York County happenings: Car seat checks; JCC fall fest; Alzheimer's support group

Staff report

Center for Traffic Safety

Free car seat safety checks

The Center for Traffic Safety and Safe Kids of York County will be holding free car seat safety checks this week throughout the county. 

Parents or guardians can have their car seat or booster seat checked by certified technicians on these dates: 

  • Tuesday, 4-7 p.m., at the Walmart in Shrewsbury, 698 Shrewsbury Commons Ave. 
  • Thursday, 3:30-7 p.m., at the Walmart in Etters, 50 Newberry Parkway
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon, at Crispus Attucks, 50 E. Boundary Ave.
Missy Sweitzer of the Center for Traffic Safety checks a strap on the car seat of Bryan Davis, 2, of Springettsbury Township, during the Safe Kids York County child seat safety check at the Kohl's parking lot in Springettsbury Township Thursday, July 12, 2018. The Safe Kids Buckle Up team included representatives from the Center for Traffic Safety, WellSpan Health, Springettsbury Township Police, York Area United Fire and Rescue and Pennsylvania State Police. Car seat safety checks in your area can be found by calling Safe Kids York County at 888-232-SAFE (7233). Bill Kalina photo

York JCC

Fall fest and open house 

The York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, will be holding a free fall fest and open house, 4-7 p.m. Wednesday.  

Family-friendly activities will include live music, a petting zoo, balloon artists, art and fitness activities, and a touch-a-truck event. 

Food trucks will also be available for outdoor dining. 

Tours of the center will be available throughout the event. 

Senior Commons at Powder Mills 

Alzheimer's and dementia care support group 

Senior Commons at Powder Mill, 1775 Powder Miller Road, will hold a free Alzheimer's and dementia care support group meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday. 

Attendees can bring questions and concerns for beneficial advice and care strategies. 

For more information or to reserve a spot, call 717-741-0961 or email mpoole@powdermill.com by Wednesday. 

Spry Church 

Indoor yard sale

Spry Church will be holding an indoor yard sale Friday and Saturday at the School Street Campus,50 School St.

Times are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

All proceeds from the event will be used to support missions locally and nationally. 

For more information, visit www.sprychurch.com