2018 JONESTOWN SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
The events listed below have been planned by our Jonestown Park, Rec & Events (PRE) Committee and by very generous local organizations. Thank you for viewing our list of events planned for this year, we hope to see you there!
Saturday, May 26th Jonestown Block Party
4pm-9pm Jonestown Square
This is the 8th year for the Block Party celebration and it just keeps getting bigger and better! There will be food, a bounce house, face painting, games, a barrel train, music – and don’t forget all of the great vendors that will be there! Ben Mauger’s Dixieland Band will once again be entertaining us from 7-8:30pm. Local businesses/organizations, vendors and volunteers who are interested in participating, should please visit the Jonestown Borough & Community Facebook page for contact information.
Monday, May 28th Jonestown Memorial Day Parade
9am Market Street, Jonestown
Join our town in paying tribute to all of the men and women who have served, are currently serving and to those who have died serving our country to keep us free. If you would like to join the parade as an individual, family, group or organization, please contact Oriana Spittle at 717-926-7440 or 717-865-5117.
Sunday, July 15th Ice Cream Social
Times TBA Jonestown Park
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Everybody enjoys the ice cream social, which will be provided free of charge to Jonestown residents. More details coming soon!
Tuesday, August 7th National Night Out
Time TBA Jonestown Park
This is an annual nationwide event designed to strengthen relationships in our neighborhoods, raise crime prevention awareness, and continue to build relationships with public safety officers from our police and fire departments. Join us this evening for food, games,visiting with our local police and fire departments and the National Guard! More details coming soon!
Friday, August 17th Music in the Park – Northern Lebanon Alumni Band
Time TBA Jonestown Park
Enjoy an evening in the park listening to the melodious sounds of the Northern Lebanon Alumni Band. The park concession stand will be open during this concert.
Saturday, September 22nd Swattie Splash 5k Duck Race, Fun Run & Duck Drop
9am Jonestown Park
If it walks like a duck and sounds like a duck – it must be a RUBBER duck! This year, residents will see the return of the rubber duck drop and the rubber duck 5k race. The celebration will be centered around the park and will include games, food, the 5k race and a 1 mile fun run. More details coming soon!
Saturday, November 24th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
6-8pm Jonestown Square
Santa’s coming to town! Santa will kick off the holiday season as he lights our town tree and then visits with our residents – big and small! Once again, the students from Jonestown Elementary will be sharing their holiday creativity as they decorate ornaments for the tree. There will be food, and caroling, and music, and reindeer games – oh my! There might even be a special visit from Mrs. Claus this year!
COMING THIS SUMMER!
We’re excitedly working on plans for multiple town beautification projects. Some of the great events that are planned will include the Pretty Porch Contest and other great ideas to celebrate our town pride! More details coming soon!