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4th Annual Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, October 13th 8am to 2 pm
East Berlin Area Community Center and Zwingli United Church of Christ will work together to put on our Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 13th starting at 8am with Zwingli Church serving pumpkin pancakes and traditional breakfast goodies.
EBACC will be serving lunch — pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, hamburgers, hot dogs and more!
The Scarecrow Making Station is always a big hit along with the many games for children to include Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Stacking, Pumpkin Painting, Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe, Dime Pitch and Face Painting.
Enter your decorated or pre-carved pumpkin in the Pumpkin Decorating Contest.
A Pumpkin-Themed Bake Off Contest is also a part of the festivities of the day.
The Largest Pumpkin Contest will also be judged! There will be something for everyone to enjoy at this fun, fall festival. The Conewago Carvers will create works of art right in front of your eyes at their pumpkin display. Pumpkins and fall themed items will be available for sale.

Central PA Ghostbusters

Who ya gonna call? That's right! The Ghostbusters will be at the PUMPKIN FESTIVAL on October 13. They plan on arriving between 11am-noon. So be sure to come out and join in the fun.


All proceeds benefits Zwingli United Church of Christ and the East Berlin Area Community Center’s programs and events for our community.
Hope to see you there on Saturday, October 13th for this great family event!

EBACC’s 6th Annual Pie and Soup Sale

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Let EBACC take some of the work away from your Thanksgiving Feast! Order Homemade Soup and Pies and pick up the day before Thanksgiving! EBACC will have Pumpkin, Apple, Coconut Cream, Cherry pies and Chicken Corn Soup by the quart. Whole Pies are $8.00, Mini Pies are $3.00 and soup is $5.00 per quart. Pick up is from 11am till 5pm and Orders must be placed in advance. Call the EBACC office at 717-259-8848 to order your homemade goodies!

EBACC's 23rd Annual Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
EBACC will host a spectacular Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. The community center will welcome over 40 vendors filling the gymnasium, stage and several classrooms. EBACC will be transformed with festive colors, seasonal decorations, and fragrant, fresh pine wreaths. Delicious food will be served in the kitchen, prepared by a jolly and energetic volunteer staff. Door Prizes every hour all day long! Please call the EBACC office if you would like more information at 717-259-8848
Don’t miss this Great Holiday Event!


5th Annual Christmas Festival in East Berlin

Friday, December 7 and Saturday 8, 2018
Come join us at the 5th Annual Christmas Festival in East Berlin at the Community Center! A fun morning and evening is planned for children and their families. On Friday, December 7th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, a light supper of hearty potato soup, sandwiches and apple crisp with ice cream will be available for purchase from 4 pm till 7 pm.

Twenty minute wagon rides will begin at 5 pm. This hayride with a horse drawn wagon will tour East Berlin and include a live narrative by Mrs. Claus.

Families may enjoy the light supper and other activities in the gym such as Santa reading a story and a variety of games & crafts organized by EBACC, the East Berlin Library, a local Brownie Troop and Skills, Inc.

Saturday, December 9th, the wagon rides will start back up at 9 am. Activities start in the morning for children and a breakfast of bacon, eggs, pancakes & beverages will be available until 11 am.

This is a family fun hometown event to enjoy. Please call to place reservations for the wagon rides at 717-259-8848 and dress warm for the weather and bring a blanket to keep cozy! There will be limited room so reserve your timeslot in advance. Wagon rides are $5.00 per person. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early for your timeslot.


EBACC Has Rooms for Rent!

Individual Rooms are available for rent to various organizations and individuals. Rental fees vary for size and setup of
rooms. A completed reservation application, the rental fee paid by cash or check, and approval by EBACC will secure
your room rental. Applications and banquet menus are available at the community center office or online here.

2017 Contributions to the East Berlin Area Community Center

We would like to thank some of the many generous people and organizations in our community that help the East Berlin Area Community Center with so many of our needs. Thank you to the following: The East Berlin Richard J Gross VFW Post #8896 Barb and Butch Mummert, Sandy and Skip Boyer, Terry Yealy, Fitness Center members, East Berlin Borough, Hamilton Township, Paradise Township, Reading Township, Mike and Chris Snead, Thrivent Financial, Conewago Carvers, Merle Delp. Mason Propane, Knouse Foods, East Berlin Lions Club, Adams County Adult Volunteer Program, Sylvia Shoemaker, Janet McKinney, Gene Trimmer, Kathy Krenitsky, Doug & Chris Gabel, Charlie & Debbie Hoffman, Louise Boyer, Bob & Sandy Cashman, Trinity Lutheran Church Volunteers, Community Members that teach a class without payment, Community Service Individuals, Web Master Linda Maroney, Adams County Community Foundation, Ronnie De Hoff, Amish Markets of Hanover, Briarwood Golf Course, Buffalo Wild Wings of Hanover, Country Hearth Flower & Gift Shop,
doTERRA Essential Oils* Pam Lady, East Berlin Area Community Center’s Thrift Shoppe, Hickory Falls Family Entertainment Center, Hoffman and Woodward, Jim and Nina’s Pizza, Just Wellness, Menges Rt. 30 Diner & Dairy Bar, Old Glory Hair Salon * Martin Menges & Kim, Thomason’s Olde Thyme Herb Farm, Salon Rouge, Stauffers Biscuit Company, Subway of East Berlin, East Berlin Area Community Center Fitness Center, Tail Chasers, Giant Food Store, Hanover, Roaring Spring Water, UTZ Quality Foods, Weis Markets of East Berlin, West Brook Farm Market, M & M Electric, Cashman’s Ace Hardware, Walters Chiropractic, Gray Wolf Plantation, Five Points Farm & Market, Hilltop Farm Market, East Berlin Liberty Fire Company, Chick-Fil-A, East Berlin Pharmacy Choice Apothecary, Skills Inc. and Pumpkin Hill.


EBACC Wish List

EBACC is in desperate need of plastic, lightweight 6 or 8ft tables. Our old tables are very heavy and in disrepair. We also need Floor Model Easels and “in good condition” tools and tools boxes to include small screw drivers!! Donations would be greatly appreciated!

Volunteers Needed

EBACC really needs Your help! We are in need of volunteers for our Thrift Shoppe, any amount of time that could be donated would be greatly appreciated.
Please call the office at 717-259-8848 if you would time to donate to help support your local
Community Center.

EBACC Fitness Center Senior Programs

Did you know that the closest Fitness Center that honors both the SilverSneakers and Silver & Fit programs may be your local EBACC Fitness Center? We are located at 405 North Avenue in East Berlin are a part of the East Berlin Area Community Center.

The Silver & Fit senior program is for those 65 and above that are eligible for the Medicare Advantage/Supplement for beneficiaries and group retirees. If qualified, we can sign you up on the spot, there is NO cost. A member can enjoy the friendly convenience of a local full service gym close to home and all the benefits of the Silver and Fit program.
The SilverSneakers fitness program provides eligible senior members with no cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans and is a product of Healthways®, Inc. You may contact your Insurance Plan advisor to check on availability and how to sign up.
If you are not eligible for either of these programs, we do offer discounted pricing to seniors 65 and above!

Many studies have shown a link between exercise and improved quality of life. Starting an exercise program can be beneficial for anyone at any stage of life. The Fitness Center has over 30 quality machines to assist you. There is a circuit room, cardio room with a variety of cardio equipment, a weight room with both cable machines and free weights. There is also a collection of exercise balls, stretch bands and mats for working the core and improving flexibility. !! We are open 7 days a week. Certified Personal Trainers are available.

Stop in for a tour of the EBACC Fitness Center. Additional information, please call 717-259-0149.