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NOW THRU DECEMBER - The Cocalico Valley Historical Society will have The Harry F. Stauffer exhibit, “His Many Faces” on display at the Theodore R. Sprecher Museum, 249 West Main Street, Ephrata, on Saturdays, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free to the public.

THURS., AUG. 21 - The Schoeneck Fire Hall, 125 North King Street, Denver, will host a Townhall Meeting “School Property Tax Elimination,” at 7:00 p.m. Come early. Seating is limited.

THURS., AUG. 21 - First United Methodist Church, 68 North Church Street, Ephrata, will hold a Free Community Meal. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Serving at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more info., call 717-733-4134.

SAT., AUG. 23 - Barry’s Paint Shop, 33 Long Avenue, Route 272, Ephrata, will hold their 3rd Annual Community Appreciation Day, Car Show from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All proceeds will support REAL Youth Ministry of Denver. For more info., call 717-733-6900.

SAT., AUG. 23 - The Berks History Center is presenting A Midsummer’s Night Dream: The Magical History Tour, Chapter Two from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at The Evergreen Club, 415 Hartz Road, Fleetwood. Free to the public.

SAT., AUG. 23 - The Sensenig Reunion and Genealogy Research will be held at Hahnstown Mennonite School, 255 Hahnstown Road, Ephrata, starting at 10:30 a.m. Lunch at 12:00 noon. Bring a hot and cold dish. For more info., call Leonard Sensenig at 717-463-3024.

SUN., AUG. 24 - Hahnstown United Zion Church, located on the corner of Glenwood Drive and Frysville Road, Ephrata, will host Hanover Express Gospel Band at 7:00 p.m. Weather permitting, it will be held outdoors. Bring chairs. For more info., call 717-381-8878 or 717-572-8394.

SUN., AUG. 24 - The Bruce Bollinger Family (a capella) will perform at Hammercreek Mennonite Church, Lititz, at 6:00 p.m.

SUN., AUG. 24 - Music In The Grove, featuring Tim and Kim Craven, will be held at St. John Center Lutheran Church, 599 Reading Road, Route 625, south of Bowmansville. Program starts at 6:00 p.m. Food available. Program will be inside if inclement weather.

SUN., AUG. 24 - Faith United Methodist Church, 1290 Fruitville Pike, Lititz, will host Re-Creation at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited. No admission charge, but a freewill offering will be received.

MON., AUG. 25 - A program “Bouncing Back: Turning Disasters Into Opportunities” will be held at Lifetree Café, 1 Dutchland Avenue, Ephrata, at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. Snacks and beverages available.

MON., AUG. 25 - The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet in the Village Square Board Room at Garden Spot Village, 433 South Kinzer Avenue, New Holland, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more info., call Judy Shaffer at 717-355-6259 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TUES., AUG. 26 - The final Concert By The Creek with Blair Crimmins and The Hookers, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Ephrata Grater Park.

TUES., AUG. 26 - A Memory Loss Support Group will be held at Landis Homes, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz, at 7:00 p.m. in the Warwick Room. The public is invited. For more info., call 717-581-3939.

TUES., AUG. 26 - The Upper Leacock Township War Memorial Association will sponsor a Community Blood Drive at the War Memorial Building, 54 West Main Street, Leola, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

THURS., AUG. 28 - First United Methodist Church, 68 North Church Street, Ephrata, will hold a Free Community Meal. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Serving at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more info., call 717-733-4134.

SAT., AUG. 30 - Chicken BBQ to benefit the Ephrata Wrestling Booster Club, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Charlie’s Fuel and Deli, 1634 West Main Street, Ephrata.

SAT., AUG. 30 - Akron Grace E. C. Church, 101 North 7th Street, Akron, will hold a Yard Sale and Chicken Bar-B-Q, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, to benefit their Mission Team to Spain. Chicken will be available to purchase at 9:00 a.m. There is a cost. Call 717-859-2700 for more info.

SAT., AUG. 30 & MON., SEPT. 1 - Hospice and Community Care’s 30th Annual Labor Day Auction will be held at the Lampeter Fairgrounds, 851 Village Road, Lancaster, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday.

SUN., AUG. 31 - Music In The Grove, featuring Al Shade with Debbie Ann, will be held at St. John Center Lutheran Church, 599 Reading Road, Route 625, south of Bowmansville. Program starts at 6:00 p.m. Food available. Program will be inside if inclement weather.

