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Dinosaurs Come To Life

April 21 - October 28
Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland, 18628 US Route 15
Allenwood, PA 17810 United States

Visit Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland from April 21 to October 28, 2018 to experience Dinosaurs Come to Life! Travel back in time with this prehistoric outdoor adventure. Dinosaurs Come to Life features life-size animatronic dinosaurs that roar, spit, and bellow. Trek through this exciting educational exhibit to experience the impressive Giganotosaurus, Euoplocephalus, Dimetrodon, Allosaurus, and two

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Miniature Art Exhibit

May 3 - June 2
Art Downtown, 32 Carlisle St.
Hanover, PA 17331 United States

Art Downtown is going small … miniature really … this month. The Hanover Area Arts Guild, with its Art Downtown gallery in Hanover, is sponsoring its first Miniature Art Exhibit during May. The artists love it and, Sharon Benner, who is coordinating the exhibit, says she thinks art lovers will, too. “I was expecting 100

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Ongoing
$5

INTRODUCING….. THE ELEVATED OBSTACLE COURSE!

March 9 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center, 455 Camp Road
Stevens, PA 17578 United States

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING FUN AND EXCITING THIS SUMMER? We’ve got the answer! Refreshing Mountain Retreat Center is introducing its new elevated obstacle course! The elevated obstacle course is designed specifically for families and individuals alike. It combines elements of fun and challenge, testing ones physical and mental strength. Try it this summer and save

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Free

Art In The Wild 2018: Exhibit Opens

April 7 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 8:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Visit naturally inspired trail side creations along Wildwood Park's wandering trails and wetlands. using mostly natural materials, artists have constructed large and small installations. A map-brochure about the exhibit is available. This exhibit will run from today until October 31, dawn to dusk.

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$55.00

‘Brewed In Dauphin County’ Exhibit by The Historical Society of Dauphin County

April 8 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 4:00 pm
John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion, 219 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104 United States

The History of the Brewing Industry in Dauphin County Who was Harrisburg’s first brewer? Which brewery ended the Dauphin County “beer drought?” What did the early bottles and advertising pieces look like? These questions and more will be answered at ‘Brewed in Dauphin County.’ Exhibit Duration: April 8th – June 30th Exhibit During HBG Beer

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Free

Directors Choice

April 20 @ 8:00 am - May 18 @ 11:30 pm
Hershey Area Playhouse, 830 Cherry Dr
Hershey, 17033

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Director’s Choice Season for its Anniversary! Hershey Area Playhouse is celebrating its 10th and 20th anniversaries simultaneously during the 2019 season! Hershey Area Playhouse will celebrate its 20th season in 2019, as well as its 10th season in its permanent home in the Playhouse Barn. To celebrate its anniversary, the Artistic

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Free and open to the public

Art Exhibit: Flow by Kim Banister & Wendy Edsall-Kerwin

April 20 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm
Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

Flow displays the work of artists Kim Banister and Wendy Edsall-Kerwin. Banister's gestural and emotional figure studies complement Edsall-Kerwin's graceful, organic metal sculptures. Located in the G. B. Stuart Gallery of Carlisle Arts Learning Center.

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$10

Art Walk Weekend with Evan Kitson & Matt Allyn Chapman

May 4 @ 8:30 am - May 24 @ 4:30 pm
Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

May 4-25, 2018 | Regitz Gallery at the Ware Center | Monthly, rotating art exhibitions of local and regional artists whose work is for purchase. Gallery is open daily during business hours and each First Friday of the month from 5:30 – 8:30 P.M. JOIN US FOR ART WALK WEEKEND, MAY 5 & 6, 2018.

