The Apple Core Band invites the public to a free concert Sunday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Woods, 3047 Table Rock Road, Biglerville. Donations will be accepted to benefit area cancer patients. For more information, call or text 717-253-3430. Chairs will be provided. Concert will be held rain or shine.
The Adams County Farmers Market, 108 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, is open Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October with free parking accessible from North Stratton Street.
The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is hosting Dr. Jenna Scott on Aug. 15, at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room. She will speak on “Let’s Get Critical,” a conversation on the role of education in creating racial equity.
The American Cancer Society Adams County Relay For Life fundraiser is Saturday, Aug. 20, 5-10 p.m. at Oakside Community Park, 2880 Table Rock Road. The public is invited to attend to support this volunteer driven event which raises money to fight all cancers. There will be guest speakers, bingo from 6-7 p.m. in the pavilion, a vendor fair, a basket raffle, food trucks and a luminaria service to honor and remember those we have lost to cancer. Items will be available to purchase at the event, which is free to attend. Visit www.relayforlife.org/paadamscounty for more information.
Girlfriends (former Red Hat group) will meet for a covered dish social at Mary’s home on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 5:30 p.m.
The Canner football team will be at Kennies’ Market Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. hosting a food drive for the Upper Adams Food Pantry. A 1958 Willys Jeep will be on site to be filled with donations, along with players’ trucks.
The annual Cross Keys Village – The Brethren Home Community chicken BBQ fundraiser, held since 1960, is Saturday, Aug. 13, as a drive-through from 10:30 a.m. until sold out. Each $11 dinner includes half a chicken, baked potato, roll and applesauce. Drive-through pickup will be located in the Nicarry Meetinghouse parking lot. After picking up a meal, check out the classic car show located at the next parking lot on Village Drive on the left.
St. Mary’s Church, 256 Tract Road, is holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner in the church hall on Sunday, Aug. 21, 3-6 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, sausage, salad, bread stick, drinks and dessert. The cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children 6 to 12; and under 6 eat free. Carry outs are available. All are welcome and no reservations are needed. For additional information, call 717-642-8815.
The Class of 1950 of Gettysburg High School will have lunch at Perkins on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 12:30 p.m. All classmates, spouses and guests are invited.
Gettysburg High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 12 noon on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at C&D Restaurant in New Oxford.
New members are invited to join a group of Mah Jongg players who meet Mondays at 12 p.m. at the YWCA on Fairfield Road. Experienced and/or novice players are welcome.
Family Night in the Park, sponsored by area community churches, is Friday Aug. 26, 4-7 p.m., at the Gettysburg Rec Park with live and recorded music, free food, vendors, classic cars and Vettes, motorcycles and fire trucks, plus activities for children along with games and a skateboard demo and show. Angel Perez, chaplain at Gettysburg Adult Correctional Complex, will offer a message, and other resources will be provided by area churches and faith-based human services agencies.
The Gettysburg Walking Club will meet at Caledonia Park, second parking lot, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 to walk in the area. Bring a sack lunch to eat in the picnic area after the walk. For more information, call 717-339-9389.
Greenmount Fire Company, 3095 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, will host its annual all-you-can-eat Crab Feed Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 17, 6-9 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. Along with steamed crabs, there will be fried chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, a meat and cheese appetizer, with assorted beverages included with ticket purchase, which is $60 and available until Sept. 8. No take outs. Small games of chance will be available during the feed at an additional cost. For ticket purchase and more information, call 717-778-5377 or 717-334-5151.
The Heidlersburg Fire Company Carnival is Aug. 17-20 with food, games, bingo and free entertainment daily. Aug. 17, will celebrate 60 years of service to the Heidlersburg community with fire trucks, food and games; Aug. 18, Troy Engle and The Southern Sky entertaining, dinner will be turkey/oyster platter 5-9 p.m.; Aug. 19, Dean Crawford & The Dan River Band, fish/oyster platter 5-9 p.m.; and Aug. 20, The Amish Outlaws, oyster platter 4:30-9 p.m. Roast beef platters nightly. Air conditioned hall, free parking at 2720 Heidlersburg Road, along state Route 234 one mile west of U.S. Route 15. Call 717-528-8867 for more information or visit www.hfd-co25.com.
The Littlestown High School Class of 1959 will hold its 63rd class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Hoss’s Restaurant, 1180 Carlisle St., Hanover. Gather at 11 a.m. All classmates and former classmates are invited to attend. Call Jack at 717-359-4394 for information.
The Littlestown Area Garden Club will sell plants for late summer/early fall planting during the Good Ole Days festival at Sites 49 and 50 in Crouse Park on Saturday, Aug. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annuals, perennials, herbs, houseplants, succulents, shrubs, trees and garden related items will be for sale. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Littlestown Area Garden Club’s community service projects.
Fill a brown bag with clothing for $5, Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Thrift Shop, 101 N. Peters St.