Bulletin Board

THURS., AUGUST 22 – A Free Community Meal will be held at First United Methodist Church, 68 North Church St., Ephrata. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Serving at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more info., call 717-733-6646.

THURS., AUGUST 22 – Wiest UM Methodist Church, 48 North King St., Schoeneck, will hold a Community Dinner, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Fun, fellowship and food.

THURS., AUGUST 22 – The Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Rd., Lititz, will host “Swing Street” in concert from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. For more info., call the library at 717-626-2255.

FRI., AUGUST 23 & SAT., AUGUST 24 – 20th Annual New Holland Summer Fest. State Championship BBQ Cook-Off in New Holland Community Park.

SUN., AUGUST 25 – Hahnstown United Zion Church, 900 Glenwood Dr., Ephrata, will hold a Gospel Concert with “Set Free” at 6:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. For more info., call Harvey and Grace Sauder at 717-381-8878 or 717-572-8394.

SUN., AUGUST 25 – Denver Day Worship & Picnic will be held at Denver Community Park from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by music, food and fun for the family. Coffee and breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. In the event of rain, worship service will be held at St. John’s UCC, 659 South 4th Street, Denver, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m..

MON., AUGUST 26 – The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at Garden Spot Village, 433 South Kinzer Ave., New Holland, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The free support group is open to all persons with Parkinson’s and their caregivers, family and friends. For more info., call Sherilyn Lapp at 717-355-6264.

WED., AUGUST 28 – NovaCare Rehabilitation will host a community talk titled “Golf After 50: Stay in the Game” on golf injuries and injury prevention at the Lititz Senior Center, 201 Market Street, Lititz, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. To register, call 717-205-3944 by August 26.

THURS., AUGUST 29 – A Haus-Pinochle card party will be held at the Ephrata Rec Center, 130 North Academy Drive, Ephrata. Doors open at 12:00 noon and cards start at 1:00 p.m. Food available for purchase. Raffle and door prizes. Sponsored by Loyal Christian Benefit Association, Ephrata Branch 1557. Proceeds benefit local food banks and community charities. There is a cost. For more info., call 717-989-4555 or 717-471-7290.

THURS., AUGUST 29 – A Free Community Meal will be held at First United Methodist Church, 68 North Church St., Ephrata. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Serving at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more info., call 717-733-6646.

FRI., AUGUST 30 – Blue Ball Days. Car show, food, music and fireworks. Sponsored by Garden Spot Fire Rescue.

SAT., AUGUST 31 – PAWS and The Dogs’ Den will hold a low-cost vaccine clinic for cats and dogs from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Upper Leacock War Memorial Building, 54 West Main St., Leola. Microchips will also be available for a cost. First-come, first-served clinic. For more info., call 717-469-7325.

SAT., AUGUST 31 – Pennsylvania Canine Search and Rescue will hold a Chicken BBQ at Horst Farm Market, 640 Reading Rd., East Earl, and Weaver’s Store, 1011 Dry Tavern Rd., Denver, from 9:00 a.m. to ? Dinners are available. There is a cost.

MON., SEPTEMBER 2 – Fairmount Homes, 333 Wheat Ridge Dr., Ephrata, will host a gospel concert featuring the Roland Zimmerman Family in the Wheat Ridge Chapel at 1:45 p.m. For more info., call 717-354-6804.

FRI., SEPTEMBER 6 & SUN., SEPTEMBER 8 – 43rd Annual Hay Creek Festival will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Historic Joanna Furnace, 3 miles north of Morgantown on Rt. 10. Early American craft and trade demonstrations, open fire cooking demonstrations, juried craft market, antique vehicles, tractors and engines, music, food and more. There is a cost.

FRI., SEPTEMBER 6 & SAT., SEPTEMBER 7 – Reamstown Days in Reamstown Memorial Park. Food, games, entertainment, 5K and craft show.

SAT., SEPTEMBER 7 – Zion’s Reformed U.C.C. Church, 1356 Apple St., Ephrata, will be hosting a Free Community Movie Night featuring “Beauty and the Beast” at 8:30 p.m. Free popcorn and drinks. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs. Rain or shine.

SUN., SEPTEMBER 8 – Hammer Creek Mennonite Church, 590 Hammer Creek Rd., Lititz, will hold an Old Fashioned Hymn Sing at 7:00 p.m.

SAT., SEPTEMBER 14 – SUN., SEPTEMBER 15 – Fall Harvest Fair at Alexander Schaeffer Farm, 213 S. Carpenter Street, Schaefferstown. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more info., call Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. at 717-949-2244.

SUN., SEPTEMBER 15 – Designer Purse Bingo held at the Akron Fire Company, 1229 Main Street, Akron. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., games start at 1:00 p.m. For tickets or more info., call Sara Bucher at 717-330-8317.

