FRI., DECEMBER 2 – A Christmas Hymn and Carol Sing will be held at Reformed Presbyterian Church, 21 East Locust St., Ephrata, at 7:00 p.m. The entire family is welcome. For more info., call 717-733-0462.

FRI., DECEMBER 2 – SUN., DECEMBER 4 – Christmas In The Park will be held at the Terre Hill Park, 210 Lancaster Ave., Terre Hill, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day. There will be a Christmas light trail, music, food, children’s activities, a live nativity and crafts.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – Brickerville United Lutheran Church, 340 East 28th Division Hwy., Lititz, will hold their Annual Christmas Bazaar, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Food, homemade soup, homemade crafts and jewelry.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – A Free Lunch will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or while supplies last.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – The Keystone Chapter European Train Enthusiasts will celebrate their 25th anniversary with an Open House/Train Display, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 217 Terrace Ave., Ephrata. There is no cost for admission, but donations are accepted. For more info., call Chris at 717-575-2808.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 11 North Church St., Brownstown, will hold its Annual Soup Sale, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Many types available. Take out only.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – The Ephrata American Legion will hold a Holiday Celebration Event for the Toys For Tots program with the band “Easily Amused.” Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and band starts at 7:00 p.m. There will be food, beverages and prizes.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – An Indoor Flea Market will be held at the War Memorial Building, 54 West Main St., Leola, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Veterans. For more info., call 717-65 6-6154.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – Wiest Church, 48 South King St., Schoeneck, will hold a Christmas Cookie and Santa Workshop (gifts for children to buy for family), from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

SAT., DECEMBER 3 – Coleman Memorial Chapel, 1980 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, will hold a Christmas Bazaar from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

SUN., DECEMBER 4 – Reamstown Church of God, 400 Pfautz Hill Rd., Stevens, will host the program “Behold Him” by One A-Chord Community Choir, at 6:00 p.m. Free admission. An offering will be received. For more info., call 717-575-8178.

SUN., DECEMBER 4 – St. Stephen Reformed Church, 249 East Main St., New Holland, will hold Carols, Cookies and Cocoa at 4:00 p.m.

FRI., DECEMBER 9 – Stevens Fire Company, 91 Stevens Road, Stevens, will hold Bingo from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-4200.

FRI., DECEMBER 9 & SAT., DECEMBER 10 – Historic Schaefferstown will partner with Paul’s U.C.C. Church to host the Annual Christkindlmarkt at 1304 Heidelberg Ave., Schaefferstown. Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Entry and parking are free. For more info., call Harriet Faren at 717-304-9398.

SAT., DECEMBER 10 – Reinholds Station Trinity Chapel, 114 East Main St., Reinholds, will host the Swamp Lutheran Church Handbell Choir at 2:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-6846.

SAT., DECEMBER 10 – A Free Lunch will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or while supplies last.

SAT., DECEMBER 10 – The Akron Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Craft Show, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 1229 Main St., Akron. Refreshments available. For more info., call Sara Bucher at 717-330-8317.

SAT., DECEMBER 10 – Conestoga Valley Homeschoolers is hosting a Handcraft Fair at Dove Westgate Church, Ephrata, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Free admission. For more info., email kstrohecker@hotmail.com.

SUN., DECEMBER 11 – Lancaster Evangelical Free Church, 419 Pierson Rd., Lititz, will host the program “Behold Him” by One A-Chord Community Choir, at 6:00 p.m. Free admission. An offering will be received. For more info., call 717-575-8178.

FRI., DECEMBER 16 – Stevens Fire Company, 91 Stevens Road, Stevens, will hold Holiday Bingo at 6:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-4200.

SAT., DECEMBER 17 – A Free Lunch will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or while supplies last.

SAT., DECEMBER 17 – Stevens Fire Company, 91 Stevens Road, Stevens, will hold a Christmas Program. For more info., call 717-336-4200.

SUN., DECEMBER 18 – Coleman Memorial Chapel, 1980 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, will hold a Candlelight Service at 7:00 p.m. featuring local musicians.

SAT., DECEMBER 24 – A Free Breakfast will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or while supplies last.

SUN., DECEMBER 25 – The three churches in Brownstown (Carpenter’s Community, Emanuel United Methodist and Ebenezer (Brownstown) E.C.) are offering a Free Christmas Dinner, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to anyone who can’t afford a dinner. Take out meals are available. For more info. or to schedule a meal delivery, call 717-656-7570. The dinner will be held at the West Earl Fire Company, 14 School Lane, Brownstown.

SAT., DECEMBER 31 – A Free Lunch will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or while supplies last.

MON., JANUARY 2 – The Ephrata High School Class of 1955 will hold their first month lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Udder Choice Restaurant. The class will no longer meet for breakfast next year.

FRI., MARCH 3 – SUN., MARCH 5 – Mennonite and Brethren Marriage Encounter will be held at the Heritage Hotel, Lancaster. For more info., call 717-569-5676.

EVERY MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Celebrate Recovery will meet at City Gate, 100 East Main Street, Ephrata, at 6:30 p.m. For more info., call 484-627-2988.

EVERY MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Chatting at The General Sutter will be held 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.

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

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.

SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH Ephrata Cloister Toastmasters meet at the Dove Westgate Church, 1755 West Main St., Ephrata, 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info., email ephratatoastmasters@hotmail.com.

SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH – East Cocalico Lions Club dinner 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 – 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 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 – Denver Lions Club will hold a meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Zoom. For more info., call Brian at 717-484-4926.

SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH – New Joy Church, 35 New Joy Drive, Ephrata, will hold Soup’s On, a free soup and bread meal for those in need, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 222 North Broad Street, Lititz, will host a Free Lunch, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-626-7100.

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 717-738-3774.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – The Ephrata American Legion will host Bingo. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Games start at 6:45 p.m. For more info., call 717-733-2576.

EVERY WEDNESDAY (OCTOBER THRU APRIL) – 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 – Al-Anon Family Group, 12 Step Program of Recovery – Hope United Methodist Church, 3474 Rothsville Rd., Ephrata, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Gam-Anon Meeting every Wednesday evening, 7:00 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 – Senior Nutrition 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 – Real Life Community Services invites you to Young At Heart from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Adamstown Area Library, 110 West Main St., Adamstown. Coffee, chatting, crafts, games and more. For more info., call 717-336-7797.

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.

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 610-301-3446.

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.

SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH – 1st U.M.C. of Ephrata – Senior Moments – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 68 North Church St., Ephrata, in the Fellowship Hall. There is a small cost for a meal and entertainment. All seniors welcome. For more info., call Carol at 717-738-2465.

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, email info@westearllions.org.

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 or email Ron at weaverbr@frontiernet.net or 717-466-6509.

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, at the Ephrata Public Library in the Multi-Purpose Room. For more info. or a time, email ephratamomsclub@yahoo.com.

EVERY FRIDAY – Live Country Music at the Denver Fire Hall, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. For more info., call 717-336-2911.

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.

EVERY SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH – Free Lunch will be held at City Gate, 100 East Main St., Ephrata, at 11:30 a.m.

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, 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 (SEPTEMBER THRU MAY) – 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. During the summer, sessions are held on Fridays.