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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Wednesday, 26 March

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Your morning commute may be slippery this morning due to slick roads. Temperatures are, at 5:30 a.m., still below freezing and are not expected to get much higher today. Lancaster City Restaurant Week continues today. Over 30 restaurants are participating this year. Visit Lancaster's Restaurant Week website for more information on participating restaurants. Reserve your space now for a special Loire Valley Wine Tasting tomorrow night at POUR - Wine & Beer Bar. Space is limited. RSVP to 717-290-8080 or vial email at christine@pouronprince.com.

Tellus360 is hosting “A Night for Avi” at 7 p.m. tonight. Avi is a nine year old boy from Nepel who is battling a variety of medical issues. Tonight is designed to raise funds for him and his family. Music will be by Corty Byron. For more information, go to "A Night for Avi.".

Today is a somber day at Franklin & Marshall College as students and members of the community remember Holocaust victims today. Volunteers will take turns reading names of the victims. The names will not be read in alphabetical order, but rather by order of towns and countries. The event will be held in the Steinman College Center and will continue through 7 p.m. when it concludes with a Kaddish.

“The Muslims are Coming” to the Zoetropolis Art House tonight. A group of Muslim-American comedians are on a mission to combat Islamophobia in this comedy. This is a one-night only event. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. General admission is $8. Admission for seniors and students is $7. Zoetropolis is located at 315 West James Street.

The International Studies Program at Franklin & Marshall College will cover human rights during its Humanitarianism Lecture Series Wednesday. This is the fourth talk of the series and is titled: Death Squad Politics: Human Rights Advocacy and the Making of a Military Aid Package. The free lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in the Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium in Kaufman Hall.

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

Sharpen your fiction writing skills at an eight week Flash Fiction Workshop hosted by the Lancaster Literary Guild. The instructor will be Temple professor Jeremy Hauck. Classes are $165 and will be held on Wednesdays beginning this Wednesday, 26 March. To register, email jeremyehauck@gmail.com.

“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.

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 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! Long’s Park will hold its annual Art & Craft Festival over Labor Day Weekend. This year those dates are 29 – 31 August. 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.

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