MON., SEPT. 1 - Fairmount Homes, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, will host a concert by the Roland Zimmerman Family in the Wheat Ridge Chapel at 1:45 p.m. No admission fee. For more info., call 717-354-6804.

SAT., SEPT. 6 - The Denver Community will hold a Porch Sale at 7:00 p.m. Rain or shine. Sponsored by the Denver Lions Club and donations will benefit programs in the Denver Community. For more info., call Lion Allen at 717-336-3121.

SUN., SEPT. 7 - Mohn’s Hill Church, 708 Mohn’s Hill Road, Reading, will show the film, “When God Left The Building” at 9:00 a.m. A free lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. For more info., call Jerry Artz at 717-336-7262.

TUES., SEPT. 9 & WED., SEPT. 10 - Garden Spot Village, 433 South Kinzer Avenue, New Holland, will hold a Defensive Driving Course from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day. There is a cost to register. For more info. or to register, call 717-355-6000.

TUES., SEPT. 9 - SAT., SEPT. 13 - The Denver Fair will be held at Denver Memorial Park. For more info., call 717-336-4072.

FRI., SEPT. 12 - The Upper Leacock Township War Memorial Association will offer a motor coach trip to the Flight 93 Memorial Site and the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site. Leaving 54 West Main Street, Leola, at 7:00 a.m. Depart for Leola at 2:45 p.m. There is a cost. For reservations or more info., call Barry Krick at 717-656-0572.

SAT., SEPT. 13 - The Ephrata Public Library is hosting a field trip to Downton Abbey Exhibit at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Wilmington, Delaware. There is a cost. For more info. or tickets, call 717-738-9291.

SAT., SEPT. 13 - The Conestoga Herb Guild will hold its Annual Herb Fest from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Boettcher House, 2369 Lititz Pike, Lancaster. Admission is free.

SUN., SEPT. 21 - The Akron Fire Company, 1229 Main Street, Akron, will host a Vera Bradley Coach Bingo. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Games begin at 1:00 p.m. There is a cost. For more info. or tickets, call Karen Leisey at 717-215-8800.

SUN., SEPT. 21 - Cushion Peak Rod and Gun Club, 180 Vinemont Road, Reinholds, will hold a 3D Archery Shoot, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There is a cost. For more info., call 610-670-9558.

TUES., SEPT. 23 - SAT., SEPT. 27 - The Ephrata Fair will be held in downtown Ephrata. For more info., call 717-733-4451.

FRI., SEPT. 26 - SUN., SEPT. 28 - There will be Special Services with Brother Rolando LaRosa at the New Covenant Church of God in Ephrata, 111 East Chestnut Street, Ephrata. Friday and Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m., Sunday Morning Service at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. For more info., call 717-733-8833.

MON., SEPT. 29 - WED., OCT. 1 - Horizons of Northern Lancaster County, Denver, is hosting a Foxwoods/Mohegan Sun Casino Trip. There is a cost. For more info., call 717-335-2336 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

WED., OCT. 1 - SAT., OCT. 4 - The New Holland Fair will be held in downtown New Holland. For more info., call 717-354-5880.

SAT., OCT. 4 - Misfits on a Mission and Turtle Trotters Relay For Life Teams will sponsor a Bus Trip to New York City. Bus leaves Walmart at 8:00 a.m. and returns at 10:00 p.m. There is a cost. First deposit due by Sunday, August 31. For more info., call Sharon Groff at 717-354-2656, Regina Hammer at 717-940-4112 or Mary Dissinger at 717-419-4821.

SAT., OCT. 11 - The Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 North King Street, Denver, will hold a Big John Nolt Chicken BBQ Dinner from 10:00 a.m. to ? There is a cost. For more info., call 717-336-6767.

SAT., OCT. 25 - The Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 North King Street, Denver, will hold a Soup and Sub Sale from 8:00 a.m. until sold out. There is a cost. For more info., call 717-336-6767.

SAT., NOV. 15 - The Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 North King Street, Denver, will hold a Craft Show, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-6767.

FIRST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Meeting of the Cocalico Creek Watershed Association, 7:00 p.m. at the Cocalico Sportsman Club Building on Sportsman Road, just north of Reinholds.

SECOND MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Memory Loss Support Group meet from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor Conference Room at Lancaster General Health Suburban Outpatient Pavilion. For more info., call Shelby Swartley at 717-544-3280.

