What's Happening In Our Community

Calendar of Events for Hanover Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Hanover


Share Your Talent:  Grace UCC will once again host the Hanover Has Talent show on January 25, 2020 at the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center.  Auditions will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 starting at 9:00am at Grace UCC, 100 Fourth Street.  Proceeds benefit the Changing Lives Homeless Shelter (HACC).  Applications are available from Justin Moul at justinmoul@gmail.com or 717-965-5538.

Christian Music Nights:  Magic Elm Skateland is planning its Christian Music Nights to benefit HACC’s many programs—PAL, Ruth’s Harvest, Changing Lives Shelter, Clothing Bank—from October 2019 through April 2020 on the third Monday of each month.  The cost is $6.00 for admission and $3.00 for skate rental but the admission fee will be waived if you donate to the program of the evening.

One Piano—Four Hands:  Emmanuel UCC Community Concert Series  continues on Sunday, January 26, at 3:00pm with organist, Don Horneff, and Myfanwy Jacob-Smith, director of children’s choirs at First United Methodist Church.  The concert is followed by a dessert reception to meet the performing artists.  All concerts are free and held in the sanctuary of Emmanual at 124 Broadway, Hanover.

Matthew L. Wensel Concert:  “When in our music God is Glorified,” songs and stories of faith, will be presented by Matt Wenzel at Union Lutheran Church, 408 W. Market Street, York, on Sunday, February 16, at 3:00pm.  No tickets are required.  A free will offering will be taken to benefit The Lehman Center.

An Evening with Rob Schneider:  On January 10, 7:00-9:00pm, Eichelberger Center presents actor and comedian, Rob Schneider, an alumnus performer and writer from Saturday Night Live.  Contact the Eichelberger for more information and tickets.

Cornhole Tournament-Throwdown at the Armory:  On January 25, 2020, at 11:00am, a Charity Cornhole tournament will be held at the Hanover National Guard Armory on West Clearview Road to benefit PA Pride girls fast pitch softball teams based out of the Hanover area.  The tournament will offer two divisions. One for social and novice players and a division for advanced and competitive players.  Contact Adam Nye at 717-476-4206 for more information.

Concert Schedule for Fine Arts at First Lutheran Church: The First Lutheran Church, 21 S. Bedford Street, Carlisle, posted its concert schedule for this fall and winter/spring. These concerts are free to attend and open to the public so mark your calendars for some fine afternoons in Carlisle:  

  Sunday, March1, 2020 4:00pm—Westminster Kantorei, Choral Ensemble.

Volunteer Opportunities: Our Hanover Area Council of Churches (HACC) has a plethora of volunteer opportunities for anyone looking for that little something extra in their lives! There are even some part-time employment opportunities!  Please contact HACC 717-633-6353 for more information about PAL; driving needs; substitutes; clothing bank sorters, organizers, baggers, cashiers; Meals-On-Wheels drivers and runners; Changing Lives shelter staff; receptionist needs.

Around the Synod

“Living Lutheran” reader call: From Ruth and Naomi to Moses and Aaron, the Bible is rich with tales of friendship. How do friendships enrich your faith?