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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Friday, 14 March

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Lancaster is always full of activities and tonight is no different. There’s musical acts and art to be seen and plays to watch. No matter what you choose, be sure to save some energy for tomorrow’s first – and hopefully annual – King Street Seisiún.

The Allegro Chamber Orchestra's Music in the Round, "If It's Not Baroque," will be performed at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, on Friday evening. A reception will be held at 6:45 followed by the performance at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $25. Tickets can be secured at www.MUTicketsOnline.com.

Canyon & Friends will perform Friday night at Commonwealth on Queen. The performance is slated for 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to all ages. Commonwealth on Queen is located at 301 North Queen Street.

Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will take the stage this evening at Tellus360. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 9 p.m. Cover charge is just $5. Tellus360 is located at 24 East King Street.

"Young Frankenstein" will be performed this month at the Fulton Theatre . Tickets range from $25 to $35. Tonight’s performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

QuiltWeek continues in Lancaster today. This year the American Quilter’s Society is holding its annual Quilt Week today through 15 March at the Lancaster Convention Center. The show runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

“Folklore” will be the featured exhibit at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) through 18 April. The contemporary works of art by Amy Cutler, Clare Grill, Clare Rojas and others will be featured during the month long exhibit. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street.

Spring is right around the corner. Rachel’s Café & Creperie has opened up its deck. Rachel’s is located at 201 West Walnut Street. Carmen & David’s Creamery began its spring hours this week. The Creamery is located at 25 North Prince Street. Rita’s has opened. Spring hours are noon to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and noon to 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The first day of Spring is 20 March and as usual that means it will be Free Ice Day! Rita’s is located at 1951 Lincoln Highway East, next to Amelia’s Grocery Store.

Single game tickets for the Lancaster Barnstormers are now available. Stop by Clipper Stadium on Prince Street today to get your tickets. The home opener is scheduled for 1 May.

Kindergarten registration for the School District of Lancaster will be held starting Monday, 24 March. If your child will be five on or before 1 September, then he or she will be eligible to enroll.

Yesterday, Lancaster City Police announced the passing of Sergeant Robert A. Means. Sgt. Means passed at his home Wednesday after an extended illness. He had served with the LCPD for the past 24 years in the Patrol Division. Sgt. Means was a Field Training Officer (FTO) for many new officers and an instructor at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) teaching police updates and the Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC). He was a member of the Bureau’s Crash Investigation Team and was instrumental in updating many of the team’s practices and policies. He is survived by his wife, Julie and his two children, Matthew and Madison. Funeral arrangements will be announced as they become available. May His Memory Be Eternal.

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