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Morning Buzz: Barnstormers win home opener

Barnstormers win home opener
Mary Eckman

The Lancaster Barnstormers won their first home game of the season last night, 4-3 over the York Revolution. Tonight is First Friday. Many of the City’s fine galleries will remain open later than normal to celebrate First Friday. The Community Days Carnival continues tonight. The Lancaster Barnstormers play at home tonight.

Before the game last night, Ross Peeples was introduced as the first member of the Barnstormers Ring of Honor. Tonight begins a three day stretch at home against the Somerset Patriots. It is also Elizabethtown Spirit School Night this evening, sponsored by Engle Printing. Tickets are still available for tonight’s 7 p.m. game. The Barnstormers are now 4-2.

The Community Days Carnival continues tonight at Buchanan Park, on Race Avenue. There will be rides, live music and carnival style games. There will be fireworks about 9 p.m. tonight. Tomorrow, the Bond House will be dedicated in a ceremony also honoring area WWII veterans.

The PCA&D invites you to the Senior Show & Celebration from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday. This event will showcase the graduating class and will represent various media. Over 2,000 people attended the event last year. The Senior Show will remain on display through 30 May. Admission to the gallery is free. May gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, with First Friday also open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Handcrafted works by Czech and Slovak women will be exhibited at Delikatni, 24 North Mulberry Street. The exhibit is “Honoring Mothers.” The gallery will be open tonight 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Melissa Ward Carroll will paint a real piano this evening as part of the Keys for the City program. As she does so, Ali Murphy will play the piano. The event is sponsored by Fresh Coat of Lancaster. The event will take place this evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tellus360, 24 East King Street.

Melissa Strawser’s medium is copper, bronze, stainless and other metals. Tonight she will exhibit her indoor and outdoor sculptures at the Keystone Art & Culture Center, 420 Pearl Street. The Center will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Lancaster Public Library will offer a preview of works available in tomorrow’s Library Lovers Art Auction. The Library, located at 125 North Duke Street, will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight.

The Echo Valley Art Show, the Millersville University Graphic & Interactive Design Students, and the School District of Lancaster Student Art Show will be featured at the Ware Center during First Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Ware Center is located at 42 North Prince Street.

The Billies will perform tonight at Commonwealth on Queen, as part of First Friday. They will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Commonwealth on Queen is located at 301 North Queen Street.

Aaron Shiflet will be the featured artist at Roaring Brook Market this month. Shiflet is a Lancaster City artist, a realtor, a musician, and the founder of The Fulton Street Arts Cooperative. His exhibit, “From Local Life,” will run through 31 May.

James Warhol will exhibit at the Demuth Museum. The exhibit by Andy Warhol’s nephew will continue through 6 July.

The Rainy Day Cacophony will perform at BUiLDiNG CHARACTER, 342 Rear & 346 North Queen Street, tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. If the weather cooperates, the group will perform outside in the back parking lot. If not, they will move upstairs to the Loftworks Studio. BUiLDiNG CHARACTER will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

The Lancaster British Brass Concert will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke Street. This is the group’s 10th season.

Thorton Wilder’s Our Town will be performed at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on tonight and Saturday. Sunday’s performance will be at 2 p.m.

Buddy Holly comes alive at the Fulton Theatre. The show begins at 8 p.m. The show continues through 11 May.

Roosevelt Dime will present an evening of Americana music at Tellus360, 24 East King Street, tonight. The group will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the cover charge is $10.

Carmen & David’s Creamery, 25 North Prince Street, has announced their spring hours. Fridays they will be open noon to 10 p.m. They will also be open Saturdays 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Mondays through Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The flushing of the water distribution system by Lancaster Public Works is continues through 30 May. If your water appears cloudy, let it run for a moment. If the problem continues, call the Water Quality Lab at 717-291-4818.

Janet Treer, President of The Treer Group here in Lancaster, has joined with Marilyn Walker, president of synergize!, and Kathleen King, owner of The Power of Possibilities, to offer the KEE to Your Future Mentor Program. The program matches aspiring businesswomen with established businesswomen mentors. The KEE program is recruiting both mentors and mentees from the Lancaster, PA, area. The program runs from September, 2014, through April, 2015. Mentors and mentees will be accepted into the program via an application, due 31 July 2014. Applications can be downloaded online at

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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