Things To Do

Lands Day Tree Planting 

September 28, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Volunteer to help plant trees and SST 222 NPLDclean-up streets! RSVP to parkinfo@sstwp.org. This event honors National Public Lands Day, which is the largest single-day volunteer effort for America's public lands. This event is sponsored by Bobby Rahal Automotive.  


Veterans Day Ceremony    

November 10, 2019 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (tentative). Join us in the park for a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial, located at 80 Willow Mill Park Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Special accommodations can be made for those needing assistance. 

Winters Night & Sleigh Rides  

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. DSC_3319An event will be held inside and outside the banquet hall of the Silver Spring Community Fire Hall. Visitors will enjoy visits with Santa, horse-drawn sleigh rides, caroling, light refreshments, candy and roasted peanuts (for sale), hot cocoa, and crafts. Donations will be accepted for the Veterans Memorial and giving boxes will be set-up for a food drive and donated items (a list of needed items will be posted here). Photo credit: Lincoln Harris Photography

2020 Events List

5K Jig-Jog 

March 14, 2020, starting at 10:00 am. This race is held around the St. Patrick's Day holiday and is opjigjog 117 Opens in new windowen to all ages. The course begins and ends at Stony Ridge Park, 50 Bernheisel Bridge Road, Carlisle, PA 17015. This is a fun-festive event to promote health and wellness in the community. Registration opens in December of 2019. Prizes are awarded to top runners. Participants receive a t-shirt and medal for participating. 5K Course Map. A FREE leprechaun lap is held for kids race will be held in addition to the 5K for kids 2-10. Prizes are awarded to all participants and top runners.  

Earth Day Tree Planting  

April 25, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Come out to help spruce up the park in celebration of Earth WeeSST 162 NPLDk. Volunteers help with plant 200 tree saplings, pick-up litter, remove invasive plants, and other small projects as needed. Trees are provided through the Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership (Chesapeake Bay Foundation). To volunteer or share your ideas for a project location, please email parkinfo@sstwp.org.   

Memorial Day Ceremony 

Date and times TBD. Each year, the Veterans Advisory Committee hosts a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor the sacrifice veterans have made, while inspiring service. This event is held at the Veterans Memorial, which is on the hill at Willow Mill Park, 80 Willow Mill Park Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Visitors are asked to bring a lawn chair. Some chairs will be provided. Light refreshments are available and special accommodations can be made for those with mobility limitations.   

National Night Out  

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The police department and other township emBruderNNO2016(1)ergency personnel will host a National Night Out event at Stony Ridge Park, 50 Bernheisel Bridge Road, Carlisle, PA 17015. Come out and enjoy a bike rodeo, K-9 demonstration, child ID cards, bike helmet fitting for kids and adults, safety awareness, car seat safety checks, and displays for kids to get an up-close and personal experience with the crew and trucks/vehicles. The event is open to the general public (residents and non-residents).  

Fall Festival for Vets 

Date TBD, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This festive event celebrates community aFall Fest 2016 (40)nd the changing of the season. Enjoy up to 100 vendors and entertainers at Stony Ridge Park, including food trucks, local artisans and businesses, community groups, and activities like face painting, hay rides, game areas for kids, live Bluegrass music, BMX stunt shows, up-close tours of emergency rigs, candy for kids, and much more! Opportunities are available for sponsors. Vendor applications will be available online in the month of July. For more information on this event, email parkinfo@sstwp.org

Lands Day Tree Planting  

October 3, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. If you woulSST 222 NPLDd like to volunteer or share your ideas for a project location, please email parkinfo@sstwp.org. A special thanks to Bobby Rahal Automotive Group for continuing to donate funds for the purchase of native trees! "National Public Lands Day is the largest single-day volunteer effort for America's public lands"

 

Veterans Day Ceremony  

Date TBD, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (tentative). Each yeVets Memorialar, the Veterans Advisory Committee hosts a Veterans Day Ceremony to honor the sacrifice veterans have made, while inspiring service. This event is held at the Veterans Memorial, which is on the hill at Willow Mill Park, 80 Willow Mill Park Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Visitors are asked to bring a lawn chair. Some chairs will be provided. Light refreshments are available and special accommodations can be made for those with mobility limitations.    

Winters Night & Sleigh Rides

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. An event will be held inside DSC_3319and outside the banquet hall of the Silver Spring Community Fire Hall. Visitors will enjoy visits with Santa, horse-drawn sleigh rides, caroling, light refreshments, candy and roasted peanuts (for sale), hot cocoa, and crafts. Donations will be accepted for the Veterans Memorial and giving boxes will be set-up for a food drive and donated items (a list of needed items will be posted here). Photo credit: Lincoln Harris Photography

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Event List 2019-2020

  • Lands Day Tree Planting 9/28/19
  • Veterans Day Ceremony 11/10/2019
  • Winters Night 12/4/2019
  • 5K Jig-Jog 03/14/2020
  • Earth Day Tree Planting 04/25/2020
  • Memorial Day Ceremony TBD
  • National Night Out 8/4/2020
  • Fall Fest for Vets TBD
  • Lands Day Planting 10/3/2020
  • Veterans Day Ceremony TBD
  • Winters Night 12/2/2020

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