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Happy Friday! Here are five great ways to stay cool and enjoy summer in York County this weekend.

First Friday:

First Friday in York is a chance to cool off. Bring the kids to Royal Square for a Splash Zone next to DiDi & Smiling John's Barber Shop. The kids can play water balloon toss, capture the flag and water balloon dodgeball while you enjoy a beer at the Landshark "Parent's Lounge." Click here for details on more #FFYork festivities. Click here for a map of the best routes to find art, music and shopping on First Fridays.

Run a 5K:

The Providence Community Church in Spring Grove will host its third annual Water Run on Saturday to help a Spring Grove family pay for their daughter's medical expenses. The run starts at the Spring Grove Area High School at 8 a.m. Click here for details.

Family festivals:

Three festivals full of family fun are happening in York County this weekend. First, Craley Days - which features music, cars, animals and more - opens at 4 p.m. Friday and runs through 10 p.m. Saturdayat Water's Edge United Methodist Church in Craley. Then, head to Summer Fest for a peachy festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Flinchbaugh's Orchard and Farm Market in Hellam Township. The Red Lion Street Fair will also take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the streets off the Red Lion square. Click here for details.

The First Post:

The First Post, a new restaurant in Springettsbury Township, is now open for business. The restaurant, which was formerly the Road House restaurant, opened earlier this week. Check it out for dinner one night this weekend. Click here to see photos of the food and what the restaurant looks like post-renovations.

Sunday brunch:

Go out for Sunday brunch this weekend and order a Bloody Mary. According to our reporter Rebecca Hanlon, John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville has one of the best Bloody Mary recipes in the region. Click here for details.

Also check out

5 things to do in and around Franklin County this weekend

5 things to do in Lebanon this weekend

6 things to do in Hanover-Adams County this weekend

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