Category Archives: family event

Fashion-packed, somewhat alliterative, First Friday fun

Woah, Boutique Week is here. It’s going to be one fashion-packed First Friday out there. Are you ready? Because we are. Read on for links. I know you’re probably picking out pumps, but you might want to swap them for … Continue reading

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Free haircuts, food and more Saturday at inaugural Leading the Give

I usually notice good haircuts, and I also notice when someone is in need of one. Free health screenings, free food, free dental items, drug and alcohol program information, information on employment assistance programs — all are on the list … Continue reading

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City streets become playgrounds for a night

“It’s not every Wednesday that a city shuts down its streets for kids to come out and play.”   — Kristen Zatina on Play Streets Highmark Blue Shield, Eat Play Breath York and the city are offering one final chance for … Continue reading

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Lost Codorus Street neighborhood to be rediscovered at reunion

Sometimes there are parts of cities — those bulging entities that always seem hungry for land, homes and buildings — that disappear. As boundaries expand outward, spots of loss pockmark the tapestry of urban neighborhoods and business districts. The Codorus … Continue reading

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Yorkfest featured artist announced

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Find culture on the cheap in the City this month

Art and music, on the cheap, abound in July. For the 30th year, YorkArts will offer its free Art in the Park Program, geared toward kids, from 6:30 to 7:30 weeknights through August 2. Here’s a list of locales for … Continue reading

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Summer Playground Program and Summer Lunch Program to begin in June

Occupying kids during the summer months can be difficult, and doing so without breaking the bank, at the very least, requires creativity. In June, the city will again rev up a couple of programs to help parents meet these challenges. … Continue reading

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Summer movie series announced for Kiwanis Lake

Pack up some snacks and lawn chairs and head on over to Kiwanis Lake on Wednesday nights this summer for free, family-friendly films. The summer movie series will be held at Kiwanis Lake, North Newberry Street and Parkway Blvd., on … Continue reading

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Play Streets to combat childhood obesity in downtown York

York City, Capital Blue Cross and Eat Play Breathe York will bring Play Streets to Lincoln Charter School May 18, 2013, to encourage play and reduce childhood obesity.

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Olde York Street Fair sparks trash controversy

The Olde York Street Fair is a Mother’s Day tradition — drawing visitors and their dollars to downtown York. But some residents said this year’s fair brought more than money, it also brought unwanted trash and traffic. Melissa Rosario, who … Continue reading

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