Wednesday August 10th, 2022 * 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Barkdoll Field, Jerome R King Playground
Sponsored by Truist Bank.
This Ol’ Boys Baseball Game will bring back memories of the games played in years gone by at Barkdoll Field.
All of the players will be 35 years or older.
Mark Twain Noe Playground Print Will Be Raffled Off During the Game.
Enter our NEW RAFFLE for a chance to WIN a private Appalachian Trail Hike for up to five (5) people, led by Institute Naturalist, Pam Rowland (our Director of Education).
Hike the AT with Pam! Her knowledge and expertise will ensure that you discover unknown treasures along the trail.
Your guide will share a wealth of stories and information—learn about wildflowers, wildlife, trees and other plants and the magic of forest ecology.
After your morning of fun & adventure, enjoy a picnic-style, delicious, packed lunch from Café del Sol.
Enter by 4 p.m. on June 30! Drawing on July 4 at our Salamander Scramble 5K.
Entry fee: $20. Grand Prize includes the guided hike and lunch for five people, plus 1 set of hiking poles.
Enter the drawing Here. More entries = more chances to win!
Mail a check for $20 per entry (multiple entries welcome!!), along with your name, email address & phone number, to:
The Institute • PO Box 971 • Waynesboro, PA 17268
Saturday April 23rd, 2022 * 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Our 2022 Earth Celebration will happen at Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro, Pa.
Spend a day in the park and celebrate spring and the Earth!
Yard Sale Fundraiser: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. • Earth Celebration: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Earth Celebration Day features:
• Environmental Exhibitors
• Paper Shredding by OSI
• Goodwill Truck Pick Up
• Drug Take-Back by Washington Township Police
• Eye Glasses & Cell Phone Recycling by WALL Lions Club
Plus, Franklin Co. Commissioners Earth Day Proclamation at 1:30 p.m.
Also featuring Environmental Artists and Craftsmen
• Student Art Show
• Environmental Artistry Award 2:30 p.m.
Fundraiser: Bring Cash!
• Decorated Rain Barrel Silent Auction
• Raffle Items
• Bake Sale
• Food Trucks: Jenni’s Knife & Spork and McCoy Pop-Up Pizzas
Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th, 2022 *
Approximately $15,000 in prize money
Approximately 1,200 fish are stocked in a five mile section of the stream
• Approximately 450 money fish with payouts ranging from $25 – $1,500
• BIG TROUT CONTEST with an estimated payout of $1,200
• RAFFLE with over $2,000 in prizes will be held at Noon on Sunday
Due to the pandemic and the uncertainty of sponsorships, the amounts above are estimates
SATURDAY AUGUST 27, 2022 * 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
This event is an all-you-can-eat event where crabs are in the spotlight!
This event will occur at the AMVETS Pavilion on 5th Avenue in Chambersburg!
In addition to crabs, enjoy small games, land food, beer, beverages and chance raffle!
This fun, end-of-summer picnic is a great time for your family, friends and co-workers!
Proceeds from this event raises money for our downtown!
Thank you to our sponsors!
Small Games Sponsor:
Tickets will go on sale mid – June 2022.
If you are interested in sponsoring this annual end-of-summer picnic, please email us your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org