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Morning Buzz: Barnstormers claim win, Shrimpboat plays tonight

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The Lancaster Barnstormers won their sixth straight win last night. They topped the Long Island Ducks 7-3 at the Ducks’ Bethpage Ballpark. They face the Long Island Ducks at home tonight. The Barnstormers are now 10-3 and retain first place in the League. By comparison, rival York Revolution is 7-6.

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Tonight is the second night of a three day showing of “He Comes for his Books,” a play by Chet Williamson. The showing will be held at Tellus360, 24 East King Street. A single ticket is $15. Showtime is 7 p.m. Reserve your tickets at www.tellus360.com.

Local favorite Shrimpboat will also be performing at Tellus360 tonight. They take the stage at 9 p.m. A mix of soul and funk and blues, they are sure to please.

Carmen & David’s Creamery will stay open until 10 p.m. tonight. The Creamery is located at 25 North Prince Street. Their spring hours are: Sundays 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Mondays through Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays they will be open noon to 10 p.m. Saturday hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lancaster Central Market is open until 4 p.m. today. The Market can trace its roots to 1730 when the City was in its infancy. The Market is sure to offer great ideas for Mother’s Day, including a variety of fresh cut flowers! The Market is also open tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Have you been considering joining the YMCA? Enjoy a free one-week guest pass to any Lancaster Family YMCA branch. This offer is valid through 31 May.

Buddy Holly comes alive at the Fulton Theatre. This is the last weekend for the showing. Tonight’s performance is at 8 p.m. Saturday, there will be two performances: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday the show concludes with a 2 p.m. showing.

Tomorrow, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 22nd annual food drive to combat hunger. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. Simply leave an item or two – or even fill a bag – at your mailbox of non perishables (canned goods, crackers, pasta, etc.) and your mail-person will collect them. The food collected will go to local food banks.

A heads up … On Saturday, 24 May there will be a March Against Monsanto at Penn Square. The March will begin at 2 p.m. There will be speakers and workshops as well as vendors and GMO free food samples available to help raise awareness.

Next month, Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity will complete four new energy efficient homes in southwest Lancaster as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz 2014. For more information on the Home Builders Blitz or to volunteer and/or make a donation, contact Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity at 717-392-8836.

Last night VisionCorps held its 2nd Look Lancaster Event at Commonwealth on Queen. Sheryl Trower of the Etiquette School of Central PA gave a brief presentation. Justin Angelo & Friends provided music. These 2nd Look Lancaster events are a great way to learn about VisionCorps and their activities, check out a new venue, network and socialize. May, incidentally, is Healthy Vision Month. Have you had an eye exam lately? Next month the event will be at Annie Bailey’s. Subscribe to receive the Morning Buzz in your mailbox so you do not miss updates!

County Commissioner Scott Martin spoke last night at Lancaster County Children & Youth Agency’s Resource Parent Association Appreciation Dinner. This Association is such a vital part of today’s society. They provide a stable safe home for neglected and abused children in our community.

Welcome to Lancaster, Myka Kennedy Stephens! She will join the Lancaster Theological Seminary as Seminary Librarian, effective 19 May.

The Historic Preservation Trust has announced that the 2014 Gourmet Gala is sold out! The Gala will be held Sunday, 18 May at the Historic Mylin House in Willow Street.

The City is full of things to do and see and therefore the events above listed are by no means a comprehensive list. Subscribe to receive updates on events and happenings that keep Lancaster City Buzz-ing!

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