Tonight is your last chance to view Gallery360’s Juried Landscape Show. Tonight Gallery360 will hold a Closing Reception for the Show. The reception will begin at 5 p.m. Enjoy the art, hors d’oeuvres and non alcoholic beverages. The cash bar will be open downstairs as well. The Gallery360 is located on the second floor of Tellus360, located at 24 East King Street.
Poet Katie Peterson will be at F&M’s Philadelphia Alumni Writers’ House on Wednesday. She has authored several poetry collections. A Reading with Katie Peterson is open to the public. The session is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Try a yoga session at Tellus360, 24 E King Street, today. Class begins at 6 p.m.
Dr Bruce Lockerbie, founder & CEO of Paideia, Inc., will speak at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Trust for Performing Arts Center. His lecture is titled “The Abdication of Belief: Why Millienials Lose Their Faith.” His talk will be followed by a brief Q&A session and a book signing. The Center is located at 37 N Market Street. For tickets and more information, please visit www.lancastertrust.com.
There will be a Parent SIP Meeting at 6 p.m. at the Fulton Elementary School and an IB Recital at 7 p.m. at JP McCaskey High School today. The School District of Lancaster recently received two $60,000 grants ($120,000 total) to support the School Resource Officer Program.
Think Spring! Baseball enthusiasts have the opportunity to win a 10 game pack to the Lancaster Barnstormers for their 10th season The Lancaster Barnstormers wants your 10 favorite memories of the last nine years with the Barnstormers. Share them with the team. Ten winners will be selected. The deadline is 28 February. Winners will be announced on 1 March via the Barnstormers’ website and social media.
The Lancaster Barnstormers have also announced yesterday that Stan Cliburn has been hired as the new hitting & bench coach. Barnstormer Rich Rundles will take on the position of pitching coach.
Arsenic and Old Lace is currently at the Fulton. The comedy runs through 16 February. The Fulton is located at 12 North Prince Street.
PPL Electric Utilities will be replacing old power lines and related electrical equipment in Lancaster’s Old Town neighborhood this week. The project will improve service reliability, according to PPL. Approximately 720 feet of underground and 480 feet of overhead power lines and six transformers will be replaced to improve reliability for about 65 customers on Church, S. Duke and Vine streets.
Tickets are now on sale for many exciting events at the Ware Center, North Prince Street. Upcoming events include: 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!
Crime Stoppers, and Lancaster City Police (LCPD), are asking for your help in finding the person who killed a man in May. On May 19, 2011 LCPD officers responded to 491 New Holland Ave. Apt. 3 for a report of a deceased person inside. Spencer Houston was discovered to have been shot and killed. His death was ruled a Criminal Homicide. Despite numerous leads, no suspects have been charged in this case. Anyone with information on the murder of Spencer Houston is asked contact LCPD Detective Breault at (717) 735-3361 or Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.
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