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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

CONTEST: Tickets to see Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom at the Winter Center (access required)

Enter Central Penn Parent’s “Peter Gros at the Winter Center” contest to win four (4) tickets to the show on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Winter Center, Millersville University, 60 W. Cottage Avenue in Millersville. Pre-show activities will be in the lobby beginning at 2 p.m., and the show starts at 3 p.m. Co-host of the original Mutual of ...

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Lancaster YMCAs to host FREE Safety Around Water programs May 5 (access required)

The Lancaster Family YMCA is committed to teaching children how to swim and be safe around water. On Saturday, May 5, the City Center YMCA, the Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA and the YMCA at New Holland will host FREE Safety Around Water classes geared toward children who have not had previous swimming or water safety instruction and cannot jump into the water ...

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Making the leap to sleep-away camp (access required)

Not sure if your child is developmentally ready for residential camp? Have a trial run. Send him to visit a relative for the weekend. How did he do away from home? Did he sleep well? Was he able to care for himself (brush his teeth, taking a bath, change his clothes)? Did he adjust to new or different foods? These ...

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Kristen Bell shares an update on Frozen 2 (access required)

Preparations for Frozen 2 are beginning to snowball. During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Bell shared an update on the anticipated Disney sequel. Read about it and see the clip on Entertainment Weekly.

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Dealing with mommy disasters (access required)

We never underestimate the potential for a thousand more mundane problems to take us out at the knees.

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Carrie Underwood’s sweetest family snaps (access required)

The country star’s family of three – which includes 3-year-old son Isaiah, her first child with husband Mike Fisher – is just too adorable. See the pictures at People.com.

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School tradition sees second graders make sandwiches for Special Olympics (access required)

On April 11, more than 1,100 competitors will converge upon Messiah College for the Area M Special Olympics Games. The event would not be possible without the efforts of some 2,000 community volunteers — among them, students from Lower Allen Elementary School in Camp Hill. For nearly a quarter of a century, the second grade students have dedicated several hours ...

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