Southern York County School District students recently performed in the Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE) National Choir in Hartford, Conn. The students, who were selected by audition, rehearsed with others from 32 state.Read More
Registration opens at 5 a.m. May 24 for Family Zumbatomic classes at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive.
Fuse the Zumba program’s unique formula with the psychology and physiology relevant to kids. Zumbatomic classes are high-energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more.
The event is for ages 7 and older. It will be held from 5:15-6 p.m. Thursdays, JUne 20 to Aug. 1. The cost is $60 each.Read More
A free Family Fishing Funday will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at Codorus State Park, classroom at the end of Marina Road.
The event will feature continuous family fishing demonstrations and fishing instruction during two sessions, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All ages are welcome and no license will be required for fishing. Equipment, training and bait will be provided at no cost. Fish cleaning and Dutch oven cast iron cooking demonstrations will be offered and pontoon rides will be available for $5. There will also be telescopes for viewing osprey and eagles.
The event is co-sponsored by the Codorus Trout Unlimited organization and the Outcast Bass Club.
For more information, call the park at (717) 637-2816.Read More
York Haven Elementary School’s teachers, staff and principal will work behind the counter and in the lobby of the Manchester McDonald’s from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, to raise funds for the school’s educational programs.
Students, parents, grandparents and community members are invited to dine at McDonald’s in support of the school. Diners will need a coupon, available at all of the Northeastern School District schools, in order for a portion of the sales to benefit the elementary school. Coupons will be sent home with students on May 20.Read More
The York Symphony Orchestra will hold its 13th annual summer music camp, My Opus Magnum, July 22-26 at Logos Academy in York.
The camp will offer youth musicians in grades 3 through 12 the opportunity to learn the steps of creating a song, preparing it on music manuscript, and filling out the necessary forms to copyright the created material. The camp emphasizes a hands-on creative approach with group instruction on individual keyboards and computer software as well as personalized coaching through the songwriting process.
Highly qualified instructors will offer level specific instruction (new this year) and will creatively guide elementary to high school students through the process of composing a masterwork all their own. The camp includes dynamic individual coaching using computer software and keyboards.
Camp will conclude with a performance of each students composition and pizza party. Each student will also receive two vouchers to a York Symphony Concert for the 2013/2014 Season. Students of all levels of ability are encouraged to attend however, it is suggested that they have some private lesson experience with the instrument of their choice.
Camp hours are 9 a.m. to noon and the cost is $95 per student. A downloadable application can be found at www.yorksymphony.org or by calling (717) 812-0717.Read More
Northern Middle School students who were named to honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2012-2013 school year are:
Cameron Albert, Joshua Barrett, Samantha Bohn, Nathan Breon,
Chad Cherok, Kathleen Colgan, Juliana Coover,
Rachel Eby, Mikayla Eyster,
Daniel Fiscus, Emma Fisler,
Hannah Grant, Ryan Heisey, Jonathan Heller,
Mikayla Ickes, Nicole Jaquette,
Scott Leitholf, Lauren Lindoerfer,
Makenna McGill, Sarah Middendorf, Abby Monko,
Amanda Noll, Louis Peifer,
Leah Reday, Blake Rondon,
Alyssa Sheaffer, Ethan Spencer, Lindsay Stefanon,
Carissa Weaver, Joshua Welker and Quade Wilbur.
Alison Abrashoff, Margaret Anderson, Mitchell Andrews, Kathryn Armstrong, Michele Arnold,
The York YMCA’s Hoffman Baseball/Softball Academy and the York Revolution have collaborated to offer Baseball Camps throughout the summer for ages 8-15.
Each week, beginning June 10, is for a different age group and skill level. Camp highlights include two full camp days at Sovereign Bank Stadium and a twilight game for participants to play a real game on the field.
For more information, call Doug Markel at (717) 843-7884, ext. 248, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
UPDATE: The event has been cancelled for May 11. It will be held (weather permitting) on May 18.
Main Street Hanover will transform downtown sidewalks into colorful works of art from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, (rain date is Saturday, May 18) during the 3rd annual Chalk It Up Hanover.
Artists of all ages will transform Hanover’s sidewalks during this free, family friendly event, including Michael William Kirby, a leading public artist and street painter from Baltimore, Md.
Participants will be given an assigned square of sidewalk, chalk and time to convert concrete into temporary art. Sidewalk spaces are approximately 4 feet by 4 feet. More than 130 spaces are available.
Artists may use any or all of the space and may complete their work anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. All art must be completed by 3 p.m. Judging will be broken into six groups: ages 5 and younger, ages 6–9, ages 10–13, ages 14-high school senior, adult and family/group. Recognition and awards will be announced at 4 p.m. Participants do not need to be present to win.
Assigned spaces will be available at the registration table in the Fountain Quadrant of Center Square Hanover the morning of the event. Pre-registration is strongly recommended, but day-of registration is also welcomed.
For more information, call Main Street Hanover at (717) 637-6130 or visit www.hanoverchamber.com/downtown.html.Read More
Fifth- and sixth-graders from Southern and Friendship elementary schools were among the York County students who performed in the 2013 York County Elementary Honors Choir Festival at Dallastown Middle School. Hosted by the York County Junior Honors Choir, students were chosen by recommendation of their choir teachers.Read More
Students from Friendship, Southern and Shrewsbury elementary schools performed in the Pennsylvania Music Educators District 7 Elementary Song Fest. More than 150 singers from 42 elementary schools throughout York and surrounding counties were chosen by audition to perform in the festival.Read More