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CHILDREN/YOUTH

Otterbein United Methodist: Kid's Club, for ages 4-12, with games, snacks, crafts and more, 2-4 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 50 School St., Spry. Held the first and third Sundays monthly. 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 at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St. Information: 757-3216.

Pleasureville United Methodist: Harvest festival with games, crafts and snacks for children of all ages, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St. Admission: one non-perishable food item. Information: 757-3216.

CHRISTMAS EVE

Bethlehem Steltz Reformed: 6:30 p.m. at the church, 5898 Steltz Road, Glen Rock. Information: 235-1523.

Church of the Open Door: Candlelight services, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 24 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court, York. Information: 767-6491.

COOKIE WALKS

St. John's Blymire's United Church of Christ: Cookie walk, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 8 at the church, 1009 Blymire Road, Dallastown. Cost: $6.50 per pound. Information: 244-0655.

ENTERTAINMENT

Bethlehem Steltz Reformed: Children and parents event with breakfast, Christmas story, crafts and games, and pictures at the manger, 9 a.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 5898 Steltz Road, Glen Rock. Pre-register: lorilgrove@yahoo.com.

Church of the Open Door: Christmas presentation featuring participants with disabilities from Jessica & Friends, 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court, York. Refreshments served afterwards. Information: 767-6491.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Afternoon of games is cancelled for Nov. 21. The event is held 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.

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist: Family presentation, "The 31/2 Stories of Christmas," by actor Frank Runyeon, 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the church, 140 N. Beaver St. Information: 848-1862.

FUNDRAISERS

Bethany United Methodist: Christmas bazaar with a Secret Santa Shoppe and food available, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at the church, 1401 Mount Rose Ave. Information: 843-2922.

Christ Lutheran: Yard sale with baked goods available, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church, 80 S Main St., Loganville. Includes lunch, raffles and crafts for kids.

Cross Roads United Methodist: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 7:30-10:30 a.m., and Christmas bazaar, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 24 at the church, 6881 Church Road, Cross Roads. Pre-order cold chicken sandwiches, chicken corn and ham bean soups, red beets and chow-chow: 993-6961.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Gift card bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) Nov. 16 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Cost: $12. Information: 632-8281.

Immanuel United Methodist: Family-style roast beef dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 1 New St., Glen Rock. Cost: $10-$5.

Mount Royal United Methodist: Fried oyster and hog maw supper, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 6441 Old Carlisle Road, Dover. Information: 292-1352.

Pine Grove Presbyterian: All-you-can-eat turkey supper, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 4263 Delta Road, Airville. Baked goods available. Cost: $11-$5. Carryout ($12): 862-3579.

Pleasureville United Methodist: Holiday artisan, craft and vendor show, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 24 at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St. Free admission. Information: 757-3216.

Quickel Evangelical Lutheran: Bazaar with food available, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 1 at the church, 60 Canal Road Extended. Information: 266-4179.

Shiloh Lutheran: Holiday bazaar with food available, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 24 at the church, 2201 Church Road, West Manchester Township.

Stewartstown United Methodist: All-you-can-eat breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. Benefits a York's Helping Hands for the Homeless food run. Information: 993-2507.

Temple Beth Israel: Hanukkah holiday boutique with food available and free gift wrapping, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 at the temple, 2090 Hollywood Drive. Features paint your own pottery. Pottery pre-orders: 244-8000. Information: 843-2676.

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist: Frozen food and bake sale, 9 a.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 140 N. Beaver St. Information: 848-1862.

Trinity Roth's United Church of Christ: Holiday bazaar with food available, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 6417 Church Road, Spring Grove. Benefits Harvest of Hope Food Pantry. Information: 225-6041.

Trinity United Church of Christ: Christmas bazaar with food and baked goods available, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 27 Manchester St., Glen Rock. Information: 235-1906.

HEALTH

Hanover First Church of God: Ultimate Wellness interactive event with workshops, demonstrations and entertainment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 12 at the church, 600 Fairview Drive, Hanover. Cost: $20-$30 by Dec. 15; $25 through Jan. 1. Registration: ultimatewellness.jigsy.com.

MEETINGS

Advent Lutheran Leisure Group: Covered-dish meal, noon, and program by June Lloyd, 1 p.m. Nov. 20 at the church, 1775 E. Market St.

Lutheran Men's Club: Advent breakfast series with speakers, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 28-Dec. 19 at Lyndon Diner, 1353 Kenneth Road.

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

MUSIC

Calvary Bible: Christmas choir celebration, 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9 at the church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Information: 632-3954.

