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BLOOD DRIVE

Advent Lutheran: Blood drive, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church, 1775 E. Market St. Information: 755-5007.

CHILDREN/YOUTH

Hanover Seventh-day Adventist: Activities for children ages 3-11, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in October at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover. Includes a light supper at 6 p.m. Registration: 637-1005.

Otterbein United Methodist: Kid's Club, for ages 4-12, with games, snacks, crafts and more, 2-4 p.m. the first and third Sundays monthly at the church, 50 School St., Spry. Information: 741-1429.

Pleasureville United Methodist: Pville Kidz Club for kindergartners to sixth-graders with crafts and snacks, 2-4 p.m. the first and third Sundays monthly beginning Oct. 7 at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St. Information: 757-3216.

Zwingli United Church of Christ: AWANA clubs for children ages 3-12, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 4-May 16, at the church, 403 W. King St., East Berlin. Cost: $20. Registration: 6 p.m. Oct. 4. Information: 259-0623.

CROP WALKS

East Berlin Area: Registration, 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at Zwingli United Church of Christ, 403 W. King St., East Berlin. Rain-or-shine walk, 1:30 p.m. Pledges: www.cropwalkonline.org.

Mount Zion United Methodist: Crop Walk through Spring Valley Park for churches of Loganville, Jacobus, Seven Valleys and Potosi area, 1 p.m. Oct. 14 from Mount Zion UMC, Potosi. Information: 235-1132.

York County Council of Churches: Registration, 12:30 p.m., and mini, three- and five-mile walks, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at John Rudy County Park, eastern hemlock pavilion, 400 Mundis Race Road, East Manchester Township. Pets welcome. Free t-shirts for those who raise $75 or more. Information: 854-9504.

ENTERTAINMENT

Bible Baptist: Harvest Fest with a service, music by the McCormick family and a carnival, 9:45 a.m. Oct. 7 at the church, 4190 Susquehanna Trail North. Information: 266-0892.

Christ Lutheran: Fall festival with food a silent auction, activities, live music and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church, 126 W. Main St., Dallastown. Information: 244-2605.

Christ's American Baptist: Wild West Fest with free food, activities, a hymn sing and more, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 730 Menges Mills Road, Spring Grove. Information: 225-1876.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Afternoon of games, 1:30-4 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays monthly at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Bring your favorite board or card game. Information: 632-8281.

Faith United Methodist: "Tommy's Prayer" theater production, 7 p.m. Nov. 3-4 at the church, 126 E. Market St., Hellam Township. Admission: canned food for Eastern York Food Pantry. Reservations: 252-2539.

Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist: Chicken dinner and show, "What is Susan's Secret?" 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and noon and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 402 Valley Road, Etters. Tickets are $18: 982-1256.

Jewish Community Center: Jewish Film Festival, 3 p.m. at Frank Theatres, Queensgate. Films: "A Bottle in the Gaza Sea," Oct. 14; "The Flat," with a speaker afterwards, Oct. 21; and "The Day I Saw Your Heart," Oct. 23. Tickets: $9 each or $25 for all three, available in advance at the JCC, 2000 Hollywood Drive. Movie trailers: www.yorkjcc.org.

Mount Wolf Community: Family movie, "What If ...," with free popcorn and drinks, 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church, South Sixth Street, Mount Wolf. Information: 266-8453.

St. Jacob's Lutheran: Eagles vs. Steelers (big screen showing) football tailgate party with games, food and activities, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church, 99 E. George St., New Salem. Bring canned food for a raffle. Benefits the church's food bank.

FREE RESOURCES

St. James Lutheran: Free clothing and accessories for all ages, 8:30-10 a.m. the first Saturday monthly at the church's Clothes Closet, 2335 Cramer Road, Brogue. Information: 927-9497.

FUNDRAISERS

Asbury: Rummage sale, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9-11 a.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 340 E. Market St. Information: 843-0733.

Bethel United Methodist: Family-style chicken pot pie supper, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 1674 Furnace Road, Brogue. Cost: $8-$4; carryouts available after 4 p.m. Information: 927-9380.

Christ Lutheran: Christmas craft show with food, a silent auction, Santa's Secret Shop, and more, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church, 2385 S. Queen St., Spry.

