NRA Banquet Sunday, April 9
The 2017 Palmyra Sportsmen’s Association Friends of NRA annual banquet will be held Sunday, April 9, in the Holiday Inn, Grantville.
Doors open at 3 p.m. for games and raffles followed by a dinner buffet at 5 p.m. and the live auction at 6 p.m. Full Story
Women’s Civic Club Meets April 4
The last regular club meeting of the Women’s Civil Club of Hershey for 2016-2017 will be held Tuesday, April 4, in the Hershey Plaza Apartments, 1st Floor, at 7 p.m.
All women 18 years or older are welcome to attend and learn more about the club. Full Story
SHTHS Native American History
The South Hanover Township Historical Society (SHTHS) will sponsor a free presentation on ‘Susquehanna Basin Native American History’ on Monday, April 3, at 7 p.m.
Steve Runkle will be the presenter and the event will take place at the Independent Bible Church of Sand Beach, 216 E. Canal St., Hummelstown. Full Story
HAWc Meets April 12 in Lodge
The Hershey Area Women’s Connection (HAWC) will meet Wednesday, April 12, at 9:30 a.m. in the Hershey Italian Lodge, 128 Hillcrest Road, Hershey.
Guest speaker will be Teresa Gardner from New York, whose topic will be “I Will Smile Again.”
For reservations (by April 7), call Edna at 652- 0997 or Mary at 533-3497 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Full Story
LD 40th class Reunion Sept. 9
The Lower Dauphin Class of 1977 will hold its 40th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 9, at The Cocoa Beanery in Hershey. Class members are requested to send their contact information to email@example.com or call Cindy Bechtel Gould at (717) 671-8562. Full Story
LD Technology Showcase April 1
To showcase the use of technology in Lower Dauphin’s curriculum, students and staff will present a threehour technology fair Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon in the high school.
In addition to the Lower Dauphin presentations, a representative with the state Attorney General’s Office will conduct two Internet and social media safety workshops. Full Story
Women’s Expo April 1 in Lodge
The fourth annual Dauphin County Women’s Expo will take place Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Hershey Lodge.
More than 90 businesses covering beauty, health and wellness, finance, travel, nutrition, entertainment and home décor will be on hand.
There will also be a fashion show, wine tastings and free mini spa treatments. Full Story
Matchbox, crows coming Aug. 28
Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows join forces to bring “A Brief History of Everything Tour 2017” to Hersheypark Stadium on Monday, Aug. 28, at 6:45 p.m.
Tickets go on sale Friday, March 31, at 10 a.m. and are $34.60, $54.60, $84.60 & $104.60 (processing fees apply). The wristband policy will be in effect. Full Story
LD Students in DCMEA Band
Lower Dauphin was well represented at the Dauphin County Music Educators Association’s band festival on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Lower Dauphin High School.
Lower Dauphin students performing in the county band were:
Conewago Elementary – Alyssa Amspacher (clarinet) and Sarah Shirk (percussion).
East Hanover Elementary Full Story
college Forum At Hershey HS
Hershey High School will conduct a College Admission Forum for high school students and their parents/guardians at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the HHS auditorium. This presentation is open to the residents of Derry Township and surrounding school districts. Full Story
Horticulture Society April 3
The Hershey Horticulture Society will hold its monthly meeting Monday, April 3, at 11 a.m. in the Brownstone Lodge in Hershey.
The program for this month is Mountains, Monarchs and Manada. Sally Zaino will discuss the life cycle and status of the monarch butterfly.
The program begins at 1 p.m. For more info, call 579-6635. Full Story
HANNC Meets April 13
The Hershey Area Neighbors and Newcomers Club (HANNC) will meet in the Hershey Public Library on Cocoa Avenue at 9:45 a.m. Thursday April 13.
Daniel R. George, Ph.D., MSc and Associate Professor at Penn State College of Medicine and Wade Edris, M.S., Scientist at Penn State College of Medicine will speak on Medicinal Plants: The Next Generation. Full Story
Scout Troop 203 60th Anniversary
Boy Scout Troop 203 from Hershey will celebrate its 60th anniversary April 1 at Purcell House, 109 Mc- Corkel Road, Hershey, at 5:30 p.m.
