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.
Wednesday, July 11
The Millerstown United Methodist Charge will be holding its annual Street Fair on Wednesday, July 11 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. The Street Fair will be held in the parking lot and basement of the Millerstown United Methodist Church. The parking lot is located on Hemlock Street. There will be free food, games and activities for all to enjoy!
Friday, July 20
On Friday, July 20, join the Friends of Kings Gap on the lawn of the Cameron-Masland Mansion for a free outdoor screening of The Way, starring Martin Sheen. The Way is a funny and inspirational story about hiking the El Camino de Santiago Trail, also known as The Way of St. James. There will be pre-movie activities, and snacks will be available. Pack a picnic and bring your blankets or lawn chairs. Activities begin at 6:00 p.m. and the movie begins at 9:00 p.m. The screening is presented by the Mateya Law Firm, with additional support from UPMC Pinnacle. Rain date is Saturday, July 21.
Wednesday, July 25
Scaringi Law will host the next Chamber Networking event on Wednesday, July 25, from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at 14 S 2nd Street, Newport.
Saturday, August 4
The Himmel’s Country Festival will be held on Saturday, August 4 at Himmel’s Church Grove, Dornsife. Breakfast will be from 7:00am–9:30am; lunch begins at 1:001am; Potpie dinner at 4:00pm. Take- out available. Live entertainment from 10:00am to 6:30pm. Miss Himmel’s Contest! Used book sale, homemade baked goods, children’s games, train display, Duck Derby on the Creek and demonstrators.
August 10 & 11
The 21st Annual St. Patrick Church Festival "Emoji Nation" will be held on Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 11 from 5:00 to 10:00pm. There will be ethnic food, exciting games & bingo and free entertainment. The church is located at331 W. Shamokin Street in Trevorton.
Saturday August 11
There will be a Bingo Benefit on Saturday August 11 to help raise funds for Jen Miller and her family. Jen is currently battling melanoma which is a type of skin cancer. She is currently going through a lot of radiation treatments and of course insurance does not cover everything. This event is going to be held at Grace United Methodist Church in Millersburg starting at 12:00pm. Email Haley Hubler at email@example.com for more info or to make a donation.
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.