Christ United Church of Christ: Auction with food available, 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Jefferson Fire Hall, Berlin Street. Information: 229-2561.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Tea to benefit an organ restoration project, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 6, and silent auction, noon Oct. 8 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Tea reservations: 632-8281.

Joyful Noise Preschool: 5K run and kid's fun run, 8 a.m. Oct. 27 at Zion Lutheran Church, 2215 Brandywine Lane. Register by Oct. 6 for a T-shirt: www.zionjnp.org.

Locust Grove United Church of Christ: Rain-or-shine chicken barbecue and bake sale, 11 a.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 1035 Locust Grove Road. Dinner cost: $7.50. Information: 755-1318.

Longstown United Methodist: Craft bazaar with food available, 3-8 p.m. Oct. 5 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 2975 Carol Road.

New Hope (Fissel's) United Church of Christ: Family-style roast beef supper, 3 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church, 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Glen Rock. Admission: $10-$5 ($11 for carryout). Information: 235-2033.

St. John Lutheran: Porky's Place chicken barbecue meals, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave. Cost: $8. Pre-orders: 840-0382.

St. John's Blymire's United Church of Christ: Cruise-in and yard and craft sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church, 1009 Blymire Road, Dallastown. Vendor space is $10-$15: 741-1166.

St. Luke's Lutheran Preschool: Orders are due by Oct. 12 for personalized cake, pie and brownie pans, sold to benefit the New Bridgeville preschool. Orders: 757-2584.

St. Paul Hametown Lutheran: Ham supper, 3-7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Glen Rock. Information: 235-1841.

St. Paul United Church of Christ: Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2-3 at the church, 161 S. Main St., Shrewsbury. Craft vendor spaces: 235-7003.

St. Paul's Lutheran: Spaghetti dinner and silent auction, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 13 at North Codorus Township Social Hall, Fire Hall Road, Stoverstown. Benefits Lisa Calderone and her family to help with cancer treatment expenses. Tickets: kyma2456@comcast.net.

St. Paul's United Church of Christ: Chicken corn and ham bean soup and bake sale, 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 2173 Stoverstown Road, North Codorus Township. Sandwiches, soup by the bowl and drinks will be available until sold out. Soup cost: $4.50 per quart. Pre-order soup by Oct. 14: 225-6357.

Salem United Church of Christ: Chicken barbecue, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13 at Walgreen's, Carlisle Road, Dover. Cost: $7.50. Order by Oct. 5: 764-8120.

Starview United Methodist: Pig roast, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at 85 Codorus Furnace Road, Mount Wolf. Cost: $10; bring food to share (optional). Tickets: 266-0833.

Temple Beth Israel: Hanukkah holiday boutique, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 at the temple, 2090 Hollywood Drive. Vendor space: (724) 301-6166.

HALLOWEEN

ALTERNATIVES

Gateway International: Free family festival with food, activities, music and more, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the church, 50 Blunston Lane, Hellam Township. Safari-theme costumes encouraged. Pre-registration: www.gatewaychurchyork.com.

St. John's Blymire's United Church of Christ: Fall festival with trick-or-trunking, food, a pumpkin hunt and more, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 1009 Blymire Road, Dallastown. Information: 244-0655.

Zion United Methodist: Rain-or-shine trick-or-trunking with activities, refreshments and more, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 1155 Felton Road, Windsor Township. Information: 246-7216.

MEETINGS

Advent Lutheran Leisure Group: Covered-dish meeting with music and program by Kerry White, noon Oct. 16 at the church, 1775 E. Market St.

Hope Baptist: Meetings for deaf and deaf workers with food and entertainment, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 6450 Hope Way, Hanover. Deaf Leader videophone: (717) 524-5225.

Women's Reach Out Program: Meetings, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9 and 23, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 at Stony Brook Mennonite Church, 15 Locust Grove Road. Information: 324-6894.

MUSIC

Arlington Evangelical Congregational: Concert by Bill and Karen Itzel, 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at the church, 585 Lombard Road, Red Lion. Information: 246-3563.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Concert by Courtney Allison Ross, soprano, with a dessert reception afterwards, 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Information: 632-8281.

