Philanthropic Educational Organization Chapter BL of Gettysburg will host a meal at the Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant, 96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna on Thursday, October 27 at noon. Price per person of $40 includes tax, gratuity and light entertainment. Proceeds from the event support women in education. Advance reservations are required by October 12. For more information, call Jo at 717-451-8272.
Gift Fair and Holiday Bazaar at the Saint Francis Xavier Center, 465 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, Saturday, November 12, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Local vendors, crafters and artisans. Vintage collectibles, holiday gifts, bake sales, door prizes, raffles and more. Call 717-309-2482 or visit www.sfxpccw.org for more details. Xavier Cafe serves an American and Latin breakfast and a lunch menu prepared by the Hispanic community. Fully accessible. Free parking.
The Adams County Farmer’s Market, 108 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October with free parking accessible from North Stratton Street.
The Adams County Community Foundation Environmental Fund seeks to make environmental stewardship a shared community value. The fund provides grants that support environmental education, local environmental projects, and programs that educate the community about environmental issues. The next grant deadline is September 1. More information on AdamsCountyCF.org.
The Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Architectural Salvage Warehouse will be open Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The warehouse is located at Daniel Lady Farm, 986 Hanover Road (Pa. Route 116), Gettysburg.
The Healthy Adams County Fitness Task Force is planning a free 5k run/walk on Sept. 5 at 8 a.m. at the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel in the Gateway Gettysburg complex. Participants can register at RunSignUp.com/Race/PA/Gettysburg/LaborDayFree5K or in person 30 minutes before the event.
The 15th Annual Gettysburg Dahlia Society Show is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Harbaugh Thomas Library, 59 W. York St.
The Biglerville Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, September 6 at 5 p.m., note the time change, at the Harbaugh~Thomas Library for an annual picnic with silent auction. Members are encouraged to donate items to support this project which benefits the scholarship fund, and are encouraged to bring a friend, spouse or potential new member, along with a dish to share and their own covered. The club will provide fried chicken and drinks. For more information, contact Sue at 267-322-1521.
Gift Card Bingo will take place September 8 at 7 p.m. at the Biglerville Fire Company during the annual Fall Fest. Six cards for $25; additional maps available. Cards will be sold one hour before bingo. Door prizes, small games of chance. For more information, call Donna at 717-677-8373.
The Bonneauville Knights will host an evening at the races on Saturday, September 10 at the Richard Weaver Parish Center, 22 E. Hanover St. It will include a roast beef dinner, dessert, drinks, snacks, small games of chance, for $10. For more information, call Mike at 717-334-2069 or 717-476-8205. Only 100 tickets available.
St. Joseph the Worker Church will begin its Chicken Potpie dinners on Sunday, September 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For take out only. Bring your own containers, no glass.
19th Annual St. Joseph the Worker Church Golf Tournament, Four-Person Scramble, $55 per golfer, $220 per team, Saturday, October 1, 8:00 a.m. Shot Gun Start at Meadowbrook Golf Course, Gettysburg. To register or for more information, contact Jeff Small at 717-334-8542 or the church at 717-334-2510.
The VFW Gettysburg Dining Hall will reopen to the public on Fridays beginning September 16.
New members are invited to join a group of Mah Jongg players who meet Mondays at 12 p.m. at the YWCA on Fairfield Road. Experienced and/or novice players are welcome.
Gettysburg VFW Post 15 Auxiliary is hosting a chicken barbecue fundraiser Oct. 8 at the Adams County Farmers Market. The cost is $12; includes half a chicken, a baked potato, applesauce and a bun. To order, call Linda at 717-398-7119, Cindy at 717-487-9131 or Donna at 570-971-7877. Pre-sale pick-up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The deadline for orders is September 26.
The Gettysburg High School Class of 1958 will meet on Thursday, September 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Hoss, York Road. All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome.
The Gettysburg High School Class of 1959 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Perkins on Tuesday, September 6. Spouses, classmates and guests are welcome.
Gettysburg High School Class of 1961 will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13 at Hoss, York Road.
Trinity UCC, 60 E. High St., will host a five-session dementia training program on Saturdays, September 17, October 1, 22, 29, and November 12, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This free program, offered by Care Partner Connections, focuses on providing techniques and advice to family carers, but is aimed at anyone supporting and caring for someone with dementia. To register, call 717-334-7266 weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free parking in the adjacent lot.
The Gettysburg Walking Club will meet on Springs Avenue to walk Confederate Avenue at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6. Lunch will then be at 11 a.m. at Ruby Tuesday’s. Everyone is welcome, even if they can’t walk.
The men’s interfaith association will meet at noon on Wednesday, September 7 at the Gettysburg Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be the Reverend Michael Allwein, a retired Lutheran pastor. All men are welcome.
The Gettysburg American Legion Riders will be holding their fourth annual Ride to End Childhood Cancer event at the American Legion Post 202, 528 E. Middle St. on Sunday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to benefit Blake Bumbaugh. Everyone is welcome. To ride, registration begins at 9 a.m., cost is a $20 donation and includes coffee and donut for breakfast, meal for lunch, childhood cancer awareness pin while supplies last stocks. To donate, make checks payable to Post 202 American Legion Riders, with “End Childhood Cancer” in the memo line, and mail to the Legion or simply stop by the event to deliver .
The Gettysburg High School Class of 1949 will meet for lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Hoss’s house at noon.
Greenmount Fire Company, 3095 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, will host its annual all-you-can-eat crab feed fundraiser on Saturday, September 17, from 6-9 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Along with steamed crabs, there will be chicken fries, baked beans, coleslaw, a meat and cheese appetizer, with an assortment of drinks included with the ticket purchase, which is $60 and available until September 8. No takeaways. Small games of chance will be available during the feed for an additional fee. To purchase tickets and more information, call 717-778-5377 or 717-334-5151.
The annual St. Vincent Church Christmas Bazaar will be held November 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the back of 220 Third Street in the school gymnasium. A few vendor tables still available. For more information, call 717-632-2488.
The Littlestown High School Class of 1959 will hold their 63rd class reunion on Saturday, September 17 at Hoss Restaurant, 1180 Carlisle St., Hanover. Gathering at 11 a.m. All classmates and former classmates are invited. Call Jack at 717-359-4394 for more information.
The 15th Annual Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Free Children’s Book Fair will be held Saturday, September 10, 216 Main Street, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some books are like new; others are used or beloved “old favourites”. All books were donated to Holy Trinity as a gift to children in the community. For more information, contact the church by email at email@example.com. Preschoolers and kindergartners can choose from board books, picture books, and storybooks. Elementary students will find a selection of stories ranging from beginning readers to ‘books of chapters’. Older readers, from middle school through high school and young adults, can choose from a variety of fiction and nonfiction. Novels and anthologies include classics as well as popular fiction. Non-fiction books cover a wide range of topics, including sports and hobbies, nature, how-to, biography, history, travel, and careers, among many others.
The Waynesboro Class of 1966 will celebrate ’66 celebrates 56 October 14-15, at the Waynesboro American Legion. Friday, October 14 will be in the downstairs lounge, starting at 6 p.m.; Saturday, October 15 will be in the ballroom beginning at 4 p.m. There will be a golf outing on October 14 in Carroll Valley. For more information, go to Facebook at Waynesboro, PA Class of ’66, or www.wash1966.org, or contact Sally at 717-762-4034 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations accepted until September 24.