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Earth Day LogoThe tree planting begins at 9:00 am. Come out to help spruce up the park in celebration of Earth Week. 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, email us your name, interest, age and shirt size. parkinfo@sstwp.org.   

Memorial Day Ceremony 

Monday, May 25, 2020 (Time 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.   

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Silver Spring Township Police & other emergency response teams will present the Annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The event takes place 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).

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Lands Day Tree Planting  

Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. If you wouldSST 222 NPLDd like to volunteer, email your name, interest and age to 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  

Sunday, November 8, 2020 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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