THURS., SEPTEMBER 19 – A Meeting for Widows will be held at Gus’s Family Restaurant, 3687 Rothsville Rd., Ephrata. Eat at 6:00 p.m. with meeting to follow. All widows welcome.

SAT., SEPTEMBER 21 – Rothsville Community Day at Forney Field, Church Street, Rothsville. Rabbit Run fun run/walk at 9:30 a.m. Music, children’s activities, food and more 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

THURS., SEPT. 26 – Wiest UM Methodist Church, 48 North King St., Schoeneck, will hold a Community Dinner, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Fun, fellowship and food.

SAT., OCTOBER 12 – The Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 North King St., Denver, will hold a Big John Nolt Chicken BBQ Dinner, from 10:00 a.m. until sold out. For more info., call 717-336-6767.

THURS., OCTOBER 17 – A Meeting for Widows will be held at Gus’s Family Restaurant, 3687 Rothsville Rd., Ephrata. Eat at 6:00 p.m. with meeting to follow. All widows welcome.

SAT., OCTOBER 19 – Caernarvon Fire Company, 2145 Main Street, Narvon, will host a fundraiser Turkey Supper from 1:00 p.m. to ? Takeouts available. There is a cost.

MON., OCTOBER 21 – THURS., OCTOBER 24 – Salem Lutheran Church will host a Bus Trip to Boston. There is a cost. Reservations due by Thursday, August 29. For more info., call Stephanie Frymyer at 717-733-6057.

SAT., OCTOBER 26 – The Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 North King St., Denver, will hold a Soup and Sub Sale, from 8:00 a.m. until sold out. For more info., call 717-336-6767.

SAT., NOVEMBER 2 – Swamp Christian Fellowship, 390 Swamp Church Rd., Reinholds, will hold their Annual Benefit Auction. Ticket raffle and kids’ ticket raffle from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Silent auction begins at 2:00 p.m. Live auction begins at 4:30 p.m. Kitchen opens at 2:00 p.m.

SAT., NOVEMBER 2 – Apologetics for the Church Conference with speaker Dr. Mark Farnham will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at New Life Fellowship, 420 East Fulton St., Ephrata.

SAT., NOVEMBER 23 – The Schoeneck Fire Company, 125 North King St., Denver, will host a Craft Show and Bake Sale, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-6767.

EVERY MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Lifetree Café is being hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 East Main St., Lititz, at 7:00 p.m. Topic changes weekly. Everyone is invited. For more info., call Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238.

EVERY MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Trinity Evangelical Church, 110 Main St., Terre Hill, will hold TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Weigh in 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with meeting to follow. For more info., call 717-445-5595.

FIRST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Ephrata Area Garden Club will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Udder Choice. Open to everyone. For more info., call or text Steve at 717-917-0925 or email sksmiller@yahoo.com.

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

FIRST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Ephrata Public Library, 550 South Reading Rd., Ephrata, will host the support group “You are not alone” from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Open to those who have lost a loved one to a drug overdose. For more info., email urnotalone90@gmail.com.

SECOND MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Memory Loss Support Group meets 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 – 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 more info., call Michael Freitag at 717-723-7825.

SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH Ephrata Cloister Toastmasters meet at the WellSpan Ephrata Hospital, 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-0321.

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

EVERY TUESDAY – DOVE Westgate, 1755 W. Main St., Ephrata, will hold a parent support group, PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones) at 7:00 p.m. Participants must be 18 or older. Childcare is not provided.

EVERY TUESDAY – The Brickerville Fire Company, 10 Hopeland Rd., Lititz, will hold Bingo. All cash program. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m.

EVERY TUESDAY – Free Conversational English Class at City Gate, 100 East Main Street, Ephrata, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning Tuesday, August 6.

EVERY TUESDAY – Akron Church of the Brethren, 613 Main St., 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 – Akron Church of the Brethren, 613 Main St., Akron, will hold a Nicotine Anonymous Meeting, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

EVERY TUESDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery, United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., 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 – Inter-Denominational Group Bible Study will be held at 670 Lancaster Ave., New Holland, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Open to men of all ages including families. For more info., call 717-445-5413.

EVERY OTHER TUESDAY PATH will meet at Ephrata Reformed Presbyterian Church, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info., 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 St., Lititz, at 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., in classroom #218. All are invited to attend.

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Denver Lions Club will hold a meeting at the Denver Fire Company, Locust St., Denver, at 6:30 p.m. For more info., call Brian at 717-484-4926.

SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Brownstown Young At Heart Seniors meet at Olde Hickory Grill, 709 Olde Hickory Rd., at 11:30 a.m. There is a cost. All seniors are welcome. For more info., call Abe Shrom at 717-588-2214.

SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ephrata will present Studies in Revelation at 7:00 p.m. For more info., call the church at 717-733-0642 or Jim Harris at 717-431-7432 or email Jimandevalyn@yahoo.com.

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 James Bronson at 717-355-0230.

THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Cancer Support Group meets at the Ephrata Cancer Center, 460 North Reading Rd., Ephrata, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more info., call WellSpan Ephrata Cancer Center at 717-721-4835.

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 – 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.

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 Rd., Adamstown.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Codependents Anonymous Support Group meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Hope United Methodist Church, 3474 Rothsville Rd., Ephrata. For more info., call Bob at 717-380-4911.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – A Women’s Devotional Gathering will be held at Scratch Bakes, Main St., Ephrata, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. All welcome. For more info., call Luann at 717-723-5603.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – The Ephrata American Legion will host Bingo. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Games start at 7:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-733-2576.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Kids For Christ will be held at Ephrata United Zion Church, 408 E. Fulton St., Ephrata, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:10 p.m. Bible teachings, games and snack. Bring your child to get registered the first night. For ages K through 12th grade.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 222 North Broad St. (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 Rd., Ephrata, 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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 Ave., Ephrata. For more info., call Shirley at 717-413-6789.

FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Korean War Veterans (of all service branches) meet at the Oak Leaf Manor (North), 2901 Harrisburg Pike, Landisville. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. Light buffet lunch at 2:30 p.m. along with a short business meeting. Meeting concludes at 3:45 p.m. For more info., call Bill Kelley at 717-560-9424.

FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Golden Trail Senior Activity Center will be held at New Holland U.M.C., 120 West Main St., New Holland, for seniors 60+ years, at 10:00 a.m. PA Coop Ext. will teach healthy food shopping and eating. For more info., call 717-940-0386.

FIRST AND THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Akron Senior Center Pinochle Group meets from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Lions Lodge in Roland Park. No experience necessary. There is no charge for having fun playing cards.

THIRD WEDNESDAY 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 WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Vietnam Veterans of America, Lancaster County, Chapter 1008 meets at Pheasant Ridge Community Center, Lancaster, beginning at 2:00 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 St. 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.

EVERY THURSDAY – Liberty Baptist Church, 47 Cindia Lane, Ephrata, will hold a Bible Study (KJV only). Light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. with study starting at 7:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more info., call 717-733-0396.

EVERY THURSDAY – Celebrate Recovery, a Christian 12-step recovery program for anyone with hurts, habits and hang-ups, meets at Petra Church, Student Life Center (east entrance), 565 Airport Rd., New Holland, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-587-2202.

EVERY THURSDAY – East Cocalico Church of the Brethren, 4 Bunker Hill Rd., 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 Rd., Adamstown.

EVERY THURSDAY – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery, Ephrata Community Hospital, 169 Martin Ave., 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 Ave., Lititz, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – 1st U.M.C. of Ephrata – Senior Moments – 11:30 a.m. There is a small cost for a meal and entertainment. All seniors welcome. For more info., call Carol at 717-738-2465.

SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Young Homeschoolers Book Bingo will be held at the Ephrata Public Library at 1:00 p.m. Bring a gently used children’s book for a prize. Space is limited. Sign up at younghomeschoolers@yahoo.com.

SECOND AND FOURTH THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – A M.O.M. Group will be held at Ephrata Church of the Nazarene from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided for school aged children. There is a cost.

FIRST AND THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – West Earl Lions Club (Brownstown) will hold a meeting at The White Swan Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. For more info. or to get involved with the Lions Club, contact Abe Shrom at 717-588-2214.

THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Terre Hill Historical Society meets in the Terre Hill Community Center at 7:00 p.m. Anyone interested in preserving the history of Terre Hill is invited to attend. For more info., call 717-445-6678.

THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Woman’s Club of Ephrata will hold their meeting at the Eicher Arts Center, 409 Cocalico St., Ephrata, at 1:00 p.m. For more info., call Deb at 717-738-1632.

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 ephratamomsclub@yahoo.com.

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.

FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH – St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Ave., 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 lcaPeru717@aol.com.

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.

FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Faith United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 357 Walnut St., 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 Rd., Ephrata, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 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 AND FOURTH SATURDAY OF MARCH – Free Breakfast will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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 Rd., 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 Rd., Lititz.

EVERY SUNDAY – Divorce Care will be held at Petra Church, 565 Airport Rd., New Holland, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Join at any time. For more info. or to register, call Pastor Titus Kauffman at 717-354-5394.

EVERY SUNDAY Celebrate Recovery, a Christian 12-step recovery program, meets at 409 N. State St., Ephrata, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Call 717-733-2000.

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

FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH – A Free Jam Session of Blue Grass, Gospel and Country Music at the Denver Fire Hall, 425 Locust St., Denver, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open stage. (First Sunday of each month except July, August and September). Donations appreciated.

FIRST & THIRD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH – The Norlanco Parent and Family Support group meets from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Ephrata Hospital Cedar Conference Room, 169 Martin Ave., Ephrata. Peer support for families facing their loved one’s addiction. For more info., email norlanco2@gmail.com.