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Free

2018 Senior Show & Celebration

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - May 26 @ 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, 204 N Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

PCA&D graduates are Strong Thinkers, Strong Makers, & Strong Communicators Artwork will fill four floors of the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design on Friday, May 4, as the Class of 2018 exhibit professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media, the culminating work of PCA&D’s graduates in fine art, illustration, photography and graphic

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$4.00 - $7.00

Second Annual Needle Arts Exhibit

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - June 17 @ 4:00 pm
Fort Hunter Park, 100 Fort Hunter Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

View the handiwork of local needle art designers exhibited in the rooms of Fort Hunter Mansion. Participating guilds include Apple Needlepoint Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild, Molly Pitcher Stitchers, Susquehanna Chapter, York White Rose and Lancaster Red Rose chapters of the Embroiderers Guild of America. Group discounts are available and can be arranged by

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$40

REGISTRATION: Boot Camp for Kids

May 11 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827

August 04 – BOOT CAMP for KIDS – A summer day camp of military instruction designed for children ages 08 to 13. Participants are assigned to platoons attending to three training stations staffed by prior service soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. A t-shirt, boonie hat and lunch of Meals-Ready-to-Eat are provided. Pre-registration and program fee

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$8.50 - $10.00

Edward S. Finkelstein Harrisburg Jewish Film Festival at the Midtown Cinema

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - May 17 @ 7:00 pm
Midtown Cinema, 250 Reily St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102 United States

Now in its 24th year, our Jewish Film Festival brings to Harrisburg a variety of films hailing from Israel, the US, many countries in Europe, and as far afield as South Africa and Australia: romantic comedies, inspiring and fascinating documentaries, and dramas played out in the shadow of the most shattering events in 20th century

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$225225

Bluegrass Camp

May 14 @ 9:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, 3340 Fairfield Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Bluegrass Jam Camp taught by Ira Gitlin using the Wernick Method* Assisted by IBMA 5-Time Award winner Tom Adams Gettysburg PA, May 14-17 prior to the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival Mon 1-5pm, Tue & Wed 9am-5pm, Thu 9am-1pm

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8:00 am
Free

Annual Juried Student Show

May 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until August 31, 2018

Messiah College, One College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

Annual Juried Student Show Juried student work from the 2017-2018 studio year May 4-Aug. 31 Reception Friday May 4, 7 p.m. Climenhaga Building, Aughinbaugh Art Gallery

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9:00 am

Messiah Village Quilt and Craft Sale

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village, 100 Mt Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

Messiah Village Quilt Guild presents handcrafted quilts, crafts, decorations, accessories and more. Quilts 20-50% off. All proceeds benefit the Messiah Village Auxiliary. Held at the Messiah Village Quilt Studio, 100 Mt Allen Drive, Mechanicsburg, next to the Evergreen Cafe.

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10:00 am
$8

The Little Mermaid

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2018

Gamut Theatre Group, 15 N. Fourth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States

THE LITTLE MERMAID The famed fairy tale by Hans Christen Andersen finally gets the Popcorn Hat treatment! The young princess falls in love with a handsome prince. The only problem? She is a mermaid, and he's not the best swimmer. The mermaid gives up everything she has - including her beautiful voice - for a

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11:30 am
$15 - $35

DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY IN TODAY’S SOCIAL MEDIA CLIMATE

May 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co., 4931-4953 Ritter Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

The online world has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. Has your business kept pace? How about your marketing tactics? In this presentation, Rachel Strella will show you how to develop a strategy to meet the demands of today’s social media climate. Topics covered: - The sales funnel: before and after social media -

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1:00 pm

Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2018

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Musselman Library, Gettysburg College 300 N. Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Beyond Futility is a year-long exhibit in Special Collections and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College. It explores the First World War as a transformational experience for many, Gettysburg College alumni included. Through documents, photographs, and artifacts from the collections of Gettysburg College, the Adams County Historical Society, and private donors, Beyond Futility focuses on

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Free

Device Club

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109 United States

New to using a tablet or iPad and looking to increase your skills or knowledge? Bring your device and participate in this monthly workshop for mobile device users. Each session will have a short presentation on a general topic (or specific app) followed by question and practice time. Learn how to change settings, access public

