Our community 10/16

Staff report

York County 

Trunk or treats 

  • Locust Grove United Church of Christ, 1035 Locust Grove Road, is holding trunk or treat 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in the church parking lot. The community is invited, and refreshments are available. For more information, call 717-755-1318.   
  • Cross Roads UM, Round Hill and Hopewell Presbyterian Churches will hold trunk or treat 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Hershaull Park, 7677 Church Road, Felton.  Hayrides, bonfires, hot dogs, chili and candy will be available. Free.  For more information, call 717-881-0926. 

New Cumberland 

Night of Worship 

The New Cumberland First Church of God, 323 Reno Ave, will be hosting A Night of Worship with music at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the church.   

There is absolutely no charge, and community members are welcome to come as you are.  

For more information, contact Gayle Krull at GKrull@ncfirstchurchofgod.org or call the church office at 717-774-2112.  Follow the church’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/NCFCOGMusicMinistry for more upcoming music-related events. 

Glen Rock 

Holiday craft day 

New Hope “Fissel’s” United Church of Christ, 3426 Fissel’s Church Road, Glen Rock, will host its third annual holiday Make It and Take It Craft Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. 

Spend the day making crafts and gifts. All supplies are included, and items are individually priced. Projects include greeting cards, hanging wooden nativity, standing wooden nativity, wooden sled, large wooden leaf, wood slices, snowman/Santa can personalized scene and snowman jar.  

Items are individually priced. Light lunch and bake sale items will be available. Proceeds benefit the Relay for Life & H.O.P.E.  

Check @newhopefissels on Facebook for up-to-date information and pictures. For more information, call Pam at 717-521-4259 or the church office at 717-235-2033. 

Fall Foliage train rides are happening throughout October at the Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village.

Ma & Pa Railroad 

Fall foliage train rides 

The Ma & Pa Railroad Preservation Society offers four dates over two weekends for rail fans and leaf peepers alike to enjoy a train ride while seeing autumn’s splendor in the southeastern York County countryside.  

The fall foliage trains run from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 19 and 26, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 20 and 27. Excursions run hourly and are $7 for adults and $5 for children.  

Tickets can be ordered in advance at www.MaAndPaRailroad.com. Same day tickets can be bought at the railroad station in the general store if available. Admission to the historic village and buildings is free. 

The Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village is located at 1258 Muddy Creek Forks Road, Airville. Additional information on special events and full schedules can be found on the Society website, www.MaAndPaRailroad.com  

Martin Library 

Author to speak 

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, author Jennifer Foxworthy will speak at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Martin Library, 159 E. Market St. 

Foxworthy is the author of “Tomorrow My Sunshine Will Come: Memoirs of Women who Survived Domestic Violence.”  Her book will be available for purchase. 

For more information, check yorklibraries.org/events, email AdultPrograms@yorklibraries.org or call 717-849-6926.