Loveable Princeton and his owner, David Schmick, have been separated for much too long and we're hoping you can help us get the word out. Please call the number on the poster for any information. Reward for his return!
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146th Annual Great Gratz Fair
September 15-21, 2019
Free parking, $8 single admission (2 and up) to fair. $4 admission price all week long for seniors and active military. Tuesday and Thursday there will be concession/vendor coupons for discounts on food and more.
The fair is located at 601 E. Market Street in Gratz, PA.
Every Wednesday in 2019 Our neighbors to the west, Gallery on the Square at 226 Union Street in Millersburg, are holding a fibers & friends stitching group Wednesdays from 6-8 pm. Members knit, crochet, needle point, punch needle, embroider and more. The purpose of the group is to share ideas, get help with projects and learn new things! All levels are welcome Wednesdays from 6-8 pm at the Gallery on the Square in Millersburg!
Sunday, September 15 2019 Fort Hunter Day! Visit Fort Hunter from 10:00am to 4pm for FREE activities! The fun includes arts and crafts show, kids' crafts, hands-on activities, hayrides, pony rides, Victorian Life demonstrations, archaeology excavation, live music and so much more! More information at FortHunter.org.
Wednesday, September 18 Join the Perry County Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking event at the Perry Historians from 5pm-7pm at 763 Dix Hill Road in New Bloomfield. Join the Perry Historians for an evening of food, fun and of course, networking! Visit www.perrycountychamber.org to register!
Saturday, September 21 Wildwood Park Scout Workshops presents "Bugs & Hiker". Explore the world of bugs at Wildwood Park from 10:00am-1:30pm. Discover the different ways bugs have important roles in our environment. A short huke will be planned for Brownies to examine insect habitats to take a closer look at the diverse creatures that make Wildwood Park their home. Please bring a drink, snack and lunch. Dress for indoor/outdoor activities and wear closed-toed shoes. $10 per scout. Registration is required at www.wildwoodlake.org.
Tuesday, September 24 & Sunday, September 29 Experience the wellness benefits of shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) from 9am-12pm. Seniors are welcome on Tuesday, September 24th, and adults on Sunday, September 29th. Forest bathing is viewed as a restorative wellness practice; with Japanese studies providing actual data that documents it's wellness benefits. This guided walk will involve walking slowly and stopping for periods of time in order to explore, interact and connect with the environment through our senes. There will be several stops along the trail for exploring nature. Participants should bring water, a snack, UV-safe sunglasses and a hat, while also dressing in layers, socks and sturdy footware. Additional details and registration at www.detweilerpark.org.
Thursday, September 26 Register for the Success Education Series by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at the UPMC Pinnacle Community Room, 300 Bretz Court in Newport. The topic is Employee Benefits for Small Businesses, Training & Education, Payroll, Employment Law, and Unemployment Compensation. You'll be joined by Rob W. Morris III, CPA, President & CEO of Robert W. Morries & Company, P.C., Keith E. Kendall, Esq, Associate Attorney at Scaringi Law, Dawn Lowe, Business Services Representative at EDSI, and Alan Robinson, Shared Work Outreach Coordinator at PA Department of Labor & Industry. Visit perrycountychamber.org to register.
Sunday, September 29 Celebrate Wildwood and Walk for Wildwood from 11am-4pm. Celebrating 20 years of the Olewine Nature Center. Did you know Wildwood once had a zoo? Learn about the history of Wildwood and the Olewine Nature Center. Enjoy zoo-themed activities and programs! Visit www.wildwoodlake.org for more details!
Saturday, October 26 Stop by First Baptist Church of Juniata County FMC Building at 23964 Rte 35 N in Mifflintown starting 5:30 for the Heartbeat Community Services, Inc. Annual Banquet. The keynote speaker will be Denise Allison, an advocate for women healing from past abortions, physical, sexual, emotional and spiritual abuse. Denise received a degree in ECE from Lock Haven University and is a current resident of Perry County. Denise is also a part of EmbraceGrace.com, which is a ministry designed to support pregnant women between the ages of 15 and 29 that have chosen to carry their child and may not have a support system, and/or supportive partner through their pregnancy. Please send your reservations to Heartbeat at: Heartbeat Community Services, Inc, PO Box 25, Millerstown, PA 17062.