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Baby supplies being collected >> Christ Lutheran Church, 126 W. Main St., Dallastown, is collecting baby supplies during March. This drive is to help supply Emmanuel's Closet and in cooperation with Girl Scout Ellen Beechey's Silver Award service project to benefit new Life Center for Women and Children.

Weavings, INK Art Gallery is presenting American Arcana, a solo exhibition of work by Robert Hammer. An artist’s reception will be noon to 4 p.m.
Weavings, INK Art Gallery is presenting American Arcana, a solo exhibition of work by Robert Hammer. An artist's reception will be noon to 4 p.m. March 15. All receptions are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. In addition to attending the artist's reception, Robert Hammer will be gallery sitting during regular gallery hours for the duration of the show. In the exhibition, Hammer interprets selected events from American history by employing symbols and imagery found in tarot cards. Each card image is originally illustrated using pen and ink. The image is then scanned and colored using computer software. The resulting print features the card presented in front of a background image that also relates to the historical event. Both originals and prints will be on display and available for purchase. Hammer is a Wrightsville-based artist who graduated from Millersville University in 1981. He is the owner of Hammer Art Studio, where he does graphics work for ad agencies. He is a member of the INKMEN and annually participates in shows with the group. He is a member of the York Art Association. In October of 2013, Robert received an Award of Merit from the York Art Association's 43rd annual Open Juried Exhibit. This is his fourth solo show at Weavings, INK. For details, call Weavings, INK at 717-252-3518 or email Submitted (Submitted)

Donations may be directed to other service groups in needs.

Diapers, baby wipes, clothing (no newborn sizes) and other baby supplies will be accepted. New items only. No furniture or car seats can be accepted. Monetary donations can also be given.

For details, call 717-244-2605.

DISCOVERING RELATIONAL WISDOM SEMINAR OFFERED >> Christ Lutheran Church, 126 W. Main St., Dallastown, will be hosting a "Discovering Relational Wisdom" seminar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 29.

This seminar will provide insight into participants' ability to discern emotions and interests in themselves and others, to see them in the light of God's word. This teaching can be applied to responses and relationships in all aspects of life.

There is no fee, but organizers are encouraging a $25 donation to help with the seminar expenses. Registration is required.

Lunch will be available for $5, or you can provide your own.

For details, visit

Chanceford Twp.

BLOOD DRIVE >> A community blood drive will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1674 Furnace Road, Chanceford Township.

Walk-ins are welcome.

To register, call Gloria Kline at 717-244-5237.


BLUEGRASS MUSIC JAM >> The Union Volunteer Fire Company of Felton will host an open bluegrass music jam.

The public is invited to play or listen 6 to 10 p.m. March 18 at the fire hall, 61 Main St. Admission is $2.

Refreshments are sold and no alcohol is allowed. Parking is available at the rear of the fire hall. For details, visit

RE-CREATION TO PERFORM >> Re-Creation will perform 10 a.m. March 16 at Bethany Felton United Methodist Church, 41 High St.

The nationally-known group represents Re-Creation USA, which provides entertainment programming for Veterans Affairs medical centers in the U.S. Founded in 1976, Re-Creation typically consists of eight singers and one or two technicians who present both religious and family-oriented music. The group's sacred program is structured with a sensitive presentation of an enduring faith in the Christian message.

Weavings, INK Art Gallery is presenting American Arcana, a solo exhibition of work by Robert Hammer. An artist’s reception will be noon to 4 p.m.
Weavings, INK Art Gallery is presenting American Arcana, a solo exhibition of work by Robert Hammer. An artist's reception will be noon to 4 p.m. March 15. For details, call Weavings, INK at 717-252-3518 or email (Submitted)

There is no admission charge, but a free-will offering will be taken. A luncheon will follow the service. To reserve a seat for the meal, call the church office at 244-4162 or email

Hellam Twp.

GROCERY BINGO >> The Ladies Auxiliary of Hellam Post 7045 will hold a grocery bingo March 16 at the post, 341 Yorkana Road, Hellam Township.

Tickets are $15 and can be bought at the post in advance or the day of the event.

There will be door prizes, raffles and light refreshments.

For details, call Rosemary Holtzinger at 717-252-4638.


EASTER EGG HUNT >> Christ United Methodist Church of Jacobus' third annual Easter egg hunt will be 2 p.m. April 12 at the Lake Park building, 18 Water St., Jacobus.

