods featuring live music by The Brahman Noodles. Enjoy yard/organized games including a cornhole competition ($5 entry fee/team) with friends and family. Food, beer and ice cream will be available for purchase; showcasing J & M Barbeque and Antietam Dairy! End the evening with an old-fashioned campfire, tasty s’mores and storytelling by Anne Griffith. Looking forward to hanging at “The Hill” with you!  For updates please visit our website at www.strawberryhill.org/trailgating/ or call 717-642-5840.

 

Traditional Nicaraguan Folk Dance and Basic Salsa Lesson

Date:  Tuesday, September 24, 2019                                                   Time:  1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location:  Robert C. Hoffman Community Room at HACC Gettysburg Campus (731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA)

Join Alaniz Bojorque, William Caceres and Lalezka Hernandez from Escuela Taller Artístico Xuchialt, an artists’ delegation from Leon, Nicaragua.  The group will perform several traditional Nicaraguan dances and then instruct participants in simple Nicaraguan folk dance and some salsa steps. Nicaraguan dance is lively, spirited, and filled with local traditions. Space is limited.  Register at 717-339-3509 or jareddin@hacc.edu.

 

Annual Salsa on the Square

Date:  Friday, September 27, 2019                                                       Time:  5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Location:  Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA

A fiesta to celebrate the contributions of Latino people to the economy and culture of Adams County. The Salsa Dance will take place on the first block of Carlisle Street featuring live Latino music. Also enjoy Mexican food and other family-friendly games and activities.

 

Fall Open Farm Day

Date:  Saturday, September 28, 2019                                                 Time:  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:  Oyler’s Organic Farms & Market (400 Pleasant Valley Road, Biglerville, PA)

Come join us for a day filled with fun activities for the whole family on the farm! Oyler’s Organic Farms & Market is a 6th generation family owned farm market featuring a variety of local, certified organic products. Come check us out on our Open Farm Day to welcome in Fall.  For question call 717-677-8411.

 

Steinwehr Avenue Scavenger Hunt

Date:  Saturday, September 21, 2019                                                 Time:  Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.; Hunt is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:  Start & End Point:  The Dobbin House (89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA)

Join us for a family-friendly Scavenger Hunt along Steinwehr Avenue on Saturday, September 28.  Participants will match arty images in the event program with the participating business where they can be found.  Businesses are within walking distance of the Steinwehr Hunt’s start/end point.  Cash prizes of $100/$50/$25 will be awarded. The cost is $10/person; up to four persons per team; children eight and under are free and not counted as a team member.  Advance registration is encouraged but not required.  For questions please call 717-334-5006 or email aa@adamsarts.org.

 

HABPI’s Ride for Trails Charity Bike Ride

Date:  Saturday, September 28, 2019                                                 Time:  8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location:  Begins at Gettysburg Rec Park (545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA)

This year’s Ride for Trails begins and ends at the Rec Park in Gettysburg. Three different routes are being offered this year: 12-miles, 25-miles and 37-miles. All rides travel through the Gettysburg National Military Park and over picturesque Sachs Covered Bridge. The longer rides also wind through the quiet country roads to the south of Gettysburg with a rest stop part way through to recharge.  Preregistration is available online through the end of the day on September 26. Ride-day registration is also available and opens at 8:15am. The cost is just $35 for pre-registered riders and $40 on the day of ride.  A free BBQ lunch is provided starting at 11am. A t-shirt is included in the price of registration for those registering by September 3.

For more information about the 4th Annual Ride for Trails, please visit the HABPI web site at www.habpi.org or call 717-398-2949.

 

Johnny Appleseed Make and Take Event

Date:  Saturday, September 28, 2019                                                 Time:  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location:  Hollabaugh Bros (545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA)

It’s time to celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s 245th Birthday! Join us for a very special apple-themed make and take event for the kids. They will make a Johnny Appleseed Book and learn all about this famous American and make an apple pinch pot out of clay to remind them all about apples all year long!

Cost is $10 per child. No registration necessary. Show up anytime between 10am and Noon. Please pay at the register when you come and then head to the Bee Room to start.  For questions call 717-677-8412.

 

May I Be Happy Movie Screening  

Date:  Monday, September 30, 2019                                                  Time:  Doors Open:  6:15 p.m.; Movie:  7:00 p.m.; Discussion to follow

Location:  Majestic Theater (25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA)

May I Be Happy reveals the significance of mindfulness practice in transforming the lives of young people.
Through poetic cinematography and sequences of teachers leading sensitive or boisterous practices to kids from different backgrounds, the film brings awareness to the benefits of mindfulness as a way out of violence and suffering, and as an attainable solution for younger generations. Tickets are required.  FREE tickets to be available soon by contacting Majestic Theater at 717-337-8200.  For questions call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.

 

Yoga for Community Cats

Date:  Sunday, October 6, 2019                                                  Time:  1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Suggested donation of $10 (included handmade cat toy) cat food donations are also appreciated

Supported by Adams County SPCA & The Nobody’s Cat Foundation

 

Pajama Monologues

Date:  Tuesday, October 8, 2019                              Time:  6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location:  Biglerville Library (59 W. York Street, Biglerville, PA)

Information to be provided about sleep disorders, sleep testing, treatment for disorders, good sleep hygiene and recommendations for good sleep health.  Free.  Registration not required.

For questions call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.