YORK EXPO CENTER
Seventh annual Diaper Derby
Memorial Hospital is sponsoring its seventh annual Diaper Derby as part of the Baby and Kids Expo on Saturday at the York Expo Center (Memorial Hall West). The derby will begin at 11 a.m. During the derby, children will compete by crawling from one end of a mat to the other. There will be co-ed heats of five to 10 children.
The derby is open to children whose birth dates are after April 4, 2011 and who are not yet walking. The winner will receive a $100 savings bond.
Pre-registration is required, and participation is limited to the first 100 children. The deadline for Diaper Derby registration is Wednesday. The official rules and online entry form can be found at www.mhyork.org under the Diaper Derby section.
SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS
Workshop on legal, financial issues
The Epilepsy Foundation Western Central PA (EFWCP) is offering a two- hour workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday to provide families raising kids with special needs with information on Social Security benefits and the impact of financial and legal issues on the child's community benefits and services.
This program, "Special Needs Planning for Your Child, from a Financial and Legal Perspective" will be held in the Women & Parent Education Conference Room at Queensgate Towne Center, 2017 Springwood Road in York. Speaker Michael A. Kalloz, a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch, will talk about how families can plan and organize financially for their child's future.
Kalloz's session will be followed by a second session conducted by Douglas P. Lehman of Lehman Law Offices, "What You Need to Know to Legally Protect your Special Needs Child."
To RSVP for the workshop, or for questions, contact Gretchen at 717-541-0301, 1-800-336-0301 or email@example.com. For more information about epilepsy and the EFWCP, call 800-361-5885, or visit www.efwp.org.
May at Hufnagle Library
The York County Library System has announced May activities at Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock, 32 Main St. For more information, call the library at 235-1127.
---GED Prep and Tutoring, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays in May. Free, registration is requested.
---Book and bake sale sponsored by Friends of the Library, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. Books will remain on sale through the month of May.
---Music Night at the Huff, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 11. This evening will be an open mike format for acoustic (no drums) and percussion-like instruments. Each participant will be given an opportunity to play up to three tunes in a coffee-house style environment. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration not necessary.
---Dads and Donuts open house, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 19. Dads, grab a doughnut, a book and find a cozy spot to sit and read to your child. No fee required. Registration is requested.
Day of Prayer event
The York 912 Patriots will participate in the National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn at 2000 Loucks Road, West Manchester Township.
Pastor Greg Wahlberg of Calvary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. Former 4th Congressional District candidate Ted Waga will also address the group. Finally, Leo Knepper, executive director of the Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania, will deliver a primary wrap-up.
The group will be collecting donations for its adopted soldier, Manny VerasAlba of York, a U.S. Army Military Police Officer currently serving in Afghanistan.
More information about the York 912 Patriots can be found at www.york912patriots.com.
---Asbury United Methodist Church, 340 E. Market St., York, will conduct its spring mission rummage sale, featuring new and used clothing for children and adults, household items, jewelry, furniture, books, toys and homemade soup, candy and baked goods. The hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a half price sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, and an all-you-can-carry-for-$2 sale (some items are excluded) from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The proceeds will benefit local missions. Use the Reinecke Street entrance.
---A yard sale, bake and book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 2650 Freysville Road, Red Lion. A lunch of soup and sandwiches will be served in the social room of the church. For information, call 244-3662 or 244-1479.
---Longstown United Methodist Church, 2975 Carol Road, Springettsbury Township, will hold a spring rummage, plant, soup, sandwich and bake sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Mason-Dixon Library events
The York County Library System has announced May activities at Mason-Dixon Public Library, 250 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown. For more information, call the library at 993-2404.
---Book sale, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Held by Friends of Mason-Dixon Public Library.
---Eighth annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. The library Friends are looking for donations of healthy perennials and house plants. Plant donations can be dropped off at the library.
---Art reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 11, and art exhibition, May 11-31. Featuring the paintings of Dee Brua, formerly of New Freedom. Brua retired and moved to Virginia to devote more time to her painting. A past member of the York Art Association, she is now a member of the Eastern Shore Art League and Worcester County Art Council.
---Card class, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 19. We will make 12 cards (three each of four designs). There is a class limit of 12. Cost: $18. Registration: Becky Jensen, firstname.lastname@example.org.