June 13-16 Hegins Valley Fire-Rescue Annual Carnival June 13-16
June 23 & June 24
The Lewis and Clark Circus will roll into the Millerstown Community Park for two shows on Saturday, June 23 at 4:30 p.m and 7:30 p.m and on June 24 at 3:00 p.m. The circus is being sponsored by the Millerstown Recreational and Park Committee to benefit the maintenance of the park and also for continued development of the park. Advance tickets will be on sale from any Park and Recreational Committee member or by calling 717 589-3598. Advance Adult tickets are $10.00 and two children ages 13 and under are free with each adult ticket. Also, adult tickets will be $15.00 at the gate the day of the circus. Advance tickets can also be purchased also at Zimmerman's Market in Thompsontown, Jo Jo's Italian Pizza Restaurant, Juniata Valley Bank, and Pittman's Campground in Millerstown and Soutner's Hallmark Store in Newport.
Wednesday, June 27
Session III: Utilizinag a website & mobile app to promote your business. Preregistration is required. Cost is $15.00 for Perry Co. Chamber member and $20.00 for non members. This will be held on Wednesday, June 27 from 11:30am to 1:15pm at the UPMC Community Room, 300 Bretz Court, Newport. Call 717-582-4523 for more info or to register.
Tuesday, July 3
The Linglestown Fire Company and Lower Paxton Township, will host the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on Tuesday, July 3 at Koons Park in Linglestown, Lower Paxton Township at 9:30pm. For more info call 717-545-6801.
The Millerstown Recreation and Park Committee is excited to announce that the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra will perform on the outdoor amphitheater stage at the Millerstown Community Park on Tuesday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, spectators are reminded to bring chairs or blankets to be seated on the tiers made into the bank around the stage. Refreshments will be on sale prior to and during the performance.
Monday, July 9
On Monday, July 9, the 28 Annual Mission Open Golf Tournament will be held at Colonial Golf & Tennis Club, located at 4901 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg. Light refreshments will be available at 7:00 a.m., before the four-ball scramble shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. A luncheon and awards ceremony will conclude the golfing day. During the luncheon, a former guest and graduate of the Helmsman Recovery Program will share a few words about his life-journey and how the proceeds from this tournament have impacted his life by making his time at the Mission possible. There is still time for you to support the Mission by golfing, being a sponsor, or sending in a donation. For further information, please contact Katie Andreano at 717-257-4442, ext. 228 or Jessica Henry at ext. 229 or visit our website at www.bethesdamission.org/events. Deadline to register is July 5.
September 28-30 The Pillow Bicentennial Celebration will continue September 28, 29 and 30. Pillow began as Schneidershtettle in 1818, became Uniontown in 1864, and Pillow in 1965. Pillow will open the celebrations on Friday evening, September 28, at Pillow Borough Hall, with a reenactment of a 19th century Town Hall Meeting Saturday, September 29, will feature “Heritage Day in the Park”, with old time crafters doing demonstrations; a display of antique cars and other vehicles; children’s games; a photographer doing original tintype photography on site complete with 19th century costumes; Civil War campsites; food and entertainment; and a parade. The parade will begin at 11am. “The After Hours Big Band” will be on stage from 6pm to 9pm. Sunday, September 30, will begin with a community church service including special musical presentations, a community lunch followed by the presentation of the “Quilts of Valor” to our residents who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. The celebration will end with musical presentations by “Men in Harmony” and others to be announced.