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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Wednesday, 12 March

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This winter has taken its toll on practically everything: schools, businesses, roads and infrastructure, and blood banks. Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) will hold a blood drive at Thaddeus Stevens College today and tomorrow. The Drive will be held in the Miller Conference Room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. The College is located at 750 East King Street. Donors must be 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds.

Lancaster County is well known for its quilts. This year the American Quilter’s Society will hold its annual Quilt Week today through 15 March at the Lancaster Convention Center. The show runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

"Young Frankenstein" will have you laughing tonight at Fig’s Preview Night at the Fulton Theatre . Lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $35. Purchase tickets here: http://bit.ly/1gYUkNq.

Mulberry Art Studio will hold its Wednesday Evening Artist Open Studio this evening. Artists (18+) may draw, sketch or paint a live nude model. Artists should bring their own art supplies. Chairs and tables will be provided. The instructor is fine oil painter and graphic designer Beth Bathe. The Studio is located at 19-21 North Mulberry Street.

The Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club meets Wednesday. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

Tonight is Wirelessless Wednesday with DJ Sallinger. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tellus360 is located at 24 East King 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. Multidisciplinary artist Elizabeth Duffy will speak at the “Artist Talk” on 11 March. Her work is influenced by feminist art, an itinerant way of life, and the confluence of art with everyday life, according to her own site. The talk is scheduled for 10 a.m. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street.

The weather is finally turning spring-like. Rachel’s Café & Creperie has opened up its deck. Rachel’s is located at 201 West Walnut Street and is open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. Carmen & David’s Creamery began its spring hours this week. The ice cream parlor will be open today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Creamery is located at 25 North 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 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.

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