Community Calendar

The Biglerville fire company ladies auxiliary is holding designer bag bingo on Sunday, June 13th at the fire hall.  doors and the kitchen open at noon with bingo at 1:30.  Admission is $20 and includes 6 cards for 20 games featuring Vera Bradley, Michael Kors and coach bags all with attached gift cards. 

Don’t miss the Southside Gospel Concert on Saturday, June 12st at South Fairview First Church of God, 1212 Centerville Road, Newville.  Food will be available at 4 with music by chapter 7 and Randy Simpson at 5.  There will be a free will offering for the musicians.  bring your lawn chair.  It goes inside in case of rain.  

Big Spring Senior Center’s grab-n-go takeout meal program for seniors over 60 is available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for a recommended donation of $2. Both hot and frozen meals are available. call 717-776-4478 for details. The center is at 91 Doubling Gap Road, Newville. 

St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran church in Plainfield’s annual gospel music benefit will be Sunday night, June 6th from 6 to 8 to benefit the Carlisle truck stop ministry.  Come and enjoy the music of the cornerstone quartet, with food available beginning at 5.  Bring your lawn chair. 

Come to the big spring craft show this Saturday from 9 to 5 at the farm show complex in Harrisburg.  There will be lots of great food and over 100 craft vendors.  Admission is free. 

Capital area transit “cat,” and rabbit transit are offering free rides for area residents to receive their Covid vaccine.  you must have a confirmed vaccination appointment.  call rabbit transit at 1-800-632-9063.  or in dauphin county, call cat at 717-238-8324.  call no later than noon on the business day before your appointment.  

The train exhibit at the freight station at Mechanicsburg museum is now open every Saturday from noon to 3.  The museum is at 2 west strawberry alley.  admission is free. go to for details. 

If your non-profit organization has an event coming up, even a virtual event, we’ll be happy to get the word out for you!  just email the information 2 weeks in advance, if possible, to Ray Thomas, our public service guy.  Send it to [email protected], and we’ll do the rest!