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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Monday, 27 January

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PA Superior Court Judge Jacqueline Shogan will speak on Privacy Rights in the Digital Age on today at 4:30 p.m. at F&M. The talk, which is open to the public, is part of the Bonchek House Presentation on Contemporary Issues. The talk will be held in the Benjamin Franklin Hall.

At 7:30 p.m. tonight Michael Deibert will speak on his book “In The Shadow of Saint Death: The Gulf Cartel and the Price of America’s Drug War in Mexico.” The free talk will be in F&M’s Kauffman Hall and is open to the public. It is sponsored by the International Studies Program (ISP).

PPL Electric Utilities plans to begin a project this week to replace old power lines and related electrical equipment in Lancaster’s Old Town neighborhood. The project will improve service reliability, according to PPL. Approximately 720 feet of underground and 480 feet of overhead power lines and six transformers will be replaced to improve reliability for about 65 customers on Church, S. Duke and Vine streets.

Try a yoga session at Tellus360, 24 E King Street. Class is at 6 p.m. today.

Knitting can be a relaxing craft. Learn how to knit at the Library! This free session is held every Monday at 6:30 p.m. and is for children and teens. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

There will be a District PAC Meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. at McCaskey East High School.

Tickets are now on sale for many exciting events at the Ware Center, North Prince Street. Upcoming events include: Allegro Chamber Orchestra on 23 January; a play titled “Humble Honor Witness to Gettysburg” on 25 January; An Evening of Chamber Music on 31 January; the FamFunFest on 1 February; and the day long Red Rose & Shamrock Irish Music Festival on Saturday, 8 February.

The Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival is almost here. Do you have your tickets yet? This is probably the area’s largest music festival! Featuring a variety of Blues, Folk, Jazz, Bluegrass, Funk & Soul, Zydeco, Polka, Rock n'Roll, and Reggae, this Festival has something for everyone! The Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival will be 21 & 22 February. Five different venues throughout the City will host the various musicians on nine different stages. With the exception of the Ware Center, the acts are all 21+. For more information, and to order tickets, go to www.lancasterrrotsandblues.com. The Festival is still accepting volunteers too!

Plan ahead for tomorrow and stock up on your hot chocolate supplies. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the Lancaster area from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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