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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Wednesday. 22 January

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The snow stopped hours ago and main roads are, for the most part, cleared. Side streets may be snow covered still and may be icy in parts. If you venture out, do take your time and be careful. Speaking of venturing out, if you parked in one of the City’s parking garages yesterday, due to the snow emergency, you have until 8 a.m. to pull your car out.

The School District of Lancaster and the Lancaster Country Day School are operating on a two hour delay, as are many schools throughout the County this morning. The Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) will open at 10 a.m. today.

Today marks the 41st Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. It is the largest pro-life event in the world. Congressman Joe Pitts and Commissioner Scott Martin invite you to join them. The Event is free but space is limited. Donations to the Manheim Central Food Bank are encouraged. Readers can register by contacting Angie at Angelino.eichel​berger@gmail.co​m or 717-940-8998. There will be two buses going down from the Lancaster area. The Manheim Central Republican Committee/Congr​essman Joe Pitts Bus will leave from Manheim Borough. The Commissioner Scott Martin Bus will leave at 7 a.m. from the AC Moore parking lot at the Lancaster Shopping Center, 1515 Lititz Pike. That bus is expected back here around 8:30 p.m.

The Lancaster Public Library hosts Cultures & Cooking this evening and tonight’s menu is Russian. Enjoy Kasha Varnishkes, Russian salad, black bread, and Pryanik. The Cultures & Cooking sessions meet at 6 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month. There is a $5 fee. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

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!

The events above listed are by no means a comprehensive list. Subscribe to receive free instant updates on events and happenings that keep Lancaster City Buzz-ing!

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