Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
Are you a local author? Sign up to participate in the Local Author Festival at the Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033. Please pick a registration form from January 2, or download a copy on the library's website at www.hersheylibrary.org and click Attend. Please complete it and submit it to Julie Brnik by April 1, 2020. The Hershey Public Library will showcase both self-published and traditionally published fiction and non-fiction authors. The festival will be held at…Find out more »
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim with a shark? Most people in the non-diving community do not realize how important sharks are to the health of our oceans. Every other breath we take, the oxygen contained within that breath, comes from the ocean and sharks play an important role in keeping our oceans clean. Bill Henschke’s scuba diving has taken him on many trips ranging from the Pacific to the Atlantic and points in-between. From…Find out more »
On Wednesday, April 8, the Hershey Indivisible Team is honored to host a Candidates Forum for the 10th Congressional District. The forum will be held at the Hershey Public Library at 701 Cocoa Ave. The forum will begin at 6:00 p.m. The evening will begin a bit earlier this month to assure sufficient time for public to fully assess the candidates’ positions. Scott LaMar, host and executive producer of Smart Talk on WITF, will moderate the program. Democratic candidates: Tom…Find out more »
Meet Lisa Wingate, a former journalist, inspirational speaker, and New York Times Bestselling Author of thirty novels, including the blockbuster hit, “Before We Were Yours”. Her book, “Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society”, is its non-fiction companion book, released in October 2019. Lisa Wingate’s work has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, The Carol Award, the Christy Award,…Find out more »
Arabiqa! Drums and Dances from the Arab World is presented by Karim Nagi. With humor, acrobatics, and masterful audience incorporation, Karim introduces us to the wonders of Arab culture. Hear musical instruments such as the Duff, Riqq, Buzuq, Sagat, Mijwiz, and Tabla. Learn how to wrap a kufiyya headpiece, and then watch – and even dance – some folk dances! You won’t want to miss this uplifting and energetic show! As an Arab-American, Karim bridges the East-West cultural gap in…Find out more »
The Hershey Public Library tradition continues – a surprise Mother’s Day art project. Back by popular demand, Meghan Winslow of SPLAT Studio – Spirited People Learning Artfulness Together – will help the children design a special project for a loved one. Two sessions are available by age group. Age 2- 6, and age 6 and older. Please register online at www.hersheylibrary.org from April 19. This program is free and open to the public, and will take place in the library’s…Find out more »