Our community 9/17

Staff report
Learn to make a rain barrel Thursday with the Penn State Watershed Steward.

Watershed stewards 

Rain barrel workshop 

The Penn State Master Watershed Stewards will have a rain barrel workshop, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the York County Annex Building, 112 Pleasant Acres Road.  

Participants will hear a short program about stormwater and rain barrels, then make and take a rain barrel to install at home. All materials are provided. Barrels are recycled food-grade barrels.  

Participants may want to paint their rain barrel after the workshop to suit their style. Painting is not included in the workshop.  

After installing the rain barrels, participants can help save water by using the collected water to water plants and gardens. 

There is a $45 fee per rain barrel. Participants must preregister by calling 1-877-345-0691 or registering online at: www.cvent.com/events/rain-barrel-workshop/event-summary 

For more information, contact Jodi Sulpizio, master watershed steward coordinator, at 717-840-7408 or jrb143@psu.edu. More information about the Master Watershed Steward Program can also be found at http://extension.psu.edu/york. 

York City 

Senior Fair on Thursday 

State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York City, invited seniors to attend a senior fair from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the White Rose Senior Center, 27 S. Broad St.

This senior fair event includes free health screenings, free door prize giveaways, free health information from vendors and an array of companies and organizations participating.  

For more information, call Hill-Evans' office at 717-848-9595. 

Bring On Play 

Help build a playground 

The City of York and Bring On Play will hold a Bring On Play playground build project Thursday through Saturday at Girard Park, 630 Girard Ave.  

This playground build will be the ninth park in 11 years that Bring On Play and the City of York have partnered on. Organizers are asking for volunteer assistance from the community to bring the playground to life. 

Volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to noon to help spread wood carpet underneath the new playground equipment.  Volunteers need to be age 13 or older. 

Organizations or volunteers interested in participating should reach out to Joe Stein at bop@yorkcity.org. 

Glen Rock 

Church offers coffee and a prayer 

New Hope (Fissel's) United Church of Christ, 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Glen Rock, Is having Fissel’s Drive-Thru beginning on Friday, Sept. 20. 

The church offer free Friday morning coffee and a prayer from 7 to 8 a.m. each Friday through Nov. 22 in the parking lot in front of the church.  

For more information, call the church office at 717-235-2033.   

New Cumberland 

Dinner and a movie night 

The New Cumberland First Church of God, 323 Reno Ave., New Cumberland, will host a dinner and movie night on Saturday, Sept. 21. 

A free community meal will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall, and a family-friendly movie will be shown at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church. Free popcorn and bottled water will be available during the movie.  

Everyone is welcome.  Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 

For more information, call 717-774-2112 or visit www.ncfirstchurchofgod.org or the church’s Facebook page, New Cumberland First Church of God.