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Free

One More Sunset – Compassionate Guidance for End of Life Planning

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Milanof-Schock Public Library, 1184 Anderson Ferry Road
Mount Joy, PA 17552 United States

Have you or a loved one been given a terminal diagnosis? Have you recently lost a loved one and need some guidance? Are you a widow/widower whose spouse handled certain tasks that you aren't sure how to handle? Maybe, your husband changed your oil or mowed your lawn. Did your wife do all of the

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3:00 pm
Prices vary

Songs of the Silver Screen

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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May 1 through October 5, 2018
American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East
LANCASTER, 17602

Movie buffs of all ages will delight in this new, original production. Enjoy live performances from the AMT cast and band as they pay tribute to the biggest hits from movies past and present. You won’t want to miss the toe-tapping tribute of movie songs spanning decades of film making. Join us as we recognize

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6:00 pm
Free

OSS Health Spring Speaker Series: Foot and Ankle Care for Runners – David J. Granger, DPM

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hampton Inn Harrisburg West, 4950 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

Foot and ankle problems keeping you from getting your miles in? Dr. Granger, who is an avid runner, will discuss a proactive approach to preventing, identifying, and addressing foot and ankle issues that will help keep your running sneakers laced up. Topics will include plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, bunions, hammer toe, stress fractures, proper shoe

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Free

Thursday Theater

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elizabethville Area Library, 80 N. Market Street
Elizabethville, PA 17023 United States

Bring your friends and join us for a free movie and post-viewing discussion. This program is for adults. Light refreshments will be provided. To find out more about this month’s selected film or for more information on this monthly film series, call The Library at (717) 362-9825.

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Free

Get In Shape Walk

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Walking is a great way to get in shape. Enjoy a self-guided 3-mile walk at Wildwood Park on level trails. This walk starts at the nature center, heads up the Towpath Trail, continues on to the halfway point by the spillway, and returns by the same route, avoiding the hills on the east side of

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Identifying, Preventing & Treating Tick-Born Diseases

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will enable participants to gain a better understanding of the basics of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne infections. This broad-ranging presentation will cover topics such as: the basics of epidemiology and transmission, clinical symptoms and pathology of infection, diagnostic/treatment challenges and controversies, and tick-bite prevention. Presenter: R. A. Hamlen, PhD Date: May 17.

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6:30 pm
Free

Friends of the Kline Library Meeting

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kline Library, 530 S. 29th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104 United States

We invite all library lovers to join us as we plan fundraising events, programs for the library, and give suggestions to aid in the selection of materials for the library. Call (717) 566-0949 for more information.

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7:00 pm
Free

Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102

Join the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel for an evening of spoken word every Thursday at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. This event is free and open to the public.

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Free

An Evening with Maya Rao

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102

The Midtown Scholar Bookstore is pleased to welcome Minneapolis Star Tribune writer Maya Rao as she presents her new narrative nonfiction book, Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks and the Making of an Oil Frontier. Audience Q&A and book signing to take place after the talk. This event is free and open to the public. About

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FREE

Seeds

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Trails and Trees Environmental Center, 1731 S. York St.
Mechanicsburg, 17055

Don't take seeds for granted. Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. Who will control the future--biotech chemical companies or our farmers and scientists? It's David and Goliath in the fight to save treasured seeds, our natural birthrights. Learn how

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FREE

Seed

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Trails and Trees Environmental Center, 1731 S. York St.
Mechanicsburg, 17055

May 17 Seed: Don't take seeds for granted. Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. Who will control the future--biotech chemical companies or our farmers and scientists? It's David and Goliath in the fight to save treasured seeds, our natural

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7:30 pm
Free

The Two Koreas

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011 United States

James Person, professor of Korean studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, will speak on both North and South Korea and the nuclear arms crisis that is raising tensions in that part of the world. His talk before the Foreign Policy Association of Harrisburg comes at President Trump prepares for a

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