First St John's Lutheran: Concert by Erin Bode, 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.

Grace Lutheran: Free 3 p.m. concert series: Christyan Seay (tenor), Oct. 14; Tyler Canonico (organ), Nov. 15; and Grace Choir (Christmas), Dec. 9 at the church, 220 N. Charles St., Red Lion. Refreshments served. Information: 244-3603.

Hanover Seventh-day Adventist: Musicians and vocalists ages 5-25 needed for a youth music fest, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover. Register by Oct. 20: 632-2325.

St. James Lutheran: Hymn sing and concert by Bluestone Bluegrass Band, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church, 25 N. Adams St., West York. Bring a nonperishable food item. Refreshments will be served.

Shrewsbury Gospel Temple: Concert by the Bowling family, 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church, 713 W. Forrest Ave. Information: 235-5151.

SEMINARS, PROGRAMS, ETC.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Book discussion, "When Christians Get It Wrong," by Adam Hamilton, 9 a.m. Sundays, Oct. 7-Nov. 4, at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Information: 632-8281.

St. James Lutheran: AARP's 55-Alive mature driving program, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 10-11 at the church, 2335 Cramer Road, Brogue. Reservations: 993-3605.

SERVICES

Calvary Bible: Orphans Day with a service, 10:30 a.m., a luncheon, 12:30 p.m., and movie, "October Baby," 6:35 p.m. Nov. 11 at the church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Luncheon reservations required: 632-3954.

Christ Lutheran: Fall/winter schedule resumes with services, 8 and 10:30 a.m., and Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Sundays beginning Oct. 7 at the church, 80 S Main St, Loganville.

Christ Lutheran: Service, 9:30 a.m. (no Sunday school), and congregational meeting with a luncheon afterwards, 10:45 a.m. Oct. 28 at the church, 80 S. Main St, Loganville. Information: 428-3523.

Church of the Open Door: New relaxed service with refreshments, live music and a pre-recorded message, 11:11 a.m. Sundays beginning Oct. 7 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court.

Heidelberg United Church of Christ: Blessing of animals, 3 p.m. Oct. 7 on the church lawn (rear), 47 W. Philadelphia St. Information: 854-7125.

Mount Wolf Community: Bereavement service, 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the church, South Sixth Street, Mount Wolf. Information: 266-3863.

Quickel Evangelical Lutheran: 250th anniversary celebration services honoring 75-year baptized/confirmed members and a reception after both, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at the church, Zion View. Information: 266-4179.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran: 100th anniversary celebration with a re-dedication service, 11 a.m. Oct. 14 at the church, 415 N. West St.

Zion United Methodist: Rally Day combined service (no Sunday school) with music by Keith Grim, 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at the church, 1155 Felton Road, Windsor Township. Information: 244-2585.

VETERANS DAY

Christ United Methodist: Patriotic celebration with music and honoring of veterans, 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the church, 200 N. Main St., Jacobus.

Christ United Methodist: Patriotic celebration with music and honoring of veterans, 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the church, 200 N. Main St., Jacobus.

OUT OF TOWN

Bethesda Mission: Music festival with Poet Voices, The Ball Brothers and The Baptones, 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Mechanicsburg Middle School, 1750 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County. Tickets: $25-$6. Information: 443-2583.

Clover Lane Coffee House: Concert by Drew Nelson, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg. Tickets: $10. Information: (717) 564-1885.

Lutheran Theological Seminary: Religion and the Civil War symposium, Oct. 5-6 at the seminary, Gettysburg. Registration: www.seminaryridge.org.

Maryland Line United Methodist: Turkey supper, 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the church, 21500 York Road, Maryland Line, Md. Cost: $9.50-$5. Information: (410) 343-0052.

Strive for Greatness: Women's conference with Sarah Rachel Hill as the keynote speaker, 10 a.m. Oct. 12 and 9 a.m. Oct. 13 at the Crowne Plaza, 23 S. Second St., Harrisburg. Registration: (888) 612-5070.

Unitarian Church of Harrisburg: Democracy Around the World by HACC professor Ben Christ, 9 a.m. Oct. 14 at the church, 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg. Information: 564-4761.