Church of the Open Door: Christmas celebration music and dessert, 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 16 and 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court, York. Call for free tickets: 767-6491.

First St John's Lutheran: Performance by the York County Gospel Choir, 4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.

Grace Lutheran: Concert by Tyler Canonico (organ), 3 p.m. Nov. 15, and Grace Choir Christmas concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at the church, 220 N. Charles St., Red Lion. Refreshments served. Information: 244-3603.

Otterbein United Methodist: Children's Christmas Choir is accepting participants to sing at 10:10 a.m. Sundays at the church, 50 School St., Spry. Information: 309-1678.

Pleasureville United Methodist: Musical, "Another Night in Bethlehem," 7 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St.

Salem United Church of Christ: Concert to raise funds for the Red Cross' storm relief efforts featuring community choirs, an orchestra and a jazz ensemble, 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the church, 2705 W. Canal Road, Dover. Free admission; donation collection. Information: 292-3671.

Stewartstown United Methodist: Cantata, "Hope of the Broken World," 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24 and 10:30 a.m. Dec. 30 at the church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. Information: 993-2507, ext. 1.

Trinity United Church of Christ: Harrisburg Choral Society Christmas concert and reception afterwards, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 32 W. Market St. Tickets ($15-$5) required: 848-1775.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation: Kirtan (spiritual chant) and vegetarian potluck meal, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Carriage House, 925 S. George St. Musicians/drummers welcome to join in. Information: audreymazur@hotmail.com.

NATIVITIES

First Moravian: 15-scene Christmas putz, 6 and 6:45 p.m. Fridays, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and 3 and 3:45 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 2-Jan. 6 at the church, 39 N. Duke St. Information: 843-2239.

Good Shepherd Lutheran: Live Nativity, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 9 at the church, 2121 Roosevelt Ave. Bad weather date: Dec. 15. Information: 764-4746.

SEMINARS, PROGRAMS, ETC.

Calvary Bible: GriefShare session, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Registration: 632-3954.

Church of the Open Door: Surviving the Holidays GriefShare seminar, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 2 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court. Information: 747-1698.

First St. John's Lutheran: GriefShare seminar and support group, 1-3 p.m. Sundays at the church, 140 W. King St., York. Information: 858-5440.

Pleasureville United Methodist: Alpha course on the Christian faith with a light meal, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 2606 N. Sherman St. Information: 757-3216.

SERVICES

Bible Tabernacle Christian Center: Prison Ministry service with the Rev. Thaddeus Godwin, of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, as the guest preacher, 4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the center,361 S. Pine St. Information: 846-4141.

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

Hanover Seventh-day Adventist: Christmas candlelight celebration with refreshments afterwards, 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover.

Heidelberg United Church of Christ: Harvest celebration service, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 47 W. Philadelphia St. Food pantry donations accepted. Information: 854-7125.

Heidelberg United Church of Christ: Lay sermon series begins, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 47 W. Philadelphia St. Information: 854-7125.

Locust Grove United Church of Christ: Harvest service, 9:15 a.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 1035 Locust Grove Road.

Otterbein United Methodist: Harvest services, 9 and 11 a.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 50 School St., Spry. Bring non-perishable food items for the church food pantry and cash donations for Helping Hands for the Homeless. Information: 741-1429.

THANKSGIVING

Calvary Lutheran: Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church, 9 N. Main St., Dover. Information: 292-3891.

Church of the Open Door: Thanksgiving Eve service, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court, York.

Cross Roads Ministerium: Thanksgiving Eve Communion service, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Cross Roads UMC, 6881 Church Road, Felton.

Grace Baptist: Community Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the church, 3920 East Prospect Road.

Pinchot Park Assembly of God: Free Thanksgiving meal, 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the church, 2755 Rosstown Road, Wellsville. Door prizes drawn. Reservations: 432-2869.

St. John (Sadler's) Lutheran: Thanksgiving Eve Communion service, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church, 2916 Sadler's Church Road, Stewartstown. Information: 993-3873.

St. Stephen's United Church of Christ: Thanksgiving Eve service, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church, 1569 W. Market St., West York. Bring a Thanksgiving Ebenezer (an object that reminds you of God's presence and help). Information: 854-6736.

OUT OF TOWN

First Church of God: Central Pa. Blood Bank blood drive, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 323 Reno Ave., New Cumberland. Door prizes drawn. Information: 774-6947.

Lancaster Bible College: Christmas concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at the college, Lancaster. Admission: $5-$2. Tickets: (717) 569-7017.