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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Saturday, 22 March

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The weather will be perfect today to get out an enjoy Lancaster! Take a run in the County Park or hang out in any one of several parks within the City. Into art? Take in a gallery or attend the Open House at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D). Are you a pet lover? Celebrate Leo’s birthday this afternoon. Many cafes and bars will have their outside seating open today. As always the City offers much to do.

The PCA&D is more than just learning to paint and draw. PCA&D is holding an Open House today from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The $40 application fee for the BFA degree program is waived for those registering tomorrow. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street.

The Humane League of Lancaster County invites you to help Leo celebrate his birthday! This is the fourth-annual celebration of Leo, the poodle mascot, to benefit homeless pets. The birthday bash will be held Saturday, 22 March at Natural Stoneworks, 455 Ice Avenue from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 717-393-6551.

The Lancaster Public Library holds regular Literacy Classes on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The classes are designed for those who wish to communicate better in English. Tuesday classes are at 1 p.m. and Saturday classes are at 11 a.m. Classes are free but do require registration. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

The 22nd annual Garden Symposium sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners and Cooperative Extension of Lancaster County is scheduled for Saturday, March 22nd from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road. The doors open at 7:30 a.m. The program will begin at 8:50 a.m. Vendors will be available until 4 p.m. Seating is limited; therefore, registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Saturday the Spirit Family Reunion will perform at Tellus360. The show begins at 8 p.m. Cover charge is $15. Tellus360 is located at 24 East King Street.

POUR is throwing a "Welcome Spring Happy Hour" today in the courtyard from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Temperatures are expected to be in the 60s today! What a perfect day for a Spring Happy Hour. Happy Hour will feature $1.50 off drafts, glasses of wine, and duck fat fries! POUR is located at 114 North Prince Street.

Federal Taphouse is holding a Craft Beer & Bacon Bash this afternoon. Eight craft beers have been paired with eight bacon items. For example, Bromingo Maple Lager has been paired with Maple Glazed Bacon! The event is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. and tickets are available at the bar.

Rachel’s Café & Creperie is holding a month long relay for life fundraiser. Order a Peanut Butter Nutella Mocha and Rachel’s will donate $1 for each special drink to the cause! Rachel’s is open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and is located at 201 West Walnut Street.

"Young Frankenstein" will be performed this month at the Fulton Theatre . Evening shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Matinees will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Fulton is located at 12 N. Prince Street.

The Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition is an annual juried show featuring hundreds of works by students in grades 7-12. Selected artwork is then displayed at Demuth Museum, 120 E. King Street, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

Local artist Diane La Fontaine’s reflections of rocks, rivers and stream beds will be displayed at the Artisan Gallery, 114 N. Prince Street, this month. The Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

“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.

Single game tickets for the Lancaster Barnstormers are now available. Stop by Clipper Stadium on Prince Street today to get your tickets. The first home game is scheduled for 1 May. Local health and beauty aid drug store, Savemart as the premier sponsor of the 10th Anniversary Season!

Get out your calendars and save these dates! Lancaster Restaurant Week is next week. Also, the Second Annual Lancaster Roots & Blues is slated for Friday, 6 February and Saturday, 7 February, 2015. For a limited time, you can reserve your tickets early at just $85 for both days.

Looking for work? The YWCA of Lancaster is looking for a PT seasonal lifeguard, PT CDL mini bus driver, FT infant/toddler teacher, a FT assistant SACA Director, a personalized parent trainer, and a young toddler teacher.

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