MayFest continues in Strasburg

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Strasburg’s MayFest continues today with the MayFest Parade at 2 p.m. and entertainment all day long.

Morning events included the Strasburg MayFest 5K and the Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast.

The Strasburg Museum is offering free admission all day, featuring commemorative MayFest pots to be auctioned.

Arts and crafts and business vendors will be set up through 5 p.m. at Strasburg Square & Pavilion; Town Hall Parking Lot and The Strasburg Emporium, with food available through 9 p.m. at South Holliday and King streets and The Strasburg Emporium.

KidZone is free and will be open through 4 p.m. on North Holliday Street.

Entertainment will include DJ Tony Knave at the Strasburg Fire Department, Five of a Kind at The Strasburg Emporium, local musicians’ classic country until 2 p.m. and DJ Derek Good from 4 to 8 p.m. at the South Holliday Street food court, and Cazhmiere from 7 to 10 p.m. at Strasburg Square.

MayFest will culminate Sunday with the Old-Timers Baseball Game sponsored by Sager Real Estate. First pitch is at 1:30 p.m. at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

 

The holidays can be overwhelming

Moms in Motion recognize that there are times when gatherings can be overwhelming.

Try these simple tips to make the most of your time together.

Find a quiet area, this will allow you to take a break when you feel overwhelmed.

Find sensory friendly activities and foods that appeal to your senses.

If you are with a loved one who feels overwhelmed, have fidget toys or weighted blankets available.

Also, communicate and set clear boundaries for yourself and your loved ones.

But, most of all, take time to enjoy the holiday season.

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Camping for Hunger is wrapping up

Camping for Hunger Food Drive is wrapping up this morning, thank you to everyone who contributed this year.

A big thanks to Dominion Ridge Academy whose students packed up all the donations but also donated over 2200 pounds of nonperishable foods and household items this year with their 7-week themed collection.

Final totals will be announced next week.

Without all of you we couldn’t have made this event a success.

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