Community Calendar

Coy public library of Shippensburg is hosting a big book nook sale on Friday and Saturday, April 23rd and 24th both inside and outside.  and sign up for the library’s online auction April 24th thru may 1st.  register at www-dot-32auctions-dot-com-slash-shiplibraryauction.  the library at 73 west king street, Shippensburg. 

Capital area transit “cat,” and rabbit transit are offering free rides for area residents to receive their Covid vaccine.  you must have a confirmed vaccination appointment.  call rabbit transit at 1-800-632-9063.  or in Dauphin county, call cat at 717-238-8324.  call no later than noon on the business day before your appointment.  

Good shepherd community united Methodist church hosts their annual mother’s day flower sale on Friday, may 7th from 9-5 and Saturday, the 8th from 9-3.  choose from hanging baskets, pots, and bedding plants for your special mom.  The church is at 2135 Ritner highway, Carlisle.

Big spring senior center’s grab-n-go takeout meal program for seniors over 60 is available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for a recommended donation of $2. Both hot and frozen meals are available. call 717-776-4478 for details. the center is at 91 doubling gap road, Newville.

If you’re thinking about starting a home-based business, you can network live with members of score, the service corps of retired executives.   the sessions are on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:30 and the 4th Tuesday evening from 6 to 7:30.  get full details at cumberlandcountylibraries-dot-org.

Do you have used home medical equipment like manual wheel chairs, lift chairs, Hoyer lifts, walkers and cains you no longer need?  donate them to the changing hands equipment re-use program.  you’ll be helping someone who really needs the equipment but can’t afford to buy it new.  call 717-737-3477 or visit www-dot-changing handscentralpa-dot-org.

The Newville cowboy church has now re-opened for Sunday worship.  services begin at 9 am at the Mifflin grange hall on doubling gap road, route 233 north of newville.  all are welcome, come as you are, masks are recommended.

While all in-person activities at king’s gap state park have been cancelled due to covid, you can still come and enjoy the park.  King’s gap has self-guided hiking trails to get the family outdoors this spring.  for more information, visit friends of kings gap-dot-org or the king’s gap Facebook page.   

If your non-profit organization has an event coming up, even a virtual event, we’ll be happy to get the word out for you!  just email the information 2 weeks in advance, if possible, to Ray Thomas, our public service guy.  send it to [email protected], and we’ll do the rest!