Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 19 • Kilmaine Saints

This explosive, high energy Celtic rock band from Central Pennsylvania will lift your hearts, your spirits and your pint when you’re not looking. With several hundred shows up and down the East Coast, two critically-acclaimed releases under their belts, national and international airplay, and an ever-expanding and extremely loyal fan base, it’s no wonder the world is starting to stand up and take notice.

Food will be available for purchase from Max’s Bar and Grill.

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Friday, August 25 • Ted Lick Memorial Sporting Clays Shoot

You don’t want to miss this high-profile sporting clay shoot, held at Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club in Linglestown, PA.

Enjoy a round of 100 clay birds, a cocktail hour and awards dinner, and a silent and live auction. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and shoot with dozens of central Pennsylvania business leaders.  And all the while, you’ll be supporting the Center and our unique and dynamic education programming

THE DETAILS:August 25, 2017 at Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club
Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $250/individual, $1000/team of 4
Awards include: Teams, Individuals, Lady Champions, Youth Shooters

Saturday, August 26 • M.I. Foundation Summer Concert

Tickets $30 each, includes admittance, dinner, and three drink vouchers

Proceeds benefit the efforts of the MI Charitable Foundation and will be used for local outreach projects and to benefit our national beneficiaries: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Four Diamonds Fund, and Homes for Our Troops.

Featuring three live bands: LeBlanc & Kissinger (https://www.facebook.com/LeBlancKissinger/) , Whiskey Shooter, and the Luv Gods (https://www.theluvgods.com/)

Guests must be 21 years or older

Join us for live music, dancing, corn-hole, and a lot of fun!

Call 717-365-2681 or click below

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Saturday, September 9 • Rugged Trail Run

Celebrate the Center’s 500 acres of rustic woodland beauty at the Tröegs Rugged Trail Run for Conservation!  The Center is thrilled to partner with Tröegs Brewing Company for this exciting event!  This year’s proceeds will directly help support funding for our new outdoor play area opening spring of 2018!

This race is open to all ages, and prizes will be given to the top male and female runners in each age group. Click here to see the results of last year’s race!

To register online CLICK HERE!

Registration starts at 4pm, Race starts at 5pm, Post Race Party starts at 5:30pm

Saturday, September 23 • Shotgunn
Sponsored by Fred & Anne Meckley and Marilyn Kauffman

Last show of the season! Shotgunn got its start in the 1970s, playing gigs all over the Lykens Valley. They reunited in the early 2000s, playing benefit concerts for organizations all over the place. Shotgunn plays rock and funk hits from the ’60s and ’70s. Some crowd favorites include “Soul Man,” “Smoke on the Water” and “Sweet Home Alabama.”

Food will be available for purchase from Max’s Bar and Grill.

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Ned Smith Center