Bikes, Bites & Brews

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Experience an evening of Bikes, Bites & Art against the picturesque backdrop of Gretna! Join Lebanon Bicycle Recycle as they host a donation drive for bikes and parts. Meanwhile, the Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition invites you to participate in the International Ride of Silence, departing at 6:30pm. Engage your creative side with Carrie Feit's Bike […]

Gretna Music 4 Kids – Mr. Music Mondays

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

    If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! Mr. Music of Pennsylvania PBS Kids, aka Lenny Tepsich, encourages everyone to join in as he performs favorite children’s songs and original tunes. This is for kids and kids at heart so ages 1-100 are welcome. Stick around after to try our mish […]

Gretna Music 4 Kids – Mr. Music Mondays

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

    If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! Mr. Music of Pennsylvania PBS Kids, aka Lenny Tepsich, encourages everyone to join in as he performs favorite children’s songs and original tunes. This is for kids and kids at heart so ages 1-100 are welcome. Stick around after to try our mish […]

BBQ Event w/ Local Beer & Cider Tasting

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

BBQ buffet catered by Mt. Gretna’s Chef on the Go Becky Briody with beer tastings supplied by Lebanon Valley Craft Brewery and cider by Under the Bridge. Two samples and bbq for $30. You must order tickets for BBQ by 9 am June 26. This event will sell out.   

Gretna Music 4 Kids – Drum Circle with Matthew Woodson

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

    If you have a heartbeat, you can play drums. Matthew believes that, and he is on a mission to makes sure everyone else does, too. Drumming offers a great foundation for youngsters just starting out in their musical journey. Learn to use your body and basic items around your house to create music.

Gretna Music 4 Kids – Build an Organ

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

    You may have built a bear or built with blocks and Legos, but have you ever built an organ? Help build a real pipe organ and then learn to play it. Organist Vince Ryan will show kids of all ages how to assemble the instrument, how it makes sound, and how to create […]

Summer Kickoff

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Kickoff Summer in Mt. Gretna right at this event! Stop by for info about Mt. Gretna organizations and summer events, stay for entertainment, food, and drink. Socialize with neighbors, meet new people, bid on action items including the original cover art of the 2023 Summer calendar book. Find out how to get involved with the […]

Mount Gretna Architecture

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Exploring the Past & Celebrating the Present. Architect Gregg Scott helps us dive into what makes the architecture of Mt. Gretna unique, compelling and timeless, the architects, the buildings and the setting. We will discuss why its charm never grows old despite its age - and ours! The speaker spearheaded and will explain the 2017 […]

Peacemaking Through Music

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Innovative Elizabethtown College Professor Kevin Shorner-Johnson applies his interests in ethics, spirituality and peace building to music, the universal language. Explore modern examples of music speaking the universal language of peace in prisons, at the U.S.-Mexico border and restoring ecologies.

Film Showing – The African Queen (1951)

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

After religious spinster's (Katharine Hepburn) missionary brother is killed in WWI Africa, dissolute steamer captain (Humphrey Bogart) offers her safe passage. She's not satisfied so she persuades him to destroy a German gunboat. The two spend most of their time fighting with each other rather than the Germans. Time alone on the river leads to […]

Film Showing – To Have & Have Not (1944)

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

In Vichy France, fishing boat captain Harry (Humphrey Bogart) avoids getting involved in politics, refusing to smuggle French Resistance fighters into Martinique. But when a Resistance client is shot before he can pay, Harry agrees to help hotel owner Gerard (Marcel Dalio) smuggle two fighters to the island. Harry is further swayed by Slim (Lauren […]

Chautauqua University for a Day

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Register by July 4 Call (717) 964-1830 or register online. www.pachautauqua.info $50 fee includes programs, morning blueberry buckle and lunch. Please note there is a maximum of 50 people for this event, first come first served. 1. Honeybees and Beekeeping-The Basics Local resident and beekeeper, Jean Miller will show us the difference between honey bees […]

$50

Mt. Gretna Workshop – Eating to Avoid Inflammation

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Are your joints aching, red, swollen and not working as well as you'd like? Are you fatigued, perhaps dealing with digestive issues? The food you choose to eat can contribute to those issues. We'll discuss what foods are good for your joints, what you eat that may contribute to less than optimal function - and […]

$15

Mt. Gretna – Painting Mandala Stones

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

Mandala Stones are meditative symbols that are created by painting smooth river rocks with intricate patterns of dots. The art and practice of creating the mandala is a form of meditation, a soothing ritual that allows the painter to express creativity and find a sense of calmness. Barb Kleinfelter and Patty Gokey will instruct. Children […]

$15
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