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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Saturday, 29 March

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Grab your umbrella today on your way out to enjoy an art gallery, a show at the Fulton or taking advantage of Lancaster City Restaurant Week or any one of the many activities in the City today. A Flood Watch has been issued for the Lancaster area, effective noon today through 8 p.m. tomorrow.

Begin your day with relaxing energizing yoga! Tellus360, 24 E King Street, also offers a yoga class on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Be sure to head over to the Lancaster Central Market afterwards for a jolting cup of java!

LUMINA's Professional Clothing Bank will hold its annual winter clothing clearance sale today. There will be a large selection of clothing and accessories for both men and women. The clothing bank is located in the Otterbein United Methodist Church, 20 East Clay Street. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and is open to the public. Parking is behind the church off of Christian 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.

On Tuesdays and Saturdays the Lancaster Public Library holds regular Literacy Classes for those wishing 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.

Clear your calendar tonight and make room for a memorable performance by Liam Ó Maonlaí. Ó Maonlaí is the lead singer of Hothouse Flowers, an Ireland rock group. He will play a special concert with his brother Colm Ó Maonlaí. The show is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the cover charge is a steal at $10. Finish off your week with a performance by Lancaster’s own Mark Derose and the Dreadnought Brigade. They will perform Saturday at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $10.

The Pearl Street United Methodist Church, 2nd and Pearl streets, will host their annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, 29 March.

Guest chef Nick Furrow will cook up a special treat – a Middle Eastern Mezze - at Commonwealth on Queen today as part of Lancaster City Restaurant Week. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Community on Queen is located at 301 North Queen Street.

Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown himself will appear at the Trust Performing Arts Center on 29 March. Prior to the 7:30 p.m. concert, Brown will also hold a Master Class at 2 p.m. The Center is located at 37 N Market Street. The concert is produced by the PRiMA Theatre Company.

Americana trio Red Molly will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street. General admission is $20. Get your tickets here!

“Young Frankenstein” will be performed on the Fulton Theatre stage this month. 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.

“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.

Do you plan on spending your day off doing taxes? Get some help! The United Way of Lancaster County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps income eligible residents with free tax preparation. There are 14 different VITA locations throughout the County. VITA also offers a “Do-It-Yourself” option – a free online program that files both federal and state tax returns at www.FreeTaxPrepLancaster.org. To schedule a free tax preparation appointment, residents should call 2-1-1. Taxes are due in less than one month on 15 April.

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