Recreation Programs & Events

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Homebuyer Workshop

Want to know the steps toward homeownership? It’s NOT a secret! And it’s never too early to make a plan. At this no-obligation workshop, you’ll learn how to get started, what the mortgage process is about, what to expect in a real estate transaction, and what to expect at settlement. Donuts and coffee provided.

Instructor: Colleen Eckman, Loan Officer with Home Point Financial, NMLS#1220973
Day/Time: Saturday, October 21, 2017 10am-11am
Location: Log House, Dover Community Park, 2481 W. Canal Road
Cost: Free – Donation of canned goods or cleaning supplies for New Hope Ministries, Dover Center welcomed

RSVP via Phone/Text to 717-439-6073


Halloween in the Park – Double Feature Movie Night

Saturday, October 28  Lehr Park/Community Building – 3pm – 6pm  FREE

Hocus Pocus – 6pm start

Ghostbusters (1984) – Starts after Hocus Pocus

We are looking for people to be a part of the Trunk or Treat. If you, or your business, would like to sign up, please contact Chalet at The Trunk or Treat runs from 3-6pm. Last year, we had over 500 children in attendance. This would be a great way to get your business seen by many people in our community!

Activities include:  Facepainting, magic shows, trunk or treat.  Bring a canned good to exchange for a hot dog or drink at the Dover Township food booth.  Canned goods will be donated to New Hope.  Additional food available for sale.

Christmas in the Park

Saturday, December 2  Brookside Park – 5pm – 8pm  FREE

Santa arrives by fire truck around 5:30pm.  Get your picture taken with Santa in the Carousel Building.  Steven Courtney and the Suitcase Musicians entertain in the Dance Hall.  Crafts are available for the kids.  Bring a canned good to exchange for a hot dog or drink.  Canned goods will be donated to New Hope.