- Flamin’ Dick celebrates the golden years of rock-n-roll
- ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50
- Library explores the FAQs around ‘Exploring Human Origins’ exhibit
- Eight-year-old boy creates Monkees video, gets nod from Micky Dolenz
- A belly full of laughter: EPAC presents ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’
- Trolley’n for brews
- Pretzel Fest: twisted fun for everyone
- Armed Forces Day swing dance
- Ephrata Police caution on new smoking rules
- Pretzel Fest will feature 13 tasting stations
ECH ‘Day in the Park’ Saturday
Mark your calendar for the 60th Annual Day in the Park. Hosted by the Ephrata Community Hospital, this fun-filled event is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1 at Grater Memorial Park in Ephrata.
The schedule for this year’s Day in the Park includes all the food, fun, and family entertainment that make the event a community tradition. The entertainment line up includes Jack Hubley’s "Wild Neighbors" program, PA Senior American Idol Vickie Kissinger and her student Dr. Jun Chon, Footprints Performing Arts, Insanity Factor, Nook Taekwondo Club, a performance of Guys and Dolls by Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Joe Lerman and his guitar and Hooley School of Irish Dance. Of course, there will be all the traditional favorites including the Quacker Raffle, Quilt Raffle, Health Fair, Business Expo, arts and crafts fair, Open Car Cruise, and a variety of children’s activities.
Thank you to our event sponsors: Blue Ridge Communications, Haller Enterprises, and Henry Schein, Inc. and Blue Ribbon sponsors: Barley Snyder, LLC, Drs. Fausnaught, Paulin, & Earthart, Ephrata Community Hospital Medical Executive Committee, Ephrata National Bank, New Holland Auto Group, and Triangle Refrigeration for supporting this year’s Day in the Park.
All proceeds from Day in the Park benefit the Emergency Department Expansion Project at Ephrata Community Hospital. For more information about Day in the Park, call 738-3556. Press 2 for Fund Development, then 2 for the events coordinator.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
June 1 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
7-10 a.m. BREAKFAST (PAVILION) Prepared by Ephrata Church of the Brethren
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.MUSIC PROVIDED BY JOE LERMAN
8 a.m. – Sold OutFLOWER & BOOK SALE
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.GREAT FOOD
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.HEALTH FAIR
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.OPEN CAR CRUISE
$10 Admission Fee; Enter from Oak Street
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.COMMUNITY BUSINESS EXPO
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.BIKE HELMET & BOOSTER SEAT GIVEAWAY (BUSINESS EXPO) Donated by Grace Church of Ephrata
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.CHILDREN’S GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.PONY RIDES BY K&B STABLES OF MOHRSVILLE PA
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. JACK HUBLEY "WILD NEIGHBORS" NATURE PROGRAM (STAGE)
10:15 am – 10:45 pm"FOOTPRINTS PERFORMING ARTS (STAGE)
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 50/50 BINGO (PAVILION)
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. CYLO, MASCOT FOR LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS
11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. VICKIE KISSINGER, PA SENIOR AMERICAN IDOL & DR. JUN CHON
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. INSANITY FACTOR (STAGE)
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.MARTIAL ARTS (STAGE)
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. EPAC (EPHRATA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER) (STAGE)
2 p.m. QUACKER RAFFLE DRAWING – 100+ PRIZES Drawing sponsored by Local Businesses
2:15 – 3 p.m. HOOLEY SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE (STAGE AREA)
2:30 p.m. QUILT RAFFLE DRAWING
More HOSPITAL DAY, page A18