THIRD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Cancer Support Group meets at the Ephrata Cancer Center, 460 North Reading Road, Ephrata. For more information call Ephrata Cancer Center at 717-738-4070.

THIRD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Tri-County Scrollers meet from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Stevens Fire Hall. All Scrollers, lathe turners and decorative woodburning are welcome. For info call Charles Long, President, at 717-733-1004.

SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH Ephrata Cloister Toastmasters meet at the Ephrata Hospital Health Pavilion, 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Call Scott Allen at 717-271-9119 for more info.

SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – East Cocalico Lions Club meeting held at Reamstown Fire Hall, 12 West Church Street, starting at 6:30 p.m. For info call 717-336-5311.

FOURTH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Grief and Loss Support Group at Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For more info., call 888-262-8545 or 717-285-2639.

EVERY TUESDAY (BEGINNING JULY 29) - Hosanna Church, 29 Green Acre Road, Lititz, will host a weekly one-hour meeting to provide support for those who are providing care for others. There is no cost to attend. For more info., call 717-626-2560.

EVERY TUESDAY - Akron Church of the Brethren, 613 Main Street, Akron, will hold “Walking Down God’s Path” at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more info., call 717-859-2156.

EVERY TUESDAY – GriefShare will meet at Hammercreek Mennonite Church, 590 Hammercreek Road, Lititz, from 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more info., call the church at 717-626-8080.

EVERY TUESDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery, United Methodist Church, 120 West Main Street, New Holland, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

EVERY TUESDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery, Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, 1500 Highland Drive, Lititz, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

EVERY TUESDAY - JUNE 24 - AUGUST 5 - Cocalico School District will hold a Summer Library Program “Season Switcheroo” at Reamstown Elementary School, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a story time and book exchange from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

EVERY OTHER TUESDAY PATH will meet at Ephrata Reformed Presbyterian Church, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information call Patty at 717-682-9976.

FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Worship Center, 2384 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, is offering “Standing Together” a cancer support group to those with cancer, their caregivers and cancer survivors, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Bible Study Group at the Lititz Church of the Brethren, 300 West Orange Street, Lititz, at 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., in classroom #218. All are invited to attend.

SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Brownstown Young At Heart Seniors meet at the West Earl Fire Company at 11:30 a.m. There is a cost. All seniors are welcome. For more info., call Abe Shrom at 717-859-1091.

THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH - Loyal Christian Benefit Association (LCBA) Local Branch 1557 holds monthly meetings at 6:00 p.m. at the Udder Choice Restaurant. New members welcome. Bring a friend.

THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Historic Conservation Trust of the Ephrata Area will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Old Railroad Station in Ephrata. The public is invited. Use the rear entrance of the building.

THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – PALS (Pregnancy After Loss Support Group) is open to anyone pregnant after a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. Meets at the Lancaster General Health Campus, second floor Pain Center, 2100 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info., contact Share of Lancaster at 717-823-2789.

SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – New Holland Lions Club meeting at Yoder’s Restaurant, New Holland, at 6:30 p.m. For more info or to get involved with the Lions Club, contact Les Prizer at 717-354-2748.

EVERY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Pre-school story time at 10:00 a.m. for children ages 2 to 6 at Adamstown Area Library, 3000 North Reading Road, Adamstown.

EVERY WEDNESDAY - St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 222 North Broad Street (Route 501-N), Lititz, serves a Free Lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. All ages. For more info., call 717-626-7100.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery – Hope United Methodist Church, 3474 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Overeaters Anonymous meeting at Ephrata Community Hospital, Cafeteria Conference Room, at 7:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-391-2950.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Gam-Anon Meeting every Wednesday evening, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Ephrata Church of the Brethren, 201 Crescent Avenue, Ephrata. For more info., call Shirley at 717-413-6789.

EVERY WEDNESDAY - JUNE 25 - AUGUST 6 - Cocalico School District will hold a Summer Library Program “Can You Hear the Music?” at Denver Elementary School, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a story time and book exchange from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Akron Lions Club welcomes seniors to enjoy games at the Lions Lodge in Loyd Roland Park, North 11th Street, Akron, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call 717-625-2570 for more info.

THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Vietnam Veterans of America, Lancaster County, Chapter 1008 meets at the Park City Community Room at 7:00 p.m.

FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania will host a support group meeting at Lancaster General Hospital in Stager Room 5 on Duke Street from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more info. or to register, call Kerri Michnya at 1-800-887-7165 ext. 104.

FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Lititz United Methodist Church in partnership with Bethany Christian Services invites you to The Adoptive Parents’ Group meeting at Lititz United Methodist Church, 201 East Market Street, Lititz, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Adoptive families in all stages of the adoption journey are welcome. Free childcare is provided. For more info call Kelly Kirk-Wentzel at 717-808-4138.

EVERY THURSDAY - Akron Grace Church, 101 North 7th Street, Akron, will hold Thursday Worship from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info., call Pastor Les Cool at 717-951-8433 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

EVERY THURSDAY – East Cocalico Church of the Brethren, 4 Bunker Hill Road, Reamstown, Ladies’ Bible Study, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. For more info., call 717-336-7616.

EVERY THURSDAY LAPSIT and Toddler program at 10:30 a.m. A program with stories, music fingerplays and crafts for ages 2 to 3. At the Adamstown Area Library, 3000 North Reading Road, Adamstown.

EVERY THURSDAY Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) New Holland chapter meets for weight loss support. Registration and weigh-in at 6:30 p.m., program 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meets at New Holland Church of the Nazarene, 428 Ranck Road, New Holland. For more info., contact Betty at 717-808-6913 or Michelle at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

EVERY THURSDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery, Ephrata Community Hospital, 169 Martin Avenue, Ephrata, use main entrance, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

EVERY THURSDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery, St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Avenue, Lititz, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Blainsport Women’s Fellowship in the Fellowship Hall of Blainsport Mennonite Church, 85 South Blainsport Road, Reinholds, 9:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Nursery care and pre-school classes are provided.

SECOND AND FOURTH THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Ephrata Area Sertoma Club meets at the Ephrata Diner, Route 272 and Rothsville Road, Ephrata, for meetings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Come join them! For more info., call Lorraine at 717-368-0318.

THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - Cocalico Area Women’s Christian Fellowship will hold a meeting at Weaver’s Banquet Hall. Meal served at 12:00 noon. There is a cost. Reservations are required. Call Jeanne Lorah at 717-336-2499.

THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – MOMS Club of Ephrata Monthly Business Meeting and Social, 10:00 a.m. at the Ephrata Public Library in the Multi-Purpose Room. For more info. email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

EVERY FRIDAY - Live Country Music at the Denver Fire Hall, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-738-3323.

EVERY FRIDAY Celebrate Recovery, at Ephrata Church of the Nazarene, 110 Durlach Road, Ephrata, at 7:00 p.m. Call 717-733-2000.

FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH - St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Avenue, Lititz, will hold Memory Café (a memory support group), at 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. For more info., call Mary Read at 717-333-0689 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SECOND FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Lovin’ Lititz Every 2nd in downtown Lititz on Main and Broad Streets, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sponsored by Downtown Lititz Merchants. For more info., call 717-626-6332.

SATURDAY NOW THRU SEPTEMBER - The New Holland Farmers Market is open from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., located in downtown New Holland (at Roberts Avenue and Route 23). For more info., call 717-547-0030.

FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH - Faith United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 357 Walnut Street, Denver, will distribute food to families in need, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. For more info., call 717-336-2141.

SECOND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH - Free Clothing Giveaway at Bible Fellowship Church of Ephrata, 491 Peach Road, Ephrata, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. For more info., call the church at 717-733-2526.

SECOND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Widow 2 Widow in Room #132 at Worship Center, 2384 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A ministry to bring comfort, support, encouragement and guidance to women who have lost their husbands through death. For more info contact Elaine Severein at 717-397-1272.

SECOND, THIRD AND FOURTH SATURDAY EVERY MONTH – East Cocalico Church of the Brethren Men’s Bible Study meets 7:00 a.m. at the church at Bunker Hill Road, Reamstown. Call 717-336-7616 for details.

SECOND AND FOURTH SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Paws to Read, holds three sessions at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. at the Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road, Lititz.

EVERY SUNDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12th Step Program of Recovery, Zion Lutheran Church, 18 Quarry Road, Leola, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

THIRD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH THRU SEPTEMBER - Cushion Peak Rod and Gun Club, 180 Vinemont Road, Reinholds, will hold a 3D Archery Shoot, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Saturday, July 19 there will also be a shoot). There is a cost. For more info., call 610-670-9558.

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