Earth Celebration Day & Recycle Fundraiser 2023

Earth Celebration Day & Recycle Fundraiser 2023

Saturday April 22nd, 2023 * 11:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Our 2023 Earth Celebration will happen at Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro, Pa.
The Institute celebrates spring with environmental exhibitors, live music, environmental artists and artisans, a student art show and more.
Spend a day in the park and celebrate spring and the Earth!
Yard Sale Fundraiser: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM • Earth Celebration: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Earth Celebration Day features:
• Eco-Friendly Exhibitors
• Artist Vendors
• Paper Shredding by OSI
• Goodwill Truck Pick Up
• Eye Glasses, Cell Phone & Aluminum Tab Recycling by WALL Lions Club
• Battery Collecting by Christ United Methodist Church
Plus, Franklin Co. Commissioners Earth Day Proclamation
Also featuring Environmental Artists and Craftsmen
• Student Art Show
• Environmental Artistry Award 
For more info:
Fundraiser: Bring Cash!
• Decorated Rain Barrel Silent Auction
• Raffle Items
• Bake Sale
• Food Trucks: Maddie Ann’s Perogies, Salt & Brie, and Bricello’s Caterers & Grilled Formaggio
Live Music by Mountain Air!
Recycle/Reuse Yard Sale 2023, The Institute

Recycle/Reuse Yard Sale 2023, The Institute

April 22nd, 2023 * 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Enjoy the thrill of the chase as you look for bargains or sell your own discards at this annual event coinciding with Earth Celebration Day & Festival of Art.
Your throw-aways may be just what someone else is looking for.
Make some extra cash for yourself, your family, or your organization.
And The Institute makes money on the space rentals!
Shoppers attend and browse for free!
Table space is just a flat fee of $25—bring your own table.
See the Yard Sale flier and registration form here.
Event will take place outdoors in Pine Hill Recreation Area near Waynesboro, Pa.
Please come prepared for an outdoor day.
Rain location: Waynesboro Area Middle School.
Contact us at (717) 762-0373 or 
Fall Outdoor Extravaganza, Chambersburg, PA

Fall Outdoor Extravaganza, Chambersburg, PA

September 30th, 2022 – October 1st, 2022 * 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
A Hunting, Fishing and Shooting Outdoor Family Event
Educational Sessions * Outdoor Events * Games for Kids
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Served * Silent Auction * Raffles * Yard Sale
Cruise In Car Show * Cornhole Tournament
A FREE family-centered, educational, outdoor event for the whole family.
Free Admission and Parking
For more information, Contact Duane Beidel, 717.504.2013 or email
3725 Warm Spring Rd, Chambersburg, PA
Oktoberfest, Totem Pole Playhouse

Oktoberfest, Totem Pole Playhouse

Saturday September 17th, 2022 * 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Come join us for this wonderful day of Food, Beer, German music and more.
German Food Stand, Biergarten, German Desserts, Costume Shop Treasures YARD SALE, Dance Contest, German Band – Bring your folding chair.
For more information: 717-352-2164 or
Earth Celebration Main Event, The Institute

Earth Celebration Main Event, The Institute

Saturday April 24th, 2021 * 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Red Run Park
  • Macroinvertebrate Stream Study conducted by The Institute’s WaterStriders
  • Bartlett Tree Experts hand out FREESEEDLINGS
  • Waynesboro Area Lioness Lions Club (WALL) will collect used eye glasses &cell phones
  • Washington Township Police Dept. will collect prescription drugs
  • OSIPaper Shredding accepting up to 15 boxes per vehicle • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Children’s Craft: Create a Seed Bomb (Ages 8–12) • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM 
  • Goodwill Truck accepting donations • 2:30 PM
FREE, PRE-Registered Events:
Email to register:
  • Family Morning Hike • Pine Hill Recreation Center • 10:00 AM (Note Location!)
  • Antietam Watershed AssociationTree Planting • Monterey Pass Museum • 10:00 AM (Note Location!)
  • Earth Day Story Walk & Craft • Pine Hill Recreation Center • 1:00 PM (Note Location!)
  • Interactive Jugband Performance with Slim Harrison • Red Run Park • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Rain Barrel Silent Auction
In Person at Red Run Park • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • View and Bid On: Eight Painted Rain Barrels by WASD Community Art Program students
  • Shop: The Institute’s Yard Sale Table
  • Enter a Raffle Drawing: Vintage Smokey Bear Poster ($5 per entry). See flier here.
  • Indulge a Sweet Tooth: Purchase Hadley Farm Sweet Rolls
For more info &to pre-register: