Events

Summer VBS Kids Program


Our campus is open, inviting and welcoming to everyone! Please visit and participate in the excitement as often as you'd like.

A variety of interesting and engaging events are always happening at Garden Spot Village. Some are exclusively for residents so you have to live here to experience those, however, many are open to the public. Garden Spot Village strives to be a good neighbor; welcoming people of all ages, graciously extending hospitality. Come! Join in all the wonderful things that are happening here.

The Garden Variety is available online here! The Garden Variety is a monthly publication that typically includes "Resident Only" or "Future Resident" events, but it also serves as a window into our community.

 

Click here to read The Garden Variety magazine


April

1 - 30

PCA&D Art Show

08:00am - 08:00am / Main Street Art Gallery

This month-long display features original pieces of artwork submitted by Pennsylvania College of Art and Design's senior illustration class. The display also showcases the three winning submissions in the 2020 1/2 Marathon & 10K Medallion and Shirt Design Competition.



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Paint Night

6:30pm - 8:30pm / Village Square Park

Celebrate your creativity with Paint Nights at Garden Spot Village! Garden Spot Village will host a Paint Night on Friday, April 17, from 6:30-8:30pm in the Village Park. Full-instruction and one-to-one guidance will be provided as you create your own painting entitled "A Spring Day," featuring a field of wild flowers. Beginners and advanced alike will enjoy this evening! $35 per person includes supplies, instruction and a Starbucks specialty drink of your choice. Call 717.355.6500 to register.



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Swipe Out Hunger Community Meal

5:30pm - 6:30pm / CrossNet Youth Ministries

Garden Spot Village residents and team members will serve a free community meal at the CrossNet Youth Ministries building on Franklin Street in New Holland. This event is free and open to the public. 



May

1 - 31

Congressional Art Show

08:00am - 08:00am / Main Street Art Gallery

This month-long display features original pieces of artwork submitted by high school students from the 11th Congressional District of Pennsylvania and is sponsored by Congressman Lloyd Smucker. 



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Amish Educational Series: Chasing the Amish Vote

7:00pm - 8:00pm / The Chapel

During the presentation entitled, "Chasing the Amish Vote: Political Engagement and Lancaster's Amish Community," Steve Nolt, Senior Scholar at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College, and Kyle Kopoto will disucuss the recent rise of visibility of hte Amish vote in American elections. This event is held in cooperation with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. 



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Amish Educational Series: The Interplay of Language, Culture and Faith

7:00pm - 8:00pm / The Chapel

During the presentation entitled, "The Interplay of Language, Culture and Faith Among Amish and Mennonites," Ken Sensenig, the assistant executive director of Mennonite Central Committee East Coast, will engage an Old Order Mennonite leader in tracing the erosion and preservation of the German language among Mennonites and Amish in Lancaster County. A 2018 publication by the Muddy Creek Farm Library, German Language: Cradle of our Heritage, will provide the framework for this discussion. This presentation is held in cooperation with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. 



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Swipe Out Hunger Community Meal

5:30pm - 6:30pm / CrossNet Youth Ministries

Garden Spot Village residents and team members will serve a free community meal at the CrossNet Youth Ministries building on Franklin Street in New Holland. Please note the change of Monday for this month only. This event is free and open to the public. 



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Look & Learn

10:30am - 2:00pm / Garden Spot Village

Join us for an informational session and lunch where you will learn firsthand about the welcoming way of life at Garden Spot Village. After lunch you will enjoy a tour with residents. Visit gsvlookandlearn.org to find out more and register.