Children up to 10 years old are invited to attend.

Registration forms are available at

For details, call 717-428-1424.

SPRING MUSICAL SLATED >> Christ United Methodist Church of Jacobus' junior and youth choir will perform their spring concert and dessert theatre April 13 at the church, 200 N. Main St., Jacobus. Desserts begin at 6 p.m., and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m.

Reservations are required.

For details, call 717-428-1424 or e-mail

Red Lion

INDOOR YARD SALE >> An indoor yard sale along with bake and sandwich sale will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 45 First Ave., Red Lion.

Tables are available to rent. Space is limited.

For details, call 717-244-2355.

SURF AND TURF BINGO >> A surf and turf bingo will be Sunday at Red Lion American Legion Post 543, 23 E. Broadway, Red Lion. Doors open at noon and games begin at 2 p.m.

Advance tickets are $15 and $18 at the door.

For details, call 717-244-4828.

Windsor Twp.

MEN'S RESURRECTION BREAKFAST >> The second annual men's Resurrection breakfast will be 9 a.m. April 5 at Grace Baptist Church, 3920 East Prospect Road, Windsor Township.

Attorney Douglas Gent will be the guest speaker. Gent will speak about the conflict that separates us from God and each other and conflict in our culture. He will share the biblical remedy for the separation and discuss what the church can expect in the future.

Deadline to register is March 30.

For details, call 717-755-0091 or e-mail

SKYLINE BOYS TO PERFORM >> The Skyline boys will perform 7 p.m. Friday at Windsor Church of God, 11225 Manor Road, Windsor Township.

For details, call Pastor Anthony Zumbo at 717-244-4324.


OLDE TOWNE NIGHT >> Historic Wrightsville Olde Towne Night will be Friday at Wrightsville Hope United Methodist Church, 314 Locust St., Wrightsville. Social hour starts at 6 p.m. Please bring a dessert to share.

Patrick Kline of Family Heirloom Weavers will speak at 7 p.m. Patrick explains how a small, family-owned and operated business, using old and outdated looms, reproduces 18th- and 19th-century designs for 21st-century use. Their work appears in many historic sites, including nine presidential homes, Colonial Williamsburg and several Hollywood movies including Gettysburg, Cold Mountain and Lincoln.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

York Twp.

CARNIVAL AT YORK JCC >> A Purim carnival will be noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York Township.

We will have face painting, carnival games, a bounce house and much more. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite costumes.

Food such as hot dogs, hamentashen and more will be available for purchase.

For details, call 717-843-0918.

SHARE PROGRAM OFFERED >> Orders will be accepted and payment for discount food available through the SHARE program 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Otterbein United Methodist Church of Spry, 50 School St., York Township.

The program allows participants to purchase food packages worth $35 to $40 for $21 or less. Two hours of volunteer service lets anyone participate in the program.

The ordered, purchased food may be picked up from 10 a.m. to noon March 29 at the church.

For details, call Lois at 717-741-2302 or Virginia at 717-741-3462.

SONGBIRD CAFÉ OPEN >> The Songbird Café is open 7 to 10 p.m. the third Friday of each month at Otterbein United Methodist Church of Spry, 50 School St., York Township.

Attendees may come to relax, listen to music, play games and enjoy the company of others.

For details, call 717-741-1429.

CHICKEN POTPIE DINNER >> The annual spring all-you-can-eat chicken potpie dinner will be 3 to 6 p.m. March 15 at Otterbein United Methodist Church of Spry, 50 School St., York Township.

The meal will include chicken potpie, homemade applesauce, pepper slaw, rolls, dessert and beverage.

Tickets will be available at the door for eat-in or carryout.

Cost is $9, $6 for children ages 6 to 10 and free for children younger than 5.

Everyone is invited to attend.

For details, call 717-741-1429.

SUSQUEHANNA TRAIL GENEALOGY CLUB MEETS >> The Susquehanna Trail Genealogy Club will meet 7 p.m. March 27 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2100 Hollywood Drive, York Township.

The meeting is open to the public with light refreshments served and a door prize.

Presenter Harold Anderson, a long time club member, is a retired colonel who served 35 years in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He will be tracing his ancestry from the Revolutionary War to the present. His work includes campaign information, maps, portraits and burial sights. He will also discuss how his ancestors, remaining at home, were active in supporting the war effort through photographs and memoirs.

For details, call Jack Sonneborn at 717-757-2331.