Burn bans lifted
Chanceford, Jackson and York townships and Shrewsbury and Felton boroughs have ended their bans on open burning, the municipalities announced Tuesday.
These York County municipalities continue to have active burn bans: Conewago, Dover, Hellam, North Codorus, Paradise, Shrewsbury and West Manheim townships and New Salem and Seven Valleys boroughs.
Open burning is also banned in all of Adams County.
CITY HEALTH BUREAU
Event promotes immunization
The York City Bureau of Health will observe National Infant Immunization Week from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday by holding a "Baby Shower" for expectant mothers and mothers with babies up to 6 months of age who reside in York City.
The event will be held at the Health Bureau's Albert S. Weyer Health Center at 435 W. Philadelphia St.
Each participant will receive information about childhood immunizations and infant safety through games and demonstrations. Each participant will receive a tote bag of information and a practical baby gift courtesy of donations from York City residents.
The immunization week is promoted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an initiative designed to raise awareness about the importance of childhood immunizations before the age of 2. The 2012 recommendations for infant immunizations can be found at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/downloads/child/0-6yrs-schedule-pr.pdf.
Registration is required for mother and baby to attend the Baby Shower. For more information about the Baby Shower or about childhood vaccines, call the York City Bureau of Health at 849-2299.
HYPE Night at Shiloh
HYPE (Having Youth Praise Everyday) Night: Expressing Your Gift will be held Friday at Shiloh Baptist Church, 740 W. Locust St. York. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The evening will consist of performances in gospel, hip hop, mime, praise dance, poetry and more. There will be more than 18 acts with artists from Baltimore, Harrisburg, Lancaster and York.
Along with the performances, there will be guest speakers featuring Ginia Moorehead and a keynote address on leadership from William Penn High School student, athlete and young entrepreneur Tavon Parker.
'Robin Hood' opens Friday
"Robin Hood" opens Friday at DreamWrights and runs through Sunday, May 13.
The play is an original retelling based on several of the early written tales, blended and enhanced to create a piece suitable for DreamWrights' actors and audiences, including telling many tales through the games of children.
The performance at 2:30 p.m. Saturday will be audio described, with a 1:30 p.m. touch tour prior to the show.
There will be one playlet and breakfast with visiting show characters at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 12. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the playlet and audio description performances.
Reserved seating is $12; general admission, $8. Order by phone with a credit card at 717-848-8623 ext. 1, online at www.DreamWrights.org (and follow the link), or at DreamWrights, 100 Carlisle Ave., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
4-H HORSE CLUBS
Horse show at center
The York County 4-H Horse Clubs will host an open benefit show starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the York County 4-H Center, 771 Stoverstown Road.
The show will include classes in the divisions of hunter, English, western and gaming. Therapeutic classes will also be offered.
Entries are accepted the day of the show and will be $6 per class. This show is open to anyone age 8 and above. Division championships will be awarded in both open and youth divisions for each discipline.
A negative coggins within one year is required for all horses. No dogs permitted on the show grounds. For a list of classes or more information, contact Lisa Jones at 717-840-7473 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. MARY'S CHURCH
Dramatic club production
The Iris Dramatic & Social Club of St. Mary's Church, 309 S. George St., York, presents its eighth annual production, "You Can't Beat the House," a comedy in two acts by Pat Cook, Saturday and Sunday.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 per person, which includes admission to the performance, a dessert and beverages.
Tickets may be purchased by calling the parish office at 845-7629.
Four Diamonds fundraisers
Northeastern High School's Student Senate is raising money for the Four Diamonds Fund, which provides monetary assistance to families dealing with pediatric cancer and supports pediatric cancer research.
The Student Senate will host a fundraising casino night from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Royal Manchester Golf Links. The cost is $10 per person (raffle ticket, light snacks and sodas) or $22.50/person (raffle ticket, light snacks, sodas and domestic draft beer for those 21 and older). There will be raffle prizes, table games and strip tickets.
The Student Senate is also holding a Mini-THON from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Northeastern High School. The students hope to raise a total of $10,000 from the Mini-THON and through various fundraising efforts. For more information or to register for Northeastern's Mini-THON, visit www.nesd.k12.pa.us/Page/2839 or email email@example.com.
Race and fair in city
---The Race against Racism will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday .
The race will begin in front of the YWCA in the 300 block of East Market Street and will affect portions of the following streets as the race passes: East Market Street, Hartman Street, Hay Street , Tremont Street, Wallace Street, Mulberry Street, State Street, Broad Street, Chestnut Street and Pine Street.
There will be no parking restrictions from 7 to 11 a.m. on East Market Street from Pine Street to Homeway Avenue.
---There will be a Community Fair between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday promoting healthy choices for youth. The event will take place in the first block of North Newberry Street.
North Newberry Street will be closed from Market to Philadelphia.
Pot pie supper
Grace U.M.Church, 406 Hellam St., Wrightsville, will hold a pot pie supper, serving from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Cole slaw, rolls, dessert and drink are included.
Dinners are $9 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 and free for children under 5. Take-outs are available.
Third annual family day
The public can join the York Heritage Trust from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for the Trust's third annual family day. New for 2012, the free event has expanded to two Trust sites: the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, 217 W Princess St., and the Trust's Colonial Complex, 157 W. Market St., York.
---At the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, the Stillmeadow Crossing Modular Model Railroad group will have a full O scale model railroad display set-up. Other options will feature an airplane making station, a grain discovery station, and an ice block igloo building area. Musical performer and entertainer Matt Dodd will share stories and songs from America's canal era, and visitors will also have a chance to explore the museum's interactive exhibits/displays.
Guided tours of the Agricultural & Industrial Museum galleries will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. From 2 to 3 p.m., the York Swing Dance Club will offer period dance demonstrations, providing opportunities for families to try the "moves" themselves.
---At the Colonial Complex, attendees can try their hand at rope making and colonial children's games, explore the four square garden with members of the Mason & Dixon Herb Unit, and learn about historic clocks, clock making and gear systems with the York Time Institute. Special tours of the complex buildings will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. A program featuring colonial children's life will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the Colonial Court House.
---Explore the York Murals while completing a Murals scavenger hunt. Walking tours will depart from the Colonial Court House at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Also new for 2012, the Sunset Scramblers will offer a family friendly bike ride on the Heritage Rail Trail County Park. The ride will depart at noon from the Agricultural & Industrial Museum and conclude at the Colonial Court House.
For more information and a complete listing of program offerings and times, visit www.yorkheritage.org/ep_familyfun.asp.