Featured speaker is Al Fasnacht, the longest serving scoutmaster for Troop 203 and a guiding force for the whole 60 years. Full Story
Mansfield choir At Derry Presby
The Mansfield University Concert Choir, a select ensemble of singers representing some of the finest talent from the American Northeast, will perform for the Arts Alive Cultural Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in the Sanctuary at Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 East Derry Road, Hershey.
A free-will offering will be received. Full Story
Disc Golf Opens April 1
Derry Township Parks & Recreation on Saturday, April 1 for the grand opening of the Shank Park Disc Golf Course. The event will begin at 10 a.m. with a brief opening ceremony, which will be followed by free instruction by local disc golf professionals.
Discs will be available. Call 533-7138 for more info. Full Story
Artwork On Sale
Marie Gamon’s “Frosted” was one of the many artworks on sale at the opening of the Hershey Area Art Association’s annual members exhibit March 26 at the Hershey Public Library Full Story
Spring classes At HAAA
The Hershey Area Art Association (HAAA) has scheduled the following spring classes:
Drawing with Paul Gallo: Six Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m., April 20 to June 1 (no class May 11). Class is for beginners and experienced artists. Cost is $70 for HAAA members, $80 for non-members. Full Story
‘Just 4 You’ At Traditions
Traditions of Hershey Independent Living and Personal Care, 100 N. Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, invites seniors to a Barbershop Quartet performance Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m.
The group “Just 4 You” will entertain as seniors can enjoy a bowl of ice cream at this free event. Seating, though, is limited so RSVP by calling 838-2330. Full Story
Kids Sing Country Auditions June 4
Auditions are open for the 2017 Kids Sing Country Music Festival & Craft Fair, which takes place Sunday, June 4, at the Grantville Carnival Grounds, 215 Fire House Road.
Auditions are open to anyone under age 26. More information aboutthe festival and the audition application can be found at Kidsingcountry.com or by calling 919-4587. Full Story
Springtime at Palmyra Library
Palmyra Public Library will host its fourth annual benefit and silent auction, “Springtime in the Vineyard”, on Saturday April 1, from 7-10 p.m., at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey, 598 Schoolhouse Road, Middletown.
The event will feature Sinatra-like music, Italian style hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer selections, and a large silent auction. Full Story
Spring Creek Seeks Sr. Men
Spring Creek Golf Course has openings for players in the Tuesday morning Senior Mens’ League, which runs from April to September. A preseason league meeting will be held in the Spring Creek clubhouse on Tuesday, April 5, at 5 p.m. for returning players and anyone interested in joining. For more info, call 533-2847 or email jsgalbraith@ hersheypa.com. Full Story
Thursday Women At Spring Creek
Spring Creek Golf Course is looking for women interested in playing in a newly-planned Thursday evening league, which runs from April to September with a planned start time of 5:30 p.m. each week. A preseason league meeting will be held in the Spring Creek clubhouse on Wednesday, April 6, at 5 p.m. for anyone interested. For more info, call 533-2847 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
Hometown Heroes Picnic April 2
A new club, called Chick-fil-A Leader Academy, is having a Hometown Heroes Picnic (Impact Project) event April 2, noon to 4 p.m. in Schaffner Park, Hummelstown, honoring those who have served as well as those who are currently serving, along with their families and friends. Full Story
EAHS Sets Spring concert
The Elizabethtown Area High School band will perform its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m. The program will be held in the high school auditorium and is open to the public free of charge. Full Story
Free Musical In Library
The Endowment Trust of the Hershey Public Library will sponsor a free musical event Sunday, April 2, from 2-4 p.m. in the library. Sarah Frick, a resident of Derry Township and a junior at Lancaster Country Day School, will present a selection of music for the harp. Full Story
Blood Donation March 31 in E-town
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross will conduct a blood donation center in Elizabethtown on March 31 from noon to 5 p.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 398 N. Locust St.
For more info, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767. Full Story
Free Dinner/Movie At Palmyra UMC
A free dinner and a movie will be held at Palmyra 1st UMC, 520 E. Birch St., on Sunday, April 2.
Dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m., followed by the movie Miracles from Heaven at 5:30 p.m. For more info, call 838-2551. Full Story
Ping Jockey WWII Speaker
Navy ‘Ping Jockey’ Kenneth Fidler from Reading will share his WWII experiences as a Sonarman aboard a destroyer escort at the Thursday, April 6, World War II Roundtable meeting at 7 p.m. in Grace United Methodist Church, 433 E. Main Street, Hummelstown. Full Story
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