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Family Event: Sledding and cocoa

Grab your sleds and be prepared to warm your mittens with some hot cocoa. 

Sledding with a hot cocoa bar on January 11 at 11 AM at the McLaughlin Run Activity Center (1770 McLaughlin Run Rd).

We will also have some fun winter crafts and games for the kids to do.  

If your child is looking for community hours for school: have your child plan and host a craft, game, activity for this event.  Please let us know (links below) if you have any questions.  

Please bring a small (peanut-free) snack to share.  

Let Sara Lucas, Katie Ann Heddaeus or Mary Leskosky know if you have any questions.


Family Event: Halloween Party

Please join us for a family-friendly Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26 from 4:00 pm until midnight at Jessie’s home (238 Navajo Road). 

Come in your best costumes!  Bring along a spooky dish to pass.  Prizes will be awarded for the best individual, best family costume as well as for the food/drink item that fits the theme best!   

So we don’t get twenty desserts, we are asking everyone to sign up for a food/drink item to share at:
Password: 1026 (may not need)

We will have games for both kids and adults, Halloween movies (bring your blankets), and a “trunk”-or-treat event.  Please also any boo-ze for yourself!  

Let Sara Lucas or Mary Leskosky know if you have any questions.


Family Event: Simmons Farm

Please join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly farm tour with hayride at Simmon’s Farm!

When: Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 am. 
Simmons Farm
170 Simmons Road
McMurray, PA  15317

Tickets are $16.50 per person (or $13.00 per person without a pumpkin) and include hayride, choice of pumpkin  from the field, and many other fun activities (click here for more information).  Tickets will be purchased at the door. 

If it rains, we will reschedule this event for another day.

Please RSVP so we look out for you.

Hope to see you there!

Family Event: Movie in the Park – Take two

Please join us for a BYOB picnic, ice cream social and then a movie in the park!  We will have the kids make ice cream in a bag and then have toppings for them to create their own sundaes.  We will bring some ice cream for the adults too.  

Let’s meet at 5:30 PM  on August 14 at
South Park Amphitheater
100 Farmshow Dr, South Park Township, PA

The movie starts at sunset.  The movie showing will be “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (Rating PG)


Fall Family Harvest

Join us for Fall Activities at the beautiful Simmons Farm.

Saturday, October 6th from 2:45 – 5 PM

Activities include (All activities are weather/availability dependent):
Straw bale lift, Rubber Duck Races, Apple Rock Labyrinth, Five acres of Pumpkins, Hay Maze, 4 acre and 2 acre Corn Maze, 100 ft slide and smaller Fire Truck slide, Petting Zoo, Human Hamster Wheel, Play Area, Corn Play Bin

  • Activities including Hayride: $12/ person
  • Activities including Hayride and Pumpkin: $14/person
  • Children under 33” are free



Rock Painting

The family event for April is rock painting! Join us on Sunday, April 22 from 1-3pm, at the “Old Rec Center” (1770 McLaughlin Run Road).

Paint and other supplies will be provided. Please bring your own rocks to paint! Each family should also bring a snack to share.