May 28 Community Calendar | Community News


Highmark Wholecare Memorial Day Free 5K will be held Monday, May 30 at 8 a.m. at the Wyndham Hotel, Gateway Complex. Arrive 130 minutes early to register. The run/walk begins at the Wyndham Hotel in the Gateway Complex near US Routes 30 and 15. Medals for all children who finish. The race is 3.1 miles, paved roads, some gentle hills, presented by the Healthy Adams County Fitness Task Force.

Adams County nonprofit organizations interested in participating in the Adams County Community Foundation Giving Night on November 3 are encouraged to apply by June 27. Details and application available at

Community Yard Sale and Craft Vendor Fair, Saturday, June 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, with over 100 craft and yard sale vendors. For more information or to reserve a seller space, email [email protected].

Anyone who enjoys knitting/crocheting as a hobby or wants to learn how to knit is invited to join a group at Memorial Baptist Church, 1096 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, the first and third Thursdays of each month from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. is free for camaraderie, fun and knitting. Call Marybeth at 484-505-0470 for more information.

The local chapter of RU Recovery Ministries meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 80 Apple Ave., Gettysburg. RU is a faith-based addiction recovery program. Whether you or someone you know is having difficulty, you are welcome. There are no fees, commitments or prerequisites to attend. There is daycare and children’s programs run by licensed staff. For more information, visit or call Jeremy at 717-745-7375.

The Adams County Farmer’s Market, 108 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October with free parking accessible from North Stratton Street.

Benders Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1385 Rentzel Road, will be hosting a garage sale on Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Retail spaces are available. Call Josie at 717-677-8297 for more information or to reserve a spot.

The Biglerville Community Yard Sale is June 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the Farm Show Milkshake Truck and Taco Trailer Food Truck at 99 N. Main St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. . Maps and Information 98 N. Main St. Text 717-262-8960 with address if attending. People outside the borough can set up at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church by calling 717-677-6365 ahead of time.

The Biglerville Garden Club will meet June 7 at the Harbaugh-Thomas Library at 5:30 p.m. Adams County Farmers Market Manager Reza Djalal will provide an overview of the goods and services available during the operational season which runs from May to October. For more information on the Biglerville Garden Club, contact Sue at 267-322-1521.

Bingo will be held June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Biglerville Fire Company sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. For more information, call Erma at 717-586-1808 or Sue at 717-677-7309.

The Fairfield Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at 201 W. Main St. This is a closed meeting.

The Gettysburg Hospital Thrift Shop, 10 Lincoln Square, will offer a half-price sale through May 31. All store merchandise is included in the sale. Boutique open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New members are invited to join a group of Mah Jongg players who meet Mondays at 11:30 a.m. at the YWCA on Fairfield Road.

Church Women United will host an annual picnic on Wednesday, June 1 at 11:30 a.m. at Gettysburg Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Road. The Men’s Interfaith Fellowship will be the guests. The picnic will be indoors and members will provide food, condiments and drinks.

The Gettysburg High School Class of 1959 will gather for lunch at General Pickett’s Buffet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7. Classmates, spouses and guests are welcome.

The Gettysburg Walking Club will meet at the Gateway Theater on Tuesday, May 31 at 10 a.m. to walk the area. For more information, call 717-339-9389. Everyone is welcome.

Gettysburg AAA, 1275 York Road, will have its Member Appreciation Day on June 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with food and door prizes, as well as participation from local businesses.

Emory United Methodist Preschool is now enrolling 3- and 4-year-olds for the 2022-23 school year. Visit the school’s Facebook page to find out how to register and get an overview of its fun activities. You can also contact the school at 717-624-4120.


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