Events

Please see below for a listing of Healthy Adams County's upcoming events.  For questions or more information regarding these events please call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.

Virtual Death Café(s) (currently on hold)

Date:
2nd Thursday of each month

Time:
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Sponsored by the End of Life Committee, an affiliate of Healthy Adams County

Discussion in a safe space, to explore issues about death, dying, life and living and its effects on ourselves and others.  Registration is required.  To register please call 717-337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org

Summer Hikes

Date:
July 23, 2022

Time:
9:00 am

Description:

Meet at Pine Grove Furnace State Park's "Furnace Stack Pavilion" located below the State Park office, which is on Route 233 just east of Bendersville and Old Shippensburg Rds. The hike will be led by Andre Weltman, chairman, Friends of Pine Grove Furnace. He will lead a 3 mile hike past Fuller Lake to Laurel Lake using Koppenahaver and Mountain Creek Trails. Andre will share some park history along the trail. The trails are mostly flat with good shade. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a bottle of water. We will hike in light rain, but not lightning or high winds.

Kid's Day at Adams County Farmer's Market

Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Time:
8am - 1pm

Location:

Adams County Farmer's Market, 108 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Description:

Kids Day at the Adams County Farmers Market is full of fun and exciting activities for kids of all ages. Participation at Kids Day is free and all are welcome to attend. Children will even be able to earn their very own market tokens to spend with vendors! If you would like to sign up to be considered as a community exhibitor for this event, please fill out the form HERE.

Fourth Annual Ice Cream Walk

Date:
August 23, 2022

Time:
All Day

Location:

Various

Description:

Please support the fourth annual Ice Cream Walk for the Physical Fitness Task Force of Healthy Adams County.  Various ice cream parlors in Gettysburg have agreed to donate ice cream and we’ve put together a 2-mile walk that visits all the stores.  For $10 you get to sample 5 cones (or cups) from 5 different shops.  For more information please visit www.facebook.com/healthyadamscounty

For questions email jgastley2@wellspan.org or call 717-337-4137. 

Please click here for a listing of participating ice cream shops.

Highmark Wholecare Labor Day Free 5K & Come Walk With Me

Date:
September 5, 2022

Time:
8am (registration opens at 7:30am)

Location:

Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel Complex (95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg)

Description:

Participants can take part in the timed 5K for the ‘Labor Day Free 5K’ or walk your own distance for ‘Come Walk With Me’.  Events in addition to the run/walk include door prizes and medals for the first 50 children (12 and under) to finish, exhibitors and snacks. Pre-registration is not required.  Free.  For more information call (717) 337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org.  Free.

Adams County Community Health Needs Assessment Forum

Date:
October 7, 2022

Time:
8:30am (registration) 9am - 3pm (event)

Location:

HACC Gettysburg Campus (731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325)

Description:

Join Healthy Adams County as they present the key findings from this year’s community health assessment.  Learn about top health and wellness needs for the community. and participate in Registration required.  Call Healthy Adams County at (717) 337-4137 or email jgastley2@wellspan.org for more information or to register.  Free.

Fall Walking Parties

Date:
TBD

Time:
TBD

Location:

Various

Description:

Join Healthy Adams County’s Physical Fitness Task Force for a free walk at various locations in and around Adams County.  Walks are between two to four miles in length and are open to everyone.  Wear good walking shoes and bring a bottle of water!  Pre-registration is not required.  Call (717) 337-4137 or visit Healthy Adams County’s Facebook page for locations of the walks.  Free.