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October 2017
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OSS Health Presents a Free Webinar on Knee Pain

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
jcc, 2000 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403 United States
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Dr. George P. Margetas is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at OSS Health.  Dr. Margetas is a native of York and enjoys working in the community where he was raised.  Dr. Margetas treats all general orthopaedic problems with special interest and training in joint replacements of the hip and knee.   Dr. Margetas uses the most advanced technologies and minimally invasive approaches to return his patients back to activities they enjoy.  He places great importance on spending time with his patients to…

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Shop the Perimeter

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Weis Market, Enola, 4525 Valley St.
Enola, PA 17025 United States
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Geisinger Holy Spirit and Weis Markets will show customers how to “shop the perimeter” to make healthy food choices during a free community event. “Shop the Perimeter: A Simple Habit for Good Health” will be held at Weis Markets, 4525 Valley St., Enola, Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The perimeter of a grocery store is where customers can find fresh, whole-food essentials like produce, meat, dairy and eggs, while avoiding highly processed and packaged foods. Geisinger Holy…

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Holocaust Remembrance Book Club

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ephrata Public Library, 550 S Reading Road
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States
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We’ll be discussing “Everything is Illuminated” by Jonathan Safran Foer. A young man arrives in the Ukraine, clutching in his hand a tattered photograph. He is searching for the woman who fifty years ago saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Unfortunately, he is aided in his quest by Alex, a translator with an uncanny ability to mangle English into bizarre new forms; a "blind" old man haunted by memories of the war; and an undersexed guide dog named Sammy Davis…

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York Story Slam

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Holy Hound Taproom, 57 W. Market St.
York, PA 17401 United States
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Monthly Story Slam event. The theme for October is FRIGHT NIGHT. York Story Slam is a monthly gathering where anyone can take a turn at the microphone and tell a true story based on that month’s theme. Guests can come and simply listen to other people tell stories, or they can put their name into the hat for a chance to share a story according to the following rules: - Story should reflect the theme of that evening - Story…

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Breast Cancer: Who’s at Risk and How to Minimize Your Risk

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camp Hill Giant, 3301 Trindle Road PA United States + Google Map

Presenters: Theresa Lee, MD, breast medical oncologist Brynn Wolff, MD, FACS, breast surgeon

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The 60-Minute Guide to Greater Confidence

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emmaus Road Cafe, 1886 Lincoln Hwy East
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Practical solutions for building self-confidence will be shard at Lifetree Café on Tuesday, October 17 at 7:00pm. Participants in this program, titled “The 60-Minute Guide to Greater Confidence,” will discover how to boost their confidence and gain more personal success. They’ll also see the award-winning independent film My Friend Peter. “This is a program for anyone who wants to be able to talk to anybody, make friends, and get the job they want,” says Lifetree representative Craig Cable. “We’ll discover…

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Understanding hte Essentials of Estate Planning

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fredricksen Library, 100 N. 19th Street
Camp Hill, 17011
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Failing to properly plan for your estate can have serious legal and tax consequences for your family. This presentation will explain the core legal documents you should have in place for estate planning and why they are important. Discussion will include Estate Planning essentials: Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, and Living Wills. Attorney Brian J. Hinkle of Mette Evans and Woodside will also discuss the estate administration process and Medicaid/Medical Assistance planning options.

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End PA Gerrymandering

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unity Church of Harrisburg, 927 Wertzville Road PA United States + Google Map

Unity Church of Harrisburg is hosting a public education program on reforming Pennsylvania’s redistricting process. Fair Districts PA speaker Jim Foster will explain PA’s current redistricting process, demonstrate how it undermines democracy, and then offer a solution to the problem. All are welcome.

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$15 - $42

Lila Downs

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Eisenhower Auditorium, 12 Eisenhower Road
University Park, PA 16802 United States
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One of the world’s most singular voices, Lila Downs’ poignant storytelling goes beyond borders. Raised in Minnesota and Oaxaca, Mexico, the global superstar’s artistry bridges traditions from across the Americas. Winner of a Grammy and four Latin Grammys, Downs has been influenced by the folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America, as well as North American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop. As a passionate human-rights activist, she often highlights issues in her lyrics that relate to social justice.…

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Creepy Crawlies & Costumes: Halloween Hike

October 29 @ 1:00 pm
Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, 500 Kings Gap Road
Carlisle, PA 17015 United States
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Some animals are considered creepy and crawly - only seeming to get attention on Halloween. While hiking in your favorite costume, we will learn the truth about four feared animals. A related craft will follow in the education building. For more information, contact Sarah Berg at sberg@pa.gov or (717) 486-3799 *For program updates or possible cancellations, please be sure to check our official website prior to arriving.

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